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Failed efforts to control hyacinth on Lake Fork

 


Failed efforts to control hyacinth on Lake Fork

What was supposed to be a fairly normal chemical spraying for water hyacinth on portions of Lake Fork went bad this summer, killing not only the hyacinth, but also other water vegetation.

As is customary at Texas lakes, the Texas Texas Parks and Wildlife Department contracted with a private applicator to conduct the spraying of herbicide on Lake Fork this summer. The plan was to treat the hyacinth, a non-native invasive vegetation that can impact boating traffic and produces poor fishing hab


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Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at: tomdoglover29@aol.com

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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 77

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 55

Friday

Sunny

Hi: 76

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 56

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 83

Saturday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 61

Sunday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 82

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 63


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 4/25: 403.36 (+0.36)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Apr. 24)

Water lightly stained; 69–72 degrees; 0.11’ low. Black bass are fair on spinnerbaits, hollow body frogs and Texas rigged worms. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.