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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

Friday

Slight Chance Rain

Hi: 68

Friday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 38

Saturday

Breezy

Hi: 40

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 26

Sunday

Sunny

Hi: 49

Sunday Night

Clear

Lo: 35

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Sunny

Hi: 61

Monday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 52


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 1/18: 402.56 (-0.44)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 16)

Water lightly stained; 48–51 degrees; 0.44’ low. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs, football jigs, and Carolina rigged worms. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs near bridges. Catfish are fair on trotlines.