Lake Fork

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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

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 47

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 29

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 55

Thursday Night

Clear

Lo: 36

Friday

Sunny

Hi: 64

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 41

Saturday

Sunny

Hi: 71

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 50


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 2/26: 403.07 (+0.07)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 19)

FAIR. Water stained; 51-52 degrees; 0.05’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on crankbaits and chatter baits in warmer water in creeks. Pre-spawn bass activity near creeks and brush near the shoreline. White and yellow bass are fair in deep water under bait schools. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows around structure 20-30’. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and cut bait.