Trophy bass fishing on world famous Lake Fork

May 7 Lake Fork Report

Lake Fork has produced some big fish for us the past few weeks! I have been having some great trips so far this year. Of course, there have been a some tough days here and there, but that’s to be expected with all the rain we’ve had. All in all, this has been one of my better spring seasons for quality fish. Numbers aren’t that great for anybody, but we are catching good quality.

The water level has been all over the place the past week, but it’s stabilized now. SRA has the lake just a little below full pool today, and I’m sure they’re relieved. Lake Fork looks pretty good right now considering how muddy it could be. Even the upper end areas don’t look too bad.

The fish are all over the place right now. Well, they’re not really all over the place, they’re actually in just a few places. However, you’ll find some shallow, and a few out deep. We are in that tricky transitional period that occurs every year at some point in May. It by no means marks the end of shallow fishing, but more fish are moving into their deeper patterns daily.

I’m excited about the next few weeks. May and early June were great last year for the most part here on Lake Fork. I have some different techniques and areas I’m looking forward to trying.

The following Scripture has really helped me this season. It’s one of those you hear all the time, but I have relied on this promise more than ever lately. “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5 and 6.

Here are some big bass from our recent trips!