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Lake Fork Fishing Report

FROM: Mitchell's Guide Service
Report Submitted:  6-3-18

Lake Fork Pro Guide Marc Mitchell

Well the heat has finally showed up and Fork and the deep bite has come on strong. Numbers have been good and size as well. Surface temps are 86-88.

Still some surface activity early in the mornings but you better be there by 5:30 am or so to get on them. Spook type baits and poppers working great till after sun up. Look for the birds.

Now to the deep bite. I like dragging a big worm on a TX rig or a Carolina rig I like a 3/8 oz Tungsten on my Tx/Rig and 3/4 oz on my Carolina rig. Hard to beat these two patterns. We are dragging most of the day. Blue Fleck or June bug best colors.

We do mix in my Viper XP Jigs in a few places. My new color Lake Fork Craw is working very well in a 3/8-1/2 oz as well as sourgrape, or Oak Ridge Marina carries my Viper XP Jigs.

Best depths have been 10-16 ft most of the day but if it gets really hot we have caught them as deep as 29 ft. Creek swings and drop off ledges and points have been the key. Use your electronics and start your search in 15-25 ft and you should see them.

My deep crankbait bite has been coming on as well. DD-22, and 6 th Sense 300DD, 6 XD, have been best over 18-25 ft. Again creek channel bends and deep ledges are best. Some humps also working. Best colors shad patterns. Also a few being caught on popping frogs in and around grass and pads way back in the pockets.

Hope this helps you on your next trip to Lake Fork.

If you are interested in hiring a guide here on Lake Fork I would like to be your guide and show you what I know about this famous lake and the Trophy Bass that live here.

I have 36 years of guide service here on Lake Fork. My contact info is listed below. Thanks for stopping by and reading my report.

Marc Mitchell

Fishing Report by Lake Fork Guide Marc Mitchell
Mitchell's Guide Service

Marc Mitchell's Lake Fork Guide Service
Guiding Lake Fork since 1982

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