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Lake Fork Fishing Report
FROM: Mitchell's Guide Service
Report Submitted: 2-28-18
Lake Fork is high at this time due to all the rain this past week and the gates are open.
The fishing has been good and we all know it is about to get really good in the next few weeks.
The fish we have been catching have been in 1-3 ft just on the outside of the grass/weedline. I am fishing stained water and the temps are running 46-56 depending on day temp and cool fronts.
The fish have stayed in the same areas and same depth through out the rain and cool fronts. We have caught lots of females already up and started seeing more males in the last few days.
Our best bait hands down is a Z-man chatter bait in chart/white with a gold blade. This has to be the best bait I have seen come along in my lifetime so far. It just catches fish.
The key to this bait is speed and rod postion. Once you figure that out with the right location it is Game On !
Traps are also catching a few in the same areas and same depth in red 1/2 oz. Just need to keep this bait from hitting the bottom and cover lots of water.
If you do not like moving baits then My Viper XP Jig www.viperxplures.com in Purple Passion and Black/Blue Tip in a 3/8 oz with a flippin blue Xcite Raptor Chunk www.xcitebaits.com as the trailer is the ticket. Best depth can be your choice from 2-8 ft along ditches and creeks. My favorite is big stumps or lay downs in 2-4 ft or flooded willow trees.
It is going to be a great year on Lake Fork. I hope this report helps you on your next trip to Lake Fork.
If you are interested in hiring a guide I would love to be your guide and show you what I know about this famous Lake Fork. Right now I am booked up for the spring and starting to book trips in May at this time.If needing a spring trip give me a call and I can get you hooked up with other full time guides that will take care of you.
Thanks for stopping by and reading my report.
My contact info is listed below :
Fishing Report by Lake Fork Guide Marc Mitchell
Mitchell's Guide Service
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Guiding Lake Fork since 1982
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