Lake Fork has been very popular for trophy largemouth bass for many years, as anglers come from nationwide to fish Lake Fork. Crappie fishing is also popular with live minnows and jigs being preferred. Be sure to get the latest fishing report when planning a trip here. Catfish are another popular fish on here. You can do best by using cut bait or stinky bait.
It was impounded in 1980 and is located on the Sabine River in Texas. It covers Woods, Rains and Hopkins Counties. It is approximately 5 miles from Quitman TX. It has 27,264 acres of water with a maximum depth of 70 ft. and a pool level of 403 ft.
Guides are most knowledgeable and can put you on the fish and their prices are comparable to other lakes. Most lake marinas have fishing guides that work exclusively at that marina.
Cabins for rent are easy to find and are quite affordable. Check with various marinas and private campgrounds for availability. Be sure to make reservations well in advance due to the popularity of Lake Fork. Also make sure you understand what is included with the rental. The cabin can come complete with everything you need, or it can be more of a wilderness camping where you must bring your own linen and kitchen utensils.
Lake Fork Texas is probably one of the more popular lakes in Texas. It has produced approximately 65% of the state trophy bass records. Be prepared for a fishing trip you’ll never forget.