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Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, yellow bass, hybrid striped bass, bowfin, longnose gar and spotted gar at Lake Fork in East Texas.
Lake Fork, TX

Known for lunker largemouth bass, Lake Fork (Lake Fork Reservoir) is a 27,000-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, at Emory, TX. There are over 300 miles of shoreline to fish, along with points, humps, channels and ledges. The lake is spotted with submerged timber, brush, man-made fish attractors, hydrilla and boat docks which provide cover for bass and other fish species. The timber can be a hazard when navigating so caution is the word of the day. Fall, winter and spring are the ideal seasons to fish here. In summer, night fishing is the only way to beat the hot weather - however the fishing can often be excellent on summer nights. White bass, crappie and sunfish fishing can also be exceptional at times. Giant catfish roam these waters and can be caught year round. Hybrid stripers, along with the white bass, run in wolf packs chasing schools of baitfish and can be caught anywhere from the surface to the deeper river channels. Other fish species in Lake Fork include bowfin and gar. Plenty of boat launch ramps provide access for pleasure boats, ski boats, pontoon boats and all types of fishing boats. Canoes and kayaks also provide access to areas not easily reached by bigger boats. Marinas around the lake offer gas, fishing tackle, bait, groceries, ice, snacks and refreshments.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Fork

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Bass Yellow Bass Hybrid Striped Bass Bowfin Longnose gar Spotted gar

Lake Fork Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

North Shore Landing RV Park - 903 473-4087

Lakeview Lodge On Lake Fork Campground - 903 473-5110

Pope's Landing Marina & RV Resort - 903 765-2385

Lake Fork Paradise RV Resort - 903 765-3600

Hurley's RV Park Campground - 903 383-7524

Chaney Point RV Park - 903 765-2264

Providence RV Park - 903 226-3016

Lake Fork Island Campground - 903 878-7133

Owens Bro RV Park and Campground - 903 878-2832

Lake Fork Big Bass RV Park - 903 383-2404

Caney Point RV Resort - 903 383-3295

Quail Hollow Motel & RV Park - 903 383-7925

Lake Fork TX Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Fork
Lake Fork Marina
275 County Road 1558
Alba, TX 75410
903 765-2764

 

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