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Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 11:50 am:   Edit Post Delete Post Print Post

David Vanceís Lake Fork Fishing Report
Week Of 12/15/05

With the mild weather this past week the fishing on lake fork has been good on lipless crank baits. Red has been the best color and water depth five to eight feet on the edge of the grass. The best places to look for is at the mouths of the major creeks. The key right now is to cover as much water as you can. These bass are scattered over the grass, therefore when you go down a bank turn around and fish it again. These bass are not chasing the bait ,you have to get it close to them before they will hit it. So each place you fish, hit it 2 or 3 times before you leave. Most of the bass we are catching are from the main point half way back in the creeks. Yesterday we put 12 bass in the boat with one that weighed 9lbs 12oz all our bass came on red lipless crank baits. This pattern will be red hot now through Jan & Feb.
right now I am using 15lb test line and a high speed reel on a medium action rod. A medium to fast retrieve has worked best for me. Most of the bass are just stopping the bait almost like you hit a stump. So at first donít assume you have hung up, if the bait stops go ahead and set the hook. Fishing this pattern you will get a lot of short hits, so it is very important to have sharp hooks. I always change the hooks on all my crank baits. The ones out of the pack just will not do. The lake is about four feet low so be careful running the lake. I always look forward to this time of year, because it is the start of our big bass season . So if you are serious about catching a trophy bass, now is the time to start planning your trips to lake fork.
I am now booking spring dates. Book early to get the best available dates! Call 903-629-7699 or 903-629-5085 cell check out my website at http://www.lakeforktexasfishingreports.com. Until next time.

Good Fishing!
David Vance
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Registered: 8-2004

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Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 2:49 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post Print Post

Thanks for the report David. I look forward to getting back on Fork and hopefully making my addition to the Share Lunker program... :-)
Thank you Lord for my family and the waters I get to fish

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