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#10845557 - 05/14/15 10:45 PM Quick report for Fork....
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Registered: 01/09/04
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Loc: Highway 1
Fished about 2hrs this afternoon till the storm ran me off the water. Despite the lake being very crowded everyone was courteous and laid back. The bites I got came midlake pushing way back in the backs of the little coves and pockets. I mean as far back as you can cast. Bites came on a Reaction Innovations Trixie Shark in pearl blue, hollow body frogs in natural frog pattern and on a homemade sexy shad swim jig with a small sexy shad swimbait on it. Saw a few small bed fish that were keeper sized but I did not fool with them. You really need the potato grass to get the frog bite. Make multiple casts and fish the frogs a bit slower than you normally would. They are there and just a bit leery from all the pressure. I cannot stress enough getting way back in these areas and fishing water that others are passing up. Don't just make the easy casts either. Get a bait in the hard to reach spots and it will pay off.

Have fun this weekend and be safe.

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#10845568 - 05/14/15 10:48 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
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Thanks Mark!
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#10845607 - 05/14/15 11:09 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
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Nice report Mr. Perry, well done. Thanks for sharing.
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#10845611 - 05/14/15 11:12 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
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Loc: McKinney, TX
Potato Grass? Man, you guys use terms I have never heard. Any pictures of this stuff?
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#10845621 - 05/14/15 11:19 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: David Burton]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
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Originally Posted By: David Burton
Potato Grass? Man, you guys use terms I have never heard. Any pictures of this stuff?


Its just what I call it.Always heard it called that so it stuck. Its the green leafy stuff way up shallow. You rarely see it deeper than 2-3'. It does not mat over. Its a sort of pickerel weed but without the blooms.

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#10845633 - 05/14/15 11:26 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
Mayo Offline
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Registered: 08/13/08
Posts: 509
This is too funny. I just finished researching all the vegetation on Fork according to TP&WD and potato grass was not mentioned. hmmm

Thanks for the report. Gonna hit it up Saturday morning me thinks.


Edited by Mayo (05/14/15 11:34 PM)

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#10845638 - 05/14/15 11:27 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mayo]
Mark Perry Online   content


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Originally Posted By: Mayo
This is too funny. I just finished researching all the vegetation on Fork according to TP&WD and potatoe grass was not mentioned. hmmm

Thanks for the report. Gonna hit it up Saturday morning me thinks.


Look up pickerel weed.
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#10845652 - 05/14/15 11:40 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
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Great report Mark I can't wait to get there we are fishing the Pro Am next week I'm looking forward to it!!!
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#10845654 - 05/14/15 11:41 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Monte Coon]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
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Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: Monte Coon
Great report Mark I can't wait to get there we are fishing the Pro Am next week I'm looking forward to it!!!


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#10845662 - 05/14/15 11:50 PM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
Mayo Offline
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Registered: 08/13/08
Posts: 509
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Mayo
This is too funny. I just finished researching all the vegetation on Fork according to TP&WD and potatoe grass was not mentioned. hmmm

Thanks for the report. Gonna hit it up Saturday morning me thinks.


Look up pickerel weed.



Looked it up... Will keep an eye out for it. Thanks mate grin

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#10845690 - 05/15/15 12:21 AM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
cephusjoe Offline
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Registered: 04/02/13
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Thanks, is the lake really that crowded on the week days? I'm headed down there next Wednesday.
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#10845745 - 05/15/15 04:35 AM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
Cowtown Kid Offline
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Registered: 09/09/12
Posts: 715
Loc: Fort Worth
Thanks for the update!

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#10845765 - 05/15/15 05:56 AM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
lakeforkfishon Offline
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Registered: 01/04/11
Posts: 986
Loc: Lake Fork
French Fry grass is good to fish too...just look for the oil slick banana
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#10846102 - 05/15/15 08:40 AM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
ezbassin Online   content
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Registered: 01/15/04
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Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: David Burton
Potato Grass? Man, you guys use terms I have never heard. Any pictures of this stuff?


Its just what I call it.Always heard it called that so it stuck. Its the green leafy stuff way up shallow. You rarely see it deeper than 2-3'. It does not mat over. Its a sort of pickerel weed but without the blooms.


That is what I have always called it also.

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#10846163 - 05/15/15 08:56 AM Re: Quick report for Fork.... [Re: Mark Perry]
Jaret Latta Online   content
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Registered: 01/06/07
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Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
The potato grass is usually next to snot grass which is usually next to alligator weed....

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