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#11928393 - 11/10/16 11:47 PM Lake Fork Newby Needs Advice
aggiebacker Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/08/09
Posts: 13
Loc: Gregg County, Texas
I have an 84 year young BIL battling "C word " that is visiting East Texas this weekend and wants us to go catfishing Saturday. Lake Fork is the closest lake I have seen any reports about on TFF, but I have never fished it for catfish, only bass.

I was hoping I could get some pointers on where to start looking, aside from someplace to get some Stubby's smile. It sounds like he has those fish on Fork table trained to his recipe.

We might even consider a guide for half day if sometime has an opening for Saturday on this short notice instead of just trying to get lucky.

Thanks.
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#11928611 - 11/11/16 08:21 AM Re: Lake Fork Newby Needs Advice [Re: aggiebacker]
stubby77 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 3073
Get some stubbys cheese and fish in 20 to 25 feet in the timber hope this helps.Any bait will work
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#11928872 - 11/11/16 11:10 AM Re: Lake Fork Newby Needs Advice [Re: aggiebacker]
HumanSeine Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/23/03
Posts: 881
Loc: Mckinney,Tx
Stubby bait is the best bait to use. I know he is aware but is too shy to say that. Very nice to tell them the right depth Stubby.

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#11936277 - 11/15/16 08:35 PM Re: Lake Fork Newby Needs Advice [Re: aggiebacker]
fishslime Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 2065
Loc: mckinney
Might try throwing out some kind of chum when you tie up on the stump - probably the easiest thing for you would be bird feed. Just don't overdo it.

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#11936602 - 11/16/16 06:44 AM Re: Lake Fork Newby Needs Advice [Re: aggiebacker]
opus Offline
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Registered: 07/15/07
Posts: 6896
Loc: West Tx no. of waco
Got on water 10:30 Mon left Tues 11:30 with 100 keepers. Found a tree in 21ft of water dumped 25# cattle cubes and started reelin um in, took all of 5 min. Near Lake Fork Marina by the way thay have a special on rooms for Nov. $50 a night
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#11936741 - 11/16/16 08:26 AM Re: Lake Fork Newby Needs Advice [Re: aggiebacker]
stubby77 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 3073
I can't believe u didn't stop by and say hi bud.
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#11936806 - 11/16/16 08:56 AM Re: Lake Fork Newby Needs Advice [Re: aggiebacker]
opus Offline
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Registered: 07/15/07
Posts: 6896
Loc: West Tx no. of waco
Had plans too had boat trouble had to leave early ----next time Ill make ya first stop
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