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Famous Lake Fork Giants #14553646 12/03/22 03:24 AM
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This is similar to asking where the holy grail or ark of the covenant lies but thought it would be Interesting to see what or who chimes in….in which areas of the lake or names of coves that have produced our record bass?
Ethel, Valentine and others….go.

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Yes everybody chime in to give away all the secrets.

Re: Famous Lake Fork Giants [Re: firefighter196965] #14553747 12/03/22 09:49 AM
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I don’t think talking about where a fish was caught 20+ years ago is giving up secrets. roflmao Especially since the lake no longer produces that size fish.




Re: Famous Lake Fork Giants [Re: firefighter196965] #14553778 12/03/22 12:15 PM
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To my ( knowledge) most if not all the fish over 17 lbs, Except the state record where caught NW of the 515 West bridge.

Back in the good ole days of course.

State Record was caught out front of Chaney Branch on a minnow 40 plus foot of water.

With all this being said , you know how fisherman are ... I caught it over there or in the mouth..... ????

So do we ever really know Where,When, How ??? Just Saying .

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A man told me "If you want to catch big bass, learn to crappie fish"...

Re: Famous Lake Fork Giants [Re: firefighter196965] #14553912 12/03/22 02:38 PM
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I was talking to Larry Barnes who caught Valentine. He went into great detail about his fish catch. This was some time ago however. I wanna say he caught her just inside Birch creek. It would be awesome to see a map with pins of giants caught.

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I fished with Galen Poe that used to own Val's. He netted the fish for Mark Stevenson. He showed me the exact tree where Mark caught Ethel in Nov 1986. It was on the edge of a main creek in 12' near the 20' creek channel.



Re: Famous Lake Fork Giants [Re: buda13] #14553997 12/03/22 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by buda13
I don’t think talking about where a fish was caught 20+ years ago is giving up secrets. roflmao Especially since the lake no longer produces that size fish.

Is the lake no longer producing fish of that size because it gets so beat up by tournaments? I know delayed mortality is a real thing that hurts lakes.


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There's a pretty dang good point in White Oak that people have found to be VERY productive for VERY large basses over the years.

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To the OP, lots of olds and has-beens here that still hold on to the hope they have some secret on lake fork. Back when they caught them on Fork, literally anyone could catch fish on Fork, lol

I caught 3 DD at fork in a bass buster with one 12V battery and 30lb TM and never got farther than a cast from the bank in the 80's when I was in high school.

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Thye used to just jump in the boat.

Re: Famous Lake Fork Giants [Re: Ken A.] #14554388 12/03/22 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Ken A.
I fished with Galen Poe that used to own Val's. He netted the fish for Mark Stevenson. He showed me the exact tree where Mark caught Ethel in Nov 1986. It was on the edge of a main creek in 12' near the 20' creek channel.


But where is the tree?

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Originally Posted by Ken A.
I fished with Galen Poe that used to own Val's. He netted the fish for Mark Stevenson. He showed me the exact tree where Mark caught Ethel in Nov 1986. It was on the edge of a main creek in 12' near the 20' creek channel.

isn't that something..... eeks

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There used to be a map showing approximate location of lake fork sharelunker fish. I cant seem to find it now but there were several areas that have produced 20+ entries over 13 pounds


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Originally Posted by Dubee
Originally Posted by Ken A.
I fished with Galen Poe that used to own Val's. He netted the fish for Mark Stevenson. He showed me the exact tree where Mark caught Ethel in Nov 1986. It was on the edge of a main creek in 12' near the 20' creek channel.


But where is the tree?


https://goo.gl/maps/t2pXbHb1LNPGzHLE6



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