Lake Fork Reservoir

CONSTRUCTION:  A total of 41,100 acres of land was acquired in the development of Lake Fork Reservoir. Construction work for Lake Fork began in the fall of 1975. Pool level was reached in December of 1985. SIZE & DEPTH:  At normal pool level Lake Fork is 27,690 acres. (elevation of 403 feet above mean sea level)  The maximum depth is found at the dam area around 60 feet. The average depth is 12 to 15 feet.  Lake Fork has a shoreline of 315 miles and a drainage area of 493 miles. DAM:  The dam is about 12,410 feet long and final construction was reached in February of 1980.  The overall length of the service spillway is 250 feet. The design discharge of the spillway is 81,900 cubic feet per second. CREEKS: Lake Fork Creek, Caney Creek, Birch Creek and Little Caney are the major creeks of Lake Fork. Carroll Creek, Running Creek, Long Creek, Glade Creek, Penson Creek, Taylor Creek, Magee Creek, Bell creek, White Oak Creek, Wolf Creek, Dale Creek, Ray Creek, Boardtree Creek, Mustang Creek, Chaney Creek, Little Mustang, Williams Creek and Searcy Creek some of which are considered branches of the main creeks. There are also over 70 creeks that do not have a name. HABITAT: Lake Fork has the perfect fish habitat consisting of under-water structures include timber, flooded dams and farm ponds. Lake Fork’s vegetation : hydrilla, milfoil, lily pads and duckweed . FISH SPECIES: Although the main subject on Lake Fork is it’s Florida Largemouth Bass…Other species of fish include: White & Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Bowfin, Yellow Bass, Bluegill, Gar and Sunfish. CLIMATE:  The Lake Fork area, which includes the following counties: Wood, Rains and Hopkins, have been classified as subtropical. Characterized by warm summers and mild winters, which lend to making Lake Fork a lake to fish year round.
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Lake Fork Reservoir 

CONSTRUCTION:  A total of 41,100 acres of land was acquired in the development of Lake Fork Reservoir. Construction work for Lake Fork began in the fall of 1975. Pool level was reached in December of 1985. SIZE & DEPTH:  At normal pool level Lake Fork is 27,690 acres. (elevation of 403 feet above mean sea level)  The maximum depth is found at the dam area around 60 feet. The average depth is 12 to 15 feet.  Lake Fork has a shoreline of 315 miles and a drainage area of 493 miles. DAM:  The dam is about 12,410 feet long and final construction was reached in February of 1980.  The overall length of the service spillway is 250 feet. The design discharge of the spillway is 81,900 cubic feet per second. CREEKS: Lake Fork Creek, Caney Creek, Birch Creek and Little Caney are the major creeks of Lake Fork. Carroll Creek, Running Creek, Long Creek, Glade Creek, Penson Creek, Taylor Creek, Magee Creek, Bell creek, White Oak Creek, Wolf Creek, Dale Creek, Ray Creek, Boardtree Creek, Mustang Creek, Chaney Creek, Little Mustang, Williams Creek and Searcy Creek some of which are considered branches of the main creeks. There are also over 70 creeks that do not have a name. HABITAT: Lake Fork has the perfect fish habitat consisting of under-water structures include timber, flooded dams and farm ponds. Lake Fork’s vegetation : hydrilla, milfoil, lily pads and duckweed . FISH SPECIES: Although the main subject on Lake Fork is it’s Florida Largemouth Bass…Other species of fish include: White & Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Bowfin, Yellow Bass, Bluegill, Gar and Sunfish. CLIMATE:  The Lake Fork area, which includes the following counties: Wood, Rains and Hopkins, have been classified as subtropical. Characterized by warm summers and mild winters, which lend to making Lake Fork a lake to fish year round.
5004 N FM 17 ALBA, TX 75410