Lake Fork Fishing Regulations

REGULATIONS:

Lake Fork is owned and operated by Sabine River Authority of Texas.  Lake Fork was opened to the public for fishing in the fall of 1980.


FISHING LICENSE: 

License sales by phone are available by calling (1-800-895-4248) 24-hrs a day,with approved VISA or MasterCard. Licenses can be purchased by phone for immediate use withoutwaiting to receive an actual paper license by mail ( not valid for deer or turkey hunting due to tag requirements).You can also purchase your licenses from most Lake Fork merchants.


REGULATION ON BASS: 

Lake Fork’s current regulation on largemouth bass is a 16″to 24″ slot limit.( Bass over 16″ and less than 24″ must be returned to Lake Fork.) Only one bass per day 24 inches or greater may be retained.


REGULATION ON CRAPPIE: 

Lake Fork’s current regulation on black and white crappie all crappie under 10 inches must be released - Daily bag limit of 25. Lake Fork’s current regulation on black and white crappie caught from Dec. 1 through the last day of Feb., there is no Minimum Length Limit, Daily bag - 25 in any combination, and all crappie caught must be retained.


REGULATION ON CATFISH:

Blue & Channel Minimum Length Limit – 12 Inches, Daily Bag – 25 fish in any combination, Possession Limit – Twice the Daily Bag Limit. No exceptions

Lake Fork Reservoir Texas

Lake Fork Reservoir Texas