Lake Fork Bag Limits

See a different trophy bass on each page.

Lake Fork Bag Limits

Largemouth bass are subject to a 16- to 24-inch slot limit. Bass 16 inches and shorter and 24 inches and longer can be harvested with a daily bag limit of 5 fish, of which only 1 fish can be 24 inches or greater.
During the months of December, January and February, there is no minimum length limit on crappie. Daily bag is 25 in any combination of black and white crappie, and all crappie caught must be retained (culling is not permitted.). In other months, crappie are subject to a 10-inch minimum length limit and a daily bag of 25.
Statewide regulations apply to all other fishes.

Statewide Bag limits

Species

Daily Bag

Length (minimum)

Bass:

5 (in any combination)

 

largemouth and smallmouth

14 inches

spotted and Guadalupe

No minimum

Bass, striped and hybrid

5 (in any combination)

18 inches

Bass, white

25

10 inches

Bass, yellow

No limit

No minimum

Catfish: channel and blue, their hybrids and subspecies

25 (in any combination)

12 inches

Catfish, flathead

5

18 inches

Crappie: white and black, their hybrids and subspecies

25 (in any combination)

10 inches

Paddlefish

No harvest allowed

 

Saugeye

3

18 inches

Sunfish: various species including bluegill, redear, green, warmouth and longear

No limit

No minimum

Trout: rainbow and brown, their hybrids and subspecies

5 (in any combination)

No minimum

Walleye

5 (only 2 can be less than 16 inches in length)

No minimum

 
 
Lake Fork Fishing Guide Richie White

This 11.53# bass was caught by E.J. Zabojnik while fishing with professional guide Richie White


Lake Fork Fishing Guide