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Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Reports

 

Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 17)

AIR. Water clear; 77–81 degrees; 1.54’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Carolina rigs, Texas rigs, topwater, and spinner baits around vegetation. The bass have been feeding a bit shallower than previous weeks. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. White bass remain good on jigs, slabs, and spoons. Striped bass are fair on live shad and jigs in the main channels of the lake. Catfish are good on cut bait, live sunfish, and stinkbait.


Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Reports (1 - 20 of 35)



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A Taste for Soft Plastics

It looks like it’s getting that time of the year when jigs, worms (big) are the choice of bass. The lures that caught winning fish at FLW Tournament on Grand Lake in Oklahoma were mostly an assortment of...

Whew ...

When fishing for catfish remember: “The worse it smells, the better.” When I lived in Oklahoma City, a friend and I would have it all set up to leave from work on Friday afternoons, heading to Ft...

Top 10 Bass Baits at the Halfway Point in the FLW 2019 Tour

Sam Rayburn ReservoirRapala DT10, DT14 and DT16 crankbaits were all crucial in Terry Bolton’s first FLW Tour win. To target prespawn bass on the big Texas reservoir, Bolton opted for the demon and...

It's That Time of the Year

It’s that time of the year again when your chances of catching that trophy largemouth bass is better than any other time. Even though we are still having some cold days coming our way, the warmups in...

Stripers Like it Cold

Striper fishing guide, Steve Barnes told Lone Star News that the colder air temperatures and subsequent colder water temperatures turn the fish on. In the winter he likes to used artificial over live...

The Right Lure?

Sam Rayburn, Toledo Bend and Lake Fork, along with other Texas lakes, are dotted with lots of bass tournament through the year; there is something going on just about every week. Maybe some of them have...

Winter Offers Great Opportunities to Catch Rainbow Trout

Be sure not to overlook some great angling opportunities in the Brazos River basin during the winter months. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) releases rainbow trout into the Brazos River below...

Winter Offers Great Opportunities to Catch Rainbow Trout

Be sure not to overlook some great angling opportunities in the Brazos River basin during the winter months. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) releases rainbow trout into the Brazos River below...

Four-Hundred ShareLunker Entries for 2018

Texas now has over 400 ShareLunker entries for 2018. Robert Crane caught his 8.3-pound "Lunker Class" bass at Oak Creek Reservoir in August. Through the middle of September, anglers entered 422 bass weighing...

Dog Days of Summer

What’s the secret of catching bass in the summer when it’s so hot, even the dog doesn’t want to go out? Slow down the presentation: Texas angler Brad Reid recently shared a couple of secrets...

Jerk Bait or Worm?

How many can remember back to when the plastic worm made it’s first appearance on the bass fishing scene? Several of the major retailers I frequented put pint size containers out on a long table, each...

Tips on how to keep you and your fish in good health

You don’t need someone to tell you it’s hot out there, especially sitting in a boat with no shade. The following are some tips to help keep you and your fish alive during a fishing tournament,...

24 Texas Lakes Yielding ShareLunkers

Through the third week of February, Texas anglers have entered almost 50 largemouth bass weighing between 8 and almost 13 pounds in the state's expanded ShareLunker program. Those fish have come from 24 bodies...

Lakes producing Lunker Bass

TPWD reports that Lunker Bass are starting to show up at the weighing scales. Congrats to Jerrod Miller of Springtown for entering the first Elite Class bass in the new Toyota ShareLunker program. This...

Toyota ShareLunker Program Announces 2018 Season Changes

AUSTIN – For more than 30 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker Program has partnered with anglers to enhance bass fishing in Texas. This year, the program is...

Inland Fisheries Considering Simplified Largemouth Bass Regulations

AUSTIN – After nearly a year of reviewing special largemouth bass regulations in place across the state, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department inland fisheries management staff are considering changes to...

TPWD Launches Scale Loaner Program for Bass Tournament Organizers

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries division is launching a scale loaner program to give local tournament organizers the ability to use the catch, weigh and...

Restructured Version of ShareLunker Program

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced a restructured version of its Toyota Sharelunker program. The revised program will be more inclusive, allowing anglers who catch largemouth bass weighing 8...

The results are in on Possum Kingdom

Biologists from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently completed fall electrofishing and spring gill net surveys on Possum Kingdom Reservoir. Striped bass populations are at their highest in 14...

Striper numbers high at Possum Kingdom

According to surveys from Texas Parks and Wildlife fisheries biologists, the striped bass population at Possum Kingdom Reservoir is at its highest level in 14 years.The abundance of stripers at PK is the...


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Possum Kingdom Lake Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Sunny

Hi: 81

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 60

Thursday

Thunderstorms

Hi: 65

Thursday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 42

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 59

Friday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 41

Saturday

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 68

Saturday Night

Clear

Lo: 43


Possum Kingdom Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 10/23: 997.29 (-1.71)



Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 17)

AIR. Water clear; 77–81 degrees; 1.54’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Carolina rigs, Texas rigs, topwater, and spinner baits around vegetation. The bass have been feeding a bit shallower than previous weeks. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. White bass remain good on jigs, slabs, and spoons. Striped bass are fair on live shad and jigs in the main channels of the lake. Catfish are good on cut bait, live sunfish, and stinkbait.