Lake Fork, Tx is located 75 miles east of Dallas on Lake Fork Creek, a tributary of the Sabine river. It was impounded in 1980 and completed filling in 1985. Lake Fork covers 27,700 surface acres. The current state record large-mouth bass (18.18 pounds) was caught from Lake Fork in 1992.

Lake Fork Fishing Guide Doug Shampine furnishes all the tackle, including rods and reels you need for a memorable Lake Fork fishing adventure. He also has artificial baits and drinks. Doug will take pictures of your big bass or crappie and post them to the gallery on his website, so you can brag about your Lake Fork Fishing adventure to all your fishing buddies when you get home.


“This could be you holding a Texas bass!!! So if you’re flying or driving in, just come and get in the boat and just fish and enjoy your Lake Fork guided fishing trip!!!!”

-Lake Fork Fishing Guide Doug Shampine

Lake Fork Fishing Guide Doug Shampine

Shampine’s Equipment:

  • Shimano Reel

  • Abu Garcia Reels

  • Berkley Rods

  • Kistler Rods

  • CastAway Rods

  • Seeker Rods

  • Legend Boat

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