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The best month to catch TB toads

It’s the $1 million question: When should you make the haul to Toledo Bend for the greatest chance to catch one of the double-digit bass that teem in the huge reservoir?

Well, while monster bass are caught at the nations’ No. 1 bass fishery throughout the year, the best opportunity to get in on the big-fish action begins this month.

February 16 at 6:00am

Crappie angler lands 10.36-pound Toledo Bend bass

Craig May woke up Friday preparing for a morning of crappie fishing on Toledo Bend.

But before the 60-year-old from Fairmount, Texas left for the lake, his wife Connie mentioned that a 10-pound bass would look really nice on the wall of his man cave.  

February 15 at 4:33pm

2018 Bassmaster Classic returns to Lake Hartwell

The 2018 Bassmaster Classic is returning to familiar waters.

February 15 at 10:01am

LiveTarget’s Swimbait Series

LiveTarget, with its industry-leading designs and award-winning artificial lures, has added to its growing family with soft-plastic swimbaits that — even in their earliest stages of design — fool the forage fish they resemble so closely.

February 15 at 9:00am

Tippets

For coastal fly anglers, February can be the best of times and the worst of times.

February 15 at 7:00am

Are soft plastics playing out?

Most fishing lures are not immortal. Many come on strong, live a good life and quietly fade into history.

February 15 at 7:00am

Top trout tactics for soft-plastic lures

Trout master Dudely Vandenboore recommended experimenting with and without corks. Corks keep the bait in the strike zone longer if the fish are suspended.

February 15 at 7:00am

Top 5 reasons to fish trout with soft-plastics

Besides catching fish, soft-plastics offer other powerful advantages in the pursuit of speckled trout and redfish.

February 15 at 7:00am

How two trout masters became fast friends

Those of us old enough to remember the Lone Ranger TV series will recall that Indian side-kick Tonto invariably called the Lone Ranger “Kemo-sabe.

While it was never defined, the term could only be interpreted to be one of deep respect and friendship.

February 15 at 7:00am

Caney Lake is black crappie haven

Unlike many North Louisiana reservoirs, black crappie seem to thrive in Caney Lake’s deep, clear water.

February 15 at 7:00am

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