Big Bass

Dequian Jackson, 20, of Bayou Goula, shows off the 12.81-pound largemouth bass he reeled in on Sunday, Dec. 17 from a public pond in Bayou Sorrel. The big bass nailed a June bug-colored Texas-rigged wacky worm.

Bayou Sorrel pond gives up 12-pound lunker bass

Jackson fools monster with Texas-rigged wacky worm
December 27, 2017 at 8:56am
Darren Sexton caught this 11.6-pound bass Aug. 18 while fishing on Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge.

Brothers catch pair of 11-pounders from Lacassine NWR

Trophy catches come 11 days apart
August 30, 2017 at 5:17pm
Branden Graf, 19, of Abita Springs, shows off the 9.9-pound lunker bass he caught on May 24 in the Tchefuncte River near Madisonville. The big fish, which Graf released, bit a Texas-rigged junebug Senko in about 3 feet of water.

Tchefuncte River gives up 9.9-pound lunker bass near Madisonville

Big fish fell for Texas-rigged Senko near Salty’s Marina
May 31, 2017 at 4:57pm
Scott Eastman of Lake Charles displays his 10.99-pound largemouth taken on Toledo Bend during the Bass Champs tournament May 13.<br />

Lake Charles angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.99-pounder

Lunker bites Zoom Ol’ Monster worm near Texas Island in Bass Champs tourney
May 30, 2017 at 9:19am
Chad Williams displays his Toledo Bend 10.86-pound largemouth taken during Day 1 of the Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash. The big fish netted Williams a new boat, trailer, pickup truck and $10,000 cash. <br />

10.86-pounder wins Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash

Arkansas angler catches winning lunker on crankbait at Toledo Bend
May 25, 2017 at 1:43pm
Beverly Rogers Brister shows off the 11.78-pound lunker largemouth she caught Tuesday in Lake D'Arbonne. The big bass bit a weedless frog during Brister's first-ever fishing trip in a kayak, and was later released back into the lake.

First-time kayaker lands 11-pound-plus bass on Lake D’Arbonne

Lunker bit weedless frog and was released back into the lake
April 27, 2017 at 4:00pm
Toledo Bend guide Jason Courville displays the big 11.02-pound largemouth he caught Monday on a ½-ounce green-pumpkin JaKKed Baits jig and Strike King green-pumpkin trailer while fishing Mill Creek with his clients.<br />

Texas guide catches third Toledo Bend lunker this spring

Orange’s Jason Courville reeled in 11.02-pounder Monday in Mill Creek
April 18, 2017 at 10:09am
Matt Campbell shows off the 11.2-pound bass he caught in San Miguel on Toledo Bend on Sunday, March 26. The big fish bit a watermelon red Mister Twister creature bait in the shallows along a point.

Toledo Bend gives up 11.2-pound largemouth in San Miguel

Campbell used Mister Twister creature bait to catch his largest bass ever
April 17, 2017 at 3:41pm
Ross Roper, of Lutcher, shows off the 10.66-pound lunker largemouth he landed on March 22 while fishing an offshore point in the Indian Mounds at Toledo Bend.

Lutcher angler reels in Toledo Bend 10.66-pound hammer

12-inch worm fools lunker in the Indian Mounds
April 05, 2017 at 3:47pm
Eric Bennett displays his Toledo Bend 10.61-pounder taken in the Indian Mounds area on a watermelon-red Texas-rigged Zoom lizard on March 18.<br />

Tournament angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.61-pounder

Lunker fooled by watermelon-red Texas-rigged Zoom lizard in the Indian Mounds
March 27, 2017 at 11:25am
Trey Daggett displays his huge 10.82-pound Toledo Bend lunker taken Saturday, March 18, on a Texas-rigged Zoom Z-Hog on a brush pile near Big Bass Marina.<br />

Elton angler lands Toledo Bend 10.82-pounder

Lunker bites a Texas-rigged Zoom Z-Hog near Big Bass Marina
March 27, 2017 at 10:20am
Colfax’s John Hodnett displays his hefty Toledo Bend 10.95-pounder taken on a green-pumpkin Yamamoto Senko in the Six Mile area on Saturday, March 11.<br />

Colfax angler lands Toledo Bend 10.95-pounder

Lunker falls for green pumpkin Senko in Six Mile area
March 20, 2017 at 10:39am
New Iberia’s Michel Fox shows off his 10.79-pound Toledo Bend lunker taken in Carrice Creek on Feb. 24.<br />

New Iberia angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.79-pounder

Lunker falls for Gene Larew Rattlin’ Crawler in Carrice Creek
March 06, 2017 at 10:57am
Mansura’s Beau Loughman shows off his Toledo Bend 10.78-pound largemouth bass taken on a black-blue Missile D Bomb in the Patroon area on Feb. 18.<br />

Mansura angler hauls in Toledo Bend 10.78-pounder

Lunker falls for a black-blue Missile D Bomb in the Patroon area
March 01, 2017 at 9:48am