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Scott angler scores PB with Toledo Bend 11.19-pounder

Kyle Stutes has enjoyed an amazing month at Toledo Bend: the Scott angler took first place in the Texas Oilman’s Bass Invitational Tournament last weekend, then followed that up with an 11-plus-pounder Wednesday on a mid-lake scouting trip.

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LDWF investigates fatal boating accident on the Pearl River in St. Tammany Parish

Search and rescue teams are still looking for a missing Folsom woman following a boating accident Saturday in the Pearl River that killed a 41-year-old man, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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3 hours ago
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Baitcaster or spinning reel?

Anybody who’s taken the time to learn to use a baitcaster has spent time cutting out — or stubbornly attempting to untie — a backlash that seemingly defies the laws of physics.

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Yesterday at 8:15 am
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Lone Star angler scores on huge 12.34-pounder at Toledo Bend

Larry Mallet was fishing along with a group of six other Lone Star State anglers Tuesday during their annual spring get-together on Toledo Bend- perfect timing while it’s seemingly raining down lunkers all over the reservoir. 

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March 27 at 4:44 pm
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DeQuincy angler hauls in 11.19-pound Toledo Bend lunker near Pirate's Cove

Kenneth Cook hadn’t caught a fish bigger than 8 pounds, 13 ounces in 10 years, but his dry spell came to an end this week at Toledo Bend.

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March 27 at 11:34 am
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A-rig bite on at the Bend

Double-digit Toledo Bend bass are turning up seemingly every day — and on some days, several fish weighing more than 10 pounds are registered at Toledo Town and Tackle in Many.

The message has gotten out: There are plenty of those huge fish swimming around.

But if you’re looking to up your odds at getting a number of bites while also catching some big fish, Jerry Thompson said the Alabama rig is the way to go right now.

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March 26 at 7:45 pm
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Toledo Bend 10-pounders keep on coming

The 10-plus pounders at Toledo Bend just haven’t stopped this month, and there’s no sign of a slowdown yet.

Here are three more lunker stories from folks who recently landed big bass most of us only dream about.

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March 26 at 4:04 pm
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Ruston angler catches 13-pound Caney Lake hammer

Robert Ogle was just about to take a snack break on Caney Lake Wednesday, when he noticed what he thought was a 5-pounder sitting on a bed. 

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March 26 at 2:00 pm
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Texas angler scores on an 11.48-pound monster at Toledo Bend

Joey Johnson noticed the waters were high while fishing Toledo Bend Saturday - and the rain throughout the day made it seem like levels were rising by the minute.

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March 26 at 10:39 am
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New high-tech night-fishing light

Crossing a bridge over a southern reservoir on a summer night can treat you to a light show that really makes you want to wet a line.  When the bite is on and the word is out, the flooded timber can be dotted with enough lights to look like a field of stars.

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March 26 at 9:00 am
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Lunker parade continues non-stop on Toledo Bend

It’s March Madness time with the NCAA basketball tournament, and the same can be said for bass fishermen lucky enough to find themselves at Toledo Bend during this month’s spawn.

The action has been fast and furious, seemingly with at least one 10-pounder caught from the reservoir almost every day.

Here’s a rundown of the newest members of the Lunker Club:

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March 25 at 4:40 pm
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Prairieville angler lands 10.94-pounder during club tourney on Toledo Bend

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Chris Bourgeois was in the process of capping off an awesome week at Toledo Bend last Friday when Lady Luck smiled down on him and made a great day even better.

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March 25 at 9:37 am
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Lockport man cited for allegedly possessing 34 red snapper before season opened

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Lockport man on March 19 for alleged recreational fishing violations involving red snapper, according to a press release.

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March 24 at 2:17 pm
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B.A.S.S. seeks nominations for High School All-American Fishing Team

B.A.S.S. - the world’s largest fishing organization - recently announced the creation of the Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team, and it’s seeking nominations of anglers nationwide.

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March 24 at 1:09 pm
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68th Big Bass Rodeo set for March 28 in New Orleans City Park

The Big Bass Fishing Rodeo, billed as the oldest freshwater fishing rodeo in the country, returns for the 68th time to New Orleans  City Park this Saturday, March 28.

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March 23 at 4:27 pm
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Three Louisiana men cited for commercial shark-fishing violations

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited three Louisiana men this weekend for alleged commercial shark-fishing violations off the coast of Grand Isle.

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March 23 at 4:13 pm
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