Bass Fishing

Logan Mount landed this 6-pound Cane River bass on a Spro Frog in the pads.

Raisin’ Cane

There’s a summer bass party in the City of Lights.
July 01 at 7:00am
Toledo Bend slipped from No. 1 to No. 4 in Central Region in Bassmaster Magazine's 100 Best Bass Lakes for 2017. Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota claimed the top spot for the first time.

Toledo Bend drops in Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes for 2017

Minnesota’s smallmouth spot Mille Lacs leaps to No. 1
June 29 at 10:59am
Nick LeBrun shows what you can catch targeting trees in June on Caddo.

Target cypress trees for big Caddo Lake bass

Stick and move to put more fish in the boat, angler says
June 20 at 10:20am
Taylor frequently puts a trailer hook on his buzzbaits, which often will snag short-strikers.

Chunk and wind only?

June 15 at 7:00am
This lineup of big bass were caught in a June Big Bass Tournament that Taylor was directing on Caney Lake. Most of the fish were landed on buzz baits.

Big bass in June?

June 15 at 7:00am
Bassmaster pro Jordan Lee doctors his frogs before he feels they’re ready for use.

Slow up for the blow up

June 15 at 7:00am
Jason Courville (right) and a client display a group of quality Toledo Bend post-spawn bass. According to the guide, quality fish can still be taken in the shallows due to lower-than-normal water temperatures occurring later this spring.

Toledo Bend post-spawn shallow bite still hot

Recent cool fronts have allowed quality fish to remain shallow longer than usual
June 05 at 4:23pm
Madison Arnett of Pineville caught this bad boy on a drop shot at Toledo Bend.

Angler’s choice

Plenty of pre-summer spots to choose from at Toledo Bend
June 01 at 12:56pm
Many of Louisiana’s fisheries are ripe with bass, and days on the water make fantastic memories.

Take on the Louisiana Bass Trail

Explore our state’s bass waters and win prizes
June 01 at 7:00am
Downsville’s Dale Taylor is always ready to get his bass buzz on.

Catch ‘da’ buzz! Summertime topwater fishing

Turn topwaters loose on bass in June
June 01 at 7:00am
Pausing a frog over an obvious “blow-up hole” is a good way to tempt another strike from an active area.

Pro-Grade Frog Tips

Working hollow-bodied frogs like the best
June 01 at 7:00am
The Dogleg Canal off of Lake Fausse Pointe is a popular canal that local anglers frequent. It produces good catches of bass during the spring and early summer.

Sizing things up on Lake Fausse Pointe

Local stick shares hot spots for success
June 01 at 7:00am
Nine-year-old Trip Payn shows off the 6-pound bass that swallowed a bream on a stringer during a May 21 fishing excursion at a farm pond.

VIDEO: 6-pound bass caught with bream on a stringer

9-year-old Mansfield angler shows off lunker caught in farm pond between storms
May 22 at 4:32pm