Bass Fishing

John Murray, of Tennessee, won the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend Sunday on the strength of a five-fish bag that weighed 24-15. It was his first Elite Series victory at 11 seasons on the circuit.

Murray wins first Elite Series title at Toledo Bend

Jason Christie finishes 2nd, Jamie Hartman comes in 3rd
April 09 at 9:34pm
Jamie Hartman takes an almost 4-pound lead into Championship Sunday at the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend.

Hartman maintains Elite Series lead at Toledo Bend

Casey Ashley in 2nd, 3-plus pounds behind
April 08 at 10:23pm

Greg Hackney Breaks down Toledo Bend Elite

Hackney finished 19th thanks to a jig and soft plastics
April 08 at 5:59pm
Elite Series rookie Jamie Hartman leads after Day 2 of the Bassmaster Elite Series stop on Toledo Bend. Greg Hackney of Gonzales is in 10th place heading into the weekend.

Hartman leads Elites after Day 2 on Toledo Bend

Hackney moves into 10th place
April 07 at 6:31pm
Sontus has his SWAT team gear to capture big bass down to a science, including the Huk clothes he wears.

Arresting approach — Fishing tips for North Louisiana’s top bass-fishing lakes

While other anglers are catching bass after bass, this Lincoln Parish sheriff’s deputy is focused on five fish a day. And that’s given him the inside track on how to catch lunkers.
April 01 at 7:00am
Toledo Bend guide Darold Gleason expects the shad spawn to play an early role in April’s bass action.

Hawg heaven — Big-bass tips from Toledo Bend guides

Toledo Bend is still in the throes of the annual spawn, which means double-digit bass are more accessible than during any other time of the year. And these guides share how to put your lure in front of those fish.
April 01 at 7:00am

Theriot man cited for allegedly possessing 42 bass in Falgout Canal

Angler was 32 bass over the legal limit, LDWF says
March 28 at 8:50am
Jordan Lee won the 2017 Bassmaster Classic on Sunday, storming from the back of the pack with a 27-pound bag on Lake Conroe to take the championship.

Jordan Lee wins 2017 Bassmaster Classic

Former collegiate angler storms to the top with 27-pound bag on Sunday
March 26 at 9:35pm
Brent Ehrler maintained his lead after Day 2 at the 2017 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Conroe. He has a slim lead over Dave Lefebre and defending champ Edwin Evers.

Classic Day 2: Ehrler maintains lead, Crochet slips to 11th and Lavigne climbs to 14th

Top 25 fish on Sunday; Hackney misses the cut
March 25 at 10:03pm
Brent Ehrler, of Newport Beach, Calif., leads the Bassmaster Classic after Day 1 on Lake Conroe. Pierre Part's Cliff Crochet is in third place, less than 2 pounds out of the lead.

Ehrler leads Classic after Day 1, Cajun Baby in third

Anglers endured 20-30 mph winds Friday on Lake Conroe
March 24 at 10:03pm
Lake D’Arbonne bass are just waiting for baits to be put in front of them.

Go big or go home

Lots of ways to catch D’Arbonne bass this month
March 24 at 4:34pm
Oklahoma's Edwin Evers won the 2016 Classic on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees. This year's event — which starts Friday — is being contested on Lake Conroe near Houston.

Who'll win the 2017 Classic on Lake Conroe?

Past winners detail life-changing experience
March 22 at 2:09am

Port Barre man dies at Toledo Bend

Authorities called after unmanned boat spotted in Pirate's Cove area, LDWF says
March 21 at 2:50pm

Does snelling a hook increase your bass-fishing odds?

Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk questions hook-up efficiency
March 16 at 4:18pm