Big Bass

Violet angler Brennan Silcio caught this 10-pound bass while fishing Bayou Bienvenue with his father Feb. 26.

Teen catches 10-pound bass in Bayou Bienvenue

Huge bass fell for black-and-blue jig in windy, high-water conditions
February 27, 2017 at 11:17am
Norman Land shows off the two Toledo Bend 10-pound-plus bass he landed on Friday, Feb. 17 near the dam. Both fish were tagged and released, and Land will receive two free replicas courtesy of the Toledo Bend Lake Association this May.

Two Toledo Bend lunkers - just hours apart

Texas angler enjoys epic trip Friday on south end of the lake
February 21, 2017 at 10:30am
Guide Jason Courville shows off his second Toledo Bend lunker in seven days – a 10.24-pounder caught in Mill Creek on a ½-ounce Talon jig with a Strike King Rage Craw Chunk trailer.<br />

Texas angler lands two Toledo Bend lunkers in one week

Courville pulls two 10-plus-pounders from Mill Creek area
February 21, 2017 at 8:08am
Mike Thaxton displays his Toledo Bend 12.37-pounder taken on a Carolina-rigged Brush Hog in the Housen area on Feb. 18.<br />

Many angler scores on Toledo Bend 12.37-pound hawg

Lunker falls for Carolina-rigged Brush Hog in the Housen area
February 20, 2017 at 9:55am
Craig May displays the 10.36-pound Toledo Bend lunker bass he caught on Friday, Feb. 10, on a black-and-chartreuse crappie tube jig in the Housen area.<br />

Crappie angler lands 10.36-pound Toledo Bend bass

Lunker hit black-and-chartreuse tube jig in the Housen area
February 15, 2017 at 4:33pm
Florien’s Keith Arthur shows off his Toledo Bend 10.39-pounder taken on a Texas-rigged Zoom Brush Hog in Negreet Creek.<br />

Florien angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.39-pounder

Big bass falls for watermelon candy Zoom Brush Hog in Negreet Creek
February 13, 2017 at 3:43pm
Rosepine's John Blankenbaker displays his 10.24-pound bass taken Jan. 31 in San Patricio Creek.<br />

Rosepine angler reels in Toledo Bend 10.24-pounder

Big bass bit in San Patricio Creek on Jan. 31
February 13, 2017 at 12:18pm
David Katchur of Lake Charles displays the Toledo Bend 10.57-pound bass he caught Saturday at Six Mile on a Carolina-rigged Zoom watermelon fluke.

Lake Charles angler lands 10.57-pound Toledo Bend hammer

Carolina-rigged Zoom watermelon fluke fools lunker in the Six Mile area
February 02, 2017 at 8:54am
Jeff Broussard displays his 10.77-pound Toledo Bend lunker taken Jan. 11 near Housen. The big bass bit a Carolina-rigged Zoom 10-inch California 420 worm.<br />

Ragley angler takes Toledo Bend 10.77-pounder

Broussard lands largest bass ever on a Carolina-rigged worm in Housen
January 19, 2017 at 9:20am
Frank Canizaro Jr. shows off the first lunker bass of 2017 — a 10.55-pounder he caught on Jan. 11 in the Huxley Bay area pitching a black-neon V&M Flatline jig.

Mansfield angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.55-pounder

Frank Canizaro Jr. lands first lunker of 2017 in the Huxley Bay area
January 16, 2017 at 9:40am
Youngsville's Chayson Richard shows off the 11.29-pound largemouth bass he caught near Hurricane Creek at Toledo Bend. The big bass inhaled a Yellow Magic topwater lure last Friday, Oct. 21.

Youngsville angler lands 11.29-pound largemouth on Toledo Bend

Richard caught trophy near Hurricane Creek last Friday
October 27, 2016 at 9:55am
Dwayne Hyatt, left, shows off the 10.37-pound bass he caught on Sept. 15 in the 6 Mile area. Jay Romero caught his 8.4-pounder on the same night-fishing trip.

Sulphur angler reels in Toledo Bend 10-pounder

Night-fishing trip in 6 Mile area results in two big bass
September 27, 2016 at 3:21pm
Florien's Joe Cooley landed this 12.2-pound Toledo Bend bass, which topped 14 pounds when caught in March.

Toledo Bend 12-pounder caught for second time in four months

Florien angler's lunker weighed 14 pounds during the spawn, TBLA records show
June 14, 2016 at 7:14am
The Toledo Bend Lake Association on May 22 awarded 139 replicas to anglers who participated in the Lunker Bass Program during the 2015-16 season. The biggest bass weighed 14.16 pounds, and was caught by Opelousas angler Kacy Fisher near Housen in March.

139 lunker bass replicas recently awarded at Toledo Bend

Biggest fish of the 2015-16 season weighed 14.16 pounds, TBLA says
June 02, 2016 at 9:35am