Big Bass

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
Jordan Babcock shows off the big 11.12-pound bass he caught Saturday night with a swimbait near Six Mile at Toledo Bend.

Texas angler catches 11.12-pound bass during nighttime bite at Toledo Bend

Babcock caught the hawg with swimbait offshore in Six Mile area
May 25, 2016 at 1:59pm
Ty Humphries shows off the 11.74-pound Toledo Bend largemouth he caught Sunday to win the Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash, including $10,000 cash, a brand new Triton boat and a 2016 Ram 1500 pickup truck.

11.74-pounder wins Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash at Toledo Bend

Humphries caught winning lunker on a junebug Zoom Magnum trick worm offshore near Pirate’s Cove
May 23, 2016 at 1:52pm
Jeremy Guidry, of Opelousas, displays the 10.17-pound largemouth bass he caught Tuesday during the weekly Dog Fight at Chicot Lake.

Opelousas angler lands 10.17-pound bass at Chicot Lake

Guidry catches hammer with a Spro frog near cypresses on the north end
May 16, 2016 at 3:54pm
Lane Martin, of Paulina, shows off the 10.24-pound largemouth bass he caught last Friday, May 6, in the Housen area at Toledo Bend. He and his son Hunter's five best fish weighed-in at a whopping 42.97 pounds.

Father and son team up for 42.97 pound Toledo Bend five-fish stringer

Duo catch three personal-best bass on magical day in Housen
May 10, 2016 at 4:32pm
Jeanerette's Rodney Schexnayder shows off the 11.45-pound lunker largemouth he caught on April 20 south of the Pendleton Bridge. The big bass hit a Strike King Tennessee Shad Pro-Model Series 5XD crankbait.<br />

Jeanerette angler scores on 11.45-pounder at Toledo Bend

Schexnayder catches lunker south of Pendleton Bridge on Strike King crankbait
April 29, 2016 at 10:27am
Jay Norsworthy, of Vidor, Texas, shows off the 11.42-pound lunker largemouth he caught last Friday in the Six Mile area of Toledo Bend with a pink Rat-L-Trap.

Texas angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.42-pounder at Six Mile

Norsworthy’s lunker was taken on a hot pink Rat-L-Trap along the edges of submerged hydrilla
April 12, 2016 at 10:45am
Cody Morton, of Jonesboro, shows off the 12.3-pound lunker largemouth bass he landed on the south end of Caney Lake in about 10 feet of water on Monday, April 4.

Jonesboro angler lands 12.3-pound hammer on Caney Lake

Morton’s big bass bit on a creature bait in about 10 feet of water Monday afternoon
April 07, 2016 at 8:35pm
Ray “Chip” Robert Jr. displays his Toledo Bend 11.33-pounder taken near Indian Creek on March 20 with a Texas-rigged Reaction Innovations Magic Craw Swirl Smallie Beaver.<br />

Paulina angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.33-pounder

Robert lands lunker with creature bait in Indian Creek
April 05, 2016 at 9:15am
Robert Brown, of Hemphill, Texas, displays the 11.1-pound largemouth bass he caught in the Six Mile area of Toledo Bend on Saturday, March 26. It was fish No. 116 for the 2015-16 lunker season.

Texas angler lands 11.1-pound Toledo Bend lunker at Six Mile

Brown caught the giant bass on a black-blue jig with a Sweet Beaver trailer
March 30, 2016 at 4:12pm
David Mansue displays the 11.03-pounder taken on March 22 at the Indian Mounds on Toledo Bend. His lunker was a previously tagged fish caught in January by angler Mike Nolen, when it weighed 12.11 pounds.<br />

Hemphill guide catches Toledo Bend 11.03-pounder

Mansue reels in lunker on a Keitech swimbait at the Indian Mounds
March 28, 2016 at 9:20pm