Bass Fishing

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
Branden Graf, 19, of Abita Springs, shows off the 9.9-pound lunker bass he caught on May 24 in the Tchefuncte River near Madisonville. The big fish, which Graf released, bit a Texas-rigged junebug Senko in about 3 feet of water.

Tchefuncte River gives up 9.9-pound lunker bass near Madisonville

Big fish fell for Texas-rigged Senko near Salty’s Marina
May 31 at 4:57pm
Scott Eastman of Lake Charles displays his 10.99-pound largemouth taken on Toledo Bend during the Bass Champs tournament May 13.<br />

Lake Charles angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.99-pounder

Lunker bites Zoom Ol’ Monster worm near Texas Island in Bass Champs tourney
May 30 at 9:19am
Chad Williams displays his Toledo Bend 10.86-pound largemouth taken during Day 1 of the Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash. The big fish netted Williams a new boat, trailer, pickup truck and $10,000 cash. <br />

10.86-pounder wins Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash

Arkansas angler catches winning lunker on crankbait at Toledo Bend
May 25 at 1:43pm
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
Tammy Mong reacts when the bass she weighed-in Friday morning tipped the scales at exactly 3.00 pounds, good for $5,000 at the Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash at Toledo Bend.

Many angler wins $5,000 at Big Bass Splash

Mong’s fish tipped the scales at exactly 3.00 pounds to claim the prize
May 19 at 12:19pm