Big Bass

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
Michael Dunaway, of Liberty, Miss., shows off the 11.08-pound lunker bass he caught Tuesday morning, March 22, near the Indian Mounds at Toledo Bend. Dunaway used a trick worm to catch the bass on a point just outside the edge of a line of hay grass.

Mississippi angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.08-pounder Tuesday morning

Dunaway caught his lunker on a Carolina-rigged trick worm at the Indian Mounds
March 24, 2016 at 10:58am
Dennis Blankenship displays the Toledo Bend 12.55-pounder he caught Monday, March 21, in his Water Moccasin pirogue. The monster bass bit on a weightless Zoom Brush Hog.<br />

Pirogue angler lands 12.55-pound Toledo Bend hawg

Blankenship reels in hammer bass using a weightless Zoom Brush Hog
March 24, 2016 at 12:40am
Austin Legendre shows off the 7-pound, 14-ounce lunker bass he caught during the Sunshine Bass Club's tournament on March 20. Legendre used a Texas-rigged black-and-blue Sweet Beaver to hook the lunker near the base of a cypress tree.

Donaldsonville angler lands almost 8-pound bass near Grassy Lake

Legendre used a Texas-rigged black-and-blue Sweet Beaver for Big Bass tourney honors
March 23, 2016 at 3:00pm
Lynn Clayton, of DeRidder, shows off the 11.58-pound lunker bass he caught near the Toledo Bend dam on March 15. Clayton caught the monster on an old orange-belly ½-ounce Rat-L-Trap, which almost didn't survive the fight.

DeRidder angler lands Toledo Bend 11.58-pounder — despite damage to Rat-L-Trap

Clayton lands largest bass ever, but loses multiple treble hook barbs during the fight
March 23, 2016 at 9:11am