Big Bass

Kyle Fisher shows off the 11.04-pound bass he caught Friday,, March 18, on a junebug Zoom trick worm near the Indian Mounds. The lunker had been caught just 20 days earlier on the identical lure in a different color, when it weighed 12.9 pounds with eggs.

Texas angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.04-pounder Friday evening

Records show Fisher’s lunker was caught on the same lure just 20 days earlier
March 22, 2016 at 11:09am
Jeff Atchison, of Moss Bluff, shows off the 12.51-pound largemouth bass he caught on March 17  along a grassline near Buck Creek. Atchison was fishing with a wacky-rigged trick worm when the big bass hit.

Moss Bluff angler scores on St. Patrick's Day 12.51-pounder at Toledo Bend

Atchison caught monster in Buck Creek with a wacky-rigged trick worm
March 21, 2016 at 9:24am
Brenen Hebert holds up the 11.27-pound largemouth bass he caught on Tuesday, March 8 near the Indian Mounds at Toledo Bend. Hebert caught the big bass flipping a red-black Zoom Speed Craw in buck brush.

Gonzales angler snares Toledo Bend 11.27-pounder near the Indian Mounds

Hebert hooked his lunker by flipping a black-red Zoom Speed Craw into buck brush
March 15, 2016 at 8:48am
Austin Hebert, of Port Neches, Texas, shows off the 12.11-pound largemouth bass he caught near the Toledo Bend dam last Friday on a watermelon-orange Zoom Brush Hog —just  one day after record high water levels on the reservoir.

One day after massive rains, angler scores on 12.11-pounder near the Toledo Bend dam

Hebert’s lunker was caught near the point of a creek on a Texas-rigged Zoom Brush Hog
March 14, 2016 at 1:51pm
Steven Smith, of Moss Bluff, finally enticed this 12.05-pounder that was on a nest to bite Sunday morning near Housen on Toledo Bend. After numerous attempts with a wide variety of lures, the big bass finally bit a crawfish ¾-ounce Rat-L-Trap.

Moss Bluff angler catches 12.05-pound hawg Sunday on Toledo Bend

Smith threw everything but the kitchen sink before finally landing the nesting bass
March 08, 2016 at 9:19pm
Michael Richard, of Sulphur, shows off the 11.54-pound bass he caught on Saturday near the Louisiana islands at Toledo Bend. Richard caught the monster near hay grass on a free-falling watermelon-red Zoom fluke.

Sulphur angler catches 11.54-pounder on Toledo Bend near Louisiana islands

Richard’s lunker bit a watermelon-red Zoom fluke free-falling off of hay grass
March 08, 2016 at 1:11pm
Ville Platte’s Chad Soileau displays the 11.83-pound largemouth he caught Saturday at Toledo Bend in the 1215 area. Soileau caught the hawg on a black-blue Mesu swim jig with a blueberry Zoom Speed Craw trailer.<br />
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Ville Platte angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.83 pounder in 1215 area

Soileau’s lunker was taken Saturday on a black-blue Mesu swim jig with a blueberry Zoom Speed Craw trailer
March 07, 2016 at 7:44pm
Steve Rockweiler, 62, of Luling, shows off his best-ever largemouth — an 11.4-pounder — caught pre-spawn Saturday near the Indian Mounds at Toledo Bend on a 10 ½-inch junebug Zoom Ol’ Monster worm.

Unbelievable Toledo Bend lunker trip yields personal best bass for father, two sons

Top 3 fish for Rockweiler men weighed-in at more than 31 pounds
March 07, 2016 at 3:03pm
Kacy Fisher, or Opelousas, shows off the amazing 14.16-pound largemouth bass he caught Saturday near Housen on Toledo Bend. Fisher caught the monster with a C-rigged watermelon-red Zoom Baby Brush Hog in about 8 feet of water with hydrilla.

Opelousas angler reels in 14.16-pound Toledo Bend giant

Kacy Fisher’s monster is largest so far of 2015-16 Lunker Program season
March 07, 2016 at 8:47am
Darold Gleason, of Leesville, shows off the 11.71-pound largemouth bass he caught in the Housen area of Toledo Bend on Tuesday, March 1. It was his sixth 10-pound-plus fish entered into the Toledo Bend Lunker Bass Program since 2007.

Leesville angler lands sixth Toledo Bend lunker Tuesday – an 11.71-pounder

Gleason caught monster in Housen on C-rigged V&M Wild Lizzie
March 04, 2016 at 2:52pm
Matthew West, along with his children Lance and Lana, shows off the 12.25-pound largemouth bass he caught Saturday, Feb. 27, with a Keitech swimbait in Buck Creek on Toledo Bend.

Ragley angler reels in Toledo Bend 12.25-pounder on Buck Creek

West made it a family affair when catching his lunker on a Keitech swimbait
March 03, 2016 at 10:21am
Bossier City's Chad Poulsen shows off the 12.12-pound largemouth bass he caught Saturday in Palo Gaucho on Toledo Bend. Poulsen was flipping a V&M Split Tail Beaver up against buck brush when the monster bass hit the creature bait on the fall.

Bossier City angler lands Toledo Bend 12.12-pounder in Palo Gaucho

Poulsen was flipping a V&M Split Tail Beaver in shallow water up against buck brush
March 01, 2016 at 9:00pm
Keith Comeaux, of Lake Charles, shows off the giant 12.90-pound largemouth bass he caught Saturday afternoon in Mill Creek on Toledo Bend. The monster bass hit a wacky-rigged watermelon-purple Zoom Trick  Worm on the fall in about 4 feet of water.

Lake Charles angler catches 12.90-pound Toledo Bend hammer

Comeaux lands hawg in Mill Creek on a wacky-rigged, watermelon-purple Zoom Trick worm
February 29, 2016 at 6:29pm
Tommy Washington, of Hemphill, Texas, shows off the 11.9-pound lunker largemouth he caught on Wednesday afternoon in Clear Creek on Toledo Bend. Washington caught the big bass on a Texas-rigged watermelon-red plastic worm.

Texas angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.9-pounder Wednesday

Washington caught monster bass on a Texas-rigged plastic worm in Clear Creek
February 25, 2016 at 5:31pm