Big Bass

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
Cody Garefalos displays his huge 11.52-pound largemouth caught on a Texas-rigged plastic worm Saturday during the Texas Team Trail tournament on Toledo Bend. <br />

Texas angler lands 11.52-pounder Saturday at Toledo Bend

Garefalos’ biggest bass ever was caught on Texas-rigged plastic worm along hay grass edge
February 24, 2016 at 7:30pm
Derek Mong, 36, of Many, displays his huge Toledo Bend 11.05-pounder caught Saturday in the Six Mile area. Mong landed the bedding female with <br />
a ½-ounce crawdad V&M Pacemaker Adrenaline jig and a green-pumpkin Wild Craw trailer.

Many angler catches 11-pound Toledo Bend hawg

Mong lands sixth certified lunker Saturday on crawdad Cliff Pace Adrenaline jig with green pumpkin Wild Craw trailer
February 23, 2016 at 3:49pm
Louis Slaughter Sr., of Florien, shows off the 13.15-pound largemouth bass he landed Tuesday morning at Toledo Bend. Slaughter caught the monster on a modified 5 ½-inch Strike King sexy shad shadalicious swimbait in about 20 to 30 feet of water.

Florien angler lands 13.15-pound Toledo Bend hawg

Slaughter’s lunker measured 26 ¼ inches long, with a 21 ½-inch girth
February 03, 2016 at 11:44am
Gunner Durrett shows off a Caney Lake 10-pound, 1-ounce largemouth bass he caught on Saturday, Jan. 23. The bass hit a Rogue twitchbait with a gold back and a clear bottom, he said.

Louisiana Tech student catches, releases Caney Lake lunker

Durrett fooled the 10-pounder with Rogue twitchbait
January 25, 2016 at 2:48pm
Guide Stephen  Johnston shows off the massive 12.02-pound largemouth bass he caught Tuesday near Six Mile at Toledo Bend. Johnston snared the lunker with a Carolina-rigged Zoom Brush Hog in about 14 feet of water.

Guide lands 12-pounder at Toledo Bend

Johnston used a Carolina-rigged Zoom Brush Hog at Six Mile
January 21, 2016 at 9:16am
Mike Nolen shows off the 12.11-pound lunker bass he caught last week near the Toledo Bend Dam. The big bass bit a Carolina-rigged 6-inch watermelon red lizard.

Evans angler scores on Toledo Bend 12-pounder

Nolen caught his lunker near the Toledo Bend Dam on a C-rigged watermelon-red lizard
January 19, 2016 at 7:34am
Derek Mong, of Many, displays his fourth Toledo Bend Lunker Program trophy — a 10.51-pounder taken Saturday, Dec. 4 on the segmented Jackall Gantarel RT Bluegill swimbait

Angler landing Toledo Bend lunkers with big Jackall Gantarel swimbait

Mong's five best fish this fall weighed-in at 47-pounds-plus
December 08, 2015 at 10:26am
Weston Bryant, of Humble, Texas, shows off the 11.14-pound Toledo Bend lunker he caught on Sept. 19 with a Heddon Super Spook in Housen.<br />

Texas angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.14-pound monster

Topwater bite in Housen results in bass of a lifetime for Bryant
September 27, 2015 at 9:34pm
Mike Laviolette shows off the 9-pound, 3 ¾-ounce bass he caught Monday morning in New Orleans City Park. It won't qualify as an official record because the bass wasn't weighed on certified scales, but Laviolette ultimately decided to release the fish.

Potential New Orleans City Park record largemouth caught and released Monday

Laviolette catches 9-pound, 3 ¾-ounce bass on 5-inch junebug sparkle Yum worm
August 27, 2015 at 8:49am
Malcolm Franks reeled in this 11.56-pound largemouth bass Saturday afternoon on Toledo Bend when temperatures soared over 100 degrees. The fish bit a Carolina-rigged lizard in deeper water in Housen Bay.

Florien angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.56-pounder

Franks catches monster bass on a Carolina-rigged lizard in Housen Bay
August 13, 2015 at 10:01am
Trent Curphy, right, shows off the 12.93-pound largemouth bass he caught on Toledo Bend last Wednesday with the help of long-time friend Don Epperly. Curphy caught the bass on an old, rusty crawfish-colored Bill Norman Little N crankbait.

Texas angler lands monstrous 12.93-pounder at Toledo Bend

Old lure with rusty hooks gets the job done for Curphy south of Pendleton Bridge
July 20, 2015 at 9:44am
Ricky Stephens shows off the 11.91-pound largemouth bass he caught on June 26 near the Indian Mounds at Toledo Bend. The hawg measured 26 inches, with a 20¼-inch girth.

Boyce angler lands 11.91-pound whopper at Toledo Bend

Stephens catches lunker with 1-ounce Oldham jig near Indian Mounds
July 02, 2015 at 4:40pm