With a length of 65 miles, a 1,200-mile shoreline, 200,000 acres of water and a surface area of 289 square miles, it stands to reason that any lure selected as a Toledo Bend necessity better be a good one.
With a five-fish stringer weighing 15-10, Chris Lane is in the lead following Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite Series stop on the Sabine River.
On a day that was delayed almost two hours by fog, Lane caught all of his fish in 2 feet of water or less, and said that one magic hour when the tide was right proved to be his best ever on the Sabine.
The hometown team came through in the clutch Saturday when John Ledet and Justin Cooper of Northwestern State in Natchitoches brought in a final day 17-pound bag to claim the 2015 Bassmaster College Series Central Regional on the Red River.
Two University of Tennessee Martin anglers cracked the code and landed the day’s only limit in frigid conditions yesterday on the Red River out of Natchitoches during Day 1 of the Bassmaster College Series Central Regional.
Just a week removed from the frigid conditions on Lake Hartwell and his first-ever Bassmaster Classic appearance, Brett Pruett felt right at home on Caney Lake Saturday when he reeled in the biggest bass of his life.†
Despite the recent wild variations in temperature the last few weeks - cold then warm, warm then cold - Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet thinks the timing is almost right for the full-on bass spawn to begin.
I †went through a tournament-fishing phase when I was in my 20s and thought I had outgrown my bream-fishing childhood. I fished the old Greenwell Springs Marine Pro-Am as a no-boater and was a member of Sunshine Bass Club.