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Maybe Cataouatche is Coming Back

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Lake Cataouatche was made famous in 2011 when Kevin Van Dam won the Bassmaster Classic by fishing the body of water.

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Yesterday at 6:00 pm
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Target shad spawn to find Toledo Bend bass

Although there might be a smaller, secondary spawn on the horizon with this Friday’s full moon, for the most part the spring spawn is over and bass are starting to head back to deeper water at Toledo Bend, according to a local fishing guide.

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April 19 at 7:42 pm
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Don’t get blown around

Toledo Bend’s a big lake, and even though it’s a lot longer than it is wide, you really don’t want to get caught in the middle during a big spring wind.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Houston’s Lake Conroe selected as 2017 Bassmaster Classic site

For the first time in its 47-year history, the world championship of bass fishing — the Bassmaster Classic — will be held on 21,000-acre Lake Conroe in Houston, Texas in 2017.

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April 14 at 2:40 pm
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Pro’s tips: Make the most of Senkos

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Davy Hite  makes no bones about the fact that his favorite lure is a Buckeye Mop Jig, but when it comes to springtime fishing for prespawn bass, he’s going to have one lure tied on for sure, and that’s a Senko.

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April 12 at 5:00 am
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Paulina angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.33-pounder

Toledo Bend Reservoir has always been a calling card for Louisiana bass anglers, and Paulina’s Ray “Chip” Robert Jr. is among the many faithful who make annual pilgrimages to Bassmaster’s current No. 1-ranked fishery.

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April 05 at 9:15 am
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Monster Reel'N'Shad a huge fish-catcher

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Make no mistake about it, the Monster Reel’N’Shad is a monstrous swim bait — one Mann’s Bait Co. proudly introduced to the market in January.

The latest in the artificial lure manufacturer’s Reel’N’Shad series provides just more than 9 inches of pulsating, swimming action from a durable soft plastic that doesn’t have a paddletail or extra hardware to make it swim realistically.

Its patent-pending design is unique and triggers bites from bass, redfish, stripers, lemonfish and even tarpon.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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Rock star status — Toledo Bend’s top big-bass locations

OK, a lot of the fame and celebrity we see in this world boils down to a whole lot of overblown self-promotion.

Not so for Toledo Bend.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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Clunn wins on St. Johns River; Hackney finishes second

Greg Hackney put together four solid days on the St. Johns River, putting together a total weight of 77-15, which was good enough to beat just about every angler in the field.

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March 20 at 7:19 pm
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Clunn brings 31-pound bag to scales, Hackney in second place

At the age of 69, Bassmaster Elite Series angler Rick Clunn proved you’re never too old to fish when he brought a whopping five-fish, 31-pound, 7-ounce bag to the scales Saturday to take the lead heading into the final day of action on the St. Johns River.

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March 19 at 6:25 pm
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Hackney takes the lead after Day 2 of Bassmaster Elite on St. Johns River

Greg Hackney zigged when other anglers zagged and caught a five-fish limit Friday weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce to take the second round lead of the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at the St. Johns River in Palatka, Fla.

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March 18 at 7:48 pm
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Crochet 3rd, Hackney 8th on St. Johns River Elite stop

Two familiar Louisiana anglers are in the Top 10 after Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite Series event on the St. Johns River out of Palatka, Fla.

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March 18 at 9:14 am
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Storm Wiggle Warts

The importance of realistic, crawfish patterns is well known to Bassmaster Elite pros, and Brandon Palaniuk proved it on his way to finishing second in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake in Oklahoma.

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March 15 at 9:00 am
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The best Rat-L-Trap gear

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet spends of lot of his stump-field time behind a Rat-L-Trap.

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March 15 at 7:00 am
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Trailer hook keepers made easy

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Mark Menendez likes tempting pre-spawn bass with a Strike King Series 3 crankbait or a ¾-ounce Strike King Scorcher spinnerbait.

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March 15 at 7:00 am
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A spinnerbait primer: Which blades bring glory?

Spinnerbaits are among the most-effective and most-popular lures that bass fishermen carry in their tackle boxes, especially in the spring. But they are also lures that present fishermen with all kinds of options in terms of sizes, colors and the size, shape and colors of the whirling, jangling blades that give them their fish appeal. And that presents fishermen with a lot of questions about which to use, and when.

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March 14 at 7:50 pm
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