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Louisiana waters will be off limits to Elite Series anglers at next spring's event on the Sabine River because of uncertainty over public access and lack of clear signage alerting anglers to private property, according to Bassmaster.

Louisiana waters off limits for 2018 Sabine Elite Series tournament

No tournaments will be scheduled in Atchafalaya Basin for same reason, B.A.S.S. says
August 11 at 10:12am
William Flournoy caught this 8 ½-pound bass on one of his Uncle Lonnie Stanley’s new Stanley Standup Football Jigs at Lake Sam Rayburn.

The Stanley Standup Football Jig

A unique head shape puts this lure in action
July 14 at 9:48am
Veteran bass angler Paul Sparacino with a hawg caught at Toledo Bend in April.

Bassin’ at the Bend

Conditions look right for schooling bass
July 01 at 10:14am
Stephen Mitchell scored on this spotted bass fishing a sand flat where the Ouachita River meets the Tensas with a Carolina-rigged watermelon red Zoom Super Fluke.

Four Rivers bass

Hit four rivers in one day for the trip of a lifetime
July 01 at 7:00am
Toledo Bend slipped from No. 1 to No. 4 in Central Region in Bassmaster Magazine's 100 Best Bass Lakes for 2017. Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota claimed the top spot for the first time.

Toledo Bend drops in Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes for 2017

Minnesota’s smallmouth spot Mille Lacs leaps to No. 1
June 29 at 10:59am
The McMullen brothers’ bream fishing partnership is built on a lot of years of shared outdoors experiences.

Brothers in arms

June 15 at 7:00am

Dispute over public fishing hole leads to ticket, arrest on Toledo Bend

Incident happened Monday near Kite’s Landing southwest of Negreet, LDWF says
June 14 at 3:30pm
Jason Courville (right) and a client display a group of quality Toledo Bend post-spawn bass. According to the guide, quality fish can still be taken in the shallows due to lower-than-normal water temperatures occurring later this spring.

Toledo Bend post-spawn shallow bite still hot

Recent cool fronts have allowed quality fish to remain shallow longer than usual
June 05 at 4:23pm
Madison Arnett of Pineville caught this bad boy on a drop shot at Toledo Bend.

Angler’s choice

Plenty of pre-summer spots to choose from at Toledo Bend
June 01 at 12:56pm
The Dogleg Canal off of Lake Fausse Pointe is a popular canal that local anglers frequent. It produces good catches of bass during the spring and early summer.

Sizing things up on Lake Fausse Pointe

Local stick shares hot spots for success
June 01 at 7:00am
Many of Louisiana’s fisheries are ripe with bass, and days on the water make fantastic memories.

Take on the Louisiana Bass Trail

Explore our state’s bass waters and win prizes
June 01 at 7:00am
Branden Graf, 19, of Abita Springs, shows off the 9.9-pound lunker bass he caught on May 24 in the Tchefuncte River near Madisonville. The big fish, which Graf released, bit a Texas-rigged junebug Senko in about 3 feet of water.

Tchefuncte River gives up 9.9-pound lunker bass near Madisonville

Big fish fell for Texas-rigged Senko near Salty’s Marina
May 31 at 4:57pm
Scott Eastman of Lake Charles displays his 10.99-pound largemouth taken on Toledo Bend during the Bass Champs tournament May 13.<br />

Lake Charles angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.99-pounder

Lunker bites Zoom Ol’ Monster worm near Texas Island in Bass Champs tourney
May 30 at 9:19am
Chad Williams displays his Toledo Bend 10.86-pound largemouth taken during Day 1 of the Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash. The big fish netted Williams a new boat, trailer, pickup truck and $10,000 cash. <br />

10.86-pounder wins Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash

Arkansas angler catches winning lunker on crankbait at Toledo Bend
May 25 at 1:43pm