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Hackney off to fast start in 2016

Tenth place at the 2016 Bassmaster Classic in Tulsa. Two Top 10s already, including a second place finish to kick off the season on the St. Johns River that would have likely been a victory — except for an improbable weekend run by Rick Clunn. Currently first place in Angler of the Year standings…

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Pendleton Perch ó How to catch Toledo Bend crappie

It was the day of the full moon of May 2015, and New Iberia’s Shane Johnson was pumped.

“This trip could not have worked out better with timing,” the 43-year-old Toledo Bend guide said.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Muddy water moves ó Pro fishing tips to catch bass in muddy water

When runoff makes the water murky, bass don’t give up on eating — so fishermen shouldn’t give up on catching them.†

You just have to understand how fish use different sensory elements from sight to sound to water displacement.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Crappie fishing is still on fire at Toledo Bend and the Atchafalaya Basin this month, while speckled trout have invaded the coast. And we give you everything you need for success.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Crappie fishing is still on fire at Toledo Bend and the Atchafalaya Basin this month, while speckled trout have invaded the coast. And we give you everything you need for success.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Jeanerette angler scores on 11.45-pounder at Toledo Bend

Rodney Schexnayder feels strongly the benefits of retirement include having more time to fish —† especially on weekdays.

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April 29 at 10:27 am
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Fishing facts vs. fiction

Isn’t it strange how some myths and misinformation seem to enjoy immortality? Some myths arise regularly, just to confirm they are still out there waiting for the perfect opportunity to create fresh confusion.

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April 22 at 3:38 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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Donít 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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Texas angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.42-pounder at Six Mile

Jay Norsworthy had a couple of things to do last Friday morning after launching in Toledo Bend’s Sandy Creek area at 7:30.

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April 12 at 10:45 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 ó Toledo Bendís 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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Record flooding canít stop the Bend

“Don’t be afraid to come fish Toledo Bend because it rained.”

That’s what Living the Dream Guide Service’s Jerry Thompson said when I called the day the massive reservoir hit record water levels after massive amounts of rainfall swamped the entire northern part of the state.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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Big trout will be patrolling the beaches at Elmer's Island, just waiting for surf anglers to show up. And bass anglers can't go wrong heading to Toledo Bend this month, where bass will gang up in hay grass to feed on shad.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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Big trout will be patrolling the beaches at Elmer's Island, just waiting for surf anglers to show up. And bass anglers can't go wrong heading to Toledo Bend this month, where bass will gang up in hay grass to feed on shad.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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