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Sportsman TV archives: Fishing Toledo Bend in the summertime

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Greg Hackney just won the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Cayuga Lake on Sunday, and Judy Cagle caught a monster 14.66-pounder at Toledo Bend Saturday afternoon.

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Yesterday at 10:52 am
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Texas angler snares 14.66-pound monster at Toledo Bend

No one would have ever expected that a spur-of-the-moment scouting trip at Toledo Bend would have resulted in catching a monster bass in the sizzling heat of Saturday afternoon.

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August 25 at 4:34 pm
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Yet another lunker landed at Toledo Bend

Prospect’s Thomas Cain and his father, Bud, were hoping to score on some bull bream when they headed out of San Miguel into the 12-15 area early on Aug. 5 — but none were to be found.

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August 20 at 8:45 am
5189 Views

More about trophy bucks and lunker bass

Many years ago (OK, it was during the Dark Ages for you young people), I was helping Louisiana Sportsman contributor Chris Berzas with an article about deer habitat. I was demonstrating the newly developed deer browse transect and how it measures browse availability and utilization.

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August 13 at 9:00 am
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Get Down On It — Extremely deep-diving crankbaits up the odds of catching deep summer bass

They’re big, they’re bad and they’re a handful to sling — those giant crankbaits that have exploded onto the bass-fishing scene over the past couple of years.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
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Jennings angler snares 10.62-pounder Sunday on Toledo Bend

Bass fishing can be pretty complicated sometimes  — just when you think you have it all figured out, they change up their behavior.

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July 29 at 9:31 am
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Go shallow for summertime bass

Everyone loves to chase bass during the spring and fall, when fish are cruising shallows and chomping on everything that moves.

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July 17 at 6:30 am
5398 Views

DeRidder angler catches 11.29-pound monster at Toledo Bend

Make no mistake about it, DeRidder’s Kevin Slaydon was definitely feeling the heat to catch at least a 10-pound bass on Toledo Bend. 

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July 16 at 12:20 pm
8470 Views

Night-fishing trip near the Indian Mounds yields 10.43-pounder at Toledo Bend

When Gary Wilson decided to wrap up his day at Toledo Bend near a stump at the Indian Mounds early Friday morning, a nearly-full moon was shining bright and sunrise was still more than three hours away.

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July 14 at 4:20 pm
4790 Views

Taming the gorilla

Flyrodders love small waters. I once dug a hole in my backyard that filled with rain, and several of my fly fishing buddies wanted me to stock it.

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July 10 at 9:00 am
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Catching quality Toledo Bend crappie with Capt. Stephen Johnston

Trophy bass fishing rightfully gets the lion’s share of attention at Toledo Bend, but it’s also home to some quality crappie as well.

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June 26 at 5:30 am
5444 Views

Grass game plan — Pro tactics for fishing vegetation for bass

It’s that time of year when homeowners swell with pride as neighbors, guests and passersby pass out compliments.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
1282 Views

River run — Catch more bass on the Red River

Louisiana bass anglers are cantankerously serious about catching their fish. And finding locations with lots of bass action can be an emotional, recurring endeavor when planning fishing trips, vacations and — especially —bass club tournaments.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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Lunker replicas awarded at Toledo Bend

Sixty-one lunker replicas representing more than 610 pounds of bass were awarded to anglers who caught and then released big fish as part of this year’s Toledo Bend Lunker Bass Program.

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May 30 at 3:11 pm
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Alexandria angler snares 11.57-pounder near Indian Creek on Toledo Bend

Terry Texada and his fishing partner were at precisely the right place at exactly the right time Monday on Toledo Bend.

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May 29 at 3:03 pm
4291 Views

Texas angler takes Toledo Bend lunker in Walter's Spot

As Janet and Damon Rogers launched from Palo Gaucho into Toledo Bend’s waters Saturday afternoon, there was little wind and the lake was very calm.

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May 27 at 8:30 am
4669 Views
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