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Bass can be found in many local canals and are easy to catch from a kayak. They often jump  when hooked, and provide exciting in-your-face action.

Targeting canal bass

Hotspots likely located close to home
Yesterday at 9:00am
Spider rigging ledges in the backwaters is a great way to target spawning crappie in rivers.

Last call for crappie

When the crappie spawn is wrapping up on D’Arbonne and Caney, action is usually just about to crank up on a section of the Ouachita River. Here’s how one guide still catches slabs in April.
April 01 at 7:00am
Casey Allen, of Saline, reeled in this big 10.45-pound largemouth Friday, March 9, on Caney Lake. The big lunker anchored a 33-pound five-fish stringer caught by Allen and his fishing partner.

Big 10 anchors another 30-pound-plus stringer for Caney

33-pound bag anchored by Allen's 10.45-pound hawg
March 13 at 4:24pm
Jacob Hearne shows off the 12.94-pound monster largemouth he caught last Thursday, March 1, at Caney Lake. The big bass, which was tagged and released, bit a California craw-colored Rage Craw.

Caney Lake gives up monster 12-pounder

Spawned out female hammered Rage Craw, angler says
March 06 at 1:58pm
Corey Harris, left, and Hunter Freeman show off some of the lunker bass they landed during an epic morning of fishing on Caney Lake Feb. 26. Their five best fish tipped the scales at 36.3 pounds, including the heaviest bass which weighed 9.68 pounds.

Caney Lake gives up 36-pound stringer

Freeman, Harris had 30 pounds in their livewell — by 7 a.m.
March 05 at 7:52pm

February’s best bets

February 18 at 9:00am
Dequian Jackson, 20, of Bayou Goula, shows off the 12.81-pound largemouth bass he reeled in on Sunday, Dec. 17 from a public pond in Bayou Sorrel. The big bass nailed a June bug-colored Texas-rigged wacky worm.

Bayou Sorrel pond gives up 12-pound lunker bass

Jackson fools monster with Texas-rigged wacky worm
December 27, 2017 at 8:56am
Downsville’s Dale Taylor is always ready to get his bass buzz on.

Catch ‘da’ buzz! Summertime topwater fishing

Turn topwaters loose on bass in June
June 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Randy Tucker shows a keeper bluegill that will be coming home for supper.

Bed time for bream!

June offers fishermen “lights out” fishing action!
June 01, 2017 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, 2017 at 7:00am
Being successful fishing channel holes means being at the right spot at the right time when bass decide to move up and eat.

Proper channels

Although channel bends can be difficult to locate, doing so can pay huge dividends.
May 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Big crawfish-colored crankbaits work on the Red River and most north Louisiana lakes this time of year.

Keys to North Louisiana lunker bass

April 15, 2017 at 7:00am