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Where to go on Black Bayou Reservoir

Black Bayou Reservoir (not to be confused with Black Bayou Lake near Monroe) is a 600-acre body of water located eight miles north of Bossier City near the town of Benton.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Tackle for Black Bayou black crappie

Weldon’s Black Bayou setup is four 12-foot Outlaw crappie poles with 12-pound high visibility Stren gold monofilament line.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Lake Maurepas is a big, little-known lake

Lake Maurepas is a big lake — actually the second-largest lake fully in Louisiana after its big brother Lake Pontchartrain, which lies immediately to the east of Maurepas.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Four seasons of Claiborne stripers

Persistent fishermen can catch striped bass on Lake Claiborne pretty much all year long. The four seasons of Claiborne stripers vary a little bit from traditional “seasons,” as Donny Hood outlined below.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Black on Black ­­— Tips for Black Bayou Reservoir’s black crappie

It was going to be a typical late-summer day — muggy with a high in the upper 90s. Normally, I would have stayed inside under the air conditioning, but on this particular morning I was off to Black Bayou Reservoir near Benton.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
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Storm's Arashi Rattling Square 3 and Square 5

After a day of prefishing in late May for a Bassmaster Open on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake, one of the tour’s up-and-coming bass pros was eager to talk about a crankbait he used on his way to finishing 14th this year in this year’s Bassmaster Classic.

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July 16 at 9:00 am
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What’s new? Baby VuDu!

The VuDu Shrimp baits have taken this area by storm, and tackle shops are having trouble keeping them on the shelves.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Tippets

For coastal fly anglers looking for alternatives to reds and trout, July brings a variety of pelagic species to inshore waters.

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July 15 at 7:00 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
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ALBC hosts Youth Fishing Tournament June 7 on Henderson Lake

The Association of Louisiana Bass Clubs Youth Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, June 7 out of Cypress Cove Landing at Henderson Lake.

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June 02 at 7:35 pm
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When the water’s right — Bream-fishing tactics for the Atchafalaya Basin

Hunched over my computer, deep in thought, I was interrupted by one of the young men from the engineering department. Michael Broussard is an avid sac-a-lait fisherman who also chases chinquapins, bluegills and goggle eyes during the summer.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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How to Rig a Sliding Cork

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This is the method we used while fishing Toledo Bend for Crappie. Watch Stephen Johnston and he will show you how to rig your line.

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May 08 at 6:00 pm
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Texas anglers take two big bass at Toledo Bend

Two Lone Star State anglers landed bass as big as Texas at Toledo Bend last month.

Here’s a recap on how they caught their lunkers. 

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May 07 at 3:16 pm
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Toledo Crappie

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Toledo Bend Reservoir is better known for its trophy bass fishing, but with a hungry stomach we went chasing crappie for an epic fish fry. Capt. Stephen Johnston co-hosts this episode of Sportsman TV to show us just how good the summer time crappie fishing can be on Toledo. 

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April 24 at 6:00 pm
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Toledo Bend summertime crappie tips

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

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April 23 at 1:39 pm
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Jig-making tips for crappie

Murphy Royer makes his own jigs from scratch.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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