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Iowa angler hooks up with 10.95-pounder at Toledo Bend

Launching from Big Bass Marina alone on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 12, Iowa’s Daniel  Schexnayder had to contend with lots of fog on Toledo Bend’s waters.

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December 16 at 11:34 am
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Mister Twister Poc’it Hawg Raiser

A Texas bass angler’s bid to get back to the Bassmaster Classic depended heavily on a soft-plastic creature bait that few, if any, others had in their arsenal when they fished the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on Nov. 6-8 on the Ouachita River.

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December 15 at 9:00 am
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Boat position key to post-front bass fishing

With ultra-clear and often eerily calm conditions, bluebird days mean spooky bass that’ll be even less tolerant than normal to intrusion.

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December 15 at 7:00 am
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Top post-front bass-fishing lures

Here’s a look at some of the dependable post-front bait options:

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December 15 at 7:00 am
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Youngsville angler lands 10-pound plus Toledo Bend bass

On the day after Thanksgiving, Dwight Blanchard was having a ‘Black Friday’ - but he wasn’t doing any bargain shopping at all.

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December 02 at 3:14 pm
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Many angler catches third Toledo Bend lunker

By Derek Mong’s figuring, the Tuesday of Thanksgiving week was the best day to be bass fishing on Toledo Bend.

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December 01 at 10:23 am
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Bluebird blues — Expert tips for bass fishing after a front

As the year draws to a close, you can count on weather fluctuations, compliments of cold air masses descending from the north.

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December 01 at 7:00 am
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Do released bass live to fight again?

Whether one loves it or hates it, a certain amount of catch-and-release fishing is here to stay. While fishermen have released some fish for a long time, the practice became high profile with the commercialization of black bass fishing through the founding of the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society by Ray Scott in 1967.

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December 01 at 7:00 am
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Westlake angler catches Toledo Bend 12-pounder

You don’t leave the landing everyday expecting to snare the bass of a lifetime, so you can forgive Brent Kegley for not being totally prepared for what he was about to experience last Friday at Toledo Bend. 

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November 20 at 9:25 am
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Bridge tactics to catch more bass

A bridge is what? The roadway/walkway, the pilings that support it and some kind of embankment, right?

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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Many angler weighs-in massive 40.45-pound five-fish stringer at Toledo Bend

Most bass anglers go their whole lives without catching a 10-pound fish, but George Herr accomplished the feat twice in a matter of just nine days.

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November 14 at 11:40 am
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Hackney lands 9-pound bass lodged on 12-inch sac-a-lait

Even when he’s not specifically targeting them, Greg Hackney just can’t seem to stop catching big bass.

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November 11 at 3:33 pm
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Black Lake yields 13.1-pound monster bass

Back in 2006, Ron Dyes hauled in a Black Lake record bass that tipped the scales at 13.5 pounds, and while the popular lake is known for quality bass, double-digit fish have been few and far between. 

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November 10 at 8:30 am
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Many angler scores on 10.92-pounder at Toledo Bend

It was all treats and no tricks for George Herr and his fishing buddy in what turned out to be a magical Halloween trip on Toledo Bend — and the only thing really scary was the hefty weight of their best five-fish stringer. 

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November 07 at 7:30 am
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Shreveport angler snares 10-plus pounder at Toledo Bend

Charlie Mitchell intended on doing a little deer hunting near Toledo Bend late last month, but the veteran angler ultimately decided to make a timely fishing trip — a decision that led to his largest bass ever. 

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November 05 at 3:05 pm
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Bridge busters —Fall bass-fishing tips for catching bass off bridges

The fall feeding frenzy is always an exciting time for bass anglers, as gluttonous green fish motivated by winter’s impending approach seem bent on testing their internal capacity.

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November 01 at 7:00 am
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