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Target cypress trees for big Caddo Lake bass

Nick LeBrun travels the country fishing bass tournaments, but when he returns home to Bossier City this time of year and has a few spare minutes, he knows exactly where he will point his big Skeeter bass boat: Caddo Lake.

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June 20 at 10:20 am
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Chunk and wind only?

Generally speaking, a buzzbait is a “chunk and wind” lure. You throw it out and reel it in just fast enough to keep it on the surface. Taylor has also had success in retrieving the lure in a jerking motion. If the fish are a bit sluggish, that sometimes triggers a strike better than a straight retrieve.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
215 Views

Gear “Taylored” for the buzz blitz

Dale Taylor knows exactly what he wants in his hands when he starts buzzing big bass. He starts with a seven foot Abu Garcia Veritas medium action rod matched out with a Lew’s 6.5:1 baitcaster.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
290 Views

Big bass in June?

No question about it, largemouth bass are bigger in the springtime, especially the females which are chocked full of eggs before the spawn. But big bass bite in the summer, too. And they are no lightweights.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
244 Views

Slow up for the blow up

Frog fishing, like all topwater tactics, rewards diligent casting with that pulse-pounding surface assault. Whether it’s a walking frog or a popper, we watch that steady motion like a birddog on point, hoping with clinched jaw and held breath that the next movement of that plastic nose will detonate the explosive charge.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
261 Views

Toledo Bend post-spawn shallow bite still hot

Mention post-spawn bass fishing at a tournament club meeting and you can watch frowns materialize on many faces.

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June 05 at 4:23 pm
5229 Views

Take on the Louisiana Bass Trail

Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, the Louisiana Office of Tourism and Louisiana Office of State Parks announce the launch of the Louisiana Bass Trail, an effort bringing together seven lakes at eight state parks. Louisiana’s bass fishing is known internationally and has received many distinctions.

The Louisiana Bass Trail highlights these fishing opportunities, encouraging visitors to fish more than one.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
2149 Views

Catch ‘da’ buzz! Summertime topwater fishing

Dale Taylor has been fishing for largemouth bass for close to 60 years. He has probably put his hands on as many big bass as any other fisherman in his part of the state. Why? Not only does he catch big bass on a consistent basis, he also directs several big bass tournaments.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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