Freshwater Fishing

Black Bayou Lake

The fishing report on Black Bayou Lake north of Monroe was simple just two months ago: No Fishing. The 2,000 acre lake was closed due to catastrophic flooding in the entire region. But as water levels drop and fishing at the lake becomes more normal, it’s just in time for one of the lake’s premier bites — big bream. […]

BassMasters Classic

Consistent weather needed for Bayou Black

There’s a reason most of the local bass tournament circuits kick off their seasons at Bayou Black during January and February. If the fish haven’t already spawned by the end of January, at least they’re getting ready to spawn. This early activity and fast warming water means anglers can more easily put fish in the box. […]