What happens when angler Sontus Mitchell and big bass are both on the prowl in December on Caney Lake? Let’s just say it’s a merry Christmas for the fisherman — but the fish probably feel more like the Grinch. […]
Benson Bagwell doesn’t have much time for crappie fishing. But he is right in the middle of the action.
From his fancy Ranger fishing rig to a nice collection of fishing gear, Jeff Glover was all decked out and ready to go for largemouth bass.
That’s what you’d expect from an angler who has a camp on Caney Lake, which is widely recognized for its lunker bass — including the long-standing state record.
Saturday, Jan. 23 brought news of a historic blizzard hammering the Northeast U.S.
Forecasts even called for a bit of snow with cold and windy conditions for North Louisiana — meaning most rational-thinking folks were likely putting another log on the fire and hunkering down in less hostile conditions.
Setting the hook is pretty much the moment of truth when you get a bite: Either you miss the opportunity and wind up empty-handed, or feel that exhilarating tug in response and know you have a fish on the line.
Micah McClain’s hookset Monday on the north end of Caney Lake was epic in lots of ways – and so was the fish he ultimately reeled in that afternoon around 2 p.m.
Just a week removed from the frigid conditions on Lake Hartwell and his first-ever Bassmaster Classic appearance, Brett Pruett felt right at home on Caney Lake Saturday when he reeled in the biggest bass of his life.
It began six or seven years ago when guys attending a Sunday School class at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston mapped out plans for a fishing trip to Caney Lake, a trip that has become an annual event and has expanded to include friends.