Freshwater Fishing

Toledo Bend still producing bream

Lyle Soileau nosed his party barge into a little cove on the Texas side of Toledo Bend and cut the motor while his wife Lynn eased an anchor into the water. In front of the boat, the bottom of the lake seemed to glow from the bare sand.

But the bottom was pockmarked with little indentations. And those little holes is why the Soileaus were there.

“If you find chicken pocks, you’ll find the bream,” Lyle Soileau said. […]