If summertime bass fishing like it has been extends very long into September, chances are good I will have all spinning rods on the deck of my bass boat until there is a definitive cool snap to chill the waters at Toledo Bend.
Dams on two Vernon Parish lakes are in danger of breaching because of heavy rains dumped on the region by the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, the Vernon Parish sheriff announced late yesterday.
“DOTD will continue to monitor both lake situations, both dams,” Sheriff Sam Craft said of Lake Vernon and Anacoco Lake. “This is only the possibility of a breach. This situation has occurred due to all the volume of rain, from the rising of the water and the pressure on the dams.”
Remember that schoolin’ bass bonanza we enjoyed last summer on Toledo Bend? The long stretch of weeks when 2- to 4-pounders consistently came up and stayed up feeding voraciously on shad, pleasantly reminiscent of those heydays in the 1980s?
A dispute over a public fishing hole escalated Monday on Toledo Bend, leaving one angler with a ticket and another angler who allegedly pulled a firearm booked into the Sabine Parish Correctional Center, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.