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Dog Days of Summer

What’s the secret of catching bass in the summer when it’s so hot, even the dog doesn’t want to go out? Slow down the presentation: Texas angler Brad Reid recently shared a couple of secrets...

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New Hunting and Fishing Licenses

New hunting and fishing licenses go on sale on Aug. 15. Last year’s license will expire Aug. 31. If you plan to be in the field when the 2018-19 dove season opens in most of the state on Sept. 1,...

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2017-2018 Toledo Bend Lunkers

The Toledo Bend Lake Association's Lunker Bass Program as of 8/3/18, has 13 lunkers entered into the program for the May 2018 - May 2019 year! Pictured is Richard Wilson of Leesville, LA with the biggest fish...

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Toledo Bend ranked 4th best bass lake in Central Region

Toledo Bend Lake captured fourth best lake to fish in the Central Region of the U.S. according to BASSMASTER. The process to create the rankings takes about three months to complete. Data is received from...

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Jerk Bait or Worm?

How many can remember back to when the plastic worm made it’s first appearance on the bass fishing scene? Several of the major retailers I frequented put pint size containers out on a long table, each...

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Bass Tournament Results ...

July 24, 2018 - Toledo Tuesday Shootout1st Place Chance Vicknair 8.51 lbs.2nd Place Dwayne Hart 3.14 lbs.Big Bass Chance Vicknair 3.41 lbs. July 14, 2018 - Tackle Box Open Shootout1st Place 25.26 lbs Jacob...

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Biggest Lunker Caught in Over 2 Years!

The Toledo Bend Lake Association's Lunker Bass Program as of 6/29/18, has 10 lunkers entered into the program for the May 2018 - May 2019 year. Pictured is Mike Carriere of Church Point, LA with the biggest...

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Apply for Drawn Hunts

The first application deadlines are August 1. Application deadlines are on the 1st and 15th of each month. Drawings are usually held the following business day. E-Postcard Hunts and US Forest Service...

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Tips to help your fish and yourself in good health

You don’t need someone to tell you it’s hot out there, especially sitting in a boat with no shade. The following are some tips to help keep you and your fish alive during a fishing tournament,...

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45 Lunker Replicas Received

The Toledo Bend Lake Association (TBLA) awarded 45 lunker bass replicas to anglers at the Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash at Cypress Bend Park on Sunday, May 20th. Dinah Medine, coordinator of the TBLA Lunker...

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TBLA Fingerling Stocking Set for June 6

The Toledo Bend Lake Association (TBLA) has purchased 50,000 Florida bass fingerlings that will be released on June 6th. The TBLA Fingerling Release is scheduled for Wednesday June 6th from 8 am-12 pm at...

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Hamilton and Long Win First Place

Glen Hamilton and John Long took first place honors in the World’s Oldest Open Bass Fishing Tournament held on Toledo Bend Reservoir. The Tournament was held April 28-29. This bass tournament is...

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Toledo Bend Bass Club captured the 2018 Association of Louisiana Bass Club's 47th Best Six Club Championship

The winning club finished the two-day competition with an 18-bass sack weighing 59.90 pounds to earn themselves a $4,000 paycheck. Bussey Reservoir finished second with an 18-fish sack weighing 57.65 pounds...

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Campise & Langele Jr. Win over $20,000 with 24.20 lbs

Clark & Rambo win AOY for the 3rd time 1 JAMES CAMPISE ORANGE , TX OSCAR LANGELE JR ORANGE , TX 5 8.67 24.20 $20000.00 + Lowrance Bonus 2 LOGAN SHERRER KARNACK , TX RYAN LAVIGNE GONZALES , LA 5 8.43...

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Duo Wins BIg at Despino's Bass Tournament

Over $50,000 in cash and prizes was given away at the 2018 Despino's Tire Bass Tournament held on April 14th at San Miguel Park. Clay and Brett Blaisdel were the big winners, bringing in a whopping 24.03 lbs...

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Freeman Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division Tournament

ZWOLLE, La. (April 23, 2018) – Boater Glen Freeman of Zwolle, caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 12 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Cowboy Division event on...

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Thirty-three lunkers registered in the 2017-18

Toledo Bend Lake Association (TBLA) will once again be awarding replicas to anglers at the "Big Bass Splash" at Cypress Bend Park on May 20, 2018. As of March 29, 2018, 33 lunkers have been registered in the...

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A Lunker, a Limit, and a Little Magic at the BASS Nation Tournament on Toledo Bend

Bob Blumstein of Illinois closed the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Central Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors with a 5-bass limit that weighed 16-7 lbs, giving him a 3 day total of 59-2 lbs,...

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Turkey Time in Texas

Rio Grande turkey has a bag limit of 4 birds, and the general seasons are:South Zone: 3/17 - 4/29North Zone: 3/31 - 5/13Special 1 Turkey Bag Limit (10 counties): 4/1 - 4/30Check county listings for special bag...

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Louisiana Claims Team Title In B.A.S.S. Nation Regional Bass Championship on Toledo Bend

The Bayou State squad, which is composed of 10 boaters and 10 nonboaters, caught 135 bass over two days for a cumulative weight of 379 pounds, 2 ounces. Second place Team Arkansas finished second overall with...

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