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Toledo Bend ranked 4th best bass lake in Central Region

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Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at: tomdoglover29@aol.com




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 state fisheries agencies across the U.S. This information is coupled with catch data collected from dozens of tournament organizations across the country for the past 12 months. After the numbers are crunched, a blue-ribbon panel from the bass fishing industry debates the strength of the lakes, then settle on final rankings.


Central Region standings:
1. Sam Rayburn
2. Mille Lacs, Minnesota
3. Falcon Lake
4. Toledo Bend
5. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
6. Lake Conroe
7. Lake Lyndon
8. Lake LBJ
9. Lake of the Pines, Arkansas
10. Millwood Lake, Arkansas
11. Ray Roberst
12. Palestine
13. Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, Oklahoma
14. Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
15. Lake Dardanelle, Arkansas
16. Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas
17. Caddo Lake, (Texas/Louisiana)
18. Newton Lake, Illinois
19. Lake Ouachita, Arkansas
20. Lake Oahe, South Dakota
21. Belton Lake
22. Table Rock Lake, (Missouri/Arkansas)
23. Lake Chicot, Arkansas
24. Lake Texoma (Texas/Oklahoma)
25. Lake Fork


Check www.bassmaster.com/news/2018s-best-bass-lakes-revealed for a complete list of the lakes.


 




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Toledo Bend Lake Weather Forecast

Monday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 93

Monday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 73

Tuesday

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 92

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 70

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 94

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 70

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 95

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 71


Toledo Bend Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/21: 168.35 (-3.65)



Toledo Bend Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 15)

Water stained; 86–90 degrees; 3.46’ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon and plum soft plastic worms early and late, and on topwaters among schooling fish. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs. White bass are good on pet spoons and Charlie slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush in 20–25 feet. Bream are excellent on crickets and nightcrawlers off docks. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.