Handling big bass after the catch

 


Handling big bass after the catch

Handling a big bass the wrong way can injure the fish, maybe even lead to the eventual killing of the fish. Look what TPWD fishery biologist recommend.


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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: [email protected]

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Toledo Bend Lake Weather Forecast

Saturday

Increasing Clouds

Hi: 62

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 40

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 68

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 48

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 69

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 54

Tuesday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 70

Tuesday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 53


Toledo Bend Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 2/4: 170.85 (-1.15)



Toledo Bend Lake

Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 1)

FAIR. Water stained; 52 degrees; 2.00 feet below pool. The water level is 170.09 with both generators running 24 hours a day. Water temperature at the Dam is 52 degrees. The back feeder creeks are muddy and flowing. The northern side of the main lake is stained but clear on the south side. The weather has been cold and raining all week, so there are few reports. The fish should get back on schedule next week with warming temperatures and clearing water. Bass are shallow out to six feet of water searching out cleaner water to feed. Top producing baits are bladed swim jigs, spinnerbaits, rattling flat sided crankbaits, and buzz baits. Top colors will be black, black/blue, red/orange, and white/chartreuse. The water warmed a little this week, so

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