March 2016

Toledo Bend anglers weigh in 35-pound stringer

Andy Crawford for Louisiana Sportman

Team's 10-fish stringer averaged more than 5 pounds per bass

When Acadiana Bass Club members Eric Arnold and Brannon Mire weighed-in Saturday for the first day of their club's two-day tournament, they were five fish short of their two-man limit. Their total was only about 15 pounds, leaving them a whopping 14-pounds out of the lead.

TBLA’s Lunker Bass Program Sets New Record

TBLA’s Lunker Bass Program Sets New Record for The Number One B.A.S.S. Fishing Lake in the Nation
by Pamela R. Toliver

Smith: 'The Bend' builds on its stellar reputation

Longview News Journal

Each year, Bassmaster magazine publishes the top 100 lakes in the country issue. The 2015 winner was our special lake, Toledo Bend.

The magazine uses data collected from readers, online voting, as well as tournament/wildlife agency data organized and put together by a panel of judges.