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Toledo Bend Bass Fishing

Cold!!!!!!

The Winter “Bass-O-Holic” The American Heritage Dictionary defines an idiot as, “a mentally deficient person; having the intelligence in the lowest measurable range; an imbecile; a blockhead.” My wife’s definition is slightly different. She says an idiot is …… (1) A person who will actually go fishing when the cold frigid Arctic air is cutting […]

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Helping Hands of Sabine County

             Helping Hands of Sabine County Youth Fishing Event Hurricane Ike postponed this event for a full month; however, it couldn’t put a damper on all the fun and excitement when the Helping Hands of Sabine County organization recently hosted the first of a number of youth fishing events on beautiful Toledo Bend Lake. […]

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January 2008

I hope all of you had a great Christmas and a wonderful New Years. Our Texas/Louisiana area offers many wonderful opportunities for the sportsperson, and if you are lucky enough to live in this area you are truly blessed. So What’s Happening – January 2008 Lake Conditions – As of January 2nd, 2008 the lake […]

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Big Bass

I know most of you think that the fishing has been pretty tough during the past month or so, but with the cooler nights and mild weather the fishing is definitely picking up. Yesterday (Thursday, October 11th) Richard Bolyard caught a bass that would make any angler green with envy. The massive bass weighed a […]

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Hybrid Bait

So What’s The Deal On These New “Hybrid” Lures? For as long as I can remember fishermen have been searching for that “magic bait”. The mystical lure that you could sneak out of the tacklebox when the going was really tough and it would produce tons of fish when other baits wouldn’t even get a […]

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Bass Fishing By The Light Of The Moon

Texas Bassin’ By The Light Of The Moon.. The topwater chugger landed with a noisy “splat” somewhere out in the darkness. My fishing partner paused for a moment, and then slowly started retrieving the lure. The bait made a noisy “bloop”, “bloop”, “bloop” across the surface of the water until it was about a foot […]

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The ”Yellow” Fish

   The World According to Carp The state’s love/hate relationship with this not-so-gentle giant stretches back to 1881 when the first hatchery was created in Austin. Someone once told me that the best way to cook common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) is by a technique known as planking. This works best with carp in the […]

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Should You Join A Bass Club

                                           Alex            Should You Join A Bass Club? OK, you are an average East-Texas fisherman, watch all of the available fishing shows on television, and wet a hook just about every chance you can (even if it does mean that the lawn won’t get mowed for awhile). Should you join a bass club? Is […]

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Strolling

  Mike Martin with 6-pounder taken on a spinnerbait                     The first time I got involved with “strolling” was at Toledo Bend. My fishing partner and I were trying to get a crappie or two for the skillet and “ol’ papermouth” wasn’t cooperating. The first two or three hours were slow, but then we started strolling and […]

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World-Record Bass

He may have released her, but his intentions were good. Now the question beckons: Will Mac Weakley be rewarded with a world record for this 25.1-pound largemouth bass he boated early Monday. That’s Mike Winn holding the Dixon Lake denizen. CARLSBAD, Calif. — “Chaos has broken out.” Well, what do you expect when you notify […]

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