Toledo Bend Fishing Report

Aug 17, 2022
FAIR. Water stained; 78-80 degrees; 4.27 feet low. The water level is 167.7 with no generators running. Water temperature at the Dam is 78-80 degrees with surface temperature around 80. The back feeder creeks are clear, and the main lake is clear with no rain this week. Black bass have been caught on creature baits, 10-inch worms on Carolina or Texas rig. Best colors are black/red, chartreuse/pepper, and tequila sunrise. Black Bass in the creeks, using a square bill crankbait and trap in shad colors in chrome with a black or blue back during the last two hours in the evening. Fly casters are having success with three inch hollow body flies in shad/white and chartreuse/white. Find the bait balls and you will find the bass. Get on them quick and catch a few and keep moving. Crappie are still hit-or-miss on jigs and minnows. Perch and crappie are in brush piles on the river channel. Stay hydrated by freezing your water bottles to take on your adventure. Play it safe on the water, always inform your loved ones or a friend of your expected return time to port or home. Good luck and tightlines! Report from Captain Steve (Scooby) Stubbe, Mudfish Adventures LLC, Mudfish Rod Shop, Kayak Sales, Fishing Guide Service & Rod Repair.

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