BLACK BAYOU — Bream fishing is fair with a few still caught on crickets and worms. Bass are slow to fair on floating lizards and Wobbleheads around the grass. Crappie are scattered and slow. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole at 323-8707.
CANEY LAKE — Some bass are schooling and hitting topwater lures when they're up top. Bigger bass to 9 pounds are being caught at night on 11 inch dark plastic worms and the Biffle Bug. Chinquapins are still biting cold worms on the bottom on the 8 foot flats. Crappie fishing has slowed with a few caught around deep tops on shiners or jigs. Catfishing is good on trotlines or noodles baited with a variety of baits. For more information, call the Honey Hole at 323-8707.
CHENIERE LAKE — Scattered catches of bream and crappie are being made around the trees on Beetle Spins and Road Runners. Bass are fair on Wobbleheads. Call the Honey Hole at 323-8707 for more information.
LAKE CLAIBORNE — Bream and crappie fishing has both slowed down this week. Quite a few catfish are being caught on trotlines, drifting baits under jugs or noodles and also tight lining night crawlers. Bass are fair with a few nice ones to 7 pounds caught on spinner baits. Bass are also hitting dark soft plastics around the lights at night. The stripers have been schooling but action slowed due to heavy boat traffic over the weekend. For latest information, call Tim Lofton at Kel's Cove at 927-2264.
LAKE D'ARBONNE — The bream and catfish continue to be the hottest tickets fishing off the banks using cold worms and crickets. Crappie have moved to the deep sloughs and have been rather hard to locate. Some bass are being caught at night on dark spinners and worms while schooling fish are fair on topwater shad imitations. Wobbleheads are picking up some fish around the grass. For latest information, call Anderson's Sport Center at 318-368-9669.
OUACHITA RIVER — The river is in a yo-yo pattern with a slight rise followed by a slight fall and then another rise. Best crappie fishing is in the bayou and river lakes on shiners or jigs. Some bass are chasing shad on top in the river and hitting shad imitation lures. For current information, call the Honey Hole at 323-8707.
LAKE POVERTY POINT — Bream and crappie have slowed down this week and catfishing is fair. Some bass to 7 ½ pounds have been caught on soft plastics. For latest reports, call Poverty Point Marina at 318-878-0101.
LAKE ST. JOHN — Bass fishing has been fair early mornings on topwater lures. All other species are rather slow. Call Doug Miller or Ken Mahoney at (318-757-0013) for latest reports and fishing conditions.
LAKE YUCATAN — Good news and bad news; Surplus City is now open for business. However, the river is rising and will keep good fishing at bay until it settles down. For latest information, call James Lachney at 318-498-1038.