BLACK BAYOU — Fishing in general is slow. A few bream have been caught on crickets and worms, an occasional bass is hitting soft plastics while crappie are hard to find. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole at 323.8707.
CANEY LAKE — Best bass fishing involves looking for schooling fish and tossing a shad imitation topwater lure. Some bigger fish are being caught from midnight to daylight on slow-rolled dark spinner baits and big dark plastic worms. Crappie are slow with a few picked up around the deep tops. Some chinquapins are still biting worms and crickets fished on the bottom in 8 foot water. A good may catfish are being caught on trotlines baited with a variety of baits. For more information, call the Honey Hole at 323.8707.
CHENIERE LAKE — Bass fishing is fair with best catches made early mornings on topwaters and buzz baits. A few are hitting Wobbleheads later in the day. Bream are slow to fair and the crappie are scattered and slow. Call the Honey Hole at 323.8707 for more information.
LAKE CLAIBORNE — Catfishing has been good fishing trotlines or rods and reels using cold worms. Some small to average sized bass have been caught on plastic worms and spinners early mornings. Bream fishing has been fair. Crappie are slow. Some stripers are schooling off and on with best catches made at night fishing under the lights on shad imitation lures. For latest information, call Tim Lofton at Kel’s Cove at 927.2264.
LAKE D’ARBONNE — Everything has slowed down quite a bit except for bream and catfish. Lots are still being caught off the banks on cold worms and crickets. A few crappie have been caught fishing shiners and jigs around deep brush in 15-20 foot water. Bass fishing is best early and late on topwater lures and on deep diving crank baits along the channel edges. Big plastic worms and spinners are picking up a few fish at night.. For latest information, call Anderson’s Sport Center at 368.9669.
OUACHITA RIVER — Bass continue to school in the river but most are running rather small. Shad imitation topwaters are picking up a few fish. Crappie have slowed down a lot with scattered catches made in the bayou on hair jigs. Bream are fair. For current information, call the Honey Hole at 323.8707.
LAKE POVERTY POINT — Bream and catfish are fair this week while the crappie and bass are very slow. For latest reports, call Poverty Point Marina at 878.0101.
LAKE ST. JOHN — Bass fishing has been fair to good early mornings on topwater lures. Crappie, bream and catfish are rather slow. Call Doug Miller or Ken Mahoney at (757.0013) for latest reports and fishing conditions.
LAKE YUCATAN — The boat launch at Surplus City Landing is open and there is bait available. A few big crappie have been caught this week on jigs and shiners. For latest information, call James Lachney at 498.1038.