Where to find the fish:
BLACK BAYOU — Bream fishing has been good around the trees on crickets and worms. Bass are fair fishing around shallow grass with spinners or jigs. Crappie are scattered and slow. Contact the Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323.8707 for latest information.
CANEY LAKE — The bass are schooling early mornings with topwater lures taking some fish when they’re up top with smoke grubs and tail spinners working best when they’re submerged. Some bigger fish are being caught on soft plastics fished on deeper points. Crappie fishing has been fair fishing the deep tops with shiners working best. Bream fishing is good on crickets and worms. For latest information contact Brown’s Landing at 259.6649, Hooks Marina at 249.2347 or the Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323.8707.
OUACHITA RIVER — Bass fishing has been best in the river lakes on lizards, speed craw, Brush Hogs and 10 inch worms. Crappie are in river lakes and the channel fishing jigs 8-10 feet deep in 15 foot water. Critter Glitter and Gum Drop jigs are working well. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323.8707.
CHENIERE LAKE — The lake is down with road work going on which is limiting access to the lake. Contact the Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323.8707 for latest information.
LAKE D’ARBONNE — Best reports are that lots of bream and catfish are being caught with best catches being made below the spillway on worms and crickets. The bass are around the grass around the sloughs and hitting grape-red soft plastics, Bandit crank baits and Rat-L-Traps. Crappie are around channel edges in the sloughs and creeks and hitting jigs fished 8-9 feet deep in 10-14 foot water. The Penny Back. Crystal Shad and Blue Grass jigs have been producing best. For latest reports, call Anderson’s Sport Center at 368.9669 or Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323.8707.
LAKE CLAIBORNE — Bass fishing has been best at night with some up to 4 pounds caught on soft plastics and dark spinners. Crappie are fair fishing jigs 12-15 feet deep around submerged tops sitting in 20 foot water. Bream have been good on worms and crickets. Catfishing has been good on noodles and trotlines using blood bait or chicken livers. fair to good on crank baits, topwaters and soft plastics. Some stripers are being caught around the lights at night on Rogues and spoons. For latest information, call Tim Lofton at Kel’s Cove at 927.2264.
LAKE POVERTY POINT — Catfishing has been good on cut shad. Bream and bass are fair to god while crappie are slow. For latest reports, call Poverty Point Marina at 318.878.0101.
LAKE ST. JOHN — Bass are fair early mornings on topwaters with soft plastics working later. Catfish, bream and crappie are slow. For latest information contact Ken Mahoney at (318.757.0013).
LAKE YUCATAN — The water is expecting a slight rise. Crappie fishing has been good with some big fish caught. Bass have been good as well. For latest information, call Surplus City Landing at 318.467.2259.
LAKE BRUIN — No report. For latest information, call Colby or Seth at 318.766.0075.