Toledo Bend Lake Fishing Records

Note: These are records as maintained by Texas Parks & Wildlife. Louisiana's records are maintained by the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association - they are not maintained by lake. We have extracted the Louisiana Records from their tables of information.

Texas/Toledo Bend Rod & Reel

Species
Weight
Length
Date
Angler
Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 15.32 28.00 Jul 3, 2000 Eric Weems jig/crawworm 
Bass, Palmetto (Striped X White) 15.81 32.50 May 25, 1987 Johnny Pritchett  
Bass, Spotted 3.4 16.25 Feb 7, 2009 Larry Upshaw  
Bass, Striped 33.22 41.00 Feb 8, 1980 James Kent Jr  
Bass, White 4.40 20.0 Jun 19, 2010 Lisle Brook dd22
Bass, White X Yellow 0.22 7.75 May 17, 2001 Billy Autery Fly Rod,  
Bass, Yellow 1.66 14.20 Jun 24, 2009 Carl Gantt Shiner
Bluegill 0.86 10.50 Apr 30, 2007 Robert Kinberger plastic grub 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 78.00 46.00 Jun 23, 1992 Travis Thornton  
Carp, Grass 53.50 49.00 Aug 2, 2006 Tontie Pennock jig 
Catfish, Blue 67.0 50.0 Feb 23, 2009 Bill Ritzell  
Catfish, Channel 7.94 25.0 Apr 25, 2009 Clint walker Senko
Catfish, Flathead 71.00 65.75 Jun 22, 1985 Earl Hudson  
Crappie, Black 3.69 17.75 Jan 17, 1985 Fritz Gowan  
Crappie, White 2.88 17.25 Mar 13, 1998 Geneva Daniels minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 31.50 30.00 Mar 3, 1995 Freddie Keel  
Pickerel, Redfin 0.66 13.0 Feb 10, 2009 Bill Ritzell Zoom 6" lizard
Sunfish, Longear 0.33 7.63 Jun 5, 2002 Kenneth Thyssen Fly Rod, black ant 
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 0.75 9.25 Jul 5, 2010 Gage Shepherd Cricket
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.88 9.75 Jul 4, 2010 Gage Shepherd Cricket 
Sunfish, Redear 0.80 10.50 Sep 5, 2008 Robert Prejean  
Warmouth 1.09 11.00 Apr 14, 1995 William Tawney  

Texas/Toledo Bend Fly Fishing

Species
Weight
Length
Date
Angler
Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 1.88 15.75 Jun 8, 2000 William Heugel bass bug 
Bass, Striped 10.62 30.50 Jul 13, 1998 Trent Tatum  
Bass, White X Yellow 0.22 7.75 May 17, 2001 Billy Autery  
Bluegill 0.34 8.00 May 17, 2001 Billy Autery yellow wooly 
Catfish, Channel 0.58 13.00 May 17, 2001 Billy Autery black stone fly 
Crappie, Black 1.40 13.38 Jun 5, 2002 Kenneth Thyssen deep clouser 
Sunfish, Longear 0.33 7.63 Jun 5, 2002 Kenneth Thyssen black ant 
Sunfish, Redear 0.23 7.00 Jun 5, 2002 Kenneth Thyssen killer bee 

Texas/Toledo Bend Bow Fishing

Species
Weight
Length
Date
Angler
Buffalo, Bigmouth 66.50 41.50 Jun 15, 2009 Sam Bible
Buffalo, Smallmouth 84.76 47.00 Sep 9, 2006 Miles McDaniel
Carp, Common 26.81 35.0 Jul 26, 2009 Steven Sallee
Carp, Grass 51.25 43.25 Jul 12, 1997 Darrell Curry
Drum, Freshwater 17.80 30.75 Jun 14, 2003 Darrell Lee
Gar, Alligator 181.0 95.0 Jul 27, 2009 Michael Hughes

Texas/Toledo Bend Junior Angler Records

Species
Weight
Length
Date
Angler
Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 11.48 26.00 Mar 6, 2007 Dylan Lyons Rabbit tail Ficker Flash 
Bass, White 2.24 17.25 May 12, 2008 Dylan Lyons spoon
Bass, Yellow 0.82 11.75 Nov 25, 2007 Dylan Lyons drop shot
Bluegill 0.85 9.50 Apr 10, 2006 Kevin Johnson live cricket 
           
           
Crappie, Black 1.94 15.00 Feb 28, 2008 Dylan Lyons Road Runner
Crappie, White 2.02 16.25 Aug 18, 2007 Nicholas Hirsch minnow 
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 0.75 9.25 Jul 5, 2010 Gage Shepherd Cricket
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.88 9.75 Jul 4, 2010 Gage Shepherd Cricket 
Warmouth 0.68 8,75 May 21, 2010 Holly Berry  


Louisiana

Species
Weight
Date
Angler
Bass, Hybrid Striped 15.21 May, 1992 Tadd R. Jennings
Bass, Striped 47.50 August, 1991 James L. Taylor
Bowfin (Choupique) 20.50 April, 1976 Brian Fant
Crappie, Black 3.55 Mar 18, 2003 Jodie E. Crouch, Jr.
Crappie, white 3.16 April, 2009 Kirk Bellard
Drum, Freshwater 23.18 Feb 18, 2002 Dallas Cole

SOURCE: Texas Parks & Wildlife and Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association

Last updated: 2010-08-05