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Toledo Bend Reservoir Fishing

Largemouth Bass fishing in Texas is great at Toledo Bend. If the Largemouth isn’t biting then sunfish, also known as Perch, is another excellent option for anglers. Perch are especially great for introducing children to the sport of fishing.
  • Known For

    Toledo Bend is located in the beautiful Sabine National Forest and about an hour and 40 minutes from Nacogdoches, TX. So if you are looking for a fishing spot near Nacodogches this lake is a pretty good option.

    Toledo Bend is also known for producing huge Sunfish. Spring and summer with small jigs or crickets cast into the spawning beds are a great place to start.

  • Fishing Licenses and Regulations

    Toledo Bend Reservoir is a border lake on the states of Texas and Louisiana. For this particular lake as long as you have a resident or non-resident fishing license from either state you can fish the reservoir.

    Bag limits and size requirements will depend on the species of fish.

  • Types of Fishing

    When you book a trip with a guide service on Toledo Bend Reservoir it’s best to trust your fishing guide and their knowledge of where the fish are located and what they are biting. So don’t be afraid to try a new technique or new method then you’re used to. Fishing guides and charters are there to give you the best experience possible and are often fantastic teachers to any skill level of angler.

  • Best Seasons to Fish

    Fishing trips for bass are at their best during the months of fall and spring. If you know the right fishing spot and don’t mind the colder weather, you can find some big bass in the winter. Fishing for Crappie is excellent during the spring, near the cover and structured areas in the shallow fishing spots.


How do you catch crappie in Toledo Bend?

Timing and location is everything for catching Crappie. Springtime is best for crappie, fish the shallows and look for coverage. Use a small-medium size jig along the edges of brush,cover and shadows. In the colder months you will need to fish slower and in deeper waters.

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