Fishing Report

BLACK BAYOU –Bream are bedded and biting crickets and worms around the trees. Crappie are around the trees and are fair on shiners and jigs. Bass are fair on spinners, Chatter baits and crank baits Contact Honey Hole Tackle Shop 323-8707 for latest information.

BUSSEY BRAKE – Bass have about done spawning and have moved off the banks. Best lures are creature baits. Some big crappie are being caught on the flats on shiners and jigs. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole at 323-8707.

OUACHITA RIVER – The water is still high. Bream are beginning to bed in the backwaters. Bass are fair in the backwater on spinners; no report on crappie. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323-8707.

LAKE D’ARBONNE – Crappie are good with most having completed the spawn and they have moved out of the shallows on the flats and are hitting shiners and jigs fished 6-8 feet deep in 12-14 foot water. Some bass are still spawning in the shallows with soft plastics and creature baits picking up some nice fish with the frog bite just beginning. Bream are on the beds and taking crickets or worms. Catfishing is improving fishing cold worms off the banks. For latest information, call Anderson Sport Center at 368-9669 or Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323-8707.

LAKE CLAIBORNE –Crappie are starting to move out to 12 foot water and are hitting mostly shiners. Bass are best fishing Carolina rigs, spinners and jerk baits around the docks. Stripers are beginning to school and hitting shad imitation lures. Bream are on the beds and worms and crickets are working on them. Catfishing has been good on night crawlers fished on noodles with some nice fish to 12-14 pounds caught. For latest information, call Kel’s Cove at 927-2264 or Terzia Tackle at 278-4498.

CANEY LAKE – Big chinquapins are on the beds and some real good fish are being caught on small crawfish, worms and crickets. Some bass are still on the beds while most have moved out to secondary points. Wacky Worms, Sinko, Bandits and spinners are taking the most fish. Crappie are best fishing jigs or shiners around submerged tops in 12 foot water. For information contact Caney Lake Landing at 259-6649, Hooks Marina at 249-2347, Terzia Tackle at 278-4498 or the Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323-8707.

LAKE POVERTY POINT – Catfishing is good and the bream are on the beds. Crappie and bass are fair. For latest reports, call Poverty Point Marina at 318/878-0101.

LAKE YUCATAN – The water is rising again and the road is under water to the landing. No fishing reports this week. For information, call Surplus City Landing at 318/467-2259.

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