FOR THE WEEK: Nov. 19, 2023
BLACK BAYOU – No report. Water is low. Contact Honey Hole Tackle Shop 323-8707 for latest information.
BUSSEY BRAKE – The big bass continue to be caught flipping jigs around the brush. Crappie are fair and running big around brush. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole at 323-8707.
OUACHITA RIVER – Water level is low. Crappie have been best fishing jigs or shiners around submerged tops in the river. Bass are best in the cuts on shad imitation lures. For latest information, contact the Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323-8707.
LAKE D’ARBONNE – Crappie fishing has been quite good on the flats fishing 8 feet deep in 12-14 foot water with jigs or shiners. Bass are moving to the secondary points and swim baits and soft plastics are picking up some nice fish. Catfish continue to be caught fishing cold worms and night crawlers off the banks. For latest information, call Anderson Sport Center at 368-9669 or Honey Hole Tackle Shop at 323-8707.
LAKE CLAIBORNE – The lake is down some seven feet as the result of the drawdown. Bass fishing has best fishing along the banks in shallow water with square bill crank baits working well. Crappie are best around deep brush and they should be soon moving to the deeper water out from the dam. No report on stripers this week. Boats can still be launched at the State Park launch.. For latest information, call Kel’s Cove at 927-2264 or Terzia Tackle at 278-4498.
CANEY LAKE – Bass are starting to move deeper and will soon be set up just out from the spillway where jigs and spoons will start producing. Crappie have been best around the deeper tops on shiners or jigs and they will also be headed for deeper water out from the dam as temperatures drop. 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 has been good. Crappie fishing has improved on the south end of the lake; fair around the boat slips. Bass are fair. For latest reports, call Poverty Point Marina at 318/878-0101. For information, call Surplus City Landing at 318/467-2259.
LAKE YUCATAN – The water is low and fishing is quite slow this week. A few slab crappie have been caught. For information, call Surplus City Landing at 318/467-2259.