May 9, 2001 Toledo Bend Fishing Report Greg Crafts-Guide, Toledo Bend Guide Service and Lake Cottages 936.368.7151 Lake level: 171.1 Black Bass: Early, work a top water plug, buzz bait or spinner bait over grass close to deep water. As the sun gets up, work 14 to 16 ft creek channel points and bends with Texas or Carolina rigged soft plastics and crank baits. Watch for schooling bass chasing shad. Traps and shallow diving cranks working best when schooling. White Bass: Work the main lake river channel sand bars, road beds, sloughs and main lake points in 8 to 16 ft. of water. Slab spoons and Rinky Dink tail spinners working best. Watch for schooling activity. Bream bedding in 2 to 4 ft. of water. Crickets and worms working best.

Water Temp: 72