Once named the #1 bass lake in the nation by Bassmaster Magazine for a historic 2 years in a row; 2015-2016 and 2016-2017, Toledo Bend Lake continues to be a top-ranked lake.
The current bass lake record for Toledo Bend is 15.33 pounds and Toledo Bend has had 139 lunkers (over 10lbs) caught in a single year. In fact, to promote and enhance the fantastic fishing that you’ll find on “The Bend”, the Toledo Bend Lake Association offers a lunker bass program designed to capture your moment and return trophy fish back to the wild.
With great fishing and well designed facilities, Toledo Bend attracts approximately 100 large regional and national fishing tournaments every year. Toledo Bend's record bass tournament weight is 40.45 lbs. Cypress Bend, Big Bass Marina, and San Miguel parks host fishing tournaments each year for both amateurs and pros alike. Be sure to view our tournament schedule and come join in on the fun. While bass fishing is by far the most popular activity on Toledo Bend, anglers will also find other species such as crappie, bream, carp, buffalo, white bass, striped bass and catfish in abundance.