Toledo Bend Lake Assoc July Meeting and News
TBLA's July Meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 5th at The Lodge in San Miguel State Park. Hot dogs and all the condiments to dress them with will be provided as the entrée. Please bring your favorite dish or a dessert to complement the entree.
In other fishing news: “Toledo Bend Battle” Bassmaster Elite Tournament – Ninety nine Elite pros launched at Cypress Bend Park on Thursday morning June 7th to begin their quest for the $100,000 top prize and a place in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake, Oklahoma. After three days of competition on the Bend, the field was narrowed to 12 competitors for the final battle on Sunday. Toledo Bend showed them the best it had and the pros took advantage of it. Brent Chapman, from Kansas won it all with a four-day 20 fish limit weighing in at 83 lbs 9 oz. That’s 4 lbs 3 oz per fish folks. Cliff Pace placed 2nd with 79 lbs 5 oz; Marty Robinson 3rd with 77 lbs 1 oz; Greg Hackney 4th at 76 lbs 1 oz; and Cliff Prince 5th at 69 lbs 9 oz. Terry Scroggins, won the Carhartt Big Bass Award with a 9 lb. 3 oz lunker. Once again the anglers were overwhelmed with Toledo Bend Country hospitality, fans and great food. TBLA members played a significant role in putting on this outstanding Elite tournament.