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#12610027 - 02/04/18 11:41 AM Need help fishing in Shreveport area
SteveStrasemeier Offline
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Registered: 03/26/08
Posts: 1606
Loc: Garland TX
Will be in Shreveport first week in March and want to fish with a guide one day.
The three lakes I am considering are Caddo, Toledo Bend, and Lake of the pines.
Just want to have a good day fishing with my brother who is driving down from Indiana.
What kind of fish we catch (not keeping any) is not as important as having a good time.
1. Which lake is most likely to be best this time of year?
2. What guide would you recommend?
3. Any other recommendations?

Thanks
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#12610094 - 02/04/18 12:42 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: SteveStrasemeier]
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Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 998
Loc: Providence Village Texas
Toledo Bend-for sure for Bass or Crappie.
Harold Allen Best guide on the lake. contact him on his web site

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#12610147 - 02/04/18 01:14 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: SteveStrasemeier]
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Registered: 03/26/08
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Loc: Garland TX
Found his facebook page but the link to his website does not work
http://www.fishwiththelegend.com
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#12610287 - 02/04/18 02:46 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: SteveStrasemeier]
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Registered: 10/10/09
Posts: 2561
Loc: Mesquite TX
Ever thought about taking white bass trip on the Sabine river. First week of March may be bit early though.

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#12610331 - 02/04/18 03:18 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: Grainraiser]
TroyKing Online   content
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Registered: 09/28/14
Posts: 1729
Loc: Carthage Tx
Originally Posted By: Grainraiser
Ever thought about taking white bass trip on the Sabine river. First week of March may be bit early though.
If you are already in Shreveport....I would focus on cross lake or the red river....there are some monster crappie in both.....as far as whites on the Sabine, the first week of March "IS" going to be perfect...that could be a life time trip for you and your brother.


Edited by TroyKing (02/04/18 04:32 PM)
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#12610697 - 02/04/18 06:39 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: TroyKing]
mudd Online   content
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Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 3123
Loc: Shreveport, La
Originally Posted By: TroyKing
Originally Posted By: Grainraiser
Ever thought about taking white bass trip on the Sabine river. First week of March may be bit early though.
If you are already in Shreveport....I would focus on cross lake or the red river....there are some monster crappie in both.....as far as whites on the Sabine, the first week of March "IS" going to be perfect...that could be a life time trip for you and your brother.


Both are horrible choices. River is on major decline from the floods still. We’ll cross just sucks lol
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#12610760 - 02/04/18 07:04 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: mudd]
TroyKing Online   content
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Registered: 09/28/14
Posts: 1729
Loc: Carthage Tx
Originally Posted By: mudd
Originally Posted By: TroyKing
Originally Posted By: Grainraiser
Ever thought about taking white bass trip on the Sabine river. First week of March may be bit early though.
If you are already in Shreveport....I would focus on cross lake or the red river....there are some monster crappie in both.....as far as whites on the Sabine, the first week of March "IS" going to be perfect...that could be a life time trip for you and your brother.


Both are horrible choices. River is on major decline from the floods still. We’ll cross just sucks lol
I digress then...carry on... haha
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#12610776 - 02/04/18 07:09 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: SteveStrasemeier]
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Go to the boats and drink and gamble .... lots more fun!
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#12610812 - 02/04/18 07:28 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: TroyKing]
mudd Online   content
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Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 3123
Loc: Shreveport, La
Originally Posted By: TroyKing
Originally Posted By: mudd
Originally Posted By: TroyKing
Originally Posted By: Grainraiser
Ever thought about taking white bass trip on the Sabine river. First week of March may be bit early though.
If you are already in Shreveport....I would focus on cross lake or the red river....there are some monster crappie in both.....as far as whites on the Sabine, the first week of March "IS" going to be perfect...that could be a life time trip for you and your brother.


Both are horrible choices. River is on major decline from the floods still. We’ll cross just sucks lol
I digress then...carry on... haha


Lol. I live 5 mins from Cross and rather catch crappie on Caddo. Heck he just needs go to murvual to catch crappie!
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#12610816 - 02/04/18 07:30 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: SteveStrasemeier]
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Registered: 12/20/10
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For crappie, lake o the pines is hands down the best of the three, a virtual fish factory, that being said, the first week of March might still be just a tad early for spawners, and prespwn is always tough. Caddo might be a better choice at that window because it’s a little bit shallower and the fish may be ready to go.
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#12610851 - 02/04/18 07:39 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: SteveStrasemeier]
mudd Online   content
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Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 3123
Loc: Shreveport, La
Pines is limiting our daily right now
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#12610930 - 02/04/18 08:02 PM Re: Need help fishing in Shreveport area [Re: SteveStrasemeier]
SteveStrasemeier Offline
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Registered: 03/26/08
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Loc: Garland TX
Wow thanks for the great feedback.
We will be staying at the Horseshoe so gambling/libation is planned.
Leaning towards Caddo for now, only have 1/2 day set aside for fishing.
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