It is 6:30 am on a balmy Saturday morning and the rising sun is revealing the bottle green mountain lake. Long-time fishing guide, Sixto, kills the 60 horsepower outboard of the 18-foot Crestliner guide boat as his watchful eyes study a trusty blue heron on…Read More

My fishing partner, Larry Marshall, and I were taking another of the frequent on-lake breaks we had to take at Lake Baccarac last week to repair our fishing tackle. While Marshall and I were scratching our heads trying to figure out what we were doing wrong,…Read More

LAKE BACCARAC, Mexico – I used to think I had already soaked my baits in the world’s best bass fishery. Then, I came to this place and crawled in the boat with Sixto Figeroa. Figeroa is among the lead guides at Terry Hollan’s Lake Baccarac Lodge ” The Big…Read More

On Benjamin Suit’s third cast of his first day on the bass-infested lake recently, an 8-pound, 9-ounce bass inhaled a topwater lure. The 17-year-old New Iberia fisherman hooked it, reeled it in and released it with the sudden realization the senior trip he…Read More

LAKE BACCARAC, MEXICO – I don’t mean to brag, but this place has been awfully good to me lately. In three days fishing I have reeled in more lunker largemouths than most anglers will hook in a lifetime. It is not a wonder that Lake Baccarac is heralded by…Read More