Fishing & Boating News

Texas Team Trail Presented by Cabela's Opens Season on Toledo Bend

Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for first TXTT event of 2018

by: Greg Duncan, Blue Heron Communications

(Jan 8, 2018 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL.)  The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will open its regular season on Saturday, Jan. 13, at Toledo Bend Reservoir. The fishery straddles the Texas/Louisiana border and is one of the world's premier bass fishing destinations.
Registration for the event is already underway - anglers can secure an opportunity to pre-fish Friday, Jan. 12, by completing their registration online or via phone prior to midnight on Thursday, Jan. 11. Additionally, all anglers that pre-register online at will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Cabela's gift card.   
The Toledo Bend event is the first regular-season event of four 2018 qualifying events that guarantee a fully rigged, 18-foot boat, motor, trailer package as first-place prize. The winning anglers at Toledo Bend will walk away with a brand-new Triton 189TRX powered by a 150HP Mercury, valued at $30,495.
In addition to the payout, the event offers anglers an unprecedented opportunity in terms of sponsor bonuses and television coverage. The budget-friendly $250 entry fee, plus multiple contingency programs and a guaranteed, over-100 percent payback at every event provides tremendous value to the weekend angler.
On-site registration is set for Friday, Jan. 12, from 3-6 p.m. at Cypress Bend Park (3462 Cypress Bend Dr., Many, LA 71449). At least one team member must attend, as boat numbers will be assigned during this time. The tournament will launch Saturday, Jan. 13, at safe light from Cypress Bend and weigh-in will begin at the same location at 3 p.m.
Anglers with questions or anyone interested in more details on the event are encouraged to visit or call 210-281-1752 or 210-788-4143.
Texas Team Trail events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Cabela's, Ranger Boats, Lucas Oil, Evinrude, Mercury, Minn Kota, Triton Boats, Power-Pole, NITRO, Lowrance, Protect the Harvest, Garmin, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, Atlas, G-Juice, Powertex Group.
2018 TXTT scheduled events:
January 13 - Toledo Bend
February 10 - Sam Rayburn
April 14 - Amistad
May 5 - Ray Roberts
June 2-3 - Sam Rayburn