Toledo Bend Lake Association (TBLA) is dedicated to enhancing the Toledo Bend Lake area and the communities that surround it. Monies made from the major fundraiser--Bass Unlimited Banquet--is put to good use by sponsoring projects in and around the Lake.
Examples include:     

  • Purchased and donated a Pro Drive shallow draft boat to LDWF to be used to spray & control Giant Salvinia.
  • Supported public training sessions to learn how to control Giant Salvinia.

Lake Projects

  • Contributed funds to help SRA purchase a stump cutting barge to clear boat lanes.
  • Purchased materials to build public fishing piers at SRA’s Pleasure Point and Pendleton Bridge Recreation Areas.
  • Provided significant leadership and volunteer support for the first BassMaster Elite Tournament on Toledo Bend in 2011.
  • With SRA, jointly funded a floating pier at Cypress Bend Park for mooring boats during tournaments and other events.
  • Purchased materials for SRA installation of lights under the east end of Pendleton Bridge and Lanana Bayou Bridge.
  • Released thousands of Florida strain bass fingerlings into the Lake.
  • Purchased boat lane buoy materials installed by LA SRA to provide safer waterway travel.
  • Purchased a Habitat Barge for Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) primarily for use on Toledo Bend
  • Funded an Artificial Reef program for TBLA members and LDWF fisheries personnel to build and install artificial reefs in the Lake.
  • Purchased multi-channel communications radios for LDWF enforcement agents to improve communications and safety during emergencies in the Toledo Bend Lake area.
Dedicated to Serving Toledo Bend Lake