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Fishing at Honey Brake

Honey Brake, being situated on the banks of Larto Lake, offers Largemouth Bass and Panfish guided trips for not only Larto Lake and its tributaries but on the Red River, Black River and other local bodies of water.

Saline / Larto Complex Facts and Information:

The Larto-Saline Complex is a large natural backwater complex located in east central Louisiana (Catahoula, LaSalle, Avoyelles and Rapides parishes) composed of Larto Lake, Saline Lake, Shad Lake and numerous interconnecting smaller lakes and bayous. The complex receives regular backwater flooding from Red River, Black River and Little River.  In any given year, the dominant source of flooding as well as the extent and duration of flooding can influence fisheries production and aquatic weed growth.

Impoundment: This is a natural water body not an impoundment; spillway was built in 1958 to maintain summer pool stage.

Size: Larto Lake, Saline Lake, Shad Lake and numerous smaller lakes and bayous interconnect for a combine surface area of approximately 8,000 acres.

Water shed: Around 100,000 acres

Pool stage: 37.0 feet MSL

Parishes located: Catahoula, LaSalle, Avoyelles and Rapides

Physical description of lake

Seasonally flooded bottomland hardwood forest with nutall oak, willow oak, overcup oak and bitter pecan as the dominant species.  Bald cypress and button bush occur along lake and bayou shores.

Average depth - Around 8 feet

Maximum depth - Around 18 feet

Natural seasonal water fluctuation

The Larto-Saline Complex receives regular backwater flooding from Red River, Black River and Little River.  In any given year, the dominant source of flooding as well as the extent and duration of flooding can influence fisheries production and aquatic weed growth.   During extreme flood years, annual water level fluctuation can exceed 10 feet.  Fluctuations of 3-5 feet are more typical.

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Honey Brake

HONEY BRAKE LODGE
1899 Larto Bridge Rd, PO Box 128
Jonesville, LA 71343
(318) 775-1007

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