Big ones rolling in at area lakes

Matt Thompson of Pollock with a 74-pound flathead caught on Toledo Bend during late March. Courtesy/Rhonda Shivley via Matt Williams
Fishing traffic has been brisk on area lakes this spring with many fishermen heading to the water to practice their social distancing. A few anglers have found the big ones on the prowl. The bite has been particularly good at Houston County Lake, a 1,330-acre reservoir near Crockett. Between March 9 and April 2, bass anglers caught and released eight bass weighing heavier than 10 pounds,…

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