Lost Louisiana Fishermen; Three Bodies Recovered from Toledo Bend Lake, Their Boat Still Missing

The bodies of three men were recovered from the Toledo Bend Lake area over the weekend.

SABINE PARISH, La. (SPSO) – UPDATE as of August 1: The bodies of the other two men were recovered from Toledo Bend Lake Sunday morning. No names have been released at this time. Law enforcement officers and rescue teams are still on the scene and will attempt to locate the boat.


According to the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office, three men from South Louisiana went out in a small aluminum boat late Friday night. No one has heard from any of the men since. The truck and trailer were found parked at the boat launch at the end of LA Hwy 1215.

Shortly after noon on Saturday, a body was discovered in the San Miguel Bayou area of Toledo Bend Lake.

Sabine Parish Sheriff Detectives, Sabine Parish Coroner’s Office, North Sabine First Responders, the Central Sabine Search and Rescue Dive Team, LA Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries, Natchitoches Parish SO, Desoto Parish SO are working to find the other two men.

SPSO will provide updates as they become available.

Written by SPSO

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