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North Toledo Bend State Park (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Zwolle, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, 31.5578093, -93.7385281

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-19

Duration: 00:06:19

Subjects: Louisiana. Office of State Parks | Louisiana state parks | North Toledo Bend State Park | Toledo Bend Reservoir (La. and Tex.) | Fishermen | FISHING | Fishes | Nature


  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Woods, Charles Interviewee
  • Woods, Dell Interviewee
  • Morgan, Betty Interviewee
  • Ebarb, Freda Interviewee
  • Beason, Randall Interviewee
  • Ball, Wayne Interviewee
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the June 19, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to North Toledo Bend State Park, located on the Toledo Bend Reservoir in Sabine Parish near Zwolle. He talks to frequent visitors, Charles and Dell Woods, and park employees, Betty Morgan, Freda Ebarb, Randall Beason, and Wayne Ball, about the abundance of fishing available at the park, including some of the biggest catches. Whinham also tours the lake, nature trails, campgrounds, and cabins available at the park. This story is a part of the “Louisiana’s Natural Treasures: State Parks” series. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford