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Two for One!

Today, you get two writeups for the price of one:   First, an important announcement about tonight’s Lake Commission meeting. Second, the winner of the Forrest Wood Cup on the Red River: Mike Wood, head of the Inland Fisheries Division of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, will present information on a comprehensive evaluation … Continue reading

Making the cut…

Today in Shreveport, 10 professional fishermen*  are fishing for a $500,000 first prize. But before they could do that, they had to be at the top of a 46-man field at the end of three days.  Before that, they fished all year in tournaments against thousands of others to even make it here.  It’s an … Continue reading

Tharp still leads; Preuett scores big

SHREVEPORT — ULM angler Paul Clark said he should have known. His two-day catch in the Forrest L. Wood Cup on the Red River here the past two days wasn’t enough to get him into the top 20 for the final two days. “I should have known,” he said Friday afternoon. “I had a great … Continue reading

Day One belongs to Tharp

Shreveport — Day one of the Forrest Wood Cup on the Red River belonged to Russell Tharp of Port St. Joe, FL. He landed five fish weighing 18 pounds, 8 ounces.  But Tharp can’t start making room on his trophy wall just yet. Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N. C., was just one bite of shiner … Continue reading

Special edition: 11.8 million

This just in: Nobody can duck the success of the Robertson family and “Duck Dynasty”! Last night’s season premier of Season Four  became the most watched non-fiction series show in cable television history with 11.8 million viewers. Wow! Conquackulations! And conquackulations to Phil and Miss Kay on getting hitched again. If you missed it and … Continue reading

Casting for green on the Red

The baits hit the water in earnest today. Practice and positioning is over. It’s time to cast for the green ($500,000) as champion of the FLW Forrest Wood Cup on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier. It’s a tough time to fish the river, but the 46 anglers who make up this prestigious field could … Continue reading

50,000 !!!!

When we first started up lakedarbonnelife.com, there was no way to tell how many people would view it and enjoy it, much less come back on a regular basis. My intent was to help promote the numerous God-given outdoor resources we have in Union Parish and our surrounding and to do it in an entertaining … Continue reading

Duck, Duck, Dynasty

Three ducks and a goose walk into a bar. One duck says to the goose … Oh never mind. I can’t tell you a joke that will quack you up near as much as watching the Robertson’s. And believe it or not, Season Four beings tomorrow night! Duck Dynasty is back (Wednesday, 9 p.m. Central, … Continue reading

Duck, duck, goose

The LDWF has recommended a 60-day season for ducks, coots and mergansers in the three zones in place for the 2013-14 hunting season. Shooting hours begin one-half hour before sunrise and extend until sunset. The recommendations include three zones for the second year in a row and are pending Uncle Sam’s approval, of course, via … Continue reading

Have you any fish?

First of all, let me say that I take the Bible and what it says very seriously. But occasionally I get a laugh when I read a verse that really applies to George and I. John 21: 3-5   “I’m going out to fish,” Simon Peter told them, and they said, “We’ll go with you.” So … Continue reading

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