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While 30-35 MPH wind gusts made waves on Lake D’Arbonne look like tsunami earlier this week, I was visited by several tSUnaMo. What’s a tsunamo?  It’s like a tsunami, but it involves inhale/exhale action instead of giant rolling tidal wave action. Both can wipe out small villages or large food items in the blink of … Continue reading

Life on the Edge

If you love the woods and water in Louisiana, it would be worth your time to check this out: Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) will broadcast the complete “Alive! In America’s Delta” series beginning this Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. with the premiere of the “Life on the Edge” episode. The six-part series presents a behind the … Continue reading

Welcome B’n’M Fishing!

Welcome B’n’M Fishing! They are our newest sponsor/advertiser for lakedarbonnelife.com and we’re excited to have them on board. The leading manufacturer of crappie and panfishing rods and poles plus a lot of other exciting fishing equipment is now helping bring you this website each day. Make sure you check out their fine products next time … Continue reading

It’s still Easter

As we tidied up a bit this weekend, a small guest told me something I should have thought of myself. As we brought down the box to put Easter decorations in as we took them down, my granddaughter protested. But Easter was last weekend, we told her. No way, she said. “It’s still Easter”. Toe … Continue reading

Fish go on Spring Break!

I think I’ve got the fishing figured out this week. Things have been much slower than earlier this spring for bass and crappie, but I know what happened. They are all gone on Spring Break! Fish gone wild is more like, well, just fish gone… Okay, it isn’t that bad, but on Lake D’Arbonne bass … Continue reading

Big Bass Open details!

As promised, here are some more details from this past weekend’s Fishers of Men Big Bass Open on D’Arbonne. I turn this space over to Brent Wade, director of the tournament trail, for the rest of the story…. The North Central Louisiana Division of the Fishers of Men recently held the 3rd Annual Easter Big … Continue reading

Assassins, Kings and Crappie

If Lake D’arbonne were located in Winn Parish, folks in Farmerville would likely have never heard of Brandon Jennings. He would have just stayed home to fish. Brandon is from Winn Parish and is the founder of the Bayou State Crappie Assassins. He and most of his members have an affinity for fishing on Lake … Continue reading

Lambert wins big bass open

The big winner in Saturday’s third annual Fishers of Men Big Bass tournament on Lake D’Arbonne was Spencer Lambert. Lambert landed a 6.87 pound lunker and weighed it in during the noon – 1 p.m. hourly weigh in. For his catch, he claimed a $500 prize for big bass of that hour and a $3,000 … Continue reading

Will fish for bait . . .

The swirling current of the high and muddy Ouachita River turned the big bass boat around at an odd angle, then Trapper Munn gunned the engine and pushed the boat with he and his fishing partners through about 50 yards of flooded trees and thick bushes. A little banging around off this tree and that … Continue reading

A blessed Easter to you

John 3:16-17 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. “For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through Him.

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