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Tech, ULM place high at FLW

The price of ribeye steaks is outrageous these days. But what about an ounce of largemouth bass at $1,000? Don’t ask Louisiana Tech’s Matthew Loetsche of Many and Caleb Boudreaux of Doyline about it.  They came in two ounces out of first place in the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Invitational tournament on Sam Rayburn … Continue reading

Happy Trails

Roy Rogers probably never had a kayak (although he did have a Jeep!). B ut if he did have a kayak, he’d have probably named it “Trigger”. Okay, so you don’t remember Roy Rogers? And you don’t know what this has to do with Union Parish? Well, it’s all tied in to “Happy Trails“. Union … Continue reading

Crappie.com fishing report

One thing that you can always count on from the crappie.com guys is a good fishing report. Following this weekend’s annual gathering on Lake D’Arbonne, I got the same encouraging report I’ve been getting from local fishermen. “There are an enormous number of little crappie being caught out in the deep water,” said DocWaldo. “I’ve … Continue reading

A limit of crappie fun

I have a feeling that if the crappie.com folks came to the lake and found it dry, they would still have a good time. In fact, no matter how many fish they catch, they always limit out on fun. That’s just who they are. But these guys are great fishermen and didn’t find Lake D’Arbonne … Continue reading

Peace beyond understanding

Taking part in the activity pictured above is a good way to gain understanding of  what the Bible verse below means: ******** “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts … Continue reading

Marketing Lake D’Arbonne

Union Parish has lots of great people. But it would be hard to argue that any have been more successful or had greater personal and economic impact on our area than Glenn Post, III, Chief Executive Officer and President of CenturyLink. That’s one reason it was so interesting to hear him speak at the Union … Continue reading

The Louisiana Conservationist

There was a time in Louisiana when, if you wanted to read about hunting, fishing, Louisiana outdoor cooking, seafood or the like, there was only one good source of information, and we looked forward to it each month: The Louisiana Conservationist. Gone, but not forgotten. That was also back in the day when you got … Continue reading

Union big buck reminder!

Here’s an important reminder for you folks who deer hunt in Union Parish. Remember, to be eligible, you have to register BEFORE you go hunting. It is a big buck contest! And it’s in Union Parish, the top parish for deer harvest numbers in the state of Louisiana.  The big buck award is going to … Continue reading

It’s crappie.com time on D’Arbonne

Want to pass a good time fishin’, eatin’ and crappie fishing? You might want to give DocWaldo a shout the next couple of days and meet up with the Crappie.com followers at their annual Fall gathering at the fabulous Lake D’Arbonne State Park this weekend, October 24, 25 & 26. And as you’d expect, they’ll … Continue reading

A “Good Morning” from God

He causes the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he makes lightnings for the rain; he brings the wind out of his treasuries. — Psalm 135:7

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