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Buck Report Union Parish

The internet has opened up a whole world out outdoor news right at your fingertips! Deer season only lasts a couple of months, but if it is deer hunting you are interested in this time of the year, you can keep up with Union Parish deer season results with a  single click. After all, Union … Continue reading

Mueller conns Ouachita bass into biting

What connects Naugatuck, Conn., to the Ouachita River?  Largemouth bass and a young man named Paul Mueller. The Connecticut angler caught 14-9 pounds of bass to win the 2014 B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on the Ouachita River this past weekend. He had a final three-day weight on the Ouachita of 32 pounds, 15 ounces to secure … Continue reading

Honor those who served

Never take the rights we have as Americans for granted. Never stop fighting to protect them and to elect leaders who respect them. And never forget those who served ( and continue to serve) in our Armed Forces. Thank you, Veterans!

Slabs headline crappie event

The Bayou State Crappie Association (formerly the Crappie Assassins) hit D’Arbonne Saturday and came up with Chamber of Commerce like catches. By the way, “Chamber of Commerce” catches are ones that bring more folks to our area to fish, eat and sleep! Lance and Jessica Billberry took home first place with seven big slab crappie … Continue reading

Good advice

Ephesians 5:1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

Just a friendly little fishing competition!

It’s time for the third annual Les Miles vs. Nick Saban fishing derby, sponsored by lakedarbonnelife.com  Alabama vs. LSU. It’s intense, even in fishing. Fishing is supposed to be fun, but as Nick Saban throws a rod out into the lake, it’s obvious his contractual obligation to fish isn’t sitting well. “I don’t have time … Continue reading

Over ruled?

Two steps forward, one step back. “Two steps forward one step back” is an old catchphrase about a tale of a frog trying to climb out of a water well. For every two steps he climbs, he falls back one step, making progress slow at best. Today, some folks cynically say “One Step forward, two … Continue reading

Big buck leader

This in from the Union Chamber of Commerce Union Parish Big Buck Contest: “We have an early lead in the Big Buck Contest. Marcus Johns of Ouachita Parish bought a Big Buck ticket at the beginning of the contest and was hunting in Union Parish. He did not purchase the ticket because he thought he … Continue reading

Crappie Assassins visit D’Arbonne Saturday

Some say crappie are the new bass. In other words, while bass fishing was trending for decades, the number of new crappie fishermen and expenditures on crappie equipment is about to catch up with the bass boys. I’m not sure of the exact numbers, but by spending time on the lake, I’d have to agree. … Continue reading

A free hour?

What would you do if you got a free hour? Sleep through it? That’s what most Americans do Sunday morning when we set the time back on clocks (at 2 a.m.) as we go back to Standard Time, whatever that is. And it’s just like everything else that seems “free”. You have to pay it … Continue reading

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