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D’Arbonne bass Majestic once again!

Dropping water levels and the warm weather of summer haven’t stopped the Lake D’Arbonne bass from biting. The entrants in this past weekend’s annual 24 hour Majestic Bass Tournament, put on by Dale and Gayle Taylor, proved that. the tournament ran from 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning through 7 a.m. Sunday. Dale Taylor called the catch … Continue reading

New fish-E-ing licenses

Louisiana fishing licenses expire at the end of this month, June 30. But before you buy your new license, you might want to check into this new way to buy a new fish-E-ing license. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now offering an electronic license option for both hunting and fishing privileges.  You … Continue reading

Be not ashamed of the Gospel

While playing football, Tim Tebow often wore Scripture verses in his eye black. One he often wore was Romans 1:16: “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” AMEN.

Kayakers Go Green for Dean

It’s not too early to plan for this.  If you are a kayaker, or you just want to help, spread the word! Plan on joining the D’Arbonne Kayak Club for their Fourth Annual Watermelon Wake Kayak Races along Ramp Road in Farmerville on Sunday, July 19. Divisions will include children, teens, women, men, and family … Continue reading

Nineteen and counting

I used to be a fanatic bass fisherman (No, Little George, I didn’t say fantastic, I said fanatic). I went every chance I got. I fished for fun and I fished in tournaments and everything inbetween. I bass fished just because I am. There was no thrill in the outdoors for me greater than catching … Continue reading

Many thanks, Jude

There is a young man named Jude I would like to say “thank you” to. You see, he once again proved my theory. It’s a theory I often get laughed at for…no, not just laughed at — harassed about. It’s my “just one more cast” theory. Actually, it’s more of a fishing philosophy along the … Continue reading

Our choice:

One of my favorite movie lines of all times comes from Red in the “Shawshank Redemption”:  Red simply says: “Either get busy living, or get busy dying.” I think that’s good advice for you no matter where you are in life. Here’s some more: Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. … Continue reading

Annual Grand & Lofty tourney set

It’s time for all you bass fishermen out there to start getting ready for the annual Lake D’Arbonne Grand & Lofty bass tournament. Well, maybe that’s not they call it, but that’s what Majestic means! The annual Majestic Big Bass Classic will be held out of Ludwig Marine on the lake June 12 & 13. … Continue reading

Catfish head stew

My dad really DID grow up during the Depression as one of eight kids and yes, he did walk to school from his small two bedroom wood house near Ward Four in the woods near Grayson. I’m not sure if it was ever barefoot in the snow or uphill both ways, but times weren’t easy … Continue reading

More on catfish

If it makes funny noises when you grab it, has whiskers and slick skin, it’s a catfish (or a slick politician, but you shouldn’t get close enough to one of those to grab them anyway….) That’s all the identification that some people need. But just in case you are a purist and want to know … Continue reading

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