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What if THIS happened?

If you didn’t read yesterday’s post, “Licensed and ready to go“, please click on it in the column to the right and read it first so this one will make sense. At least it has a chance to make sense. *************** Despite the many licenses, safety courses, permits and regulations that hunters have to keep … Continue reading

Licensed and ready to go…

These cool mornings have me fired up about hunting.  I’m all legal and ready to go! Well, at least I hope I am. At least I have my two-foot long multi-folding Louisiana State Hunting License for 2015-16. I even got my federal duck stamp, signed it and attached it to the back of my license … Continue reading

Lottery ducks available on Russell Sage

Is it too early to start talking duck hunting? Apparently not. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is making available lottery hunts for ducks on three state management areas. Applications are due to LDWF  biologist Steve Smith by  Oct. 2. A $5 fee must accompany each application, which, along with all rules and regs, … Continue reading

Yes, this includes me….

Psalms 92:4“For You, O LORD, have made me glad by what You have done, I will sing for joy at the works of Your hands.”

Never Forget 9-11

9-11 A day that shook our nation and still brings shudders to Americans. The United States has been under attack from within and without since then. Today I ask you to just do this: Remember 9-11 on this Friday, September 11. Take a moment to reflect and to focus on what happened on 9-11. Never … Continue reading

Uncle Larry’s fried whiting

Anytime I go anywhere, I am always on the lookout for neat places to eat off the beaten path. I’m no Guy Fieri, but I try.  I found one of those spots in Chattanooga, Tn. this summer. Welcome to Uncle Larry’s Soul Food Restaurant, where the sign out front said “Fish so good, it will … Continue reading

Hot Topics in the woods

There’s no mistake about it. The hot topics around four-wheelers and deer stands (the water coolers of the woods you might say) right now are not trophy deer. Here’s my top ten from the past week or so: Bears — they seem to be everywhere, knocking down feeders, tromping through piles of deer corn (I … Continue reading

Hunters for Heroes gearing up!

One of the best things about the approaching season is NOT just the opportunity to shoot a buck, squirrel or duck. It’s the opportunity to help some deserving folks. Louisiana Hunters For Heroes will be having it’s first hunt of the year in Bastrop this coming weekend, Sept. 11-13.  They will host 15 vets at … Continue reading

How to live

Galatians 5:22  “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness…”

Scott Bullitt Bass Tournament nearing

Bass fishermen needed! If catching bass and winning prizes isn’t enough, throw this big bonus in the landing net: participating in the Scott Bullitt Bass Tournament Saturday, Sept. 26, on Lake D’Arbonne is for a great cause: helping aid wounded LDWF enforcement agent Scott Bullitt and his family. “I can’t think of a nicer guy, … Continue reading

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