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Merry Christmas

From lakedarbonnelife.com and our entire family, we wish you a joyous Christmas and a Happy New Year. Always remember the reason for the season — Our Savior’s Birth. God Bless you, each and every one. * * * * * * * Note: We will be back with you Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.  

Christmas on the lake

Merry Christmas from our house to yours! Twas the night before Christmas and all across the lake Only two ducks were still stirring, a hen and a drake. The yo-yo’s were hung on the boat dock with care, In hopes some big crappie would soon swim up there; The coots were nestled all snug close … Continue reading

It’s beginning to look . . .

It’s beginning to look a lot like…well, crappie. The past week or so, quite a few crappie have been caught in the channels at Lake D’Arbonne. They are scattered. Some days you can catch a mess. Some days you can’t. There have been some pretty good ones caught, too, up in the pound and a … Continue reading

Put Him first

An early Christmas present

Area outdoors enthusiasts just got an early Christmas present. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Wildlife Management Areas may be growing in north Louisiana and that could give Morehouse and Union parish residents new outdoor recreation opportunities, including public hunting. LDWF has reached a tentative agreement with Molpus Woodlands Group on behalf of … Continue reading

Ist nicht schoen

Special thanks to reader Ted Tisdale for sharing this Christmas Story with us, and also, a special “thank you” to military personnel serving worldwide, especially those away from home this Christmas. God Bless You! ************** CHRISTMAS in the Eifel Mountains of western Germany comes with heavy, low-hanging clouds that fill the winter air with droplets … Continue reading

Tribute to Alvin Green

A fitting tribute to to the late Alvin Green, who was a leader in the development of Lake D’Arbonne in the 1950s, will be held next week. Green, the longest surviving member of the original D’Arbonne Lake Commission, will be honored by having the Louisiana Highway 2 Bridge  (Bernice Bridge)  named in his honor.  Dedication … Continue reading

DUCKS, part two

Jeff & Hunter Simmons The second split of Louisiana’s East Zone for duck hunting opens up Saturday morning. The second split runs from Dec. 19 – Jan. 31. A special Youth Hunt will finish things off on Feb. 6 in East Zone.With cooler temperatures in the forecast for later in the week and plenty of … Continue reading

Why we really deer hunt

Big racked bucks are nice.  Spending the morning out in the cool weather, watching Mother Nature wake up, that’s special, too. But the real reason we deer hunt: Deer steak. Okay, maybe not everybody, but most of us, right? Fried deer steak, biscuits and gravy, mashed potatoes. Any questions? Okay, you can also get a … Continue reading

See it?

Psalm 33:18    “Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,” See it? His eye in the clouds? Sunrise on Lake D’Arbonne one day this past week…

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