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When the old passes away

 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”  

Worms. Standup baits!

One of the things I love about living on the lake is that many times, it takes such little effort to go fishing.  Walk down to the pier. Bait your hook and throw it out. Sit down and wait for a bite. Most times you don’t even have time to sit down before you hook … Continue reading

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Geaux Fish

Who would have ever thought I’d pick up a neat little fishing tip while touring the Aquarium of New Orleans? I mean, seriously, who would have ever thought I would even want to go back to that city? But that’s another story. A few weeks back while at the aquarium, I found out how rainforest … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there!  

Mayhaw? Let’s celebrate!

 Somebody asked me last year, “What is a Mayhaw?” My answer was, “It really doesn’t matter. They’re having a festival to celebrate it, so you just ought to go to Marion and enjoy.” And, by the way, it’s THIS WEEKEND. May 6 – 7! The annual Mayhaw Festival! Actually, a mayhaw is a berry, “haw” … Continue reading

It’s deer stand season

You won’t find it in the state hunting regulations booklet, but it’s widely known that the week after turkey season closes, another important season opens in Louisiana: It’s Deer Stand Season! That’s right. Now that turkey hunters are out of the woods, deer hunters rush to the woods to take a look at their deer … Continue reading

More bassin’ news: FOM

The North Central Louisiana Fishers of Men division will hold the next tournament on Saturday, May 14 on Lake D’Arbonne. For information, log on to the website at http://www.fomntt.com or contact Tournament Director Brent Crawford: (318) 548-4196 or brentwade@aol.com. FOM’s last D’Arbonne tournament was the Big Bass Classic. Mickey Fontana landed a 7.59 pounder on … Continue reading

Prayers needed

I have a favor to ask. Take a few minutes today and quietly pray for family members, friends and people you don’t even know who were hit hard by flooding around Lake D’Arbonne and our whole region. It’s been seven weeks since our lake crested just shy of 89 feet, the second highest level on … Continue reading

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