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Two crappie tours to hit the ‘Bone

Start saving your entry fee money, crappie anglers.  Lake D’Arbonne will be hosting two major national crappie tournament circuits in the spring of 2017. One is a household name, or should I saw boathousehold name around here. The other one is a new kid on the block. Both should be super tournaments! And both give … Continue reading

Don’t leave home without it

Guns, ammo, camo, bug spray…the list of “must have” items for hunters is pretty lengthy today with all the gadgets, conveniences and contraptions we have. But there’s one thing you don’t want to go hunting without: Your copy of the Louisiana Hunting Regulations for 2016-17.  All 122 pages of it. While most rules and regulations … Continue reading

Perchfest prevails

Fresh high water, even higher temperatures and daylight coming so early it scares me – none of that deterred the determined Perchfest crappie thumpers at the Ouachita River Saturday. Overall, $720 in cash and $1,400 n prizes donated by local and area merchants went back to the fishermen. Nineteen boats braved the conditions mentioned above. … Continue reading

Sound familiar?

For me, this falls under the “hoped I would never live to see the day” category.  But. sadly, I have.

Dog Paddling & Perchfest Saturday!

The D’Arbonne Kayak Club and the Union Humane Society are teaming up to host the annual summer Dog Paddle kayak sprint races on Ramp Road at Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville.The event is Saturday, August 27, 2-5 p.m. And over on the Ouachita River, up at the Finch Bayou Recreation Area (known as Alabama Landing) there … Continue reading

D’Arbonne Drawdown 2016

We aren’t even close to the end of 2016 and after this year if there is anybody in Louisiana that still thinks man can control the water, I just don’t know what to say to you. While half of south Louisiana tries to shed flood waters, folks around Lake D’Arbonne are getting ready to shed … Continue reading

Hope for south Louisiana

A reminder for our friends and fellow Louisianians: Continue your prayers. Offer support where you can. There are a lot of good people hurting out there!

Last call, turkeys

Not you turkeys…the BIRD turkeys. Here’s a little note to spur you along in making plans for Saturday August 20, 2106. Time is short. Come out and celebrate the Union Long Spurs NWTF Chapter’s 20th anniversary Saturday Night August 20th, 2016. There will be lots of live and silent auction items and more than ten … Continue reading

The Cajun Navy

UPDATED: 9:50, Aug 15 In the midst of it all, something to smile and be proud of in a way that only Louisianians can understand. Something too small for the mighty national media to even see, much less cover… Check out this link! http://thehayride.com/2016/08/meet-the-heroes-of-the-cajun-navy-who-are-saving-many-lives-as-louisiana-floods/ * * * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading

Prayers for south Louisiana

Thousands of people who have never seen flood water near their homes in south Louisiana and other areas now find themselves in shelters and with friends, most or all of their possessions gone under water.  It’s almost like a Cat 5 hurricane has hit our state, except without the wind. Many can’t even evacuate because … Continue reading

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