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May I see your fishing license?

If you are fishing and an enforcement agent for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries asks you that question, you better be ready to say “yes” or be ready to pay up to a maximum fine of $250. That’s especially important this time of year because a lot of fishermen are carrying around licenses … Continue reading

Fourth on the First!

There’s no better time or place to celebrate the Fourth of July than on the First of July on Lake D’Arbonne. The traditional holiday will be celebrated this coming Saturday, July 1. The lake will be buzzing with boaters and fishermen all day. There will be lots of activities like a bike and car show, … Continue reading

A little cray cray

Well, the weather was one of the hot topics the past two weeks, not the fishing,  while I took a little break from the blog. Heavy rains around the first tropical storm of the season and a followup storm that seemed to come out of nowhere raised the level fast and high. Lake D’Arbonne reached … Continue reading

Thanks, Dad

Editor’s Note:  Happy Father’s Day Weekend. We will be back with you on Tuesday, June 27. We are taking a little time off to let the keyboard cool off, charge out batteries, put new line on the reels and clean the smushed crappie bites out of the boat carpet. Be safe…and stay tuned. ****************** I … Continue reading

Seriously? Fish Fight!

You don’t have to go far to see the world going crazy, but now fishing, too? I don’t know exactly what happened here, but I know I’ve never been lucky enough to have a fishing hole worth getting in a fight over with somebody for it. Especially on the 190,000 acre Toledo Bend lake. This … Continue reading

I don’t even know what to say…

If you know me, you know just how serious this must be:  Reading the information below left me speechless. So I’ll just share it with you.   Todd Masson issued this report on NOLA.com today. Items offered for sale by former Wildlife & Fisheries employee match those missing from inventory, auditor says Click the link … Continue reading

Congrats, BBW !

Congratulations to this weekend’s Big Bass Winners in the Majestic Tournament on Lake D’Arbonne and the Ronald McDonald House Tournament on the Ouachita River! Kenny Covington swept the top honors at the Majestic this weekend on Lake D’Arbonne, claiming the top prize for big bass with a 6.68 lunker weighed in at 4 a.m. Sunday … Continue reading

Our Southern Bloodline

You gotta love this story. And if you ever get one of their caps, you will love it, too. Southern Bloodline. Just three broke college baseball players at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas — Kyle Alexander, J.D. Speed and Ty Owens. And oh, yes, an idea. One evening, they were sitting around their dorm room … Continue reading

The skies proclaim his work

There are reminders around us every day of how great our God is. Sometimes we have to just stop to see them. Other times, they are just there, like WOW! Sitting on the boat dock this past week between rains and cold fronts and winds, it suddenly got calm. White wispy clouds begin to break … Continue reading

Big Bass Tourney Time

Once again, this weekend is big bass time in northeast Louisiana. It’s not necessarily the best time to catch big largemouths, but it’s the best time to catch them to win prizes and help worthy causes. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when area big bass fishermen not only have to choose which bait to fish … Continue reading

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