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Windshield Time

“Windshield Time”. That can get to be a bad thing. When you cover 10 different states setting up and putting on nearly 20 professional crappie tournaments you get a lot of “windshield time”. That isn’t all bad, except…. well, I’ll let Mike Vallentine, president of Crappie Masters, tell you about it. “I love what I … Continue reading

Turkey & crappie this Saturday

One of the biggest outdoor events of the season is this Saturday August 19 — the Union Long Spurs National Wild Turkey Federation group is holding their annual banquet. It’s at 6  p.m. in the Farmerville Recreation Center. Check them out on Facebook for more info. Crappie Fishermen United of Louisiana will host an open … Continue reading

Or try this

This is pretty funny (and true): But there is a better way to handle your adult problems. Fishing might help. But real Peace and the solutions to your problems come when you turn them over to the Lord. Philippians 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving … Continue reading

Nature’s fish finder

There’s gold at the end of that rainbow.  Crappie gold.  But I don’t appreciate Mother Nature drawing everybody a map to that old treetop sunk right out in the middle of nowhere on Lake D’Arbonne. It seems with all this rain we’ve been having, Mother Nature has been trying give people a break by showing … Continue reading

Help with hogs

If you hunt in this area, chances are you have problems with feral hogs. While there isn’t much you can do about it, you can help control the problem somewhat. If you want to find out more, there is a free workshop coming up right here in Farmerville. Walton Cotton with the USDA will be … Continue reading

Called to the Hall !!!

Congratulations to Jerry Antley of Downsville, who will be inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame in Nashville this month. This is a big deal and a big turkey feather in Jerry’s cap, as well as our whole outdoor world here in Lake D’Arbonne Country. Congratulations, Jerry and Cedar Hill Game … Continue reading

Be Grateful

“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” Col. 4:2  

Old Week – Balsa worm

I turned 65 years old this week. I am a pack rat. I also have things that are much older than 65 years. Most of it has something to do with fishing.  “Old Week“.  Here’s part 3 of a three-part series. Hope you enjoy. In the late 1970’s and 80’s, the first-ever high school bass … Continue reading

Old Week part 2 – Wooden crickets

I turned 65 years old this week. I am a pack rat. I also have things that are much older than 65 years. Most of it has something to do with fishing. So I’m doing a three-part series on some of it in “Old Week“.  Here’s part 2. Hope you enjoy Okay, it isn’t wooden … Continue reading



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