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Cool mounting alternative

If you’ve killed a big buck, but don’t want to dole out the dollars it takes to do a full taxidermy mount on the deer, there is a less expensive but very attractive way to show off your trophy kill. Check out our friend Dump Patrick’s mounting skills at Dump Patrick’s Skull Mounts. There are … Continue reading

Big deer making mistakes

The last week was a busy one for deer hunters in Union Parish, an apparently it was for big deer, too. For the hunters, that’s a good thing. For the deer, not so much. If you want to keep up with what is going on with deer hunting in the parish, don’t forget to check … Continue reading

Duck hunting is tough

The first split of the East Zone of the 2017-18 Louisiana duck season is over halfway through and for the most part, hunting results have been mixed at best. In fact, it has been downright tough. Unless you have a spot where water was pumped up early, you probably haven’t had much luck except a … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving

  I hope your Thanksgiving Holiday is full of duck hunting, crappie fishing, deer hunting and eating Turkey and all the trimmings. Or, whatever you want it to be filled with! Wishing for you to have a Happy and Safe Holiday and time to enjoy with friends and family. And take time to give Thanks … Continue reading

A Dear Danny deer letter…

Dear Danny Etling, As LSU’s quarterback, I realize that nothing you do is going to make you “successful” in some folks eyes, because you don’t have an NFL rifle arm or a sleeve-ripping linebacker body, but I do realize that you are doing everything you can. I appreciate that. You prepare, you give it your … Continue reading

Start Every Day with Thanksgiving

Don’t wait until Thursday to start celebrating Thanksgiving. In fact, don’t start ANY day without being Thankful first. If it doesn’t make your day go better, I’ll give you your money back for my advice. . . “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition,  with thanksgiving, present your  … Continue reading

The uphill road to Bussey rebirth

The first thing fishermen have to learn is patience. And in some cases, it isn’t patience waiting on fish to bite, but waiting on a place to fish. That’s been the case with the planned rebirth of the 2,200 acre Bussey Brake Reservoir up north of Bastrop. A project that was hoped to take three … Continue reading

Here crappie crappie….

Crappie fever tried to warm up on Lake D’Arbonne this past weekend. Everybody showed up, including a pretty good mess of crappie. The big annual crappie.com gathering was held out of the State Park and the Crappie Fishermen United of Louisiana held a tournament on D’Arbonne as well. The crappie bite is getting interesting. Saturday … Continue reading

Well said

 “My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.”  — Exodus 33:14 Today, I’m sharing a recent Facebook page entry from one of our readers and friends . . .  

A big crappie.com weekend!

It’s going to be a big crappie.com weekend on Lake DArbonne Thursday through Sunday. Members of the crappie.com fishing fellowship — which could include you by just showing up — will have their annual fishing, food and fun fellowship at the Lake D’Arbonne State Park this weekend. Crappie.com is a group of regular crappie fishermen … Continue reading

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