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Museum goes “wild”

The Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville will go “Wild!” later this week, featuring astounding wildlife art. Opening on January 31, artworks by nine selected regional wildlife artists and photographers will be on display, along with art by local school students. Professional artists to be featured are Ronnie Barnes – painter – Choudrant … Continue reading

Dress appropriately

“Put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted … Continue reading

Stewart, Preuett in top 10!

Looky here! Two former ULM Fishing team members who have taken their skills on the pro circuit are in the top ten after Friday’s round of the first FLW Fishing Bass tournament of the year on Lake Okeechobee in Florida. Tyler Stewart of West Monroe is in ninth place and Brett Preuett is in tenth … Continue reading

It’s Boat Show time

It’s Boat Show Time in the Ark-La-Miss. The 30th annual KNOE Boat and Outdoor Show is this weekend at the Monroe Civic Center. Here are the event times:   Here are the event times: Friday, January 26, 2018 — 12 PM – 7 PM Saturday, January 27, 2018 — 10 AM – 7 PM Sunday, … Continue reading

DID or didn’t?

I think I know some fishermen who have a mild case of Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly referred to as multiple personality disorder.  It is a condition wherein a person’s identity exists in two or more  personality states. Like when a person posts on Facebook when it’s 15 degrees that it is too cold to go … Continue reading


“Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense. “ — Proverbs 12:11

High schoolers to test Caney

The North Central Louisiana Student Angler Federation is gearing up for Year Two pitting high school bass anglers against each other in some good old fashioned bass fishing competition between individuals and their schools. Most people don’t realize it, but high school bass fishing was ahead of its time back in the late 1970’s when … Continue reading

Get license early, or go online

Maybe I’ve just been cooped up in the house too long and got grumpy, but I gotta wonder. What are the two best months to make major changes in the system that fishermen use to buy licenses in Louisiana? Surprisingly enough, it must be February and March, two of the months I would figure would … Continue reading

It’s official . . .

It’s official, brought to us from northeast Union Parish and USPO’s Peyton McKinnie: If I have to explain it, you need to put another log on your fire…

Trophy crappie…or crappie trophy?

I don’t know if any trophy crappie will be caught, but I can promise you some crappie trophies are on the line when the Crappie Fishermen United of Louisiana hold their first tournament of the year at the Sterlington Boat Ramp on the Ouachita River January 27. Fishing time is 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. … Continue reading

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