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ANY QUESTIONS? editor’s note:  WE WILL BE AWAY FROM THE KEYBOARD FOR A FEW DAYS. WE’LL REJOIN YOU WITH SOME NEW OUTDOOR UPDATES ON September 6, 2018. IN THE MEANTIME, STAY COOL AND BE SAFE.  

The Alphabet Lures

Sounds like a thriller for LMN Television, doesn’t it? The slow days that the end of summer bring are a good time to reflect on some things that “used to be”, but are still with us. Today, let’s talk about the man who started the “Alphabet” lures rush decades ago. Cotton Cordell, a pioneer in … Continue reading

More good advice

Today it seems we have more to be angry about than ever before. We are even angry about things that didn’t happen and things that happened 150 years ago. Oh, things aren’t that bad. In fact they are great. But we are pounded by a constant barrage of negativity, mostly from the organized media, self-serving … Continue reading

Exciting Crappie News!

The American Crappie Trail has announced it’s 2019 tournament schedule and it’s BIG for northeast Louisiana. Not only is the trail bringing it’s three-day National Championship to Lake D’Arbonne in the spring, the tour will hold it’s last regular season stop on the 2019 tour back on the Ouachita River out of Monroe! It will … Continue reading

The latest on the Ouachita

Here’s a lakedarbonnelife.com exclusive video of what a boat ride down part of the lowered Bayou D’Arbonne looks like these days. Special thanks to Nick Young (D’Arbonne Lake Guide Service 318-243-8646) for the ride! Also, below the video is the latest information on the Ouachita River drawdown. Thanks to Buster Craig at  http://host.marketing/ for video … Continue reading

Think about it

Ephesians 5:15-17 (NIV) 15 Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.

No shortage of stories here

The Louisiana Outdoor Writer’s Association held it’s annual convention this past weekend in Gonzales, hosted by the Ascension Parish Tourism Commission. Trust me, there was no shortage of stories here. And I’m absolutely sure that every one of them was true with no exaggeration or amplification of fact by any writer or broadcaster. They are … Continue reading

New boat shopping

It’s kinda late in the year for new boat shopping, but there are a lot of good deals coming on the market if you are interested in one of those. You can save some money and pick up some of the best features in a watercraft, even if it isn’t this year’s model. I was … Continue reading

Locals head to FLW Cup

It may not be the best weather to fish here this weekend, but rain or shine, there is a lot of fishing action to keep up with this weekend just north of here. The Forrest Wood Cup will return to Lake Ouachita in Arkansas, this weekend — Aug. 10-12 — to crown bass FLW’s top … Continue reading

The “back in the day” ‘Bone

I don’t have a comprehensive fishing report to offer you, but man, there were a lot of fish caught and 50+ years worth of fishing trips taken at the D’Arbonne Diner one day last week. That’s when life-long fishing partners Bobby McCullin and Rodney Colvin pulled up to the table with me and started sharing … Continue reading

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