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LSU vs. Alabama Fisht Fight!

“Coach O, I just got off the phone and everything is set for the eighth annual LSU-Alabama pre-game fishing tournament, just like you wanted,” said Athletic Director Joe Alleva. “Everything?” O asks. “Yep, everything,” Alleva answers with a big grin. “Tell Saban and his partner to meet us at the boat ramp down by the … Continue reading

Crappie.com weekend coming

One of the neatest groups I’ve ever been associated with is coming fishing at Lake D’Arbonne soon! Its the annual Crappie.Com weekend! They have fun. They eat well. They eat well some more. And they keep it family oriented.  The annual event will be held out of the Lake D’Arbonne State Park between Bernice and … Continue reading

The Lake D’Arbonne rod

Okay, that title isn’t exactly right. It’s really called the “Tree Thumper” and it’s a new B’n’M Fishing Poles crappie rod coming on the market for 2019. In fact, some stores are already getting them on the shelves. Or you can order them online at:   https://www.bnmpoles.com/collections/fishing-poles/products/tree-thumper-by-steve-danna The cool thing about it is that it … Continue reading

Hunter…. or hunted?

This is why I’ve decided to spend more time fishing and less time — much less time — hunting. . .   Thanks, Greg Hicks, for letting us share your story with our readers! “I took this video Thursday evening before one of the most unique experiences that I’ve ever had in the woods. Years … Continue reading

We need a God Wave

Franklin Graham is correct. But you have to do more than hope. First, pray. Ask for courage and direction to do what you have to do to keep God in America. We haven’t been doing a good job of that. Vote. Vote for candidates who are not scared of God. Who are not ashamed to … Continue reading

The buck stops here

Youth hunts and archery season have kicked off this year’s deer season in Area 2. Primitive weapons become legal Saturday and the still hunt regular gun season is set to begin Oct. 27. Cooler weather and recent rains should make the season a lot better than it was looking a week or so ago. The … Continue reading

‘Bone level should be okay

We’ve had a ton of rain today, but current conditions on Lake D’Arbonne seem to be okay. The lake is coming up some, as you can see from the measured levels (the blue line) Tuesday night. Current projections from the USGS don’t seem to point to any danger to lake properties now or in the … Continue reading

Why I fish

Family reunion

Thessalonians 4:17: 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

Empty lakes

“The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.” That’s what Ralph Waldo Emerson said. It’s been a while since I took English Lit 404, but what I think he meant was that the world is full of open doors and opportunities. If we enter and encounter success, we revel … Continue reading

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