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‘Twas the night…

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all across the lakeOnly two ducks were still stirring, a hen and a drake.The yo-yo’s were hung on the boat dock with care,In hopes some big crappie would soon swim up there; The coots were nestled all snug by the shore, They were there by the dozens; three, no… … Continue reading

The legend of Claypool

As north Louisiana and south Arkansas duck hunters strain to see a few ducks in the morning sky this season, thoughts go back to an earlier day when things were different. Different? Make that Awesome. If duck hunting history had a Disney World, the Magic Kingdom would have been Claypool Reservoir. The year for this … Continue reading

Secret of hunting success revealed

Any questions?  

How about you?

Each of us is an innkeeper who decides if there’s room for Jesus. Isaiah 9:6 : For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Game Cam fun

Not much goes on in the woods these days that some hunter doesn’t capture on a game camera. As for these? I don’t know what to say. What caption would you add? Wait, there’s another one:

Heroes and hunting

There are lots of groups doing lots of good things, but none are better than the Louisiana Hunters for Heroes. They are constantly putting on events for veterans in our state. We salute their efforts. The group just finished up their annual Union Parish deer hunt and want to thank all of the corporate sponsors, … Continue reading

Wanna score a touchdown?

No, not on the football field. In life. If you want to score a touchdown in life, consider these great words from a really great quarterback, who knows how to win at both.

Lake level update

Anytime we get a lot of rain in a hurry, it makes lake residents a little bit wary of the situation. It looks like the lake at D’Arbonne is heading up quickly, but should not get over the 83 foot level. That is the projection of the USGS as you can see in the graph … Continue reading

Can you bleat this?

I spend a lot of time talking to some really good — and successful deer hunters. A lot of them don’t make headlines or kill the biggest buck in America, but there is a little secret weapon that a lot of them have. Some of them don’t talk about it, but others do. Its the … Continue reading

A good year for big bucks

It started on opening weekend of bow season. Some really impressive bucks fell. It hasn’t slowed down, and with the rut still going in many areas, more are sure to follow. There are big deer from six or seven north Louisiana parishes scoring way up there this year — and there’s still a lot of … Continue reading

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