This is an article that I wrote published in the Louisiana Sportsman last week. A fishing pier. A pump. A big pile of dirt and rock. And some water. Lots of water. That’s what’s left to complete one of the decade’s most anticipated outdoor projects in north Louisiana — the rebirth and reopening of the … Continue reading
Jeremiah 29:11: For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association held it’s annual meeting last weekend in Morgan City and it was one of the high points of the year for yours truly. Our professional outdoor writer group has an annual Excellence in Craft competition each year for outdoor articles in magazine, broadcast, newspaper, photography and electronic categories. Before I … Continue reading
I was a sophomore in college in 1972 when my Mom and Dad went on a trip somewhere out near Yellowstone National Park. They brought me a souvenir — a new little book called “How To Fish Good” by Milford “Stanley” Poltroon, noted writer and publisher of the Wretched Mess News. Trust me, it was … Continue reading
A new fully rigged Ranger boat is just part of the $50,000 plus that goes to the winners of the American Crappie Trail tournament coming September 13-14 to the Ouachita River in Monroe. There’s points, too. The kind of points that add up to help pro crappie fishermen qualify for the ACT National Championship next … Continue reading
In six weeks, the best competitive crappie fishermen in the country, including a large contingent of 318 anglers (as in Area Code 318) will descend on the Ouachita River in Monroe as the American Crappie Trail’s tour hits town once again. The two-day event will be held September 13-14 out of the Forsythe Boat Dock. … Continue reading