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The rabbit hunter

No matter what you hunt or where you hunt….be a Charles Rodney Passion. Love for the outdoors. Respect. Kindness and generosity. But no more words. Listen to the story of “the Rabbit Hunter” and enjoy.

ACT faces “hot” fishing

The bottom has fallen out of the Ouachita River. Just a couple of months ago, it was above major flood stage (45 feet) in Monroe. Sunday night it was at 21.3 feet and expected to hold near there. I’ve heard several reports of water temps in backwater lakes from 90 to 95 degrees. The fish … Continue reading

Those excuses…

When it comes to making a commitment to a Christian life, people are sometimes a lot like fishermen. The Bible gives Christians pretty simple instructions for life. Not easy, but simple. But you can hear more excuses why people don’t serve, go to worship services or share the gospel than you can reasons why people … Continue reading

Bussey Brake update

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

Your imprint:

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.

Highs and LOWAs

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

How to Fish Good

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

More ACT and a fishing report, too

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

ACT + Ouachita = FISH

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

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Psalm 97:10

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