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The thankful list

We’re going to take a couple of weeks off from the keyboard and let it cool down, but we’ll leave you with this. It’s an important list. What are you thankful for? Here’s my list, with an emphasis on hunting, fishing, family and food, of course… Black Grape Jelly Wagglers * A mom & dad … Continue reading

The big things…

Proverbs 17:22 A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.


It’s about fishing. No, wait. It’s about food. Well, maybe it’s about “family”, kind of like a reunion of crappie fishing brothers and sisters. I know. It’s all three. This past weekend’s crappie.com event on Lake D’Arbonne out of the State Park was a success on many levels. It was a fun event for everyone … Continue reading

Pumped up over Bussey

As events go, it was an event that would be stretching to reach a 1 on a scale of 10. A few guys with a wrench, some gloves, a big electric pump and a bayou full of water. Then, they flipped the switch. The motor ran, the pumped began working and the guys ran across … Continue reading

Faithful work

“But someone will say, “You have faith; I have deeds.” Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds.” — James 2:18

O what a catch!

“Night fishing? They want us to go night fishing?”, Nick Saban screams into the phone at Alabama AD Greg Byrne. “That’s not in my contract.” “I’m afraid it is,” Byrne replied. “At least you get to fish on Lake Tuscaloosa and not that scary Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana this year. We don’t have Rougaroos around … Continue reading

Bass ready to tailgate!

There are a couple of good reasons to bass fish more in the Fall. First, a lot of the competition is gone from the lake, chasing squirrels and ducks and deer. Second, as the water cools in the middle of fishing season, the largemouths like to up their game by tailgating. And they’ll party wherever … Continue reading

Family, faith, fishing & fellowship

Christian fellowship isn’t just restricted to the church building. Of course, church attendance should be part of our regular walk with the Lord, but we also have to take time to fellowship with other believers as well as carry out the great Commandment of reaching others. There are many ways to do it. And yes, … Continue reading

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