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Wow! Just Wow!

It’s pretty awesome when you are a good enough fishermen to make armchair fishermen wonder on Facebook if your fish pictures are “photoshopped” or something. Trey Bayles is one of those first guys — a fisherman with the amazing ability to catch big bass consistently. His lunker largemouth catches are well documented. And yes, they … Continue reading

Hmmm…Maybe this one?

Let me see, which one will it be? Maybe this one. No, wait, this one. I don’t know if you are like me or not, but I have a hard time choosing what color and style of crappie bait to try first this time of year. Do I pick one that I think looks good, … Continue reading

A doctorate in crappie!

A wise man once told me he was weary of knowing too much and understanding too little. After spending eight hours at Crappie University Saturday, I know what he meant. Eight hours of prime knowledge shared by four top crappie fishermen from four different states is a treat you don’t get just anywhere. In fact, … Continue reading

Good news, bad news

Today, we’ve got some good news and some bad news: Jake Ormond of Sterlington caught 42 pounds, nine ounces of bass to place 12th in his first tournament as a rookie on the FLW tour this past weekend on Sam Rayburn in Texas. He pocketed $11,000 for the catch! That’s not all. Monroe’s Hunter Freeman … Continue reading

Live in a way…

“That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God. — Colossians 1:10

Crappie Masters: Feb 28 & 29

The first of two regular Crappie Masters professional crappie fishing tournaments in our area this year is scheduled for February 28 & 29 on Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville. The second Crappie Masters major tournament will be out of Monroe/West Monroe on the Ouachita River May 1 & 2. There have been a lot of changes … Continue reading

Catch more crappie

Okay, guys and gals. I’ll lay out it for you. I’ve fished with some of the best crappie fishermen in this area, some of them more than once. You folks are good. I’ve also been to several sessions of Crappie University and I can say this without question: I don’t think there’s a crappie angler … Continue reading

Press On

13. Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have laid hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14. I press on toward the goal to win the prize of God’s heavenly calling in Jesus Christ. — Philippians 3:13-14

Season opens for Preuett, Horne

The college football season officially ended Monday night. But another season is just beginning for two pro anglers with local ties. B.A.S.S. begins its 2020 Open tournaments season today on the Kissimmee Chain of lakes in Florida. The highest level of the BASS circuit, the Elite tournament trail, begins next month. Louisiana is well represented … Continue reading

ReNew Year; ReNew You

— 2nd Peter

SIMMONS’ SPORTING GOODS

PREAUS MOTORS

Dusty Gates, Union Parish Sheriff

Bastrop – Morehouse Chamber of Commerce

BnM Fishing

THE CITY OF FARMERVILLE

Road Runner Lures