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Squirrel stampedes and the Hippo Bill

There’s probably never been a better time to have something like the tales of squirrel stampedes, the Hippo Bill and other outdoor stories from Louisiana’s famed outdoors than right now. And thanks to Dr. Terry L. Jones, my down-the-road neighbor and Louisiana Outdoor Writer extraordinaire, we can all enjoy those stories and about 48 more. … Continue reading

Then there’s this

Me. This is me. I confess:

What he said

Psalm 46:1-3 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.

Next up: duck hunting?

Sometimes you just need a little something different. This isn’t about fishing and isn’t about north Louisiana. But it’s a great story and it points to one of the greatest habitat problems we’ve ever faced here in Louisiana. But the problem is hidden so far away in lower Plaquemines Parish that most people will never … Continue reading

All crappie weigh two pounds!

Here’s today’s home schooling lesson about crappie fishing. It’s amazing! All spring crappie weigh two pounds. Have you noticed that? Let’s go down to the lake and check. Did you catch any? “Yep. A bunch of two pounders.” That’s great. “Well, all but one. He got away. He weighed nearly three pounds.” (I forgot to … Continue reading

Believe it

Nobody knows for sure how to handle the pandemic. If there will be a cure. If it’s time to come out and “restart” our lives. Nobody really knows. But old Phil, he knows this. And he is right. Go here and scroll down to the message from the Duck Commander: https://www.facebook.com/lakedarbonnelife/

The Greatest Story Ever Told

Jesus Has Risen 28 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. … Continue reading

Fish safe!

Fishing has been good this past week and should stay that way this week. But before we go any further with today‚Äôs fishing report, please be cautious when you go fishing. Social distancing requires effort on your part. Keep you distance at the boat ramps. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer when getting bait … Continue reading

Jesus calms the storm

We’re in the middle of a storm right now. Stimulus checks can’t fix it. Quarantine can’t end it. Faith can heal this nation, and this world. Starting with me, we all need to not just practice social distancing. We need to close the distance spiritually between ourselves and God. One at a time. Even during … Continue reading

PRADCO steps up

FORT SMITH, Ark. (April 1, 2020) – PRADCO Outdoor Brands, a leading manufacturer and marketer of fishing and hunting brands and products, is dedicating resources to serve the medical communities in Alabama, Arkansas and Oklahoma (home states of most PRADCO employees and their families) with donations of much-needed medical equipment. At PRADCO Fishing, engineers have … Continue reading

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