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Ouachita River ticket to BASS Classic berth

Catching bass on the Ouachita River this Fall will punch some anglers ticket to the BASSMasters Classic. Grass-roots anglers from around the country will take to the waters of the Ouachita River in Monroe to compete for one of three berths into the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk during the … Continue reading

Messin’ (and fishin’) with Sasquatch

By training, Wesley Miller is a nurse. By current career choice, he’s a crappie fishing guide and jig maker. By appearance, he’s Sasquatch (Hey, he calls himself that, too). And unless you try and hide the Jack Link’s Beef Jerky from him, he is fine with that! But deep down inside, he’s a teacher. And … Continue reading

Yes…it’s still “Easter”

Remember all that Easter celebration? The story of Jesus dying on the cross to save us from our sins; His being buried and rising to life once again? Victory over sin and death? Seriously, you remember, right? Well, then live like it today. Easter isn’t just a three-day weekend. The Victory is still yours to … Continue reading

Black Bayou bream heating up

It’s bream time and there’s no better place to go give them a try than the Black Bayou Lake on the Black Bayou National Wildlife Refuge just north of Monroe. It’s a quiet out of the way spot and it usually isn’t busy. There are some special regulations there, so make sure you check them … Continue reading

Good crappie hunting

Rick Hill lowered the trolling motor into the water and headed into the light southwest wind. He fiddled with the nobs on his depth finder and got focused in. In a minute, we were slow cruising the edge of a Lake D’Arbonne flat in about 15 foot of water, hunting crappie. No, not fishing. I … Continue reading

I’m in! FIREDISC Nation

My two favorite places to cook are indoors and outdoors. When the weather is favorable, outdoors always comes in first. And now it has even a bigger lead since I recently became a member of the FIREDISC® Nation! I’m always on the lookout for a new and better way. I think I’ve found it. I … Continue reading

He is risen

Have a Blessed Easter.

Big bucks for big bucks

The 2020-21 Union Parish Big Buck contest faced a lot of challenges with Covid and not being able to have a spring banquet like usual. But due to the perseverance of the contest sponsors and supporters, we do have winners! The big deer were on the move this year and Union Parish hunters got their … Continue reading

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