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MOSSBACK: Here Fishy, Fishy

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here’s several thousand words on setting out a MossBack Fish Habitat with noted crappie angler/duck call builder/ public speaker and all around good guy John Godwin. But first, as a way of introduction, a MossBack Fish Habitat is basically a man-made brushtop, but so much … Continue reading

Yucatan: Late summer fishing bonus

For the most part, fishing is tough right now. There are still fish biting in a few places, but they aren’t exactly jumping in the boat. The summer heat is taking a toll on fishermen and the fish. And now there’s a hurricane coming this way in a few days! But there is one exception … Continue reading

Putting Union Parish on the map

It was a big night for Union Parish at the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame meeting Saturday in Springfield, Missouri at the John A & Genny Morris Conservation Center. The name Johnny Morris might sound familiar. He’s the founder of Bass Pro Shops. The highlight for our area from this year’s event … Continue reading

Be still

Wow. David Owen of the Honey Hole in West Monroe has a great tackle shop and a great ministry. When he shared this on Facebook this week, I really needed it. I hope it helps you sort out the insanity around us right now. Thanks for the message, David: “The Lord will fight for you; … Continue reading

D’Arbonne gets legislative approval!

Thanks to a group of folks that aren’t afraid to think out of the box — led by Lincoln/Union State Rep. Chris Turner, D’Arbonne resident and pro fisherman Steve Adams and Farmerville Mayor John Crow — Lake D’Arbonne got a great legislative shot in the arm and some positive statewide recognition last week. Letting people … Continue reading

Back to the basics

We’re in dire straits as a country right now. People are worried, confused and often without direction. But things are looking up when you know that God knows. It’s not about a country or a disease or politics, as bad as things may seem there. It’s about you first, and those that you love, lead … Continue reading

Bussey Big Bass Challenge

Last year about this time, the big bass in the newly opened Bussey Brake were producing a “WOW FACTOR” for area fishermen. Tyler Stewart landed a lake record at 12.74 pounds. More than three 10-pound plus largemouth were weighed in and verified. As pressure mounted on the reservoir, word was that even more were caught, … Continue reading

ICAST: Orlando’s “reel” Magic Kingdom

This is long, but so was “War and Peace”. So grab a cup of coffee and your credit card…. Recently I got to go to Orlando and the Magic Kingdom on a business trip. No, not the one with Mickey Mouse. The one where the seven million square foot Orlando Exhibition Hall was full the … Continue reading

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