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ACT bullseye on D’Arbonne, Ouachita River!

Competitive crappie fishing continues to grow and organizations like the American Crappie Trail have put a bullseye on the great fishing and hospitality of Lake D’Arbonne Country, including D’Arbonne Lake and the Ouachita River. This week’s announcement from the American Crappie Trail is a prime example. ACT is coming to Lake D’Arbonne March 24-26 for … Continue reading

2021: A new class of Outdoor Legends

Six prominent Louisiana outdoor personalities with outstanding legacies of contributions to the outdoors will be inducted into the second class of the Louisiana Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame at an induction and awards banquet October 16th, 2021 at Tunks Cypress Inn on Lake Kincaid in Boyce, LA. The banquet is open to the … Continue reading

Father-son are Crappie Masters Champs

T.J. and Alex Palmer stood on the weigh-in stage at the Crappie Masters National Championship on Lake D’Arbonne Saturday and watched nervously as only one team remained. That was the first-day leader team of Richard Bowling and Gary Lee. When the digital scales leveled out, the Palmer team had held on for the win. Then … Continue reading

Missouri duos take Crappie Masters lead

Richard Bowling and Gary Lee of Missouri grabbed a bucket of minnows and put their foot on the trolling motor to catch a seven-fish limit of crappie weighing 12.62 to take the Day One lead in the Crappie Masters National Championship on Lake D’Arbonne Saturday. The duo have a fin up on the rest of … Continue reading

Crappie Masters: Bait in the water!

The Crappie Masters National Championship is underway on Lake D’Arbonne. Good luck to all the fishermen and thanks to everyone who supports getting great events like this to our area. Special thanks to the Louisiana Office of Tourism and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser; the Town of Farmerville, Union Parish Tourist Commission, Union Parish Police Jury … Continue reading

Crappie Masters: It’s all business this week

Fishing is supposed to be fun. But for 139 teams of fishermen on the ‘Bone this week, it is all business. And for one of them, it will be a $30,000 business transaction. That’s what first place will pay in the 2021 Crappie Masters National Championship on Lake D’Arbonne. In addition to top championship money, … Continue reading

Crappie Masters National Championship Week!

It’s National Championship Week! The top crappie anglers on the Crappie Masters tour from all over the country will converge on Lake D’Arbonne for the huge CM National Championship, to be decided in two days of competition Friday and Saturday. What’s at stake? Only $125,000 in cash and prizes — including a check for $30,000 … Continue reading

K&M sets grand re-opening

It’s a big week for K&M Coffee, Corks and Camo in Farmerville. And for local and area sportsmen as well! The newly expanded store will be celebrating a grand re-opening with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday morning and then a day full of seminars and sales on Saturday. The big … Continue reading

Sportsman who care, share!

Opening days of the various deer seasons ares fast approaching and so is another big day for deer hunters and other sportsman. If you’ve been blessed with more meat – or fish – than your family can eat, here’s a great way to share it. Louisiana’s Hunters for the Hungry is hosting it’s annual “Clean … Continue reading

Ever present help

46 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah. 4 There is a river, … Continue reading

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