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Hodge lands state’s No. 2 crappie at Bussey

Shane Hodge of Farmerville caught the second largest white crappie ever landed in Louisiana Sunday afternoon on Bussey Brake north of Bastrop. When certified, the 3.65 slab will move into the second spot previously held by a 3.60 pound white crappie. That monster was caught at Bussey as well by James Anthony Griffin of Bastrop … Continue reading

Team Jeffries wins Crappie Masters

A lot of times, crappie don’t want to hit a bait that is moving, especially when conditions are tough. That may be why so many of the pro fishermen had trouble getting a lot of big fish to bite this weekend in the Crappie Masters tournament on Lake D’Arbonne. I mean, it would be hard … Continue reading

Palmers making D’Arbonne second home

T.J and Alex Palmer from Missouri won the 2021 Crappie Masters National Championship on D’Arbonne last year. And now, the father/son team is picking up where they left off, leading the CM qualifier on the lake in Farmerville with a seven fish limit weighing 14.39. Nick DeWolf of Bossier city was the top Louisiana finisher … Continue reading

Crappie Masters visits D’Arbonne

Friday and Saturday the Crappie Masters pro tour will make it’s regular late-winter stop on Lake D’Arbonne. Here’s an overview of the tournament from the group’s website: The Crappie Masters All American Tournament Trail is set to return to beautiful Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville, LA this weekend, February 25th & 26th, for the second National Qualifier … Continue reading

The ‘Bone’s about to get busy

Things are about to get busy on the ‘Bone. All three of the country’s major professional crappie tours are going to be making stops on Lake D’Arbonne this spring. They bring a lot of attention to the lake, bring in tourism money and are fun to watch. D’Arbonne has responded by flat showing off with … Continue reading

Roy has 100,000 reasons to love Bussey Brake

Bradley Roy That’s maybe the first time you’ve heard his name all week. We ran his picture on this site yesterday after his finish at Caney. But he isn’t one that gets a lot of attention like some other pro anglers. But as of 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon, anybody following the Major League Fishing Bass … Continue reading

MLF: POW! Wheeler shows up in knockout round

Here’s something we reported in yesterday’s writeup about the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour yesterday: If Jacob Wheeler can make it to Caney, watch out. That lake is made for him. He could bring in a mega-bag.” Well, Wheeler not only made it through the cut at D’Arbonne, he showed out at Caney Creek … Continue reading

Lintner goes to finals; MLF moves to Caney

There aren’t many anglers around that would pass up a day fishing for giant largemouths on Caney Lake this time of the year. But Jared Lintner is one of those. It was the Jared Lintner show again Tuesday in the final round of fishing on Lake D’Arbonne. Lintner scored 18 bass weighing 47 pounds, five … Continue reading

MLF Day 3: Daniels punches his ticket

The first group of anglers heading to the next round of the Major League Fishing Stage One pro bass fishing tournament is set after their two days of fishing on Lake D’Arbonne. Mark Daniels, Jr., continued to lead Group A in the $800,000 event with 16 bass weighing 33 pounds, five ounces. He gets a … Continue reading

Hello MLF: How about a 33+ pound bag

There are no secrets on the Major League Fishing tour. With cameras in every boat and a Scoretracker updating every time somebody catches a scoreable bass in the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour stop on D’Arbonne, you can see it all. You can watch live on Major League Fishing’s website each day of the … Continue reading

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