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Crappie Now ranks D’Arbonne No.2

The following is reproduced from the outstanding “Crappie Now” magazine. It’s a list of the Top 10 Crappie Lakes for 2022 by Tim Huffman A list of the “Best Lakes” for any species of fish often boils down to who you ask. For example, some fishermen enjoy jigging wood cover while others like trolling in … Continue reading

Andrews, Nimrod hanging tough

Here’s on to keep an eye on today. ULM’s Jacob Andrews and Connor Nimrod are in fourth place in the  Abu Garcia College Fishing National Championship on Fort Gibson Lake in Oklahoma. The Day One competition Wednesday, March 29, was a grind for most everyone in it. Whipped by wind and dealing with mostly uncooperative … Continue reading

Riser, Fields win ACT Crown

Saturday morning, there were 25 teams left vying for the American Crappie Trail National Championship crown on Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville. Saturday afternoon, there was one team standing in front of the crowd, holding the championship — local anglers Chris Fields and Jared Riser. The duo are a formidable foe for the crappie and other … Continue reading

Local teams lead ACT championship

Two local teams are leading after Day Two of the American Crappie Trail National Championship on Lake D’Arbonne. Ken Myers and Mark Taylor maintained the top spot and lead with 27.28 pounds after two days. Chris Fields and Jared Riser are in second with 26.66. Weights are running lower this year, which isn’t unusual the … Continue reading

Myers / Taylor Grab Day 1 ACT lead

Day 1 of the American Crappie Trail National Championship on Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville is in the books and local team Ken Myers and Mark Taylor grabbed the lead with two more days of fishing. The duo had seven fish weighing 13.99 pounds with a 2.34 big fish for the day. Lamar Bunting is in … Continue reading

ACT final weigh in heads Downtown!

The National American Crappie Trial tournament is on Lake D’Arbonne this week, March 24-26. While the top 100 teams are eligible, only 64 boats fishing the championship. Thursday and Friday’s first round weigh ins will be at Rhett’s. Saturday only the top 25 will fish. For the championship, the weigh in will be on the … Continue reading

ACT Championship heads to D’Arbonne

The 2021 American Crappie Trail’s National Championship is only a few weeks away. Some of the top crappie anglers in the country will be competing in the three-day event March 24-26, 2022 on Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville. It takes a lot of time, talent and effort to qualify for the nationals and the pros will … Continue reading

Adams’ slab makes the record book, too

There’s no doubt what Jed Clampit of the Beverly Hillbillies TV show would have said: “Weeell, doggies” Steve Adams of Farmerville would agree. Adams was fishing with Shane Hodges at Bussey Brake when Hodges caught a 3.65 pound crappie that Adams had hooked, but the fish got off. Hodges’ fish is No. 2 in the … Continue reading

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