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Press On

13. Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have laid hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14. I press on toward the goal to win the prize of God’s heavenly calling in Jesus Christ. — Philippians 3:13-14

Season opens for Preuett, Horne

The college football season officially ended Monday night. But another season is just beginning for two pro anglers with local ties. B.A.S.S. begins its 2020 Open tournaments season today on the Kissimmee Chain of lakes in Florida. The highest level of the BASS circuit, the Elite tournament trail, begins next month. Louisiana is well represented … Continue reading

ReNew Year; ReNew You

— 2nd Peter

Crappie U. signup underway

IMPORTANT UPDATE!!!!! Crappie University update: Some registrants were having trouble getting on the Louisiana Delta Community College website so the Monroe campus is now accepting class registrations by phone during business hours. You can call Vickie White at the school, 318-345-9278, to register. You can also go through the normal online process if it works … Continue reading

Locals to test FLW bass

FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has announced the 2020 FLW Pro Circuit roster in its first year since the acquisition by Major League Fishing. Per the FLW qualifying process outlined in the 2019 rules, the field will include 150 anglers plus five additional pros with medical and/or hardship exemptions. Louisiana is well represented in … Continue reading

Argument settled

Remember this and share it. It’ll help you win a lot of arguments very quickly. Even if the person whose wrong doesn’t ever figure it out.

Annual Monroe boat show set

The North Delta Boat & Outdoor Show will be January 24-26, 2020 in the Monroe Civic Center. Check out the largest selection of Fishing Boats, Pontoon Boats, Wake Boats, ATV’s, Side-By-Sides, RV’s and more! The is your annual local boat show happening this month, Jan 24-26, that will feature boats from Wood Marine, Ludwig Marine, … Continue reading

Christmas on the lake

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all across the lakeOnly two ducks were still stirring, a hen and a drake.The yo-yo’s were hung on the boat dock with care,In hopes some big crappie would soon swim up there; The coots were nestled all snug by the shore,They were there by the dozens; three, no… maybe … Continue reading

Christmas "crappietunity"!

Whether you crappie fish with a cane pole and a red and white bobber or use eight $120 graphite crappie rods off a spider rig in the front of your fancy boat, you’ll have an excellent opportunity — or crappietunity — to become better at it in Monroe this January 25 at Crappie University. The … Continue reading

Graveyard bass wakes up

Sorry, coffee drinkers. The best part of waking up is NOT having Folgers in your cup. It’s having a monster bass on your line. Just ask Corey Harris of Chatham. He got off the graveyard shift at the papermill and drove home Monday morning, thinking he had just enough time to hook up his boat … Continue reading

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