Lake life

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Antlers and Hicks

Hey, you wanna see some cool video deer stories and photos and keep up with the Union Parish Big Buck Contest? Go to Facebook and check out Antlers and Hicks. Greg Hicks is in the deer scoring rut this time of year — wandering the woods and fields looking for hunters who have taken big … Continue reading

Wonders of God

There’s often a place where, when conditions are right, that the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico and the waters do not mix. There’s a definite visible line between the two. I think there are at least two lessons there. First of all, there is a definite line between right and wrong, faith and … Continue reading

Cha$ing crappie for ca$h

If you ever wanted to try your hand at professional crappie fishing in Louisiana, there will be no better time than 2020. And even if you don’t want to fish a pro event, you can learn a whole lot by watching and talking to the pros as they hit this area as part of the … Continue reading

The thankful list

We’re going to take a couple of weeks off from the keyboard and let it cool down, but we’ll leave you with this. It’s an important list. What are you thankful for? Here’s my list, with an emphasis on hunting, fishing, family and food, of course… Black Grape Jelly Wagglers * A mom & dad … Continue reading

The big things…

Proverbs 17:22 A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.


It’s about fishing. No, wait. It’s about food. Well, maybe it’s about “family”, kind of like a reunion of crappie fishing brothers and sisters. I know. It’s all three. This past weekend’s crappie.com event on Lake D’Arbonne out of the State Park was a success on many levels. It was a fun event for everyone … Continue reading

Pumped up over Bussey

As events go, it was an event that would be stretching to reach a 1 on a scale of 10. A few guys with a wrench, some gloves, a big electric pump and a bayou full of water. Then, they flipped the switch. The motor ran, the pumped began working and the guys ran across … Continue reading

Faithful work

“But someone will say, “You have faith; I have deeds.” Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds.” — James 2:18

O what a catch!

“Night fishing? They want us to go night fishing?”, Nick Saban screams into the phone at Alabama AD Greg Byrne. “That’s not in my contract.” “I’m afraid it is,” Byrne replied. “At least you get to fish on Lake Tuscaloosa and not that scary Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana this year. We don’t have Rougaroos around … Continue reading

Bass ready to tailgate!

There are a couple of good reasons to bass fish more in the Fall. First, a lot of the competition is gone from the lake, chasing squirrels and ducks and deer. Second, as the water cools in the middle of fishing season, the largemouths like to up their game by tailgating. And they’ll party wherever … Continue reading

Marion State Bank

Dusty Gates, Union Parish Sheriff

Wood Marine of Ruston

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Bastrop – Morehouse Chamber of Commerce

Road Runner Lures

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BnM Fishing


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