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Grand camping – Part 4

Final in a four-part series Now it’s time for the After Party: So where’d everybody go? Today, when there’s a big event, it isn’t necessarily over when it’s over. The cool thing to do is have an “After Party” too. The “after party” after a camping/fishing/family vacation road trip usually involves eating up the leftovers … Continue reading

Grand Camping Vacation – Part 1

First of a four-part series It’s not my fault. It’s Ollie Hopnoodle’s. When my grown kids suggested we take them and our grandchildren camping on the lake this summer, I couldn’t wait. I had an excellent role model to follow. In case you never had the privilege of seeing it, the satire of childhood recollections … Continue reading

Unintended deceit

Okay, this is too funny to not share with you and only Uncle Si and I could team up to do it. Yesterday, I got 251 “clicks” on lakedarbonnelife.com from Brazil. I get a daily report of how many clicks there are on the site and where they come from. I do get viewers from … Continue reading

Fishing success scattered

Fighting the hot weather to catch a mess of fish isn’t one of the most popular things going on in our area right now. But those that are putting up with the heat are catching some good fish. Mind you, it isn’t like the spring, but fish are still reportedly being caught on area lakes. … Continue reading

What is it? I know. I know…

A few weeks back, friend Joyce Neely of Tennessee posted a Facebook photo under the “What is it?” category. I knew immediately, but after a dozen or so way off answers from others, I had to post the right one. I knew what it was because I have strapped pairs of them on my parents … Continue reading

Harris duo Kings of Caney, FOM!

Thanks to Brent Crawford for this great report on Fishers of Men’s bass circuit and congratulations to Kenny and Courtney Harris, circuit champions! The North Central Louisiana division of the Fishers of Men season has come to an end with their final tournament held on Caney Lake. Blasting off from Brown’s Landing under light winds … Continue reading

Gum balls, crappie and three lakes…

This is the second of a two-part series: Gum ball machines and crappie fishing tournaments. How in the world could those two be connected? Today, as we look further at the Crappie Masters organization that will be bringing the first big-time professional crappie tournament to Lake D’Arbonne next spring, the answer unravels. Missouri resident Mike … Continue reading

Crappie Masters headed to D’Arbonne

 This is the first of a two-part series: There’s good news for Lake D’Arbonne crappie fishermen: Some lucky (well, good & lucky) crappie fishermen will be able to find a little financial relief four days after TAX DAY, 2015. That’s because Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters is headed to Lake D’Arbonne for its first-ever professional … Continue reading

Short lines & random casts . . .

A little bit of everything today…. Today’s writeup has a little bit of everything. I’m trying to make sure I don’t miss anything because I’m going to let my keyboard cool off for a few days. We will be back with you on a daily basis Tuesday, July 1. *********** Things are looking peachy this … Continue reading

Kids fishing day on D’Arbonne

Recently the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in conjunction with the Lake D’Arbonne State Park held a free fishing day for kids on the fishing piers at the park. A big crowd turned out and quite a few good fish were caught. Thanks to these two groups for putting this on — and to … Continue reading

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