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It’s crappie.com time on D’Arbonne

Want to pass a good time fishin’, eatin’ and crappie fishing? You might want to give DocWaldo a shout the next couple of days and meet up with the Crappie.com followers at their annual Fall gathering at the fabulous Lake D’Arbonne State Park this weekend, October 24, 25 & 26. And as you’d expect, they’ll … 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

Captain D’s = Fish

Okay, when you think of Captain D’s, you have to think of fish, right? Well, you probably don’t think of the same fish as this Captain D. While he does fish for just about every kind of fish at Lake Claiborne near Homer, the summer months tend to give “Captain D”  Donny Hood tunnel vision … Continue reading

Thanks, Dad

I originally wrote and published this article in the News-Star on Sunday, June 19, 1988. My parents are both gone on to be with the Lord now, but I hope you enjoy it and are able to still tell your Dad “thanks” on this Father’s Day weekend. ******************* Thanks, Dad. Thanks for taking me fishing … Continue reading

Doin’ Duck Day the Right way!

In case you missed it, Duck Dynasty began Season Six Wednesday night. And in case you missed it, the show had a special guest,  Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. Yes, I watched it. Haven’t missed an episode. I do love the show.  Some folks do more than just love it. Every day, not just Wednesday, is … Continue reading

Yikes!

Want a very vivid illustration of why you don’t stand underneath a tree during a lightning storm? This video is from the US Parks Service of a tree beside a park in New York. It shows a pretty big tree being turned into matchsticks by a single bolt from the blue…   ***** ANY   QUESTIONS … Continue reading

Goo-gle

I guess if you have enough time to Google “recipes for goo”, you deserve what you get. Here’s the first thing Google offered: “Let’s Make Slime!  This is a collection of slime recipes for kids. You’ll find goo, ooze, flubber, oobleck, putty, and many more types of slime. Slime recipes are a great way to … Continue reading

Life on the Edge

If you love the woods and water in Louisiana, it would be worth your time to check this out: Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) will broadcast the complete “Alive! In America’s Delta” series beginning this Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. with the premiere of the “Life on the Edge” episode. The six-part series presents a behind the … Continue reading

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