Lake Claiborne

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Welcome B’n’M Fishing!

Welcome B’n’M Fishing! They are our newest sponsor/advertiser for lakedarbonnelife.com and we’re excited to have them on board. The leading manufacturer of crappie and panfishing rods and poles plus a lot of other exciting fishing equipment is now helping bring you this website each day. Make sure you check out their fine products next time … Continue reading

Fish go on Spring Break!

I think I’ve got the fishing figured out this week. Things have been much slower than earlier this spring for bass and crappie, but I know what happened. They are all gone on Spring Break! Fish gone wild is more like, well, just fish gone… Okay, it isn’t that bad, but on Lake D’Arbonne bass … Continue reading

Welcome, Wood Marine of Ruston

We welcome a great new sponsor to lakedarbonnelife.com, Wood Marine of Ruston. Owned and managed by the husband-wife team of Jody and Jodi Wood, they opened the business in 2011 and their motto pretty much sums up their philosophy: “Helping you get on the water and stay on the water”. In other words, it’s about … Continue reading


There’s been some worry this year that boatloads of fishermen might be catching too many white perch on Lake D’Arbonne. I’ve covered that in separate posts. There is one group of “fishermen” that I know are catching and eating too many fish. And they are wounding many, many more.  And the fish aren’t all crappie. … Continue reading

Wind-aided fishing report

I got up early Thursday morning (Yes, George, before 9 a.m.) to try and get in a last minute fishing trip before the approaching storms hit. You know, fish always bite better before an approaching storm. I didn’t have to turn on any lights to see if the wind had kicked up yet. I could … Continue reading

Fish here, fish there

It’s the time of year when fishing is great one day and then not so great the next. They are here today, gone tomorrow. The weather, mostly high wind, skewed fishing results a bit this week. The fish had been biting, then cold mornings and the wind slowed them down. Yesterday things were a bit … Continue reading

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