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D’Arbonne Dynasty goes viral

8.5 million people. That’s the average number of fans who watch Duck Dynasty every Wednesday night. Hey, Jack. I’ve been busy trying to promote Lake D’Arbonne for the past two years through this website and organizations like the Union Parish Tourist Commission have been doing it for years. So have many other groups and individuals. … Continue reading

Duck Dynasty on D’Arbonne tonight

Tonight’s episode of Duck Dynasty features a special “Birthday Party” for Willie and the whole family gets together on Lake D’Arbonne for a special one-hour season ending episode. It features Willie getting a little wet and Jep trying to siphon gas from the Birthday boy’s SUV for a jet ski plus…oh well, if you want … Continue reading

Where’d he go?

Apparently, taking photos of Outlaw class (no restrictions on fuel types, etc.) racing boats is a bit different from taking regular fishing and hunting pictures. If you need a visual aid, check out the photo above. It was my first attempt at catching a photo of a speeding race boat at the two-day Deep South … Continue reading

Crappie.com’ers coming!

They go by names like Docwaldo, Fishervet, TreeFrog, Shadow, BilliBob, Prefers Shiners, PawPaw Gene, Freebird, Southern Chuter. Even Slab! I’m not sure how many of them there are. But they share one thing for sure- they love crappie fishing and having a good time. Some fish in big fiberglass rigs and some fish in small … 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

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

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

Bad news for the basses

George and I got hooked up to go fishing this week for the first time in what seems like months. I don’t know how we got so busy, but I guess we did. Besides, he’s just getting through with therapy after his brothers, older Larry and even older Larry, have admitted that they have become … Continue reading

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