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D’Arbonne Crappie on TV Saturday

Saturday is a big day for Lake D’Arbonne crappie. Get breakfast ready. Set the VCR. And find something to keep the kids busy and quiet. This coming Saturday morning, Jan. 10, at 7:30 a.m., the first of several crappie fishing shows featuring D’Arbonne and our area filmed by Krappie King and the Sportsman Channel will … Continue reading

Happy Trails

Roy Rogers probably never had a kayak (although he did have a Jeep!). B ut if he did have a kayak, he’d have probably named it “Trigger”. Okay, so you don’t remember Roy Rogers? And you don’t know what this has to do with Union Parish? Well, it’s all tied in to “Happy Trails“. Union … Continue reading

A limit of crappie fun

I have a feeling that if the crappie.com folks came to the lake and found it dry, they would still have a good time. In fact, no matter how many fish they catch, they always limit out on fun. That’s just who they are. But these guys are great fishermen and didn’t find Lake D’Arbonne … Continue reading

Where’s DocWaldo? D’Arbonne, of course!

If you saw DocWaldo fishing on Lake D’Arbonne, most of you would never know who he was. That’s because DocWaldo is from Bossier City and nobody knows him by that name except his crappie.com internet buddies. His real name is Mark. But DocWaldo is a big fan of Lake D’Arbonne and a key component in … 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

David lands Goliath!

At 5:30 a.m. while most of the rest of us were asleep Saturday morning, David Harrell motored into the back of Stowe Creek, cut off his motor on the edge of a grassbed and waited to catch a big bass. It was more than just a fishing trip. He was one of the 200+ contestants … Continue reading

Eat, sleep, water

Today, Lake D’Arbonne stands at 80.6 feet, about six tenths of a foot above pool stage. Projections are for it to stay above pool for the rest of the month. That’s pretty unusual for June. But it’s a good thing. A full lake not only looks better, but it’s good for the fishing, especially upstream … 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

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