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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

Get Godly

Phil Robertson cuts through the politics and gets to the point… You can watch the video on this site and see all his remarks. 2 Timothy 3:1-9 “But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient … Continue reading

Fishing “pressure”

Believe it or not, this kind of bad weather is sometimes good for fishing. When the weather warms up, fishing can get a bit tough. But when we have the threat of thunderstorms and even rain like we have and will have for a few days, one of the major components in fish biting turns … 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

The good life at Eagle Point

I’ve been blessed with many memorable days in my life. One of them centers on a little one-acre piece of hillside on the edge of Lake D’Arbonne in a development called Eagle Point. It started   to take shape as I was fishing out on the lake and seeing the preliminary work being done on the … Continue reading

A special day for special people

When my dad and I used to go fishing, there was one thing we hardly ever left behind: Mom She did more than just go fishing with us. She packed our lunch. She made sure we had plenty of bait (it was better to have 50 crickets left than run short when they were biting. … Continue reading

Keeping up with the Krappie King

Krappie King Karl Kalonka made quite an impression when he came to town to film some of the great crappie fishing here on Lake D’Arbonne a few weeks back. Since the new show, “Krappie Kings” has started airing on the Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, I’ve been taping the shows and watching them. Karl … Continue reading

May Day fishing report

Before we begin this week’s fishing report, think about this: For some reason, when we talk fishing, we almost always talk about the weather. Not only is it a determining factor in deciding IF we will go fishing, it is also a great, perhaps the No. 1, excuse for when we don’t catch fish. Sometimes … Continue reading

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