In this crazy election year, we’ve seen some highly unusual candidates.
But none can top Limberbutt McCubbins.
McCubbins, a Democrat from Kentucky, was officially registered with the Federal Election Commission as a candidate for president. While he wasn’t able to compete successfully against Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton, he did get strong grass-roots support in his home state.
One of my favorite car commercials has a 5-year-old driving his Power Wheels toy car. His dad asks if he’d like to take a try with the bigger automobile. After giving it some thought, the kid realizes it’s too much to handle and responds “No, thanks. I can wait.”
Recently I read where efforts are being undertaken to restore False River to its former glory. This deepwater oxbow lake near New Roads once ranked among the best lakes in the country for bass and sunfish.
The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association maintains the state fish records for each species, both for conventional tackle and fly tackle. And one glance at the fly-rod listings for speckled trout suggests that winter through early spring is the best time to catch trophy trout on a fly.