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Crappie Seeking Individual — Tips to catch more springtime Lake D’Arbonne crappie

James Morgan always seems to have a plan. It’s part of his DNA.

And when it comes to crappie fishing, the only CSI you need is to discover is that he’s a Crappie Seeking Individual.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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Crappie assassins are made, not born

“I fish four days a week, sometimes five,” Murphy Royer said. “Monday and Tuesday, I fish. Wednesday I clean fish and do chores. Thursday and Friday, I fish, and Saturday I clean fish and do chores.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Defining the Atchafalaya Basin

It’s hard to define exactly what the Atchafalaya Basin is.

People can’t even agree on the name. Most experts on that sort of thing agree the name “Atchafalaya” is derived from the Choctaw Indian language and interprets as “long river.” 

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August 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Tippets

With summer comes a change in sight-casting strategy. As the long, hot days heat the shallow ponds, bigger reds will move to the edges of lakes and bays.

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June 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Test of time and patience — How to catch summertime bass at Lake D’Arbonne

Before David Harrell even carried the big bass to the scales that Saturday, he had an inkling about what his friends were going to say.

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June 01, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Top bream-fishing tackle

Charles Johnson grew up as a country boy fishing bream. He cut his own cane poles from creek cane (bamboo that had escaped from cultivation).

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May 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Rock–it Science — Trout-fishing tips for the MRGO rocks

It’s often said that it doesn’t take a rocket scientist (or brain surgeon) to know whatever obvious point a person is making.

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May 01, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Stone cold crappie — Duck Commander develops crappie-catching rig

“That’s not a fair question,” Jay Stone said, turning his head quickly to eyeball the tip of one of the 16-foot crappie poles that he thought had signaled another fish on the end of the line.

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March 01, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Depth finder critical to crappie-fishing success

What does the perfect picture look like on your electronic graph when you are looking for crappie in the deep water on D’Arbonne in February?

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February 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Prespawn bass biting now in the Atchafalaya Spillway

Prespawn bass have already begun pushing into dead-end canals in the Atchafalaya Spillway, and Kelly Wheat has been there waiting for them.

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February 12, 2015 at 1:34 pm
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Break the bank — Targeting bass by fishing shoreline disruptions

We stepped to the bow, angled the trolling motor and mentally prepared ourselves for prospecting a long stretch of bank.

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September 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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From barrier to beach — Top 3 Big Lake fishing hotspots

While many Calcasieu Lake anglers were bemoaning the lack of fishing success last August, Moss Bluff’s Ray Christy was enjoying great action.

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August 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Stingray gives birth after being unhooked near Sabine Lake

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The language in the attached video is pretty coarse. If you’re easily offended or you're watching at work or with kids, you might want to view it with the speakers turned down.

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July 24, 2014 at 4:56 pm
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Angler’s Choice — Expert tips for Lake D’Arbonne bass fishing

The bass spawn is over on Lake D’Arbonne, so put up your rods and reels, pack up those lures and catch up on your honey-do list.

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May 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Candy from a baby — Best crappie-fishing tactics

Zounds! This guy is good.

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April 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Veterinarian arrows huge 9-pointer in Concordia Parish

Almost two weeks after arrowing a thick-racked 9-pointer on an old river bottom in Concordia Parish, Scott Robbins is still showing off photos of the buck like the proud father of a newborn child.

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January 22, 2014 at 4:30 pm
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