I climbed into Capt. Frank Lawson’s Champion bay boat fully expecting to catch redfish. The fact that he was tying on three bass lures only made me think that he would be showing me how to use bass tactics to catch redfish. […]
The best bass fishing of the year is still in full-swing, and speck season is just kicking off. It’s all too much for the heart to hold! […]
One of my platoon sergeants when I was in the Army stood maybe 5 1/2 feet tall after putting on his boots. At first glance, there wasn’t much to this fellow, a Fiat on a freeway full of Ford trucks.
However, it didn’t take me long to learn that there was more to this man than met the eye after he picked me up from my initial processing into my new assignment at Baumholder, Germany.
Little dog syndrome, little man syndrome — whatever you want to call it, my new boss for two years had it. Whatever he was lacking in size, he tried to cover up by physically asserting his presence, and he was good at it. […]
The entire fishing world will have its eyes focused on the Red River near Shreveport in February for the 2009 Bassmaster Classic. The best bass fishermen of 2008 will compete for the $1/2-million first prize and plenty more trickle-down money. […]
Figuring he had it tied on to fool anybody who happened to be sneaking around in his camouflaged Triton aluminum boat, I half expected Eddie Halbrook to clip off the blue/white tail-spinner that was tied to the line on the rod that he handed to me. […]
Perhaps Rodney Dangerfield didn’t get any respect because he acted in a way that wasn’t deserving of respect. As most anybody in a leadership position will tell you, respect has to be earned rather than demanded. […]
In October, I like to fish the Ouachita River with its plentiful cover. When the weather starts cooling down, the spotted and largemouth bass and the shad will head for the shoreline and move into the many laydowns and sandbars. […]
In an effort to increase participation in freshwater fishing by the state’s youth, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) will allow the taking of undersized black bass by anglers 15 years of age and younger during the Labor Day weekend on select waterways. […]