Sick Day Crappie – Tips for catching Lake D’Arbonne sac-a-lait

Now’s a good time to call in sick and hit the creek channels in Lake D’Arbonne, where crappie will do their best to pull your fishing rod from your hand.

My grandfather used to have a plaque at the end of his hall that read, “If fishing interferes with work, quit work!”

Next to it was another that read, “A bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work!”

This was a man who had his priorities straight — at least in theory. The problem was that he never actually heeded the advice in his own hall.

How many of you dream of fishing while looking out the office window? Give up work to go fishing? I’ve got a family to support.

Wouldn’t it be a hoot if somebody actually took some of those old fishing sayings to heart?
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Chris Ginn has been covering hunting and fishing in Louisiana since 1998. He lives with his wife Jennifer and children Matthew and Rebecca along the Bogue Chitto River in rural Washington Parish. His blog can be found at