If you want to stay on Rick Hill’s good side, just mind your manners. Or, to be more exact, mind your minnows. […]
If you travel around crappie fishing circles in Northeast Louisiana, you probably heard about how good a crappie fisherman Farmerville’s Rick Hill is. […]
Noted historian William Camden wrote, “The sea hath fish for every man.” If he were around Lake D’Arbonne this month, he would need to say, “The lake hath catfish for every man. Plenty of catfish.” […]
During a lengthy law enforcement career, Jay Kavanaugh of Ruston spent a lot of time patrolling important areas of Lincoln Parish. Now he has traded that in for doing the same thing on area lakes. This time of year, you’ll find him on regular patrol out on the flats of Lake D’Arbonne in search of big post-spawn crappie. […]
If history repeats itself, the 2016 winter drawdown on D’Arbonne will make the water go down and fishing action will go up.
It stands to reason that when the fish have less water to hide in, they are easier to find.
John Odom is a big guy — 6-foot, 4-inches and 290 pounds “after a recent diet,” he informed me.
On the telephone he sounded like a pretty standard-sized guy, but with his powerful, sloping shoulders and fluidly graceful movements he looked like a football player, which is what he was.