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Apr 23rd

Sports Opinion

Sports - Sports Opinion

Traditions/rituals/superstitions spice up hunting

If you're a bass fisherman, don't you dare catch a fish on your first cast. Tradition has it that you'll have lousy success the rest of the day. That's why I usually flip my first cast out near the boat where no bass could possibly be lurking and retrieve it quickly before a fish finds it.

If you're a hunter, there are many more traditions we deal with every hunting season. Of course, you remember what happened when you got your first deer. You were probably a little squirt and were proud to wear the badge of a successful hunter; you got blood from your deer liberally smeared over your face.

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Sports - Sports Opinion

Chandler family leaves mark in Lincoln Parish

Ed Chandler, Sr. had to have struggled with mixed emotions seven decades or so ago. While he was surely proud that his three sons, Waylon, Lavon and Ed Jr. were overseas ...

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Squirrels become legal fare this Saturday

Squirrels become legal fare this Saturday

We fidgeted and lolly-gagged around all summer waiting for hunting seasons and finally on September 7, they kicked off when dove season opened.

The following weekend, teal...

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New crappie fishing organization up and running

If a bass angler wants to join up with fellow anglers and participate in fishing tournament, he'll have no trouble finding a local group to welcome him. If he's good enou...

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Sportsman’s jamboree to feature legendary hunters

I've been involved with the Sportsman's Jamboree since its inception back in 1980. Over the years, we have featured an array of talented and well-known special guest spea...

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