Minden Press-Herald

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Jul 31st

Sports Opinion

Sports - Sports Opinion

The Hunting Heritage Banquet is on the docket

Growing up in the south, I have always looked forward to spring and all it affords those who love to get into the outdoors to enjoy what the Good Lord has provided.

For me, that always meant that I'm spooling new line on my reels, getting them cleaned and lubricated, checking my tackle boxes taking inventory of what lures need new hooks and skirts and what needs to be replaced. Springtime means that bass, crappie and bream are headed for the shallows to spawn and wild horses couldn't keep me away.
At least, that's what the springtime outdoors meant to me until 1992 when against my better judgment I gave in to the gentle arm twisting of a fellow outdoor writer to give spring turkey hunting a try.

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As hunting season ends, fishing season begins

on pamphlet and lay it beside your calendar. Deer season? It's over. Duck hunting? No more this year. Dove season? Fagetabowdit. About the only seasons still going on are...

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Most people call him Captain Sammie

When I think back on places and people that occupy a special niche in my memory, one guy and the area he calls home pops up on my mental screen....southwest Louisiana and...

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Wheelin’ Sportsman Hunt yields monster buck

Twenty-six year old Michael Timpa does not let his handicap keep him from spending time on the water and in the woods. The Lake Charles resident, born with spina bifida, ...

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Lincoln’s Laureate is gone

In my forty years of living in Ruston, there have been two people whose journalistic brilliance held me spell-bound. By soaking up what they do, I have gained insight int...

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