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Commission to stock lake with 40,000 Tiger Bass Decision on drawdown on hold until LDWF vegetation report in May

By Luke BrittEditorThe Lake D’Arbonne Watershed Commission intends to stock the lake with 40,000 Tiger Bass later this year, an investment that commissioners said should result in a steady increase over the years in the average size of largemouth bass pulled from the lake.Tiger bass are a hybrid cross between a strain of aggressive Northern largemouth and a “pure strain” …

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China rising

Thomas FieldsThomas “Tuffy” Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He can be reached by email at Many recognize China as a country of modern growth with high rise apartments, large manufacturing facilities, technological innovation and even a nation aspiring to place a flag on the moon. While this is true the road to this modern …

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A friend and colleague gone too soon

”Hunters and anglers have lost a good friend in the recent death of the popular Kinny Haddox.” Glynn HarrisGlynn Harris is a long-time outdoor writer from North Louisiana and has won more than 50 writing and broadcasting awards during his 47 year career. I saw the name William Kinnison Haddox in an obituary and it didn’t ring a bell until …

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