Simmons Weekly Blog

Tagged out

Horace Greeley was right. The famous newspaper edited once urged people to “Go West!”. He must have been talking about the turkey hunting. Here’s the results of a recent hunt. Tagged out.

BASS Icon passes away at 88

B.A.S.S. Founder Ray Scott, The Father Of Modern Bass Fishing, Has Died BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ray Scott passed away on Sunday, May 8 at around 11:30 p.m. He died peacefully in his sleep of natural causes. Scott was 88 years old. 

CWD, feeding ban hearing set

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will conduct informational public hearings May 27 in Winnsboro and May 28 in St. Joseph on a notice of intent (NOI) that bans supplemental feeding and cervid carcass export from the Chronic

Bussey bite is still big

The bass spawn may be almost over, but the largemouth lunker landing at Bussey Brake isn’t. At least two 10-plus bass have been caught and released in the lake the past week. Local angler Veronica Self-Jacobs landed a 10.2 pound

Another one is in the books

Turkey season gets here in a flash, and then is gone just as fast. Just like that, there’s nothing left of the Louisiana season but the tracks. For many folks, it was a good season. There were a good many

This is not a turkey

There are plenty of these out in the woods right now. This is not a turkey. This is a watch-out during turkey season. Be safe out there!

Time to get your gobble on

It’s here. Turkey season 2022. It seems like there are quite a few turkeys around. The weather has been great. We hope your turkey season is going well. If you need something to make it better, come by and see

Don’t take safety for granted

Sad news from a Louisiana lake. Again. It happens way too often. Fishermen, boaters, skiers, hunters or just folks out for a swim off the sandbar. And somebody ends up dead by drowning. It can be anybody — young boys

It’s turkey time

The turkeys are getting ready. How about you? There are a lot of factors that influence turkey hunting success. Some of them are out of our control, but make sure that when the turkeys are ready, you are, too. Take