Simmons Weekly Blog

Simmons’ Tent Sale: All you need to know

Three simple words you hear every summer. And it’s all you need to know to get your sportsman wheels turning! Simmons’ Tent Sale. This year it’s July 26th – August 13. And to make things better, the Simmons sales catalog

Louisiana hunting/fishing license policy

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hunting and fishing licenses may only be renewed once your current license has expired.  As of June 2022 — most LDWF licenses are now valid for 365 days from purchase date — licenses no

State snapper limits go up, again

We don’t get a lot of red snapper up in these parts; okay, we don’t get any. But a lot of Louisiana fishermen living in Simmons’ Sporting Goods Country love to go down to the coast this time of year

Duck breeding grounds report given

Early predictions for the upcoming duck season are good, but not great, according to reports given to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission at its latest meeting. Reports on breeding ground conditions were given to the group by experts from

2023 Turkey season went well

For the second straight year, the Louisiana turkey harvest was higher than average and in fact, the second best since 2009. Turkey hunters took 2,833 birds in 2023, only down 13 from 2022 (2,846), based on tag validation data. “Good

Get ready for summer at Simmons!

Summertime is here! And that means more than just fishing. Come get stocked up on your lake, pool, and beach gear! @oldrowofficial @yeti

Alton Jones, Jr. shows out on Bussey Brake

MLF photo Can you believe this happened in our backyard, right down the road on Bussey Brake? Awesome. There’s winning, there’s dominating and then there’s what Alton Jones Jr. did to win General Tire Heavy Hitters on Bussey Brake. The

Bastrop, Bussey in national spotlight

Bastrop and Bussey Brake are about to again be on the national fishing stage. Major League Fishing’s Heavy Hitters is coming back to the neighborhood. Caney Creek and Bussey Brake will be hosting some of the top pros in the

Another Bussey giant

Danny Diel can thank his son, Cade, that they were fishing on Bussey Sunday afternoon, April 3. Cade suggested they go to Bussey. While they were fishing just one bush away from from the bush from which he’d hooked and