Turkey Hunting

Another 10 pounder out of Bussey!

Make that TWO 10 pound bass out of Bussey Brake the first week! Alton “Dallas” Brown tried to go to Bussey Brake on opening day last week, but the line was too long. But he made it back this past

Hunting rules, regs now online at LDWF site

Get Ready! Hunting season isn’t that far away. And a great place to start getting ready is at our Simmons’ Sporting Goods Tent Sale — underway NOW!  Check out the upcoming LDWF rules and regulations news below: The hunting rules

Bussey’s first ten pounder reported

It was bound to happen. After several hundred lunker largemouths were released in Bussey several years ago, they were bound to start showing up bigger and better than people expected. And they have. In fact, the “new” Bussey yielded it’s

Bussey opens with a bang!

Bussey Brake reopened for the first time in almost 10 years Wednesday, July 15, 2020.  And it was a hit. Or since it’s fishing, maybe you’d call it a “THUMP”.  Either way, first-day fishermen lined up early and stayed late

Bussey opens Wednesday, July 15!

If you plan on being there Wednesday when Bussey Brake opens back to the public, here’s some things you need to know from LDWF biologist Ryan Daniel. Be aware that you will have to fill out a WMA self-clearing permit

$10,000 crappie

Competitive crappie fishing has become a pretty big deal!  There’s a Crappie Masters national qualifier tournament on the Ouachita River in our backyard July 17&18 and the river will be buzzing with activity. The winners of the pro crappie match

Help wanted!

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Safety is worth the effort

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents are investigating another boating fatality, this one from the Fourth of July weekend. A couple was motoring down a river with hand tiller steering when the vessel made a strong turn ejecting

Bussey to re-open on July 15 at 6 a.m.

The much anticipated opening date of the Bussey Brake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Morehouse Parish has been determined. The newly renovated WMA will become available to the public on July 15 when the gates open at 6 a.m. The