LaPlace is the home of Delta Lures and the Thunder Jig, among other artificial lures being made by two serious bass fishermen.
Fred King and Roy Laborde are churning out Thunder Jigs, which are similar to ChatterBaits, as quickly as they can in a home operation that includes hours of testing prototypes in a swimming pool. […]
The fog is lifting off the surface of the calm lake, and the sun still hasn’t peaked above the tree line. These are perfect conditions for working a topwater plug near the shore for bass. Nothing is more exciting than calling a bass up to smash a lure on the surface. […]
The pickup truck sat jack-knifed with its trailer on the boat ramp, driver’s side window rolled down, with a woman’s head sticking out.
She was visibly frustrated, and anyone within earshot could understand why. […]
Ask three fishermen what they like most about their radar units and you might well get three different answers.
The most-experienced user might tell you it ties with sonar as his most valuable fishing tool. […]
There are two things that wake me up and keep me up: a barking dog and a snorer.
So I’ve been known to scream at dogs in the middle of the night (hey, if the neighbor wants to sleep, he can stop his stupid dog from yapping). […]