College Bass Fishing Program is Working!!!!

March 20th 2018  Well if you’ve been wondering if the college bassfishing circuits are putting out great anglers, just look at the results of the 2018 Bassmaster Classic. Jordan Lee a former Auburn Tiger and NCAA National Bassfishing Champion is among a long list of tournament winning anglers who have taken the professional bass fishing

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How Men Who Hunted or Fished in the 1950’s Were Looked After by Their Ladies

Tips on how women of the 1950’s looked after their husbands who hunted or fished. Today’s women could learn a lot from this!!!! Have dinner ready… Plan ahead even the night before to have a delicious meal ready on time when he comes home. This is your way of letting him know that you have

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LDWF, IHEA-USA Stressing Four Gun Safety Rules For a Safe Hunt

Release Date: 11/28/2017 Nov. 28, 2017 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA)-USA want to remind hunters of the four basic firearm safety rules that are of utmost importance. Following these rules, which should be adhered to at all times, can make for a safe hunt. They

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I Love New Products!!!!

The ICAST Show in Orlando gave me a great appreciation for the imagination and dedication to creating products that make fishing fun and interesting. The technology and thought that goes into making fishing tackle is incredible. This year Stingray Line Cutter got my attention. This is an easy to use cutter that’s safe, easy and

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The Greatest Bass Angler of All Time…

One of the best things to ever happen to fishing is“Bassmaster Live” hosted by Bassmaster.com. This week I watched in awe as Kevin Van Dam known as KVD, blistered the bass on the St. Lawrence River in upstate New York and destroyed the field of over 100 anglers and captured his 24th Bassmaster Elite Series

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B.A.S.S. is getting it right…..

Today we live in a “show me now” state of mind. Social media gives us up to the minute live coverage of events all over the world. Now with the introduction of “Bassmaster Live” by B.A.S.S. It’s the greatest thing to ever come along for bass tournament coverage. Finally you get up to the minute

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B.A.S.S. is getting it right…..

Today we live in a “show me now” state of mind. Social media gives us up to the minute live coverage of events all over the world. Now with the introduction of “Bassmaster Live” by B.A.S.S. it’s the greatest thing to ever come along for bass tournament coverage. Finally you get up to the minute

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Remember when…..

I remember as a kid and how we played outside until the street lights came on? I remember when your bike was your main form of transportation and we rode all over town? I remember playing sandlot baseball without parental supervision and used ghost runners when you did not have enough players for a full

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Sharing the Outdoors

Growing up in East Texas, I started out fishing small ponds (or tanks as they are called in Texas). I’ve spent a many a day fishing and talking to myself and enjoyed every minute. But my greatest memories fishing or hunting are when I had my brother, cousins or friends with me on these adventures.

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Don’t Fish If You’re Not Healthy…

The last couple of FLW events I’ve come across co-anglers who are not in the best of shape. I don’t care if you’re a boater or a co-angler, it’s a grind to fish all day and those who are not in shape or have an injury, penalizes both themselves and the boater and should not

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We Don’t Need Your Resume’….

As a guy who has fished both FLW and B.A.S.S. events for the last 10 years, one of the funniest things I see and hear is how many anglers are giving out their resume’ and all their accomplishments. I’m not sure who they are trying to impress, their co-angler or themselves. But I do know

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North Louisiana Lakes Under Attack!!!

Well here we are, it’s March 2017 and the aquatic vegetation called Salvinia is not just a problem, IT’S A HUGE PROBLEM!!!! Almost all of our North Louisiana lakes (Bisteneau, Black Lake, Red River and Caddo) just to name a few, are all but completely covered up with just less than 50 of each waterway

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Boat Ramp Etiquette

One thing that just really upsets me is how inconsiderate some boaters are at the boat ramp. You know THAT GUY who blocks the entire ramp while getting all his stuff loaded into the boat, unhooks his trailer tie downs, takes his boat cover off, climbs into his boat to load the ice chest and

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What makes a great outdoorsman?

Well, we at HUTD think it’s a person who has a passion for any or all outdoor activities. A person who values conservation and is dedicated to preserving nature and its environment. He or she might be a hunter, fisherman, hiker, camper and anything else where outdoor activity is involved. But what makes him or

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