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Ricky Lavon Hargrove, 75, Orange

Ricky Lavon Hargrove, 75, of Orange, went to be with Jesus Christ, his Lord and Savior, on November 21, 2021, while surrounded by his loved ones. A Celebration of Life Worship... — Updated 11/23/2021

 By Dave Rogers    News

Fishing guide "will be missed"

Dickie Colburn "could tell a joke like nobody else," Frank Beauchamp said the other day. Beauchamp, who was Colburn's lifelong friend, could never get enough of his friend's... — Updated 11/9/2021


Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR TURNS 100 For the last 28 years, on November 7, we have been acknowledging Cedric Stout’s birthday and his surviving Pearl Harbor. He was 72 then, more than... — Updated 11/2/2021


Dickie Colburn "a guide's guide"

Anybody from our part of the world who fishes has in some way been influenced by the man everyone referred to as "Dickie", he cut a wide path and will forever be remembered for his... — Updated 11/2/2021

 By Roy Dunn    News

Dickie Colburn, 75, succumbs to injuries after accident

Quote from Roy Dunn publisher "The staff of The Record Newspapers is deeply saddened by the tragic death of our popular fishing columnist, longtime fishing guide, Dickie Colburn."... — Updated 11/2/2021


Richard Edward "Dickie" Colburn, Jr., 75, Orange

Richard Edward "Dickie" Colburn, Jr., 75, of Orange, passed away on October 27, 2021. A celebration of life and interment will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 1, 2021, at... — Updated 11/2/2021


Right Bait At The Right Time

I was walking out the gate at the end of a recent junior varsity game when a young man called out my name. He was already asking a question as he approached which was of no use since I now strain just to hear a train whistle. “I... — Updated 10/26/2021


More Questions Than Answers

I am assuming it could best be compared to the weekend golfer that has already exceeded 100 strokes and is yet to even tee off on the 18th hole. His goal at that point has been... — Updated 10/12/2021


Numbers improving faster than size

“No excuses for not joining us,” was a rude way to open a phone conversation. “We are driving over Monday or Tuesday and prove to you that the trout bite is better than you... — Updated 10/5/2021


Old counts for something

OLD COUNTS FOR SOMETHING “Out with the old and in with the new!” That time tested adage is worthy of a little closer scrutiny when applied to fishing! Graphite rods, low profile... — Updated 9/28/2021


Cooler weather equals hotter bite

Cooler days and lighter winds have contributed to more “catching”, both in Sabine Lake and up at Toledo Bend. Even when salinity, water clarity and good tide changes all line... — Updated 9/21/2021


Trying To Dodge Another Bullet

Everything regarding our current monthly storm event is still “iffy” as we are well aware of the potential consequences of a rain maker that decides to park on top of us. Even as I am writing this column, our power is blinking... — Updated 9/14/2021


Trout Bite Steadily Improving

“We had kinfolk from Kansas drive down this weekend just because I promised them we would catch speckled trout without ever launching a boat,” said Paul Withers. “I never thou... — Updated 9/7/2021


Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TEXAS AND VOTER SUPPRESSION Texas is preparing to pass a sweeping voter bill that is designed to hamper minorities and elderly at the polls. Republicans are using the specter of... — Updated 8/24/2021


Melting down for Reds

It was probably a dead heat as far as the amount of water we had consumed versus the amount of gas we had burned while hoping to locate a few redfish and it wasn’t getting any coo... — Updated 8/24/2021


Local catch improving

I cannot tell you exactly how long this phenomenon has been occurring, but it seems to be back on schedule in spite of recent storms and the devastating freeze.It occurred so often,... — Updated 8/17/2021


O.C.A.R.C. Event Yields Quality Fish

The 33rd annual O.C.A.R.C. weigh-in started a little differently for me than the previous thirty-two and it wasn’t for the better. No sooner had I parked my truck than I noticed a young woman nearby crying on her cell phone with... — Updated 8/10/2021


Viator-Reeves win Sabine Redfish Series

Team Oyster Rash’s, Justin Lowry and Jake Adame, managed to outlast a brutally hot day and out fish the field in the final Sabine Redfish Series event of the year last Saturday. T... — Updated 8/3/2021


O.C.A.R.C. Tournament Time

“We kinda found the fish by mistake,” said Jason Bell.Ronnie Tate and I were burning up and ready to call it a day when we had to run to the back of a cut in Cow Bayou to hide from a thunderstorm headed our way. ” The... — Updated 7/27/2021


Rain Not Slowing The Catching

It is OCARC tournament time again!John Thomas and his special needs clients are set to host their annual fishing event August 6th and 7th. Just as in past years, the tournament will start at 5:00 p.m. on the sixth with weigh-in... — Updated 7/20/2021


Dunn Strikes Gold On Rayburn

The pandemic interrupted one of the longest running saltwater tournaments in the state of Texas last year, but it is "game on" again starting at 5:00 p.m on the 16th and concluding... — Updated 7/13/2021


No Single Magic Lure

Every fisherman, whether he or she prefers salt or fresh water, owns a lure that is their “go to” lure. When that lure fails them, their confidence usually bottoms out and everything else in the tackle box is relegated to... — Updated 7/6/2021


Big Day for Viator and Reeves

Tony Viator and Jeremy Reeves squeezed the most out of a very tough fishing day and won everything there was to win in last weekend's third qualifying event in the Sabine Redfish... — Updated 6/29/2021


Old but not forgotten

“Have you got a second,” asked the approaching gentleman that appeared to be nearly as old as me.“My name is Harold Steele. I know you don’t remember me, but I want to retur... — Updated 6/22/2021


Respect The Heat

“Hey y’all, I’m not having fun anymore,” announced Julian Holland’s wife, Lynne. “I no longer give a hoot whether we have a fish fry at the house tonight or not.” At the time of her expressing her disdain for both... — Updated 6/15/2021


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