Last week I got an email from Jay Strangis, editor of American Waterfowler magazine, asking me – like he does each year about this time – how Louisiana’s waterfowl season was.
This past summer, in early August, I spent a day fishing largemouth bass on Black Lake near Natchitoches.
On a cold Friday afternoon some 30 years ago, I hitched a ride down the Calumet Cut with my wife’s uncle, Harry Lee Wiggins, to him and my father-in-law’s trapping camp for the weekend.
Over and under and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go; the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh, through the white and drifted snow!
Sitting across from my grandson last Friday night eating Chinese food at Panda Buffet in Lake Charles, we talked about the ducks and geese we had seen an hour earlier while setting out decoys.