Hooked on handmade fishing lures, UL-Lafayette graduate uses school’s incubator to spawn his own business

Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Zach Dubois, the owner and creator of Cajun Lures, seen at his booth on Saturday July 25, 2015 at the Louisiana Outdoor Expo held in the Cajundome and Convention Center.

An avid fisherman, Zachary Dubois had a vested interest in discovering the best lures. After being accepted into the inaugural class of student entrepreneurs at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s business incubator, he drew on his love of fishing to spawn an idea that eventually would become Cajun Lures, a company that creates… Continue reading →

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New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. reported its second-quarter 2015 operational earnings fell to $149.9 million, or 83 cents per share, compared to $200.3 million, or $1.11 per share, a year ago. Lower prices for the electricity generated by nuclear power and less production… Continue reading →

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