Wind Is Your Friend

Wind Is Your Friend

Wind Is Your Friend Thoughts and Strategies Regarding Ozark Fly Fishing in the “Chop” As a long-time guide in the Ozarks, it never ceases to amaze me how a little bit of wind can cause people to head for their cars. The White River, Lake Taneycomo and the Norfork...
Understanding an Ozark Shad Kill

Understanding an Ozark Shad Kill

  Understanding an Ozark Shad Kill The shad kill on Arkansas’ White River and its tributaries is an example of man and nature colliding. Shad that reside in the relatively warm lakes behind the dams are not native to the area and weather and flow dynamics can...
Dry Fly Fishing for Beginners

Dry Fly Fishing for Beginners

Dry Fly Fishing for Beginners If you’ve been around fly fishing for any amount of time, you’ve inevitably heard talk of insects, hatches, and dry flies. It’s pretty well established that nymphs account for the most fish caught during the course of the year, but there...