Trout Fishin’ a “Guy Thing”? NOT! says your White River Trout Diva… More and more women are figuring out that a trout fishing vacation on the White River is just you need to relax, unwind and have a great time… So, my blog today is about my new friends, Jana & Leslie… They came to … Read moreGirls – Holla’ Back ’bout those Trout
Well, you folks already know about Monday night, where my wonderful husband, Steve, just totally blew me out of the water fishing… Yes, your Diva’s ego was pummelled as 4 hours of fishing left Steve with 7 really nice fish — 3 Stripers, 3 Hybrids and 1 walleye… Do you think he was gloating a … Read moreReturn of the Jedi…
Remember the Star Wars movies? Well, “The Empire Strikes Back” was about as accurate a description of our evening out on the lake as I could come up with. Yes, your White River Trout Diva got stomped BAD fishing Monday night by her loving husband, Steve. Not just a little bad… BIG BAD. He suggested … Read moreThe Empire Strikes Back…
You know… Trout Diva doesn’t ALWAYS fish the White River… I spent my childhood on a small lake outside of Kansas City, MO called Lake Tapawingo. My Daddy taught me how to fish when I was about 6 years old, and I spent many a lazy day down by the water, soakin’ up the sun … Read moreTrout Diva gets into some Crappie
What ARE the levels on the White River going to do? You have no idea how many times I get asked this question… Sometimes I’m sure it seems like water generation patterns from our dams are completely random… But, they’re not. There are just a lot of factors, often in opposition to one another. Rainfall … Read moreWhat are the White River Levels going to do?
Part 3: More Tips for 6-8 So, you’re out there… You’re in 6 to 8 generators of water. What would you look for? Of course, it’s always helpful to know what the river bottom is like when the water is low. The trout will come out of those deeper holes in the bigger water, because … Read moreFishing the Changing Waters of the White River — Part 3
Part 2: Tips for 6-8 So, where to begin? Let’s start with 6 to 8 generators… You’ll need a john boat, of course. And you’ll need to concentrate on your boat handling in order to keep the boat drifting at, or slightly slower than the speed of the water. Give yourself some time to adjust … Read moreFishing the Changing Waters of the White River — Part 2
Part 1: Introduction It’s spring again! I’m ready for it… Already we’ve seen the normal variations in the flow of the White. It rains, they run more water… Bull Shoals Lake level drops to 654’… They shut the water off. Changing river conditions are a fact of life on any tailwater fishery, and the White … Read moreFishing the Changing Waters of the White River — Intro