LOWER WATER FLOW EXPECTED AUG/SEPT 2009

*UPDATE 8/13/2009* — As with many projects involving multiple agencies, the start of the habitat restoration did not start the first week of August as planned.  I just talked to Tim Burnley from AGFC yesterday, and they are definitely starting Monday, 8/17/2009. Original post below: OK, we have a lot of guests that have been … Read moreLOWER WATER FLOW EXPECTED AUG/SEPT 2009

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Trout Diva Gets REEL Lucky

It’s Better To Be Lucky… You know, it really IS better to be lucky than it is to be good…  I say that because nothing short of being extremely lucky (except possibly Divine Intervention) could explain the story I’m about to tell ‘ya… OK, so it’s my “quiet time” a few nights ago…  It’s been … Read moreTrout Diva Gets REEL Lucky

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Fishing the Changing Waters of the White River — Part 3

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

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Fishing the Changing Waters of the White River — Part 2

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

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Fishing the Changing Waters of the White River — Intro

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

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