Night fishing … Quite a few of my customers do it. And those of you who night fish have probably endured my lectures and admonitions about safety. I’m self-aware enough to know that it annoys many of you… 🙂 But Night Fishing Safety really is an issue that needs to be addressed. Because as we … Read moreNight Fishing – We Need To Talk
Welcome to Part 6 of “Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout” A CUT ABOVE …or… ‘TILL DEATH DO US PART As we discussed earlier, it is of paramount importance to protect the trout from internal damage. But, how do you do that when, as trout fishermen know, they will often swallow the hook? … Read moreTrout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 6
Welcome to Part 3 of “Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout” DON’T BASS ME, DUDE …or… MY JAW FELL TO THE FLOOR Been Watching the BassMaster Classic again, haven’t we??? I’ll be the first to admit, Bass just look really cool when they are being held with a thumb in their mouth and … Read moreTrout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 3
Hello everyone! Great news in the battle of the Blueways designation! There was a standing room only meeting in Little Rock yesterday, lasting over 4 hours, where the voices of the people were heard… “Blueway is the Wrong Way!” Even though it’s over for now… we’ll watch to see if this rears its head in … Read moreBlueways apparently defeated – for now…
Hello, everyone… As a business owner, especially in the hospitality business, one lives with the fact that it is often best to keep your opinions to yourself and your mouth shut. After all, people are here to vacation, relax and have a good time, not become embroiled in political issues. But sometimes… I’ve told you … Read moreBlueway is the Wrong Way!
Hello, everyone! Just had to share a little photo with you for today… Martha and Robert just got here yesterday… lovely couple… and I happened to mention to Robert that he ought not be surprised if Martha out-fished him on their upcoming guided fishing trip, as it’s fairly common! (I have my own ideas on … Read moreMartha’s Day…
Hello, everyone! Well, the White River Watershed has been recognized as something called a “National Blueway”. Honestly, we’ll watch this because no one really knows yet if this is a good thing, neutral or bad thing… However, the AGFC newsletter recently posted the best information on it, so I thought I’d share… <begin AGFC article> … Read moreWhat is a National Blueway?
Good Morning, everyone! Well, it’s good news for Minimum Flow… the ink is on the paper! Read the news release from KTLO Radio below: AGFC signs ‘historic’ minimum flow document By: Jim Bodenhamer Print ShareThis A major milestone yesterday in Little Rock as the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved the final piece of an … Read moreMinimum Flow Signed
Hello, everyone! Just got off the phone with Leon Alexander, spokesman for the Norfork National Fish Hatchery, and he had an update about the progress of the installations of the Diffuser units. (To read more about the Diffusers and what they do, please read our previous post…) As of December, there are 16 Diffusers that … Read moreUPDATE-Norfork National Fish Hatchery Diffusers
Hello again everybody! We got some great news about the Norfork National Fish Hatchery. I don’t know if you remember, but we did a story earlier this year, and put up a webpage about the proposed budget cuts for 2012 that threatened to cut all funding for the Norfork National Fish Hatchery. (If you’d like … Read moreNorfork National Fish Hatchery Receives Funding for 2012