Fly Fishing For Arkansas Trout

Water is a funny thing. Too much of it and you have real problems. Too little and it could get real bad. Rarely is there a happy medium in life and such was the case on my latest fishing trip. Vickie and I left Taneycomo and headed south for Bull Shoals, Arkansas. Bull Shoals is […]

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Fly Fishing On A Windy Spring Day

I made my way to a small farm pond about a ¼ mile from my home on Sunday night. The wind was blowing at a constant 25 mph and I knew the direction of the wind would help me make roll cast into a corner of the pond that is tough to reach due to […]

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Missouri Trout Parks

Missouri has become a home away from home for us. Seems like I think about it often and my heart is better when I do. Over spring break Vickie and I once again traveled to the “show-me” state in search of tranquility and trout….and we found both. I might add that it was one rough […]

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Fly Fishing Weighted Lines

Recently I spent my spring break in Missouri…in fact I went to one of my most favorite and haunting places; Bennet Spring. The days preceding our arrival had been wet one; several inches fell upon the south central area and left the streams filled to the top. The venerable Bennet Spring is usually gin clear […]

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Fishing For Ozark Trout

There is just something about the Ozarks that calls me to the Oak covered ridges. Things move slower there and for me it is where I want to be. Over the Thanksgiving break my gang, my dad and both boys traveled to Kansas for pheasants and then stopped halfway home in central Missouri for a […]

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Creating Lag With Your Float Tube

If you are a stream, or moving water fly-fisher then I know you understand lag in your line and that lag is created by the flowing or moving water. The same can, and in the right situation, should be created while fishing in your float tube. First… How … You need to put the bank […]

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