Author Archives: ozarkenglishman

Freestone River versus Tailwater

The Fly Fisher’s Dilemma Every fly fisher probably dreams of fishing a true Freestone River where the waters flow unhindered from some distant range of mountains.  When casting a dry fly on these sacred waters one can imagine being at … Continue reading

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White River Fishing Report

White River stream report:  Jan, Feb, Mar, April and May 2014 (not to mention Oct-Dec 2013)! Wow is it really that long since I put my fingers on the keyboard and wrote a fishing report! The delay in posting was … Continue reading

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White River Fishing Report

White River stream report  29-30 August, 2013 At long last I was able to drag my Texan brother away from his busy life as husband, father and airline pilot for a few days on the White.  Unfortunately it seemed that … Continue reading

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Putting theory into practice

White River stream report – 19 August, 2013 After a week of unseasonably rainy weather and high water levels coupled with higher rates of generation, it was time to put my Brown Trout theory into practice now that the levels … Continue reading

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Hunting for big Brown Trout using dry flies on the White River

More and more these days I hear about the use of gigantic articulated streamer flies being used to catch big brown trout and I have seen the photographs that show it’s certainly a successful method of catching big fish.  However, … Continue reading

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White River Fishing Report

White River stream report 15 July, 2013 Looking back at my Journal, I see that July has normally been a “dry” month for fishing down on the White River in Arkansas.  Last year was particularly hot and the generation schedule … Continue reading

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Taneycomo Fishing Report

Taneycomo stream report – Thursday 20, 2013 Wow it’s been a long time since I last wrote a Taneycomo report and you can blame all those Caddis that kept us heading south for the Arkansas section of the White River. … Continue reading

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