Fly Fishing Helps

Be sure to also search the video post category on the blog for instructional videos. Also, please see the fly tying tutorials on the fly patterns menu.

Ozark Fly Flinger White Papers

Fishing and Tying Terrestrials (PDF)

Fly-Fishing the Shad Kill (PDF) - Some thoughts on threadfin shad and how to fish the shad kill phenomenon on the White River tailwaters and reservoirs.

How to Fill Your Fly Box (PDF)

Ten Mistakes Anglers Make (PDF)

Ozark Fly Flinger Page Links

Annotated Fly-Fishing Bibliography

Understanding the Spawn - Facts and arguments against fishing to spawning trout.

Understanding Minimum Flow - Minimum flow is now a reality.

Wade Safety on the White River Tailwaters

Other Page Links of Interest

AGFC Snake Guide - Fishermen often run across snakes. Here's a great fact booklet on Arkansas snakes.

An Assessment and Analysis of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Communities Associated with the Appearance of Didymosphenia geminata in the White River Below Bull Shoals Dam - ADEQ's full report on Didymo in the White River

Orvis Early Season Weighted Nymph Selection (PDF) - Reprint, subtitled: The Eight Classic Nymphs and How to Fish Them

TVA Video on "How electricity is produced from a dam"

White River FAQs - Corps of Engineers FAQs on how they operate the White River dams