Category Archives: Photos

A Thanksgiving Photo

Happy Thanksgiving! I spent yesterday guiding on the White River. We had everything in terms of weather: a beautiful sunrise and sunset, freezing temperatures in the mid-twenties to start with, an hour of glorious clear skies with intense sunshine and … Continue reading

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Crooked Creek Photos

Fall is a wonderful time to visit Crooked Creek. Flows are best from Pyatt to Yellville. The creek is a losing stream and goes underground below Yellville for much of the year. It resurfaces along the way in deeper pools … Continue reading

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An Old Ozark Fish

I attended a conference in eastern Missouri last weekend. On the way back I stopped at the Snelson-Brinker cabin—Crawford County’s oldest house. The house and smokehouse date to around 1834. I noticed above the smokehouse door and on the side … Continue reading

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Personal Fishing Time

Since most folks don’t get to see me fish on guide trips, they often ask if I ever get to fish. I always find it an amusing question of any guide, but perhaps it’s not obvious as most people only see me rowing, … Continue reading

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Late Season Mayflies of Interest

A float on Table Rock Lake last week reminded me of some late season mayfly activity anglers may see in the Ozarks, and this includes the White River tailwaters. The main species one might encounter in early to mid-September are … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Some Historic New England Fly-fishing Spots

My family and I took a road trip to New England the first week of July. We drove 4,400 miles roundtrip in about ten days. Because the purpose of the trip was so my son could attend a wedding in Portland, … Continue reading

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