When erosion measures at a housing development on the banks of the North Fork River failed, huge amounts of sediment ran into the river during rain events.
Initially ignored by the developer and authorities, TU members began making noise. Eventually, ADEQ stepped in and took appropriate action.... [ READ MORE... ]
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Successful fund-raising efforts allow this all volunteer chapter to provide programs that focus on TU’s four primary objectives: Protect, Reconnect, Restore, and Sustain cold water fisheries. Donations to this fundraiser... [ READ MORE... ]
Steve and Jo Wilson will be presenting a program on their Alaskan Adventures at our January 5th meeting.Steve Wilson held the position of Director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for over 20 years before retiring in 2000. And that's just the short version - as we have posted his bio in the... [ READ MORE... ]
The program scheduled for February will be cover the Spring Creeks and small stream fishing in Missouri presented by Darrell Bentley.
Darrell Bentley began fly fishing around 1959 on the Spring River and small warm water creeks around the Ozarks. He started tying fly’s in the 1970’s, and making... [ READ MORE... ]
Stan and Carolyn Parker started fly fishing Taneycomo in the mid 60's. Over the years they fished many other river and streams both east and west, but always came back to Taneycomo. A couple years after retiring, they decided to do something they dreamed of....opening their own fly shop. So, in... [ READ MORE... ]
Phyllis proved to be very entertaining and informative regarding the selection of trout for cooking, how to properly clean your catch and describing several cooking and smoking methods. She was able to turn the corners of our mouths upward with her stories and then make our mouths water while... [ READ MORE... ]
Wayne Reed shared a picture showing the first evidence of success in the planting of Bonneville Cutthroats in the Norfork River in Arkansas. The egg planting, using the "Whitlock-Vibert" box has been going on for three years and is part of a five year plan implemented by TU Chapter #698. Dave... [ READ MORE... ]
White River brown trout are looking up these days, especially when we have minimum to moderate flows.
We floated the white last week in about 2400 cfs and the topwater bite was pretty good with browns and rainbows taking Sulfur dries as well as hoppers and beatles.
Pictured is a nice 19 incher that... [ READ MORE... ]
TL Lauerman, the Conservation Chairman for our local Trout Unlimited Chapter, came up with the idea of introducing Bonneville Cutthroat to Twin Lakes Area rivers using Vibert Boxes designed by Dave Whitlock. June 2014 was the third year of this planned five year planting program.
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by Michael Schraeder
Last weekend, our White River Trout Unlimited Chapter hosted its 5th Annual Youth Camp at the Norfork National Fish Hatchery next to Dry Run Creek. We had 34 youth/adult participants this year from five different states, with some coming as far away as Houston.
This was my... [ READ MORE... ]