July 20, 2017

Marvelous! Voices — Happy Trails Make Happy People

By Janet Wood | Photo courtesy of Janet Wood My entire life has been wrapped up in sports and nature. As a child, I spent an enormous amount of time playing basketball (our dirt court was as hard as concrete from bouncing the ball so much), and hunting, fishing, and trapping in the Knob Creek Read More

Fishing in the Ozarks — Wading the White River

By Matt Peters There is no better way to experience the outdoors than to go wade fishing on the White River, which provides an abundance of wading opportunities. You need waders, boots, some under garments and thick socks to stay warm, and you are ready to go. Sara Hulett of Mountain Home met me in Read More

Fishing in the Ozarks — December/January 2013

Story and photographs by Matt Peters “I had never caught a bass. I caught 5 of them today, and they were bigger than the ones Matt caught!” That’s what Vanessa Thomas, principal at Mountain Home Kindergarten, had to say when we fished Lake Norfork for Ozark bass. As lakes in the Ozarks cool down, fish Read More

Fishing in the Ozarks — October/November 2012

Story and photographs by Matt Peters Fall Creek Fishing As cool fall weather sets in, bass fishing in the small warm-water creeks and rivers of the Ozarks heats up. Places like the Buffalo River, Spring Creek, the North Fork, and even the lower end of the White River below Sylamore are excellent bass fisheries year-round, Read More

Fishing in the Ozarks — AS 2012

Story and photographs by Matt Peters. When the thermometer tells you it’s hot, don’t stay indoors, head for the cold water and natural air conditioning of the White River. You’ll stay cool and enjoy some of the finest fly fishing to be had all year. Late summer is an excellent time of year to catch Read More