A little Arkansas action

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  1. JayH

    JayH Member

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    I spent all last week in Arkansas fishing the wild brown spawn on the Little Red River in Heber Springs. It's the tailwater for Greers Ferry Dam and where I learned to fly fish. The first two pics are of the same fish and are representative of what we were catching all day long (16-21"). The second two pics are of the last fish of the week for me, also the largest I've pulled in on a fly rod. 29.5" and about twenty minutes of fight on my 5wt with 5x.


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  2. Dave Evans

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    Jay, that is great! I also learned to fly fish when I was living in Fayetteville for 10 years. At the time the world record brown was from Arkansas; they grow into fat pigs feeding on those scuds. I have very fond memories of the tail waters there and up in Missouri.
     
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    Nice looking Browns. It's fish like these that make one forget about Steelhead.
     
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    Wow - that last photo looks like it's eating a big rock!
     
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    I've wanted to go there and the white for a long time. Going to have to make it happen soon
     
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    holy kype
     

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