White River

When one thinks of the White River, several things come to mind -- world famous trout fishing, magnificent bluffs and cold, clear water, ideal riffles and shoals full of rainbows, browns, cutthroat and brook trout plus all the folklore that goes along with its Ozarks Region. Fly fishers and spin fishers alike anticipate traveling to its waters each year in hopes of hooking a trophy brown trout. Some areas, like Wildcats Shoals, are almost impassible. This is a major reason why there are so many fishing guides on the White River.

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Berry’s White River fishing report, February 7

Posted by Phil Lilley on February 7th, 2015

John-Berry
During the past week, we have had a bit of rain, warmer then cooler temperatures and heavy winds (to include lake wind advisories). The lake level at Bull Shoals fell seven tenths of an inch to rest at five and eight tenth feet below seasonal power pool of 659 feet. This is forty one and eight tenths feet below the top of flood pool.
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Berry’s White River fishing report, January 30

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 30th, 2015

John-Berry
During the past week, we have had a trace of rain, warmer temperatures and heavy winds (to include lake wind advisories). The lake level at Bull Shoals fell eight tenths of an inch to rest at five and one tenth feet below seasonal power pool of 659 feet. This is forty one and one tenth feet below the top of flood pool.
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Berry’s White River fishing report, January 23

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 23rd, 2015

John-Berry
During the past week, we have had no rain, warmer temperatures and moderate winds. The lake level at Bull Shoals fell three tenths of an inch to rest at four and three tenths feet below seasonal power pool of 659 feet. This is forty and three tenths feet below the top of flood pool.
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Berry’s White River fishing report, January 16

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 16th, 2015

John-Berry
During the past week, we have had rain (a trace here in Cotter), brutally cold temperatures and heavy winds (to include lake wind advisories). The lake level at Bull Shoals rose four tenths of an inch to rest at four feet below seasonal power pool of 659 feet. This is forty feet below the top of flood pool.
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White River report

Posted by Phil Lilley on January 16th, 2015

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by Hamilton ~~ Kinda of an odd generation pattern lately on the White River; high flow for a few hours and minimum flow the rest of the time. Not really what I like, but they don’t ask me. Predictions were for continued pulse generation, but the weather while awful wasn’t impossible to endure and so I went. read more…