Fly Fishing 

Spent a few good days fishing Beaver Lake Tailwaters and Roaring River this past weekend. The weather was so nice. Fishing was on the bottom side of average, but there were fish to catch. Love this time of year.  Nice cool mornings and mild highs at noon.   Here's a pic from where you wade in.  …

Online fishing magazine

Check out the latest edition of: So Much Water Magazine Great local fly fishing magazine. I got several photos published and a short little bio included. Happy Fishing and Stay Trout Tough! Erik- Don't forget to follow me as nwatrout on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

Greenleaf State Park

Spent the weekend fishing with family at Greenleaf State Park down by Muskogee Oklahoma. Very nice facility with ample camping spots, clean bathrooms and showers, swimming pool, nature center, marina, boat rentals, etc..... Our target fish was catfish for this trip. I was locked and loaded with many rods and baits to do battle. Bad …

Hot Weather Fishing

Man it's been hot around here. Heat index around 105. You can tolerate it if you can find some shade, but it's still pretty rough being outside. Been hitting Roaring River in Missouri for a few hours in the mornings and in the evenings. Fishing in the morning with zebra midges. Doing pretty well with …

Colorado July Getaway

Took a trip out west to Vail, CO to find some cooler weather, fish and just hangout and relax. Had such a great time exploring this area.  Did quite a bit of fishing on Gore Creek, Homesteak Creek and Eagle River. Caught lots of Browns.  Used Minturn Anglers guide service and had guide Mandy Hertzfeld …

Fathers Day Weekend

High water everywhere and hot temps making fishing tough around here.                    Took some time Saturday morning to pick some nice fresh blueberries at a local farm in Rogers,AR. So nice and delicious.  Saturday evening I went down to Lake Weddington in Fayetteville to explore. Never been here before. It is such a nice …

So Much Water – The Road Trip Issue is out!

Check out my fish and scenery pics in the Beaver Lake Tailwaters section.


Check out the latest issue of So Much Water magazine.  It has a great review of the Hardly Strictly Musky tournament I recently attempted to fish in. If you know where to look I’m even in one of the pictures (if you squint your eyes just right). It also has some great information on fishing in Missouri and Arkansas. Plus some great lines like “the cell phone network is pretty active and aggressive about getting their state subsidized Rainbow allotment”.

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