Date Posted: February 12, 2020

I am tired of the rain! I am hearing that a lot lately and I agree.  A little sunshine would be a welcome site.  The lake is still almost 3 feet high with generation around the clock.  The release continues to be slightly less than 2 full units.  The flow changes during the day due to regulating the electrical grid.  This will continue unless heavy rain causes flooding problems downstream.  It will be best to check the daily forecast before planning a fishing trip.

Large nymphs, micro jigs and streamers are the best bet on the higher water.  The river is a little stained today but fishable. Heavy rain is expected this afternoon.  

Please stay safe, if on the river during the generation.  Higher water with increased flows requires more attention to remain safe on the water.

Notice: This is your chance to learn to fly fish or expand your knowledge of fly fishing for free. We are having a great response to the class this year so be sure to call and register.  I am happy to announce that the free fly-fishing class will again be offered by First United Methodist Church in Heber Springs with the first class on Thursday, February 20th at 7:00 pm. The class will be each Thursday for 4 consecutive weeks.  Adults and older youth interested in learning to fly fish or expand their knowledge of fly fishing are welcome to attend. If interested, please call me at 501-690-9166 for additional information or to register for the class.

Good Fishing!!
Greg Seaton


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