River Valley Outdoors

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun October 4, 2015
PHOTO BY: Keith Sutton/Contributing Photographer

Hard-plastic jerkbaits wiggled across shallow flats often prove irresistible to hefty fall largemouths like this one that Larry Tankersley caught on a visit to Arkansas.

Tips for more fall bass

Step outside, and you can definitely tell fall is in the air. The weather is beginning to cool, and the water temperature is starting to fall in Arkansas’ lakes and streams. As the water cools, bass fishing begins its fall transformation. It’s time to switch gears, changing tactics and presentations in order to catch more autumn bass. Here are some tips to help you succeed. Learn the subtleties of fall bass behavior The summer-to-autumn... READ MORE

‘World-class fishery’: Trout-fishing guide finds home in, beside Little Red River By JAMES K. JOSLIN

It’s been about 20 years since I took my first couple of trout-fishing trips. Those outings, however, were centered more on fun and fellowship than fishing. They were journeys where several work buddies tried to forget the blues of the retail world while occasionally dunking a worm or spinner into the waters of the Spring or White River.