Audio Cast With Cortland President John Wilson-Generation-Dry Run Creek

A MUST LISTEN Audio Cast with Cortland Line President/CEO John Wilson. A past coach of the US Youth ’96’ fly fishing team that went to Wales and came in 2nd. John also fished with the US Fly Fishing Team and is also a Master Certified Casting Instructor with the FFF.  A very informative interview.  John makes the seemingly complex simple. This audio cast is 51 minutes long so crack a beer or pour a dram of scotch and light up a cigar as we discuss how fly lines are made from the originators of this product. Well worth your time to listen to this discussion.  John also announces a new product in this podcast that every fly fisher uses.  It’s a secret so don’t tell anyone.

Click on the arrow below to listen.  The first 5 minutes is a quick report on the White River and the Norfolk River.  Please feel free to share this audio cast by linking with

Cortland contact info Facebook and it’s website.

This young man hooked and landed this fish on a Saturday.  He was turning 16 the following Monday.  The day a youngster turns 16 the glory days of Dry Run Creek come to an end.  This outstanding young fisherman did hook one really big bow roughly 30 inches which did get away as his guide was a bit slow with the net.  Never the less it was a great afternoon.  If your youngster is interested in fly fishing for a half day on this legendary creek give us a shout 870-404-8906  Youngsters must be 15 or younger.

The caddis hatch has finally begun further down stream and will work it’s way upstream.  Water flows have also slowed with wadeable water on the Norfork the past couple of days and flows of a unit or two for the White River.

To fish this phenomenal hatch with a experience guide call 870-404-8906 or the shop at 870-445-3848


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More Shad~AudioCast#8 Reel Recovery

More thread fin shad have come through Bull Shoals Dam this past week.  This past Tuesday through Through Thursday several burst of shad have come through the dam.  On Thursday the fish took flies pretty much most of the day with some on the surface action with floating foam shad as well as shad patterns below the surface.  The timing for the surface action was good Thursday morning.

To listen to pod cast click on the arrow to the left.  This podcast is 20 minutes long. Toby Vaughn comes on board to talk about Reel Recovery.  Contact info is at the bottom of this page.

To book fishing call 870-404-8906  Shop phone 870-445-3848  Shop Hours 8 am till 4 pm  Mon -Sat Our Web Store is open 24/7 where you can acquire tungsten beads, hooks and other tying materials.

To contact Toby via e-mail and to reach Toby via phone 479-899-2774 Click here for the reel recovery website and to donate.  To volunteer to become a river buddy call or e-mail Toby.  Learn more about Cedar Wood Lodge by clicking here.


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