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Cold weather Trout are hot

Capt. Bill Weaver
February 5, 2010
Cotter - Freshwater Fishing Report

Trout fishing in the White River (Bull Shoals Lake tailwater) from the dam all the way to Buffalo River is great right now due to the current weather fronts moving through, and also due to the fact that the Corps of Engineers has been maintaining a very high flow of water out of Bull Shoals Dam. Winter temperatures always provide a better advantage to Trout fishermen due to the lack of natural food supplies such as insects and worms, and less pressure from fishermen. Right now, an angler fishing minnows, shad, or sculpins will do well on the larger Rainbows and Brown Trout, dragging them on a standard drop - shot rig, if he will maintain a steady pace with his boat, not allowing the line to move faster than the boat.

Throwing Rogues in a gold or orange color as well as cd-7 or cd-9 gold/black or Rainbow color is also very productive at this time.

Berkley Gulp brand Smelt is incredibly productive right now on smaller Trout.

Cotter Fishing Forecast:

With the impending weather coming, if you are disciplined enough to sit in a boat and tolerate the cold temperatures, fishing should remain very productive through the next 10 days, and I believe we will see one of the most productive large Trout catches we have seen since back in the 1980s.

Target Species:

Rainbow Trout and german Brown Trout

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We are a full service trout fishing outfitter. Simply stated, bring your body, and a valid fishing license, and we do the rest. Whether you have never fished, or you are a professional Angler, we are capable of providing you with THE BEST fishing experience you will find on the White River.

Contact Info:

Weavers White River fishing service
p.o. box 1822
Flippin, AR 72634
Phone: 870-321-4048
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