Posts Tagged ‘Arkansas’

Unplugged in The Ozarks

Unplugged in The Ozarks

HEADING SOUTH ON HIGHWAY 14 out of Yellville, Arkansas, there’s an abrupt decline in civilization as the tree canopy closes in and the road begins to wind and drop toward the bridge at Dillard’s Ferry. No more gas stations. No more car washes. No improved pastures or homesteads. Just a couple of B&B inns and canoe livery […]


Have Camera, Will Travel

Have Camera, Will Travel

BACK IN EARLY DECEMBER I was hired to photograph a group of duck hunters at their private lodge in Northeast Arkansas. Like most member/guest operations, these gentlemen pour copious amounts of sweat and equity into their game, and the months of November, December, and January are set aside to reap the rewards. During my visit, they hunted […]


Timber Mallards

Timber Mallards

Last month I had occasion to photograph scenes that I haven’t seen since I was a kid: muddy water standing beneath towering oaks, rings of ice around the trunks, and flocks of mallards working and calling and spiraling down through the canopy. I do love hunting ducks on the bay, but green timber mallards hold […]


Huckin’ Meat

Huckin' Meat

For a lot of years I held onto the notion that the overstuffed brown trout in Arkansas’ White River were only catchable with wispy 14-foot leaders and flies too small for those with sausage fingers and failing eyesight. Enter Steve Dally, the Tasmanian transplant guide and fly shop owner who is promoting an entirely different […]