1 hr 17 min

Hardscrabble Smallmouth in the Ozarks with Ryan Walker The Destination Angler Podcast

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And today our destination is the Missouri Ozarks, and our guest is expert fly angler, guide, speaker, and passionate conversationist, Ryan Walker with Ozarks Smallmouth Fly Company.   The Ozarks cover a vast area of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas and are known for an abundance of springs, wild rivers, waterfalls, lakes, caverns, and … Smallmouth!  Ryan gives us the rundown on top streams including his home waters – the James River, techniques by the season, fly patterns Smallmouth love, and stories of Meanmouth bass.  
Bonus:  Ryan’s Ozark Smallmouth Alliance conservation group. 
With Host, Steve Haigh
Pictures of the fly patterns, fish, and scenery Ryan mentioned on the episode: @DestinationAnglerPodcast on Instagram and Facebook
About Ryan Walker:
Ozarks Smallmouth Fly Company: Cell 417-366-3617 | osasmallmouth@gmail.com | Facebook and Instagram @OzarksSmallmouthFlyCo | website coming summer of 2022! Ozark Smallmouth Alliance: https://ozarkssmallmouthalliance.blogspot.com/   | Facebook and Instagram @OzarksSmallmouthAlliance Please check out our Sponsors:
Trout Routes - the #1 Trout Fishing app, helping you find new trout water so you spend less time on the road and more time fishing.  https://troutinsights.com/ Facebook @troutinsights Instagram @TroutRoutes Angler’s Coffee - elevating the coffee experience for the fly-fishing community & anglers everywhere with small-batch coffee delivered to your doorstep. https://anglerscoffee.com/ Facebook & Instagram @anglerscoffeeco    JP Ross Fly Rods & Company - specializing in small stream rods:   Use Happyfish for $50 off any rod purchase.  https://www.jprossflyrods.com/  Facebook @jprossandcompany   Instagram @jprossflyrods. 
Destination Angler:
The Destination Angler Website and Show Notes:   http://destinationangler.libsyn.com/ Get updates and pictures of destinations covered on each podcast: @DestinationAnglerPodcast on Instagram and Facebook Join in the conversation with the @DestinationAnglerConnection group on Facebook: Comments & Suggestions:  host, Steve Haigh, email shaigh50@gmail.com
Available on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts
Recorded Feb 24, 2022.  Episode 64
Music on the show by A Brother’s Fountain, “Hitch Hike-Man”.   
Podcast edited by Podcast Volume  https://www.podcastvolume.com/
 

And today our destination is the Missouri Ozarks, and our guest is expert fly angler, guide, speaker, and passionate conversationist, Ryan Walker with Ozarks Smallmouth Fly Company.   The Ozarks cover a vast area of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas and are known for an abundance of springs, wild rivers, waterfalls, lakes, caverns, and … Smallmouth!  Ryan gives us the rundown on top streams including his home waters – the James River, techniques by the season, fly patterns Smallmouth love, and stories of Meanmouth bass.  
Bonus:  Ryan’s Ozark Smallmouth Alliance conservation group. 
With Host, Steve Haigh
Pictures of the fly patterns, fish, and scenery Ryan mentioned on the episode: @DestinationAnglerPodcast on Instagram and Facebook
About Ryan Walker:
Ozarks Smallmouth Fly Company: Cell 417-366-3617 | osasmallmouth@gmail.com | Facebook and Instagram @OzarksSmallmouthFlyCo | website coming summer of 2022! Ozark Smallmouth Alliance: https://ozarkssmallmouthalliance.blogspot.com/   | Facebook and Instagram @OzarksSmallmouthAlliance Please check out our Sponsors:
Trout Routes - the #1 Trout Fishing app, helping you find new trout water so you spend less time on the road and more time fishing.  https://troutinsights.com/ Facebook @troutinsights Instagram @TroutRoutes Angler’s Coffee - elevating the coffee experience for the fly-fishing community & anglers everywhere with small-batch coffee delivered to your doorstep. https://anglerscoffee.com/ Facebook & Instagram @anglerscoffeeco    JP Ross Fly Rods & Company - specializing in small stream rods:   Use Happyfish for $50 off any rod purchase.  https://www.jprossflyrods.com/  Facebook @jprossandcompany   Instagram @jprossflyrods. 
Destination Angler:
The Destination Angler Website and Show Notes:   http://destinationangler.libsyn.com/ Get updates and pictures of destinations covered on each podcast: @DestinationAnglerPodcast on Instagram and Facebook Join in the conversation with the @DestinationAnglerConnection group on Facebook: Comments & Suggestions:  host, Steve Haigh, email shaigh50@gmail.com
Available on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts
Recorded Feb 24, 2022.  Episode 64
Music on the show by A Brother’s Fountain, “Hitch Hike-Man”.   
Podcast edited by Podcast Volume  https://www.podcastvolume.com/
 

1 hr 17 min