The Rivers Wild

BACK TO MAIN Fishiest:  Dry Run Creek Baxter County, near Mountain Home Although people might quibble about what “fishiest” means—most fish, or most BIG fish—the cold water of Dry Run Creek has gotta be toward the top of most lists because along this ¾-mile stretch, from the Norfork National Fish Hatchery to the Norfork River…

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Work of the Quiet Mountains

What I remember most about that day in Tarlton Cemetery is the wind.  It was a ferocious, fanged February wind barreling across the Ozark Plateau, wailing through hills and hollows before finding friends and family of the deceased on an unprotected flat surrounded by pasture. The wind pushed against the six men weaving across the…

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