It’s time to go chasing the Ozark stripes, striped bass, hybrids and white bass. Creek temperatures are climbing, dogwoods flowering on the bank and bright shiny predators spawning the lake tributaries.

Steve took father and son duo of Florida tarpon guides, Hugh and Chip Smith up a creek Tuesday and they nailed 8 species and some stout hybrids and angry white bass on the fly.

Chip on the hybrids
solid and hard pulling hybrid for Hugh