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Reel Recovery is a national non-profit organization that conducts free fly-fishing retreats for men recovering from all forms of cancer.   The organization’s Oklahoma State Controller, Martin Weaver, is looking for participants, volunteers to act as fishing buddies & funding for two events scheduled in Broken Bow this year (May 18-20 & October 5-7).  He can be contacted at (405) 808-7116 or [email protected]  For more information about Reel Recovery, visit their website at reelrecovery.org.

 

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Ken Richards, fly fishing manager at Backwoods will present these monthly seminars in the store on the following Mondays from 6:30 – 8:00pm

July 7 – Hot Weather Bassin’
August 11 – Taking a Guided Fishing Trip
September 8 – White River (Bull Shoals)
October 6 – Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park
November 3 – Streamer Techniques
December 8 – Cold Weather Trout
January 12 – Fly Fishing High Mountain Lakes
February 10 – Fly Fishing the Black Hills
March 3 – Alaska Fly Fishing
April 7 – Buffalo River
May 5 – Smallmouth Fly Fishing
June 9 – Fly Fishing the Elk River, MO

 

Free Fly Tying Lessons at Backwoods (6:30-8:00pm) Tuesdays
Ken Richards will provide the materials & a few vices
(bring your own vise if you have one)

August 12 – .56er
August 17 – Ray Charles Sowbug
August 24 – Disco Midge (red)
September 2 – Black Nosed Dace
September 9 – Red Squirrel Nymph
September 16 – Pale Olive Spinner
September 23 – Crazy Charlie
September 30 – Rubber Legged Wooly Bugger
October 7 – Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear
October 14 – Primrose & Pearl Midge
October 21 – Rainbow Warrior
October 28 – Snow Cone Midge
November 4 – Graphic Caddis
November 11 – Montana Nymph (Stone)
November 18 – Slumpbuster
December 2 – Stimulator
December 9 – Davy’s White Tail Midge
January 6 – Brassie
January 13 – Bacon and Eggs
January 20 – Palomino Midge
February 17 – Blood Worm
February 24 – Olive Matuka
March 3 – Thunder Creek Minnow
March 10 – Egg Sucking Leech
March 17 – Elk Hair Caddis
March 24 – Barr’s Emerger
April 7 – Poison Tung
April 14 – Sparkle Grub
April 21 – G2G
April 28 – Estaz Bass Worm
May 5 – Lake Dragon
May 12 – Serendipity
May 19 – Deep Clouser Minnow
June 2 – Zebra Midge
June 9 – Red Tag
June 16 – Pheasant Tail Nymph