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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

December 9 – Starting Fly Tying
January 13 – 200 miles on the Arkansas
February 10 – White (Sand) Bass
March 3 – King’s River Smallmouth Video
April 7 – Panfish on a Fly
May 5 – Fly Fishing with Kids
June 9 – Preparing for an Overnight Float Trip
July 7 – Hot Weather Bassin’
August 11 – Taking a Guided Fishing Trip
September 8 – White River (Bull Shoals)
October 6 – To Be Determined
November 3 – Streamer Techniques
December 8 – Cold Weather Trout

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)

December 3 – Renegade
December 10 – Griffith’s Gnat
December 17 – Y2K Bug
January 14 – Chernobyl Ant
January 21 – What-a-Fly
February 11 – Sowbug
February 18 – The Dame
February 25 – CDC & Elk
March 4 – Tailwater Soft Hackle
March 11 – Simple Sow
March 18 – Prince Nymph
March 25 – Zug Bug
April 1 – Copper Bob
April 8 – Lefty’s Deceiver
April 15 – Pheasant Tail Nymph
April 22 – Zebra Midge
April 29 – Wooly Bugger
May 6 – Zug Bug
May 13 – Deep Sparkle Pupa
May 20 – Sea-Ducer
June 3 – Leech Streamer
June 10 – Flying Ant
June 17 – Deer Hair Beetle
June 24 – Articulated Leg Spreader
July 8 – Hi-vis Foam Beetle
July 15 – WTH Fly
July 22 – to be determined
July 29 – to be determined
August 5 – to be determined
August 12 – .56er
August 17 – Ray Charles Sowbug
August 24 – Disco Midge (red)
September 2 – Black nose Dace
September 9 – Red Squirrel Nymph
September 16 – Pale Olive Spinner
September 23 – Olive Matuka
September 30 – Rubber Legged Wooly Bugger
October 7 – Gold Ribbed Hares Ear
October 14 – Primrose & Pearl
October 21 – Deer Hair Mouse
October 28 – Snow Cone Midge
November 4 – Deep Clouser Minnow