2014-2015  Meeting/Event Schedule

Tues 11 Nov: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Gear swap, Yard Sale, Fly Tying

Sat 13 Dec: Fall Clean-up of the Lower Illinois River

 Tues 13 Jan: Guest Speaker - Big fish Guru Landon Mayer!!

Tues 10 Feb: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Lou Barbaro Bamboo rod Making!

Sat 7 Mar: Annual Fund Raising Banquet and Auction
Cattlemen's Steakhouse

Sat 7 Mar: TU Mid-South meeting Branson Mo

Wed 11 Mar: Oklahoma Water Appreciation Day

Sat 21 Mar: Fly Fishing Clinic Arcadia Conservation Education Area Kid's Pond Educational portion will be at the Education Building Edmond, OK

Tue 26 Mar: 7:00pm Fly Fishing Film Tour Will Rogers Theatre ( purchase tickets at Backwoods)

All Meetings will be held at 
Rose State College - Tom Steed Leanring Center. 
6420 S.E. 15th Street.
Midwest City, OK 73110-270

Normal meeting times 7 to 9pm special events start at 6pm

Want to help? Want more information? Contact Greg at gmann6@cox.net or call him at (405) 401-3784  

Robert Traver 

I fish because I love to; Because I love the environs where trout are found, which are invariably beautiful, and hate the environs where crowds of people are found, which are invariably ugly; Because of all the television commercials, cocktail parties, and assorted social posturing I thus escape; Because, in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing things they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion; Because trout do not lie or cheat and cannot be bought or bribed or impressed by power, but respond only to quietude and humility and endless patience; Because I suspect that men are going along this way for the last time, and I for one don’t want to waste the trip; Because mercifully there are no telephones on trout waters; Because only in the woods can I find solitude without loneliness; Because bourbon out of an old tin cup always tastes better out there; Because maybe one day I will catch a mermaid;  And, finally, not because I regard fishing as being so terribly important but because I suspect that so many of the other concerns of men are equally unimportant – and not nearly so much fun

89er Chapter UPDATES/Meeting Announcement 

The 89er Chapter held our annual officer/board member elections at our October meeting and we are proud to present your new 89er Chapter Leadership Team

President - Greg Mann
Vice President - Kevin McHaffey
Secretary - Edsel Ford
Tresurer - Ken Mann

Board Members
Lou and Wanda Barbaro
Larry Boevers
John White
Bob Williams
Marty Weaver
Mark Dunning
Chuck Kaminski

2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour Hits OKC

The 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tours hits OKC on 26 March 2015 at 7 PM. The event will be held at the Will Roger Theater in OKC. Come out and enjoy 12 short films on why we fish! Tickets can be purchased on line at http://www.backwoods.com/fly-fishing-film-tour-2015-2015-event for $15.00.  

You can purchase tickets right now for $13.00 at Backwoods on 122st and N. May. You can also buy tickets at the door for $15.00. The event is being sponsored locally by Backwoods and is the monthly meeting for Prairie Fly Fishers.

We hope to see you there.

Come out and volunteer at one of the fly fishing clinics and make fly fishing in Oklahoma better! contact Marty Weaver  at okieflier@att.net  or call him at (405) 808-7116 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Greg at Gmann6@cox.net or call him at (405) 401- 3784 

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