Welcome to the Ozark Fly Fishers

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Founded 1971
A Missouri 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation

 
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Remembering Dan Ehlmann

To honor the memory of our late member Dan Ehlmann, Ozark Fly Fishers is collecting donations to benefit Reel Recovery.

Members wishing to make a donation are welcome to make their checks out to “Ozark Fly Fishers,” and mail their checks to:

Ozark Fly Fishers, Inc.
Attn: Steve Lekich - Ehlmann Memorial
PO Box 31473
St. Louis, MO 63131

Amounts will be collected and a donation from the club will be made to Reel Recovery in Dan’s name.

You can read about Dan’s experience with Reel Recovery by clicking here

 
 
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President’s Message - August 2019

Not too much to say about the past month, as I just drove in from the West Coast last night. Vacations are precious! I understand the Montauk WQM outing went well.

I enjoyed the presentation by Brian Waldrop from Stream Team at our meeting, and unfortunately have a new understanding of tires in our streams. I personally like the Water Quality Management portion, but the need to clean up our streams is constant. I encourage everyone to help the Stream Team efforts, and maybe even discover a new fishing hole or two.

Looking forward to our next trip to the White River, as the package Ed put together is a great one. I look forward to those joining us in Arkansas!

Dan Rasch, President, Ozark Fly Fishers
Email:
drasch27@hotmail.com

Next Member Meeting:

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Greensfelder Recreation Complex
Queeny Park
550 Weidman Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011

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Next Month’s Speaker:
Dr. George Bohigian

“First Aid and Survival Emergency Medicine for the Fly Fisherman

George Bohigian M.D. will present “First Aid and Survival Emergency Medicine for the Fly Fisherman“ on September 26. Some of the topics to be covered are CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) , lacerations, snakebite, signs of a stroke, removal of a fish hook embedded in the skin, tick removal, what to carry in your vest. Also communications, safety in deep fast water, broken bones, how not to get lost and much more.