Little Missouri Fly Fishing

The "Fifteenth Ever"
Little Mo' Fly Fishing Festival

February 17-19, 2017

President's Day weekend!
A little later than usual this time!

Let's have another great time in 2017!

I hope we can continue to reach new folks every year as well as seeing the return of all of the Usual Suspects mentioned below!2011 Fly Fishing Festival

Folks give a listen to AGFC's Little Mo' Biologist Christy Graham, and she'll be bringing new Fisheries Biologist Kris Nault this year! >>>>>

A full slate of fly tiers and presenters, otherwise known as "The Usual Suspects":
Bud Bethea - Shreveport, LA
Texas Jack Isham - Quinlan, TX
Tom Bullock - Shreveport, LA
Johnny McJunkins - Mineral Springs, AR
Larry Offner - Baton Rouge, LA
Dick Waldrep - New Boston, TX
Eddie Driskill - Shreveport, LA
David Chin - West Monroe, LA
Rex White - Stonewall, LA
Gordon Shaw - Shreveport, LA
Don Lawler - Shreveport, LA
Paul Lawler - Shreveport, LA
Ken Bohannon - Oklahoma
Scott Irwin - Shreveport, LA
John Scarborough - Shreveport, LA
Jerald Lewis - Longview, TX
Mike Hawkins - Longview, TX
Glen "Catch" Cormier - Alexandria, LA
Don Jackson (Ouachita Outdoor Outfitters) - Hot Springs, AR

And here's the schedule for 2017:
Friday afternoon / evening - Fly Tying demos and maybe a bit of home cookin'! (That is to say... Actual food...)

Saturday - open around 8:30
9:30 - Tom Bullock - European Nymph Fishing
11:00 - AGFC Trout Program - "State of the Little Mo" - Christy Graham & Kris Nault
2:00 - River Critters - Bug Sampling, i.e. the Real Thing
     (I'll need at least one volunteer with boots waders and strong legs...)
3:00 - Mike Hawkins - Building Furled Leaders demo - really fascinating to say the least...
7:00 - Glen "Catch" Cormier - Fly Fishing for Crappie, Mouche a Papier, White Perch & Sacalait!
     (Be the first to tell me what's wrong with that sentence and get an A&W !)
Fantasy Fly Draft (after Catch...)

Sunday - 10:30 - The "Can You Take It" Casting Clinic (Riverside Park - $5 per person please...)

2009 Fly Fishing Festival

<<<<<   One of my favorite pics from all of the Fesitvals... I think, trying new technology to figure out what's in my Little Mo' Wooly blend!!!!

The Fifteenth Ever Little Mo' Fly Fishing Festival remains at the Murfreesboro Municipal Building - that's one block east of the Pike County Court House Square on Main Street. Circle around the Court House and turn right after Hawkins Variety Store.

President's Day Weekend 2017! February 17-19th!

Accommodations:

See all the current lodging listings at Murfreesboro ARK.com

For those wishing to camp out...
Dynamite Hill and Parker Creek Corps campgrounds near Narrows Dam - electricity and hot showers!
And The Crater of Diamonds State Park on the south side of M'boro - also electricity and hot showers!

American Heritage Inn - 870-285-2131 - 705 North Washington
Diamond John's Riverside Retreat - 870-285-4027 - 81 Roy Rd
Diamond Oaks Inn B&B - 870-285-1535 - 1701 South Washington
Diamonds Old West Cabins - 870-245-8433
Little Shamrock Motel - 870-285-2342 - 919 North Washington
Miner's Rock Shop and Camp - 870-285-2722 - 2235 HWY 301 South
Morning Star Retreat - 870-925-0983
Murfreesboro R.V. Park - 870-285-4058
Queen of Diamonds Inn - 870-285-3105 - 318 North Washington
SWAHA Lodge - 870-285-2272 - 205 Dynamite Hill Rd
The Old Factory Getaway Cabin - 972-529-2470 or 214-957-0454 - at the Factory Site
Mark Wiley's Little Missouri Fly Fishing Cottage - 870-904-0733 - Hwy 19 and Factory Site Rd
Neal Fletcher's Li'l Red Cabin near Riverside - (903) 826-5434
The White Oak Creek Cabin - near the Factory Site

See all the current lodging listings at Murfreesboro ARK.com

We collect a very minimal registration fee of $5 per person or just $10 for the whole family. I want to keep that cost low but there are things I have to cover after all! There's also the $5 "Can You Take It" casting Clinic on Sunday morning - 10:00!

See you all there!!!