Former Oklahoma City resident Zach Whitfield won the “One Fly” Tournament Nov. 4 sponsored by the Beaver Dam Store, eight miles west of Eureka Springs, Ark.
Anglers could use only one fly for the tournament in the Beaver Lake tailwaters on the White River.
Whitfield, who now lives in Centerton, Ark., caught a 21.25-inch brown trout using a size 12 Clown Egg. For catching the largest trout, Whitfield received a new fly rod.
Fly tying at Backwoods
The Backwoods store in Oklahoma City is holding a “Fly Tying Tie In” Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Fly tyers will be trying out new patterns and materials and trading ideas about fly fishing. Many of the flies will be donated to the Trout Unlimited chapter for its banquet an auction next spring.
Arkansas trout angler to speak in OKC Tuesday
Steve Dally will speak at Tuesday’s meeting (Nov. 13) of the 89er Chapter of Trout Unlimited. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at Sportsman’s Country Club, 4001 NW 39.
Dally is owner of Dally’s Ozark Fly Fisher located in Cotter, Ark., and will be giving a presentation on streamer fishing for big White River browns. The presentation is free and open to the public.