July Float on Jack’s Fork!

by Jay Dee on June 18, 2017

On July 15th, join your host, Howard Greenwood, on the the Jacks Fork River (Alley Springs to Buttin Rock Access on Hwy 19 Bridge Eminence).  If you would like to caravan with us, we will depart from Price Cutter on East Battlefield & 65 Hwy at 7:30 am -OR- you can meet at Alley Spring Access to set up shuttle at 10:00 am. 

If interested in attending, call or text Howard Greenwood at 417.844.1794.

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Win a NEW Dagger Zydeco!

by Jay Dee on January 18, 2017

This year, we are raffling off a brand new Dagger Zydeco 9.0 recreational kayak (click link for specs & info)!  Tickets are on sale NOW to win this boat and here’s how it works:

  • $1 = 1 TICKET
  • $10 = 12 TICKETS
  • $20 = 25 TICKETS
  • $40 = 50 TICKETS
  • $100 = 125 TICKETS
  • etc, etc, etc….
This is our grand prize but we also have lots of awesome runner-up prizes to hand out so make sure you’re grabbing some tickets even if you’re not an OMP member.  All proceeds go to fund one awesome club and helps to save our waterways.  Your club president (Marty Zerr) will have tickets on him at all times from now until our July Members Meeting.  If you’re interested, show up anywhere the boat will be, such as OMP’s monthly meetings at the Springfield Nature Center, Roll Classes at the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch, Whitewater Clinic at the Mulberry River, or any other OMP event.

Ozark Mountain Paddlers would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to the Ozark Mountain Trading Co. for donating this boat! For more info and specs on this boat please visit www.dagger.comTHE RAFFLE DRAWING FOR THIS BOAT WILL BE ON OUR JULY MONTHLY MEMBERS MEETING ON THURSDAY, JULY 13TH!

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3rd Quarter Calendar!

June 22, 2017

***NOTE: These dates, times, and events are subject to change at any given time.  Please check this website for updates and further detailed posts.***
 JULY MEMBERS MEETING AND BOAT RAFFLE! – July 13th (THURSDAY) • 7:00pm • Springfield Nature Center • A special THANK YOU to the Ozark Mountain Trading Company for the boat donation! […]

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DNA Float, needing volunteers!

June 19, 2017

If you have Wednesday, July 19th open, we would love to have you out for the DNA float. We have a lot of new kids in the club this year and this will be their first time ever in a boat. If you can attend you will personally take a child on their first every canoe trip in […]

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Volunteers Needed Please!

June 7, 2017

We are needing some volunteer help from those that would like to help out their local paddling club for the following events: JAMES RIVER BASIN PARTNERSHIP RIVER JAM! – June 10th (SATURDAY) • 2pm – 10pm • Finley River Park in Ozark, MO • Live music, crawfish, local beer, AND MORE! • Hosted by JRBP […]

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June Float on Buffalo River!

May 17, 2017

On June 3rd (Saturday), Join your host Gary Tombridge on the Buffalo River (Carver to Mt. Hersey = 6.8 miles).  Meet at Academy Sports in Springfield, MO by 7:30am to caravan down to the putin. For more info, contact Gary Tombridge at 417.861.6056. See you on the River!  

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May Members Meeting Guest Speaker!

May 5, 2017

Join us at our May Members Meeting on May 11th (THURSDAY) at 7:00pm at the Springfield Nature Center .  We will be hosted by our re-scheduled guest speaker, Ashley Schnake who will giving her presentation to us about wildlife on our Ozarks waterways. We hope to see you all at the Nature Center! ALSO NOTE: […]

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May Float on Upper Flat Creek!

May 2, 2017

  The new float plan for May will be: On May 13th, join your host David Jackson on Upper Flat Creek (C Hwy low-water Bridge to Stubblefield Access = 7.5 miles). The Plan will be to meet at Braums in Aurora, MO by 9:30am and caravan down to the put-in (C Hwy low water bridge […]

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April Float on the Bryant Creek!

April 17, 2017

THIS FLOAT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE, STAY TUNED FOR MORE UPDATES! On Saturday, April 22nd we are doing beautiful Bryant Creek (Hodgson Mill to Warren Bridge). To caravan to the put in meet at Remington’s on Republic Road East of Kansas at 8 a.m. otherwise can meet us at the Hodgson Mill […]

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Flat Creek Float this Sunday!

April 4, 2017

Craig Hesington is hosting a float on April 9th (SUNDAY) on Flat Creek (PUTIN: at 39 Hwy Bridge and TAKEOUT: at EE Hwy Bridge -aka- Lower Flat Creek Access). Contact Craig Hesington at 417.693.1618 for more info and all the details.

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The 2017 Whitewater Clinic is a go!

March 31, 2017

Thankfully, the weather has cooperated in our favor! As of now (March 30th, at 11:20am) the USGS gauge for the Mulberry River is reading 4.4ft, Turner Bend’s gauge is showing 4.0. The weekend forecast is looking good too! FRIDAY: HIGH of 71˚F, LOW of 50˚F, Partly Cloudy, less than 10% chance of rain. SATURDAY: HIGH […]

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