Flat Creek Trip Report!

by OMP Admin on December 14, 2014

DSCF7378It started off as a cool, foggy, mid-December morning around 9:30am.  The water was frigid and clear, the air was crisp, and a few miles and bald eagles had passed us by heading down the creek.  Then slowly as we all continued downstream, the elements transitioned into what is now known to those who witnessed it, one gorgeous and mostly-sunny day on Lower Flat Creek!  We had a total of 14 daring paddlers on this float who had nothing but good times and positive words about their experiences on the water.  The level read between 3.6-3.5 ft -or- 80-60 cfs on the USGS gauge at the EE takeout, which turned out to be just the right amount of water for what has been a rather dry year.  We will be visiting Flat Creek again sometime in the near future, you can count on that!

Thanks to all who attended this final OMP float for 2014 and a thank you to Jason Haskin for hosting this trip!  We are planning many floats and activities for the approaching new year (one quarter at a time) and hope to see all you many new and familiar faces!  Also be sure that if you have turned in your membership application and dues to check your mailbox soon for our OMP quarterly calendar card!  Thanks to all of the OMP members and board for making this paddling club the lifeblood that it is today!  See you all on the river in 2015!


The 2015 OMP Calendars are ready!

by OMP Admin on December 5, 2014

OMP-CalendarWe are proud to announce that our 2015 OMP Calendars are ready for purchase!  Each month features:

  • Photos from each month’s photo contest winners
  • OMP events (Member’s Meetings, Roll Clinics, Whitewater Clinic)
  • Holidays
  • General purpose dates (Daylight Savings Time, Starting Seasons, etc.)

We are selling these for $12 each and will have them at the upcoming X-Mas party!  You can purchase these at any of our OMP events or can contact one of our board members for further information.

NOTE: These calendars are: 11″ W x 8.5″ H, spiral-bound, printed on matte card stock , and feature glossy UV coating on photo images.


December Float On Lower Flat Creek!

December 3, 2014

Alright folks, this is the last monthly float of the year 2014!  This month, Jason Haskin is hosting a float on Flat Creek (Hwy 39 Bridge to EE) on Saturday, December 13th.  This is an all day event and an easy 6.2 mile float through beautiful hills & scenery, crystal clear water, and wildlife (you more »

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OMP X-Mas Party!

December 1, 2014

Just a another friendly reminder that the OMP X-Mas party is almost here! December 6th (this coming SATURDAY) at 7:00pm – 10:00pm at the The Buzz Inc – 2810 E. Battlefield, Suite D (CLICK HERE for location map), we will be hosting our annual X-mas party.  We will have catered appetizers, mixers & Coke products more »

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We need Vounteers!

November 10, 2014

We need someone (or more than one person) to volunteer their time to the club setting up and planning monthly floats.  There is really not much to this responsibility, all we will need you to do is approach the board and then our members with a destination each month to paddle, and then pursue it more »

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November… Hike?

November 8, 2014

No, it’s not a typo, we plan to do a hike this November.  The hike will be in the Hercules Glades Wilderness on a trail that leads down to Long Creek.  If we have enough rain before this trip (fingers crossed)  the main point of interest (Long Creek Falls) will be running and one beautiful more »

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October Float!

October 21, 2014

The October Float is right around the corner and we have some updates to announce!  This month’s float will still be on the Lower section of the Buffalo River in Arkansas, but due to lower than desirable water levels we have decided to change the section to putin at Baker Ford and to takeout at more »

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2014 4th Quarter Calendar!

October 1, 2014

**NOTE:  These events are subject to change and update at any given time.  Please check the website for all the latest and greatest on these updates or contact any of our board members for further information!** • IT’S TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP, CLICK HERE FOR AN APPLICATION AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED! • OCTOBER more »

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Renew your Membership!

October 1, 2014

It’s that time of year again (oh how the time flows by).  Starting October 1st, we ask that all new and current members print out a copy of our membership application (CLICK HERE FOR AN APPLICATION), completed and signed along with your choice of application fee amount, and send it to: Ozark Mountain Paddlers PO more »

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Whitewater Clinic T-Shirt

March 19, 2014

Here is 2014′s whitewater clinic t-shirt design, created by David Jackson and Jason Haskin.  This maroon colored shirt will be given to clinic students and will be available for non-students or staff for $15 each.  Hurry, they won’t last long! …and don’t forget to buy raffle tickets!  Many prizes to be given away, including our more »

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