Join global fly fisher, artist, columnist and fly-fishing
guide at MDC Nature Center in Jeff City Oct. 15
The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Runge Nature
Center, in partnership with the Capital City Fly Fishers, will host
“A Fascination with Fly Fishing” featuring Bob White on Saturday,
Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon. The global fly fisher, artist,
columnist and fly-fishing guide will share his adventures and
experiences fly fishing around the world, including in New Zealand,
Seychelles Islands, Australia, Alaska and the Midwest.
White was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a
Legendary Artist in 2009. He was Fly Rod & Reel magazine’s
Guide of the Year in 1988. As the 1994 Artist of the Year for the
Alaska State Parks Foundation, he produced and donated artwork for
the first Alaska State Parks Foundation print. His work has been
presented twice in Fly Rod & Reel’s gallery. White has been
featured as a guide and artist on ESPN’s Fly Fishing the World and
Fly Fishing America. He currently illustrates the closing columns
for Fly Rod & Reel, Ducks Unlimited magazine, Gun Dog magazine
and Hatches magazine. He is a columnist for Midwest Fly Fishing and
regularly contributes to many other sporting publications.
For more information on this free community program, call
573-526-5544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Runge Nature Center is located at 330 Commerce Drive (Rte 179) in
Jefferson City. For more information on Runge, visit MDC online at