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The Lower Mountain River Fork

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The Lower Mountain Fork River Foundation (LMFRF) was founded in 2002 for the sole purpose of enhancement and improvement of the trout fishery of the lower Mountain Fork River.


The volunteers of the LMFRF are individuals and members of other groups from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas who have joined together to concentrate on improving and sharing this one, great river.


The Lower Mountain Fork River Foundation (LMFRF) was founded in 2002 for the sole purpose of enhancement and improvement of the trout fishery and fishing experience on the lower Mountain Fork River.


May 30, 2022

Spring March Browns

OK, so not as long a wait as last time. The river has been fishing pretty good. The brown fingerlings that were stocked over the last few years are doing…
March 24, 2022

2023 Mystery Fly® Tournament Final

What a great weekend with good weather. But the fishing was tough with the fly chosen.  I want to thank everyone involved with getting this thing up and running and…
January 10, 2022

2024 Annual Mystery Fly® Tournament Information

Rules, Guidelines, & Registration 2024 Annual Mystery Fly® Tournament Information February 24, 2024 7:30 AM until 12:00 Noon - Registration starts at 7:00 sharp. Lower Mountain Fork River; Broken Bow, OK…




Members of the LMFRF spend quite a lot of their free time volunteering for various groups on the LMFR. They volunteer for Reel Recovery, guiding men dealing with cancer on three day trips. They also volunteer time to guide veterans dealing with PTSD and TBI’s on three day outings with North Texas Patriot Anglers. And every summer they spend two days teaching fly casting and fishing to the teenagers at the Oklahoma Youth Forestry Camp held in the Park.



Over the years, the LMFRF has spent tens of thousands of dollars to improve the trout fishery on the LMFR. Things that include the old rearing pens, the Evening Hole Project, the conservation pools on Spillway Creek, the construction of Lost Creek, the new Regulation Signs in the parking lots. These projects are funded by us, along with matching funds from the Federal Sportfish Restoration Fund, and the work is completed by the ODWC (Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation).



The LMFRF has spent much money for things that people and agencies could not afford. These gifts included radios, binoculars, and GPS units for the Park Rangers and the Game Wardens. We helped fund the radio repeater and FFC emergency channel that is used by all the local Law Enforcement/Emergency personnel around the lake and river. We purchased the 900-gallon fish tank that resides in the Park’s new nature center. We partially fund Reel Recovery and Healing Waters North Texas each year so they can hold their retreats in Broken Bow.