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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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Lifelong Learning

Prepare for a Fly Fishing Adventure through a new Workshop:

"A Bowling Green Fly Fishing Sampler"

WKU Fly Fishing
  • Fish you can catch when fly fishing

  • Fly fishing in Kentucky...really?  Where?

  • Getting acquainted with the equipment

  • Tie your own flies and cast a fly rod

  • Let's try to catch a fish (if you have a license)

Saturday, June 14, 2014

9 a.m. - 11:30 (Knicely Conference Center)
Brief lunch/travel time
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. (Basil Griffin Park)

About the Instructor

Dr. Raymond Poff is an associate professor in the WKU department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport. He coordinates the Nonprofit Administration program at WKU and developed and teaches fly fishing courses during WKU's Summer Sessions.

Dr. Poff has fly fishing experience in the United States and New Zealand and has experience both leading and instructing whitewater rafting and kayaking.

Prior to his work at WKU, Dr. Poff served as recreation coordinator of BYU's Outdoors Unlimited, overseeing the full-service outdoor recreation shop and summer rafting program. He also spent several years as the purchasing coordinator and kayaking instructor for IU Outdoor Adventures and is the former president of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education.

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