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Foster Child

The Mayfly Project

Stillwater, Oklahoma Project

Lead Mentor: Alton Carter

Co-Lead Mentor: Wes Edwards

Project location: Stillwater, Oklahoma

Year project founded: 2019

Mentors on this team: 6

Children mentored to date: 0

Children to be mentored in 2021: 5-10

Local foster care partners: TBA

Local companies that support this project: Currently looking for community support!

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Having the opportunity to spend time outdoors and change the life of a young person is a wonderful experience.

Wes Edwards

Co-Lead Mentor, Stillwater, Oklahoma Project

Project Mentors

MIKE CHAFFIN, MENTOR

Stillwater, Oklahoma

A native of Oklahoma, Mike is a life long outdoors enthusiast, who enjoys all types of fishing. As a father of 4, he’s enjoyed sharing his love for fishing with his children, grandchildren, and several foster children that have been welcomed into the Chaffin home over the years.
Having served as a pastor for over 40 years, Mike is now retired. Though he is frequently investing time and effort in church sponsored outreach projects, he is intentional about reserving time to pursue his passion for wetting a hook in a favorite pond, lake, or stream.

NATE SATTERELLI, MENTOR

Edmond, Oklahoma

Nate Satterelli’s passion for fly fishing started at age 7, when he was introduced to the sport by his grandmother. Growing up, Nate chased trout, salmon, steelhead and bass in the state of Michigan, where he was born and raised. As an adult, Nate spent time living and guiding in Colorado. After relocating to Oklahoma, Nate started the local chapter of Project Healing Waters OKC. He also founded Native Waters Outfitters/Outdoors. NWO is an outfitter and guide service that donates its proceeds to help the local community through fly fishing education and opportunities. Along with these passions, Nate finds joy in spending time with his family and teaching the sport to his two daughters, so they can carry on the family tradition.

News & Events

Podcast with April Vokey, Anchored Outdoors

Podcast with April Vokey, Anchored Outdoors

We were thrilled to be on Anchored Outdoors Podcast, with the talented, April Vokey! Please check this podcast out and find out more about the founders, their vision, and how TMP is supporting foster children across the country here: Anchored Podcast Ep. 177: Jess...

The Gift of Fly Fishing, Fort Collins, CO

"Hello Bryan and Chelsea, I just wanted to share this great picture of Alicia catching a beautiful rainbow trout (I think) while we camped along the North Fork of the Gunnison River in Paonia. She really enjoyed fly fishing while out there and you can tell by the look...

Wet Fly Swing Podcast

Wet Fly Swing Podcast

TMP Founder, Jess Westbrook, is honored to speak with Dave Steward of Wet Fly Swing Podcast recently! Jess Westbrook shares the amazing stories behind the Mayfly Project that he created to help foster kids change their lives with fly fishing. Today, we find out what...

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