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  • Quail Field Day set Thursday at Sandy Sanders WMA

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Landowners who are interested in improving quail habitat can  participate in a Quail Field Day Thursday at the Sandy Sanders Wildlife Management Area headquarters in southwestern Oklahoma. The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m.  and admission is free. Anyone planning to attend should email...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: April 14. Elevation above normal, water 62. White bass good trolling rattletraps along the dam. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs along the dam and riprap. Channel and blue catfish good on cut shad and punch bait along the dam. Largemouth bass good on flukes and...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: April 7. White bass fair trolling crankbaits along the dam. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along the dam and riprap. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut shad and punch bait along the dam. Largemouth bass good on swim baits and topwater lures at 2-6 ft. Report submitted by...

  • Turkeys and Earthquakes

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    You never know what you might encounter during a spring turkey hunt in Oklahoma. You might have snow in some parts of the state. You often will encounter a thunderstorm. And now in Oklahoma, you might even find yourself turkey hunting during an earthquake. Turkey season opened Monday in most of...

  • Check out Oklahoma's Bat Festival Friday and Saturday

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Alabaster Caverns State Park near Freedom will host a bat festival Friday and Saturday to showcase Oklahoma’s only flying mammals. Mike Caywood, manager of Alabaster Caverns State Park, said the two-day event offers activities for all ages.  “We’ll be making bat masks, playing bat-related...

  • Spring turkey season forecast

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    From Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation reports Oklahoma’s 2015 spring turkey hunting seasons will kick off Saturday and Sunday with the special youth weekend for ages 17 and younger in all areas except the Southeast Region. The general spring turkey hunting season will open Monday and...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: March 30. Largemouth bass fair on chatter baits and swim baits at 4-6 ft. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at the dam and in the enclosed dock. Blue and channel catfish fair on punch bait and cut shad along the dam. White bass good trolling rooster tails along the dam....

  • Washita National Wildlife Refuge to hold event on Saturday

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    The annual Washita National Wildlife Refuge Anniversary Celebration will be held in conjunction with the Foss State Park Easter EGGStravaganza on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Foss State Park. The event is free and include fun family activities and an Easter egg hunt at the Cedar Point...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: March 23. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs in the enclosed dock; starting to move onto riprap to spawn. Bass fair to good on spinnerbaits and chatter baits at 3-5 ft. moving up to spawn. Channel and blue catfish fair on punch bait and cut shad near rocky points and...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: March 17. Elevation above normal, water 47 and clear. All fishing slow. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake Arcadia. Draper: March 17. Elevation above normal, water 44 and stained. Crappie slow on minnows around brush structure. Report submitted by Chad Strang, game...

  • Oklahoma Selfbow Jamboree starts Thursday

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    The 11th annual Oklahoma Selfbow Jamboree (OJAM) and Selfbow Championship will be held Thursday through Sunday in Stillwater. OJAM teaches participants the art of building selfbows as well as other primitive skills including leatherwork and flint-knapping. OJAM is open to the public, but...

  • Gander Mountain opens in Tulsa

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    The grand opening for the first Gander Mountain outdoor store in Oklahoma will be Thursday in Tulsa. The grand opening celebration begins at 10 a.m. for the new 45,600-square foot store located at 8310 S. Olympia Ave. W in The Walk in Tulsa Hills. Among the celebrities scheduled to attend the...



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