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  • A cold Bassmaster Classic

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    The Bassmaster Classic begins Friday on Lake Hartwell, South Carolina, and it is expected to be the coldest Bassmaster Classic ever. The Bassmaster Classic two years ago on Grand Lake was the coldest to date, but the polar vortex hitting the Eastern seaboard is going to make conditions miserable...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: February 17. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water 40 and clear. Crappie slow to fair on jigs and niblets around the enclosed fishing dock and along riprap. Blue and channel catfish slow to fair on cut bait and shad at 6-12 ft. along north central shorelines, along points...

  • Lake Texoma site for FLW collegiate bass tournament

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    FLW College Fishing is headed to Lake Texoma  Feb. 21 for the second of three regular-season stops in the Southern Conference. A full field of college teams, including anglers representing seven Oklahoma schools, will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the Southern...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    CENTRAL Overholser: February 10. Elevation 7 ft. below normal, water clear. White bass and striped bass hybrids slow on jigs around docks. People are catching a few crappie and drum but overall fishing is slow. Report submitted by Vince Mesis, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County. Wes...

  • Good day hikes in central Oklahoma

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    By Kent Frates, For The Oklahoman A late winter day in Oklahoma often is a great time to go hiking. There are no bugs or snakes to contend with and if a person dresses properly and plans for the weather, there are plenty of days when the temperature is very comfortable for a hike. There […]

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    NORTHEAST Ft. Gibson: January 29. Elevation normal, water 46 and clear. Blue, channel and flathead catfish fair on cut bait and hot dogs in the river channel and channel at 20-25 ft. Crappie fair on minnows and tube jigs in and around brush structure and docks at 22-26 ft. Report submitted...

  • Hawks, Falcons and Owls Oh My

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    Anyone interested in learning more about falconry and Oklahoma’s wintering hawks, falcons and owls can attend a special program Saturday at Hackberry Flat near Frederick. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and Friends of Hackberry Flat are offering an educational program called “All...

  • Bass Pro Shops' Spring Fishing Classic begins Friday

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    Bass Pro Shops in Bricktown begins its Spring Fishing Classic on Friday with several seminars scheduled by professional bass anglers as part of Bassmaster University. Oklahoma pro Fred Roumbanis has seminars scheduled Friday through Sunday at the Bricktown store as does 2012 Bassmaster Angler of...

  • Good quail hunting continues

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Mon, Feb 2, 2015

    Bird dogs have been staying “on point” a lot more frequently this quail season. Quail hunters have enjoyed the best hunting in several years in western Oklahoma and are still pushing birds late in the season. I have talked to a couple of hunters who have reported good trips in the last two...

  • Tackle show opens Friday at state fairgrounds

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    The Oklahoma Tackle, Hunting and Boat Show opens Friday at the state fairgrounds and runs through Sunday, Jan. 31. The show will be held in the Cox Pavilion. Show hours are noon to 9 p.m. on Friday, 10 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $10 […]

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: January 28. Elevation 1/3 ft. normal, water 40 and clear. Crappie fair on jigs in black/orange, black/chartreuse and black/pink at 12-16 ft. at the fishing dock. Catfish fair on cut bait and minnows. All other fishing slow to fair. Report submitted by Sheila Hutton, Lake...

  • Travelblog: My birthday in Vegas

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    What happened to those $2.99 buffets in Las Vegas? The last time I was in Sin City was in the late ‘80s, when my wife wanted to walk up and down the strip and see every hotel. It was August. We were young and stupid. Before that, a couple of my old high school chums […]



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