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  • Former Bassmaster Classic Champion Ken Cook dies at age 68

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Fri, Jan 8, 2016

    Ken Cook of Meers, the 1991 Bassmaster Classic champion and one of Oklahoma’s greatest anglers, died Friday morning in Oklahoma City of an apparent heart attack.

  • Oklahoma Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jan 6, 2016

    CENTRAL  Hefner: January 4. Elevation above normal, water 46-49. Crappie good slip corking with minnows and jigs at 20-25 ft. along riprap and docks. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on jigs and lipless baits along riprap. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut bait along riprap....

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Dec 16, 2015

    CENTRAL Hefner: December 15. Elevation above normal, water 46-52 and murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs along riprap and around docks. Walleye fair on jerk baits and sassy shad along riprap. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on grubs and lipless baits around points and inlets. Channel...

  • Big trout from Medicine Park

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2015

    December and its cold weather is prime time for trout fishing in Oklahoma. Nine-hundred pounds of hatchery-raised rainbows were put in Oklahoma City’s Dolese Youth Park Pond on Tuesday as trout fishing is now underway there for the 14th season. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s...

  • Rut Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Nov 18, 2015

    From Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Saturday is the day many tens of thousands of Oklahoma hunters have been anticipating all year. Deer gun season will open a half-hour before official sunrise Nov. 21. Based on field reports from each region of the state, hunters should have plenty...

  • OKLAHOMA FISHING REPORT

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Nov 18, 2015

     From the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation CENTRAL Hefner: November 16. Elevation normal, water 55-60 and clear. Walleye fair on lipless baits, sassy shad and jerk baits along riprap and points. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on lipless baits, grubs and chrome gay...

  • Wildlife Expo still luring newcomers to the outdoors

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sun, Sep 20, 2015

    The Oklahoma Wildlife Expo will celebrate its 10th anniversary next weekend at the Lazy E Arena and Ranch in Guthrie. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation didn't know the monster it was creating when the agency held the first one in 2005. “We only expected about 10,000 people to...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    CENTRAL  Arcadia: August 3. Elevation normal, water 87 and clearing. Largemouth bass fair on Carolina rigs and Alabama rigs at 6-14 ft. around submerged humps and road beds. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 11-14 ft. around marked brush piles and rocky points near the overlook....

  • Former OKC RedHawk sets minor league HR record

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    Mike Hessman of the Toledo Mud Hens hit his 433rd career home run in the minor leagues Monday night, making the former Oklahoma City RedHawk the Barry Bonds of the minor leagues, presumably minus the steroids. Hessman hit 35 of those home runs in 2012 while playing with the RedHawks. I did a...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: July 22. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water 85 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on Carolina rigs and square bills along submerged humps and road beds. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 11-14 ft. around marked brush piles and rocky points near the overlook. Channel and...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    CENTRAL  Arcadia: July 7. Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal, water 83 and murky. Largemouth bass fair on Carolina rigs at 6-10 ft. on submerged humps and road beds. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. around marked brush piles and fishing docks. Channel and blue catfish fair on...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    CENTRAL  Arcadia: June 23. Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal, water 81 and murky. Largemouth bass good on salt craws and creature baits at 5-8 ft. on rocky points and standing timber. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. on marked brush piles and the fishing dock. Channel and...



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