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  • Talking Turkey

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Gobblers have been tough to call during the first half of spring turkey season, but the hunting should improve in the final two weeks of the season.

  • Trying to grow a bigger bass

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Bass fishing on Lake Eufaula gets a genetic boost, but crappie is still the king on the Gentle Giant

  • Outdoors notebook: The Land Run begins Thursday at the Oklahoma City Gun Club

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Gun Club will resemble the Old West this week as the club hosts its 21st annual “Land Run” cowboy action shooting event. The Land Run is one of the largest cowboy action shooting competitions in the country. The event begins Thursday at the club’s cowboy action range...

  • Canton Lake is low, but the walleye are still there

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Canton Lake is more than 12 feet below normal, but state wildlife officials still caught a good number of walleye during their annual netting along the dam last month

  • Outdoor Writer Mike Lambeth dies at 55

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    You may not have known Mike Lambeth, but chances are you know his work.

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CENTRAL Arcadia: April 15. Elevation normal. All fishing fair.

  • Outdoors Notebook: OKC Fish Hatchery to hold open house

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    The H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery will hold an open house Friday. Visitors can learn how fish populations are maintained in Oklahoma City’s lakes and ponds for anglers. The open house will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is free to the public. The hatchery, 10940 N. Meridian, raises more...

  • Q&A: Steve Levering manager of the archery department at H&H Shooting Sports

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Steve Levering is the manager of the archery department at the H&H Shooting Sports Complex in Oklahoma City. He recently answered questions from The Oklahoman and its readers in an online chat on NewsOK.com. Here is a partial transcript of that chat. Q: Interest in archery seems to be on...

  • Ponca City's Jerome Schneeberger loses a close one at National Circuit Finals Rodeo

    BY ED GODFREY, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    The pair finished tied for first, but Colorado’s Josh Peek was awarded the title and the $20,000 automobile voucher from RAM because he had a faster time in the semifinal round.


Ed Godfrey

Reporter Sr.

Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years.
During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more than a decade and has covered some of the biggest trials in the state's history.
He began his career at The Oklahoman as a sports writer and rejoined the sports desk in 2002 to become the outdoor writer. He now writes on a wide range of subjects from wrestling to hockey to rodeo.
He earned a journalism degree in 1982 from the University of Oklahoma and holds a master's degree in journalism education from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Journalist for The Oklahoman 25 years
Current position - sports writer
Previous position - Courthouse reporter for more than a decade

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