Deer hunters have a final opportunity to take a firearm into the woods when the 10-day holiday antlerless gun season opens Friday in most of the state.
The antlerless season is closed in the western reaches of the Panhandle and far southeast Oklahoma.
Deer taken during the antlerless season...
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