Oklahoma's deer gun season opens Saturday, and the rut will be going strong across the state in the coming days, with bucks chasing does.
State wildlife biologists in Oklahoma expect the peak of the rut in most areas of the state to occur sometime before Saturday's opener.
The FFA State Sporting Clays Championship was held Wednesday at the Oklahoma City Gun Club.
Winning the team senior division (11th and 12th grades) was Hydro-Eakley. The top individual shooter was Tyler Fletcher of Stilwell.
In the junior high division (open to eighth through...
Trout fishing at the Dolese Youth Park Pond, 5105 NW 50, will begin a month earlier this season.
The trout season will open Dec. 1 and run through Feb. 28. In previous years, the season didn't open until Jan. 1.
About 3,800 pounds of rainbow trout will be stocked in the pond for anglers...
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