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”Fun Shoot” scheduled for May 11 at Guthrie sports range

Outdoors notebook: Kayak bass fishing tournament Saturday on Illinois; Tri-City Gun Club hosting youth event; Blue cat, smallmouth records set; Governor signs hunting bills; Turkey feathers wanted by tribes
BY ED GODFREY, Staff Writer, Published: April 27, 2013

The Oklahoma Delta Waterfowl Chapter is having a "Fun Shoot" on May 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Silverleaf Shotgun Sports Range in Guthrie.

Cost of the shoot is $35 per person for a 50-round course with lunch included. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place teams.

There also will be a raffle for a shotgun. Tickets are $20 each.

For more information, call Patrick Lambakis at 213-3539.

Kayak bass fishing tournament on Saturday

OKC Kayak is holding a bass fishing tournament Saturday on the Upper Illinois River near Tahlequah.

Check-in will be 5:45 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. at the Todd Public Access. The weigh-in will be at 3 p.m.

Tournament fee is $40 with a $20 jackpot entry fee for white bass.

For more information, call at 235-2925 or email

Tri-City Gun Club holds youth event

The Tri-City Gun Club in Goldsby on Saturday is holding a National Rifle Association Youth Sportsfest from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

For $25 per person, youth ages 10 to 18 can get introduced to a variety of shooting sports.

Rifle, pistol, trap, muzzleloader, air gun, archery and a compass course are scheduled.

All firearms, ammo and equipment plus lunch are provided.

Participants should register for the event at

Blue cat, smallmouth records set

A 64.6-pound blue catfish caught at Lake Waurika and a 6.6-pound smallmouth bass hooked at Lake Skiatook were new lake records certified last week by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.

The blue cat was caught by Todd Armstrong of Duncan on April 20 while the smallmouth was caught by Larry Tinker of Tulsa on April 24.

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