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Motorists should be aware that deer are on the move in Oklahoma

by Ed Godfrey Published: November 10, 2012
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Rutting activity has started across Oklahoma, and motorists should be aware that deer are on the move.

“We are getting a lot more reports of road kill deer,” said Micah Holmes of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. “We are also starting to get reports of young bucks chasing does.”

The rutting activity should intensify during the week with darker nights and colder weather, Holmes said.

by Ed Godfrey
Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter
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...
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