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Oklahoma City Gun Club to host its first world championship

Outdoors Notebook: Camo and Pearls in Norman, free fishing classes for kids in Oklahoma City, hunter education class Aug. 4, American Horse Lake to close for repairs, gun safety course for kids in Shawnee on July 21.
BY ED GODFREY, Staff Writer, Modified: July 7, 2012 at 10:28 pm •  Published: July 7, 2012

OKC Gun Club to host world championship

The Oklahoma City Gun Club is hosting its first world shooting championship beginning Friday.

The International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association's World Championship will run through July 20 at the gun club near Arcadia.

At least 650 shooters from the United States, Brazil, Canada and Australia will compete. Spectators are welcome.

The championships are a timed event competition where shooters fire from long distances at metal silhouette targets of animals.

For more information, call Jim Fields at 203-1268.

Camo and Pearls in Norman

The National Wild Turkey Federation is holding its annual “Camo and Pearls” ladies event fundraiser Saturday in Norman.

The event will be at the Belmar Golf Club, 1025 E Indian Hills Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

For reservations or sponsorships, call Becky Evans at (580) 513-3000 or Tiffany English at (405) 919-7660.

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation also holds free family fishing clinics on Thursday evenings during the summer at Arcadia Lake.

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Free fishing classes

The City of Oklahoma City holds free fishing classes for kids on Saturday mornings this summer.

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