Oklahoma Rifle Association to hold handgun training course

Outdoors Notebook: Women in the outdoors event in Edmond May 19; Oklahoma Youth Hunting and Shooting Program meeting in Canton Wednesday; tackle show in Duncan in June; fly fish for bass May 12; pond management seminar Tuesday; golf tournament Saturday to benefit quail
by Ed Godfrey Modified: May 5, 2012 at 8:59 pm •  Published: May 5, 2012
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The Oklahoma Rifle Association will hold an 18-hour training course for handgun instructors June 16-17 at the Shoot-N-Iron Training Academy in Shawnee.

Individuals completing the course will be qualified to conduct Oklahoma self-defense license training. For more information, email okgun@cox.net.

Women In The Outdoors event in Edmond

The East Oklahoma County Strutters chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting a Women In The Outdoors event May 19 at the Arcadia Conservation Education Area in Edmond.

Participants can learn archery, pistol shooting, shotgunning, knot tying, outdoor photography, bird watching and other outdoor activities. There is even a course on trailer backing.

For more information, contact Gary Dement at gwdement@gmail.com or (405) 205-4723

Meeting in Canton

The Oklahoma Youth Hunting and Shooting Program is holding a noon meeting Wednesday in Canton at the Senior Citizens Center.

The organization, which takes youth on their first hunts, is seeking willing landowners to participate.

Lunch will be served. For more information, call Andy Keim at (405) 747-1919.

Tackle show in Duncan

The annual Duncan Tackle Show will be June 1-2 at the Stephens County Fairgrounds.

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by Ed Godfrey
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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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