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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

Catfish bait Danny King will appear at the show. For more information, call Jerry Jolly at (580) 656-6181.

Fly fish for bass

A bass fishing tournament for fly anglers only will be held May 12 on Lake Fork, Texas.

Entry fee is $55. For more information, visit

Pond management seminar

A free pond management seminar is scheduled Tuesday in Oklahoma City by the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service and the Noble Foundation.

The seminar will begin at 9 a.m. and last until noon at the Agriculture Resource Center Farmer's Market Building at OSU-OKC, 400 N. Portland.

“Participants in the seminar also will learn about fish stocking opportunities for their ponds and managing their existing fishery and aquatic vegetation.

Space is limited and reservations are requested by calling 713-1125.

Golf tourney to benefit quail

The Central Oklahoma Chapter of Quail Forever is holding its second annual “Bobwhite Scramble” Saturday at the Coffee Creek Golf Course in Edmond.

The event will include a four-person scramble and an awards luncheon following the tournament. Entry fee is $100 per person.

Proceeds from the tournament will help fund quail habitat restoration and educational projects. For more information, visit

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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