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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
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 www.bassonthefly.org.
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 www.bobwhitescramble.com.