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Veteran's Day Trout Derby
The Blue River near Tishomingo in southern Oklahoma will be the site of the annual Veteran's Day trout derby Nov. 10-11.
Cash prizes of $100 each will be awarded to anglers (male, female, fly anglers and youth) with the heaviest two-day stringers of trout. There also will be a $100 cash prize given to the angler catching the heaviest trout.
Anglers also will be fishing for tagged trout that total $1,000 in prizes. Entry fee is $25 for adults and $20 for ages 15 and younger.,
For more information, call Scotty's Blue River One Stop in Tishomingo at (580) 371-9288.
Suppressors now legal for hunting
On Thursday, a new law went into effect allowing Oklahoma hunters to use legally-owned gun suppressors for all game animals. Senate Bill 1743 was signed into law in May by Gov. Mary Fallin.
Oklahoma became the third state to legalize suppressors for hunting, joining Texas and Arizona.