Outdoors notebook: Blue River Trout Derby next month

by Ed Godfrey Published: January 26, 2014

The annual Blue River President's Day Trout Derby will be Feb. 15-16.

Cash prizes of $100 each will be awarded for the male, female, youth and fly anglers with the heaviest two-day stringers.

The angler catching the single heaviest trout also will win $100. The derby also will feature more than $1,000 in door prizes and tagged trout.

Anglers entering by Feb. 9 are eligible for an early bird prize drawing. The tournament is sponsored by the Johnston County Chamber of Commerce and the Blue River Association.

The Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area is located near Tishomingo.

For more information, call (580) 371-9288 or (580) 371-2175.


The Oklahoma Fur Bearers Alliance will hold its first fur auction of the year Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Chandler Fairgrounds.

Fur sellers must be a member of the Fur Bearers Alliance. For membership and auction information, call John Weygandt at (918) 645-5667.

by Ed Godfrey
Reporter Sr.
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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