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Outdoors notebook: Bowfishing tournament on Keystone Lake

by Ed Godfrey Published: March 2, 2014

Bowfishing tournament on Keystone

The Oklahoma State University Bowfishing Club is holding its first tournament March 29 at Keystone Lake.

Entry fee is $25 per person. Cash prizes will be awarded for first through third. There also will be a raffle for a bow and other prizes.

For more information, contact Hunter Kashwer at or (918) 851-6900.

Trout banquet at Cattleman’s

The 89er Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its 19th annual banquet and auction Saturday at Cattleman’s Steakhouse in Oklahoma City.

The preview of auction items begins at 5:30 p.m., with the auction starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 and available at the door.

There will be a silent and live auctions for fishing tackle, artwork, clothing and more. There also will be raffles for merchandise.

For more information, contact Chuck Kaminski at 973-4571 or or Greg Mann at 401-3784 or

Fishing classes at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops in Bricktown is holding free bass fishing seminars Friday through March 9 as part of the store’s Spring Fishing Classic.

The first seminar – flipping and pitching for bass – is Friday at 7 p.m. More seminars are scheduled beginning at 11 a.m. then each hour from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

Topics include locating bass in new waters, topwater techniques, spinning reel tactics, choosing the right colors, catching smallmouth bass and choosing the right soft plastics.

A women’s fishing class for beginning anglers is scheduled for March 15 at 3 p.m.

Wildlife commission to vote on new rules

The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission is scheduled to vote Monday on the proposed hunting and fishing regulation changes for 2014.

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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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