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by Ed Godfrey Published: August 4, 2012
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The seminar will be held at the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service auditorium, 930 N. Portland, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Space is limited, so registration is required. Call (405) 713-1125 by 4 p.m. on Aug. 13.

“Anyone who lives on an acreage or even near an open area can provide food and forage for our natural wildlife inexpensively,” said Ray Ridlen of the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service.

DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR YOUTH DEER HUNTS

Aug. 17 is the deadline to apply for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's youth bonus antlerless deer hunts.

Fifty-five hunters ages 12 to 17 will have their names drawn for an antlerless deer hunt on private land in Osage, Ellis, Kingfisher, Carter or Alfalfa counties.

For more information, visit www.wildlifedepartment.com.

EVERS TO SPEAK IN MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma pro angler Edwin Evers will be the guest speaker Aug. 11 at the Beast Feast at the Muskogee Civic Center.

Tickets are $10 for adults. For more information, call (918) 683-9111 or visit www.boomoutdoors.com.

LAKE RECORD AT KAW

Cliff Waddell of Kingston landed a 10.4-pound hybrid bass on a jig Friday below the Kaw Lake dam.

The striped bass hybrid is the new record for the lake near Ponca City. The fish measured 28 inches.

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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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