The Eastern Oklahoma County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is holding a fundraising banquet Aug. 22 at the Midwest City Community Center, 200 N. Midwest Blvd.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Single tickets are $35. Couples tickets are $50. There will be raffles and auctions for guns and hunting gear.
Tickets can be bought at the door or at www.ducks.org/oklahoma/events.
On Tuesday night, McAlister’s Deli in Midwest City, 2600 S. Air Depot, is holding a Ducks Unlimited night for the chapter. Ten percent of all purchases made between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. will be donated to the Eastern Oklahoma County chapter.
Tickets for the Aug. 22 banquet also will be on sale Tuesday night at McAlister’s for the one-night only discounted prices of $20 for singles and $30 for couples.
PREDATOR SEMINAR AT BROKEN ARROW BASS PRO SHOPS
Nationally known predator hunter and videographer Scott Ruff will present a predator calling seminar Aug. 17 at the Bass Pro Shops in Broken Arrow.
The free seminar begins at 4 p.m. For more information, call Bob Walshaw at (918) 355-7600.
OWMA SPORTING CLAY SHOOT SATURDAY IN GUTHRIE
The Oklahoma Wildlife Management Association is holding a sporting clay shoot Saturday at Silverleaf Shotgun Sports in Guthrie.
The cost is $400 for a four-person team or $125 per individual. Cash prizes will be awarded to top individual shooters and teams.
Registration begins Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at Silverleaf. To enter, call Lisa Addison at (580) 276-9893.
ONLY TWO KIDS OKC FISHING CLASSES REMAIN THIS SUMMER
The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department has two free kids fishing classes remaining this summer.
On Saturday morning, there will be a free kids fishing class at Crystal Lake, SW 15th and MacArthur. On Aug. 23, the final fishing class of the summer will be held at Edwards Park Pond, 1515 N. Bryant.
Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end at 10:30 a.m. The fishing classes are open to ages 5 to 15. An adult must be present with the child. Fishing poles and bait are provided.
Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 755-4014.
DEER SEMINAR AT CHEROKEE SPUR RANCH IN SEPTEMBER
The Cherokee Spur Ranch near Grand Lake is holding a two-day deer seminar Sept. 6 and 7.
Wildlife biologists and other experts from the American Whitetail Authority will be discussing a varity of deer management and hunting topics during the event.
Meals and lodging are provided. For more information and the cost of the “Deer Sense” seminar, contact ranch manager Scott Grubbs at (918) 698-7590 or email@example.com.
DEADLINE NEARS TO APPLY FOR BONUS ANTLERLESS DEER GUN HUNTS
Friday is the deadline for youth hunters to apply for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s bonus antlerless deer gun hunts.
The hunts are held on private land in Osage, Ellis, Love and Carter counties in October and November.
The Wildlife Department will select 53 youth hunters in a random drawing for the bonus deer hunts. To be eligible, hunters must be ages 12 to 17 at the time of the hunt and have completed their hunter education requirements before applying.
For more information, call Doug Schoeling at (405) 590-2584 or visit www.wildlifedepartment.com.
QUAIL SYMPOSIUM SET FOR AUG. 23 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
The Oklahoma Quail Symposium will be Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Oklahoma City.
Sponsored by the Central Oklahoma 89er Chapter of Quail Forever, the day-long symposium will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end with a fund-raising banquet for the organization beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Quail experts from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Oklahoma State University and the National Resource Conservation Service are scheduled to speak on various topics.
Tickets for the symposium are $20 each, and lunch is included. Tickets for attending the dinner banquet only are $60 each, and membership in Quail Forever is included. The cost of attending the banquet without a Quail Forever membership is $30.
The price of a combined ticket for attending both the symposium and banquet is $70. For more information, call 415-5724, visit centralokquailforever.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.