Outdoors notebook: Five Oklahomans qualify for Bassmaster Classic

The Bassmaster Classic begins Friday in Birmingham, Ala., on Lake Guntersville. Five Oklahoma anglers are in the field: Jason Christie of Park Hill, Edwin Evers of Talala, Tommy Biffle of Wagoner, Chris Jones of Bokoshe and Fred Roumbanis of Bixby.
by Ed Godfrey Published: February 15, 2014

The most prestigious professional bass tournament in the country — the Bassmaster Classic — begins Friday in Birmingham, Ala., on Lake Guntersville.

Five Oklahoma anglers are in the field of 56: Jason Christie of Park Hill, Edwin Evers of Talala, Tommy Biffle of Wagoner, Chris Jones of Bokoshe and Fred Roumbanis of Bixby.

The tournament runs through Sunday.

CATFISH TOURNAMENT ON LAKE EUFAULA

A new catfish tournament trail is starting in Oklahoma with the inaugural event Saturday on Lake Eufaula.

The Okie Rod and Reel Catfish Tourney will have a tournament each month on an Oklahoma lake or river through November.

For more information, call Dustin Sipes at (580) 465-2626 or (580) 641-1713.

SASAKWA SENIOR CLASS SPONSORS CROW HUNT

The senior class of Sasakwa High is sponsoring a crow hunting tournament on March 1.

Hunters may register for the tournament as individuals or three-person teams. The deadline to enter is Feb. 27 and cost is $20 per person.

First place will pay 35 percent of the entry fees, and second place will be awarded 15 percent.

For more information, call Debra Thompson at Sasakwa High School at 941-3213.

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by Ed Godfrey
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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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