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Outdoors notebook: Fly tying workshop set in Norman

by Ed Godfrey Published: March 9, 2014

A fly-tying workshop for adults will be held April 5 at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.

Deadline to register for the event is March 28. There will be workshops for beginners, intermediates and advanced fly-tyers.

Cost of the workshop is $30 for museum members and $40 for non-members. Space is limited. For more information, call 325-1088.

Trout derby winners from Lake Watonga

Jarad Reed of Oklahoma City was the big winner in the Watonga Trout Derby at Lake Watonga last weekend, catching a tagged trout worth $300.

The big fish winners for each day of the three-day derby were Joseph Hines of Tuttle (3 pounds, 10 ounces), Jason McArthur of Edmond (3pounds, 9 ounces), and Jeremy Brush of Foss (2 pounds). Each angler won $100.

The heaviest stringer in the derby was caught by Todd Castor of Beaver, 10 pounds, 11 ounces.

Deer dogging vote delayed

A vote on banning dogs from the Three Rivers, Pine Creek and Honobia Wildlife Management areas in southeast Oklahoma was delayed until March 24.

The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission was scheduled to vote on the proposed rule Monday, but commissioners from southeast Oklahoma were unable to attend the meeting because of the weather.

A meeting for that vote was rescheduled for March 24 in Oklahoma City.

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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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