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Outdoors notebook: Fur Bearers meeting in Okemah

by Ed Godfrey Published: October 6, 2013

The Oklahoma Fur Bearers Alliance fall meeting will be Saturday at the Okfuskee County Fairgrounds in Okemah.

The meeting will include vendors along with trapping and fur handling demonstrations.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Gene Callaway at (580) 371-3364.


Women ages 14 and older are invited to Tenkiller State Park for the annual Women in the Outdoors Workshop Nov. 1-3.

Designed specifically for women, the Women in the Outdoors Workshop will include hands-on instruction in areas such as archery, digital photography, Dutch oven cooking, rock climbing, kayaking, hunting and skeet shooting.

All classes are taught at the beginner's level. The National Wild Turkey Federation launched the Women in the Outdoors program in 1998 and since has hosted 4,000 events across the United States and Canada with more than 80,000 participants.

For an application, visit or email Leann Bunn at


Final Descent Outdoors, a Christian-based hunting show, is holding a sporting clay shoot Friday at Quail Ridge Sporting Clays.

The shoot is a benefit for “As You Are Going Ministries,” the ministry behind Final Descent Outdoors.

Cost for a four-man team is $500. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the shoot starting at 9 a.m. Lunch will be provided. and prizes will be awarded to the top teams and shooters.

For more information, call (580) 421-3214 or email

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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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