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Outdoors Notebook: OKC Fish Hatchery to hold open house

by Ed Godfrey Published: April 13, 2014
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The H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery will hold an open house Friday.

Visitors can learn how fish populations are maintained in Oklahoma City’s lakes and ponds for anglers.

The open house will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is free to the public.

The hatchery, 10940 N. Meridian, raises more than 5 million fish each year, including walleye, striped bass hybrids, channel catfish and hybrid sunfish.

The fish are put in Oklahoma City’s three lakes and its “Close to Home” fishing waters.

For more information, call the hatchery at (405) 297-2211 or visit www.okc.gov/parks.

DU chapter started at OSU

The new Ducks Unlimited chapter at Oklahoma State University will hold its first fund raising banquet on April 26 at the Elks Lodge in Stillwater.

The banquet begins at 6 p.m. There will be a silent and live auction plus prizes for merchandise including duck decoys, blind bags, duck and goose calls and more.

Tickets are available online or at the door. The cost is $35 for students, $45 for adults and $70 for couples.

DU banquet in Norman

The Cleveland County chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold a banquet fund raiser April 25 at the Optimist Club gym in Norman.

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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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