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Outdoors notebook: Oklahoma City Gun Club schedules sight-in days

The Oklahoma City Gun Club will open its Benchrest range to the public Sept. 15-16 for hunters to sight in their guns for the upcoming hunting seasons.
by Ed Godfrey Published: September 8, 2012
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The Oklahoma City Gun Club will open its Benchrest range to the public Sept. 15-16 for hunters to sight in their guns for the upcoming hunting seasons.

The cost is $5 per gun. Shooters should bring eye and ear protection.

The sight-in days are from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Gun club members will be there to assist shooters.

The gun club is north of Arcadia on Sorghum Mill Road between Anderson and Hiwassee roads. There will be signs directing the public to the proper entrance on sight-in days.

Duck blind drawings on Wednesday, Saturday

The drawing for duck blinds at Lake Overholser will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Lake Overholser pavilion, 1200 E Overholser Drive. The drawing for blinds at Lake Draper will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the lake marina, located east of SE 104 and W Draper Driver.

Participants must be age 18 or older and possess a current Oklahoma City hunting permit and an Oklahoma state hunting license to qualify for the drawing.

A copy of the blind site locations and hunting regulations will be posted at the drawing site. All hunting must be from designated blinds. There will be no bank hunting or hunting from watercraft allowed.

For more information, contact the Oklahoma City Police Department's Lake Overholser patrol station at 789-3746 or the Lake Draper patrol station at 794-5010.

Washita goose hunts

Hunters have until Sept. 28 to apply for winter goose hunts on the Washita National Wildlife Refuge near Butler.

Applicants must be 18 or older.

For more information, call the refuge office at (580) 664-2205 or email washita@fws.gov.

Whitetail workshop in Norman

A deer hunting and deer management workshop will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds in Norman.

The workshop is free to the public, but those attending must RSVP by Sept. 18 to Cherry Slaughter by calling (405) 321-4774 or emailing cherry.slaughter@okstate.edu.

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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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