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Outdoors notebook: Outdoor show scheduled in Enid

by Ed Godfrey Published: August 17, 2013

The Chisholm Trail Expo Center in Enid will be the site Aug. 24-25 of the second annual Greater Oklahoma Sportsman's and Outdoor Expo.

Sponsored by Chisholm Trail Promotions, the show will feature dozens of exhibitors with hunting and fishing products along with taxidermists and outfitters.

Don “Katt Daddy” Brewer and Scooter Bivins of the former television series “Mudcats” will be at the show with a noodling tank. Outside the arena, freestyle motocross rider Kenny Bartram of Stillwater, an X-Games gold medalist, will perform three shows daily.

Admission to the show, which is held on the Garfield County fairgrounds, is free. Show hours are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Aug. 24 and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Aug. 25.

For more information, call (580) 237-1390.


The Oklahoma City Police Department's annual drawing for duck blinds on Lake Overholser and Lake Draper will be Sept. 11 and Sept. 14.

The drawing for spots on Lake Overholser will begin at 8 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Lake Overholser pavilion, 1200 E. Overholser Drive. The drawing for Draper Lake will begin at 10 a.m. on Sept. 14 at the lake marina, located east of SE 104th and W. Draper Drive.

Participants must be age 18 or older and hold a current Oklahoma City hunting permit and an Oklahoma state hunting license. Oklahoma City hunting permits can be bought before the drawing at the sites. The permits are $3 daily or $12.50 annually.

A copy of the duck blind locations and hunting regulations will be posted at each site. All hunting must be from designated blinds. No bank hunting or hunting from watercraft is allowed.

All watercraft used to transport hunters to and from blinds must have a current city boating permit.

For more information, call the Lake Overholser patrol station at 789-3746 or the Lake Draper patrol station at 794-5010.


The 2013 Oklahoma Rifle Association's state convention will be Saturday in Norman at the Holiday Inn.

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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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