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Outdoors Notebook: Final day of Oklahoma City Summer Boat Show; Backwood Bowhunters hosting shoot in McAlester Aug. 4-5; Crossings Community Church holding its annual “Beast Feast” on Aug.

by Ed Godfrey Modified: July 28, 2012 at 10:50 pm •  Published: July 28, 2012
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Beast Feast at Crossings

Crossings Community Church in Oklahoma City is holding its annual “Beast Feast” on Aug. 7.

David Blanton, who can be seen on the Outdoor Channel, ESPN2, Sportsman’s Channel and Realtree Outdoors, will be the featured speaker at the event.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the hunting and fishing expo at the church. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 per person. For more information, visit http://crossingsokc.org/events/beastfeast/ or call Courtney Cartwright at 302-1257.

Take your credit card to Arbuckle Lake

Fee machines at the Guy Sandy and Buckhorn boat ramps on Arbuckle Lake now only accept credit cards.

All boat ramp and campground fee machines at the lake will be replaced or modified to accept credit cards only in the near future.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area officials say the credit card machines are more reliable and will deter vandalism and theft.

Cards such as pre-paid Visa cards also can be used, said Dan Winings of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

Blue-green algae confirmed on Arbuckle Lake

Potentially harmful blue-green algae has been confirmed in remote areas of the Lake of the Arbuckles, according to Chickasaw National Recreation Area officials.

Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can cause humans and animals to become ill.

Boaters, swimmers and anglers at Arbuckle Lake are advised to be cautious and shower after having contact with the water.

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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