Remington Park to host Ducks Unlimited event on Friday

Outdoors notebook: Shooting contest in August at H&H; Guy Sandy temporarily closed; Youth deer hunts available; Archery shoot starts Saturday in McAlester; Volunteers needed to take kids fishing
BY ED GODFREY Staff Writer Modified: July 30, 2011 at 10:27 pm •  Published: July 30, 2011

The bonus antlerless gun hunts are designed for beginning deer hunters and will take place on private lands in Osage, Ellis and Alfalfa counties.

Forty-two hunts are available. Youth must have completed hunter education requirements to be eligible.

For more information, call the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation at 521-2730.

Traditional archery shoot

The Southern Plains Traditional Archery Championships will be Saturday and Aug. 7 in McAlester at the Army Ammunition Plant

The longbow and recurve competition will be Saturday with selfbows on Aug. 7. Books open at 6:30 a.m. each day and close at 2 p.m.

Each round is $15. For more information, call Pat Finnigan at 262-7559.

Volunteers needed to take kids fishing

Volunteers are needed Aug. 20 to help children who are burn victims enjoy a day of fishing on Lake Hudson in northeast Oklahoma.

The 13th annual Oklahoma Firefighters' Burn Camp is held at Dry Gulch U.S.A. near Pryor for children ages 6 to 16 who have suffered major burns.

Aug. 20 is fishing day at the camp, and volunteers with boats are needed to take kids fishing from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tackle and bait are provided.

For more information, call Kristi Collins at (918) 830-4631.

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