Ed Godfrey Oklahoma Facebook

Oklahoma Hunting, Fishing & Outdoors News from NewsOK

  • Camping areas, boat ramps remain closed at Arbuckle Lake

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    The Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur has extended the closure of the Buckhorn Area through July 9 due to continuing high water levels at Lake of the Arbuckles. Th closure was extended based on the predicted slow decrease in the lake level and the large amount of clean up and repair...

  • Five Oklahoma lakes ranked among the country's top 100 bass waters

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Oklahoma has five lakes included in Bassmaster Magazine’s annual list of the 100 best fishing lakes in the country, the most ever from the Sooner state. Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, as always, is the highest rated Oklahoma lake on the list, which was released Wednesday. Grand Lake is ranked as...

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: June 16. Elevation 2 1/2 ft. above normal. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and square bill baits at 6-8 ft. around rocky points and standing timber. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. around marked brush piles. Channel and blue catfish fair on cut shad,...

  • Edmond man has invented "One Cool Backpack"

    Published: Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    Bill Ridley, former adjunct college professor of economics at the University of Central Oklahoma calls it “One Cool Backpack.” He has a patent pending on the backpack and is putting them on the backs of some Boy Scout troops in Oklahoma City to test them in the field.

  • Outdoors Notebook: It's Okie Noodling time

    Published: Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    The 16th annual Okie Noodling Tournament will be Saturday at Wacker Park in Pauls Valley.

  • Weekly Fishing Report

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    CENTRAL Arcadia: June 8. Elevation 6 1/2 ft. above normal. Largemouth bass good on plastic baits and spinnerbaits at 5-8 ft. in the flooded brush, timber and submerged points. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. in the flooded buck brush. Channel and blue catfish good on cut shad,...

  • Altus, Chisholm top trap shooting teams in the state

    Ed Godfrey | Published: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    Altus High School and Chisholm Junior High captured the team titles Wednesday at the Scholastic Shooting Sports Program state trap championships in El Reno. The top overall shooters both came from the junior division. Hunter Morehead of Locust Grove was the top male shooter and Danielle Dick of...

  • Outdoors: Oklahoman Edwin Evers wins BASSfest, qualifies for 2016 Bassmaster Classic

    By Ed Godfrey | Updated: Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    The Talala angler caught an 8-pounder on Thursday to take the lead in BASSfest on the lake near Paris, Tenn., then landed another big fish Sunday that weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces to seal the victory. He won $100,000.

  • Outdoors: Oklahoman Edwin Evers leads at BASSfest

    From Bassmaster.com | Updated: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Edwin Evers put together a five-bass limit that weighed 27 pounds, 2 ounces and pushed him into the lead with a two-day total of 51-2.

  • Outdoors: OKC Gun Club hosts Cowboy Lever Action competitions

    Published: Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    Cowboy Lever Action matches are held on the third Saturday each month from March through October. Jeanne Ring said you don’t have to be a member of the gun club to participate in a match, and a shooter’s first match is free.