Oklahoma Hunting, Fishing & Outdoors

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A grand experiment on Grand Lake: Trying to grow bigger fish in state's top bass lake

Grand Lake in northeastern Oklahoma is regularly listed on top 20 lists of best bass fishing lakes in the country. It has that...

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States are reopening. But many still require travelers to self-quarantine. Here’s where

See which states have lifted quarantine orders and which still require or recommend them.

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Doing 'the right thing' nets generous reward for Piedmont teens

Two Piedmont teens who confronted a man illegally netting a bass at a Canadian County pond were generously rewarded for their...

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The fans are gone, but the betting goes on at Remington Park

Jockey James Flores said Remington Park has felt like a ghost town this spring with no fans in attendance. "It's not the same...

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Discover Oklahoma: Things to do in an 'ever-changing world'

The old phrase “We live in an ever-changing world” has taken on new meaning of late. With some places opening back up for...

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What is the Oklahoma Grand Slam? Meet the hunter who killed the state's five big-game species in one season.

Brandon Adams of McLoud has done something that is believed no other hunter in Oklahoma has ever done. He has killed all of...

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Wildlife Commission makes changes to deer, duck hunting seasons

Hunters will get more opportunities to harvest antlerless deer in the upcoming season and duck seasons now will be the same for...

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Economic freefall from COVID-19 pandemic will hurt Oklahoma wildlife conservation efforts

The economic shutdown from COVID-19 is hurting fundraising efforts by wildlife conservation organizations in Oklahoma, money...

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BioBlitz! helps Oklahomans connect with nature

The fifth annual virtual BioBlitz! is wrapping up its final days of April with more participants and observations than ever...

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'Mountain lion' in Edmond was just an ordinary cat, state wildlife officials say

It turns out the mountain lion in Edmond was just a kitty cat. A photo of a possible mountain lion in an Edmond neighborhood...

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OHRC suspends Remington Park's Sooner 6ix wagering after complaint

The Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission has suspended wagering on the Sooner 6ix at Remington Park after a Virginia man claims he...

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PBR will buck for TV with no fans at Lazy E Arena

The PBR will resume this weekend for TV only with no fans from the Lazy E Arena and Ranch near Guthrie. About 140 people — PBR...

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Discover Oklahoma: Cast off those lockdown blues

During the stressful and trying times in which we live, I am more grateful than ever for the little things. While I enjoy...

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After 44 years, nation's longest-serving wildlife commissioner is stepping down in July

For nearly 44 years, the chairman of the board of Groendyke Transport has been a member of the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation...

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Outdoors: After 44 years, nation's longest-serving wildlife commissioner is stepping down

John Groendyke, of Enid, is the longest-serving wildlife commissioner in the United States. For nearly 44 years, the chairman...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: COVID-19 could result in a new generation of anglers

In my Edmond neighborhood, I have seen more people fishing at the local ponds the past two weeks than I have in the previous...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Turkey season opens Monday but fewer gobblers await hunters

Turkey season opens Monday in most of the state and there will be fewer turkeys out there, and perhaps fewer turkey hunters, as...

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Oklahoma scene: OKC fishing, boating permits to be sold online

OKC fishing, boating permits to be sold online The Oklahoma City Parks Department will begin offering online sales on Wednesday...

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Fact check: Sunlight does not kill the new coronavirus

An article on a holistic health blog that has been circulating Facebook tells people to go outside to prevent catching the new...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

SportsMay 5, 2019

Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development...

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Have fishing pole, will travel: Moore angler knows all the honey holes

Bill Tharp probably knows more good fishing holes than anybody in Oklahoma. That's not news to anyone who follows the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Get away from it all but be smart about it

Kacy Cook of Muskogee plans to go fishing as often as he can at Lake Eufaula and Fort Gibson Lake in the coming days. He thinks...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close campgrounds in Oklahoma

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Tulsa District announced campground closures for Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas on Friday...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Guns sales on the rise as anxiety over COVID-19 climbs

Gun and ammo sales are soaring in Oklahoma and around the country amid fears and worry about the COVID-19 pandemic. Guns are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Wildlife Department shutters headquarters, field offices

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation announced Tuesday that the agency will be closing its headquarters in Oklahoma...

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Opening Day is not arriving anytime soon

With the coronavirus outbreak now threatening to wipe out entire months of the professional sports calendar in North America,...

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Monarchs are in peril but Okies can help

Save the butterflies. Plant some milkweed. This year's winter count of monarchs in Mexico is down after the population...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 'Cowboys are risk takers': Timed Event Championship in Guthrie won't cow down to coronavirus threat

GUTHRIE — Trell Etbauer of Goodwell leapt from the saddle, grabbed the steer by the horns and threw the animal to the ground...

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Timed Event Championship begins Friday at Lazy E Arena

The 36th Timed Event Championship begins Friday at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie. Twenty cowboys will be competing for the title...

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Morning Roundup: U.S. Soccer Federation president resigns under pressure

US Soccer Federation president resigns Carlos Cordeiro resigned as U.S. Soccer Federation president on Thursday night, three...

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The Players Championship canceled after first round

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The Players Championship went from having no fans to having no players. In a surprise announcement...

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College Basketball Notebook: Ivy League cancels tournaments and Big West to play without fans

Ivy League cancels tournaments and Big West to play without fans The Ivy League on Tuesday canceled its men's and women's...