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Oklahoma outdoors TV host Don Wallace dies at age 90: 'Good luck, good hunting and good fishing'

Don Wallace, whose popular "Wallace Wildlife Show" aired on television for almost 40 years, died Wednesday. He was 90 years...

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Rut Report: Deer gun season opens Saturday

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation has released its rut report before Saturday's opening day of deer gun season....

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Oklahoma's most popular hunting season set to open

Oklahoma's most popular hunting season, the 16-day deer gun season, opens Nov. 21 statewide. Based on recent years, more than...

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Oklahoma quail hunting season opens Nov. 14 and the population is down again: 'I know that they are out there'

It's understandable why Oklahoma's quail hunters are itching to start the season. With the state's quail season always opening...

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Oklahoma outdoors: Even the fish were hiding from COVID-19 on Lake Murray

ARDMORE — We pulled into Lake Murray State Park early Tuesday morning and there was a nature show on display alongside the road...

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Oklahoma outdoors TV legend Don Wallace leaves a legacy of outdoor memories: 'It was the hardest job I ever loved'

For the Fuller family in Oklahoma City, like many other families in Oklahoma during the '70s and '80s, "The Wallace Wildlife...

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Morning roundup: Schilling, Clemens, Bonds leading candidates on Hall ballot

MLB Schilling, Clemens, Bonds leading candidates on Hall ballot Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds are the leading...

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Oklahoma bulls take stage in PBR World Finals at AT&T Stadium

The PBR World Finals begins Thursday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas with a large group of Oklahomans in the field,...

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Watch out for a deer in your headlights: There is a 1 in 113 chance in Oklahoma of a motorist hitting an animal, most likely a deer.

As November arrives, Oklahoma motorists should keep a sharp eye for deer in their path. More animal-vehicle collisions occur in...

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Whooping cranes are truly a rare bird. Now they're migrating through Oklahoma.

A whooping crane shut down the hunting season opener for sandhill cranes at Hackberry Flat on Saturday. State wildlife...

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How the world's most famous sheepdog came to live in Oklahoma: 'I just told him to buy the dog'

She traded herding sheep in the hills of Northumberland, the northernmost county in England that borders Scotland, for rounding...

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Oklahoma angler Tom Friedemann's lifetime of journaling is now a fishing book

Tom Friedemann, 72, of Jones has kept data about every fish he has caught since he was 13. The day the fish was caught. Where...

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Trying to hide from COVID-19? Check out southeast Oklahoma's wilderness playgound

It was a beautiful, cool and calm late September morning when the sun was rising on Broken Bow Lake, just the kind of weather...

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Dale dumps Stroud, earns 8th straight title appearance

It took just one pitch to get the final out. Dale shortstop Emilia Edelman received the ground ball and fired it over to Karson...

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Gov. Kevin Stitt bags a black bear hunting in southeast Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt killed a black bear Thursday while bowhunting in McCurtain County on the opening day of bear season....

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Mustang hunter fills his season bag limit the opening hour of Oklahoma deer season

Deer archery season opened Thursday morning and then essentially ended about an hour later for Brad Homer of Mustang. Homer...

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OKC Memorial Marathon goes virtual, but Yukon neighborhood shows up to support runner

When Gretchen Phelps trained this summer for the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon in the sweltering heat around her Yukon...

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More Oklahoma hunters turning to bows as archery season opens

Archery deer season opens Thursday and there could be another record number of bow hunters in the woods. Through mid-September,...

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Here's a list of 15 great candidates for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Who should go into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame? Here's a list to get you started

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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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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How a 'show horse girl' and a gray gelding raced to a rare Oklahoma earnings mark

Not much was expected of the horse or trainer. Welder, a 7-year-old Oklahoma bred gelding, didn't come from the kind of...

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Oklahoma Departments of Wildlife Conservation and Human Services team up to foster a love for fishing

The smiles were large and the laughter was loud. Catching a fish is fun, especially when it's your first one. Last weekend at...

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Oklahoma outdoors: A multiprong approach to hunting in the Panhandle

Oklahoma and Texas are the only states in the country that have both alligators and antelope. Oklahoma doesn't have very many...

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Oklahoma outdoors notebook: September teal, goose seasons offer early waterfowling opportunities

The upcoming September teal and special resident Canada goose season gives Oklahoma hunters some early opportunities before the...

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Tiz the Law a huge favorite in Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Forget the mint juleps in souvenir glasses, men in seersucker suits and women wearing hats exploding in a...

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Johnson, Rahm battling again in the Tour Championship

ATLANTA — Five days later, Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm are still going at it. They dressed about the same Friday in the Tour...

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Edmond resident launches AI-powered, robotic lawn service

In pop culture visions of the future, small robots scurry around performing discrete, automated tasks for their human owners....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Boat and RV sales rise as people try escape to the great outdoors

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Ben Gadd has probably spent 80% of his time this summer on his houseboat on Lake Murray. "I have...

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Dove season arrives but so does a cold front

The traditional kickoff to Oklahoma's fall hunting seasons will be Tuesday as dove season opens. It's a day looked forward to...

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“You can hear yourself breathe.” No cheers or jeers will be heard at the 2020 U.S. Open

NEW YORK — One of the enduring images of the 2019 U.S. Open simply will not -- could not -- happen at the 2020 U.S. Open:...

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Oklahoma state parks: Officials defend new fees

State officials on Tuesday defended a newly implemented system to charge parking fees at 22 Oklahoma state parks. In a...