Oklahoma Hunting, Fishing & Outdoors

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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

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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...

Business

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:...

News

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...

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ODWC is rolling out a plethora of virtual courses to learn how to hunt and fish

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is moving into the virtual world. The agency is rolling out a spate of virtual...

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Morning roundup: Harris English tied for first at The Northern Trust golf tournament

GOLF English shares lead with three others at The Northern Trust Harris English made the difficult look easy Thursday in The...

Life

Central Oklahoma 89er Chapter of Quail Forever fundraising banquet set for Aug. 22

The 15th annual Central Oklahoma 89er Chapter of Quail Forever fundraising banquet will be Saturday in Luther. The banquet will...

Life

Discover Oklahoma: Hit the road on state's scenic byways, Route 66

One of the many things the pandemic has made me take note of in recent months is the reclaimed joy of taking a drive. For...

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Konawa's Colten Jesse heads into PBR Tour's Bullnanza riding a hot streak

No bull rider on the PBR Tour entered Bullnanza at the Lazy E Arena this weekend hotter than Colten Jesse of Konawa. The PBR's...

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Bull riding to benefit Lukasey Morris, who was injured at National High School Finals Rodeo

When former professional bull rider Nathan Tull decided to hold a benefit bull riding in Edmond for the Union City teen...

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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NBA Notebook: Draymond Green fined $50,000 for comments about Devin Booker's future

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green’s suggestion for Devin Booker’s future did not amuse the NBA. The league fined...

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Tiger Woods looks ahead after struggling at TPC Harding Park

Tiger Woods doesn’t know how the strange, compressed schedule will affect him for the rest of the year. Then again, no one else...

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Morning Roundup: Oakland, Houston clear benches as tempers flare

MLB Tempers flare between Astros and Athletics Benches cleared during the seventh inning of the Astros-Athletics series finale...

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Harvick holds off Hamlin for sixth win of the season

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kevin Harvick completed a doubleheader sweep at Michigan International Speedway, holding off Denny Hamlin in...

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Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO — Collin Morikawa delivered a shot that will go down as one of the best in a major that hardly anyone witnessed,...

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Former pro looks to inspire young anglers through Varsity Fishing

Former pro angler Kenyon Hill of Norman is looking to instill a work ethic in youth through fishing. "You can teach them...

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Oklahoma pro angler Bradley Hallman's BFE bait hits stores as he recovers from COVID-19

Pro angler Bradley Hallman said he wanted to design a bait that would catch fish and not just fishermen. So when one of his...

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Former rodeo champion Jimmy Morris watched his 'heroes in the sport die doing this.' He feared his son had suffered the same fate.

Jimmy Morris feared his son was dead. Morris rushed from the grandstands at the Lazy E Arena onto the dirt floor where his son,...

Life

Bazaar set for beginning sportsmen

A sportsmen's bazaar and free fishing clinic is set for Saturday at the Lake Arcadia Conservation Area in Edmond. Fishing,...

Business

War against wild hogs rages on across Oklahoma

Scott Alls has been battling feral hogs for more than a decade. As director of wildlife services for the Oklahoma Department of...

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A record paddlefish was caught for third time this year at Keystone Lake

For the third time this year, a state record paddlefish was snagged at Keystone Lake. And it is the second world record in the...

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The best fishing songs ever recorded

A dozen years ago, I wrote a column about my favorite fishing songs. It needs updating. The other day a friend of mine emailed...