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Regional Experts Share Latest Views Ahead of Turkey Seasons

GOBBLER REPORT 2024 Regional Experts Share Latest Views Ahead of Turkey Seasons This Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14, will be youth spring turkey hunting season in all of Oklahoma. Youth hunters 17 and younger have the first chance to harvest a gobbler during these two days ahead of the regular spring turkey season,…

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Wildlife License Modernization Act Signed by Governor

Wildlife License Modernization Act Signed by Governor The Oklahoma Wildlife License Modernization Act was signed into law March 26 by Gov. Kevin Stitt after it previously passed the state House of Representatives and Senate. The measure streamlines and simplifies hunting and fishing licenses, and will provide funding for the Wildlife Conservation Department primarily by adjusting…

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Cowboy Baseball Picks Up First Big 12 Series Win

Cowboy Baseball Picks Up First Big 12 Series Win   STILLWATER – Oklahoma State secured its first Big 12 series win of the season with a 6-3 victory over No. 18 TCU in the series finale Sunday at O’Brate Stadium.   With the win, the Cowboys improved to 15-9 and 3-3 in Big 12 play, while…

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Wildlife Fishing Report. March 20, 2024

    CENTRAL   Arcadia: March 17. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 55°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around coves and points. Blue and channel catfish slow on cut bait and dough bait around channels and points. Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, tube jigs, and worms around brush structure, coves, and docks. Report submitted…

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Wild Turkey Capture Attempts Begin in Southeast  

Wild Turkey Capture Attempts Begin in Southeast     WILD TURKEY POPULATION DYNAMICS AND BROOD SURVIVAL PROJECT REPORT FOR JANUARY 2024   Provided by the Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Oklahoma State University     Wild turkey genetics, nesting success, and brood survival are among the research topics in a 4.5-year, $2 million study…

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Cowboy Baseball Falls On Opening Day

Cowboy Baseball Falls On Opening Day   HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Oklahoma State dropped its season opener Friday night as the 21st-ranked Cowboys suffered a 7-2 loss to Sam Houston at Don Sanders Stadium.   OSU is now 6-6 all time in season openers under head coach Josh Holliday.   Beau Sylvester had a pair of hits…

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Wildlife Fishing Report. February 7, 2024

CENTRAL   Edwards Park: January 31. Elevation is 2 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 50°F and murky. Rainbow trout fair on in-line spinnerbaits, PowerBait, sassy shad, and tube jigs around points, shorelines, and spillway. Report submitted by Keith Thomas, fisheries biologist.   Route 66 Park: January 31. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 50°F and murky.…

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Wishing You an Enjoyable and Successful 2024! Turning the calendar to another January, I wonder what this year is going to bring. Exciting fishing trips, heart-racing hunts, and making memories with my family come to mind. Well, we here at the Wildlife Department also have some things on the Outdoor Oklahoma radar that we want to share with…

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Wildlife Commission Adopts Most Rule Proposals, Tables Bowfishing Limit 

Wildlife Commission Adopts Most Rule Proposals, Tables Bowfishing Limit At their regular meeting Jan. 8, members of the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission considered proposed changes and additions to Title 800, the administrative rules that govern hunting, fishing and operations of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC).  Commissioners considered recommendations from Amanda Storck, Chief of…

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Wildlife Fishing Report January 3, 2024

NORTHEAST   Fort Gibson: Dec 31. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal (stable). Water temperature 48°F and clear. Blue catfish fair on cut bait and shad around channels, main lake, and points. Paddlefish excellent on snagging around main lake and below the dam. Crappie good on hair jigs and tube jigs around brush structure, docks,…

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