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Wildlife Fishing Report January 22, 2023

NORTHEAST   Grand: January 22. Elevation is 1.5 ft. below normal and rising, water temperature 47°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass slow on crankbaits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Blue catfish slow on cut bait, shad, and worms below the dam, docks, main lake, and shorelines. Crappie slow on hair jigs, jigs, and minnows below the dam, brush…

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 HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE. January 3

 HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE                                             By Billie Gail Fox      On Thursday, December 29th, Larry Holden and his grandson Nathan were cleaning golf balls to be used for range balls,  Nathan just…

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Teams Busy Preparing for Spring Turkey Research

Teams Busy Preparing for Spring Turkey Research WILD TURKEY POPULATION DYNAMICS AND BROOD SURVIVAL PROJECT REPORT FOR DECEMBER 2022   Provided by 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 study launched at the beginning of 2022…

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Plenty of Hunting Still Available for Weeks to Come

Plenty of Hunting Still Available for Weeks to Come PURSUING SMALL GAME IS GREAT WAY TO INTRODUCE HUNTING TRADITION  What’s a hunter to do after another bountiful Oklahoma deer hunting season comes to a close? Turns out there’s still plenty to do in Outdoor Oklahoma!   Some of the most overlooked hunting opportunities in this…

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Fishing Report. January 13, 2023

NORTHEAST   Grand: January 6. Elevation is normal, water temperature 52°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, and spinnerbaits around brush structure, docks, and shorelines. Blue catfish slow on cut bait, shad, and shrimp below the dam, docks, and main lake. Crappie good on hair jigs, jigs, and spoons around brush structure and docks. Report submitted by Riley…

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Free ODWC Trapping Workshops Set; Sign-up Now Open

Free ODWC Trapping Workshops Set; Sign-up Now Open Anyone who has ever wanted to learn about trapping for furbearers such as raccoons, coyotes and bobcats will have two chances soon. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will offer two free land trapping workshops. The first is set for Jan. 21-22 at Fort Gibson Waterfowl Refuge…

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Wildlife Commissioners Learn Deer Harvest on Record Pace

Wildlife Commissioners Learn Deer Harvest on Record Pace Deer hunters are on track to rack up an all-time record harvest for the 2022-23 seasons, based on raw numbers submitted to the online E-check system as reported during the regular January meeting Monday of the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission.    Chief of Wildlife Bill Dinkines of…

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Free ODWC Trapping Workshops Set; Sign-up Now Open

Free ODWC Trapping Workshops Set; Sign-up Now Open Anyone who has ever wanted to learn about trapping for furbearers such as raccoons, coyotes and bobcats will have two chances soon.    The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will offer two free land trapping workshops. The first is set for Jan. 21-22 at Fort Gibson Waterfowl…

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Wildlife Fishing Report

Wildlife Fishing Report NORTHEAST   Greenleaf: December 27. Elevation is normal (stable). Water temperature 44°F and clear. Largemouth bass fair on Alabama rig, bill baits, flukes, jerk baits, minnows, and spinnerbaits around docks, main lake, and shorelines. Blue, channel, and flathead catfish, slow on chicken liver, cut bait, minnows, shad, and worms around coves, main…

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