Trout season now open at Dolese Youth Park Pond in Oklahoma City
Trout fishing is now underway at the Dolese Youth Park Pond, 5105 NW 50.
The season opened Thursday and runs through Feb. 28. About 5,300 rainbow trout will be stocked during the 13-week season.
The fish will average 3/4-pound in weight, and 90 percent of the fish will be 9 to 14 inches long, said Bob Martin,... Read More
Deer hunters help feed hungry families in Oklahoma
With a week remaining in the deer gun season and more than a month left in the archery season, hunters with plenty of venison already in their freezers should consider donating to the Hunters Against Hunger program.
“It's a really good thing,” said Micah Holmes, spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife... Read More
Ringnecks are still trying to bounce back from drought
Oklahoma's two-month pheasant season opens Thursday, but the hunting forecast for ringnecks is not as good as it is for quail.
State wildlife officials expect hunters will find a few more birds than last season, but the population still hasn't fully recovered from the drought.
“The pheasants have just taken a... Read More
Wisconsin hunter kills trophy eight-point ... doe?
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin hunter has killed an eight-point ... doe?
WLUK-TV reports that Wayne Douville was hunting near Abrams in northeastern Wisconsin on Monday when he shot and killed a 222-pound deer that had eight points on its antlers.
Upon closer inspection, the 68-year-old Douville and his... Read More
Wildlife Department cautions hunters about rabbit fever
Small-game hunters in Oklahoma are being cautioned about several cases of suspected or confirmed tularemia, also called rabbit fever, that have been identified in the state.
Two cases of the bacterial infection were confirmed in jackrabbits at Altus Air Force Base and another case in the Blanchard area.
State... Read More
Trout season may open Wednesday at Perry, Medicine Creek
State wildlife officials hope to open trout season on Wednesday at Perry CCC Lake and Medicine Creek if the water temperature is cold enough.
Fishing normally begins Nov. 1 at the Wildlife Department's six designated winter trout areas, but it has been delayed at Perry and Medicine Creek due to warm water... Read More
Zebra Mussels found in Lake Hefner
From Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation reports Biologists with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the City of Oklahoma City confirmed invasive zebra mussels have found their way into Lake Hefner, a water-supply reservoir in northwestern Oklahoma City. “Zebra mussels are a serious... Read More
Weekly Fishing Report
CENTRAL Hefner: November 1. Elevation below normal, water 74 and clear to murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and spinnerbaits along shorelines. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on lipless baits, minnows and plastic baits along the dam and docks. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs along the dam.... Read More
Weekly Fishing Report
CENTRAL Hefner: October 26. Elevation dropping, water 69. Striped bass hybrids, white bass and walleye fair on crankbaits, flukes, jerk baits, minnows, sassy shad, slabs, gay blades and spoons along the dam, in the main lake and rocks. Crappie fair on minnows, hair jigs, jigs and tube jigs along the dam and around... Read More
Trout fishing season to be delayed at Perry, Medicine Creek
Six winter trout areas managed by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation are scheduled to open Tuesday but the season opener will be postponed at two locations. Unseasonably warm temperatures have left the water too warm to stock trout at the Perry CCC Lake and Medicine Creek. “They both are looking... Read More