Calif. Shark Bite Victim: It Just 'Locked on My Chest'
(Newser) – We suppose that if one is going to get bitten by a Great White shark, a baby one is the way to go. Long distance swimmer Steve Robles is not only alive to talk about it, he's in stable condition after being bit by a 7-foot juvenile Great White that was hooked on a fishing line. "It lunged at my chest,... Read More
Oklahoma State to hold Wildlife Food Plot Day in Slaughterville
Bagging a mature buck on your land starts long before the hunt begins.
It begins with managing the deer herd on your land. One management tool a landowner can use is to plant food plots.
On Saturday, Oklahoma State University will hold its second annual Wildlife Food Plot Day in Slaughterville, just south of... Read More
It's best to leave newborn wildlife alone
Spring and early summer in Oklahoma means newborn wildlife. Biologists with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation say young critters are best left alone when discovered by outdoor enthusiasts.
“When you see newborn wildlife that appears to be alone, such as a fawn, a young squirrel or a fledgling... Read More
Friend: Body found near Mount Rainier is Karen Sykes
A friend of well-known outdoors writer Karen Sykes said Sunday he has received a call from the National Park Service confirming that the body found yesterday on the east side of Mount Rainier is Sykes, reports The Today File on the Seattle Times. Don Geyer said he believes he is one of a handful of people who... Read More
15 years of hand fishing for flatheads
For the first time, a Missouri noodler won the Okie Noodling Tournament in Pauls Valley. Ramey Webb of Ludlow, Mo, weighed in a 69-pound, 9-ounce flathead that bested the field of 137 noodlers. Read More
Outdoors notebook: Family Outdoor Expo rescheduled
The Family Outdoor Expo at Crystal Lake has been rescheduled for June 21-22.
City Care, a non-profit which has a contract with the City of Oklahoma City to manage the 87-acre lake on SW 15 near McArthur, had scheduled the expo for this weekend.
But organizers decided to postpone the event because of the high... Read More
Headed to the campground? Here's what you need to cook on a campfire
Editor’s Note: Luann Sewell Waters of Wynnewood is a conservation and environment educator who has taught workshops and seminars on wildgame and Dutch oven cooking throughout the country.
She also teaches college credit courses in Pioneer Food History and Food Preparation and is the Leopold Education Project... Read More
Lake Eufaula hopes to shine for major BASS tournament
Beginning Wednesday, Lake Eufaula will be the site of the BASS Nation Central Divisional, a tournament featuring bass fishing teams from eight states.
Oklahoma BASS National president Mike Myers said the response from anglers in neighboring states on learning Lake Eufaula’s selection as the site of the... Read More
Outdoors Notebook: Crystal Lake to be site of an Outdoor Expo
The Family Outdoor Expo will be held at Crystal Lake, located near SW 15 and MacArthur, next Saturday and Sunday (June 7-8).
Activities will include kayaking, archery, fishing, bird watching, camping seminars and more. The Hal Smith Restaurant Group will be selling food during the event.
Price is $10 per... Read More