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The Oklahoman
Are Oklahoma fish safe to eat?The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) last week cautioned citi
Are Oklahoma fish safe to eat?
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) last week cautioned citizens against eating too much fish from some state lakes because they pose a higher risk for mercury poisoning. The agency issued a fish consumption advisory for eight... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
DEQ Adds Fish Consumption Advisories For Eight More Oklahoma LakesThe Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has added eight more state lak
DEQ Adds Fish Consumption Advisories For Eight More Oklahoma Lakes
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 11 days ago
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has added eight more state lakes to its 2013 list of lakes which contain fish with high levels of mercury. In June 2013, DEQ published a list of 32 state lakes where some species of fish contain... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Oklahoma Game Wardens Arrest Two For PoachingOklahoma game wardens arrested two people for poaching deer in Delaware County.
Oklahoma Game Wardens Arrest Two For Poaching
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 12 days ago
Oklahoma game wardens arrested two people for poaching deer in Delaware County. The deer were killed without permission on Christmas Day in a licensed commercial facility, according to state game wardens. Officials say both bucks were killed north... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Underwater foliage takes over Lake HelenLAWTON, OK (KSWO) -An invasive aquatic plant is taking over Lake Helen at Elmer
Underwater foliage takes over Lake Helen
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -An invasive aquatic plant is taking over Lake Helen at Elmer Thomas Park, and now there is a plan to rid the lake of it. The plant is called Eurasian watermilfoil. It has feather-like underwater foliage that has been slowly... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Outdoors notebook: Former Bassmaster Classic champ to appear at Winter Boat ShowMichael Iaconelli, the 2003 Bassmaster Classic champion, will make an appearanc
Outdoors notebook: Former Bassmaster Classic champ to appear at Winter Boat Show
The Oklahoman / Posted 21 days ago
Michael Iaconelli, the 2003 Bassmaster Classic champion, will make an appearance at the OKC Winter Boat Show. Iaconelli will be greeting fans at the show from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. The three-day OKC Winter Boat Show opens Friday in... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Poachers Kill Elk On Protected Oklahoma Wildlife Preserve; Reward OfferedThe Nature Conservancy is offering a $1,000 reward for information after it fou
Poachers Kill Elk On Protected Oklahoma Wildlife Preserve; Reward Offered
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 22 days ago
The Nature Conservancy is offering a $1,000 reward for information after it found a bull elk had been slaughtered by poachers at wildlife preserve over the weekend, a release says. The 8.5-year-old elk, named “Hollywood” and well-known to visitors... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Outdoor notebook: Excellent quail hunting continues in western OklahomaQuail hunting continues to be phenomenal in western Oklahoma as the bobwhites s
Outdoor notebook: Excellent quail hunting continues in western Oklahoma
The Oklahoman / Posted 29 days ago
Quail hunting continues to be phenomenal in western Oklahoma as the bobwhites survived the recent ice storms. Wade Free, assistant director of operations for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, said hunters on public land are... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Wally Marshall was a plumber who became crappie kingNo angler is more synonymous with crappie fishing than Wally Marshall. After a
Wally Marshall was a plumber who became crappie king
The Oklahoman / Posted 29 days ago
No angler is more synonymous with crappie fishing than Wally Marshall. After all, he is Mr. Crappie. The Anna, Texas, resident even once waged a long legal battle with a Lake Fort Gibson bait shop owner to keep that trademark. Mr. Crappie products... Read more
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The Oklahoman
The Passing of a LegendKen Cook of Meers, the 1991 Bassmaster Classic champion and one of Oklahoma's g
The Passing of a Legend
The Oklahoman / Posted a month ago
Ken Cook of Meers, the 1991 Bassmaster Classic champion and one of Oklahoma's greatest anglers, died Friday in Oklahoma City of an apparent heart attack. He was 68. Cook was born in Wilburton and lived in Oklahoma his entire life. He earned a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Former Bassmaster Classic Champion Ken Cook dies at age 68Ken Cook of Meers, the 1991 Bassmaster Classic champion and one of Oklahoma’s g
Former Bassmaster Classic Champion Ken Cook dies at age 68
The Oklahoman / Posted a month ago
Ken Cook of Meers, the 1991 Bassmaster Classic champion and one of Oklahoma’s greatest anglers, died Friday morning in Oklahoma City of an apparent heart attack. He was 68. Cook was born in Wilburton and lived in Oklahoma his entire life. He earned... Read more
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