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Outdoor Oklahoma Journal

This is the Outdoor Oklahoma Journal, where we're all about helping you pursue and engage in Oklahoma's vibrant outdoor lifestyle. Follow us for great hunting and fishing stories, wildlife features, insider information about unique opportunities, and tangible details on how to go out and be a hunter, angler, and conservationist. The outdoors are always open, so don't miss out!

Wild Double Take: Plains and Coastal Plains Leopard Frogs

Tips for identifying two Oklahoma look-alike amphibians, the Plains and Coastal Plains leopard frogs.

Controlling Chinese Privet

We address the plant, the problem, and the solution for controlling Chinese privet.

Fixing Muddy Ponds

Corrective measures and treatment options for muddy ponds.

Tree Snags: Important Pillars of Life

For wildlife, standing dead trees, or snags, can be pillars of life.

Goats: An alternative brush management tool

For some land managers, goats may be an alternative to expensive brush management methods.

Choosing the Right Fishing Line

Pairing the appropriately sized line, reel and rod will go a long way toward hooking and landing more fish.

Crappie Angler Guide: Top Tips & Area Highlights

Fishing tips and top public destinations for crappie fishing in Oklahoma.

Wild Double Take: Wilson’s Snipe and American Woodcock

Tips for identifying two Oklahoma look-alike birds, the Wilson’s snipe and American woodcock.

Local Artist Commissioned for Collectible License Card Designs

New collectible hard card license designs available now!

Plant Habitat by Planting Trees: Four Tips for Success

We share four tree planting tips from a restoration project at the Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge.