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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!

Four Wild Leaps for Leap Day

These leaping animals are poised to give nature enthusiasts an extra look in an extra-long year.

Controlled Hunts Offer Opportunities

Controlled hunts occur on public land and for a limited number of people. And so, they often offer a unique and rewarding hunting experience. If you’re interested in applying for one of these unique hunts and don’t know where to start, we are here to help.

Wild Double Takes: Spotted and Striped Skunks

Tips for identifying two Oklahoma look-alike mammals, the spotted and striped skunks.

Oklahoma Deer Hunting Accolades

See what hunters everywhere are saying about the outstanding deer hunting in the state of Oklahoma.

Wild Double Take: Bald and Golden Eagles

Tips for identifying two Oklahoma look-alike raptors, bald and golden eagles.

Many Hands Make Conservation Work

Conservation partnerships help further each partner’s mission while ultimately making a positive impact on Oklahoma’s natural resources and people who enjoy the outdoors.

Creating a Wildscape Plan

Design a plan that is compatible with the needs of the wildlife you hope to attract as well as of your home and property.

What Exactly Is Edge Habitat and Why Is It Important

Though the definition of edge requires qualifiers, the concept of edge and the practice of edge management remains important for wildlife habitat management in its entirety.

Hybrid Striped Bass for your Farm Pond

Considerations for stocking hybrid striped bass in your pond.

Leading Fish and Wildlife Law Marks Fifty Years

The Endangered Species Act of 1973 was created to protect and recover imperiled species and their ecosystems.