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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!

April 2023

Naturally Curious: Nature Sightings App Helps One Mom Get Kids Outside

Mobile app gives youngsters fun way to learn, share their nature sightings, and contribute to science.

Apr 12, 2023

Identification Tools: Field Guides, Online Resources, and Sweat Equity

Countless learning resources and identification tools are available that suit a variety of learning styles.

Apr 4, 2023

List of Threatened and Endangered Species Gets Updates in 2023

We discuss the most recent federal listings of threatened and endangered species with the Wildlife Department’s endangered species biologist.

Apr 3, 2023

March 2023

Wild Double Take: Plains and Coastal Plains Leopard Frogs

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

Mar 23, 2023

Controlling Chinese Privet

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

Mar 16, 2023

Fixing Muddy Ponds

Corrective measures and treatment options for muddy ponds.

Mar 16, 2023

Tree Snags: Important Pillars of Life

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

Mar 15, 2023

Goats: An alternative brush management tool

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

Mar 15, 2023

Choosing the Right Fishing Line

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

Mar 8, 2023

White Bass Angler Guide: Top Tips & Area Highlights

The annual white bass spawning run is one of Oklahoma's most celebrated fishing traditions.

Mar 1, 2023