Ed Godfrey, The Oklahoman

Ed Godfrey

The Oklahoman

Edmond, OK, United States

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Past articles by Ed:

Christmas Tails

Ed Godfrey shares some past memorable Christmas stories from readers. → Read More

A living legend: On a motorcycle, there were few faster than OKC's Tommy Bolton

Tommy Bolton won 25 or more national championships in motorcycle drag racing and was the first African-American racer to break the 200 mph barrier. → Read More

Oklahoma's most popular hunting season opens Nov. 19

Oklahoma's most popular hunting season, the 16-day deer gun season, opens Nov. 19. → Read More

Where is the best place for winter trout fishing in Oklahoma? Check out these six places

Trout fishing officially opens Nov. 1 at the six winter areas managed by the Oklahoma Wildlife Department, although some places already have fish. → Read More

New Oklahoma hunting, fishing licenses will be good for one year from purchase

The Oklahoma Wildlife Department will begin selling hunting and fishing licenses that will be valid for one year from purchase date → Read More

'It's the cowboy way': Cowboy action shooting is the ultimate fantasy sport for Old West fans

The OKC Gun Club hosted the national championships for cowboy action shooting. More than 700 shooters from 40 states and four countries attended. → Read More

Making memories: Lincoln Park Golf Course celebrates its 100th anniversary

Lincoln Park Golf Course turned 100 this year. It was the first public golf course built in Oklahoma. → Read More

Oklahoma hunting seasons: Here's your guide to 2022 regulations, dates

Here are key dates and regulation changes for the upcoming hunting seasons in Oklahoma. → Read More

Oklahoma hunting seasons get in full swing Oct. 1 with opening of big game archery

Big game archery seasons in Oklahoma open Oct. 1 for deer, bear, elk and antelope. → Read More

'CWD is a threat': State wildlife officials to increase monitoring for disease

A road-kill deer less than three miles from the Oklahoma border in the Panhandle tested positive for chronic wasting disease. → Read More

Hello darkness, my old friend: Searching for stars at Black Mesa in the Oklahoma Panhandle

The 39th Okie-Tex Star Party will be held Sept. 23-30 at Black Mesa. It is ranked as one of the best stargazing events in the world. → Read More

Why Oklahoma Wildlife Department is changing the bass fishing rules

A new bass fishing regulation goes into effect on Sept. 11 that will allow bass anglers to keep smaller fish but limit the harvest of big bass. → Read More

Looking for more hiking trails in Oklahoma? Here are seven other places to visit

Last week The Oklahoman featured the best hiking trails in the state. Here are some trails in the state worthy of exploring. → Read More

Air powered arrow rifles legalized for hunting in Oklahoma

Deer hunters will have the option of another weapon this fall as air powered arrow rifles have been legalized for hunting in Oklahoma. → Read More

How will weather affect Oklahoma deer? Bucks could have smaller antlers this fall

Oklahoma deer may be sporting smaller antlers this fall due to the summer's extreme heat and drought → Read More

Oklahoma wildlife needs help to beat the scorching heat. Here are some tips.

Oklahoma wildlife need help to beat the scorching heat. Their secondary water sources are drying up in the current drought. WildCare offers tips. → Read More

How many alligators call Oklahoma home? Wildlife Department wants to find out

State wildlife officials are launching a two-year research project to learn how many alligators are in southeast Oklahoma and where they are living. → Read More

'Devastating consequences': Conservation groups oppose bill supported by Rep. Mullin

Oklahoma House Resolution 8167 has been called misguided by wildlife conservation groups across the country. → Read More

'Just chasing fish and beer': Why Oklahoma brewer organized statewide fly fishing tournament

A Tulsa brewer has organized a statewide fly fishing tournament. All public waters in the state are open to fly fishing for several species of bass. → Read More

'Only time will tell': Will Tiger Bass be the answer to growing bigger bass in Grand Lake?

Will Tiger Bass be the answer to growing bigger bass in Grand Lake? Wildlife officials recently stocked 93,000 fingerlings of the fish in the lake. → Read More