fishing licenses

Wildlife Commission seat passes from father to son

August 4, 2022

For the first time, a position on the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission was occupied Monday by a child of the previous commissioner.

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Hunting, fishing licenses could extend to 365 days

April 23, 2021

Week pares down three bills to one remaining provision by KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Oklahomans with a 2021 hunting or fishing license could see that license extended to 365 days from the date of purchase rather than expiring on Dec. 31 if a bill stands as passed by the Oklahoma House of Representatives on Thursday.…

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OPINION: House Wildlife Committee meddling must stop

April 19, 2021

Instead of a system based on good business practice, the committee voted for a last-minute bureaucratic nightmare …

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Three bills hunters, anglers need to understand

March 6, 2021

SB776, SB774 and HB2214 create an odd mix with public lands vs. license fees By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Three important bills that involve the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation have created some confusion among constituents, thanks to similar numbering, the same sponsors and one bill standing as a combination of the other two. At…

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SB744: Hunting/fishing licensing bill could simplify Wildlife Department system

February 21, 2021

By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Many hunters and anglers requested a break on prices or free offerings of licenses during the Covid-19 shutdowns in 2020, but the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation could not oblige. A new bill could change that. The bill, SB744, passed by the Senate Agriculture and Wildlife Committee this week would…

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