hunting 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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Nongame windfall: Wildlife Department could see 28 percent funding boost

September 19, 2021

Federal Recovering America’s Wildlife Act dedicates funds for at-risk, other nongame species By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation could see a nearly 28-percent funding boost if Congress passes the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2021. The boost would be dedicated to nongame species that are “at-risk” or “of greatest conservation…

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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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