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Department of Wildlife Conservation

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State of Oklahoma

J. Kevin Stitt
Governor

Wildlife Conservation Commission

Bruce Mabrey, Okmulgee
Chairman

Robert S. Hughes II, Bartlesville
Vice Chairman

Leigh Gaddis, Ada
Secretary

James V. Barwick, Edmond

Bill Brewster, Marietta

John D. Groendyke, Enid

Rick Holder, Creta

John P. Zelbst, Meers

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

J.D. Strong
Director

Melinda Sturgess-Streich
Assistant Director of
Administration & Finance

Wade Free
Assistant Director of Operations

Alan Peoples
Chief, Wildlife Division

Barry Bolton
Chief, Fisheries Division

Nels Rodefeld
Chief, Information & Education Division

Bill Hale
Chief, Law Division

Skylar St.Yves
Editor

Jason Schooley
Sr. Biologist & Co-Editor

Contributing Staff

Mike Chrisman and Wade Farrar

Thunder player Paul George has partnered with ODWC to provide free fishing clinics for area schools. Cover photo by Zach Beeker – OKC Thunder