Wednesday, August 10, 2005

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Oklahoma Wildlife Expo 2005 - Aug 27 & 28

It is only natural that the inaugural posting for this new blog on Oklahoma Paddle Sports be an announcement for the big Oklahoma Wildlife Expo 2005 kicking off at the end of August.

This event to be held at the Lazy E Arena just north of OKC is going to be huge! Here are just a few of the cool attractions I am looking forward to:

Canoeing and kayaking with the OKC Outdoor Network!

The OKC Outdoor Network will provide canoes and kayaks and instruction for those wanting to try their hands at this exciting water sport. This Network of outdoor enthusiasts gives people who camp, hike, rock climb, canoe, kayak, cycle, mountain bike, and walk a way to make new like-minded friends. The event will include canoe/kayak instruction, safety lessons, and a chance to try out a choice of equipment to paddle around a shallow water course inside the arena.

Learn about the Oklahoma City University / Chesapeake Boat House

The OKC University/Chesapeake Boathouse group will have a booth and inform Expoer's about rowing events upcoming on the Oklahoma River in OKC.

Visitors will also be able to try out the rowing technique in a rowing ergometer and see a rowing shell.

Fly Fishing For Bass!

Former Wildlife Commissioner and noted fly fishing expert Mark Patton will demonstrate fly fishing techniques with a special emphasis on tactics and equipment for catching bass in ponds and lakes.

Falconry, Archery & Atlatl Demonstrations

The Oklahoma Falconer’s Association will feature these unique and interesting birds of prey. Learn about the ancient sport of hunting with falcons. Martin Nature Park Nature Center’s Neil Garrison and Norma Pinney, who will also demonstrate primitive archery and the use of an atlatl.

Big Ol' Prizes!

You could also win a lifetime combination license just for pre-registering and attending the Expo!

Register, attend the Expo on Sat. Aug 27, or Sun., Aug 28, and check-in, you will automatically be put in a drawing for a lifetime combination hunting and fishing license. Hunting and fishing licenses aren't the only door prizes and giveaways at the Expo. Participants will be eligible to win many more fabulous prizes, including John Deere's new Buck 500 4WD Auto ATV from P&K Equipment.

Oklahoma Wildlife Expo 2005
August 27 & 28, 2005
Saturday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/wildlifeexpoattractions.htm

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