Cole Statement on Electoral College Count

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement regarding today’s Joint Session of Congress to count the electoral ballots for the President and Vice-President of the United States.

Black Caucus Opposes Electoral Objection by Lankford, Others

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus strongly opposes objections to the certification of the Electoral College count by at least 13 Republican senators, including Oklahoma Senator James Lankford, 140 Republican members of the US Congress, including Oklahoma’s Reps. Kevin Hern and Markwayne Mullin.

House Democrats Push For COVID Precautions in Capitol

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma House Democrats filed multiple amendments to the House rules proposed by Republicans for the 58th Legislative Session. Many of the amendments were designed to help control the spread of COVID-19 and to lead the state by example in how an organization can continue to operate while also valuing the safety and wellbeing of its members and staff.

National Blood Donor Month Celebration Highlights The Need For Ongoing Blood Donation Throughout the Year

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 10, 2021 – Blood transfusions are the most frequent procedure performed in hospitals with more than 33,000 daily donations required to meet patient needs in the U.S. To ensure blood is available when needed, communities worldwide rely on the commitment of altruistic blood donors who empower blood centers to continue serving their communities through the availability of a safe and robust blood supply.

Thank Animal Research For COVID-19 Vaccines

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The race to vaccinate the country is on. People are beginning to receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna. It's the second vaccine to receive emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, closely following the one from Pfizer and BioNTech.

State Agencies Join in Fishing Program for Foster Families, Youths

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Last Saturday, more than 30 children in foster care and their families participated in the first “Fostering Outdoor Oklahoma Families” event. This collaborative partnership between Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS), Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC), State Sen. Paul Rosino, Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 123 (OKCFOP), International Association of Firefighters Local 157 (OKCFF) and the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Foundation (OWCF) brought families and children together with first responders and Wildlife Department staff to enjoy an evening of fun, food and fishing.

FISHING REPORT

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Broken Bow Submitted by: Dru Polk Date: 01/11/2021 Normal Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: 50 Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Smallmouth, Bass, Spotted Action: Fair Baits: Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jigs Locations: Brush structure, Points Crappie, White Action: Fair Baits: Jigs, Minnows Locations: Brush structure, Standing timber Eufaula Submitted by: David deMontigny Date: 01/08/2021 Above Average Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: 55 & low visibility Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Smallmouth, Bass, Spotted, Bass, Striped Action: Good Baits: Crankbaits, Hair Jigs, Jigs, Small Lures, Spinnerbaits, Worms Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Docks, Main lake Crappie, Black, Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Action: Good Baits: Grubs, Jigs, Live Bait, Minnows, Small Lures, Tube Jigs Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Creek channels, Inlet, Weed beds Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Blue , Catfish, Channel , Catfish, Flathead Baits: Cut Bait, Hot Dogs, Live Bait, Live Shad, Minnows, Shad, Stinkbait, Worms Locations: Below the dam, Channels, Creek channels, Discharge, Inlet, River Channel, Shallows Ft. Cobb Submitted by: Brayden Hicks Date:01/10/2021 Below Average Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: 50 cloudy Crappie, White Action: Fair Baits: Jigs, Minnows Locations: Docks, Points Greenleaf Submitted by: Gary Wilcox, Date: 01/11/2021 Normal Water Temp and Clarity: 43 slightly murky Crappie, White Action: Fair Baits: Minnows, Tube Jigs Locations: Brush structure Hugo Submitted by: Andrew Potter Date: 01/08/2021 Above Average Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: 50 and murky Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead Action: Good Baits: Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Dough bait, Live Bait, Punch bait, Shad, Stinkbait, Sunfish Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shorelines Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Action: Good Baits: Jigs, Minnows Locations: Below the dam, Brush structure, Channels, Main lake, River Channel, Shorelines, Standing timber Keystone Submitted by: Bailey Date: 01/07/2021 Above Average Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: Clear Catfish, Blue Action: Good Baits: Cut Bait Locations: Below the dam Crappie, White Action: Good Baits: Jigs, Minnows Locations: Brush structure, Docks Konawa Submitted by: Garret Harley Date: 01/10/2021 Normal Water Temp and Clarity: 46 and clear Bass, Largemouth Action: Slow Baits: Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Plastics Locations: Main lake, Points, River Channel Bass, Striped (Hybrid), Bass, White Action: Slow Baits: Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Live Shad Locations: Discharge, Main lake, River Channel Catfish, Channel Action: Slow Baits: Chicken Liver, Cut Bait, Shrimp Locations: Coves, Discharge, Weed beds Lower Mountain Fork Submitted by: Mark Hannah Date: 01/08/2021 Normal Lake Level Data: USGS Current Level Water Temp and Clarity: Clear Trout, Rainbow Action: Good Baits: Powerbait, Tube Jigs Locations: Creek channels, River Channel, Spillway McGee Creek Submitted by: Jay Harvey Date: 01/08/2021 Below Average Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: 50 Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Spotted Action: Slow Baits: Alabama Rig, Crankbaits, Jigs, Worms Locations: Channels, Dam, Main lake, Points, River Channel Perry CCC Submitted by: Stephen Paul, Noble county game warden Date: 01/10/2021 Below Average Water Temp and Clarity: 40’s and muddy Trout, Rainbow Action: Slow Baits: Powerbait, Small Lures, Spinnerbaits, Spoons Locations: Coves, Dam Pine Creek Submitted by: Mark Hannah Date: 01/08/2021 Above Average Lake Level Data: Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: Murky Bass, Largemouth Action: Fair Baits: Plastics, Spoons Locations: Creek channels, Points, River Channel Crappie, Black Action: Fair Baits: Jigs, Spoons Locations: Brush structure, Creek channels Catfish, Channel Action: Good Baits: Cut Bait Locations: River Channel Robert S.
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Congratulations to the WMS Academic Team! Mid Level Academic Bowl District Champions! (3rd Year in a Row)!!

Congratulations to the WMS Academic Team! Mid Level Academic Bowl District Champions! (3rd Year in a Row)!! Team Members: Front (L-R): Austin Stultz, Scotlyn Ford, Luke Liming, Kayla Meason. Back (L-R): Coach Mrs.
The year 2020 is finally over! A year ago, we could never have predicted what the next 12 months would look like: never-ending Zoom calls, social distancing,…
Broken Bow Submitted by: Dru Polk Date: 01/11/2021 Normal Lake Level Data: USACE Current Lake Level Water Temp and Clarity: 50 Bass, Largemouth, Bass,…
Last Saturday, more than 30 children in foster care and their families participated in the first “Fostering Outdoor Oklahoma Families” event. This…
CENTRAL Dolese: December 22. Elevation normal, water 42 and murky. Rainbow trout good on PowerBait along the dam, inlet and shorelines. Bite is better on…
CENTRAL Dolese: December 15. Elevation normal, water 49 and murky. Rainbow trout fair on dough bait along the dam, inlet, points and shorelines. Stocked 2,750…
NORTHEAST Ft. Gibson: December 6. Elevation above normal, water 52 with 1 ft. of visibility. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of…