Ed Godfrey

Ed Godfrey

Ed Godfrey is a correspondent for Oklahoma Voice. A journalist with 40 years experience in Oklahoma, Godfrey was the The Oklahoman's outdoor writer for two decades. He can be reached at [email protected].

Deadly chronic wasting disease discovered in Oklahoma’s wild deer herd

By: - November 22, 2023

The first appearance of chronic wasting disease in Oklahoma’s wild, free-ranging deer population is threatening the health of its herd. “We’ve only had two confirmed cases in the state, one in Texas (County) and one in Woodward County,” said Dallas Barber, big game biologist for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. “It’s a disease that […]

Oklahoma officials want bowfishing limitations. Anglers fear it could cripple the sport.

By: - November 6, 2023

Stephen Banaszak loves to hunt for fish with a bow.  The Denison, Texas, resident holds state bowfishing records in Oklahoma and Texas. He guides customers on trips along the Red River and Lake Texoma, introducing them to the exciting and fast-paced action of bowfishing. Last month a group from Canada came to Oklahoma to go […]