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State Affiliate of the National Rifle Association Affiliate of the Civilian Marksmanship Program Founded in 1927.

The mission of the ORA is to protect and preserve the shooting sports at the state level.  ORA will promote and improve the shooting sports by sponsoring marksmanship training and competitions throughout the state of Oklahoma.  

ORA will work for the rights of the gun owner, shooter, collector, hunter, archer, black powder enthusiast.   ORA will support the free exchange of ideas, information and education related to gun ownership, shooting, hunting, firearms and related topics.



Updated: Friday, December 19, 2014


James Lankford

Congratulations to
ORA Member

James Lankford,
United States Senator!

 


Comment Period Open for Rule Change Proposals

Dec. 8, 2014  - Each year, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation proposes changes in Title 800, the administrative rules that govern hunting, fishing and Department operations. The public comment period is now open for this year's proposed rule changes. Many proposed changes for 2015 are simple housekeeping matters, while some are more substantial. Highlights of this year's rule changes include:

 

Standardize the statewide flathead catfish bag limit to five daily.  Decrease the statewide minimum length limit for walleye, saugeye and sauger from 18 to 14 inches.
 

Prohibit the removal of live feral hogs from any wildlife management area.

Eliminate the Oklahoma Waterfowl Stamp Design Competition. Restrict boats and motors on Doc Hollis and American Horse lakes. To read all of the proposed rule changes, go online to hwildlifedepartment.com/aboutodwc/public_meeting.htm.

 

Anyone wishing to make comments on any of the proposed rule changes may do so via the online public comment form at wildlifedepartment.com. Online public comment period will close at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 9, 2015. The same deadline applies for written comments, which can be mailed to Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Re: Public Comment, P.O. Box 53465, Oklahoma City, OK 73152.

 

Constituents may voice their comments in person during a public hearing on the 2015 proposed rule changes beginning at 7 p.m. Jan. 6, 2015, at Wildlife Department headquarters, 1801 N. Lincoln in Oklahoma City.

 


Surveys and Reports
Wildlife Division conducts surveys on wildlife resources. These surveys and resulting data analysis provide answers to problems facing wildlife biologists before management plans or programs are enacted.


Reports

Deer Harvest Totals
Quail Season Outlook and Population Trend Indices

Surveys
Oklahoma Game Harvest Survey


2014 ORA Convention Winners


 


NO GUN LIST - If you know of a place of business that says NO to open or conceal carry, please send us that information so it can be post on the ORA website. Thank you!  Updated: 12/19/2014


“EVERYONE’S WILD ABOUT CARRY”

“Many shooters don’t really care whether it is a gun-free zone or not, they are just there to kill people and they expect to die in their event...(read more)


Message from the Executive Director
 "Dispensing with the rights of free men"


Editorial: On Guns, President Obama Prefers Politics Over Reality

The economy remains the voting public’s top issue, yet President Barack Obama has focused on anything but job creation since winning re-election.

Obama claims he pursues lower-priority goals based on “science.” Yet when he recently announced a climate change initiative, the president ignored scientific data showing global warming projections have been wrong for more than a decade.   
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Notice to all Members - If you need to file a change of address, please use our  change of address form.  If your address is not up to date, this will cause a delay in receiving the sharpshooter and your membership cards and it will cost the ORA funds in re-mailing.  Thank you, the ORA staff.

 


In the late Summer of 2005, ORA Executive Director Charles Smith walked into the Capitol office of longtime ORA member and friend State Rep. Kevin Calvey.  “Kevin, we need something like this,” handing him a copy of Florida’s “Castle Doctrine” law.  Rep. Calvey subsequently authored the bill,  adding additional safeguards.  During the next session his bill was introduced and adopted.   Oklahoma now had the best “Castle Doctrine” law in the nation, thanks to Kevin Calvey and the ORA. 

"CASTLE DOCTRINE” LEGISLATION:

 PROTECTING YOUR RIGHT

TO PROTECT YOURSELF
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