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Wildlife Department creates Sandhills WMA in Woods County By Ed Godfrey


Sandhills Wildlife Management

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation soon will be adding another wildlife management area.

The 5,212-acre Sandhills Wildlife Management Area in Woods County should be open in time for the fall hunting seasons, said Bill Dinkines, head of the wildlife division for the state agency.

"That's our goal," he said.

The Wildlife Department bought three adjoining properties in Woods County to create the Sandhills WMA. Emergency rules for the new public hunting area were passed by wildlife commissioners at their June meeting.

Gov. Kevin Stitt must approve the new rules before the Sandhill...

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