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Outdoor Oklahoma Magazine Digital Archive Arrives! Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

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Digital Outdoor Oklahoma Archive Arrives! Outdoor Oklahoma Journal Blog Also Online

It was 75 years in the making, and now it’s here! You can view every issue of Outdoor Oklahoma magazine online!

The Outdoor Oklahoma Digital Archive from 1945 to present is available on the website of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Just go to to peruse or search through the entire history of the Wildlife Department’s official magazine.

This new digital archive includes every issue of the magazine's entire 75 years, beginning as the Oklahoma Game & Fish News, then renamed Oklahoma Wildlife, and finally becoming Outdoor Oklahoma. The archive was created in cooperation with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Issues from 1970 and before are housed on the ODL’s Digital Prairie website. A second section offers issues from 1971 to 2019. The most recent issues also can found on the archive page.

And by the way, the Outdoor Oklahoma TV show also has past programs ready to view online. Just go to

Take a look, dig around, and rekindle some great outdoor memories today!

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While you are enjoying the retro magazines online, why not support future of fish and wildlife conservation as well by starting your own subscription to Outdoor Oklahoma magazine? You’ll get a “coffee table version” in print every other month, and it’s only $10 for a year — certainly one of the best deals around!

New features added this year include a “Conservation For Kids” section that gives the youngsters fun facts, puzzles and a coloring page about our natural resources, and “Wild About Cooking” that provides a wild game recipe in every issue.

Whether your outdoor interests lean toward hunting, fishing, photography, hiking, camping or just taking in Oklahoma’s natural beauty, Outdoor Oklahoma is the magazine for you. Award-winning photography and articles provide entertainment and education from the folks who live for, work with and protect Oklahoma’s wildlife resources and habitat. Subscriptions are just a few clicks away at or call (800) 777-0019. Single copies are also sold online or in person at select Department offices statewide.

And by the way, the entry period is now open for the magazine's annual Readers' Photography Showcase, which will be published in the July/August issue. Submit your best images and see if your work is selected among the best outdoor images in Oklahoma! Go to

Still can’t get enough about Oklahoma’s wonderful outdoors? Look no further than the Outdoor Oklahoma Journal, a blog from your Wildlife Department. From videos and insider information to great hunting, fishing and wildlife stories, the OOJ is all about helping you pursue and engage in Oklahoma's vibrant outdoor lifestyle.

Follow us for tangible details on how to go out and be a hunter, angler and conservationist. Tags at the bottom of each OOJ article help you connect with more stories about your favorite outdoor topic.

So don’t miss out. The Outdoors Are Always Open!

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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