One of Oklahoma's most beautiful parks is in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, just a few miles from the Arkansas border.
I've heard about the Blue River trout fishery for years, but I never managed to visit for myself until this year.
I have learned a few things about traveling and getting outdoors with my kids that you may find useful.
2017 was a busy year all around, but we still found plenty of time to get outside and enjoy our beautiful home state
We took a tour of the Cherokee Nation, and visited both of the state parks on the shores of Fort Gibson Lake.
This year I fished Lake Watonga and Medicine Creek, and I experienced all the challenges and emotions that come along with the pursuit of trout.