The 12th Annual Okie Noodling Tournament, Festival & Fish Fry is today at 1:00 PM in Wacker Park (Oklahoma), with entertainment lasting until 11:00 PM. This will be the biggest Okie Noodling Festival of all – complete with children’s activities, food vendors, PBR beer, the Okie Noodling Queen contest and live tunes. At 5:00 PM the band Empty Bottles will cover The Byrds’ Sweetheart of the Rodeo in it’s entirety, followed by sets from Beau Jennings and Red Blood Blues.
paulsvalleydailydemocrat: “Once the fish are all caught they must be turned in no later than 7:30 p.m. with winners announced by 8 p.m., said Samford. The categories, which all come with a trophy, are third runner up with a cash prize of $200, second runner up with a prize of $300, first place with a prize of $400 and for grand prize for heaviest fish, a $500 prize will be awarded… A Okie Noodling Queen will be crowned at 8:15, which will be followed by the final band for the night, Jagg at 8:30”