Outdoors notebook: Donations, rule changes and fishing instructions

NBA All-Star Paul George’s foundation gave $4,200 to the Oklahoma Fishing in the Schools Program during February’s regular meeting of the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission. Myles Williams of the Paul George Foundation presented the gift that will support travel expenses for fourth-graders in 13 Oklahoma City urban schools that are now participating in the youth fishing program of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.

The foundation held a kickoff event in November on the Oklahoma River to announce the project. Dozens of schoolchildren attended and got the chance to wet a line with the pro basketball star who has enjoyed angling since he was a kid himself.

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