Trapping Season


OFA Officers

Jonathan Coleman

Chris Kimble
Vice President

Bart Russell

Shane Bullard

Rob Huber

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OFA is a proud contributor to The Falconry Fund


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Samantha Ohlmer

How long have you been an OFA member?
This is my second year.

Have you ever held a position in OFA?

Where do you live?
Edmond, Ok

Job or School?
I am a registered veterinary technician.

Just my parents and one sister.

What got you interested in falconry?
I was introduced to it during an Ag class, when another student brought their red tail in.  That was about 10 years ago, and the idea never left.

Who was your sponsor? (or mentors and influences?)
Oscar Pack is my sponsor, and pretty much everyone in OFA has helped me in one way or another.

What bird(s) do you currently fly?
I am flying a red tail

What birds have you flown in the past?
One other red tail

What was your favorite bird, and why?
My current hawk.  She is so determined!

What birds do you plan to fly, or would like to fly?
I would like to try a kestrel at some point.  There are so many options, I'm sure I will change my mind every time I get to watch someone else's bird fly.

What is your favorite quarry?
Well, so far rabbits are all I've gone after.  I hope to try squirrels this year.

Do you have other animals?
Dogs, cats, parrot, chickens, sheep, geckos, snakes, rabbits, just a few...

Favorite falconry story?
I don't know that I have one yet.

Funniest falconry story?
I'm sure there will be many in the future.

Favorite quote?
"It would be so great if it were possible to go through life without making a single mistake, but there is no such path.  Falling, tripping, losing the way, making mistakes, little by little, walking one step at a time..this is the only way"
What is the best tip that you would give someone new to the sport?
Keep trying and always be willing to take part.  Nothing worthwhile is easy.

Who have you sponsored?
No one yet.

What goals do you have for your falconry experience?
My main goal is just to provide a good experience for my bird.

Social Networks?
Im on Facebook, and that's about it

Anything else?
I'm excited to see what this, and future seasons bring!

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