Blake Shelton Goes Fishing with Foster Children On His Oklahoma Land

Blake Shelton recently spent some time fishing with foster children on his Oklahoma property. According to a social media post…


Lauren Jo Black

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September 26, 2020


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Blake Shelton; Photo Courtesy Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Blake Shelton recently spent some time fishing with foster children on his Oklahoma property.

According to a social media post from the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Foundation (OWCF), the superstar invited several foster kids to join him on one of his Oklahoma farm ponds to teach the children how to fish and fillet their catches. They later enjoyed the fruits of their labor with a fish fry.

Shelton, an Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Foundation board director, and other volunteers made the day possible in partnership with Fostering Outdoor Oklahoma Families, a program designed to introduce foster children and their families to the outdoors. After their day of fishing, the children got to keep the rods, reels and tackle, which were all donated by OWCF.

For more information about the program and to donate, click HERE.

A big thank you to Blake Shelton, Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Foundation, and DHS for making this happen! If you'd…

Posted by Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) on Thursday, September 24, 2020

This isn’t the first time Blake Shelton has used his platform to help others. He recently gifted a 1st grade teacher in Texas with classroom supplies after she reached out to him on Twitter.

The “Happy Anywhere” singer is currently prepping for the upcoming season of NBC’s The Voice, where he is set to return alongside Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson and John Legend.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.