Dan Oko

Houston-based writer Dan Oko is an avid fisherman who hopes never to encounter a lionfish in the wild. His work has appeared in Audubon, Garden & Gun and Texas Parks & Wildlife.

By Dan Oko:


A Horse Opera of a Different Color

by | Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 11:16 am CST

Uncle Walter and Modern American Politics

As a young boy, the budding historian Douglas Brinkley followed Walter Cronkite’s nightly broadcasts on the CBS Evening News. The legendary, late broadcaster was the anchor for 19 years, until 1981. Like a lot of families, the Brinkleys of Perrysburg, … Read More


Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Leaping into Lady Bird Lake was as good as I felt all day. It was a bright, mid-June Sunday morning, and my pal Perry and I were endeavoring not to embarrass ourselves too badly during our first competitive outing as … Read More