Monthly Archives: August 2010

Radio for Weekend of 8/28

This week’s Outdoor Magazine Radio program starts out with a look at my Ontario bear hunt. Here’s a picture of my bear taken while hunting with Pete Jones of Superior Bear Outfitters in White River.

Then, I talk with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery. Ted and I discuss the success of Darton Day’s at Jay’s Sporting Goods and the strong interest in crossbows vs compounds.

Next, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me to preview their big Outdoor Weekend coming up in Imlay City in just a couple of weeks.

Hour two features outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose. His Wild Fishing guide service takes anglers on fishing adventures across northern Michigan. This time Dave and I talk about fishing for late summer salmon off piers and in the rivers.

Tony Hansen of Michigan United Conservation Clubs joins me next. Tony had a lot to say about several key issues facing hunters and anglers in Michigan. Those topics include wild boar and the changes in crossbow legislation.

Our final hour kicks off with archery expert Lennie Rezmer of Carbon Express. Lennie recounts his experiences with bowhunting legend Fred Bear. We also discuss the transition from the old “Game Tracker” company to the modern day Carbon Express corporation. Lennie has some great insight and advice for bowhunters.

The show wraps up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week, Dave brings me up to speed on the status of his wild game soups.

Another busy and informative show….I hope you enjoy it.

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Too Much Social Media

I feel bombarded lately with trying to keep up with all this social media stuff. As a result, my blog updates have suffered.

I’m trying to keep up, but in the meantime you can keep in touch will all things Outdoor Magazine on the facebook page and my twitter account.



This Weekend’s Radio Show

This week on Outdoor Magazine radio it’s a mixed bag of hunting related guests and topics.

I start out with my friend and pro staffer Gus Congemi. Gus is an expert bowhunter who travels the world in search of adventure. Gus talks about a recent trip to South America where he took a trophy tahr and red stag.

The hour wraps up with Randy Jorgenson of Woods-n-Waternews. Randy previews their big Outdoor Weekend coming up after Labor Day.

The second hour kicks off with noted outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P. Smith. Richard and I discuss a variety of topics including bear and deer hunting issues.

Then Tony Hansen of MUCC brings me up to speed on several key wildlife and natural resource related issues coming out of Lansing.

The final hour of the show kicks off with George Lynch of Lynch Mob game calls. George has some great advice for early season goose hunting. We also talk about the state of hunting today and the perception many non hunters have of the sport.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time David and I talk about the upcoming launch of his new line of wild game soups.

Another busy show….I hope you enjoy it.

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Radio This Weekend (8/14)

The show kicks off with a conversation with my friend Tim Roller of Ultimate Outfitters Guide Service. Tim is the guy who’s client caught the new world record brown trout on Michigan’s Manistee River last fall, but this time we’re talking about casting crankbaits to river chinook salmon.

Next, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me. Of course we talk about the line up of 2010 darton compounds and crossbows. Ted also gives me the details on “Darton Day’s” coming up at Jay’s Sporting Goods next weekend.

Tony Hansen of MUCC helps me wrap up the hour. Tony tells me about his reporting on the oil spill in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River.

The third hour of this weeks show features Derrick Poet of Jay’s Sporting Goods. Derrick is an expert archer and bowhunter with many years of experience behind the archery counter at Jay’s. We talk about what’s hot in gear for the upcoming season.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time the Chef has another tasty recipe.

Another busy show, I hope you enjoy it.

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