Monthly Archives: March 2013

Radio Rundown for Easter Weekend

We kick off the show talking about the successful petition drive to put a Michigan wolf hunt on the November 2014 ballot.

Then Don Kettles of Top Duck Products joins me to talk about Gunzilla. Gunzilla is a a natural based product to clean, lubricate and protect firearms. It’s been proven to save lives overseas in combat and it’s great for protecting hunting guns back here in Michigan.

Chris Goerge of the Ieuter Insurance Group wraps up the hour. Chris has great advice on protecting your fishing gear and equipment from theft and loss.

Springtime steelheading is the subject of the next hour as I talk with Tim Roller of Ultimate Outfitters guide service. Tim says the late spring this year should make for a great season.

Next, the wolf conversation continues with Tony Hansen of MUCC. Tony describes how the Humane Society of the United States bought signatures on the wolf petition and he outlines plans to educate Michigan voters on the truth about wolves.

Derrick Poet of Jay’s Sporting Goods kicks off the final hour of this week’s show. Derrick has some great advice to get ready for the upcoming Michigan spring turkey season.

The show wraps up once again with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has another great wild game recipe.

Another busy and informational show. I hope you enjoy it.

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Outdoor Magazine Radio kicks off Spring

We celebrate the official start of spring with an interesting show this week.

First, Outdoor Writer and Fishing Guide Dave Rose helps us to get ready for the springtime fishing season with great advice on pier fishing for salmon and trout.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about their next edition and his thoughts on the Michigan Outdoor Legends project.

Hour two features Rex Darlington of Michigan’s Darton Archery. For more than fifty years Rex has pioneered archery designs and equipment. His work is used even today by many of the country’s biggest archery companies.

Tony Hansen of MUCC wraps up the hour with some great insight into the battle with HSUS over a possible Michigan wolf hunt.

We continue the springtime theme in the final hour with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select. Eric is an expert regarding food plots and he says it’s not too early to start planning your springtime planting projects.

As always, the show wraps up with Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a ve nice jumbo perch recipe.

A little slower pace show this week, filled with great information. I hope you like it.

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Rundown for 3/16

The show kicks off this week with the announcement of a new facebook page to honor Michigan’s Outdoor Legends. I’m excited about this project and welcome input on who should be honored with that title.

Then, Scott Rifenbark of Rifenbark Armory joins me to talk about his small Michigan company and the AR style rifles they produce.

Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters is up next. Gary says his guide service is a great option for first time turkey hunters.

The second hour kicks off with captain Mike Orr of Five Orr’s Charters on southern Lake Michigan. That part of the lake usually opens up early and offers trollers their first chance at big water salmon and trout.

Outdoor Magazine contributor Richard P. Smith kicks off the third hour of this week’s show. Richard and I talk about his Camera Moose Hunt project, UP whitetails, wolves and lots more.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and a great wild game recipe.

Another fast paced and informational show. I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for 3/9/13

It’s a fast paced show this week on Outdoor Magazine.

First, Capt. Doug Deming of the Fish Point Lodge wraps up the ice fishing season on Saginaw Bay and looks forward to springtime angling action there.

Then,Ben Nielsen of Showspan has a preview of the big Ultimate Fishing Show in Grand Rapids coming up in a couple weeks.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour with a look behind the scenes of that popular Michigan outdoor monthly publication.

Good friend Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors joins me next. Greg is an expert turkey hunter and he has some great advice on getting ready for turkey season.

The man behind one of the web’s best archery sites is up next. Dave Thomas of Bowhunter Planet talks about his new website and why it’s better than ever.

The hour wraps up with Tony Hansen of MUCC. Tony has some great insight into the proposed license fee increases for Michigan outdoor enthusiasts.

My unofficial “Michigan Outdoor Legends” series continues in our number three as I talk with whitetail researcher John Ozoga. For thirty years John studied deer at the Cusino Research Station in the UP near Shingleton. His work still stands today as some of the most valuable insight into whitetail behavior ever collected.

Speaking of legends…cooking legend Dixie Dave Minar wraps the show up with a very nice walleye recipe.

A fast paced show filled with lots of great information. I hope you like it.

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Rundown for First Show in March

We kick off a new month with a very busy Outdoor Magazine show.

First, I talk about my renewed frustration with the mandatory antler point restrictions (APR’s) being forced on many michigan hunters.

Then Michigan DNR Deputy Director Bill Moritz about the proposed license fee increases for Michigan hunters and anglers.

Captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters wraps up the hour with a steelhead report from the Manistee River.

My “Michigan Outdoor Legends” series continues in the second hour of this week’s show as I talk with Jon Emmory. Jon is the guy who started Big Jon Downriggers and revolutionized the way Great Lakes anglers troll for salmon and trout.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs wraps up the hour with an explanation of the loophole that allows anti hunting groups (HSUS) to challenge Michigan wildlife management practices.

The final hour features veteran outdoor writer and expert hunter Tom Lounsbury. Tom and I shoot the breeze about a number of outdoor related topics. He also gives me a lesson in springtime crow hunting.

We wrap it up with Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar. Dave talks about some of the fundraising banquets he’s involved in over he next few weeks. He also has a great wild game recipe.

Another fast paced and informational show. I hope you like it.

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