Monthly Archives: April 2015

Show Rundown for May 2/3

We kick off the new month with some great guests and information.

First Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors ( joins me to talk about late season turkey hunting.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their May edition.

Hour two kicks off with Deer Specialist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Chad describes the options being looked at for whitetail hunting in Michigan’s UP this season.

Charter captain Bob Guenhardt is up next.  Bob talks about the Tight Lines for Troops event coming up in Manistee.  Bob also has some advice on trolling for shallow water brown trout.

Big water fishing continues as the theme in hour number three  as I talk with capt. Dave Engel of the Best Chance Too fishing team.

Finally, this week’s show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a tasty turkey recipe.


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Show Rundown for April 25/26

First, veteran trout angler Tim Roller talks about the Michigan trout opener.  Tim says the water is cold and high in many streams, but that’s not unusual for this time of year.  He has great advice on using live bait, spinners and flies for stream trout.

The second hour kicks off with Pierre Smarlack of Northern Outfitters near V’al-d’or Quebec.  Pierre talks about the great bear and moose hunting his company offers, plus some great fishing as well.

Pure Michigan Hunt winner Mike DeLorenzo is up next.  Mike talks about the great prizes he won (along with two other Michigan hunters) as well as the various hunting licenses that are part of his prize.  You can enter next year’s Pure Michigan Hunt for just $5.  Multiple entries are allowed.

Bowfishing  is the topic in our final hour as I talk with Tony Lauer.  Tony is a veteran bow fisherman and has some great advice on getting started in the fast growing sport.



We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice turkey recipe.

Once again this show is filled with lots of great guests and information.  I hope you like it.

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown

Here’s the rundown for the weekend of April 18th and 19th.

First, Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City talks about the new Glock 43 single stack 9mm handgun.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews describes why that publication has been a success among Michigan sportsmen and women for three decades.

Hour two kicks off with Dave Thomas of Bowhunter Planet.  Dave has some thoughts on the state of archery today and describes the projects BHP is currently involved in.

Next, Jeff Poet of Jays Sporting Goods talks about their move to a new building in Gaylord and the logistics involved in such a large project.

New Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Member Mark Martin ( joins me in hour three.   Mark has insight into what it takes to be successful in the world of professional fishing and discusses springtime walleye fishing.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Great guests and information this week……I hope you like the show.

Show Rundown for April 11/12

It’s a busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select Seed joins me to talk about planting springtime food plots.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation has details of a Saginaw Bay fishing charter giveaway with Captain Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience.

Hour two starts out with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods talking about turkey hunting and some new gear for hunters this spring.

Plus Maia Turek of the Michigan dnr has some suggestions for using Michigan State Parks during the “off season”.

Walleye fishing is the topic in our final hour with Lance Valentine of Walleye 101.  Lance has great advice for catching Detroit River and Lake Erie fish.  He also shares his thoughts on harvesting those big, spawn filled females.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week.  I hope you like the show.

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Outdoor Magazine Rundown for Easter Weekend

It’s a little slower paced show this week but there’s  still lots of great outdoor news and information.

Hour number one features Derrick Poet.  Derrick talks about the importance of patterning your shotgun for turkey season and he has some great tips on how to do it.

We also discuss the importance of your bowstring for greater accuracy and longevity.  Derrick makes custom string for traditional archers, compound shooters and even crossbows.  Here’s the Facebook page for his company.

Walleye fishing is the topic of the second hour this week as Capt. Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience is my guest.  Jeff has tips on trolling for early season walleye.  We also talk about when to make the transition to trolling spoons and discuss the finer points of that presentation.

We switch gears for hour number three and talk turkeys with hunting guide Chet Loar.  Chet is one of the best turkey hunters I know and he has great advice on pre season scouting and what to do once you find the birds.

This week’s show wraps up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very nice whitefish recipe.

Fewer guests this week, but that means more in depth conversations.  I hope you like it.


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