Monthly Archives: June 2015

Rundown For This Week’s Radio Show (6/27)

We start out this week’s show by looking ahead to the upcoming archery season as I talk with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted describes what to look for in a new bow and talks about the Darton line up of products.

Then Randy Jorgensen of Woods-n-Waternews talks about that publications’s thirty year history and how that family owned operation has competed with the bigger, corporate publishers.

Veteran angler and fishing educator Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 kicks off the second hour.  Mark talks about fishing opportunities in Michigan and discusses the finer points of trolling…including the importance of depth.

The hour wraps up with Drew YoungeDyke from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (  Drew has details of their recent convention and talks about the OTG program.  ”On the Ground” is an effort to improve fish and wildlife habitat.

Sturgeon fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with Jim Felgenauer of Sturgeon for Tomorrow (  Jim describes how anglers target the giant fish in the St. Clair river and talks about the thrill of fighting a five foot long fish.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This week Dave has another very nice walleye recipe.

Interesting guests with lots of good information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like it.


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Father’s Day Weekend Show Rundown

We kick off this week’s show talking with Paul Jankens of DiamondBuck Blinds.  That Michigan company is growing fast and Paul tells us why his blinds are so popular.

Then, Karen Cleveland of the Michigan dnr joins me to verify there are indeed pelicans in Michigan….but not the same birds we see down south.

Hour two kicks off with Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters.  Ron is a bear hunting guide in White River Ontario and describes what it’s like to hunt bears north of the border.

Christine Becher from the DNR is up next.  She has an update on the status of peregrine falcons in our state.

The third hour features Bruce DeShano of Off Shore Tackle.  Bruce describes how the fishing industry has changed since he started Off Shore 35 years ago.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  There’s no recipe this week as Dave and I discuss his upcoming hip surgery.

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

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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

First, Sgt. Ron Kimmerly of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about the role of our state’s Conservation Officers and how it’s changed over the years.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews  previews their July edition…including a story  we did on running spoons for walleye aboard the Michigan made Angler Qwest boat (ApexMarine).

We kick off the second hour talking about catfish in the Grand River with Dan Lipski of RiverKat Professional Guide Service.  Dan has great advice for catching big channel cats and flatheads in Michigan rivers.

Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs ( is up next.  Drew has an update on avian flu and cwd in Michigan.

Northern Michigan fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of Wild Fishing.  Dave has advice on catching more fish, but he also stresses the importance of enjoying your day on the water…regardless of the number of fish.

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

More great guests and information this week.  I hope you like it.


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Show Rundown for First Weekend in June

We kick off a new month with more great guests and information on this edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Captain Jeff Godi of the Michigan Experience Charters (The Michigan Experience) joins me to talk about post season cold front fishing for big water walleye.  Jeff also talks about the finer points of trolling spoons for great lakes marble eyes.

Then, John Gorm of Linwood Beach Marina has details on a new program from Mercury Marine with financial incentives to re-power your boat with a new outboard motor.

Hour two kicks off with RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio.  RJ has some thoughts on preserving your hunting and fishing memories through taxidermy.

Next, Paul Yauk of the Michigan dnr has details of a new statewide trail system for hikers and bicyclists.  It’s called the Iron Belle Trail.  You can get more details at

We head to Lake Superior for the final hour of this week’s show and talk with veteran fishing captain Dave Kimar.  Dave owns Kimars Charters, a company that offers fishing adventures to Standard Rock, fifty miles offshore, in the middle of the giant lake.

Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up once again.  This time Dave has a very interesting sheephead recipe.

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

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