Monthly Archives: December 2015

Show Rundown for Weekend of December 19/20

Lots of great guests and information this last weekend before Christmas on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me to talk about their 2016 product line up.

Then, Chad Stearns of Jays Sporting Goods has details on the Mid Michigan Safari Club’s (  Sportsmen Against Hunger program.

We wrap up the hour with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews.  Tom has details on their January edition.

Wintertime steelheading is the opening topic of hour number two as I talk with Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul says the fishing has been spotty so far this season.

“Inventing the Outdoors”  is the subject of my next guest as Sandra Clark of the Michigan Historical Museum ( talks about the Webster Marble display currently being featured.

Detroit Free Press ( Outdoor Writer Lydia Lohrer is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Lydia is the only female outdoor editor in a top twenty five newspaper market and she was the first female host of a hunting show on the Outdoor Channel.  She has some interesting thoughts on women in the outdoors and the state of hunting and fishing in Michigan today.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a hearty venison recipe.

I hope you like the show.


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Show Rundown for December 12th Weekend

This week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show kicks off with Dr. Ken Merckel.  Ken is the president of the Michigan Steelhead and Salmon Fishermen’s Association (  Ken talks about problems with the proposed aquaculture projects and the status of the Great Lakes fishery in general.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole ( joins me to talk about his group and their plans to expand beyond whitetails.

Trapping is the topic of discussion in hour number two as I talk with Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (  Dale talks about the biological importance of trapping and rebukes some common myths about it.

In hour three we turn our attention to bears and whitetails with outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith.  Richard reports on the recent bear management meetings and describes his experience with bears and deer during the firearm season.

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

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

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Radio Rundown for December 5th Weekend

We kick off the month of December with more good guests and information this week.

First, Jorden Susewitz of the Extreme Predator Hunt ( talks about predator hunting in Michigan and previews their contest coming up in January.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about his perception of the firearm season and look ahead to their January issue.

It’s beagles and bunnies in hour number two as I talk with veteran rabbit hunter Corky Legue.  Corky is an expert houndsman and has great advice on running beagles for rabbits.

Clay Buchannan of the Michigan dnr is up next talking about the Wildlife Habitat Grant program.  Clay some of the funding has been earmarked for improving deer yards in the Upper Peninsula.

Hour three features outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of Wildfishing.  Dave talks about fishing here in Michigan as compared to some other states and has a suggestion about where to go this weekend.

We wrap it all up with chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time the Chef has a hearty venison recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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