Monthly Archives: July 2016

Rundown for the Last Weekend in July

We wrap up the month with with a wide range of guests and topics.

First, Tim Squires of Michigan based Hurricane Safety Systems joins me to talk about their products designed to keep tree stand hunters safe.

Then, Valerie Blaschka of the Michigan dnr has a preview of the big Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival coming up next weekend at the Bay City State Recreation Area.

In hour two, Master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio has advice on how to take care of trophy fish and also looks ahead to our Ontario bear hunt.

Dennis Fox wraps up the hour talking about DNR shooting ranges in southern Michigan.

Sturgeon fishing is the topic of discussion in hour three of this week’s show.  Jim Felgenauer has great advice on finding, and catching giant sturgeon in the St. Clair River.  You can learn more about that at their website….StClairSturgeon.org.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has an unusual, but tasty recipe….it’s broiled crayfish.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select kicks off this weekend’s show.  Eric says this is a great time to plant food plots.  He also discusses how the lack of rain might is causing problems with some plots this summer.

Next, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me.  Tom talks about the August edition of their magazine and the big Outdoor Weekend coming up in early September.

Hour two features Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System.  HSS was the first company to come out with an easy to use, full body harness for tree stand hunters.   Jerry   says today’s products are a big improvement over that first design.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next.  Drew has details on their new quarterly Michigan Out of Doors magazine.

Bird dogs are the subject in the final hour of this week’s show as I talk with Al Stewart.  Al is a hard core upland bird hunter who live his english setters.  Al also happens to be the upland game bird specialist for the Michigan dnr, so we talk about the outlook for the fall hunting seasons too.

As always. this week’s Outdoor Magazine show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

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

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Show Rundown for the Weekend of 7/16

Hunting guide Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters is the kick off guest on this week’s show.  Gary talks about bear hunting in Michigan and what hunters can expect.  By the way, I’ll be hunting with Gary this fall near Curtis in the UP.

Then Chris Keefer of the “Dropped” TV show joins me to talk about the new season of that groundbreaking program.

Hour two features Eric Lafollette of Jays Sporting Goods.  Eric is the manager of the archery department in Jay’s Clare store.  He has great advice on getting ready for the upcoming archery season.

Michigan dnr biologist Ashley Autenrieth wraps up the hour talking about a new grant to improve whitetail habitat in the TB zone.

Captain John King of Halcyon Charters joins me in the third hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show.  John talks about the fishing out of Detour and Drummond Island, and the lack of salmon near St. Ignace.

Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time we talk about preparation for Dave’s elk hunt and also our plans to do a live Facebook feed from his restaurant on Wednesday the 20th.

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

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Show Rundown For This Weekend (7/9)

We start out this week’s show talking about Michigan’s whitetail herd with researcher Sonje Christensen.  She’s involved in a five year study to determine the impact of the EHD outbreak in 2012.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me with a preview of their July edition and an update on their upcoming Outdoor Weekend.

The whitetail theme continues in our second hour as I talk with Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart.  Chad describes the expansion of the CWD zone and concerns that EHD might be a problem again this summer.

mucc Deputy Director Amy Trotter is up next.  Amy talks about the role of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs and how hunters and anglers need to be more involved in the political process.

Outdoor writer Steve Griffin is my featured guest in the final hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show.  Steve talks about our recent walleye fishing trip on Saginaw Bay and takes a look at how hunting and fishing have changed in Michigan.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  First, Dave has the good news of his success in the Michigan elk drawing.  He also has a very nice grilled fish recipe.

Interesting guests and lots of information this week on the show.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for July 4th Weekend

We kick off this week’s show talking about bear permits in Michigan.  For hunters who didn’t get one I talk with Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters in White River, Ontario.  Michigan hunters can drive there and buy a tag over the counter.

Hour two kicks off with Paul Schafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul talks about the fishing on Lake Michigan so far this summer and the lack of salmon on this side of the lake.

Maia Turek of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Maia talks about the Recreation Passport (state park sticker) program.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith joins me in hour three as we talk about bear hunting in Michigan and the status of the state’s deer management program.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up with a great grilled fish recipe.

Great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like the show.

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