Monthly Archives: December 2016

Radio Rundown for New Year’s Weekend

We’re talking about a wide range of topics this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, bear hunter Vance Gawel describes a trip to the UP when wolves killed and ate one of his dogs, then turned their attention to him.

Hour two kicks off with Jason Blitchok of the Michigan Darkouse Anglers Association (Mi-Darkhouse.org).  Jason says the new South East Michigan chapter of that group wants to promote the thrill of pike spearing in the southern part of the state.

Jake Putala is up next.  Jake is a high school student recently named to the DNR’s Youth Conservation Council.  He has some interesting ideas on what’s needed to keep young people involved in the outdoors.

Paul Cianciolo of Predator Hunter Outdoors is featured in hour three of the show.  Paul talks about hunting predators after dark with centerfire rifles and how his company’s line up of high power lights can help hunters be more successful.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave doesn’t have a recipe though, the Chef talk about his recent elk hunting adventure in Michigan’s Pigeon River Forest Area.

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

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Radio Rundown for Christmas Weekend

We kick off this week’s show talking about predator hunting in Michigan with Jorden Susewitz of the Extreme Predator Hunt.  That statewide hunt has grown considerably over the past few years and Jorden has details on how to get involved.

Then, Allan Goetz from the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about their online community.  He says deer hunters are just part of their focus these days.

Hour two features outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose (WildFishing.com).  Dave talks about fishing opportunities in northern Michigan and why first ice is one of the most productive times of year.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next.  Drew talks about refocusing their efforts on asian carp in 2017.

I talk with veteran outdoor writer and avid hunter Tom Lounsbury in the third hour of this week’s show.  Tom has some interesting thoughts on the late pheasant season and rabbit hunting with beagles as a great wintertime activity.

We wrap it all up with chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Once again, Dave has a very nice wild game recipe.

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

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Outdoor Magazine Rundown for December 17th and 18th

We kick off this week’s show talking about the new product line from Michigan made Darton Archery.  Sales Manager Ted Harpham describes the new bows and crossbow for 2017.

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Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has details on their January edition.

Hour two kicks off with Captain Doug Deming of the Fish Point Lodge on Saginaw Bay. Doug says they had a good waterfowl season and he’s looking forward to good ice so he can take clients out to chase walleye this winter.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Katie says now is the time to enter to win the Pure Michigan Hunt for next year.

We talk fishing in hour three of this week’s show as Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 joins me.  Mark has news about changes in the Off Shore Tackle OR 12 planer boards and their tattle flags.  He says those improvements could help you catch more fish.

As usual, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

Lots of outdoor news and information this week.  I hope you like the show.

 

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for December 10/11

First, Bryan Darland of Jays Sporting Goods has great advice on Christmas gift ideas for the hunter and angler on your list.

Then, avid pheasant hunter Ken Dalton with details on a plan to bring back Michigan’s pheasant population.

Hour two kicks off with Corky Legue.  Corky loves to chase rabbits with beagles and has advice on choosing the right dog.

Next, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart talks about the young bull elk that wandered into the southern Michigan CWD zone and was killed over concerns about disease.

The third hour of this week’s show features outdoor writer Richard P Smith.  Richard is downstate on his annual pre-Christmas book tour.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

We kick off the month of December this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, I talk with Drew YoungeDyke of mucc about the recent decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals that could jeopardize scientific management of our fish and game species.  Drew says the issue is now in the hands of our state Attorney General.

Then, Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina joins me with a Saginaw Bay perch and walleye report.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews.  Tom talks about his deer season and the latest edition of their magazine.

Steelhead fishing is the opening topic in hour number two as I talk with Lance Keene of Steelhead Hunter Charters.  Lance says river conditions are perfect now  and the action is hot.

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Then, Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Ashley Autenreith joins me to talk about this year’s firearm deer season.

Hour number three features veteran coyote hunter Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine has great advice on getting started in that sport.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time we’re not talking about a wild game recipe, but rather, our upcoming live Facebook event at Dave’s restaurant, Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse.

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

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