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Radio Rundown for 11/11-11/12

First, Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole  joins me to talk about their daily hunting and fishing report.  He also has a checklist for opening day.

Then Carol Rose from the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors) has an update on their campaign to protect hunting, fishing and trapping.

Next, Emily Mallory with the details of their latest giveaway from the Forward Corporation.  It involves a $500 gift certificate from Jays Sporting Goods.

Hour two kicks off with Trevor Daley from the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com).  Trevor describes the trapping lifestyle and talks about the traps used today.

Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation (nwf.org) wraps up the hour talking about the issues his group is working on, including the latest on asian carp.

Rob Miller, the guy largely responsible for the popularity of deer tracking dogs in Michigan today, is featured in hour three.  Rob describes the increase in the use of tracking dogs and has advice to help hunters recover more deer.  You can learn more on his facebook page (facebook.com/SyprisandSargentdeertracking).

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time he has a very nice venison recipe.

A good show this week.  I hope you can join me.


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Radio Rundown for March 4/5

We kick off the new months with some great guests and interesting topics.

First, Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select food plot seed joins me.  Eric is an agronomist and hunter who brings an interesting perspective to the food plot business.  He has great advice on starting a plot, where to put it, how big to make it and what seed to use.

Hour two kicks off with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of  Wildfishing.com. Dave talks about late winter and early spring fishing opportunities in Northern Michigan.

Then, Drew YoungeDyke of mucc talks about their concern over possible changes in the Michigan commercial fishing laws that would allow those fishermen to keep walleye, salmon and trout.  CWD and asian carp are also topics of discussion.

We wrap up the hour with Kurt Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance Group.  Kurt says it’s important to work with the right insurance company to protect our outdoor gear and equipment.

Guns and shooting are the topic in hour three of this week’s show as I talk with Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City.  Glenn talks about the demand for guns today, how to maintain them and what to look for when buying a new gun.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave and I talk about the recent wild game dinner and auction by my church, Trinity Monitor, and what it takes to cook for hundreds of people at an event like that.

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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Radio Rundown for Weekend of 11/21

Fall hunting and fishing topics are discussed this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio show.

First, Dr. Tammy Newcomb of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about asian carp.  Dr. Newcomb says the fight against that aquatic invader continues and she outlines the current status, as well as the long term goals.  Dr. Newcomb is confident those fish can be kept out of the Great Lakes if funding and political pressure continue.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the Michigan firearm deer season so far and previews their December edition.

Hour two kicks off with muzzleloading expert Dave Hillebrand of Jays Sporting Goods.  Dave has great advice on buying the right gun and accessories, then getting the best accuracy from that rifle.

Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Chad is the Big Game Specialist for the department and deer are one of his priorities.  Chad talks about the season so far, the impact of CWD and the future of deer hunting in Michigan.

The final hour features Lance Valentine of  Walleye 101.  Lance is a veteran angler who specializes in teaching others to be more productive on the water.  Lance talks about late season trolling for walleye and he unveils his new website TeachinFishin.com.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has another nice venison recipe.

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

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Show Rundown for 9/29

We wrap up the month of September with a fast paced and informational Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, Lt. Jason Hanes of the Michigan DNR with the story of an Arkansas man convicted of selling live asian carp in Michigan.

Then, Chris Goerge of the Iueter Insurance Company has some great advice on insuring your outdoor toys and equipment.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews. Tom has an overview of the October edition of their magazine.

Glenn Duncan of Duncan’s Outdoor Shop in Bay City, MI kicks off the second hour. Glenn is a veteran gunsmith and firearms expert. He has some tips on choosing the right gun for a woman or kids.

Then Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs joins me with a reminder about their “75 prizes in 75 days” membership campaign.

The final hour features outdoor writer and whitetail expert Richard P. Smith. Richard says Michigan’s whitetail management is for sale to the the highest bidder and he explains why.

We wrap it all up with Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week the chef has a very nice venison recipe.

A fast paced show filled with lots of great information…I hope you like it.

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Outdoor Magazine Radio for 8/11 or Magazine

A fast paced and informational show coming up this week.

First I recap my salmon fishing trip on Lake Michigan, including the story of fighting a downrigger for several minutes.

Then RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio joins me to talk about preparing trophy fish and game for the taxidermist.

Next, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me to talk about the IBO championship and Darton shooters at that competition.

I wrap up the hour by drawing the winner of this month’s Ameristep Carnivore ground blind.

Lennie Rezmer of Carbon Express is the featured guest in hour number two. Lennie talks about his company’s broadheads and arrows. We also take a quick look back to one of their original products…the stringtracker.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is my next guest. Tony says I’m wrong about my assessment of the asian carp threat. We also discuss some recent criticism Tony has received from a well know Michigan outdoorsman.

The final hour of this week’s show features Kentucky outdoor writer Will Brantley. Will is an avid hunter and angler who has first hand knowledge of asian carp. Will says their impact is dramatic and even devastating on native fish. Will has me re-thinking my position on the invasive fish.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up the show as he continues with the fishing theme. This time Dave has a very nice fish recipe.

A fast paced and interesting show this week. I hope you like it.

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Rundown for the Weekend of June 9th

This week I take a look back at some of the more interesting conversations from the Outdoor Magazine show over the past couple of years.

First I talk with Michigan farmer and avid hunter Nick Ostrowski. Nick has killed more wild boar in this state than anybody I know of and he has some great advice on where to find the invasive animals.

Then rocker and outdoorsman Ted Nugent joins me to sound off about all things outdoors. Ted always has strong thoughts and opinions on outdoor issues.

The final hour features bowfishing guide Chris Brackett. Chris guides on the Illinois River for Asian Carp. He has intimate knowledge of those fish and talks about their possible impact on the Great Lakes.

An interesting look back at some important topics and colorful guests this week on the show. I hope you can join me.

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Radio for 4th of July Weekend

We celebrate Independence Day weekend with an Outdoor Magazine radio show full of outdoor news and information.

I kick off the program talking about my recent tour of Michigan. It’s good to hit the road sometimes and be reminded what a beautiful state we have. My recent walleye fishing adventures on Saginaw Bay are also a topic of discussion.

Then, Tom Galley of the Firefly Company joins me to talk about an interesting new product he’s come up with. It’s an electronic wind detector that can detect even the smallest breeze and wind thermal.

We wrap up the hour with Randy Jorgenson of Woods-n-Waternews. Randy talks about his recent trip fishing for bass in a kayak as well as the latest edition of his magazine.

In the second hour I have a very interesting conversation with a very interesting guy…..Chris Brackett. Chris is most recently known for hosting the cutting edge archery television show called Arrow Affliction, but he first hit the national scene with Extreme Aerial Bowfishing, that company specializes in bowfishing for silver carp on the Illinois River. Since Chris has lots of experience with those big Asian Carp, I wanted to get his thoughts on what role they might play once they get into the Great Lakes. Surprisingly, Chris says not everything about those fish is bad.

Next, Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs joins me. Tony talks about the interviews on his website with all Michigan’s gubernatorial candidates and what they have to say on hunting and fishing issues.

In the final hour we head north to the Upper Peninsula and Tom Gudwer of Fishing Fever Charters. Tom tells me about the adventure of fishing for big lake trout on Lake Superior’s Stannard Rock. We also discuss trolling for king salmon out of Manistique and some great fall walleye action near Escanaba.

As always, the show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time the chef has a nice stuffed walleye recipe.

A busy and informative show this week. I hope you enjoy it.

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