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Radio Rundown for 1/6

First, professional angler and charter captain Lance Valentine of Walleye101 joins me to talks about the upcoming outdoor show season.  Lance will be speaking next weekend at the Ultimate Fishing Show in Novi and later at our outdoor expo in West Branch.  For details on that show check out this website.  MikeAveryExpo.com.

Next Ben Nielsen of Showspan previews their upcoming shows for this winter.

Hour two kicks off with veteran Lake St. Clair angler Jim Felgenauer.  Jim talks about perch fishing on the lake and also the time honored tradition of spearing perch on that body of water.

Michigan’s Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa of MLive joins me next.  Mark says this bitter cold weather pattern is likely to continue through the winter.

Angler Qwest‘s Brad Dupuie is up next.  Brad talks about his company’s presence at boat shows this season and also expansion of the Angler Qwest plant.

In hour three one of my favorite guests joins me.  Veteran outdoorsman and outdoor writer Tom Lounsbury talks about his fall hunting season and looks ahead to wintertime rabbit hunting.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very unusual bobcat recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Show Rundown for June 10/11

Charter Captain John Roby of Chain Tail Charters (charterfishingmackinaw.com) is my first guest this week.  John talks about fishing lake trout and salmon in the straits.  He says the fishing off Mackinac Island and under the Big Mac bridge can be very good.

We continue the fishing theme in hour two with Brad Dupuie of Angler Qwest Boats.  Brad talks about the growth and evolution of that Michigan made fishing tritoon.  He also has some tips  on trolling spoons for open water walleye.

Shane Rubyonis of DreamWeaver Lures is up next.  Shane talks about the history of his company and how they continue to come up with spoons and colors that consistently catch fish.

In hour three veteran outdoor writer and outdoorsman Tom Lounsbury is featured.  Tom describes his recent turkey hunting trip where he called in a nice bird for a first time lady turkey hunter.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up once again.  This time Dave has a nice fish recipe.

I hope you like the show.



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Rundown for March 11/12

Chris Hamm of Wisconsin based HHA Sports is my first guest this week.  HHA is the leader in adjustable, single pin archery sight technology.  Chris talks about the history of their family owned company, the products they make and our new HHA Sports Podcast.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me with details of their upcoming April edition.

Hour two starts out with Tom Goniea of the Michigan dnr.   Tom is the senior fisheries biologist for the department and the guy who overseas commercial fishing operations in the state.  He has some interesting comments about proposed changes in the commercial fishing regulations that could allow them to keep walleye and lake trout.

Then, Dupuie of Angler Qwest boats joins me.  Brad says demand for the big water trolling tritoon is strong and promotes their appearance at the big Ultimate Sport Show (showspan.com/USG/) coming up in Grand Rapids in a couple weeks.

Hannah Schauer of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Hannah talks about the growing number of coyote complaints from southern Michigan residents.

Fishing is the topic of discussion in hour number three of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV.  Mark is an expert angler, fishing educator and TV show host with lots of great information.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has an interesting muskrat recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for the Weekend of 2/11-12

My first guest the week is Michigan dnr Fisheries Chief Jim Dexter.  Jim talks about the Lake Michigan salmon fishery and responds to charges he should be fired for decisions on stocking lake trout.

Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews  joins me with details on their March edition.

Hour two kicks of with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine is an avid predator hunter and has advice on coyote hunting during the breeding season.

Elyse Walters from the DNR is up next.  She talks about the upcoming free fishing weekend and their weekly fishing reports for anglers.

Dan Davis of Burt Watson Chevrolet wraps up the hour.  Dan has worked at that dealership for more than thirty years and says leasing is the way to go these days.

We’re talking Angler Qwest in the final hour of this week’s show.  Boat designer Brad Dupuie joins me to discuss changes in the boat design for 2017.  He also shares some tips on trolling spoons for open water walleye.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time Dave has an interesting beaver recipe.

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

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Radio Rundown for Memorial Day Weekend

We kick off the summer season this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First Brad Dupuie of Qwest Pontoons joins me to talk about the Angler Qwest fishing tritoon.  The concept of a hard core fishing pontoon is catching on fast with Great Lakes Anglers.

Then, Dave Kimar of Kimars Charters joins me in hour two.  Dave is a veteran charter captain who was the first to take charters to Lake Superior’s Standard Rock.

Next, Drew YoungeDyke of mucc   re-iterates why they’re against proposed legislation they say would decrease the amount of land available to hunters and anglers.

Hour three features outdoor writer Steve Griffin.  Steve talks about why he likes panfishing and has great advice for catching the hard fighting fish.

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

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

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Radio Rundown for 2/28-3/1

We kick off this week’s show talking with Michigan dnr fisheries biologist Todd Grischke about changes in the works for the Saginaw Bay walleye fishery.  Those will likely include decreasing the size limit and increasing the daily creel limit for walleye.  Those regulations would go into affect for 2016.

Scott Sczafranski of  the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay is up next with an ice and fish in report, as well as reaction to those proposed walleye regulations.

Hour two kicks off with angler Dusty C0mpton.  Dusty became well know in Michigan ice fishing circles as pictures of his big pike were seen on several internet sites and Facebook pages.  Dusty has great advice on what it takes to consistently catch big pike through the ice.

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Then Mike Smalligan of the Michigan DNR has info on their Forest Stewardship Program.

Brad Dupuie of Apex Marine wraps up the hour with news of a big award their Angler Qwest boat received at the Miami Boat Show.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith is featured in hour number three.  Richard talks about how the UP whitetails are doing this winter, the habits of denned black bears and deer management in Michigan.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave reaches into the archives for a crow recipe.

It’s a fast paced show this week filled with great guests and information.  I hope you like it.



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Show Rundown for 1/31-2/1

We wrap up January and kick off the new month with more good guests this week.

First, Brad Dupuie of Apex Marine joins me to talk about their new Angler Qwest big water trolling tritoons.  That boat was a big success with anglers last summer and the company has made some interesting changes for 2015.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the latest edition of that magazine and what’s coming up next month.

Hour two features Paul Cianciolo of Predator Hunter Outdoors.  Paul has some innovative, high intensity LED lights for predator hunting after dark.

Then Katie McGlashen of the Michigan dnr joins me to talks about the Waterloo Recreation area and the Eddy Discovery Center (Michigan.gov/EddyCenter).

Ice fishing on Lake St. Clair is the subject in our final hour as I talk with veteran outdoorsman Jim Felgenauer.  Jim describes spearing for perch and the action on LSC in general.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Dave doesn’t have a recipe this week, instead we talk about the preparation involved in cooking a wild game dinner for several hundred people.

Another show filled with great guests and information.  I hope you like it.

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Rundown for First Weekend in November

We kick off the month of November with interesting guests  and lots of great outdoor information this week on the Outdoor Magazine show.

First, John (JB) Brown joins me to talk about hunting Upper Peninsula Michigan wolves.  John has hunted those animals in the Western Yoop for the last couple of years on cattle depredation permits and has some good advice for hunters headed up for Michigan’s first wolf hunt.  Here’s a picture of the most recent wolf John killed.



Then Tim Hart of the Q1Buckpole joins me to talk about that online big buck contest.

The second hour features Jeana Canel of Jays Sporting Goods.  Jeana is the manager of the gun department in their Clare Store and she has some great advice on guns for deer season.

Brad Dupuie joins me next to announce a new partnership between Outdoor Magazine Radio and Michigan’s apex Boat Company.  Apex makes the new Angler Qwest big water fishing pontoon boat.  You’ll be hearing lots about that boat over the next several months.



Speaking of fishing, the third hour features walleye angler Lance Valentine of Walleye 101.  Lance is on Lake Erie this weekend chasing late season trophies and he has great advice on targeting big walleye.

The show wraps up with chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week dave has a tasty venison steak recipe.  It’s featured on page 105 of Daves Wild Game Cookbook.

Another fast paced show filled with lots of outdoor news and information.  I hope you like it.

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