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Rundown for Father’s Day Weekend.

First, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart talks about the Michigan moose herd.  Moose were re-introduced to the state more than thirty years ago, but the population hasn’t grown as originally expected.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about their July edition and the upcoming Outdoor Weekend in September.

Hour two kicks off with Darton Archery  staff shooter Al Burk.  Al describes how target shooter can make you a better bowhunter…especially 3D shoots.

Kevin Frawley of the DNR is up next.   He has details on the recent survey of Michigan deer hunters.  Highlights of that report include the number of hunters continues to decline, but their success rate is up slightly.  Kevin also says support for baiting and antler point restrictions is on the rise.

Hour three features Eric Lafollette of Jays Sporting Goods.  Eric has great advice on the new wireless trail cam systems and how to use them.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.   This week, Dave has a nice walleye recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for Mother’s Day Weekend

First RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio in Allendale joins me to talk about preserving your hunting and fishing memories.

Then, Tom Campbell from the Woods-n-Waternews magazine has a look at their latest edition.

Hour two kicks off with Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Chad Stewart.  Chad talks about whitetail fawns and why people should never pick them up.  He also describes the latest on CWD in Michigan and proposed changes to the state’s deer hunting regulations.

Then, Shaun McKeon of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) describes their new “On the Ground Jr.” program.

Bass fishing is the topic in hour 3 as I talk with fishing guide Gerry Gostenik of Great Lakes Bass Fishing.  Gerry says Michigan is one of the top states in the country for trophy smallmouth with Lake St. Clair leading the way.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps this week’s show up.  This time he has a very interesting woodchuck recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for Last Weekend in February

A slower paced show this week, but still filled with lots of news and information.

First, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart joins me to talk about the CWD situation in Mecosta County.  Chad says there are still lots of questions to be answered regarding that incident.  We also talk about the Ann Arbor deer situation and look ahead to the future of deer hunting in Michigan.

Hour two kicks off with veteran turkey hunter Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors.   Greg says it’s a little too early to start patterning the birds, but the perfect time to start getting ready for the season.  Greg demonstrates some calls and talks about this strategy for targeting public land gobblers.

Caleb Putman of the DNR is up next.  Caleb describes a new partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Audubon Society.

We’re talking fishing in hour three of this week’s show as Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 joins me.  Lance explains how to jig for walleye in the Saginaw and Detroit Rivers.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has an interesting woodchuck recipe.

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 November 12/13

We get ready for the Michigan firearm deer season this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Wildlife Biologist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about the outlook for the season.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about deer hunting today and has a preview of their December edition.

Hour two kicks off with meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (FarmerWeather.com).  Mark gives a forecast for the firearm season and beyond.  He also talks a look at the “super moon” the night before the season opens.

mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke is up next.  Drew looks forward to the next Michigan Out of Doors magazine and also stresses the importance of the “hunt your hunt” concept.

Well know Michigan deer hunter Greg Abbas (AWayHunting.com) is featured in hour three.  Greg tells the story of his recent southern Michigan buck and talks about using pressure from other hunters to drive deer to your stand.

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We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  As you might expect, Dave has a venison recipe this week.

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

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Radio Guests for 9/17

Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters is up first on this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show.  Gary talks about bear hunting in Michigan and his new whitetail guide service in Missouri.

Then, Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews  joins me with a wrap up of their big Outdoor Weekend and a preview of the October edition of the magazine.

Hour two kicks off with Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Chad is the whitetail specialist for the state and we discuss the outlook for the season, status of CWD and what can be done to improve deer numbers in the UP.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc wraps up the hour talking about a concept he calls “hunt your hunt”.

We switch topics for our final hour of this week’s show and talk fall fishing with Mark Martin.  Mark says the fall is a great time to catch trophy fish because they’re putting on th feed bag for winter.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave and I talk about a live Facebook event coming up Wednesday the 21st at 8PM.  The event will be at Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse where one lucky guest will win a new Darton Archery Viper SS crossbow package.

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

 

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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 May 14/15

We kick off this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show with charter captain Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience.  Jeff talks about trolling spoons on Saginaw Bay and the challenges of running a new charter boat.

Then Laura Corlew joins the conversation.  Laura won a fishing trip with Captain Godi in a contest through the folks at the Forward Corporation.

Whitetails are the opening topic in hour number two as I talk with biologist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Chad stresses the importance of leaving fawns alone.  He says there’s never a good reason to pick one up.

Then mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke checks in with details on proposed legislation that would make it easier for the state to sell public land and limit access for hunting and angling.

Joe Marion kicks off the final hour of this week’s show.  Joe is a charter captain and former coastguardsman who has spent his life on the water.  Joe has great advice to prevent accidents while on the Great Lakes and inland water.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

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

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Show Rundown for the Last Weekend in November

We wrap up the month with some great guests and information on this  edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Tony Demboski of the Upper Peninsula Sportsmens Alliance joins me to talk about issues facing UP hunters.  Tony is especially concerned about the loss of deer yarding areas.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buckle (mibuckpole.com) has some cool deer hunting stories based on pictures posted to their website.

Hour two kicks off with master gunsmith Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor shop in Bay City.  Glenn has advice on the best way to store your guns during the off season.

Amy Trotter from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org)  is up next.  Amy talks about their OTG program, plus interesting activity in Lansing and Washington affecting outdoor enthusiasts.

Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour with an update on CWD and that mule deer found dead along a Michigan roadway.

Our final hour features Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV Show.  Tim talks about hunting deer in the late season and also goes back to his years as a fishing guide to discuss water temperature and how that affects steelhead fishing.

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

Great guests and 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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