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Radio Rundown for the Weekend of 9/23

First, wildlife biologist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr joins me with a preview of what to expect from the upcoming deer season.  He also talks about the biological and social impact of the youth hunt and has an update on CWD and TB in the Michigan deer herd.

Hour two kicks off with Conservation Officer Lt. Jeremy Payne.  Jeremy says they’re looking for more officers and describes what it takes to be a modern day Game Warden.  He also has some advice on staying legal in the field this fall.

Paul Yauk is up next.  Paul has details on the Michigan trail system and the upcoming national trails week program.  You can learn more about the trail system at Michigan.gov/trailsweek.

We wrap up the hour talking about pheasant hunting in Michigan.  Ken Dalton is on a crusade to get the DNR to release pheasants on state land and the movement is getting some support.  You can follow the project at mphi.info.

Matt Pedigo is the featured guest in hour number three this week.  First, Matt talks about the Michigan Wildlife Council and their “Here for Generations” campaign (HereforMiOutdoors.org).  Then, Matt puts on his Michigan bear hunters hat to discuss the state’s bear population and the number of tags issued by the DNR.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time Dave has a very nice squirrel recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for March 12/13

We kick off this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show talking about the crazy weather with meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (FarmerWeather.com).  Way back in September,  Mark accurately predicted what this winter would be like.  Now he gives us his thoughts on the spring and summer weather patterns.  Here’s a hint…be sure to get your air conditioner tuned up early this year.

Then Conservation Officer Tony Soave (Michigan.gov/dnr) joins me to talk about the upcoming walleye season closure on Michigan rivers and what that means for anglers.

Turkey hunting is the opening topic in hour number two as I talk with Brandon Ziegler from Jays Sporting Goods.  Brandon has great advice on choosing the right turkey gun, choke tube and ammo for longbeards.  We also discuss the importance of patterning your gun before the season.

Next, Lee Osterland of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about prescription burns and how the department uses fire to improve habitat.

Veteran outdoor writer Tom Lounsbury is featured in our final hour.  Tom is a lifelong outdoorsman from Michigan’s Thumb and he always has a very interesting perspective on hunting and fishing related issues.

We wrap up this week’s show with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  As always, Dave has a very nice wild game recipe.

Interesting guests with great information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like the show.


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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

First, Sgt. Ron Kimmerly of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about the role of our state’s Conservation Officers and how it’s changed over the years.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews  previews their July edition…including a story  we did on running spoons for walleye aboard the Michigan made Angler Qwest boat (ApexMarine).

We kick off the second hour talking about catfish in the Grand River with Dan Lipski of RiverKat Professional Guide Service.  Dan has great advice for catching big channel cats and flatheads in Michigan rivers.

Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  Drew has an update on avian flu and cwd in Michigan.

Northern Michigan fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of Wild Fishing.  Dave has advice on catching more fish, but he also stresses the importance of enjoying your day on the water…regardless of the number of fish.

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

More great guests and information this week.  I hope you like it.


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Show Rundown for First Weekend of Summer

We kick off summer with another show filled with great guests and information.

First, Scott Szafranski of Linwood Beach Marina talks about the Saginaw Bay walleye fishery so far this season.

Then Tom  Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews  talks about their latest edition.

Hour two features Captain John King of Halcyon Charters.  John fishing the UP port of Detour and also ventures over to the Straits to fish salmon and trout in the shadow of the Mackinac Bridge.

Lt. Creig Grey of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour talking about their new class of Conservation Officers.

Veteran outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith joins me in hour three of this week’s show.  Richards talks of his disappointment in the Natural Resource Commission and their failure to change UP deer hunting regulations.

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

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

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