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Rundown for the Last Weekend in April

My first guest this week is a guy I called “the most interesting man in Michigan”.  His name is Bill Hoffman (WCHoffman.com) and he’s a writer, podcaster and avid turkey hunter (among other things).  Bill talks about the world of outdoor podcaster and has some advice for Michigan turkey hunters who need more action than our state can provide.

Then, Michigan dnr Law Division Corporal Dave Painter joins me to talk about the practice of  turkey “reaping”, also known as “fanning”.  There’s been a lot of confusion in Michigan about whether it’s legal.  Officer Painter has the official word from Lansing.

Hour two kicks off with Steve Winters of the Bowfishing Association of Michigan (BowFishBam.com).  Steve talks about the popularity of bow fishing and has details on some upcoming tournaments.

Amy Trotter from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  Amy talks about proposed legislation that would make it tougher to bring in deer carcasses harvested in other states to help prevent the spread of CWD.

The final hour features Tim Roller of Tim Rollers Outdoor Journey.  In honor of the opening weekend of trout season we’re talking fly fishing in Michigan.  We also talk turkey hunting and walleye fishing as well.

As usual, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Dave has another turkey recipe this week.

I hope you like the show.

 

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Radio Rundown for the First Show in April

We kick off the new month with a fast paced show covering many topics this week.

First, Tod Williams of the Bay Port Fish Company joins me to talk about the proposed changes to Michigan’s commercial fishing laws.  Those changes would allow commercial fishermen to keep an incidental catch of walleye and lake trout.

Then, charter captain Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience announces  a Saginaw Bay walleye fishing trip he’s giving away this summer.

Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation wraps up the hour and explains how to win that fishing trip by stopping by your local Forward convenience store.

Hour two kicks off with Kevin Charron of Jays Sporting Goods.  Kevin talks about the importance of patterning your shotgun for turkey season and has some great advice on choosing the right loads and choke tubes.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next.  This week Drew explains the importance of continued funding for CWD research.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is my last guest of the hour.  Katie reminds us it’s time  for new hunting and fishing licenses.

Fishing is the topic in hour three of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with Brad Smyth of Detroit Outdoor Adventures (iFishDetroit.com).  Brad says the springtime fishing opportunities in SE Michigan are world class.

As always, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  There’s no recipe this week.  Instead, Dave and I talk about the upcoming Facebook live event at his restaurant on Wednesday, April 5th.  There’s still time to get reservations.  Call 989 624-9349 to reserve a table.

A fast paced show this week filled with great guests and information.  I hope you like it.

 

 

 

 

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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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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 September 12/13

This week’s Outdoor Magazine show is filled with great guests and information.

First, outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose (WildFishing.com)  joins me to talk about fall fishing opportunities in northern Michigan.

Tim Dusterwinkle is featured in hour number two.  Tim is the president of the Michigan Bear Hunters Association (mibearhunters.org) He talks about the upcoming bear season and the appeal of running bears with dogs.

Next, the conversation turns to whitetail deer with Chad Stewart of the  Michigan  dnr Chad has an update on the CWD situation and preview of the upcoming season.

Bird hunting is the opening topic of hour number three as I talk with Al Stewart.  Al is the upland game bird specialist for the DNR and an avid bird hunter.  Al talks about fall turkey hunting, as well as grouse and woodcock seasons.

Dixie Dave Minar wraps up this week’s show with a spicy grilled goose breast recipe.

A little fishing this week….and lots of hunting.  I hope you like the show.

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