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Radio Rundown to Kick Off December

First, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me to unveil their 2018 lineup of bows and crossbows.

Then, Joe Grillo from Michigan Brand meats talks about their “Ham for the Holidays” program where we’ll give away a ham each week on my “Wednesday Night Live” segments.

Plus Mitch Mountney from Michigan Buck Pole talks about how the deer season is going so far.

Hour two kicks off with Dave Hildebrand from Jays Sporting Goods.  Dave is an expert when it comes to muzzleloaders and has great advice.

Then Michigan dnr‘s Caleb Putnam talks about wintertime birding and the big Christmas bird count.  We also discuss the large number of snowy owls and eagles in Michigan.

Predator hunting is the topic in hour three as I talk with Paul Cianciolo from Predator Hunter Outdoors.  Paul has great advice on coyote and fox hunting, especially after dark.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Show Rundown for 11/18

I start out this week’s show talking about the Michigan firearm deer season and why it’s such a big part of our outdoor heritage.

Then, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery has details on their deal to make bows for Martin Archery and he talks about their revolutionary new cam system and bow designs.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews discusses their upcoming December edition.

Hour two kicks off with Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey.  Tim has advice on hunting Michigan’s highly pressured deer during the gun season.

Nick Green from mucc is up next with details of their latest magazine and  some of the issues that group is working on.

Glen Venner of the Lure Lipstick Company leads off the final hour of this week’s show.  Glenn has enjoyed some excellent walleye fishing on the Saginaw River lately.  He has great advice on how to catch fall river walleye.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar is up next.  Dave discuss field prep of your deer and also has a nice venison recipe.

This week’s show wraps up with Michigan dnr Wildlife Chief Russ Mason.  Russ talks about the need for hunters in the CWD zones to shoot more deer and for all Michigan hunters to be on the lookout for the disease.

It’s a busy show this week.  I hope you like it.

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Rundown for Labor Day Weekend

First, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart joins me to talk about new regulations for deer, elk and moose hunters heading out of state.

Then Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation has details on their September give away programs…including a new Darton crossbow.

Ted Harpham of Darton Archery wraps up the hour.  He talks about the popularity of their new Maverick compound and Toxin 100 crossbow.

Hour two kicks off with biologist Jennifer Kleitch.  She talks about the early Michigan elk hunt and the status of our state’s elk herd.

Nick Green from mucc  is up next with details of their OTG program plus the latest edition of their magazine.

Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa of MLive wraps up the hour.  He says it’s going to be an early fall and winter.

Biologist and avid upland bird hunter Al Stewart kicks off hour number three this week.  Al says Michigan is one of the top states in the country for grouse and woodcock hunting.

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

I hope you like the show.

 

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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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June Kickoff Rundown

We start the new month talking with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted talks about their new Toxin 100 crossbow and Darton’s new bow fishing rig.

Hour two kicks off with Don Miller of Millers-Sportfishing Charters on Lake St. Clair.  Don is a veteran musky fisherman on that lake and his clients have boated many trophy fish over the years.

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Then Elyse Walter of the Michigan dnr reminds us about the Free Fishing Weekend next week and has details of their Master Angler program.

Veteran outdoor writer Steve Griffin is featured in hour three.  Steve talks about  bluegill fishing and chasing Lake Michigan salmon from a kayak.

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

I hope you like the show.

 

 

 

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Radio Rundown for Easter Weekend

Ted Harpham of Michigan based Darton Archery is my first guest this week.  Ted talks about bowhunting for turkeys, the growth of bow fishing and Darton’s compounds and crossbows.

Then Tim Dusterwinkle, President of the Michigan Bear Hunters Association (mibearhunters.org), joins me to talk about a video they helped produce to promote bear hunting with dogs.

Hour two kicks off with “Michigan’s Morel Master”, Clayton Edney.  Clayton runs the Michigan Morels Facebook page and has great advice on how to find the tasty springtime treats.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc wraps up the hour.  Drew announces his plans to leave the Michigan United Conservation Clubs and go to work for the National Wildlife Federation.  He says he’ll be working on many of the same issues….inluding asian carp.

Fishing Hall of Fame Member Mark Martin is featured in hour three.  He talks about a recent fishing trip on the Detroit River and his plans to fish the Keweenaw area for avariety of fish including walleye and trout.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar is up next.  This time Dave has a very nice turkey recipe.

I hope you like the show.

 

 

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Outdoor Magazine Rundown for December 17th and 18th

We kick off this week’s show talking about the new product line from Michigan made Darton Archery.  Sales Manager Ted Harpham describes the new bows and crossbow for 2017.

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Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has details on their January edition.

Hour two kicks off with Captain Doug Deming of the Fish Point Lodge on Saginaw Bay. Doug says they had a good waterfowl season and he’s looking forward to good ice so he can take clients out to chase walleye this winter.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Katie says now is the time to enter to win the Pure Michigan Hunt for next year.

We talk fishing in hour three of this week’s show as Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 joins me.  Mark has news about changes in the Off Shore Tackle OR 12 planer boards and their tattle flags.  He says those improvements could help you catch more fish.

As usual, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

Lots of outdoor news and information this week.  I hope you like the show.

 

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Radio Rundown for First Weekend in “Rocktober”.

We kick off the month of October talking with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted talks about their new 2017 Maverick and teases us with talk of their other new models to be unveiled in January at the Archery Trade Association show.

Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation wraps up the hour.  Emily has details of their latest promotional give away involving Slayer Blinds from Standish Fabricating.

Hour two kicks off with Master Taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room  Taxidermy Studio in Allendale.  RJ has great advice on taking care of your trophy in the field so you can get the best mount possible

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next.   Drew talks about the upcoming bow season, his plans to bear hunt in the remote western Upper Peninsula and some recent action taken by the Michigan United Conservation Clubs.

We switch gears and talk fishing in the final hour of this week’s show.  Captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters joins me to talk about fall salmon and trout fishing on the big lake and also steelhead fishing on the Manistee River.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time the veteran wild game master has a very nice venison recipe.

Great guests and information.  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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Radio Rundown for August 13/14

There’s an interesting lineup of guests and topics this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, avid outdoorsman Jeff Hammond has details on trapping crayfish from Michigan streams and lakes.  He says it’s a lot of fun and those crayfish are excellent eating.

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Then, Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina talks about perch fishing on Saginaw Bay.  That fishery is starting to heat up and shows a lot of promise for late summer and early fall.

Trent Allen with a beautiful Saginaw Bay jumbo.

Trent Allen with a beautiful Saginaw Bay jumbo.

Hour two features veteran charter captain Ed Retherford of Trout Scout Charters on northern Lake Huron.  Ed says the fishing has been pretty good this year, including a mixed bag of salmon, trout and even walleye.

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Then, Hanna Schauer of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk wildlife education classes offered to schools at no cost.

Michigan based Darton Archery is featured in hour three of this week’s show as I talk with Ted Harpham.  Ted talks about their company history and current lineup of compounds and crossbows.

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

I hope you like the show.

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