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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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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for 6/11

Jeff Poet is the kick off guest on this week’s show.  Jeff is the President of Jays Sporting Goods and a member of the Michigan Wildlife Council.  He talks about the campaign to promote hunting and fishing in Michigan, as well as the outdoor retail business.

Then Karen Cleveland of the Michigan dnr talks about the confusion over changes in the plan to control cormorants in the state.

Hour two kicks off with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted discusses their bow and crossbow lineup for 2016.

mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke  is up next with details of their On The Ground (OTG) program to improve habitat for fish and wildlife across the state.

Fishing educator and TV fishing show host Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 is featured in hour number three.  Mark talks about trolling for open water walleye and the process of testing dive curves on popular fishing lures.

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

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

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Radio Rundown for First Show in December

We kick off the new month with some great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Ted Harpham of Michigan’s Darton Archery  joins me.  Darton is getting ready to celebrate sixty five years in the archery business by introducing some cool new bows and crossbows.

Then, another Michigan archery company is featured as I talk with Tim Checkeroski of G5 Outdoors.  Tim has details on the new Havoc crossbow head.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour talking about the outdoors in the great state of Michigan.

The time honored tradition of trapping is the featured topic in hour number two as I talk with Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com).

Then we switch gears to steelhead and wrap up the hour with fisheries biologist Heather Hettinger of the michigan dnr.

Old friend Tom Lounsbury joins me in the final hour of this week’s show.  As always, we talk about a large variety of topics….including the late pheasant season and tactics for late season whitetails.

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

 

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Show Rundown for 7/12

We kick off the show this week talking once again with Adam Bump of the Michigan dnr.  This time Adam talks about an incident where a wolf researcher was bitten by an animal and had to kill the wolf.

Then, outgoing MUCC Director Erin McDonough checks in one last time to talk about the accomplishments of that organization during her tenure.

Next, DNR Sgt. Tom Wanless talks about his MORS weekend.  That’s an innovative program where young people can get all of their outdoor related safety certificates in just a couple of weekends.

Hour number two features Ted Harpham of Michigan’s Darton Archery.  Ted talks about their new products for this year and says they’ll give away a Darton DS700 when the Outdoor Magazine Facebook page reaches 30,000 likes.

Bill Hahn of Jays Sporting Goods wraps up the hour talking about trail cameras and what to look for when buying a unit.

The final hour features Captain Doug Deming of the Fish Point Lodge on Saginaw Bay.  Doug says the walleye fishing this summer has been very good and he’s looking forward to the fall waterfowl season.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up once again with another great recipe.

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Radio Rundown for February 15-16

Lots of great guests on this week’s Outdoor Magazine Radio show (MikeAveryOutdoors.com).

First, outdoor writer and avid pan fisherman Steve Griffin joins me.  Steve has great advice on fishing the smaller, inland lakes for bluegills and crappies.

Then, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery announces a new Facebook giveaway.  When the Outdoor Magazine Facebook page reaches 21,000 likes, we’ll give away a new Serpent crossbow.

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Hour number two kicks off with Al Herman of the Michigan Friends of the NRA (FriendsofNRA.org).  Al talks about that group and how they encourage kids and women to get into the shooting sports.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc and Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management (citizenswildlife.com) is up next.  Drew says the petition to fight anti hunters in Michigan is going well but encourages folks to continue to gather signatures.

Turkey hunting is the topic of the final hour as I talk with Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AwayHunting.com).  Greg is a six time Michigan turkey calling champ be he says calling is just a small part of springtime turkey hunting.

We wrap it all up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week the chef has a very nice walleye recipe.

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

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Rundown for Last Weekend in January

We wrap up January with another interesting edition of the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about springtime turkey hunting.  The deadline to apply for the restricted season hunts is February 1st.

Then Ted Harpham of Darton Archery talks about predator hunting at night with crossbows.  They’ve had great luck with this new twist on the rapidly growing sport of coyote hunting.

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Hour two kicks off with the “Sturgeon General” Brenda Archambo.  Brenda is the president of the Black Lake Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow and an avid proponent of the prehistoric fish.  She talks about efforts to save the fish and how a sturgeon spearing season is part of those efforts.

Then Bill Moritz, Deputy Director of the DNR joins me to talk about the new hunting and fishing license package.  Bill says some fees will go up but the number of licenses has been cut considerably.

Wintertime steelheading is the opening topic of hour number three as I talk with Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul says it’s been tough to get on the river this year because of the ice but the fishing has been good when they can get out.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up this week’s show.  Dave is still recovering from his heart attack and we shoot the breeze about their Helping Hands fundraising dinner and a big wild game dinner coming up in Midland.

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

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