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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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Rundown for First Weekend in April

We kick off the new month with some interesting guests this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, Josh Pawlak of Vanguard Outdoors joins me to talk about that Michigan based company.  I’m happy to welcome Vanguard to the Outdoor Magazine family.

Then, Captain Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience  fishing charters joins me to talk about a fishing trip giveaway coming up on Saginaw Bay.

The hour wraps up with Emily Mallory from the Forward Corporation.  Emily has details on how you can win that fishing trip with Captain Godi.

Hour two kicks off with veteran turkey hunter Greg Abbas of Away Outdoors (AwayHunting.com).  Greg talks about targeting early season birds and demonstrates some calls to help you bag a gobbler.

Drew YoungDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  Drew talks about potential policy resolutions at their upcoming convention and his thoughts on the movement to make “blaze pink” legal for Michigan hunters.

Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters wraps up the hour.  Gary warns hunters about a website that appears to be a booking agent for East Lake Outfitters, but Gary says he’s not associated with the company behind that site.

Metro Deroit fishing is the topic of discussion in hour number three as I talk with guide Brad Smith of Detroit Outdoor Adventures (iFishDetroit.com).  Brad has great advice on jigging for Detroit River walleye.  He also talks about fishing for other species, including this nice musky caught on a recent trip.

Smyth Musky


We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a walleye in phyllo dough recipe.

Great guests and outdoor information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like the show.

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This Week’s Show Rundown (4/20)

There’s another fast paced show coming up this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Manistee charter captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters joins me with an early season fishing report from the waters of Lake Michigan. As often happens when we talk with Paul from the water, one of his clients hooks a fish while we’re talking on air.

Then, RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio has some good advice for walleye anglers and springtime turkey hunters on preserving their trophies.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour with a preview of the May edition of their magazine.

Longtime friend Jim Barta kicks off the second hour. For many years Jim was a walleye fishing guide on the Detroit River and Lake Erie. He’s since moved to Alabama to work more closely with his Hunter Safety System company. Jim has some great tips for catching big springtime walleye and he previews new HSS products.

Tony Hansen from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is up next. This week Tony talks about the importance of encouraging our state legislators to support the Wildlife Management Package currently in the senate.

Turkey hunting is the topic of the final hour as I talk with Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors. Greg spent many years as a turkey guide on northern Michigan public land and has great advice to bag a gobbler.

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

Another fast paced and informational show. I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for April 6th.

We kick off the month of April with a fast paced and informational show this week.

First Ken Johnston of Ultimate Firearms joins me to talk about his Johnston Muzzleloader. Ken says his rifle is accurate to more than five hundred yards in the right hands, and it’s made right here in Michigan.

Next, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews and I talk about getting ready for turkey season. Tom also discusses the latest edition of their magazine.

Hour number two kicks off with Pat McKenna of the Ameristep Company. Pat has some great info on portable ground blinds for turkey season. We also discuss the recent move that made Ameristep part of the Synergy group and the new line of products that acquisition involves.

Jim Crane of Lumenok company finishes the hour talking about his company’s lighted arrow nocks. Jim also announces a contest where listeners can win a three pack of Lumen Arrows. You can enter at this link.

Walleye fishing on the Detroit River is the topic of our final hour as I talk with Lance Valentine of Walleye 101. Lance says this is the time of year to catch giant fish on that river and has some great advice on how to be most effective.

As always, we wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a nice walleye recipe.

Another buys and informative show. I hope you like it.

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Show Rundown for 3/31

A broad based and fast paced show this week on Outdoor Magazine.

First, Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select joins me with some great advice on planting a food plot for wildlife. Eric says April is the perfect time to get that job done.

Then, Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance Group is up next. Karl is an avid outdoorsman who makes his living in the insurance business. He has tips on protecting your outdoor gear and equipment.

The second hour features veteran walleye angler Mark Romanack of the Fishing 411 television show seen on Sportsman Channel. Mark has spent a lot of time chasing trophy walleye on the Detroit River over the years and he has lots of expert advice for anglers there.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs finishes out the hour with a look at the latest outdoor news coming out of Lansing.

Our final hour takes a look at the Demmer Shooting Center at Michigan State University with Glen Bennett. Glenn is the MSU archery coach and an archery instructor at the center. He also has a preview of a big 3D shoot there at the end of April.

As always, we wrap it up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Another show filled with great information, and I hope you like it

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