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Radio Rundown for the last Weekend in November

First, Michigan deer hunter John Wardynski tells the amazing story of how a black bear stole John’s buck…and he has the video to prove it.

Then Brad Smyth of Detroit Outdoor Adventures (iFishDetroit.com) talks about the late fall fishing opportunities in Southern Michigan.

Hour two kicks off with Jason Blitchok of the Michigan Darkhouse Angling Association.  Jason describes the time honored tradition of pike spearing and how to get started.

Bryan Darland from Jays Sporting Goods is up next.  Bryan is the manager of Jay’s Clare store and he has some great suggestions for the outdoor enthusiast on your Christmas list.

Fishing is the opening topic of discussion on hour three this week as I talk with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose (WildFishing.com).  Dave talks about the great fall fishing to be had across the state right now, and looks forward to ice fishing season.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps the show up, this time with another great venison 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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Radio Rundown for 11/11-11/12

First, Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole  joins me to talk about their daily hunting and fishing report.  He also has a checklist for opening day.

Then Carol Rose from the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors) has an update on their campaign to protect hunting, fishing and trapping.

Next, Emily Mallory with the details of their latest giveaway from the Forward Corporation.  It involves a $500 gift certificate from Jays Sporting Goods.

Hour two kicks off with Trevor Daley from the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com).  Trevor describes the trapping lifestyle and talks about the traps used today.

Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation (nwf.org) wraps up the hour talking about the issues his group is working on, including the latest on asian carp.

Rob Miller, the guy largely responsible for the popularity of deer tracking dogs in Michigan today, is featured in hour three.  Rob describes the increase in the use of tracking dogs and has advice to help hunters recover more deer.  You can learn more on his facebook page (facebook.com/SyprisandSargentdeertracking).

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

A good show this week.  I hope you can join me.

 

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Rundown For The Weekend of 10/21

First, Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr has an update on CWD in Michigan, including the latest case in Montcalm County.

Then Jim Hammill from the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors.org) joins me to talk about that group and their “Here For Generations”  campaign.

Hour two features professional angler Lance Valentine of  Walleye 101.  Lance is getting ready to head down to Lake Erie to chase big walleye.   He has advice on trolling big water in the late season.

DNR biologist and avid upland bird hunter Al Stewart is up next.  Al has details of an upcoming woodcock symposium.

Pheasant hunting is the topic in the final hour of this week’s show as I talk with Tom Lounsbury.  Tom hasn’t missed an opening day of the Michigan pheasant season in six decades.  He says the birds have changed over the years and has advice on how to hunt them today.

We wrap it all up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar.  As always, Dave has a recipe that sounds great.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for 10/14

First, Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters (WildGameDynasty.com) joins me to talk about  his bear season in the eastern UP.  We also talks about deer hunting in the Yoop and look ahead to next spring’s turkey season.

Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews  joins me to talk about their November edition.

In hour two, audiologist and avid hunter Mike Stewart is my first guest.  Mike describes the damage gunshots can do to our hearing and has some great advice on how to prevent it.

Then, Captain Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience talks about waterfowl hunting on Saginaw Bay and how the high water could affect hunters this season.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Richard tells the story of his successful Michigan bear hunt and talks about bear and deer hunting in Michigan.

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We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for October 7/8

The topic of “automatic knives”, also known as “switchblades” is up first on this week’s show.  Those knives will soon be legal in Michigan and Bill Hahn of Jays Sporting Goods says there’s a lot of interest in them.

Then, Bob Ransom of Primal Treestands joins me to talk about that company and their products.

Hour two features UP hunting guide Dean Hulce.  Dean owns the Wilson Creek Hunt Club and has guided hunters across North America.  We talk about the UP whitetail herd and how Michigan deer hunting has changed over the years.

Next, John Darling from the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about hunting our state’s managed waterfowl areas.

Guns are the topic in hour number three this week as I talk with Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor  Shop in Bay City.   Glenn describes the process of sighting in a rifle and the importance of using the right ammunition.  He also talks about some of the more popular rifle cartridges today.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time with a very nice venison recipe.

I hope you like the show.

 

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for 9/9

First, Rob Miller talks about using dogs to recover deer.  Rob was one of the first trackers in Michigan and says dogs can find many whitetails that hunters have given up on.  You can learn more on his Facebook page….facebook.com/syprisandsargentdeertracking.

Then, Chad Merrihew of Security Credit Union  has details on their “Outdoor Adventure” card to finance all aspects of your next Outdoor Adventure.

Hour two kicks off with Chad Stearns of Jays Sporting Goods.  Chad recently returned from a dall sheep hunt in the mountains of Alaska.  He tells the story of that hunt, including when he was charged by a sow grizzly.

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Then, Holly Vaughn of the Michigan dnr talks about new regulations facing waterfowl hunters this season.

Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter  Insurance Group wraps up the hour with great advice on protecting our expensive hunting and fishing gear.

Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey is featured in our final hour this week.  Tim talks about fall  fishing and chasing trophy whitetails.

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

I hope you like the show.

 

 

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Rundown for August 19-20

First, Jimmy Gretzinger of Michigan Out of Doors TV joins me to talk about continuing that long running television show and what goes on behind the scenes each week.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their big Outdoor Weekend coming up after Labor Day.

Hour two kicks off with fishing guide and outdoor writer Dave Rose (WildFishing.com).  Dave has an on the water report while smallmouth fishing on Grand Traverse Bay.

Next, Bob Ransom (the guy who started Ameristep) talks about his new tree stand company called Primal Treestands.

The final hour features veteran outdoorsman Tom Lounsbury.  Tom talks about getting ready for the hunting season and some of his favorite types of hunting.

Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with another great recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for July 22nd.

First, Eric Sherwood of Michigan based Whitetail Select Seed talks about planting late summer food plots.  He says August is a great time for that and describes the process and how to get the best results.

Then, Nick Grillo of Michigan Brand Meats announces the opening of their online store and talks about a new recipe in the works for their jerky.

Hour two kicks off with Brad Smyth of Detroit Outdoor Adventures fishing charters (iFishDetroit.com).  Brad talks about the tremendous fishery on Lake St. Clair.

Next Nick Green, mucc‘s new Public Information Officer joins me.  Nick describes his background of hunting and fishing in Northern Michigan, as well as his plans to update the Michigan Out-of-Doors Magazine.

The hour wraps up with Bryan Darland from Jays Sporting Goods.  Bryan was at the big ICAST show in Florida and he talks about the new fishing gear unveiled there.

Hour three features Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System company.  HSS was the first company to come out with an easy to use, full body safety harness.  Over the years their products have continued to improve and evolve.  This year, they now offer scent control in some of their harnesses.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has an interesting sheephead 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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