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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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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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Show Rundown For 10/26

We wrap up the month of October this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City joins me to talk about sighting in your deer gun.  He also comments on the resurgence in the popularity of revolvers.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews describes his hunting experiences so far this fall and has a quick rundown of what’s in this month’s edition of the magazine.

The second hour features Lt. Dave Shaw of the Michigan dnr.  Dave is a veteran game warden and has great advice on how to stay safe, and legal, in the woods this fall.

Noted outdoor writer and Michigan hunting expert Richard P Smith kicks off the final hour of this week’s show.  Richard describes his recent Upper Peninsula bear hunt and defends bear hunting with dogs.  He also talks about his plans to target a big Michigan whitetail.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with a very nice venison recipe.

A little slower paced show this week filled with lots of great information.

I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown For First Weekend of Summer

We kick off summer with a good show filled with several Michigan outdoor experts.

First, veteran outdoor broadcaster Bob Garner joins me.  Bob will be inducted into the Michigan Conservation Hall of Fame.  If you think Bob is just a TV guy, be sure to listen to this conversation and learn how he’s been instrumental in some of our state’s biggest conservation success stories.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour with a look at their July edition.

Whitetail Expert John Eberhart kicks off hour number two.  John is regarded as one of Michigan’s premiere whitetail hunters, and he has the numbers to prove it.  You can learn more about John and his work on the website DeerJohn.net.

Tony Hansen of MUCC is up next with an update on the proposed license fee increase and another wolf follow up.

The continuing ammo shortage is the topic of conversation hour number three as Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City joins me.  Glenn says there are some signs the shortage is easing but Michigan has been his especially hard.

We close it out on a fishing theme with Chip Cartwright of Michigan based Wolverine Tackle.  Wolverine makes the popular Silver Streak Salmon and Walleye lures.  Chip talks about the hot colors so far this season and how they come up with those crazy names.

A fast paced and broad based show this week.  I hope you like it.

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Show Rundown for January 28th.

I kick it off with an update on the threatening email I got a couple months ago after shooting a bear on my TV show. Long story short…they found a seventeen year old kid in Henry County, Virginia who local police are confident is responsible for the threat.

You can get more details in this USTREAM video recording of the first hour of the radio show.

Next, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me to talk about that company’s appearance at several hunting and sport shows coming up across the Midwest over the next few weeks. Ted also has details on a contest to win a new Darton bow or crossbow.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews. He also announces a special discounted subscription rate for listeners of the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors is my next guest. Greg is a six time Michigan turkey calling champion and host of the A-Way Outdoors television show seen on Sportsman Channel. Greg has some great advice on springtime turkey hunting.

Next, Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs joins me to talk about his impressions of the big SHOT show last week in Las Vegas. Tony says the gun industry seems to be more upbeat than their counterparts in the archery business. He also updates us on a couple of important conservation related issues in Lansing.

The final hour of this week’s show features Glenn Duncan of Duncan’s Outdoor Shop in Bay City, Michigan. Glenn was also at the SHOT show and he talks about the interesting trends he observed there, including a new emphasis on “modular” gun systems.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has a hearty rabbit recipe.

Another busy and informative show. I hope you enjoy it.

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Radio for October 15/16

Another busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

My first guest is a good friend of mine with a thirst for adventure and trophy archery hunts. Gus Congemi of New York started as a pro staffer for the Outdoor Magazine TV show, but now he’s branched off with his own show called Live the Wild Life. Gus just got back from shooting what looks to be the biggest Alaskan brown bear ever taken with a bow.

You can hear an excerpt from that conversation here.

Next, 16 year old Dylan Ricky of Michigan talks about taking a nineteen point trophy buck during Michigan’s youth season.

Here’s video of that.

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

In the second hour Richard P. Smith takes center stage. Richard is a noted outdoor writer, photography and videography with bear and whitetails as his primary area of expertise…so that’s what we talk about.

The final hour features another friend, Glen Duncan of Duncan’s Outdoor Shop in Bay City. Glen talks about buying used guns, maintaining the guns you already own and he has some great tips for sighting in your deer gun.

As always we wrap up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave and I shoot the breeze hunting and the fall in Michigan.

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Radio this Weekend (2/5-6)

A wide range of topics this weekend on the Outdoor Magazine radio show. First I talk about getting ready for my wolf hunt in Northern Ontario with Pete Jones of Superior Bear Outfitters. I’ll have details on how that hunt went next week.

Then, “Sturgeon General” Brenda Archambo of Sturgeon for Tomorrow joins me to talk about that prehistoric fish in Michigan today. She tells me about efforts to increase sturgeon numbers and also the limited sturgeon spearing season scheduled for this weekend.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews is up next. Tom talks about the next edition of that respected outdoor magazine.

In the second hour veteran outdoor writer and expert hunter Tom Lounsbury joins me to talk about rabbit hunting with dogs.

Then, Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs joins me to talk about the latest hunting and natural resource related topics in Lansing.

Glenn Duncan of Duncan’s Outdoor Shop in Bay City helps kick off the final hour. Glenn talks about the hot new guns unveiled at the recent gun shows. He spends much of the conversation on handguns….especially handguns for hunting.

As always, Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up with another great wild game recipe.

Another busy show. I hope you enjoy it.

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