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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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Radio Rundown for March 4/5

We kick off the new months with some great guests and interesting topics.

First, Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select food plot seed joins me.  Eric is an agronomist and hunter who brings an interesting perspective to the food plot business.  He has great advice on starting a plot, where to put it, how big to make it and what seed to use.

Hour two kicks off with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of  Wildfishing.com. Dave talks about late winter and early spring fishing opportunities in Northern Michigan.

Then, Drew YoungeDyke of mucc talks about their concern over possible changes in the Michigan commercial fishing laws that would allow those fishermen to keep walleye, salmon and trout.  CWD and asian carp are also topics of discussion.

We wrap up the hour with Kurt Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance Group.  Kurt says it’s important to work with the right insurance company to protect our outdoor gear and equipment.

Guns and shooting are the topic in hour three of this week’s show as I talk with Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City.  Glenn talks about the demand for guns today, how to maintain them and what to look for when buying a new gun.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave and I talk about the recent wild game dinner and auction by my church, Trinity Monitor, and what it takes to cook for hundreds of people at an event like that.

I hope you like the show.

 

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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select kicks off this weekend’s show.  Eric says this is a great time to plant food plots.  He also discusses how the lack of rain might is causing problems with some plots this summer.

Next, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me.  Tom talks about the August edition of their magazine and the big Outdoor Weekend coming up in early September.

Hour two features Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System.  HSS was the first company to come out with an easy to use, full body harness for tree stand hunters.   Jerry   says today’s products are a big improvement over that first design.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next.  Drew has details on their new quarterly Michigan Out of Doors magazine.

Bird dogs are the subject in the final hour of this week’s show as I talk with Al Stewart.  Al is a hard core upland bird hunter who live his english setters.  Al also happens to be the upland game bird specialist for the Michigan dnr, so we talk about the outlook for the fall hunting seasons too.

As always. this week’s Outdoor Magazine show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

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

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Food plots are the opening topic of discussion this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio show as I talk with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select.  Eric talks about where to plant a food plot, how to prepare the ground and what seed to plant.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews give a preview of their April edition.

Hour two kicks off with master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy RoomTaxidermy studio in Allendale.  RJ describes how to judge the quality of a taxidermists work.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next. Drew talks about the new “Here. For Generations” campaign to educate the non hunters and anglers in Michigan about the importance of what we do.

Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina wraps up the hour.  Scott talks about the early spring trolling action for walleye on Saginaw Bay.

Fishing is also the topic of our final hour as Mark Romanck of Fishing411 joins me.  Mark talks about fishing for giant pike in Canada during ice-out conditions, jigging for Detroit River walleye and he also has some great trolling tips.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar of Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse.  This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like the show.

 

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Show Rundown for April 11/12

It’s a busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select Seed joins me to talk about planting springtime food plots.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation has details of a Saginaw Bay fishing charter giveaway with Captain Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience.

Hour two starts out with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods talking about turkey hunting and some new gear for hunters this spring.

Plus Maia Turek of the Michigan dnr has some suggestions for using Michigan State Parks during the “off season”.

Walleye fishing is the topic in our final hour with Lance Valentine of Walleye 101.  Lance has great advice for catching Detroit River and Lake Erie fish.  He also shares his thoughts on harvesting those big, spawn filled females.

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

Lots of great guests and information this week.  I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for First Weekend in May

First, Eric Sherwood of the  Michigan based Whitetail Select food plot company joins me.  Eric says this is the time to put in food plots across much of the state and he has some great advice on how to get started.

Then Holly Vaughn of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about a series of grants awarded to conservation groups to improve hunting and fishing habitat.

Morel mushrooms are the topic of the second hour  as I talk with “Morel Master” Clayton Edney.  Clayton has some great tips on where to find that tasty springtime treat.  You can learn more about mushrooming on his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Michigan-Morels/261288532041?fref=ts.

Next Erin McDonough of mucc. and Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management (CitizensWildlife.com) joins me with an update on the petition drive to fight the anti hunters in Michigan.

Lance Keen of Trout Scout Charters joins me in hour number three as we talk about springtime brown trout fishing on Lake Michigan.  Lance says the action can be very good in shallow water this time of year and he has some good advice on where to find those fish.

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

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

 

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Show Rundown for First Weekend in April

We kick off the new month  with some great guests again this week.

First, Eric Sherwood of Michigan based Whitetail Select joins me to talk about planting springtime food plots.

Then, Brian Wright of Williams Gunsight talks about this month’s FireSight giveaway.  To enter that contest you’ll need to “like” the Williams Facebook page.

Bow hunting for turkeys is the subject of hour number two as I talk with Tim Checkeroski of G5 Outdoors.  Tim also has tips for choosing the right broadhead for springtime gobblers.

Amy Trotter of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc) wraps up the hour with an overview of how that group will keep an eye on the DNR and their spending of license fees.

Long time friend Pat McKenna of Ameristep is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Pat talks about the evolution of Ameristep ground blinds and their newest products for turkey season.

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

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

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Show Rundown for August 10th.

It’s another busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Eric Sherwood of the Whitetail Select food plot company joins me.  Eric says August is a great time to put in a food plot and he has lots of advice on how to be successful.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews checks in with a look at their latest edition and another preview of the big Outdoor Weekends coming up in Imlay City and Kalamazoo.

Fishing on northern Lake Huron is the subject in our second hour as I talk with Ed Retherford of Trout Scout Charters.  Ed fishes the Alpena, Presque Isle and Rogers City areas.  He says the fishing got off to a slow start this year but the action is consistent now.

Tony Hansen of MUCC wraps up the hour.  Tony explains how hunters and anglers can help the DNR on habitat improvement issues.

In hour number three I talk with an old friend….Lennie Rezmer of Carbon Express.  Lennie talks about the evolution of carbon arrows and outlines their current lineup.  We also talk about broadheads and how to pick the right one.

The show wraps up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice duck recipe.  He says you could use it with goose as well.

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

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Radio Rundown for This Week’s Show (7/21)

I kick off the show talking once again about Asian carp. I’m in the minority, but I’m not convinced the sky is falling and I ask the question why this issue has dragged out so long with no action.

Then Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select joins me to talk about food plots and how the hot, dry summer has affected them.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour. Tom has a preview of their next edition, including the first hand story of a family stranded on Saginaw Bay during a recent fishing trip.

Hour two features veteran angler Jim Felgenauer of the St. Clair Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow. Jim is an avid sturgeon angler and he has great advice on fishing for the prehistoric creatures.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is up next. This week Tony has some early information on an issue regarding shooting ranges that could prove to be a big threat to shooting in Michigan.

The final hour kicks off with fishing guide Mike Schultz of Schultz Outfitters. Mike is a flyfisherman who concentrates on southeast Michigan rivers. Mike says it’s been a tough summer because many streams and rivers are very low from the lack of rain.

Next I talk about a picture released by the Michigan Wildlife Conservancy of a cougar they say is from the Upper Peninsula.

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It’s interesting to note, that picture attracted more attention on the Outdoor Magazine Facebook page than any other previous post.

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

This is a very busy, and interesting 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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