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Show Rundown for the First Weekend in May

We kick off the month talking about salmon fishing on Lake Michigan with Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul says they’re seeing some nice kings already.

Then Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation explains how to win a fishing trip with Paul by stopping into one of their gas stations or convenience stores.

Hour two features the “Sturgeon General”, Brenda Archambo.  Brenda describes their sturgeon guarding program on the Black River in Northern Michigan (SturgeonForTomorrow.org).

Dan Laux of the Michigan dnr is up next.  He talks about preventing wildfires and the benefits of prescription burns for habitat and wildlife.

Fishing is the topic of discussion in hour number three as I talk with outdoor writer and veteran angler Dave Mull (MidwestOutdoors.com).  Dave talks about getting into the rapidly growing sport of kayak fishing.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for the First Show in April

We kick off the new month with a fast paced show covering many topics this week.

First, Tod Williams of the Bay Port Fish Company joins me to talk about the proposed changes to Michigan’s commercial fishing laws.  Those changes would allow commercial fishermen to keep an incidental catch of walleye and lake trout.

Then, charter captain Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience announces  a Saginaw Bay walleye fishing trip he’s giving away this summer.

Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation wraps up the hour and explains how to win that fishing trip by stopping by your local Forward convenience store.

Hour two kicks off with Kevin Charron of Jays Sporting Goods.  Kevin talks about the importance of patterning your shotgun for turkey season and has some great advice on choosing the right loads and choke tubes.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next.  This week Drew explains the importance of continued funding for CWD research.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is my last guest of the hour.  Katie reminds us it’s time  for new hunting and fishing licenses.

Fishing is the topic in hour three of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with Brad Smyth of Detroit Outdoor Adventures (iFishDetroit.com).  Brad says the springtime fishing opportunities in SE Michigan are world class.

As always, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  There’s no recipe this week.  Instead, Dave and I talk about the upcoming Facebook live event at his restaurant on Wednesday, April 5th.  There’s still time to get reservations.  Call 989 624-9349 to reserve a table.

A fast paced show this week filled with great guests and information.  I hope you like it.

 

 

 

 

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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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Labor Day Rundown

We celebrate Labor Day and kick off the unofficial fall season this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Jon Ross of Wolf Creek Productions joins me to talk about a new TV series they’re shooting in Michigan.  The crew is following conservation officers on patrol for a show called the “Wardens” that will air early next year.

Then Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation kicks off a new promotion to give away a Darton Archery crossbow package.

Lance Senske of Michigan made Fortress Blinds wraps up the hour talking about his blinds and where you can buy them.

Hour two features Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV show.  Tim talks about getting ready for the fall bow season.  He also refers back to his days as a fishing guide and explains  why water temperature is important in fall river fishing for kings and steelhead.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next.  He describes their new quarterly magazine format and talks about the role the Michigan United Conservation Clubs play in regard to hunters and anglers.

The Michigan Elk herd is the topic of discussion in hour number three as Michigan dnr Regional Wildlife Biologist Brian Mastenbrook joins me.  Brian talks about the elk range, their behavior and how hunting is used to keep the herd under control.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up this week’s show with a very nice goose recipe in honor of Michigan’s early goose season.

Thanks for listening to the Outdoor Magazine radio show and podcast.

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Radio Rundown for Father’s Day Weekend

We kick off this week’s show with Bryan Litz of Applied Ballistics.  That Michigan based company is a leader in the technology of long range shooting.

Then Emily Mallory from the Forward Corporation announces the winner of a fishing trip with Captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters.  Congrats to Julia Gowel of Beaverton.

Sam Morello, president of the Michigan Bow Hunters Association, joins me in hour number two.  Sam talks about the changes in archery over the years and how his group has adapted to that.

Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr  is up next. Al takes a look back at the springtime turkey season and reminds hunters to fill out the online survey.  You can find it here https://www.misurvey-dnr.com/fs.aspx?surveyid=4ea0d2814a44adb91d491956508beb4.

Hall of fame angler Mark Martin is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Mark talks about several topics, including how to jig big lake trout out of deep water.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up, this time with another great fish recipe.

Interesting guests and great information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  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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First “Rocktober” Radio Rundown

We kick off the month of “Rocktober” with more great guests and information this week.

First, charter captain and fishing guide Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee checks in.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation has details of their latest giveaway contests with the folks at Jays Sporting Goods and Diamond Buck blinds.

Bryan Lowe from the Michigan Buckle (MIBuckpole.com) wraps up the hour with an update about their online virtual buck pole.

Shooting and hearing loss is the opening topic of our second hour as I talk with audiologist and avid hunter Mike Stewart.  Mike has great advice on how to protect your hearing at the range and in the field.

mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke is up next.  Drew talks about the upcoming advertising campaign to educate Michigan’s non hunting and fishing public.

Outdoor writer and hunting expert Richard P Smith is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Richard talks about the Michigan bear season and has an early look at UP deer hunting.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has an excellent venison recipe.

Another fast paced show.  I hope you like it.

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Labor Day Weekend Rundown

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

First, Scott Szfranski of the Linwood Beach Marina joins Mike to talk about the great early season perch fishing on Saginaw Bay.  That’s my grandson Trent below with a beautiful Saginaw Bay jumbo caught off Linwood.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation unveils a contest to win a Darton Archery crossbow package.

Tom Campbell of  Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour with details of their big Outdoor Weekend coming up next week in Imlay City.

Hour number two kicks off with Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Brian Mastenbrook.   Brian talks about the Michigan elk herd and why this is the best time of year to see those magnificent animals.

Drew Youngedyke from mucc is up next with details on their latest On The Ground program to battle an invasive plant.

Then Darton Archery‘s Ted Harpham has details of that Scorpion Crossbow package and hints at some new bows coming out soon.

The final hour features Michigan Squirrel Dog Association President Ryan Hobbs.  Ryan describes why hunting squirrels with dogs is such a fast growing sport.  He also has details on how to get started.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave discusses the upcoming “Salute to Veterans” wild game dinner and sneaks in a very nice bear recipe.

I told you it was a busy show.  I hope you like it.

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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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Show Rundown for Weekend of 9/6

We kick off this week’s show talking with Drew YoungeDyke of mucc.  Drew talks about the recent battle with HSUS and what we can expect next.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation (ForwardCorp.com) joins me to talk about that family owned company and how one of their lucky customers can win a Darton Archery Scorpion crossbow package.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour with another preview of their big outdoor weekend.

The second hour kicks off with Tim Checkeroski of G5 Outdoors.   Tim talks that Michigan based company and has some great tips for choosing the right broadheads.

Then, successful Michigan elk hunter Milt Bryant joins me to talk about his hunt of a lifetime, and the beautiful bull he shot at more than four hundred yards.

Fred Post of the Sanford American Legion post wraps up the hour talking about our second annual “Salute to Veterans” event coming up next Saturday, the 13th.

In the final hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show I talk with an old friend of mine, Chad Stearns of Jays Sporting Goods.  Chad recently returned from a great Alaskan hunting adventure and he tells us the details of his hunt.

We wrap it all  up with wild game  chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Dave talks about the menu he has planned for the Salute to Veterans event…and even has time to sneak in another great wild game dinner.

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

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