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Rundown for April 8/9

We kick off this weekend’s Outdoor Magazine Radio show talking turkey with Greg Abbas of A-way Outdoors.  Greg is a veteran turkey guide and turkey calling champion…and a wealth of knowledge and information.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews is up next.  We talk about the history of their magazine and look forward to turkey season.

Hour two features Dan Jordan of Team Anglerfish.  We talk about early season fishing for coho in southern Lake Michigan and trolling shallow water for springtime browns.  Dan also describes his experience running an Angler Qwest on Lake Michigan.

Lt. Jennifer Wolf of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour.  She says the state’s RAP (Report All Poaching) line can now accept text messages.  That number is 800 292-7800.

Veteran outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith is my guest in hour three.  We talk about Michigan bear and moose numbers…and mandatory antler point restrictions.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up once again.  This time Dave has a very nice turkey recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for Last Weekend in February

A slower paced show this week, but still filled with lots of news and information.

First, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart joins me to talk about the CWD situation in Mecosta County.  Chad says there are still lots of questions to be answered regarding that incident.  We also talk about the Ann Arbor deer situation and look ahead to the future of deer hunting in Michigan.

Hour two kicks off with veteran turkey hunter Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors.   Greg says it’s a little too early to start patterning the birds, but the perfect time to start getting ready for the season.  Greg demonstrates some calls and talks about this strategy for targeting public land gobblers.

Caleb Putman of the DNR is up next.  Caleb describes a new partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Audubon Society.

We’re talking fishing in hour three of this week’s show as Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 joins me.  Lance explains how to jig for walleye in the Saginaw and Detroit Rivers.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has an interesting woodchuck recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for November 12/13

We get ready for the Michigan firearm deer season this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Wildlife Biologist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about the outlook for the season.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about deer hunting today and has a preview of their December edition.

Hour two kicks off with meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (FarmerWeather.com).  Mark gives a forecast for the firearm season and beyond.  He also talks a look at the “super moon” the night before the season opens.

mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke is up next.  Drew looks forward to the next Michigan Out of Doors magazine and also stresses the importance of the “hunt your hunt” concept.

Well know Michigan deer hunter Greg Abbas (AWayHunting.com) is featured in hour three.  Greg tells the story of his recent southern Michigan buck and talks about using pressure from other hunters to drive deer to your stand.

abbas buck

 

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  As you might expect, Dave has a venison recipe this week.

Great guests and lots of information this week on Outdoor Magazine radio.  I hope you like the show.

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Show Rundown for First Weekend of Fall

We officially kick off fall this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Rob Miller talks about using dogs to track and recover wounded deer.  He says hunters should have the number of a local tracker in their wallet or phone before heading out.

Then, Tony Demboski joins me.  Tony is the President of the Upper Peninsula Sportsmens Alliance.  Tony talks about hunting and fishing issues in Michigan’s UP today.

Next, Mike Smalligan of the Michigan dnr describes their “Wheels to Woods” program designed to get kids outdoors.

Pure Michigan Hunt winner Maykayla Fleetwood wraps up the hour.  She tells the story of shooting a trophy bull elk and Michigan bear in the same day.

Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Greg talks about using scents, mock scrapes and calling whitetails.  He also has advice on bringing new products into the outdoor marketplace.  You can learn more at AWayHunting.com.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time he has a hearty bear 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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Show Rundown For February 6/7

We kick off the new month with a little slower paced show this week.

First, professional angler and fishing educator Lance Valentine from Walleye 101 joins me.  Lance talks about his new TeachingFishin website and his recently announced partnership with Angler Qwest boats.

Hour two kicks off with Conservation Officer  Sgt.Tony Soave.  Tony talks about how the job of game warden has changed over the years and describes the training his Michigan dnr officers get.

Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  We talk about several topics this week  including aquaculture, the use of chocolate to bait bears and the MUCC Youth Camp Programs.

Outdoor industry veteran Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AWayHunting.com) kicks off hour number three.  Greg has great advice on getting ready for the spring turkey season.  He also describes how his outdoor invention consulting business works.

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

Great guests and information this time on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  Thanks for listening.

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Radio Show Rundown for September 19/20

There’s lots of fall hunting action on this edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room talks about field prep of your trophy during the youth hunt and Michigan bear season.

Then Bryan Lowe of  the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) kicks off their whitetail season.

Next, Tom Campbell has a wrap up of the big Outdoor Weekend and a preview of the October edition of their Woods-n-Waternews  publication.

Hour two starts out with Rob Miller of the Michigan Deer Trackn Hounds.  Rob talks about the growing use of tracking dogs to recover deer.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next with another update about their “On The Ground” program and a wrap up of the “Camo at the Capitol” event.

Hunter and outdoor inventor Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AWayHunting.com) is the featured guest in hour number three.  Greg talks about the process of bringing a product to the outdoor marketplace.  He also has great advice on the use of calls and scent to attract a buck.

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

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

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Show Rundown for May 2/3

We kick off the new month with some great guests and information.

First Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AwayHunting.com) joins me to talk about late season turkey hunting.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their May edition.

Hour two kicks off with Deer Specialist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Chad describes the options being looked at for whitetail hunting in Michigan’s UP this season.

Charter captain Bob Guenhardt is up next.  Bob talks about the Tight Lines for Troops event coming up in Manistee.  Bob also has some advice on trolling for shallow water brown trout.

Big water fishing continues as the theme in hour number three  as I talk with capt. Dave Engel of the Best Chance Too fishing team.

Finally, this week’s show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a tasty turkey recipe.

 

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Radio Rundown for March 14/15

We kick off this weekends Outdoor Magazine radio show talking with Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City.  Glenn tells of the recent attempt to ban the popular green tip .556 bullets and discusses turkey guns for the upcoming season.

Then Mike Orr of Five Orrs Charters joins me to talk about early season trolling on southern Lake Michigan.  Mike says anglers there are already on open water and getting limit catches of coho.

Next, Michigan dnr biologist Kevin Swanson has an update on the Michigan black bear population.  He says the bears here are doing well but the number of bear tags will still be down for this season.

We’re talking turkey in hour three with Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AWayHunting.com).  Greg has advice on pre season scouting for gobblers and demonstrates some of his favorite calls.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  As always, Dave has another great recipe.

Lots of outdoor news and information in this week’s show.  I hope you like it.

 

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Rundown for First Weekend in October

We kick of the month of “Rocktober” with a little slower paced show this week.

First, Master Taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio (TrophyRoomMichigan.com) joins me to talk about choosing the right taxidermist for your trophy. By the way, RJ has opened a new studio in West Michigan (Allendale, near Grand Valley State University).

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a look at the latest edition of their monthly magazine.

Hour two features Greg Abbas of A-Way Hunting.  Greg is an expert whitetail hunter who loves to share his knowledge about targeting trophy bucks.  Greg has great advice on calling deer, as well as using scent to attract them.  We also talk about his invention consulting business.

Fall muskie fishing is the topic in the final hour of this week’s show as I talk with veteran angler and Michigan dnr fisheries technician Don Barnard.   Don says fall is the best time to target the trophy fish because they’re feeding heavily in preparation for winter.

We wrap it all up once again with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has another very nice venison recipe.

A little slower pace this week but lots of great information on this week’s show.  I hope you like it.

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