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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 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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Rundown for 8/15

Tim Checkeroski of  G5 Outdoors kicks off this week’s show talking about that Michigan based company and their top quality broadheads and archery accessories.

Then,  Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System talks about tree stand safety and how that part of the hunting industry has evolved.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is up next.  This time Katie describes the “GEMS” program for grouse hunters.

Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin kicks off hour number three.  Mark talks about fishing Muskegon Lake as a kid and how that helped prepare him for a fishing career that put him in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up the show…this time with another nice fish recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week.  Thanks for listening.

 

 

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for 9/13

First, outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose (WildFishing) joins me to talk about fall fishing in the Great Lakes State.  Dave says this is the time of year when anglers don’t need a big boat to have access to big fish.

Then Brian Lowe, one of the founders of the Michigan Buck Pole (mibuckpole.com) joins me to talk about their online, virtual buck pole.  We’ll have periodic updates from those guys throughout the season.

Hour two features Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System.  That company pioneered the concept of tree stand safety and they still lead the category today.  Here’s a picture of me with company owners John and Jerry Wydner, along with their partner Jim Barta on a bowhunting trip in Ohio.

Avery with Hunter Safety System Crew

 

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour talking about the upcoming youth hunt and early doe seasons.

Recovering deer with dogs is the topic of hour number three as I talk with Kevin Hanus of the Rose City Deer Tracking Hounds.  Kevin says the use of a good tracking dog can improve the odds of finding an animal.

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

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

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Show Rundown for August 24th.

RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio joins me this week to talk about preserving your hunting and fishing memories.  RJ has some great advice on field prep for the taxidermist and what you can expect from those mounts.  For a look at some of RJ’s work, check out his website….TrophyRoomMichigan.com.

Then Fred Post of the Sanford American Legion Post talks about a fundraising event we’re having in a couple of weeks to raise money for veterans.  It’s Saturday, September 14th.  This poster has details.

Vets Salute

 

Hour two kicks off with old friend Jim Barta of the Hunter Safety System.  Hunter Safety System revolutionized the concept of treestand safety and Jim has good advice on staying safe in a treestand.

MUCC‘s Tony Hansen is up next.  This week Tony and I talk about screw ups in the outdoors and how they make for some great stories.

Another old friend joins me in the third hour as I talk with expert outdoorsman and veteran writer Tom Lounsbury.  Tom and I discuss a wide range of topics from pheasant hunting to handguns.

The show wraps up once again with chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave doesn’t have a recipe, instead we talk about bear hunting and fundraising dinners.

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

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This Week’s Show Rundown (4/20)

There’s another fast paced show coming up this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Manistee charter captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters joins me with an early season fishing report from the waters of Lake Michigan. As often happens when we talk with Paul from the water, one of his clients hooks a fish while we’re talking on air.

Then, RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio has some good advice for walleye anglers and springtime turkey hunters on preserving their trophies.

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

Longtime friend Jim Barta kicks off the second hour. For many years Jim was a walleye fishing guide on the Detroit River and Lake Erie. He’s since moved to Alabama to work more closely with his Hunter Safety System company. Jim has some great tips for catching big springtime walleye and he previews new HSS products.

Tony Hansen from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is up next. This week Tony talks about the importance of encouraging our state legislators to support the Wildlife Management Package currently in the senate.

Turkey hunting is the topic of the final hour as I talk with Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors. Greg spent many years as a turkey guide on northern Michigan public land and has great advice to bag a gobbler.

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

Another fast paced and informational show. I hope you like it.

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Rundown for 9/15

A fast paced show this week on Outdoor Magazine.

First, Alex Gyllstrom of Michigan based Scent Lok joins me. Scent Lok was the original scent suppression system for hunters, and still an innovator today. Alex has some great tips on how to use their products, and what’s new for this hunting season.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour with a look back at their big Outdoor Weekend, and a look forward to their October issue.

In the second hour I’m joined by a good friend of mine, Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System. Hunter Safety System has revolutionized the way hunters look at treestand safety and the company is responsible for saving countless treestand hunters from potentially deadly falls. Jerry and I reminisce about how the company got started and take a quick look at their products today.

Next, Rich Ochoa of the Freeland Chamber of Commerce joins me to talk about their first annual Great Outdoors Expo next weekend and what visitors can expect there.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs wraps up the hour with a look at some outdoor related issues and a reminder about their big “75 products in 75 days” membership promotion.

Squirrel hunting with dogs is the subject of our final hour as I talk with Mike English of the Michigan Squirrel Dog Association
. Mike talks about the appeal of hunting with dogs and has some advice on getting started in the sport.

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

Another good show, I hope you like it.

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Radio for weekend of 9/24

An other fast paced show this weekend.

First, I talk with Jeff Starks. He’s the Michigan hunter who was attacked by a bear while hunting in the Upper Peninsula. Jeff’s first hand account of the incident might have you thinking twice the next time you see a bear with cubs.

Then, Craig Owczarzak of Meats and Mooore in Bay City joins me to talk about processing venison and other wild game. Craig says tasty venison dishes begin with proper care of the animal while still in the field.

Long time friend Jim Barta of the Hunter Safety System is featured in our second hour. Jim is a Michigan native who now finds himself as one of the top managers at that respected company. Jim talks about how the concept of treestand safety has changed over the years and he outlines some new products for this season.

Veteran Michigan hunter and outdoor writer Tom Lounsbury kicks off the final hour of this weekend’s show. Tom and I discuss the early doe season and the upcoming pheasant season, as well as many other outdoor topics and issues.

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

This show is packed full of great outdoor information. I hope you can join me.

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