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Radio Rundown for this Weekend (12/16)

Now that ice fishing season is here, we kick off this week’s show with advice on staying safe from retired Coast Guardsman Joe Marion.  Joe is also an avid ice angler and has some great suggestions for preventing an accident on the ice.

Then Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter  Insurance Group dispels the rumor that your vehicle isn’t covered while on the ice.

We continue the ice fishing theme in hour two as I talk with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV.  Mark has some great advice for targeting panfish and other species on first ice.

Next, Brian Mastenbrook of the Michigan dnr has an update on the December elk hunt.   He says the department uses the hunt as a management tool to control the elk population, but for a lucky group of hunters, it can be the hunt of a lifetime.

The hour wraps up with Ed Roy of the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereForMiOutdoors.org).  Ed has an update on the “Here for Generations” campaign to promote hunting and fishing in Michigan.

Coyote hunting is the topic in the final hour of this weeks show as I talk with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine is a veteran predator hunter and has great advice on getting started.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for 11/22

It looks like we’re getting an early start to winter here in Michigan and that’s  a topic of discussion on this week’s Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, I talk with retired Coast Guardsman Joe Marion.  Joe is an expert in cold water rescues and surviving exposure to near freezing water.  He has some great advice for early season ice fisherman.

Next, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their December edition.

Hour two kicks off with Lance Valentine of Walleye101.  Lance has great advice for catching big fall walleye (if you can get to them before the water freezes over).

Then Assistant michigan dnr Law Enforcement Chief Dean Molnar joins me to talk about the new group of conservation officers in the field for this fall’s firearm deer season.  He also says there’s another big class scheduled to start early next year.

Muzzleloading season is the topic in hour three as I talk with Dave Hildebrandt of Jays Sporting Goods.  Dave says most of today’s muzzleloaders are extremely accurate and he has great advice for getting started in the sport.

We wrap it up once again with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a great venison recipe.

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

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Last 2013 Radio Rundown

We wrap up the year with a fast paced show this week.

First,  Tim Checkeroski of Michigan made G5 Outdoors joins me to talk about their new arrow rest.  Tim also hints at some new products to be announced in the next few weeks.

Next, Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance Group talks about ice fishing and your insurance.  There have been rumors that venturing on the ice with a vehicle voids your policy.  Karl has the definitive answer.

Tim Hart of the Q1 Buckpole is up next with an update of their Michigan big buck contest.

The second hour features noted outdoor writer Dave Rose of Wildfishing.  Dave talks about ice conditions and has some great early season ice angling advice.

Then, Conservation Officer Lt. Skip Hagy of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about a cougar poaching case in the Upper Peninsula.

Next, Katie Keen from the MIDNR has a reminder about the Pure Michigan Hunt and previews a series of informational vignettes that will air on the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

Retired coast guardsman and ice rescue expert Joe Marion joins me to talk about how to stay safe on the ice.  He also has great suggestions on what to do in a worst case scenario.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with a tasty rabbit recipe.

A fast paced and information show to wrap up 2013.  I hope you like it.



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Radio Rundown for 11/24

A broad based list of topics this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First retired Coast Guardsman Joe Marion has some great advice on cold water safety. Joe spent many years training fellow Coasties on ice rescue techniques, and as an avid angler, he has a valuable perspective on the topic.

Next, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews tell how his deer season is going, and has a preview of the December edition of their magazine.

The second hour features an old friend of mine, Tom Lounsbury. Tom is an outdoor writer, radio host and expert hunter. He has some tips for hunting the late whitetail and pheasant seasons in Michigan.

Erin McDonough of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs wraps up the hour. Erin talks about the history of that organization and the projects they’re involved in today.

Coyote hunting is the topic of hour number three as I talk with Blaine Bailer of Jay’s Sporting Goods. Blaine has great advice for the hunter who wants to get started in that rapidly growing sport.

We wrap it up, as always, with Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has another tasty venison recipe.

Lots of great outdoor news and information this week….I hope you like it.

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Radio for December 11th and 12th

This weekend on Outdoor Magazine radio I talk about the lies being told by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). They are running a TV commercial that makes them look like the saviors of injured and abandoned cats and dogs. In reality, they’re an anti hunting group.

Then, Jon LaCorte of Nikon Optics joins me. I think binoculars, rangefinders and rifle scopes are great Christmas gift ideas and Jon has some advice on choosing the right models.

Tim Hart of Q1 Buckpole also joins me in the first hour. Tim brings us up to speed on the latest entries in his contest.

The second hour features retired Coast Guardsman Joe Marion. Joe specialized in cold water safety and rescue techniques. As an avid angler joe has some practical advice on staying out of trouble on the ice.

Tony Hansen of MUCC wraps up the hour with an update on what’s coming out of Lansing, including upcoming changes in the Michigan DNR.

In our final hour we talk steelheading with Jim Chamberlain of Fish With Jim Outfitters. Jim concentrates on the very productive, but little known, rivers in northern Ohio that run into Lake Erie. He says the action there is second to none.

Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up for us with a tasty fish recipe.

Another busy show. I hope you enjoy it.

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