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Tag Archives: jays sporting goods
We wrap up the month with some great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine.
First, master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy studio in Allendale joins me. RJ has great advice on preserving the memories of your Great Lakes fishing trips.
Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews says they’re rapidly filling up on vendor space for the upcoming Outdoor Weekend in September.
Hour two kicks off with Eric Lafollette of Jays Sporting Goods. Eric is the manager of the archery department in Jay’s Clare store and he says it’s time to start getting ready for the season.
Next, Lt. Steve Burton from the Michigan dnr talks about the current class of recruits training to be conservation officers.
Carol Rose of the Michigan Wildlife Council wraps up the hour. She has an update on the “Here For Generations” campaign (hereformioutdoors.org).
Veteran Great Lakes charter captain Ed Rutherford of Trout Scout Charters in Alpena is featured in the final hour of this week’s show. Ed has been a fishing guide and charter captain for almost fifty years and has plenty of stories to tell about his time on the water.
We wrap it up with chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time it’s an interesting catfish recipe.
I hope you like the show.
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.
First, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart talks about the Michigan moose herd. Moose were re-introduced to the state more than thirty years ago, but the population hasn’t grown as originally expected.
Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about their July edition and the upcoming Outdoor Weekend in September.
Hour two kicks off with Darton Archery staff shooter Al Burk. Al describes how target shooter can make you a better bowhunter…especially 3D shoots.
Kevin Frawley of the DNR is up next. He has details on the recent survey of Michigan deer hunters. Highlights of that report include the number of hunters continues to decline, but their success rate is up slightly. Kevin also says support for baiting and antler point restrictions is on the rise.
Hour three features Eric Lafollette of Jays Sporting Goods. Eric has great advice on the new wireless trail cam systems and how to use them.
We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week, Dave has a nice walleye recipe.
I hope you like the show.
First, Tom Simmon of Jays Sporting Goods has great advice on buying a gun safe. By the way, Tom safes those safes are a great place to store all you family valuables, not just firearms.
Then Chelsea Maupin of Gud Marketing talks about the research they did on the perception of hunters and anglers in Michigan. The results are surprising.
Hour two features Michigan’s “Whitetail Whisperer”, John Eberhart (DeerJohn.net). Eberhart explains why most hunters aren’t as successful as they could be. He also announces a new program to bring his expertise to your hunting property.
Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is up next. She reminds us that May is the month to apply for bear and elk permits.
Fishing is the topic in hour three as I talk with Lance Valentine of Walleye 101. Lance has great advice on trolling for open water walleye and getting the most from your fishing electronics.
Chef Dixie Dave Minar is my final guest this week. Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.
Lots of advice from the experts on this show. I hope you like it.
Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay is my first guest this week. Scott says they’re ready for boaters and campers. He also discusses the perch and walleye fishery on the Bay.
Then, Kenny Slavens of Jays Sporting Goods in Gaylord joins me to talk about what to look for in a ground blind for turkey season.
The hour wraps up with Wendy Scott from the Great Lakes Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau (GoGreat.com). Wendy talks about the hunting and fishing opportunities in that part of the state.
Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV kicks off the second hour of this week’s show. Mark tells about his recent trips to Lake Erie and the Detroit River for walleye. He also has advice on how to be more productive while trolling big water.
We’re talking turkey in the next segment with Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr. Al says the season is off to a good start and reminds us licenses for some areas are still available over the counter.
Jeff Poet kicks off the final hour this week. First, Jeff wears his Michigan Wildlife Council hat to talk about their “Here for Generations” campaign (HereforMiOutdoors.org). Then, he switches gears and tells of his family’s store, Jays Sporting Goods. He describes how they got started and what sets them apart from the big, national outdoor retailers.
Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up. This time with a nice turkey recipe.
I hope you like the show.
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.
My first guest the week is Michigan dnr Fisheries Chief Jim Dexter. Jim talks about the Lake Michigan salmon fishery and responds to charges he should be fired for decisions on stocking lake trout.
Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews joins me with details on their March edition.
Hour two kicks of with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods. Blaine is an avid predator hunter and has advice on coyote hunting during the breeding season.
Elyse Walters from the DNR is up next. She talks about the upcoming free fishing weekend and their weekly fishing reports for anglers.
Dan Davis of Burt Watson Chevrolet wraps up the hour. Dan has worked at that dealership for more than thirty years and says leasing is the way to go these days.
We’re talking Angler Qwest in the final hour of this week’s show. Boat designer Brad Dupuie joins me to discuss changes in the boat design for 2017. He also shares some tips on trolling spoons for open water walleye.
Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up. This time Dave has an interesting beaver recipe.
Great guests and information this week. I hope you like the show.
We kick off the new month this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio with some interesting guests and topics.
First, MUCC President Tom Heritier talks about the idea of a sandhill crane season in Michigan. He says there’s growing momentum for such a hunt and thinks it could be a great opportunity for Michigan hunters.
Hour two kicks off with Michigan dnr biologist Brian Mastenbrook. Brian has details on the latest winter survey of the Michigan elk herd.
Next, Drew YoungeDyke from mucc talks about a plan to sell off federal land. That proposed legislation has since been withdrawn, but similar bills are still out there.
Tom Beecher from Vanguard wraps up the hour. Tom describes their new line of hunting scopes and some promotional programs at upcoming outdoor shows in Michigan.
Eric Lafollette from Jays Sporting Goods is featured in the final hour of this week’s show. Eric describes how to train your dog to find shed whitetail antlers. He also talks about the newest wireless trail cameras and how to use them.
Then we had a nice surprise this week as Wild Game Chef Extraordinaire Dixie Dave Minar stopped by the studio to visit in person and give us an interesting recipe.
I hope you like the show.
We kick off the show talking about the Ann Arbor deer situation with Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr. Chad was involved in the decision to allow sterilization of deer there as an alternative to hunting.
Then Chad Merrihew from Security Credit Union (SecurityCU.org) joins me to talk about his initiation into the sport of predator hunting. Let’s just say Chad is now hooked on coyote hunting.
Hour two kicks off with an interesting conversation with Capt. Glen Buehner of the Great Lakes Salmon Initiative (GreatLakeSalmon.org). Glen says it’s the DNR’s goal to completely stop stocking chinook salmon in Lake Michigan.
Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next. Drew has some additional thoughts on the whitetail situation in Ann Arbor. He also outlines federal legislation that could take wolves off the endangered species list.
We’re talking ice fishing in the final hour of this week’s show. Joe Cook from Jays Sporting Goods has great advice on using tip ups for pike.
Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up, this time with an unusual bobcat recipe.
Great guests and lots of information this week. I hope you like the show.
Jeff Poet of Jays Sporting Goods and the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereForMiOutdoors.org) is my first guest. Jeff talks about the “Here, for Generations” campaign to educated Michigan’s non hunters and anglers about the benefits of hunting and fishing.
Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews is up next. Tom talks about the upcoming sport show season and their appearance at the Ultimate Fishing show in Novi this weekend.
Ed Shaw from the DNR is my next guest. Ed talks about their outdoor skills academy.
Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin (MarkMartins.net) kicks off the final hour of this week’s show. Mark talks to us from the frozen water of Houghton Lake during one of his “Fishing Vacation Schools”. Mark says bite there is pretty good. In fact, you can hear one of his clients catch this nice walleye during our conversation.
We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has an unusual recipe….coyote.
Interesting guests with lots of good information on this week’s show. I hope you like it.