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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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Rundown for the Weekend of 2/11-12

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.

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Show Rundown for 10/22

We kick off this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show talking about processing wild game. Mike Horswill of Jays Sporting Goods is an expert at processing venison and he has some great advice.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the November edition of their magazine.

The Lake Michigan salmon fishery is the opening topic of our second hour as I talk with Michigan dnr fisheries biologist Jay Wesley.  Jay talks about the recent decision to cut salmon stocks by almost fifty percent and what that could mean to the resource.

Ray Rustem of the DNR is up next with details on the Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger program.

The final hour of this week’s show features veteran outdoor writer and expert hunter Tom Lounsbury.  Tom talks about the history of pheasant hunting in Michigan and how hunters today can be successful.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar who has a very nice venison recipe.

Lots of interesting information this week.  I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for July 7/20/13

First, Captain Paul Schlafley of RiverSide Charters in Manistee joins me with a report from the water of Lake Michigan.  The fishing has been pretty slow this season and Paul says the large number of baitfish is a factor.  His crew manages to hook two fish while talking with me on air though.

Weather is the topic of our second hour in a conversation with meteorologist Mark Torregrossa.  Mark is a weatherman, but also an avid outdoorsman and he has a unique insight in Michigan weather patterns and how to read them.  You can see Mark’s forecast of MLive.com and his website, FarmerWeather.com.

Kent Wood of MUCC wraps up the hour.  This week Kent explains why the Michigan NRC took trapping out of the method of harvest for this fall’s wolf hunt.

Getting ready for archery season is the theme in hour number three as I talk with Derrick Poet of Jays Sporting Goods.  Derrick has some great advice on the hottest new archery gear for the upcoming season.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a unusual fish dish….freshwater sheephead.

Another busy show filled with lots of great information.  I hope you like it.

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