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Radio Show Rundown for this Weekend (4/22)

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.

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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

We kick off the month of December this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, I talk with Drew YoungeDyke of mucc about the recent decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals that could jeopardize scientific management of our fish and game species.  Drew says the issue is now in the hands of our state Attorney General.

Then, Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina joins me with a Saginaw Bay perch and walleye report.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews.  Tom talks about his deer season and the latest edition of their magazine.

Steelhead fishing is the opening topic in hour number two as I talk with Lance Keene of Steelhead Hunter Charters.  Lance says river conditions are perfect now  and the action is hot.

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Then, Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Ashley Autenreith joins me to talk about this year’s firearm deer season.

Hour number three features veteran coyote hunter Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine has great advice on getting started in that sport.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time we’re not talking about a wild game recipe, but rather, our upcoming live Facebook event at Dave’s restaurant, Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse.

Great guests and information this week.  I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for August 13/14

There’s an interesting lineup of guests and topics this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, avid outdoorsman Jeff Hammond has details on trapping crayfish from Michigan streams and lakes.  He says it’s a lot of fun and those crayfish are excellent eating.

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Then, Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina talks about perch fishing on Saginaw Bay.  That fishery is starting to heat up and shows a lot of promise for late summer and early fall.

Trent Allen with a beautiful Saginaw Bay jumbo.

Trent Allen with a beautiful Saginaw Bay jumbo.

Hour two features veteran charter captain Ed Retherford of Trout Scout Charters on northern Lake Huron.  Ed says the fishing has been pretty good this year, including a mixed bag of salmon, trout and even walleye.

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Then, Hanna Schauer of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk wildlife education classes offered to schools at no cost.

Michigan based Darton Archery is featured in hour three of this week’s show as I talk with Ted Harpham.  Ted talks about their company history and current lineup of compounds and crossbows.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Food plots are the opening topic of discussion this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio show as I talk with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select.  Eric talks about where to plant a food plot, how to prepare the ground and what seed to plant.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews give a preview of their April edition.

Hour two kicks off with master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy RoomTaxidermy studio in Allendale.  RJ describes how to judge the quality of a taxidermists work.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next. Drew talks about the new “Here. For Generations” campaign to educate the non hunters and anglers in Michigan about the importance of what we do.

Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina wraps up the hour.  Scott talks about the early spring trolling action for walleye on Saginaw Bay.

Fishing is also the topic of our final hour as Mark Romanck of Fishing411 joins me.  Mark talks about fishing for giant pike in Canada during ice-out conditions, jigging for Detroit River walleye and he also has some great trolling tips.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar of Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse.  This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like the show.

 

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Labor Day Weekend Rundown

It’s a busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Scott Szfranski of the Linwood Beach Marina joins Mike to talk about the great early season perch fishing on Saginaw Bay.  That’s my grandson Trent below with a beautiful Saginaw Bay jumbo caught off Linwood.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation unveils a contest to win a Darton Archery crossbow package.

Tom Campbell of  Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour with details of their big Outdoor Weekend coming up next week in Imlay City.

Hour number two kicks off with Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Brian Mastenbrook.   Brian talks about the Michigan elk herd and why this is the best time of year to see those magnificent animals.

Drew Youngedyke from mucc is up next with details on their latest On The Ground program to battle an invasive plant.

Then Darton Archery‘s Ted Harpham has details of that Scorpion Crossbow package and hints at some new bows coming out soon.

The final hour features Michigan Squirrel Dog Association President Ryan Hobbs.  Ryan describes why hunting squirrels with dogs is such a fast growing sport.  He also has details on how to get started.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave discusses the upcoming “Salute to Veterans” wild game dinner and sneaks in a very nice bear recipe.

I told you it was a busy show.  I hope you like it.

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Show Rundown for First Weekend in June

We kick off a new month with more great guests and information on this edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Captain Jeff Godi of the Michigan Experience Charters (The Michigan Experience) joins me to talk about post season cold front fishing for big water walleye.  Jeff also talks about the finer points of trolling spoons for great lakes marble eyes.

Then, John Gorm of Linwood Beach Marina has details on a new program from Mercury Marine with financial incentives to re-power your boat with a new outboard motor.

Hour two kicks off with RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio.  RJ has some thoughts on preserving your hunting and fishing memories through taxidermy.

Next, Paul Yauk of the Michigan dnr has details of a new statewide trail system for hikers and bicyclists.  It’s called the Iron Belle Trail.  You can get more details at Michigan.gov/dnrtrails.

We head to Lake Superior for the final hour of this week’s show and talk with veteran fishing captain Dave Kimar.  Dave owns Kimars Charters, a company that offers fishing adventures to Standard Rock, fifty miles offshore, in the middle of the giant lake.

Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up once again.  This time Dave has a very interesting sheephead recipe.

Great guests and lots of information this week.  I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for 2/28-3/1

We kick off this week’s show talking with Michigan dnr fisheries biologist Todd Grischke about changes in the works for the Saginaw Bay walleye fishery.  Those will likely include decreasing the size limit and increasing the daily creel limit for walleye.  Those regulations would go into affect for 2016.

Scott Sczafranski of  the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay is up next with an ice and fish in report, as well as reaction to those proposed walleye regulations.

Hour two kicks off with angler Dusty C0mpton.  Dusty became well know in Michigan ice fishing circles as pictures of his big pike were seen on several internet sites and Facebook pages.  Dusty has great advice on what it takes to consistently catch big pike through the ice.

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Then Mike Smalligan of the Michigan DNR has info on their Forest Stewardship Program.

Brad Dupuie of Apex Marine wraps up the hour with news of a big award their Angler Qwest boat received at the Miami Boat Show.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith is featured in hour number three.  Richard talks about how the UP whitetails are doing this winter, the habits of denned black bears and deer management in Michigan.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave reaches into the archives for a crow recipe.

It’s a fast paced show this week filled with great guests and information.  I hope you like it.

 

 

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Radio Rundown for 1/24

We kick off this week’s show talking with Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Caller’s Association (mtpca.com).  I think trappers are the most knowledgeable group of outdoorsmen today, but their way of life has been under some criticism from the antis.  Dale talks about the logistics of trapping, preparation of hides and the price of fur this winter.

Hour number two kicks off with Doug Deming of the Fish Point Lodge on Saginaw Bay.  Doug talks about ice fishing for walleye on the east side of the Bay.

Then Jeff Godi of The Michigan Experience  charters has advice on fishing the west side of the Bay.  Jeff is based out of the Linwood Beach Marina.

Mike Horswill of Jays  Sporting Goods wraps up the hour talking about the hottest ice fishing gear this season.

The ice fishing theme continues into hour number three as I talk with veteran outdoor writer and avid ice angler Steve Griffin.  Steve has great advice for targeting crappies and bluegills on inland lakes.

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

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

 

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Show Rundown for First Weekend of Summer

We kick off summer with another show filled with great guests and information.

First, Scott Szafranski of Linwood Beach Marina talks about the Saginaw Bay walleye fishery so far this season.

Then Tom  Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews  talks about their latest edition.

Hour two features Captain John King of Halcyon Charters.  John fishing the UP port of Detour and also ventures over to the Straits to fish salmon and trout in the shadow of the Mackinac Bridge.

Lt. Creig Grey of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour talking about their new class of Conservation Officers.

Veteran outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith joins me in hour three of this week’s show.  Richards talks of his disappointment in the Natural Resource Commission and their failure to change UP deer hunting regulations.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very nice catfish recipe.

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

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Radio Show Rundown for June 8/9

Bear hunting and fishing are the theme this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, I tell the story of my Quebec bear hunt with Northern-Outfitters.    I shot a nice bear there and had a great time on the trip.

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Then, Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay joins me with a walleye fishing report.

Nels Larsen of the Walleyes For Warriors event is up next.  Nels will take advantage of that great Saginaw Bay fishing to honor a group of veterans and take them fishing on Father’s Day.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews.   Tom and I discuss the importance of freelance outdoors to the success of his magazine.

In the second hour we feature one of the Great Lake’s top angling adventures….lake trout fishing on Stannard Rock.  Captain Dave Kimar of Kimars Charters joins me to talk about that Lake Superior destination.

Then, Tony Hansen of MUCC has yet another update on the Michigan wolf hunt and plans by HSUS to try to stop the harvest.

Bass fishing in Michigan is the topic in our final hour as I talk with Jerry Gostenik of the GreatLakesBassFishing Charter Service.  Jerry says our state is one of the best in the country for great smallmouth action.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a great bear stew recipe.

Great guests and lots of great information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like it.

 

 

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