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Radio Rundown to Kick Off December

First, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me to unveil their 2018 lineup of bows and crossbows.

Then, Joe Grillo from Michigan Brand meats talks about their “Ham for the Holidays” program where we’ll give away a ham each week on my “Wednesday Night Live” segments.

Plus Mitch Mountney from Michigan Buck Pole talks about how the deer season is going so far.

Hour two kicks off with Dave Hildebrand from Jays Sporting Goods.  Dave is an expert when it comes to muzzleloaders and has great advice.

Then Michigan dnr‘s Caleb Putnam talks about wintertime birding and the big Christmas bird count.  We also discuss the large number of snowy owls and eagles in Michigan.

Predator hunting is the topic in hour three as I talk with Paul Cianciolo from Predator Hunter Outdoors.  Paul has great advice on coyote and fox hunting, especially after dark.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very interesting venison heart recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for 11/11-11/12

First, Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole  joins me to talk about their daily hunting and fishing report.  He also has a checklist for opening day.

Then Carol Rose from the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors) has an update on their campaign to protect hunting, fishing and trapping.

Next, Emily Mallory with the details of their latest giveaway from the Forward Corporation.  It involves a $500 gift certificate from Jays Sporting Goods.

Hour two kicks off with Trevor Daley from the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com).  Trevor describes the trapping lifestyle and talks about the traps used today.

Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation (nwf.org) wraps up the hour talking about the issues his group is working on, including the latest on asian carp.

Rob Miller, the guy largely responsible for the popularity of deer tracking dogs in Michigan today, is featured in hour three.  Rob describes the increase in the use of tracking dogs and has advice to help hunters recover more deer.  You can learn more on his facebook page (facebook.com/SyprisandSargentdeertracking).

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time he has a very nice venison recipe.

A good show this week.  I hope you can join me.

 

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Radio Rundown to Kick Off October

Allan Goetz from the Michigan Buck Pole is my first guest this week.  Allan describes how their “online buck pole” started and talks about their impressive growth.

Then Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation  joins me to talk about another giveaway.  This time it’s a hunting blind from Slayer Blinds.

Speaking of Slayer Outdoor Products, Rob Trowbridge from that Michigan based company  wraps up the hour with details on their products.

Hour two kicks off with Mike Horswill of Jays Sporting Goods.  Mike is an expert meat processor and has great advice on field dressing, butchering and processing your deer.

Amy Trotter from mucc is up next.  Amy talks about their recent Great Lakes Day at the state capitol.  She also has updates on the Lake Erie algae bloom, aquaculture and asian carp.

Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye”,  Mark Martin is featured in hour three this week.  Mark has great advice  about fishing the fall and has a preview of his upcoming Fishing Vacation Schools.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time he has a very nice venison recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for Christmas Weekend

We kick off this week’s show talking about predator hunting in Michigan with Jorden Susewitz of the Extreme Predator Hunt.  That statewide hunt has grown considerably over the past few years and Jorden has details on how to get involved.

Then, Allan Goetz from the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about their online community.  He says deer hunters are just part of their focus these days.

Hour two features outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose (WildFishing.com).  Dave talks about fishing opportunities in northern Michigan and why first ice is one of the most productive times of year.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next.  Drew talks about refocusing their efforts on asian carp in 2017.

I talk with veteran outdoor writer and avid hunter Tom Lounsbury in the third hour of this week’s show.  Tom has some interesting thoughts on the late pheasant season and rabbit hunting with beagles as a great wintertime activity.

We wrap it all up with chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Once again, Dave has a very nice wild game recipe.

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

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for November 19/20


We kick off this week’s show talking with whitetail tracker Chris Morris of Michigan Deer Trackers.  Chris tell an interesting story of his dog Oak being gored by a by a buck they were tracking.

Then Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about their online community for sharing pictures of Michigan whitetails.

Hour two features expert deer hunter Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV show.   Tim targets mature bucks (but he’s not one of those guys who pushes his way of hunting on others).  He has some interesting thoughts on what it takes to be successful on trophy animals.

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The hour wraps up with Conservation Officer Corporal Dave Painter of the Michigan dnr.  The warden talks about staying safe, and legal in the field during this firearm deer season.

The final hour of this week’s show features “Michigan’s Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin.  This time we find Mark on vacation in Hawaii.  Mark talks about the excellent marlin and tuna fishing there….as well as the trophy fall fishing back  home in Michigan.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has another nice venison recipe.

A good show this week, filled with great guests and information.  I hope you enjoy it.

 

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Radio Rundown for 1/9

The first guest on this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show is Tim Checkeroski of Michigan based G5 Outdoors.  Tim talks about their new products unveiled at the recent ATA  (Archery Trade Association) show.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) checks in with an update on their plans to expand their brand.

Hour two kicks off with Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Al reminds us that January is the time to apply for springtime limited quota Michigan turkey licenses.

Drew YoungeDyke from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  Drew discusses recent legislation brought about from suggestions by MUCC members.

Predator hunting is the topic of discussion in hour number three of this week’s show as I talk with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine is a veteran coyote hunter and he has some great suggestions on getting started.

We wrap it all up once again with Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave and I talk about the finer points of cooking wild game.

I hope you enjoy the show.

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Show Rundown for December 12th Weekend

This week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show kicks off with Dr. Ken Merckel.  Ken is the president of the Michigan Steelhead and Salmon Fishermen’s Association (MichiganSteelheaders.org).  Ken talks about problems with the proposed aquaculture projects and the status of the Great Lakes fishery in general.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about his group and their plans to expand beyond whitetails.

Trapping is the topic of discussion in hour number two as I talk with Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com).  Dale talks about the biological importance of trapping and rebukes some common myths about it.

In hour three we turn our attention to bears and whitetails with outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith.  Richard reports on the recent bear management meetings and describes his experience with bears and deer during the firearm season.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has another very nice venison recipe.

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

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Rundown For Opening Weekend

First, we find out what the weather will be like for this firearm deer season with Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (FarmerWeather.com).  Mark also looks ahead to the winter and has some thoughts on what we can expect.

Then, Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole talks about their online buck pole (MiBuckPole.com) and tells us how to post pictures there.

Hour two features one of the country’s top whitetail experts…John Ozoga.  John is a retired wildlife biologist from the Michigan dnr.  He has some very interesting comments about the UP deer herd and what can be done to improve the hunting there.

Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  Drew talks about the importance of deer hunting in our state.

We wrap up the hour talking with Dennis Pace.  Dennis is a special curator of the Webster Marble display at the state museum.  Marble is called the “UP’s Greatest Inventor” and was responsible for creating the Marble Knife Company.  Details at Michigan.gov/museum.

Hour three kicks off with Assistant DNR Law Enforcement Chief Dean Molnar.  Dean has advice for hunters on staying safe and legal during this firearm deer season.  He also talks about how the job of a Conservation Officer has changed over the years.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for This Week’s Radio Show

We kick off the month of November talking  hunting this week on the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, Nick Andrews of Scent Lok joins me to talk about that company’s products and how they’ve evolved over the years.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) has some great stories about the deer photos posted to their website.

Veteran hunter Tom Lounsbury is the first guest of hour two.  Tom says his pheasant hunting season is going very well but his deer season has been slow so far.

Dave VerBurg wraps up the hour talking about his new Michigan based company called Deer On A String.

The “Whitetail Whisperer”, John Eberhart (DeerJohn.net) is featured in hour three.  John tells the story of his recent mid michigan buck and talks about the challenges of deer hunting in Michigan.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a great pheasant recipe.

Lots of great hunting information from expert guests this week on Outdoor Magazine.  I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for October 17/18

This week’s show kicks off with Todd Grischke of the Michigan dnr.  Todd has details on the new Saginaw Bay perch and walleye regulations that are now in effect.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckpole.com) joins me with a great Michigan deer hunting story.

Hour two kicks off with Jon French.  Jon is a veteran who was wounded in combat and now has come up with a way for veterans and others with vision loss to continue to shoot.  His system is called the French Visually Impaired Sighting System (VISS).  You can learn more on Jon’s Facebook page (facebook.com/VISS).

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next.  Drew has another example of their “On the Ground” program in action and talks about the anti hunting movement.

The final hour features “Michigan’s Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin (MarkMartins.net).  Mark has great advice on targeting fall walleye.  The fishing Hall of Famer also describes what it’s like to hunt deer in west Michigan sand dunes.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time the chef has a very nice duck recipe.

Great guests and information once again this week on the Outdoor Magazine radio show.  I hope you like it.

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