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Radio Rundown for the Weekend of 9/23

First, wildlife biologist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr joins me with a preview of what to expect from the upcoming deer season.  He also talks about the biological and social impact of the youth hunt and has an update on CWD and TB in the Michigan deer herd.

Hour two kicks off with Conservation Officer Lt. Jeremy Payne.  Jeremy says they’re looking for more officers and describes what it takes to be a modern day Game Warden.  He also has some advice on staying legal in the field this fall.

Paul Yauk is up next.  Paul has details on the Michigan trail system and the upcoming national trails week program.  You can learn more about the trail system at Michigan.gov/trailsweek.

We wrap up the hour talking about pheasant hunting in Michigan.  Ken Dalton is on a crusade to get the DNR to release pheasants on state land and the movement is getting some support.  You can follow the project at mphi.info.

Matt Pedigo is the featured guest in hour number three this week.  First, Matt talks about the Michigan Wildlife Council and their “Here for Generations” campaign (HereforMiOutdoors.org).  Then, Matt puts on his Michigan bear hunters hat to discuss the state’s bear population and the number of tags issued by the DNR.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Guests for 9/17

Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters is up first on this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show.  Gary talks about bear hunting in Michigan and his new whitetail guide service in Missouri.

Then, Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews  joins me with a wrap up of their big Outdoor Weekend and a preview of the October edition of the magazine.

Hour two kicks off with Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Chad is the whitetail specialist for the state and we discuss the outlook for the season, status of CWD and what can be done to improve deer numbers in the UP.

Drew YoungeDyke from mucc wraps up the hour talking about a concept he calls “hunt your hunt”.

We switch topics for our final hour of this week’s show and talk fall fishing with Mark Martin.  Mark says the fall is a great time to catch trophy fish because they’re putting on th feed bag for winter.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave and I talk about a live Facebook event coming up Wednesday the 21st at 8PM.  The event will be at Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse where one lucky guest will win a new Darton Archery Viper SS crossbow package.

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


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Show Rundown for May 2/3

We kick off the new month with some great guests and information.

First Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AwayHunting.com) joins me to talk about late season turkey hunting.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their May edition.

Hour two kicks off with Deer Specialist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Chad describes the options being looked at for whitetail hunting in Michigan’s UP this season.

Charter captain Bob Guenhardt is up next.  Bob talks about the Tight Lines for Troops event coming up in Manistee.  Bob also has some advice on trolling for shallow water brown trout.

Big water fishing continues as the theme in hour number three  as I talk with capt. Dave Engel of the Best Chance Too fishing team.

Finally, this week’s show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a tasty turkey recipe.


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Radio Show Rundown for 10/19

There’s a wide range of topics this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, I talk with Morrie Stevens.  Morrie is the incoming president of the Boone and Crockett Club.  On this 125 anniversary of B & C, Morrie talks about their role in conservation and their record keeping program for documenting trophy animals.  Here’s their website….Boone-crockett.org.

The second hour features Michigan’s best deer hunter….John Eberhart.  John has great advice for hunting pressured whitetails.  You can get more info at his website Deer-John.net.

Kent Wood of MUCC is up next.  This week Kent talks about a program to use license money to promote hunting and fishing in Michigan.

In the final hour veteran outdoorsman Tom Lounsbury joins me to talk about pheasant hunting.  The heyday of pheasant hunting in Michigan is long passed….but Tom says you can still have some good action if you know where to look.

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

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

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Outdoor Magazine Radio (first weekend in December)

We kick off December with a busy show this week.

First, Derrick Poet of Jay’s Sporting Goods joins me with some great Christmas gift suggestions for the outdoorsman/woman on your list.

Then, Tim Hart of the Q1 Buckpole contest checks in with some recent entries. They’ve seen some really nice bucks in the past couple weeks.

We wrap up the hour with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews. Tom takes a look back at the Michigan firearm deer season and has some thoughts on this year’s harvest.

Blaine Bailor of Jay’s Sporting Goods also joins me this week. Blaine is an expert coyote hunter and he has some great advice on how to get started in that rapidly growing sport.

After taking a couple weeks off to head west and hunt deer, Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is back with us. Tony talks about those persistent reports of a very slow deer season in parts of the state.

We continue with our deer hunting theme in hour number three with outdoor writer and veteran hunter Richard P. Smith. Richard talks about his experiences this season in Michigan Upper Peninsula and says overall it was a very good season for hunters in the north country.

We wrap it up, as always, with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. Dave says the hunting has been pretty slow for his family so far this season, but that doesn’t stop him from sharing a great venison recipe.

This show has lots of great information and insightful comments from my guests. I hope you can join me.

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