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Radio Show for the First Weekend of Summer

We kickoff the show talking about a couple of great fishing outings I had this past week.  One, with the “Church Ladies” of Trinity Monitor….

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And the other, three great guys in the Walleye for Warriors event….

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Then, Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters joins me to talk about bear hunting in White River Ontario.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews  and a big award he received from the Michigan Outdoor Writer’s Association.

Hour two starts out with Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters (WildGameDynasty.com).  Gary describes his Michigan outfitting business for turkeys, bear and deer.  He also talks about his first upcoming season in Missouri for whitetails.

Next, Jim Hammill of the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors.com) talks about the progress of the “Here, for Generations” campaign.

Jared Groth of Vanguard Outdoors is up next with details of their new RaiseYourGlassPodcast, including a video version of that program.

Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye”,  Mark Martin is featured in hour three.  Mark talks about the finer points of trolling for walleye, including the use of a stern planer to catch bonus fish.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time he has another great fish recipe.

I hope you like the show.

 

 

 

 

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Rundown for Father’s Day Weekend.

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.

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Show Rundown for June 10/11

Charter Captain John Roby of Chain Tail Charters (charterfishingmackinaw.com) is my first guest this week.  John talks about fishing lake trout and salmon in the straits.  He says the fishing off Mackinac Island and under the Big Mac bridge can be very good.

We continue the fishing theme in hour two with Brad Dupuie of Angler Qwest Boats.  Brad talks about the growth and evolution of that Michigan made fishing tritoon.  He also has some tips  on trolling spoons for open water walleye.

Shane Rubyonis of DreamWeaver Lures is up next.  Shane talks about the history of his company and how they continue to come up with spoons and colors that consistently catch fish.

In hour three veteran outdoor writer and outdoorsman Tom Lounsbury is featured.  Tom describes his recent turkey hunting trip where he called in a nice bird for a first time lady turkey hunter.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up once again.  This time Dave has a nice fish recipe.

I hope you like the show.

 

 

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June Kickoff Rundown

We start the new month talking with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted talks about their new Toxin 100 crossbow and Darton’s new bow fishing rig.

Hour two kicks off with Don Miller of Millers-Sportfishing Charters on Lake St. Clair.  Don is a veteran musky fisherman on that lake and his clients have boated many trophy fish over the years.

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Then Elyse Walter of the Michigan dnr reminds us about the Free Fishing Weekend next week and has details of their Master Angler program.

Veteran outdoor writer Steve Griffin is featured in hour three.  Steve talks about  bluegill fishing and chasing Lake Michigan salmon from a kayak.

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

I hope you like the show.

 

 

 

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Rundown for Memorial Weekend

Veteran Lake Superior charter captain Dave Kimar of Kimars Charters on Shelter Bay joins me first on this week’s show.  Dave talks about running fifty miles off shore to fish for giant lake trout on Stannard Rock.

Extreme long range shooter Paul Phillips kicks off hour two.  Paul is with the US Rifle Team and recently has been working to extend his shooting ability.  Paul and his fellow shooters are shooting accurately at nearly two miles and are looking to extend their range even farther.

Then, Dan Eichinger of mucc  joins me to talk about challenges facing his organization and the hunters and anglers in Michigan today.

Outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of WildFishing.com is featured in the final hour.  Dave talks about fishing opportunities in Northern Michigan.

We wrap it up with chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

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.

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Radio Rundown for Mother’s Day Weekend

First RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio in Allendale joins me to talk about preserving your hunting and fishing memories.

Then, Tom Campbell from the Woods-n-Waternews magazine has a look at their latest edition.

Hour two kicks off with Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Chad Stewart.  Chad talks about whitetail fawns and why people should never pick them up.  He also describes the latest on CWD in Michigan and proposed changes to the state’s deer hunting regulations.

Then, Shaun McKeon of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) describes their new “On the Ground Jr.” program.

Bass fishing is the topic in hour 3 as I talk with fishing guide Gerry Gostenik of Great Lakes Bass Fishing.  Gerry says Michigan is one of the top states in the country for trophy smallmouth with Lake St. Clair leading the way.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps this week’s show up.  This time he has a very interesting woodchuck recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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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 Last Weekend in April

My first guest this week is a guy I called “the most interesting man in Michigan”.  His name is Bill Hoffman (WCHoffman.com) and he’s a writer, podcaster and avid turkey hunter (among other things).  Bill talks about the world of outdoor podcaster and has some advice for Michigan turkey hunters who need more action than our state can provide.

Then, Michigan dnr Law Division Corporal Dave Painter joins me to talk about the practice of  turkey “reaping”, also known as “fanning”.  There’s been a lot of confusion in Michigan about whether it’s legal.  Officer Painter has the official word from Lansing.

Hour two kicks off with Steve Winters of the Bowfishing Association of Michigan (BowFishBam.com).  Steve talks about the popularity of bow fishing and has details on some upcoming tournaments.

Amy Trotter from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  Amy talks about proposed legislation that would make it tougher to bring in deer carcasses harvested in other states to help prevent the spread of CWD.

The final hour features Tim Roller of Tim Rollers Outdoor Journey.  In honor of the opening weekend of trout season we’re talking fly fishing in Michigan.  We also talk turkey hunting and walleye fishing as well.

As usual, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Dave has another turkey recipe this week.

I hope you like the show.

 

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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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