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This Week on Outdoor Magazine Radio

Retired DNR biologist and Michigan Wildlife Council member Jim Hammill is my first guest.  Jim talks about the “Here for Generations” campaign (hereformioutdoors.org) and the status of wolves in the UP today.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews takes a look ahead to their April edition.

Hour two kicks off with outdoor writer Brian Miller.  Brian has great advice on bowhunting for turkeys and walleye fishing on the Maumee River.

Holly Vaughn of the Michigan dnr is up next with details on Michigan’s Wetland Wonders and why those areas are a great place to watch migrating birds in the springtime.

Michigan based Off Shore Tackle is featured in the final hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with “Chairman of the Boards”, Bruce DeShano.  Bruce describes how the company got started and the evolution of their products over the years.

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

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

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Radio Rundown for First Weekend of Summer

We kick off the official summer season with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of Wildfishing.com.  Dave talks about the hex hatch and how that affects summertime fishing.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their July edition and a look ahead to the big Outdoor Weekend in September.

Hour two features Corporal Steve Huff of the Michigan dnr.   Steve works closely with aquatic invasive species and he outlines the plan of action if future species are discovered.  You can learn more at this website… Michigan.gov/invasives.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc.org is up next.  Drew talks about the resolutions passed at their recent convention.

The “Chairman of the Boards” joins me in hour three…Bruce DeShano of OffShoreTackle.  Bruce talks about the history of that Michigan based company and how they bring new products to the market.  He also has some tips for trolling shallow water walleye in weedbeds.

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

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

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Radio Rundown for May 7/8

It’s a fishing theme this Mother’s Day Weekend on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, I talk with Capt. Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul says the season is off to a slow start but he expects the action to pick up in the next few days.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about his turkey hunting this spring and the latest edition of their magazine.

Hour two kicks off with the “Sturgeon General”, Brenda Archambo of the Black Lake Chapter of  Sturgeon for Tomorrow.  The giant fish are spawning now and Brenda says this is a good time to get a look at them.

Michigan dnr Fisheries Chief Jim Dexter wraps up the hour.  Jim talks about the status of our state’s fishery today.

Nick DeShano of Off Shore Tackle is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Nick describes some of his company’s new products and the process of bringing new gear to the market.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for August 1st.

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

First, Nick DeShano of Off Shore Tackle joins me to talk about their new SST Pro Mag planer board.

Then Darton Archery‘s Ted Harpham has details about the upcoming IBO Word Championships and also the importance of a good bowstring.

Hour two features long range shooting expert Paul Phillips.  Paul is a former marine and current officer on the US Rifle Team.  Paul talks about the strong Michigan connection on the team.

Elyse Walters from the Michigan dnr is up next.   Elyse has details on their state of the art Oden fish hatchery.

Our third hour kicks off with Eric LaFollette of Jays Sporting Goods.  Eric talks about the getting ready for the upcoming bow season.

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

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

 

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Father’s Day Weekend Show Rundown

We kick off this week’s show talking with Paul Jankens of DiamondBuck Blinds.  That Michigan company is growing fast and Paul tells us why his blinds are so popular.

Then, Karen Cleveland of the Michigan dnr joins me to verify there are indeed pelicans in Michigan….but not the same birds we see down south.

Hour two kicks off with Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters.  Ron is a bear hunting guide in White River Ontario and describes what it’s like to hunt bears north of the border.

Christine Becher from the DNR is up next.  She has an update on the status of peregrine falcons in our state.

The third hour features Bruce DeShano of Off Shore Tackle.  Bruce describes how the fishing industry has changed since he started Off Shore 35 years ago.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  There’s no recipe this week as Dave and I discuss his upcoming hip surgery.

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

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