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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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Outdoor Magazine Radio for this Weekend

Charter Captain Mike Orr of Five Orrs Charters kicks off the show this week.  Mike was fishing southern Lake Michigan for salmon and trout but he’s moved his business to Lake Erie because the fishing there is so much better.H

Hour two features another professional fisherman, Paul Schlafley of River Side Charters out of Manistee.  Paul is talking to us from the Manistee River, where he says the steelhead action has been pretty good.

Next, mucc Executive Director Dan Eichinger joins me to talk about a variety of issues, including the plan to allow commercial fishermen to keep walleye and lake trout.  MUCC is against that proposal.

James Severance of Burt Watson  Chevrolet wraps up the hour.  James says they’re offering a new “Outdoorsman” Silverado, based on my truck.

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Veteran outdoor writer and expert hunter Tom Lounsbury is my guest in hour three.  Tom is always of wealth of information and stories about his outdoor experiences….and this time is no exception.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another interesting wild game dinner.

I hope you like the show.

 

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Radio Rundown for First Weekend in “Rocktober”.

We kick off the month of October talking with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted talks about their new 2017 Maverick and teases us with talk of their other new models to be unveiled in January at the Archery Trade Association show.

Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation wraps up the hour.  Emily has details of their latest promotional give away involving Slayer Blinds from Standish Fabricating.

Hour two kicks off with Master Taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room  Taxidermy Studio in Allendale.  RJ has great advice on taking care of your trophy in the field so you can get the best mount possible

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next.   Drew talks about the upcoming bow season, his plans to bear hunt in the remote western Upper Peninsula and some recent action taken by the Michigan United Conservation Clubs.

We switch gears and talk fishing in the final hour of this week’s show.  Captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters joins me to talk about fall salmon and trout fishing on the big lake and also steelhead fishing on the Manistee River.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time the veteran wild game master has a very nice venison recipe.

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

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Radio Rundown for July 4th Weekend

We kick off this week’s show talking about bear permits in Michigan.  For hunters who didn’t get one I talk with Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters in White River, Ontario.  Michigan hunters can drive there and buy a tag over the counter.

Hour two kicks off with Paul Schafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul talks about the fishing on Lake Michigan so far this summer and the lack of salmon on this side of the lake.

Maia Turek of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Maia talks about the Recreation Passport (state park sticker) program.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith joins me in hour three as we talk about bear hunting in Michigan and the status of the state’s deer management program.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up with a great grilled 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 March 5/6

We kick off the new month with a wide range of topics on this edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Jorden Susewitz of the Extreme Predator Hunt has a wrap up of their competition and some late season coyote hunting tips.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the spring hunting and fishing shows and why his magazine has a presence at each one.

Hour two kicks off with southern Lake Michigan Charter Captain Mike Orr of Five Orrs Charters.  Mike talks about early season trolling for coho and browns in warm water discharge outlets.

Then Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) brings us up to date on proposed legislation in Washington to de-list Michigan wolves.

Brad Dupuie of Michigan based Qwest Pontoons wraps up the hour with details on the Mid Michigan boat show coming up March 11-13, and how you can see the popular Angler Qwest  at that show.

Springtime fishing is the subject in our final hour as I talk with river guide and charter captain Paul Schlafley of RiverSide Charters in Manistee.  Paul has advice on river fishing for steelhead and early season, big water trolling for browns.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up the show with a nice walleye recipe.

A fast paced show with great guests and lots of information.  I hope you like it.

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Show Rundown for Weekend of December 19/20

Lots of great guests and information this last weekend before Christmas on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me to talk about their 2016 product line up.

Then, Chad Stearns of Jays Sporting Goods has details on the Mid Michigan Safari Club’s (MidMichiganSafariClub.org)  Sportsmen Against Hunger program.

We wrap up the hour with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews.  Tom has details on their January edition.

Wintertime steelheading is the opening topic of hour number two as I talk with Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul says the fishing has been spotty so far this season.

“Inventing the Outdoors”  is the subject of my next guest as Sandra Clark of the Michigan Historical Museum (Michigan.gov/museum) talks about the Webster Marble display currently being featured.

Detroit Free Press (freep.com) Outdoor Writer Lydia Lohrer is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Lydia is the only female outdoor editor in a top twenty five newspaper market and she was the first female host of a hunting show on the Outdoor Channel.  She has some interesting thoughts on women in the outdoors and the state of hunting and fishing in Michigan today.

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

I hope you like the show.

 

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First “Rocktober” Radio Rundown

We kick off the month of “Rocktober” with more great guests and information this week.

First, charter captain and fishing guide Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee checks in.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation has details of their latest giveaway contests with the folks at Jays Sporting Goods and Diamond Buck blinds.

Bryan Lowe from the Michigan Buckle (MIBuckpole.com) wraps up the hour with an update about their online virtual buck pole.

Shooting and hearing loss is the opening topic of our second hour as I talk with audiologist and avid hunter Mike Stewart.  Mike has great advice on how to protect your hearing at the range and in the field.

mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke is up next.  Drew talks about the upcoming advertising campaign to educate Michigan’s non hunting and fishing public.

Outdoor writer and hunting expert Richard P Smith is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Richard talks about the Michigan bear season and has an early look at UP deer hunting.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has an excellent venison recipe.

Another fast paced show.  I hope you like it.

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Independence Day Show Rundown

First, Lisa Jackson of the Michigan dnr  joins me to talk about the elk and bear drawing process.  Far more people apply than are successful and that leads to some questions about the system.

Then Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (farmerweather.com and Mlive) talks about why the summer has been windy and cooler than normal so far.  He also says that weather pattern should shift in the next couple of weeks.

Hour two features outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith.  Richard talks about bear hunting in Michigan and how to use trail cameras to scout for the upcoming deer season.

The topic of Michigan snakes wraps up the hour as I talk with Hannah Schauer of the Michigan DNR.  Hanna is producing a series of videos to highlight each of our 18 species.

Lake Michigan charter captain Paul Schlafley of River Side Charters  in Manistee is my guest in the final hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show.  Paul talks about how the weather has affected fishing so far this season and has great advice for catching early morning king salmon and lots of lake trout.

It’s a little slower pace this week, but still lots of great information.  I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for Mother’s Day Weekend

Giant lake sturgeon are the opening topic of this week’s show as I talk with the “Sturgeon General”, Brenda Archambo.  Brenda was one of the founding members of the Black Lake Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow.  This time Brenda talks about the spawning run currently underway in northern Michigan.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Katie reminds us that May is the month to apply for bear and elk tags.  She also puts in a plug for the Pure Michigan Hunt.

Hour number two kicks off with charter captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul talks about the early season fishing action so far and has details of a giveaway in con unction with the folks at the Forward Corporation.

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Ed Eisch of the Michigan DNR wraps up the hour talking about the state’s fish hatchery system and the fish stocking program underway right now.

Bass fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with fishing guide Jerry Gostenik (GreatLakesBassFishing).  Jerry says Michigan is one of the top states in the county for smallmouth action….and he says Lake St. Clair is the best water in Michigan for smallies.

We wrap up this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a  very nice turkey recipe.

Once again, great guests…with lots of good information.  I hope you like it.

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