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Radio Rundown for 1/6

First, professional angler and charter captain Lance Valentine of Walleye101 joins me to talks about the upcoming outdoor show season.  Lance will be speaking next weekend at the Ultimate Fishing Show in Novi and later at our outdoor expo in West Branch.  For details on that show check out this website.  MikeAveryExpo.com.

Next Ben Nielsen of Showspan previews their upcoming shows for this winter.

Hour two kicks off with veteran Lake St. Clair angler Jim Felgenauer.  Jim talks about perch fishing on the lake and also the time honored tradition of spearing perch on that body of water.

Michigan’s Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa of MLive joins me next.  Mark says this bitter cold weather pattern is likely to continue through the winter.

Angler Qwest‘s Brad Dupuie is up next.  Brad talks about his company’s presence at boat shows this season and also expansion of the Angler Qwest plant.

In hour three one of my favorite guests joins me.  Veteran outdoorsman and outdoor writer Tom Lounsbury talks about his fall hunting season and looks ahead to wintertime rabbit hunting.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very unusual bobcat recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Show Rundown for Weekend of January 7

We kick off this weekend’s show talking with Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Al talks about springtime turkey hunting in and reminds us now is the time to apply for a permit.

Then Ben Nielsen of Showspan joins me to talk about the Ultimate Fishing Show coming up next weekend in Novi.

Shed hunting is the opening conversation in hour two of this week’s show as I talk with Mark Miller of the North American Shed Hunter’s Club (ShedAntlers.org).  Mark says the bucks are dropping early this year and he has good advice on where to find them.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next.  Drew describes how the latest battle with anti hunting group HSUS and describes how the legislature got involved.

Hour three features veteran outdoorsman Jim Felgenauer.    Jim and I had planned to talk about perch spearing on Lake St. Clair, but there’s no good ice yet.  Instead, we shoot the breeze about a variety of outdoor related topics.

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

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

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Rundown for the Weekend of 1/23-24

Some unusual topics this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, I talk with Mike Azzopardi of the Michigan Hawking Club about falconry and hunting with birds of prey.

Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews  has details on their latest edition.

Hour two kicks off with Jim Felgenauer talking about perch spearing on Lake St. Clair.

Then Drew YoungeDyke from mucc has details on the 40th anniversary of the Michigan Trust Fund.

Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter Group wraps up the hour talking about insurance issues while taking a vehicle or atv on the ice.

Wild boar hunting in Michigan is the opening subject in the final hour of this weeks show as I talk with veteran hunter Nick Ostroski.  Nick and his crew have probably taken more wild hogs in Michigan than anybody else.

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

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



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Show Rundown for 1/31-2/1

We wrap up January and kick off the new month with more good guests this week.

First, Brad Dupuie of Apex Marine joins me to talk about their new Angler Qwest big water trolling tritoons.  That boat was a big success with anglers last summer and the company has made some interesting changes for 2015.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the latest edition of that magazine and what’s coming up next month.

Hour two features Paul Cianciolo of Predator Hunter Outdoors.  Paul has some innovative, high intensity LED lights for predator hunting after dark.

Then Katie McGlashen of the Michigan dnr joins me to talks about the Waterloo Recreation area and the Eddy Discovery Center (Michigan.gov/EddyCenter).

Ice fishing on Lake St. Clair is the subject in our final hour as I talk with veteran outdoorsman Jim Felgenauer.  Jim describes spearing for perch and the action on LSC in general.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Dave doesn’t have a recipe this week, instead we talk about the preparation involved in cooking a wild game dinner for several hundred people.

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

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Radio Rundown for 2/1/14

We kick off the month of February with some interesting guests and topics this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, “Michigan’s Meteorologist” Mark Torregrossa joins me to talk about what else….the weather.  Mark told me last fall it was going to be a cold, snowy winter.  Now he says don’t look for an early spring this year.  You can read Mark’s forecasts online at MLive.com/weather.  His website is FarmerWeather.com.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews.com wraps up the hour with a look at topics of interest in the outdoor news.

“Beagles and Bunnies” is the main topic of hour number two as I talk with veteran hunter and beagle man Corky Legue.  Corky grew up hunting rabbits with beagles and he has great advice on that Michigan outdoor tradition.

The topic turns more serious with our next guest.  Drew YoungeDyke of mucc and Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management (CitizensWildlife.com) discusses the progress on the petition to fight anti hunters in Michigan.  He also reminds us exactly what that drive is intended to do.

We head out on the ice for hour number three as I talk with Jim Felgenauer.  Jim is a veteran ice angler who loves to fish for Lake St. Clair perch.  He also has a passion for spearing yellow bellies….something you can only do on Lake St. Clair.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Dave’s feeling better after a heart attack three weeks ago and he has a hearty rabbit recipe for us.

A busy show filled with great guests and interesting topics.  Seems like a good way to kick off a new month……

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Rick Mowery of Michigan based Bohning Archery joins me this week. Bohning has been in the archery business for 67 years and they continue to develop new products for today’s archer.

Then, I draw the final winner of an Ameristep Carnivore ground blind.

In the second hour Richard P. Smith joins me to talk about moose, bear and whitetails. Richard says the number of moose in the UP continues to rise. He also has insight into the bear population and observations about the secondary whitetail rut.

Drew Youngdyke of MUCC wraps up the hour with discussion of a project to improve rabbit habitat in the Gratiot/Saginaw game area.

The third hour features Lake St. Clair angler Jim Felgenauer. Jim talks about perch spearing on the body of water…it’s the only lake in Michigan where you can do that.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave and I discuss the Helping Hands Wild Game dinner.

A little slower paced show this week, but still filled with lots of great outdoor information. I hope you like it.

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