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Rundown for April 8/9

We kick off this weekend’s Outdoor Magazine Radio show talking turkey with Greg Abbas of A-way Outdoors.  Greg is a veteran turkey guide and turkey calling champion…and a wealth of knowledge and information.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews is up next.  We talk about the history of their magazine and look forward to turkey season.

Hour two features Dan Jordan of Team Anglerfish.  We talk about early season fishing for coho in southern Lake Michigan and trolling shallow water for springtime browns.  Dan also describes his experience running an Angler Qwest on Lake Michigan.

Lt. Jennifer Wolf of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour.  She says the state’s RAP (Report All Poaching) line can now accept text messages.  That number is 800 292-7800.

Veteran outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith is my guest in hour three.  We talk about Michigan bear and moose numbers…and mandatory antler point restrictions.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Show Rundown for the end of January

We wrap up the month talking about a wide variety of topics this week.

First, Michigan dnr fisheries biologist Jim Baker talks about the Saginaw Bay walleye fishery and the role ciscos/herring could play in the future.

Then “Sturgeon General” Brenda Archambo of Sturgeon for Tomorrow joins me with details on the upcoming Sturgeon Shivaree on Black Lake.

Hour two kicks off with outdoor writer Richard P Smith.  Richard says bear predation on UP whitetails is a bigger problem than most people realize.  He also talks about the effective of mandatory antler point restrictions.

Adam Bump from the DNR  is up next.  Adam reminds us that squirrel and rabbit seasons are still open.  He says with poor ice conditions across the southern part of the state, small game hunting is a good option.

Professional angler and fishing educator Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 is featured in hour three.  Lance talks about chasing trophy wintertime walleye on Lake Erie and looks ahead to the springtime fishery on the Detroit River.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with another great recipe.

I hope you enjoy the show.

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for December 10/11

First, Bryan Darland of Jays Sporting Goods has great advice on Christmas gift ideas for the hunter and angler on your list.

Then, avid pheasant hunter Ken Dalton with details on a plan to bring back Michigan’s pheasant population.

Hour two kicks off with Corky Legue.  Corky loves to chase rabbits with beagles and has advice on choosing the right dog.

Next, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart talks about the young bull elk that wandered into the southern Michigan CWD zone and was killed over concerns about disease.

The third hour of this week’s show features outdoor writer Richard P Smith.  Richard is downstate on his annual pre-Christmas book tour.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another wild game recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for October 8/9

Jeff Poet of  Jays Sporting Goods is my first guest on this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show.  Jeff talks about the Cabelas buy out by Bass Pro Shops and how that might affect the industry.  He also talks about the history of his store and why they’ve been successful for 45 years.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me to talk about the upcoming November edition of their magazine.

Hour two kicks off with Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City, Michigan.  Glenn describe the process of sighting in a deer rifle and talks about why their underground ranges are a great place to get ready for the season.

Monique Ferris of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Monique has details on the Hunter Access Program (michigan.gov/hap).

The hour wraps up with insurance expert Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance Group talking about protecting our valuable hunting and fishing gear.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Richard talks about his successful black bear hunt in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and plans for his upcoming deer hunt.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  Dave has antother great wild game recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for First Weekend in August

We kick off the new month with a variety topics on this edition of the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, Brad Dupuie of Qwest Pontoons joins me to talk about the new Angler Qwest model for 2017 and some improvements to existing models.

Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews has a look ahead at their September edition and the big Outdoor Weekend coming up after Labor Day.

Hour two kicks off with charter captain Lance Keene of Steelhead Hunter charters out of Manistee.  Lance says the kings have shown up and they’re running big this year.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next with a discussion about the status of hunting and fishing today.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith joins me in hour three.  Richard talks about baiting for bear and field judging those animals.

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

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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Rundown for the Last Weekend in January

We wrap up the month with a variety of topics this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, the “Sturgeon General”, Brenda Archambo of Sturgeon for Tomorrow talks about the upcoming Sturgeon spearing season and successful efforts to protect those prehistoric fish during their spawning season.

Then Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters talks about the upcoming Michigan turkey season and looks ahead to the fall bear hunt.

Hour two kicks off with Capt. Doug Deming of the Fish Point Lodge.  Doug says the ice fishing season on Saginaw Bay has been slow because of poor ice conditions.

Then Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about their programs to introduce school kids to wildlife and the outdoors.

Outdoor Writer Richard P Smith is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Richard talks about the number of Michigan bear tags, the mild winter and UP wildlife and what he perceives to be unfair crossbow regulations for Upper Peninsula hunters.

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

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

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Show Rundown for December 12th Weekend

This week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show kicks off with Dr. Ken Merckel.  Ken is the president of the Michigan Steelhead and Salmon Fishermen’s Association (MichiganSteelheaders.org).  Ken talks about problems with the proposed aquaculture projects and the status of the Great Lakes fishery in general.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about his group and their plans to expand beyond whitetails.

Trapping is the topic of discussion in hour number two as I talk with Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com).  Dale talks about the biological importance of trapping and rebukes some common myths about it.

In hour three we turn our attention to bears and whitetails with outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith.  Richard reports on the recent bear management meetings and describes his experience with bears and deer during the firearm season.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has another very nice venison recipe.

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

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Radio Rundown for 11/7

We kick off this week’s Outdoor Magazine Radio show talking with Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Al is the Upland Game Bird Specialist for the department.  He reminds hunters about the leftover fall turkey tags and that the season ends on the 14th.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me to talk about getting ready for firearm deer season.

Hour two features outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith.  Richard talks about the outlook for gun season in the UP.  He also reminds listeners about his Michigan black bear survey.  Folks who see a bear can email Richard at mibearcount@yahoo.com with the details.

Todd Wills of the DNR wraps up the hour.  Todd has information on the new Lake Huron research vessel called the “Tanner”.

Master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room  kicks off the final hour of this week’s show.  RJ has great advice on how to preserve your deer hunting memories by choosing the right taxidermist.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave talks about field prep of your deer, then has a great venison recipe.

Interesting guest with good information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  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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