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Radio Rundown for the First Weekend in November

We kick off the new month with a wide range of topics this week.

First. Tom Beecher of Vanguard Outdoors (VanguardWorld.us) has details of a big discount program with Jays Sporting Goods.  You can get twenty percent off all Vanguard products at either Jay’s store if you use my name. “Avery”, at checkout.

Then Suzanne Miller-Allen from Blue Cross Blue Shield (bcbsm.com) talks about their “Novembeard” program.  Hunters can get a free health screening at Jay’s stores on November 8th from 9-2.  DNR personnel will also be there to answer questions.

Trophy musky fishing is the topic in the second hour as I talk with retired DNR fisheries tech and avid angler Don Barnard.  Don says this is the best time of year to target big muskies and he has great advice on finding those fish.

Michigan dnr veterinarian Dr. Kelly Straka is up next.  Kelly has the latest on CWD in Michigan.

In hour three we talk about preserving your outdoor memories with master taxidermist RJ Meyer of The Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio in Allendale.  RJ says a deer doesn’t have to be a record book animal to be worthy of putting on the wall.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  First, he has advice on proper field preparation, then Dave has a very nice barbecue venison rib recipe.

I hope you like the show.

 

 

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Rundown for the Last Weekend in July

We wrap up the month with some great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine.

First, master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy studio in Allendale joins me.  RJ has great advice on preserving the memories of your Great Lakes fishing trips.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews says they’re rapidly filling up on vendor space for the upcoming Outdoor Weekend in September.

Hour two kicks off with Eric Lafollette of Jays Sporting Goods.  Eric is the manager of the archery department in Jay’s Clare store and he says it’s time to start getting ready for the season.

Next, Lt. Steve Burton from the Michigan dnr talks about the current class of recruits training to be conservation officers.

Carol Rose of the Michigan Wildlife Council wraps up the hour.  She has an update on the “Here For Generations” campaign (hereformioutdoors.org).

Veteran Great Lakes charter captain Ed Rutherford of Trout Scout Charters in Alpena is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Ed has been a fishing guide and charter captain for almost fifty years and has plenty of stories to tell about his time on the water.

We wrap it up with chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time it’s an interesting catfish recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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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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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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Rundown for the Last Weekend in July

We wrap up the month with with a wide range of guests and topics.

First, Tim Squires of Michigan based Hurricane Safety Systems joins me to talk about their products designed to keep tree stand hunters safe.

Then, Valerie Blaschka of the Michigan dnr has a preview of the big Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival coming up next weekend at the Bay City State Recreation Area.

In hour two, Master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio has advice on how to take care of trophy fish and also looks ahead to our Ontario bear hunt.

Dennis Fox wraps up the hour talking about DNR shooting ranges in southern Michigan.

Sturgeon fishing is the topic of discussion in hour three of this week’s show.  Jim Felgenauer has great advice on finding, and catching giant sturgeon in the St. Clair River.  You can learn more about that at their website….StClairSturgeon.org.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has an unusual, but tasty recipe….it’s broiled crayfish.

I hope you like the show.

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Food plots are the opening topic of discussion this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio show as I talk with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select.  Eric talks about where to plant a food plot, how to prepare the ground and what seed to plant.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews give a preview of their April edition.

Hour two kicks off with master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy RoomTaxidermy studio in Allendale.  RJ describes how to judge the quality of a taxidermists work.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next. Drew talks about the new “Here. For Generations” campaign to educate the non hunters and anglers in Michigan about the importance of what we do.

Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina wraps up the hour.  Scott talks about the early spring trolling action for walleye on Saginaw Bay.

Fishing is also the topic of our final hour as Mark Romanck of Fishing411 joins me.  Mark talks about fishing for giant pike in Canada during ice-out conditions, jigging for Detroit River walleye and he also has some great trolling tips.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar of Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse.  This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  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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Radio Rundown for Last Weekend in August

We wrap up the summer season talking about more hunting than fishing this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room taxidermy studio joins me to talk about bear hunting.  RJ describes our recent trip to White River Ontario and has great advice for Michigan bear hunters too.

Waterfowl hunting expert George Lynch of Lynch Mob Calls kicks off the second hour.  George talks about hunting Michigan’s early goose season and has examples of what a good goose and duck call should sound like.

Linda Walters of the Michigan dnr is up next with details on their new Outdoor Activity Center in Detroit.  You can learn more at Michigan.gov/oac.

Hour number three starts out with Michigan whitetail hunting legend John Eberhart (DeerJohn.net).  John has some great advice on hunting pressured whitetails and compares the hunting hear to other states.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week he has a heart bear stew recipe.

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

 

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Show Rundown for First Weekend in June

We kick off a new month with more great guests and information on this edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Captain Jeff Godi of the Michigan Experience Charters (The Michigan Experience) joins me to talk about post season cold front fishing for big water walleye.  Jeff also talks about the finer points of trolling spoons for great lakes marble eyes.

Then, John Gorm of Linwood Beach Marina has details on a new program from Mercury Marine with financial incentives to re-power your boat with a new outboard motor.

Hour two kicks off with RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy Studio.  RJ has some thoughts on preserving your hunting and fishing memories through taxidermy.

Next, Paul Yauk of the Michigan dnr has details of a new statewide trail system for hikers and bicyclists.  It’s called the Iron Belle Trail.  You can get more details at Michigan.gov/dnrtrails.

We head to Lake Superior for the final hour of this week’s show and talk with veteran fishing captain Dave Kimar.  Dave owns Kimars Charters, a company that offers fishing adventures to Standard Rock, fifty miles offshore, in the middle of the giant lake.

Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up once again.  This time Dave has a very interesting sheephead recipe.

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

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Outdoor Magazine Rundown for March 7/8

There’s a wide range of topics on this week’s show.

First I talk about a recent newspaper article on the concept of “coywolves” in Michigan and why I think it’s misleading.

Then, Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr joins me with details on how to get a leftover turkey tag.

Next, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their April edition.

Hour two kicks off with Michael Short of Jays Sporting Goods.  Michael has great advice on reloading your own ammunition.

Veteran steelhead angler Tim Roller is up next to talk about how water temperature affects  fish activity and behavior.

This week’s third hour features RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy studio.  RJ talks about how to take care of your trophy fish and game in the field so your taxidermist can give you a lifelike mount.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a hearty chili walleye recipe. A busy show filled with great guests and information.  I hope you like it.

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