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Radio Rundown for the Last Weekend in October

This week’s show kicks off with a discussion about guns with Jeania Canel of Jays Sporting Goods.  Jeania is the manager of the gun department in their Clare store and she says hunters have a great deal of choices these days.

Then Allan Goetz from the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about some of the animals submitted to their online buck pole.

Hour two features a conversation with Michigan outdoor writer turned big game hunting guide, Denny Geurink (dgoa.com).  Denny started hunting in Russia almost thirty years ago.  These days his hunters take more trophy brown bears than any other outfitter in the world.

Nick Green from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) wraps up the hour.  Nick describes the role of MUCC and talks about some of the projects their working on.

Charter Captain and fishing guide Lance Keene of Trout Scout charters joins me in the final hour of this week’s show.  We talk to Lance while he’s on the Big Manistee River fishing for steelhead.  In fact, one of his customers caught a nice fish during the conversation.



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


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 the Weekend of Feb 18/19

Michigan bears are the opening topic of discussion this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio. Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Kevin Swanson says the population is up slightly in the UP and dramatically in the northern Lower Peninsula.  As a result, hunters are likely to see more bear permits issued.

Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa wraps up the hour talking about the mild weather this winter.  He says that trend is likely to continue for a while.

Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com) is up next.  Fur prices are up slightly but Dale says most trappers don’t do it for the money.

Next, I talk with Drew YoungeDyke from mucc.  Drew talks about the upcoming edition of their Michigan Out of Doors Magazine and we discuss the new Michigan Out of Doors Podcast.

Randy Stec from the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMIOutdoors) is the final guest of the hour.  Randy updates us on the status of that campaign to educate Michigan’s non hunters and anglers.

Springtime steelheading is the opening topic of discussion of the final hour of this week’s show as I talk with Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey TV.  Tim was a fishing guide on West Michigan rivers for many years and he describes how to use water temp, flow and color to catch fish.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time it’s possum.

I hope you like the show.


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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

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

First, I talk with Drew YoungeDyke of mucc about the recent decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals that could jeopardize scientific management of our fish and game species.  Drew says the issue is now in the hands of our state Attorney General.

Then, Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina joins me with a Saginaw Bay perch and walleye report.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews.  Tom talks about his deer season and the latest edition of their magazine.

Steelhead fishing is the opening topic in hour number two as I talk with Lance Keene of Steelhead Hunter Charters.  Lance says river conditions are perfect now  and the action is hot.

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Then, Michigan dnr wildlife biologist Ashley Autenreith joins me to talk about this year’s firearm deer season.

Hour number three features veteran coyote hunter Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine has great advice on getting started in that sport.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time we’re not talking about a wild game recipe, but rather, our upcoming live Facebook event at Dave’s restaurant, Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse.

Great guests and information this week.  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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Radio Rundown for New Year

We kick of 2014 with a fast paced show this week on Outdoor Magazine.

First, I talk with veteran steelhead angler Jim Diedrich about the resurgence of the AuSable River steelhead fishery.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about an interesting article in their latest edition about the future of deer hunting.

Hour number two starts out with Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay.  Scott has great tips on ice fishing for walleye.

Showspan‘s Ben Nielsen is up next with a preview of the Ultimate Fishing Show coming up in Novi on January 9-12.

Drew YoungeDyke of MUCC and Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management (CitizensWildlife.com) also joins me to talk about the status of the petition drive to stop anti hunters in Michigan.

Hour number three features old friend Mark Romanack of Fishing411.  Mark talks about ice fishing and has details of an exciting boat giveaway in conjunction with the good folks at Jays Sporting Goods.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave talks about a fundraising dinner coming up in just a few weeks.

A busy and informative show to kick off the new year.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for 10/6

There’s another good show coming up this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, I talk with Ken Johnston of Michigan based Ultimate Muzzleloaders. Ken says his rifles can consistently make shots at distances of more than five hundred yards…some center fire rifles can’t even claim that accuracy.

Then Randy Jorgenson of Woods-n-Waternews joins me to talk about that magazine and how it got started.

The second hour features Dr. Mike Stewart, an audiologist and hard core hunter. Mike talks about shooting and hearing loss, and how it can be prevented.

Tony Hansen of MUCC wraps up the hour with an update on EHD in Michigan and plans for a wolf hunt.

In the third hour the topic changes to fishing with Capt. Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee. Paul says fishing on the big lake has been slow lately, but river fishing is picking up.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. Dave talks about his bow season so far and has a great venison recipe.

Another fast paced and informational show. I hope you enjoy it.

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