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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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Mid October Radio Rundown

Jim Felgenauer of the St. Clair Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow (StClairSturgeon.org) is my first guest on this week’s show.  Jim and I talk about our recent sturgeon fishing adventure on the St. Clair River.

Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole group (MiBuckPole.com) is up next talking about their online virtual buck pole and their philosophy of putting people ahead of deer.

Lt. Jim Gorno of the Michigan dnr joins me in the second hour.  Jim has been a conservation officer for thirty years and has some interesting insight into how the job has changed over the years.  He also has advice on staying safe and legal in the woods this fall.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc  is up next.  Drew tells the story of his recent successful whitetail hunt in Northern Michigan.

Businessman Mark Griffin wraps up the hour.  Mark talks about a new initiative in Michigan to get the word out about the economic impact of hunting.  Learn more at HuntingWorksforMI.com.

Retired fisheries technician Don Barnard kicks off the final hour.  Don is an avid musky fisherman and says fall is the best time to catch a trophy fish.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week he has another great venison recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week.  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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Rundown for Last Weekend in January

We wrap up January with another interesting edition of the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about springtime turkey hunting.  The deadline to apply for the restricted season hunts is February 1st.

Then Ted Harpham of Darton Archery talks about predator hunting at night with crossbows.  They’ve had great luck with this new twist on the rapidly growing sport of coyote hunting.

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Hour two kicks off with the “Sturgeon General” Brenda Archambo.  Brenda is the president of the Black Lake Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow and an avid proponent of the prehistoric fish.  She talks about efforts to save the fish and how a sturgeon spearing season is part of those efforts.

Then Bill Moritz, Deputy Director of the DNR joins me to talk about the new hunting and fishing license package.  Bill says some fees will go up but the number of licenses has been cut considerably.

Wintertime steelheading is the opening topic of hour number three as I talk with Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul says it’s been tough to get on the river this year because of the ice but the fishing has been good when they can get out.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up this week’s show.  Dave is still recovering from his heart attack and we shoot the breeze about their Helping Hands fundraising dinner and a big wild game dinner coming up in Midland.

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

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Radio Rundown for January 12th.

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

First, I talk about some of the things I saw at the Archery Trade Association (ATA) show in Louisville. There were some interesting products unveiled this year.

Then, Derrick Poet of Jay’s Sporting Goods joins me with his thoughts on that show from a retailer’s perspective.

Next, Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters talks about his company and how they offer inexpensive Michigan hunting and fishing trips.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews with a preview of their next edition.

Hour two features Al Stewart of the Michigan DNR. Al is a veteran wildlife biologist and avid turkey hunter. We talk about the history of turkeys in Michigan and how to apply for a springtime turkey hunting tag.

I wrap up the hour talking about the war on guns and their owners. I also have a couple suggestions on what gun owners can do to protect our second amendment right.

In the final hour “Sturgeon General” Brenda Archambo of Sturgeon for Tomorrow joins me to talk about that prehistoric fish and we look ahead to the sturgeon spearing season in February.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. Dave reminds us of his Helping Hands wild game dinner coming up in a couple of weeks and he also has a nice whitefish recipe.

Another busy show. I hope you like it.

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