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Tag Archives: tim roller
My first guest this week is a guy I called “the most interesting man in Michigan”. His name is Bill Hoffman (WCHoffman.com) and he’s a writer, podcaster and avid turkey hunter (among other things). Bill talks about the world of outdoor podcaster and has some advice for Michigan turkey hunters who need more action than our state can provide.
Then, Michigan dnr Law Division Corporal Dave Painter joins me to talk about the practice of turkey “reaping”, also known as “fanning”. There’s been a lot of confusion in Michigan about whether it’s legal. Officer Painter has the official word from Lansing.
Hour two kicks off with Steve Winters of the Bowfishing Association of Michigan (BowFishBam.com). Steve talks about the popularity of bow fishing and has details on some upcoming tournaments.
Amy Trotter from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next. Amy talks about proposed legislation that would make it tougher to bring in deer carcasses harvested in other states to help prevent the spread of CWD.
The final hour features Tim Roller of Tim Rollers Outdoor Journey. In honor of the opening weekend of trout season we’re talking fly fishing in Michigan. We also talk turkey hunting and walleye fishing as well.
As usual, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. Dave has another turkey recipe this week.
I hope you like the show.
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.
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.
We kick off this week’s show talking with whitetail tracker Chris Morris of Michigan Deer Trackers. Chris tell an interesting story of his dog Oak being gored by a by a buck they were tracking.
Then Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about their online community for sharing pictures of Michigan whitetails.
Hour two features expert deer hunter Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV show. Tim targets mature bucks (but he’s not one of those guys who pushes his way of hunting on others). He has some interesting thoughts on what it takes to be successful on trophy animals.
The hour wraps up with Conservation Officer Corporal Dave Painter of the Michigan dnr. The warden talks about staying safe, and legal in the field during this firearm deer season.
The final hour of this week’s show features “Michigan’s Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin. This time we find Mark on vacation in Hawaii. Mark talks about the excellent marlin and tuna fishing there….as well as the trophy fall fishing back home in Michigan.
We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has another nice venison recipe.
A good show this week, filled with great guests and information. I hope you enjoy it.
We celebrate Labor Day and kick off the unofficial fall season this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.
First, Jon Ross of Wolf Creek Productions joins me to talk about a new TV series they’re shooting in Michigan. The crew is following conservation officers on patrol for a show called the “Wardens” that will air early next year.
Lance Senske of Michigan made Fortress Blinds wraps up the hour talking about his blinds and where you can buy them.
Hour two features Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV show. Tim talks about getting ready for the fall bow season. He also refers back to his days as a fishing guide and explains why water temperature is important in fall river fishing for kings and steelhead.
Drew YoungeDyke from mucc is up next. He describes their new quarterly magazine format and talks about the role the Michigan United Conservation Clubs play in regard to hunters and anglers.
The Michigan Elk herd is the topic of discussion in hour number three as Michigan dnr Regional Wildlife Biologist Brian Mastenbrook joins me. Brian talks about the elk range, their behavior and how hunting is used to keep the herd under control.
Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up this week’s show with a very nice goose recipe in honor of Michigan’s early goose season.
Thanks for listening to the Outdoor Magazine radio show and podcast.
Long range shooting is the opening topic of discussion this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio as I talk with Paul Phillips. Paul is member of the US Rifle Team and has been documented shooting on target at more than a mile.
Hour two kicks off with Michigan dnr Assistant Fisheries Chief Todd Grischke. Todd talks about the Atlantic Salmon program on Lake Huron and the importance of returning tagged fish.
Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next. Drew describe hunting and fishing resolutions suggested by MUCC members.
Veteran angler and former fishing guide Tim Roller joins me in the third hour. Tim talks about trout fishing in Michigan and how that sport has changed over the years.
Dr Annie Rummel of the Great Lakes Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau (GoGreat.com) is the final guest this week. Dr. Rummel brings us up to speed on fishing and family vacation options in that part of Michigan.
A little slower paced show this week but lots of great information. I hope you like the show,
We kick off this week’s Outdoor Magazine show talking about suppressors. They’re now legal for hunting in Michigan and lots of folks have questions about them. We get the answers from Mike Visser of Silver Bullet Firearms in Grand Rapids.
Then Tom Campbell of Michigan’s #1 Outdoor Publication, Woods-n-Waternews joins me to talk about their latest edition.
Hour two kicks off with Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association. (mtpca.com). Dale talks about fur prices this winter and the importance of trapping to maintain healthy wildlife populations.
Next, Drew YoungeDyke of mucc joins me to talk about their latest “On the Ground” project at the Gratiot Saginaw Game Area.
Chad Merrihew of Security Credit Union (SecurityCU.org) wraps up the hour with news of a new “Outdoor Adventure” credit card designed to finance hunting and fishing adventures.
Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey is featured in the final hour of this week’s show. Tim talks about the world of outdoor television today and has great advice on springtime steelhead fishing.
We wrap it all up with Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.
Great guests and information this week. I hope you like the show.
We wrap up the month with some great guests and information on this edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.
First, Tony Demboski of the Upper Peninsula Sportsmens Alliance joins me to talk about issues facing UP hunters. Tony is especially concerned about the loss of deer yarding areas.
Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buckle (mibuckpole.com) has some cool deer hunting stories based on pictures posted to their website.
Hour two kicks off with master gunsmith Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor shop in Bay City. Glenn has advice on the best way to store your guns during the off season.
Amy Trotter from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next. Amy talks about their OTG program, plus interesting activity in Lansing and Washington affecting outdoor enthusiasts.
Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour with an update on CWD and that mule deer found dead along a Michigan roadway.
Our final hour features Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV Show. Tim talks about hunting deer in the late season and also goes back to his years as a fishing guide to discuss water temperature and how that affects steelhead fishing.
We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very hearty venison recipe.
Great guests and lots of good information this week. I hope you like the show.
We wrap up the last full weekend in October with some great guests and information.
First Paul Cianciolo of Predator Hunter Outdoors talks about the lineup of his high performance LED lights. They were originally designed for nighttime predator hunters, but have proven to be valuable for all outdoorsmen and women.
Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the November edition of that popular Michigan based magazine.
Hour two kicks off with Jim Felgenauer of the St Clair Sturgeon group. Jim talks about an exciting shore fishery that’s evolved for those big fish.
Next, Chris Freiberger of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about the latest round of the Aquatic Habitat Grant program.
Greg Gasiciel is up next. Greg tells the story of catching that new state record smallmouth bass.
The final hour features Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey television show. Tim has great advice on hunting the whitetail rut.
We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has a very nice duck recipe.
I hope you like the show.
First, master gunsmith Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City joins me to talk about maintaining your firearms.
Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about how they find new outdoor writers for their magazine.
Hour two kicks of with John King of Halcyon Charters. John fishes the Detour area and also the Straits of Mackinac for salmon and trout.
Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next with an update on their “On the Ground” program.
Lucky Michigan hunter Don Barnard wraps up the hour talking about how he drew bear and elk tags for the upcoming season.
Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV show is the featured guest in hour number three. Tim and I discuss the logistics of producing an outdoor television show and he has some advice on getting ready for deer season.
Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up. This time Dave has a very nice fish recipe.
Another show filled with great guests and information. I hope you like it.
First, veteran trout angler Tim Roller talks about the Michigan trout opener. Tim says the water is cold and high in many streams, but that’s not unusual for this time of year. He has great advice on using live bait, spinners and flies for stream trout.
The second hour kicks off with Pierre Smarlack of Northern Outfitters near V’al-d’or Quebec. Pierre talks about the great bear and moose hunting his company offers, plus some great fishing as well.
Pure Michigan Hunt winner Mike DeLorenzo is up next. Mike talks about the great prizes he won (along with two other Michigan hunters) as well as the various hunting licenses that are part of his prize. You can enter next year’s Pure Michigan Hunt for just $5. Multiple entries are allowed.
Bowfishing is the topic in our final hour as I talk with Tony Lauer. Tony is a veteran bow fisherman and has some great advice on getting started in the fast growing sport.
We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has a very nice turkey recipe.
Once again this show is filled with lots of great guests and information. I hope you like it.