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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for this Weekend

I start out by telling my story of a close encounter with a brown colored black bear while hunting in Ontario with Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters.

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Then Paul Phillips of the US Rifle Team joins me to talk about extreme long range shooting at distances of more than a mile.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews talking about their upcoming Outdoor Weekend.

Jeff Poet of Jays Sporting Goods kicks off the second hour of this week’s show.  Jeff describes  the world of outdoor retailing today.  He then switches hats to talk about the Michigan Wildlife Council and their “Here for Generations” campaign (HereforMiOutdoors.org).

Professor Patty Janes from Grand Valley State University is up next.  She describes their “Michigan Cares for Tourism” program and how folks can get involved.

Hunting dogs are the topic of hour three this week.  Mike Thorman of the Michigan Hunting Dog Federation (facebook.com/theMHDF).  He talks about the negative attitudes toward hunters who run coyotes and bears with dogs

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week, the chef has a very nice fish recipe.

I hope you like the show.

 

 

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Rundown for August 19-20

First, Jimmy Gretzinger of Michigan Out of Doors TV joins me to talk about continuing that long running television show and what goes on behind the scenes each week.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their big Outdoor Weekend coming up after Labor Day.

Hour two kicks off with fishing guide and outdoor writer Dave Rose (WildFishing.com).  Dave has an on the water report while smallmouth fishing on Grand Traverse Bay.

Next, Bob Ransom (the guy who started Ameristep) talks about his new tree stand company called Primal Treestands.

The final hour features veteran outdoorsman Tom Lounsbury.  Tom talks about getting ready for the hunting season and some of his favorite types of hunting.

Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with another great 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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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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Rundown for March 11/12

Chris Hamm of Wisconsin based HHA Sports is my first guest this week.  HHA is the leader in adjustable, single pin archery sight technology.  Chris talks about the history of their family owned company, the products they make and our new HHA Sports Podcast.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me with details of their upcoming April edition.

Hour two starts out with Tom Goniea of the Michigan dnr.   Tom is the senior fisheries biologist for the department and the guy who overseas commercial fishing operations in the state.  He has some interesting comments about proposed changes in the commercial fishing regulations that could allow them to keep walleye and lake trout.

Then, Dupuie of Angler Qwest boats joins me.  Brad says demand for the big water trolling tritoon is strong and promotes their appearance at the big Ultimate Sport Show (showspan.com/USG/) coming up in Grand Rapids in a couple weeks.

Hannah Schauer of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Hannah talks about the growing number of coyote complaints from southern Michigan residents.

Fishing is the topic of discussion in hour number three of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV.  Mark is an expert angler, fishing educator and TV show host with lots of great information.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has an interesting muskrat recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Show Rundown For This Weekend (7/9)

We start out this week’s show talking about Michigan’s whitetail herd with researcher Sonje Christensen.  She’s involved in a five year study to determine the impact of the EHD outbreak in 2012.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me with a preview of their July edition and an update on their upcoming Outdoor Weekend.

The whitetail theme continues in our second hour as I talk with Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart.  Chad describes the expansion of the CWD zone and concerns that EHD might be a problem again this summer.

mucc Deputy Director Amy Trotter is up next.  Amy talks about the role of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs and how hunters and anglers need to be more involved in the political process.

Outdoor writer Steve Griffin is my featured guest in the final hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show.  Steve talks about our recent walleye fishing trip on Saginaw Bay and takes a look at how hunting and fishing have changed in Michigan.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  First, Dave has the good news of his success in the Michigan elk drawing.  He also has a very nice grilled fish recipe.

Interesting guests and lots of information this week on the show.  I hope you like it.

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Show Rundown for Easter Weekend

This week’s show kicks off with Carol Rose of the Michigan Wildlife Council.   Carol talks about the “Here.  For Generations” campaign to educate Michigan’s non hunters and anglers.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me.  Tom talks about the early days of that magazine and why they’ve been so successful for more than thirty years.

Morel mushrooms are the opening topic of discussion in hour number two.  Clayton Edney, a guy I call “Michigan’s Morel Master”,  discusses the early start to this year’s mushroom season and has great advice on finding the tasty fungus.  You can track the season on Clayton’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/michiganmorels).

Pure Michigan Hunt winner Mike Scherzer is up next.  Mike talks about the gear he won and plans for his upcoming hunts.

Derrick Poet is the featured guest in hour number three.  Derrick is a hard core turkey hunter who loves to chase longbeards with a bow.  Derrick talks about blinds, broadheads, decoy set up and more.  He also discusses his Six 11 Custom Bowstring business  (facebook.com/six11archery).

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very nice rabbit recipe (in honor of the easter bunny).

I hope you like the show.

 

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Rundown for the Weekend of 1/23-24

Some unusual topics this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, I talk with Mike Azzopardi of the Michigan Hawking Club about falconry and hunting with birds of prey.

Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews  has details on their latest edition.

Hour two kicks off with Jim Felgenauer talking about perch spearing on Lake St. Clair.

Then Drew YoungeDyke from mucc has details on the 40th anniversary of the Michigan Trust Fund.

Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter Group wraps up the hour talking about insurance issues while taking a vehicle or atv on the ice.

Wild boar hunting in Michigan is the opening subject in the final hour of this weeks show as I talk with veteran hunter Nick Ostroski.  Nick and his crew have probably taken more wild hogs in Michigan than anybody else.

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

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

 

 

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Radio Rundown for this Weekend

First, Sgt. Ron Kimmerly of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about the role of our state’s Conservation Officers and how it’s changed over the years.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews  previews their July edition…including a story  we did on running spoons for walleye aboard the Michigan made Angler Qwest boat (ApexMarine).

We kick off the second hour talking about catfish in the Grand River with Dan Lipski of RiverKat Professional Guide Service.  Dan has great advice for catching big channel cats and flatheads in Michigan rivers.

Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) is up next.  Drew has an update on avian flu and cwd in Michigan.

Northern Michigan fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of Wild Fishing.  Dave has advice on catching more fish, but he also stresses the importance of enjoying your day on the water…regardless of the number of fish.

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

More great guests and information this week.  I hope you like it.

 

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Rundown for last weekend in February

We wrap up the month with a broad based Outdoor Magazine radio show this week.

First, Brian Wright of Williams Gun Sight in Lapeer joins me to talk about that family owned company.  Williams makes traditional and fiber optics sights for long guns and handguns.  They’re based in Michigan but they have customers around the world.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me.  Tom and I discuss the new Michigan hunting and fishing license package that goes into effect March 1st.

Hour number two features AuSable River steelhead guide Kelly Neumann.  Kelly say that famous Michigan trout river is enjoying a strong comeback.  You can see lots of pictures from the AuSable on Kelly’s website MichiganStreamside.com.

Next, Lt. Creig Grey of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about the new recruit class of conservation officers.  This is the biggest group of game wardens recruits in nearly fifty years.

The final hour kicks off with wildlife expert and veteran outdoor writer Richard P Smith.  Richard and I discuss how this winter is affecting UP whitetails and we talk more about the new hunting and fishing license package.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

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

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