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Rundown for Father’s Day Weekend.

First, Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart talks about the Michigan moose herd.  Moose were re-introduced to the state more than thirty years ago, but the population hasn’t grown as originally expected.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about their July edition and the upcoming Outdoor Weekend in September.

Hour two kicks off with Darton Archery  staff shooter Al Burk.  Al describes how target shooter can make you a better bowhunter…especially 3D shoots.

Kevin Frawley of the DNR is up next.   He has details on the recent survey of Michigan deer hunters.  Highlights of that report include the number of hunters continues to decline, but their success rate is up slightly.  Kevin also says support for baiting and antler point restrictions is on the rise.

Hour three features Eric Lafollette of Jays Sporting Goods.  Eric has great advice on the new wireless trail cam systems and how to use them.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.   This week, Dave has a nice walleye recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for First Weekend in February

We kick off the new month this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio with some interesting guests and topics.

First, MUCC President Tom Heritier talks about the idea of a sandhill crane season in Michigan.  He says there’s growing momentum for such a hunt and thinks it could be a great opportunity for Michigan hunters.

Then Chris Charlton of Auto Interior Decorators talks about the process of installing camouflage Katzkin leather seats in a vehicle.  I put them in my Burt Watson Silverado and love the way they look.


Hour two kicks off with Michigan dnr biologist Brian Mastenbrook.    Brian has details on the latest winter survey of the Michigan elk herd.

Next, Drew YoungeDyke from mucc talks about a plan to sell off federal land.  That proposed legislation has since been withdrawn, but similar bills are still out there.

Tom Beecher from Vanguard wraps up the hour.   Tom describes their new line of hunting scopes and some promotional programs at upcoming outdoor shows in Michigan.

Eric Lafollette from Jays Sporting Goods is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.   Eric  describes how to train your dog to find shed whitetail antlers.  He also talks about the   newest wireless trail cameras and how to use them.

Then we had a nice surprise this week as Wild Game Chef Extraordinaire Dixie Dave Minar stopped by the studio to visit in person and give us an interesting recipe.


I hope you like the show.


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Show Rundown for July 18/19

I kick off this week’s show talking about the cicadas buzzing and how that relates to the “Old Sayings” I’ve collected over the years.  You can see a blog post about that here….mikeaveryoutdoors.com/blog.

Then, Bill Hahn of Jays Sporting Goods joins me to talk about trail cameras.

Next, Dr. Annie Rummel of the Great Lakes Bay Region (GoGreat.com) joins me to talk about our recent walleye fishing trip on Saginaw Bay and the promotion of that area as an outdoor recreation destination.


Hour two starts out with Eric Sherwood of the Whitetail Select Seed company.  Eric is an expert on planting food plots and he has some great advice.

Suzanne Stone of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Suzanne has details of their new ‘Trout Trails” website.  You can learn more here…..Michigan.gov/trouttrails.

Professional angler and fishing educator Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 is featured in our final hour.  Lance has great information on using your electronics to chase summertime walleye.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another nice wild game recipe.

Lots of great guests this week….I hope you enjoy the show.


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Show Rundown for 8/17

Bill Hahn of Jays Sporting Goods helps kick off this week’s show with a conversation about trail cameras and how to use them.

Then, outdoor writer Steve Griffin joins me in the second hour to talk about fishing for Great Lakes trout and salmon…in a kayak.

Next, Chris Funk of the Zippo Outdoor company describes how that company is entering the outdoor market with some unique tools for hunters and campers.

The third hour features Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor in Bay City Michigan.  Glenn says in the world of high tech semi autoloader handguns, the revolver is still a viable tool.

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

Another informational and interesting show…I hope you like it.


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Rundown for First Weekend of Fall

We kick off the fall season with lots of talk about deer and deer hunting….with an emphasis on the EHD outbreak in Michigan.

First, Rick Mowery of Bohning Archery joins me to talk about their new line of Siege crossbows and accessories.

Then Craig Owczarzak of Meats and Mooore has some great advice on what to do with the wild game in you freezer from last season.

In the second hour we concentrate on EHD, the disease that’s killing deer in SW Michigan by the thousands. Here’s a recent map of infected areas, but the numbers are certainly higher now.

First, I talk with avid deer hunter Josh VanHoose. Josh found 39 dead deer on one pound last week and is coordinating the effort to document as many EHD killed deer as possible.

Next, Brent Rudolph of the Michigan DNR. Brent is the guy in charge of monitoring and managing the Michigan deer herd. He has some thoughts on the EHD outbreak and answers many questions about the impact.

In our final hour we switch gears just a little bit and talk with Bill Hahn of Jay’s Sporting Goods
. Bill has great advice on what to look for in a trail camera.

As always the show wraps up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has one of my favorite venison recipes.

Lots of great information in this show. I hope you like it.

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Radio for August 6-7

We kick off the month of August this weekend on the Outdoor Magazine Radio show. First, outdoor writer and Michigan native Mike Gnatkowski joins me from his home in Nebraska. Mike made a visit to Michigan a couple of weeks ago for a whirlwind fishing trip. We talk about where he went and what he caught.

The second hour features a conversation about trail cameras with Bill Hahn of Jay’s Sporting Goods. Bill talks about the features to look for in this new generation of cameras including some he says are unnecessary. He also has some great advice on how to use trail cams to be more productive on your next hunting trip.

Dave James of Fish Hunter Charters joins me in the third hour. Dave is a charter captain on Lake Michigan out of Frankfort. He says the fishing has been pretty good this summer, with lots of big fish coming to the boat. Dave has some advice for anglers heading out on a charter fishing trip.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time dave has some suggestions on what to do with the venison left in your freezer.

The show’s a little slower pace this week, but packed with lots of great information. I hope you enjoy it.

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