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Rundown for the Last Weekend in April

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.

 

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Radio Show Rundown for this Weekend (4/22)

Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay is my first guest this week.  Scott says they’re ready for boaters and campers.  He also discusses the perch and walleye fishery on the Bay.

Then, Kenny Slavens of Jays Sporting Goods in Gaylord joins me to talk about what to look for in a ground blind for turkey season.

The hour wraps up with Wendy Scott from the Great Lakes Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau (GoGreat.com).  Wendy talks about the hunting and fishing opportunities in that part of the state.

Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV kicks off the second hour of this week’s show.  Mark tells about his recent trips to Lake Erie and the Detroit River for walleye.  He also has advice on how to be more productive while trolling big water.

We’re talking turkey in the next segment with Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Al says the season is off to a good start and reminds us licenses for some areas are still available over the counter.

Jeff Poet kicks off the final hour this week.  First, Jeff wears his Michigan Wildlife Council hat to talk about their “Here for Generations” campaign (HereforMiOutdoors.org).  Then, he switches gears and tells of his family’s store, Jays Sporting Goods.  He describes how they got started and what sets them apart from the big, national outdoor retailers.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time with a nice turkey recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for Easter Weekend

Ted Harpham of Michigan based Darton Archery is my first guest this week.  Ted talks about bowhunting for turkeys, the growth of bow fishing and Darton’s compounds and crossbows.

Then Tim Dusterwinkle, President of the Michigan Bear Hunters Association (mibearhunters.org), joins me to talk about a video they helped produce to promote bear hunting with dogs.

Hour two kicks off with “Michigan’s Morel Master”, Clayton Edney.  Clayton runs the Michigan Morels Facebook page and has great advice on how to find the tasty springtime treats.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc wraps up the hour.  Drew announces his plans to leave the Michigan United Conservation Clubs and go to work for the National Wildlife Federation.  He says he’ll be working on many of the same issues….inluding asian carp.

Fishing Hall of Fame Member Mark Martin is featured in hour three.  He talks about a recent fishing trip on the Detroit River and his plans to fish the Keweenaw area for avariety of fish including walleye and trout.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar is up next.  This time Dave has a very nice turkey 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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This Week on Outdoor Magazine Radio

Retired DNR biologist and Michigan Wildlife Council member Jim Hammill is my first guest.  Jim talks about the “Here for Generations” campaign (hereformioutdoors.org) and the status of wolves in the UP today.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews takes a look ahead to their April edition.

Hour two kicks off with outdoor writer Brian Miller.  Brian has great advice on bowhunting for turkeys and walleye fishing on the Maumee River.

Holly Vaughn of the Michigan dnr is up next with details on Michigan’s Wetland Wonders and why those areas are a great place to watch migrating birds in the springtime.

Michigan based Off Shore Tackle is featured in the final hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with “Chairman of the Boards”, Bruce DeShano.  Bruce describes how the company got started and the evolution of their products over the years.

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

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

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Rundown for Weekend of April 23rd

We kick off this week’s show talking about the extended coyote hunting season in Michigan.   Michigan dnr biologist Adam Bump has the details.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins the show to talk about the Michigan turkey season so far.

Hour two kicks off with outdoor writer and veteran angler Dave Mull of Great Lakes Angler Magazine (GLAngler.com).  Dave talks about the evolution of the big water fishery and also the appeal of fishing from a kayak.

Katie Keen of the DNR wraps up the hour talking about turkey hunting opportunities in Michigan.  More details at (Michigan.gov/turkey).

Outdoor writer and veteran outdoorsman Richard P. Smith (RichardPSmith.com)  is featured in the final hour of the show.  Richard talks about deer hunting in the UP and regulations surrounding that hunt.

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

Great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for Mother’s Day Weekend

Giant lake sturgeon are the opening topic of this week’s show as I talk with the “Sturgeon General”, Brenda Archambo.  Brenda was one of the founding members of the Black Lake Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow.  This time Brenda talks about the spawning run currently underway in northern Michigan.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Katie reminds us that May is the month to apply for bear and elk tags.  She also puts in a plug for the Pure Michigan Hunt.

Hour number two kicks off with charter captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul talks about the early season fishing action so far and has details of a giveaway in con unction with the folks at the Forward Corporation.

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Ed Eisch of the Michigan DNR wraps up the hour talking about the state’s fish hatchery system and the fish stocking program underway right now.

Bass fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with fishing guide Jerry Gostenik (GreatLakesBassFishing).  Jerry says Michigan is one of the top states in the county for smallmouth action….and he says Lake St. Clair is the best water in Michigan for smallies.

We wrap up this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a  very nice turkey recipe.

Once again, great guests…with lots of good information.  I hope you like it.

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Show Rundown for May 2/3

We kick off the new month with some great guests and information.

First Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AwayHunting.com) joins me to talk about late season turkey hunting.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their May edition.

Hour two kicks off with Deer Specialist Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Chad describes the options being looked at for whitetail hunting in Michigan’s UP this season.

Charter captain Bob Guenhardt is up next.  Bob talks about the Tight Lines for Troops event coming up in Manistee.  Bob also has some advice on trolling for shallow water brown trout.

Big water fishing continues as the theme in hour number three  as I talk with capt. Dave Engel of the Best Chance Too fishing team.

Finally, this week’s show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a tasty turkey recipe.

 

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Radio Rundown for First Weekend in May

It’s a broad based show coming up this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, “Michigan’s Morel Master” Clayton Edney joins me to talk about mushrooming. Clayton says the tasty fungus is popping up across the state.

Then Laura Scharich of the Michigan Crossbow Federation talks about a fundraising 3D shoot coming up in a couple of weeks. That shoot is open to all archers, not just crossbow shooters.

Hour number two features Steve Winters of the Michigan Bowfishing Association. Steve has great advice to get started in the sport that used to be called “carp shooting”.

Tony Hansen of MUCC finishes out the hour with an update on the “Scientific Wildlife Management Package” recently approved by the state House.

Springtime fishing for bluegills and other panfish is the subject of our final hour as I talk with Dave Rose of Wildfishing. Dave is a fishing guide and outdoor writer who has some great advice on targeting those popular game fish.

We wrap it up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has a popular wild turkey recipe.

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

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Radio Show Rundown for April 14th.

We kick off this week’s show by drawing the winner of this month’s Ameristep Carnivore Blind. Congrats to Tony Burgess of Midwest City Oklahoma.

You can enter next months contest for a blind, and the grand prize of a hog hunt in Florida with Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo, at this link.

Next, Pat McKenna of Ameristep joins me to talk about their new products for springtime turkey hunters. He also has some great advice on how to get started hunting from a ground blind.

The second hour features Glenn Duncan of Duncan’s Outdoor Shop in Bay City, Michigan. Glenn talks about several topics this week, including turkey guns, AR platform rifles and choosing the right handgun.

Next, Keith Stanton of The Sportsman’s Theatre joins me to talk about an event on April 22nd in Ionia, Michigan. Keith will be showing some of the best video highlights from several Michigan outdoor video producers on the big screen in that premiere event.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs wraps up the hour with an update on outdoor related issues from Lansing.

The final hour of this week’s show kicks off with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose . Dave talks about surf fishing and pier angling for Great Lakes salmon, trout and other species. Rose says you can also use those techniques on some inland lakes too.

As always, we wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice turkey recipe… perfect for spring.

Another busy and informative show. I hope you like it.

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