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Guest Rundown for the First Weekend in August

We kick off the new month with some great guests and information this week on the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, Dale Borske of the Michigan Chapter of Ducks Unlimited (ducks.org/michigan) talks about the 80th anniversary of that group and what they’re doing for wetlands habitat.

Then Glen Venner of the Lure Lipstick company describes how his product uses pheromones to attract fish.

Hour two kicks off with Capt. Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee.  Paul says the fishing for big king salmon has been surprisingly good this season.

Next, Josh Pawlak from Vanguard Outdoors talks about a contest that company is having to give two kids a whitetail hunt in Michigan’s UP this fall.

Lt. Steve Burton from the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour.  Steve has details on the requirements to be a Conservation Officer.

Fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with Mark Romanack from Fishing 411 TV.  Mark describes his recent adventures to Stannard Rock in Lake Superior and a steelhead fishing trip to Lake Erie.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with a very nice venison meat loaf recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for November 19/20


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.

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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.

 

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Show Rundown for 10/22

We kick off this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show talking about processing wild game. Mike Horswill of Jays Sporting Goods is an expert at processing venison and he has some great advice.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the November edition of their magazine.

The Lake Michigan salmon fishery is the opening topic of our second hour as I talk with Michigan dnr fisheries biologist Jay Wesley.  Jay talks about the recent decision to cut salmon stocks by almost fifty percent and what that could mean to the resource.

Ray Rustem of the DNR is up next with details on the Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger program.

The final hour of this week’s show features veteran outdoor writer and expert hunter Tom Lounsbury.  Tom talks about the history of pheasant hunting in Michigan and how hunters today can be successful.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar who has a very nice venison recipe.

Lots of interesting information this week.  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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Radio Rundown for First Weekend in “Rocktober”.

We kick off the month of October talking with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted talks about their new 2017 Maverick and teases us with talk of their other new models to be unveiled in January at the Archery Trade Association show.

Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation wraps up the hour.  Emily has details of their latest promotional give away involving Slayer Blinds from Standish Fabricating.

Hour two kicks off with Master Taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room  Taxidermy Studio in Allendale.  RJ has great advice on taking care of your trophy in the field so you can get the best mount possible

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next.   Drew talks about the upcoming bow season, his plans to bear hunt in the remote western Upper Peninsula and some recent action taken by the Michigan United Conservation Clubs.

We switch gears and talk fishing in the final hour of this week’s show.  Captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters joins me to talk about fall salmon and trout fishing on the big lake and also steelhead fishing on the Manistee River.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time the veteran wild game master has a very nice venison recipe.

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

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Show Rundown for December 12th Weekend

This week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show kicks off with Dr. Ken Merckel.  Ken is the president of the Michigan Steelhead and Salmon Fishermen’s Association (MichiganSteelheaders.org).  Ken talks about problems with the proposed aquaculture projects and the status of the Great Lakes fishery in general.

Then Bryan Lowe of the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about his group and their plans to expand beyond whitetails.

Trapping is the topic of discussion in hour number two as I talk with Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com).  Dale talks about the biological importance of trapping and rebukes some common myths about it.

In hour three we turn our attention to bears and whitetails with outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith.  Richard reports on the recent bear management meetings and describes his experience with bears and deer during the firearm season.

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

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

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Radio Rundown for Weekend of 11/21

Fall hunting and fishing topics are discussed this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio show.

First, Dr. Tammy Newcomb of the Michigan dnr joins me to talk about asian carp.  Dr. Newcomb says the fight against that aquatic invader continues and she outlines the current status, as well as the long term goals.  Dr. Newcomb is confident those fish can be kept out of the Great Lakes if funding and political pressure continue.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the Michigan firearm deer season so far and previews their December edition.

Hour two kicks off with muzzleloading expert Dave Hillebrand of Jays Sporting Goods.  Dave has great advice on buying the right gun and accessories, then getting the best accuracy from that rifle.

Chad Stewart of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Chad is the Big Game Specialist for the department and deer are one of his priorities.  Chad talks about the season so far, the impact of CWD and the future of deer hunting in Michigan.

The final hour features Lance Valentine of  Walleye 101.  Lance is a veteran angler who specializes in teaching others to be more productive on the water.  Lance talks about late season trolling for walleye and he unveils his new website TeachinFishin.com.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has another nice venison recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week.  I hope you like the show.

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First “Rocktober” Radio Rundown

We kick off the month of “Rocktober” with more great guests and information this week.

First, charter captain and fishing guide Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee checks in.

Then, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation has details of their latest giveaway contests with the folks at Jays Sporting Goods and Diamond Buck blinds.

Bryan Lowe from the Michigan Buckle (MIBuckpole.com) wraps up the hour with an update about their online virtual buck pole.

Shooting and hearing loss is the opening topic of our second hour as I talk with audiologist and avid hunter Mike Stewart.  Mike has great advice on how to protect your hearing at the range and in the field.

mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke is up next.  Drew talks about the upcoming advertising campaign to educate Michigan’s non hunting and fishing public.

Outdoor writer and hunting expert Richard P Smith is featured in the final hour of this week’s show.  Richard talks about the Michigan bear season and has an early look at UP deer hunting.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has an excellent venison recipe.

Another fast paced show.  I hope you like it.

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Rundown for First Weekend of Winter

We celebrate the official start of winter this week with some interesting guests and information.

First, professional angler Mark Martin joins me to talk about fishing conditions across the state.  He also previews his upcoming Fishing Vacation School.

Then Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole (mibuckpole.com) looks back on the Michigan deer season and talks about the success of their online buck pole.

Hour two features Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor shop in Bay City, Michigan.  Glenn has great advice on storing your deer rifle during the off season and talks about the continuing ammo shortage.

Jordyn Richardson of the Michigan dnr is up next with a reminder about the Pure Michigan Hunt (Michigan.gov/puremichiganhunt).  The deadline to apply is December 31st.

We wrap up the hour with meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (farmerweather.com).  Mark admits the early part of this winter season was not as cold and snowy as he predicted and he has a revised forecast for the rest of the winter.

Noted outdoor writer and hunting expert Richard P Smith joins me in hour number three.  We talk about the U.P. deer season and how the weather affected the animals.  Richard also talks about some new numbers from the DNR indicating the black bear population might be higher than some biologists thought.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave makes a surprise visit to the studio and brings a very nice venison dish with him.

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Another show with great guests and lots of good outdoor information.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for 12/21

We celebrate this last weekend before Christmas with a fast paced, informative show.

First, Travis Ockerman of Michigan Predator Quest joins me.  Travis is spearheading a statewide predator hunting contest in January.  For details go to their Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/events/671614549536601/.

Then, I talk Tim Humes of the Carhartt company.  I had no idea Carhartt is a Michigan based company….and has been for 124 years.

Katie Keen of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Katie reminds us the deadline to get involved in  this year’s Pure Michigan Hunt is December 31st.

The second hour kicks off with spear fisherman Mike Holmes.  Mike is the president of the Michigan Darkhouse Association (http://www.mi-darkhouse.org).  Mike says the spearing season got an early start this year with good ice across the U.P.

MUCC‘s Erin McDonough wraps up the hour.  Erin talks about the important petition drive spearheaded my Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management (CitizensWildlife.com) to fight the anti hunting movement in Michigan.

We turn our attention to the frozen water of Saginaw Bay in hour number three as I talk with Doug Deming of the Fish Point Lodge.  Doug talks about perch and walleye fishing on the bay…and his recent recovery of a snowmobile that went through the ice.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very nice recipe for venison in grape leaves.

Lots of great guests and information in this week’s show.  I hope you like it.

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