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Radio Show Rundown for 11/18

I start out this week’s show talking about the Michigan firearm deer season and why it’s such a big part of our outdoor heritage.

Then, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery has details on their deal to make bows for Martin Archery and he talks about their revolutionary new cam system and bow designs.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews discusses their upcoming December edition.

Hour two kicks off with Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey.  Tim has advice on hunting Michigan’s highly pressured deer during the gun season.

Nick Green from mucc is up next with details of their latest magazine and  some of the issues that group is working on.

Glen Venner of the Lure Lipstick Company leads off the final hour of this week’s show.  Glenn has enjoyed some excellent walleye fishing on the Saginaw River lately.  He has great advice on how to catch fall river walleye.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar is up next.  Dave discuss field prep of your deer and also has a nice venison recipe.

This week’s show wraps up with Michigan dnr Wildlife Chief Russ Mason.  Russ talks about the need for hunters in the CWD zones to shoot more deer and for all Michigan hunters to be on the lookout for the disease.

It’s a busy show this week.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for the Weekend of Feb 18/19

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.

Next, I talk with Drew YoungeDyke from mucc.  Drew talks about the upcoming edition of their Michigan Out of Doors Magazine and we discuss the new Michigan Out of Doors Podcast.

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.

 

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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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Rundown for February 20/21

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.

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Rundown for October 24/25

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.

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Rundown for July 11/12

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.

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Radio Rundown for Father’s Day Weekend

We celebrate this Father’s Day weekend by talking about fishing with a trio of heavy hitters on the Michigan fishing scene.

First, Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 joins me to talk about his dive curves and the finer points of trolling for walleye and salmon.  Mark also discusses moving his television show from Sportsman Channel over to the World Fishing Network.

Then Tim Roller talks about flyfishing for trout and  smallmouth.  For more than two decades Tim owned Ultimate Outfitters guide service.  During that time one of his customers caught the world record brown trout on Michigan’s Manistee River.  These days, Tim is concentrating on his Whitetail Journey TV show, so we spend some time discussing deer hunting as well.

Kent Wood of MUCC wraps the hour up talking about license fee increase legislation  and proposed firearm legislation that could impact Michigan’s youth hunting seasons.

Michigan’s  ”Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin is featured in the third hour of this week’s show. Mark has a live report from Lake Erie while pre-fishing for a tournament there.   We had some cell phone problems due to storms in the area but while talking with me for the show, Mark caught a couple beautiful walleye.

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The show wraps up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a hearty bear recipe.

A little slower paced show this week featuring some long time friends sharing some great fishing information.  I hope you like it.

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