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Radio Rundown for July 22nd.

First, Eric Sherwood of Michigan based Whitetail Select Seed talks about planting late summer food plots.  He says August is a great time for that and describes the process and how to get the best results.

Then, Nick Grillo of Michigan Brand Meats announces the opening of their online store and talks about a new recipe in the works for their jerky.

Hour two kicks off with Brad Smyth of Detroit Outdoor Adventures fishing charters (iFishDetroit.com).  Brad talks about the tremendous fishery on Lake St. Clair.

Next Nick Green, mucc‘s new Public Information Officer joins me.  Nick describes his background of hunting and fishing in Northern Michigan, as well as his plans to update the Michigan Out-of-Doors Magazine.

The hour wraps up with Bryan Darland from Jays Sporting Goods.  Bryan was at the big ICAST show in Florida and he talks about the new fishing gear unveiled there.

Hour three features Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System company.  HSS was the first company to come out with an easy to use, full body safety harness.  Over the years their products have continued to improve and evolve.  This year, they now offer scent control in some of their harnesses.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Rundown for March 4/5

We kick off the new months with some great guests and interesting topics.

First, Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select food plot seed joins me.  Eric is an agronomist and hunter who brings an interesting perspective to the food plot business.  He has great advice on starting a plot, where to put it, how big to make it and what seed to use.

Hour two kicks off with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose of  Wildfishing.com. Dave talks about late winter and early spring fishing opportunities in Northern Michigan.

Then, Drew YoungeDyke of mucc talks about their concern over possible changes in the Michigan commercial fishing laws that would allow those fishermen to keep walleye, salmon and trout.  CWD and asian carp are also topics of discussion.

We wrap up the hour with Kurt Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance Group.  Kurt says it’s important to work with the right insurance company to protect our outdoor gear and equipment.

Guns and shooting are the topic in hour three of this week’s show as I talk with Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City.  Glenn talks about the demand for guns today, how to maintain them and what to look for when buying a new gun.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave and I talk about the recent wild game dinner and auction by my church, Trinity Monitor, and what it takes to cook for hundreds of people at an event like that.

I hope you like the show.

 

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Show Rundown for August 10th.

It’s another busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Eric Sherwood of the Whitetail Select food plot company joins me.  Eric says August is a great time to put in a food plot and he has lots of advice on how to be successful.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews checks in with a look at their latest edition and another preview of the big Outdoor Weekends coming up in Imlay City and Kalamazoo.

Fishing on northern Lake Huron is the subject in our second hour as I talk with Ed Retherford of Trout Scout Charters.  Ed fishes the Alpena, Presque Isle and Rogers City areas.  He says the fishing got off to a slow start this year but the action is consistent now.

Tony Hansen of MUCC wraps up the hour.  Tony explains how hunters and anglers can help the DNR on habitat improvement issues.

In hour number three I talk with an old friend….Lennie Rezmer of Carbon Express.  Lennie talks about the evolution of carbon arrows and outlines their current lineup.  We also talk about broadheads and how to pick the right one.

The show wraps up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave has a very nice duck recipe.  He says you could use it with goose as well.

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

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Radio Rundown for 4/27

It’s an interesting mix of topics this week on the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, I talk about my turkey hunting adventures so far this season. No bird yet but there’s still plenty of time.

Then, Tony Smith of the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative joins me to talk about his group’s desire to implement mandatory antler point restrictions on whitetails across lower Michigan.

He’s followed by Dale Malusi. Dale doesn’t agree with mandatory APR’s and he’s started a facebook page to talk about the issue.

The hour wraps up with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select. Eric has some great advice for dealing with cold temps and lots of rain in reference to planting food plots.

Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye” kicks off the second hour of this week’s show. Long time friend Mark Martin talks about the walleye opener and what it takes to be a professional angler these days.

Erin McDonough of MUCC. Erin talks about the Scientific Wildlife Management Package and how it could prevent outside interference into Michigan wildlife management.

We continue the fishing theme in hour number three with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411. Mark discusses fishing for trophy pike and the concept of dive curves for trolling.

We wrap it up once again with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. Dave doesn’t have a recipe this week, instead we talk about an upcoming benefit dinner in Standish, Michigan.

A great show to wrap up the month of April. I hope you enjoy it.

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Radio Rundown for This Week’s Show (7/21)

I kick off the show talking once again about Asian carp. I’m in the minority, but I’m not convinced the sky is falling and I ask the question why this issue has dragged out so long with no action.

Then Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select joins me to talk about food plots and how the hot, dry summer has affected them.

Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour. Tom has a preview of their next edition, including the first hand story of a family stranded on Saginaw Bay during a recent fishing trip.

Hour two features veteran angler Jim Felgenauer of the St. Clair Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow. Jim is an avid sturgeon angler and he has great advice on fishing for the prehistoric creatures.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is up next. This week Tony has some early information on an issue regarding shooting ranges that could prove to be a big threat to shooting in Michigan.

The final hour kicks off with fishing guide Mike Schultz of Schultz Outfitters. Mike is a flyfisherman who concentrates on southeast Michigan rivers. Mike says it’s been a tough summer because many streams and rivers are very low from the lack of rain.

Next I talk about a picture released by the Michigan Wildlife Conservancy of a cougar they say is from the Upper Peninsula.

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It’s interesting to note, that picture attracted more attention on the Outdoor Magazine Facebook page than any other previous post.

We wrap it all up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time the chef has a very nice lake trout recipe.

This is a very busy, and interesting show…I hope you like it.

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Show Rundown for 3/31

A broad based and fast paced show this week on Outdoor Magazine.

First, Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select joins me with some great advice on planting a food plot for wildlife. Eric says April is the perfect time to get that job done.

Then, Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance Group is up next. Karl is an avid outdoorsman who makes his living in the insurance business. He has tips on protecting your outdoor gear and equipment.

The second hour features veteran walleye angler Mark Romanack of the Fishing 411 television show seen on Sportsman Channel. Mark has spent a lot of time chasing trophy walleye on the Detroit River over the years and he has lots of expert advice for anglers there.

Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs finishes out the hour with a look at the latest outdoor news coming out of Lansing.

Our final hour takes a look at the Demmer Shooting Center at Michigan State University with Glen Bennett. Glenn is the MSU archery coach and an archery instructor at the center. He also has a preview of a big 3D shoot there at the end of April.

As always, we wrap it up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

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

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Radio Rundown 2/25

Another busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, I talk about a comment posted on the Outdoor Magazine facebook page from a woman who says a legal wolf hunter should “swallow a bullet” for hunting those animals. Needless to say, that set me off. You can see my comments below.

Then Dale McNamee of the U.P. Sportsmen’s Alliance joins me. Dale says his group has a unique perspective on Upper Peninsula habitat and wildlife issues.

Tim Hart of the Q1 Buckpole finishes out the hour. Tim has a preview of their big season wrap up party next weekend.

Flyfishing in southeast Michigan is the topic of hour two. Mike Schultz of Schultz Outfitters joins me with an interesting look at warm water flyfishing opportunities in that part of the state.

We turn our attention to food plots in the next hour with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select. With the mild winter Eric says the food plot season is just around the corner and he has great advice on how to get started.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up again this week. Dave talks about field care of wild game and previews some upcoming wild game dinners.

Another busy show….I hope you enjoy it.

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Outdoor Mag Radio This Weekend (8/13)

Another busy show this week on Outdoor Magazine radio.

First, Greg Abbas of A Way Outdoors joins me to talk about his new business for helping inventors and entrepreneurs in the outdoor arena. Greg has successfully brought several new products to market and has some great advice to save others lots of time and money.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews checks in with details on their latest issue, the big outdoor weekend coming up in September and his plans to keep WNW relevant in today high tech world. Tom says the internet and video will both play a role in that evolution.

The second hour features Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin. Mark and I go way back to the early days of competitive walleye fishing here in Michigan, and I always enjoy talking with him. As always, Mark has some great tips and advice to help anglers be more productive.

Tony Hansen of MUCC wraps up the hour. MUCC is fresh off their successful campaign to eliminate Michigan’s minimum hunting age. Tony says that should be in place by next spring’s turkey season. He also has looks ahead at future projects his group might be involved in.

Food plots are the first topic of discussion in third hour. Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select says even with the return of baiting to Michigan’s lower peninsula, food plots will continue to be popular. Eric also says now is the time to put in food plots for this season’s hunts. He has some great advice on how to get started.

The show wraps up with wild game chef and all around good guy Dixie Dave Minar. This week Dave has a very nice grilled salmon recipe.

Another busy show. I hope you enjoy it.

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Outdoor Mag Radio/First Weekend in June

We kick off the month of June with a broad based show this weekend.

First, Dave Thomas of Bowhunter Planet.com joins me to talk about his website and the theory behind the Bowhunter Planet franchise. Like a growing number of folks, Dave has become frustrated with today’s scripted and unrealistic hunting shows. His website is designed to showcase real world hunts and also product reviews.

Then Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select wraps up the hour. Eric says the window for planting spring food plots has just about closed and it’s time to concentrate on late summer work now.

The second hour features Bill Bale of Best Chance Too Charters. Best Chance is one of the best salmon and trout charter operations on the Great Lakes and Bill has some great insight and information. I enjoyed my conversation with him so much, we spent the entire hour talking about the salmon and trout fishery today, and how anglers can catch more fish.

Fishing is also the theme of the third hour. Don Miller of Millers Motor City Muskies joins me to talk about the action on Lake St. Clair this summer. That lake is a world class musky fishery, but anglers there use techniques and tactics unique to that body of water. Don explains the details.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave and I reminisce about some past adventures hunting and fishing. We ran out of time for a recipe, but had a nice on-air visit anyway.

An interesting show and I hope you enjoy it.

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Outdoor Magazine radio for Easter weekend

Another busy show this week as we celebrate Easter and springtime in Michigan.

First Tim Roller of Ultimate Outfitters guide service joins me to talk about flyfishing in the Great Lakes State. Michigan was recently named the top flyfishing state in the country by Field and Stream Magazine. As a veteran flyfisherman, Roller agrees with that designation and talks about the opportunities here.

We also discuss a new outdoor television show that features deer hunters who don’t kill the animals they shoot. We both agree it’s a bad idea.

In the second hour angler Brandon Connor joins me to talk about a huge walleye he caught in Michigan’s Grand River. The fish was almost eighteen pounds and would have been a state record if caught during the open season. Instead, Brandon had to release the fish.

Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select is my next guest. Eric explains how the late spring is affecting food plot preparation. He says as long as the cold weather doesn’t extend into May, there will be time to get those plots in this spring.

The hour wraps up with Tony Hansen of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs. This week he brings us up to speed with the latest information on the delisting of Wolves.

The third hour features one of my favorite guests….outdoor writer and author Richard P. Smith. Richard talks about preparations for a Michigan moose season and several other wildlife related issues.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time he has a great tasting turkey recipe.

Another fast paced show. I hope you enjoy it.

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