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Radio Show for the First Weekend of Summer

We kickoff the show talking about a couple of great fishing outings I had this past week.  One, with the “Church Ladies” of Trinity Monitor….

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And the other, three great guys in the Walleye for Warriors event….

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Then, Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters joins me to talk about bear hunting in White River Ontario.

The hour wraps up with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews  and a big award he received from the Michigan Outdoor Writer’s Association.

Hour two starts out with Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters (WildGameDynasty.com).  Gary describes his Michigan outfitting business for turkeys, bear and deer.  He also talks about his first upcoming season in Missouri for whitetails.

Next, Jim Hammill of the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors.com) talks about the progress of the “Here, for Generations” campaign.

Jared Groth of Vanguard Outdoors is up next with details of their new RaiseYourGlassPodcast, including a video version of that program.

Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye”,  Mark Martin is featured in hour three.  Mark talks about the finer points of trolling for walleye, including the use of a stern planer to catch bonus fish.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time he has another great fish 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 March 11/12

Chris Hamm of Wisconsin based HHA Sports is my first guest this week.  HHA is the leader in adjustable, single pin archery sight technology.  Chris talks about the history of their family owned company, the products they make and our new HHA Sports Podcast.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me with details of their upcoming April edition.

Hour two starts out with Tom Goniea of the Michigan dnr.   Tom is the senior fisheries biologist for the department and the guy who overseas commercial fishing operations in the state.  He has some interesting comments about proposed changes in the commercial fishing regulations that could allow them to keep walleye and lake trout.

Then, Dupuie of Angler Qwest boats joins me.  Brad says demand for the big water trolling tritoon is strong and promotes their appearance at the big Ultimate Sport Show (showspan.com/USG/) coming up in Grand Rapids in a couple weeks.

Hannah Schauer of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Hannah talks about the growing number of coyote complaints from southern Michigan residents.

Fishing is the topic of discussion in hour number three of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV.  Mark is an expert angler, fishing educator and TV show host with lots of great information.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for the Weekend of 2/11-12

My first guest the week is Michigan dnr Fisheries Chief Jim Dexter.  Jim talks about the Lake Michigan salmon fishery and responds to charges he should be fired for decisions on stocking lake trout.

Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews  joins me with details on their March edition.

Hour two kicks of with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine is an avid predator hunter and has advice on coyote hunting during the breeding season.

Elyse Walters from the DNR is up next.  She talks about the upcoming free fishing weekend and their weekly fishing reports for anglers.

Dan Davis of Burt Watson Chevrolet wraps up the hour.  Dan has worked at that dealership for more than thirty years and says leasing is the way to go these days.

We’re talking Angler Qwest in the final hour of this week’s show.  Boat designer Brad Dupuie joins me to discuss changes in the boat design for 2017.  He also shares some tips on trolling spoons for open water walleye.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time Dave has an interesting beaver recipe.

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

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Show Rundown for the Weekend of August 27/28

Weather is the opening topic of discussion on this week’s Outdoor Magazine radio show as I talk with meteorologist Mark Torregrossa.  Here’s a hint, mark says this fall is likely to be warmer than usual.  You can learn more at FarmerWeather.com and mlive.com.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me to talk more about their big Outdoor Weekend coming up September 9-11 at the Eastern Michigan fairgrounds in Imlay City.

Hour two features a conversation with Kyle Luttig about hunting bear and coyotes with dogs.  Kyle says his sport is often understood and he wants folks to know more about it.

Ed Eisch of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Ed says their hatcheries have produced a bumper crop of fish for stocking in Michigan water.

Hour three features one of the most knowledgeable deer hunters I know, John Eberhart. John talks about patterning trophy bucks, hunting standing corn, using Scent Lok to control human odor and much more.  You can learn more at John’s website DeerJohn.net.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time dave has a very nice bear meat loaf recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for First Weekend in August

We kick off the new month with a variety topics on this edition of the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, Brad Dupuie of Qwest Pontoons joins me to talk about the new Angler Qwest model for 2017 and some improvements to existing models.

Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews has a look ahead at their September edition and the big Outdoor Weekend coming up after Labor Day.

Hour two kicks off with charter captain Lance Keene of Steelhead Hunter charters out of Manistee.  Lance says the kings have shown up and they’re running big this year.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next with a discussion about the status of hunting and fishing today.

Outdoor writer and wildlife expert Richard P Smith joins me in hour three.  Richard talks about baiting for bear and field judging those animals.

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

I hope you like the show.

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Show Rundown For This Weekend (7/9)

We start out this week’s show talking about Michigan’s whitetail herd with researcher Sonje Christensen.  She’s involved in a five year study to determine the impact of the EHD outbreak in 2012.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me with a preview of their July edition and an update on their upcoming Outdoor Weekend.

The whitetail theme continues in our second hour as I talk with Michigan dnr biologist Chad Stewart.  Chad describes the expansion of the CWD zone and concerns that EHD might be a problem again this summer.

mucc Deputy Director Amy Trotter is up next.  Amy talks about the role of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs and how hunters and anglers need to be more involved in the political process.

Outdoor writer Steve Griffin is my featured guest in the final hour of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show.  Steve talks about our recent walleye fishing trip on Saginaw Bay and takes a look at how hunting and fishing have changed in Michigan.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  First, Dave has the good news of his success in the Michigan elk drawing.  He also has a very nice grilled fish recipe.

Interesting guests and lots of information this week on the show.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for March 5/6

We kick off the new month with a wide range of topics on this edition of Outdoor Magazine Radio.

First, Jorden Susewitz of the Extreme Predator Hunt has a wrap up of their competition and some late season coyote hunting tips.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the spring hunting and fishing shows and why his magazine has a presence at each one.

Hour two kicks off with southern Lake Michigan Charter Captain Mike Orr of Five Orrs Charters.  Mike talks about early season trolling for coho and browns in warm water discharge outlets.

Then Drew YoungeDyke of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) brings us up to date on proposed legislation in Washington to de-list Michigan wolves.

Brad Dupuie of Michigan based Qwest Pontoons wraps up the hour with details on the Mid Michigan boat show coming up March 11-13, and how you can see the popular Angler Qwest  at that show.

Springtime fishing is the subject in our final hour as I talk with river guide and charter captain Paul Schlafley of RiverSide Charters in Manistee.  Paul has advice on river fishing for steelhead and early season, big water trolling for browns.

Chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up the show with a nice walleye recipe.

A fast paced show with great guests and lots of information.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for New Years Weekend

We kick off the new year with some great guests and information this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio Show.

First, Ben Nielsen of Showspan joins me to talk about the big Ultimate Fishing Show coming up next weekend in Novi.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the Michigan deer season and the big buck photos submitted to their magazine this year.

Hour two features Al Herman of the Michigan Friends of NRA (friendsofnra.org).  Al says the recent political pressure against guns makes it more important than ever to get new people involved in shooting.  His group has a series of fundraising dinners across the state with that goal in mind.

The topic of Michigan’s elk herd wraps up the hour as I talk with Michigan dnr Biologist Brian Mastenbrook.  Brian talks about the upcoming aerial survey of the herd and plans for a new research study of the animals.

Fishing is the topic in the final hour of this week’s show as I talk with Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye”,Mark Martin .  Mark has some great fishing tips, but he also talks about the  business of fishing and what it takes to be successful.

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

I hope you enjoy 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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