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Outdoor Magazine is Michigan's premier outdoor radio show. The three hour program is hosted by veteran outdoor broadcaster Mike Avery. Each week Mike talks with outdoor experts and industry leaders about the latest techniques, strategies and equipment, as well as hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor adventure.

Outdoor Magazine is Michigan's premier outdoor radio show. The three hour program is hosted by veteran outdoor broadcaster Mike Avery. Each week Mike talks with outdoor experts and industry leaders about the latest techniques, strategies and equipment, as well as hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor adventure.
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Outdoor Magazine is Michigan's premier outdoor radio show. The three hour program is hosted by veteran outdoor broadcaster Mike Avery. Each week Mike talks with outdoor experts and industry leaders about the latest techniques, strategies and equipment, as well as hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor adventure.

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800 837-0433


Episodes

December 15-Hour 1

12/16/2018
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Predator hunting is the opening topic this week as Josh Mapes from Overdrive Outdoors joins me. Josh has great advice on hunting coyotes, especially after dark. Josh will be a featured speaker at our Outdoor Expo in West Branch coming up Feb 1st and 2nd. Details at MikeAveryExpo.com.

Duration:00:46:50

December 15-Hour 2

12/16/2018
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The second hour this week kicks off with Brad Dupuie of Angler Qwest Pontoons. He talks about the 2019 line up for the Michigan based boat company and we take a look at the 826 Pro Troll Deluxe I’ll be running next year. Next, Eric Hilliard of the Michigan DNR tells us about the Pure Michigan Hunt. The deadline to apply is December 31st. Drew Youngedyke of the National Wildlife Federation (nwf.org) wraps up the hour. Drew talks about the increased cost to stop asian carp from getting...

Duration:00:46:51

December 15-Hour 3

12/16/2018
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We’re talking beagles and bunnies in the third hour with veteran houndsman Corky Leque. Corky and his family are some of the best beagle experts in Michigan. Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up once again with another great recipe.

Duration:00:46:51

December 8-Hour 1

12/9/2018
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We get an update from Michigan dnr big game specialist Chad Stewart to start out this week’s show. Chad talks about the firearm deer season and has the latest on CWD. We also discuss the mandatory antler point restriction proposal for hunters in Michigan’s thumb. Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has details of their December edition and looks forward to wintertime outdoor show season.

Duration:00:56:52

December 8-Hour 2

12/9/2018
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Hour two features Dave Thomas of Bowhunter Planet. Dave talks about the new bows for 2019 and what to look for when buying a bow. Chief Information Officer Nick Green of MUCC is up next. Nick says Michigan’s lame duck legislature is looking at several important pieces of legislation that could affect hunters and anglers. Scott Szafranski of Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay wraps up the hour. Scott says their docks are still in the water and will be until the ice comes in.

Duration:00:57:37

December 8-Hour 3

12/9/2018
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Noted outdoor writer and hunting expert Richard P Smith kicks off the final hour this week. Richard tells the story of losing a U.P. buck to a bear. He also has some thoughts on the proposal for mandatory antler point restrictions in the Thumb. We wrap it up once again with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

Duration:00:55:33

December 1-Hour 1

12/2/2018
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We kick off a new month this weekend. First, retired Michigan dnr wildlife biologist John Ozoga joins me to talk about the Upper Peninsula deer herd. He says things aren’t looking good. Then, Allan Goetz from the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) checks in with some interesting observations about the season so far.

Duration:00:55:08

December 1-Hour 2

12/2/2018
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Hour two features Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey TV. Tim has great advice for deer hunting during the late season. James Severance of Burt Watson Chevrolet is up next. James talks about his duck season so far and takes a look at the 2019 Silverado pickups.

Duration:00:57:06

December 1-Hour 3

12/2/2018
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Ice safety is the opening topic of discussion in our final hour this week. Retired Coast Guardsman and avid ice fisherman Joe Marion joins me with some tips to keep from going through the ice….and what to do if you do break through. Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with another great recipe.

Duration:00:54:32

November 24-Hour 1

11/25/2018
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We wrap up this month with a wide range of topics. First, Dale Hendershot of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association (mtpca.com) joins me. Dale says trapping is alive and well in Michigan today. Then, Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews has a preview of their December edition.

Duration:00:57:17

November 24-Hour 2

11/25/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Paul Phillips (GlobalPrecisionGroupllc.com). Paul is one of the best extreme long range shooters in the country. He says .22 ELR is starting to get traction in the shooting world. Nick Green of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is up next. Nick about the importance of being safe during the hunting season.

Duration:00:57:08

November 24-Hour 3

11/25/2018
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This week’s final hour features “Michigan’s Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin. Mark has some great advice on targeting big, late season open water fish…and has tips on early season ice fishing as well. Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up this week’s show. Dave has another great wild game recipe.

Duration:00:58:15

November 17-Hour 1

11/18/2018
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The tradition of deer hunting in Michigan is the opening topic this week as I share some thoughts on what it means to me, and to Michigan hunters as a whole. Then, one of the most interesting hunters I know, Nick Ostroski joins me to talk about his recent elk hunt in Colorado. Nick is a Michigan farmer who decided at the last minute to jump in his truck and head west for the adventure of a lifetime. He talks about that hunt, and why he did it. Allan Goetz from the Michigan Buckpole...

Duration:00:45:32

November 17-Hour 2

11/18/2018
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We head to Michigan’s UP in the second hour as I talk with Dan Donarski. Dan is an outdoor writer from the Soo with a unique insight into hunting and fishing in the Upper Peninsula. We talk about deer and upland bird hunting….as well as the discovery of CWD in their deer herd. Scott Buttrick of the Forward Corporation is my next guest. Scott talks about our upcoming “Wednesday Night Live” at their LumberJack Restaurant and also the big Outdoor Expo in February...

Duration:00:56:10

November 17-Hour 3

11/18/2018
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Jef Poet of Jays Sporting Goods kicks off the final hour this week. Jeff talks about the importance of deer hunting to Michiganders. He also describes the purpose of the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereForMiOutdoors.org) and their “Here. For Generations” campaign. We wrap it all up once again with Wild Game Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time he has a very nice venison recipe.

Duration:00:46:20

November 10-Hour 1

11/11/2018
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The Sportsmen Against Hunger program is our first topic of discussion this week as Ray Rustem from the Michigan dnr joins me with details on how hunters can donate their venison to the needy. Then Scott Kietzman from Linwood Taxidermy has some great advice on preserving your deer hunting memories. Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the opening hour by talking about the impact of deer hunting in Michigan.

Duration:00:55:57

November 10-Hour 2

11/11/2018
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Bill Hahn of Jays Sporting Goods is featured in the second hour this week. Bill is their hunting department buyer and decides what ends up on the shelves at Jay’s. He has some suggestions for last minute gear Michigan deer hunters might need. Nick Green, Chief Information Officer for the Michigan United Conservation Clubs is up next. Nick talks about the process of working with a new Michigan governor and her administration.

Duration:00:56:24

November 10-Hour 3

11/11/2018
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We’re talking fishing in hour three this week with Brad Smyth of Detroit Outdoor Adventures (iFishDetroit.com). Brad says fall is a great time to target trophy fish of all species…including big Lake Erie Walleye. Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps up the show again this week. This time, Dave talks about field processing….and cooking venison.

Duration:00:54:00

November 3-Hour 1

11/4/2018
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It’s time to kick off a new month and we have some great guests to help me do that. First, I talk about deer hunting in Michigan today….how it’s changed and why I can’t embrace it. Then, Tony Demboski of the Upper Peninsula Sportsmens Alliance joins me with some thoughts on the discovery of CWD in the UP deer herd and how that will affect hunters. Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter Insurance group is up next with some great advice on protecting your hunting and fishing gear and...

Duration:00:53:54

November 3-Hour 2

11/4/2018
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Hour two kicks off with the “Whitetail Whisperer” John Eberhart (EberhartsWhitetailWorkshop.com). John has great advice on deer hunting during the rut. Marie Hickerson of Avodah.Studio wraps up the hour. Marie is a web designer who did a great job with the new MikeAveryOutdoors.com website.

Duration:00:55:53