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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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English

Contact:

800 837-0433


Episodes

April 21-Hour 1

4/22/2018
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The big mid April snowstorm is a main topic of discussion this week on the Outdoor Magazine show. First, I talk with biologist Ashley Autenrieth of the Michigan dnr. Ashley says UP whitetails could be in trouble if the snow doesn't melt soon. Then, Beth Gruden of the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereForMiOutdoors.org) joins me with an update on their "Here for Generations" campaign.

Duration:00:46:50

April 21-Hour 2

4/22/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Nick Percy of Killer Food Plots. Nick says the late winter storm has slowed down the food plot season in the north country. Al Stewart from the Michigan dnr is up next. Al is a wildlife biologist and avid bird hunter. He describes how the turkeys, and turkey hunters, might be impacted by the weather.

Duration:00:46:51

April 21-Hour 3

4/22/2018
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Hour three of this week’s show features Conservation Officer Lt. Jeremy Payne of the Michigan dnr. Jeremy talks about the job of a modern day Game Warden and how it’s different from many other types of law enforcement. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice coho recipe.

Duration:00:46:50

April 14-Hour 1

4/15/2018
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First, Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 checks in from the Detroit River. Lance says the fishing has been pretty good, but the weather have made for some tough conditions. Also, Emily Mallory of the Forward Corporation joins me with details of their latest promotion involving a walleye fishing trip on Saginaw Bay with Capt. Jeff Godi. Then, Captain Godi of The Michigan Experience Charters wraps up the hour talking about walleye fishing on Saginaw Bay.

Duration:00:46:50

April 14-Hour 2

4/15/2018
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Hour two kicks off with turkey hunting guide Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AWayHunting.com). Greg demonstrates some calling techniques and has great advice on bringing that gobbler into range. Nick Green of mucc is up next. Nick talks about their summer youth camp and why they’re looking for kids who have no experience in the outdoors. The hour wraps up with Jame Severance of Burt Watson Chevrolet. James talks about the upcoming Freeland Walleye Festival and the role Burt Watson will play...

Duration:00:46:50

April 14-Hour 3

4/15/2018
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We’re talking guns in the final hour of the show with Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop in Bay City. Glenn discusses the Remington bankruptcy, the status of gun sales today and he has some advice on sighting in and maintaining your firearm. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice fish recipe.

Duration:00:46:50

April 7-Hour 1

4/8/2018
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Leave a comment Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation (nwf.org) is first up this week. Drew talks about the lastest in the battle against Asian Carp. Then, Chris Hamm of HHA Sports joins me to talk about their line up Optimizer bow and crossbow sights.

Duration:00:46:51

April 7-Hour 2

4/8/2018
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Hour number two kicks off with Jeania Canel of Jays Sporting Goods. Jeania has great advice on getting the right shotgun for turkey season. She talks about choke tubes, ammo and patterning……and how that can affect the range of a turkey gun. Then Chad Stewart from the Michigan dnr joins me. Chad is the Big Game Specialist for the Department and one of his main jobs is keeping track of Michigan’s whitetail herd….including the CWD situation. Chad explains why the DNR hasn’t decided on a...

Duration:00:46:50

April 7-Hour 3

4/8/2018
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Fishing is the topic in our final hour this week as I talk with outdoor writer and fishing guide Dave Rose. Dave talks about surf and pier fishing, and why it can be so productive this time of year. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice fish recipe.

Duration:00:46:50

March 31-Hour 1

4/1/2018
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We kick off this week’s show talking about early season trolling for salmon and trout on Lake Michigan. Dan Jordan of Team Anglerfish says the action has been good when you can find warm water. Then Jeff Van Buren of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (rmef.org/Michigan) talks about that group’s role in conservation and reminds us this is the 100th anniversary of elk in Michigan.

Duration:00:46:50

March 31-Hour 2

4/1/2018
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Food plots are the first topic in hour two this week. Nick Percy of Michigan based Killer Food Plots joins me to talk about the importance of soil testing and planting the right seeds. Next, Nick Green from mucc raises the question of what will happen to conservation projects if hunter license fees drop over fears of CWD. The hour wraps up with “Michigan’s Meteorologist” Mark Torregrossa of MLive.comand FarmerWeather.com. Mark takes a look ahead to our springtime weather patterns. Here’s...

Duration:00:46:50

March 31-Hour 3

4/1/2018
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The final hour of this week’s show features veteran outdoor writer Tom Lounsbury. It’s always fun to talk with Tom and share stories. This time, he describes how he was drawn for the very first Michigan turkey hunt, and what that experience was like. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

Duration:00:46:50

March 24-Hour 1

3/25/2018
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Springtime fishing is the opening topic this week as I talk with Capt. Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee. Paul has great advice on trolling the big water for early season brown trout and also fishing the river for steelhead. Then, Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews joins me with a preview of their April Edition.

Duration:00:46:50

March 24-Hour 2

3/25/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Tom Simmon from Jays Sporting Goods. Tom is an expert when it comes to high powered pneumatic air rifles. He says many of those guns can actually be used for hunting. Next, Emily Sewell from the Michigan dnr has an update of TB in the northeast Michigan whitetail herd. Joel Anderson from Andersons Pro Bait in Port Huron is up next with a fishing report from the St. Clair River.

Duration:00:46:50

March 24-Hour 3

3/25/2018
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The final hour of this week’s show features hunting guide and outfitter Gary Morgan of East Lake Outfitters (WildGameDynasty.com). Gary talks about his turkey, bear and deer hunting services in Michigan and Missouri. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice perch recipe.

Duration:00:46:50

March 17-Hour 1

3/18/2018
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John Bergsma of Great Lakes Fishermans Digest TV. John has been around the fishing business in Michigan for a long time and his latest project is designed to spotlight some great Michigan fisheries. Then Don Plowman tells the story of catching a 14.35 pound walleye from the Saginaw River. Julie Ellsworth of the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour. Julie talks about their new website and what was involved in that update.

Duration:00:46:50

March 17-Hour 2

3/18/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Lance Valentine of Walleye 101. Lance previews the upcoming walleye bite on the Detroit River and has great advice on how to catch those big fish. Then Sarah Topp from mucc joins me to talk about their On The Ground program to improve wildlife habitat across the state. The hour wraps up with Jeff Poet of Jays Sporting Goods. Jeff is a member of the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors.org) and has an update on the “Here for Generations” campaign.

Duration:00:46:51

March 17-Hour 3

3/18/2018
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Outdoor writer Richard P Smith kicks off the final hour. Richard talks about how U.P. whitetails are making it through the winter, shed hunting, CWD and more. We wrap it all up with chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has very nice steelhead recipe.

Duration:00:46:51

March 10-Hour 1

3/11/2018
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First, retired Conservation Officer Phil Babe joins me to talk about sporting collectibles. That topic includes duck and spearing decoys….as well as old fishing lures and equipment. Phil has great advice on what to look for when buying those items. Then Ben Nielsen of Showspan talks about the upcoming Ultimate Sport Show coming up next week in Grand Rapids.

Duration:00:46:51

March 10-Hour 2

3/11/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey. Tim says this is a great time of year to do some off season scouting. Then the former fishing guide describes why water temperature is critical in springtime steelhead fishing. Monique Ferris from the Michigan dnr wraps up the hour. Monique has info on the Hunter Access Program (HAP).

Duration:00:46:50

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