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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

August 11-Hour 1

8/12/2018
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First, Ted Harpham of Darton Archery joins me to talk about the archery industry today. Ted says the smaller, family owned companies are holding their own against the big corporate conglomerates. Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews previews the upcoming “Outdoor Weekend” in September and takes a look at the latest edition of their popular magazine.

Duration:00:46:51

August 11-Hour 2

8/12/2018
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Hour two kicks off with the “Whitetail Whisperer” John Eberhart (EberhartsWhitetailWorkshop.com). John describes his style of hunting and talks about how that differs from the impression many TV hunting shows give of the sport. Next, Barb Avers of the Michigan dnr has details on the upcoming waterfowl seasons and regulations.

Duration:00:46:50

August 11-Hour 3

8/12/2018
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Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey is my guest in the final hour of this week’s radio show. For many years, Tim was a fishing guide and helped pioneer the technique of casting crankbaits for river salmon. He has some great tips and advice on catching those big kings.

Duration:00:46:49

August 4-Hour 1

8/5/2018
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Fishing guide Brad Smyth of Detroit Outdoor Adventures (iFishDetroit.com) kicks off this week’s show. Brad talks about targeting Atlantic Salmon on Lake St. Clair. Then, meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (FarmerWeather.com) joins me to talk about the possibility of an early fall.

Duration:00:46:51

August 4-Hour 2

8/5/2018
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We head to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in hour 2 of this week’s show as I talk with Tony Demboski, president of the Upper Peninsula Sportsmens Alliance. Tony says issues facing hunters and anglers in the U.P. are different than those downstate. Next, Amy Trotter of mucc looks ahead to the Natural Resource Commission next week and the proposed deer hunting regulations. James Severance of Burt Watson Chevrolet wraps up the hour. James talks about their new dealership and the 2019 models...

Duration:00:46:50

August 4-Hour 3

8/5/2018
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We take a look at one of the country’s best muskie fisheries in hour 3 this week as I talk with Don Miller of Millers Sportfishing on Lake St. Clair. Don says the fishing has been good this summer. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Duration:00:46:49

July 28-Hour 1

7/29/2018
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We wrap up the month with a look at the new 2019 Angler Qwest Boats. Brad Dupuie describes the improvements and new models of the Michigan made fishing pontoons. Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews talks about their upcoming outdoor weekend in Imlay City and also the August edition of their popular magazine.

Duration:00:46:49

July 28-Hour 2

7/29/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Jerry Wydner of Hunter Safety System. HSS was the first company to produce an easy to wear safety harness for treestand hunters. I’ve known Jerry, his brother John and their good friend Jim Barta for years and I’m proud to say I’ve promoted their products since the beginning. Greg Norwood from the Michigan dnr is up next. Greg talks about the Lake Stewardship project and preventing the spread of invasive species.

Duration:00:46:50

July 28-Hour 3

7/29/2018
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Mike Thorman is the featured guest in the final hour of this week’s show. Mike is with the Michigan Hunting Dog Federation (facebook.com/theMHDF). We talk about bear hunting with dogs, the misconceptions some fellow hunters have about that activity and the Michigan bear population. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. There’s no recipe this week. Instead, we discuss his recent heart attack and the importance of heart smart recipes.

Duration:00:46:51

July 21-Hour 1

7/22/2018
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First, Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoors joins me to talk about guns and gun related topics. Our discussion includes the importance of mounting optics correctly and the new Sig P365 handgun. Glenn also tells the story of how his family got started in the outdoor business.

Duration:00:46:50

July 21-Hour 2

7/22/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Aaron Jubar of the US Fish and Wildlife Service (fws.gov). Aaron says they’ve made great strides in controlling the number of sea lampreys in the Great Lakes, but it’s an ongoing battle. Next, Amy Trotter from mucc joins me. Amy describes a recent legislative fishing trip on Lake Michigan where she caught a master angler lake trout. Jeff Poet of Jays Sporting Goods wraps up the hour. Jeff talks about the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors.org) and...

Duration:00:46:49

July 21-Hour 3

7/22/2018
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Extreme long range shooting is the topic in the final hour of this weeks show as I talk with Paul Phillips (GlobalPrecisionGroupllc.com). Paul is one of the best ELR shooters in the country. He recently placed third in the “King of Two Mile” competition, hitting his target at two miles with the first shot. Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar is up next. This time Dave has a very interesting sturgeon recipe.

Duration:00:46:51

July 14-Hour 1

7/15/2018
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Veteran angler Jim Felgenauer of StClairSturgeon.org is my first guest this week. Jim talks about sturgeon fishing on the St. Clair River. He saws the fishing is better than ever and more anglers are discovering the unique fishery. Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me. Tom has more details on the upcoming Outdoor Weekend in September. He also previews their August edition.

Duration:00:46:50

July 14-Hour 2

7/15/2018
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We’re talking archery in hour 2 with Mike Mullett of Jays Sporting Goods. Mike is the manager of the archery department in their Clare Store and a lifelong bow hunter. He says this is the time to start getting ready for the season. Monique Ferris from the Michigan dnr is up next. Monique has news on the Hunter Access Program that pays landowners to allow hunters on their property.

Duration:00:46:50

July 14-Hour 3

7/15/2018
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Walleye fishing is the topic in the final hour this week as Lance Valentine from Walleye 101 joins me. Lance talks about trolling speed, lures that make noise and setting all lines at the same depth. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This week he has a very nice walleye recipe.

Duration:00:46:51

July 7-Hour 1

7/8/2018
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First, Bob Ransom of Primal Treestands joins me to talk about there stands and new “Emergency Descender” that will lower a hunter to the ground after a fall from a treestand. Then Adam Lewis of Sound Barrier Hunting describes the science of how whitetail deer hear, and how hunters can use that knowledge to be more successful.

Duration:00:46:50

July 7-Hour 2

7/8/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Nick Percy of Killer Food Plots. Nick says there’s lots you can be doing to improve your food plot, even now in the middle of summer. Shaun McKeon from mucc joins me next. Shaun talks about their ”On the Ground” program to improve habitat for fish and wildlife across the state.

Duration:00:46:50

July 7-Hour 3

7/8/2018
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Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee is featured in the final hour of this week’s show. Paul has an “on the water” report from Manistee and he says the fishing is very good. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice fish recipe.

Duration:00:46:51

June 30-Hour 1

7/1/2018
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We kick off the show talking with John Cleveland of Eppinger Manufacturing. Eppinger makes the popular Dardevle fishing spoons that have been a mainstay of northern anglers for more than a century. Then, Rob Trowbridge from Slayer Outdoor Products talks about his company’s hunting blinds and why this is a good time to buy one.

Duration:00:46:51

June 30-Hour 2

7/1/2018
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Hour two kicks off with fishing guide John Roby of Chasin Tail Charters(charterfishingmackinaw.com). John fishing for salmon and trout in the Straits of Mackinac. Next, Vicki Pontz joins me. Vicki is the chairperson of the Michigan Natural Resource Commission. She talks about the role of that group and the gravity of the decisions they’ll make regarding CWD in the Michigan deer herd.

Duration:00:46:51