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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

October 20-Hour 1

10/21/2018
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We kick off the show talking with Scott Hand of Michigan’s Montcalm County. Scott recently found a CWD infected whitetail on his family farm. He talks about how that animal acted, and the impact the disease is having on his hunting season. Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about the November edition of their magazine.

Duration:00:54:27

October 20-Hour 2

10/21/2018
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Hour two kicks off with retired Michigan dnr fisheries technician and avid musky angler Don Barnard. Don has great advice on catching big, fall muskies. Next, Jim Hammill of the Michigan Wildlife Council joins me to talk about the “Here For Generations” campaign (HereforMiOutdoors.org). Jim says they’re making good progress on getting the word out about the importance of hunting and fishing to the people of Michigan. James Severance of Burt Watson Chevrolet wraps up the hour. James has a...

Duration:00:56:57

October 20-Hour 3

10/21/2018
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Pheasant hunting is the topic in hour 3 of this week’s show as I talk with outdoor writer and avid hunter Tom Lounsbury. Tom talks about his pheasant hunting tactics and how the sport has changed in Michigan over the years. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

Duration:00:55:48

October 13-Hour 1

10/14/2018
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We kick off this week’s show by talking with bowhunter Dale Foster. Dale was hunting state land in northern Gladwin county when he was shot by a bird hunter. Fortunately, he wasn’t hurt, and the bird hunter didn’t know Dale was there, but it points out the challenges of hunting public land. Then Michigan’s Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa (MLive.com) has a forecast for winter and also what we can expect from Great Lakes water levels. Nick Grillo of Michigan Brand Meats talks about a...

Duration:00:44:55

October 13-Hour 2

10/14/2018
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Hour number two kicks off with Wayne McGregor of Vanguard Outdoors. Wayne talks about using your cell phone or camera, in combination with a spotting scope to get amazing pictures and video. Here’s a picture I took while experimenting with digiscoping. Vanguard has a very cool digiscoping package for sale on their website. https://www.vanguardworld.us/hunting_us/products/spotting-scopes/digiscoping-bundle-hd.html Then, mucc Executive Director Dan Eichinger joins me to talk about some...

Duration:00:53:30

October 13-Hour 3

10/14/2018
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We’re talking sturgeon fishing in hour three of this week’s show. Jim Felgenauer of the St. Clair Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow (StClairSturgeon.org) has great advice on how to catch the giant fish in the St. Clair River. We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

Duration:00:54:13

October 6-Hour 1

10/7/2018
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We kick off this week’s show talking with Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters Manistee. Paul is just wrapping up his season on Lake Michigan and will now turn his attention to the river and fish for steelhead. Then, Rob Trowbridge of Michigan made Slayer blinds joins me to talk about his products and a new promotion to give away a blind through the Forward Corporation.

Duration:00:55:01

October 6-Hour 2

10/7/2018
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Hour two features Greg Abbas of A-Way Outdoors (AWayHunting.com). Greg talks about the finer points of calling deer. He also describes the use of scents and how to make a mock scrape. Finally, Greg has details on his invention consulting business.

Duration:00:56:02

October 6-Hour 3

10/7/2018
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Glenn Duncan of Duncans Outdoor Shop is my guest in the final hour of this week’s show. Glenn talks about sighting in your deer rifle and the importance of matching the ammo to your gun. He also has great advice on maintaining your gun and suggests the best lubricant. We wrap it up with chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice venison recipe.

Duration:00:55:09

September 29-Hour 1

9/30/2018
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My first guest this week is tournament walleye angler and fisheries biologist Ali Shakoor. Ali talks about the fantastic fall action for trophy walleye on Lake Erie. He also discusses the changing forage base and explains what happened to the Great Lakes smelt population. Then Allan Goetz from the Michigan Buck Pole (MiBuckPole.com) joins me to talk about that online virtual buck pole.

Duration:00:46:50

September 29-Hour 2

9/30/2018
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Hour two features Lt. Joe Molnar from the Michigan dnr. He talks about the upcoming deer season and explains how hunters can stay safe and legal. The Lieutenant also describes how conservation officers will enforce the new CWD related hunting laws. Next, Nick Green from mucc joins the show to talk about our new partnership. You can get 10% off a membership by using the promo code MIKE.

Duration:00:46:51

September 29-Hour 3

9/30/2018
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We’re talking venison processing in the third hour this week with Mike Horswill of Jays Sporting Goods. Mike talks about the importance of field prep, then walks us through the stages of butchering a whitetail. He also describes the finer points of making jerky and summer sausage. Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up. This time he has a very nice venison tenderloin recipe.

Duration:00:46:51

September 22-Hour 1

9/23/2018
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We kick off the show Matt Pedigo from the Michigan Bear Hunters Association (MiBearHunters.org). Matt says the popularity of bear hunting is growing in Michigan. Then, he switches hats to talk about the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereforMiOutdoors.org) and their “Here For Generations” campaign. Bob Ransom from Primal Treestands wraps up the hour talking about their new Emergency Descender available in Walmart.

Duration:00:47:47

September 22-Hour 2

9/23/2018
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Hour 2 features audiologist and avid hunter Dr. Mike Stewart. Mike talks about the danger of shooting and hearing loss. Then Sara Thompson from the Michigan dnr answers questions about how hunters need to transport and process their deer in the CWD zone.

Duration:00:47:47

September 22-Hour 3

9/23/2018
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In the final hour of this week’s show I talk with long time outdoor writer and expert hunter Tom Lounsbury. Tom says it should be a very good pheasant season this year because of the hot, dry summer. We wrap it all up with chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game dinner.

Duration:00:47:47

September 15-Hour 1

9/16/2018
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We start out this week’s show talking with a guy who wants to bring back pheasant hunting in Michigan. Ken Dalton is the guy behind the Michigan Pheasant Hunting Initiative (mphi.info) and he says pheasants can be a great tool to get young hunters in the field. Then Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews joins me with a wrap up of their big outdoor weekend and a look ahead to their October edition.

Duration:00:47:47

September 15-Hour 2

9/16/2018
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We’re talking deer tracking dogs in hour two of this week’s show. Rob Miller of the Michigan Deer Tracking Network describes how to use a tracking dog to recover a whitetail, and what hunter’s can expect from a tracker. Then Nick Green of mucc checks in to talk about what their organization is working on.

Duration:00:47:47

September 15 -Hour 3

9/16/2018
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Doug Deming from the Fish Point Lodge on Saginaw Bay is featured in the final hour of the show. Doug talks about the hunting and fishing tradition of the Bay and has details on a new museum to celebrate that heritage. Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up with another great recipe.

Duration:00:47:47

September 8-Hour 1

9/9/2018
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Ryan Hobbs of the Michigan Squirrel Dog Association is my first guest this week. Ryan talks about using dogs to hunt squirrels and why it’s a great way to introduce kids to the sport. Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews wraps up the hour talking about their big Outdoor Weekend.

Duration:00:47:48

September 8-Hour 2

9/9/2018
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Hour two kicks off with Michigan dnr biologist Al Stewart. Al talks about the world class upland bird hunting here and also the fall turkey season. James Severance of Burt Watson Chevrolet is up next. James says the new 2019 Silverado trucks are beautiful, but there are some great deals on 2018′s right now as well. He also has details of their new Bows and Bowties promotion with Darton Archery

Duration:00:47:47