Mike Avery's Outdoor Magazine-logo

Mike Avery's Outdoor Magazine

Outdoors

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 the latest hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor experience.

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 the latest hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor experience.

Location:

United States

Description:

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 the latest hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor experience.

Language:

English

Contact:

800 837-0433


Episodes

September 19-Hour 1

9/20/2020
We’re making the transition to fall this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio. First, Rick Hobbs of the Michigan Squirrel Dog Association talks about their group and why the use of dogs to hunt squirrels is becoming more popular. Then, Juan Bush, General Manager of Garber Chevrolet in Chesaning, explains why the outdoor market is a key group. We also talks about the new #garberchevybraggingboard.

Duration:00:46:52

September 19-Hour 2

9/20/2020
Hour two kicks off with Mike Horswill from Jay’s Sporting Goods. Mike is an expert when it comes to processing your own venison and he has great tips and advice. Jeff Poet from the Michigan Wildlife Council is up next. He talks about that group’s continuing efforts to promote hunting and fishing in the state. This week’s “Ask Avery” segment is in reference to the question of how a young hunter can get a license during the covid pandemic. Lt. Andrew Turner of the Michigan DNR has the...

Duration:00:46:52

September 19-Hour 3

9/20/2020
Treestands safety is the topic in Hour 3 this week as I talk with Jerry Wydner of the Hunter Safety System. That company has been a leader in the development and promotion of full body harnesses while hunting from an elevated platform. We wrap it all up with Chef Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

Duration:00:46:50

September 12-Hour 1

9/13/2020
First we talk with Tim Roller of Whitetail Journey. Tim describes the process many hunters go through as they mature and how that affects our outdoor passions. Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about their disappointment over cancelling this year’s Outdoor Weekend and his excitement about the challenge to make next year’s even bigger.

Duration:00:46:51

September 12-Hour 2

9/13/2020
We’re talking deer hunting in Hour 2 with Chad Stewart of the Michigan DNR. Chad says their goal is to reduce the size of the state’s whitetail herd, in part because of CWD, but also as routine deer management. Paul Pirone from VersaSkins is up next. Paul has details of their 25% discount promotion.

Duration:00:50:50

September 12-Hour 3

9/13/2020
We switch gears and talk fishing in the final hour this week. Pete Patsalis from Hook One Charters describes the fall action on the St. Clair River for big walleye and muskies. Chef Dave Minar wraps it all up with a great wild game recipe. This time it’s goose.

Duration:00:46:50

September 5-Hour 1

9/6/2020
We’re kicking off the new month this week on Outdoor Magazine radio. First, Rob Miller talks about the use of tracking dogs to recover fatally wounded deer. He also says they can help determine if a shot wasn’t fatal. Then, Ed Bowlanowski of Speedy Blaze announces a new “Fall Hunter Contest” where you can win some of their products, as well as a Solo Stove, Michigan Brand Meats and a Primal “Wraith 270” ground blind.

Duration:00:46:50

September 5-Hour 2

9/6/2020
Hour two kicks off with Al Stewart of the Michigan DNR. Al talks about the upcoming fall turkey, pheasant, grouse and woodcock hunting seasons. Nick Green from MUCC is up next. Nick is checking in from the duck marsh for the early teal season. He talks about the R3 program to boost hunter numbers.

Duration:00:46:51

September 5-Hour 3

9/6/2020
Extreme long range shooting is the topic in Hour 3 this week as I talk with Paul Phillips of Global Precision Group. Paul is one of the best extreme long range shooters in the world, with documented shots of more than four miles. He says their next goal is to reach out to five miles. We wrap it up with Chef Dave Minar. This time Dave has a very nice perch recipe.

Duration:00:46:50

August 29-Hour 1

8/30/2020
Michigan DNR wildlife biologist Brian Mastenbrook talks about the Michigan elk herd and the upcoming hunts. He tells the story of how elk were reintroduced to the state and why hunting is used to manage that herd.

Duration:00:46:51

August 29-Hour 2

8/30/2020
We’re getting ready for bow season in the second hour this week as Paul Penix of Jay’s Sporting Goods joins me. Paul says the archery department at Jay’s has been extremely busy the past week weeks. He says archers are looking for new gear, and to get their current bows tuned up for the season. Nick Buggia from the Michigan Wildlife Council wraps up the hour. Nick has been training a new bird dog and is looking forward to the upcoming season.

Duration:00:46:51

August 29-Hour 3

8/30/2020
Fishing is the topic in the final hour this week as Lance Valentine of Walleye 101 joins me. Lance talks about running a couple of salmon charters on Lake Michigan. Then, he’ll head over to Saginaw Bay and run some perch charters. Valentine has some great tips on how to catch perch these days. We wrap it all up with Chef Dave Minar and a very nice walleye recipe.

Duration:00:46:51

August 22-Hour 1

8/23/2020
Larry Jennings of Jonah Jigs is my first guest this week. Larry is an expert on catching giant king salmon using a technique often favored by walleye anglers. Larry says this is the best time of year to jig up giant king salmon and he has great advice on how to do it. Then, Bob Ransom of Primal Treestands talks about the excitement over their new “Wraith 270” see through blind. He also announces details on the extension of their promotional program to get one of those blinds for just $200....

Duration:00:46:51

August 22-Hour 2

8/23/2020
Waterfowl hunting is the opening topic in the second hour this week. San Sasse is a hard core goose hunter who loves Michigan’s early goose season. He has several suggestions on how to make the most of the season. Nick Green of MUCC is up next. Nick talk about the latest edition of their “Michigan Out of Doors” magazine. He also describes the challenges of defending Michigan’s hunters and anglers, while dealing with the covid pandemic.

Duration:00:46:51

August 22-Hour 3

8/23/2020
Bear hunting is the topic in Hour 3 this week as I talk with outdoor writer and noted black bear expert, Richard P. Smith. He talks about where to set up a bait and what to use to attract bears. Richard also has great advice on determining the sex and size of a bear before the harvest. We wrap it up with Chef Dave Minar and another great recipe. This time it’s walleye.

Duration:00:46:50

August 15-Hour 1

8/16/2020
First, Lori Card-Stroik of Wild Card Outdoors tells the story of her first “noodling” adventure with giant catfish. Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews has details on some “virtual” programs in place of their big Outdoor Weekend that was cancelled because of covid.

Duration:00:46:51

August 15-Hour 2

8/16/2020
Hour two features Dave Thomas of Bowhunter Planet. BHP is one of the premiere online sources for news and information about archery and gear. Dave says today’s bows are very impressive, but some come with a hefty price tag. Taxidermist Scott Keitzman of Linwood Taxidermy is up next. Scott has great advice for Great Lakes salmon anglers who catch the trophy of a lifetime.

Duration:00:46:51

August 15-Hour 3

8/16/2020
We’re talking food plots in the final hour this week with Nick Percy of Michigan based Killer Food Plots. Nick says this is the perfect time of year to put in a food plot. He also stresses the importance of getting a soil sample for best results. We wrap it all up with Chef Dave Minar and another great recipe. This time it’s walleye.

Duration:00:46:51

August 8-Hour 1

8/9/2020
Upper Peninsula predators are the opening topic this week as I talk with Cody Norton of the Michigan DNR. Cody says there are at least 700 wolves in the U.P., but probably only two cougars. We also discuss our state’s bear population. Then Angela Munroe of Mid Michigan Hospital discusses their bariatric program to help people lose weight. I had bariatric surgery almost two years ago and lost more than a hundred pounds. Now, I feel 25 years younger and can enjoy my outdoor activities to the...

Duration:00:46:51

August 8-Hour 2

8/9/2020
Hour two kicks off with houndsman Jordan Farmer. Jordan talks about running bears with dogs and why it’s a great family activity. He also addresses some of the criticism aimed at dog hunters these days. Charlie Booher of MUCC is up next. Charlie has details on the Great American Outdoors Act. The hour wraps up with my “Ask Avery” segment. This time, it’s a “twofer”.

Duration:00:46:51