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Come join us on a weekly adventure thru the woods and waters of Michigan thru the eyes of the Up North Journal Team.

Come join us on a weekly adventure thru the woods and waters of Michigan thru the eyes of the Up North Journal Team.
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Come join us on a weekly adventure thru the woods and waters of Michigan thru the eyes of the Up North Journal Team.




Episode 539, Skunk Smell and the OZ Unit From Scent-Lok, Getting Ready For Elk Season, Bow Hanger System

Danny's story of his dog getting a little too close to a skunk Getting ready for Elk Season Answering a hunting question for a listener Morph Pro bow hanger system www.outrighthunt.com The Gutcheck system


Episode 538, Michigan Upper Peninsula Deer Hunt, Michigan Lower Peninsula Deer Hunt, Shaking Down The New Camper

Danny spent ten days in Michigan's upper peninsula on a archery deer hunt. https://www.snowmobilemuseum.com/https://www.uhaul.com/www.buckbaits.com Mike took the first weekend of October off to bow hunt in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan Got out with the new camper this weekend


Episode 537, Interview with Andy Treharne and Ellary Tucker Williams of the Congressional Sportsmen Foundation

The guys talk with Andy Treharne the Senior Director of Western States and Federal Policy and Ellary Tucker Williams the Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator. What is the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation? www.congressionalsportsmen.org How are they handling the commercial fur trapping situation in California. How is CSF funded? CSF Clay Competition Shoot to get elected officials out to experience the outdoors Pittman Robertson Fund Dingell and Johnson fund How habitat groups...


Episode 536, The Passing of Jim Beasely of Spot Shooter Archery, Interview with Outdoor Writer Jerry Lambert

The guys memorialize the owner of Spot Shooter Archery, Jim Beasley who passed away suddenly this week. Mike and Danny share stories and memories of Jim. Interview with outdoor writer/editor/author Jerry Lambert about the upcoming archery season.


Episode 535, Interview with Custom Call Maker Paul Schweitzer of JPO Game Calls, The New Modular Omni System

This week the guys talk with custom call maker Paul Schweitzer of JPO Game calls who has come up with a modular design for the call industry! The Omni Design Deer grunt tube in the Utility Line Deer grunt in the Omni line Can do some custom engraving as well Biggest seller is the hybrid goose flute www.JPOgamecalls.com Gittin' The Wild Custome 2 piece turkey strikers Building things as a youngster Paul's favorite hunt Paul's favorite wild game meal to prepare Paul's favorite...


Episode 534, Gearing up for Archery Deer Season, Mock Scrapes

Cool weather is getting the guys pumped for archery season! Danny got stands set and pulled camera cards at his U.P. camp www.buckbaits.com Mike went to Indiana and the soy beans have come on strong Mike got some mock scrapes in with Buck Baits Scrape Enhancer Ken Scicluna is prepping his new hunting lease Our take on taking does Maturing as a hunter Playing the odds to your favor


Episode 533, Treestand safety with SafeTree Hunting Sytems Jim Jacques, Woods and Water Outdoor Show

This week the guys talk tree stand safety awareness with life line builder Jim Jacques of SafeTree Hunting Systems. Talking about Jim's accident The Beginning of SafeTree Hunting Systems Danny's Accident Hot to place the line in the tree without climbing first SafeTree Hunting System on facebook, twitter and instagram The life lines How you measure what length you need in a stand After a fall do you need to replace the line or the prusik line? Uses for saddle hunters Pricing of...


Episode 532, Getting Ready For Hunting Season, EHD in Indiana, Mike's Near Fatal Incident, New Archery League

Danny is getting ready for his annual late summer trip north to deer camp New UNJ teammate Ken Scicluna EHD in Indiana Mike had an incident with his Jeep this week that nearly cost him his life. A little trapping talk New Archery League A coyote question Bows for kids


Episode 531, Bowfest, Passing of Tred Barta, Getting Ready for Deer Season, Indiana Deer Tags

The guys made it to the 13th annual Bowfest at Spot Shooter Archery Passing of Tred Barta Building and working for the hunting season The deer tag system in Indiana


Epsode 530, Interview with EZ Kut Products CEO Jerry Milos

The guys were talking tonight with Jerry Milos about EZ Kut product lineup and how Jerry got involved with EZ Kut. How the Sling Pack came about www.ezkutproducts.com The 20 ft. pole saw powered by Kamakazi How did Jerry get involved in the outdoors


Episode 529, Live on the Water Bass Fishing, Treestand Safety, Michigan Bait Ban

The boys catch up with Ken Scicluna live on the water bass fishing The guys talk with Ken about Treestand Safety Danny talking about a new riser made for his stands in the Upper Peninsula Guys talk about the new feeding and baiting ban Mike has another confrontation with groundhogs Getting the hunting bows ready for the upcoming season


Episode 528, Talking Lures, Scents, Attractants with Buck Baits Whorley Bird

The guys talk deer lures, scents, attractants with Buck Baits Prostaffer Whorley Bird! Lures Attractants Cover Scents Whorley Bird's hunts and using Buck Baits Family


Episode 527, Rebel Six Wild Rub & Seasoning Co-Owner Rob Harrell

The guys talk grilling and cooking all kinds of fish and wild game meats tonight with Co-Owner Rob Harrell of Rebel Six Rub & Seasonings How the guys from Rebel Six got started in the seasoning business. How to season and prepare all kinds of fish. www.rebelsixrubs.com Wild game meat rubs Dragon Dust, new for 2019! A spicy stir fry flavor! Mild Wild Bird rub, gives you a feeling of Christmas! Good on any bird meat Put any of these on popcorn! Talking the outdoor side of Rob and how he...


Episode 526, Working At Deer Camp, Mike Preparing For His Michigan Elk Hunt, Getting The Target Bow Dialed In

The guys start the show by talking about the groundhog infestation at Mike's house. Work day at deer camp for Mike. Elk Scouting and Planning for Mike's trip Mike is getting the PSE Shootdown target bow dialed in.


Episode 4, Tred Barta Get Off The Couch Expedition

The guys catch up with Tred Barta who is hanging out in Valdez Alaska Talking about the exteme heat and wildfires Big water fishing Still not finding it easy to deal with being alone so far away. Looking to head to Homer Alaska Commercial and sport fishing for Salmon A very close encounter with a grizzly bear Two tone water color in river 4th of July in Alaska


Episode 525, 2020 PSE Supra Focus XL, PSE Evoke, PSE Specials, PSE Rifle Chasis, Why Do We Hunt

Talking about the new PSE 2020 Supra Focus XL target bow. Evoke 31 and 35 PSE Summer Sales Event Win a whitetail bow hunt courtesy of PSE Archery PSE Rifle Chasis Why should we shoot target archery to become better in the hunting woods Bucket list hunts Mike's elk hunt has brought him full circle in his hunting The guys talk about why they hunt


Episode 524, Arrow Tuning, Western Hunting Workshop

Mike and Dan talk with Chris Schnur of Beyond The Ears about arrow tuning and custom tuned arrows. Western Hunting Clinics Mike drew a Michigan Elk Tag! The Hunt, Hike, Train Podcast


Episode 523, Rain Affecting Upcoming Seasons, Target Bow Set Up, Bear Euthanized for Human Interaction Getting Fit For Season

Mike and Dan talk about how the wet weather is affecting outdoor activities and the upcoming seasons. The guys are getting their target bows tuned up Black Bear euthanized due to human involvement. Mike's Michigan camp looking at not planting food plots this year Getting fit for hunting season


Episode 522, Celebrating Our Outdoor Fathers, Groundhogs, Winter Trail Cam Pics

This week the guys talk about their fathers and how they set them up for success in the outdoors! Ken Talks about his bass tournament on Thursday night Ken's fishing trip on Father's Day with his dad. Mike and Dan talk about the hunting side of things and how their dads impacted their lives. Mike's groundhog problem Trail cam surprise photos


Episode 3, Tred Barta Get Off The Couch Expedition

The guys catch up with Tred Barta again this week in Valdez Alaska to see what he's been up to these last two weeks