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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 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.

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    • 4.7 • 138 Ratings

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 Radio for 6/15/24

    Outdoor Magazine Radio for 6/15/24

    We kick off this Father’s Day weekend with Nick Grillo of Michigan Brand Meats. Nick talks about his recent Ontario bear hunt where he took a nice bear while hunting with Ron St. Louis of Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters. Nick also tells the story of a close up encounters with a smaller bear.
    Then, Bob Ransom of Primal Outdoors unveils their new Harvester ground blind.Hour two features John Upp of River Raisin Ballistics. John has developed a new straight wall cartridge called the .41 Great Lakes.
    Ed Eish of the Michigan DNR is up next. Ed talks about grayling, BKD in their hatchery and answers a listener question about carp.
    We continue the fishing conversation in hour three with Pete Patsalis of Hook One Charters.
    The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar. This time Dave has a fish recipe.

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Outdoor Magazine Radio (6/8/24)

    Outdoor Magazine Radio (6/8/24)

     

    We kick off the show talking about Lake St. Clair musky fishing with long time charter captain Don Miller of Motor City Muskies.

    Then, Tom Campbell from Woods-n-Waternews talks about their upcoming issue.
    Hour two features catfish guru Lloyd Tanner. He tells the story of catching a state record flathead and has details on the Michigan Catfish Anglers Trail.
    Bill Pyles from Ohio Bowhunting Outfitters is up next. Bill describes his whitetail hunting operation in central Ohio.
    Gabe VanWormer joins me in Hour three. He talks about his recent African hunting adventure and his recent Michigan outdoor adventures as well.
    Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it up with another great recipe.

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Outdoor Magazine Radio (6/1/24)

    Outdoor Magazine Radio (6/1/24)

     

    We’re kicking off a new month on this edition of the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

    First, Captain John Littlefield of Premier Maritime Training talks about the process of getting a captain’s license.
    Then Ed Roy of the Michigan Wildlife Council has an update on their “Here for Generations” campaign.
    Hour two features Upper Penninsula fishing guide Connor Backus. He talks about fishing smallmouth in the Keweenaw Peninsula.
    Steve Windom from MUCC is my next guest. He has an update out of Lansing and also talks about their Youth Camp to get kids involved in the outdoors.
    Gary Morgan of Wild Game Dynasty joins me in Hour 3. Gary is a hunting guide and talks about the upcoming Michigan bear season.
    We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great recipe.

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Outdoor Magazine Radio (5/25/24)

    Outdoor Magazine Radio (5/25/24)

     
    John Cleveland is my first guest this week. John talks about the family owned, Michigan based Eppinger Company. They’ve been making the Dardevle spoon for more than a century.

    Then, some thoughts on the Michigan Wildlife Council and their “Here for Generations” campaign to promote hunting and fishing.
    Hour two kicks off with Michigan Spearfisherman John Durtka. John describes his sport and why it can be tough to shoot fish.
    Northern Ontario bear guide Ron St.Louis is up next. Ron owns Northern Wilderness Bear Outfitters. He describes his bear hunting operation in White River.
    Boating safety is the topic in Hour 3 this week as I talk with retired Coastguardsman and current Charter Captain Joe Marion.
    The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great recipe.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Outdoor Magazine (5/18/24)

    Outdoor Magazine (5/18/24)

    Jason Horton is my first guest this week. Jason is with the Michigan Bowfishing Association. He talks about the appeal of that sport and how to get started.
    “Mr. Angler Quest“, Brad Dupuie is up next. He has an update on the progress toward coming out with his own line of fishing pontoons.
    Hour two features “Uncle Ted”, the “Whackmaster” Ted Nugent. Ted talks about the role of hunting today and how the Fred Bear song came to be.
    Chad Fedewa from the Michigan DNR is up next. He talks about the springtime whitetail fawning season.
    The hour wraps up with this week’s “Ask Avery” segment. The question is answer by Sgt. Mark Papineau of the DNR.
    We’re talking fishing in Hour 3 with Lance Valentine of Teachin Fishin. Lance is wrapping up his season on the Detroit River and heading north to Saginaw Bay for the summer trolling season.
    Next, Justin Tomei from MUCC joins me with an update out of Lansing. We also talk about the charity golf outing in July to benefit their Youth Camp. You can sign up to play and/or sponsor at mucc.org/golf.
    The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Outdoor Magazine Radio (5/11/24)

    Outdoor Magazine Radio (5/11/24)

    This week on Outdoor Magazine radio…
    First, Rich Chrzan from Killer Food Plots has great advice on taking advantage of the nice weather to get those seeds in the ground.
    Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about their latest issue, including a very interesting story of a young lady who got TB from a whitetail.
    Hour two kicks off with Primal Outdoor pro staffer Charlie Wiltse. Charlie is an expert turkey hunter and has great advice on huntint the late season.
    Lisa Jackson from the Michigan DNR is up next with details of the elk and bear tag application process.
    The hour wraps up with this week’s “Ask Avery” segment. This time, the question is answered by Will Fitzgerald of Michigan Moon.
    We’re talking fishing in Hour 3 this week with Nick DeShano of Off Shore Tackle.
    We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar and another great wild game recipe.

    • 1 hr 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
138 Ratings

138 Ratings

Realcollege ,

A little bit of everything. Pure Michigan

Love the radio show, love the podcast. This show hits on all the different aspects of the outdoor sportman or sportswoman in the great state of Michigan.

rjl586 ,

First listen

Monday morning on the way to work this is my first listen

ice5634 ,

Best outdoor podcast

Love this podcast! Listen every week! Mike Avery is the best! Been listening for years and he has the best guests! From Mark Martin, Lance Valentine, and several others that make listeners learn. Oh and Dixie Dave is the perfect way to end a show!!

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