39 episodes

The audio companion to California's only weekly sportsman's newspaper! Western Outdoor News features weekly hunting and fishing reports, informative discussions and in-depth interviews with some of the most interesting personalities in the outdoors industry! Subscribe to the show and the print/digital edition for the full WON experience.

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The audio companion to California's only weekly sportsman's newspaper! Western Outdoor News features weekly hunting and fishing reports, informative discussions and in-depth interviews with some of the most interesting personalities in the outdoors industry! Subscribe to the show and the print/digital edition for the full WON experience.

    39: MPA Discussion Calico Roundtable

    39: MPA Discussion Calico Roundtable

    This week we speak with a few calico bass legends about the state of the fishery, the effects of MPA's and how how regulation changes have benefited the species. Bellow is a link for you to become part of the discussion during the 2022 MPA decadal review held October 18th from 5-7pm.

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    Questions, Comments, or a Trip report? E-mail podcast@wonews.com or call-in to our voice mailbox and leave a message (702) 850-4966

    • 41 min
    38: US Open w/Billy Egan/Intro to Spearfishing

    38: US Open w/Billy Egan/Intro to Spearfishing

    On this week's episode of the Western Outdoor News podcast we sit with WON Bass Tournament Director Billy Egan. We go over the itinerary for the event, some previous winners, and lake conditions. Then we have a conversation with a new spear fishing columnist to Western Outdoor News, Jon Stenstrom. In his most recent column "So you want to be a spear-fishermen" he talks about the way he got started spear fishing, and things to avoid if you're interested in this sport.  Feel free to call in and leave a message on our WON Voicemail Line (702) 850-4966. Leave your name, where you're from, and thoughts about this week's episode and you will be eligible for a special prize pack.   

    WON Bass US Open: https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=8fefa944-8aa1-4f64-b621-4283fd45930c

    US Open Angler Profiles: https://wonews.com/usopenanglerprofiles/

    Cast & Spear: https://castandspear.com/

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    • 28 min
    37: "So, Let Me Get This Straight" w/Mike Stevens & Billy Egan

    37: "So, Let Me Get This Straight" w/Mike Stevens & Billy Egan

    On this week's episode of the Western Outdoor News Podcast we sit down with editor Mike Stevens to discuss his recent Knee Deep column "So, let me get this straight". We discuss some of the idiosyncrasies and hypocrisies in the fishing industry. We only touch on a few of these topics, and would love to hear from our listeners on the subject. The next "So, let me get this straight" episode could include your thoughts or ideas about some of the weird niche things anglers or hunters do. Feel free to call in and leave a message on our WON Voicemail Line (702) 850-4966. Leave your name, where you're from, and thoughts about this week's episode and you will be eligible for a special prize pack.   

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    • 22 min
    36: Promar's Lobster Hooping 101 w/Gil Hernandez

    36: Promar's Lobster Hooping 101 w/Gil Hernandez

    This week on the Western Outdoor News Podcast we sit with Gil Hernandez to talk about the recent instructional video that Promar and himself produced, Lobster Hooping 101. This instructional video will get anyone who is thinking about getting into lobster hooping properly prepared. Organization, basic tools, and a guide to getting started check this instructional video out by following the links bellow. 

    Promar: https://promarnets.com/

    Lobster Hooping 101: https://wonews.com/lobster-hooping-101/

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    Questions, Comments, or a Trip report? E-mail podcast@wonews.com or call-in to our voice mailbox and leave a message (702) 850-4966

    • 32 min
    35: Big Bear Lake Troutfest/Pending California Record Bluefin Tuna

    35: Big Bear Lake Troutfest/Pending California Record Bluefin Tuna

    This week we talk with Mike Stephenson of Big Bear Municipal Water District about the conditions of Big Bear Lake, stocking plans, and tactics for anglers entered in this years 16th annual Troutfest. The trout are starting to move as the water temperatures cool at Big Bear Lake. We then sit with Floyd Sparks, who's 395.4-pound bluefin tuna is a pending California State record. Sparks shares his day on the water as well as the techniques used to land this giant fish.

    Troutfest entry: https://wonews.com/product/won-big-bear-troutfest-october-2nd-3rd-2021-at-big-bear-marina/

    Troutfest conditions: https://wonews.com/big-bear-rounding-into-fine-trouting-form-a-couple-weeks-ahead-of-won-troutfest/

    Potential California State Record Bluefin: https://wonews.com/potential-california-state-record-bluefin-landed-at-395-4-pounds/

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    • 26 min
    34: Dove Opener Recap with Andrew Mack/The Future of Fish Counts

    34: Dove Opener Recap with Andrew Mack/The Future of Fish Counts

    On this week's episode of the Western Outdoor News podcast we get a field report from Andrew Mack after his first dove hunt of the season, the opener, and how he prepares his dove for the grill. We also recap WON's coverage of the recent appearance of bluefin in Monterey Bay. Then, Larry Murphy of The Final Code and GOFISH.ROCKS explains the new fish count data graphs used by Western Outdoor News and sportfishing landings in California. We also get into the new charter booking system in use on wonews.com and how its constantly evolving to make the process more streamline.

    Dove Opener: wonews.com/yuma-dove-flight-crazy-hot-barrel-madness/

    GOFISH.ROCKS: gofish.rocks/

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    Questions, Comments, or a Trip report? E-mail podcast@wonews.com or call-in to our voice mailbox and leave a message (702) 850-4966

    • 48 min

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