Outdoors Radio with Dan SmallAuthor: Dan Small
18 Aug 2018

Outdoors Radio with Dan Small

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    Show 1333: Wisconsin Natural Resources board directs DNR to deal with hunters transporting of deer carcasses. Two new outdoor books feature bird-hunting tales and Gordon MacQuarrie newspaper columns. Time to prepare for archery deer season. Jeff heads to a Cabelas MWC walleye tournament in Escanaba. Dan invites listeners to join him for a Canadian fishing trip to Lake of the Woods in September.

    In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, retired DNR biologist Dave Evenson talks about his new book, Right Off the Reel, a collection of Gordon MacQuarrie's Milwaukee Journal newspaper columns from 1936-56 and invites listeners to attend the 3rd Annual Gordon MacQuarrie Pilgrimage & Tour, Aug. 24-26 in the Town of Barnes, Wisconsin. (bahamuseum.org) Outdoor writer Ken Blomberg talks about his second book, Wisconsin Bird Hunting Tales, and reports on the discussion of a shorter ruffed grouse season at the August meeting of the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board. (ruffedgrousesociety.org, dnr.wi.gov) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin urges hunters to have their deer sampled for chronic wasting disease and says now's the time to prepare for the upcoming archery deer season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

  • Posted on 15 Aug 2018

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    Show 1332: Deer Fest Riton riflescope winner announced. Wounded heroes enjoy a Sturgeon Bay fishing adventure. Lake Michigan salmon action continues strong off Sheboygan. Get in on the Madison panfish bite. Jeff reports on two tournaments held at Oconto last weekend. Dan reports on Deer Fest.

    Charter captain Dan Welsch reports good mixed-bag action for kings, cohos and rainbows in deep water off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan and suggests Sheboygan visitors try Rupps Downtown Supper Club for after-fishing meals. (dumperdan.com) Ace Luciano, industry liaison for Riton Optics, talks about Riton products and announces the winner of the Riton riflescope giveaway from Deer Fest. (ritonusa.com, deerfest.com) Captain Dan Jordan, of Montague, MI, reports from the Wounded Heroes at the Lodge two-day fishing outing on Wisconsin's Sturgeon Bay in Door County. (facebook.com, thelodgeatls.co, anglerqwestpontoons.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports a good panfish bite, but slow game fish action on the Madison Chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

  • Posted on 08 Aug 2018

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    Show1331: Meet Dan and register to win a riflescope from Riton Optics in booth 107 at Deer Fest this weekend. Avoiding disaster on Denali. August classes and fun at the Range of Richfield. Private rental homes a great option for year-round recreation in Central Wisconsin. Jeff reports on the Michigan state high school bass championship held last weekend in Kalamazoo.

    In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, mountain climber Jon Hirsch recounts his harrowing adventure on a recent attempt to climb Denali. (facebook.com/jon.hirsch.35, hupy.com) Shauna Cote, office manager for The Cottage Keeper, invites listeners to reserve one of their 22 private home vacation rentals in the Castle-Rock/Petenwell area. (castlerock-petenwell.com, cottagekeeper.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces August events and classes at the range and talks about U.S. Dept. of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's surprise visit in July. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for planting fall food plots and giving treestands a safety check before bow season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

  • Posted on 01 Aug 2018

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    Show 1330: Deer Fest comes to West Bend next weekend. Wisconsin ruffed grouse season may end on Nov. 30 this fall. Mixed-bag action continues strong on Lake Michigan out of Sheboygan. Jeff plants fall food plots with Horny Buck seed. Dan reports on the Wisconsin Outdoor Communicators Association conference at Trees for Tomorrow in Eagle River.

    In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Wisconsin DNR upland wildlife ecologist Mark Witecha discusses the apparent decline in ruffed grouse numbers and explains the emergency rule-making process that could lead to a shortened grouse season for 2018. (dnr.wi.gov, ruffedgrousesociety.org/WI-Grouse-Season-Proposal, hupy.com) Deer Fest promoter Hugh McAloon talks about events and activities at this year's Deer Fest, Aug. 3-5 at Washington County Fair Park and invites all veterans and active military in uniform to get in free on Sunday. (deerfest.com) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports good mixed-bag trout and salmon action on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan and invites listeners to enjoy a meal at Sprecher's Restaurant and Bistro. (dumperdan.com, sprecherspubsheboygan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports on fishing action on the Madison Chain, Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

  • Posted on 24 Jul 2018

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    Show 1329: Innovative outdoor therapy programs help youth with emotional and psychological challenges. Check out Forest Fest, a free public celebration of Wisconsin forests, July 28 at Trees for Tomorrow in Eagle River. Register now for the Raised at Full Draw 3-D Bowhunting Tour event at Deer Fest Aug. 3-5 in West Bend. Prepare now for that Western big-game bowhunt and Wisconsin archery season. Jeff reports on two fishing tournaments held last weekend at Lake of the Woods. Dan heads to Eagle River for the Wisconsin Outdoor Communicators Association conference.

    In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Ian Karl, experiential program coordinator for Northwest Passage, describes his organization's work using outdoor experiences to help adolescents overcome emotional and psychological challenges. (nwpltd.org, hupy.com)

    Trees for Tomorrow executive director Robin Ginner invites listeners to attend Forest Fest, a celebration of Wisconsin's forests, Saturday, July 28 in Eagle River. (treesfortomorrow.com)

    Warren Holder, of Raised Hunting TV, invites listeners to register for the Raised at Full Draw 3-D Bowhunting Tournament at Deer Fest, Aug. 3rd-5th at Washington County Fair Park in West Bend. (raisedoutdoors.com, deerfest.com, raisedhunting.com)

    In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for bowhunters planning a Western big-game hunt or gearing up for Wisconsin's archery season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

  • Posted on 18 Jul 2018


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