Dan Small Outdoors Radio Archive

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Tuesday - October 10, 2017
Show 1241: Wish Dan a Happy Birthday. Expert tips for buying recreational land. Pheasant hunt for first-timers in Lafayette County. Honda Pioneer 1000 LTD review. Jeff shoots his new crossbow. Dan heads to Clam Lake to hunt grouse with Classic Bird Hunts.
Tuesday - October 10, 2017
Show 1241: Wish Dan a Happy Birthday. Expert tips for buying recreational land. Pheasant hunt for first-timers in Lafayette County. Honda Pioneer 1000 LTD review. Jeff shoots his new crossbow. Dan heads to Clam Lake to hunt grouse with Classic Bird Hunts.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Bryan Richards describes a pheasant hunt outing for first-time hunters sponsored by Fayette Sportsmen�s Club in Lafayette County. (outdoorheritageeducationcenter.com/, hupy.com) Susie Han, ATV/SxS media coordinator for American Honda Motorsports, describes the features of the 2017 Honda Pioneer 1000 LTD SxS. (powersports.honda.com) Travis Hamele, of UC Hunting Properties, offers advice for buying hunting and recreational land. (uchuntingproperties.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, pro angler Duffy Kopf says fishing is improving on the Madison Chain and announces a Waunakee High School Fishing Club outing on Lake Mendota. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) ENTER OUR NEW FALL GIVEAWAY: If you pledge to mentor a new hunter this year, we�ll put your name in the drawing for one of two $100 gift certificates from Legendary Whitetails. To enter, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone number and pledge to mentor a new hunter and we�ll put you in the drawing.
Thursday - October 5, 2017
Show 1240: Treeland Musky Fly Fishing Championship report. 2017 was a good year for Lake Michigan trout and salmon fishing. Donate to the Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund when you buy a hunting or fishing license. Outdoors Radio wins multiple awards at the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers annual conference at Lake of the Woods.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Tatum Treland Schlapper reports on results of last weekend's Treeland's Musky Fly Fishing Championship and invites listeners to register for the Treeland Fall Musky Bash, Nov. 3-5 on the Chippewa Flowage. (treelandresorts.com, hupy.com) Capt. Dan Welsch reports Lake Michigan fall trout and salmon action is still hot off Sheboygan and in Sheboygan Harbor, and says the season was a good one overall. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/RanierisFourOfAKind/) Mark LaBarbera, treasurer of the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, encourages listeners to donate $3 or more when they purchase a hunting or fishing license. (cherishwisconsin.org, wisconservation.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, JC Chamberlin offers advice for October bowhunting. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) ENTER OUR NEW FALL GIVEAWAY: If you pledge to mentor a new hunter this year, we'll put your name in the drawing for one of two $100 gift certificates from Legendary Whitetails. To enter, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone number and pledge to mentor a new hunter and we'll put you in the drawing.
Wednesday - September 27, 2017
Show 1239: Opening weekend grouse hunting report. Dan reports on his weeklong fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods. October activities at the Range of Richfield. Hurricane Irma cleanup efforts.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Dave "Buggman" Bayer reports on cleanup efforts in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma. (hupy.com) Scott Walter, director of conservation programs for the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock Societies, reports on early-season hunting opportunities for grouse and woodcock. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Jim Babiasz, president of the Range of Richfield, announces October fun at the Range, including another Halloween Zombie Night. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports on fishing action on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) ENTER OUR NEW FALL GIVEAWAY: If you pledge to mentor a new hunter this year, we'll put your name in the drawing for one of two $100 gift certificates from Legendary Whitetails. To enter, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone number and pledge to mentor a new hunter and we'll put you in the drawing.
Thursday - September 21, 2017
Show 1238: National Hunting & Fishing Day is Sept. 23. Jeff gets a crossbow at Pappas Trading Post. Wisconsin Waterfowl Association decoy carving competition. Chinooks head into Lake Michigan tribs. Lahr, Skarlis win Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit 2017 World Walleye Championship at Cass Lake.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Wisconsin DNR hunting and shooting sports coordinator Keith Warnke talks about featured activities for National Hunting & Fishing Day September 23. (dnr.wi.gov/calendar/, hupy.com) Don Kirby, executive director of the Wisconsin Waterfowl Association, reports on the first annual WWA decoy carving competition, held in conjunction with the Federal Duck Stamp Competition at UW-Stevens Point and talks about the value of wetlands to many wildlife species and to people as well. (wisducks.org) Charter Captain Dan Welsch reports mature Chinook salmon have moved into Lake Michigan tributary streams and anglers are catching them in Sheboygan Harbor. (www.dumperdan.com, facebook.com/pages/Rupps-Downtown/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, JC Chamberlin talks about the increased interest in hunting with crossbows. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) ENTER OUR NEW FALL GIVEAWAY: If you pledge to mentor a new hunter this year, we'll put your name in the drawing for one of two $100 gift certificates from Legendary Whitetails. To enter, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone number and pledge to mentor a new hunter and we'll put you in the drawing.
Friday - September 15, 2017
Show 1237: Wisconsin fall hunting seasons get under way this weekend. Help recruit a new hunter and you might win a great prize from Legendary Whitetails. Impact of Hurricane Irma felt in Wisconsin. Niagara Falls vacation report from our latest winner. Jeff reports on The Walleye Federation Open Tournament on Leech Lake. Dan heads to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods.
Wisconsin DNR hunting and shooting sports coordinator Keith Warnke encourages listeners to take a friend hunting this season and explains the incentive program for mentors who participate. (dnr.wi.gov) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Dave Bayer reports on the impact of Hurricane Irma on the Florida Keys, where he has a boat moored and which he evacuated before the storm hit. (gofundme.com, hupy.com) Mike Dulmes reports on his Niagara Falls fishing adventure, which he won during our spring giveaway. (niagarafallsusa.com, fish.shimano.com/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Madison chain and Lake Wisconsin, and announces the upcoming Capital City Muskies Inc PIT Tag Challenge, Sept. 23. (capitalcitymuskiesinc.org, pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) ENTER OUR NEW FALL GIVEAWAY: If you pledge to mentor a new hunter this year, we'll put your name in the drawing for one of two $100 gift certificates from Legendary Whitetails. To enter, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name, phone number and pledge to mentor a new hunter and we'll put you in the drawing.
Thursday - September 7, 2017
Show 1236: Tips for the Wisconsin archery deer opener next weekend. The International Ginseng Festival and North American Powerboat Championship come to Wausau next week. Practical advice from a young world-champion archer. Lake Michigan kings are moving into harbors. Dan recites an original poem: If I Were a Beaver.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Lisa Berry, director of sales for the Wausau/Central Wisconsin CVB, invites listeners to two great events in Wausau next weekend: the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival and the North American Powerboat Championship, Sept. 16-17. (visitwausau.com, hupy.com) Fifteen-year-old archer Blaze Ruffing shares the secret of his success as a world champion and offers advice for beginning archers. (wickedarcherywi.com) Charter captain Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports mature kings are hitting close to shore. (dumperdan.com, sprecherspub.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers last-minute tips for bowhunters getting ready for next weekend's Wisconsin bow deer opener. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - August 30, 2017
Show 1235: Dove, early Canada goose and teal seasons open this weekend. Help support veterans at Daniel Boone Conservation League Vet Classic, Sept. 30. Check out September discounts on concealed-carry classes at The Range of Richfield. Enjoy fine Wisconsin wine, great music and more at Fisher King Winery in Verona. Jeff reports on the MWC tournament at Sault Saint Marie. Dan reports on the World Musky Hunt in Lake Tomahawk.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jill Marton invites listeners to attend the second annual Vet Classic, a fundraiser to support Fisher House Wisconsin and Camp Hometown Heroes, Sept. 30, at Daniel Boone Conservation League in Hubertus. (dbcl.org, hupy.com) Jim Babiasz, president of the Range of Richfield, announces September classes and events at the range, including Thureon Defense Demo Day Sept. 30. (therangewi.com) Alwyn "Fitz" Fitzgerald, president and winemaker of Fisher King Winery in Verona, announces Fisher King's sixth anniversary celebration, Sept. 29-Oct. 1. (fisherkingwinery.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good multi-species fishing action on the Madison Chain and Wisconsin River. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - August 24, 2017
Show 1234: Eva Shockey tells how she deals with anti-hunters. Wisconsin grouse and woodcock hunting prospects look good. Big kings are starting to stage near shore on Lake Michigan. Three weeks left before bow season, but still time left to get ready. Dan heads to Lake Tomahawk for the World Musky Hunt. Jeff heads to Sault Ste. Marie for the final Cabela's Masters Walleye Circuit qualifier.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Eva Shockey tells how she got started on a hunting career and encourages women to try hunting. (evashockey.com, hupy.com) Scott Walter, director of conservation programs for the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock Societies, provides a forecast for the upcoming hunting season. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters, reports on Lake Michigan trout and salmon action off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, slysmidtown.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, archery expert JC Chamberlin says now's the time to get ready for bow deer season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - August 16, 2017
Show 1233: Muskie reports from the Chippewa Flowage and Eagle River. Backcountry Hunters and Anglers works to protect access to public lands. Dan and Jeff debate the value of Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine and the move to eliminate deer and turkey carcass tags.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Tatum Treland-Schlapper reports musky action is hot now on the Chippewa Flowage and invites listeners to register for the Second Annual Treelands Premier Musky Fly Fishing Championship, Sept. 28-30. (treelandresorts.com, hupy.com) TJ Hauge, public policy chair for the Wisconsin Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, talks about the BHA Learn to Bowhunters program and encourages listeners to contribute to the Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund when they purchase hunting or fishing licenses and permits. (backcountryhunters.org, cherishwisconsin.org) George Langley, proprietor of Eagle Sports Center in Eagle River, reports Vilas County muskie action has varied with the weather this summer. (eaglesportscenter.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - August 10, 2017
Show 1232: 3-D shoot helps Hunt of a Lifetime take kids with life-threatening illnesses on a hunting or fishing trip. Writing outdoor humor is not as easy as you might think. Big kings are still hitting off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan. Prepare now for the upcoming bow deer season. Dan reports on Deer Fest. Jeff blows up his bow and injures his shoulder, ending his archery season before it starts.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Hunt of a Lifetime Wisconsin Ambassador Tim Jahn invites listeners to a fundraiser 3-D archery/crossbow shoot Aug. 19 at Union Rod > Gun Club near West Bend. (huntofalifetimewi.com, hupy.com) Outdoor writer and humorist John Meacham talks about writing humor and invites listeners to read and listen to his stories online. (laughwithjohn.wordpress.com) Charter captain "Dumper Dan" Dan Welsch reports big Chinooks, along with cohos, rainbows and lakers, are still hitting off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan. (dumperdan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, archery expert JC Chamberlin says tune your bow now for archery season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - August 2, 2017
Show 1231: Deer Fest runs August 4-6 at Washington County Fair Park. Crappies are hitting on the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage. Introduce newbies to eating venison and other wild foods. Tips for preventing tick-borne diseases. Whittling advice and a new book on wood carving. Jeff reports on bass and walleye tournaments on Bay de Noc. Dan attends Ojibwa Bowhunters Youth Day and fishes Lake Winnebago for perch and walleyes.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Mark Norquist, founder of Modern Carnivore, talks about his efforts to introduce people to eating wild fish and game. (modcarn.com, hupy.com) Dan Wolfe, inventor of the Tick Ease tick-removal system, talks about the diseases carried by several species of ticks and how to prevent them. (tickease.com) Chris Luebkemann, author of the Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book, tells why the Swiss Army Knife is a good choice for carving and whittling projects. (whittlingwithchris.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Madison Chain and muskie and crappie action on the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage in Iron County. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Thursday - July 27, 2017
Show 1230: Meet Dan and Ted Nugent at Deer Fest, Aug. 4-6 in West Bend. Wicked Archery, Range of Richfield and Beef Jerky Outlet Sidewalk Sale Sat., July 29. Lakeshore Weekend in Sheboygan July 28-30. World Champion Squirrel Cookoff coming to Bentonville, AR Sept. 16. Jeff reports on the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament on Devils Lake, ND last weekend. Dan surveys flood damage in southwest Wisconsin.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Squirrels Unlimited founder Joe Wilson invites listeners to the 6th annual World Champion Squirrel Cookoff, Sept. 16 in Bentonville, AR. (squirrelsunlimited.com, squirrelcookoff.com, hupy.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces August events at the Range and invites listeners to the big sidewalk sale Sat. July 29 in Richfield. (therangewi.com) Charter captain Dan Welsch reports on Lake Michigan trout and salmon action off Sheboygan and Lakeshore Festival July 28-30 on South Pier Drive in Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, anglersavenue.net, lakeshoreweekendsheboygan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, JC Chamberlin offers advice for pre-season preparation for bow hunting. (pappastradingpost.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - July 19, 2017
Show 1229: Ojibwa Bowhunters Youth Day introduces kids to outdoor activities July 29 in New Berlin. Ted Nugent headlines Deer Fest, Aug. 4-6 in West Bend. Time to start preparing fall food plots. Madison Chain fishing action is hot right now. Jeff and Dan team up on some fresh roadkill venison. Jeff heads to Devils Lake, ND for the final Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit event of the season. Dan roasts a young woodchuck and finds it delicious.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Dennis Drewicz previews activities and clinics at the fourth annual Ojibwa Bowhunters Youth Day, Saturday, July 29th, at the club grounds in New Berlin. (ojibwabowhunters.clubexpress.com, hupy.com) Agronomist John O'Brion, founder and proprietor of Grandpa Ray Outdoors, offers advice for planting fall food plots and the use of minerals as a supplement for deer. (grandparayoutdoors.com) Deer Fest promoter Hugh McAloon previews America's largest all-deer expo, coming to Washington County Fair Park in West Bend, Aug. 4-6. (deerfest.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery in Madison, reports good panfish, bass and muskie action on the Madison Chain. (pappastradingpost.com, dsbait.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Sunday - July 9, 2017
Show 1228: Lake Michigan salmon action continues strong in July. Celebrate the life and work of Gordon MacQuarrie July 22 at the Barnes Area Historical Museum. Three-store summer sidewalk sale in Richfield features shooting gear, archery gear and jerky. Get ready for bow season. Jeff reports on his fishing vacation in Mercer.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Gordon MacQuarrie biographer Keith Crowley invites listeners to Gordon MacQuarrie Day, July 22 at the Barnes Area Historical Museum. (bahamuseum.org, hupy.com) Michelle Brooks, sales associate and social media director for Wicked Archery, announces a summer sidewalk sale at their Richfield location on Helsan Drive on Saturday, July 29, featuring Wicked Archery, The Range of Richfield and Beef Jerky Outlet. (wickedarchery.com, therangewi.com, wi.beefjerkyoutlet.com) Captain Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports on Lake Michigan trout and salmon fishing action and evening specials at Pier 17 Restaurant. (dumperdan.com, pier17sheboygan.com/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, JC Chamberlin offers advice for pre-season scouting and other preparations for the upcoming archery deer season. (pappastradingpost.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - July 5, 2017
Show 1227: This week, enjoy the best of Outdoors Radio, as we play award-winning segments recognized by the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Jeff and Dan discuss their early bow season hunts. Two great dog stories: training a deaf English setter to hunt and using a trained dog to locate wounded deer.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Michelle Milford, outreach coordinator for the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, tells how she and her husband trained Clyde, a deaf English setter, to hunt, following hand signals. (wisconservation.org, cherishwisconsin.org, hupy.com) Jeremy Moore, founder of Dog Bone Hunter, shares advice on using a trained dog for recovering wounded deer. (dogbonehunter.com) Jeff shares details of an exciting hunt in the early days of the 2016 bow season. In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, pro angler Duffy Kopf offers advice for summer action on the Madison Chain. (fisherkingwinery.com, pappastradingpost.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Thursday - June 29, 2017
Show 1226: Catch Lake Michigan trout and salmon and enjoy July Fourth fun in Sheboygan. Reserve your campsites for summer camping in state parks. Sizzling Summer on July 22 caps off a busy month at the Range of Richfield. Jeff fishes with disabled vets off Port Washington. Dan reports that Outdoors Radio wins nine awards at the Outdoor Writers Association of America conference in Duluth.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces July events at the range, including the Sizzling Summer Event on July 22, with discounts on range rentals, sale prices on many items, food and more. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) Ruth Oppedahl, executive director of the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, talks about camping opportunities in Wisconsin State Parks. (www.wisconservation.org, cherishwisconsin.org, dnr.wi.gov) Captain Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports on Lake Michigan trout and salmon action and July 4th activities in Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, visitsheboygan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, JC Chamberlin offers advice for getting ready for bow season. (fisherkingwinery.com, pappastradingpost.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - June 21, 2017
Show 1225: Visit the Flyways Waterfowl Experience near Baraboo. Take the Southwest Wisconsin Cheesy Wine Trail June 24-25. Deadline extended to join Dan for a week of fishing on Lake of the Woods in September. Madison chain producing good bass and panfish now. Jeff reports on the North American Bass Circuit tournament on Lake Vermilion. Dan visits the Flyways Waterfowl Museum and wins a shotgun at the SCI Badgerland sporting clays shoot and picnic at Waunakee Gun Club.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Craig and Nichol Swenson invite listeners to learn all about North American waterfowl at the Flyways Waterfowl Experience Museum, located across from the north entrance of Devil's Lake State Park near Baraboo. (duckmuseum.com, hupy.com) Alwyn Fitzgerald, proprietor of Fisher King Winery in Verona, reports on muskie action on Lake Wingra and invites listeners to stop in for wine and cheese during the Southwest Wisconsin Cheesy Wine Trail tour, June 24-25. (fisherkingwinery.com) Danielle Rudd, manager of Ballard's Resort, reports good walleye action on Lake of the Woods and invites listeners to join Dan for a week of fishing at Black Island Resort in September. (blackisland.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good bass and panfish action on the Madison Chain, but high water on the Wisconsin River makes fishing difficult. (fisherkingwinery.com, pappastradingpost.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - June 14, 2017
Show 1224: Take Dad fishing on Fathers Day. You can help bring back monarch butterflies. Lake Michigan salmon action is still going strong. Time to get ready for archery deer season. Hunting and fishing trips for special-needs kids. Jeff reports on the Cabelas National Team Walleye Championship in Loraine, Ohio. Dan fishes the USSA salmon outing at Port Washington.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Brigid O'Donoghue, under and CEO of United Special Sportsmen's Alliance, talks about this charity's work providing fishing and hunting outings for veterans and children who are disabled or who suffer from a life-threatening illness. (childswish.org, hupy.com) Caitlin Williamson, director of conservation programs for the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, details the decline of monarch butterflies and efforts to help restore their numbers. (wisconservation.org, xerces.org) Capt. Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports Lake Michigan coho action is still hot and anglers are catching a few kings and rainbows, as well. (dumperdan.com, sprechersscheboygan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, and Pappas Trading Post in Arena, JC Chamberlin says now's the time to start preparing for the upcoming archery deer season. (fisherkingwinery.com, pappastradingpost.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - June 7, 2017
Show: 1223: June is Invasive Plants Awareness Month--tips on controlling garlic mustard, parsnip, buckthorn and more. Spring drumming counts show promise for fall hunting up north. Weather has hampered Wolf River bass action this spring. Dan and Jeff talk about fishing with their dads and offer some gift ideas for Fathers Day.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, DNR invasive plants coordinator Kelly Kearns offers advice for controlling invasive plant species, since June is Invasive Plants Awareness Month. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/invasives/, hupy.com) Scott Walter, director of conservation programs for the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock societies, reports on Wisconsin spring drumming survey results and says grouse hunting should be good this fall. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Wolf River. (fisherkingwinery.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Monday - June 5, 2017
Show 1222: New organization of science professionals aims to restore science-based natural resource management in Wisconsin. Act now to help protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Lake Michigan coho action is fast and consistent now. Mendota bass are turning on. Jeff encourages listeners to participate in Free Fishing Weekend and Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin state parks, forests and natural areas, June 3-4. Dan wishes Waunakee High School fishing club members Nate Lorenz and Colin Steck good luck in the National High School Fishing Championship at Lake Wheeler, Alabama.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Lukas Leaf, sporting outreach coordinator for Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters, reports on fishing action in the BWCAW and explains the potential environmental threat of a copper mine in the area. (www.sportsmenfortheboundarywaters.org, hupy.com) Terry Daulton, coordinator of Wisconsin's Green Fire: Voices for Conservation, reports on this new group of scientists dedicated to restoring science-based management and decision-making to Wisconsin. (wigreenfire.org) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports phenomenal coho action on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan and daily specials at Sly's Midtown Saloon in Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, slysmidtown.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports great bass and walleye action on Lake Mendota and decent panfish action on the rest of the Madison chain. (fisherkingwinery.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Friday - May 26, 2017
Show 1221: Free Fishing and Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin June 3-4. U.S. military personnel shoot for free this weekend at The Range of Richfield. Niagara Falls vacation giveaway winner announced. Dan encourages listeners to urge lawmakers to support AB 328, which would set closing dates for fisher, gray partridge, pheasant and wild turkey to coincide with the January archery deer season closure. Jeff reports on last the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament in Green Bay last weekend.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz invites all active and retired U.S. military personnel to enjoy an hour of free range time this weekend at The Range of Richfield. June events will include free range time for dads on Fathers Day. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) DNR fisheries biologist Karl Scheidegger talks about Wisconsin's Free Fishing Weekend and Free Fun Weekend in state parks, forests and trails June 3-4. (dnr.wi.gov, cherishwisconsin.org) Bill Hilts, Jr., director of outdoor promotions for Niagara Falls USA, invites listeners to fish and explore the wonders of Niagara Falls and announces the winner of our spring Niagara Falls vacation giveaway. (niagarafallsusa.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good panfish, bass and walleye action on the Madison Chain and good walleye, sauger and white bass fishing on Lake Wisconsin. (fisherkingwinery.com) Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Thursday - May 18, 2017
Show 1220: Meet Dan at Burlington Chocolate Fest Saturday, May 27. Prizes, live music and wine specials at Fisher King Winery grand opening May 26-27 in Verona. Lake Michigan salmon are hitting off Sheboygan. Jeff dives into beekeeping. Anglers hammer big smallies at last weekend's North American Bass Circuit tournament in Sturgeon Bay. Dan reports on last weekend's grand opening of Wicked Archery in Oshkosh.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Linda Fellenz, marketing director for Burlington Chocolate Fest, invites listeners to catch chef demos, live music, chocolate tasting, parade, carnival rides and more at this great festival on Memorial Day Weekend. (www.chocolatefest.com, www.hupy.com) Charter Captain Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters, Condos and riverfront store in Sheboygan, reports good catches of cohos and trout and abundant alewives on Lake Michigan, and daily specials at Rainieri's Four of a Kind. (www.dumperdan.com, www.fourofakind-sheboygan.com) Alwyn Fitzgerald, owner and winemaker at Fisher King Winery in Verona, discusses the importance of clean water to trout and high-quality wines and invites listeners to his grand opening May 26-27. (www.fisherkingwinery.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Fisher King Winery, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good bass action on the Madison chain and a continuing walleye bite on the Wisconsin River and Lake Wisconsin. (www.fisherkingwinery.com) Last week to enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA, which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in the Falls, and a Shimano Compre rod and Sahara reel package. To enter, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, search "fishing" and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map, or call 877-FALLS-US. Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Thursday - May 11, 2017
Show 1219: Intimate look at Dan's coulee country farm on Milwaukee PBS May 19. Teen podcast host challenges kids to get off the couch and into the outdoors. Fishing action rocks on Lake of the Woods. Madison chain opening weekend report. Jeff and Dan continue their turkey hunting bad luck streak.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Maryann Lazarski, former producer of Outdoor Wisconsin, talks about her new TV show, 10thirtysix, which goes behind the scenes at Dan's coulee country farm. (milwaukeepbs.org, hupy.com) Blake Alma, host of The Outdoorsman's Art podcast and author of six outdoor books, tells how he got started in outdoor communications as a teenager and encourages kids to get outdoors. (blakealma.com, .wrvoradio.com) Shaun Ridder, radio host on Star Country 96.3 in Madison, talks about the great fishing at Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods. (963starcountry.iheart.com/onair/ridder-57029/, blackisland.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on opening weekend action on the Madison chain. Last week to enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA, which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in the Falls, and a Shimano Compre rod and Sahara reel package. To enter, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, search "fishing" and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map, or call 877-FALLS-US. Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - May 3, 2017
Show 1218: Opening weekend of fishing season in Wisconsin. Dan talks with new country singer and deer hunter Chloe Channell. Lake Michigan browns are hitting close to shore north of Sheboygan. Meet Dan next Saturday, May 13, at the Wicked Archery Grand Opening. Dan strikes out on turkeys. Jeff hunts this week.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, 15-year-old country singer Chloe Channell shares her love for country music and hunting and tells how she got started in both. (chloechannell.com, hupy.com) Don Borchardt, president and CEO of Wicked Archery, invites listeners to meet Dan and compete in a two-man 3-D scramble at the Grand Opening of his new store in Oshkosh May 13. (wickedarcherywi.com) Capt. Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports good near-shore action for browns on Lake Michigan and invites listeners to dine at Rupp's Downtown Supper Club in Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, McFarland guide Ron Barefield offers advice for opening-weekend bass and walleyes on the Madison Chain and says walleyes are still biting on Lake Wisconsin. To book a trip, call Ron at 608-235-7685. Enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA, which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in the Falls, and a Shimano Compre rod and Sahara reel package. To enter, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, search "fishing" and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map, or call 877-FALLS-US. Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com. Registration closes April 30.
Wednesday - April 26, 2017
Show 1217: Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods will open for the season soon. Jeff offers some tips for opening-weekend game fish action and reports on his success with crappies on new Zoneloc hooks. Spring grouse drumming counts are winding down, and Ruffed Grouse Society habitat work will begin soon. A marriage proposal succeeds at The Range of Richfield. Dan reports on a successful youth turkey hunt.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces May events and classes at the range. (www.therangewi.com, www.hupy.com) Gary Moeller, managing partner of Ballard's Resort on Lake of the Woods, says spring fishing is under way and the outpost resort on Black Island will open for the season soon. There are still a few spots left to join Dan for his September fishing outing. (www.blackisland.com) Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Scott Walter reports grouse drumming is going strong and talks about the society's habitat work for grouse and woodcock. (www.ruffedgrousesociety.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports slow fishing on lakes Mendota and Monona and high water on the Wisconsin River. Enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA, which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in the Falls, and a Shimano Compre rod and Sahara reel package. To enter, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, search "fishing" and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map, or call 877-FALLS-US. Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com. Registration closes April 30.
Wednesday - April 19, 2017
Show 1216: Post-spawn walleyes are biting now on Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River at the Dells. Lake Michigan trolling season kicks off with a good brown and lake trout bite off Sheboygan. Join the Great Wisconsin Birdathon and help raise funds to support bird conservation. Jeff scores some nice crappies. Dan reports on his youth turkey hunt.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Botch Leonhardt, co-owner of River's Edge Resort in Wisconsin Dells, reports the walleye bite is going strong and white bass are starting to show up on the Wisconsin River. He invites listeners to compete in the annual River's Edge Spring Walleye Contest, April 28-30. (riversedgeresort.com, hupy.com) Cat. Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters, Condo and Riverfront Store, reports good early-season brown and lake trout action on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan and says his charter boats will start running this weekend. (dumperdan.com, pier17sheboygan.com) Migratory bird biologist Diane Packett invites listeners to enter the Great Wisconsin Birdathon to help raise funds for Wisconsin Bird Conservation projects and encourages them to donate to the Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund when they renew sporting licenses. (wisconservation.org, cherishwisconsin.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good walleye and sauger action on Lake Wisconsin and says bluegills and crappies are biting on Lake Wisconsin and lakes Mendota and Montana. Enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA, which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in the Falls, and a Shimano Compre rod and Sahara reel package. To enter, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, search fishing and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map, or call 877-FALLS-US. Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-23. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com. Registration closes April 30.
Thursday - April 13, 2017
Show 1215: Trout anglers contribute $1.6 billion to Driftless Area economy. Niagara River trout action is very good now. You can weigh in on recreation needs in the north April 25-27. Panfish action is picking up on the Madison chain. Jeff reports on the MWC tournament on the Detroit River. Dan prepares for a youth turkey hunt this weekend.
Bill Hilts, Jr., director of outdoor promotions for Niagara Falls USA, reports on hot trout action on the Lower Niagara River and invites listeners to enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls vacation getaway. (www.niagarafallsusa.com) John "Duke" Welter, outreach coordinator for the Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Restoration Effort, announces the release of a report on the economic impact of trout fishing on the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota. (tu.org/driftless, darestoration.com) Wisconsin DNR recreation specialist Cameron Bump announces three open-house meetings in northeast Wisconsin to gather public input on outdoor recreation needs. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/Lands/RecAnalysis/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery, reports good panfish action on lakes Mendota, Monona and Kegonsa and decent walleye action on the Wisconsin River. (dsbait.com) Enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA, which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in the Falls, and a Shimano Compre rod and Sahara reel package. To enter, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, search "fishing" and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map, or call 877-FALLS-US. Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-24. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com. Registration closes April 30.
Wednesday - April 5, 2017
Show 1214: Attend DNR spring hearings and Conservation Congress meetings in every county April 10 at 7:00 p.m. to vote on proposed hunting and fishing rules changes, including a resolution to open the trout harvest season in February. Shoot where you look to improve your shotgun skills. Lake Michigan brown trout action is hot close to shore, and charter boat season will begin soon. Dan reports on the Deer and Turkey Expo. Jeff joins Federation Angler as field event manager for the MWC and NABC tournament series.
Capt. Dan Welsch, owner of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports good early-season on browns close to shore on Lake Michigan. (dumperdan.com, anglersavenueproshop.com) Shooting instructor Leon Measures explains the "Shoot Where You Look" system for teaching first-time shotgun shooters. (shootwhereyoulook.com) Retired DNR fisheries biologist Roger Kerr encourages sportsmen to attend the DNR spring fish and wildlife rules hearings and Conservation Congress meetings Monday evening, April 10, and vote in favor of a resolution to open the trout harvest season on February 1 in eight southwest Wisconsin counties. (dnr.wi.gov/About/WCC/springhearing.html) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports decent walleye action on the Wisconsin River and some panfish action on the Madison chain. Enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA, which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in the Falls, and a Shimano Compre rod and Sahara reel package. Visit Niagarafallsusa.com, and search "fishing" to request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map, or call 877-FALLS-US. Join Dan for a fall fishing trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 17-24th. Trip includes six nights in private cabins on Black Island, five days of guided fishing, all meals, boats, tackle, bait, and fish cleaning. Limited to 18 people. For details, call 218-634-1996 or visit blackisland.com.
Wednesday - March 29, 2017
Show 1213: Join Dan for a weeklong fishing adventure on Lake of the Woods in September. Honda unveils new features on the 2017 Pioneer Ltd side-by-side. April fun at The Range of Richfield includes two date nights, Girl with a Gun classes. Waunakee High School Fishing Club offers Fishing Skills Day April 9. Meet Dan at the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo next weekend in Madison. Jeff fishes for walleyes on the Wisconsin River.
Gary Moeller, managing partner of Ballard's Resort on Lake of the Woods, invites listeners to join Dan for a weeklong fishing adventure to Ballard's Black Island Resort. (blackisland.com) Susie Han, ATV/SxS marketing coordinator for American Honda Company, describes the new features of the 2017 Honda Pioneer 1000LE. (powersports.honda.com, hupy.com) Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz announces classes and events for April. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, Jiffy, Nebulus and Pure Fishing pro staffer Duffy Kopf reports decent bluegill action on the Madison chain and announces plans for the Waunakee High School Fishing Club's Fishing Skills Day, April 9th at 1:00 p.m. at Waunakee Middle School. (ljkopf@tds.net) To enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA. , which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in Falls, and a Shimano rod/reel package, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, and search "fishing" to request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map.
Friday - March 24, 2017
Show 1212: Take a field trip to a wild place in Wisconsin. How did winter impact grouse and woodcock? Expert tips for taking tough toms. Bluegills are hitting on the Madison chain. Join Dan at a fundraiser for Deer Hunt Wisconsin videographer Dave Roll, Sunday, March 26 in Eau Claire. Meet Dan at the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo next weekend in Madison. Jeff reports on the MWC tournament held last weekend on the Illinois River.
Natural Resources Foundation outreach coordinator Michelle Milford invites listeners to sign up for one of more than 200 field trips to Wisconsin's wild places. (www.wisconservation.org, cherishwisconsin.org) Ruffed Grouse Society Regional Biologist Scott Walter reports on the impact of last winter on grouse and migrating woodcock. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Hunting guide and six-time Michigan State Turkey Calling Champion Greg Abbas previews his seminar on handling tough gobblers at the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo, March 31-April 2nd. (deerinfo.com, awayhunting.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery, reports bluegill action is good on the Madison chain and anglers are catching good numbers of walleyes on the Wisconsin River. (dsbait.com) To enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA. , which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in Falls, and a Shimano rod/reel package, visit Niagarafallsusa.com, and search "fishing" to request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map.
Friday - March 17, 2017
Show 1211: Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down ban on concealed carry on buses. Expert tips for calling predators. Trout are hitting on the lower Niagara River. Dan reports on last weekend's Milwaukee Sports Show. Jeff and his partner Wayne Gstohl place 6th in the NAIFC Championship on Lake Mille Lacs.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Nik Clark, chairman of Wisconsin Carry, reports on the recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decision allowing concealed carry on buses and in other public areas. (wisconsincarry.org, hupy.com) Bill Hilts, Jr., director of outdoor promotions for Destination Niagara Falls USA, invites listeners to discover the great fishing on the Niagara River and lakes Erie and Ontario and announces details of the Niagara Falls vacation giveaway. (niagarafallsusa.com) Mike Brust, president of the Wisconsin Bowhunters Association, previews his predator calling seminar at the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo, March 31-April 2nd. (deerinfo.com, wisconsinbowhunters.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports anglers are catching walleyes on the Wisconsin River, but there isn't much happening on the Madison chain. To enter the drawing to win a DVD of Cheeseheads: The Documentary, autographed by producer John Mitchell and Packers Hall of Fame kicker Chester Marcol, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Cheeseheads giveaway. To enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA. , which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in Falls, and a Shimano rod/reel package, visit Niagarafallsusa.com and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map.
Thursday - March 9, 2017
Show 1210:Meet Packers kicker Chester Marcol in Eau Claire and Rice Lake this month. Win a Mathews bow at the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo. Lake trout season and bag limit increased on Lake Michigan. Open-water fishing is starting on the Madison Chain. Meet Dan at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show this weekend. Jeff heads to Mille Lacs to compete in the NAIFC Championship.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, producer John Mitchell announces that his show, Cheeseheads: The Documentary, now has national distribution and invites listeners to join him and Packers Hall of Fame kicker Chester Marcol at a screening in Eau Clare on March 11 and Rice Lake on March 25. (www.iamacheesehead.com, www.hupy.com) Jeff Guerard, chairman of the Wisconsin chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, talks about efforts to change a law preventing hunters and anglers from crossing railroad tracks to get to hunting and fishing destinations and announces a BHA raffle at the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo, Mar. 31- April. 2, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. (www.deerinfo.com) Capt. Dan Welsch, owner of Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports that the Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association helped convince the Natural Resources Board to write an emergency rule to increase the bag limit and season length on lake trout in Lake Michigan. (www.dumperdan.com, dnr.wi.gov) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D and S Bait, Tackle and Archery, reports some open-water walleye action on the Yahara and Wisconsin rivers and Lake Wisconsin, and panfish action in Cherokee Marsh. (www.dsbait.com) To enter the drawing to win one of four DVDs of Cheeseheads: The Documentary, autographed by Chester Marcol, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Cheeseheads giveaway. To enter the drawing for a Niagara Falls Adventure fishing vacation package, compliments of Niagara Falls USA. , which includes a half day of fishing with Jiggin' Jake's Guide Service on the Lower Niagara River, two nights lodging at Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, free passes to all the great tourist attractions in Falls, and a Shimano rod/reel package, visit Niagara-usa.com and request a free Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Activities Map.
Thursday - March 2, 2017
Show 1209: Southern Wisconsin ice fishing winds down. RV and Boat Main Event comes to EAA Grounds in Oshkosh March 3-5. Make your food plots productive for years to come. Meet Dan at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show next week at State Fair Park. Jeff heads to Mille Lacs next week for the NAIFC Championship.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Vickie Frank, show manager of the RV & Boat Main Event, Mar. 3-5 at EAA Grounds in Oshkosh, previews features of this expo. (rvboatmainevent.com, hupy.com) Paul Smith, outdoors editor for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, previews his seminar on the past, present and future of the Lake Michigan fishery, at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, Wednesday, Mar. 8 at the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park. (jssportsshow.com) John O'Brion, founder of Grandpa Ray Outdoors, previews his seminars on the right way to plant food plots at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show this weekend and March 31-April 2 at the Field & Stream/Outdoor Life Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo. (deerinfo.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by the RV & Boat Show Main Event, March 3-5 at EAA Grounds in Oshkosh, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports ice fishing is over for the year in the Madison area and invites listeners to attend the 16th annual Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School, March. 18, at Waunakee High School. (capitalcitymuskiesinc.org/annual-muskie-school) To enter the drawing to win tickets to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, Mar. 8-12 at State Fair Park, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the sports show giveaway.
Friday - February 24, 2017
Show 1208: Meet Dan this weekend at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 24-26 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Learn to shoot fully automatic AR rifles at The Range of Richfield. Late winter is a great time to start birding. Walleyes are biting on the Wisconsin River. Jeff and Dan review TreadWright all-terrain Warden tires.
Wisconsin Natural Resources Foundation migratory bird biologist Diane Packett offers tips for late winter birding. (www.wisconservation.org, www.cherishwisconsin.org) In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Anthony Showen, CEO of TreadWright Tires in Houston, Texas, talks about light truck and SUV tire options for off-roading and highway driving. (www.treadwright.com, www.hupy.com) Chelsey Lewis, multimedia journalist with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, previews her backpacking seminar at the 77th annual Milwaukee Sports Show, coming to State Fair Park Mar. 8-12. (http://jssportsshow.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces March activities at the Range, including full-auto and concealed-carry classes. (www.therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 24th-26th at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. WI Fishing Expo Dot Com, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports on open-water fishing action for walleyes on the Wisconsin River and warns that the ice is no longer safe in the Madison area. (www.wifishingexpo.com) To enter the drawing for four pairs of tickets to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, March 8-12 at the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Wednesday - February 15, 2017
Show 1207: Meet Joe Bucher at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 24-26 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo comes to Madison Mar. 31-Apr. 2. Meet Dan at those two shows and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show at State Fair Park Mar. 8-12.
Joe Bucher shares advice for scoring on bass and converting muskie follows to strikes, and previews his seminars at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 24-26 at the Alliant energy Center in Madison. (wifishingexpo.com, fishingwithjoebucher.com) Dave Jones, consumer brand manager for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, previews the 77th annual Milwaukee Sports Show, coming to State Fair Park Mar. 8-12. (jssportsshow.com) In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Jake Steingraber, director of the Field & Stream Outdoor Life Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo, previews highlights of this year's expo, Mar. 31-Apr. 2 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. (www.deerinfo.com, www.hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 24th-26th at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. WI Fishing Expo Dot Com, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on ice fishing conditions in the Madison area and invites listeners to attend the 16th annual Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School, March. 18, at Waunakee High School. (www.capitalcitymuskiesinc.org/annual-muskie-school, www.wifishingexpo.com)
Thursday - February 9, 2017
Show 1206: Winter sports show forecast: cold outdoors, but warm inside, with lots of great deals. Nebraska whitetail and mule deer hunt offered at SCI Badgerland Hunter Expo in Madison. Ice fishing action and conditions good across the state. Meet Dan at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo, Feb. 10-12 in West Bend. Jeff prepares for the NAIFC Championship on Lake Mille Lacs in March.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Mitch Huggins, of Comstock Lodge in the Nebraska Sandhills, talks about the big-game hunt he is donating to the SCI Badgerland Chapter Hunter's Expo, Feb.17-18 at the Madison Marriott West. (www.comstocklodge.com, scibadgerland.com, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro staffer Pat Kalmerton reports on ice-fishing conditions and action around the state. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) Rob Hicks, general sales manager for Boat Sport Marina in Eagle River, previews new boats for 2017 and his display at the Central Wisconsin Sports Show in Wausau. (fishingboatingoutdoor.com, boatsport.com) Dan Durbin previews the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 24-26 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Highlights include the new wildlife art display and a live performance by Pat McCurdy on Saturday night. (ifishingexpo.com, patmccurdy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 24th-26th at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. WI Fishing Expo Dot Com, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery, reports on ice-fishing action in the Madison area. (dsbait.com, wifishingexpo.com) This week and next, enter the drawing for a Jiffy 44 Pro ice auger. To enter, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Thursday - February 2, 2017
Show 1205: Milwaukee Muskie Expo exclusives: advice on musky fishing basics and a peek at a new musky fly-fishing book. Expert tips for introducing women to the shooting sports. Ice fishing reports from around the state. Remembering Chequamegon Bay champion Roger LaPenter. Treadwright tire review. Meet Dan at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo, Feb. 10-12 in West Bend.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, fishing author Rick Kustich talks about his new book, Hunting Musky with a Fly. (rickkustich.com, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro staffer Jim O'Brien reports good panfish action on Waukesha County lakes and good walleye action on Grindstone Lake in Sawyer County. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) Peggy Farrell, director of the International Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program, previews her seminar, "Introducing Women to the Shooting Sports," scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Central Wisconsin Deer & Hunting Expo in Wausau. (fishingboatingoutdoor.com, uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/bow) Pure Fishing pro staffer Duffy Kopf previews his seminar, "Muskie Fishing Basics," scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo at Washington County Fair Park in West Bend. (muskieexpo.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy pro-staffer Duffy Kopf reports good ice action on most Madison lakes. (hupy.com) This week's Jiffy giveaway: A Jiffy full auger case that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Thursday - January 26, 2017
Show 1204: Winter sports show time is here. Milwaukee Muskie Expo comes to West Bend Feb. 10-12; Wisconsin Hunter Expo comes to Green Bay Feb. 24-26. Ice fishing action is picking up, now that colder weather has returned. Valentines Day specials and full-auto course at The Range of Richfield. Jeff scores on panfish through the ice. Dan and Mark LaBarbera named Outdoor Writers of the Year by NWTF Wisconsin Chapter.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Mark Jablonic, president of the Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of Safari Club International, invites listeners to attend the Wisconsin Hunter Expo, Feb. 24-26 at Shopko Hall, and the Northeast WI chapter banquet, Feb. 25 at Stadium View Bar & Grill, both in Green Bay. (newisci.org, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro staffer Pat Kalmerton reports good panfish action on Mississippi backwaters and Blackhawk Lake. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, reports on new shooting products announced at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas and announces February events at the Range. (therangewi.com) Jeff Andersen, host of Across the Ice Belt on Fox Sports Wisconsin and Fox Sports North, reports fantastic ice-fishing action for crappies and lake trout on Lake of the Woods, and previews his seminar on triggering muskie strikes at the boat, which he will present at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo at Washington County Fairgrounds, Feb. 10-12. (muskieexpo.com, iceteam.com/pages/across-the-ice-belt-tv) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy pro-staffer Ron Barefield reports ice-fishing action has been slow in the Madison area and warns ice conditions may still be unsafe in some areas. (hupy.com) This week's Jiffy giveaway: A Jiffy powerhead cover that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Thursday - January 19, 2017
Show 1203: Winter kayak adventure.. harbor seal photo safari in New York Harbor. Growing Up Wild on the Hunt Channel features Wisconsin family. Good ice fishing reports from around Wisconsin, but recent warm weather may have made ice conditions unstable. Jeff reports on his ice fishing adventures throughout central Wisconsin and on Veterans Outdoor World ice fishing outing last weekend on Petenwell Flowage.
Jon Small, member of the North Brooklyn Boat Club, reports on last weekend's harbor seal photo safari by kayak to Swinburne Island. (northbrooklynboatclub.org/events-public/, facebook.com/NorthBrooklynBoatClub) In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Scott Stankowski and his sons, Austin and Cade, talk about their TV show, Growin' Up Wild, on the Hunt Channel. (huntchannel.tv/growin-up-wild-episode-1/, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro staffer Jim O'Brien reports on ice-fishing action around the state. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy and Nebulus pro-staffer Duffy Kopf, reports on ice-fishing action in the Madison area. (hupy.com) This week's Jiffy giveaway: A Jiffy full auger case that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Monday - January 16, 2017
Show 1202: SCI Badgerland Hunter Expo, Feb. 17-18 in Madison, offers fun for the family and some great deals on big-game hunts. You can help support management of prime natural areas in Wisconsin. Ice fishing action is picking up around the state. Jeff goes ice fishing with his grandfather. Dan reports on winter camping and a bow deer hunt.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, taxidermist Randy Mayes invites listeners to the SCI Badgerland Hunter Expo at the Madison Marriott West, Feb. 17-18. (scibadgerland.com, hupy.com, mayestaxidermystudio.com) Bill Smith, board member of the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, talks about winter fun in Wisconsin and invites listeners to donate to the Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund to help support management of state natural areas. (cherishwisconsin.org) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro staffer Pat Kalmerton reports good ice action around the state. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery on Northport Drive, reports good panfish action on most Madison area lakes and a daytime catfish bite on Mendota. (hupy.com, dsbait.com) This week's Jiffy giveaway: A Jiffy powerhead cover that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Thursday - January 5, 2017
Show 1201: New book offers fish stories like you have never heard. Most areas of Wisconsin now have fishable ice, but be careful out there. New Year brings new fun at The Range of Richfield. Dan and Jeff debate the cost of non-resident licenses.
Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces January classes and events at the range. (therangewi.com) In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, outdoor writer Stephen Sautner talks about his new book, Fish On, Fish Off. (stephensautner.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy and Nebulus pro-staffer Duffy Kopf reports on ice conditions and fishing action on the Madison chain, and says new ice may still be dangerous. (hupy.com, jiffy.com, nebulusflotation.com) This week's Jiffy giveaway: A Jiffy full auger case that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Friday - December 30, 2016
Show 1153: Happy New Year from Outdoors Radio. Tips for safety and fast panfish action on early ice. Another take on Lake Michigan trout and salmon stocking for 2017. Win a Jiffy powerhead cover. Last week to enter the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway.
In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien offers advice for early-season panfish. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) Charter captain Dan Welsch, owner of Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, shares his views on DNR trout and salmon stocking plans for Lake Michigan and invites listeners to support the Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/Wisconsin-Lakeshore-Business-Association-1008047639308659/) Photographer and TedX presenter Hannah Stonehouse Hudson offers advice for safe ice fishing. (nebulusflotation.com, facebook.com/stonehousephoto?) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy pro-staffer Ron Barefield reports on ice conditions on the Madison chain and warns anglers to be careful on new ice. (hupy.com, jiffy.com, nebulusflotation.com) Final Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: Win a $50 gift pack of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway. This week's Jiffy giveaway: A Jiffy Powerhead Cover that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Thursday - December 22, 2016
Show 1152: Happy Holidays from Outdoors Radio. Slow start to ice fishing season. Be careful on the ice. Enjoy a great recipe for Pheasant and Bacon Fettuccine Alfredo. A look at Lake Michigan trout and salmon stocking for 2017. Win a Jiffy auger case.
In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Pat Kalmerton urges caution on new ice as the ice-fishing season begins. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) DNR Great Lakes District Fisheries Supervisor Brad Eggold announces trout and salmon stocking levels for 2017 in Lake Michigan and invites listeners to weigh in on stocking plans. (dnr.wi.gov) In the final Cooking Corner for the year, presented by Jones Dairy Farm all-natural pork sausage and bacon, chef Big Al, of The Exclusive Hunting Club, shares a recipe for Pheasant and Bacon Fettuccine Alfredo and announces the new 5-stand clays range at his club. (jonesdairyfarm.com, exclusivehuntingclub.net) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin"s largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy pro-staffer Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Madison chain and announces his winter appearance schedule. (hupy.com, jiffy.com, nebulusflotation.com) Final Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: Win a $50 gift pack of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. To enter this week"s drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway. This week"s Jiffy giveaway: A Jiffy Full Auger Case that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Wednesday - December 14, 2016
Show 1151: Ice fishing season has arrived. Ice condition reports and tips for early-ice walleyes and panfish. Act now to protect public lands in Wisconsin. Make it legal again to cross railroad tracks to hunt and fish on public lands. Jeff reports on the Arrowhead Ice Fishing Show. Dan reports on the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show.
In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien shares some tips for early-ice walleye action. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Mike Neiduski, secretary of the Wisconsin Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, warns of efforts to sell of public land in Wisconsin and invites listeners to sign a petition to stop the sale of state-owned land. (backcountryhunters.org, hupy.com) Marc Schultz, chairman of the La Crosse County Conservation Alliance and delegate to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress, briefs listeners on efforts to repeal the new law prohibiting sportsmen from crossing railroad tracks to access public hunting and fishing lands. (schultzma@charter.net) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy pro-staffer Ron Barefield reports on ice conditions on the Madison chain. (hupy.com) This week's giveaway: A Jiffy Powerhead Cover that will fit most ice augers. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 and leave your name, number and mention the Jiffy giveaway. Or email: dsoradio@gmail.com. Include the same info in your email.
Wednesday - December 7, 2016
Show 1150: Meet Dan at the Wisconsin Ice Fishing Show, Dec. 9-11 at State Fair Park. Try this tasty recipe for a Cuban-style sandwich with venison steak and ham. Enjoy a variety of winter recreational activities on Wisconsin public lands. Keep safety in mind for early ice fishing. Dan and Jeff discuss the gun deer harvest totals and hunter numbers.
In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Pat Kalmerton reports on his gun deer season and offers safety advice for early-season ice fishing. (www.jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork breakfast sausage and dry-smoked bacon, chef Shaun Edwards shares a recipe for a Venison Steak and Ham Cuban-Style Sandwich. (jonesdairyfarm.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Woodford, section chief with the DNR Natural Heritage Conservation Bureau, talks about winter recreational opportunities on public lands in Wisconsin and tells listeners how they can support management of state natural areas through the Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund. (cherishwisconsin.org, hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, Jiffy and Nebulus pro-staffer Duffy Kopf reports on last weekend's St. Paul Ice Fishing Show. (nebulusflotation.com/, hupy.com) Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: Win a $50 gift pack of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway.
Wednesday - November 30, 2016
Show 1149: Time to get ready for ice fishing season. Check out Ice Castle fish houses at the St. Paul Ice Fishing Show this weekend and the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show next weekend at State Fair Park. December deals and fun at The Range of Richfield. Jeff and Dan report on the Wisconsin gun season.
In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien talks about the new Jiffy 44 Pro propane auger and offers advice for early-season ice fishing for walleyes. Jim also tells about the buck he hit with his truck driving north for deer season. (www.jiffyonice.com, www.dancingwithwalleyes.com) Jeff Drexler describes features of Ice Castle Fish Houses and invites listeners to this weekend's St. Paul Ice Fishing Show and the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show, Dec. 9-11 at State Fair Park. (www.icecastlefh.com, www.milwaukeeicefishingshow.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces holiday specials and December events at the range. (www.therangewi.com, www.hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, McFarland guide Ron Barefield talks about the big buck he shot on opening day of the Wisconsin gun deer season and says walleye and muskie action is good on the Madison chain. (www.hupy.com)
Wednesday - November 23, 2016
Show 1148: Second week of deer camp - advice for handling deer for the best venison meals, and tips for tenderizing tough cuts. Dan Stefanich previews the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show, Dec. 9-11 at State Fair Park. Lake Wisconsin and the Madison Chain still offer good open-water action. Jeff and Dan discuss hunting without backtags.
Dan Stefanich, marketing director for Clam Outdoors, invites listeners to the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show, Dec. 9-11 at State Fair Park. (clamoutdoors.com, milwaukeeicefishingshow.com) Chris Johnson, president of Johnson's Sausage and Catering, shares some tips on handling deer in the field to ensure quality table fare. (johnsonssausage.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, cookbook author Eileen Clarke offers advice on marinades, rubs and other ways to tenderize tough meat. (riflesandrecipes.com, hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports walleye action is still good on Lake Wisconsin. (hupy.com) Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: Win a $50 gift pack of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway.
Wednesday - November 16, 2016
Show 1147: Gun deer season is here! Thanksgiving special-turkey facts and a great recipe for wild turkey breast stuffed with ham and herbs. Plus a preview of the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show and a report on walleye and muskie action on Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River. Jeff scores a nice 8-pointer with his Forge bow. Dan passes up a spike buck.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Michelle Milford, outreach coordinator for the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, shares some fascinating facts about the wild turkey and tells a hilarious turkey field-dressing story. (www.cherishwisconsin.org, www.wisconservation.org, www.hupy.com) John Nelson, store manager of Thorne Brothers in Blaine, MN, invites listeners to attend the St. Paul Ice Fishing Show, Dec. 2-4, and the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show, Dec. 9-11. (www.stpaulicefishingshow.com, www.milwaukeeicefishingshow.com) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork breakfast sausage and cherrywood-smoked dry-aged bacon, chef Shaun Edwards offers a recipe for Wild Turkey Breast Stuffed with Ham and Herbs. (www.jonesdairyfarm.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports decent walleye and muskie action continues on the Wisconsin River. (www.hupy.com) Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: Win a $50 gift pack of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway.
Thursday - November 10, 2016
Show 1146: Deer hunters-have a safe hunt next weekend. Take your venison trim to Miesfelds in Sheboygan for great sausage, or make your own sausage with venison and Jones Dairy Farm cherrywood-smoked bacon. Walleye action is hot on Lake Mendota and the Turtle Flambeau Flowage. Jeff takes his son Robert deer hunting. Dan hunts turkeys in Manitowoc County with Jon Freis.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Mike "Doc" Sabec says fall walleye action continues strong on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, thanks to mild weather. (mercercc.com, docsguideservice.com, hupy.com) DNR hunter safety administrator Jon King offers tips for safe hunting during the upcoming nine-day gun deer season. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/safetyEducation.html) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork breakfast sausage and cherrywood-smoked dry-aged bacon, chef Shaun Edwards offers a recipe for Homemade Bacon & Venison Sausage. (jonesdairyfarm.com) Chuck Miesfeld, president of Miesfeld's Market in Sheboygan, invites hunters to bring in their venison trim to be made into sausage and says he's hosting a tailgate party for 300 Sheboygan Packers fans at the Packers-Titans game on Nov. 13 in Nashville. (miesfelds.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Hupy & Abraham, Wisconsin's largest personal injury law firm, pro angler Duffy Kopf says walleyes are biting on Lake Mendota and Lake Wisconsin, but fall turnover has slowed muskie action on the Madison chain. (hupy.com) Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: Win a $50 gift pack of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway.
Friday - November 4, 2016
Show 1145: Focus on whitetails: the rut is on. New smartphone app offers unique features for hunters. Take care to hunt safely from a treestand. Two tasty venison recipes from author Hank Shaw. Jeff reports on a phenomenal afternoon of bowhunting. Dan scores two roadkill deer.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, David Manske explains the features of his smartphone app "Hunt Wisconsin." (huntwisconsinapp.com, hupy.com) DNR hunter safety administrator Jon King offers advice for hunting safely from a tree stand. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/safetyEducation.html) Cookbook author and chef Hank Shaw talks about his whirlwind book tour and offers advice for better meals from venison and two recipes from his new book, Buck, Buck Moose. (honest-food.net) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post, Southern Wisconsin's largest Mathews and Mission archery retailer, JC Chamberlin offers advice for bowhunting the whitetail rut. (pappastradingpost.com)
Wednesday - October 26, 2016
Show 1144: Zany California taxidermist Chuck Testa launches his new show, Mounted, on Carbon TV. Ladies Day specials and Sig Sauer Demo Day at The Range of Richfield. RGS National Hunt keeps tabs on grouse population trends. Wisconsin River walleye action is hot now. Dan shoots sporting clays at the Wisconsin Legislative Sportsmens Caucus Cast & Blast at Milford Hills Hunt Club.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, celebrity taxidermist Chuck Testa dishes on his new show on Carbon TV, Mounted Chuck Testa & Friends. (chucktesta.com, carbontv.com, hupy.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces Halloween fun and November activities at the Range, including free drawings in partnership with the Beef Jerky Outlet and Wicked Archery, Nov. 16 Ladies Day sale specials, free range time for veterans on Veterans Day and more. (www.therangewi.com, wi.beefjerkyoutlet.com, wickedarcherywi.com) Dan Dessecker, conservation policy director for the Ruffed Grouse Society, reports on grouse hunting opportunities in the Great Lakes states and the society's National Hunt, held recently in Grand Rapids, Minn. (ruffedgrousesociety.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post, Southern Wisconsin's largest Mathews and Mission archery retailer, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports walleye and smallmouth action are going strong on the Wisconsin River and Lake Wisconsin. (pappastradingpost.com)
Saturday - October 22, 2016
Show 1143: Donate a few bucks to state natural areas management when you buy your deer license. New website extolls the virtues of hunting for food. Enjoy Teriyaki Dove Skewers in the Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner. Training and hand signals help deaf English setter score on pheasants. Dan and Jeff fish for muskies and urge hunters to donate deer hides to support Wisconsin Lions Club Camp.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Michelle Milford, outreach coordinator for the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, reports on her opening-weekend pheasant hunt and encourages hunters to contribute to the Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund to help manage state natural areas. (cherishwisconsin.org, hupy.com) Wisconsin DNR Hunting & Shooting Sports coordinator Keith Warnke talks about food as a primary motivation for hunting among new hunters, and announces a new website dedicated to recruiting new hunters. (http://locavore.guide/, dnr.wi.gov) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork breakfast sausage and hickory-smoked dry-aged bacon, chef Big Al, proprietor of The Exclusive Hunting Club, offers a delicious recipe for Teriyaki Dove Skewers with Ham & Bacon Fried Rice. (jonesdairyfarm.com, exclusivehuntingclub.net) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post, Southern Wisconsin's largest Mathews and Mission archery retailer, JC Chamberlin offers advice for using scents and calls for pre-rut bowhunting. (pappastradingpost.com) Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: Win a $50 gift pack of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway.