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Wednesday - December 5, 2018
Show 1349: Field and Stream editor Colin Kearns talks about hunting late-season bucks. Jim O'Brien offers advice for Pewaukee Lake walleyes. Sig Sauer Demo Day at the Range of Richfield Dec. 8. Duffy Kopf offers early-ice advice for the Madison chain. Jeff ice fishes the Wisconsin River backwaters for perch. Dan deals with skunks and possums on the homestead.
Wednesday - December 5, 2018
Show 1349: Field and Stream editor Colin Kearns talks about hunting late-season bucks. Jim O'Brien offers advice for Pewaukee Lake walleyes. Sig Sauer Demo Day at the Range of Richfield Dec. 8. Duffy Kopf offers early-ice advice for the Madison chain. Jeff ice fishes the Wisconsin River backwaters for perch. Dan deals with skunks and possums on the homestead.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Field & Stream editor-in-chief Colin Kearns shares some advice from the Dec/Jan issue for taking late-season bucks. (www.fieldandstream.com, www.hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien offers advice for taking walleyes through the ice on Pewaukee Lake. (www.jiffyonice.com, www.dancingwithwalleyes.com) Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz previews December classes and activities at the range, including the annual Sig Sauer Demo Day on Saturday, Dec. 8. (www.therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro-angler Duffy Kopf reports on last weekend's St. Paul Ice Fishing Show and offers advice for early-season ice-fishing action in the Madison area. (www.stpaulicefishingshow.com, www.fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly Jiffy Giveaway: This week, win a Jiffy Full Auger Case. Everyone who enters the weekly drawings will be entered to win the grand prize, a Jiffy Ice Auger. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Wednesday - November 28, 2018
Show 1348: Sportsmanship prevails when a hunter tracks a wounded deer and a second hunter recovers it for him. Think safety first when venturing out onto new ice. New book discusses the science, wild inhabitants and joys of living on inland lakes. Dan and Jeff recap their gun deer season.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Jon Small tells the exciting story of his Bayfield County deer hunt, where he bagged a nice buck with the help of another hunter who finished it for him after he tracked it for more than a half mile. (hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, pro-angler Duffy Kopf lists precautions anglers should take when venturing out on new ice and gives listeners a preview of the new Jiffy E-6 Lightning battery-powered ice auger. (jiffyonice.com) Author and newspaper columnist Ted Rulseh talks about his latest book, A Lakeside Companion, in which he looks at water quality; the fish, birds and mammals that inhabit lakes; and some of the threats to the integrity of our inland lakes. (uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5756.htm) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports on his successful gun deer hunt and offers advice for early-season ice fishing in the Madison area. (fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly Jiffy Giveaway: This week, win a Jiffy Powerhead Cover. Everyone who enters the weekly drawings will be entered to win the grand prize, a Jiffy Ice Auger. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Monday - November 26, 2018
Show 1347: Get your deer tested for CWD at no cost and gain peace of mind. Grouse hunters are finding more birds than anticipated, RGS regional biologist says. Buy a Reel Craft Pass and get two craft beers for the price of one at 35 Wisconsin brew pubs. Last chance to enter the drawing for a year supply of American Natural Premium dog food.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Richland County Deer Advisory Council member Doug Duren reminds hunters to have their deer tested for CWD and lists sampling kiosk and carcass-disposal dumpster locations in southwest Wisconsin. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/wildlifehabitat/regulations.html, hupy.com) Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Jon Steigerwaldt offers advice for landowners who want to manage their forest land for wildlife and reports on the grouse season in Wisconsin and Minnesota. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Clint Nievinski, founder of the Reel Craft Pass, explains how his craft beer coupon book works and encourages anglers to explore Wisconsin's trout streams and the craft breweries located near them. (reelcraftpass.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports some muskie action is still available on the Madison chain, but says he has put his boat away in anticipation of the coming ice-fishing season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly Giveaway: Win a year's supply of American Natural Premium Dog Food for one lucky listener's dog. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Thursday - November 15, 2018
Show 1346: Good luck to all deer hunters, and be sure to have your deer tested for CWD. Huntworth camouflage helps fall turkey hunters get close to birds. The Bunkhouse offers pheasant hunts, corporate retreats and more near Port Washington. Muskies are still active on the Madison chain. Gun deer season: Jeff plans to hunt near home with his crossbow. Dan heads north to Bayfield County.
Dan Large, proprietor of Pheasants at Large and The Bunkhouse in Port Washington, invites listeners to book a late-fall or winter pheasant hunt. (thebunkhouse.us, americannaturalpremium.com) In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Bryan Richards, chronic wasting disease project coordinator for the USGS National Wildlife Health Lab in Madison, reminds hunters to have their deer tested for CWD and to dispose of the carcass in a public landfill. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/wildlifehabitat/regulations.html, hupy.com) Huntworth Gear pro-staffer Brett Berry tells us how he hunts fall turkeys with dogs and recounts his successful spring hunt in Wisconsin. (huntworthgear.com, turkeydog.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good muskie and walleye action on the Madison chain as winter approaches. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

Weekly Giveaway: Win a year's supply of American Natural Premium Dog Food for one lucky listener's dog. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Friday - November 9, 2018
Show 1345: Invite a friend to go deer hunting this season and become a mentor. Trailer check-up tips for winter towing. Field-dressing advice for better venison products. Dan announces another winner of a one-year supply of American Natural Premium Dog Food.
Wisconsin DNR R-3 Team Supervisor Keith Warnke says there's still time to invite someone to go hunting this season. First-time buyers get significant discount. (gowild.wi.gov) Don VanderMey, chief sales office for Floe International, shares tips for trailer maintenance as winter approaches. (floeintl.com, powersports.honda.com) In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Chris Johnson, proprietor of Johnson's Sausage Shoppe & Catering of Rio, Wisconsin, offers advice for the proper handling of deer from field to processor. (johnsonssausage.com, hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Pappas Trading Post archery expert JC Chamberlin talks about the advantages of bowhunting during the firearms deer season. (www.pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly Giveaway: Win a year's supply of American Natural Premium Dog Food for one lucky listener's dog. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Friday - November 2, 2018
Show 1344: Safety is the responsibility of every hunter. Sight in your deer rifle at The Range of Richfield. Check out the wildlife art of Gobbler Geek Jeff Fredrick throughout November at the Heider Center Art Gallery in West Salem. Jeff confesses his son spooked off two deer during a bowhunt. Dan announces the first winner of a one-year supply of American Natural Premium Dog Food.
Wisconsin DNR hunter education administrator Jon King reminds new and seasoned hunters alike that we are all responsible for making sure hunting is a safe and enjoyable experience for all. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorskills/safetyeducation.html) Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz announces November specials, classes and activities at the range, including a Roberts Defense Demo Day Nov. 10 and a Girl and a Gun holster clinic Nov. 7. Jim also reminds deer hunters they can sight in rifles at the range at a reduced lane rental rate. (therangewi.com) In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, 12-time state turkey-calling champion, Gobbler Geek and wildlife artist Jeff Fredrick invites listeners to visit his wildlife art exposition at the Heider Center Art Gallery in West Salem all of November, with a reception, 6:00-7:30 p.m on Nov. 8. (jfredrickdesign.com, heidercenter.org, fredrickchampionschoice.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Pappas Trading Post archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for bowhunting the rut. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly Giveaway: Win a year's supply of American Natural Premium Dog Food for one lucky listener's dog. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Friday - October 26, 2018
Show 1343: Meet the new Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist. American Natural Premium dog food offers special formulas to meet the needs of every dog, from couch pup to show dog to active hunter. Follow these steps to become a safer hunter. Good post-turnover bass, walleye and muskie action on the Madison chain. Jeff has a close encounter with a nice buck. Dan announces show content and air times for the annual TV special Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2018.
Wisconsin DNR hunter education administrator Jon King reminds all hunters that safety should be their most important concern. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorskills/safetyeducation.html) Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Jon Steigerwaldt weighs in on fall grouse hunting and discusses the current testing for West Nile virus in Minnesota and Wisconsin. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) American Natural Premium Pet Food co-founder Gene Large tells listeners what's behind the different formulas of ANP dog foods and offers a year's supply of dog food to four lucky winners over the next month. (americannaturalpremium.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good action for big smallmouths, walleyes and muskies on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly Giveaway: Win a year's supply of American Natural Premium Dog Food for one lucky listener's dog. To enter this week's drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.
Thursday - October 18, 2018
Show 1342: Pheasant opener this weekend--think safety first when hunting any game. Sign up your school now for a field trip to MOHEE in May 2019. Kayaking adventure: paddling around Manhattan. Expert offers bowhunting advice for the rut. Jeff sells his bees. Dan recalls his first pheasant hunt many years ago.
Wisconsin DNR hunter education administrator Jon King offers safe hunting advice for small game and archery deer hunters. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorskills/safetyeducation.html) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Mark LaBarbera, founder and president of the Outdoor Heritage Education Center, offers funding for grade-school kids to take a field trip to the Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo, May 15 or 16, 2019. (outdoorheritageeducationcenter.com, hupy.com) Jon Small reports on another exciting kayaking adventure in New York Harbor, complete with a seal swim-along. (northbrooklynboatclub.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for bowhunting the rut. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Huntworth Lifestyle Gear giveaway winner announced.
Friday - October 12, 2018
Show 1341: Mentor a new hunter this season and keep the tradition alive. Join wild game chef Hank Shaw for dinner in La Crosse, Madison or Cedarburg. Learn how Tracy Breen overcame cerebral palsy to become an accomplished speaker and big-game hunter. Despite high water, smallmouths, panfish and muskies are hitting on the Madison lakes. Jeff reports on the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit National Championship held last weekend on Bay de Noc. Dan announces Pheasants in Wisconsin TV special to air on Fox Sports Wisconsin, Fox Sports North and public-access stations around Wisconsin.
Wisconsin DNR R-3 team supervisor Keith Warnke encourages hunters to take someone hunting this season either on their own or with a formal Learn to Hunt event. (https://gowild.wi.gov) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, cookbook author and wild game chef Hank Shaw shares advice for cooking quail, grouse or pheasant and invites listeners to join him for a game dinner in La Crosse, Oct. 20; Madison, Oct. 21; or Cedarburg on Oct. 22. (https://honest-food.net, www.hupy.com) Outdoor writer, podcaster and motivational speaker Tracy Breen tells listeners how he does not allow a physical disability to keep him from hunting big game all over the world. (www.tracybreen.com, www.huntworthgear.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, D&S Bait proprietor Gene Dellinger reports on fishing conditions on the Madison chain, Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River. (www.pappastradingpost.com, www.fisherkingwinery.com, www.dsbait.com) Huntworth Gear Giveaway: This week and this week only, to enter the drawing for a Huntworth Lifestyle Clothing package, email us at dsoradio@gmail.com or call 414-297-7554. Leave your name and phone number and mention the Huntworth giveaway. We'll announce the winner next week!
Thursday - October 4, 2018
Show 1340: After two recent shooting accidents, DNR reminds all hunters to think safety first on every outing. Enjoy a spooktacular October at the Range of Richfield. Lake Michigan charter season wraps up this month. Expert advice for October bowhunting. Jeff heads to Escanaba for the Cabelas MWC World Walleye Championship.
Wisconsin DNR hunter safety administrator Jon King reports on two recent shooting accidents and urges all hunters to think safety first at all times when in the field. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz announces classes and special events for October at the range. (therangewi.com, www.hupy.com) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports on a successful season on Lake Michigan and encourages anglers to reserve dates now for 2019. Parker John's BBQ & Pizza in Sheboygan offers great post-trip food for hungry anglers. (dumperdan.com, parkerjohns.com/parker-johns-sheboygan/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin offers advice for October bowhunting and reports on his first outing with his six-year-old daughter. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - September 27, 2018
Show 1339: Outdoors Radio wins more awards from the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers. Become a mentor and take someone hunting this season. Fishing reports from Lake of the Woods and the Madison Chain. Spend an enjoyable weekend at Woodside Ranch Resort in Juneau County. Jeff reports on last weekend's NABC event on Lake Minnetonka. Dan reports on his trip to North Dakota and Lake of the Woods.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Dan shares highlights from his recent trip to Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods. (blackisland.com, hupy.com) Jeff Kahlow, creator of Big Guy Hats in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, reports on his weekend trip to Woodside Ranch Resort in Juneau County. (woodsideranch.com, castlerock-petenwell.com, bigguyhats.com) Wisconsin DNR R-3 Team Supervisor Keith Warnke explains current efforts to recruit, retain and reactivate hunters in Wisconsin with mentored hunting and learn-to-hunt opportunities. (gowild.wi.gov, dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorskills/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger reports on current lake conditions and fishing activity on the Madison Chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)
Thursday - September 20, 2018
Show 1338: Huntworth Gear giveaway winner announced. Tips for early-season bowhunting. New accessible fishing pier dedicated at Vilas Park in Madison. Kings are hitting on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. Dan fishes Devils Lake and Lake of the Woods.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Robert Stroede, conservation manager for the Union Sportsmen's Alliance, talks about the new accessible fishing pier dedicated last week at Madison Wisconsin's Vilas Park. (unionsportsmen.org, hupy.com) Paul Marion, director of marketing for the Wildlife Research Center, describes several new WRC products and offers advice for early-season bowhunting success. (wildlife.com) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports angers are taking big kings off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan. (dumperdan.com, pier17sheb.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin talks about bowhunting opportunities in southern Wisconsin. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Winner announced in the Huntworth Gear giveaway. (huntworthgear.com)
Wednesday - September 12, 2018
Show 1337: Win a complete Disruption camouflage outfit from Huntworth Gear. Expert advice for treating chronic Lyme disease. Last chance to register for the Treland Premier Musky Fly Fishing Championship Sept. 27-29. Fishing advice while the Madison area lakes are recovering from recent floods. Dan attends the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers conference in Bismarck-Mandan, ND.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Tatum Treland-Schlapper reports on fishing action on the Chippewa Flowage and invites listeners to compete in the 3rd annual Treeland's Musky Fly Fishing Championship Sept. 27-29 and the Treeland's Musky Bash, Nov. 2-4. (treelandresorts.com, hupy.com) Dr. Bill Rawls, M.D., offers advice on understanding and combatting Lyme disease with alternative medicine. (rawlsmd.com/health-articles/is-there-lyme-where-i-live) Country music recording artist Nick Hoffman talks about his TV show Nick's Wild Ride on the Outdoor Channel and announces an exclusive Huntworth Gear giveaway for Outdoors Radio listeners. (outdoorchannel.com/nicks-wild-ride, huntworthgear.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Duffy Kopf reports on lake levels, boat launch closures and fishing action on the Madison chain following the recent heavy rains and record flooding. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - September 6, 2018
Show 1336: Think safety first if you plan to kayak on Lake Superior. New Ruffed Grouse Society president shares his vision for the future of RGS. Visit Buckhorn Store and Buckhorn State Park this fall. Dan heads to Bismarck, ND for the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers conference.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jon Small reports on his recent kayaking trip with Living Adventure in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. (livingadventure.com, hupy.com) Ben Jones, the new president and CEO of the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock societies, shares his vision for RGS and AWS and reports on projects in the works for the Upper Midwest. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Heather Wolf, manager of Buckhorn State Park, talks about the park's features and invites listeners to enjoy the park's many fall activities and events. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/buckhorn/, castlerock-petenwell.com/) Tim Voll, owner of Buckhorn Store, invites visitors to Juneau County and Buckhorn State Park to stop in for fishing, hunting amp; camping supplies or lunch. (buckhornstorewi.com, castlerock-petenwell.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers last-minute advice for bow and crossbow hunters as they prepare for the upcoming deer season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - August 30, 2018
Show 1335: First responders shoot free every day in September at The Range of Richfield. Big kings are moving into Sheboygan Harbor on Lake Michigan. Expert offers boating safety advice for Labor Day outings. Time to prepare for archery deer season. Jeff visits the Central Wisconsin State Fair. Dan reports on last weekend's World Musky Hunt in Lake Tomahawk.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Peg Phillips, executive director of the National Safe Boating Council, offers boating safety tips for Labor Day Weekend. (safeboatingcampaign.com, hupy.com) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports big kings are moving into shallow water and harbor areas on Lake Michigan. (dumperdan.com, slysmidtown.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, details September classes and events at the range, including Grandparents Day, Sept. 9, when all grandparents shoot free with one paid lane rental. In addition, in memory of 9/11 all first responders are invited to enjoy a free hour of shooting every day in September. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin urges deer hunters to check their equipment to be sure they are ready for the upcoming archery season and reminds everyone to always wear a safety harness when hunting from an elevated stand. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - August 23, 2018
Show 1334: New app for hunters offers season and permit application dates and more for 17 states. New game keeps people of all ages laughing. Lake Michigan kings are hitting close to shore. Wisconsin River bite continues strong. Jeff reports on the North American Bass Circuit tournament at Bay de Noc. Dan heads to the World Musky Hunt in Lake Tomahawk Aug. 23-25.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, John Rastas introduces listeners to his app that provides hunting and fishing season information for 17 states. (season2hunt.com/, hupy.com) Matt Mariani, director of advertising for North Star Games, describes the new game for kids of all ages, "Happy Salmon," a finalist for the Toy Association's 2018 Game of the Year. (northstargames.com, toyassociation.org) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports good Lake Michigan fishing action for king salmon closer to shore off Sheboygan and invites visitors to come to the Sheboygan County Fair, Labor Day Weekend. (dumperdan.com, visitsheboygan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good smallmouth, walleye and catfish action on the Wisconsin River. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - August 15, 2018
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)
Wednesday - August 8, 2018
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)
Wednesday - August 1, 2018
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)
Tuesday - July 24, 2018
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)
Wednesday - July 18, 2018
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)
Thursday - July 12, 2018
Show 1328: Lake Michigan trout and salmon action continues strong. Adventurers complete a bike and canoe trip from Ely, Minn. to Washington, D.C. Have fun with airguns. Good bass, walleye and panfish action on the Madison lakes. Dan and Jeff discuss harvesting wild berries and invite kids to a Learn To Fish program July 21 in Mauston.
Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports good mixed-bag action on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan, with catches of rainbows, lakers, cohos and kings coming in daily. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/RanierisFourOfAKind/)

Adventurer and author Dave Freeman talks about a recent trip he and his wife Amy made towing a canoe by bicycle from Ely, Minn. to Washington, D.C. to promote awareness of efforts to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from proposed mines. (savetheboundarywaters.org)

In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Larry Piercy, national sales manager for Precision Airgun Distribution, talks about the advantages of pre-charged pneumatic airguns for small-game hunting and the fun of shooting them. (www.airgunsofarizona.com, precisionairguns.com, hupy.com)

In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports great smallmouth and walleye action on Lake Mendota and a good panfish bite on lakes Monona and Waubesa. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

Thursday - July 5, 2018
Show 1327: Summer fun in Juneau County. Angler Qwest Pontoons designer describes the features of these versatile boats created by fishermen for fishermen. Safety advice for big-water kayaking. Jeff and Dan stay out of the heat and wish everyone a great month of July.
Barb Baker, president of the Castle Rock-Petenwell Lakes Association, executive director of the Juneau County Visitors Bureau and owner of Country Cruisin' Kayaks and Canoes, reports on July fun in Juneau County. Brad Dupuie, product manager for Angler Qwest Pontoons, talks about the advantages of fishing from a well-equipped pontoon boat. (anglerqwest.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, certified kayak instructor Jon Small recounts a kayaking adventure on the Atlantic Ocean where he learned a valuable safety lesson. (northbrooklynboatclub.org, hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin, of Papaps Trading Post, offers pre-season advice for bowhunters as they gear up for fall and announces a summer special bowfishing pacakge. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - June 27, 2018
Show 1326: July specials at The Range of Richfield. Get paid to find new places to camp with Hipcamp. Chinook action is hot now on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. Check out the summer bass and walleye action on Lake Mendota. Dan reports on the Crestliner Day at the Lake in Oshkosh. Jeff traps a swarm of wild bees.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz, president of the Range of Richfield, announces July classes and specials at the range, including a July Fourth "Liberty Safes at a price to die for" sale, July 5-14. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) Alyssa Ravasio, CEO of Hipcamp, explains how this online service helps people find great places to camp on public and private lands throughout the U.S. (hipcamp.com) Charter Captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports on the great Lake Michigan action for Chinooks, rainbows and cohos off Sheboygan and daily specials at Dave's Who's Inn in Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/DavesWhosInnSheboygan/) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait & Tackle, reports excellent bass and walleye action on Lake Mendota and a good panfish bite on other lakes in the Madison chain. (fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)
Thursday - June 21, 2018
Show 1325: Join Dan for a week of great fishing on Lake of the Woods. Enter the State Parks Photo Contest by July 31 and win big prizes. Attend a meeting in Rhinelander to learn how to help northern lakes and rivers. Madison bass and walleye bite is hot right now. Jeff reports on two fishing tournaments held last weekend on Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota. Dan visits Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek.
Danielle Rudd invites listeners to join Dan for a week of fishing and fun at Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 16-22. (blackisland.com) Lewis Ledford, executive director of the National Association of State Park Directors, announces the second annual State Parks Photo Contest, with a grand prize of a 7-day RV rental from Mighway. (stateparks.org, mighway.com, aspiraconnect.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Steve Budnik, president of the Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association, invites listeners to attend a meeting Friday, July 13, at Nicolet College in Rhinelander to explore ways to encourage lake residents and lake users to take actions to protect lake and stream water quality and the scenic values of the Northwoods. Attendees are expected from Oneida, Vilas, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, and Iron counties. (vclra.us, www.hupy.com) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports great bass and walleye action on Lake Mendota and a good panfish bite on other lakes in the Madison chain. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - June 14, 2018
Show 1324: Purple Martin Festival comes to Marsh Haven Nature Center June 30th. Fourth annual Can-Yak tournament in Mercer, June 30th and July 1st. Lake Michigan is hot for trout and salmon off Sheboygan. Madison chain is producing lots of bass and panfish. Jeff reports results of the Mercury National Walleye Tournament, last weekend in Fond du Lac. Dan fishes Lakes Winnebago and Mendota.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, retired Wisconsin DNR wildlife biologist Dick Nikolai invites listeners to the 9th annual Wisconsin MartinFest, a celebration of purple martins, June 30th at Marsh Haven Nature Center, located at W10145 Highway 49, east of Waupun. (wisconsinpurplemartins.com, marshhaven.org, hupy.com) Beth Wetzler, executive director of the Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce, announces the 4th annual Can-Yak canoe & kayak fishing contest, June 30th and July 1st. The event is headquartered at Great Northern Hotel in Mercer. (can-yak.com, mercercc.com, greatnorthernmercer.com) Capt. Dan Welsch reports on great action for big king salmon and lake trout on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, slysmidtown.com) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports phenomenal bass and walleye action on Lake Mendota and good panfish action throughout the Madison chain. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - June 7, 2018
Show 1323: New study will monitor West Nile virus in ruffed grouse in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Recreational opportunities abound in Juneau County. We learn about the TV show Growin Up Wild on the Hunt Channel. Jeff reports on the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament in Ogallala, Nebraska. Dan reports that Outdoors Radio wins multiple awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Scott Stankowski talks about the TV show he produces with his sons Austin and Cade, called "Growin' Up Wild. This segment won a third-place award in the Outdoor Writers Association of America 2018 Excellence in Craft competition. (huntchannel.tv/growin-up-wild/, hupy.com) Fred Nickel, director and recreational consultant for the Castle Rock-Petenwell Lakes Association, describes the many recreational opportunities available in Juneau County and invites Jeff and Dan to go for a horseback ride at Woodside Ranch, the area's first dude ranch. (castlerock-petenwell.com, woodsideranch.com). Mark Witecha, upland wildlife ecologist for the Wisconsin DNR, talks about a new collaborative effort by the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan to monitor the impact of West Nile virus on ruffed grouse populations in these three states. (ruffedgrousesociety.org, dnr.wi.gov/topic/WildlifeHabitat/rgrousemanagement.html) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good fishing action on the Madison Chain. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - May 30, 2018
Show 1322: British author John Burns compares mountaineering adventures in the Rocky Mountains and the United Kingdom. Dads shoot for free on Fathers Day at The Range of Richfield. Lake trout action is hot off Sheboygan. Madison panfish bite has started. Jeff reports on his beekeeping adventures. Dan and Jeff wonder what Penn State officials were thinking when they canceled student-run outdoor activities.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces June classes and events at the range. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) UK mountaineer John Burns compares hiking opportunities in Europe and North America and talks about his two books, The Last Hillwalker and Bothy Tales. (johndburns.com) Capt. "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports fantastic lake trout action off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan and mentions great meal options and live music at Pier 17 on the Sheboygan riverfront. (dumperdan.com, pier17sheb.com) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield says the bass and panfish bite has started on the Madison chain. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - May 24, 2018
Show 1321: A kayak is a practical, affordable fishing craft that gets you into places big boats cannot reach. An expert shares advice for planning an African hunting or photo safari. The new Quarrow Fish Jaw Spreader makes unhooking pike and muskies easy and safe. Jeff reports on the Cabelas National Team Championship held last weekend in La Crosse. Dan recounts his latest turkey hunt and a kayak trip on the Pine River.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, outfitter Ross Lange explains what it takes to hunt plains and dangerous game in South Africa. (rosslangesafaris.com, hupy.com) Outfitter and guide Tyler Thiede describes the joys and advantages of kayak fishing. (smallcraftoutfitters.com) Keith Lawrence tells listeners how his new invention, the Quarrow Fish Jaw Spreader, helps remove hooks from toothy fish without injuring the fish or angler. (basspro.com) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports smallmouth action is on fire on the Madison chain. The muskie bite is slow but should pick up soon. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - May 16, 2018
Show 1320: Wisconsin attempts to slow spread of chronic wasting disease. Brown trout action is hot on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. Madison lakes are producing good bass and walleye action. Dan reads a bear-hunting story by Bill Wiesner and reports on his turkey hunting. Jeff recaps the North American Bass Circuit tournament in Door County.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Dan reads an excerpt from The Bear Hunting Obsession of a Driven Man, by Bill Wiesner, (targetcommbooks.com, hupy.com) Bryan Richards, CWD project leader for the USGS National Wildlife Health Center, reports on the spread of chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin. (cwd-info.org) Charter captain Dan Welsch reports on Lake Michigan fishing action off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, parkerjohns.com/parker-johns-sheboygan/) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports walleyes and bass are biting on Lake Wisconsin and bass are moving into spawning areas on the Madison chain. Morel hunting has started in earnest. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - May 9, 2018
Show 1319: Join Dan for a week of fishing on Lake of the Woods in September. Tips for avoiding ticks and Lyme disease. Artist Bob White reads an essay on an Alaska fishing adventure. Panfish are hitting on the Madison chain. Jeff reports on the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament on Lake Erie and Loraine, OH. Dan scores a Wisconsin gobbler.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Mosquito Squad staffer Christine DeCoste offers advice on how to keep ticks out of your backyard. (mosquitosquad.com, hupy.com) Gary Moeller, managing partner of Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of The Woods, invites listeners to join Dan for some exciting walleye, smallmouth, panfish and muskie action Sept. 16-22. (blackisland.com) Artist and outdoor writer Bob White reports on his recent waterfowl hunt in Argentina and reads one of his essays, "The Map," about an Alaska fishing adventure. (bobwhitestudio.com) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good panfish and catfish action on the Madison chain and good crappie and walleye action on Lake Wisconsin. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - May 2, 2018
Show 1318: Lake Michigan browns and kings are hitting now off Sheboygan. Install MOB+ on your boat and stay safe while boating this season. We hear about a successful Kentucky turkey hunt and take a look at the 2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 side-by-side. Jeff reports on the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament on the Missouri River in Platte, SD. Dan reports on his mentored turkey hunting adventures.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, ODU Magazine founder and editor Bill Schwarz explains how the MOB+ wireless engine shutoff system can help save lives in case someone falls overboard. (www.fellmarine.com, odumagazine.com, hupy.com) Susie Han, assistant manager of national sales for American Honda Powersports, tells the exciting story of her successful turkey hunt in Kentucky's Land Between the Lakes and then describes the features of the 2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 side-by-side. (powersports.honda.com, kentuckylake.org) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports good early-season action for browns and a few big kings on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, sprecherspubsheboygan.com) In the Fisher King Winery Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery, reports good panfish action on the Madison chain, along with bass and walleye action on Lake Wisconsin, and offers advice for anglers planning to fish the Madison chain on opening weekend. (fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)
Wednesday - April 25, 2018
Show: 1317: Proposed Pebble Mine still threatens Bristol Bay salmon fishery. Turkey recipes that will please your palate. May brings new classes and Sig Sauer Demo Day to the Range of Richfield. Jeff welcomes new bees to his hives. Dan reports on his Kentucky turkey hunt.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, chef Hank Shaw offers several delicious wild turkey recipes from his new cookbook, Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail. (honest-food.net, hupy.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces May classes, specials and events at the range, including Sig Sauer Demo Day on May 12, where guests can try out many Sig Sauer handguns, win door prizes and enjoy one of Jim's famous brats with Sig Sauerkraut. (therangewi.com) Nelli Williams, state director for Trout Unlimited's Alaska Project, brings listeners up to date on efforts to stop the proposed Pebble Mine near Bristol Bay, Alaska's premier recreational and commercial salmon fishery. (tu.org/alaska, standup.tu.org, savebristolbay.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports that walleyes are hitting on the Wisconsin River and offers advice for anglers planning to fish the Madison chain on opening weekend. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - April 18, 2018
Show 1316: Turkey hunters must adapt to kill a tom under tough conditions. Real feathers make a turkey decoy come to life. Rough water on Lake Michigan is making fishing difficult. Wisconsin River walleye run in full swing. Jeff reports on the MWC walleye tournament in Detroit and Dan reports on dealing with livestock in spring snowstorms.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, 12-time Wisconsin state turkey-calling champion Jeff Fredrick offers advice for early-season hunting. (fredrickchampionschoice.com, hupy.com) Botch Leonhardt, proprietor of River's Edge Resort in Wisconsin Dells, reports on the Wisconsin River spring walleye run and invites listeners to register for next weekend's walleye contest at River's Edge. (riversedgeresort.com) Captain 'quot;Dumper'quot; Dan Welsch reports on fishing action on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/pages/Rupps-Downtown/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D'amp;S Bait, Tackle 'amp; Archery on Northport Drive in Madison, reports that panfish action is starting to pick up on the Madison chain. (fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)
Thursday - April 12, 2018
Show 1315: Join Dan to fish Lake of the Woods September 16-22. Take the challenge to get out of your rut. DNR official provides Lake Michigan fisheries update. Walleye action continues on Wisconsin River.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, adventure racer and motivational speaker Michael Schnitzka shares some stories from his new book, Escaping the Velvet Rut. (www.thevelvetrut.com, www.hupy.com) Todd Kalish, deputy director of fisheries for the Wisconsin DNR, talks about Lake Michigan issues facing anglers this year. (www.dnr.wi.gov, www.wlba-wi.com) Gary Moeller, managing partner of Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods, invites listeners to join Dan for some fantastic fishing on Lake of the Woods, Sept. 16-22. (www.blackisland.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports some panfish action on the Madison chain and says the Wisconsin River walleye run is under way. (www.fisherkingwinery.com)
Tuesday - April 3, 2018
Show 1314: DNR Spring Hearings in every county Monday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. Browns are hitting on Lake Michigan. Canoe adventure for women on the Namekagon River, Aug. 12-15. Artist Bob White offers special sale for Outdoors Radio listeners. Meet Dan at the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo, April 6-8 in Madison.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, sporting artist and outdoor writer Bob White shares some thoughts on his recent blog post, "Reflections on a Year Not Hunted." Bob also announces his new ETSY store, with a special sale for Outdoors Radio listeners, at etsy.com/shop/bobwhitestudio. (bobwhitestudio.com, hupy.com) Chris Heeter, founder of The Wild Institute, invites listeners to join her for a "Wild Women on the Water" adventure on the Namekagon River, Aug. 12-15. (thewildinstitute.com) Captain Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters, reports early-season brown trout action is hot now on Lake Michigan. (www.dumpercan.com, anglersavenue.net) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports walleye action has been slow, but is picking up on the Wisconsin River. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Tuesday - March 27, 2018
Show 1313: Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo comes to the Alliant Energy Center next weekend. Ozone can help you kill big bucks. New northwoods grouse hunting book is due out in mid-April. Wisconsin River walleyes are hitting below dams. Jeff reports on the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament in Spring Valley, IL. Dan urges listeners to attend the DNR Spring Hearings, April 9 in every county.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz announces the Tax Time Savings Sale April 1-15 and new classes, including a House of Worship Security Workshop on April 24. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) Cole Tanner, director of customer relations for Ozonics, shares tips from his seminars at the Field & Stream/Outdoor Life Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo, April 6-8 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. (deerinfo.com, ozonicshunting.com) Author Mark Parman shares stories from his new book, Among the Aspen: Northwoods Grouse & Woodcock Hunting, due out April 17. (ruffedgrousesociety.org, uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5718.htm) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports walleyes are hitting on the Wisconsin River below the Sauk City dam and offers tips for catching spring panfish on the Madison Chain. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Wednesday - March 21, 2018
Show 1312: Estabrook Dam removal is under way on the Milwaukee River. Lake Michigan stocking levels announced. Madison guide and author Israel Dunn talks about his new book, Keep Casting. Jeff reports good ice fishing action in central Wisconsin. Dan prepares for spring turkey season.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Milwaukee Riverkeeper Cheryl Nenn, reports the Estabrook Dam removal on the Milwaukee River is under way and invites listeners to participate in the 23rd annual Milwaukee River Cleanup April 21. (milwaukeeriverkeeper.org, hupy.com) Charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports on 2018 stocking levels for trout and salmon in Lake Michigan and summarizes efforts by the Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association in opposition to proposed commercial gill netting of whitefish. (dumperdan.com, wlba-wi.org) Blogger, podcaster, outdoor writer and fishing guide Israel Dunn talks about his new book, Keep Casting: An Angler's Tales, a collection of stories about his fishing adventures in Wisconsin and Florida. (shoreboundhero.blogspot.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports catching big bluegills on a recent trip to South Dakota and says walleyes are hitting now on the Wisconsin River. (fisherkingwinery.com)
Thursday - March 15, 2018
Show 1311: Ruffed Grouse Society looks at grouse decline. Celebrate St. Patricks Day at Fisher King Winery. Attract more big bucks to your land. Jeff says ice fishing will last a couple more weeks in northern and central Wisconsin. Dan will present a seminar on fly fishing for muskies at the Capital City Chapter of Muskies Inc. annual Muskie School.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, John Eichinger, CEO and president of the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock Societies, talks about new forest management work in Wisconsin. (www.ruffedgrousesociety.org, www.hupy.com) Alwyn Fitzgerald, owner and winemaker of Fisher King Winery in Verona, Wisconsin, talks about St. Patrick's Day events at the winery. (www.fisherkingwinery.com) Deer habitat expert Tony LaPratt offers advice for attracting and holding big bucks on private land, the topic of his seminar at the Field & Stream Outdoor Life Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo, April 6-8 in Madison. (www.deerinfo.com, www.tonylapratt.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports walleyes are hitting on the Wisconsin River and invites listeners to attend the Capital City chapter of Muskies Inc. 17th annual Muskie School, March 17 at Waunakee High School. (www.fisherkingwinery.com)
WEEKLY GIVEAWAY: This week we're giving away four DVDs of Cheeseheads, the Documentary, by John Mitchell. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Cheeseheads giveaway.
Wednesday - March 7, 2018
Show 1310: Attend the North American Sport Show free online. Radical advice for how to stop school shootings. Expert tips for preparing upland bird and small game for the table. Wisconsin River walleye action is heating up. Wolf experts discuss the status of gray wolves in Wisconsin at Milwaukee Sports Show, Saturday March 10.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, David Gray, founder of the North American Sport Show, invites listeners to attend this free virtual-reality online show. (nasportshow.com, hupy.com) Outdoor writer, blogger and TV host Ron Spomer offers a radical solution for halting school mass shootings. (ronspomeroutdoors.com/blog/how-to-stop-school-killings/) Award-winning chef and cookbook author Hank Shaw offers advice for preparing delicious meals from small game and upland birds and shares recipes from his new book, Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail. (honest-food.net) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports walleyes are hitting on the Wisconsin River and ice fishing is winding down on Madison-area lakes. (fisherkingwinery.com)

WEEKLY GIVEAWAY: This week we're giving away four DVDs of Cheeseheads, the Documentary, by John Mitchell. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Cheeseheads giveaway.
Wednesday - February 28, 2018
Show 1309: We welcome new Fox Valley listeners on 1490 WOSH in Oshkosh. Meet Dan at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show at State Fair Park Mar. 7-11. Sign up for March courses at The Range of Richfield. Journalist Chelsey Lewis shares advice for great Wisconsin backpacking adventures. Exhibition archer Byron Ferguson tells how he makes those spectacular shots. Madison lakes are still producing walleye, pike and panfish action, but be careful on the ice. Jeff reports on his 6th-place finish at the NAIFC tournament on Lake Menomin.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel multimedia journalist Chelsey Lewis shares some of her favorite hikes in Wisconsin and previews her backpacking seminar at the Milwaukee Sports Show, Saturday, Mar. 10. (hupy.com, jssportsshow.com) Byron Ferguson offers advice for getting kids started in archery and talks about his daily archery exhibition at the Field & Stream Outdoor Life Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo, April 6-8 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. (deerinfo.com, byronferguson.com/) Jim Babiasz announces March classes and events at The Range of Richfield, including an M-1 Garand training course March 4, a St. Patrick's discount on 9mm ammo with an hour of range time March 13-17, and free hot dogs and $10 gun rentals on "Lunch with Jim Day," March 24. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports anglers are catching walleyes, pike and perch on Lake Mendota, and Monona Bay is still producing bluegills, with the bigger ones coming on plastics. Walleyes are biting below the Sauk City Dam on the Wisconsin River. There's still time to sign up for the annual Capital City Muskies Inc. annual Muskie School, March 17 at Waunakee High School. (fisherkingwinery.com, capitalcitymuskiesinc.org) WEEKLY GIVEAWAY: This week we're giving away four pairs of tickets to the Milwaukee Sports Show, March 7-11. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Sports Show giveaway.
Wednesday - February 21, 2018
Show 1308: Meet Dan at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 23-25 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Dumper Dan provides a Lake Michigan lake trout update. Come out to the RV and Boat Show Main Event this weekend at EAA in Oshkosh. Madison lakes still offer good panfish action through the ice. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show comes to State Fair Park Mar. 7-11.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Outdoors Editor Paul Smith previews highlights of the Milwaukee Sports Show, coming to State Fair Park Mar. 7-11. (hupy.com, jssportsshow.com) Vickie Frank, show manager for the RV & Boat Show Main Event, invites listeners to attend this unique event at EAA Grounds in Oshkosh, Feb. 23-25. (rvboatmainevent.com) Capt. Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, provides an update on lake trout stocking and bag limits and other regulations on Lake Michigan. (dumperdan.com, hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports on fishing action on the Madison Chain and Lake Wisconsin. Meet Ron at this weekend's Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 23-25 in Madison. (www.fisherkingwinery.com, www.wifishingexpo.com)

JIFFY GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY: This week we're announcing the winner of our Grand Prize - a Jiffy 44 Pro propane-powered auger. Thanks to everyone who entered our weekly drawings for great Jiffy products.
Thursday - February 15, 2018
Show 1307: Pro angler Tommy Kemos shares some walleye secrets from his Wisconsin Fishing Expo seminar. Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo comes to the Alliant Energy Center in Madison April 6-8. 100,000-gallon "Lake Milwaukee" highlights the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show. Meet Dan at the Southeast Wisconsin FNRA banquet Feb. 15 at Davians on West Silver Spring Drive in Menomonee Falls, at the SCI Badgerland Hunters Expo, Feb. 16-17 at the Madison Marriott West, and at the Dodge County FNRA banquet Feb. 17 at Old Hickory Golf Club in Beaver Dam. Jeff prepares his new hives for honeybees.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, National Walleye Trail 2014 Angler of the Year Tommy Kemos shares some tips from his upcoming seminar at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo. (wifishingexpo.com) Dave Jones, consumer brand manager for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, previews highlights of this year's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, March 7-11 at the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park. (jssportsshow.com) Brandon Censky, spokesperson for the Deer & Turkey Expos, talks about this year's Wisconsin event, set for April 6-8 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. (deerinfo.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports sporadic bluegill and perch action on the Madison chain, and another ice rescue in Minnesota thanks to the Nebulus Flotation Device. Meet Duffy at this weekend's Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 23-25 in Madison. (fisherkingwinery.com, wifishingexpo.com)

JIFFY GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY: This week we're giving away our Grand Prize - a Jiffy 44 Pro propane-powered auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.

WISCONSIN FISHING EXPO GIVEAWAY: To enter the drawing for four pairs of tickets to the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 23-25 in Madison, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Wisconsin Fishing Expo giveaway.
Wednesday - February 7, 2018
Show 1306: Fish-X, the free fishing expo, comes to Washington County Fair Park Feb. 9-11. James Lindner headlines Central Wisconsin Sports Show in Wausau, Feb. 16-18. Wisconsin Fishing Expo features great seminars, kids corner, kayak corridor and wildlife art display. Dan heads to West Bend for Fish-X. Jeff reports on the NAIFC ice fishing tournament in Antioch, IL.
James Lindner, co-host of Lindner's Angling Edge TV, previews his seminars at the Central Wisconsin Sports Show, Feb. 16-18 at the Central Wisconsin Convention Center in Wausau. (fishingboatingoutdoor.com, anglingedge.com) Dan Durbin, promoter of the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, shares highlights of this year's expo, coming to Madison February 23-25. (www.wifishingexpo.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, guide Jim O'Brien reports great crappie action on southeast Wisconsin lakes and invites listeners to his seminar at MW Marine, Feb. 10 at 11:00 a.m. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com, mwmarine.com/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good bluegill and perch action on the Madison chain, and says crappies and bluegills are hitting on Lake Wisconsin. Meet Ron at this weekend's Milwaukee Muskie Expo and the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 23-25 in Madison. (fisherkingwinery.com, muskieexpo.com/milwaukee/, wifishingexpo.com)

WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we're giving away a Jiffy auger case. Next week, we'll give away our Grand Prize - a Jiffy 44 Pro propane-powered auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.
Wednesday - January 31, 2018
Show 1305: Meet Dan and get great deals on tackle at Fish-X, the free fishing expo at Washington County Fair Park, Feb. 9-11. That same weekend, archer Frank Addington, Jr. shoots aspirin in midair at the Central Wisconsin Deer & Hunting Expo. Late-season ice fishing action is good across the state. Jeff heads to Antioch, IL for an ice fishing tournament.
Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz reports on new shooting gear at the SHOT Show and invites listeners to check out February classes and specials at the Range. (therangewi.com)
Archery exhibition shooter Frank "Aspirin Buster" Addington, Jr. talks about his shooting demonstration at the Central Wisconsin Deer & Hunting Expo, Feb. 9-11 in Wausau and encourages parents to get kids outdoors. (fishingboatingoutdoor.com, frankaddingtonjr.com)
Justin Blanchard, co-owner of Vibrations Tackle, invites listeners to see some exciting new fishing products and catch great seminars at Fish-X, Feb. 9-11 at Washington county Fair Park in West Bend. (vibrationstackle.com, fishexpos.com)
In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, guide Patrick Kalmerton reports great panfish action on Blackhawk Lake and a hot whitefish bite on the Bay of Green Bay. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com)
In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, owner of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery in Madison, reports good panfish action on the Madison chain and offers some tips for catching them. (fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)

WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we we're giving away a Jiffy powerhead cover. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.
Wednesday - January 24, 2018
Show 1304: Ice Fishing Bonanza: Late-season tips, Madison lakes report, choosing the best line for jig rods and tip-ups, panfish on Waukesha County lakes. Jeff reports on his four-generation family ice outing. Dan gets ready for Fish X, Feb. 9-11 in West Bend.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Kurt Walbeck, host of Outdoor Bound TV, offers advice for selecting lines for different ice-fishing applications (outdoorbound.tv, hupy.com) Craig Storm, director of promotions for Dakota Lithium Ion Batteries, explains the advantages of these lightweight, long-life batteries for portable electronic gear. (dakotalithiumbattery.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, guide Jim O'Brien reports hot panfish action on Waukesha County lakes. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good perch action on Lake Mendota and invites listeners to come to the Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School, March 17 at Waunakee High School. (fisherkingwinery.com) WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we we're giving away a Jiffy full auger case. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.
Friday - January 19, 2018
Show 1303: New book details 25 years of Siberian brown bear adventures. Fish-X free fishing expo comes to West Bend Feb. 9-11. Panfish are biting across the state, whitefish on Green Bay. Jeff reports on his week at Federation Angler HQ in Oklahoma. Dan hunts rabbits in Fond du Lac County.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, outdoor writer and outfitter Denny Geurink talks about his adventures guiding big-game hunters in Siberia and tells a few stories from his new book, In the Land of the Bear. (www.dgoa.com, www.hupy.com) Mike Veserat, director of Fish X, invites listeners to attend Fish X, Wisconsin's free fishing expo, at Washington County Fair Park, Feb. 9-11. (www.fishexpos.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, guide Patrick Kalmerton says panfish are biting on Blackhawk Lake and whitefish provide good action on the bay of Green Bay. (www.jiffyonice.com, www.wolfpackadventures.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good panfish action on the Madison Chain and Lake Wisconsin. (www.fisherkingwinery.com)

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Wednesday - January 10, 2018
Show 1302: Try hammock camping this weekend with Nick of the Woods. California fire damage report from taxidermist Chuck Testa. Jiffy 46X-treme propane auger starts immediately at twenty-two below. Madison ice fishing season is under way with the return of cold weather. Dan picks up three roadkill deer over the holidays.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, wilderness skills instructor Nick Gordon talks about the joys of winter hammock camping. (www.nickofthewoods.com, www.hupy.com) Celebrity Taxidermist Chuck Testa reports on damage caused by the Thomas Fire that devastated Southern California. (www.ojaitaxidermy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, guide Jim O'Brien reports walleye action in the Hayward area was hampered by cold weather and snow on the ice, but panfish action is picking up on Waukesha County lakes. (www.jiffyonice.com, www.dancingwithwalleyes.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on ice fishing action on the Madison Chain and invites listeners to register for the 17th annual Capital City Muskie School at Waunakee High School, March 17. (www.capitalcitymuskiesinc.org, www.fisherkingwinery.com) WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we we're giving away a Jiffy full auger case. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.
Thursday - January 4, 2018
Show 1301: Outdoors Radio looks back at 2017 with four segments that won awards last year. Enjoy the best of Outdoors Radio. Hunt Wisconsin app helps you plan a successful hunt. Treadwright offers premium truck tires at bargain prices. Monarch butterflies need your help. Laugh and cry over these true fishing tales. Jeff reports on his ice-fishing success.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, David Manske, creator of the Hunt Wisconsin app, explains the many ways this user-friendly app can help hunters. (huntwisconsinapp.com, hupy.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, CEO Anthony Showen explains the green manufacturing process used in making Treadwright Tires. (treadwright.com, fisherkingwinery.com) Cait 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, cherishwisconsin.org, xerces.org) In another Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, author and former New York Times columnist Stephen Sautner talks about his collection of humorous essays, Fish On, Fish Off. (stephensautner.com, hupy.com) WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we we're giving away a Jiffy powerhead cover. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.
Wednesday - December 27, 2017
Show 1252: Happy New Year from Dan and Jeff at Outdoors Radio. Tips for finding shed moose antlers in northern Minnesota. Mention Outdoors Radio and shoot free for a half hour at The Range of Richfield. Walleye ice action is good in northern Wisconsin. Ice is firming up on Madison lakes. Jeff readies new beehives for next spring. Dan reports on a late-season bowhunt in Lafayette County.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, outdoor writer and guide Joe Shead tells how he finds shed moose antlers in northern Minnesota. (www.goshedhunting.com, www.hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Drills Ice Fishing report, fishing guide and Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien offers advice for using tip-ups and reports walleyes are biting in northern Wisconsin. (www.jiffyonice.com, www.dancingwithwalleyes.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces January events at the range, including new classes, as well as Date Night and Speed Dating with a Gun specials. Mention Outdoors Radio and shoot for free for a half hour. (www.therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and Big 1070 and FM 100.9 broadcasts, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, Jiffy pro-staffer Ron Barefield reports ice-fishing action is picking up now that cold weather has arrived. (www.fisherkingwinery.com, www.jiffyonice.com) WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we we're giving away a Jiffy full auger case. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.
Wednesday - December 20, 2017
Show 1251: Merry Christmas for Dan and Jeff at Outdoors Radio. Try spearing a pike this winter. Walleyes are biting around the state. Sportsman Sled makes toting gear on the ice easy. Madison chain ice fishing season is under way. Jeff scores some panfish through the ice. Dan reports on a pheasant hunt at Blonhaven Hunt Club.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, outdoor writer and guide Joe Shead tells how to spear northern pike through the ice in Minnesota and Wisconsin. (www.mnpikespearing.com, www.hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Drills Ice Fishing report, fishing guide and Jiffy pro-staffer Patrick Kalmerton, of Wolfpack Adventures, says walleye and panfish action have been good around the state. (www.jiffyonice.com, www.wolfpackadventures.com) Nick Triscari, inventor of the Ruslyn Sportsman Sled, describes the features of this versatile item that has multiple uses for anglers and hunters. (www.ruslyn.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and Big 1070 and FM 100.9 broadcasts, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, Jiffy and Nebulus pro-staffer Duffy Kopf reports ice-fishing action is starting to improve in the Madison area. (www.fisherkingwinery.com, www.nebulusflotation.com, www.jiffyonice.com)

WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we we're giving away a Jiffy powerhead cover. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.
Thursday - December 14, 2017
Show 1250: Dan and Jeff report on new ice-fishing gear on display last weekend at the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show at State Fair Park. Mudd-Ox amphibious vehicle takes on any terrain. Add these places to your Wisconsin bucket list. Southern Wisconsin is still waiting for good ice.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, Pat Purtell, Wisconsin dealer for Mudd-Ox amphibious vehicles, invites listeners to test-drive one at his Oshkosh test track. (www.muddox.com, www.hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Drills Ice Fishing report, fishing guide and Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien says ice is not yet safe on southern Wisconsin lakes. (www.jiffyonice.com, www.dancingwithwalleyes.com) Kelly Jo Stull, author of the Wisconsin Bucket List Book, shares some of the 100 unique places and activities that will make you a genuine cheesehead. (www.bookthewisconsinbucketlist.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, exclusive to podcasts and Big 1070 and FM 100.9 broadcasts, presented by Fisher King Winery in Verona, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D>S Bait, Tackle > Archery on Northport Drive in Madison, reports on open-water and ice-fishing action on the Madison chain. (www.fisherkingwinery.com, www.dsbait.com) WEEKLY JIFFY GIVEAWAY: This week we we're giving away a Jiffy full auger case. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Jiffy giveaway.