Dan Small Outdoors Radio Archive

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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.
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.
Tuesday - October 11, 2016
Show 1142: Recruit new hunters and save money on your next license purchase. Use a trained dog to recover wounded deer. Wireless device can save your life if you fall overboard. Madison fishing action is slow going. Jeff puts some venison in the freezer. Dan reports on the first annual Treelands Musky Fly Fishing Championship. Wish Dan a Happy Birthday!
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Christian Frost Roine, co-founder and CEO of Fell Marine, describes his wireless engine kill switch for outboard motors, the MOB+. (fellmarine.com, hupy.com) Wisconsin DNR Hunting & Shooting Sports coordinator Keith Warnke encourages experienced hunters and anglers to invite newcomers to try these sports, and describes financial incentives for recruits and recruiters. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/lth.html) Jeremy Moore, founder of Dog Bone Hunter, explains how trained dogs can be used to track wounded deer. (dogbonehunter.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, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports muskie action is slow on the Madison chain, but panfishermen are having some success. (pappastradingpost.com)
Thursday - October 6, 2016
Show 1141:Time to sight in your deer rifle at shooting ranges around the state. Kayakers enjoy a midnight paddle around Manhattan Island. Wrap those goose breasts in Jones cherrywood-smoked bacon. Warm weather slows the start of Wisconsin bow season. Dan sights in a deer rifle at North Bristol Sportsmen's Club.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jon Small reports on the North Brooklyn Boat Club's Fourth Annual Midnight Manhattan Circumnavigation. (northbrooklynboatclub.org/events-public/, hupy.com) Wisconsin DNR Hunting & Shooting Sports coordinator Keith Warnke invites hunters to sight in their rifles at ranges around the state and tells how you can get a free hunting license by recruiting new hunters. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/shootingRanges/) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, chef Shaun Edwards shares a recipe for Wild Goose Breast Wrapped in Jones Cherrywood-Smoked Dry-Aged Bacon. (jonesdairyfarm.com/recipes/by-meal/dinner/bacon-wrapped-wild-goose-breasts) 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 reports bow season is off to a slow start in southern Wisconsin and reminds hunters to wear blaze orange on Oct. 8 & 9, Youth Deer Hunt Weekend. (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.
Monday - October 3, 2016
Show 1140: Meet Deadly Force author Massad Ayoob at The Range of Richfield Oct. 4-8. Safety tips for an accident-free hunting season. Dumper Dan wraps up the Lake Michigan trolling season. Dan reports on flooding in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, invites listeners to visit the Range to meet Massad Ayoob on Oct. 4 and enjoy the Halloween Fun Shoot Oct. 28. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) Charter captain Dan Welsch wraps up the 2016 trolling season in the Sheboygan waters of Lake Michigan. (dumperdan.com) Jon King, DNR conservation warden and hunter education administrator, offers advice for safe hunting. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/safetyEducation.html) 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 on his Canadian fishing trip and fishing action on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com)
Wednesday - September 21, 2016
Show: 1139: Cabela's and the Ruffed Grouse Society team up for conservation and hunter recruitment. Enjoy a delicious Fisherman's Pie in the Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner. Expert tips for avoiding tick-borne diseases. Dan reports on the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers Conference at Peek 'N Peak Resort. Jeff is the father of a beautiful baby girl: Josephine Renda Kelm.
Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society president and CEO John Eichinger announces a $46,000 grant from the Cabela's Outdoor Fund for habitat work and hunter recruitment projects. (ruffedgrousesociety.com, cabelas.com/outdoorfund). In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Dan Wolfe, founder of Tickease and inventor of the Tickease Tick Remover, offers advice on preventing tick bites and removing ticks once they have become embedded in people or dogs. (tickease.com, hupy.com) Charter captain Dan Welsch reports on great rainbow trout fishing in deep water and salmon action close to shore in Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, anglersavenue.net) In the Cooking Corner, sponsored by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork breakfast sausage since 1889, chef Big Al of The Exclusive Hunting Club, shares a delicious recipe for Fisherman's Pie with Bacon Saffron Sauce. (exclusivehuntingclub.net, jonesdairyfarm.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, archery expert JC Chamberlin reports on bowhunting opening weekend results. (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.
Friday - September 16, 2016
Show 1138: Scholastic shooting sports are growing in popularity. Fall is bird migration time. TreadWright Tires use green technology to conserve resources. Jeff prepares to hunt the Wisconsin deer archery opener. Dan reports on the Gordon MacQuarrie pilgrimage and tour and heads to Chautauqua County, NY for the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers Conference at Peek 'N Peak Resort.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Wayne Dehn, coach of the Kettle Moraine High School Shooting Team, talks about the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation and his team's two state sporting clays championships. (sssfonline.com, kmlasers.com, hupy.com) Migratory bird biologist Diane Packett, Great Wisconsin Birdathon coordinator for the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, talks about the annual fall bird migration and how listeners can help migrating birds. (wisconservation.org, cherishwisconsin.org) Anthony Showen, CEO of TreadWright Tires, announces TreadWright's new Claw IIMT series of mud terrain tires and explains the company's green manufacturing process that uses 70% recycled content. (treadwright.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, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports this weekend's Professional Musky Tournament Trail event and the Capital City Muskies Inc. PIT Tag Challenge, Sept. 24. (pappastradingpost.com, promusky.com, capitalcitymuskiesinc.org)
Wednesday - September 7, 2016
Show 1137: Enjoy your early-season Canada goose harvest in goose & sausage tacos made with Jones all-natural pork sausage. New group lobbies on behalf of Wisconsin sportsmen. Lake Michigan fall fishing action heats up with a strong offshore bite for steelhead. One week to go before the 2016 archery deer season. Dan heads to Bayfield County for the Gordon MacQuarrie pilgrimage and tour.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jeff Guerard, chairman of the newly formed Wisconsin Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, talks about the organization's goals and some threats to public access for hunting and fishing. (backcountryhunters.org, hupy.com) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork sausage and other fine breakfast meats, chef Shaun Edwards offers an easy and delicious recipe for pork sausage and goose tacos. (jonesdairyfarm.com) Charter Capt. "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports good action for rainbows and lake trout in deep water off Sheboygan and invites listeners to enjoy a post-fishing-trip meal or beverage at Pier 17 on Sheboygan's waterfront. (dumperdan.com, pier17sheboygan.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, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers last-minute advice for bowhunters who have put off their pre-season hunting preparation. (pappastradingpost.com)
Thursday - September 1, 2016
Show 1136: Meet Dan and Jeff this weekend at the Can-Yak fishing tournament and festival in Mercer. Know how big that bear is before you pull the trigger. Don't fall from your tree stand - here are some safety tips. Grandparents Day, Date Night and more fall fun at The Range of Richfield.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, outdoor writer and big-game expert Richard P. Smith shares advice on how to judge the size and sex of bears in the field. (richardpsmith.com, hupy.com) DNR law enforcement program specialist Brenda Von Rueden offers tips for the safe use of tree stands. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/safetyEducation.html) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces September events and activities at the range. (therangewi.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, Pure Fishing pro staffer Duffy Kopf reports good action for bass, panfish and walleyes on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com)
Wednesday - August 24, 2016
Show 1135: Ruffed grouse and deer archery seasons open Sept. 17. Try this delicious salmon recipe with sweet corn. Lake Michigan kings have moved into the harbors. New finesse lure takes bass tournaments by Storm. Join Dan and Jeff at Can-Yak on Labor Day weekend.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, bass pro Brandon Palaniuk tells us how to use the new Storm Arashi Spinbait and looks forward to the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on the Mississippi River at La Crosse, Sept. 9-11. (bmpfishing.com, hupy.com) Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Scott Walter reports on the Driftless Young Forest Symposium held recently in La Crosse and provides a forecast for this year's grouse and woodcock seasons. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork sausage and other fine breakfast meats, chef Big Al, proprietor of The Exclusive Hunting Club, offers a delicious recipe for Grilled Wild Salmon with Bacon and Bleu Cheese Wedge Salad. (jonesdairyfarm.com, theexclusivehuntingclub.net) Charter Capt. "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports big king salmon are moving into the harbors on Lake Michigan. Sheboygan County Fair is Labor Day weekend in Plymouth. Sample food from Sheboygan's great restaurants at Taste Sheboygan, Sept. 8 in Fountain Park. (dumperdan.com, visitsheboygan.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, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice to help hunters get ready for archery season. (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.
Wednesday - August 17, 2016
Show 1134: Get your guns sighted in now at shooting ranges throughout Wisconsin. Join Dan and Jeff at the second annual Can-Yak fishing tournament and fair Labor Day weekend. Join Dan a week later for the Gordon MacQuarrie pilgrimage tour in northwest Wisconsin.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Dave Thorson, owner of Down to Earth Tours, invites listeners to join him for a special Gordon MacQuarrie pilgrimage in northwest Wisconsin Sept. 9-11. (downtoearthtours.com, hupy.com) Keith Warnke, hunting and shooting sports coordinator for Wisconsin DNR, announces DNR's partnership with private shooting ranges in southern Wisconsin to provide public access for the shooting sports. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/shootingRanges/) Tina Brunell, executive director of the Mercer Chamber of Commerce, invites listeners to the second annual Can-Yak canoe/kayak fishing contest on Labor Day weekend and announces the winner of the summer Mercer vacation giveaway. (mercercc.com, can-yak.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 on his recent salmon trip in Alaska and says fishing action is good on the Wisconsin River and Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com)
Thursday - August 4, 2016
Show 1133: Meet Dan, Travis T-Bone Turner, Jeff Engel and other celebs this weekend at the Greater Wisconsin Outdoor Festival in Oshkosh. Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin celebrates 30-year anniversary. Lake Michigan salmon action continues strong. Try this tasty recipe for dove breasts. Archery deer season preparation tips.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Ruth Oppedahl, executive director of the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, announces plans to celebrate the foundation's 30th anniversary. (wisconservation.org, cherishwisconsin.org, hupy.com) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork sausage and other fine breakfast meats, Chef Shaun Edwards offers a delicious recipe for dove breasts, enhanced by Jones bacon. (jonesdairyfarm.com) Charter Capt. "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports good Lake Michigan salmon action continues off Sheboygan, with plenty of big kings in the bag, plus daily specials and America's Pub Quiz Wednesday nights at Ranieri's Four of a Kind. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/RanierisFourOfAKind/) 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, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for bowhunters as they count down to archery deer season Sept. 17. (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. Two weeks left to enter the drawing for the Mercer vacation getaway, which includes two nights at the Great Northern Hotel, dinner for two at Heart of the North, a half-day guided fishing trip with Dale Anderson of Mercer Muskies and More, a St. Croix rod and reel, registration for the Second Annual Can-Yak fishing tournament, and a Mercer sweatshirt and other swag. Visit mercercc.com, and click on "Dan Small Contest" to enter your contact info.
Thursday - August 4, 2016
Show 1132: Meet Dan this weekend at Deer Fest, Aug. 5-7 at Washington County Fair Park. Learn turkey-hunting tips from Jeff Engel at the Greater Wisconsin Outdoor and Sportsman Festival, Aug. 12-14 in Oshkosh. Sign up now for the Treeland Premier Musky Fly Fishing Championships Oct. 6-8 in Hayward. Two weeks left to enter the Mercer vacation giveaway. Jeff explores new bike trails in Mercer and fishes for bass in Minocqua.
Turkey-hunting expert and wildlife photographer Jeff Engel shares some hunting and photo tips and previews his appearance at the Greater Wisconsin Outdoor & Sportsman Festival, coming to Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh, August 12-14. (wioutdoorfest.com, jeffengeloutdoors.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Tatum Treland reports good muskie and panfish action on the Chippewa Flowage and announces the 1st Annual Treeland Premier Musky Fly Fishing Championships, Oct. 6-8 in Hayward. (treelandresorts.com, hupy.com) Dale Anderson, of Triple M Guide Service, reports great crappie action now on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage and invites listeners to register for the 2nd Annual Can-Yak canoe/kayak fishing tournament, Labor Day Weekend in Mercer. (mercercc.com, can-yak.com, mercermuskiesandmore.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, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good bass action on the Madison Chain, but pike and muskies have slowed due to hot weather. (pappastradingpost.com) To enter the drawing for the Mercer vacation getaway, which includes two nights at the Great Northern Hotel, dinner for two at Heart of the North, a half-day guided fishing trip with Dale Anderson of Mercer Muskies and More, a St. Croix rod and reel, registration for the Second Annual Can-Yak fishing tournament, and a Mercer sweatshirt and other swag, visit mercercc.com, and click on "Dan Small Contest" to enter your contact info.
Friday - July 29, 2016
Show 1131: Meet Travis T-Bone Turner at the Greater Wisconsin Outdoor and Sportsman Festival, Aug. 12-14 at Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh. Get a $10 savings coupon for The Range of Richfield at Deer Fest, Aug. 5-7 at Washington County Fair Park in West Bend. Try a new breakfast recipe for steak, eggs and sausage in the Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner. Big kings are hitting close to shore on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. Get ready now for archery season at Pappas Trading Post. Dan plays archery golf in Mt. Morris, tours the Wisconsin Bowhunting Heritage Foundation Museum in Clintonville and meets country music singer Rachael Turner.
TV celebrity and archery expert Travis "T-Bone" Turner tells how he got his nickname and talks about his appearance at the Greater Wisconsin Outdoor & Sportsman Festival, coming to Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh, August 12-14. (wioutdoorfest.com, tboneoutdoors.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz previews new classes, shooting leagues and other events at the range, including Date Night and Concealed Carry classes. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork sausage and other fine breakfast meats, chef Big Al, owner of The Exclusive Hunting Club, offers a delicious breakfast recipe for Steak & Eggs with Sausage and Hollandaise, featuring Jones Golden Brown Mild Links. (jonesdairyfarm.com, exclusivehuntingclub.net) Charter captain Dan Welsch reports great fishing action for big Chinooks off Sheboygan in Lake Michigan and invites listeners to fish on one of his six charter boats. (dumperdan.com, pier17sheboygan.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, archery expert JC Chamberlin says archers are scouting and seeing some nice bucks now that summer is winding down. (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. To enter the drawing for the Mercer vacation getaway, which includes two nights' stay at the Great Northern Hotel, dinner for two at Heart of the North, a half-day guided fishing trip with Dale Anderson of Mercer Muskies and More, a St. Croix rod & reel, registration for the Second Annual Can-Yak fishing tournament, and a Mercer sweatshirt and other swag, visit mercercc.com, and click on "Dan Small Contest" to enter your contact info.
Thursday - July 21, 2016
Show 1130: Browning celebs to appear at Deer Fest, Aug. 5-7 in West Bend. Will Pokemon Go help get kids into meaningful outdoor activities. Enjoy Miesfeld Lakeshore Festival July 29-31 in Sheboygan. Mercer tourist attractions are open despite recent flood damage. Madison summer fishing action still going strong. Jeff reports the Suicide Duck muskie lure named Best New Hard Bait at ICAST. Dan heads to Eagle River to fish for muskies.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Deer Fest promoter Hugh McAloon reports Browning TV celebrities will appear at Deer Fest 2016, Aug. 5-7 in West Bend. (deerfestwi.com, hupy.com) Eric Behnke, manager of the Great Northern Hotel in Mercer, Wisconsin, reports most Iron County tourist attractions are open for business despite recent storm and flood damage in the area and invites listeners to attend Loon Day, Aug. 3, and the Can-Yak fishing tournament, Labor Day Weekend. (mercercc.com, can-yak.com) Chuck Miesfeld, president of Miesfeld's Meats, the Great Taste of Sheboygan, shares details of Miesfeld's Lakeshore Festival in Sheboygan, July 29-31. (www.miesfelds.com, lakeshoreweekendsheboygan.com) Michelle Milford, Outreach Coordinator for the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, talks about a fourth-grade class that uses the NRF Birdathon to introduce kids to the outdoors. (wisconservation.com, cherishwisconsin.org) 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, pro-angler Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com) To enter the drawing for the Mercer vacation getaway, which includes two nights' stay at the Great Northern Hotel, dinner for two at Heart of the North, a half-day guided fishing trip with Dale Anderson of Mercer Muskies and More, a St. Croix rod & reel, registration for the Second Annual Can-Yak fishing contest, and a Mercer sweatshirt and other swag, visit mercercc.com, and click on "Dan Small Contest" to enter your contact info.
Monday - July 11, 2016
Show 1129: Deer Fest comes to West Bend August 5-7. Help send US veterans on a snow goose hunt. Try a new recipe for salmon and sausage. Lake Michigan salmon action is going strong this month. Prepare now for archery deer season.
Deer Fest promoter Hugh McAloon previews highlights of Deer Fest 2016, Aug. 5-7 in West Bend. (www.deerfestwi.com) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, taxidermist Randy Mayes announces SCI Badgerland's fundraiser to send six veterans on an Arkansas snow goose hunt. (www.scibadgerland.com, www.hupy.com) In the Cooking Corner, sponsored by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork sausage since 1889, chef Shaun Edwards offers a recipe for Salmon and Sausage One-Pot. (www.jonesdairyfarm.com) Charter captain Dan Welsch reports great action for Chinook salmon off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan. (www.dumperdan.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, JC Chamberlin offers advice for pre-season tune-ups and the countdown to bow season. (www.pappastradingpost.com) Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: $50 worth of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. Second prize is a copy of the book this week's recipe came from, Hunting for Food, by Rick Wheatley and Jen Nguyen. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway. To enter the drawing for the Mercer vacation getaway, which includes two nights' stay at the Great Northern Hotel, dinner for two at Heart of the North, a half-day guided fishing trip with Dale Anderson of Mercer Muskies and More, a St. Croix rod & reel, registration for the Second Annual Can-Yak fishing contest, and a Mercer sweatshirt and other swag, visit www.mercercc.com, and click on "Dan Small Contest" to enter your contact info.
Thursday - July 7, 2016
Show 1128: Countdown to Training Camp July 20-24 in Green Bay with Chester Marcol and John Mitchell, producer of Cheeseheads, the Documentary. Pine Forest Resort in Mercer offers handicapped-accessible cabins, trails and kayaks. Win a Cooler Web this week only. Madison area summer fishing is hot.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Capt. Mike Ortego introduces Tackle Webs and Cooler Webs, new products for organizing and storing gear in boats. (tacklewebs.com/, hupy.com) John and Cheri Stratte, owners of Pine Forest Lodge in Mercer, Wisconsin, talk about summer fun in Mercer, including the second annual Can-Yak, canoe/kayak fishing tournament on Labor Day weekend. (pineforestlodge.com/, mercercc.com, can-yak.com) John Mitchell, producer of "Cheeseheads, the Documentary," talks about his summer tour of Wisconsin and invites listeners to Countdown to Training Camp Tailgate Party, with Packers greats Chester Marcol and Dave Robinson, July 20-24 in Green Bay. (iamacheesehead.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, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery, reports good fishing on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com, dsbait.com) To enter the drawing for the fantastic Mercer vacation getaway, which includes two nights' stay at the Great Northern Hotel, dinner for two at Heart of the North, a half-day guided fishing trip with Dale Anderson of Mercer Muskies and More, a St. Croix rod & reel, registration for the Second Annual Can-Yak fishing contest, and a Mercer sweatshirt and other swag, visit mercercc.com, and click on "Dan Small Contest" to enter your contact info. This week's giveaway: a Cooler Web and a Tackle Web cupholder from tacklewebs.com. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com and mention the Tackle Webs giveaway.
Wednesday - June 29, 2016
Show 1127: New self-defense classes offered at The Range of Richfield. Enjoy a parade, fireworks, carnival and more in Sheboygan this weekend. Grill up some venison bacon burgers for your July 4th cookout. Big kings are now hitting on Lake Michigan. Jeff reports on his fishing/vacation trip to Mercer.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces new self-defense classes taught by Massad Ayoob Group senior staff instructor David Maglio. (therangewi.com, hupy.com) In the Cooking Corner, presented by Jones Dairy Farm, makers of all-natural pork sausage since 1889, chef Big Al of The Exclusive Hunting Club offers a great grilling recipe for Venison Bacon Burgers. (jonesdairyfarm.com, exclusivehuntingclub.net/) Capt. Dan Welsch, owner of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports king salmon are now hitting on Lake Michigan, with fish running up to 30 pounds, and invites listeners to celebrate the entire weekend with a parade, carnival, cardboard boat race, hot-air balloon rides, live music, volleyball tournament, Venetian Night lighted boat parade and fireworks on July 4th. (dumperdan.com, visitsheboygan.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, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for pre-season practice. (pappastradingpost.com) Jones Dairy Farm Cooking Corner Giveaway: $50 worth of delicious Jones breakfast meats, delivered to your home. Second prize is a copy of the book this week's recipe came from, Hunting for Food, by Rick Wheatley and Jen Nguyen. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554, or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number, and mention the Jones Dairy Farm giveaway. To enter the drawing for the fantastic Mercer vacation getaway, which includes two nights' stay at the Great Northern Hotel, dinner for two at Heart of the North, a half-day guided fishing trip with Dale Anderson of Mercer Muskies and More, a St. Croix rod & reel, registration for the Second Annual Can-Yak fishing contest, and a Mercer sweatshirt and other swag, visit mercercc.com, and click on "Dan Small Contest" to enter your contact info.