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Dan Small Outdoors Radio

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Dan and his on-air sidekick "Hardwater" Jeff Kelm bring you timely and informative hunting, fishing and conservation topics covering Wisconsin and the upper Midwest. The show features interviews with professionals from fishing, hunting to conservation and more. Dan Small is the face and voice of MPTV's Outdoor Wisconsin and the weekly voice of Dan Small Outdoors Radio: Wisconsin's #1 Outdoor Radio Show.
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Wednesday - August 20
Show 934: Labor Day is a great time to camp and fish at Castle Rock and Petenwell county parks. Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund helps support conservation and habitat management on public lands. Scope options for better hunting. Jeff rides in the Badger Heritage Chapter Antique Motorcycle Club of America ride from Milwaukee to Waupaca. Dan reviews the Black Fire Clamplight and Bunkerhead Facemask System.

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Wednesday - August 20
Show 934: Labor Day is a great time to camp and fish at Castle Rock and Petenwell county parks. Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund helps support conservation and habitat management on public lands. Scope options for better hunting. Jeff rides in the Badger Heritage Chapter Antique Motorcycle Club of America ride from Milwaukee to Waupaca. Dan reviews the Black Fire Clamplight and Bunkerhead Facemask System.
Exclusive to podcast and FM 100.5 FM ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post: Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait on Northport Drive in Madison, reports on fishing action on the Madison Chain. (www.pappastradingpost.com, www.dsbait.com) Trent Marsh, brand development and communications manager for Hawke Sport Optics, offers advice on choosing riflescope reticles and magnification. (www.hawkeoptics.com) Mark LaBarbera, board member of the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, tells listeners how easy it is to contribute to the NRF&s Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund to help preserve and manage wildlife habitat on public lands. (www.wisconservation.org, www.cherishwisconsin.org) Mark Miller, manager of Castle Rock County Park in Adams County, talks about campground expansions in Castle Rock and Petenwell county parks. (www.adamscountyparkswi.com) Summer/Fall Giveaway: Mercer vacation package includes a full day of guided fishing with Doc Sabec; two nights& stay at Cranberry Inn; dinner for two at The Whistle Stop; $25 in Mercer Loon Dollars to be spent anywhere in Mercer; and a Shimano Clarus 6& 6" medium-action spinning rod and Sahara 2500F spinning reel. The total package value is over $1,000. To enter the drawing, log onto www.mercercc.com, click on "Enter to Win" and "Dan Small Outdoors Radio" and enter your contact info. You have until December to enter. One entry per person - we&ll announce the winner just before Christmas.
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Wednesday - August 13
Show 933; Summer is the best time to catch big trout. Forest habitat work improves outlook for grouse and woodcock hunting this fall. Lake Michigan salmon action is still hot off Sheboygan. Dan reports on DeerFest and shoots sporting clays at Mayville Gun Club.
Exclusive to podcast and FM 100.5 FM ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post: Archery expert JC Chamberlin shares tips on scent control for bowhunters. (www.pappastradingpost.com) Gary Zimmer, coordinating biologist for the Ruffed Grouse Society, gives a hunting forecast for grouse and woodcock and talks about the Society's ongoing habitat work. (www.ruffedgrousesociety.org) Jay Thurston, author of Spring Creek Reward, talks about his new book and shares some tips for summer trout fishing. (http://trouttip.com/) Captain Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports good salmon and rainbow trout action on Lake Michigan. (www.dumperdan.com) Summer/Fall Giveaway: Mercer vacation package includes a full day of guided fishing with Doc Sabec; two nights' stay at Cranberry Inn; dinner for two at The Whistle Stop; $25 in Mercer Loon Dollars to be spent anywhere in Mercer; and a Shimano Clarus 6' 6" medium-action spinning rod and Sahara 2500F spinning reel. The total package value is over $1,000. To enter the drawing, log onto www.mercercc.com, click on "Enter to Win" and "Dan Small Outdoors Radio" and enter your contact info. You have until December to enter. One entry per person - we'll announce the winner just before Christmas.
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Thursday - August 7
Show 932: Stand up and paddle across America with John Goodman. Sit down and paddle the Kickapoo River with the Kickapoo Yacht Club. Walleye bite is hot on the Turtle Flambeau and Lake Wisconsin. Dan begins production of Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2014. Jeff plants his fall food plots with Horny Buck seed and fertilizer.
Exclusive to podcast and FM 100.5 FM ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post: McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports walleye action is picking up on the Wisconsin River and Lake Wisconsin. (www.pappastradingpost.com) John Goodman, brand ambassador for SIC Maui Paddleboards, talks about his cross-country trip via motorbike and paddleboard. (http://goodmangraphic.com/) Mike Donovan, commodore of the Kickapoo Yacht Club, relates the joys of canoeing Wisconsin's crookedest river. (http://kickapooyachtclub.com/) Mike "Doc" Sabec reports great walleye fishing on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage near Mercer in Iron County. (www.docsguideservice.com, www.mercercc.com) Summer/Fall Giveaway: Mercer vacation package includes a full day of guided fishing with Doc Sabec; two nights' stay at Cranberry Inn; dinner for two at The Whistle Stop; $25 in Mercer Loon Dollars to be spent anywhere in Mercer; and a Shimano Clarus 6' 6" medium-action spinning rod and Sahara 2500F spinning reel. The total package value is over $1,000. To enter the drawing, log onto www.mercercc.com, click on "Enter to Win" and "Dan Small Outdoors Radio" and enter your contact info. You have until December to enter. One entry per person - we'll announce the winner just before Christmas.
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Wednesday - July 30
Show 931: To catch an alligator, hang a rotting chicken over the bayou, says Jacob Landry of Swamp People. Young Yoopers run rampant on Isle Royale. Hot trout and salmon action continues on Lake Michigan. Jeff tapes Marinette Moose Lodge kids fun day for Outdoor Wisconsin. Dan strikes out on Menominee River smallmouths, also for Outdoor Wisconsin.
Exclusive to podcast and FM 100.5 FM ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post: Archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for pre-season scouting, safe treestand selection and bow tuning. (www.pappastradingpost.com) Jacob Landry, of the History Channels Swamp People, reveals behind-the-scenes secrets of taping this popular program and shares FAQs he gets at appearances, like next weekends DeerFest. (www.deerfest.com, http://www.history.com/shows/swamp-people) Dan Kemp, author of A Yoopers Summer on Isle Royale, discusses his popular new book and tells what its like growing up Yooper. (www.ayooperssummeronisleroyale.com) Capt. Dan Welsch, proprietor of Dumper Dans Sportfishing Charters, reports good Lake Michigan trout and salmon action off Sheboygan. (www.dumperdan.com) Summer/Fall Giveaway: Mercer vacation package includes a full day of guided fishing with Doc Sabec; two nights stay at Cranberry Inn; dinner for two at The Whistle Stop; $25 in Mercer Loon Dollars to be spent anywhere in Mercer; and a Shimano Clarus 6ft 6in medium-action spinning rod and Sahara 2500F spinning reel. The total package value is over $1,000. To enter the drawing, log onto mercuric.com, click on Enter to Win and Dan Small Outdoors Radio and enter your contact info. You have until December to enter. One entry per person - well announce the winner just before Christmas.
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Wednesday - July 23
Show 930; Deer Fest is bigger and better with its new location and date: Washington County Fair Park, Aug. 8-10. Adams County fishing and ATV trails attract visitors this summer. Mississippi River and Chequamegon Bay fishing action is on fire!
Exclusive to podcast and FM 100.5 FM ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post: Jiffy, HT and Pure Fishing pro-staffer Duffy Kopf reports good mixed-bag fishing action on the Madison chain and Lake Wisconsin. (www.pappastradingpost.com) Hugh McAloon, director of Deer Fest, previews this expo coming up Aug. 8-10 at Washington County Fair Park, with a huge line-up of super-star guests, including Lee & Tiffany Lakosky, Pat & Nicole Reeve, Swamp Peoples Landry Brothers, Melissa Bachmann and more. (www.deerfest.com) Fred Nickel, director of parks, recreation and trails for Adams County, reports on good fishing for walleyes, white bass and catfish on Castle Rock and Petenwell flowages, and talks about the new ATV trails in Adams County. (www.adamscountyparkswi.com) Capt. Scott Bretting, proprietor of River Rock Inn and Bait in Ashland, reports great fishing action for walleyes, smallmouths, perch, trout and salmon on Lake Superiors Chequamegon Bay. (www.visitashland.com, www.riverrockinn.net) Capt. Ted Peck, outdoor writer and Mississippi River guide, reports the river level has finally dropped and theres fantastic fishing in running sloughs for bass, northerns, walleyes and perch. (http://lake-link.com/fishing/guide.cfm/128/Pecks-Pool-9-Guide-Service/) Summer/Fall Giveaway: Mercer vacation package includes a full day of guided fishing with Doc Sabec; two nights stay at Cranberry Inn; dinner for two at The Whistle Stop; $25 in Mercer Loon Dollars to be spent anywhere in Mercer; and a Shimano Clarus 6 6 medium-action spinning rod and Sahara 2500F spinning reel. The total package value is over $1,000. To enter the drawing, log onto mercuric.com, click on Enter to Win and Dan Small Outdoors Radio and enter your contact info. You have until December to enter. One entry per person - well announce the winner just before Christmas.

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