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THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 20
Show 1508: Ice fishing for brown trout has been good this winter in Milwaukee harbor. Meet Dan, Steve Heiting and other experts at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo next weekend at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Shoot in several archery tournaments and explore the Touch of the Wild trailers at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, March 4-8 at State Fair Park. Dan reports on the Milwaukee Muskie Expo, held last weekend in West Bend. Jeff scores some panfish through the ice in central Wisconsin.

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THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 20, 2020
Show 1508: Ice fishing for brown trout has been good this winter in Milwaukee harbor. Meet Dan, Steve Heiting and other experts at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo next weekend at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Shoot in several archery tournaments and explore the Touch of the Wild trailers at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, March 4-8 at State Fair Park. Dan reports on the Milwaukee Muskie Expo, held last weekend in West Bend. Jeff scores some panfish through the ice in central Wisconsin.
Steve Heiting, managing editor of Musky Hunter Magazine, talks about his seminar at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Heiting will speak at 4:30 on Friday, Feb. 28, on identifying muskie feeding windows. He will also serve on a panel on muskie fishing at 6:30 p.m. with Pete Maina, Rob Manthei and John Carlson, moderated by Wisconsin Outdoor News editor Dean Bortz. (wifishingexpo.com) Fred Schaffhauser, of West Town Archery in Milwaukee, talks about several archery tournaments at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, coming to the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park March 4-8. (jssportsshow.com, westtownarchery.com) Mark LaBarbera, founder and CEO of the Outdoor Heritage Education Center, describes the many wildlife taxidermy mounts on display in the Touch of the Wild trailers at the Milwaukee Sports Show and invites schools across the state to send students to the Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo, May 20 and 21 at the MacKenzie Center in Poynette. (jssportsshow.com, outdoorheritageeducationcenter.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield says ice fishermen are taking perch and walleyes on Lake Mendota, bluegills and crappies on Lake Monona and panfish and northerns on Lake Waubesa. Giveaway: four pairs of tickets to the Wisconsin Fishing Expo. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone number or email address and mention the Wisconsin Fishing Expo giveaway.

THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 13, 2020
Show 1507: Grand prize winner in the Jiffy Ice Auger giveaway announced. Wisconsin Fishing Expo comes to Madison Feb. 28-Mar. 1. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show comes to State Fair Park Mar. 4-8. Sign up for training now and become a volunteer hunter education instructor. Jeff takes his six-year-old son ice fishing. Dan reports on the PBS Wisconsin Garden and Landscape Expo.
Dan Durbin, promoter of the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, announces the features of that expo at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison Feb. 28-Mar. 1, including a great seminar line-up, the Kayak Corridor, Art Gallery, Fish Bingo and other fun in the Kids Zone. (wifishingexpo) MicKayla Mages previews highlights of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, coming to the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park March 4-8. (jssportsshow.com) Hunter Nikolai, DNR hunter education and R-3 assistant, invites listeners to become volunteer hunter education instructors. (dnr.wi.gov) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait and Tackle, says anglers are catching panfish, walleyes and pike on Lakes Mendota and Monona and invites listeners to catch his weekly fishing report on Facebook. (dsbait.com) Giveaway: four pairs of tickets to the Wisconsin Fishing Expo. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone number or email address and mention the Wisconsin Fishing Expo giveaway.

FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 7, 2020
Show 1506: Art Helin talks spring turkey tactics, one of his seminar topics at the Central Wisconsin Sports Show next weekend. Doug Wegner offers advice on using electronics to catch more muskies, his seminar topic at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo next weekend. Tyler Chisholm reports ice conditions are improving in eastern Wisconsin. Jeff emcees the Texas State High School Bass Fishing Championship. Dan reports good open-water action for walleyes on the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers.
Art Helin previews his turkey hunting seminar at the Central Wisconsin Sports Show, Feb. 14-16 in Wausau. (fishingboatingoutdoor.com, .arthelinoutdoors.com) In the final Jiffy Ice Fishing Report of the season, Jiffy pro-staffer Tyler Chisholm says steelhead and browns are biting in Lake Michigan harbors and there is some panfish action on smaller lakes in the Sheboygan area. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) Guide Doug Wegner talks about using side imaging electronics for muskie fishing, the topic of his seminar at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo at the Washingon County Fair Park in West Bend, Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2:00 p.m. (muskieexpo.com/milwaukee/, www.dougwegnerfishing.com/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf talks about his role at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo, the Wisconsin Fishing Expo and the Capital City Chapter of Muskies, Inc. Annual Muskie School in Waunakee. (muskieexpo.com/milwaukee/, wifishexpo.com, www.capitalcitymuskiesinc.org) The Grand Prize in the Jiffy giveaway is a Jiffy E-6 Lightning battery-powered ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All weekly giveaway contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing.

WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 29, 2020
Show 1505: Winter sports show season has arrived. Meet Dan at the PBS Wisconsin Garden and Landscape Expo Feb. 7-9 in Madison and the Milwaukee Muskie Expo Feb. 14-16 in West Bend. James Lindner talks about his seminars at the Central Wisconsin Sports Show Feb. 14-16 in Wausau. Sign up for concealed carry and defensive shooting classes at the Range of Richfield. Ice conditions vary, so check locally before you go.
James Lindner previews his seminars, including one on getting kids into fishing at the Central Wisconsin Sports Show, Feb. 14-16 in Wausau. (fishingboatingoutdoor.com, lindnermedia.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien reports poor ice conditions in southeast Wisconsin and urges anglers to be cautious when venturing out on a frozen lake. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz reports on February events at the range, including new classes and a CZ Demo Day on February 22. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf warns anglers to stay off the ice in the Madison area and encourages anglers to attend the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 28-Mar. 1 and the Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School at Waunakee High School, Mar. 14. This week's giveaway is a Jiffy powerhead cover that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing for a Jiffy E6 Lightning battery powered ice auger.

THURSDAY - JANUARY 23, 2020
Show 1504: Ice fishermen are enjoying success throughout Wisconsin. Three great events coming up Feb. 14-16: SCI Badgerland Chapter Hunters Expo at Chula Vista Resort, Milwaukee Muskie Expo at Washington County Fair Park, and Central Wisconsin Sports Show in Rothschild. Jeff reviews Lowa boots. There is still time to enter the giveaway for a Jiffy Ice Auger and weekly auger cover giveaways.
In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, Ice fishermen are enjoying success throughout Wisconsin. Three great events coming up Feb. 14-16: SCI Badgerland Chapter Hunters Expo at Chula Vista Resort, Milwaukee Muskie Expo at Washington County Fair Park, and Central Wisconsin Sports Show in Rothschild. Jeff reviews Lowa boots. There is still time to enter the giveaway for a Jiffy Ice Auger and weekly auger cover giveaways. In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, SCI Badgerland Chapter president Randy Mayes invites listeners to attend the Hunters Expo, Feb. 14-15 at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. (scibadgerland.com, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Tyler Chisholm reports good panfish action and fishable ice on small lakes in Sheboygan and Manitowoc counties. (hupy.com, wolfpackadventures.com) Milwaukee Muskie Expo director Mike Veserat shares highlights of the expo coming Feb. 14-16 to Washington County Fair Park. Discount coupons available at OReilly Auto Parts. (muskieexpo.com, oreillyauto.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D and S Bait and Tackle on Northport Drive in Madison, reports the Madison lakes are now covered with ice and anglers are having some success with walleyes, pike and panfish. (dsbait.com) This week's giveaway is a Jiffy full auger case that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing for a Jiffy E6 Lightning battery powered ice auger.

WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 15, 2020
Show 1503: Wisconsin Winter Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 18-19. Sign up now for Capital City Muskies Inc Muskie School March 14 at Waunakee High School. Former Natural Resources Board member critiques DNR CWD plan. Ice in most areas of southern Wisconsin is not safe for fishing. Jeff gives a gear report on Zenbivy sleeping bags.
In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, former Natural Resources Board member Dave Clausen says Wisconsin is not doing enough to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease. (hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien warns anglers that ice on Waukesha County lakes is sketchy at best. Catch his seminars on river walleye fishing at the Milwaukee Boat Show Jan. 18 and 25. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com, milwaukeeboatshow.com) Wisconsin DNR Hunter Education Administrator and conservation warden Jon King talks about upcoming hunter education classes and options for both adults and kids. (dnr.wi.gov/education/outdoorSkills/safetyEducation.html) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf says there is very little fishable ice on the Madison chain and announces his appearances at the Chicago and Milwaukee Muskie Expos, the Wisconsin Fishing Expo and the Capital City Chapter of Muskies Inc. Muskie School. (muskieexpo.com, wifishexpo.com, capitalcitymuskiesinc.org) This week's giveaway-a Jiffy powerhead cover that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing for a Jiffy E6 Lightning battery powered ice auger.

WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 8, 2020
Show 1502: Win a fishing and lodging package from Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters. Sign up for new classes, clinics and leagues at the Range of Richfield. Check out open water action for walleyes and saugers on the Wisconsin River. Ice conditions vary around the state so check locally before you venture out. Jeff heads to Ponca City, Oklahoma to help the Federation Walleye team get ready for the 2020 tournament season. Dan hunts turkeys on the last day of the season.
Jim Babiasz, president of the Range of Richfield, announces January classes and events at the range. (therangewi.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Tyler Chisholm reports decent ice and good fishing in Vilas and Florence counties but questionable ice on Lake Winnebago and small lakes in east-central Wisconsin. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) Charter captain Dumper Dan Welsch celebrates 35 years in business with a charter package giveaway. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/DumperDanCharters/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports poor ice conditions on Madison area lakes but says boat anglers are catching walleyes and saugers below the Sauk City and Dells dams. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This weeks giveaway is a Jiffy auger case that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing for a Jiffy E6 Lightning battery powered ice auger.

TUESDAY - DECEMBER 31, 2019
Show 1501: Enter the drawing to win a Jiffy ice auger. We celebrate the New Year with ice fishing reports from Hayward, Mosinee, Madison, Waukesha and Mishicot. Jeff scores come nice panfish through the ice. Dan enjoys some quiet down time during the holidays.
In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, Phil Schweik, proprietor of Hooksetters Guide Service, reports good catches of panfish, catfish and walleyes through the ice on Wisconsin River flowages in central Wisconsin. (hooksetters.biz, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien reports on ice conditions in Sawyer and Waukesha counties. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) Roger VanderLogt, a director of the Mishicot Sportsmen's Club, invites listeners to participate in the club's annual statewide ice fishing derby, January 25-26. (mishicotsportsmen.org, facebook.com In the Madison Outdoors Report, D&S Bait and Tackle proprietor Gene Dellinger warns anglers to stay off thin ice in the Madison area for now and says some anglers are catching walleyes from boats on the Wisconsin and Rock rivers. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com) This week's giveaway-a Jiffy powerhead cover that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing for a Jiffy E6 Lightning battery powered ice auger.

WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 25, 2019
Show 1452: Happy New Year to all our listeners. Proposed legislation will clarify rules for ATV and UTV riders. Devils Lake ice fishing is in full swing. New Merica bourbon wins silver medal in international competition. Jeff scores some early ice panfish. Dan wraps up shooting Season 36 of Outdoor Wisconsin at Pike Lake and the Milwaukee County Zoo.
In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, Randy Harden, president of the Wisconsin ATV/UTV Association, explains proposed legislation for changes in ATV and UTV regulations. (watva.org, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Tyler Chisholm reports on his recent trip to Devils Lake, North Dakota and warns that ice in southern Wisconsin is not safe. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com) Daniel Alarik, CEO of Grunt Style, announces the launch of Merica bourbon, soon available nationwide. (mericabourbon.com, gruntstyle.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Jiffy and Nebulus pro-staffer Duffy Kopf warns anglers that ice is not safe on Madison area lakes. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, jiffyonice.com, nebulusflotation.com) This week�s giveaway - a Jiffy full auger case that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing for a Jiffy E6 Lightning battery powered ice auger.

WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 18, 2019
Show 1451: Merry Christmas to all our listeners. New book offers sage advice for women seeking work in an outdoor field. Ice on southern Wisconsin lakes is still risky. American Natural Premium announces a new dog food recipe. Jeff scores four antlerless deer in one night. Dan and his son Jon shoot sporting clays and pheasants at Wild Wings Sportsmans Club and attend the Packers game at Lambeau Field.
In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, outdoor journalist and author Kris Millgate talks about her new book, My Place Among Men, which recounts her many adventures working in the outdoors. (tightlinemedia.com, hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien warns anglers that ice on southeastern Wisconsin lakes may still not be safe, despite recent cold weather. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) Marc Large, brand manager for American Natural Premium Pet Foods, announces a new dog food flavor due out in February that features five different kinds of fish. (americannaturalpremium.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports limited access to popular early ice fishing spots in the Madison area, including Cherokee Marsh, Monona Bay and Lake Waubesa. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway-a Jiffy powerhead cover that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention the Jiffy giveaway. All contestants are automatically entered in the grand prize drawing for a Jiffy E6 Lightning battery powered ice auger.

WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 11, 2019
Show 1450: Huntworth Gear pro offers advice for spring and fall turkey hunts. Wolf Pack Adventures team heads to Devils Lake for early ice action. Madison Chain ice fishing could start up this weekend. Dan and Jon head to Wild Wings Sportsmens Club in Campbellsport for sporting clays and pheasants, then to Lambeau Field for the Packers game. Jeff picks up a left hand Browning A Bolt rifle at The Range of Richfield.
In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Tyler Chisholm, of Wolfpack Adventures, heads to Devil's Lake in North Dakota for some walk-on pike, walleye and perch action on early ice, and Hannah Stonehouse Hudson talks about her Women on Ice adventures. (jiffyonice.com, wolfpackadventures.com, facebook.com/wolfpackadventures) Huntworth Gear pro-staffer Brett Berry, of Bristolville, Ohio offers strategies for bowhunting deer and fall turkey hunting and tells the exciting story of his quest for a boss gobbler in Ohio last spring. (facebook.com/brett.berry.946) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait & Tackle, says shore anglers are still catching walleyes and panfish on the Madison Chain. Catch free seminars Thursday nights in December. Coming up Dec. 19, Ron Barefield talks chain walleyes. Follow the DS Bait weekly fishing report on Facebook. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com, facebook.com/dsbaitandtackle/) Two great giveaways this week-a Jiffy full auger case that will fit any power ice auger, and a $100 Huntworth Gear package. To enter either or both drawings, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and phone or email address and mention which giveaway you want to enter.

THURSDAY - DECEMBER 5, 2019
Show 1449: Gun deer season wrap up report. Wisconsin DNR will increase Lake Michigan trout and salmon stocking by 1 million per year starting in 2020. Jim O'Brien offers maintenance advice for power ice augers. Come to Sig Sauer Demo Day December 7 at the Range of Richfield. Dan and Jeff compare notes on their successful gun deer season.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor report, Jon Small reports on his successful deer hunt in Bayfield County. (hupy.com) In the Jiffy Ice Fishing Report, Jiffy pro-staffer Jim O'Brien reports fishable ice on the smaller lakes in Sawyer County, but Waukesha County lakes still lack safe ice. Jim also offers maintenance tips to get ice augers ready for the season and advice for first-ice walleyes and bluegills. (jiffyonice.com, dancingwithwalleyes.com) Charter captain Dumper Dan Welsch reports the DNR will increase annual Lake Michigan trout and salmon stocking numbers by 1 million for the next three years, starting in 2020. In addition to Coho and Chinook salmon and lake, brown and two strains of rainbow trout, brook trout will be stocked for the first time in years. The Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association annual gun raffle will be held Dec. 7 at Classix in Kewaunee. (dumperdan.com, wlba-wi.com, classixllc.com, facebook.com/events/507934503321639/) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, reports on December events at the range, including Sig Sauer Demo Day on Dec. 7. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports anglers are still picking up walleyes on the Wisconsin River below the Sauk Prairie and Wisconsin Dells dams. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway-a Jiffy powerhead cover that will fit any power ice auger. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

TUESDAY - NOVEMBER 26, 2019
Show 1448: Second week of deer camp special. Choose the right tools for field-dressing big game. Tips for using urine-based deer scents to improve archery hunting success for deer. Advice for using portable blinds for deer hunting. Jeff and Dan are at deer camp and will have a full report of their season next week.
Colby Smith, of Alps Outdoorz, talks about the advantages of using portable blinds for deer hunting. (www.alpsoutdoorz.com) David Bloch, founder and president of Outdoor Edge, offers tips for choosing the right tools for field-dressing big game. (www.outdooredge.com) Sam Burgeson, president of Wildlife Research Center, explains how the use of urine-based deer scents can help hunters get better shots and avoid concentrating deer over bait, which can help spread disease. (wildlife.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Jeff Kelm offers advice for hunting whitetails. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway-five copies of Dominance is Everything to a Monster Whitetail Buck, by Bob Mercier, of Deer Behavior Specialists, deerbehavior.com. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY - NOVEMBER 20, 2019
Show 1447: Roast a wild turkey for Thanksgiving. Monster buck hoax revealed. Whitetails Unlimited supports shooting sports, hunter education, habitat restoration and more. Be careful on early ice. Dan and Jeff talk about tree stand safety and wish all deer hunters a safe and successful season. Enter to win a deer hunting strategies book.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Wisconsin R-3 coordinator for the National Wild Turkey Federation offers advice for preparing a delicious wild turkey feast for Thanksgiving. (nwtf.org, hupy.com) Big Guy Hats creator Jeff Kahlow, aka Frozen Tundra Man, reveals the truth behind a monster buck he shot years ago. (bigguyhats.com) Russ Austad, program services director for Whitetails Unlimited, based in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, talks about WTU goals, activities and upcoming events. (whitetailsunlimited.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Nebulus Flotation Device pro staffer Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Madison chain and urges ice anglers to be careful venturing out on early ice. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway-five copies of Dominance is Everything to a Monster Whitetail Buck, by Bob Mercier, of Deer Behavior Specialists, www.deerbehavior.com. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY - NOVEMBER 13, 2019
Show 1446: DNR warden offers a safety message for all hunters as gun deer season approaches. Deer behavior specialist shares advice for taking dominant bucks during the rut. Wildlife artist reveals the source of her inspiration and offers to give hats to four lucky listeners. Jeff reports on his successful Colorado elk hunt. Dan reminds listeners that Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2019 is available on YouTube. Winner of $100 gift package from Huntworth Gear announced.
Wisconsin DNR recreation safety warden Jon King explains the reasoning behind the new Do Not Shoot at Movement promotion. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/) In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, deer behavior specialist Bob Mercier offers tips for hunting dominant bucks during the rut. (deerbehavior.com, hupy.com) Jackson Hole, Wyoming artist Abby Paffrath talks about the inspiration for the wildlife and Native American themes in her art. (art4allbyabby.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin offers advice for cold weather bowhunting. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway--four designer hats by Abby Paffrath. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

TUESDAY - NOVEMBER 5, 2019
Show 1445: Be certain of your target. Do not shoot at movement. West Nile virus detected in Wisconsin grouse, according to year one of study. Advice for hunters heading out West for deer and elk. Madison chain producing pike, bass and walleyes as lakes cool down. Jeff heads to Colorado for an elk hunt. Dan reports on Wisconsin Outdoor Communicators scholarship for students studying natural resources communication.
Wisconsin DNR recreation safety warden Jon King reminds all hunters to be sure of their target. There are other hunters out there, along with hikers, bikers and others. Don't shoot at movement. Safe hunting is no accident. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/) Jon Steigerwaldt, regional biologist for the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock societies, reports on the first year results of a three-year study on West Nile virus on grouse in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Shane Mowery, host of Bone Maniacs on Carbon TV, offers advice for hunters heading out West this fall for deer and elk. (bonemaniacs.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf says pike, panfish, bass and walleye action has been good on the Madison chain, with walleyes and saugers hitting on Lake Wisconsin. (www.pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway: Win a $100 gift package from Huntworth Gear. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 30, 2019
Show 1444: Get your game custom-processed at LeRoy Meats of Horicon and Fox Lake. Tips for using urine-based deer scents to improve archery hunting success for deer. Practice the basic rules of firearm safety to avoid shooting accidents. Jeff reports on his recent crossbow hunt with his son. Dan reports new Illinois state record smallmouth, new full-auto BB-guns from Crosman and cougar kill of a whitetail doe in Bayfield County.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Steve Christian, co-owner of LeRoy Meats and Catering of Horicon and Fox Lake, invites hunters to bring their deer to either location for custom processing, including turning trim into sausage using their award-winning recipes. (leroymeats.com, hupy.com) Sam Burgeson, president of Wildlife Research Center, explains how the use of urine-based deer scents can help hunters get better shots and avoid concentrating deer over bait, which can help spread disease. (wildlife.com) Wisconsin DNR recreation safety warden Jon King urges all hunters to practice the basic rules of firearm safety: Treat every gun as if it is loaded, Always point the muzzle in a safe direction, Be certain of your target and what"s beyond it and Keep your finger outside the trigger guard until you are ready to shoot. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin reports deer activity is picking up as the rut approaches and offers advice for mid-season bow and crossbow hunting. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 24, 2019
Show 1443: Keep human odors to a minimum to improve your odds at a trophy buck. An electric bike can be a game changer for deer hunters. Advice for adopting a German shorthaired pointer. Jeff takes his son squirrel hunting. Dan reports on filming of his Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2019 TV special.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Paul Marion, director of marketing for the Wildlife Research Center, offers advice for using scents to improve your deer hunting. (wildlife.com, hupy.com) Justin Roach, president of QuietKat Bikes, explains how e-bikes can help deer hunters scout and get to their stands without leaving a scent trail. (quietkat.com) Wisconsin Conservation Congress executive committee member and vice-chair of the Buffalo County Deer Advisory Council Terri Roehrig talks about the Wisconsin German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue. (wgspr.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good walleye action on Lake Wisconsin and Lake Mendota, despite recent high water. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 17, 2019
Show 1442: Expert advice for choosing optics for Midwest deer hunting. Introduce a newcomer to the hunting lifestyle. A new premium dog food option for dogs with food allergies or other needs. Jeff prepares for his Colorado elk hunt. Dan reads a letter from a family that participated in a bear hunt with Hunt of a Lifetime.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Mark Boardman, brand experience manager for Vortex Optics, offers advice for choosing scopes, binoculars and range finders for Midwest deer hunting. (vortexoptics.com, hupy.com) DNR R-3 team leader Keith Warnke encourages hunters to become a mentor and introduce a newcomer to the hunting heritage this season. (dnr.wi.gov) Marc Large, brand manager for American Natural Premium Pet Foods, announces a new dog food formula in the company's legume-free line to meet the needs of dogs with allergies or special dietary needs. (americannaturalpremium.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin offers advice for pre-rut bowhunting. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, www.dsbait.com) Two winners in the Huntworth camouflage youth hoodie giveaway announced.

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 9, 2019
Show 1441: Help make the first experience for a young hunter a positive one with the proper gear and attitude. West Nile Virus study on ruffed grouse enters second year. This was a great year for Lake Michigan trout and salmon anglers. High water on the Madison chain makes fishing a challenge. Jeff reports on the MWC Walleye World Championship held last weekend on the Winnebago system. Dan talks about his annual Deer Hunt Wisconsin TV special, coming to Fox Sports Wisconsin, Fox Sports North and PBS stations in November.
Charter captain Dumper Dan Welsch reports 2019 was an outstanding trolling season on Lake Michigan. (dumperdan.com) Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Jon Steigerwaldt says Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan are in the second year of a three-year study on the impact of West Nile Virus on ruffed grouse. On the hunting front, grouse numbers are improving in northern Wisconsin. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Huntworth Gear pro-staffer Tracy Breen offers good advice for getting kids into hunting. (huntworthgear.com, tracybreen.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports that high water levels and no-wake rules have hampered anglers on the Madison chain. For those who can get out, fishing has been good. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com) Kids can win two Huntworth camouflage youth hoodies, perfect for young hunters. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 3, 2019
Show 1440: Kayak camping adventure in New York Harbor. Shoot a zombie on Halloween at the Range of Richfield. Choose the right tools for field-dressing big game. Jeff heads to Lake Winnebago for the World Walleye Championship this weekend. Dan reports on the Ruffed Grouse Society Grouse Camp Tour at Eagle River and a potential EHD positive deer in Vernon County.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, our East Coast kayak correspondent Jon Small talks about his latest kayak camping adventure paddling around and camping on Staten Island. (northbrooklynboatclub.org, hupy.com) Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz announces October classes and events at the Range, including an informational meeting of the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Oct. 20 and an all-day Zombie Shoot on Oct. 31. (therangewi.com) David Bloch, founder and president of Outdoor Edge, offers tips for choosing the right tools for field-dressing big game. (outdooredge.com) he Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin reports on his successful Wyoming elk bowhunt and offers advice for mid-season bowhunting for Wisconsin whitetails. (http://www.pappastradingpost.com/, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)

THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
Show 1439: Throw an axe-throwing party. Meet former Outdoor Wisconsin producer Nancy Frank Oct. 5 at Oktoberfest in Dallas, Wisconsin. Help newcomers get started in fishing. No-wake rule due to high water hampers anglers in some Madison area lakes. Jeff reports on the MWC tournament results from last weekend on Leech Lake in Walker, Minnesota. Dan fishes the Mississippi with Mark LaBarbera and Ted Peck. Outdoors Radio wins multiple awards from the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Blue Ox Axe Throwing founder Jerry Ferraro explains how this new entertainment franchise works and invites listeners to give it a try. (blueoxaxethrowing.com, hupy.com) Theresa Stabo, Angler R3 coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, encourages avid anglers to become mentors or instructors in the DNR's Angler Education program. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/fishingfordinner/) Former Outdoor Wisconsin producer Nancy Frank tells us what she's been up to since she left the show and invites listeners to come to Oktoberfest in Dallas, Wisconsin on Oct. 5. (facebook.com/nancy.frank2, facebook.com/events/776995889385255/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Jeff provides an update on high water and fishing conditions on the Madison chain. (http://www.pappastradingpost.com/, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)

WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
Show 1438: Become a mentor for new anglers. Choosing a rifle scope for deer. Lake Michigan is still producing trout and salmon off Sheboygan. Jeff gets ready for bowhunting. Dan reports on his bear hunt for TV with Hunt of a Lifetime.
Jeremiah Alexander, of Riton Optics, offers advice for choosing a rifle scope for deer hunting in Wisconsin. (ritonoptics.com) Theresa Stabo, Angler R3 coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, shares advice on getting new folks into fishing. (dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/fishingfordinner/) Charter captain Dan Welsch reports his boats are still catching mature king salmon, along with lake trout and rainbows, off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin reports on opening weekend bowhunting action in Wisconsin as he heads to Wyoming for an elk bowhunt. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)

WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 11, 2019
Show 1437: Archery and crossbow deer season opens this weekend. Hunting and fishing outings for veterans. New underwater camera lets you see fish hitting trolled baits. Madison lakes producing good action for panfish and game fish. Jeff gears up for bowhunting. Dan canoes the Brule River and fishes for muskies with Joe Shead.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoors Report, US Navy veteran Tim Thiers talks about hunting and fishing opportunities for veterans. (hupy.com) Bill Schwarz, communications manager for Spydro underwater cameras, describes the features of this new inline camera. (getspydro.com) Wisconsin DNR conservation warden Jon King reminds hunters to keep treestand safety in mind when bowhunting this season. (dnr.wi.gov/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery, reports good action continues for a variety of species on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com)

WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
Show 1436: Get your new pup ready for upland bird hunting. Big kings are staging off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan. Learn the fine points of grouse hunting at Grouse Camp in Eagle River. Wisconsin bow season is almost here! Jeff gears up for his Colorado elk hunt with Lowa boots and Zenbivy sleeping bags. Dan reduces the local raccoon population to protect his chickens.
Get your new pup ready for upland bird hunting. Big kings are staging off Sheboygan on Lake Michigan. Learn the fine points of grouse hunting at Grouse Camp in Eagle River. Wisconsin bow season is almost here! Jeff gears up for his Colorado elk hunt with Lowa boots and Zenbivy sleeping bags. Dan reduces the local raccoon population to protect his chickens.

WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 28, 2019
Show 1435: Win a gift package worth a hundred dollars from Huntworth Gear. Meet Bone Maniacs host Shane Mowery. Tips for buying or selling hunting land. September fun at the Range of Richfield. Jeff reports on the North American Bass Circuit tournament and Minnesota High School Bass Fishing Open, both held last weekend on the Bemidji Chain. Dan reports on the World Musky Hunt, held last weekend in Lake Tomahawk.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Travis Hamele, proprietor of UC Hunting Properties of Portage, offers advice for buying and selling hunting land. (uchuntingproperties.com/properties/wisconsin/, hupy.com) Shane Mowery, host of Bone Maniacs on Carbon TV, shares his passion for hunting whitetails and elk in Idaho. (bonemaniacs.com, huntworthgear.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, previews September classes and activities at the range. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good panfish action on lakes Mendota and Waubesa but says muskies have been slow on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway: Win a hundred dollar gift package from Huntworth Gear. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 21, 2019
Show 1434: Win tickets to join Hunting Beast founder and whitetail expert Dan Infalt for a seminar on hunting pressured bucks on public land Sept. 6 in Oshkosh. Joella Bates prepares for the World Archery 3-D Championships. Big kings are hitting on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. Tips for choosing a crossbow. Jeff reports on the Masters Walleye Circuit tournament last weekend at Devils Lake, ND. Dan fishes Lake Michigan with Schools Out Sportfishing.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Hunting Beast founder Dan Infalt shares advice for hunting big bucks on public land and invites listeners to his seminar in Oshkosh, Sept. 6. (thehuntingbeast.com, hupy.com) Tournament archer Joella Bates reports on her preparation for the World Archery 3-D Championships in Lac La Biche, Alberta in September. (joellabatesusa.com, jocamps.com) Charter captain "Dumper Dan" Welsch reports good mixed-bag action on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan, including some big kings over 30 pounds, and invites listeners to stop at Bourbon Street Pub & Grill for lunch or dinner. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/bourbonstreetsheboygan) In the Madison Outdoors Report, JC Chamberlin discusses options for hunters considering a move to crossbows. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway: Two pairs of tickets to Dan Infalt's deer hunting seminar at Menominee Nation Stadium in Oshkosh Sept. 6. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

THURSDAY - AUGUST 15, 2019
Show 1433: Women fly fishers are invited to try for muskies on the Wisconsin River Sept. 5-8. Public comments sought on 10-year Wisconsin grouse management plan. Castle Rock and Petenwell flowages offer great fishing, boating and other recreation. Madison chain is hot now for bass, walleyes. Jeff reports on the Minnesota state high-school bass tournament at Red Wing. Dan fishes Lake Neshonoc for muskies. Hunters may buy leftover fall turkey permits starting Aug. 17 and antlerless deer tags Aug. 19.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, outdoor writer Jackie Van Dyke invites listeners to attend the United Women on the Fly event "Eat, Sleep, Fish Musky," Sept. 5-8 on the Wisconsin River. (facebook.com/events/426927248031094/, hupy.com) Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Jon Steigerwaldt summarizes the draft of a 10-year Ruffed Grouse Management Plan for Wisconsin and urges listeners to weigh in during the comment period, which ends soon, and attend a public hearing Aug. 20, 21 or 22. (dnr.wi.gov, ruffedgrousesociety.org) Retired Wisconsin Public Service Corporation regional supervisor Gerry Ganther summarizes the history and recreational opportunities of Castle Rock and Petenwell flowages. (castlerock-petenwell.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait, Tackle & Archery, reports good action for walleyes, bass, bluegills and perch on the Madison chain, but muskie anglers are backing off while water temps are near 80 degrees. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 7, 2019
Show 1432: Walleye action is hot on Green Bay and Lake Winnebago. Lake Michigan is producing some big kings this summer. Get the Where2Hunt app to help plan your hunts this fall. Scout now to locate big bucks before the archery opener. Jeff reports on the Masters Walleye Circuit tournament last weekend in Sturgeon Bay. Dan reports on Deer Fest.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Eric Clark invites listeners to try out his Where2Hunt smartphone app and subscribe to his hunting podcasts. (wheretohuntapp.com/, hupy.com) Paul "Coot" Williams reports good walleye action on the Bay of Green Bay and Lake Winnebago, offers advice for where and how to catch them and talks about his tackle innovations: Rattlin' Wasp lures, Firefly planer-board lights and Mag-Net-Go net-management system. (cootslures.com/) Captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports a great king salmon bite on Lake Michigan north of Sheboygan and steady action for lakers and rainbows south of Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com/, facebook.com/DavesWhosInnSheboygan/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin offers advice for hunters preparing for early-season bowhunting, including using water holes and food plots, and reminds hunters that bonus antlerless permits go on sale August 19th (pappastradingpost.com/, fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - AUGUST 1, 2019
Show 1431: Wisconsin Department of Tourism Office of Outdoor Recreation will promote outdoor recreation opportunities in Wisconsin. UW-Whitewater sophomore Nick Mader reports on his top-five finish in the National Championships in International Trap at Colorado Springs. August fun and specials at The Range of Richfield. Mixed-bag action is hot now on the Madison chain. Jeff reports results of the North American Bass Circuit and Wisconsin and Iowa state high school bass championships held last weekend in La Crosse. Dan scores a win in the comedy quiz show I Should Know This last Saturday in Milwaukee.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Nick Mader talks about his recent experience competing in the International Trap National Championships in Colorado Springs last weekend. (shot.sssfonline.com, hupy.com) Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz announces August events and classes at the range. (therangewi.com) Anne Sayers, Deputy Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, announces the formation of the department's new Office of Outdoor Recreation. (travelwisconsin.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports a hot pike bite an Lake Mendota, good panfish action on Lake Monona and fair walleye action on Lake Wisconsin. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - JULY 25, 2019
Show 1430: Meet Dan, along with Lee and Tiffany Lakosky, Willie Robertson, Michael Waddell and Travis Turner and learn how to train a dog to hunt sheds and recover wounded deer August 2-4 at Deer Fest in West Bend. The Eagle River area offers great fishing, and four-season recreation and events. Lake Michigan king salmon bite is hot right now. Time to plant fall food plots. Dan and Jeff discuss storm damage from last weekend. Jeff heads to Sturgeon Bay for a Masters Walleye Circuit tournament. Huntworth Gear giveaway winner announced.
In the Hupy & Abraham outdoor report, Wild Eagle Lodge manager Tammy Schmidt gives listeners a virtual tour of the resort and the Eagle River area. (wildeaglelodge.com, hupy.com) Dog Trainer Jeremy Moore offers advice for developing a "deer dog" to hunt shed antlers and recover wounded deer, the topic of his seminar at Deer Fest next weekend. (deerfestwi.com, dogbonehunter.com) Lake Michigan charter captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports good action for big king salmon, along with cohos, rainbows and lake trout, off Sheboygan and suggests listeners check out Sly's Midtown Saloon and Grill. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/SlysMidtown/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin says now's the time to get those fall food plots in the ground and save money on remaining Mathews Triax bows.. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - JULY 17, 2019
Show 1429: Save money when you buy tickets online for Deer Fest, Aug. 2-4 in West Bend. Safe foods to protect your dog from canine heart disease. Take these steps to be physically and mentally ready for a Western elk hunt. Win a $100 gift package from Huntworth Gear. Adapt to warmer water conditions to catch bass and panfish on the Madison chain. Jeff invites high-school anglers to compete in Wisconsin and Iowa state high-school bass fishing championships July 28 in La Crosse. Dan heads to Eagle River for the Wisconsin Outdoor Communicators Association conference and some muskie fishing.
Deer Fest promoter Hugh McAloon offers a preview of the 10th annual Deer Fest, Aug. 2-4 at Washington County Fair Park in West Bend. (deerfestwi.com) Marc Large, discusses current FDA research on the role of grain-free dog foods in dogs developing canine heart disease, or dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). (americannaturalpremium.com, akc.org) Outdoor writer Tracy Breen offers advice for "flatland" hunters preparing for a Western elk hunt. (huntworthgear.com, wildernessathlete.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait & Tackle, reports on fishing action in the Madison area. (dsbait.com, pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway: Win a $100 gift package from Huntworth Gear (huntworthgear.com). To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

FRIDAY - JULY 5, 2019
Show 1428: Becoming an Outdoors-Woman offers programs in Wisconsin, across the U.S. and in several foreign locations. Your Western adventure starts at Woodside Ranch this summer. Lake Michigan trout and salmon are hitting off Sheboygan. Prepare now for your early-season bowhunt. Dan and Jeff compare their July Fourth outings.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman director Peggy Farrell invites listeners to check out five international BOW trips for 2020. (www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/bowWI/, hupy.com) Julie Massey, general manager of Woodside Ranch and Conference Center, announces summer activities and events at the ranch. (woodsideranch.com, castlerock-petenwell.com) Capt. "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports great Lake Michigan salmon and trout action off Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin urges bowhunters to start planning fall hunts now. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - JULY 3, 2019
Show 1427: Have a safe Independence Day weekend. Ask Gov. Evers to veto use of hunter dollars for deer farm research. Summer fun with small-caliber airguns. Try fall turkey hunting with a trained dog. Muskie action is slow, but other fish are biting. Jeff reports on the Michigan High School Bass Championship. Dan talks with Olympic luge athletes.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Wisconsin Conservation Congress Chairman Larry Bonde urges listeners to contact Gov. Evers and ask him to veto a budget provision that would spend hunter dollars on CWD research to benefit deer farms. (dnr.wi.gov/about/wcc/, hupy.com) Larry Piercy, national sales manager for Precision Airgun Distribution, explains the advantages of small-caliber airguns for hunting, plinking and target shooting. (precisionairgun.com/) Jon Freis, founder of the American Wild Turkey Hunting Dog Association, talks about the benefits of hunting fall turkeys with trained dogs. (turkeydog.org/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good bass, walleye and panfish action but slow muskie action on the Madison chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - JUNE 27, 2019
Show 1426: Muskies, walleyes, smallmouths and panfish are hitting now on the Wisconsin River. Trout and salmon action is hot now on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. Experience July fun at the Range of Richfield. Jeff reports on the Masters Walleye Circuit tournament on Lake Erie out of Port Clinton, Ohio. Dan reports on awards he and Jeff received at the Outdoor Writers Association of America conference last weekend in Little Rock, Arkansas.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Phil Schweik, of Hooksetters Guide Service, reports on fishing action on the midsection of the Wisconsin River. (hooksetters.biz, hupy.com) Jim Babiasz, president of The Range of Richfield, announces upcoming activities and events at the range, including Christmas in July and Sig Sauer Demo Day on July 20th. (therangewi.com) Captain "Dumper" Dan Welsch reports on Lake Michigan fishing action for trout and salmon off Sheboygan and invites listeners to enjoy a meal at Parker John's BBQ and Pizza on the riverfront in Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, parkerjohns.com/parker-johns-sheboygan/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Randy Smith, owner of Pappas Trading Post, urges bowhunters to get their compounds and crossbows tuned up now in advance of the bow season. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - JUNE 19, 2019
Show 1425: Pheasants Forever and the Ruffed Grouse Society work to improve habitat for grassland and forest wildlife. ID those fish you catch with illustrated waterproof fishing guides. Fishing action on the Madison chain remains slow. Jeff reports on the North American Bass Circuit tournament held last weekend on Lake Vermillion. Dan looks at native fish species on the Rick River with the Rock River Rescue Foundation.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, fish artist Joe Tomelleri talks about his waterproof guides: Fishes of Wisconsin and Fishes of the Great Lakes. (americanfishes.com, hupy.com) Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Jon Steigerwaldt discusses the Wisconsin spring drumming surveys and the importance of aspen for grouse. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Drew Larsen, national habitat education programs manager for Pheasants Forever, talks about National Pollinator Week and PF efforts to improve grassland habitat for pheasants and other birds. (pheasantsforever.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports moderate action for bass, walleyes and panfish on the Madison Chain. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

FRIDAY - JUNE 14, 2019
Show 1424: Happy Fathers Day from Outdoors Radio. Take a hike, get in shape, win prizes and raise funds for public lands conservation and recreation. RGS offers habitat improvement advice for forest landowners. Lake Michigan rainbow trout are hitting off Sheboygan. Time to start preparing for bow season. Jeff reports on the Mercury National Walleye Tournament in Fond du Lac. Dan goes pond fishing for bass and bluegills.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Land Tawney, president and CEO of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, invites listeners to take the "Hike to Hunt Challenge" to get in shape, win prizes and raise money for BHA conservation efforts. (backcountyhunters.org, hupy.com) Jared Elm, forest wildlife specialist for the Ruffed Grouse Society, talks about efforts of RGS and other partners to improve wildlife habitat on private land. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) Capt. Dan Welsch, of Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports good Lake Michigan action for rainbow trout and invites listeners to enjoy a meal at Rainieri's Four of a Kind in Sheboygan. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/RanierisFourOfAKind/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, archery expert JC Chamberlin says now's the time to get bows and crossbows tuned up for deer hunting. (pappastradingpost.com, fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - JUNE 5, 2019
Show 1423: A great Fathers Day gift for Dad - new book: Why Women Hunt. Castle Rock and Petenwell walleye action going strong. Act soon to weigh in on Lake Michigan stocking options. Madison Chain is producing walleyes, bass and panfish. Jeff reports on the MWC championship held last weekend at Sault Ste. Marie. Dan urges drivers to watch out for turtles and other wildlife crossing highways.
In the Hupy and Abraham outdoor report, author KJ Houtman talks about her new book, Why Women Hunt, published by Wild River Press and available June 15. (www.whywomenhunt.com, hupy.com) Jesse Quale, owner of Green Water Walleyes Guide Service, reports good action for walleyes, crappies and white bass on both Castle Rock and Petenwell flowages. (castlerock-petenwell.com, greenwaterwalleyes.com) Capt. Dan Welsch, of Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports that baitfish are abundant in Lake Michigan and that the average weight of Chinook salmon returning to the Strawberry Creek spawning facility last fall was the highest on record at 20.6 lbs. He encourages listeners to leave comments on proposed trout and salmon stocking numbers at dnrlakemichiganplan@wisconsin.gov. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/Wisconsin-Lakeshore-Business-Association-1008047639308659/) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield says bass, walleye and panfish action is hot right now on the Madison Chain. (fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - MAY 30, 2019
Show 1422: Act now to prevent mineral mining from threatening the BWCAW. Expert tips for choosing and raising a healthy pup. Lake trout action is steady on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. High water still hampers Madison-area anglers, but fish are active. Jeff heads to Sault Saint Marie for the Bass Pro Shops/Cabelas National Team Walleye Championships. Dan gears up for a busy June, with TV segments for Outdoor Wisconsin on Lake Michigan off Kenosha and the Rock River, plus a sea-kayaking lesson and the Outdoor Writers Association of America annual conference in Little Rock, AR.
Lukas Leaf, executive director of Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters, questions the recent Bureau of Land Management decision to renew two copper-nickel mining leases near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and encourages listeners to fight this decision by contacting the BLM, Department of the Interior, USDA and Congress. sportsmenfortheboundarywaters.org Michelle Vergenz, owner of Hickory Grove Labs in Helenville, Wisconsin, offers advice for choosing, training and feeding a puppy and talks about her work with service dogs. (facebook.com/groups/711747912250044/, americannaturalpremium.com) Capt. Dan Welsch, of Dumper Dan Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports good Lake Michigan action for lake trout and encourages listeners to enjoy a meal at Rupp's Downtown Supper Club. (dumperdan.com, facebook.com/pages/Rupps-Downtown/130806903664372) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on fishing action on the Madison Chain, and says anglers are catching fish despite high water. (fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - MAY 23, 2019
Show 1421: Leave wildlife alone: most baby animals do not need your help. New products from H2Owners.com keep birds from messing up your dock. Check out the Range of Richfield Charity Car Show June 8 and Glock Demo Day June 15. Jeff reports on the Cabelas MWC tournament on Lake McConaughy, Nebraska. Dan heads to Bayfield County with his son Jon for some turkey hunting and muskie fishing on Memorial Day weekend.
In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, DNR wildlife biologist Dianne Robinson offers advice for campers, hikers and others who might encounter baby wildlife this spring. (hupy.com, dnr.wi.gov/rehab) Matt Frankey, CEO of H2Owners.com, describes several new products designed to solve problems faced by boaters and waterfront property owners. (h2owners.com) Jim Babiasz, president of the Range of Richfield, announces June events and activities at The Range, including the second-annual Charity Car Show on June 8 and Glock Demo Day on June 15 Dads shoot free on Fathers Day. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland fishing guide Ron Barefield reports good bass, walleye and panfish action on Lakes Mendota, Monona and Waubesa and a morel bonanza in the Madison area. (fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - MAY 16, 2019
Show 1420: Spend Memorial Day at Burlington Chocolate Fest. Fish Lake Michigan off Sheboygan with Dumper Dan. Attend a public hearing to speak up for clean water. Fish the Madison chain for bass and walleyes. Jeff reports on the Cabelas North American Bass Circuit tournament last weekend in Sturgeon Bay. Dan canoes a small river with Bob Langjahr.
In the Hupy & Abraham Outdoor Report, Allison Werner, policy and advocacy director for the River Alliance of Wisconsin, encourages listeners to attend one of 12 public hearings of the Wisconsin legislature's bi-partisan Water Quality Task Force. (hupy.com, wisconsinrivers.org) Captain Dan Welsch, of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports good action for Lake Michigan brown and lake trout off Sheboygan and invites listeners to enjoy a meal at Pier 17 on Riverfront Drive. (dumperdan.com, pier17sheb.com) Linda Fellenz, marketing director for Burlington Chocolate Fest, previews the four-day food, fun and music festival on Memorial Day Weekend. (chocolatefest.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports good action for bass, walleyes and panfish on the Madison chain. (fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway: Rattle-Free Trailer Hitch Stabilizer. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name & number and mention the Rattle-Free Trailer Hitch Stabilizer giveaway.

THURSDAY - MAY 9, 2019
Show 1419: Three new products announced this week: Ripalip University Marine Electronics App, Legume-Free dog foods from American Natural Premium, and the Rattle-Free Trailer Hitch Stabilizer. Jeff scores walleyes and white bass on the Wisconsin River. Dan picks up his new Crestliner 1750 FishHawk Platinum Edition from Cedar Lake Sales in West Bend.
Marc Large, of American Natural Premium Pet Foods, announces two new products in the company's Legume-Free line of dog foods. (americannaturalpremium.com) Dave Janiszewski announces the release of the new RipaLip University Marine Electronics app, which helps anglers understand the intricacies of their on-board electronics and customize info for their rig and lakes they fish. (ripalipuniversity.com) Thom Beck, creator of the Rattle-Free Trailer Hitch Stabilizer, explains the advantages of this new product that reduces trailer sway and hitch and trailer theft. (rattlefreehitch.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on opening weekend fishing action on the Madison Chain. (fisherkingwinery.com) This week's giveaway: - five free pro upgrades for the Ripalip University Marine Electronics app. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name & number and mention the ripalip giveaway.

WEDNESDAY - MAY 1, 2019
Show 1418: Fifty women anglers featured in new book from Wild River Press. Wisconsin inland fishing season opens this weekend. Try the Madison chain for mixed-bag action. Trout are hitting on Lake Michigan off Sheboygan. Use permethrin to repel ticks that carry Lyme disease. Jeff reports on the MWC tournament last weekend on Big Stone Lake in Minnesota. Dan will host the Milwaukee PBS Great TV Auction live Saturday and Sunday night.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Brian Anderson, aka "The Tick Terminator," offers advice for dealing with ticks that carry Lyme disease. (hupy.com, lymetickbughub.com) Steve Kantner shares stories from the women anglers he interviewed for his new book, Fifty Women Who Fish, published by Wild River Press. (whywomenfish.com, wildriverpress.com) Capt. Dan Welsch, of Dumper Dan's Sportfishing Charters of Sheboygan, reports brown and lake trout are hitting on Lake Michigan and Reel Shot Sheboygan can handle all your Lake Michigan tackle needs. (dumperdan.com, thereelshot.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good walleye and panfish action on Lake Wisconsin and says fish should be hitting on the Madison chain this weekend. (fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - APRIL 24, 2019
Show 1417: Thirsty the Duck urges legislators to increase funding for wetlands habitat. Recent snows may have hurt migrating woodcock. Moms shoot free on Mothers Day at The Range of Richfield. Madison lakes should be prime for opening weekend. Jeff reports on his first-period turkey hunt. Dan spends Earth Day at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Milwaukee.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Bryan Muche and "Thirsty the Duck" encourage listeners to ask their legislators to increase the price of the Wisconsin duck stamp to raise more money to support wetlands management. (hupy.com, thirstytheduck.com) Jim Babiasz, president of the Range of Richfield, announces May classes and events at the Range, including a Mothers Day special on May 12 (moms shoot free) and Springfield Demo Day on May 18. (therangewi.com) Jon Steigerwaldt, regional biologist for the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock societies, comments on the potential impact of recent snow on migrating woodcock. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports bass action should be good on the Madison lakes on opening weekend and urges boaters to prep their boats now and be courteous at boat landings. (fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - APRIL 17, 2019
Show 1416: Sound advice for parents of kids struggling with mental illness. Make sure your recreational vehicle and boat batteries are in top shape for summer fun. Lake Wisconsin walleye bite is still going strong. Jeff reports on the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament last weekend on the Detroit River. Dan reports on his youth turkey hunt in Fond du Lac County.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Remy Battery president Mike Moeller offers advice for getting boat, RV and ATV batteries ready for spring and summer. (hupy.com, remybattery.com) Jeff Fuller, owner of Soggy Acres Retrievers and host/producer of the Sporting Dog Adventures TV show, shares the sad story of his son's suicide and offers advice for parents of troubled teens. In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports good walley action on Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River.(.fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - APRIL 11, 2019
Show 1415: Rent an RV hassle-free via Mighway and get a special deal though April. New trailer hitch stabilizer makes towing any trailer safer and easier. New book, Pheasant Dogs, by Keith Crowley features Wisconsin dog trainers. Meet Dan for a muskie fly-fishing seminar April 13 at 2:00- p.m. at Cedar Lake Sales in West Bend during Launch into Summer event. Jeff reports on walleye success on the Wisconsin River at Nekoosa.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Mighway CEO Dave Simmons explains Mighway's direct-from-owner RV rental program and announces Mighway's "No Fees, 100 Trees" offer to celebrate Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 27). (hupy.com, mighway.com) Bob Kufahl, marketing partner for Rattle Free Trailer Hitch Stabilizers, describes the benefits of this unique new product that makes towing safer and more reliable. (rattlefreehitch.com) Keith Crowley talks about his new book, "Pheasant Dogs," which features Wisconsin hunters Ken Blomberg and Dave Roll. (pheasantdogsbook.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf talks about last weekend's Fleet Farm sales event at Lambeau Field in Green Bay and describes some new bass, pike and muskie lures by Westin Baits. (fisherkingwinery.com, westinfishing.com)

THURSDAY - APRIL 4, 2019
Show 1414: Tickets are still available for the Red Green tour in La Crosse April 9. New group urges the state Legislature to act on CWD. Woodside Ranch offers Mothers Day specials. Walleye action is picking up on the Wisconsin River. Jeff encourages sportsmen to attend the Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings statewide on April 8. Dan will present a muskie fly-fishing seminar April 13 at Cedar Lake Sales in West Bend.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Jeff Guerard, chairman of the CWD Action Initiative, explains this new group's action plan to help curb the spread of CWD in Wisconsin. (hupy.com, cwdaction.com) Julie Massey, general manager of Woodside Ranch Resort & Conference Center, invites listeners to enjoy a weekend at this all-inclusive dude ranch located east of Mauston on Highway 82. (woodsideranch.com) Steve Smith, aka "Red Green," announces his return to Wisconsin with his "This Could Be It" tour coming to La Crosse, Green Bay, Milwaukee and Madison next week. (www.redgreen.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefild reports walleyes and saugers are hitting on Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River, and panfish action should start picking up on the Madison Chain. (fisherkingwinery.com)

THURSDAY - MARCH 28, 2019
Show 1413: Enjoy the Aldo Leopold exhibit at the UW-Madison Memorial Library through May 24th. Conservation Congress chairman Larry Bonde provides an overview of the Fish and Wildlife Hearings and Conservation Congress meetings, April 8th in every county. April fun at the Range of Richfield includes Walther Demo Day, April 10th. Dan is at the Outdoor Life Field and Stream Expo in Madison this weekend. Jeff reports on the first Bass Pro Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit tournament held last weekend on the Illinois River at Spring Valley.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Wisconsin Conservation Congress chairman Larry Bonde invites listeners to attend the annual Spring Fish & Wildlife Hearings and Conservation Congress meeting in every county in Wisconsin to vote on proposals for rules changes and elect Congress representatives. (hupy.com, dnr.wi.gov) Robin Rider, co-curator of the "Aldo Leopold Life, Land, Legacy" exhibit at the UW-Madison Memorial Library invites listeners to visit this unique exhibit through May 24th and attend a special viewing and presentation by Leopold biographer Curt Meine at the library on March 30th from 2 to 5 p.m. (library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/) Jim Babiasz, president of the Range of Richfield, announces April events and classes at the range, including Walther Demo Day on Wednesday, April 10th. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports on last weekend's Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School, held in Waunakee and says walleyes and saugers are hitting on the Wisconsin River. (fisherkingwinery.com)

WEDNESDAY - MARCH 20, 2019
Show 1412: Meet Dan at the Outdoor Life Field & Stream Expo March 29-31 in Madison and catch a deer hunting seminar by Maine outfitter Randy Flannery. Vote at the Conservation Congress spring hearing April 8 to approve a pilot plan to help control CWD. Walleye bite is hot right now on the Wisconsin River. Despite warm weather, panfish ice action is still strong on the Madison lakes. Jeff scores some panfish on inland lakes and starts tapping maple trees. Dan battles "mud season" on the farm.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, retired DNR wildlife biologist Mike Foy describes his proposal to pay hunters for shooting deer that test positive for chronic wasting disease. (hupy.com, facebook.com/CWD.Payment4Positives/) Andy Polubinsky, owner of the River's Edge Resort Bait Shop, reports good walleye action on the Wisconsin River and invites listeners to take advantage of the resort's midweek special room/meal/fishing package and sign up for the resort's annual spring walleye contest. (riversedgeresort.com/events/) Randy Flannery offers some tips for tracking and stalking big whitetail bucks, the topic of his seminar at the Outdoor Life Field & Stream Expo in Madison, March 29-31. (fieldandstreamexpo.com, wildernessescape.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Gene Dellinger, proprietor of D&S Bait & Tackle in Madison reports anglers are still catching panfish on lakes Mendota, Monona and Waubesa, but getting on and off the ice is tricky because of shoreline melting and high water. (fisherkingwinery.com, dsbait.com) Weekly giveaway: four pairs of tickets to the Outdoor Life Field & Stream Expo in Madison, March 29-31. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email dsoradio@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY - MARCH 13, 2019
Show 1411: Join Dan at the Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School March 23rd in Waunakee. Meet Max Wilson, the youngest angler ever to win the NWT championship. Good nutrition is critical for dogs of all ages and lifestyles. Win trophies and cash in the 3D archery shoot at the Outdoor Life Field and Stream Expo, March 29-31 in Madison. Jeff scores a panfish trifecta on Mississippi backwaters. Dan reports on the Journal Sentinel Sports Show.
In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, walleye pro Max Wilson shares his thoughts on winning the National Walleye Tour championship and Masters Walleye Circuit team of the year honors and looks forward to this year's tournaments. (hupy.com, nationalwalleyetour.com) Dog breeder/trainer Tim Mader, owner of Blue Grass Kennels, offers advice on choosing a hunting dog and the role of nutrition in a dog's development and performance. (americannaturalpremium.com, bluegrasskennelswi.com) Jason Perryman talks about his family's TV show and the archery tournament they will host at the Outdoor Life Field & Stream Expo in Madison, March 29-31. (fieldandstreamexpo.com, godfamilyhunting.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, Jiffy, Nebulus and Pure Fishing pro-staffer Duffy Kopf warns ice anglers to use caution as the hard-water season winds down and invites anglers to attend the Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School, March 23rd in Waunakee. (fisherkingwinery.com, capitalcitymuskiesinc.org)

TUESDAY - MARCH 5, 2019
Show 1410: New versatile camo system offers multiple outfits for the price of one. West Nile Virus discovered in Wisconsin grouse. Exhibition archer Byron Ferguson wows crowds at the Outdoor Life Field and Stream Expo, March 29-31 in Madison. Join Dan for family fun at the Journal Sentinel Sports Show this week.
Exhibition archer Byron Ferguson invites listeners to attend his demos at the Outdoor Life/Field & Stream Expo, March 29-31 in Madison. (fieldandstreamexpo.com, byronferguson.com/) Paul Pirone, inventor of the new" VersaSkins camouflage system, explains the concept behind this product, an economical solution to the need for multiple camouflage hunting outfits. (versaskins.com) Jon Steigerwaldt, regional biologist for the Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock societies, discusses the impact of this severe winter on grouse survival and shares preliminary results of research on West Nile Virus in grouse. (ruffedgrousesociety.org) In the Madison Outdoors Report, McFarland guide Ron Barefield says travel conditions are improving and panfish are biting on lakes Mendota and Monona. (fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly giveaway: Two pairs of tickets to the Outdoor Life/Field & Stream Expo, March 29-31 in Madison. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Expo giveaway.

WEDNESDAY - FEBRUARY 27, 2019
Show 1409: Meet Dan at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, Mar. 6-10 at State Fair Park. Champion turkey caller Matt Morrett offers spring hunting tips. Enjoy the ultimate shooting experience at the Range of Richfield. Madison ice fishing is tough, thanks to heavy snow and slush.
Mossy Oak pro-staffer Matt Morrett offers some calling tips for spring turkey hunting and previews his seminar at the Outdoor Life/Field & Stream Expo, Mar. 29-31 in Madison. (fieldandstreamexpo.com) Allison Wescott, consumer brand manager for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, previews highlights of family-oriented activities at the Journal Sentinel Sports Show, coming to State Fair Park Mar. 6-10. (jssportsshow.com) Range of Richfield president Jim Babiasz talks about March classes and activities at the range. (therangewi.com) In the Madison Outdoors Report, pro angler Duffy Kopf reports deep snow and slush make travel difficult on Madison-area lakes and invites listeners to attend the 18th annual Capital City Muskies Inc. Muskie School Mar. 23 in Waunakee. (capitalcitymuskiesinc.org, fisherkingwinery.com) Weekly giveaway: Four pairs of tickets to the Journal Sentinel Sports Show. To enter the drawing, call 414-297-7554 or email us at dsoradio@gmail.com. Leave your name and number and mention the Sports Show giveaway.

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