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Welcome to the Jay’s Sporting Goods Podcast page. Jay’s is Michigan’s original Outdoor Superstore… serving hunters and anglers since 1971.

Mike Avery's Outdoor Magazine Radio Outdoor Magazine is Michigan's premier outdoor radio show. The three hour program is hosted by veteran outdoor broadcaster Mike Avery. Each week Mike talks with outdoor experts and industry leaders about the latest techniques, strategies and equipment, as well as hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor adventure.

  • July 13-Hour 1
    by Mike Avery on July 14, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    We start out talking about “phonescoping”. That’s the process of using a spotting scope or binoculars with your cell phone to take still pictures and video. Tom Spisz of Vanguard Outdoors has the details. Then, extreme long range shooter Paul Phillips talks about winning the “King of 2 Mile” competition. […]

  • July 13-Hour 2
    by Mike Avery on July 14, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    Whitetails are the opening topic in Hour 2 as I talk with John Ozoga. John is a retired Michigan DNR biologist who spent many years researching deer in the UP. John says there are some real threats facing that northern herd…and deer hunting in general. Then, MUCC‘s new “On the Water” coordinator, Emma Nehan, joins me to talk about that program. […]

  • July 13-Hour 3
    by Mike Avery on July 14, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    We’re talking about hunting dogs in the third hour this week with Mike Thorman of the Michigan Hunting Dog Federation. Mike talks about the perception some people have of hunters who use hounds to chase coyotes and bear. We wrap it all up with Chef Dave Minar. This time he has a very nice walleye recipe. […]

  • July 6-Hour 1
    by Mike Avery on July 7, 2019 at 10:02 pm

      Bob Ransom of Primal Treestands is my first guest this week. Bob has been an innovator in the treestand and ground blind market for many years. He talks about what to look for in a stand….and gives us a glimpse of what their new blinds could look like. Then captain Paul Schlafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee has a Lake Michigan fishing report. Paul says his clients have been catching some nice king salmon lately. […]

  • July 6-Hour 2
    by Mike Avery on July 7, 2019 at 10:01 pm

    We’re talking about suppressors in the second hour of the show with Jason Couturier of Jay’s Sporting Goods. Jason describes the process of getting a silencer and what to look for when buying a “can” for your gun. Then Karen Cleveland of the Michigan DNR talks about a couple of games the department is working on to encourage kids to get outdoors. […]