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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.

Jay's Sporting Goods Podcast The podcast to help you get the most from your next outdoor adventure...brought to you by Jay's Sporting Goods, Michigan's original family owned outdoor superstore.

  • June 2021
    by Mike Avery on June 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    We're talking with a Michigan whitetail hunting icon this time on the Jay's Sporting Goods Podcast. John Eberhart, the man who pioneered saddle hunting and hunting pressured whitetail tactics, talks about his relationship with Jay's, including a story about being hired by Jay Poet. John describes the evolution of saddle hunting and why he believes many so called "experts" have it wrong. He also talks about post season scouting and the importance of prepping a set up. Eberhart also has details on an upcoming event at Jay's to educate interested hunters about his saddle hunting technique.

  • May 2021
    by Mike Avery on May 12, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    Michigan's original family owned outdoor superstore is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year...and that's the topic this time on the Jay's Sporting Goods Podcast. We're talking with Marketing Director Matt Poet about the history of Jay's and what they have planned for the milestone event. Matt also describes how covid has affected the outdoor industry, what sets Jay's apart from the competition and why customer service is always a top priority. Poet also talks about the limited supply of some outdoor gear, but he says their inventory is growing every day. Finally, he looks ahead to the future and the possible addition of more stores in the future.

  • April 2021
    by Mike Avery on April 16, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    We're talkin turkey this month on the Jay's Sporting Goods Podcast with Jeff Poet. Jeff talks about what it takes to be a successful turkey hunter, and how he took the "World Slam" of birds. Jeff also reminisces about the early days of Jay's and why he's proud to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

  • March 2021
    by Mike Avery on March 11, 2021 at 3:03 pm

    We're talkin turkey this month on the Jay's Sporting Goods podcast with Kenny Slavens, manager of the hunting department at Jay's in Gaylord. Kenny is an avid turkey hunter, with many years of experience in chasing longbeards. He has great advice on choosing the right calls, decoys, blinds and shotguns. Slavens also discusses the importance of patterning your gun and explains why bowhunting for birds is especially challenging.

  • February 2021
    by Mike Avery on February 11, 2021 at 3:41 pm

    We're talking with long time Jay's employee and avid big game hunter Bill Hahn. The hunting department buyer recently returned from an adventure in Texas where he was able to take a beautiful aoudad. Bill talks about that hunt, as well as the challenge of getting gear and equipment into their stores during the pandemic. Hahn also discusses the process of choosing the right product for Jay's customers and he previews some exciting new gear on the market.