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Mike Avery's Outdoor Magazine 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 the latest hunting and fishing news. Avery also has tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get the most from your next outdoor experience.

  • January 16-Hour 1
    by Mike Avery on January 17, 2021 at 11:10 pm

    We start out with a conversation about wintertime steelheading with Paul Schafley of Riverside Charters in Manistee. Then, Drew YoungDyke from the National Wildlife Federation has good news in the war on Asian Carp. We wrap up the hour with Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews and a preview of their February edition.

  • January 16-Hour 2
    by Mike Avery on January 17, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    We’re talking coyote hunting with hounds in the second hour this week in a conversation with veteran hunter Nick Ostroski. Nick Green from MUCC talks about a recent decision that allows for cormorant control in Michigan. This week’s “Ask Avery” segment deals with Michigan moose and the springtime turkey license process.

  • January 16-Hour 3
    by Mike Avery on January 17, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Upper Peninsula whitetails are the topic in the final hour with Richard P. Smith. Richard tells the story of wolves killing a nice buck he shot, then we discuss proposed deer hunting regulations. Wild game chef Dave Minar wraps it all up with a nice pike recipe.

  • January 9-Hour 1
    by Mike Avery on January 10, 2021 at 11:10 pm

    My first guest this week is Randy Kitts. Randy is best known as the owner of Black Eagle arrows, but he recently made big news in the archery industry with his acquisition of Darton Archery. Next, Ted Harpham of Darton has a look at their 2021 lineup. Chad Wasco from Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay wraps up the hour. Chad talks about ice conditions on Saginaw Bay and looks forward to wintertime walleye fishing.

  • January 9-Hour 2
    by Mike Avery on January 10, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Hour two features Michigan DNR Director Dan Eichinger. We talk about a wide range of topics including a Michigan wolf hunt and the increased interest in outdoor recreation because of covid. Al Stewart is up next to talk about springtime turkey hunting. This is the time to apply for the limited quota Michigan tags. This week’s “Ask Avery” segment deals with the process of getting a charter captain’s license.