THE ARGUMENT ON BANNING BAIT AND CWD CONTINUES - DAVE WHEELER

The recent and vehement opposition of HB 37 by the Michigan United Conservation Clubs that would lift the ban on baiting has caused an uproar in the sporting community. Many are in favor of lifting the ban based on the lack of conclusive evidence of how CWD is actually spread throughout the whitetail herd. 

Dave Wheeler of Lucky Buck deer mineral, recently shared his scientific based opinion with House Subcommittee and shares it with us here on this week's Wild Michigan.

 

US LAW SHIELD - JAMIE BELCHER

This week, we take a look at a different approach to the outdoors lifestyle. Many of us who enjoy hunting and fishing, also have a CPL for personal protection. Even those who have no intention of hunting or fishing still carry a concealed firearm on their person. That number is growing every day.

Jamie Belcher from US Law Shield will join us to talk about upcoming seminars and what you should expect, should you ever have to use your firearm in self defense.

 

PROTECTING AND ENHANCING YOUR FIREARMS - JAMES DENNIS and JAMES SAVITSKY

As much as our firearms do for us, we have a tendency to treat them like dirt! We take them out shooting, hunting and drag them through all kinds of weather. The, we case them up and put them away until next season.

James Dennis of Odin's Workshop in Waterford and Dennis Savitsky of Continuous Precision of Milford. James will cover about how Odin's Workshop and Cerakote can protect your firearm from the elements, even if you forget to clean it. 

Savitsky and Continuous Precision can machine all kinds of parts for various enhancements to your handgun that can make emergency situations less complicated. 

 

March 23 - 24

BLOWING THE DUST OFF OF YOUR BOW - TOM NELSON

Spring has officially made it's way to the calendar and turkey season is around the corner. For some of us, it's been a bit longer than last November since we've hung up the stick and string. Tom Nelson, Host of the American Archer television show, takes us through some basic steps we need to take before we draw back for the first time this year. He'll also talk about different types of broadheads and how they may shoot for the upcoming turkey season.

HERD HEALTH AND THE TRUTH ABOUT CWD - DOUG ROBERTS "DEER PROFESSOR"

When you live with a whitetail herd, you tend to learn a few things about them. Doug Roberts of ConQuest Scents lives with whitetail deer year 'round and will explain why some bucks still have antlers in late March. He'll also explain the reason for sighting so many smaller deer.

Roberts will also talk about what his industry is doing to invest in finding a cause and a cure for CWD in whitetail deer.  

 

MICHIGAN OUT OF DOORS TV - JIMMY GRETZINGER

A staple in Michigan since the days of Mort Neff, Michigan Out of Doors television has been airing on PBS since I was a kid and long before. The prime time Thursday night slot has been also filled by others like Jerry Chaipetta, Fred Trost & Bob Garner and now, Jimmy Gretzinger and Jenny Olson.

Always traveling around the State and keeping to their 52 unique shows a year schedule, Gretzinger talks about his life as a young man new to the business to where he stands now as its owner. Some things may have changed over the years but one happens to be the same. The continuous amount of coverage that they bring, week after week!

SPRING TURKEY TUNE UP - AL STEWART

Michigan's own award winning upland game bird specialist joins us for a little pre season tukey talk. Stewart is a world renowned expert on the subject of wild turkey's and shares some pre season scouting tips as well as reasoning behind the structure for Michigan's various turkey seasons.

 

LUCKY PUPS AND SHED DOGS - jAMES "LUCKY " MILLER

"Lucky" Miller from Countryside Kennels talks about the importance of finding not only the right breeder, but the right breed for the types of hunting you will be doing as well as what questions to ask and what to look for in a good dog. 

FISH HEADZ - CAPTAIN JOEL PIATEK

Captain Joel Piatek of Harsens Island, MI, knows what it's like to be around some of the greatest game fishing waters in the State of Michigan. With the Lakes Huron and St Clair in his back yard, Joel guides his life's passion towards helping anglers find and catch big Muskie, Smallmouth Bass, walleye and Perch. He also guides the many species of puddle and diver ducks that make their way through the area during migration.

You can learn more and book a trip at www.fishheadz.com

 

OUTDOORAMA WEEKEND - DAVID A ROSE

Outdoorama is upon us this weekend and David A Rose will give us the rundown of seminars and special events that will take place at the annual sportsman's expo. We'll also cover the upcoming spring steelhead run and the new 25 fish catch limit for perch in Michigan.

Outdoorama 2019

 

PIKE SPEARING AND JIGGING - KEITH STANTON

Although it may be niche, spearing fish through the ice has been a way of life from the beginning of mans understanding of the concept. Keith Stanton of pikespearing.com share tips on spearing and jigging for big pike through the ice. Keith also has his own line of decoys, jigs and spears, to help outfit you on your first or next trip!

www.pikespearing.com

 

LAKE ST CLAIR SMALLMOUTH - CAPTAIN WAYNE CARPENTER

His first time on our show, Captain Wayne Carpenter talks about the amazing fishery that is Lake St Clair and what has made it a mecca for smallmouth bass anglers from around the world.

It's expansive area makes Lake St Clair a difficult yet amazing body of water to fish. A world class fishery for not only small mouth, the lake is hailed as a Muskie destination and produces great numbers of perch as well.

We'll learn a few of the many tips as to why it can be difficult yet rewarding, to fish it.

www.staclairreport.com

FISHING 411 - CAPTAIN JAKE ROMANACK

Great Lakes Charter Captain and Co Host of televisions "Fishing 411" Jake Romanack joins us for conversation about salmon fishing on Lake Michigan and how working wit his father Mark Romanack on their television show, takes them all over the country applying the same tactics that he grew up with here.

 

MICHIGAN OUTDOOR NEWS - BILL PARKER

Long time friend and editor of Michigan Outdoors News Bill Parker, talks about some of the hot button issues in the State and the outdoors. Bill also talks about some of the seminar speakers and events that will be at Outdoorama February 28 thru March 3rd at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. 

LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS - STEVE GRUBER

A live report from the world's largest gun show! Steve Gruber brings a report from the SHOT Show. Steve will share info on what's new in the industry and an overall look at the show itself.

January 26 - 27, 2019

SCHOOL IS IN SESSION - ED SHAW

Ed Shaw, interpreter for the MI DNR's Outdoor Skills Academy at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Education Center in Cadillac, Michigan, will talk about upcoming classes for Steelhead fishing, bear hunting and the ongoing ice fishing information that they offer.

 

SPRING CLEANING - DAVID A. ROSE

Outdoor writer and fishing guide, David A. Rose will discuss some great tips for getting ready for spring angling and some info of fishing for different species.

www.davidarose.com

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