DISCOVERING | Lake Superior Smelt Decline & 1800's Log Dam Trout Habitat


Episode 34 - Tonight we talk to experts about the decline of the rainbow smelt population in Lake Superior, the consumption advisory on them and why.

Then we get a history lesson on the Menominee River Watershed and how the pine lumbering era of the late 1800's, early 1900's has created some good spots for trout fishing.

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DISCOVERING | Skull Taxidermy with Dermestid Beetles

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DISCOVERING | New Fishing Regulations, Mild Winter Effects, Steelhead, Smelt Report & More

Episode 82 - I talk to the Michigan DNR about possible effects of our mild winter on our fisheries both inland and Lake Superior, and what they are...

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DISCOVERING | Big Buck Night 2023

Episode 60 - It's that time of the year! Michigan's gun deer season is 6 days in and we hit up a couple of BIG BUCK events over the weekend; Hardco...

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DISCOVERING | 2023 Deer Harvest

Episode 72 - I sit down with Chad Stewart of the MI-DNR Wildlife Division and a few sportsmen to talk about the 2023 Deer Harvest which could very ...

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DISCOVERING | Bear Camp 2023

Episode 51 - I'm back at John Rahn's Yooper Outdoors #906 Bear Camp for a 4th year. This is something I look forward to all year long. There's alwa...

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8 Days on Isle Royale

In the spring of 2021 I spent 8 amazing days on Isle Royale - the least visited, but the most revisited National Park in the country. Isle Royale i...

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DISCOVERING | Pure Michigan Hunt Winner

Episode 67 - Bob Beaudry was the first Yooper ever drawn for the Pure Michigan Hunt in the 13 years the program has been going. Pure Michigan Hunt ...

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DISCOVERING | Anatomy of a Deer Camp

Episode 59 - John Voelker had a deer camp. John Voelker was a Michigan Supreme Court Justice, lawyer, avid fly fisherman, and author of "Anatomy of...

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DISCOVERING | 25th Trails & Tales Deer Poll | BuckFest | Stories from Sidnaw Station

Episode 61 - The Trails & Tales Outdoor Radio Deer Poll celebrated it's 25th event and what would’ve been the 70th birthday of its founder, Tim Kob...

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Declining Deer Herd Part 1: Full Interview with George Lindquist

I talk to George Lindquist of U.P. Whitetails of Marquette County about our declining deer herd in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The 2023 deer harves...

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