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This week on Northwestern Outdoors Radio Gary Brain at the Lodge at Summer Lake in Southeast Oregon shares some exciting news about new fishing opportunities at Ana Reservoir. Participants in the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program are getting a raise this year and Project Leader Eric Winther will also share some advice about where to catch these fish on the Columbia River during the month of May.  Speaking of May, gobblers are changing up their behavior and hunters have to do the same.  Outdoors writer Troy Rodakowski has some great advice to help you bag a late season turkey.  

This week on America Outdoors Radio we’ll congratulate Harry Murray, the owner of Murray’s Fly Shop in Edinburg, Virginia,  on the store’s 60 year anniversary!  Peter Kassab with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers shares the verdict on a closely watched public lands access case in Wyoming, Brooks Hansen with Camp Chef shares some great campground cooking hacks that will make your life easier and Shawn Skipper with Leupold & Stevens invites hunters to apply for Leupold’s Project Hunt because someone is going to have a film made about their hunt this fall or winter! 

This week on Northwestern Outdoors Radio we are featuring three women with some great info!  The first is Amanda Rahn who will tell you all about the Wallowa County Fly In and Air Show taking place in Joseph, Oregon this July.  The second guest is Kristin McGill, and avid angler, hunter and single mom with a unique perspective about mentoring women and children in these sports.  After that you’ll hear from Valerie Roberts with Washington State Parks.  They are looking for volunteer Park Hosts and there are some very unique and enriching opportunities available for you if you own a boat or RV.  In addition to this our recurring guests, David Sparks and Bob Loomis, will join us for another edition of Sportsman’s Spotlight and an Extended Mack’s Minute.    

This week on America Outdoors Radio Jimmy Houston, that legendary pro angler and host of Jimmy Houston Outdoors, will join us to talk about his new book, “Catch of the Day”, which offers daily devotions and fishing tips.  Randy King, the Chef in the Wild, helps us make recently stocked and caught hatchery trout actually taste good and John Soares, the author of “Camp for Free – Dispersed camping and boondocking on America’s Public Lands”, takes a deep dive into this subject. 

This week on Northwestern Outdoors Radio we’ll talk to Bob Rees, the Executive Director of the Northwest Guides and Anglers Association, who argues that breaching four dams on the Lower Snake River is critical to ensuring the survival of several salmon and steelhead runs.  We’ll also chat with Annie Meseberg with MarDon Resort on Eastern Washington’s Potholes Reservoir.  This  well known resort is not only a great place to host a fishing tournament, but it’s also a fantastic destination for a family or couples getaway.  Roger Phillips with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game joins us for a monthly news roundup and Bob Loomis is back for another extended Mack’s Minute where you’ll learn all about dodgers.    

This week on America Outdoors Radio we will share a moving conversation with Bill Evans about the special hunts he enjoyed with his late daughter, Arianna, one of them with the help of the Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation.  Brian Lynn with the Sportsmen’s Alliance sounds the alarm about a lawsuit filed by an environmentalist group against the U.S. fish and Wildlife Service that could deny anglers and hunters access and opportunities at our National Wildlife Refuges.  On the fishing front the lowland lakes opener for trout happens this Saturday and Steve Caromile with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will tell you about this popular fishing event along with the annual trout derby taking place from now through October.  Finally, Ryan Mosley with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is asking anglers to catch and keep a limit of lake trout measuring 28 inches or less to help maintain the trophy lake trout and kokanee salmon fisheries found here. 

This week on America Outdoors Radio we’ve got two great guests with great advice to help you catch more walleye this spring.  One of them is Mike Frisch, the host of the television show Fishing the Midwest and the other is Brett McComas at  We’ll also take you to California’s Sacramento River where guide Dan Ponciano is putting his clients on good numbers of striped bass and he’ll let you know how to catch them too.  On the conservation front John Gale with Backcountry Hunters & Anglers will explain the benefits of the MAPLand Act, a bill about to be signed into law, and what it means for outdoors enthusiasts recreating on public land. 

We’ll take you to the weigh-in of the Mt. St. Helens Bassmasters Big Bass Tournament that took place April 9th at Eastern Washington’s Potholes Reservoir.  Club President Phil Martin will tell you how the tournament went and share details about their bass club.   Rusty Johnston and I discuss our performance on tournament day and then we’ll get a chance to talk to the winners of the event who took home a paycheck of over $5,000.
In addition to this we’ll talk to Rich Wheeler with Sena Sea Seafood about their premium wild caught Alaskan seafood delivered right to your door and give you some details on some very special offerings they have available right now!

This week on Northwestern Outdoors Radio Amnesty Kochanowski, Superintendent for Devils Tower (Bear Lodge) National Monument, invites you to visit this incredible destination in Eastern Wyoming.  In a similar vein Craig Quintana will tell you about some great state parks in Idaho to visit this spring.  On the fishing front Bob Loomis with Mack’s Lure helps you set up for spring Chinook and host John Kruse and Rusty Johnston talk about their preparations to fish a big bass tournament.    

This week on America Outdoors Radio we’ll let you know about a bass swimming around Martin Lake in Alabama that is literally worth a million bucks!  Brooks Hansen with Camp Chef will review their line-up of propane operated stoves, Jill Pritchard with the Missouri Department of Conservation shares all sorts of ways you can enjoy Missouri’s Outdoors Month and Jarod Higginbotham with Yakima Bait will talk about the plugs they have that work great on trout!.