Talkin’ with the Boss- TPWD Executive Director Carter Smith, and the head of the Lone Star Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Synopsis of Episode 14:
This week Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Executive Director Carter Smith (the head of the entire department) joins the program. How will Govenor Perry’s proposed 25 million dollar TPWD budget cut affect the Texas Sportsman? What does he consider TPWD’s greatest success/failure in his tenure? What is his favorite part about his job? Also joining the show is the Executive Director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America- Glen Bentley. The PVA is hosting the Texas Round Up Bass Tournament coming up on Lake Ray Hubbard. I am proud to have a disabled veteran such as Glen and the rest of the PVA as part of the show.
President Obama Keeping Promises to Outdoorsmen? Plus Helicopter Hog Hunting with State Representative Sid Miller!
Synopsis of Episode 13:
State Representative Sid Miller of Stephenville, drafted the 2009 legislation that would have allowed land owners to sell helicopter hog hunts. Unfortunately, the session ended before the bill could be voted on. We will discuss the current feral hog situation and whether or not he plans to try to get the bill passed in next January’s session. Also, for any of you who read Field and Stream I was able to track down the author of the article “Obama Inaction” which appeared in the March issue of F&S. Bob Marshall is the conservation editor of the magazine and the outdoor editor of The New Orleans Time Picayune. The article basically rips Obama for promising us (sportsmen) that he would do certain things for us and conservation. So far a board of experts hasn’t given Obama passing grades and Bob tells us why. Cable also
Synopsis of Episode 12:
Man oh man! I am pumped. Deadliest Catch is my favorite show. Wizard Captain Keith Colburn and I talk about Phil’s death, the perils of life on the Bering Sea, bar fights in Dutch Harbor, the life of a sailor and so much more. Also joining the program and fresh off his first ever Elite Series victory is Del Rio, TX transplant and Professional Bass Angler Byron Velvick. You want to know about swim baits? Well then you don’t want to miss this. Byron is a master at fishing swimbaits of all shapes and sizes. What kind of indicators should you look for prior to throwing a swimbait? We’ll get into that among other things. You don’t want to miss it!
Synopsis of Episode 11:
One of my mentors- outdoor writer and talk show host- Luke Clayton joins the show. He is a pioneer and someone that I look up to very much. Luke is also a member of the Mathews Pro Staff and is an accomplished turkey hunter. So get ready for Spring gobbler talk! Also joining the show is Douglas Mason, he is the president of the Texas Dog Hunters Association. They are essentially like the NRA, except they serve and protect the rights of all hunting dog owners across the Lone Star State. Whether you own Brittanys, Labs or Pitts the TDHA is looking out for you. Check out the website by clicking on the TDHA logo on my Partners section of this page.
Synopsis of Episode 10:
This week’s show includes fellow outdoor show host and well respected outdoor writer Luke Clayton. With spring turkey season less than two weeks away Luke shares his favorite gobbler recipe. Also, one of your favorite 95.3 The Range artists Jason Boland joins the program and last but not least, Seth Skinner- the current World Champion Coyote Distress Caller gives us tips on predator hunting in the Lone Star State. He is even going to blow his songdog call on the air!
Synopsis of Episode 9:
Cable and Ted Nugent delve into a wide array of topics including: The 2nd Amendment , President Obama, hunter’s rights, the 70’s music scene, concealed carry and much more! There isn’t a dull moment in this episode as The Motor Ctiy Madman speaks his mind. You don’t want to miss it.
Synopsis of Episode 8:
Dr. Dale Rollins of the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch and respected deer biologist Dr. James Kroll highlight this week’s show. Dr. Kroll shares his opinions on why the current Antler Restrictions are not an effective means to increase the age structure among whitetail bucks. In other Outdoor News Kevin VanDam became only the third angler in history to claim 3 Bassmaster Classic Titles. His title came at the expense of Oklahoma native and fan favorite Jeff Kriet. Jeff also joins the show to talk about coming up just short at last weekend’s classic
Synopsis of Episode 7:
Kelly Jordon joined us from 2010 Bassmaster Classic at Lay Lake Alabama. One of the biggest rising stars in Texas Country Music- Josh Abbott, also stops by to talk about his passion for the great outdoors! We also have a fine young angler paying us a visit- 13 year old Colton Austin of Hutto, TX recently landed a 52 lb blue cat on Lake Tawokoni. An overall lake record and a state Junior Catch and Release Record! Tune in this Saturday from 8:30-9:30 on Dallas’ best station: 95.3 The Range or www.khyi.com
Synopsis of Episode 6:
Famous Professional Hunter Jim Shockey highlights this weeks show! He is the only man on the face of the planet to complete the North American Super Slam- taking all 28 of the continents big game animals with only a muzzle loader. Jim also hosts the Outdoor Channel’s “Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures.” TPWD Whitetaill Program Leader Mitch Lockwood also joins the show and Mitch goes on the Antler Restriction hot seat! We are talking AR’s and much more.
Synopsis of Episode 4:
How many bands does Phil “The Duck Commander” Roberston have? Listen to the latest podcast for the answer to that question and so much more as Phil Robertson joins the Lone Star Outdoors Show. TPWD Upland Game Bird Specialist Jason Hardin also stops by to talk Spring Turkey. How are numbers looking this spring? He is the authority on Texas turkeys- you don’t want to miss it!
Synopsis Of Episode 3:
A trio of Texans join us to talk about their areas of expertise: Want to become more adept with your camera while in the outdoors? Renowned outdoor photographer/writer Russell Graves joins the program and gives us novice photographers some insight on what we can do to take more visually stimulating photos. Also, two time defending Crappie Anglers of Texas Angler of the Year Paul O’Bier joins us to talk Crappie fishing. And of course, we can’t let the waterfowl season wind down without talking to TPWD’s Waterfowl Program Leader Dave Morrison. We are takin’ our plugs out and whackin’ some late season snow geese with Dave. You don’t want to miss it, Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30 on 95.3 The Range!
Synopsis Of Episode 2:
This week Texas native and pro bass angler Kelly Jordon joins us for the first of a monthly installment called Kellyâ€™s Corner. He will break down what techniques are the most effective at the current time of year on our Texas lakes. I am sure that we will cut up some to as Kelly likes to have a good time. Hunts for Heroes founder Billy Hodges will also join the program. Whatâ€™s cooler than taking our injured vets on hunting/fishing expeditions full time? I canâ€™t think of anything but thatâ€™s what Billy does.Â Joe Crafton, Board Member of the newly formed Quail Coalition expalins why the 11 Texas Quail Unlimited chapters broke away from QU. Hope yaâ€™ll enjoy the show.
Synopsis of Episode 1:
The podcast of last week’s show features 3 great guests. TPWD Game Warden Eric Minter tells his tale of arrowing a 31 point Kaufman County buck this past October. This 200 class non-typical is fourth in the Texas Pope and Young record books. Delta Waterfowl Senior VP John Devney and Cable discuss the 2009-2010 waterfowl season and the Central Flyway in depth. Dallas Safari Club President Ben Carter talks about this weekend’s big Convention “First Light” which is taking place this Thursday thru Sunday at the Dallas Convention Center. It’s gonna be a good one!