America Outdoors Radio Podcast

America Outdoors Radio - July 04, 2020

Here's our special Pacific Northwest of America Outdoors Radio with not only our national show but also additional Pacific NW content heard exclusively on Seattle Sports Radio 950 KJR!


This Independence Day weekend on America Outdoors Radio we'll talk to Phil Bourjaily, Shotguns Editor for Field and Stream magazine, shares advice to help you bag flushing birds and overhead geese.  Steve Rogers shares some great advice for the first time fishing boat owner.  Mark Holyoak with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation helps roll out a new project to catalog public land access issues across the country. Finally, Chad Belding, the host of The Fowl Life, talks about a sweepstakes taking place right now that gives you a chance to go hunting with his crew as they film an episode for his show. 
PACIFIC NW EDITION OF AMERICA OUTDOORS RADIO - Heard exclusively on Seattle Sports Radio 950 KJR Saturday from 7 to 8 AM:
1.  Fishing and outdoors news from the Pacific Northwest
2.  Kokanee angler Jeff Reynolds talks about the huge, as in really, really huge, kokanee he caught this week out of Strawberry Reservoir in Utah.
3.  Bob Loomis with Mack's Lure was fishing Northern Utah too recently and shares the lure he was using to catch big trout out of Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

Northwestern Outdoors Radio Visits Tillamook!

The Northwestern Outdoors Radio crew heads to the Oregon Coast for a great Independence Day weekend broadcast.  Joey Cassins at Tillamook Sporting Goods will tell you where to go for DIY, no boat required, fishing, crabbing and clamming adventures in the area.  Curtis Dewey with Garibaldi Charters takes us out along with several parents and kids for a great morning of light tackle bottomfish angling with some crab pot haul-ins thrown in for good measure.  Finally, Nan Devlin, the Executive Director of Visit Tillamook Coast, shares some wonderful trails and beaches to explore and some unique ways to take in the views by rail!   Air Date 07/04/20 


Pacific NW Edition of America Outdoors Radio - June 27, 2020

Three interviews to share this week from

1.  Nello Picinich at CCA Washington about possible rollbacks to promised Columbia River gillnetting reforms and what you can do about it.

2.  Eric Winther with the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery profiles the program and tells you where the current hot spots are.

3.  Bob Loomis with Mack's Lure talks Columbia River sockeye fishing 



An Award Winning Show from America Outdoors Radio - June 27, 2020

This week we share four interviews that received Excellence in Craft Awards in the radio/podcast category from the Outdoor Writers Association of America at their annual conference on June 27th!  

First Place - Gear/Technical - Andy Wunsch - The Duckworth Company and Merino Wool

Third Place - Conservation - Bob Rees - The Quest for 100K (returning Chinook salmon up Oregon's Willamette River)

First Place - Outdoor Fun/Adventure - Liz Thorstensen - The Great American Rail Trail 

Third Place - Hunting - Jeff Holmes Shares and Elk Hunting Story



The Big Bass Trail’s upcoming tournaments - 2020

Russ Baker, the owner of Limit Out Performance Marine and the man behind the Big Bass Trail tournament series, previews the Potholes Shoot-Out coming up July 11th and 12th at MarDon Resort and Eastern Washington's Potholes Reservoir as well as a Big Bass tournament taking place in September at Lake Coeur d" Alene in Northern Idaho.  Air Date - June 27, 2020 - Northwestern Outdoors Radio 

Northwestern Outdoors Radio heads to the Columbia River Gorge

This week the Northwestern Outdoors Radio crew of John Kruse and Pro-Staffer Rusty Johnston hit the road and head to the Columbia River Gorge bordering Oregon and Washington.  Fishing is on the agenda for American shad, smallmouth bass and northern pikeminnow.  Wendy Herrera at Gorge Outfitters Supply in Rufus will tell you what to use to catch these fish (and other species too).  Lisa Farquharson, the Executive Director of The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, will explain why The Dalles is a great base camp for fishing and other outdoors adventures and we'll also take you to dinner at the Historic Baldwin Saloon to eat one of the best meals you'll ever enjoy in the Pacific Northwest. 

Air Date - June 13, 2020

Hot Bass Lakes in Washington State

Host John Kruse and guide Doug Saint Denis discuss the best places to catch big bass in Washington State!  Air Date - June 06, 2020 

Pacific NW Edition of America Outdoors Radio - June 06, 2020

The latest fishing and outdoors news from Washington State - Tom Burlingame with Excel Fishing Charters if offering fishing trips again out of Sekiu - Bob Loomis with Mack's Lure shares an ingenious device called the Shuttlehawk that allows you fish multiple rods off of one downrigger 

The Outdoor Writers Association of America’s first virtual conference

Host John Kruse talks to Chez Chesak, Executive Director of OWAA (Outdoor Writers Association of America) about the organization's first virtual conference, coming up June 26th and 27th.  There's a lot being offered at this event and better still, you don't have to be a member of this national organization to attend.  That's right, whether you are professional outdoors media communicator or just someone looking at improving their skills in writing, photography, video or more, you are invited to attend!  Air Date - June 06, 2020 


America Outdoors Radio - June 06, 2020

This week on the show host John Kruse talks to

1.  Jessica Treglia with Savage Arms about their new Model 110 ultralite hunting rifle

2.  Aaron Reed about the Blue Collar Fly Fishing Variety Show live-streaming from Central Texas on June 13th

3.  Chez Chesak, Executive Director of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, about their upcoming virtual conference you are invited to attend

4.  Bob Brown with the Cabela's King Kat tournament series about their latest event and what's ahead.