Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind explains the reasons behind the fishing shutdown

March 27th, 2020

Yesterday Washington State closed down all recreational angling and shellfishing in an effort combat the coronavirus pandemic.  Washington is the first state to take this action and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind talks to Northwestern Outdoors Radio host John Kruse about why he took this unprecedented action.  Air Date March 27, 2020

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Washington State Shuts Down State Parks and State Wildlife Areas to Public Access

March 24th, 2020

Yesterday Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced a "Stay at home" order for Washingtonians to combat the coronavirus.  Today (March 24th), Washington State Parks and the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife announced all state parks, state wildlilfe areas and state boat launches are closed to public access for at least two weeks. 

Northwestern Outdoors Radio Host John Kruse contacted Anna Gill, the Communications Director of Washington State Parks, and ask her about the reasoning behind this decision.  We also ask what penalties the public faces if they don't comply.

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https://parks.state.wa.us/1177/Novel-Coronavirus---COVID-19

 

 

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America Outdoors Radio - March 14, 2020

March 19th, 2020

We are heading west and staying there during this week's edition of America Outdoors Radio as host John Kruse talks to:

1.  Sara Dirienzo with Wyoming Game and Fish about tiger trout

2.  Colton Christenson about his tackle company, Christenson's Lakeshore Tackle, and the Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the lake where he gets to field test his kokanee and trout gear.

3.  Adam Gall, the owner of Timber to Table Guide Service and Dark Timber Outfitters, about his Colorado elk hunts for both beginners and those who want a shot at a public land trophy bull.

4. Land Tawney, the President and CEO of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, about this year's annual Rendezvous scheduled for early June in Missoula, Montana.

 

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Pacific NW Edition of America Outdoors Radio - March 24, 2020

March 19th, 2020

A rundown of what's going on outdoors in Washington State - Brad Hole with Kayak Fishing Washington has a couple of suggestions about where to fish this month - Tom Burlingame with Excel Fishing Charters reports on ocean summer salmon season options that are on the table.

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A chat with Washington’s Commissioner of Public Lands - Hilary Franz

March 19th, 2020

Host John Kruse has an in-depth conversation with Washington State's Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz.  Topics include efforts to fund wildfire prevention on a long term basis.  The challenges of removing derelict vessels from Washington's waterways with limited funding.  Outdoor recreation on Washington Dept. of Natural Resource lands and the economic impact of geoducks!  Air Date - March 14, 2020

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America Outdoors Radio - Feb 29, 2020

March 4th, 2020

This week on America Outdoors Radio we'll get the chance to chat with Sheron Faulk who shares the story of Faulk's Game Calls.  Bill Daniels with White Flyer Targets answers just about every question you could possibly want to know about the clay pigeons they manufacture and Mack's Lure Pro-Guide Marc Christophal introduces you to some great trout and Kokanee fisheries in California and Nevada.  Last but not least, Steve Light, a former fishing guide and the owner of Freebridge Brewing in The Dalles, Oregon, gives you some DIY fishing options in the area and then dishes about the food and drink they offer in a historic building that was once a U.S. Mint.

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Pacific NW Edition of America Outdoors Radio - Feb 29, 2020

March 4th, 2020

The latest fishing news out of Washington State - Brianna Bruce with Sportsman's Warehouse talks about her latest fishing adventures - Tom Burlingame with Excel Fishing Charters shares a delicious recipe for salmon.

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NERKA holders for rods and marine electronics

March 4th, 2020

Bryan Draper, the owner of Nerka in Waterville, Washington, chats with host John Kruse about the unique machined aluminum rod holders and extensions he makes along with some very innovative platforms for marine electronics.  Air Date - Feb 29, 2020

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SHOT Show’s Industry Day at the Range

February 26th, 2020

Host John Kruse is at SHOT Show and heads to the range in Boulder City, Nevada for a series of fun interviews!

1.  Brooks Hansen with Camp Chef flips flapjacks just behind the shooting lanes

2.  Firebird Targets has got some great pyrotechnic targets that go flash and bang!

3.  Nathan Robinson with Winchester Ammo introduces two new lines of ammo for shotgunners and rifle/pistol shooters.

3.  Survivor Filters has what you need to stay healthy and hydrated in the backcountry.

Air Date Feb 22, 2020

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All about the Great Horned Owl!

February 26th, 2020

Morgan Olson with the Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles, Oregon shares all sorts of fun facts about great horned owls, a species very active at this time of year.  Air Date - Feb 22, 2020

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