Outdoor News Radio

Outdoor News Radio – Oct. 19, 2019

A full show greets Outdoor News Radio listeners again this week with a preview of what to expect on Lake Mille Lacs for a winter walleye regulation. Stan Tekiela joins Rob Drieslein to talk monarch butterfly migration, then Jon Hansen from the Minnesota DNR chimes in about the public comment period that wraps up in a few weeks on more…

Outdoor News Radio – Oct. 12, 2019

  This week’s Outdoor News Radio includes a forecast for the Minnesota Pheasant Opener on Oct. 12. Will snow and standing crops hinder the hunt this weekend? Host Rob Drieslein then talks nongame with Backyard and Beyond columnist Stan Tekiela. Later, Tony Peterson joins Rob to chat about the heart of whitetail archery hunting season. Finally, a new employee, Brainerd…

Outdoor News Radio – Oct. 5, 2019

A full show greets listeners this week as Tim Spielman joins Rob Drieslein for a discussion about the ongoing small game hunting season in Minnesota plus new members on the state Forest Resources Council and a report on new wolf legislation. Bob Welsh from the Department of Natural Resources stops by to chat about the agency’s call for new budget…

Outdoor News Radio – Sept. 28, 2019

  In this week’s Outdoor News Radio, Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman review last weekend’s 2019 duck opener and touch on Rob’s interview with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acting director Margaret Everson. Then Sharon Stiteler joins the show to chat about the mid-autumn migration and opportunities for visiting birding festivals around the country in to upcoming year. The Minnesota…

Outdoor News Radio – Sept. 21, 2019

Hear a thorough waterfowl opener outlook from host Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman to kick off this week’s edition of Outdoor News Radio. Then “Birdchick” Sharon Stiteler stops by for the second consecutive week to chat about nongame and birding opportunities across Minnesota, including an update on Hawk Ridge migration. Shannon Fisher from DNR Fisheries then visits to discuss proposed…

Outdoor News Radio – Sept. 7, 2019

Get a report from the opening weekend of Minnesota’s early goose hunt from Outdoor News Editor Tim Spielman, then find out the forecast for the 2019 ring-necked pheasant season when host Rob Drieslein interviews Minnesota DNR Upland Game Research Scientist Tim Lyons about the results of the latest pheasant index. Joe Albert from the DNR’s division of enforcement then joins…

Outdoor News Radio – Aug. 31, 2019

As summer transitions into fall, there’s lots to talk about, starting with the recent walleye fishing closure on Lake Mille Lacs, which Tim Spielman breaks down with host Rob Drieslein. They also discuss baiting concerns for early season Minnesota Canada goose hunters. Freshwater Fishing Hall of Famer “Tackle” Terry Tuma joins Rob with some late-summer walleye tips, then the show…

Outdoor News Radio – Aug. 24, 2019

A full show greets this week’s listeners, starting with host Rob Drieslein and Minnesota Outdoor News Editor Tim Spielman talking about a potential state record Lake Superior lake trout that an angler caught and released, plus the latest walleye tally on Lake Mille Lacs. Whitetailing columnist Tony Peterson shares thoughts on summer and looking ahead to the Sept 14 archery…

Outdoor News Radio – Aug. 10, 2019

A full show greets listeners this week, starting with Tim Spielman and host Rob Drieslein breaking down potential fishing regulation changes on Red Lake and Green Lake plus nuanced northern pike regulations around Minnesota. Lukas Leaf from Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters drops in to analyze U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s comments about the Twin Metals mine during his…

Outdoor News Radio – Aug. 3, 2019

Learn the latest recently released details on that 2019 Minnesota deer hunting season with host Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman. Then Gaea Crozier from DNR nongame joins the broadcast to chat about concerns with West Nile virus and common loons. Old friend Stan Tekiela visits to discuss a myriad of Backyard and Beyond topics, from wild horses to bear attacks…

Outdoor News Radio – July 27, 2019

Lots to unravel on this week’s installment of Outdoor News Radio starting with Tim Spielman’s new addition to his family, Liza the black Lab pup. Tim and host Rob Drieslein also chat about upcoming DNR deer meetings and the latest from the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame. Backyard and Beyond columnist Stan Tekiela joins Rob to debate the difference between…

Outdoor News Radio – July 20, 2019

The Minnesota DNR has another round of white-tailed deer meetings planned around the state, and new puppy owner Tim Spielman shares where listeners can attend those meetings. He and host Rob Drieslein also discuss the DNR’s official stance on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gray wolf delisting proposals. Greg Hoch then joins Drieslein to discuss the agency’s request for public…

Outdoor News Radio – July 13, 2019

Outdoor News Radio host Rob Drieslein and a host of guests tackle all the top talkers in the out-of-doors. Categories: From The Pages Of ODN Tags: Outdoor News Radio https://www.outdoornews.com/content/uploads/2019/07/July-13-long-show.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Outdoor News Radio – July 6, 2019

During this Fourth of July holiday week, Outdoor News Radio tackles an array of topics from Tim Spielman sharing with host Rob Drieslein the results of the grey wolf delisting hearing in Brainerd last week, plus the DNR’s announcement that it has named a new Fish and Wildlife Division director. Metro area fishing guide and Blackfish pro manager Matt Johnson…

Outdoor News Radio – June 29, 2019

A full show greets listeners of Outdoor News Radio this week, first when Tim Spielman shares with host Rob Drieslein a number of irritating poaching incidents from the Minnesota DNR’s conservation officers’ reports. They also discuss DNR meetings with deer hunting stakeholders that could affect antler point restrictions in southeast Minnesota. Drieslein then attempts to probe the Mind of Tuma…

Outdoor News Radio – June 22, 2019

Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman kick off this week’s show with Tim’s recap of his annual walleye fishing trip to the Canadian side of Lake of the Woods. They also discuss how the spring weather has affected nesting pheasants and other wildlife. New Minnesota DNR Big Game Program Leader Barb Keller then joins Drieslein to chat about her background and…

Outdoor News Radio – June 15, 2019

Talking e-bikes and fat bikes for hunting, Brian Peterson, web editor at Outdoor News, kicks off this week’s discussion on Outdoor News Radio with host Rob Drieslein. They also discuss a pair of wolves that attacked a dog in the Duluth area. Tim Lesmeister drops in one more time this summer to talk kayak fishing and offers his thoughts on purchasing…

Outdoor News Radio – June 8, 2019

From walleyes to summer dog training to Boundary Waters Canoe Area June lake trout tactics, this week’s Outdoor News Radio covers it all. Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman launch the show with a recap of the 2018 Minnesota wild turkey season plus the story behind a nifty picture of a mallard-pintail hybrid. Tony Peterson drops in to discuss his spring…

Outdoor News Radio – June 1, 2019

The Minnesota legislative session wrapped up last weekend, so host Rob Drieslein along with Tim Spielman and Tim Lesmeister break down what passed, and did not pass, in 2019. In between, they chat about early season walleye, bass, and muskie tactics, plus Spielman recounts the nearly 16 years he spent with his great dog, Mo. Categories: From The Pages Of…

Outdoor News Radio – May 18, 2019

Recap Minnesota Fishing Opener 2019 with Outdoor News Managing Editor Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman as they update listeners on how an excellent opener weekend unfolded. Turkey hunter expert Tony Peterson checks in to recap his early season success and provide tips and tricks for hunting in late May. What’s the “day in the life of a turkey” this time…

Outdoor News Radio: Hour 2 of a 2-hour special from the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener

Live from Albert Lea, Minn., for the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener, Rob Drieslein and Tim Lesmeister recorded this two-hour special edition of Outdoor News Radio on Saturday, May 11. Brought to listeners by Pleasureland RV, Rob and Tim interviewed top anglers and natural resources officials with up-to-date fishing reports from around the state. Guests include angling legend Al Lindner,…

Outdoor News Radio: Hour 1 of a 2-hour special from the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener

Live from Albert Lea, Minn., for the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener, Rob Drieslein and Tim Lesmeister recorded this two-hour special edition of Outdoor News Radio on Saturday, May 11. Brought to listeners by Pleasureland RV, Rob and Tim interviewed top anglers and natural resources officials with up-to-date fishing reports from around the state. Guests include angling legend Al Lindner,…

Outdoor News Radio – May 11, 2019

On Outdoor News Radio this week, Rob Drieslein smugly recounts the tale of his 17-year-old son’s first wild turkey from last weekend, then Rob and Tim Spielman discuss the outlook for Fishing Opener 2019, plus news that Youth Waterfowl Day in Minnesota may become Youth Waterfowl Weekend. Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame legendary angler “Tackle” Terry Tuma offers his suggestions…

Outdoor News Radio – May 4, 2019

This week on Outdoor News Radio, Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman discuss the funeral of DNR Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn as well as the results of the Governor’s Mentored Turkey Hunt in Northfield. DNR Bemidji Area Fisheries Supervisor Gary Barnard joins Rob to discuss the changes in the open-water walleye regulation for Red Lake, which begins on the opener, May…

Outdoor News Radio – April 27, 2019

Recap the first week of turkey hunting 2019 across the region with Tim Spielman, and Rob Drieslein makes a case for the best deal in hunting: $5 youth turkey licenses. Rob and Tim also discuss the tragic loss of Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn. Tim Lesmeister talks walleye opener forecast, two-line bill legislation, and fleshes out Rob’s column and news story…

Outdoor News Radio – April 20, 2019

Catch a whole slate of outdoor topics this week as Rob Drieslein and Tim Spielman discuss the new Minnesota chronic wasting disease plan plus buffer bill legislation brewing in St. Paul. Wisconsin Outdoor News Editor Dean Bortz checks in with thoughts on new WDNR Secretary Preston Cole and a review of the 2019 Conservation Congress agenda. Also, did you hear…