Outdoors with Luke Clayton

Saturday Morning at 5am

Luke writes a weekly outdoors column for over 30 Texas newspapers and is Hunting Editor for Airgun Hobbyist Magazine, Field Editor for the Dallas Safari Club and feature writer for several outdoor magazines. Luke is on the pro staff of Darton Archery, Airforce Airguns, Smokin Tex Electric Smokers and In Sights Nutrition. Luke also just released his second book, Kill to Grill which is devoted to hunting and cooking wild hogs! To best keep up with Luke's outdoor activities, visit his web site

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Luke with a Walleye
Luke Clayton

In today's show, Luke visits one-on-one with us and discusses all sorts of outdoor subjects with everything from upcoming outdoor events to some tips on dove hunts and the upcoming archery whitetail season. There is also a bit of fishing talk mixed in for good measure. For more outdoor news from Luke, visit his website at

Jerry Hancock of Hancock's Guide Service
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with crappie pro/guide Jerry Hancock. Jerry has guided for years and specializes in catching crappie at lakes Lavon and Fork. Jerry is on the pro staff of Mr. Crappie (

This week, Luke visits with Katie Birk who's in charge of the Ben Wheeler Feral Hog Festival coming up in October.  Luke and his team BOARDACIOUS will be competing at the cooking competition, preparing BBQ wild pork, beans and wild pork chili. This is a fun event that Luke has attended the past couple of years. Mark your calendar and come out and have some fun this October!

Glenn Guess (the Hog Zombie) and his wife Michelle
Luke Clayton

Glenn Guess, the Hog Zombie is my guest again this week. Glenn is an expert in calling wild hogs within rifle or bow range and in today's show divulges more of his techniques.

Luke talks fishing with Larry Large this week
Luke Clayton; Larry Large

Luke's guest this week is Lake Fork fishing guide Larry Large. Large has guided on Fork for almost 3 decades and in today's show, he divulges some tips on night fishing. 

Guide Billy Carter (shown with a fresh yellow bass catch) joins Luke this week to talk hunting & fishing on Lake Caddo.
Luke Clayton

This week's show is a visit with Lake Caddo guide Billy Carter (, talking everything Caddo. 

Glenn Guess (the Hog Zombie) and his wife Michelle
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with Glen Guess, THE HOG ZOMBIE and discusses calling wild hogs within rifle or bow range. Glenn develops and records specific sounds that bring the porkers in on the run. While nothing is fool proof and works every time in the outdoors, Glenn has proven that calling hogs using his app and THE BULLET, an electric caller by Convergence Hunting Systems, is a tool every hog hunters should have in his or her arsenal.  Check out the THE HOG ZOMBIES videos on YouTube or "Like" them on Facebook.

Luke with a 40 inch pike
Luke Clayton

Luke just returned from a 5 day fishing trip at Iskwatikan Lake Lodge (  up in northern Saskatchewan, Canada where he landed this 40 inch Northern Pike and many other pike and walleye.

Fishing Guide Seth Vanover showing off a catch.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with fishing guru Seth Vanover ( and discusses summer patterns for catching crappie.

Luke, Stubby, and crew showing off their catch for the day
Luke Clayton

Lake Fork- Round up a foursome of still very active old guys, all a few months away from their 68th birthday and chances are pretty good they have some “stories”. After all, there is just under 300 combined years of living amongst this group, plenty of time to amass untold life experiences, many of which are just down right funny! Put this aforementioned foursome together in a catfishing boat for several hours with steady action on channel catfish and chances are also good many of these “stories” will come to light!

Junior Angler Lake Tawakoni Record: Noah Brown (caught with Striperaholic Guide Service)
Trent Miller, Striperaholic Guide Service

This week, Luke visits with Lake Tawakoni striper guide Trent Miller of Striperholic Guide Serice (903-530-1710) and learns some of the guides techniques for boating big stripers and hybrid stripers.  Shad are currently stacking up around lower and mid lake humps and a mixture stripers, hybrids and white bass are going on a feeding frenzy.

Luke Clayton with wild hog he took with his .45 caliber Airforce Airguns Texan shooting a 350 grain Hunters Supply bullet.
Luke Clayton

Join Luke this week as he hits the trail on a hog hunt with Jeff Rice and other members of the Rice family.

Brandon Wilner of
Luke Clayton

Brandon Willner with U FISH TEXAS ( is Luke's guest this week. Brandon's company offers pond management and pond reclamation as well as fish stocking. On weekends, WIllner's private ponds near Caddo Mills provide some excellent fishing for channel catfish and he welcomes customers between 8 am and 8 pm both Saturdays and Sunday's. For more information, call 903-883-3976.

Big stripers are biting at Lake Texoma. This bruiser was landed last week.
Striper Express

This week, Luke travels up north to Lake Texoma to visit with his longtime friend Bill Carey with Striper Express (  Bill and his team of guides have been fishing this awesome striper fishery for over 30 years.

Luke's night hunting gear
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke discusses the advancements in night hunting gear. A lifelong hunter, Luke talks about the days when he and buddies hooked DC light bulbs to car batteries wired in series and waited for hogs to show up. Night hunting has come a long way. Luke's buddy, the late Bob Hood might have been the first to use colored lenses on flashlights for hunting at night. Hood and a buddy taped red cellophane over their flashlights and learned that animals didn't spook nearly as easily as the did when a normal "white light" flashlight beam was used.