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Luke Clayton

'Outdoors' Host

Outdoors writer/radio host/book author Luke Clayton has been addicted to everything outdoors related since his childhood when he grew up hunting and fishing in rural northeast Texas. Luke pens a weekly newspaper column that appears in 34 Texas newspapers and is Editor at Large for Extreme Hog Hunter Magazine, Bowhunting Adventures and East Texas Outdoors Magazine and field editor for Dallas Safari Club "Camp Talk" publication.  Luke is on the pro staff of Mathews Bows, Smokin' Tex Electric Smokers, and GhostBlind. Follow his columns and listen to his weekly radio show throughout the year and you'll surely get exposed to many facets of the outdoor life. 

BBQ champ Obie Obermark joins Luke this week.
Obie Obermark (www.obiecue.com)

  This week, Luke visits with noted BBQ expert and spice maker Obie Obermark. Obie's spices (www.obiecue.com ) have taken 3 different world championship titles. Obie not only explains how to make great tasting BBQ but goes into great detail explaining exact what is occurring during the cooking process.  

Joe Dunn and "The Beast" transforming wild hog into meals for the homeless.
Luke Clayton

Joe Dunn and his wife Donna have used this smoker (nicknamed "The Beast") to feed many homeless folks through the years that would otherwise have little, if anything to eat. This week, Luke and Joe tell about how some wild pork was transformed into many tasty meals for folks that greatly appreciated the effort.   

A cabin at the Crockett Family Resort on Houston County Lake. www.crockettresort.com
Luke Clayton

This week Luke introduces you to one of his favorite fishing/camping getaways; Houston County Lake near Crockett, Texas.    

Luke explores concerns of the fate of the National Bison Range and American Bison such as these with writer Susan Campbell Reneau.
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Noted outdoor writer Susan Campbell Reneau joins Luke this week to talk about the National Bison Range and concerns over how that land may be affected by potential changes in federal regulations.

Bob Wucher joins Luke this week to discuss tips for feeding fish in private ponds.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with Bob Wucher with Purina Mills and discusses feeding fish in private ponds and small lakes. If you manage small waters for fishing, it will soon be time to begin your spring/summer feeding program. Wucher divulges some tips that will not only help your fish grow faster but save you money as well.    

Larry Large shows off a catch.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke's guest is long time Lake Fork bass guide Larry Large. Larry says the largemouth bass spawn at Fork is still a couple weeks away but he is enjoying some great bass fishing at Lake Welsh, a 1,200 acre warm water reservoir where bass have had time to recover from the spawn and are currently on an aggressive bite. Tune in this week and learn how to catch them. Large's website is www.huntingeasttexas.com

    

Fishing Guide Seth Vanover showing off a catch.
Luke Clayton

The crappie spawn is currently it's early stages, and Luke visits with fishing guide Seth Vanover to  discus catching the big ones while they are in shallow water. Vanover also shares some good news concerning the white bass spawning run on the Sabine River.

Outdoor cooking expert Ed Richer joins Luke this week
Luke Clayton

 

This week Luke visits with his friend Ed Richer and discusses curing and smoking everything from wild goose breasts to pork loin. Richer is a veteran outdoor cook/event caterer with many years of experience. For more information on curing/smoking game and domestic meats, visit Richer's Facebook Page Eds Haus.

Luke speaks with Larry Sparks this week about catfish at Lake Texoma.
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This week Luke visits with his friend Larry Sparks with Sparkys Guide Service at Lake Texoma. Because of a lower than normal water temperature for this time of year, the striper bite has slowed but... catfishing is awesome! Sparks discusses how he rigs jug lines for big blues and catches bunches of good eating channel catfish on baited holes using punch bait.

Goose guide Rick Hrncir setting up a decoy spread.
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This week, Luke's guest is waterfowl guide Rick Hrncir with Family Affair Guide Service (www.familyaffairguideservice.com.)  Rick talks about hunting snow geese during the special Conservation season which is currently underway. Rick is currently hunting some large concentrations of snow geese on the farm country south of Corsicana.

David Hanson (top right) joins Luke this week to talk about catfish.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with veteran Lake Tawakoni trophy blue catfish guide David Hanson (www.littledsguideservice.com). Tune in and learns how Hanson consistently puts his clients on monster blue catfish.

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

Join Luke and Lake Caddo guide Billy Carter at Johnson's Ranch Marina (www.johnsonsranchmarina.net) for a current update on the white and yellow bass spawn.

Luke visits with Texas Deer Association President Bob Price for an update on Chronic Wasting Disease in Texas.
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This week Luke visits with Bob Price, president of Texas Deer Association. Tune in and learn what TDA is all about and hear  a very current update on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). 

Fishing Guide Seth Vanover showing off a catch.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke gives details on an antler rattling contest at the upcoming Dallas Safari Club Convention and guide Seth Vanover stops with some winter fishing catching tips.

Cleon Carraway pictured with one of his elk bugles fashioned from a cow horn.
Luke Clayton

On this weeks show,  Luke visits with master game call maker Cleon Carroway www.wildgamecalls.com. Cleon divulges some of his predator calling techniques that he has spent a lifetime perfecting.

Outdoors writer Brad Fenson traveled from Alberta, Canada to hunt deer out in West Texas with Steven Ray and Luke. During the hunt, he harvested this unique piebald buck.
Luke Clayton

This week Luke travels out to far west Texas to hunt whitetail deer with his friend Steven Ray, maker of Rattling Forks (www.rattlingforks.com) and another great friend, Brad Fenson, a well known outdoors writer from Alberta. During the hunt, Steven rattled in many bucks and Brad was lucky enough to harvest a rare piebald buck (pictured). Luke is a happy camper also, he used his Darton Toxin Crossbow to take a heavy buck and doe. 

Goose guide Rick Hrncir setting up a decoy spread.
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Tune in to Outdoors with Luke Clayton this week and learn about some red hot, close-to-home goose hunting. Veteran goose guide Rick Hrncir with Family Affair Guide Service (www.familyaffairguideservice.com) gives some goose hunting tips.

Larry Large talks "tea birds" with Luke this week
Luke Clayton

Tune in this week and listen to Luke and veteran duck guide Larry Large talk what else? DUCK HUNTING

Wayne Hays joins Luke this week and gives some very effective pointers that will help reduce wild hog numbers and put some great tasting pork in the freezer.
Luke Clayton

Luke visitis with Wayne Hays this week and learns some tricks that will help not only reduce wild hog numbers but put some great tasting pork in the freezer! 

Happy Opener of Deer Season! In today's show, Luke visits with guide Seth Vanover about a red hot crappie bite underway at Lake Fork. There's also lots of deer hunting talk.
Seth Vanover, Luke Clayton

As Deer season begins in full this weekend, Luke speaks again with Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover to update last week's discussion about Crappie fishing (spoiler: the fishin' is good!).

Fishing Guide Seth Vanover showing off a catch.
Luke Clayton

Luke visits with guide Seth Vanover this week.

Kansas has some giant whitetail, both bucks and does. This good eating grain fed doe tips the scales at 160 pounds.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with hunting outfitter Larry Large, (www.huntingeasttexas.com) and talks about a recent bow hunt for Kansas whitetail. Larry gives some good information for hunters planning a trip to Kansas next year.

Luke comes to us this week from a deer hunt in northern Kansas.
Luke Clayton

Luke comes to us this week from a deer hunt in northern Kansas.

Luke speaks with Larry Sparks this week about catfish at Lake Texoma.
Luke Clayton

Luke visits with Fishing guide, and proprietor of Sparky's Guide Service, Larry Sparks to talk about the state of fishing at Lake Fork in these early weeks of Autumn.

Luke Discusses Chronic Wasting Disease in Texas deer this week with Texas Parks and Wildlife's John Silovsky
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Luke visits with guide Seth Vanover and gets some current fish catching tips for lake Fork and discusses the opener of bow season which is today! Luke also gives some tips on fishing at Galveston and talks about a trip for redfish and trout he's planning next week.

Mike Williams shows off a shark catch
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Fall fishing is underway on the upper Texas Coast. Join Luke and his guest veteran guide Capt. Mike Williams for a current update.

Bob Lusk talks about private pond management and gives tips on fall and winter feeding.
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Private waters fishery biologist Bob Lusk (www.pondboss.com) is Luke's guest this week. Bob talks about private pond management and gives tips on fall and winter feeding. 

Dean Stovall poses with an Elk the Luke and crew got on the first day of the trip.
Luke Clayton

Luke has joined some friends in the Colorado Rockies to hunt Elk. Along the way, he paused to share some of the experience with us as we hear a few details recorded at different times during the excursion. Luke shares some great camp cooking tips, hurdles to overcome with a successful kill on the mountain, and even the impact of mother nature.

Many duck blinds on Caddo lake have been in place for over 100 years, they are as much a part of Lake Caddo as the cypress trees. Texas Parks and Wildlife has decreed that the blinds on the north side of the lake within the wildlife management area must b
Luke Clayton

Luke visits with long time Caddo Lake guide Billy Carter and discusses the TPWD (Texas Parks and Wildlife) decision to remove some century old duck blinds on Caddo Lake.

A couple of Luke's hunting buddys with the Nite Site mounted above the rifle scope and the Nite Site spotter for scanning into the darkness. This big boar was taken at 95 yards in pitch darkness with the Nite Site.
Luke Clayton

This week, Kenny Richardson with Nite Site (www.nitesite.com)  joins Luke and discusses some state of art technology that will help put wild pork in the freezer.

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