WON Landing Page OCT 2022

New book details Joella Bates’ quest to take Africa’s Big Five with a bow

This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features five-time 3-D archery world champion Joella Bates, along with fishing guides Phil Schweik and Ron Barefield. Dan’s 39-inch tiger muskie is a new fly-fishing catch-and-release world record.

Five-time world-champion 3-D archer Joella Bates talks about her new book, Closer Than Close, which recounts her successful quest to be the first woman to take the African Big Five with a bow. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGr20iTT7-k)


Joella Bates


Guide Phil Schweik reports fantastic action for crappies, walleyes and muskies on Lake DuBay and the Wisconsin River. (www.hooksetters.biz)

Exclusive to podcast and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast: McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports on muskie action in northern Wisconsin and multi-species action on the Madison chain.

This week’s special is a $20 discount on a Deer Dummy 40-inch x 27-inch roll-up cutting board, with diagrams to help you make the right cuts, and a venison processing video, a $49.98 value. To purchase, visit www.deerdummy.com, click to purchase the “State Fair” Bundle, and enter promo code “deer3” when you check out.


Contact: Dan Small at 414-588-4082 or dan@dansmalloutdoors.com


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