WON Landing Page OCT 2022

Conservation Leader Plans to Kayak the Full Length of the 428-mile Wisconsin River

This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin executive director Ruth Oppedahl, Coontail Sports owner Steve Coon, MEC Shooting Sports sales and customer service manager Shawn Wozniak and McFarland fishing guide Ron Barefield. Dan fishes with Packers Hall of Fame kicker Chester Marcol. Jeff hunts on opening weekend of archery deer season.


In the Hupy and Abraham Outdoor Report, Shawn Wozniak, sales and customer service manager for MEC Shooting Sports, announces MEC’s new 100E clay target thrower. (http://mecshootingsports.com, www.hupy.com)

Ruth Oppedahl

(Ruth Oppedahl photo)


Ruth Oppedahl, executive director of the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, talks about her upcoming I Heart Wisconsin adventure paddling her kayak the length of the Wisconsin River to call attention to Wisconsin’s favorite wild places.(www.wisconservation.org, www.cherishwisconsin.org)

Steve Coon, owner of Coontail Sports in Boulder Junction, invites listeners to paddle and or fish the northwoods by kayak this fall. (www.coontailsports.com, www.mercercc.com)

Exclusive to podcast and FM 100.5 ESPN broadcast, presented by Pappas Trading Post, Southern Wisconsin’s largest Mission and Mathews archery retailer, McFarland guide Ron Barefield reports on his muskie trip to Eagle Lake, Ontario and says smallmouth action is going strong on the Wisconsin River. (www.pappastradingpost.com)

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Join Dan at Wern Valley Sportsmen’s Club Oct. 16 for a Takedown Eventure, sponsored by Dan Small Outdoors. Enjoy a morning of sporting clays and “Deadeye” turkey shoot, followed by a gourmet wild game lunch, and an afternoon of shooting primitive weapons, including aerial archery target and spear throwing competitions. All guns, bows and spears provided. No prior experience required for any event. Drawings for great prizes including two EZ-Kut Sling Paks, complete with an EZ-Kut G2 Lopper and Pruner, a James Valley Scent package and Dan Small Outdoors coffee and sausage products. Individuals and groups welcome. Limited to 30 participants. Pre-registration required. For information or to register, call Jason Amato at 630-776-6799 or email: Jason@takedownoutdoors.com. More event details at www.takedowneventures.com.





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









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