What's In Outdoors



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Every Friday morning at 8:15, Phil Taunton will join the KVOE Morning show and let listeners know What’s In Outdoors.

 Below you can listen to past shows and find information relating to all kinds of stuff.  ENJOY!


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What's In Outdoors Calendar

All Year Kansas Crappie Club Tournaments - More Info
Jan 29

Wildlife Habitat Workshop - Sponsored by Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
Monday, January 29 at the Anderson Building, Lyon County Fairgrounds 600PM
Topics to be covered are: Quail Biology, Habitat Management, Prescribed Fire Consideration, Landowner Programs and a Question and Answer Period
Contact Alex Lyon, 620-343-7276 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

February 2-4 Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show.   Kansas Expocentre in Topeka
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 Crappie University 2018 - Flyer
April 21 Youth Aquatic Education Day - Marina Cove, Council Grove Reservoir

Week of 04-21-17

  • Nathan McClure of Grouse Creek Academy near Arkansas City will be our guest to discuss the great outdoor facility they offer to be a service to the Community.




  • Maize High School


What's in Outdoors and KDWPT Fish KS certified fishing instructors Terry Sullivan and Greg Schott had a great time yesterday teaching Aquatic Education to the students of The Complete High School of Maize, Kansas. Many of the student were introduced to fishing for the very first time and caught their first fish during this "Earth Day" observance!
Thanks to Heidi Albin, Amber and Lance for the tour of your school and to the faculty at MCHS for allowing us to present this "Outside for a Better Inside" great learning experience to the students. 
Thanks for what you do! 

Week of 04-14-17

  • Kathleen Wade, president of the Kansas State Rifle Association will join What's in Outdoors to discuss the mission of KSRA and their annual conference in Junction City, April 21-21

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  • Recap of the Kansas Wildlife Federation annual convention at Acorn's Lodge, Milford Lake  last weekend. A good time was had by all!

Week of 04-07-17

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  • Kansas City Film Festival
Cinemark Theater on the Plaza
April 7th -2:40 Pm
April 9th -2:40 Pm


Week of 03-31-17

  • Kelly Murphy, a Bassaholic and Fishing's Future Master Angler will join us from Massillon, Ohio to tell us of her love of the outdoors and her local fishing program. In Kelly's words, "Your not living if your not fishing!" 

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  • Recap of the Midwest Huntfest at Century ll in Wichita March 24-26, 2017



  • What's in Outdoors wants to thank the St. Patrick's committee for their donation to help us get fishing equipment for people with disabilities. 

Below are some other partners working with us to make these programs possible.  And thank you Toni Martin of Emporia for joining us in this ride!

Fishing has no boundaries (R) inc., National Organization

Phone:  800-243-3462    or    715-634-3185

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"Most of us think that going fishing is as easy as a walk to the lake.  For 56 million Americans, it's not that simple."

For 30 years we have made a difference for disabled anglers.

Check out our video https://vimeo.com/137301343

Like us on FACEBOOK     Fishing has no boundaries inc.



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  • I first met Miah Smith and young Caden four years ago at Monsterbucks in Topeka when he was still in a stroller. Catching bluegill is one of the things he enjoys most!




  • Mudcat, yellow cat or shovel head, what ever you want to call them will be seeking new haunts with all this water. Raul of Emporia has fished the Soden's Cottonwood River Bridge for over 30 years and has caught many of these Big Cats. 






What's In Outdoors with Phil Taunton - 03-24-17

  • Congratulations, Kohl Prose!

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  • Mike Thompson, president of Eaglerock Setters, Butler, Pennsylvania is all smiles when seeing the work of his three month English setter, Chloe. 

WIO hopes to have Mike on the show in the near future! 







  • Random pictures from a maniac with the camera! Congratulations Pat Clark on a whooper of a Blue Cat  and to the Flint Hills Chapter of QUWF for having a sold out banquet!  

Beware of the Phog as a storm moves into Kansas City! 

The Council Grove Marina is open for business, weddings and birthday parties!  

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Week of 03-17-17

Bob Arndt and Derek Jackson of the Beau Arndt Foundation will join us on the show to discuss the Foundation's upcoming youth and family related outdoor activities. 



The Beau Arndt Foundation

                 "Helping Children and Their Families Learn To Enjoy The Outdoors Safely"



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  • Critter Camp Plus and What's in Outdoors visits Burlington Middle School for an "Outdoor" related Appreciation Day!

Thank you Julie Augustyn for the invite and all you do!




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Listen to past shows


  • Monster Sweet Potato Recipe! Courtesy of Lanne Shayes
  • Fish Salad Recipe….. Use as a dip with our favorite cracker or make a sandwich
  • http://www.crappie.com Recipes and stories.
  • Recipe courtesy of Dustin Teasley, KDWPT

Cold Pack Pickled Fish

1 quart fish (rib meat from carp, white bass or drum fillets)….makes around 3 pints.

2 medium yellow onions

3 C Kosher Salt

1 C Port Wine (White but red will work)

1 C Sugar

2 C or more of White Vinegar

2 C Water

2 Tbsp Pickling Spice

Cut meat into pieces no thicker than 1/2”. In a bowl place a layer of salt, then place a layer of fish, then cover that layer with salt. So on and so forth until you have used all the fish and then cover it with salt. Set in fridge 24 hours. Next rinse all salt off fish and place in container covering fish with white vinegar. Set in fridge 24 hours. In a sauce pan, mix 1 C port wine, 1 C sugar, 2 C vinegar, 2 C water, and 2 Tbsp pickling spice and bring to a boil and remove from heat. Clean onions and slice. Once the solution you boiled has cooled, strain out spices. In pint jars create layers of onion and fish until you reach the neck of the jar. Pour cooled solution in jar until all meat and onion is covered. Place ring and lid on jar and set in fridge 24 hours before eating.

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