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
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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 03-10-17

  • What's in Outdoors and Critter Camp Plus will air live from the Middle School in Burlington where the students will be "fishing",  casting and learning all about our natural world.







  • Results of the Kansas Crappie Club's crappie tournament at Clinton Lake

Week of 03-03-17

  • Want to learn more about Kansas Outdoors? 

Blake Rapp and Eric Brown with Kansas Hunting and Fishing will join us live on the What's in Outdoors show Friday morning to discuss how they use Facebook to promote our heritage and traditions in the Great Outdoors. https://www.facebook.com/groups/833194176800305/



  • Also joining us will be John Gieber of the Twin River's Bass Club based in Emporia to tell us about plans to celebrate their 40th year of participating in bass tournaments and upcoming fishing oriented activities for young and old alike. http://www.twinriversbassclub.net/home.html


Week of 02-24-17


  • Shane Eustice of Eldorado and Hook em Guide Service will be our guest to discuss early season walleye fishing and the overall fishing forecast for Eldorado Reservoir.


  • Ty Woof and friends hit the jackpot for blue cats while fishing Milford Lake. The five largest fish weighed in at just over 180 pounds with the largest being Ty's personal best at 64.5 pounds!







  • Brian Keith is all smiles while holding the 7 pound largemouth bass his pond just produced.

Brian treated outdoor writer, Brent Frazee and friends to an early fishing adventure that won't soon be forgotten!




Week of 02-17-17

  • What's in Outdoors will interview Rick Hammond of Olpe, who is attending the National Wild Turkey Federation Convention and Sports Show. . 

The 2017 NWTF Convention and Sport Show is a 5 day event that runs from February 15th to the 19th at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennesse.  This event showcases products like fishing and hunting supplies, lifetime hunts, limited edition guns, original artwork, jewelry, furniture, outdoor equipment and much more etc. in the Sporting Goods, Toys & Games industry.



  • The Aquatic Research and Outreach Center......Emporia State University. 

What a great learning facility for both student, youth and families alike! 







  • A What's in Outdoors "Tip of the Hat" to Jessica Popescu, a science teacher at Seaman High School, the school's fishing team and Steve Woolf with Wild Ks for their efforts in getting students "Outside for a Better Inside!" 

WILD Ks  http://cjonline.com/education/sports/2017-02-11/josh-rouse-student-organization-looks-become-ffa-getting-people-outdoors

Aquatic Education in public schools; A work in progress!
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  • Special thanks to Lori Kohls, Jayce Kohls and Devin Guesnier Otis-Bison school district for helping us out at the Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show. 

Everyone has a great time including the catifsh!


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Week of 02-10-17

  • Will Cokeley former Kansas State University star linebacker is living the dream and doing all he can to get youth and families "Outside for a Better Inside!" - http://cokeleyfarms.com/

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  • At Riverside Gardens - What's in Outdoors will be smelling the roses the next couple of days helping Vickie and the "Flower Girls" at Riverside Gardens gear up for Valentine's Day.
    Please stop in and see what we can arrange for that special Outdoors person in your life! Canine Companions included!

Week of 02-03-17



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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