Kevin Jefferies

Operations Manager

As KETR Operations Manager, Kevin Jefferies is responsible for making sure you hear what you’re supposed to be hearing on FM 88.9 and ketr.org.  Since 1998, KETR listeners have heard Kevin in multiple roles.  Kevin also has many behind the scenes responsibilities, including the supervision of student broadcasters.  Kevin is a graduate of the Radio-Television program at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  A nearly lifelong resident of northeast Texas, Kevin is an alum of Ford High School in Quinlan.

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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!).

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.

The new marker is written in both traditional and contemporary Mandarin Chinese.
Jared Horn / Texas A&M University-Commerce

An official Texas State Historical Marker - the first of its kind in Chinese - was unveiled at the birthplace of Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault at 1509 Monroe St. in Commerce on Oct. 14. About 300 people attended the dedication ceremony, which was broadcast live on KETR.

Luke comes to us this week from a deer hunt in northern Kansas.
Garett Gabriel - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Whitetail_Deer.jpg / https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Whitetail_Deer.jpg

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.

Captain Mike Williams with a Gulf of Mexico catch.
http://www.galvestonfishingguides.com/

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.
www.pondboss.com

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.

The Syclops and Little Wolf Spoons are lethal for catching a variety of fish, especially white bass and stripers.
Luke Clayton

Lake Fork Guide Seth Vanover joins Luke this week and discusses "finesse" fishing for several species. Tune in and learn why many white bass anglers are missing the boat by not fishing with spoons.

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

Veteran call maker Cleon Carraway www.wildgamecalls.com is Luke's guest this week. Tune and and learn from one of the best call makers and game callers in the state. 

Lake Cooper guide Tony Parker shows off a nice size hybrid striper from Lake Cooper.
Luke Clayton

This week, veteran guide Tony parker www.tonyparkersguideservice.com joins Luke and discusses the red hot fishing at Lake Cooper for hybrid stripers and white bass.

Luke comes to us this week from a deer hunt in northern Kansas.
Garett Gabriel - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Whitetail_Deer.jpg / https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Whitetail_Deer.jpg

The first case of CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease) was discovered earlier in the week in a whitetail deer on a deer breeding operation in Texas. Larry Weishuhn (Mr. Whitetail) who is an A & M trained wildlife biologist as well as a hunting celebrity, joins Luke this week to discuss CWD.

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