Luke Clayton

'Outdoors' Host

Outdoors writer/radio host/book author Luke Clayton has been addicted to everything outdoors related since his childhood when he grew up hunting and fishing in rural northeast Texas. Luke pens a weekly newspaper column that appears in 34 Texas newspapers and is Editor at Large for Extreme Hog Hunter Magazine, Bowhunting Adventures and East Texas Outdoors Magazine and field editor for Dallas Safari Club "Camp Talk" publication.  Luke is on the pro staff of Mathews Bows, Smokin' Tex Electric Smokers, and GhostBlind. Follow his columns and listen to his weekly radio show throughout the year and you'll surely get exposed to many facets of the outdoor life. 

Goose guide Rick Hrncir setting up the decoy spread.
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This week, Luke's guest is waterfowl guide Rick Hrncir with Family Affair Guide Service (www.familyaffairguideservice.com.)  Rick talks about hunting snow geese during the special Conservation season which is currently underway. Rick is currently hunting some large concentrations of snow geese on the farm country south of Corsicana.

Two of David Hanson's clients with a 60 and 80 pound blue cat. (Hanson in background)
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This week, Luke visits with veteran Lake Tawakoni trophy blue catfish guide David Hanson (www.littledsguideservice.com). Tune in and learns how Hanson consistently puts his clients on monster blue catfish.

Guide Billy Carter (shown with a fresh yellow bass catch) joins Luke this week to talk fishing on Lake Caddo.
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Join Luke and Lake Caddo guide Billy Carter at Johnson's Ranch Marina (www.johnsonsranchmarina.net) for a current update on the white and yellow bass spawn.

Luke visits with Texas Deer Association President Bob Price for an update on Chronic Wasting Disease in Texas.
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This week Luke visits with Bob Price, president of Texas Deer Association. Tune in and learn what TDA is all about and hear  a very current update on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). 

Guide Seth Vanover showing off a catch.
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This week, Luke gives details on an antler rattling contest at the upcoming Dallas Safari Club Convention and guide Seth Vanover stops with some winter fishing catching tips.

Cleon Carraway pictured with one of his elk bugles fashioned from a cow horn.
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On this weeks show,  Luke visits with master game call maker Cleon Carroway www.wildgamecalls.com. Cleon divulges some of his predator calling techniques that he has spent a lifetime perfecting.

Outdoors writer Brad Fenson traveled from Alberta, Canada to hunt deer out in West Texas with Steven Ray and Luke. During the hunt, he harvested this unique piebald buck.
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This week Luke travels out to far west Texas to hunt whitetail deer with his friend Steven Ray, maker of Rattling Forks (www.rattlingforks.com) and another great friend, Brad Fenson, a well known outdoors writer from Alberta. During the hunt, Steven rattled in many bucks and Brad was lucky enough to harvest a rare piebald buck (pictured). Luke is a happy camper also, he used his Darton Toxin Crossbow to take a heavy buck and doe. 

Goose guide Rick Hrncir setting up the decoy spread.
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Tune in to Outdoors with Luke Clayton this week and learn about some red hot, close-to-home goose hunting. Veteran goose guide Rick Hrncir with Family Affair Guide Service (www.familyaffairguideservice.com) gives some goose hunting tips.

Larry Large talks duck hunting with Luke this week
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Tune in this week and listen to Luke and veteran duck guide Larry Large talk what else? DUCK HUNTING

Wayne Hays joins Luke this week and gives some very effective pointers that will help reduce wild hog numbers and put some great tasting pork in the freezer.
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Luke visitis with Wayne Hays this week and learns some tricks that will help not only reduce wild hog numbers but put some great tasting pork in the freezer! 

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Luke comes to us this week from a deer hunt in northern Kansas.

This week, Luke visits with Guide Larry Sparks, who led a group on Lake Texoma out to haul in this load of Striper.
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Luke visits with Fishing guide, and proprietor of Sparky's Guide Service, Larry Sparks to talk about the state of fishing at Lake Fork in these early weeks of Autumn.

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