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. 

Brad Fenson with a monster pike he landed at Cree River Lodge.
Luke Clayton

When this weeks outdoor show airs, Luke will be up in northern Saskatchewan at Cree River Lodge (www.creeriverlodge.ca) fishing for giant northern pike, walleye and Arctic Grayling. Luke's friend and well known outdoors writer Brad Fenson joins the chat. Brad paints a very good picture of what a day at Creek River Lodge is like

Luke speaks of post-flood fishing on Lake Fork with Seth Vanover this week, as well as sharing insights on Luke's upcoming book on hunting wild hogs.
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Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover joins Luke this week for an update on Lake Fork fishing, post flood and Luke talks about some of the things he has learned while in the process of writing his new book on hunting wild hogs.

Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover (right) and Billy Kilpatrick show off one of many channel catfish landed last week.
Luke Clayton

This week Luke visits with Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover  (www.lakeforkcatandcrappie.com) and learns Seth's catch and release live bait tactics for catching bass. Next we will head up to Lake Texoma and check in with guide Larry Sparks (www.sparkysguideservice.com) and learn about some exciting striper fishing in the Red River below the dam. 

A Hog recently caught by expert trapper Donald Kelly.
Donald Kelly

Luke visits with veteran hog trapper Donald Kelly from the Cooper area. Donald has almost three decades of experience trapping wild hogs. In this week's show, he divulges some of his best kept trapping secrets.

Luke speaks with the iconic Joaquin Jackson this week, author of "One Ranger- A Memoir" and the modern face of the Texas Rangers.
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This week, Luke visits with famous Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson. Tune in and listen to Mr. Jackson tell about what it was like pursuing fugitives into the heart of Mexico back in the good ole days.

Bob Lusk talks about private pond management and gives tips on fall and winter feeding.
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This week, Luke visits with biologist Bob Lusk and discusses stocking ponds. With all the fresh water in the area, it's time to think about restocking farm ponds that might have have lost water because of last year's drought. Lusk gives some great tips that will help you make your fishery productive again. 

Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover (right) and Billy Kilpatrick show off one of many channel catfish landed last week.
Luke Clayton

Join Luke and Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover (www.lakeforkcatandcrappie.com) this week to recap a recent shallow water catfish trip Luke and Seth enjoyed a few days ago.

Luke's guest this week is Larry Weishuhn, Mr. Whitetail. Join Larry and Luke "around the campfire" this week. These two old friends will make you feel as though you were right there with them.
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Luke's guest this week is Larry Weishuhn, Mr. Whitetail. Join Larry and Luke "around the campfire" this week. These two old friends will make you feel as though you were right there with them. 

Luke gives some Turkey hunting tips this week and is joined by Seth Vanover to discuss catfish at Lake Fork.
Luke Clayton

Turkeys are gobbling all over the state and catfish are in very shallow at Lake Fork. Join Luke and guide Seth Vanover to learn how to stock the freezer right now with good eating channel catfish fillets. Luke also divulges a few turkey hunting tips that he's learned through the years.

Lake Cooper is within a couple feet of normal elevation, boat ramps are open and fishing has been great. Veteran guide Tony Parker (903-348 1619) joins Luke this week to tell you how to catch em'!
Luke Clayton

Lake Cooper is within a couple feet of normal elevation, boat ramps are open and fishing has been great. Veteran guide Tony Parker (903-348 1619) joins Luke this week to tell you how to catch em'!

Captain Mike Williams with a Gulf of Mexico catch.
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Captain Mike Williams joins Luke this week to talk about catching black drum during the annual drum run at Galveston. 

Luke speaks with Larry Sparks this week about catfish at Lake Texoma.
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This week, Luke visits with Guide Larry Sparks, owner of Sparky's Guide Service (www.sparkysguideservice.com) at Lake Texoma and talks striper fishing. Luke also wraps up the show sharing his recipe for making Carne Guisada. 

Luke's guest this week is Larry Weishuhn, Mr. Whitetail. Join Larry and Luke "around the campfire" this week. These two old friends will make you feel as though you were right there with them.
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Join Luke and his guest Larry Weishuhn (Mr. Whitetail) this week for an in depth discussion on helicopter hog hunting.

Here is an example of a large wild hog trap from www.goinfencing.com and Luke speaks with Don Gresham about this and unique ways of trapping wild hogs.
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This week, Luke's guest is Don Gresham with Goin Fencing (www.goinfencing.com). Don talks about a unique way of controlling wild hogs using a special app on a smart phone and a unique trap. This system has helped remove thousands of pesky porkers from the Texas landscape. 

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