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 a decoy spread.

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 ( gives some goose hunting tips.

Larry Large talks "tea birds" with Luke this week
Luke Clayton

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.
Luke Clayton

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.
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!).

Fishing 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, ( 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.

Luke speaks with Larry Sparks this week about catfish at Lake Texoma.
Luke Clayton

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.

Deer, duck, and crappie all on the topic list today
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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.

Mike Williams shows off a Gulf catch, but this week the talk is of catching shark.

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.

Private waters fishery biologist Bob Lusk ( 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 (  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.