Outdoors with Luke Clayton

Fridays at 11am and Saturdays at Noon

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. 

Support for Outdoors with Luke Clayton comes from the following sponsors:

  • AIRFORCE AIR GUNS - www.airforceairguns.com - Serious airguns for the serious shooter- Made in Texas
  • Smokin Tex Electric Smokers - www.smokintex.com - Smoking meats with electricity is easy with Smokin Tex
  • www.sunopticsusa.com -  Quality optics at an affordable price. These are the rifle scopes, binoculars and spotting scopes that Luke uses.
  • the Dallas Safari Club, Sniper Hog Lights, and Hoffpauir Polaris. Since 1972, Dallas Safari Club has been the gathering point for hunters, conservationists, and wildlife enthusiasts. You can find more information about the Dallas Safari Club online at: biggame.org.
  • www.raptorazor.com - The tool Luke uses for skinning and butchering game. 
  • NITE SITE  www.nitesiteusa.com - Mounts on your scope and the screen lights up the night for hunting hogs and predators. 
  • Canned foods that taste like homemade, a must on every outdoor outing.  www.margaretholmes.com
  • Shock Strap- A new 'tie down' system that eliminates the need for ratchets. The Shock Strap is quick and easy to use and keeps loads securely attached to trailers.   www.shockstrap.com
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Outdoors
11:25 am
Fri August 15, 2014

'Mr. Whitetail' Larry Weishuhn talks Axis Deer

Opportunities exist to hunt Axis Deer when Whitetail season had ended.
Credit Luke Clayton

Luke just returned from an Axis deer hunt down in the Texas Hill Country. His guest this week is "Mr. Whitetail" Larry Weishuhn from "DFC's Trailing The Hunter's Moon.

Larry is known for his years as an outdoor columnist and book author, in addition to his numerous appearances on television shows devoted to quality big game hunting. Weushuhn is also a professional wildlife biologist, co-founder of the Texas Wildlife Association, and was inducted into the National Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame in 2007.

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Outdoors
12:09 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Big Bore Air Rifles

Big bore air rifle specialist Terry Tate from northeast Texas sends his faithful hog dog, Lacy out on the track of a hog.
Credit Terry Tate; Luke Clayton

Big bore air rifle specialist Terry Tate joins Luke this week to discuss hunting with these unique rifles.

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Outdoors
11:24 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Using natural oils to repel insects and mask a hunter's scent

Nature provides some excellent options for repelling insects and masking a hunter's scent. Luke speaks with Ron Guthrie of Hunter's Mojo about one such option this week.
Credit www.huntersmojo.com; Luke Clayton

Nature provides a natural insect repellent in the form of Cedar Oil. Hunters Mojo is basically cedar oil in an aerosol can that keeps hunters or anyone outdoors free from biting insects. When hunting, the natural cedar aroma serves as an excellent masking scent from game animals. Join Luke and his guest Ron Guthrie with Hunters Mojo this week and learn how to remain bug free in the woods and mask your odor at the same time!    http://www.huntersmojo.com/  is the web site to post.

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Outdoors
11:23 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Join us for a "possum dog" tale

Storyteller Sam Tanner and the "possum dog".
Credit Luke Clayton

This week, storyteller deluxe Sam Tanner tells about the old days growing up on the blackland prairies and shares a bit of humor with his 'possum dog' tale. Luke wraps things up with some fishing tips.

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Outdoors
11:30 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Hunting and Optics

This rugged, compact scope by Sun Optics assures tack driving accuracy from Luke's .25 caliber air rifle.
Credit Luke Clayton; Duane Sorensen

Duane Sorensen with Sun Optics USA joins Luke this week. Tune in this week and learn all you need to know about optics for the outdoors.

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Outdoors
11:25 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Mr. Whitetail; Lake Fork fishing

Luke speaks with Larry Weihshun and Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover this week.
Credit www.ghostblind.com

  Luke's guests this week are Larry Weishuhn (Mr. Whitetail) and Lake Fork fishing guide Seth Vanover. Tune in for a fun 15 minues of interesting and entertaining outdoor talk.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:09 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Fishing Texoma and Fork; Dove Hunting

Lake Texoma has some big Striper just waiting to be reeled in.
Credit Luke Clayton

Luke makes the rounds this week for a fishing round-up via guides Larry Sparks at Lake Texoma and Larry Large at Lake Fork.  Just for good measure, Luke talks a little dove hunting, too.

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Outdoors
11:44 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Catfish in Cedar Creek make for some good eating

Cedar Creek guide Jason Barber.
Credit Luke Clayton

  Cedar Creek fishing guide Jason Barber joins Luke this week and tells about the red hot blue catfish action that is underway on 'eater' size fish in the 2 to 4 pound range.

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Outdoors
11:16 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Caddo Lake offers fishing, fun

Lake Caddo guide Billy Carter with a couple of happy young anglers.
Credit Luke Clayton

  Tune in this week and join Luke and his long time friend guide Billy Carter (www.spatterdock.com)  and learn all about fishing and vacationing on and around Caddo Lake.  

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Outdoors
11:48 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Summer deer hunting in the Hill Country

Axis deer are plentiful in much of the Texas Hill Country. Luke captured this image of a nice buck and doe while hunting with his friends Terry and Dave.
Credit Luke Clayton

Earlier this week, Luke went down to the Texas Hill Country for a short Axis deer hunt with his friends Terry Tate and Dave Velasco. Tune in this week for a good hunting tale!

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Outdoors
11:24 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Fishing Destinations

Some trophy freshwater redfish from Lake Calaveras
Luke Clayton, Steve Nixon

Luke speaks with San Antonia area guide Steve Nixon of www.sanantoniofishingguides.com and Captain Mike Williams, who leads fishing trips into the Gulf of Mexico from Galveston.

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Outdoors
11:09 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Moonlight bass fishing on Lake Fork

Larry Large talks night fishing and enjoying the outdoors with Luke this week.
Luke Clayton; Larry Large

Luke's guest this week is his longtime friend and frequent hunting and fishing buddy, guide Larry Large from Lake Fork. The topics today run from night bass fishing to exactly why people enjoy the outdoors. If you love the outdoors, you'll probably enjoy listening to these two veteran sportsmen talk shop!

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11:22 am
Fri May 23, 2014

BBQ: There's a right way to use rub

Obie-cue Rub - www.obiecue.com
Luke Clayton

Champion BBQ cook Obie Obermark of www.obiecue.com joins Luke this week to talk outdoor cooking.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:25 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Shooting the darkness

Ken Blackstock's Off Road electric buggy rigged with the Nite Site. These units can now be driven in total darkness without the use of lights. A very stealthy way to sneak up on wild hogs.
Luke Clayton

This week, Ken Blackstock with Plano Golf Carts tells about a system he is using that allows one to drive off road vehicles in pitch darkness using an infra red scope with screen mounted in front of the driver.

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Outdoors
11:08 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Hangin' with Mr. Whitetail

Larry "Mr. Whitetail" Weishuhn being filmed for his TV show "Trailing the Hunters Moon"
Luke Clayton

Luke welcomes Mr. Whitetail himself, Larry Weishuhn this week.  Weishuhn is a famous hunter, TV host, and good friend of Luke Clayton.

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