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.
  • Canned foods that taste like homemade, a must on every outdoor outing.  www.margaretholmes.com
  • R&L Airgun Supply
  • Rhino Steel Buildings
  • Hunter's Supply
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Outdoors
11:08 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Goose hunting and the White Bass Run

Guide Seth Vanover shows off a catch on the Sabine River.
Credit Luke Clayton

The white bass run is underway on the Sabine River and guide Seth Vanover ( www.lakeforkcatandcrappie.com) tells how to catch em! Goose guide Rick Hrncir  (www.familyaffairguideservice.com) drops by to give a goose hunting update from the area south of Corsicana.

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Outdoors
4:03 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Hunting the 'big' ducks

David White enjoyed a great duck hunt this past weekend with his kids Mary and David Jr. Large says Mary (6 years old) is the youngest duck hunter he's guided in his long career. Photo courtesy Larry Large.
Credit Larry Large

This week, the topic is duck hunting and veteran waterfowl guide Larry Large of www.huntingeasttexas.com  joins in to give some tips for hunting the 'big' ducks during the second split of the duck season. 

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Outdoors
11:22 am
Fri December 5, 2014

A South Texas Whitetail Hunt

Tune in this week and listen to Luke and his guest Steven Ray tell about an exciting whitetail hunt in southwest Texas earlier this week. 

Luke Clayton with a buck rattled in by Steven Ray with his Rattling Forks. www.rattlingforks.comCredit Luke ClaytonEdit | Remove

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Outdoors
10:49 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Airgun hobbyist Sue Smith

Sue Smith working on an Airgun. Sue and he husband Tim are editors of Airgun Hobbyist Magazine.
Credit Luke Clayton

This week, Sue Smith joins Luke to talk about shooting airguns. Sue and her husband Tim are editors and publishers of Airgun Hobbyist Magazine www.airgunhobbyistmagazine.com

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11:24 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Autumn in Texas brings the goose hunt

Waterfowl guide Rick Hrncir expertly setting up a goose decoy spread in preparation for a morning goose hunt.
Credit http://www.familyaffairguideservice.com/

This week, Luke visits with Rick Hrncir of http://www.familyaffairguideservice.com/ and discusses goose hunting close to home. 

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11:22 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Veteran hunter talks antler rattlin'

Expert antler rattler Steven Ray joins Luke this week.
Credit Luke Clayton

This week, Luke talks rattling in big whitetail bucks with Steven Ray, a veteran antler rattler who's rattled in hundreds of big bucks. Tune in and learn how the master gets those mature bucks out of  the cover and into shooting position! http://www.rattlingforks.com/

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Outdoors
12:23 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Air Rifle shooting

David Williams, owner of Hunters Supply says you can't start kids shooting and hunting too early. He and his grandson admire a fine mule deer that David harvested close to home.
Credit Luke Clayton

Luke visits with David Williams, veteran gunsmith and owner of Hunters Supply http://www.hunterssupply.com/ in New Mexico and talks shooting in general and big bore air rifles in particular. David is a native northeast Texan and an expert in just about anything related to shooting and hunting.

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Outdoors
11:21 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Deer season begins!

"Mr. Whitetail" joins Luke this week to pass along some hunting tips as deer season begins this weekend.
Credit www.ghostblind.com

Deer season opens this weekend. Tune in this week and listen to Mr. Whitetail, Larry Weishuhn talk with Luke about his career as a deer hunter. Chances are very good you will glean a tip or two that might help you put a buck on the meatpole this weekend.

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Outdoors
11:22 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Training hunting dogs to trail wounded deer

Jeremy Moore speaks with Luke about training dogs for deer hunting.
Credit Luke Clayton

Luke visits with Jeremy Moore and learns about training just about any type dog to trail wounded deer. Tune in an learn how easy it is to refine the built in trailing instincts in your dog!

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Outdoors
11:23 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Gulf coast flounder provide sport, great food

Trey Schmitt
Luke Clayton

Luke visits with commercial flounder fisherman Trey Schmitt on the Texas coast this week. Tune in and learn what's it like to venture forth at night in search of one of the best eating fish in fresh or saltwater.

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Outdoors
11:17 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Dallas loves ducks

Dallas Ducks Unlimited Banquet 2014
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Art Brickey with the Dallas Chapter of Ducks Unlimited (http://www.dallasducks.org/) is Luke's guest this week. Art is discussing Ducks Unlimited in general and the upcoming Dallas DU banquet in particular. 

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11:21 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Fishing at Caddo Lake and supporting public radio

Billy Carter joins Luke this week to talk about fishing on Caddo Lake.
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Billy Carter joins Luke this week to talk about Caddo Lake and some of the hot spots on Caddo Lake.  Luke also talks about the importance of supporting local public radio, and KETR, so shows like this can be possible.  You can support KETR at any time by hovering over "Support" near the top of the page.

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11:21 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Catfish and crappie on the Fork

Guide Seth Vanover joins Luke this week to talk fishing on Lake Fork. (Vanover pictured here with his daughter)
Credit Luke Clayton

Luke is back from his annual hunt for elk and bear in Colorado. Tune in this week and learn how to catch Lake Fork's plentiful catfish and crappie and glean a tip or two that might just help you on the opener of bow season next week! 

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11:17 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Report from an elk hunt in the Colorado Rockies

Searching for Elk in Colorado, hunters with Luke had a rare experience with a Mountain Lion, detailed in this week's unique show recorded live from the Rocky Mountains.
Credit California Department of Fish and Game - https://flic.kr/p/a1Ai75 / https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

Luke has been on the road the past few weeks hunting Elk in the Colorado Rockies.  Mixing modern technology with mother nature, Luke has recorded a few segments with fellow hunters while sitting on the porch of the cabin or relaxing around the campfire.  Luke also describes the stunning beauty of the mountains from his hunting perch as we bring you several segments from the trip on this week's Outdoors.

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Outdoors
10:57 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Dove season draws near

Dove season begins soon
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Walter Patton joins Luke this week to discuss Dove hunting as the season draws near.  Also, Luke speaks with Captain Mike Williams about the Bull Redfish Run in Galveston, which launches September 1st.

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