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 with Luke Clayton
11:22 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Draw the bowstring and....

Shooting from a high rock outcropping to deer on a trail below, he came very close to arrowing the monster buck shown in this photo. Note the arrow on the ground under the feeder. The trail camera situated near the feeder captured this rare image.

Luke took his bow up to Palo Pinto County earlier this week for a short bowhunt on the Dale River Ranch.  (www.daleriverranch.com)

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:21 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Catfishin' on the Mississippi River

Mississippi River guide George Young (background) oversees Bill Dance doing battle with a big Mississippi River blue catfish.
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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
12:24 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Guiding in the Colorado rains

Robert Blackstock enjoyed hunting with Luke this past week in northern Colorado. Robert harvested a nice size bear from this ground blind situated over a water hole late in the week.
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Luke Clayton and Larry Large just got back from an extended trip to Colorado.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:17 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Outdoors on the border

Dubb Wallace
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An old friend joins Luke this week and talks about outdoor sporting way down south.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
12:23 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Catching bull redfish in the Galveston jetties

Capt. Mike Williams
http://www.galvestonfishingguides.com/

Galveston fishing guide Captain Mike Williams is in this week.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:26 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Fun family fishing tips from veteran guide

Guide Bob Holmes a Luke's grandsons
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This week, Luke visits with his longtime friend - fishing guide Bob Holmes.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:30 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Catching open-water-schooling fish with live bait

Guide Kevin McCullough with Conner Zimmerman, left, and Jack Zimmerman and a couple of good eating white bass.
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This week, join Luke as he travels to Lake Lewisville and learn some fish catching tips from live bait specialist guide Kevin McCullough. 

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Outdoors With Luke Clayton
1:24 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Shooting outdoors...with a video camera

Big Buck and Bass Logo
www.bigbuckandbass.com

Luke chats with area hunting, fishing and video expert Robert Blackstock from Big Buck and Bass (B3) for some tips on shooting video of outdoor excursions.

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Outdoors With Luke Clayton
12:00 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Catfish are biting at Lake Fork

Seth Vanover shows off a nice catch

This week, Luke visits with a local fishing guide, and learns the current pro tactics for catching catfish during the dog days of summer.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:21 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Dangerous game: San Mateo Fighting Bull

Dennis Erskine hunting the San Mateo fighting bull
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Professional hunter Dennis Erskine joins Luke to talk about hunting dangerous game.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:14 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Operation Game Thief stops poachers

This week, Luke visits with Bob Harper, a director with Texas' highly successful Operation Game Thief. 

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:28 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Larry Large beating the path in Colorado

Larry Large on an Elk Hunt
www.ghostblind.com

Larry Large is on the scene in Colorado and talks about it with Luke this week.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:25 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Live bait for the largemouth?

Guide Seth Vanover
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Live bait fishing for largemouth bass has long been a controversial subject for many. 

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:23 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Saving the Red Wolf

T. DeLene Beeland is the author of The Secret World of Red Wolves
http://www.delene.us/

Luke speaks with an expert on the endangered Red Wolf this week.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
12:26 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

You cooked that in a Dutch Kettle?

Antique Dutch Kettle (also known as Dutch Oven)

Some fine outdoor cooking this week.

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