The Q1 Buck Pole Television Show

Current Episode: #20

2014

Episode 1:  Recap of last year's Q1 Buck Pole Final Party, explain the scoring system, we talk RAP Room with Dean Molner, and Tony LaPratt gives us tips on getting ready for the season.

Episode 2:  In this episode we talk to the DNR, CO Jeremy Payne gives tree stand safety tips and Alex Kopyev on fitting youth with fire arms. We also have tips from Tony LaPratt and pics of your bucks! 

Episode 3:  In this episode a review of some of the top bucks from 2013, Paige Roussey a youth hunter tells of her successful hunt with her Dad, Hick's Outdoors from Clio sighting in your bow, DNR Director Keith Creagh discusses hot topics from the DNR and Tony LaPratt from Ultimate Land Management and the Whitetail Bootcamp talks about shooting does out of your buck stand!

Episode 4:  In this episode 2014 featured Bucks, Michael Goyne with QDMA, DNR Chief of the Wild Life Division Russ Mason explains the increase in license fees and Tony LaPratt from Ultimate Land Management and the Whitetail Bootcamp gives you tips on exiting and entering your tree stand!

Episode 5:  In this episode 2014 featured bucks, Larry Martz and Food Plots for the winter, DNR Wild Life Biologist Brent Rudolf talks about the winter impact on the deer herd and Types of hunting land and what you should create with Tony LaPratt from Ultimate Land Management and the Whitetail Bootcamp!

Episode 6:  In this episode 2014 featured Bucks, Tim and Mike's big adventure in the woods, DNR Sgt Person shows the techniques of CSI for evidence recovery and Tony LaPratt from Ultimate Land Management and the Whitetail Bootcamp - tips for success in your stand!

Episode 7:  In this episode 2014 featured Bucks, Tony LaPratt from Ultimate Land Management and the Whitetail Bootcamp - Breeding and the Rut, Mike "Big Buck" Hoffner's buck interview, DNR - Compound and Crossbows and Hicks Outdoors Mark Kearly - Crossbow string maintenance!

Episode 8:  In this episode 2014 featured Bucks, New Poaching laws and fines with DNR Sgt John Jurcich - Hunter fined $12,000 for illegal hunting plus the loss of hunting privileges for 5 years. Hear the story. Randy Van Dam from D & R Sports Center shows new products for your hunt. Cassandra Cary from Coldwater shows of her Big Bucks and Rut tips and hints for success with Tony LaPratt from Ultimate Land Management and the Whitetail Bootcamp!

Episode 9:  In this episode we have the National Deer Aliance, what is it and how you can get involved. Cooking with the Country Smokehouse, Sweet Thia Venison Chilli with chef Brent Mitchell. Tony LaPratt gives us tips on sent control.

Episode 10:  In this episode Chris Evenhouse with the biggest buck in the contest and we have more cooking with chef Brent Mitchell from the Country Smokehouse. We also talk to Mike Parker from the DNR, about Habitat Restoration.

Episode 11:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State including: Ron Bates who shot a deer out of his Wheelchair, 11 year old Cody Neusbaum, Ben Modert, and Carson Mead. Steve Francis from the Country Smokehouse and Venison Stroganoff with Chef Brent Mitchell from the Country Smokehouse.

Episode 12:  Opening Day from Ray C's Extreme and the Lapeer County Buck Pole including interviews with successful hunters like Donna Gray. Ray Clemens Jr. talks about the Lapeer County Buck Pole. Ray Brown from Wheelin Team 457 talks about taking to the woods in a wheelchair. DNR discusses the Pure Michigan Hunt and how you can register. More Bucks from successful hunters throughout the show

Episode 13:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State, DNR talks about the feral hog problem and your bucks!

Episode 14:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State including Country Smoke House, DNR talks about the HAP Program  and Tony LaPratt talks about finding sheds!

Episode 15:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State, DNR talks about the wetland wonders program and tips from Tony LaPratt on keeping deer on your property

Episode 16:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State, the BACC Buck Pole and DNR - Michigan Historical Museum and the Marble Collection!

Episode 17:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State, DNR talks about having a survival pack and cooking with Country Smoke House. Tony LaPratt guest host.

Episode 18:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State, First party of the season at the Eagles in Coldwater and your buck stories.

Episode 19:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State, Party at the Country Smoke House and Dan Hoffman on buying hunting property.

Episode 20:  In this episode featured hunters from around the State, Party at the Moe-Z-Inn and Dan Hoffman featured property.

2013

Episode 1:  Recap of last year's Q1 Buck Pole Final Party, we talk EHD with Russ Mason, and Tony LaPratt gives us tips on getting ready for the season.

Episode 2:  We visit with the DNR's Dennis Fox who talks about the Youth in the Outdoors program, we show you how to measure the deer for the Q1 Buck Pole contest and Tony LaPratt gives us tips and techniques for shooting your bow.

Episode 3:  We visit with the DNR's Brent Rudolph who talks about Antler Restrictions, we head out to the Woods N Water weekend and talk with Tom Campbell and Tricia Auten from Pretty Hunter, and Tony LaPratt gives us more bow hunting tips this time from a treestand.

Episode 4:  We talk with Lt. Craig Grey from the DNR about poaching, we head back out to the Woods N Water weekend to visit with Camo Creek's Kevin Targett and Darton Archery's Ted Harpham who both show us what new products they have this season, and Tony LaPratt gives us tips on this year's apple crop and how they will help your hunting.

Episode 5:  We talk with Lt. Craig Grey from the DNR about Disabled Hunter opportunities, Gutting a deer with Steve Francis from teh Country Smokehouse, and Tony LaPratt talks about food plots.

Episode 6:  We discuss hunting with hand guns with the DNR'S Dan Prince, we visit the DNR's RAP Room with Asst. Chief Dean Molnar and Tony LaPratt tells us how to get in and out of your treestand.

Episode 7:  We head to the Maple River State Game area to talk Blinds and Baiting with the DNR's Rich Nichols, we talk firewise  precautions with the DNR's Beth Clute, Belinda Whitely tells us the story of her hunt, and Tony LaPratt talks browse lines.

Episode 8:  We talk to the DNR's - Deputy Director Bill Moritz about license fees, the DNR's Rich Nichols talks about scouting public lands for deer hunting and Tony LaPratt gives us another great tip on playing the wind.

Episode 9:  We talk with the DNR's Dennis Fox about Mentored Youth Hunting, David Stephens from the DNR talks Forensics and Tony LaPratt gives us another great tip on being a good team hunter.

Episode 10: We talk with the DNR's Brent Rudolph about Deer Check Stations, Jeremy Payne from the DNR gives us tips on Treestand Safety, and Tony LaPratt tells us why you shouldn't shoot does out of your buck stand.

Episode 11: ORV rules and Regs with the DNR's Corp. John Morey, we go out hunting with CVA and Shoot Straight with Chad Shearer, and interviews from opening day weekend.

Episode 12: DNR's Russ Mason talks about Pure Michigan Hunt, we go hunting with CVA, we stop by Ray C's Extreme and their Buck Pole and talk with Ray Clemens Jr. and Ray Brown from teh Wheelin Team 457, and we visit Hick's Outdoors in our Sponsor Spotlight and talk Muzzleloader cleaning with Ryan Thibault.

Episode 13:  We talk with Steve Francis from the Country Smokehouse, the DNR's Chad Fedewa on the Maple River Sate Park Game area, we go to Hicks Outdoors where Don Baxter gives us tips on waxing your crossbow strings and we have a hunter interview with Anthony Verhey.

Episode 14:  We talk wolf hunting with the DNR's Adam Bump, Interviews from the Country Smokehouse, and a great recipe from Firekeepers Hotel and Casino.

Episode 15:  Hunter Education Instructor Recruitment with the DNR's Sgt. Tom Watson, Venison Stuffed Acorn Squash with Firekeepers Sous Chef Drew Miller, and safety tips from Hicks Outdoors.

Episode 16:  We talk with the DNR's Chad Fedewa on the Maple River Sate Park Game area about pheasant hunting, Tony LaPratt talks food plots, hunter interview with Darrian McCarty, and we talk to Ted Harpham from Darton Archery.

Episode 17:  We talk the DNR's Brent Rudolph about moving opening day, more venison receipes from Firekeepers Hotel and Casino, and Tony LaPratt gives tips about how to keep deer on your property.