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What's In Outdoors



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Every Friday morning at 8:15, Phil Taunton will join the KVOE Morning show and let listeners know What’s In Outdoors.

 Below you can listen to past shows and find information relating to all kinds of stuff.  ENJOY!


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What's In Outdoors Calendar

July 14-17 I CAST Orlando, Florida---- Fishing's Future What's in Outdoors Radio 
Aug 15 TARC benefit, WIBW-TV Chris Fisher, Ravenwood 
Aug 29-30

Brewers and Broadcasters Golf Tournament


Bluestem Farm and Ranch Conservation Days first Friday and Saturday in September

Sept 26

Joyful Noise, Camp Wood

Sept 25-27

Kansas Hunt/Fish Expo--Beau Arndt Appreciation Day. Peter Pan Park

What's In Outdoors Trivia Contest 2014



4th Annual KVOE “What’s in Outdoors”

Outdoor Trivia Contest…Just in time for Christmas!

Just submit a “I remember or Do you remember when we did” story that shares a most memorable outdoor experience: Fishing, hiking, hunting, exploring, etc. 

Pictures are a plus but not a requirement to win.

Also, be the first one to answer the following question and win a crisp, new hundred dollar bill!  Submit your answer, along with your story to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail story to What's in Outdoors, KVOE, P.O. Box 968 Emporia, KS. 66801. 

Question?  Phil, bird dogs, Lil Mern and Psycho Sue went on a tromp in the woods after upland game. What did they find within 200 yards of the truck?

We will announce weekly winners on Friday’s show November 28th, , December 5th, 12th and 19th. Just in time for Christmas!

Prizes include:

Shakespeare rod & reel combos


Gift Certificates

If you struggle writing a story or have any questions, Please contact Phil Taunton at 620-342-5016 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Week of 11/28/14


What’s in Outdoor’s 4th annual Outdoor Trivia Contest-Just in time for Christmas will start awarding prize packages on November 28th.  Click Here to Enter


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Lyon County "Young Ambassadors to the Outdoors", Isaac Cushenbery and Donald Evans help a couple of young anglers, cast,  work their lures and catch "Fish" during Back Yard Bass activities, now going on at Sutherlands to promote the Emporia Community Foundation's Match Day event on Monday, Dec. 1.  


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A successful waterfowl hunt with Doug Burt and Cowboy, his peregrine falcon will highlight the show this Friday.


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Visit the What's in Outdoors booth during the Emporia Community Foundation's Match Day activity at the Flint Hills Mall on Dec. 1 and get more information concerning how to get you and your family "Outside for a Better Inside"! 


November 21, 2014







  • KDWPT Video about Catfish Marking

Week of 11/14/14

  • Our Team Schnak Rockin for JDRF show is this coming Friday and Saturday from 10-3 at our building at 2281 Road P.  We have approx 300 asst rocks, KU-K.State-Emporia State, other asst colleges, Harley rocks, Hunting Rocks, sold on First come First serve basis,  and all Proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to fight Type One Diabetes, We will also be selling Team Schnak T Shirts . I will be riding in an 111 mile National JDRF  Ride in Tucson Arizona on Saturday 11-22.

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Week of 11/07/14

  • Jancy Pettit, camp director with White Memorial Camp, north shore of Council Grove Reservior will join us on the show to discuss their open house on November 15th. Fishing’s Future and Critter Camp Plus will be there to enjoy a fun day in the Great Outdoors.

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  • Clifford Carroll will also join us on the show to discuss the annual Ethan Carroll Memorial Coyote Calling contest sponsored by the Morris County Sharp Shooters Club, November 29th



  • Phil will reflect on past upland game bird season openers.


Week of 10-24-14

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Listen to past shows


  • Monster Sweet Potato Recipe! Courtesy of Lanne Shayes
  • Fish Salad Recipe….. Use as a dip with our favorite cracker or make a sandwich
  • http://www.crappie.com Recipes and stories.
  • Recipe courtesy of Dustin Teasley, KDWPT

Cold Pack Pickled Fish

1 quart fish (rib meat from carp, white bass or drum fillets)….makes around 3 pints.

2 medium yellow onions

3 C Kosher Salt

1 C Port Wine (White but red will work)

1 C Sugar

2 C or more of White Vinegar

2 C Water

2 Tbsp Pickling Spice

Cut meat into pieces no thicker than 1/2”. In a bowl place a layer of salt, then place a layer of fish, then cover that layer with salt. So on and so forth until you have used all the fish and then cover it with salt. Set in fridge 24 hours. Next rinse all salt off fish and place in container covering fish with white vinegar. Set in fridge 24 hours. In a sauce pan, mix 1 C port wine, 1 C sugar, 2 C vinegar, 2 C water, and 2 Tbsp pickling spice and bring to a boil and remove from heat. Clean onions and slice. Once the solution you boiled has cooled, strain out spices. In pint jars create layers of onion and fish until you reach the neck of the jar. Pour cooled solution in jar until all meat and onion is covered. Place ring and lid on jar and set in fridge 24 hours before eating.

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