Luke Clayton invites you to his camp to talk about the great outdoors.
Every Saturday morning at 7:35 a.m. CT during Weekend Edition, he'll be telling hunting and fishing stories, and a whole lot more. You'll learn how to make sausage, cook over a campfire, get some wild game recipes, as well as inside tips on how you can become a more successful outdoorsman.
Luke was raised in very rural Red River County where he grew up hunting and fishing. He began amateurishly writing about his adventures at the age of 12, the accounts of his boyhood outings often filling several pages of his Big Chief tablets.
Luke began writing professionally in his 20s and currently writes an outdoor newspaper column that runs weekly in 45 Texas newspapers. Luke is hunting/shooting columnist for Texas Wildlife Magazine and writes regular features for several other outdoor magazines, including Airgun Hobbyist, where he is also Hunting Editor.
Luke and his good buddy Jeff Rice film and produce a weekly outdoor show, A Sportsman’s Life. Please go to YouTube and subscribe. Radio is a fun endeavor for Luke and his shows are known for his relaxed and ‘down home’ style.
Luke is on the pro staff of Gearhead Archery, Airforce Airguns, Smokin Tex Electric Smokers, Nielsen Specialty Ammo and Texas Raised Hunting Products.
Luke covered hunting for the current Texas Almanac, one of the oldest and most revered publications in the state.
With almost 30 years under his belt as an outdoors writer, Luke has no intention of slowing down anytime soon. He continues to love the lifestyle that has been so fulfilling throughout his life.
Support for High Plains Outdoors comes from the following sponsors:
- AGM GLOBAL VISION (Luke's chosen thermal hunting scopes)
- CATFISH PRO Catfish bait and catfishing supplies
- WWW.CATCHANDRELEASE.US CATCH AND RELEASE HUNTING APPAREL-The Hunting & Fishing Clothing Luke Wears.
- SMOKIN TEX ELECTRIC SMOKERS Luke's has used his for years and highly recommends them
- PYRAMYD AIR Your one stop shop for everything airgun related
- STRIPER EXPRESS ON LAKE TEXOMA Luke's favorite striper guide service on Texoma
- ULTRAMATIC FEEDERS Luke has used these game feeders for years, rugged and dependable.
- YO Ranch Headquarters www.yoranchheadquarters.com. In the Texas Hill country
This week, Luke visits with his longtime friend Larry Weishuhn, aka Mr. Whitetail. Larry recaps a recent bear hunt up in Alberta where he took a nice black bear with his Mossbert Patriot rifle chambered in Hornady's new cartridge 7mm PRC. Larry had a close call with a young boar that desired to share his treestand.
In this week's show, Luke talks about planning that first fly in trip to fish a remote lake in Saskatchewan. Click to listen and learn how to make plans for the fishing trip of a lifetime!
In this week's show, Luke discusses catching channel catfish from the bank. A couple days ago, Luke joined Lake Tawakoni catfish guide Tony Pennebaker (903 474 3078) for a few hours of fishing with the guides Tony P's Punch Bait. The catching was red hot. Click and listen to Luke talk about the trip!
Luke's guest this week is a return visit with Larry Weishuhn, aka Mr. Whitetail. Larry talks more about whitetail fawns and what to do should you encounter one is the wild
This week, Luke recaps a fun fishing trip a couple days ago to a remote private lake that has just been put on a management plan in efforts to create a great 'big fish' lake full of F1 Florida Hybrid bass. Luke outlines the various steps that will take place to create this 'big bass' heaven!
In this week's show Luke relates a fishing trip a couple days ago to Lake Ray Hubbard, just east of Dallas with his friends guide Brandon Sargent with Lead Slingers Guide service and Jeff Rice. Learn about a new lure that Brandon has invented as well as a quick, easy and TASTY way to cook fresh fish.
In this week's show, Luke gives some very clear instructions on how to turn wild turkey drumsticks and thigh meat into some of the tasties fajitas you're eaten. Contact Luke by email through his email www.catfishradio.org
In today's show, Luke recaps a turkey hunt last week on the famous YO Ranch in the Texas Hill Country. Luke gives a bit of history on the YO Ranch www.yoranchheadquarters.comand finds time to detail an awesome Dutch Kettle turkey breast recipe. He reminds us of the Exotic Animal auction on the ranch April 29 which includes lunch, open bar, dinner and a concert. The event is open to the public.
Larry Weishuhn aka "Mr. Whitetail" tells a story about a turkey-hunt that didn't go his way.