American Roots Outdoors w/ Alex Rutledge

American Roots Outdoors w/ Alex Rutledge

Join Alex Rutledge along with Co-Host Wayne Lach & Mike "Redbone" Crase as we cover a variety of topics from Deer Hunting, Turkey Hunting, Fishing and today's top headlines...... all while Sharing our Faith! We will also have Special Guest appearances from some of the Hunting Industry's biggest names and Country Music Stars you all love!... Show More

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September 19, 2020 30 min

We are excited to have Hallee Chisam & Savannah Peisert, both Sophomores at Kearney High School, who are tearing it up on the High School Fishing Circuit! And they have no problems making the boys jealous of their talents!

They share with us their inspirations & aspirations in the fishing world while sharing some secrets and techniques to all those top finishes in over 30 tournaments.

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Bo Bertrand, owner of Broken Bow Archery, Joins Alex, Mike and Wayne to talk about the history of his families shop who has been taking care of Archers for Generations!

Bo talks about why he feels archery is so important for outdoorsman to take up and
how it can extend your season and the thrill of getting close to the game. And how crossbows are viewed here in Missouri.


To learn more about Broken Bow Archery:
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September 12, 2020 45 min

Alex, Mike and Wayne are joined by the 83yo Legendary Ozarks Gig Maker, Ray Hastings from Doniphan, Missouri. Ray talks about his life growing up just after the Depression to his travels to St. Louis to build the now sought after 55-57 Chevy's!  Then we dig into the Heart of his Passion of becoming a Master Gig Maker.

Ray talks about his apprenticeship under the Legendary Paul Martin to now becoming the Master Teacher himself to...

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Jessica White explains how Wander Woman Kansas is based on the belief that women need to be outdoors, in nature, to discover their true self and is a platform for learning, sharing, storytelling, and connecting with other women to spend more time exploring outdoor adventures.

You will discover what drove Jessica to create Wander Woman Kansas and how her Dad and Mom molded her into the Outdoors Woman she is today. Wait until you hea...

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Wayne Lach & Mike “Red Bone” Crase tackle Fall Food Plot options that you can apply no matter the size of your plot. From those plots ranging from a 1/4 acre to 5 acres or more these tips will help you get the most out of them.

We cover some of the biggest mistakes made by hunters putting in their first plots to tips for those experienced in planting many. From those often overlooked simple items to more complex we get those qu...

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Wayne Lach and Mike "Red Bone" Crase start off discussing the Food Plot crunch time that is now upon everyone and the start of High School Football during Covid-19.

Then longtime friend, Pastor Jeff Burkhart joins is to discuss the attack on his 1st Amendment Rights while going on 100 nights of Revival. Then, after receiving threats who did the law side with?   

Avid fisherman and outdoorsman, Taylor Petit talks about his fi...

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Alex, Mike and Wayne start off with some political discussions on Covid and the Presidential race then move on to local news... Highland Trapshooting Team wins Championship!

Then they are joined by Matt Dale from Dale Outdoors. Matt talks about his upbringing as a Pastors son and what led him to becoming a Pastor himself at such an early age. He talks how his love of God has guided him to preach the gospel across the country.

We wr...

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Is this information packed episode Alex, Mike and Wayne are joined by food plot guru Brad Doyle from Eagle Seed. Brad discusses what needs to be considered before you even order your seed to the proper seed to achieve your Food Plot goals to wrapping up your plot at seasons end.

But we begin the show discussing local scholastic sports outlook during these Covid times, plus we get a surprise call from Missouri’s new Senator Jason Be...

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Drew Simon & Drew Sanford founders of MS Propane join Alex, Mike and Wayne to share heir love of the Outdoors and their success in the Smallmouth Circuit on Lake Erie and in the Ozarks.

In the first segment we get caught up on the “King of the River” Tournament on the Current River this past weekend. Did Alex keep his title? Listen to find out!

Who is MS Propane and the history of their foundation is discussed by Drew and Drew a...

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We begin with Alex, Mike and Wayne talking about fishing in the Ozarks and how tournaments have changed to bring families closer together in the outdoors. Plus tourism exploding as the Covid restrictions are being loosened in the states.

Then we are joined by Barb Rogers from the Carter County Nutrition Systems, which helps feed he elderly in Carter County, and how the "King of the River" Fishing Tournament raises money for ...

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ARO's own, John Manning, shares his secrets to catching Big Catfish in rivers, ponds and lakes.  He devulges the challenges each one brings and what techniques are best suited for success. 

From Float Lines, Brush Lines and of course the standard Rod and Reel these fish are a great way to get the family out for some nighttime fun!  John will explain what tackle is required for catching the big ones and of course what to put on ...

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Alex, Mike and Wayne are joined by Country Recording Artist Andy Griggs!  The road from a small town of West Monroe, Louisiana to the Bright Lights of Nashville was filled with tragedy and a lucky break.  Andy opens up about the death of his brother who was the musician in the family and how that changed his path from a career in Criminal Justice to taking over his brothers dream of being a musician with his brothers guitar.

But fi...

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Alex, Mike and Wayne are joined by Aaron Hildreth, the Cervid Biologists for the Missouri Department of Conservation, to discuss the path of success to Missouri’s 1st Elk Hunt to be held this fall.... yes you read that correctly..... Elk Hunting in Missouri!

Learn where you can take your family to observe these majestic animals and how the MDC with the help of landowners made it possible by relocating Elk from Kentucky to Missouri.

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We are joined by Dan Fuller the founder of "Young Outdoorsman United",located in Southwestern Missouri, a youth organization dedicated to introducing today's youth to the Great Outdoors.

Dan explains his inspiration to form the organization 10 years ago to his drive to see it succeed every day.  Dan says he will never turn a child down for the opportunity to participate in the many activities and field trips offered.  F...

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Alex , Mike & Wayne start the show off talking about Missouri’s upcoming Frog Season and the states application deadline for the Managed Deer Hunts on over 100 properties!

Then we Award Winning Author, Kristine “K J” Houtman, joins Wayne & Mike to talk about her book “Why Women Hunt” and the inspiration it will bring to women. She interviews 18 women from all different walk of life and ages to share their journey into becom...

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Ryan Klesko joins Alex, Wayne and Mike to share his story into Professional Baseball with the World Champion Atlanta Braves and the roots into his upbringing in the outdoors and how he was able to do both ..... at the same time?

Ryan explains how he was able to continue the enjoyment of the outdoors thru out his entire career hunting with his teammates and how he shares that same passion with his wife.  Plus learn how he introduced ...

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Gayle Julian joins Alex & Mike to talk about the creation of the Jewel Bait Company and it’s famous line of lures. Gayle will explain how he went from working at a saw mill in West Plains, MO and building lures in his garage as a hobby to getting an order for 6,000 from Japan overnight!

Then in the Bonus Segment Gayle shares his tricks to catching more fish that he has used to win multiple tournaments over the years. You will n...

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This week Brad Doyle from Eagle Seed joins Alex, Wayne and Mike to discuss the importance of getting your Food Plot area prepped and ready for Spring and Summer plantings!  Brad discusses everything from soil prep and testing to tactics for protecting that precious plot till you are ready to release it to the wildlife.

In the first segment Alex talks about his current travels to California and then we discuss the first ever upcoming...

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Alex, Mike and Wayne are joined by Pro Angler, Chad Deaver from Missouri, who shares some of his secrets from the Bass Circuit to help you catch more Bass!

But first we cover what’s new with Missouri Department of Conservation from Elk tags to the possibility of a Bear Hunt? Yep that’s right... Bear Hunting in Missouri may be in the near future!

Then we learn how Chad chooses his lures to fit the lake and how modern technology is a ...

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Mike Malone, BFL National Champion, joins Alex, Mike and Wayne to talk BASS!

First we dive into Mikes past to find out what gave him the knowledge and drive to take the love of fishing as a child to becoming a World Champion Bass Fisherman!

But first we start off with Alex, Mike and Wayne discussing the results of the Missouri Turkey Season and what the future may hold.

In the Bonus Segment Mike talks Bass Fishing Techniques to catc...

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