About the Shows: 

Hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation are covered in this one-hour show that airs weekly across Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, South Dakota and Iowa. Weekly guests include guides, experts, biologists, celebrities and more. Tune in on the 30-station network, on demand on the website or by subscribing to the podcast in various podcast apps. We’re a part of the Mikaba Media family. You can also podcast the radio show or podcast just the fishing content on the “Finding Fins Fishing Podcast” or hunting content on the “Finding Fur and Feathers Hunting Podcast.” At times the radio show content will be feature edited-for-time interviews while the “Finding” podcasts will have full-length unedited content. We’ve also added the video version of the show available on Facebook, Youtube and on the “Watch” page here on the website.

Sporting Journal Radio began in 2012 as a partner to the Minnesota Sporting Journal magazine (back issues are available for purchase).  To get the show on your station, contact us here. 

Meet the Crew!

Bret Amundson – Host 

Bret Amundson 2020 Upper Midwest Emmy Award-Winning host of Prairie Sportsman TV, broadcasting to Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota and Iowa, and “Sporting Journal Radio, heard on 30 stations across the midwest. He also guides waterfowl hunts with Mid Migration Outfitters. Recently was host of Northland Outdoors TV and Radio and provided stories and photos for Northland Outdoors Magazine and Website. His articles could also be found on the Forum Communications Network of Newspapers. His voice over work has been heard all over the world.


Prior to that, he was publisher of Minnesota Sporting Journal Magazine and host of Minnesota Sporting Journal Radio Show.  He is a broadcast veteran who has worked at various radio stations in Fargo, Minneapolis, and more. A scholarship winner to the broadcasting school Brown Institute, Bret started his first radio job just 5 months out of high school, while still at Brown.

For hosting, interview and other requests, click here. 

Dan Amundson – Producer

Dan has been a part of the SJR crew since the beginning of 2021. In addition to producing and editing Sporting Journal Radio, Dan is a waterfowl guide with Mid Migration Outfitters in western Minnesota. He’s also a videographer and editor for Prairie Sportsman, which airs on PBS. He also works on other Mikaba Media projects such as Tazin TV, the North American Waterfowl Show, photo shoots, various SJR videos, and social media management.

Dan has also written for a few magazines and online blogs, and continues to do so every so often. He’s won awards for his photography at the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers annual conference.

Prior to working for SJR and Mikaba Media, Dan attended Bemidji State University and received his B.S. in Communication.

You can find Dan on Instagram @dan_amundson

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