Raised in Wisco

Host: Joel Kleefisch

Sports | Wilderness

Born in Waukesha and making his adventuresome life in Wisconsin, Joel Kleefisch is Raised in Wisco! Join Joel and co-host Danielle Fairman weekly to hear their fresh perspective enjoying the great outdoors is Wisconsin–and eating well afterwards. The pair first worked together on their successful TV show “Kill it, Clean it, Cook it,” which ran for 13 years on WISN 12 and focused on “eating what you kill.” Joel has served 14 years in the State Assembly, mingled with presidents, traveled the world on hunting and fishing adventures, and experienced everything the great state of Wisconsin has to offer. His unique perspective makes for must-listen radio!

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Tales from the Hunt

Joel is back from Florida bringing tales of alligator and iguana hunting. Then, Paul 'the White Tale Whisperer' Hausz joins the show to share his craziest whitetail stories, how to get started in the sport, and his best tips for harvesting a trophy buck.

Wisconsin Whitetail: Week 2

With Joel in Florida hunting boar and alligator, Danielle welcomes deer hunting expert Jared Grunewald and master taxidermist Kyle Schmidt to talk about whitetail in Wisconsin. The conversations include; when to hunt for sheds, how to properly utilize decoys on your hunts, and everything you should be aware of when preserving your animal for taxidermy.

In the Rut

Joel and Danielle share their unfortunate deer hunting experiences of the day and chat with Jared Grunewald about all things whitetail in Wisconsin including the importance of scent, wind. weather, decoys and calling.

Danielle's Return and How to Get Youth Started in Hunting

Danielle is back and brings tales from her North Dakota duck hunting adventure. Then, Josh Petrie comes by with one of his youth hunter's, 15 year old Makayla, to talk about getting kids and young adults hunting through trap shooting and water fowl.

The Outdoor Adventure Series with the A-Team

Joel chats with Robin Kennedy from the A-Team about the Outdoor Adventure Series and how it seeks to make the outdoors accessible to people with diverse-abilites. Hear first hand from Max about his experience participating in the Outdoor Adventure Series's angling event and his recent turkey hunt. Finally, Joel's daughter Violet and Max's mother Leah give their perspective on working with the A-Team.

Sangre Fresca

This week, catch the thrilling end to Joel’s story about his Spanish red stag hunt. Then, Rita Verhalen comes to talk about women in the outdoors and killing her first buck and Robin Kennedy from the A team stops by to chat about diverse-abilities.

Goose Hunting w/ First Responders and the Spanish Red Stag Hunt

Joel is back this week! Him and Danielle talk about the duck hunting opener and the reason for Joel’s absence; goose hunting in New York with 9/11 first responders and an international trip to hunt Spanish red stag.

Girls Night Out: Round 2

This week, Danielle talks with her friend Stephanie Stevens and her daughter Lucia about hunting, fishing, being a part of the Oneida community, and farming white corn.

Girl's Night Out

With Joel out of town, Danielle hosts ‘Girl’s Night Out’ with her friend Michelle Faretta. They talk about life and women’s experience with hunting and the outdoors.

Diverse abilities with the A Team

Advocate Robin Kennedy joins the show to speak on behalf of A-Team Grassroots and share the importance of a full array of choices with the citizens of Waukesha and beyond.