Gus' Wild Side

Wolf Pups on Shoe Lake Road by Travis Novitsky

Gus is a regular commentator on WTIP's Lake County Journal program. His "Wild Side" airs on Lake County Journal once a month on the fourth Thursday.

What's On:
John Dillinger

Gus' Wild Side: The Good Side of a Gangster

Gus recalls his grandparents' story of a possible encounter with John Dillinger.

Mt. Holmes

Gus' Wild Side: Life at the top of Mt. Holmes

Gus has spent time working as a park ranger in Yellowstone National Park. Here he tells us about some of his experiences living remotely in a fire look-out cabin.


Gus' Wild Side: A favorite uncle, pro wrestling and trout fishing

Gus remembers a favorite uncle who loved trout fishing and pro wrestling.

Dunraven Pass and Mount Washburn

Gus' Wild Side: Yellowstone Stories

Gus relates experiences while working as a park ranger in Yellowstone National Park.


Gus' Wild Side: In Search of Quiet

Gus explores the importance of quiet in his life - and explains that finding quiet can often be difficult.

Barred Owl

Gus' Wild Side: Encounters with an Owl

Gus recounts a special encounter with a barred owl while paddling a northern Wisconsin river.


Gus's Wild Side: Wolverines

Gus tells us about his experience with - and thoughts about - the wolverine.

Gus' Wild Side: Working in the Sugar Bush

Gus shares his experiences working in a local sugar bush, an annual spring ritual.


Gus' Wild Side: Falling Through River Ice

Gus tells us about his experience falling through ice on a northwoods river....

Gus and Maggie

Gus' Wild Side - Cache Lake Country

Gus' Wild Side is a regular feature on Lake County Journal, heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m.