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The Wired To Hunt Podcast is the most highly rated and listened to deer hunting focused podcast in North America - with millions of episodes downloaded and enjoyed by hunters every year. Hosted by nationally published outdoor writer and QDMA Communicator of the Year Mark Kenyon, each new episode focuses on sharing deer hunting news, stories and strategies - straight from guys who live the deer hunting lifestyle every day. And expert whitetail hunting guests such as Mark and Terry Drury, Bill Winke, Dan Infalt, Adam Hays, Stan Potts, Steve Bartylla, John Dudley and many others are frequently interviewed to share their insights, experiences and strategies. If you are a whitetail addict, tune in to The Wired To Hunt Podcast to get your fix.

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The Wired To Hunt Podcast is the most highly rated and listened to deer hunting focused podcast in North America - with millions of episodes downloaded and enjoyed by hunters every year. Hosted by nationally published outdoor writer and QDMA Communicator of the Year Mark Kenyon, each new episode focuses on sharing deer hunting news, stories and strategies - straight from guys who live the deer hunting lifestyle every day. And expert whitetail hunting guests such as Mark and Terry Drury, Bill Winke, Dan Infalt, Adam Hays, Stan Potts, Steve Bartylla, John Dudley and many others are frequently interviewed to share their insights, experiences and strategies. If you are a whitetail addict, tune in to The Wired To Hunt Podcast to get your fix.

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I’ll give it 6 stars!

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Best hunting podcast out there - just awesome.

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Informative and I love the BS sessions with dan

iTunes Ratings

3832 Ratings
Average Ratings
3636
107
40
22
27

I’ll give it 6 stars!

By JonasLaursen - May 04 2020
Read more
Best hunting podcast out there - just awesome.

Awesome

By gsgsheueb - Mar 12 2020
Read more
Informative and I love the BS sessions with dan
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Wired To Hunt Podcast

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The Wired To Hunt Podcast is the most highly rated and listened to deer hunting focused podcast in North America - with millions of episodes downloaded and enjoyed by hunters every year. Hosted by nationally published outdoor writer and QDMA Communicator of the Year Mark Kenyon, each new episode focuses on sharing deer hunting news, stories and strategies - straight from guys who live the deer hunting lifestyle every day. And expert whitetail hunting guests such as Mark and Terry Drury, Bill Winke, Dan Infalt, Adam Hays, Stan Potts, Steve Bartylla, John Dudley and many others are frequently interviewed to share their insights, experiences and strategies. If you are a whitetail addict, tune in to The Wired To Hunt Podcast to get your fix.

Rank #1: Wired To Hunt Podcast #181: Will Primos Talks the Rut, the South, and Calling Deer

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Today on the show we are joined by Will Primos, the founder of Primos game calls, the host of Primos Truth About Hunting TV show, and one of the leading voices in the deer hunting community. And today we’re chatting...

Nov 02 2017

1hr 39mins

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Rank #2: The Wired To Hunt Podcast – Episode #63: How To Predict Deer Movement w/Mark Drury

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Today on the show we’re exploring the mysterious world of predicting deer movement and joining us is Mark Drury of Drury Outdoors. This is one of our best episodes yet, so settle in and enjoy! To listen to the podcast,...

Jul 09 2015

1hr 22mins

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Rank #3: The Wired To Hunt Podcast – Episode #3: Scouting and Hunting Heavily Pressured Whitetails with Dan Infalt

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In Episode #3 of The Wired To Hunt Podcast we’re bringing big buck killing legend Dan Infalt on to the show to discuss scouting and hunting for heavily pressured whitetails. Dan Infalt has killed over 30 P&Y whitetails while hunting...

Apr 11 2014

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Rank #4: Ep. 243: A Deer Hunter’s Guide To Wind and Thermals with Ryan Furrer

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Today on the show I am joined by Ryan Furrer of the Quality Deer Management Association to take an advanced look at how wind, thermals, and air currents impact deer and deer hunting. To listen to the podcast, click the...

Oct 19 2018

2hr 3mins

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Rank #5: Wired To Hunt Podcast #150: “The Professor” Joe Elsinger Takes Us To DIY Big Buck School

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Today on the show we’re joined by a super successful DIY public land deer hunter known by some as the “The Professor,” Joe Elsinger. And Joe is bringing us deep into his tactics and philosophies for targeting mature bucks on public...

May 04 2017

1hr 56mins

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Rank #6: Wired To Hunt Podcast #235: Aggressive Public Land and Ghillie Suit Tactics w/ Zach Ferenbaugh

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Today on the show we’re talking public land, hunting from the ground, finding hot sign and much more – and we’re joined by Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public. To listen to the podcast, click the Play button in the...

Sep 20 2018

2hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Wired To Hunt Podcast #239: Bowhunting Suburban Bucks w/ Lee Ellis and Drew Carroll

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Today on the show we’re chatting with Lee Ellis and Drew Carroll of Seek One Productions about the unbelievable deer hunting success they’re having bowhunting the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. To listen to the podcast, click the Play button in...

Oct 04 2018

2hr 24mins

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Rank #8: Wired To Hunt Podcast #215: Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis Talk Whitetails

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Today on the show I’m joined by  Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis of MeatEater to discuss all sorts of things related to their history and experiences hunting whitetail deer. AND I share some very big news about the future of...

May 24 2018

1hr 55mins

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Rank #9: Wired To Hunt Podcast #124: Expert Advice On How To Track and Recover Whitetails with John Jeanenney

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Today on the show we’re joined by expert deer tracker and author John Jeanenney and we’re diving deep into the topic of blood tracking and recovering a hit whitetail. To listen to the podcast, click the Play button in the...

Oct 20 2016

1hr 19mins

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Rank #10: The Wired To Hunt Podcast – Episode #16: The Art of Hunting One Specific Buck w/Bill Winke

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Today on the Wired To Hunt Podcast we’re joined by Bill Winke, accomplished whitetail writer and creator of MidwestWhitetail.com and Midwest Whitetail TV. Our topic of discussion? The art of hunting one, specific buck. There are few goals in the...

Jul 24 2014

54mins

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Rank #11: Wired To Hunt Podcast #229: Predicting Deer Movement Masterclass w/Mark Drury

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Today on the podcast we’ve got Mark Drury of Drury Outdoors back with us again for a follow-up to his unbelievably popular Predicting Deer Movement episode that he did with us back in 2015. And this time we’re taking things...

Aug 30 2018

1hr 56mins

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Rank #12: Ep. 247: My Nebraska 13 Pointer and DIY Hunt with Andy May

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Today on the show I am joined by my buddy and DIY whitetail expert Andy May to break down our recent Nebraska deer hunt and the full story of how I arrowed my 13 point buck. Subjects Discussed How we prepared...

Nov 01 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #13: Wired To Hunt Podcast #241: October Calling Strategies, Acorn Crunchers & Other Deer Hunting Questions Answered

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Today on the show Dan and I are dissecting our latest hunting plans AND answering listener questions about topics such as calling strategies, mobile hunting gear, learning new properties, acorn crunchers, facial hair and more. To listen to the podcast,...

Oct 12 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #14: Wired To Hunt Podcast #126: How We Plan To Kill A Rutting Buck

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Today on the show Dan and I are celebrating the whitetail rut by examining and discussing exactly how we hope and plan to kill a rutting buck in the coming days! To listen to the podcast, click the Play button...

Nov 03 2016

1hr 27mins

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Rank #15: Wired To Hunt Podcast #225: Tom Ware’s Tactics for Consistent Deer Hunting Success

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Today on the show we’re joined by Tom Ware, a former outfitter, Drury Outdoors team member, and one of the most consistently successful mature buck hunters in the country. To listen to the podcast, click the Play button in the...

Aug 02 2018

1hr 56mins

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Rank #16: Ep. 315: Become a Better Rut Hunter with Travis Faulkner

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Today on the show I'm joined by Andy May and outdoor writer and whitetail expert Travis Faulkner to go deep into new rut hunting ideas, stand sites, calling tactics, and more.

Topics discussed:

  • Andy May's pre-rut success
  • Andy's top rut hunting tactics
  • How Travis Faulkner approached his stand choices during the rut
  • The phases of the rut and how to hunt each
  • Unique calling tactics
  • Hunting hilly terrain during the breeding season
  • How to identify pinch points that actually funnel deer and how to hunt them
  • Trailcam tactics for November
  • What to do if you spook a buck during the rut
  • Mental aspects of rut hunting
  • Decoying bucks

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Nov 07 2019

2hr 26mins

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Rank #17: Wired To Hunt Podcast #122: How Todd Mead Kills Big Bucks from the Mountains of New York to the Public Lands of the Midwest

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Today on the show we’re joined by Todd Mead, a wildly successful deer hunter who’s going to share with us how he’s managed to kill big mature bucks all the way from the big woods mountains of New York to...

Oct 06 2016

1hr 43mins

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Rank #18: Wired To Hunt Podcast #116: Steve Bartylla’s Big Buck Secrets

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Today on the podcast we’re joined again by outdoor writer Steve Bartylla and we’re diving deep into the strategies and insights that have led to his consistent and impressive whitetail success. This one is absolutely loaded with game-changing advice, so get...

Aug 25 2016

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Rank #19: Wired To Hunt Podcast #188: Gabe Adair Talks Mature Bucks and Late Season Deer Hunting

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Today on the show we are joined by Gabe Adair, a land specialist for Whitetail Properties and one of the most consistent and renowned big buck killers in the country. And in this episode we discuss how he killed his...

Dec 01 2017

1hr 19mins

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Rank #20: Wired To Hunt Podcast #185: Deer Camp, Ohio Rut Success, Holyfield Updates & Furter

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Today on the show I’m joined by my good buddy Josh “Furter” Hillyard to discuss his successful Ohio rut hunt, the Quality Deer Management Association, the latest on my hunt for Holyfield and our Northern Michigan deer camp. To listen...

Nov 18 2017

1hr 38mins

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Ep. 360: A New Era in Deer Conservation with Nick Pinizzotto, Kip Adams, and Lindsay Thomas Jr

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Today on the show I'm joined by Nick Pinizzotto, Kip Adams, and Lindsay Thomas Jr to discuss one of the most significant changes in the deer conservation world in decades - the merging of the Quality Deer Management Association and the National Deer Alliance into a brand new organization.

Topics discussed:

  • Why the QDMA and NDA are merging into a new organization
  • The mission of the new organization
  • How will this impact deer and deer hunters?
  • What to expect for prior QDMA members 
  • Will there still be a management and habitat focus in this new organization?
  • Thoughts on the legacy of QDMA and the ending of an era
  • What the National Deer Alliance leadership learned over its five years of existence
  • What NDA can bring to the new org from a policy perspective
  • The big wins and wishes that the new org hopes to see come to fruition
  • Why we the hunters are the most important part of this new era in deer conservation
  • What we need to do in the coming day and years to make a positive difference for deer

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Jul 09 2020

1hr 22mins

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Ep. 359: The Evolution of our Summer Whitetail Prep

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Today on the show I’m joined by Dan Johnson to recap our latest summer whitetail projects and evolving thought processes around summertime deer prep.

Topics discussed:

  • Our latest debacles in parenting and the outdoors
  • Catching up on Mark and Dan BS
  • Hypothetical dream bucks
  • The evolution of Mark and Dan's summer trail camera processes
  • Scouting new public land
  • Why we don't set many tree stands in the spring or summer anymore
  • Summertime preparations to hunt a single specific buck
  • Dan's new plans for Gnarley Charlie
  • Marks latest plans to hunt for Tran
  • Concerns around Mark's early September whitetail hunt prospects
  • Mark's part-time move
  • Our favorite reoccurring segment

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Jul 02 2020

1hr 7mins

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Ep. 358: Finding the Buck of Your Dreams with Heath Cisco

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Today on the show I’m joined by DIY bowhunter and Whitetail Addictions team member Heath Cisco to discuss in detail exactly how he locates, studies, and moves in on top tier whitetail bucks.

Topics discussed:

  • How Heath and his hunting buddy Justin Hollandsworth handle the sharing of hunting properties
  • How to improve your mock scrapes
  • Setting high goals for your hunting season
  • Seeking out top tier bucks
  • Summer scouting for target deer
  • Trail camera strategies for specific bucks
  • Walking the fine line of scouting VS pressure during the season
  • Locating specific buck bedding areas and how to determine if it's a big buck
  • What to do when you find a big buck track
  • Aggressive hang-and-hunt tactics
  • What to do when you visually bump a buck while scouting
  • How bucks act differently between farm country and hill country
  • How the biggest bucks behave and use wind differently

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Jun 25 2020

1hr 26mins

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Ep. 357: Getting Out of Your Deer Hunting Comfort Zone with Justin Hollandsworth

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Today on the show I’m joined by Justin Hollandsworth of Whitetail Addictions TV to discuss high risk high reward tactics that lead to DIY deer hunting success and much more.

Topics discussed:

  • Doing something whitetail related every day
  • How Andrae D'acquisto influenced Justin's deer hunting mindset
  • Scouting new properties aggressively VS staying out
  • The value of hot sign VS year old sign
  • Identifying and patterning specific bucks
  • The early October morning taboo
  • How to hunt "edge winds" and ways to make it work
  • When to swing for the fences
  • Trailcam positioning 
  • Hunting an area VS hunting the tree
  • How to quickly and quietly get set-up in a stand during hunting season
  • Trim or no trim a new set?
  • When's the best time to move stands midday?
  • What quality do most great deer hunters have in common?

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Jun 18 2020

1hr 50mins

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Ep. 356: Answering Your Most Pressing Hunting Questions with Andy May

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Today on the show I’m joined by my friend and DIY whitetail bowhunting extraordinaire Andy May to answer your most pressing and challenging deer hunting questions.

Topics discussed:

  • Summer scouting advice
  • Our favorite terrain/habitat features for deer hunting success
  • How to avoid spooking deer in the fields, while waiting for bucks to come out later
  • How we organize our OnX waypoints and other historical information
  • What weakness Andy wants to improve on
  • The books that influenced our hunting styles the most
  • How close should you get to bedding areas with your cameras
  • What do great hunters do that average hunters do not
  • Hunting small wood lots surrounded by ag
  • Why do bucks get old - luck or skill?
  • Our first bucks and lessons learned
  • How to handle new neighbors

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Jun 11 2020

1hr 42mins

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Ep. 355: Becoming an Elite Deer Hunter with Joe Rentmeester

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Today on the show I’m joined by Wisconsin bowhunter and Hunting Beast contributor Joe Rentmeester to discuss his take on the aggressive hunting tactics that have led him to becoming one of the best DIY deer hunters around.

Topics discussed:

  • What Joe's early days of hunting looked like
  • How he connected with Dan Infalt and started learning from him in-person
  • The most important lessons he's learned from Dan Infalt
  • How his style differs from Infalt
  • Tips for locating and targeting specific bucks
  • Ideas for hunting early season mornings
  • Predicting buck bedding areas
  • How to determine the right spot to set-up VS pushing in farther
  • How Joe "won" back to back Public Land Challenges
  • One deer hunting "rule" we need to forget
  • One deer hunting "rule" we all need to learn
  • When to be aggressive, when not

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Jun 04 2020

1hr 44mins

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Ep. 354: Your Epic Summer Wild Game Cookout with Danielle Prewett

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Today on the show I’m joined by MeatEater wild foods contributing editor Danielle Prewett  to discuss everything you need to know to make this your very best summer of wild game cookouts ever.

Topics discussed:

  • What was on the menu for Memorial Day weekend
  • What kind of wild game comes to Danielle's mind during the summer
  • How long is venison good in the freezer?
  • Best practices for grilling steaks outside
  • To marinade or not? And how to do it best
  • The scoop on rubs 
  • Summer burger grilling tips
  • How to spice up your wild game Taco Tuesdays
  • Ideal thickness for your steaks
  • Barbecue and sloppy joes
  • Tex Mex rubs and cooking techniques
  • Other summer wild game favorites
  • Ideas for summer camp food

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May 28 2020

1hr 26mins

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Ep. 353: How to be a Conservationist in a Post-Pandemic World with Hal Herring

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Today on the show I'm joined by conservation writer and BHA podcast host Hal Herring to explore how to be a conservationist in a post-pandemic world.

Topics discussed:

  • When Hal knew he had to tackle conservation and advocacy as his life's work
  • Early inspirations
  • How to channel anger and frustration with anti-environment/public land acts 
  • How to filter all of the information and misinformation when trying to learn about possible threats to wildlife or wild places
  • Resources for unvarnished truth related to wildlife and wild places
  • How to achieve an informed and relatively unbiased opinion
  • How to get politicians to actually listen to hunters and anglers
  • Do hunters and anglers still have the stomach to fight for our resources?
  • How will COVID-19 impact conservation efforts
  • How/when should we begin to push for conservation wins amidst the pandemic
  • What to consider leading up to the vote in 2020

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May 21 2020

1hr 23mins

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Ep. 352: Hunting, Fishing, and Social Distance Socializing

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Today on the show Dan Johnson and I are doing some social distance socializing,  simply kicking back and catching up - telling hunting, fishing, and foraging stories and maybe even chatting with a surprise special guest. 

Topics discussed:

  • Getting in a rut during lockdown
  • Dan's turkey hunting efforts this year
  • Catch and release turkey hunting and my first real hunt of the year
  • My son's first fish
  • Dan's mushroom hunting exploits
  • Our favorite food to snack on while hanging with buddies
  • Plans and preparation for the upcoming season and even 2021
  • A surprise guest
  • Surprise guest turkey stories

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May 14 2020

1hr 20mins

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Ep. 351: It's Only Slow Food Until You Try to Eat It with Bill Heavey

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Today on the show I’m joined by Field & Stream editor-at-large and and author Bill Heavey for a rambling exploration of the relevance of hunting, fishing, and foraging in the year 2020 and beyond.

Topics discussed:

  • What Bill's been doing outside during the COVID-19 lockdown
  • Has hunting and fishing become more or less important given the current health crisis?
  • What Bill still wants to do outdoors before the pandemic or anything else gets to him
  • What to make of the renewed urgency to eat/live closer to the land
  • How Bill's personal journey to get more of his food from hunting/fishing/forgaging has evolved over the years
  • Tips for foraging for wild edibles 
  • Eating goose eggs
  • The relevance of hunting in the future
  • Introducing kids to the outdoors

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May 07 2020

1hr 8mins

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Ep. 350: Can Whitetail Habitat Managers Do Better? with Lindsay Thomas Jr.

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Today on the show I'm joined by Lindsay Thomas Jr. of the Quality Deer Management Association for a terrific and varied conversation about whitetail habitat management and how we can all do a little better.

Topics discussed:

  • How conservation organizations have been impacted by COVID-19
  • What we can do to help support QDMA and other conservation organizations at this time
  • How deer habitat management has evolved over the past few decades
  • If Lindsay could change one thing about deer habitat managers, it would be ...
  • Why plant and tree ID matters
  • Does invasive and non-native species management really matter?
  • Desirable weeds and tree species to look for
  • What a "green" or "low impact" food plot means
  • How to plant more environmentally friendly and beneficial food plots
  • Safety considerations and environmental impacts of herbicide use
  • Erosion, tillage, no-till and other soil considerations

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Apr 30 2020

1hr 42mins

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Ep. 349: BONUS How to Talk Turkey with Andrew Johnson

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Today on the show we're back with our final bonus turkey hunting episode and we're here with Andrew Johnson to break down the top six turkey vocalizations hunters need to be able to interpret and replicate. 

Topics discussed:

  • How Andrew came to be involved with turkey hunting and turkey hunting media
  • Why so many hunters have one-sided conversations with turkeys
  • What the most important turkey vocalizations
  • Why it's important to understand what different vocalizations mean to turkeys
  • Understanding and replicating a yelp
  • Understanding and replicating the tree yelp
  • Understanding and replicating clucks and putts
  • Understanding and replicating cutting
  • Understanding and replicating a purr
  • Understanding and replicating a gobble
  • Most common turkey calling mistakes

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Apr 29 2020

37mins

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Ep. 347: BONUS Talking Southern Turkeys with Lake Pickle

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Today on the show we're back with another bonus turkey hunting episode and we're here with Lake Pickle to discuss his top tactics for hunting southern turkeys, how to call and kill highly pressured birds, taking a turkey's "temperature" and ways to change a gobblers mood

Topics discussed:

  • What makes southern turkey hunting unique
  • Top times to hunt public land birds
  • How to call to heavily pressured turkeys
  • Ways to take a turkey's "temperature"
  • How to change a gobbler's mood
  • How to add realism to your turkey calls
  • Top decoy set-ups
  • Calling on the limb
  • What to do when you spook a gobbler

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Apr 22 2020

46mins

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Ep. 348: A Deer Hunter’s Guide to Mushroom Hunting

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Today on the show I’m joined by MeatEater team member and mushroom hunting aficionado Spencer Neuharth to cover off on everything a deer hunter needs to know to successfully take up mushroom hunting.

Topics discussed:

  • Why the hell should deer hunters care about mushroom hunting?
  • What mushrooms are worth seeking out
  • How to properly identify the top mushrooms
  • Top locations for finding mushrooms
  • Specific hot spots for morels
  • Mushroom myths and wive's tales
  • Tips for better seeing mushrooms in the wild
  • How to properly pick a mushroom
  • Cleaning and storing mushrooms the right way
  • Spencer's top ideas for cooking mushrooms

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Apr 22 2020

1hr 17mins

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Ep. 346: Southern Deer, Canadian Bucks, and Bears with Clay Newcomb

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Today on the show I’m joined by Arkansas hunter, content creator, and modern mountain man philosopher Clay Newcomb to discuss southern deer hunting, Canadian bucks, and bears.

Topics discussed:

  • Who is Clay Newcomb
  • How Clay thinks about the sacredness of hunting
  • The trials and tribulations of raising children in a hunting family
  • Mistakes or regrets raising kids to hunt
  • Introducing kids to discomfort
  • What inspired Clay to understand our history as hunters
  • Southern deer hunting culture
  • How to kill deer in Arkansas, depending on habitat type
  • Trophy hunting - how to justify?
  • What it's like to hunt big Canadian whitetails
  • Why deer hunters should give bear hunting a shot
  • The ideal first bear hunting experience
  • Is bear meat any good?
  • Why all hunters should care about bear hunting rights

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Apr 16 2020

1hr 42mins

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Ep. 345: BONUS Talking Turkey with Tony Peterson

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Today on the show we're back with another bonus turkey hunting episode and we're here with Tony Peterson to discuss his top tactics for striking up quiet gobblers, how he changes a turkey's mood, and much more.

Topics discussed:

  • How to scout for good turkey hunting public land spots
  • Mature tom tendencies
  • Tips for making decoys more realistic
  • Tony's aggressive calling tactics
  • Preferred decoy set-ups
  • What to do different when bowhunting for turkeys
  • Where to aim with a bow
  • Broadheads for turkeys
  • Can you run-n-gun for turkeys with a bow?
  • The craziest turkey tactic Tony employs

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Apr 15 2020

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Ep. 344: Intangibles for Hunting Success with Tony Peterson

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Today on the show I’m joined by Tony Peterson to discuss the most important intangibles for hunting success, mindset changes that can lead to becoming a better hunter, and much more.

Topics discussed:

  • Lockdown life updates
  • Why the intangible and mental sides of hunting are just as important as any tactic
  • Learning to disconnect
  • Why pre-season work and scouting is so important 
  • What gets Tony out working in the off-season so much
  • What areas for improvement Tony sees in himself
  • Off-season plans for Tony
  • Specific scouting ideas for 2020

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Apr 09 2020

1hr 10mins

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Ep. 343: BONUS Talking Turkey with Mark Drury

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Today on the show we're kicking off a month long series of bonus turkey hunting episodes and we're beginning with Mark Drury here to discuss his top tactics for striking up quiet gobblers, how he changes a turkey's mood, and much more.

Topics discussed:

  • Our plan for turkey month!
  • How Mark Drury uniquely approaches turkey hunting in different regions
  • How he hunts the different subspecies differently
  • What to do when the turkeys aren't gobbling
  • Mark's top tactics for striking up a bird
  • How to change a gobbler's mood
  • How to read turkey body language
  • Mark's favorite decoy set-ups
  • How to kill turkeys at the end of the day

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Apr 08 2020

37mins

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Ep. 342: Epic Hunting Road Trips and Archery with Chris Bee

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Today on the show I'm joined by professional archer, bowhunter, and YouTube phenom Chris Bee to discuss competitive archery, mental strength in the moment of truth, and advice  for epic hunting road trips.

Topics discussed:

  • How Chris Bee got into hunting and competitive archery
  • Advice for parents who hope to introduce their kids to archery
  • Recommendations for folks wanting to get into tournament archery
  • Dealing with mental stress and high pressure situations
  • How to clear your mind of negative thoughts during moment of truth
  • Tips for better archery practice
  • Pulling off a DIY Alaskan caribou hunt
  • The ultimate hunting van set-up and other recommended travel gear and food
  • Planning hunting road-trips
  • Lessons learned from the 2019 season

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Apr 02 2020

1hr 37mins

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Ep 341: Planning a Once-in-a-Lifetime Michigan Deer Hunt with Dan Johnson

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Today on the show I’m joined by Dan Johnson to discuss his very exciting, albeit long delayed, decision to finally leave the promised land of Iowa to experience a deer hunt in the great state of Michigan.

Topics discussed:

  • How Dan Johnson and his family are handling the COVID-19 impacts
  • Tips for working at home with kids
  • Why Dan Johnson finally decided to come hunt Michigan
  • When the Dan Johnson Michigan deer hunt is happening
  • The plan for finding quality public land in Michigan
  • Scouting for early season hunts
  • Camping/eating ideas for a public land DIY hunt
  • Tips for finding unpressured deer
  • Buck bedding areas in swampy regions
  • Is Michigan a better hunting state than advertised?
  • Setting goals and expectations for hunting a new state
  • A tip for finding higher quality public hunting spots in high pressure states
  • What Dan will have to do to deal with CWD regulations in Michigan

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Mar 26 2020

1hr 14mins

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I’ll give it 6 stars!

By JonasLaursen - May 04 2020
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Best hunting podcast out there - just awesome.

Awesome

By gsgsheueb - Mar 12 2020
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Informative and I love the BS sessions with dan