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The Big Honker Podcast

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The Big Honker Podcast is your ultimate authority on all things waterfowl hunting!! The show's hosts are Jeff Stanfield, owner of Stanfield Hunting Outfitters and Andy Shaver, head guide at Stanfield Hunting Outfitters. You will not find a duo more knowledgeable about the hunting industry than these two! Join them as they give you an all access pass into what most hunters dream about, which is to hunt for a living! Not only will they be giving you a peek behind the curtain on what its like to run one of North America's largest outfitters but each episode will be filled with discussions on topics such as scouting, decoy spreads, migration and hatch reports, product reviews, retriever training, calling tips and techniques, as well as tactics they use everyday to make each hunt a success... Couple that with the occasional tall tale from past hunts and special guests interviews from waterfowl industry leaders this show will be a fun ride and a must listen for everyone from the most hardcore hunter to the hunter that only hits the field twice a year.

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The Big Honker Podcast is your ultimate authority on all things waterfowl hunting!! The show's hosts are Jeff Stanfield, owner of Stanfield Hunting Outfitters and Andy Shaver, head guide at Stanfield Hunting Outfitters. You will not find a duo more knowledgeable about the hunting industry than these two! Join them as they give you an all access pass into what most hunters dream about, which is to hunt for a living! Not only will they be giving you a peek behind the curtain on what its like to run one of North America's largest outfitters but each episode will be filled with discussions on topics such as scouting, decoy spreads, migration and hatch reports, product reviews, retriever training, calling tips and techniques, as well as tactics they use everyday to make each hunt a success... Couple that with the occasional tall tale from past hunts and special guests interviews from waterfowl industry leaders this show will be a fun ride and a must listen for everyone from the most hardcore hunter to the hunter that only hits the field twice a year.

iTunes Ratings

829 Ratings
Average Ratings
780
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17

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By timmmmms - Apr 15 2020
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Love listening to you guys and all the great topics that come up

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By Nwcc customer #69 - Apr 15 2020
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Love the podcast really helps get through the week!

iTunes Ratings

829 Ratings
Average Ratings
780
15
10
7
17

Lgdc

By timmmmms - Apr 15 2020
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Love listening to you guys and all the great topics that come up

Lgdc

By Nwcc customer #69 - Apr 15 2020
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Love the podcast really helps get through the week!
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The Big Honker Podcast

Latest release on Oct 21, 2020

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The Big Honker Podcast is your ultimate authority on all things waterfowl hunting!! The show's hosts are Jeff Stanfield, owner of Stanfield Hunting Outfitters and Andy Shaver, head guide at Stanfield Hunting Outfitters. You will not find a duo more knowledgeable about the hunting industry than these two! Join them as they give you an all access pass into what most hunters dream about, which is to hunt for a living! Not only will they be giving you a peek behind the curtain on what its like to run one of North America's largest outfitters but each episode will be filled with discussions on topics such as scouting, decoy spreads, migration and hatch reports, product reviews, retriever training, calling tips and techniques, as well as tactics they use everyday to make each hunt a success... Couple that with the occasional tall tale from past hunts and special guests interviews from waterfowl industry leaders this show will be a fun ride and a must listen for everyone from the most hardcore hunter to the hunter that only hits the field twice a year.

Rank #1: Episode #257: Charles Beaty "Prince of Poachers"

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Jeff and Andy are joined by the "Prince of Poachers" Charles Beaty. Charles is one of the most notorious poachers in the world, having spent decades illegally harvesting some of the biggest whitetail deer in the country off of the Kennedy and King Ranches. 

Feb 20 2020

2hr 9mins

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Rank #2: Episode #77: Coyote Man Clay Reid

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Coyote Man Clay Reid is back in the studio with, Jeff Stanfield and Andy Shaver, to tell more wild stories from his even wilder past. Clay's stories have become the stuff that legends are made. 

Oct 04 2018

2hr 22mins

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Rank #3: Episode #23: The Coyote Man Clay Reid

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Special guest, Clay Reid, joins the guys in studio to talk predator hunting and predator tournaments. Clay finished 2nd in the 2018 National Predator Hunting Tournament. Clay shares his stories of predator hunt success along with some more colorful tales from his unbelievable past!

May 30 2018

2hr 21mins

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Rank #4: Episode #89: Ryan Faulks

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This episode, Jeff and Andy, are joined by former Stanfield Hunting Outfitters duck guide, Ryan Faulks. Here, they discuss Ryan's time working for Stanfield Hunting Outfitters, duck hunting in South Dakota, and a canoe trip in the Boundary Waters with Jeff and the family.

Nov 02 2018

1hr 41mins

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Rank #5: Episode #30: Coyote Man Clay Reid

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This episode, Coyote Man Clay Reid, comes back to sit down with, Jeff and Andy. They discuss more predator hunting and Clay shares more stories from incredible past, including the time he called in Bigfoot on one of his predator tournaments!

Jun 15 2018

3hr 19mins

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Rank #6: Episode #64: Ted Nugent

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On this episode, Jeff Stanfield and Andy Shaver, are joined by outdoor and musical legend Ted Nugent. Ted has been fighting for the rights of hunters and conservatives his entire life. Here, Ted talks about his deep love for the outdoors and our country, and how we all need to band together to ensure the next generation has a future in both.

Sep 03 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #7: Episode #44: Jeff Foiles

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On this episode, Jeff Stanfield and Andy Shaver, are joined by Jeff Foiles of Foiles Migrators waterfowl calls. Jeff started his waterfowl call business in the late 90's and became the biggest personality in the waterfowl industry by the mid 2000's, until a Federal investigation would turn his world completely upside down. And now he’s back to tell all the stories from his darkest days to the redemption that follows. 

Jul 18 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #8: Episode #207: Buck Naked

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Jeff and Andy are joined by a man we will refer to as "Buck Naked", this gentleman spends months on end overseas for business, mainly China. In this episode, "Buck", describes everything from the bizarre cuisine, getting mugged in a Chinese back alley, to all the "extra curricular" activities that take place on these business trips.

Sep 09 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #9: Episode #241: Stoner & Kaufman

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Josh Stoner and Austin Kaufman to discuss a ton of different topics from both in and out of the waterfowl world, including; shooting juvenile specklebellies, would you rather have a rivet or Jack Miner band, playoff football, and bad taxidermy.

Jan 03 2020

1hr 13mins

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Rank #10: Episode #105: Blake Poppe

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The guys are joined by Stanfield Hunting Outfitters' waterfowl guide, Blake Poppe. They discuss everything from the duck and goose migration, Blake's most memorable waterfowl hunts, and success at internet dating. 

Dec 14 2018

1hr 31mins

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Rank #11: Episode #50: Tim Grounds

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On this episode, Jeff Stanfield and Andy Shaver, are joined by goose calling legend, Tim Grounds. Tim has seen it all in the goose and duck calling industry and he is a true pioneer of the sport. Here, Tim talks everything from his start in the goose call making business to the early days of the World Goose Calling Championship in Easton, Maryland... Tim pulls no punches and tells it all.

Aug 01 2018

1hr 53mins

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Rank #12: Episode #240: New Year's Eve Round Table

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Jeff and Andy are joined by the entire Stanfield Hunting Outfitters  waterfowl guide staff; Blake Poppe, Josh Stoner, Logan Landers, Austin Kaufman, Ethan Mally, and Bo Pierce for the final round table discussion of 2019. 

Dec 31 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #13: Episode #154: Tony Vandemore

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Tony Vandemore from Habitat Flats. Tony is one of the biggest names in the waterfowl industry today, he has built a legacy by creating and managing habitat for ducks and geese at one of North America's most iconic waterfowl lodge, Habitat Flats.

May 03 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rank #14: Episode #191: Blake Poppe

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Nebraska's own, Blake Poppe. Blake is a groomsman in Zach's wedding so the guys take the opportunity to sit down and catch up on everything going on in the world today from news to early football predictions.

Jul 26 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #15: Episode #225: Duck Opener 2019

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Jeff and Andy talk about the hunts from opening weekend of Texas duck season at The Big Honker Lodge, the arrival of new geese to their area, and catch up on current events; including the flashing at the World Series, and men competing in sports against women.

Oct 29 2019

1hr

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Rank #16: Episode #97: Ryan Faulks

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Jeff and Andy are joined by former duck hunting guide, Ryan Faulks. Ryan just got back from duck hunting on an Indian Reservation in Canada, the guys discuss the different rules of hunting on Indian land. Then, they talk about how goose hunting in the full moon phase has made the geese incredibly difficult to decoy.

Nov 24 2018

48mins

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Rank #17: Episode #6: Decoy Spreads

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On this episode of The Big Honker Podcast we were joined with special guest, Zach Shaver, to talk decoy spreads. Zach has been running waterfowl hunts since he was 8 years old and he has learned the art of setting out a decoy spread from some of the industry's most esteemed waterfowl guides. The boys discuss their favorite spread to set out, how your spread should change when the weather does and if mixing silhouettes and full bodies really makes a difference.

Apr 19 2018

42mins

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Rank #18: Episode #96: Dustin Jones & Kyle Sanders of 737 Duck Calls

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Jeff and Andy are joined by the owners of 737 Duck Calls, Dustin Jones and Kyle Sanders. The guys come on to discuss how they got into the goose and duck call making business, and how they've taken the duck call game by storm with new age social media marketing and direct to consumer shipping. They also talk about their duck club in Oklahoma and what all goes into managing prime duck habitat.

Nov 21 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #19: Episode #95: Dive Bomb Hunt Recap

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Jeff, Andy, and Zach recap the Dive Bomb goose hunts and they discuss the challenges that the lack of wind presented and what adjustments were made to the decoy spread.

Nov 19 2018

39mins

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Rank #20: Episode #232: Ashur Tolliver

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Dive Bomb Industries own, Ashur Tolliver. Ashur and the Dive Bomb crew are down in Texas waterfowl hunting with Jeff and Andy, the guys discuss the morning's goose hunt, Ashur's retirement from baseball, and everything going on at Dive Bomb Industries.

Nov 15 2019

1hr 24mins

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Episode #360: Brandon Cerecke

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Jeff and Andy are joined by the man behind Boss Shot Shells, Brandon Cerecke. The guys discuss this upcoming waterfowl season and some hunts from Brandon's early goose season, the showdown between Trump and Biden, new and improved products over at Boss Shot Shells, and the Stamp It Forward program they are taking part in with Sam Soholt.

Oct 21 2020

1hr 18mins

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Episode #359: Chris Slaten

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Jeff and Andy are joined by the newest member of Stanfield Hunting Outfitters waterfowl team, Chris Slaten. Chris is a former Army sniper with several tours of duty during his military career, but he is now pursuing a new path of guiding waterfowl hunts. The guys talk about Chris's time in the military, transitioning out of the military, and what drove him to becoming a waterfowl guide.

Oct 20 2020

1hr 23mins

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BONUS EPISODE: NFL Week 6 Pick 'Em - Michelle Stanfield

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Michelle Stanfield to predict the winners and losers from each game of Week 6 in the NFL.

Oct 15 2020

12mins

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Episode #358: Travis Smith

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Travis Smith from Wicked Wingz. Wicked Wingz is an organization that provides waterfowl hunting for disabled and active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Travis is an avid waterfowl hunter and outdoor photographer with a passion to give back.

Oct 15 2020

1hr 6mins

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Episode #357: Pretty Much a Top Golf Pro

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Jeff and Andy talk about Andy's time at Top Golf, the viral video of the mountain lion chasing the hiker, the goose and duck migration, and they look at some standings in the NFL.

Oct 14 2020

58mins

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BONUS EPISODE: 10 Minutes Just the Tips - Booking a Hunt

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Jeff and Andy talk about the do's and don't's of booking a hunt with an outfitter; questions you should ask and actions you should take before locking in dates with a hunting outfitter.

Oct 13 2020

13mins

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Episode #356: Lt. Col. Allen West & Scott Tarwater

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Jeff and Andy are joined by retired Lieutenant Colonel Allen West and Scott Tarwater. Allen is also the Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. The guys discuss the coming state and federal elections, domestic terrorist organization such as Antifa, speaking at liberal colleges, and the future of the Republican Party in Texas.

Oct 13 2020

45mins

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Episode #355: Louie Keen

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Jeff and Andy are joined by the mayor of Uranus, Missouri, Louie Keen. Not only is he the mayor of Uranus but he is also the head fudge packer at the Uranus Fudge Factory. Louie has created a family fun destination in the Ozark's on Route 66 that has everything from a fudge factory, to an indoor gun range, to a Side Show Museum.

Oct 09 2020

1hr 2mins

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BONUS EPISODE: NFL Week 5 Pick 'Em - Logan Pyeatt

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Logan Pyeat of The Looking Glass Duck Club Podcast to pick the winners and losers of each game from Week 5 in the NFL.

Oct 08 2020

36mins

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Episode #354: Mauro Tomassetti

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This episode, Jeff and Andy are joined by Mauro Tomassetti. Mauro created Liv's Hunt for a Cure after his daughter was born with cystic fibrosis. Liv's Hunt for a Cure is a foundation dedicated to finding a cure to cystic fibrosis and it's a two day outing that starts with a calling contest with some of the world's best goose callers and ends in a goose spread.

Oct 08 2020

1hr 11mins

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BONUS EPISODE: 10 Minutes Just Tips - Flare vs Slide

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Jeff and Andy discuss the difference between ducks or geese flaring and ducks or geese sliding your decoy spread. They point out what distinguishes one from the other and what adjustments waterfowl hunters should make when the ducks and geese start acting up.

Oct 07 2020

12mins

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Episode #353: The Calm Before the Storm

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Jeff and Andy enjoy a quiet Big Honker Lodge as they have a week with no hunters. They discuss the upcoming Presidential election and the V.P. debate, they look at Tony's bald eagle project that he thinks will keep geese off their peanut fields, they toss around NFL rankings, and they look at the warm weather from the recent weeks and what that might mean for the waterfowl migration.

Oct 07 2020

1hr 6mins

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Episode #352: Trevor Austin & Alex Yerges

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Jeff and Andy are joined by the guys from Pacific Calls, Trevor Austin and Alex Yerges. They have several new products hitting the market for this waterfowl season, including, an all new sandhill crane call. The guys talk about all the new items they're releasing, a new video series they're a part of, and their travel plans for this waterfowl season.

Oct 02 2020

1hr 24mins

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BONUS EPISODE: NFL Week 4 Pick 'Em - Kyle Fitzroy

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Kyle Fitzroy to pick the winners and losers from each game of Week 4 in the NFL.

Oct 01 2020

15mins

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Episode #351: Richard Clifton

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Jeff and Andy are joined by wildlife artist and two time winner of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, Richard Clifton. Richard has also been named Ducks Unlimited Artist of the Year three times. The guys discuss Richard's method of creating these award winning waterfowl paintings, his career as an artist, and they look at how art has progressed at they view older Federal Duck Stamps.

Oct 01 2020

1hr 30mins

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Episode #350: Public Land Hunter - Garrett Backman

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Montana/North Dakota waterfowl hunter, Garrett Backman. The guys talk about goose and duck hunting around the Montana and North Dakota border, they decide which state has better hunting, and "Tiger Meat".

Sep 29 2020

1hr 7mins

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BONUS EPISODE: 10 Minutes Just Tips - Wind Change

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In this new series, Jeff and Andy focus on different scenarios that every waterfowl hunter will face, and they give their advice with different tips and tactics for every occasion. Today's episode focuses on what adjustments waterfowl hunters should make when the wind switches during their duck or goose hunt.

Sep 28 2020

12mins

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Episode #349: John Hafernick

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Jeff and Andy are joined by John Hafernick of the Redhead Blast Duck Hunting Tournament. They discuss how the tournament came about, it's growth over the last 4 years, and how participants can enter in January, and duck hunting on the Texas coast.

Sep 25 2020

1hr 4mins

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BONUS EPISODE: NFL Week 3 Pick 'Em - Blake Poppe

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Blake Poppe to pick the winners and losers from each game from Week 3 in the NFL.

Sep 25 2020

11mins

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Episode #348: Don Collyer

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Jeff and Andy are joined by Don Collyer from Southern Oak Kennels North. Don specializes in training U.K. Labradors for the grind of waterfowl season. The guys talk about the early season honker smash Don and the guys from Boss Shot Shells just had, his method of training dogs from some of the most prestigious bloodlines in the world, and Don also shares some valuable knowledge for hunters taking their new hunting dogs out for the first time this waterfowl season.

Sep 24 2020

1hr 10mins

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iTunes Ratings

829 Ratings
Average Ratings
780
15
10
7
17

Lgdc

By timmmmms - Apr 15 2020
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Love listening to you guys and all the great topics that come up

Lgdc

By Nwcc customer #69 - Apr 15 2020
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Love the podcast really helps get through the week!