Wired To Hunt Podcast

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Subscribers: 940
Reviews: 11


 Jan 8, 2021

Luke Tutterow
 Feb 25, 2020
Great podcast and great advice. Keep up the good work


 Nov 11, 2019


 Aug 13, 2019

joe
 Aug 8, 2019
love it

Description

Dive deep into the world of whitetails with leading expert Mark Kenyon. Each episode covers specific and actionable strategies for the next generation of whitetail hunting addicts. Get your fix through the stories of Mark’s learning experiences as a whitetail hunter and valuable insights provided by a weekly slate of expert guests. Part of The MeatEater Podcast Network.

Episode Date
Ep. 550: Foundations - Animals Are Assh@$*es
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On this week’s show, Tony discusses how animals are all kind of assholes, including whitetails. Understanding this trait in deer is a great step toward becoming a more successful hunter because it helps you to suss out the motivation behind some of their behaviors.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 05, 2022
Ep. 549: Whitetail Management and the Future of Deer with Jason Sumners
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On today’s episode, Tony speaks with Dr. Jason Sumners, who is the Branch Science Division Chief for the Missouri Department of Conservation, and is a wealth of insight into deer management from the State level.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 30, 2022
Ep. 548: The Truth About Whitetail Scenting and Hearing Abilities with Karl Miller
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On this week’s show, guest host Tony Peterson speaks with Dr. Karl Miller about his years of deer research. They also dive into what the science says about how well deer can hear, and the real reason why their advanced olfactory ability is so important to survival.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 23, 2022
Ep. 547: Foundations - Just Hunting Something Else
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On today’s show, Tony talks about why it’s beneficial to expand your hunting horizons beyond whitetails - and how doing so can make you more lethal in the deer woods.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 21, 2022
Ep. 546: The Story of Deer Survival - Whitetail Anatomy Lessons with Justin Brown
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On this week’s episode, Tony chats with Dr. Justin Brown about his research on viruses, disease pathology, and whitetail anatomy. Brown’s research, and veterinarian background, allow him to explain deer adaptations and evolutionary traits in a fascinating and informative way, which should be of interest to every whitetail hunter.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 16, 2022
Ep. 545: Foundations - A Weird Way to Become a Better Deer Hunter
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On today’s show, Tony explains how a few non-hunting related decisions in his life led him down the path to not only enjoy deer hunting more, but to also become much better at it.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 14, 2022
Ep. 545: The Science Behind CWD, Fawn Mortality, and Mature Buck Movement with Mike Chamberlain
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On today’s episode, Tony speaks with Dr. Michael Chamberlain about a variety of research projects he has been involved in, all of which teach us about unique aspects of whitetail behavior.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 09, 2022
Ep. 544: Foundations - You Do You
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On today’s episode, Tony explains why whitetail hunting success always ultimately comes from your personal goals and efforts, and not some outside source.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 07, 2022
Ep. 543: What Whitetails Really See & How We Know It with Bradley Cohen
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On today’s show, Tony speaks with Dr. Bradley Cohen about his research into whitetail vision and how we have come to know so much about what deer can actually see.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 02, 2022
Ep. 542: Foundations - Rabbits With Antlers
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On this week’s show, Tony explains why even the smartest bucks are still really just rabbits with antlers, and why acknowledging that can help you be a better hunter.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 31, 2022
Ep. 541: Can Whitetail Science Make You a Better Deer Hunter?
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Today on the show I’m joined by Tony Peterson to explore if, why, and how a deep-dive into whitetail science and biology can help you become a better deer hunter, as we kick off a brand new month-long series on this very topic. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 26, 2022
Ep. 540: Foundations - How (and Why) to Take Summer Deer Inventory
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On today’s show, Tony discusses the tactic of using trail cameras to take deer inventory throughout the summer, even if you don’t own or have access to private ground.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 24, 2022
Ep. 539: Is it OK to be a Just Okay Hunter?
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This week on the show I'm joined by four hunters who've decided it's time to embrace being an "okay hunter" and all the fun, fumbles, and failures that come along with it. We're not all going to be a Mark Drury or Dan Infalt, might there be a benefit to embracing that reality? Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 19, 2022
Ep. 538: Foundations - Shoot Smarter, Not Harder
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On today’s episode, Tony discusses how to make each practice shot count regardless of whether you’re using a bow, muzzleloader, or rifle.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 17, 2022
Ep. 537: Raising Outdoors Kids - A Mark and Dan Progress Report
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This week on the show I'm joined by Dan Johnson to check-in on our progress attempting to raise outdoor kids and the lessons we've learned over the last 10 years introducing and teaching our collective 5 children about hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 12, 2022
Ep. 536: Foundations - It’s Time To Start Shooting
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On this week’s episode, Tony makes a compelling argument that all of us should dedicate ourselves to a target practice regimen, regardless of our weapon choice.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 10, 2022
Ep. 535: Tackling Target Panic and Rebuilding My Shooting Process with Joel Turner
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Today on the show, I’m joined by archery coach and SHOT IQ founder Joel Turner to discuss my experiences battling target panic over the years and what I learned and changed about my shooting process after my in-person coaching experience with him this spring.    Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 05, 2022
Ep. 534: Foundations - Building a Better Bow, Part 2
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On today’s show, Tony discusses bow rests, quivers, and stabilizers and why whitetail hunters should really consider what bow accessories they choose.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 03, 2022
Ep. 533: A Deer Hunter's Guide to Planting and Improving Native Grass Habitats with Chris McLeland
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Today on the show, we’re discussing why, where, and how to plant native grass habitat for deer and deer hunting, and other wildlife, and joining me to discuss this is Pheasants Forever VP of Conservation Delivery, Chris McLeland.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 28, 2022
Ep. 532: Foundations - Build a Better Bow, Part 1
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On this week’s show, Tony discusses bow sight and peep sight choice and how each can affect a hunter’s ability to shoot well during hunting season.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 26, 2022
Ep. 531: Planting Trees for Wildlife with Bob and Iain Wallace
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Today on the show we're talking trees; why they’re valuable to wildlife, where to plant them, and how to do it well. To help us have that conversation I’m joined by two of the most knowledgeable folks in the trees for wildlife world, Bob and Iain Wallace of Chestnut Hill Outdoors.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 21, 2022
Ep. 530: Foundations - Off-Season Scouting, One Last Time
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On this week’s show, Tony makes the case that there is still a little bit of time left to get out and wrap up your winter scouting duties.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 19, 2022
Ep. 529: Working the Land for Southern Whitetails with Mark Haslam
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Mark Haslam, the 2019 NDA Deer Manager of the Year, to discuss his experiences, lessons learned, and best practices for improving whitetail habitat in the South.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 14, 2022
Ep. 528: Foundations - When the Land Buying Dream Turns Into a Nightmare
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On today’s show, Tony follows up last week’s episode with some cautionary tales, and advice, for anyone interested in buying a little piece of deer paradise.    Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 12, 2022
Ep. 527: The Kansas 80 Case Study in Land Management with Nate and Thomas Krick
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Today on the show I’m joined by Nate and Thomas Krick, hosts of Identical Draw, to discuss their experience as young 20 somethings diving headfirst into whitetail land management and their hard learned lessons managing their family’s new 80 acre farm.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 07, 2022
Ep. 526: Foundations - The Realities of Buying Your Own Deer Ground
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On today’s show, Tony discusses the land-buying dream that most deer hunters have (and how to make it happen with a limited budget).    Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 05, 2022
Ep. 525: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Average Joe Whitetail Habitat Work
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This week on the show, Tony Peterson and I break down our real-world experiences dabbling in whitetail habitat management -- the good, the bad, the ugly, and what we've learned along the way.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 31, 2022
Ep.524: Foundations - Does Anyone Really Need a New Bow?
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On today’s episode, Tony breaks down the annual conundrum bowhunter’s face after the year’s newest flagship bows are released.    Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 29, 2022
Ep. 523: 10 Books Every Aspiring Conservationist Should Read with Ed Roberson
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Today I'm joined by Ed Roberson of the Mountain & Prairie Podcast to discuss our top book (and other media) recommendations for those of you who want to dive deeper into the world of conservation - ranging from public lands history, to endangered species, water conservation, big game management, and more.    Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 24, 2022
Ep. 522: Foundations- Gobbler Hunting Sessions and Deer Hunting Lessons
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On this week's episode, Tony explains what a turkey hunter can learn about deer while chasing gobblers in the spring woods.    Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 22, 2022
Ep. 521: How to Live a Life Dedicated to Hunting, Fishing, and Conservation with T. Edward Nickens
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This week on the show I’m joined by author, writer, and total outdoorsman T. Edward Nickens, to discuss what it actually looks like to live a life dedicated to hunting, fishing, and conservation and what small steps we can add to our daily lives to ensure our outdoor lifestyle in the future. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 17, 2022
Ep. 520: Foundations - Turkey Road Trips and the Whitetail Connection
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On today’s episode, Tony makes the case that if you want to take your whitetail hunting on the road, you should start with a spring trip dedicated to finding a longbeard. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 15, 2022
Ep. 519: How to Hunt AND Save Grassland Habitat for Whitetails with Torin Miller and Bethany Erb
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This week on the show, Tony Peterson and I break down why we love hunting grassy habitats for deer, from Midwest CRP fields to the plains out West, and discuss our best practices for success in these areas. Then we're joined by Torin Miller of the NDA and Bethany Erb from Pheasants Forever to explore the significant threats these ecosystems currently face across the country and a potential opportunity to help protect this important habitat. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 10, 2022
Ep. 518: Foundations - The Finer Details of Winter Scouting
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On today’s episode, Tony takes winter scouting to a granular level to explain what sign you should look for and what your findings mean for your upcoming fall hunts. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 08, 2022
Ep. 517: Aldo Leopold's Conservation Lessons For Modern Hunters With Stanley Temple and Doug Duren
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Today we’re exploring the life, legacy, and teachings of one of the godfathers of modern game management and conservation - Aldo Leopold. And ultimately, discussing why this stuff still matters for today's hunters and anglers. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 03, 2022
Ep. 516: Foundations - Big Picture Winter Scouting
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Today’s show is all about taking a broad view of winter scouting. Tony goes through the process of starting your winter scouting sessions, and explains how time spent in the woods right now can lead to better deer hunting this fall. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 01, 2022
Ep. 515: 2022 State of the Whitetail Union With Kip Adams
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Today on the show, I’m joined by Kip Adams of the National Deer Association to explore the current state of whitetail deer and deer hunting across the country and the news, trends, and issues we need to pay attention to in 2022. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 24, 2022
Ep. 514: Foundations - How to Train a Shed Antler Dog
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On this week’s episode, Tony breaks down the strategy for training a dog to find shed antlers through nose-work and visuals. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 22, 2022
Ep. 513: Whitetail Therapy Session with Tony Peterson
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Today on the show, Mark talks with his new therapist, Tony Peterson, about what he learned about whitetails -- and himself -- over his most demanding season ever. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 17, 2022
Ep. 512: Foundations - Shed Hunting with a Purpose
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On today’s show, Tony discusses how to plan shed hunting routes, and figure out the best timing for your antler finding missions. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 15, 2022
Ep. 511: First Deer Stories on the Back 40 with Evan Barrett, Forest Wagoner, and Hank Forester
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Today on the show, we're talking new hunter mentorship, getting you updated on what’s happened with the Back 40 in 2021, and then diving into a couple great stories about two new hunters that I had the privilege of helping mentor on their first successful deer hunts. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 10, 2022
Ep. 510: Foundations - What Shed Antlers Can Tell You
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This week on the show, Tony Peterson reminds us that shed antlers are more than cool trinkets, and walks us through how much we can learn from shed antlers, even on land we can't hunt. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 08, 2022
Ep. 509: Andy May - The BEST Reason to Take Your Whitetail Game On the Road
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On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson talks with Michigan's Andy May about planning his whitetail hunts around whether they'll not only be worth the time and effort, but more importantly, will help him level up his deer game.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 03, 2022
Ep. 508: Foundations - What Makes Shed Antlers So Cool
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On this week’s episode, Tony explores the topics of why sheds are fascinating to us as hunters, and he dives into the science behind the timing of the antler drop. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 01, 2022
Ep. 507: K.C. Smith - Planning the Perfect Over-The-Road Whitetail Hunt
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On today's episode, K.C. Smith of The Element discusses how he decides to hunt a specific state, and how he really narrows down his research to focus on individual tracts of public land.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 27, 2022
Ep. 506: Foundations - Whitetail Hunt Planning Done Right
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This week on Foundations, Tony breaks down his process for planning over-the-road whitetail hunts so that he has the best odds of not only killing a buck, but enjoying his time afield. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 25, 2022
Ep. 505: Behind the Scenes Big Buck Management and My Wisconsin Hunt with Tom Indrebo
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This week on the show, we're exploring the story of how our current midwestern big buck management culture got its start in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, Tom Indrebo's impact on all the above, and my experience hunting with one of the forefathers of modern deer hunting. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 20, 2022
Ep. 504: Foundations - Should You Travel to Hunt Whitetails?
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On today’s show, Tony discusses the considerations every whitetail hunter should make while kicking around the idea of taking their hunting over the road for the first time. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 18, 2022
Ep. 503: From Whitetails to Tahr with Traditional Archer Bre Lewis
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This week on the show, guest host Tony Peterson talks to traditional archer Bre Lewis about the ways hunting has influenced her life, and ultimately led her to become a guide in New Zealand. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 13, 2022
Ep. 502: Foundations - Whitetail Gear Tear-Down Time
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On today’s episode of Foundations, Tony explains why every whitetail hunter should think about gear in the immediate off-season, in order to set themselves up for a safer and more productive year in the whitetail woods. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 11, 2022
Ep. 501: Kayaking For Alabama Public Land Bucks with Parker McDonald
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This week on the show, I'm joined by Parker McDonald of the Southern Ground Hunting Podcast to recap my Alabama public land deer hunting adventure, and the lessons I learned about deer hunting the south and using boats to find bucks. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 06, 2022
Ep. 500: Foundations - It's Time For a Little Deer Hunting Self-Reflection
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This week, Tony explores the topic of thinking back on last season, and how the successes and failures of the season can be used to shape a better plan for the new year. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 04, 2022
Ep. 499: Mules, Mountains, and My Arkansas Hunting Adventure with Clay Newcomb
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This week on the show, I'm joined by Clay Newcomb to recap my mule-back public land Arkansas deer hunting adventure and the lessons I learned about hunting the southern mountains, still-hunting, scent control, and more. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 30, 2021
Ep. 498: Foundations - Last Chance For a Slow (Deer) Dance
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On this week's episode, Tony discusses what you have to do in order to end the season with a filled tag on a buzzer-beater deer. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 28, 2021
Ep. 497: My Experience Tracking Big Woods Bucks in Maine with Hal Blood
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Today on the show, I’m joined by legendary big woods tracker Hal Blood to recap my recent hunt in Maine and the lessons I learned about tracking deer in the snow. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 23, 2021
Ep. 496: Rut Fresh Radio 12/22/2021 - The Final Episode of 2021
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This is the 12/22/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Illinois, Alabama, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 22, 2021
Ep. 495: Foundations - Building a Late-Season Bowhunting Strategy
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On today’s episode, Tony makes the case for ignoring most of the conventional late-season hunting advice to build a plan that takes into account the reality of your specific bowhunting situation. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 21, 2021
Ep. 494: My Face to Face Whitetail Experience with a Decoy with Tony Trietch
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This week on the show, I'm recapping my incredible experience chasing rutting whitetails on the ground with a hand-held decoy in Nebraska and the lessons I learned from my mentor Tony Trietch. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 16, 2021
Ep. 493: Rut Fresh Radio 12/15/2021 - December Optimism
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This is the 12/15/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Nebraska, Texas, North Carolina, and Michigan. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 15, 2021
Ep. 492: Foundations - Muzzleloader Hunting Strategies, Part 2
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On this episode of Wired to Hunt Foundations, Tony talks about a couple different hunting strategies that are not only perfect for muzzleloader hunting, but also for having as much fun as possible while carrying a front-stuffer into the December woods. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 14, 2021
Ep. 491: Ignoring Conventional Late Season Advice to Build a Pressured Deer Plan, With Clint Campbell
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On today's show, Clint Campbell discusses how he hits the reset button once the general firearm season ends in his home state of Pennsylvania so that he can quickly find deer as the late-season sets in.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 09, 2021
Ep. 490: Rut Fresh Radio 12/8/2021 - The Secondary Rut
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This is the 12/8/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, Arkansas. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 08, 2021
Ep. 489: Foundations - Muzzleloader Hunting Strategies
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On today’s show, Tony discusses tactics and strategies for muzzleloader hunters looking to take their smokepoles to the field and try to tag out on a late-season deer. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 07, 2021
Ep. 488: My Wild Adventures Hunting Washington DC Whitetails with Taylor Chamberlain
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Today on the show, we’re exploring the highs, lows, and lessons learned from my experience bowhunting whitetails in the suburbs of Washington DC with the one and only Taylor Chamberlain. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 02, 2021
Ep. 487: Rut Fresh Radio 12/1/2021 - Hunting December Fronts
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This is the 12/1/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin, and Tennessee. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  The One Week in November Gear Package Giveaway How The Hunting Public Finds Quality Public Land Deer Hunting – Emily Kantner 3 Places to Find a Post-Rut Buck – Mark Kenyon How to Kill a Late-Season Buck From the Ground – Tony Peterson Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 01, 2021
Ep. 486: Foundations - Assessing the Deer Damage and Working Towards Next Season
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This week on the show, Tony walks us through what we can do--right now--to start maximizing the potential for next season. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 30, 2021
Ep. 485: How Playing Favorites with Certain Hunting Styles Can Make You More Successful on Whitetails, With Tyler Jones
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On today's show, Tyler Jones discusses what it takes for him to find success on public land whitetails - whether he is hunting his home state of Texas or on the road as a nonresident.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 25, 2021
Ep. 484: Rut Fresh Radio 11/24/2021 - Avoiding Orange Armies
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This is the 11/24/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from West Virginia, Montana, Georgia, and Missouri. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  How to Kill a Big Buck at the End of the Rut – Tony Peterson 10 Natural Food Sources Every Deer Hunter Should Know – Mark Kenyon Caliber Battle: .308 Win. vs. .270 Win. – Jordan Sillars How to Kill a Buck in Late November – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 24, 2021
Ep. 483: Foundations - Wrapping up the General Firearm Season
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This week on Wired To Hunt Foundations, Tony discusses the dismal—but not only entirely hopeless—outlook for hunters still holding unfilled tags as the general gun season winds down. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 23, 2021
Ep. 482: Success Stories From "One Week in November"
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This week on the show, I'm joined by Tony Peterson and Spencer Neuharth to break down the strategies and philosophies that led to their four recent big buck kills during the filming of our new whitetail series, "One Week in November," which you can watch episode one of here. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 18, 2021
Ep. 481: Rut Fresh Radio 11/17/2021 - Hunting the Whitetail Lockdown
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This is the 11/17/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Illinois, Texas, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  How to E-Scout for the Rut – Tony Peterson What I’ve Learned Watching Deer Have Sex – Mark Kenyon How to Pull Off an ‘Almost’ All-Day Rut Hunt – Tony Hansen What is the Whitetail Lockdown? – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 17, 2021
Ep. 480: Foundations - Gun Hunt Like a Bowhunter to Kill More Bucks
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Today’s Wired To Hunt Foundation’s show is all about getting into the cover during the general firearms season to hunt like a bowhunter, or at least not like all of your gun-toting competition. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 16, 2021
Ep. 479: Day-After Analysis of a Whitetail Rut-cation
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 This week on the show I'm running solo as I break down my recent 7 day rut hunt in Iowa, analyzing step by step all of my decisions, successes, and mistakes.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 11, 2021
Ep. 478: Rut Fresh Radio 11/10/2021 - Spencer Kills Two Bucks
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This is the 11/10/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Iowa, South Carolina, Ohio, and North Dakota. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  Why Transitions Are the Perfect Rut Setups – Alex Gyllstrom Can You Burn Out a Rut Stand? – Dylan Tramp How to Kill a Pressured Buck During the Rut – Tony Peterson What is the Whitetail Lockdown? – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 10, 2021
Ep. 477: Foundations - The Beginning of the Rut Grind
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On today’s show, Tony explores the reality of when the rut starts to taper off, but you’re still chasing that grip-and-grin glory by grinding it out every chance you can. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 09, 2021
Ep. 476: The Rut Hunting Mistakes We All Make (How to Avoid Them), with Alex Gyllstrom
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On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson talks with Alex Gyllstrom. They discuss Alex's strategy for staying mobile and keeping a positive attitude during the rut. Alex also addresses many of the common mistakes bowhunters make while hunting through the best weeks of November.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 04, 2021
Ep. 475: Rut Fresh Radio 11/3/2021 - The Best Time of the Year
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This is the 11/3/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Kentucky, Colorado, Minnesota, and Arkansas. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  3 Unconventional Whitetail Rut Hunting Tactics – Dylan Tramp How to Hunt the Whitetail Rut in Big Woods – Beau Martonik What is the Best Day of the Whitetail Rut? – Spencer Neuharth The Rules of the Whitetail Rut – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 03, 2021
Ep. 474: Foundations - Mastering the Best Part of the Rut
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There is no better week for most deer hunters than the second week of November, but it’s still not an easy proposition for a lot of us. This is the crux of this week’s show, where Tony lays out the case for how exactly to make the most of each day of the rut. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 02, 2021
Ep. 473: Bill Winke's Evolving Approach to the Whitetail Rut
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This week on the show, I’m joined by legendary whitetail bowhunter Bill Winke to discuss his best practices for hunting the whitetail rut and how his approach has evolved in recent years as he’s shifted from hunting his own properties to new, unmanaged ground. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 28, 2021
Ep. 472: Rut Fresh Radio 10/27/2021 - The Rutting Moon
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This is the 10/27/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Kansas, New Jersey, Mississippi, and Indiana. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  What You Need to Know About the 2021 Rutting Moon – Mark Kenyon This Strategy Will Help You Kill More Rutting Bucks – Alex Gyllstrom The Pros and Cons of Rubber Boots for Archery Hunting – Beau Martonik 3 Reasons Hunters Fail During the Rut – Tony Peterson Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 27, 2021
Ep. 471: Foundations - Rut Timing Realities
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Today’s show is dedicated to playing a pre-rut and rut strategy according to exactly what day it is, and just what your in-field observations are telling you about the timing of the breeding season. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 26, 2021
Ep. 470: How the Right Rut Mindset Helps You Kill More Bucks with Brodie Swisher
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This week on the show, guest host Tony Peterson talks to Brodie Swisher. They discus Brodie's strategies for calling during the pre-rut, grinding out long days during the heart of the breeding season, and why Brody never misses a sunrise in the November woods. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 21, 2021
Ep. 469: Rut Fresh Radio 10/20/2021 - Biggest Buck in Rut Fresh History
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This is the 10/20/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Iowa, Tennessee, Michigan, and Louisiana. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  How to Rattle in a Buck on Public Land – John Eberhart The Land Feature Too Many Deer Hunters Ignore – Beau Martonik How to Sight in a Bow in 25 Minutes – Tony Hansen How Adam Hays Finds the Biggest Buck on a Property – Emily Kantner Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 20, 2021
Ep. 468: Foundations - Don’t Jump the Gun on the Rut
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On today’s episode of Wired To Hunt Foundations, Tony explores a topic that gets a lot of bowhunters into trouble—thinking that the rut is going to happen long before it actually does. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 19, 2021
Ep. 467: Building a Ground Game for Whitetails with Travis Glassman
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Today on the show, we're joined by Kansas bowhunter Travis Glassman for a deep-dive on ground hunting tactics for whitetails, including using natural and pop-up blinds, spot-and-stalking, and aggressive silhouette decoy plays. AND, as a special bonus, Dan Johnson of Nine Finger Chronicles joins me for a quick introductory conversation covering our hopes and plans for the 2021 hunting season. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 14, 2021
Ep. 466: Rut Fresh Radio 10/13/2021 - October Optimism
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This is 2021's seventh episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from South Dakota, New York, Alabama, and Illinois. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles:  How to Make a Horizontal Rub – Mark Kenyon 3 Places to Kill a Buck During the October Lull – Alex Gyllstrom How to Deer Hunt a Staging Area – Tony Peterson How to Kill a Buck in October – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 13, 2021
Ep. 465: Foundations - Hunt the Right Scrapes, Right Now
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Scrape hunting is often thought of as being a worthwhile strategy from the bow opener until the rut winds down, but on today’s episode, Tony explains why your best bet for killing a buck on a scrape is actually in mid-October. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 12, 2021
Ep. 464: Finding Whitetails Fast with Levi Morgan
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Today on the show, we're joined by world champion archery and bowhunter Levi Morgan to break down his techniques and practices for finding, scouting and hunting whitetails when time is short. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 07, 2021
Ep. 463: Rut Fresh Radio 10/6/2021 - Beating the October Lull
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This is 2021's sixth episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Oklahoma. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles:  How to Make a Horizontal Rub – Mark Kenyon 3 Places to Kill a Buck During the October Lull – Alex Gyllstrom How to Deer Hunt a Staging Area – Tony Peterson How to Kill a Buck in October – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 06, 2021
Ep. 462: Foundations - Staging Areas and Overlooked Whitetail Hotspots
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On today’s episode, Tony discusses his strategy for figuring out where the bucks relocate to after a couple of weeks of hunting pressure ushers them into survival mode. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 05, 2021
Ep. 461: The Art of the "Whitetail Pivot" with Jared Shaffer
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Today on the show, we're joined by DIY West Virginia bowhunter Jared Shaffer to explore the art and science of making quick adjustments and hard pivots in strategy when chasing whitetails. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 30, 2021
Ep. 460: Rut Fresh Radio 9/29/2021 - Opening Day Mentality
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This is 2021's fifth episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Georgia, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Ohio. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles:  How to Deer Hunt Standing Corn – John Eberhart Everything I Use on DIY, Out-of-State Deer Hunts – Mark Kenyon A Guaranteed Way to Ruin Any Deer Hunt – Tony Peterson The Truth About Frontal Shots on Deer – Dylan Tramp Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 29, 2021
Ep. 459: Foundations - The Dying Gasp of Summertime Patterns
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On today’s show, Tony breaks down what to do when you’re unsuccessful on the opener and are now considering laying low unit the rut looms closer. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 28, 2021
Ep. 458: Secrets to Finding October Whitetails on Pressured Ground, with Zach Fleer
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On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson talk to Zach Fleer. They discusses not only why Zach loves hunting public ground in his home state of Missouri, but also how he goes about finding deer concentrations during the first couple weeks of October.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 23, 2021
Ep. 457: Rut Fresh Radio 9/22/2021 - Buck Movement in Rain
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This is 2021's fourth episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Minnesota, Florida, Montana, and Wisconsin. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more.If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: Best Food Sources for Big Woods Whitetails – Beau Martonik How to Kill a Buck in High Wind – Tony Peterson Why September is the Best Month to Hunt Scrapes – Tony Hansen Should You Deer Hunt in the Rain? – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 22, 2021
Ep. 456: Foundations - Seeking That Opening Week Glory
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Today on the show, Tony discusses the dos and don’ts of opening week, and breaks down how hunters should work off of their summer scouting, but also be open to fresh sign and what it tells us. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 21, 2021
Ep. 455: Dissecting September Success and Failure with Clay Newcomb, Josh Hillyard, and Justin Michau
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Today on the show, we're dissecting two unique September whitetail hunts -- my public land hunt in the western US, and Clay Newcomb's on private land in Canada -- with the goal of understanding what we did right, what we did wrong, and what we can all learn from these experiences. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 16, 2021
Ep. 454: Rut FreshRadio 9/15/21 - The September Shift
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This is 2021's third episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Kentucky, North Dakota, Virginia, and Wyoming. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: How Mark Drury Predicts Buck Movement Based on Wind – Emily Kantner How to Deer Hunt Big Tracts of Public Land – Tony Peterson How to Set Up a Ground Blind that Won’t Spook Deer – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 15, 2021
Ep. 453: Foundations - Big Buck Setups on Moving Water
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On today’s episode, Tony talks about his favorite kind of landscape feature -- moving water. Nothing forces deer movement more if you know how to use it, which is the topic of this whole show. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 14, 2021
Ep. 452: Perfecting the Run-N-Gun Whitetail Strategy with Greg Godfrey
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Today on the show we're diving in to all things run-n-gun whitetails - including advice on the most important qualities in mobile gear, different ascent systems, how to become more quiet and efficient, scouting on the fly, and picking the right tree. Joining us is Greg Godfrey of Tethrd Nation, a diehard mobile bowhunter and saddle hunting fanatic. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 09, 2021
Ep. 451: Rut Fresh Radio 9/8/21 - Four Dead Bucks
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This is 2021's second episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: How to Find Bucks After They Shed Velvet How Volume Hunting Could Save Your Season 4 Tools Every Bowhunter Should Own The Best Way to Get Bucks on Trail Cam Without Bait Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 08, 2021
Ep. 450: Foundations - Standing Water Whitetails and the H20 Connection
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On today’s show, Tony discusses some of his favorite strategies for finding secluded seeps, ponds and cattle tanks, as well as how he hunts them. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 07, 2021
Ep. 449: Master September with Shawn Luchtel, Dave Skinner, Brennan Nading, and Greg Godfrey
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This week on the show, I'm joined by Shawn Luchtel, Dave Skinner, Brennan Nading, and Greg Godfrey, as we discuss what it takes to make the most out of early season opportunities. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 02, 2021
Ep. 448: Rut Fresh Radio 9/1/21
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Today on the show, Rut Fresh returns for its sixth season! In each episode, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: How to Kill an Early-Season Buck in the Morning The Best Setups for Killing a Velvet Buck How to Kill a Whitetail Buck on Opening Day How to Kill a Whitetail Buck Hunting Water 3 Mods That Will Improve Your Mobile Setup How to E-Scout Big Woods for Whitetails The Best Archery Advice I've Ever Gotten How to Chum Whitetails Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 01, 2021
Ep. 447: Foundations - The Last Essential Work of the Pre-Season
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On today’s show, Tony breaks down the reality of the kind of work that we should have totally squared away in the immediate pre-season, and what to do if you don’t feel like you’re ready for the opener.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 31, 2021
Ep. 446: Chasing Public Whitetails from South to North with Tyler Jones and KC Smith
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Today on the show I'm joined by Texas bowhunters Tyler Jones and KC Smith, from The Element, to discuss their experiences hunting public land whitetails from their homes in the South all the way up to the Midwest and Great Plains. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 26, 2021
Ep. 445: Foundations - Evaluating Your Whitetail Ambush Options
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On today’s episode, Tony discusses the stands that we should all have up by now if we have the option to pre-set sites. He also explains what to do if you’re a saddle hunter, or if you hunt public land and can’t get your stands up ahead of the season. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 24, 2021
Ep. 444: What Would Zach Ferenbaugh Do?
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This week on the show, we're running public land bowhunting specialist Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public through the "What Would You Do?" gauntlet, posing him a series of challenging deer hunting scenarios to see exactly how he'd handle them. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 19, 2021
Ep. 443: Foundations - Do You Need More Boots-On-The-Ground Scouting?
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Today’s episode is all about whitetail self-reflection, and whether there is still scouting or treestand work that needs to be done as we creep ever closer to opening day.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 17, 2021
Ep. 442: What Would Adam Hays Do?
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This week on the show, we're running big buck bowhunting specialist Adam Hays, of Team 200, through the "What Would You Do?" gauntlet - posing him a series of challenging deer hunting scenarios to see exactly how he'd handle them. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 12, 2021
Ep. 441: Foundations - Treat Whitetail Glassing Sessions Like a Rifle Hunt
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On today’s show, Tony goes further into the topic of long-range glassing to describe his favorite strategy for laying eyes on bachelor groups that live on pressured ground.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 10, 2021
Ep. 440: What Would Michael Hunsucker Do? (And BONUS Conservation News!)
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This week on the show, we've got a two-parter. In part one, we're joined by John Gale of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers to discuss one of the most substantial and exciting new pieces of wildlife conservation legislation to be proposed in decades, the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. Then, we chat with Mike Hunsucker of Heartland Bowhunter to see how he'd handle our gauntlet of difficult hypothetical deer hunting situations. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 05, 2021
Ep. 439: Foundations - The Long Lost Art of Long-Range Glassing
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On today’s show, Tony makes the case for dusting off your binos and spotting scope to glass summertime bucks like we used to before trail cameras became so popular. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 03, 2021
Ep. 438: How to Get Your Head in the Whitetail Game, with Tim Kent
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On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson talks with New York bowhunter Tim Kent. They discuss how Tim has changed his mental and physical strategies over time to not only fall deeper in love with whitetail hunting, but to stay focused throughout the entirety of the season. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 29, 2021
Ep. 437: Foundations - Trail Camera Recon Realities
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On today’s show, Tony explores the various scenarios we all deal with when it comes to summertime trail camera images and how to stay the course, or adapt to new information as it comes to you. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 27, 2021
Ep. 436: What Would Jeff Sturgis Do?
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This week on the show, I'm joined by Jeff Sturgis of Whitetail Habitat Solutions to run him through a series of challenging hypothetical deer hunting scenarios and see how he'd handle them. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 22, 2021
Ep. 435: Foundations - Developing a Whitetail Grocery List
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On today’s episode, Tony explains why the mid-summer months are a great time to start inventorying available food sources on your deer ground. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 20, 2021
Ep. 434: Setting Up the Perfect Whitetail Bow with Jace Bauserman
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On today's show, western bowhunter turned whitetail junkie Jace Bauserman discusses his reasoning behind exactly how he sets up his whitetail bows in order to be as lethal in the deer woods as possible. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 15, 2021
Ep. 433: Foundations - Cell Cams and the Changing Scouting Game
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On today’s show, Tony explores the topic of cellular cameras. He argues for -- and against -- trail cameras in the deer woods, and explains why you shouldn’t rely solely on cameras for your summertime scouting. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 13, 2021
Ep. 432: A Deer Season in the Life of Mario Trafficante
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Mario Trafficante of The Hunting Beast to walk through how he approaches scouting, stand set-up, and understanding deer behavior through each phase of the hunting season. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 08, 2021
Ep. 431: Foundations - A Trail Camera Overview
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Today on the show, Tony breaks down trail camera choices and explains the various features of most available models (and why they matter to your scouting efforts). Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 06, 2021
Ep. 430: Jon McRoberts and the Story of One Buck's 185-Mile Rut Journey
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On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson chats with Dr. Jon McRoberts about the Missouri deer research he led, which discovered how far some bucks are capable of traveling throughout the fall.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 01, 2021
Ep. 429: Foundations - Scouting Summer Whitetails, Right Where They Live
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Today on the show, Tony makes his case for why he thinks we should all spend more time in the woods - even during the summer months when it’s bound to be hot, buggy and generally miserable.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 29, 2021
Ep. 428: Solving the Whitetail Puzzle with Jarrod Erdody
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Jarrod Erdody, most well known from his appearances on the Whitetail Addictions TV show and his Nextbuk Outdoors DVDs, and we're discussing his analytical approach to solving the whitetail puzzle. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 24, 2021
Ep. 427: Foundations - Taking E-Scouting for Whitetails to a Granular Level
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Today on the show, Tony discusses the subtle terrain features, food sources, water sources, and stand sites you should look for when really digging into your e-scouting efforts.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 22, 2021
Ep. 426: All of the Ways Deer and Dogs Are Connected With Jeremy Moore
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Today on the show, guest host Tony Peterson interviews dog trainer and avid bowhunter, Jeremy Moore. Topics range from blood tracking with dogs, to the weird ways in which sporting dogs can help you improve as a whitetail hunter.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 17, 2021
Ep. 425: Foundations - Big-Picture E-Scouting for Whitetails
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Today on the show, Tony breaks down taking a macro view of e-scouting for whitetails, whether you’re hunting at home or on the road. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 15, 2021
Ep. 424: Summer Scouting, Prep, and Big Wired To Hunt News with Spencer Neuharth, Tony Peterson, and Hayden Sammak
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Today on the show, we answer a pile of listener questions about summer whitetail scouting and prep-work, AND share big news about the future of Wired to Hunt. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 10, 2021
Ep. 423: Foundations - Why You Should Develop a True Love of Deer Scouting
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On this inaugural episode of Wired To Hunt Foundations, Mark and Tony kick it off with a discussion on why they teamed up to create this new mini-series. After that, you’ll hear Tony make his best case possible for why everyone should learn to foster a deep love all types of deer scouting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 08, 2021
Ep. 422: Uncovering a Whitetail Wonderland with Janis Putelis
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Janis Putelis to discuss the scouting, stand prep, and habitat improvement projects the two of recently took on while visiting his Wisconsin family hunting property. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 03, 2021
Ep. 421: What Would Dan Johnson Do?
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Today, I’ve got the one and only Dan Johnson of Sportsmen's Nation on the show and I’m running him through the "What would you do?" gauntlet of challenging deer hunting situations to see exactly how he would handle them. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 27, 2021
Ep. 420: An Antler Geek's Manifesto with Tony Hansen
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Today on the show, I'm joined by longtime whitetail addict and outdoor writer Tony Hansen to discuss his new book, "An Antler Geeks Manifesto: The Foundational Principles of a DIY Deer Hunter." Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 20, 2021
Ep. 419: Why Discomfort (and Hunting) Makes Us Healthier and Happier, with Michael Easter
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Today I’m joined by Michael Easter to discuss his fascinating new book, The Comfort Crisis, and his surprising case for getting uncomfortable and, not coincidentally, how perfectly hunting fits into this suggested way of living. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 13, 2021
Ep. 418: Planning a DIY Whitetail Trip with Tony Peterson
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Wired to Hunt contributor Tony Peterson to break down everything you need to know to plan and execute a successful DIY whitetail hunting trip. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 06, 2021
Ep 417: 10 Actions You Can Take Today for Conservation with Sam Soholt
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Today on the show, I’m joined by Sam Soholt, cofounder of Public Land Tees and well known for his Public Land Bus Adventures, and we’re diving into 10 very specific actions you can take today for conservation. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 29, 2021
Ep. 416: What's New in Private and Public Land Conservation Policy with Whit Fosburgh
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Today on the show I’m joined by Whit Fosburgh, the President and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, to discuss the private and public land conservation related policies, bills, and initiatives that hunters and anglers should be keeping tabs on over the coming years. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 22, 2021
Ep. 415: DIY On-the-Ground Conservation Work with Adam Keith and Matt Dye
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Today on the show, I’m joined by wildlife habitat consultants Adam Keith and Matt Dye to discuss on-the-ground conservation projects you can employ on your own ground to help wildlife, native plants and the environment as a whole. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 15, 2021
Ep. 414: Where Public Lands Stand with Randy Newberg
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Today on the show I’m joined by the one and only Randy Newberg to explore the current state of affairs of public lands in America and the topics, issues and policies we hunters need to be paying attention to and taking action on. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 08, 2021
Ep. 413: Aggressive On-the-Ground Tactics for Whitetails with Josh Ilderton
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Today on the show, I’m joined by West Virginia bowhunter Josh Ilderton to discuss his aggressive on-the-ground tactics for hunting whitetails. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 01, 2021
Ep. 412: Swamp Hunting Masterclass with Joe Rentmeester, Doug White, and Andy May
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Today on the show we’re back for another habitat specific roundtable with our focus today being how to hunt deer in swamps, marshes, and wetlands, from Wisconsin all the way down to Florida. Joining me is Joe Rentmeester, Doug White, and Andy May. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 25, 2021
Ep. 411: What Would Ben Rising Do?
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Ohio whitetail hunting addict Ben Rising to explore exactly how he’d handle some of the most challenging situations and decisions you might encounter in the whitetail hunting world. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 18, 2021
Ep. 410: Fighting for the Future of Hunting with Clay Newcomb
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Today on the show, I’m joined by Clay Newcomb to discuss the murky future of hunting in America, and actionable ways to ensure that this lifestyle and pursuit is around for many generations to come.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 11, 2021
Ep. 409: Mountain Buck Hunting Masterclass with Johnny Stewart, Beau Martonik, and Andy May
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This week, we’re continuing our habitat specific deep-dive series, and today the focus is on mountain country, like the steep country of Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, and beyond. Joining us to dissect how to hunt these regions are expert whitetail bowhunters Johnny Stewart, Beau Martonik, and Andy May.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 04, 2021
Ep. 408: The Future of the Back 40 with the National Deer Association
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This week on the show, I’m joined by Nick Pinizzotto and Hank Forester of the National Deer Association to discuss the future of the Back 40 property, the Field to Fork new hunter mentorship program, and our Back 40 to Fork giveaway. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 25, 2021
Ep. 407: Non-Resident Woes, Shed Antlers, and 2021 Hunting Plans with Dan Johnson
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Today on the show, we’re taking a break from hardcore strategy and deer hunting deep dives, and instead simply kicking back and catching up with long time Wired to Hunt contributor and deer hunting mad man Dan "Nine Fingers" Johnson. Topics discussed:  Cold weather and herd health Shed hunting  Unethical hunters/poachers Losing access Getting through the offseason  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 18, 2021
Ep. 406: 10 Off-Season Tasks For Your Best Season Ever with Tony Peterson
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Today on the show, I’m joined by DIY public land bow hunting guru Tony Peterson to explore 10 different off-season tasks that can help you on your path towards your best season ever.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 11, 2021
Ep. 405: 2021 State of the Whitetail Union with Kip Adams
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Kip Adams of the National Deer Association to discuss the issues, news, and trends most impacting the future of deer and deer hunting in 2021 and beyond.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 04, 2021
Ep. 404: Open Country Hunting Masterclass with Jared Scheffler, Eddie Claypool, and Andy May
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This week, we're continuing our habitat specific deep-dive series, and today the focus is on open country like Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and similar locales. Joining us to dissect how to hunt these regions are expert whitetail bowhunters Jared Scheffler, Eddie Claypool, and Andy May. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 28, 2021
Ep. 403: Hill Country Hunting Masterclass with Justin Wright, Joe Elsinger, and Andy May
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Today on the show, I'm joined by a phenomenal panel of DIY whitetail experts to dive deep into all aspects of hunting deer in hill country -- my guests being Justin Wright, Joe Elsinger, and Andy May. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 21, 2021
Ep. 402: What Can Be Learned From the 2020 Hunting Season
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Spencer Neuharth to review the top events, trends, and nation-wide lessons we can all learn from the 2020 hunting season.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 14, 2021
Ep. 401: Dan Jajo Killed His First Deer!
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Today on the podcast, I'm joined by Dan Jajo -- the new hunter we documented through the Back 40 series -- to hear the inspiring story of how he recently killed his very first deer. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 07, 2021
Ep. 400: New Years Resolutions and Late Season Firearm Advice
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This week on the show, I'm joined by Josh "Furter" Hillyard to reflect back on the 2020 season and examine the highs and lows of the past four months. Then we follow that up with a great conversation with Luke Thorkildsen of Weatherby about late season firearm do's, don'ts, and maintenance. Topics discussed:  Late season hunting plans Highs and lows of 2020 Chasing target bucks Resolutions for the New Year Weather and firearms  Firearm field care Firearm maintenance and maintenance mistakes Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 31, 2020
Ep. 399: Late Season Hunting and Habitat Improvement with Rob Haubry
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Today on the show, we’re joined by wildlife and habitat consultant Rob Haubry to discuss late season hunting and ideas for improving deer and wildlife habitat. Topics discussed:  Late season hunting plans Hunting small properties Developing small properties Picking a starting point for land improvement  Creating food plots Improving cover Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 24, 2020
Ep. 398: Late Season Tactics and the Helium Balloon Theory
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Today on the show, I'm joined by Tony Peterson to answer listener questions on topics ranging from killing does, to finding late season bucks in warm weather, to whether or not helium balloons can lead you to big bucks.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 17, 2020
Ep. 397: Rut Fresh Radio 12/16/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for late December and beyond. States covered: Michigan Texas West Virginia Iowa Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 16, 2020
Ep. 396: How to Learn From a “Failed” Hunt with Janis Putelis
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Today on the show, I’m joined by MeatEater’s Janis Putelis to analyze his 2020 Wisconsin rut bow hunt and explore ways all of us can better learn from our hunts and unfilled tags. Topics discussed:  The dreaded November heat wave Saddle hunting  The urge to tree hop  Scent control vs. wind direction Deer sign and lack thereof  The importance of scouting What to do with limited time and intel Optimism and moving forward  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 10, 2020
Ep. 395: Rut Fresh Radio 12/9/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for mid-December. States covered: Kansas Minnesota Kentucky Oklahoma Pennsylvania Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 09, 2020
Ep. 394: How I Killed My #1 Target Buck in Michigan
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Today on the show we’re diving deep into the strategies, challenges, and curves in the road that eventually led to me killing my #1 target buck of 2020 - the 5.5 year old Michigan buck we came to know as Tran.  Topics discussed:  Glitter bombs Getting aggressive  Shooting deer from the ground Rut behaviors  The power of new land access Strategically "overhunting" a stand Benefits of compulsive scent control Recovering from missed opportunities The little things that need to go right Learning to truly enjoy the hunt Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 03, 2020
Ep. 393: Rut Fresh Radio 12/2/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for early December States covered: Indiana Alabama South Dakota New York Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 02, 2020
Ep. 392: Mastering December with Don Higgins, Neil Dougherty, Gabe Adair, and Will Brantley
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Today on the show we’re hearing from four different whitetail experts about the challenges and opportunities presented to deer hunters by the month of December. Joining me is Don Higgins, Neil Dougherty, Gabe Adair, and Will Brantley.  Topics discussed:  The importance of food sources Reasons to love the late season Bad weather for big bucks  Playing the long game Arguments for sleeping in  Late season calling How and when to check cameras  Avoiding burning out your best spots  When to take a late season risk  The crucial roll of bedding  Keeping the faith  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 26, 2020
Ep. 391: Rut Fresh Radio 11/25/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for late November. States covered: Michigan Montana Missouri Florida New Jersey Wisconsin Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 25, 2020
Ep. 390: I Missed a Buck, Now What?
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Today on the show we are tackling the topic of missing a buck and figuring out what to do next. That’s exactly what happened to me last week. Let’s discuss. Topics discussed: Back 40 Season 2 Episode 2 is live!  Dan Jajo's experiences learning to hunt this year Dan's first miss Dan Jajo's Back 40 hunt and taking a shot at his first buck Handling the pain of a miss What to do after a miss How to mentally process a miss and learning from it The latest updates in my hunt for Tran My closest call on my #1 target buck yet My greatest failure this year Missing my target buck and what I'm going to do now Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 19, 2020
Ep. 389: Rut Fresh Radio 11/18/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country. States covered: Mississippi Nebraska Illinois New Hampshire Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 18, 2020
Ep. 388: Overcoming the Challenges of the Whitetail Rut
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Today on the show I'm joined by Tony Peterson, Justin Michau, and Charlie Williams to discuss how to handle the unique challenges of hunting the whitetail rut AND the story of my 2020 Back 40 buck. Topics discussed: What to do when warm weather strikes during the rut Thoughts on saving spots for better weather during the rut VS being aggressive Do other hunters really matter during the rut What to do if you spook a buck at this time of year The challenges of hunting small properties in November The unique struggles of rut hunting on public land The mental grind of the rut Dealing with the high expectations of November Handling social media comparisons The story of our rut hunt this past week on the Back 40 How I killed my first drop tine buck Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 12, 2020
Ep. 387: Rut Fresh Radio 11/11/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for the middle of November. States covered: Ohio Colorado Tennessee Michigan Iowa South Dakota Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 11, 2020
Ep. 386: Rut Hunting Public and Pressured Land with Aaron Warbritton and Greg Clements
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Today on the show I'm joined byAaron Warbritton and Greg Clements of The Hunting Public for an absolute masterclass on hunting public land, or heavily pressured private, during the rut. Topics discussed: My Ohio public land hunt Dan's take-aways from his hunt in Michigan Dan's pre-rut hunts and the first half of my hunt for Tran How is hunting the rut different on public land? The traditional rut approach VS aggressive THP style Pinch points that work on public How to find overlooked public land How scouting during the rut is different Tips for calling and decoying on public land  Thermal hubs Doe bedding VS buck bedding during the rut How to know when to set up and wait VS keep scouting Stand selection advice Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 05, 2020
Ep. 385: Rut Fresh Radio 11/4/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for the first full week of November. States covered: Michigan Kansas New York Kentucky South Dakota Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 04, 2020
Ep. 384: Hunting the Whitetail Rut with Andrae D’Acquisto
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Today on the show I'm joined by legendary whitetail bow hunter Andrae D’Acquisto for a followup to our previous conversation this summer and this time we’re tackling how to hunt the whitetail rut. Topics discussed: My principles for rut hunting success How Andrae's 2020 season has gone so far How he goes about finding a buck during the last few days of October Why the rut can be frustrating for someone hunting a single buck The most important step to Andrae's rut success The detail of the rut bump and dump Setting up on funnels during the rut and why some bucks avoid them How and why to set up off the edge of bedding areas What to do when you see a buck locked on a doe Overhunting or not? What sign is valuable during the rut How moon phase may or may not impact deer movement Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 29, 2020
Ep. 383: Rut Fresh Radio 10/28/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country leading into the beginning of November. States covered: Minnesota Arkansas Indiana West Virginia Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 28, 2020
Ep. 382: Mastering the Mind for Better Hunting with Ryan Holiday
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Today on the show I’m joined by New York Times best-selling author Ryan Holiday to discuss the mental side of hunting and a series of time-tested philosophies and principles that can help us improve in this arena. Topics discussed: Why it's important to consider the mental side of hunting How ancient ideas can help us still today Ideas for self improvement The importance of understanding the difference between the things you can control and those that you can't Dealing with failure Handling high intensity moments Remembering what's really important on a hunt How to better learn from failure and success Perseverance and how to foster it Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 22, 2020
Ep. 381: Rut Fresh Radio 10/21/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for the last week of October. States covered: Georgia Michigan Virginia Nebraska Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 21, 2020
Ep. 380: Dad's First Bow Buck and the Back 40 Transformation
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Today on the show we've got the roller coaster story of Year 2 on the Back 40 and my father's recent hunt there which ended with his first kill with a bow and his biggest buck to date. Topics discussed: What worked and what didn't work for habitat improvements in Year 1 of the Back 40 Why our plots failed Why we didn't see as much deer activity as expected the first year How we improved our fields in Year 2 The new food plot plan The power of bees The incredible change in trailcam results in Year 2 My father's journey as a bowhunter Dealing with a vision impairment and hunting An exciting but disappointing Night #1 on the Back 40 Lessons learned from a missed opportunity My dad's first bow kill and takeaways from the "best hunting trip of his life" Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 15, 2020
Ep. 379: Rut Fresh Radio 10/14/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for mid-October. States covered: Alabama Illinois Oklahoma Pennsylvania Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 14, 2020
Ep. 378: What Would Andy May Do?
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Today on the show we're running acclaimed DIY bowhunter Andy May through a series of challenging hypothetical deer hunting scenarios to better understand his deer hunting thought process and strategies. Topics discussed: How Andy would seek out and hunt a buck that seemingly roams over an area well over a mile or two square How to make the most of areas without trees How to scout and hunt your way into new properties  Public land hunting new spots How to choose between two equally matched hunting locations Locating nocturnal bucks in October Calling on heavily pressured properties Adjusting stand locations off sightings in October VS November Getting winded during the rut Trying to call a buck away from an in-estrous doe Handling hot weather in late October VS the rut What to do on the day before gun season Bowhunting pressured properties Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 08, 2020
Ep. 377: Rut Fresh Radio 10/7/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for the second week of October. States covered: Wyoming Indiana Louisiana New York Iowa Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 08, 2020
Ep. 376: Mastering October with Jeff Sturgis, Adam Hays, Dan Infalt, and more
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Today on the show we’re hearing from six different whitetail experts about the challenges and opportunities presented to deer hunters by the month of October. Joining me is Adam Hays, Jeff Sturgis, Mark Drury, Dan Infalt, Bernie Barringer, and Gordon Whittington. Topics discussed: The early October opportunity Understanding the October shift The importance of fronts The end of mont venn diagram effect What makes October such a tough month for many people How to decide whether you should be aggressive or passive during mid October How to push into buck bedrooms in October and when to do it Why some people think late October is the very best time of the entire season to kill a giant buck How to use the weather forecast to pick the perfect days to hunt in October Should you hunt mornings in October? How to pick stand sites in late October The importance of scrapes at this time of year Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 01, 2020
Ep. 375: Rut Fresh Radio 9/30/20
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Today on the show we're getting from-the-field updates on current deer behavior, activity, and tactics from deer hunters across the country for the first week of October. States covered: Minnesota Tennessee Michigan Kansas Ohio Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 30, 2020
Ep. 374: Big Woods, Big Scrapes, Big Bucks with Troy Pottenger
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Today on the show I’m joined by whitetail addict Troy Pottenger to discuss his unique methods for targeting big mature public land bucks in the big woods, big hill country he calls home. Topics discussed: The unique areas Troy hunts whitetails How his techniques have worked across the South, Midwest, and beyond Breaking down huge chunks of public land into more manageable sections Spring and summer scouting The terrain features that mountain bucks are attracted to Elevations of most activity How to locate bedding in big hill country The importance of community scrapes in big woods settings How to locate and identify these best scrapes Creating the ultimate mock scrapes  Pro tips for running trail cameras on mock scrapes The importance of mock rubs Setting up bulletproof stand sites Wind considerations in the hills and mountains Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 24, 2020
Ep. 373: Rut Fresh Radio 9/23/20
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Today on the show we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we get from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics each week from deer hunters across the country. States covered: Michigan Delaware Missouri North Carolina South Dakota Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 23, 2020
Ep. 372: What Would Tony Peterson Do?
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Today on the show we're running acclaimed public land bowhunter Tony Peterson through a series of challenging hypothetical deer hunting scenarios to better understand his deer hunting thought process and strategies. Topics discussed: Tony's thoughts on the Back 40 and plans for November What would you do if hot weather rolled in for your week long out-of-state hunt? How would you approach a mid-October hunt in Iowa if you had just a long weekend to fill your much-anticipated tag? If you pass red hot sign on the way to a prepared location, should you stop and hunt right there? How to identify buck concentrations How to handle a hunting spot sabotage? You find great sign but you have no tree stand - hunt on the ground or go grab a stand a come back? If you could only hunt one day of the season, what would it be? Would you take a 50 yard shot at a whitetail? Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 17, 2020
Ep. 371: Rut Fresh Radio 9/16/20
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Today on the show we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we get from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics each week from deer hunters across the country. States covered: Michigan Montana Georgia South Dakota New Jersey Wisconsin Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 16, 2020
Ep. 370: The Trials and Tribulations of Public Land Deer Hunting
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Today on the show we discuss the trials and tribulations of public land deer hunting and how to deal with these challenges - using the story of our recent Idaho hunt as an example. Topics discussed: How the story of our recent Idaho hunt can serve as an example for future trips and ways to adjust The power of the first sit - and the downfall of future sits Adjusting to hunting pressure Dealing with random adversity on traveling hunts How to stay positive in the face of challenges Learning new ground on the fly When and how to scout public land on a short trip Balancing the hard work of a hunt and still trying to have fun Sabotage Setting standards on a public land hunt Taking a punch and getting back up Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 10, 2020
Ep. 369: Rut Fresh Radio 9/9/20
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Today on the show we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we get from-the-field updates on deer behavior, activity, and tactics each week from across the country. States covered: Idaho South Carolina North Dakota Kentucky Nebraska Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 09, 2020
Ep. 368: 10 Steps to Your Best Deer Hunting Season Ever
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Today on the show we discuss ten steps to take and keep in mind this year in pursuit of your best deer hunting season ever AND we discuss our first hunt of the year in Idaho. Topics discussed: The importance of the first sit The power of positive thinking and negative preparations Ask why Not slacking on access and exit The game of inches Executing on a gameplan The importance of scouting more Picking your times and striking at the right moments How to look at your hunting spots with fresh eyes Control what you can, accept what you can't A final pep talk for the season Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 03, 2020
Ep. 367: Goals, Hopes, and Hitlists for 2020
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Today on the show I'm joined by Dan Johnson to break down our goals, hopes, and hitlists for the 2020 deer hunting season. Topics discussed: Setting the stage for the upcoming hunting season The return of "Tran" My gameplan to hunt for my #1 target buck in Michigan Strategic improvements on my local Michigan farm The latest Back 40 projects  Expectations for the Back 40 Dan's updated Michigan plan and expectations Renewed optimism for my Idaho public land whitetail hunt Dan's top target bucks in Iowa Areas of improvement for 2020 How our goals and expectations have changed over the years Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 27, 2020
Ep. 366: Hunting Down a Target Buck with Andrae D’Acquisto
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Today on the show I'm joined by Andrae Daquisto to discuss the aggressive scouting and hunting tactics that have made him, in many people’s eyes, one of the very best deer hunters in the country. Topics discussed: Is off-season scouting a waste of time? What should we be doing in the late summer leading into hunting season? How Andrae identifies his target buck for a given year and why he prefers to make his shoot or don't shoot decisions well ahead of the season How Andrae approaches the early season  Andrae's unique in-season scouting  The sign that prompts Andrae to stop scouting and start hunting When to hunt, when to scout How to scout without over-pressuring deer How trailcams fit into Andrae's strategy today How to identify buck beds and what to do when you find one The full scoop on the Bump and Dump Thoughts on finding and hunting "bulletproof" stand set-ups Advanced wind strategies Why Andrae hates the rut Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 20, 2020
Ep. 365: What Would Mark Drury Do?
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Today on the show I’m joined by Mark Drury to run through a series of hypothetical deer hunting scenarios ranging from small property habitat improvements, to dealing with hunting competition from the neighbors, to patterning specific bucks during the rut. Topics discussed: What would Mark do if he lost of his farms/leases? What would the ideal small 40 acre farm look like if Mark Drury had to start all over again? How Mark would analyze photos/sightings prior to the season after discovering a new target deer What Mark does on the night before the season opener Would Mark hunt opening day or wait, if he had bad weather conditions? How would Mark hunt a 20 degree temperature drop on October 14th? What would Mark do if he spotted an early hot doe in mid-October? What would Mark do if he saw a buck move out of range in the same location two out of three days? What to do if you get busted by a buck? Should you swing for the fences the day before gun season? One day and one spot to kill a buck, where would it be? Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 13, 2020
Ep. 364: What Would Dan Infalt Do?
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Today on the show I'm joined by renowned whitetail bowhunter and founder of The Hunting Beast Dan Infalt to explore how he'd tackle a series of tough hypothetical deer hunting scenarios from the swamps of public land to private land farm ground. Topics discussed: What would Dan do if he glassed up a world class buck in mid-August while driving back roads How Dan would attempt to keep tabs on a giant buck without other people noticing How would Dan hunt a property different if there were 10 other hunters on it VS just him How Dan would go about locating a specific target buck How Dan identifies farm land buck beds from the maps How to access a property without bedded bucks spotting you What Dan would do if he inherited a piece of private land What Dan would do if he was busted by a buck while setting up a stand How Dan sneaks in and sets up on deer Dealing with swirling winds Dealing with long tough spells in the woods What Dan does when he fills a tag early His top stand and date for a sure-fire buck kill Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 06, 2020
Ep. 363: What Would Steve Bartylla Do?
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Today on the show I'm joined by outdoor writer and whitetail consultant Steve Bartylla for his take on a series of hypothetical deer hunting scenarios varying from private land habitat improvements to public land hunting tactics. Topics discussed: What would Steve to a new lease if he only had two weekends in August to improve it? What to do if you have to share a great, but small, hunting property with a family member who hunts poorly What would you do if your target buck is daylight active leading up to opening day, but the first few days of the season have horrible conditions and wind? How to get good trailcam intel if baiting is banned in your state? A mid-October cold front hits and you can only hunt the next morning or the evening several day later - which do you pick? What to do after missing a buck What to do when spotting a cruising buck out of range during the rut How to entice a buck onto your property if he beds on the neighbors What would you do if you could no longer hunt in November? Where would you hunt on Oct 1 VS Nov 25 VS Dec 7? Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 30, 2020
Ep. 362: What Would John Eberhart Do?
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Today on the show I'm joined by the legendary DIY Michigan bowhunter John Eberhart to discuss what exactly he would do in some of the deer hunting world’s toughest scenarios. Topics discussed: How John's 2020 whitetail preparations are coming What would John do if he gained permission on a new property at the end of August with only one weekend to prep? It's October 1 and you have to choose between a dynamite apple tree set or a lone oak, which do you choose? What should you do when another hunter comes crashing through your spot? What does John Eberhart do when a mature buck busts him? What to do when you discover hot sign but there's no good tree to hang from? Should you move the next day after seeing a mature buck move out of range? What would John do on the very first day of a 5 day public land rut hunt on a brand new property he's never seen? How has John's trail camera philosophy evolved in recent years? How has the increased know-how of the average hunter impacted John's success and tactics? John's top day to hunt and #1 stand location  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 23, 2020
Ep. 361: Islands, Big Woods, and Northeast Bucks with John Altman
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Today on the show I'm joined by John Altman, of the new whitetail show Sea Bucks, to discuss his unique tactics for hunting mature bucks across the islands and big woods of the Northeast. Topics discussed: Why island hunting is a sneaky effective way to hunt mature bucks Tips for accessing islands to hunt deer How wind and available space impact how you hunt islands How John killed a 12+ year old island buck Annual patterns for Northeast deer Scouting and locating mature bucks in the big woods of the Northeast Dissecting stand set-ups for big woods deer How do calling and rattling work in the big woods Tracking deer on foot Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 16, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 09, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 02, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 25, 2020
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? Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 18, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 11, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 04, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 28, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 21, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 14, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 07, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 30, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 29, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 22, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 22, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 16, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 15, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 09, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 08, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 02, 2020
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 26, 2020
Ep. 340: Land Management Wisdom and the Coronavirus with Doug Duren
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Today I’m joined by the wise man of southwestern Wisconsin, Doug Duren, to discuss land management philosophies, achieving balance, improving the Back 40, and the impacts of the novel coronavirus on future conservation efforts. Topics discussed: How Doug and I are dealing with the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis Weird parallels between the public's reaction to the coronavirus and CWD How the pandemic, and resulting economic and attention crises, might impact future conservation efforts How Doug Duren came to his current conservation ethic How Doug would describe his conservation philosophy Balancing wilderness preservation VS land management Understanding why managing invasives or non-native species is important Why managing for balance in an ecosystem makes sense Doug's thoughts on the Back 40 Ideas for getting more trees on the landscape Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 19, 2020
Ep. 339: The Greatest Conservation Win in Decades? with Land Tawney
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Today on the show I'm joined by Backcountry Hunters & Anglers CEO Land Tawney to discuss one of the most significant conservation and public land victories in decades - the Great American Outdoors Act - and what all this momentum means for the future of hunting, fishing, and public lands. Topics discussed: What is the Great American Outdoors Act How significant is this? The importance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund for hunters/anglers/outdoors people The importance of funding public land maintenance Is this a political gambit? And does it matter if it is? How to make sure this becomes a reality What's the MAPland Act? What are hunters/anglers doing well that has led to this kind of conservation win?  What do we need to do a better job of? Are our public lands still suffering a "death by a thousand cuts?" What do we need to turn our attention to next? Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 12, 2020
Ep. 338: Aggressive Whitetail Hunting with Greg Miller
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Today on the show I am joined by outdoor writer, TV host, and whitetail expert Greg Miller to discuss his version of an aggressive approach to hunting deer across the country. Topics discussed: More on #TinesAndTrash Why there are no absolutes in hunting What Greg Miller considers aggressive whitetail hunting Spring scouting importance Getting aggressive during the October or not? Maple leaves for deer How technology has impacted and possibly negatively influenced current deer hunters Why rub lines are so important to Greg How to scout for, use trailcams on, and hunt near rub lines Finding deer in the big woods Double decoy tactics Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 05, 2020
Ep. 337: Chasing Whitetails on the Ground with Tony ­Trietch
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Today on the show I'm joined by Tony Trietch for a fascinating discussion on the merits of the traveling hunter lifestyle and aggressive tactics for hunting big whitetails from the ground. Topics discussed: #TinesAndTrash Why Tony takes off for months at a time to hunt How he designed his career and life to allow for long-term travel and hunting The mental side of solo hunting/travel Most crucial camping gear and hacks for hunting trips How to eat well on DIY trips Why Tony stopped using treestands in 2012 The allure of open-country whitetail hunting Can Tony's ground-hunting tactics work in the Midwest or elsewhere? How to find high-quality areas for ground-pounding for whitetails Tips for better glassing up big game How to scout and locate whitetails How to begin planning a stalk on a whitetail Rattling and calling whitetails on the ground Using a Heads Up Decoy Making the shot count from the ground Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 27, 2020
Ep. 336: Scouting, Hunting New States, Gut Pile Farts, and Deer Gear
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Today on the show Dan Johnson and I answer your most pressing hunting related questions covering topics such as off-season scouting, hunting new states, the curious idea of gut pile farts, and recommended beginner deer gear. Topics discussed: Dan's run-in with an international hacker Our latest shed hunting exploits  A frustrating example of partisan politics mucking up wildlife management Is it more important to improve bedding areas or food plots? What's the deal with e-bikes? Shed season VS turkey season When is the right time to take your kids hunting for the first time? How to speed the learning curve when hunting a new state Is winter scouting worthwhile? Good beginner deer hunting gear Beginner saddle hunting gear Sticks VS steps Best week to shed hunt? How to help protect the Boundary Waters Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 20, 2020
Ep. 335: 2020 State of the Whitetail Union with Kip Adams
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Today on the show I'm joined by QDMA Director of Conservation, Kip Adams, to review the most notable trends and current issues impacting deer and deer hunting in America in 2020. Topics discussed: What is the QDMA Whitetail Report? How would Kip grade the most recent deer hunting season data? The most notable trends in the deer hunting world The latest on buck harvest numbers Why are doe harvest numbers declining? How age structure has changed in our national deer harvest over the years Updates on EHD and CWD across the country Anything new on dealing with CWD? Legislation that hunters can help push to the finishline More on hunter recruitment  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 13, 2020
Ep. 334: Shed Hunting Masterclass
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Today on the show we are talking all things shed hunting, including when the best time to shed hunt is, how to become a more efficient shed hunter, and shed hunting tactics from several of the most experienced antler hunters around.  Topics discussed: My big news Why we love shed hunting Furter's favorite shed hunting memories Why it's important not to shed hunt too early The importance of not shed hunting too late Determing just the right time to shed hunt How to apply the 80/20 rule to shed hunting Becoming a more efficient shed hunter Where Dan Perez focuses his shed hunting efforts How ponds can factor into your shed hunting strategy Joe Shead's top shed locations Tips for better spotting antlers Top conditions for shed hunting Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 07, 2020
Ep. 333: DIY Gear and Bowhunting with Garrett Prahl
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Today on the show I’m joined by Garrett Prahl of DIY Sportsman to examine his ultralight mobile hunting style and the fascinating approach he takes to testing and modifying his gear to perfectly fit his hunts. Topics discussed: Who is Garrett Prahl The story of possibly my most exciting, and unexpected, shed hunting find of all time How the DIY Sportsman came to be How Garrett describes his hunting style When to hunt fresh sign VS when to continue towards a planned location Tricks for hunting on the ground on the fly Tips for choosing the right climbing sticks Using a climbing aider Modification ideas for climbing sticks, linemans belts, tree stands, and platforms How to be more efficient getting set-up for run-n-gun hunts Tips for making your system more lightweight Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 30, 2020
Ep. 332: The Power of Regenerative Wildlife Agriculture with Jason Snavely
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Today on the show I'm joined by wildlife biologist Jason Snavely to discuss the exciting new concept of regenerative wildlife agriculture and how these concepts can be applied on your hunting property. Topics discussed: Who is Jason Snavely What is regenerative wildlife agriculture Why RWA matters for deer hunters How RWA can lead to a higher target environment and healthier wildlife What I got right on the Back 40 What I got wrong on the Back 40 The importance of soil The principals of healthy soil  Trials and tribulations with no-till drills Can you start and manage food plots without herbicide? Terminating crops with a crimper and without Thoughts on rotating crops and planting diversity How deer determine nutritional content and benefit from higher quality plants and soil Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 23, 2020
Ep. 331: Transforming the Back 40 for Whitetails with Jeff Sturgis
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Today on the show I'm joined by Jeff Sturgis, of Whitetail Habitat Solutions, to get his first impressions on our Back 40 property and his tactical recommendations for improving it for deer and deer hunting. Topics discussed: Sturgis' first impression of the Back 40 after walking it during late August 2019 The importance of sanctuary and the perceived security of deer Factoring hunting and access routes into the locations of your habitat improvements Why Jeff recommends linear food plots and how he chooses their paths Where Sturgis recommends we place food plots on the Back 40 and what we should plant How Jeff believes we could incorporate switch grass and pollinator pockets to transform our old fields The importance of screening cover Jeff's recommendations on specific hunting locations on the Back 40  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 16, 2020
Ep. 330: Top Deer Hunting Trends and Takeaways From Last Season
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Today on the show Spencer Neuharth and I are breaking down the top trends, environmental factors, and observations from the past hunting season that might help us all as we move into the new year. Topics discussed: How Spencer and I rate our 2019 hunting seasons Top trends from the past hunting season Impact of rainy spring and fall Flooding  Hunting when standing corn is present The timing of cold fronts and how it can impact hunting Did the moon make a difference this year? Timing of the rut The importance of knowing the quality of food sources in any given year Lack of late season weather Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 09, 2020
Ep. 329: Public Lands and That Wild Country with Hal Herring
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Today on the show I’m joined by renowned conservation writer Hal Herring to discuss public land history and advocacy, wilderness, and an in-depth look at my book That Wild Country. Topics discussed: Why I'm the guest on this episode and not the host Why you should join Backcountry Hunters & Anglers The early adventures that formed the foundation for my public land passion The frustrations of public lands becoming political Theodore Roosevelt and his focus on the next generation What the writing process for That Wild Country was like Writers who influenced my work and advocacy The importance of working with diverse stakeholders to protect wild places Why a basic understanding of public land history is so important The beauty and curse of multiple-use management Action is the cure for depression Having hope  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 02, 2020
Ep. 328: How to Find Your Own Back 40 with Joe Gizdic and Shawn Kelley
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Today on the show I'm joined by Joe Gizdic and Shawn Kelley to dive deep into the story of how we found and purchased our MeatEater Back 40 farm and advice for finding your own special piece of hunting ground. Topics discussed: Intro to Joe, Shawn and Whitetail Properties Most important criteria to look for when searching for a hunting property What I was looking for during the Back 40 purchase process The properties I looked at that didn't make the cut How to properly assess the value of land Identifying a good "neighborhood" Advice for finding prospective properties What I liked about the Back 40 farm and Shawn's thoughts Details to get right when offering and closing on a property Common mistakes when trying to purchase a recreational property Other advice for finding and buying land Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 26, 2019
Ep. 327: Cooking Better Wild Game with Danielle Prewett
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Today on the show I’m joined by Danielle Prewett, creator of Wild and Whole, to discuss techniques, concepts, and recipes for cooking better wild game and taking your venison to the next level. Topics discussed: Feeding a family of 5 with wild game with only one deer? My late-season close call with "Tran" Our favorite simple wild game holiday recipes Who Danielle Prewett is and how she became a wild game cooking educator How to properly value wild game Cooking/tenderizing tough cuts of meat The importance of salting meat at the right time Cooking a venison backstrap properly Making homemade wild game stock Importance of letting meat sit at room temperature AND letting meat rest The best oil to cook wild game in "Gamey" meat and how to avoid it The right way to brown ground venison Alcohol pairings for wild game Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 20, 2019
Ep. 326: Rut Fresh Radio 12/19/19
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This week on the podcast we're here for our last Rut Fresh Radio episode of the year, in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Phillip Vanderpool | The Virtue TV | Arkansas Grant Oldenburg | Triple Threat Retrievers | Illinois Taylor Chamberlain | The Urban Bowman | Virginia Nate Krick | Identical Draw | Kansas Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 19, 2019
Ep. 325: Late Season Strategies and Big Woods Bucks with Brett Joy
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Today on the show we’re joined by Brett Joy to discuss late season tactics, tracking bucks in the snow, and the story of an epic four year New Hampshire hunt that ended this December. Topics discussed: Locating mature bucks in big woods habitats The challenges of late season hunting Hunting bucks for multiple years and identifying annual patterns Identifying terrain features that influence deer movement in hilly areas How to identify top late season food sources Tracking deer in the snow Late season tactics for ag-country Knowing when to strike The mental side of late season hunting Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 12, 2019
Ep. 324: Rut Fresh Radio 12/11/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Ohio | Byron Horton | Whitetail Experience Oklahoma | Caleb Combs | Stuart Ranch Outfitters New Hampshire | Brett Joy | Realtree Sea Bucks Iowa | Josh Sparks | Midwest Whitetail Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 12, 2019
Ep. 323: Rut Fresh Radio 12/6/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Joe Kahl | Minnesota Rackstars | Minnesota Andrew Maxwell | The Southern Outdoorsmen Podcast | Alabama Beau Martonik | East Meets West Hunt Podcast | Pennsylvania Colby Bailey | Commit Outdoors | Missouri Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 08, 2019
Ep. 322: Late Season Deer, Missing a Buck, Public Land, and other Q&A
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Today on the show we’re tackling listener questions on topics ranging from how to kill late season deer, how to identify top whitetail food sources, recovering from a missed deer, public land and much more. Topics discussed: The official launch of That Wild Country How to move on from a missed deer Staying motivated in the midst of a long tough deer hunting season Tactics for killing a buck during late season Keeping your feet warm in cold weather Determining the top food sources at different points of the year - greens VS grains Will does blow at bucks? How my transition to a back tension release has gone Should you take a head-on shot at a deer with a bow? Getting bucks shoulder mounted VS euro mounted Latest update on the hunt for "Tran" Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 06, 2019
Ep. 321: Gun Hunting Traditions, Gear, and Tactics
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Today on the show we’re talking gun season. Joining me is my father to discuss gun hunting traditions, and then Adam Weatherby and Kevin Wilkerson to discuss firearm hunting gear, becoming a better marksman, and more. Topics discussed: What gun season represents for my family Shifting from bow hunting to firearm hunting The latest update from our northern Michigan deer camp Hunting with my father on the Back 40 Weatherby firearms and their move to Wyoming Strategical shifts from bow season to gun season How to choose the right cartridge for your hunting situation How to choose the right rifle for your hunting situation Setting an ethical max shooting range How to become a better marksman Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 29, 2019
Ep. 320: Rut Fresh Radio 11/27/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Kevin Vistisen | Deer Hunter Podcast | Michigan Josh Smith | Wild Carrot Scents | Tennessee Tim Biebel | The 4 Pointer | Vermont Bryce Lambley | Nebraska Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 27, 2019
Ep. 319: Analyzing our 2019 Rut Successes and Failures
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Today on the show Dan and I are recapping our 2019 rutcations, examining the tactics that led to us killing two mature bucks, and exploring the challenges we encountered along the way and what we can learn from them. Topics discussed: Our mental state after our 2019 rutcations The ever-increasing challenge of balancing hunting with family  Dan's 2019 rut strategy Dan's first encounter with "Gnarly Charlie" How Dan filled his 2019 Iowa tag Hunting with my dad The cat and mouse hunt for "Tran"  Passing on nice Michigan bucks and struggling with the decisions Examining why the Back 40 has been such a struggle this year What led to my ultimate success in my chase for the Wide 8 Learning to love the process and not sweating what you can't control Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 21, 2019
Ep. 318: Rut Fresh Radio 11/20/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Keith Thompson | Montana Whitetails | Montana Kelsey Young | Knee Deep Outdoors | Kentucky Ryan Nitz | Florida Outdoor Experience | Florida Derek Nelson | Mathews Archery | Wisconsin Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 21, 2019
Ep. 317: Our Backcountry Boundary Waters Whitetail Hunt
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Today on the show we are finally recapping our epic backcountry canoe-in whitetail hunt in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of Northern Minnesota. And we hear from Lukas Leaf, of Sportsman for the Boundary Waters, about the current threats to this landscape and what we can do to help. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 14, 2019
Ep. 316: Rut Fresh Radio 11/13/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Brad Bever | Lone Wolf Treestands | Indiana Spencer Konuszewski | Redline Hunting | Georgia Alex Comstock | Whitetail DNA | North Dakota Trent Siegle | Heartland Bowhunter | Kansas Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 14, 2019
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 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 07, 2019
Ep. 314: Rut Fresh Radio 11/06/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Michael Hunsucker | Heartland Bowhunter | Missouri Pat Cutter | Red Hand Outdoor Co. | New Jersey Tyler Jones | The Element Podcast | Texas Sam Soholt | Public Land Bus | South Dakota Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 06, 2019
Ep. 313: Whitetail Rut Cram Session with Jared Mills
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Today on the show we’re joined by long-time Midwest Whitetail contributor Jared Mills to get you prepped to hunt the whitetail rut. Topics discussed: My hunt with Doug Duren on the Back 40 The target bucks on the Back 40 Hunting "Tran" and my rut hunting plan How Dan plans to kill "Gnarly Charlie" Jared's typical rut hunting plan How he hunts new properties during the rut Rattling, calling, and decoying bucks How flooding can impact your rut hunts Adjusting on the fly based off observations Mental aspects of the rut Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 31, 2019
Ep. 312: Rut Fresh Radio 10/30/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Darton Harwick | Flatline Whitetails | New York Matt Petersen | MDL Outfitters | Iowa Parker McDonald | Southern Ground Hunting | Alabama David Giarrizzo | Tag N' Brag | Ohio Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 31, 2019
Ep. 311: Pre-Rut Tactics and Getting to Full Draw On a First Buck
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Today on the show we talk through important pre-rut hunting tactics AND chat with two new hunters about their recent Field to Fork mentored hunt. Topics discussed: How to kill your "local" buck right now The power of late October cold fronts How to use annual patterns to kill a deer this week Ramping up your calling strategy Why you should think about scrapes right now The importance of confidence and a well-planned hunt What Field to Fork is How our new hunters came to be interested in hunting The challenges they encountered trying to learn How their first buck encounters went and the emotions they experienced Where they go from here How we can all get involved helping introduce more people to hunting Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 24, 2019
Ep. 310: Rut Fresh Radio 10/23/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Justin Zarr | Bowhunt or Die | Illinois Tre Kerns | 304 Outdoors | West Virginia Joe Kahl | Minnesota Rackstars | Minnesota Kyler Moppert | Louisiana Bowhunter | Lousiana Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 23, 2019
Ep. 309: What Happens When You Kill the World Record Whitetail?
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Today on the show we chat with a Wired To Hunt listener, Luke Brewster, who killed the largest deer ever killed by a hunter last year. And we find out what happens when an everyday average deer hunter gets struck by whitetail lightning. Is it a positive experience or toxic? Topics discussed: Why we're chatting about the world record whitetail today This is NOT a glorification of antler inches An extended review of Dan Johnson's 2019 mule deer hunt and lessons learned from this impactful experience My final parting words before leaving for my backcountry canoe-in whitetail hunt in the Boundary Waters How Luke got into hunting as an adult and how Wired To Hunt helped What led Luke to Illinois and his pursuit of mature bucks How his hunt for the world record whitetail unfolded What happens in the hours after shooting a deer of this caliber How the game warden got involved The impact of social media after the hunt Dealing with media attention  How do you set hunting goals for the next year after a hunt like this? Was killing the world record whitetail a positive experience or negative? Lessons learned from this experience about hunting and the culture of hunting Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 17, 2019
Ep. 308: Rut Fresh Radio 10/16/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Josh Smith | Wild Carrot Scents | Tennessee Beau Martonik | East Meets West Podcast | Pennsylvania Kevin Vistisen | Deer Hunter Podcast | Michigan Nate Krick | Identical Draw | Kansas Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 16, 2019
Ep. 307: Becoming a “Freestyle Deer Hunter” with Jesse Coots
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Today on the show I'm joined by New York bow hunter Jesse Coots to discuss the importance of being what he calls a “freestyle deer hunter" when targeting big old whitetail bucks. Topics discussed: A few thoughts on establishing personal hunting goals Hunting your own hunt What it means to be a "freestyle deer hunter" Properly matching tactics to region and circumstances The importance of putting yourself in new situations and hunting locations How the hunters you surround yourself with can impact your hunting success How to hunt October bucks in an area like New York VS Kansas VS Ohio The importance of long-range glassing and scouting How to hunt a deer from the outside in Decoying whitetail bucks on the ground   Balancing family and hunting Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 10, 2019
Ep. 306: Rut Fresh Radio 10/9/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Brad Bever | Lone Wolf Treestands | Indiana Caleb Combs | Stuart Ranch Outfitters | Oklahoma Taylor Chamberlain | First Lite | Virginia Josh Sparks | Midwest Whitetails | Iowa Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 09, 2019
Ep. 305: The Back 40’s First Pre-Season
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Today on the show we detail everything you need to know about the work we've done so far on the Back 40 farm, the challenges we've encountered along the way, and the plans to start hunting it in the coming days. Topics discussed: My new book, That Wild Country Dan's last-minute deer prep The bucks I'm after on my other main Michigan farm The cliff-notes version of how we found the Back 40 Why we couldn't get much done on the property until August The experts we've brought it to see the farm so far The few small projects we've done so far What we'd like to do How to balance hunting goals and habitat goals The food plots we planted All the folks hunting the farm and the challenge that will pose My concerns about hunting pressure  The bucks we've see on the farm so farm Plan for our first hunts on the Back 40 Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 03, 2019
Ep. 304: Rut Fresh Radio 10/2/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Byron Horton | Whitetail Experience | Ohio John Arman | Ultimate Outdoor Adventures | North Dakota Josh Genthy | Cut4 Outdoors | North Carolina Bryce Lambley | Nebraska Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 02, 2019
Ep. 303: Four Hunters, Three Bucks, Endless Lessons Learned
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Today on the show we are analyzing a series of stories in which we’ll hear from four hunters, about five hunts, with three bucks killed, two tags left unpunched, and a whole bunch of lessons to be learned. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 26, 2019
Ep. 302: Rut Fresh Radio 9/25/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. We cover KS, NH, KY, MN. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 25, 2019
Ep. 301: We Bought a Farm! with Steve Rinella and Jake Ehlinger
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Steve Rinella and Janis Putelis are joining me to share the exciting news about the farm we just bought and how one lucky MeatEater fan can win a hunt on it. Then habitat consultant Jake Ehlinger gives us an audio tour of the property and a deer-centric perspective on the potential it has. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 19, 2019
Ep. 300: Rut Fresh Radio 9/18/19
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This week on the podcast we're back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. We cover MT, GA, WI, and MO. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 19, 2019
Ep. 299: Locating the Best Buck in your Neighborhood with Adam Hays
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This week on the podcast I’m joined by whitetail expert Adam Hays to dive into his tactics for consistently locating the best buck in the neighborhood and zeroing in on where to kill him. Topics discussed: Post-season scouting – why, where... Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 12, 2019
Ep. 298: Rut Fresh Radio 9/11/19
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This week on the podcast we’re back with our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Cody Hesseltine... Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 11, 2019
Ep. 297: Final Plans, Gear, and Advice Before Opening Day
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This week on the podcast Dan and I talk through our final preparations and plans before our opening hunts, our gear and archery prep, and our last words of advice to everyone before the 2019 season. Topics discussed: Dan’s last... Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 05, 2019
Ep. 296: Rut Fresh Radio 9/4/19
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This week on the podcast we’re kicking off our Rut Fresh Radio mini-series in which we hear from hunters all across the country about current deer activity, conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. States/guests featured: Tennessee |... Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 05, 2019
Ep. 295: Ultimate Saddle Hunting Roundtable with John Eberhart, Andy May, Greg Godfrey, and Ernie Power
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This week on the show we’re covering everything you need to know to get into saddle hunting with John Eberhart, Andy May, Greg Godfrey, and Ernie Power. Subjects Discussed The history that John Eberhart, Andy May, Ernie Power, and Greg... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 30, 2019
Ep. 294: How Deer See, Hear, Smell, and Survive with Pat Durkin
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Today on the show I’m joined by freelance writer and whitetail hunter Pat Durkin to get back to the basics of whitetail deer and how they see, hear, smell, and survive. Subjects Discussed Pat’s whitetail and journalist history How Pat... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 23, 2019
Ep. 293: Goals, Hopes, and Hitlists for 2019
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This week on the podcast I’m joined by Dan Johnson and Josh “Furter” Hillyard to set the stage for the upcoming season as we share our 2019 goals, hopes, and hitlists. Subjects Discussed A check-in on our 2019 running/shooting habit... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 16, 2019
Ep. 292: The Art of the Perfect Shot and Recovery with Mark Drury
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Today on the show I’m joined by Mark Drury of Drury Outdoors to get an absolute masterclass on everything he’s learned about handling the moments leading up to a shot on an animal, and everything to do afterwards to ensure... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 08, 2019
Ep. 291: Patterning Locations, Instead of Bucks with Joe Elsinger
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Today on the show I’m joined by accomplished public land deer hunter Joe Elsinger to break down how he patterns locations rather than bucks and the advanced tools he uses to analyze deer movement in correlation with weather related factors.... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 01, 2019
Ep. 290: Our Greatest Deer Hunting Failures with Tony Peterson
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Today on the show myself, Spencer Neuharth, and Tony Peterson divulge some of our greatest deer hunting failures and then explore what we learned from them. Subjects Discussed If you don’t fill a tag on a hunting trip, is that a... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 25, 2019
Ep. 289: How to Improve Wildlife Habitat in Cooperation with Nature
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Today on the show I’m joined by Matt Dye and Adam Keith, of Land & Legacy, to discuss their holistic approach to habitat management and fall food plots. Subjects Discussed Why the guys from Land & Legacy frame their habitat... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 20, 2019
Ep. 288: How to Kill a Buck in the Summer
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Today on the show I’m joined by Dan Johnson and Spencer Neuharth to break down everything you can be doing this summer to help kill a buck this year – including treestand prep, summer scouting, trail cameras, creating access routes,... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 12, 2019
Ep. 287: Mastery, Archery, and John Dudley
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Today on the show Andy May and I are joined by John Dudley, host of Nock On TV and the Nock On podcast, to discuss the the concept of mastery and how it applies to archery and bowhunting. Subjects Discussed... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 04, 2019
Ep. 286: Summer Deer Projects and Misadventures
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Today on the show Dan and I are checking in on our 2019 hunting habit changes, discussing trail camera analysis and summer habitat projects, and regaling you with the story of my recent and somewhat cursed cross-country adventure with my... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 27, 2019
Ep. 285: How Discipline Leads to Hunting Success with Shane Dorian
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Today on the show I’m joined by professional big wave surfer Shane Dorian to discuss how discipline, self awareness, and training for worst case scenarios has made him one of the best surfers in the world and a better bowhunter.... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 21, 2019
Ep. 284: Prepping Like a Pro for Hunting with Andy May
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Today on the show we’re exploring how to prepare like a pro for the upcoming hunting season by hearing from expert DIY bowhunter Andy May on the archery, scouting, stand site and mental planning preparations he executes each summer. Subjects... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 14, 2019
Ep. 283: Reviving Our Family Deer Camp
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Today we’re joined by my buddy Josh “Furter” Hillyard and my father David to discuss the habitat history of our family deer camp and the work we’re doing to revive the land and deer herd. Subjects Discussed Something to think... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 06, 2019
Ep. 282: The Passion Paradox and Peak Performance with Brad Stulberg
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Today we’re chatting with author Brad Stulberg about his studies into the science of peak performance, the positive and negative powers of passion, and how all of this can make you a better hunter. Subjects Discussed What is the “growth... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 30, 2019
Ep. 281: Mental Toughness and Hunting with Olympic Gold Medalist David Wise
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Today on the show I’m joined by Olympic gold medal winning skier David Wise to discuss how the habits, mental toughness, and training that helped him succeed as a professional skier also translates to hunting. Subjects Discussed What life circumstances led... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 23, 2019
Ep. 280: The Power of Habits for Hunters
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Today on the show Dan and I are talking about the power of habits and other life-structuring processes to better prepare for and enjoy your next hunting season. Subjects Discussed Mother’s Day Montana public land audible Why habits matter for... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 17, 2019
Ep. 279: The Buffalo Food Plot Methodology with Grant Woods
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Today on the show I’m joined by Dr. Grant Woods to discuss a fascinating and more ecologically friendly methodology for planting food plots that mimics the relationship between buffalo and the great plains to create higher quality forage for wildlife... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 10, 2019
Ep. 278: The Public Land Revolution is Alive with Land Tawney
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Today on the show I’m joined by Land Tawney, CEO of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, to discuss the 2019 BHA Rendezvous, the success of the #KeepItPublic movement, a new round of challenges facing public lands, and predictions for the future.... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 02, 2019
Ep. 277: Managing Hunting Ground in a Heavily Pressured State
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Today on the show I’m joined by Scott Manifold, of Drury Outdoors, to discuss the story of his Michigan hunting property, how habitat management and hunting differs between his farms in Michigan and Iowa, and detailed ideas for improving food... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 25, 2019
Ep. 276: Iowa Gobblers and Montana Antlers
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Today on the show I’m joined by the one and only Dan Johnson for a fun discussion about the Iowa turkey season, my Montana public land scouting and shed hunting trip, and two new deer hunting methodologies we’re developing. Subjects... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 18, 2019
Ep. 275: Solving the Hunter Recruitment Crisis
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Today on the show I’m joined by two men, Hank Forester and Charles Evans, who I believe have tapped into one of the best ideas yet for helping us solve the hunter recruitment crisis. Hunter numbers are dwindling, in this... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 13, 2019
Ep. 274: Turkey Hunting Roundtable
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Today on the show I’m joined by Ben O’Brien, Tony Peterson and Spencer Neuharth to debate all things turkey hunting – including calling advice, decoy set-ups, weather impacts and more. Subjects Discussed What’s the story on Ben O’Brien’s turkey tour... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 04, 2019
Ep. 273: Would You Shoot A Shed Buck? And Other Iowa Shed Camp Questions
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Today on the show we’re coming to you from our annual Iowa shed hunting camp, where we discuss shed antlers, shooting shed bucks, 2018 lessons learned for “Uncle Peter,” off-season projects and listener Q&A. Subjects Discussed How things turned out... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 28, 2019
Ep. 272: Forestry for Deer Hunters
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Today on the show we are talking about forests, how they impact deer and deer hunting, and how we as hunters can influence those forests. And joining us to have this conversation is Matt Ross and Tim Russell of the... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 21, 2019
Ep. 271: Tracking Midwest Whitetails On Foot with Todd Havel
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Today on the show I’m joined by Todd Havel to discuss his unique approach to hunting Midwest whitetails on foot and the lessons he’s learned about mature buck behavior while doing it. Subjects Discussed Who won our #ShedRally giveaway Who... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 14, 2019
Ep. 270: Strategic Habitat Management with Tom James
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Today on the show I’m joined by Tom James to discuss his thoughtful and strategic approach to managing whitetail habitat for deer and deer hunting. Subjects Discussed Who is Tom James Next level advice for finding/buying quality small hunting properties... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 07, 2019
Ep. 269: CWD, Shed Hunting and Western Whitetails
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Today on the show we’re discussing the latest in CWD news, shed hunting plans, and hunting western whitetails from a westerner’s perspective, with special guests Eric Siegfried and Zach Sandau of OnX. Subjects Discussed Zombie deer and a cure for... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 28, 2019
Ep. 268: Building A Whitetail Paradise with Terry Drury
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Today on the show I’m joined by Terry Drury to discuss the entire process – from beginning to end – of finding, buying and building a whitetail hunting paradise. Subjects Discussed How and why Drury Outdoors is giving a hunting... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 21, 2019
Ep. 267: Bowhunting Urban Deer with Taylor Chamberlin
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Today on the show I’m joined by Taylor Chamberlin to discuss his incredibly unique experiences bowhunting whitetails in the urban areas surrounding Washington DC and the tactics that have led him to be so successful doing that. Subjects Discussed Why... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 14, 2019
Ep. 266: State of Whitetails in 2019 with Kip Adams
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Today on the show I’m joined by Kip Adams of the Quality Deer Management Association to discuss the state of whitetails across the country in 2019 and a review of the QDMA’s 2019 whitetail report. Subjects Discussed What kind of... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 07, 2019
Ep. 265: Making Your Own Luck with Cody D’Acquisto
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Today on the show I’m joined by Cody D’Acquisto of Lone Wolf Custom Gear to describe his uniquely aggressive and proactive approach to making his own luck in the whitetail woods. Subjects Discussed What’s up with the new Lone Wolf Custom Gear... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 31, 2019
Ep. 264: Hunting Desert Whitetails
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Today on the show I dive deep into the story of my first coues deer hunt, in Mexico, with the MeatEater TV crew. Joining me to do that is the infamous Furter and Andy May. Subjects Discussed What we had... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 24, 2019
Ep. 263: Reviewing Trends from the 2018 Whitetail Season
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Today is the final part of our two-part 2018 review and in this episode Spencer and I review trends and observations about the 2018 deer hunting season across the country. Subjects Discussed Revisiting a few of the big takeaways from... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 20, 2019
Ep. 262: Overanalyzing our 2018 Hunting Seasons
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Today on the show we’re beginning a two week series of reflection on the 2018 hunting season, and today it starts with Dan and I overanalyzing our past year, the mistakes made, and the lessons learned along the way. Subjects... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 10, 2019
Ep. 261: Late Season Deer Hunting with Will Brantley
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Today on the show I’m joined by Field & Stream hunting editor Will Brantley to discuss late season hunting tactics, last-minute Hail Mary strategies, and lessons learned from his 2018 hunting season. Subjects Discussed How the smallest of factors can make the... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 03, 2019
Ep. 260: Spencer’s South Dakota Success with Lieutenant Dan
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Today on the show I’m joined by Spencer Neuharth for a bonus Christmas episode to discuss the conclusion of his season-long hunt for a special South Dakota buck. Subjects Discussed Why we decided to put out a bonus Christmas episode Spencer’s... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 28, 2018
Ep. 259: Becoming a More Efficient Bowhunter with Andy May
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Today on the show I’m joined by Andy May to break down his incredibly impressive 2018 hunting season in an effort to help the rest of us learn how to become more efficient bowhunters. Subjects Discussed How Andy prepared for his... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 20, 2018
Ep. 258: The Hunt for Frank
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Today on the show I break down the full story of my hunt for the biggest buck of my life, the deer we came to know as Frank. Subjects Discussed Why I kept some of the details of my hunt for... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 14, 2018
Ep. 257: Deer Gear and Hunting Stories with First Lite
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Today on the show we’re joined by Gregg Farrell and Ford Van Fossan of First Lite Hunting Gear, Jordan Riley of Captured Creative, and Furter Hillyard of the Quality Deer Management Association. Subjects Discussed Our Northern Michigan deer hunt What it... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 07, 2018
Ep. 256: Rut Radio 12/5/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of Wired to Hunt‘s Rut Radio. We’ll be gathering whitetail reports from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. Joining us is... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 06, 2018
Ep. 255: Whitetail Dream Chasers
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Today on the show we’re joined by Alex Gylstrom and Cody Butler of Dream Chasers TV to talk late season hunting strategies, advice for hunting a single deer, and mobile hunting tactics. Subjects Discussed Who Alex and Cody are, and how... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 29, 2018
Ep. 254: Rut Radio 11/28/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of Wired to Hunt‘s Rut Radio. We’ll be gathering whitetail reports from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. Joining us is... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 28, 2018
Ep. 253: Rut Radio 11/23/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of Wired to Hunt‘s Rut Radio. We’ll be gathering whitetail reports from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. Joining us is... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 24, 2018
Ep. 252: Deer Camp Memories
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Today on the show we’re joined by Furter Hillyard and my father, David Kenyon, to dive into the history of our family deer camp and some of best stories we’ve collected over the years. Subjects Discussed Furter’s close call at deer... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 23, 2018
Ep. 251: Heartland Bowhunter Rut Lessons Learned
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Today on the show we recap my 2018 Michigan whitetail rut hunts and then are joined by Mike Hunsucker and Skyler Wirsig of Heartland Bowhunter to discuss their recent rut success and the lessons they learned. Subjects Discussed Dirty baths How... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 16, 2018
Ep. 250: Rut Radio 11/14/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of Wired to Hunt‘s Rut Radio. We’ll be gathering whitetail reports from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. Joining us is... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 14, 2018
Ep. 249: Breaking Down Two Successful 2018 Rut Hunts
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Today on the show I am joined by Dan Johnson and Ross Haussman to break down their recent successful hunts and to analyze what they did right, what they might have done wrong, and what they’ve learned from it. Subjects Discussed... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 09, 2018
Ep. 248: Rut Radio 11/7/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of Wired to Hunt‘s Rut Radio. We’ll be gathering whitetail reports from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. Joining us is... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 07, 2018
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... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 01, 2018
Ep. 246: Rut Radio 10/31/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of Wired to Hunt‘s Rut Radio. We’ll be gathering whitetail reports from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions, and the tactics that are working right now. Joining us is... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 31, 2018
Ep. 245: Preparing for the Whitetail Rut
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Today on the show Dan and I are preparing for the whitetail rut, chatting through our rut hunting plans and sharing our best rut hunting advice. Subjects Discussed My weird Mid-October health issues A bear encounter at deer camp Dan’s... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 25, 2018
Ep. 244: Rut Radio 10/24/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of our Rut Radio mini-series, in which we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding whitetail deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 24, 2018
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... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 19, 2018
Ep. 242: Rut Radio 10/17/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of our Rut Radio mini-series, in which we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding whitetail deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 17, 2018
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,... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 12, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #240: Rut Radio 10/10/18
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Today we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right now! States included: OH, NH, TX, IL See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 10, 2018
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... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 04, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #238: Rut Radio 10/3/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of our Rut Radio mini-series, in which we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right now!... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 04, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #237: Public Land Elk Adventures w/ Ryan Callaghan
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Today on the show I’m joined by First Lite’s Director of Conservation and Public Relations – Ryan Callaghan – and we’re discussing our public land Montana elk hunt and the Land and Water Conservation Fund. To listen to the podcast,... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 28, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #236: Rut Radio 9/26/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of our Rut Radio mini-series, in which we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right now!... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 27, 2018
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... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 20, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #234: Rut Radio 9/19/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of our Rut Radio mini-series, in which we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right now!... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 19, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #233: Life Changing Experiences In CO & ND Disappointment
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Today Dan and I are back together again to discuss his life changing elk hunt in Colorado and my downright disappointing trip to North Dakota. To listen to the podcast, click the Play button in the orange bar above or... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 14, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #232: Rut Radio 9/12/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another episode of our Rut Radio mini-series, in which we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right now!... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 14, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #231: My 2018 Montana Public Land Deer Hunt & More
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Today on the podcast we’ve got the story of my successful Montana public land deer hunt, and updates from Spencer and Furter in South and North Dakota! To listen to the podcast, click the Play button in the orange bar... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 07, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #230: Rut Radio 9/5/18
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Today on the show we’re back with another season of our Rut Radio mini-series, in which we’re getting realtime from-the-field updates from across the country regarding deer behavior, current conditions effecting deer, and the tactics that are working right now!... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 06, 2018
Wired To Hunt Podcast #229: Predicting Deer Movement Masterclass w/Mark Drury