Petersen’s Bowhunting Radio
Elk, Elk, Elk!

Elk, Elk, Elk!

September 18, 2019

Fresh off a public-land, DIY elk hunt during which his group went three for three on mature bulls, Bowhunting contributor Jace Bauserman joins Editor Christian Berg to share the secrets of their success. From locating a quality hunting area and the logistics of travel and setting up camp to finding elk in the field, calling and making the shot, this episode is packed with insights for elk hunters new and old.

DIY Antelope: Take the Plunge for Pronghorns

DIY Antelope: Take the Plunge for Pronghorns

September 10, 2019

When it comes to Western bowhunting adventure, nothing is more accessible or more affordable than pronghorn antelope. In this episode, Editor Christian Berg and hunting partner Tim Kent recap their successful Montana hunt and offer loads of insights on how to go about making your own DIY antelope hunt a reality, from finding a productive area and planning logistics to gear and tactics that will help you succeed in the field.

The Truth About CWD and Deer Urine

The Truth About CWD and Deer Urine

August 29, 2019

In their ongoing efforts to combat Chronic Wasting Disease, a handful of state wildlife agencies have banned the use of urine-based deer attractants, and others are considering bans. But can a bottle of deer lure really cause the spread of CWD? In this episode, Sam Burgeson of Wildlife Research Center, Phil Robinson of Tink's and Dr. Davin Henderson of CWD Evolution discuss the latest science surrounding this topic and explain a brand new test designed to detect CWD contamination in deer urine.

2019 Deer-Season Forecast: The Best Weeks to Be in the Woods!

2019 Deer-Season Forecast: The Best Weeks to Be in the Woods!

July 30, 2019

In this episode, MoonGuide owner Adam Hays III joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss his proven strategies for killing monster bucks and offer his forecast for the best weeks to be in the woods this fall. Learn how Hays, who has killed four 200-inch whitetails, uses the position of the moon to consistently score on trophy animals.

The Dirt on Deer Dirt: A New Food-Plot Philosophy

The Dirt on Deer Dirt: A New Food-Plot Philosophy

July 16, 2019

More and more food plotters are shifting away from the application of synthetic fertilizer and chemical herbicides and pesticides in favor of a new approach that is both good for the environment and bowhunting success! Whitetails columnist and professional deer manager Jason Snavely, founder of Drop-Tine Wildlife Consulting, joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the latest trends in property management and why it makes sense for your land, your pocketbook and your desire to grow big bucks!

Making the Switch: From Summer Shoots to Spot-and-Stalk

Making the Switch: From Summer Shoots to Spot-and-Stalk

July 3, 2019

PSE Archery's Bobby Vargas joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the value of summertime 3-D shoots, making the switch from target shooting to bowhunting and some of the latest technological bow innovations from PSE.

Talking Turkey with a Tom Killer

Talking Turkey with a Tom Killer

April 23, 2019

In this episode, Editor Christian Berg talks spring gobbler hunting with Colorado bowhunter and Petersen's Bowhunting contributor Jace Bauserman. Fresh off the heels of an exciting spring hunt, Bauserman offers insights for successful turkey bowhunting, whether you prefer to sit in a blind or get out and square off against the birds at ground level. If you chase turkeys with stick and string, this episode is for you!

The Bowhunting Media Marketplace

The Bowhunting Media Marketplace

April 9, 2019

In the age of digital media, the sheer volume of bowhunting information is mind boggling. But how much of that information is credible and trustworthy? And how can consumers tell the difference? Jeremy Flinn, chief marketing officer at Stone Road Media, joins Editor Christian Berg for a thoughtful discussion about the many ways outdoor brands use social media, YouTube, ecommerce, influencers and more to connect with the bowhunting community.

The Casper Chronicles, Part 2: Western Adventure!

The Casper Chronicles, Part 2: Western Adventure!

March 26, 2019

In this episode, Editor Christian Berg and contributor Clint Casper discuss DIY Western bowhunting. From the thrill of new places and new adventures to practical hunting tactics and techniques to valuable lessons learned in the backcountry, hunting "Out West" will surely make you a better bowhunter!

ASA Hoyt Pro/Am Champion Kenny Lantz: Good Guys Finish First!

ASA Hoyt Pro/Am Champion Kenny Lantz: Good Guys Finish First!

March 12, 2019

Fresh off his victory at the Archery Shooters Association's Hoyt Pro/Am tournament in Foley, Ala., Prime Archery Pro Kenny Lantz joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss his big win in the season's first major outdoor 3-D competition. Kenny talks about life on the tournament trail, shares some behind-the-scenes stories from the course and discusses bowhunting with his family back home in Pennsylvania. 

The Casper Chronicles, Part 1: Patience Pays!

The Casper Chronicles, Part 1: Patience Pays!

February 26, 2019

There's no doubt patience is one of the best qualities a bowhunter can possess. In this episode, Petersen's Bowhunting contributor Clint Casper discusses how exercising patience in tandem with sound bowhunting strategies will greatly boost your deer- and turkey-hunting success.

Fast & Light: Being a More Mobile Bowhunter

Fast & Light: Being a More Mobile Bowhunter

February 12, 2019

Hardcore bowhunters are always looking for an edge when it comes to going steeper and deeper into their hunting territory. In this episode, mobile bowhunting guru Andre D'Acquisto from Lone Wolf Custom Products discusses his "hang-and-hunt" strategy and dishes details on the company's latest products designed to help fellow archers be more successful in the field.

Wasting Away in Deer Country: The Latest on CWD

Wasting Away in Deer Country: The Latest on CWD

January 31, 2019

As Chronic Wasting Disease continues to spread across the whitetail's range and state agencies scramble to stem the tide and assess its impact, bowhunters are left wondering about the future. In this episode, we take a look at the latest CWD news, science and impact on hunters with Kip Adams, conservation director for the Quality Deer Management Association, and Dr. Davin Henderson, a biochemist and CWD researcher at Colorado State University.

Food Plotting in Nature’s Image

Food Plotting in Nature’s Image

January 4, 2019

BOWHUNTING Whitetails Columnist Jason Snavely, owner of Drop-Tine Wildlife Consulting and Drop-Tine Seed Co., joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the latest trend toward more environmentally friendly food-plotting. From reduced fertilizer and herbicide use to improved soil health and higher nutrient density in cultivated plants, Snavely explains how these evolving methods make sense for bowhunters, deer and land managers.

Battle of the Broadheads

Battle of the Broadheads

October 26, 2018

Gear Testing Editor Jon Silks joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss results of the 2018 Head-to-Head Broadhead Test, a comprehensive evaluation that pitted 14 of the most popular mechanical heads against one another in categories such as sharpness, durability, penentration, accuracy and more.

Bill Winke’s Rut-Hunting Wisdom

Bill Winke’s Rut-Hunting Wisdom

October 11, 2018

In this informative episode, Field Editor Bill Winke from Midwest Whitetail and Editor Christian Berg preview the 2018 rut and dive into tons of tips and tactics to help you punch your whitetail tag this season!

Leasing 101

Leasing 101

September 18, 2018

Sean Ferbrach, chief operating officer of the American Hunting Lease Association, discusses the growing popularity of hunting leases. From how to identify leasing opportunities and determining a fair market price to hammering out a lease agreement with the landowner and securing hunt club liability insurance, Sean offers valuable insights into an often confusing process. And, with deer season just around the corner, Sean talks treestand safety from his role as a board member with the Treestand Safety Awareness Foundation.

Caffeinated for a Cause

Caffeinated for a Cause

August 7, 2018

Paul Kurtz, co-owner of Hunter's Blend Coffee, explains how he combined his dual passions for a good cup of joe and a good morning in a treestand -- all while doing good. Hunter's Blend Coffee helps coffee growers around the world by buying beans direct at fair prices, then uses its proceeds to promote and defend America's hunting heritage here at home. Now, that's a good brew!

Turning Game Meats into Great Eats!

Turning Game Meats into Great Eats!

July 26, 2018

BBQ Pitmaster Chad Ward from the Traeger Grills pro staff joins Editor Christian Berg and dishes major insights into how to properly prepare game meats. From smoking and searing techniques, to selecting the proper rubs and wood smoke, to achieving the perfect internal temperature and more, Chad shares his methods for turning your next bowhunting success into some of the most delicious table fare imaginable.

Full Throttle & Full Draw with Spencer Boyd

Full Throttle & Full Draw with Spencer Boyd

June 28, 2018

Race car driver Spencer Boyd from the NASCAR Xfinity Series joins Editor Christian Berg to talk about life in the fast lane and his lifelong love of bowhunting. Spencer shares stories from the track and the treestand and offers his insights on the challenges of earning a living behind the wheel.