Petersen’s Bowhunting Radio
Blacktails, Roosevelt Elk & More with the PNW Huntress!

Blacktails, Roosevelt Elk & More with the PNW Huntress!

February 6, 2020

Washington State bowhunter Sara Stover Gamache, aka the pnw_huntress, is making a name for herself on social media through a combination of solo-hunting success and a burning passion to share her love of the outdoors with others. In this episode, she joins Editor Christian Berg to talk about growing up in the Pacific Northwest, her favorite tactics for blacktail deer and Roosevelt elk, her newfound love of African safaris, overcoming target panic and more. 

THE BIG MOVE: Dudley Takes Nock On Nation to PSE

THE BIG MOVE: Dudley Takes Nock On Nation to PSE

January 23, 2020

Archery icon and Nock On host John Dudley caused quite a stir at the 2020 ATA Show earlier this month when he joined the PSE Archery pro staff and unveiled the company's brand new Nock On Series of bows. In this episode, Dud joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss his reasons for making the surprising move and why he believes it is good not just for PSE but the entire sport of archery. Dudley also dives into the details of the PSE's new EVO Nock On Nation bow and shares his thoughts on how the new collaboration with PSE will benefit Nock On fans moving forward.

Captain Claypool: Four Decades of Bowhunting Greatness

Captain Claypool: Four Decades of Bowhunting Greatness

January 16, 2020

Field Editor Eddie Claypool is one of the most successful bowhunters in North America — and one of our sport's most colorful characters! In this episode, "Captain Claypool" joins Editor Christian Berg to assess the current state of bowhunting, share opinions on a variety of hunting topics and look back on an incredible 40-plus years of consistent big-game bowhunting success.

Winke’s 2019 Rut Recap

Winke’s 2019 Rut Recap

January 3, 2020

Successful deer hunters never stop learning, and that's certainly true for Field Editor Bill Winke. In this episode, Winke joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the 2019 rut and lessons learned along the way. You won't want to miss these nuggets of whitetail wisdom, including an in-depth discussion of how to better take advantage of opportunities to tag mature bucks during the pre-rut period!

A Blueprint for Late-Season Success

A Blueprint for Late-Season Success

December 19, 2019

There's no doubt that bowhunting whitetails during the late season is a challenge, but it can also provide some of the year's best opportunities for those willing to put in the work and overcome the elements. In this episode, contributor and accomplished late-season bowhunter Clint Casper joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the whens, wheres and hows of late-season success. From locating productive late-season hunting areas to patterning bucks and setting up for the kill, this episode is sure to help you make the most of the season's final days.

HuntStand: An Awesome App for Bowhunters

HuntStand: An Awesome App for Bowhunters

December 3, 2019

These days, technology pervades every area of our lives — including bowhunting. In fact, next to your bow, arrows and broadheads, your smartphone could very well be the most important tool you carry afield. In this episode, we are joined by Lanford Holloway, creator of the HuntStand app, and take a deep dive on how this powerful tool can help you with everything from pre-season scouting and property management to making daily stand selections and in-season adjustments that will help you tag your next trophy.

A Critical Conversation for Deer Hunters

A Critical Conversation for Deer Hunters

October 16, 2019

Treestand safety has improved tremendously over the past decade, yet scores of bowhunters are still killed or seriously injured each year in treestand falls. The good news is, virtually every accident can be prevented through the proper use of safety equipment. In this episode, Glenn Mayhew from the Treestand Safety Awareness Foundation and Jay Everett from Hunter Safety System join Editor Christian Berg to discuss this critically important topic.

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.