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Baseball and Bowhunting

Baseball and Bowhunting

October 30, 2020
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Former Major League umpire John Hirschbeck is as passionate about bowhunting as he is baseball. Hirschbeck shares stories from more than three decades in the Majors and talks about how archery and bowhunting have impacted his life on the diamond and in the field.

Decoying Deer at Ground Level

Decoying Deer at Ground Level

October 22, 2020
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Imagine shooting a monster buck at less than 10 yards -- from the ground! Whitetail fanatic Danny Farris does it regularly using a proven decoy setup that combines a 3-D buck with a bow-mounted doe. Listen in as Farris explains the tactic in detail and learn how you too can experience heart-pounding, face-to-face encounters with mature bucks.

The Ohio Freak

The Ohio Freak

October 16, 2020
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If you love giant whitetails, this episode is for you! Ohio bowhunter Emily Schaad recently killed "The Freak," a 190-inch monster she'd been chasing for years. Schaad and Editor Christian Berg dive into the details of this hunt and dissect how it all came together on the buck of a lifetime!

Venison Every Day

Venison Every Day

September 23, 2020
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Bowhunters nationwide are filling tags and freezers right now. Food blogger Allie Doran joins Editor Christian Berg to talk about her new cookbook, Venison Every Day, and how you can enjoy more variety when it comes to preparing your harvest.

Coffee or Die

Coffee or Die

September 17, 2020
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In this episode, we help take your coffee game to the next level. Join Editor Christian Berg and Michael R. Shea from Black Rifle Coffee Co. as they discuss everything from better brewing methods to bowhunting velvet whitetails, shooting squirrels and stalking black bears.

Realtree Bow Camp 2020

Realtree Bow Camp 2020

September 8, 2020
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It's opening week of whitetail season in Kentucky, and we've gathered at Brantley Outdoors for #RealtreeBowCamp2020. Outfitter Will Brantley and Realtree's Bobby Redfern join Editor Christian Berg to discuss early-season whitetail tactics and Realtree's new Excape camouflage pattern.

Developing a Total Scent-Control System

Developing a Total Scent-Control System

August 27, 2020
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Scent control is arguably the most important factor for consistent bowhunting success. In this episode, we interview Aaron Ambur from ScentLok and discuss ways to develop a comprehensive scent-control system that will lead to more opportunities in the field. 

Tracking Dogs: The Bowhunter’s Best Friend

Tracking Dogs: The Bowhunter’s Best Friend

August 20, 2020
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Sooner or later, every bowhunter is going to have difficulty recovering an animal. When the blood trail runs dry, a tracking dog may be your best hope. In this episode, Editor Christian Berg is joined by tracker Damon Bungard of Tennessee and his dog Jaeger to discuss the details of tracking wounded game and what bowhunters should do before calling for help.

Iowa: Land of Whitetail Giants

Iowa: Land of Whitetail Giants

August 6, 2020
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In this epsiode, we talk giant whitetails with Reed Whiting, Corbin Millard and Caleb Millard from Big Buck Down Outfitters in Iowa. Learn why Iowa consistently produces some of the biggest bucks in America, and why consistently killing them isn't as easy as you might think. 

2020 Bow Season Preview

2020 Bow Season Preview

July 28, 2020
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Are you ready for some bowhunting?!?!? In this episode, Bowhunting contributor Clint Casper and Editor Christian Berg get you pumped for the coming archery seasons by previewing their fall hunt lineups and discussing pre-season preparations.

Remote Scouting with Moultrie Mobile

Remote Scouting with Moultrie Mobile

July 16, 2020
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Summer is prime time for scouting whitetails, and there's no better tool for doing just that than a trail camera. In this episode, Moultrie's Reagan Renfroe discusses the latest enhancements to the company's Moultrie Mobile cellular platform, including new hardware, an upgraded management app and new, lower-cost unlimited data options.

Pronghorns 101

Pronghorns 101

July 6, 2020
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Antelope season is just around the corner. Editor Christian Berg and Field Editor Eddie Claypool get you ready for the prairie with a ton of practical advice to help fill your pronghorn tag this year or start planning your 2021 speed-goat adventure. From top pronghorn states to scouting and in-the-field strategies, this episode is a much listen for speed goat aficionados.

The Skinny on Stabilizers

The Skinny on Stabilizers

June 29, 2020
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Stabilizers are a critical component of your bow setup, yet these accessories are often overlooked by bowhunters. In this episode, accomplished Western bowhunter Jace Bauserman joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss various types of stabilizers, how to set them up and why they are so important for maximizing your accuracy in the field, particularly on long-range shots.

Archery Power Couple: Paige Pearce & Tate Morgan

Archery Power Couple: Paige Pearce & Tate Morgan

June 22, 2020
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Bowtech Pro Paige Pearce and Hoyt Pro Tate Morgan are two of the world's best target shooters. They are also passionate bowhunters and together form a true archery power couple. Back in January, Morgan won the men's compound division of the Sydney Indoor Archery Festival in Australia. And in February, Pearce took gold at The Vegas Shoot in Nevada, adding arguably the world's most prestigious title to an already impressive resume for the world's No. 3 ranked compound female. In this episode, Pearce and Morgan join Editor Christian Berg to discuss their recent success, share some exciting bowhunting adventures and talk about how they have trained during the coronavirus pandemic in an effort to return to competition even better than ever.

Stretch Your Shooting with Long-Distance Practice

Stretch Your Shooting with Long-Distance Practice

June 15, 2020

One of the best ways to improve your shooting accuracy is to increase the distance of your practice sessions. Getting comfortable with long-range shooting over the summer will make shorter shots on game this fall feel like a breeze. In this episode, Spot Hogg's Cabe Johnson joins Editor Christian Berg with tips for increasing your bow's maximum shooting range and touches on important long-range shooting considerations from sight selection and adjustment to peep sight configuration, anchor point, bow grip, broadhead practice and more.

Winning the Western Tag Game

Winning the Western Tag Game

June 2, 2020

Bowhunting the West is awesome, but securing coveted tags for elk, mule deer, antelope and other big-game species can be a real challenge. In this episode, Eric Pawlak, director of the TAGS program at Worldwide Trophy Adventures, joins Editor Christian Berg to explain how Western big-game license draws work and offer advice for how you can be more successful at obtaining permits for some great backcountry adventures!

From Dirt to Soil: A New Food-Plot Paradigm

From Dirt to Soil: A New Food-Plot Paradigm

May 11, 2020

What if you could create food plots that cost you less to build, provided more nutrition to deer and other wildlife and helped improve the long-term quality of your soil? Well, you can! In this episode, Whitetails columnist and certified wildlife biologist Jason Snavely joins editor Christian Berg to discuss exciting new food-plot methods and the growing "regenerative wildlife agriculture" movement.

Birds & Bucks in the Big Woods

Birds & Bucks in the Big Woods

April 30, 2020

Turkey season is upon, but our minds are never far from deer season. In this episode, expert big-woods bowhunter Beau Martonik talks about how to bag some birds and prepare for fall whitetail hunting at the same time. From online scouting using aerial photos and topographic maps to boots-on-the-ground reconnaissance, Martonik offers some great advice for finding more success in the vast expanses of timber commonly found throughout the Appalachian range.

Better Deer (and Turkey) Hunting with Dr. Grant Woods

Better Deer (and Turkey) Hunting with Dr. Grant Woods

April 22, 2020

The surest path to better deer and turkey hunting is better habitat! In this episode, nationally acclaimed wildlife biologist, avid bowhunter and Growing Deer TV host Dr. Grant Woods talks about how you can improve your deer and turkey hunting through food plots, timber management, predator trapping and more. Grant also talks about his new Prime Black 5 bow and key considerations for broadhead selection.

It’s Turkey Time!

It’s Turkey Time!

April 14, 2020

The 2020 spring turkey season is upon us, and we're here to help you bag your bow bird! World-champion turkey caller Matt Morrett and Double Bull Blinds co-founder Brooks Johnson join Editor Christian Berg to discuss everything from pre-season scouting and blind setup to calling, decoy use, reading a bird's body language, broadhead selection, shot placement and more.

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