WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #21: Kentucky Public Land And Late Season Tactics With Jordan Barnes

In this episode of the Whitetail Guru Hunting Podcast I talk with Jordan Barnes about hunting public land in Kentucky.

On the latest episode of the Whitetail Guru Hunting Podcast we talk with our first repeat guest, Jordan Barnes. We first talked with Jordan on episode one about spring turkey hunting. If you would like to check out that episode you can click here. However, in this episode we dive into public land hunting the Bluegrass State of Kentucky. Jordan made several trips of to Kentucky to chase whitetails during late summer and fall. He gives us the low-down on what he discovered.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Hunting public land in Kentucky
  • Obstacles of hunting out-of-state public ground
  • Scouting public land from out-of-state
  • Late summer/early fall food sources
  • Georgia private and public land success
  • Late season hunting tactics
  • Late season food sources
  • Our all new Whitetail Rally Round©

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WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #17: DEER MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS WITH DEER BIOLOGIST CHARLIE KILLMASTER

In this episode we dive into deer biology with deer biologist Charlie Killmaster.

Today on the podcast I talk with State Deer Biologist Charlie Killmaster. Killmaster works under the Game Management Section of the Wildlife Resources Division in the state of Georgia. With over a decade of experience, Killmaster dives into disease vectors, deer management assistance programs and population trends throughout the state.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • State Deer Biology
  • Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)
  • Disease Surveillance
  • EHD this year in the deer populations
  • EHD versus CWD
  • Game check and bag limits
  • How genetics play a role in the rut
  • Elk hunting in Colorado
  • Hunting Sambar deer in Florida
  • Various venison recipes

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WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #16: DEERLAB WITH JON LIVINGSTON

In this episode we dive into the advantages of using DeerLab and how it will help narrow down deer patterns for hunters.

Today on the podcast I talk with Jon Livingston, co-founder of DeerLab. DeerLab is cutting edge technology that conglomerates your trail camera photos and shoots out relevant data to give the hunter a broader picture of deer patterns. DeerLab is used for overall populations and/or tracking mature bucks. In this episode we discuss the advantages that DeerLab has to offer.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Everything DeerLab
  • It’s inception
  • Advantages for hunters
  • Facial recognition
  • The different uses for DeerLab
  • Different factors that DeerLab offers
  • Weather, moon and wind factors
  • Co-ops using DeerLab
  • Camera sites and properties
  • And so much more

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10 Things That Go Through a Deer Hunter’s Mind as the Season Approaches

Can you relate to these 10 things that go through a hunter’s mind right before the season opens?

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WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #15: FAWN MORTALITY IN SOUTHERN APPALACHIA WITH WILDLIFE GRADUATE STUDENT CHEYENNE YATES.

Today on the podcast we talk with Cheyenne Yates about fawn mortality in the southern Appalachia region.

Today on the podcast we talk with Cheyenne Yates,  a University of Georgia wildlife graduate student from the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. Cheyenne is a part of a team studying fawn mortality in the southern Appalachia region primarily two WMA’s in north Georgia. Deer populations are declining and have decreased 82 percent in the last three decades. We dive into why this is in our conversation.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Fawn Mortality
  • Declines in deer populations in Appalachia
  • Predator effects on fawn survival
  • Black bear population increases
  • Collaring Deer
  • Habitat influences on fawn survival
  • How you can affect change
  • How you can help local researchers
  • And so much more

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WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #14: PREPARING A DEER FOR THE TAXIDERMY AND PROCESSOR WITH WAYNE KELLY

Today on the podcast we sit down with Wayne Kelly to talk about how to best prepare your harvest for the taxidermy and processing.

Today on the podcast we talk with Wayne Kelly, a local taxidermist in Georgia. Wayne is a licensed taxidermist out of Stockbridge, Georgia with over 32 years of experience. He is also featured in McKenzie Taxidermy Supply. In this episode we discuss preserving your harvest in the southern heat to keep it from spoiling. He also gives a lot of advice, tips and tricks on how to properly care for your deer after the harvest to ensure the best mount and processing possible.

*We didn’t get to this in the podcast, but if you harvest a velvet buck and want to mount it, the quicker you can get it to a taxidermist the better. If not freeze the antlers or keep it cool until you can do so.

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iTunes link: Episode #14

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Preserving a deer in the heat
  • How to properly dress your deer for a mount
  • Maintaining a mount’s hide annually
  • Common mistakes all hunters make
  • How to care for your mount before taking it to the taxidermy
  • Properly and legally transporting deer from one state to another
  • Creating a game plan with your taxidermist to mount your game
  • Is road kill really edible?
  • And so much more

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Grilled Venison Backstrap Recipe is a Mouthwatering Favorite — Wide Open Spaces

Here’s a great grilled venison backstrap recipe for any occasion. It’s easy but tastes gourmet.

WhitetailGuruHunting.com Looking for a fresh meal? Try this grilled venison backstrap recipe. Venison, or deer meat, is arguably one of the best tasting meats. However, you typically won’t find it at the store. If you do, it’s not from America, and most likely from a deer farm in New Zealand. Venison is organic wild game, so…

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5 Hunting Ground Blinds You Should Buy for Deer Season — Wide Open Spaces

Whether you’re a novice or experienced hunter, there’s a blind for you on this list. Take a look at these five ground blinds.

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WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #8: BIG BUCK KILLER, COLLEGIATE ANGLER, AND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER, CALEB UNGER.

In this episode we talk about advantages to collegiate fishing, mature buck encounters and a scary boat accident.

Today on the show we talk with big buck killer, collegiate angler and national championship contender, Caleb Unger. Caleb is a three-year collegiate tournament angler with multiple top-ten finishes. He competed in the northern division with Liberty University and qualified for the YETI College National Championship two years in a row. Caleb is also an avid deer hunter, having harvested several mature bucks.

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In this episode we discuss: 

  • Inception and growth of collegiate fishing
  • BASS and FLW support of collegiate fishing
  • Caleb’s success over his college career with Liberty University
  • A scary boat collision
  • Advantages to joining a collegiate team
  • Two big buck stories, tactics and reminiscing
  • 2018 fishing goals
  • 2018 deer hunting goals

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WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #3: OUT-OF-STATE HUNTING TIPS AND THE GEORGIA BAITING BILL WITH BOWHUNTING ENTHUSIAST AARON WHITING

In this episode we dive into several topics including out-of-state hunts and the Georgia baiting bill.

On this podcast we talk to bowhunting enthusiast and QDMA Branch President Aaron Whiting. Aaron resides in Georgia and volunteers as president of his local QDMA Branch. In our discussion we dive into lots of great information about successful out-of-state hunts, summer preparation, trail camera tactics and the proposed Georgia baiting bill.

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In this episode we discuss: 

  • Aaron’s successful 2017 deer season for two big bucks
  • The proposed Georgia baiting bill
  • Summer food plot work
  • Mineral Stations
  • Trail camera tactics
  • His work with the Quality Deer Management Association
  • Knocking on doors
  • And much more

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  • To learn more about QDMA  and to get plugged into a local branch click this link.