WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #22:FIELD TO FORK WITH HANK FORESTER OF QDMA

In this episode of the Whitetail Guru Hunting Podcast we talk with Hank Forester of QDMA about recruiting new hunters.

On the latest episode of the Whitetail Guru Hunting Podcast we talk with Hank Forester of the Quality Deer Management Association about Share Your Hunt and Field to Fork. Hank is the Hunting Heritage Programs Manager for the QDMA. Hank Forester along with Charles Evans, Georgia R3 Coordinator, co-founded Field to Fork. In a nutshell, Hank travels the United States helping branches recruit new hunters into the fold. He dives into this much deeper in our interview.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Share Your Hunt Opportunities
  • Field to Fork
  • R3 and hunter recruitment
  • Decline in hunter numbers and license sales
  • How to get involved with a QDMA branch
  • The best way to share venison with a neighbor
  • Staggering statistics about public perception of deer hunting
  • Field To Fork success stories
  • Our all new Whitetail Rally Round©

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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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Mouthwatering Venison Steak Tacos are Sure to Spice Things Up

In this blog I lay out how to cook one of my very favorite venison recipes.

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Gear Review: Fourth Arrow Fixed Blind Shooting Rest System — Wide Open Spaces

In this review we look at the Fourth Arrow fixed blind shooting system.

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WHITETAIL GURU HUNTING PODCAST #19: COMPARING SOUTHERN HUNTING AND NORTHERN HUNTING WITH AUTHOR CRAIG RALEIGH

In this episode I sit down and talk with published author Craig Raleigh. We discuss the differences between hunting in the South and hunting in the North.

Today on the podcast I talk with Senior Writer at Wide Open Spaces, Craig Raleigh. Craig is the author of his newly published book The Hunter’s Way. We compare and contrast hunting in the South and hunting in the North. We discuss different traditions and pastimes from each region. Additionally, Craig offers a glimpse into the inspiration behind his book.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • The difference between hunting the South and hunting the North.
  • Hunting pheasant, ducks, deer and grouse in the 70’s and 80’s.
  • Hunting public land in New York.
  • Lessons learned from hunters we admire.
  • Shotgun hunting whitetails.
  • Grouse hunting.
  • Craig’s book The Hunter’s Way.
  • Lessons and values learned from The Hunter’s Way
  • Conservation

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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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The Best Deer Rifles Under $750

Here are the best deer rifles under $750 if you’re looking to buy a new rifle this fall.

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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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