Duck Hunting

23 11, 2022

Episode 652: The Crossroads Where Conservation and Reality Meet, Not Every Species Wins & The Latest From the Firearm Industry with Mossberg Firearms Linda Powell

By |2022-11-23T18:21:45+00:00November 23rd, 2022|Conservation, Duck Hunting, Guns, Outdoors|0 Comments

I first became aware of the issue concerning Atlantic Right Whales through the American Sportfishing Association's social media outlets. Instantly I realized we needed to get to the bottom of a movement that would systematically ruin the entire Atlantic Coast fishing [...]

19 09, 2022

Episode 644: Another Underhanded Shot at Hunting as U.S. Bans Import of Ducks/Geese Killed in Canada & Should We Intentionally Infect Axis Deer With CWD?

By |2022-09-15T17:04:18+00:00September 19th, 2022|Conservation, Deer Hunting, Duck Hunting, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

After hearing through the grapevine that Texas Parks and Wildlife could be intentionally infecting axis deer with CWD I figured we had to do some digging. Longtime Exotic Wildlife Association Executive Director Charly Seale was happy to join the conversation and [...]

12 09, 2022

Episode 643: Checking the Numbers – 2022 Waterfowl Season Outlook & Sportsmen’s Alliance On How Anti Hunting Groups Slowly Erode Hunting Rights on State Level

By |2022-09-12T17:31:51+00:00September 12th, 2022|Conservation, Duck Hunting, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

How is the 2022 fall flight shaping up for duck hunters? Duck's Unlimited National Director of Fundraising and R3 Programs David Schuessler joins the show to break down what the 2022 Waterfowl Survey numbers reveal. Which species are thriving vs which [...]

15 08, 2022

Episode 639: Crotch Kicking Between Old Hunting Buds & Rampant Corruption Closes More Federal Land To Sheep Hunters

By |2022-08-15T16:27:39+00:00August 15th, 2022|Conservation, dove hunting, Duck Hunting, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

Three Curl Outfitters' Brett Jepsen and I have been hunting together for a long time. Our friendship predates both of our careers in the hunting industry. Regardless of whether the hunt was a barn burner or a skunking, the laughs and [...]

7 04, 2022

Campfire Conversations 21: Mid Winter Waterfowl Survey, ‘Duck Farming’ and 2021-2022 Season In Review with Ducks Unlimited Chief Scientist Dr. Mike Brasher

By |2022-04-07T14:56:38+00:00April 7th, 2022|Conservation, Duck Hunting|0 Comments

How was your 2021-2022 waterfowl season? Did the ducks show up for your crew? DU's head waterfowl scientist Dr. Mike Brasher makes his return to the show on this episode of Campfire Conversations. We take a look at Ducks Unlimited's recently [...]

24 01, 2022

Episode 611: Pushing the Envelope on Wild Game, Bacon Jam, Making Your Own Sausage, An Outfitter’s Shocking Admission & Migration Changes Due to ‘Duck Farming’

By |2022-01-24T17:53:28+00:00January 24th, 2022|Conservation, Cooking, Deer Hunting, Duck Hunting|0 Comments

Each January I head west to Pavur Outdoors (Seymour, TX) where I'm joined by my Missouri boys. This was our 6th annual duck/hogapolooza hunt where we spend 3 or 4 days chasing ducks and thermal hog hunting. It's always one of [...]

15 11, 2021

Episode 601: Skipping Class Results in 213 Inches of Bone For College Student, Mossberg Introduces New Pistol and Shotguns for This Fall & A Fast Food Inspired Wild Game Recipe Your Family Will Destroy

By |2021-11-22T18:48:18+00:00November 15th, 2021|Conservation, Cooking, Deer Hunting, Duck Hunting, Guns|0 Comments

Oklahoma State student Cort Travis recently took down this Boone and Crockett monster during Oklahoma's muzzle loader season. He joins the show to talk about chasing this wary bruiser. Sacrifices were made in the process as Cort cut classes and skipped [...]

24 06, 2021

Campfire Conversations 13: Ducks Unlimited Throws 2021’s Biggest Conservation Party With DUX at Texas Motor Speedway

By |2021-06-24T16:22:37+00:00June 24th, 2021|Conservation, Duck Hunting, hunting, Music, Outdoors|0 Comments

In person conventions and conservation related events are back baby and the 2021 DUX Expo kicks off this weekend in North Texas. On this episode of Campfire Conversations, I am joined by Ducks Unlimited's David Schuessler and he breaks down what [...]

1 02, 2021

California Inches Closer to Banning All Hunting, Biden’s Flurry of Executive Orders Impact on Hunting & Conservation and Unplugging our Shotguns For Late Season Snows

By |2021-02-01T21:20:11+00:00February 1st, 2021|Conservation, Duck Hunting, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

California State Senator Scott Wiener introduced legislation that would end all bear hunting. California Senate Bill 252 would make it unlawful to hunt or take bears in the state by designating bears as a nongame mammal. Our old friend Brian Lynn [...]

25 01, 2021

Steven Rinella on Youth Hunting, Microscopic Pathogens that Can Ruin A Hunt, Anti Trapping Legislation and New Book, Plus Sandhill Crane Hunting the Texas Panhandle With Final Descent

By |2021-01-25T16:52:13+00:00January 25th, 2021|Conservation, Duck Hunting, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

Steven Rinella makes his return to the show this week. We discuss the recent phenomenon of reality tv survival skill shows vs the more likely situations outdoor enthusiasts are actually going to find themselves in. His new book "The Meateater Guide [...]

6 01, 2021

Ammunition Manufacturers Can’t Meet Demand Despite Highest Production Ever, Plus Bismuth Deadly on Waterfowl and Zane Williams Talks About His New Band, Hunting & Plays Some Tunes

By |2021-01-06T15:56:13+00:00January 6th, 2021|Duck Hunting, hunting, Music, Outdoors|0 Comments

Most gun owners are well aware that there is a major ammo shortage in America today. Why is that and what are ammunition manufacturers doing to try and catch up? Kent Cartridge's Jeff Barry makes his return to the show to [...]

17 08, 2020

Gun Owners of America, Kamala Harris’ 2nd Amendment Record and Whitetail Management/Changes in Deer Breeding Industry with Chase Clark of Rebel Ranch

By |2020-08-25T13:40:17+00:00August 17th, 2020|Conservation, Deer Hunting, Duck Hunting, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

With the recent PR nightmare experienced by the NRA, I recently asked what other pro gun organizations our audience supported. The overwhelming response was Gun Owners of America. I personally wasn't a member (I am now) so I did some digging [...]

25 05, 2020

USFWS Cancels Waterfowl Survey For First Time in 55 Years, Two Duck Species Trending in Opposite Directions with Ducks Unlimited and Hard Hitting Loads and Destination Waterfowl Hunts with Kent Cartridge

By |2020-05-25T16:44:08+00:00May 25th, 2020|Conservation, Duck Hunting, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service cancelled the annual Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey for the first time in 55 years. Ducks Unlimited Scientist Dr. Mike Brasher gives is his take on what the lost year [...]

21 01, 2020

Harvesting Sick, Wounded or Infected Animals, TPWD Whitetail Program Leader Alan Cain on Proposed MLD Program Changes & A Round Table Chat With Corey Knowlton

By |2020-02-14T18:00:01+00:00January 21st, 2020|Conservation, Deer Hunting, Duck Hunting, Huntin, hunting, Outdoors|0 Comments

From rice breast (parasitic infection) in ducks to abscesses, disease, and infection in cervids...what does a hunter do when they harvest a tainted animal? We visit with Texas Parks and Wildlife Law Enforcement Chief of Staff and TPWD Whitetail Deer Program [...]