History of the Hunt

History of the Hunt

A podcast about the history of the hunting culture in America and beyond. Outdoor writer and historian Keith Crowley interviews experts and discusses prominent hunters, great outdoor writers, and the important conservationists of the past.Think Teddy Roosevelt, think Ernest Hemingway, think Aldo Leopold. Or maybe George Bird Grinnell, Robert Ruark, and Sig Olson. Let's not forget about Phillip Percival, Gordon MacQuarrie, and Ding Darling. Modern hunters owe those people, and a long list of their contemporaries, a debt of gratitude for the many opportunities we have today... and that's our focus. Produced by /Lodge Trail Ent., LLC. Theme music "Grip of the Black Gold" by Steve Blexrud and Thunderheads. Used by permission: https://www.thunderheadsmusic.com/store.html... Show More
March 28, 2020 50 min
  • Host Keith Crowley interviews Aldo Leopold scholar and biographer, Dr. Curt Meine from the Aldo Leopold Foundation.
  • We talk about the legendary conservationist's roots in hunting, Leopold's historic book, A Sand County Almanac, and how he changed the world of wildlife management. 
  • We also talk about Leopold's love of bow-hunting with traditional, hand-made bows and arrows. 
  • We put to rest the famously misattributed "quote" about ethics in hunting.
  • Related topics:

  • Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work by Dr. Curt Meine
  • A Sand County Almanac (2020 Edition!) by Aldo Leopold
  • Game Management by Aldo Leopold
  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
  • Aldo Leopold Foundation 
  • Gordon MacQuarrie: The Story of an Old Duck Hunter by Keith Crowley
  • Theme Music: Grip of the Black Gold
    Songwriter: Steve Blexrud
    Performed by Steve Blexrud and Thunderheads

    Books by Keith Crowley

  • Pheasant Dogs: Stories from the Field - Hunters, Trainers & Trialers
  • Gordon MacQuarrie: The Story of an Old Duck Hunter
  • Wildlife in the Badlands 
  • Keith Crowley's published wildlife and sporting photography can be found at CrowleyImages.com

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