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
May 18, 2020 35 min

Show Notes

  • Host Keith Crowley talks with author Roger Pinckney about "The Greatest Hunting Trip Ever"...The Lewis and Clark overland expedition to the Pacific Ocean in 1804-06.
  • Roger explains why grizzlies were the Corps of Discoveries least favorite animal, and why bison were their favorites.
  • Our guest discusses the guns of the L&C expedition, including the famous Girandoni Air Rifle.
  • Related information:

    More writings of Roger Pinckney

  • Lewis & Clark: The Greatest North American Hunting Trip Ever 
  • Garden & Gun
  • Books
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    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
  • 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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