NDA's Deer Season 365

NDA's Deer Season 365

For the serious deer hunter, deer season never ends. That's why NDA's Deer Season 365 podcast covers every aspect of deer hunting and deer management— from hunting strategy to deer biology and behavior to habitat improvement and more! Join us every-other-week as we talk with deer and habitat experts from all walks of life to bring you the latest in deer hunting and deer management information.

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December 7, 2022 83 min

On this week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode, we're once again talking with Zack Vucurevich of Whetstone Habitat LLC about habitat projects you can start planning or working on as soon as deer season wraps up. We discuss forest stand improvement, prescribed fire, food plots, management plans, and more. If you love improving habitat and working the land, this episode is for you!

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On this week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode, we're talking with Clint Campbell of the Truth From the Stand podcast about his strategies for finding and killing post-rut bucks. We also dive into Clint's background, and his idea of venison diplomacy to introduce non-hunters to the hunting lifestyle. 

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On this week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode, we're talking with NDA's Matt Ross about deer herd management. Matt explains the art and science behind harvesting the right number of bucks and does on a property to meet your goals and objectives for the property. We also discuss NDA's new public land initiative. Regardless of whether you own a big farm, a few acres, or just hunt public land, there's some great i...

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In this week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode, we're talking with Dr. Bronson Strickland of the Mississippi State University Deer Lab about the individuality of whitetail bucks. While we often report the averages when it comes to deer habits and behaviors, it's important to acknowledge the outliers in our hunting strategy. We dive into buck home ranges and core areas, excursions, bedding habits, food preferences and mo...

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With deer season open across most of the country, we thought it would be a great time to have NDA's Chief Conservation Officer, Kip Adams, bust some of the common deer hunting and deer management myths. We discuss shot placement, if weather or the moon influences deer movement, cull bucks, rut timing, and much more. If you're a deer hunter who loves to learn more about deer and their habits, this is one you won't want t...

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Get your notepad and a pen handy, because you'll want to take notes on this one! We're talking with the Hunting Beast Dan Infalt about how he consistently kills big, mature bucks on heavily pressured public lands. Dan dives into locating and hunting bedding areas, getting away from hunting pressure, and how to play the wind to avoid getting busted. Dan also shares the craziest thing he's ever done to kill a buck. That s...

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In this week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode, we're talking with Dr. Martin Bucknavage of Penn State University's Department of Food Science about handling a harvested deer from field to fork to keep your venison safe and delicious, particularly in warm weather situations. We even dive into the pros and cons of aging venison, safe jerky preparation, and the benefits of canning venison. This is a great episode to check...

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This week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode will get you fired up for deer season! We're talking with Michael Perry of Alabama about his 195-inch Alabama muzzleloader buck from last season, as well as his scouting and hunting techniques that allow him to consistently kill big, mature bucks on tough public lands. 

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In this week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode we're talking with Greg Godfrey of Tethrd about all things saddle hunting. We dive into what situations favor saddle hunting, what equipment you need to get started, best methods for climbing the tree, getting comfortable in the saddle, and what are the strengths and weaknesses of saddle hunting. Even if you've never considered saddle hunting, the discussion is still worth ...

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In this episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we're talking with Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public. Zach dives into summer scouting, and why he no longer spends a lot of time on it, followed by his in-season scouting strategy, which is where he now puts most of his focus. We also discuss his transition to a mobile ground hunter. Zach shares a ton of great information and breaks down numerous hunts for us, so this is one y...

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In this week's episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we're talking with Dr. Mark Ruder of the University of Georgia and Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS) about all things Hemorrhagic disease. We dive into the difference between EHD and bluetongue, what causes the disease, how it impacts local deer populations, new varieties that are appearing, and what we as hunters and land managers can do about it....

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On this week's episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we're talking with Dr. Duane Diefenbach of the Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit and Penn State University's Deer-Forest Study. In part two of our two-part series on GPS-collar deer research, Duane dives into deer movement and what influences those movements, as well as how deer react to hunting pressure based on his various past and ongoing...

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In this week's episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we're talking with Luke Resop, of the Mississippi State University Deer Lab, about his recent deer research project. Luke looked at data from a GPS collar deer study that pointed to two distinct buck personalities — sedentary and mobile bucks. He breaks down what all that means, some movement and behavior patterns of the various bucks in his study, and how this all appl...

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In this week's episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast we're talking with Dr. Michael Yabsley of the University of Georgia. Michael is a professor of wildlife diseases with UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, as well as a researcher with the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, and we brought Michael on to talk all about ticks, tick-borne diseases, and how to best protect yourself from them.

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In this episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we are discussing how to prepare your equipment and yourself for the upcoming archery deer season with professional archer Dan McCarthy. We dive into equipment prep, bow string maintenance and replacement, practice routines, and why competitive archery will make you a better bowhunter. If you love to chase white-tailed deer with a bow, you won't want to miss this episode!

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This week we are talking with wildlife biologist Zack Vucurevich of Whetstone habitat about deer sanctuary areas. We dive into best practices for choosing a location for, creating and maintaining sanctuary areas on your hunting property. Zack discusses some of the ways he often sees sanctuary areas mismanaged and how to avoid those common pitfalls. If you love talking deer habitat, you'll thoroughly enjoy this episode!

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On this week's episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we're talking with Mark Kenyon of Wired to Hunt and MeatEater about planning your first out-of-state deer hunt. We dive into choosing a state and specific hunting area, traveling on a budget, what gear to take and what to leave at home, as well as how to prepare for the hunt to improve your odds of success.

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In this week's Deer Season 365 Podcast episode, we are talking whitetail fawns with Dr. John Kilgo. We cover everything from how does choose a location to birth fawns, to a fawn's first few hours and weeks of life, to fawn predation and more. We also discuss how we, as hunters and land managers, can help improve fawn survival where we hunt.

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On this week's episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we are talking with Ryan Basinger of Westervelt Wildlife Services about summer food plots. Ryan covers why summer food plots are important, what you should plant, and how to successfully plant and maintain one. If you are a food plotter, this episode is for you!

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In this episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we are talking with Dr. Michael Chamberlain of the University of Georgia about coyote research he's been involved with. We start with the basics of coyote biology and ecology before diving into the impacts they are having on deer populations and how hunters and land managers can mitigate that impact through hunting, trapping and habitat management. 

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