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The Big Buck Registry is a renowned platform and community dedicated to celebrating and documenting the world of deer hunting and the pursuit of trophy whitetails. Established as a podcast in 2010, it has since grown into a comprehensive online resource for deer hunters, enthusiasts, and conservatio… read more

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Deer News - January 2024

January 28th, 2024


Show Notes for Big Buck Registry's Deer News - January Edition

Topics Discussed:

  • Nationwide Debate on Drones for Deer Recovery
       - Exploring the …

Deer News - December 2023

December 1st, 2023

  Topics Discussed 
  • Wisconsin Gun Deer Season: The 2023 season saw a decline in harvests, emphasizing safety in hunting …

Deer News - November 2023

November 1st, 2023


In this November Edition of the BBR Deer News, news you might have missed over the last month, we cover several stories from around the country.  …

Deer News - October 2023

October 1st, 2023


Episode Overview: In this episode, we look at deer news you might have missed over the last month, we explore the multifaceted challenges and …

302 The Big Boy Buck - An Ohio Poaching Case

September 24th, 2023


We've partnered with Wayne Saunders from the Warden's Watch podcast to delve into a gripping story that serves as a cautionary tale for hunters and conservationists alike. Ohio is a prime destination for …

Deer News - September 2023

September 1st, 2023


In  September Edition of BBR Deer News. looking back at the news you might have missed over the past month, we cover a variety of topics including the dispute over deer management in Arlington, new hunting …

301 Jedi and Dixie - Maine Cabin Masters - Restoring Maine's Deer Camps

April 15th, 2021


Every deer hunter has dreamed of owning their own hunting camp.  Most camps or hunting cabins are usually weathered, or shifted, or rotted. Not to worry though, the Maine Cabin Masters can turn a teardown into an …

300 John Nores - Hunter, Warden, Conservation, Hidden War

March 18th, 2021

California Game Warden Lt. John Nores, now retired, has been at the forefront and on the front lines of an under-reported battle against thousands of drug cartel members who grow toxic marijuana on U.S. soil. Not only …

299 Ted Bright - Slinging It

October 15th, 2020

This weeks show is an interview with Ted Bright. Ted is as you might expect a diehard deer hunter who likes prefers the a mobile hunt over a fixed stand. Ted uses a sling or harness to maneuver from tree to tree based …

298 Doug Whitcomb - Buck Hunt Secrets

April 26th, 2020

Anyone who has hunted mature bucks has a secret or two about how to hunt them.  Quite frankly, it's the foundation of this show. And then Doug Whitcomb said he'd figured something out.  I was all ears.  After all, he …

297 Brian Austin - Beast Mode Archery - Quarantined Fitness

April 12th, 2020


Despite being quarantined, I can't imagine any sportsman sitting at home doing nothing.  It's just not in our blood.  Let's face it, our playground is the great outdoors and we practice lots of social distancing without …

296 Rackology - Spring Food Plots, Kill Plots, Supplements

March 29th, 2020


Our world is upside down.  However, planting spring food plots seems to be an acceptable form of social distancing.  So we turned to our goods friends Eric Fitzgerald and Jason Obermiller from the seed, nutritional …

295 Jay Scott Ammann - Big Buck Registry Creator Editor & Chief with Where2Hunt

March 15th, 2020


Recently, Jay appeared on the Where2Hunt podcast, for an opportunity to share more about the BBR and to share the story behind Jay's 2019 NH buck.  Since the interview, lots has changed in the world.  Jay had cardiac …

294 Wayne Saunders - Warden's Watch, Game Thieves, North Woods Law - Part Two

February 23rd, 2020


In a 23 year celebrated career filled with wild stories & tales of Game Warden lore, the beginning started with one of the biggest tragedies on New Hampshire soil.  As a conservation officer, Wayne Saunders has …

294 Wayne Saunders - Warden's Watch, Game Thieves, North Woods Law - Part One

February 9th, 2020


In a 23 year celebrated career filled with wild stories & tales of Game Warden lore, the beginning started with one of the biggest tragedies on New Hampshire soil.  As a conservation officer, Wayne Saunders has …

293 Christian Williams - Bow Shot Biomechanics and Archery Strong

January 26th, 2020


When an athletic event involves repetitive motion in order to achieve success, it's important to understand the biomechanics of that movement.  The …

292 The Deer News 2019 Year in Review - A Time Capsule

January 12th, 2020


As we open up 2020, our 8th Season, and 8 years of podcasting here at the Big Buck Registry, we thought it only appropriate to take one last look at 2019.  If you are a frequent listener of the show, you'll know that in …

291 Best Deer Hunting Stories 2019 BBR Deer Hunt - Part II

December 31st, 2019


Welcome to the Big Buck Registry's Best Deer Hunting stories of 2019.  On almost every show we ask each guest to share a memorable deer story that's …

291 Best Deer Hunting Stories 2019 BBR Deer Hunt - Part I

December 29th, 2019


Welcome to the Big Buck Registry's Best Deer Hunting stories of 2019.  On almost every show we ask each guest to share a memorable deer story that's …

290 Jeff Johnston - Trophy Scan Breaking the Mold

December 15th, 2019


Every now and then a new technology comes along that solves a problem that we didn't know we had.  In this case, it's about scoring a trophy animal …

289 Richard Cook - Mastering Deer Urine Scent - Fatal Attraction Formulation

November 24th, 2019


Just when you thought you'd heard it all about deer urine, deer scent attractants, deer behavior, and deer farming,  along comes a Richard Cook, the …

288 Allison Rauscher - The Redemption Buck - Finding the Perfect Spot

November 10th, 2019


How do you know when you've found a good hunting spot?  You know it for sure that it's a good spot when you kill your first good buck there.  Allison Rauscher knows this well. After doing her on the ground homework, and …

287 John Eberhart - Saddle Hunting Novice to Expert

October 27th, 2019


John Eberhart joined us last on Episode 209, where we broke down John's tactics and answered questions based on listener curiosities.  This time is a little different. Jay, now with a few saddle hunts under his belt and …

286 Marc Warnke - The Pack Goats - Sleeping on Bucks and Bulls

October 13th, 2019


Marc Warnke says that it's not so much the hunting strategy, but it's the spot. That means hunting where hunters don't typically hunt, sometimes hunting spots that haven't been hunted in over 20 years and hunting where …

285 Cameran Derefield - Last Minute Velvet Bucks and Thermals

September 29th, 2019


It's a game of chess according to Cameran Derefield. There's a king and a pawn.  Which is which, welp, that's to be determined at the end of the deer season.  Studying annual journals about buck behavior and with heavy …

284 Jess Martin - Mainely Rangeley Bucks and Blauks

September 15th, 2019


If you were to meet Jess Martin in person, you probably wouldn't instantly think buck buck deer killin' machine.  But make no mistake, Jess is well …

283 John Glidden - Buck Tracking Northern NH -Minus 33

August 25th, 2019


There's a long standing northern tradition, especially in New Hampshire and Maine, where wool meets deer hunting. John Glidden is no stranger to this …

282 Blake Garrett - Big Buck Field Trips

August 11th, 2019


Blake Garrett knows a thing or two about deer hunting because he's seen a thing or two about deer behavior.  Blake takes his approach to deer hunting with scientific overtones.  Studying buck behavior over several years …

281 Ethan Featheroff - Boots in the Creek, Top of the Sticks

July 28th, 2019


Chase the dream. Don't listen to the doubters. That's how Ethan Featheroff approaches each day. Ethan, after killing a 200" buck despite having a …

280 Dave Paulides - Missing 411 The Hunted - Missing Hunters, the Unexplained - The Movie

July 14th, 2019


Dave Paulides returns, this time with a new movie called Missing 411 The Hunted.  An expansion of his book Missing 411, Hunters Unexplained …

279 Phil Vanderpool - A Buck Named Obsession

June 23rd, 2019


When you need to hunt to survive, you learn how to hunt efficiently and effectively.  Phil Vanderpool's hunting journey began in a similar fashion. …

278 Joe Godar - Hunting Junkies

June 9th, 2019


It's a story that starts 120 years ago, with a small hunting cabin in southern Ohio.  For Joe Godar, a member of a group called the Hunting Junkies, it's a home away from home now with a new cabin on the same 50 acre …

277 The 2019 QDMA Whitetail Report with Kip Adams

May 26th, 2019


Per the QDMA Whitetail Report, hunters pursue whitetail deer more than any other species and whitetail hunters contribute financially more than any other hunter segment.  Whitetails are the foundation of the hunting …

276 Anthony Stallone - Hunter Shooter - The Long Range Rifle Shot

May 5th, 2019


We've focused a bunch on the bow shot, but perhaps we over looked the long range rifle shot. Unless you've had the need to take a 700 yard kill shot, …

275 Gordon Whittington - The Emerging 300"

April 21st, 2019


There have been far more 300" non-typical bucks killed since the early 2000s than ever documented before the year 2000.  So what gives?  Gordon Whittington, the Editor in Chief of North American Whitetail joins us for …

274 Harmon Carson - Bowhunting Big West and the Bayou

April 7th, 2019


Although Harmon Carson is known as the Bayou Bowhunter, he sharpened his  bowhunting skills in the in the mountains of Colorado.  Harmon credits his …

273 J.C. Hall - Open Season and On the Road

March 24th, 2019


J.C. Hall might not be on the trigger most of the time, but he's hunting all the time.  When he does hunt for himself, it's a quality over quantity kind of thing.  These days J.C. is frequently on tour with the likes of …

272 Jason Selman - Booking Your Next Whitetail Outfitter - The Red Flags

March 3rd, 2019


So you want to book a whitetail hunt with an outfitter, but you don't know exactly where to start.  Maybe this is your first time or maybe you're rebounding from a horrible experience and you're attempting not to …

271 Chuck Paddock- Game Cam Maniac, Entry Routes, Low Pressure - Open Season TV

February 17th, 2019


After 35 years of hunting and after burning out a camera man or two, there's no sign of Chuck Paddock hunting less.  Chuck is a busy business man and is part owner of Open Season TV (you may remember our interview on

270 The Bearded Butcher - Seth and Scott Perkins - Jerky and Dry Aged

February 3rd, 2019


The Bearded Butchers, otherwise known as brothers Seth and Scott Perkins, grew up learning butchery as part of the family business butchering domestic livestock. They carried their knowledge into the hunter's world by …

269 Major League Bowhunter - Brandon Adams & Matt Duff - The Mississippi Deer Season and the Oklahoma Slam

January 20th, 2019


It's been 4 years since we last visited with our friends at Major League Bowhunter.  Every conversation we've had with their crew has lead to some …

268 The Tree Harness - Tethrd - Greg Godfrey - Hunt Tech Part VIII

January 6th, 2019


The arborists are probably the first to harness the power of the tree harness, but what about the rock climbing community? According to Greg Godfrey from the tree harness company Tethrd, we need to give credit to each. …

267 The Electric Hunting Mountain Bike - QuietKat - Adam Parr - Hunt Tech Part VII

December 23rd, 2018


It's hard to imagine that a bicycle would have anything to do with deer hunting.  For years we've relied on our vehicles- our trucks and our ATVs and …

266 The Cellular Game Camera - Covert Scouting Cameras - Kimber O'Dell - Hunt Tech Part VI

December 9th, 2018


We continue our podcast mini-series of hunting technology on this episode with the cellular game camera.  Long gone are the days of film game …

265 The Arrow and the Broadhead - David Hand - Slash Arrows - Hunt Tech Part V

November 25th, 2018


Over the past 4 episodes of our Hunt Tech mini-series we've explored a deer movement prediction app with the Drury's and their new app called Deercast,  the on-demand action camera with Aaron Stonehocker from Tactacam, …

264 Digital Hunt Maps - OnX Hunt - Zach Sandau - Hunt Tech Part IV

November 11th, 2018


Remember when maps were on paper?  We use to spend money on paper topo maps and put a thumbtack on that map to represent a deer sighting, effectively …

263 Game Camera Picture Data - Deer Lab - JON LIVINGSTON - Hunt Tech Part III

October 28th, 2018


By now in your hunting career you've probably used a game camera or two. As hunters we use game cameras to scout and gather information about deer …

262 The Hunting Action Camera -Tactacam - Aaron Stonehocker - Hunt Tech Part II

October 14th, 2018


On the last episode of Deer Hunt, we began our exploration of hunting technology with the Drury's new app called DeerCast.  We continue our series on …

261 Deer Movement Prediction - DeerCast - Drury Outdoors - Hunt Tech Part I

September 30th, 2018


In the first part of our 6 Part Series of Hunt Tech, where we explore the technology that has embedded itself in our hunting lives, we dive deep into …

260 ZACH FERENBAUGH - The Hunting Public

September 16th, 2018


Zach Ferenbaugh is an integral part of the media company The Hunting Public where he is helping to bring the masses unfiltered public land hunts from …

259 TOMMY BRANDENBURG - Farmer Rules, Gettin' Rutty, Catch 'Em Off Guard

September 2nd, 2018


At first glance, Tommy Bradenburg is just a  common blue collar guy, doing his thing, raising a family in midwest USA.  But then you take a closer …

258 CHRIS CORDELL - The Single Season Double Slam, Staging a Comeback

August 19th, 2018


In 1977 Chris Cordell began a career as a professional deer hunter.  He is the first and only hunter in the world to complete a double slam in one season and has tagged in over 200 whitetails, not to mention  placing …

257 DENNIS PRIDGEN - Deer Hunting and the Ketogenic Diet

August 5th, 2018


Six one, 360 pounds. That's where Dennis Pridgen weighed in 3.5 years ago.  Today, 160 pounds lighter, weighing in at a lean 200 pounds, Dennis has found a rejuvenation for everything he loves, life and deer hunting.  …

256 Justin Coots & Jacob Bennett - BOSTON BOWHUNTER

July 22nd, 2018


As Longfellow wrote in his infamous poem Paul Revere's Ride, "One if by land, two if by sea" describing the Redcoat's travel plans from Boston to …

255 MICHAEL YATES - Tennessee Ground Hunting Tactics and Hunter Efficiency

July 8th, 2018


We've heard the expression 'Hunt the Wind' over and over.  Many of us base our entire hunt on exactly that concept.   But what if that was all wrong?  Did your head just explode?  Mine did when I heard this from Michael …

254 Wounded Deer Tracking Dogs: The Blood Trailers - Diane Richardson, Joanne Greer, Mike Lafleur

June 24th, 2018


Sometimes those kills shots don't go as planned or sometimes, despite a double lung shot, the deer finds it's way into terrain or structure that make the wounded deer track undetectable to the hunter.  A trained deer …

253 JOHN STALLONE - Hunter Recruitment & How to Bow Hunt the Coyote

June 10th, 2018


Hunter recruitment is critical for our sport to survive.  QDMA says that declining hunter participation is one of the single most important issues impacting deer hunting and management today.  But what's to blame?  Is …

252 Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo - Archer's Choice

May 27th, 2018


If you've ever watched hunting television, you're probably familiar with Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo and their show Archer's Choice.  This year in …

251 KIP ADAMS - The Whitetail Report Part II: Deer Issues and Trends

May 13th, 2018


We pick up where we left off last week with a further discussion of the QDMA's 2018 Whitetail Report with Director of Conservation Kip Adams. This time we discuss current deer related issues and trends like the legality …

250 KIP ADAMS - The Whitetail Report: 2018 Harvest Trends

May 6th, 2018


White-tailed deer are arguably the most important game species in North America. Kip Adams, Wildlife Biologist and the Director of Conservation for …

249 RICHARD BERNIER - Tracking and Stalking Big Maine Whitetail Bucks

April 29th, 2018


Richard Bernier is one of those short list legendary deer trackers of the Northeast.  He has devoted most of his life to tracking, studying, lecturing on, and hunting big Maine whitetail buck. The Northeast editor for …

248 PAUL KURTZ - Coffee & Deer Camp - A Hunter's Perfect Blend

April 22nd, 2018


There's always something special about a cup of coffee at deer camp. It can even be a crappy cup of coffee, but it still taste pretty darn good. But what if the coffee actually was good? And what if you knew that the …

247 BIG AL MORRIS - Coyote Management Is Essential for Your Deer Herd

April 15th, 2018


A coyote is going to eat what it needs to eat. It's kill when it needs to kill. An taking one coyote out of the pack, will save deer fawns.  Al …

246 JOSHUA FRANKS - Tactical Cyber Scouting and Mature Buck Bedding Temperature

April 8th, 2018


We continue our talks with the Pressured Deer Pros and Bill Vale's Circle of Masters. This time we explore tactical cyber scouting and mature buck bedding temperatures with Joshua Franks. Josh uses readily available …

245 DOUG LAIRD - The World's #1 Antlered Doe

April 1st, 2018


Yes, we know this is the Big Buck Registry. But when a 199" composite antlered doe becomes the only Boone & Crockett doe on record, it's worthy. Despite this show airing originally on April 1st, this is not a joke, …

244 LT. DAVID GREGORY - Enforcing Operation Game Thief - To Catch a Poacher

March 24th, 2018


As hunters, we don't consider poachers to be hunters.  Sure the activities may look similar to the non-hunter, but there are vast differences in the approach of taking game.  The obvious difference, is that a hunter …

243 BILL VALE - GREG SKUFCA - Pressured Deer Pros, Circle of Masters

March 17th, 2018


Bill Vale first joined us on Episode 216 and soon thereafter we were inundated with questions and requests to have Bill join us a second time.  Well, Bill is back.  Bill has recently launched a new project called …

242 JONI MARIE - Bucket Lists and Heavy Arrows

March 10th, 2018


So let’s say that one day you were told that you only had 2 years left to live. What would you’re plan be? Amongst your other desires, my guess is …

241SEAN ASADA - Buying the American Deer Hunter's Dream on a Shoestring Budget

March 3rd, 2018


If the American Dream is to own your own house, then the American Hunter's dream is to own your own piece of hunting real estate.  But to achieve that dream we are often faced with the burden of financing, credit, and …

240 RODNEY ELMER - Knowing When to Hunt and When to Follow

February 24th, 2018


For some reason central Vermont is home to arguably some of the best deer trackers in country, especially when you throw the Benoit Family into the mix. Rodney Elmer is not exception to this.  I met up with Rodney at a …

239 JEFF TRAYNOR - Trapping the Coyote

February 17th, 2018


Jeff Traynor is a professional trapper from New Hampshire and has a really good trapper's website at We thought it might be …

238 RICK BEBOUT - The Morgantown Urban Archers - A Blueprint for City Deer Hunting

February 10th, 2018


When deer populations somewhere in Urban Town USA get out of control to the point where citizens complain about vegetation and landscape damage and …

237 WAYNE and SHAUNA BOGARDUS - Killing the Fall & Suspension Trauma - Treestand Wingman

February 3rd, 2018


Treestand safety is a hot topic. And it should be. Studies show that treestand accidents are by far the leader in serious injury or death to a …

236 BLAKE DAVIS - Exploring Xpedition: An Archery Study

January 27th, 2018


The archery industry is certainly flooded with bow manufacturers. There's not much to dispute there.  So if you are going to get in, you better be darn good. Scratch that, you better be great.  So where do you begin?  …

235 The 2018 New England Deer Summit - Dean Vanier, Rodney Elmer, Jim Gallagher, Todd Mead, Neil Pendleton, Bobby Sholan

January 20th, 2018


When asked to be the Master of Ceremonies at a Deer Summit, you say "heck yes"!  Fred Allard, Director of the Rockingham Fishing and Hunting Expo, …

234 HENRY MONCRIEF - Reading Hunting Pressure, Smell Like Nothing

January 13th, 2018


Hunting in multiple semi-local states can be a huge advantage to a deer hunter, especially if some states hold longer seasons.  Henry Moncrief uses …

233 ULRIK ORSKOV - Danes, Bull Tahr, and Dirty Steak

January 6th, 2018


Hunting outside of the United States summons the need for a new set of hunting styles and strategies, much like we see when looking at east  vs west hunting within the U.S. Ulrik Orskov is as passionate a big game …

232 The Crew - 2017 BBR Deer Hunt Year in Review

December 30th, 2017


As we approach 2018, we decided to look back on 2017 and discuss some of our favorite moments of the Deer Hunt Podcast.  And, by request from our listenership, we talk more about ourselves- who we are, where we're from, …


December 23rd, 2017



Written by Tim Biebel


'Twas the night before Rifle Season and all through my mind,

Were images of big bucks that were one of a kind.

My Gear was in a pile on the bench …

230 ROBBIE KROGER - Why We Are Hunters, Blood Origins

December 16th, 2017


Why do we hunt?  Why are we hunters? What makes us tick? For many reasons, these are questions that we should probably ask ourselves as hunters.  …

229 TONY CAGGIANO - World Slam Adventures, Patience, Respect Their Senses

December 9th, 2017


If you've ever explored the many hunting services that are available today you've probably had some experiences that left you wanting more, both on the front end and the actual hunt itself. This is exactly what drove …

228 CHANCY WALTERS - Gut Instinct, Mouth Call Buck Grunts, Time On Stand Stupid

December 2nd, 2017


Chancy Walters is a fisherman, a hunter, a wildlife artist, an entrepreneur, a cook, a traveler and a self proclaimed adrenaline junkie and storm chaser.  There's probably no shock to learn that Chancy is part of the …

227 DON HIGGINS - 7 Days - 400 Inches, A Buck Named Smokey, A Buck Named Trump

November 25th, 2017


On a frosty November morning in 1979 a 9-point whitetail buck walked into Don Higgin's set. Don squeezed the trigger on his grandfathers Remington 12-gauge, the slug found it’s mark.  A decade later Don acquired his …

226 MATT ROSS - QDMA, Select Tree Cutting for Deer Habitat, Balancing the Herd

November 18th, 2017


We wanted to know more about select tree cutting for deer habitat so we turned to our friend from the Quality Deer Management Association, Matt Ross.  The conversation became much more than a tree cutting exercise, as …

225 CUZ STRICKLAND - Mossy Oak and the Adrenaline Shakes

November 11th, 2017


When I first received an email from Ronnie Strickland, I wasn't sure, but I thought, could this be Ronnie Cuz Strickland sending in fan mail to our …

224 DANIELLE HALVERSON - Asking to Hunt, Guiding for Muleys, A Young Hunter's Perspective

November 4th, 2017


Danielle Halverson is 20 years old.  A petite frame, you would be hard pressed if you passed her on the street to think the words 'stone cold …

223 DAVE PAULIDES - Missing Hunters 411, The Stranger Things

October 28th, 2017


You are about to listen to a series of stories where the victims never thought they'd be lost. The vast majority of these stories have never been …

222 TIM GAUTHIER - Exploring Ozone, Hunt One Buck, Kirk Gibson's Home Run

October 21st, 2017


In our last visit with Tim Gauthier in episode 166, we covered variety of topics including Tim’s back story, his father’s influence, his experiences filming and hunting all over the world, and some of his basic tactics. …

221 SHAWN SMITH - A Discussion of High Fence, Low Fence, Deer Breeding, & Genetics

October 14th, 2017


Seems like one of the most controversial topics amongst hunters these days is high fence hunting. So, we decided to take another deeper look into the subject, only this time with Shawn Smith from Texas. Shawn, along …

220 JOHN LOUK - The TMA, More Than a Sticker - Tree Stand Safety

October 7th, 2017


If you’ve shopped for a tree stand between 1996 and now, you may have noticed a sticker on the box or on the tree stand with the three initials, TMA - the Treestand Manufacturer's Association. This sticker seems to be …

219 BLAKE ALMA - One Hunter's Beginning, The Art of the Outdoorsman

September 30th, 2017


Blake Alma has written for numerous outdoor publications, written 4 books, and hosts his own outdoor radio show. All because someone handed him a …

218 BEN RISING - Barometers, Cold Fronts, October 23rd, and Rule #1

September 23rd, 2017


Ben’s reputation in the whitetail world is no secret. With the many Boone and Crockett bucks to his credit, it's easy to see why hunters want to know more. Ben’s dad started trapping and hunting with Ben when he was …

217 NICK HOFFMAN - The Farm, The Fiddle, Deer Hunting, and a Wild Ride

September 16th, 2017


When you get your own Wikipedia page, you know you've done something notable. Turns out Nick Hoffman has a page on the interweb based encyclopedia, …

216 BILL VALE - Stay Ahead of the Buck, First Time Stand Magic

September 9th, 2017


Every hunter dreams of shooting a trophy buck—of looking down on a cool, crisp morning and seeing a massive set of antlers walking below his or her …

215 CURT GEIER - Working Class Bowhunter and Billy Joe Lunch Bucket

September 2nd, 2017


"...for Billy Joe Lunch Bucket, the working man like me an you"- That's the phrase that embodies the cast of the podcast,  Working Class Bowhunter.  One day Curt Geier turned in his BMX bicycle for a compound bow and …

214 ART HELIN - 365 Food Source, Deep H2O Pools, and The Deer Sanctuary

August 26th, 2017


Art Helin spends a lot of time in the deer woods.  He is a student. Art says that it's not unusual for him to spend 150 days a year in the field - guiding, scouting, hunting, but most of all learning.  You'll often find …

213 MIA ANSTINE - The Horseback Hunt for Colorado Muleys

August 19th, 2017


Mia Anstine recently found herself on the cover of Field and Stream and rightfully so,  Mia is an outdoor writer, podcaster, and hunting guide in …

212 THE KEEFER BROS - Rusted Rooster, Dropped, Hatch, and Clinically Dead

August 12th, 2017


Which came first, the Rooster or the Hatch?  Turns out they were created around the same time.  Chris and Casey Keefer, the hosts of Dropped, an Outdoor Channel show reminiscent of what might happen if you crossed the …

211 BRUCE MITCHELL - Meat Hunter, Slick Bucks, Swamp People & Potato Gators

August 5th, 2017


Across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans lies the town of Hammond, Louisiana. And tucked within the swamps of  Hammond you will find Bruce Mitchell and his humble homestead.  Bruce, one of the cast of Swamp People, …

210 BRANDON BATES - Breadcrumb, Bluetooth Nocks & PBR, RMEF Team Elk

July 29th, 2017


You most probably have seen the video.  You know, the one with the bluetooth trackable nock? The invention featured in this video leaves you saying "Why didn't I think of that"? Brandon Bates, the arena voice of the …

209 JOHN EBERHART - Saddle Hunting High Pressured Bucks

July 22nd, 2017


John Eberhart, a Michigan resident, has been hunting the Michigan deer woods for 53 years. He has 30 bucks in the Michigan record books that John says were taken from 19 different properties in 10 different counties. …

208 JOE DINITTO - Adirondack Deer Trackers and Snow Days

July 15th, 2017


The deer drag of a tracker can last for hours. Trackers venture deep into the big woods, on the trail of a mature buck, wherever the track may roam.  By necessity, trackers become some of the most skilled navigational …

207 BRIAN HARDY - Face Paint, Swamp Sweat, & Deer Hunting Florida

July 8th, 2017


Please Nominate Us Podcast Awards

If you wanted to test out a new kind of face paint that doesn't crack under pressure, meaning is doesn't run or …

206 ADAM HAYS III - 200" Bucks & Where to Find Them, Read the Moon

July 1st, 2017


Please Nominate Us Podcast Awards

Adam Hays III says that to kill a 200" buck, you must surgically remove them from the face of the earth.  This means planning, lots of planning. The first step is to actually hunt where …

205 FRED BIRD - NWTF, Habitat for Turkey Habitat for Deer, The Strut Zone

June 24th, 2017


Fred Bird is full speed ahead. A turkey hunter at heart, Fred found his dream job with the National Wild Turkey Federation as a Regional Director …

204 ROGER RAGLIN - Deer Hunting the Fence Line, Location-Location, & Common Sense

June 17th, 2017


Roger Raglin is an outdoor television pioneer and he has been entertaining us with his deer hunting videos for over 30 years.  We don't see him slowing down any time soon as he continues to create and edit his own work. …

203 KALOBE MILLER - Trial & Error, Just One Wall Hanger, and Hunter Patterns

June 10th, 2017


Kalobe Miller is an accomplished deer hunter out of Pennsylvania, and without a hunting mentor to turn to, he learned to deer hunt through trial and error.  One such lesson:   Kalobe says that that the hunting pressure …

202 COLE REID - Stewards of Wildlife - Hunting WITH Conservation

June 3rd, 2017


Can hunting survive without conservation?  Can conservation survive without hunting?  History tells us that they need each other to survive.  Hunting …

201 HEATHER SHEPHERD - Dixie Deer Classic, Gator Huntin', and the Hunt Club

May 27th, 2017


When you meet Heather Shepherd for the first time, you'll be hard pressed to know that you are face to face with a hardcore hunting machine.  Her modesty, quiet demeanor, and lack of desire to be in the spotlight, will …

200 JAMES BLANKENBECKLER - Buck Drunk, Day Walkers, Game Cam Triangulation, The 3 Fs of Deer Calling

May 20th, 2017


When James Blakenbeckler first picked up a .177 pellet gun as a kid, he probably didn't realize that it was the beginning of a career in the Marine Corps and eventually the hunting industry.  But then again, maybe he …

199 Josh and Krysten McDaniel - Deer Hunting's Journeymen, Shooter's Archery

May 13th, 2017


Josh McDaniel is a stone cold deer hunting machine.  But so is his wife, Krysten McDaniel. Pay no attention to Krysten's well groomed hair and …

198 ROB RICHARDSON - Shed Hunting, Homesteading, and Blood Dogs

May 6th, 2017


Rob Richardson lives a primitive life,  commuting across a pond to get to and from his home and vehicle for work.  His home is equipped with solar …

197 SHANYN HART - Miss Wildgame, Deer Hunting Buffalo County to Iowa

April 29th, 2017


As a whitetail hunter, can you imagine growing up in Buffalo County, Wisconsin and having access to some of the most renowned whitetail in the country?  Shanyn Hart didn't imagine this.  She grew up learning how to hunt …

196 STACY LYN HARRIS - Hunting & Homesteading, It All Started with Venison

April 22nd, 2017


When faced with copious amounts of free range organic meat, aka venison, what else should one do but cook it.  That's exactly what started a new way …

195 LAURA EAKIN - The Hunting Widow Podcast

April 15th, 2017


When the leafs start to change color each fall, and the drive to deer hunt all day reaches its peak, the tune of the "hunting widow" is amplified …

194 SCOTT SHAWL - The High Pressure Buck Puzzle

April 8th, 2017


Scott Shawl has been solving puzzles for a while now. Technically his family has been solving the big buck deer hunting puzzle since the 1800s. Ask …

193 NICK PERCY - Killer Spring Food Plots, Reap What You Sow

April 1st, 2017


Nick Percy is joining us once again, but this time with a different take on food plots. The last time that we spoke with Nick was in June 2016 found here: ,  when our focus was on …

192 WAYNE BOLTON - The Shed Hunting Fool

March 25th, 2017


Wayne Bolton walks miles.  We suggested that he try out a FitBit, just to keep track. As the "Shed Hunting Fool", over the last 20 something years, …

191 MATT LIGHT - Football, Bowhunting, Treestand Therapy, The School of Belichick

March 18th, 2017


Growing up in Ohio and working for different farms and construction companies, Matt Light learned what hard honest work was like.  On the football field, he found a home where strength met aggression and technique.  In …

190 DAN INFALT - Buck Beds, Swamps, Closing Time Bucks, Hunt Where They Don't

March 11th, 2017


Maybe's it's revenge from when Dan Infalt was charged by a buck at age 9, or maybe it's just that Dan's strategizes a deer hunt more than most. Whatever it is, Dan Infalt is one heck of a good deer hunter.  Dan begins a …

189 LAURA ZERRA - Survivalist. Persistence Hunter. Naked and Afraid

March 4th, 2017


Picture if you can traveling to a remote area,  being stripped of all your clothing, meeting a complete stranger (also naked), and being left to fend …

188 JASON OBERMILLER & ERIC FITZGERALD - What are My Deer Missing? Deer Biology, Agronomy, Rackology

February 25th, 2017


Agronomy is a noun.  It means the science of soil management and crop production. Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and …

187 BARRY WENSEL - Whitetail Bootcamp, Understanding Deer Movement & Terrain

February 18th, 2017


Barry Wensel says two heads are better than one. What he's referring to is the ability to learn the woods and understand deer hunting scenarios from …

186 CHUCK TESTA - Taxidermy, Liberals, Mounted, and Nope!

February 11th, 2017


A gun loving taxidermist living Ojai, California naturally finds himself surrounded by anti-gun anti-hunting liberals.  It makes Chuck Testa's life more interesting and says he's lost lots of friends.  But Chuck doesn't …

185 DAVE GRAHAM and JAKE HUFF - Huff Land Company, Buying Your Piece of Whitetail Heaven

February 4th, 2017


Every hunter has thought about owning their own hunting property at one phase of their hunting life or another.  Whether it turns into realty is another story. Sometimes it's a financial obstacle, sometimes, something …

184 DR DAVE SAMUEL - Writer, Professor, Deer Hunter, Bow Hunting Hall of Fame

January 28th, 2017


Dr Dave Samuel spent a 30 year career as a wildlife management professor at West Virginia University.  Dr Dave said that he truly enjoyed his work …

183 HAL BLOOD - Big Woods Bucks, Tracking Monster Maine Whitetail

January 21st, 2017


The elements often dictate the best style of hunting for a particular region of the country.  In Maine, tracking is considered by many buck hunters …

182 CRAIG MEYER - Hunting Mature Pressured Bucks, The Element of Surprise, Eliminating Human Sound

January 14th, 2017


Have you even used a bicycle to maneuver into the close proximity of a mature pressured whitetail buck? Well if you have (we don't know many hunters that use this method), you're not alone. Craig Meyer knows this …

181 STEVE PFAFF - Pennsylvania Bow Hunting, White Oak Stand Setups, Farm Crops & Deer Herds

January 7th, 2017


It takes a village to manage deer herds to grow bigger deer. In the farm country of Pennsylvania, Steve Pfaff knows first hand. Steve was able to kill one of his best bucks to date in 2016 and he credits his success not …

180 DEAN CAPUANO - History of Swarovski, Late Season Deer Hunting Rhode Island, Buying the Perfect Binos

December 31st, 2016


We last spoke with Dean Capuano in Episode 110 of the Big Buck Registry Deer Hunting Podcast and this time we're talking history.  Dean takes us through the history of the Swarovski company, what makes great crystal and …

179 KEN JORGENSEN - The Origins & History of Ruger, Wind & the Long Shot, Finding that Proper Load

December 24th, 2016


As far as gun manufacturing goes, Ruger is a relatively young company.  The principles that William Ruger founded the company upon in 1949 still …

178 KRYSTLE MAHONEY & TAYLOR HANCE - Whitetail Widow Makers, West Monroe, Louisiana

December 17th, 2016


When you think of West Monroe, Louisiana and hunting, you would typically think about a cast of duck hunters with long beards and a popular …

177 DUSTIN KISAMORE - Field to Form, Get Your Buck on the Wall, and Underfoot Moonphase

December 10th, 2016


When you hail from the land where the Hold in the Horn Buck originated and the land of Ten Point Crossbows, you know you're in a good spot.  Dustin …

176 JOHN STALLONE - Spot & Ambush, Deer Are Lazy, Forced Funnels, and Buck Kills Between 10 and 2

December 3rd, 2016


If only John Stallone had found YouTube sooner!  John is a podcaster, big game deer hunter, and a certified deer steward with a flare for YouTube.   …

175 NEIL PENDLETON - A 1490 Day Deer Story, The Big Woods of Maine, Urban Hunting New Hampshire, and the Power of Mock Scrapes

November 26th, 2016


More often than not, to hunt and kill the deer you have your sights on, takes far more than one day. For Neil Pendleton, the deer of a lifetime took much longer, 1489 more days to be exact.  It was all worth it and the …

174 SAM UBL - Keep the Deer Guessing, Ground Hunting the Thick Stuff, The Importance of Fresh Sign

November 19th, 2016


There was actually a time when Sam Ubl wasn't allowed to go deer hunting. That was when he was eleven and the state of Wisconsin's hunting …

173 TIM BRENT - Hockey Gave Me A Lot, But Nothing Replicates Deer Hunting

November 12th, 2016


Growing up in Cambridge, Ontario, Tim Brent knew from a very young age that he wanted to be a professional hockey player.   He claims that his "do whatever it takes" mentality as the key to going pro.  Today, at age 32, …

172 BOB DUMONG - Learning the Nuances of Deer Management and A Free Fall Treestand Nightmare

November 5th, 2016


Fear isn't a factor. It never was. And probably never will. Now there is respect. Respect for how quickly life can flash before you when a simple tiedown strap is overlooked. Bob Dumong now respects every bit of …

171 MARK STUKBAUER - Increasing Your Odds with Natural Cover Scents, Scrape the Ground, and The Stealth Step

October 29th, 2016


Mark Stukbauer lives in what is known by locals as the Ohio snow-belt. Despite this, the bucks grown big and as Mark says, "big deer are not foreign to me".  Mark has spent many years in the woods chasing whitetails as …

170 DAVE PRIEBE - Deer Hunting Basics - Courtesy NH Fish and Game

October 22nd, 2016


When it comes to deer hunting, we all need to start somewhere. We learn from our parents and peers, we learn from our hunter safety courses, we learn …

169 NICK PINIZZOTTO - The National Deer Alliance and a Buck Named Second Chance

October 15th, 2016


Growing up in a small home in a small rural town set the stage for Nick Pinizzotto and a career as CEO of some of the most recognized sportsman groups in the nation.  A love for the outdoors and wildlife seems to be at …

168 DAN BAYUS and the Tinemen, Tuned In Archery, and Deer Hunting Late October

October 8th, 2016


Dan Bayus is a dreamer. And a do'er.   He'd rather be shown than told.  Dan's theory:  Test the theory first and hyper-focus your shots. It seems Dan …

167 The Finale- JARED SCHEFFLER - A Monster Public Land Kansas Whitetail: The Kill - Whitetail Adrenaline

October 1st, 2016


The Finale of an Epic Whitetail Hunt, this is the conclusion of Jared Scheffler's Monster Whitetail Hunt.  Find Part I HERE:

From Part I: Jared Scheffler is one of the best deer …

167 JARED SCHEFFLER - A Monster Public Land Kansas Longbow Whitetail: The Hunt - Whitetail Adrenaline

September 24th, 2016


Jared Scheffler is one of the best deer hunters we've ever interviewed. His style, which is mostly spot and stalk, on the ground, public land, long bow hunting, has led to some of the most amazing deer hunting footage …

166 TIM GAUTHIER - Swamp Buck Pinch Points, Hunting the Hunter, Ozone, and The ScentLok Enforcer

September 17th, 2016


50 years of deer hunting has to account for something. That's half a century of deer hunting knowledge.  How could we resist.  Tim Gauthier has made …

165 LEE & TIFFANY LAKOSKY - Mach 10, Velvet Bucks, Standing Corn Ground Blinds, and Tree Hinge Tactics

September 10th, 2016


Sure, having your first baby might change things a bit, but the corn still needs to grow, the fields need to be seeded, the trees need to be cut, and …

164 MICHAEL WADDELL - Strike Quick, Strike Hard, Hunt Smart - Origins of the Bone Collector & Early Deer Season Hunting Tactics

September 3rd, 2016


Michael Waddell never planned to be on television. He was like any other kid growing up in rural town USA.  He hunted small game like every other kid. He fished for bass like every other kid.  In fact, Michael says you …

163 NIKKI BOXLER - Deer Hunting New York Dairy Country, The Farmer's Daughter, Tractor Scouting, and Sap Wars

August 27th, 2016


Dairy farming, mismatched camouflage, deer scouting from a tractor, maple syrup, and electricity from manure aren't exactly the things you'd think of  these days when you think of Nikki Boxler.  But, these items have …

162 TR WALTERS - A School Teachin' Deer Huntin' Machine from Southern Michigan

August 20th, 2016


TR Walters is a school teachin', deer huntin' machine.  When he's not in the classroom educating the children of Hickory Corners, Michigan he's out …

161 JIM KINSEY - Camera Man Jimmy, Making Music, Filming Endlessly, and Hunting the Big Sky Country

August 13th, 2016


It was love at first kill. Jim Kinsey, former US Marine helicopter mechanic, writer, film maker, and hard core deer hunter,  met Jana Waller (one of our favorite predators on the planet) in a ground blind on a turkey …

160 DOUG KOSTREVA - Building Your First Food Plot , Plant Now for October, Advanced Techniques, Weeds, Soil, Fertilizer, and Tonnage

August 6th, 2016


Doug Kostreva doesn't get much sleep.  A typical day starts at 4AM and doesn't end until after 9pm.  Doug doesn't mind though. As a …

159 SHANE MAHONEY - Conservation Matters & Wildlife - You Never Run Out of Lessons

July 30th, 2016


Shane Mahoney is a world renown conservationist, hunter, and outdoorsman.  There may not be another person on the planet that has done more for conservation efforts globally than Shane. Despite his efforts, Shane's …

158 KELVIN WILCOX - VAPPLE - The Science Behind Quality Deer Attractants - Scents, Flavors, and Fillers

July 23rd, 2016


Vanillian. As a chemical formula, the organic compound looks something like this: C8H8O3. Combine this with an apple and you get something called …

157 KYLE ROSNER - "That Snow Turned Red in a Hurry", Action TrackChair Deer Hunting, Wisconsin Corn Fields and Cedar Swamps

July 16th, 2016


There was no joking around for Kyle Rosner on April's Fools Day not too long ago. After an event that would change his life forever,  Kyle finds …

156 JEREMY BALANTINE & JOHNNY BROWN - In Pursuit 365 Deer Hunting the Northeast, Vermont, New Hampshire, and the Mid-West

July 9th, 2016


It all started with a deer hunt and a camera. At age 14, who thinks to video record their hunts? Jeremy Ballantine did just that and now he owns and operates a hunting videography company after some inspiration from Tom …

155 FRED EICHLER - Coyote and Predator Hunting Common Mistakes and Traditional Bowhunting for Whitetail

July 2nd, 2016


Fred Eichler has been deer hunting whitetail and other big game with a bow and arrow since he was a kid, but today he is more known as a multi-state …

154 KRISTY TITUS - Big Game Hunting Fitness, Diet, Exercise, Big Country Training and Mindset

June 25th, 2016


Hunting the big mountains of the west is demanding, physically and mentally.  You can travel to the spot, but when the hunt is on, you need to kick into high gear.  On a hunt, Kristy Titus needed that extra gear when it …

153 DR KEN NORDBERG Part II - Whitetail Hunter's Almanac 2nd Edition - The 5 Phases of the Rut

June 18th, 2016


We pick up where we left off, at Phase II of the rut, as described by Dr. Ken Nordberg. This show covers Phases II through V. Dr Nordberg wrote a book in the 1980s called Whitetail Hunter's Almanac that is considered by …

153 DR KEN NORDBERG Part I - Whitetail Hunter's Almanac 2nd Edition: The 5 Phases of the Rut

June 11th, 2016


Dr Ken Nordberg wrote a book in the 1980s called Whitetail Hunter's Almanac that is considered by many as the deer hunting bible. Today there are 9 (soon to be 10) editions of the Almanac, each sharing some fascinating …

152 NICK PERCY - Killer Food Plots - Reap What You Sow

June 4th, 2016


After twenty six years of food plots, habitat management, and raising deer it's safe to say that Nick Percy is an expert at all these things.   Seeing that it is that time of year for planting and growing, we decided to …

151 CHARLES BYRUM- Deer Hunting California to Iowa, From Spot and Stalk to Ground Blinds

May 28th, 2016


When an wrench hits, plans change. For Charles Byrum, when surgery failed leaving him less mobile, it put a serious damper on his spot and stalk style of California deer hunting. So, instead of staying put and wishing …

150 JANA WALLER - Wishes for Warriors, The Healing Power of Hunting, Success, Big Mules and Kansas Whitetail

May 21st, 2016


Welcome back Jana Waller! Jana is one of those people that just makes you feel great to be human. With her work on the Wishes for Warriors Project, Jana is giving back as she can by helping Combat Veterans to heal …

149 TRAVIS T-BONE TURNER: Redneck Pep Rally, World Championship 3-D Archery, Bow Evolution, and Thor's Hammer

May 14th, 2016


From his humble beginnings in Dayton, Ohio to the country life of Georgia, Travis  T-Bone Turner is one of the most likable hunters on television.  Travis spent time working for Mercedes Benz but soon opened a bow shop, …

148 JIM AND EVA SHOCKEY - Off Camera, Outdoor Writing, 88 Death Threats in 24 Hours, and the True Meaning of Hunting and Conservation

May 7th, 2016


Jim Shockey, now 58 years young, has made a career of hunting for over 30 years now. Most would say he is one of most recognized and influential …

147 BILLY DAW - Real Life, Deer Hunting Challenges, Never Stop Hunting

April 30th, 2016


Billy has some challenges in his life.  More than most people. It doesn't stop him from doing the things he loves, like hunting.  Billy tells you how he gets it done in this exclusive hunter highlight series interview!

146 AL MORRIS Fox Pro - Part II: Advanced Coyote Hunting Strategies for Spring and Summer

April 23rd, 2016


Coyotes Kill Deer Fawns and Hurt the Deer Herd.  As deer hunters we have an obligation to hunt coyotes all year round, not to eliminated them, but to …

145 PART II - DAN COFFMAN and the Coffman Buck! THE HUNT - Pope and Young's #2 Buck, 37 Points, 287 5/8 Net Inches

April 16th, 2016


The story continues as Dan Coffman walks us through the hunt, step by step, play by play. But there's a twist. Things did not go exactly as planned. …

145 DAN COFFMAN and the Coffman Buck! Part I- THE STRATEGY - Pope and Young's #2 Buck, 37 Points, 287 5/8 Net Inches

April 9th, 2016


Thirty-seven points and 287 5/8 net inches of antler should get your attention. It certainly got the attention of Pope and Young, Dan Coffman, a slew …

144 MICHAEL PITTS - Michael Waddell's Mentor, Fire Fighter, Master Bowman, Realtree and Part-Time Comedian

April 2nd, 2016


You might have seen Realtree’s video of Michael Pitts asking some pretty overly straight forward questions of Michael Waddell, Nick Mundt, and Travis T-Bone Turner from this year’s ATA event. He is decidedly the thorn …

143 CHAD EUBANKS - An Argument for High Fence Hunting, Timber Company Deer Leases, and Louisiana Public Hunting

March 26th, 2016


Chad Eubanks has spent a lifetime hunting in Louisiana, both on public and private leased timber company property. Chad's biggest pet peeve is when one hunter disrespects another. To avoid poachers and trespassers and …

142 TAGNBRAG REVISITED: David & Dean Giarrizzo - Food Plots, Hunting Ohio, New York & North Dakota, Clover Turnips & Tonnage

March 19th, 2016


It's been almost 2 years since we last talked to David and Dean Giarrizzo from Tag-N-Brag TV as we continue our mission to revisit old friends of the …

141 HEARTLAND BOWHUNTER RETURNS - Shawn Luchtel & Michael Hunsucker: Managing the Farm, Prescribed Burns, Trimming the Canopy, and Timber Management

March 12th, 2016


We caught up with some old friends, Shawn Luchtel and Michael Hunsucker from Heartland Bowhunter in this show. They appeared originally on the Big …

140 CAMERON COBLE - The Average Joe Blue-Collar Deer Hunter - Public Deer Hunting Strategies for Kansas, Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois

March 5th, 2016


Meet Cameron Coble, the self-proclaimed average-Joe blue-collar deer hunter. We believe that some of the best deer hunters in America aren't flashy, …

139 NICK MUNDT - Realtree, Barber Shops, Bone Collector, and Freak Nasty

February 27th, 2016


Nick Mundt is on the road 300 days out of the year. Technically, Nick is in the woods most of those days, either hunting or filming someone else hunting. Nick is a professional hunter, trained hunting guide, and a …

138 BIG AL MORRIS - Killin' Coyotes, Thinning the Pack, Helping the Deer Herd, FoxPro

February 20th, 2016


Coyotes can decimate a deer herd, especially buck fawns, according to scientific studies. You might think that killing all coyotes in the answer, but it's actually counterintuitive. Coyotes are extremely resilient and …

137 ADAM LEWIS - The Study of Sound in the Deer Woods, What Deer Hear, & How to Adjust Your Hunt

February 13th, 2016


As deer hunters, we often try to be quiet in the woods so as not to spook the deer, but why? What do we really know about the sounds we make? Not many studies have been done on sound in the deer woods, but Adam Lewis, a …

136 GEM CEASAR - 17, Deer Hunting Louisiana, and Swamp Bottom Media

February 6th, 2016


It all started with an 8 megapixel camera and a flock of blackbirds. A good job and some savings later, Gem was on his way to purchase better video capture equipment for all of Gem's deer hunting, duck hunting, turkey …

135 MIKE KAFKA - NFL Quarterback, Newbie Hunter, Deer Hunting Q & A for the BBR, and Super Bowl 50 Predictions

January 30th, 2016


Can the eyes of a quarterback indicate where the ball will be thrown? Is luck a random chance? Or is it actually the by-product of hard work and hours of preparation? Mike Kafka can tell you that hard work and …

134 TAYLOR DRURY: The Deer Hunting Family Business & The Story of the "Dirty Little Secret" Buck

January 23rd, 2016


When you have the likes of Mark and Terry Drury just a text or holler away for advice on deer hunting, your chances of killing big bucks year after …

133 JASON KOGER: Deer Hunting for Big Bucks Despite Double Amputation

January 16th, 2016


When life robs you of your bow and arrow, just pick up a crossbow or gun instead. Jason Koger knows this all too well after colliding with a downed …

132 AUDREY PFAFFE - Wisconsin Deer Hunting and A Business StartUp Deer Nutrition

January 9th, 2016


If you started a business at age 25, where would you be today?  That's exactly what Audrey Pfaffe is doing right now. With a degree is agri-science …

131 JERRY HAMZA - The Outdoor Chronicles, Bow Hunting for Deer, and Battling Lymphoma

January 2nd, 2016


Jerry wrote a book, a book about a lifetime of hunting and fishing. Deer hunting with bow and arrow was a vehicle for Jerry to tap into the rhythm and cadence of nature, which is a bit different from his life in the …

130 TODD MEAD - Deer Hunting the Adirondacks, Pen, Paper, Back Country Bucks, & Hunting with Diabetes

December 26th, 2015


Deer hunting the vastness inside the "Blue Line" of New York's 6 million acre Adirondack Mountain range is no joke. It consumes hunters, both …


December 19th, 2015


To kill one 200 inch giant whitetail buck would be a buck of a lifetime for most hunters. Steve Esker has done it multiple times, four times to be …

128 JEANETTE HALL- Big Bucks, Brain Tumors, and World Class Taxidermy

December 12th, 2015


From Memphis to California to Bismark and Alberta, Jeanette Hall has been on an incredible journey. Hunting and taxidermy is a big part of Jeanette's life, but that way of life was tested in 2011 when she was diagnosed …

127 BEAU HARRIS ANTLER ICE Reinventing Deer Urine

December 5th, 2015


Just when you thought the deer pee industry had exhausted every conceivable way of bringing deer urine to market, along comes Antler Ice. When you think about it, it kind of makes sense. Freezing at origin seems to be …

126 PAUL CURMI - The Mohawk Buck - Deer Hunting Michigan & Ohio - Having a Plan B

November 28th, 2015


Paul doesn't believe that he's a better hunter, but he knows that he works harder than most other hunters to find the big bucks. And, it pays off. …

125 MARK HAMMER - Ohio's #4 Whitetail - The Hammer Buck

November 21st, 2015


What did it take to kill Ohio's #4 Whitetail? Mark Hammer knows. In our endless pursuit to deconstruct the habits of world class deer hunters, we reached out to Mark to find out how he does it. Turns out the success is …

124 STEVEN FULLER - The Huntin' Grounds Arkansas and New Hampshire Deer Camp

November 14th, 2015


Steven Fuller is a deer hunting lovin', no hunting excuses, kind of deer hunter. He has coined the term, semi-Live TV show for his online television …


November 7th, 2015


Many hunters from the east might consider hunting the west and the Idaho mountains as hunting the big country, the big woods. Jeanne McFall considers it a back yard and a play ground. Despite the rigors of hunting this …

122 JIM BURNWORTH: Western Extreme - The Anatomy of a Perfect Bow Shot

October 31st, 2015


To Jim Burnworth, there's always more than meets the eye and typically there's a way to make it better. From a very early age, Jim conducted shooting experiments seeking a way to shoot better, with no real text book to …

121 STEPH BROWN OHIO HUNTRESS ~ Hunting Ohio VS South Africa

October 24th, 2015


How do you hunt from crutches? Steph Brown knows first hand despite going against her doctor's orders. Steph has traveled around the country and around the world, but always comes back to Ohio. We go inside hunting the …

120 DAVE PRIEBE - HUNTING DOMINANT BUCKS (courtesy of NH Fish and Game)

October 17th, 2015


From the New Hampshire Fish and Game Adventure Talk Series comes Hunting Dominant Bucks with Dave Priebe, Quaker Boy Game Calls Pro-Staffer. Dave is a life long student of the deer hunt, where he's not only studied …


October 10th, 2015


Constant tinkering in the machine shop and thinking outside the box has lead Gearhead Archery to some of the most innovative bow designs in recent history. How can we make a compound bow more compact? Skip Peterson …

118 MEL JOHNSON - 50 Year Record - The Mel Johnson Buck

October 3rd, 2015


On October 29th, 1965 Mel Johnson was hunting over a soy bean field not 20 minutes outside Peoria, Illinois. He shot with a bow and arrow the buck that has held the record for almost 50 years. Will that record ever be …


September 26th, 2015


Early deer season is upon us! There are a few special tactics that you can take to the woods with you now to make you more successful. We turned to …


September 19th, 2015


Hunting a hay bale in the fields of Kansas can be quite a contrast from hunting the mountain tops of New Hampshire. Craig Cushman, the VP of Marketing for Hunter Specialties, can speak from experience about each of …


September 12th, 2015


We continue our exploration of urban deer hunting tactics as we journey a suburban area in Georgia with special guest Brandon Grindle of Buck Fifty. …


September 5th, 2015


Some of us are so used to hunting the big woods that we overlook opportunity close to town. Granted, it might mean that you will have a visual of your vehicle from your tree stand and will need avoid a jogger or two, …

113 DAVID MARCH - Hunting Saved My Life: March's Outdoor Adventures

August 29th, 2015


David March grew up influenced by the lifestyle of inner city living, and not the glamorous kind. Being shot can change your whole perspective on …

112 JEN O'HARA AND NORISSA HARMAN - Girls with Guns! Deer Hunting, Clothing Design & Universal Huntress TV

August 22nd, 2015


Chances are that you've seen the Girls with Guns logo while cruising through any of the major outdoor sporting goods retailers.  Would you like to …

111 TIM AND RANDY SALERNO - The Salerno Brothers! Hunting the Adirondack Mountains of New York

August 15th, 2015


The Salerno Brothers have been deer hunting the Adirondack Mountains of New York for a long time, going back generations.  Meet Tim and Randy Salerno, arguably two of the best still hunters in America.  The Adirondacks …

110 DEAN CAPUANO: Swarovski Optic Quest & Whitetail Hunting Rhode Island

August 8th, 2015


Meet Dean Capuano, host of the Outdoor Channel's Swarovski Optics Quest.  You'd think that a host of a TV show might have one different path to television, but this one is a bit different.  Dean started his hunting …

109 NICK AND JAKE MILLER: The Otown Killers - Otown Outdoors

August 1st, 2015


Young, hard hunting men with a plan. We WISH we had this kind of drive when we were 20 years old. Meet Jake and Nick Miller from OTown Outdoors. They …

108 Part II: MERRILL SPORT- Hunt Channel President - An Inside Look at Outdoor Hollywood

July 25th, 2015


Merrill Sport has been in the television industry for over 30 years, specifically outdoor television. Once an owner of Pursuit Channel, Merrill has moved on to new adventure as President of the Hunt Channel. The model …

108 Part I: MERRILL SPORT - Hunt Channel President - An Inside Look at Outdoor Hollywood

July 25th, 2015


Merrill Sport has been in the television industry for over 30 years, specifically outdoor television. Once an owner of Pursuit Channel, Merrill has moved on to new adventure as President of the Hunt Channel. The model …

107 ADAM VINATIERI AND CARL DRAKE - Hunting Deer, Kicking Footballs, NFL, Realtree, & Fire Fighting

July 18th, 2015


Adam Vinatieri is one of the best football players in the NFL, never-mind one of best kickers of all time. Carl Drake is a fire fighter and Realtree …

106 GORDON WHITTINGTON - North American Whitetail Magazine's Editor in Chief - 30 Years of Whitetail Writing

July 11th, 2015


If you added up all the whitetail bucks that Gordon Whittington has written of over the last 30+ years, you'd read over 1000 incredibly well crafted stories about some of the largest whitetails the world has ever seen. …

105 Mike Adams: Up North Journal - Building an Outdoor Podcast for the Long Haul

June 27th, 2015


Mike Adams is affectionately known to his outdoor podcasting peers as the "Godfather". Rightfully so, he's been podcasting since 2007 which was …

104 Pope & Young: President Jim Willems - Origins, Myths, Rules, and Mission

June 20th, 2015


Lots of things have changed since the Pope and Young Club formed in 1961. Once the compound bow was thought to be taboo, but today it's old news. New …

103 Deer Hunting England- The Good Life with Game Manager Matt Goodlife

June 13th, 2015


Did you know that England has 6 species of deer? And, that technically, because of how the antler growing season falls for one of the species, that you can hunt deer all year round? Yep, it's true. These are just a …

102 Melissa Bachman Dealing with Anti-Hunters and Hunting Hard

June 6th, 2015


From a very early age Melissa Bachman was introduced to the hunting lifestyle. It was not uncommon to find Melissa in a hunting stand or a goose …

101 Jim Snow Big Whitetails and Eurohangers

May 30th, 2015


We love great deer hunters. Shocker there right?! We found another great hunter to interview and his numerous wall hangers set the stage. We learn from Jim Snow how he strategizes and plans for hunts and how Jim …

100 Part III- A Tribute to Lane Benoit: The Original Interview

May 25th, 2015


We can think of no better way to pay tribute to our good friend Lane Benoit than to dedicate our 100th Episode to one of the greatest deer hunters that ever lived. 

This is Part III, a Tribute to Lane Benoit, This …

100 Part II- A Tribute to Lane Benoit: Dinner at Paul's Cabin

May 24th, 2015


We can think of no better way to pay tribute to our good friend Lane Benoit than to dedicate our 100th Episode to one of the greatest deer hunters …

100 Part I- A Tribute to Lane Benoit: Words from Friends of the Field

May 23rd, 2015


We can think of no better way to pay tribute to our good friend Lane Benoit than to dedicate our 100th Episode to one of the greatest deer hunters …

099 Julie McQueen and Daniel Lee Martin Brotherhood Outdoors TV

May 16th, 2015


What do you get when you cross a fashion model, poker tour player, pilot, and double psychology major with a music star?  You get a hunting show …

098 Talkin' Turkey and Deer Hunting (Of course) with Andy Gagliano The Turkey Hitman

May 9th, 2015


We thought we'd mix it up a little this week and talk turkey, seeing that we're right in the midst of turkey season nationwide (yes- we know it's over in parts of the deep South). Don't get us wrong, we're talking deer …

097 Twelve Dead Deer... What Went Wrong? Special Guest Dan Bergeron NH Deer Project Leader

May 2nd, 2015


Why were 12 deer found dead near a feeding station in New Hampshire during the late winter months earlier this year? We find out why when we speak …

096 Kirsten Godfrey - Kentucky Huntress

April 25th, 2015


Meet Kirsten Godfrey, one of the most passionate outdoor personalities we've ever met. Go to any outdoor show and there's a good chance that Kirsten is there rubbing elbows with some of the biggest names in the industry …

095 Bill Wilson's 190"+ Double Drop Tine Ohio Whitetail Giant

April 18th, 2015


After hunting a double drop tine for 3+ years only to find out that a neighboring hunter shot it before you did, might break most hunters and send them packing for next year. Not Bill Wilson though. Bill stuck it out …

094 Hillbilly Weatherman: Deer Hunting with a Viral Weathercaster - Adam Evans

April 11th, 2015


If you haven't heard of the Hillbilly Weatherman by now after the winter we just endured, then you either live in a cave (not a bad thing) or you …

093 Scott Leysath The Sporting Chef HuntFishCook #EatWhatYouKill

April 4th, 2015


A cornerstone of The Sportsman Channel, Scott Leysath has cooked, sliced, diced, and served every type of game you can imagine. Known better as The Sporting Chef, we sat down with Scott to cover some very interesting …

092 Greg Evers's Monster Mountain Muley Colorado

March 28th, 2015


For Greg, an online hunting chat room was all it took to plan a Colorado public-land muley hunt. A few online conversations with some like-minded …

091 TICKS and LYME DISEASE - Are YOU at Risk? with Dr. Alan Eaton

March 21st, 2015


Have you ever found a tick on you after a day in the field or deep woods? 

Most of us have and many hunters have been bitten by ticks. Ticks carry several pathogens that cause disease, but the most well known is Lyme …

090 Chris Jacobson's Viking Buck - A Minnesota Monster Whitetail

March 14th, 2015


And then there's the Viking Buck. So named recently by our own Dusty Phillips. Chris Jacobson's 2014 Buck is one to remember, not for tall tines but for the incredibly thick main beams! The smallest diameter point is …

089 Richard Swinford's 222 Inch 300 Pound "Lead Sled" Indiana Monster Whitetail Buck

March 7th, 2015


VERMILLION COUNTY, INDIANA-  Sometimes, after a hard day's work, all you get is ONE hour. That's it.  You take what you can get.   Richard Swinford caught that last hour of sunlight on a windy November day, threw on his …

088 Spencer Dunn's "Monster" Missouri Whitetail Buck- The FULL Story

February 28th, 2015


When a big buck appears on your game camera, your interest in hunting the area peaks (especially when the buck exhibits 14 points with long tines). Hunting on just 30 acres, which turned out to be some prime free-range …


February 21st, 2015


Comedian, hunter, traveler, all-natural master caller of numerous species of game, and outdoor lifestyle ambassador extraordinaire. These are titles …

086 ANIMALHOUSE REUNION! Chipcity Spaulding & Lord Crungle (CLEAN)

February 14th, 2015


ZANY - adjective def: 1. amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic 

This best describes the classic outdoor hunting cult television show turned …

086 ANIMALHOUSE REUNION! Chipcity Spaulding & Lord Crungle (EXPLICIT)

February 14th, 2015


ZANY - adjective def: 1. amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic 

This best describes the classic outdoor hunting cult television show turned …

085 Part II SHED HUNTING! Jeremy Moore - Dog Bone Hunter

February 7th, 2015


PART II -It's that time of year again, when the deer herd up for winter and the sheds start falling! Jeremy Moore from DogBone has created a unique system for training dogs to help you find more sheds with man's best …

085 Part I SHED HUNTING! Jeremy Moore - Dog Bone Hunter

February 7th, 2015


PART I- It's that time of year again, when the deer herd up for winter and the sheds start falling! Jeremy Moore from DogBone has created a unique system for training dogs to help you find more sheds with man's best …

084 Mike Behrmann & The "Living Room" Buck

January 31st, 2015


Standing next to a water cooler at work might be the last place you'd think to scout for new hunting spots. You also might not get super excited when …

083 Matt Duff Jeff Danker Major League Bowhunter MLB | Keys to Big Whitetail Deer

January 24th, 2015


Details, Confidence, and Discipline. These are the BIG THREE for Matt Duff and Jeff Danker when it comes to hunting big deer with the bow. We get into the philosophy of deer hunting, fighting through failures, …

082 Part II- BEST HUNTING TIPS OF 2014 with Korby Taylor Wild Game Hunting Podcast

January 17th, 2015


2014 was an interesting year filled with highs and lows.  But one thing is for sure, the guests that gave up an hour to be interviewed on the Big Buck Deer Hunting Podcast shared some AMAZING TIPS.  Korby Taylor from …

082 Part I- Archery Trade Association 2015 Trade Show REVIEW #ATA2015

January 17th, 2015


The 2015 Archery Trade Show Association's Annual Trade Show has come and gone once again, but Jay and Dusty were able to capture the moment with an …

081 TIM BURNETT - THE SOLO HUNTER | Hunting, Filming, Producing Solo

January 10th, 2015


Hunting alone can be rewarding, challenging, and humbling.  You'd think that having your own film crew to film your hunts, if you were making a …

080 MICHAEL MONTGOMERY: Veteran, Hunter, QDMA & Buck Nasty 203" Ohio Whitetail Giant

January 3rd, 2015


Mike Montgomery is a Veteran, Hunter, and QDMA area representative. Deployed in Afghanistan, a month prior to returning home, Mike had an idea. He decided he wanted to take up bow hunting. Taking advantage of a Bowtech …

079 ANTI-HUNTER to HARDCORE DEER HUNTER: The Krystal Buskirk Story

December 27th, 2014


It's not often that we hear of an anti-hunter crossing the line and joining the likes of the hunting community. Well, believe it or not, it does happen. We tend to think that once a hunter, always a hunter and once an …

078 THE DEER COLLAR FILES Jim Stickles Deer Biologist | Jeff Schmitz Big Game Logic

December 20th, 2014


Let's take a deeper look at deer movement. We always make assumptions based on our own subjective visual studies, and sometimes journal notes, about where deer go. But do we really know? 

Jim Stickles conducted …

077 The Jeremy Knight Story - A 190" Tale of a Kentucky Slammer Whitetail

December 13th, 2014


Jeremy Knight never stops thinking about hunting. He would hunt 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if the regulations allowed. But even when he's not …

076 The Jody Beth Walker Story Medusa Buck Hunting Kentucky Whitetail Giants

December 6th, 2014


Jody Beth Walker hunts hard and is PASSIONATE about the outdoors. We break down the complete story and Jody's set up to find out what exactly made …

075 Wide Load Buck The Evan Koons Story *First Buck

November 29th, 2014


As the Big Bucks have fallen this fall, we find some of the best hunters submitting some huge deer. We love this time of year as it gives us an opportunity to reach out to these hunters for some of the best and latest …

074 The Carbon Molecule and Deer Hunting with Chris Beaber Carbon Synergy

November 22nd, 2014


Ever bought a carbon suit for deer hunting? We break it all down and get to the bottom of why carbon works in the field to protect your scent against the weary whitetail. And, there's a cheaper alternative to make all …

073 OZONICS HUNTING We wanted to know more... with Insider Dennis Fink

November 15th, 2014


We asked the question "What product would you like to know more about?" And the overwhelming answer was "Ozonics", the ozone producing contraption …

072 The Game Camera with Pat Howard Covert Scouting Cameras

November 8th, 2014


The choices and features when buying a game camera can be daunting when trying to figure out which one is the best for your situations and price points. 

We asked Pat Howard from Covert Scouting Cameras to join us on …

071 Deer Pee 202 Making Sense of Deer Scents with Dean Vanier Rut Strategies

November 1st, 2014


Ever walk into a store and find more bottled deer urine on the shelf than you could count? What should you use during the rut? What should you use …

070 Dr Karl V Miller The October Lull, Food Plot Bible, Whitetail Movement & Hearing, Deer Gland Communication

October 25th, 2014


We got to pick the brain of one of the most premiere deer experts in the world and recorded it for everyone to hear, digest, and use in the whitetail woods.

In this episode you will learn:

-Latest Deer Movement Study …

069 Jared Scheffler Snooking for Whitetails

October 17th, 2014


SNOOKING: Verb describing the art of looking and sneaking up on big game (aka spot and stalk). That's what Jared Scheffler and his gang of hunters at Whitetail Adrenaline call it. All public land, all on the ground, and …

068 Kevin Blake Weldon - Pretty Bad at Huntin' Deer -

October 10th, 2014


You've probably heard or seen the video for 'Pretty Bad at Huntin' Deer'

Well, it turns out that the creator, Kevin Blake Weldon, is actually pretty phenomenal at hunting whitetail deer. We …

067 Brian Stephens The Ultimate Bow Hunter

October 2nd, 2014


Brian Stephens from Ultimate Bow Hunting TV takes us whitetail deer hunting in Georgia and gives us the play by play of his giant Alberta whitetail. And, he shares many of his hunting tips and tricks too!

Please hit the …

066 Hunting Down Under with Zach Shaggy Slattery | Bow Hunting Australia

September 27th, 2014


Be forewarned, this show is on the edge and may put you in your uncomfortable zone!

We go bow hunting down under with Zach Shaggy Slattery a native of Australia. There are many differences in hunting style and species …

065 Larry Weishuhn Mr Whitetail and Trailing the Hunter's Moon

September 20th, 2014


Larry Weishuhn is a legend in the hunting industry and a true Texas gentleman. Larry shares many hunting tips with on this show. Some of the best tips we've ever heard, especially on rattling!

Chances are that you've …

064 DUSTY CLARK - InfRACKtion Minerals, Big Racks, & Deer Hunting

September 13th, 2014


Mineral supplements are a big part of deer management and there many companies out there. We wanted to know more about whitetail mineral supplements so we turned to Dusty Clark from Daybreak Outdoors, the makers of …

063 JIM COGAR and Conan the Buck! The Stolen Antler & Deer Hunting Ohio

September 6th, 2014


Jim isn't on TV. He's not a hunting celebrity.  But he is a fantastic deer hunter and shot one heck of a good buck.  Jim tells the story of the …

062 Heartland Bowhunter w/ Michael Hunsucker, Shawn Luchtel, & Nate Flynn

August 30th, 2014


Since junior high, Shawn Luchtel and Michael Hunsucker have been together, hunting the heartland, in Missouri.  Now, along with a few other core hunter, they've formed the hunting group known as Heartland Bowhunter. …

061 Mathews Inc.- The Evolution of the Bow & Co. w/ Joel Maxfield

August 23rd, 2014


The History of Mathews Inc with Joel Maxfield.

In 1992 a new bow company was formed by Matt McPherson called Mathews Inc.

At that time, it was just Matt and Joel Maxfield.  The beginnings of Mathews Inc. was quite …

060 Scott Sciarra | Game Changer TV and Primal Instinct

August 16th, 2014


Scott Sciarra grew up in Philadelphia.  Despite being from the city, he always loved hunting  in the hills of Pennsylvania with his father.  Scott picked up a bow at age 12, was working at a bow shop by age 14, and was …

059 Chipcity Spaulding | Editor Brackett Outdoors

August 9th, 2014


Chipcity Spaulding from Brackett Outdoors is Chris Brackett's right hand man when it comes to putting the show together long after the action is …

058 JACKIE BUSHMAN - Buckmasters

August 2nd, 2014


When the deer hunting industry as we know it today was in it's infancy, there were a few visionaries that embraced the cutting edge of the day (cable television) and ran with it.  Jackie Bushman was one of those …

057 Tag N Brag! David and Dean Giarrizzo Special Guest

July 26th, 2014


From a very young age, 6 and 4, David and Dean Giarrizzo were destined to land a spot in the outdoor hunting community.  With roots and family with long traditions in hunting, despite being from the Cleveland area, …

056 Jana Waller | Skull Bound TV

July 19th, 2014


Jana Waller is a hunter. Jana Waller is also an artist. Jana Waller is a role model. Jana shares her entire story with us.  From the woods to the …

055 Lamar Smith | Brush Country Monsters! South Texas Deer Hunting

July 12th, 2014


The brush country of Texas is provides for some serious hunting. Lamar Smith, a long time guide at the Novillos knows all about it.  The deer hunting in the deep south of Texas provides for some of the most unique …

054 Gregg Ritz Hunt Masters

July 5th, 2014


From Maryland to Ohio to CEO of a major firearms manufacturer to Wildcomm and Hunt Masters! Gregg Ritz has been on one amazing journey, and it ain't over yet. Gregg is a passionate steward of the outdoors and LOVES to …

053 The Johnny King Buck Part II | Johnny King Special Guest

June 28th, 2014


We covered the second part of this amazing tale in Episode 42 (LISTEN HERE), and now, we're covering first part of the story in Episode 52 (kinda like the Star Wars). This time Johnny King, the man that shot the King …

052 Wired to Hunt with Mark Kenyon

June 21st, 2014


Mark Kenyon is an Outdoor Blogger (blogging 5 days a week), an outdoor podcaster, an outdoor enthusiast, a GREAT story teller, and one motivated …

051 Drury Outdoors! Matt Drury Special Guest | Deer Hunting with the Drurys

June 14th, 2014


The Drury's are arguably the most famous hunting family in America right now. Want to know how they did it? Then you'll want to listen to the interview with Matt Drury. Don't miss it!

It all started out with VHS tapes, …

050 Lee and Tiffany Lakosky | Talking Deer Hunting! | Crush TV

June 7th, 2014


Lee and Tiffany Lakosky from The Crush TV are at the top of their game, but it took some time, sweat, WORK, and pain getting there. And, getting to know the right people too. 

Want to know how they did it? Tiffany and …

049 LANE BENOIT - Deer Hunting's Master Tracker

May 31st, 2014


Hunting by tracking big whitetail deer is an art form all in itself. Lane Benoit was raised to do it by his father, the Legendary Larry Benoit, father to a family of hunters that is arguably the best and most well known …

048 The Horny Buck Seed Company! | Doug Kostreva

May 24th, 2014


How do you grow big deer? By growing great food! That's how. But figuring out how to grow great food plots is a serious science and it starts with some basic key ingredients.  But from there, it gets tricky.  

Doug …

047 The Rack Packer! Special Guest Zack Doyle

May 17th, 2014


Necessity is the mother of invention! When the BIG BUCK goes down, we'd prefer to get the animal out of the woods without running it through the muck, without dragging the hide to skin, and without having a heart …

046 Harry and the Wildman Chronicles at Maniac Outdoors!

May 10th, 2014


What's hunting Michigan all about?  Harry let's us know through his Wildman Chronicles.  Harry's not really wild or a maniac, but he does spend lots of time in the woods and with pretty good success.   

Harry's Tips and …

045 Midwest Game Stalkers Outdoors! Special Guests Mike Grandstaff and Scott Mclean

May 3rd, 2014


5 States, 17 Members, 1 Band of Hunters!  Mike Grandstaff and Scott Mclean reveal all about Midwest Game Stalkers Outdoors from inception to the future of the group.

Mike and Scott share all their deer hunting secrets!!!

044 National Rifle Association | Inside the NRA | Special Guest Kyle Weaver

April 26th, 2014



Let's go inside the National Rifle Association for a closer look, with our guide Kyle Weaver, Executive Director of General Opertions...

Kyle Weaver, Dusty, and Jay discuss …

043 Billy Arnold's Monster Tennessee Whitetail Deer Hunt

April 19th, 2014



Billy Arnold, of the group country group Kari and Billy, isn't just a great musician, he's also a great …

042 The Johnny King Buck Part I Jay Fish & Ron Boucher

April 12th, 2014


Step inside the world of the Johnny King Buck, recognized by Buckmasters and the Northeast Big Buck Club at the #1 All Time World Record Typical/Perfect Whitetail.

Boone and Crockett has not recognized the King Buck as …

041 Boone and Crockett - An Inside Look

April 5th, 2014


There's more to Boone and Crockett than meets the eye. It's more than just keeping records of whitetails buck.  It's more than just big game records.

040 Milo Hanson The Hanson Buck | Milo Hanson Special Guest |Boone & Crockett's #1 Whitetail

March 29th, 2014


The Hanson Buck is the current World Record Typical Whitetail Deer according to the Boone and Crockett Club.

Milo is shaking so bad that he can …

039 Hunting Nebraska | Monte Hermsmeyer & Country Girls Outdoors | Tori Middleton McCrea

March 22nd, 2014



Now and then we find a hunter that submits a buck on The Big Buck Registry that just seems to stick out amongst other hunters because the hunting skill set seems to be just …

038 Treestands by Dave! | Special Guest Dave Hoffman #GAOS

March 15th, 2014



This might be the first ever podcast recorded in a treestand!  Dave Hoffman was always in the woods as a kid, playing outside, building stuff.  Studying the trades, Dave …

037 Chipcity Spaulding and Salvo Magro - Behind the Scenes

March 8th, 2014



What really happens behind the scenes at Brackett Outdoors?  Well, we find out in this exclusive and …

036 Blitz TV | Behind the Scenes |Trent Cole and Richie Elam

March 1st, 2014


Jay and Dusty get inside the hunting world of Blitz TV!

Trent Cole and Richie Elam tell their story on Big Buck Registry's Big Buck Podcast! It all …

035 Great American Outdoor Show! Behind the Scenes Harrisburg 2014 #GAOS

February 22nd, 2014



Jay & Dusty Recap their adventures at the Great American Outdoor Show! #GAOS which occurred Feb 1- Feb 9...

Jay & Dusty meet R. Lee Ermey aka The Gunny, Matt Duff …

034 Deaux Girls! The Inside Story | CEO Tina Kane | Deer Hunting | Scent Control Cosmetics

February 15th, 2014



Meet Tina Kaine... CEO of Deaux Girls Cosmetics and Beauty Supply - Scent Control/Scent Free hair and …

033 The Story of Big Frank | Special Guest Matt Hiatt | Deer Hunting

February 8th, 2014


Hear the story behind Matt Hiatt's big wide Ohio buck, aka Big Frank. Hear all 1000 words behind the picture and how Matt hunted Big Frank, starting several years before the actual harvest.  What prep work went into it? …

032 100% Blue Collar Michigan Deer Hunting | Greg Francis Pass Through Productions | Hunt Channel The Providers

February 1st, 2014


Greg Francis grew up in Michigan hunting big Michigan whitetails with about 16 of his closests highschool buddies. Today, they have a television show …

031 Venison Like an Executive Chef... SPECIAL GUEST Corey Fletcher

January 25th, 2014


Ever wanted to know how to perfect your venison dishes at home?  We work hard to harvest the deer that we do, and the meat deserves respect! Corey …

030 Allison Roberts O'Nan of Huntress View, Hunting Makeup, Venison Bacon & Rocky Burrus of Team Sweet Addiction TV

January 18th, 2014


Hunting Lipstick! Venison Bacon! Sweet Corn Socks! Crazy Big Buck Names! 

Extreme Huntress Amanda Lowrey WINS it all!  

Jay and Dusty will be at the Great American Outdoor Show February 1st-9th, Harrisburg, …

029 Bonny Cook's Big Texas Whitetail & OWD- Obsessive Whitetail Disorder with Matt Lindsey

January 11th, 2014


Bonny Cook is from Texas, loves the outdoors, hunting and fishing.  Every now and then, you get that invite to hunt a spot and Bonny made this invite count! Bonny shares all the nitty gritty details about how she …

028 The Deer Butcher- Deer Cutting 101

December 28th, 2013


Al Gambardella, a well known and meticulous deer butcher from Connecticut shares all his secrets about how to properly break down a whitetail deer …

027 Ammo, Guns And Money - A History of Deer Management, Pittman Robertson

December 28th, 2013


How Gun and Ammunition Sales Affect Funding for State DNR and Fish & Game Agencies with Special Guest Jeff Makemson, Alabama DNR...  

Also Jay and Dusty prank call Dusty's brother and we play some calls from the Big …

026 Carrie Z's Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Podcast

December 21st, 2013


Welcome to the Wild World of CarrieZ, Carrie Zylka that is.  

By day Carrie is an IT Specialist, but by night she is a hunting and fishing podcaster superhero.  Carrie was taught to hunt and fish by her father. Growing …

025 Creating the Perfect Custom Hunting Knife w/ Danny Hottinger of Antler Creations

December 14th, 2013

In 1987 Danny Hottinger became a quadriplegic in a tragic swimming accident. Today, after regaining the use of his left arm, he makes some of the best custom handmade hunting knives know in the industry.  This is …

024 Amanda Lowrey Extreme Huntress 2014

December 7th, 2013


The Extreme Huntress competition is no joke. Go where no man has gone before!  Amanda Lowrey shares all on an insider look into how the Extreme Huntress competition was created, who's running it, what Larry Weishunh is …

023 The Youth Hunters of Today and Hunter Highlight: Neal Erdman's Double Bow Kill

November 30th, 2013


Ever wonder what the hunter youth is like today! Well, it's in good shape, but down in numbers. We need more youth hunting support to keep the deer …

022 The Hunting Guide with Tim Moore and The Hunter Highlight: Corey Cole

November 23rd, 2013


If you've ever thought about becoming a hunting guide, you might want to listen to this show before you go all in. There's more responsibility than you might think. Tim Moore from Tim Moore outdoors, a New Hampshire …

021 Jeff Butler The Hunting Outfitter Full Draw Hunts

November 16th, 2013


There are many outfitters across the country and Dusty and Jay get an Illinois outfitter's insider view about how a ranch is run and what at to expect when you get there.  Who cooks the food?  What are the …

020 Moultrie TGM Podcast | Boyd Barnett Special Guest

November 9th, 2013


We got to speak with Boyd Barnett from Moultrie about the Game Cam.  What's the evolution of the game camera?  Why do we need it? Where should the …

019 Dr Grant Woods Deer Biology 101

November 2nd, 2013


Dr. Grants Woods, a renown whitetail deer biology expert and founder of, answers many questions about fact and myth.  Are deer color …

018 Common Scents- Deer Lures 101 with Dean Vanier of Northwoods Common Scents

October 26th, 2013


We speak with Dean Vanier of Northwoods Common Scents and Explore how and when to use deer scents as a deer lure any time of the year. We visit doe urine, buck urine, buck urine with tarsal, and doe in heat- how to use …

017 Southern Boyz Outdoors with Kinion Bankston, The Rut, Louisana, North Woods Law

October 19th, 2013


This show is full of great hunting tips from a master of the woods, Kinion Bankston of Southern Boyz Outdoors TV on the Hunt Channel, Dish Network …

016 Doug Borries Dynamic Outdoors: From Hunting for Food to Trophy Record Whitetails

October 12th, 2013


Doug Borries has been hunting since he was a child growing up in Mississippi.  Early on, hunting meant food for the table. These days, it's a trophy record whitetail and guiding that puts food on the table. Doug, age …

015 Master Bow Technician- Bows & Bow Hunting with Randy Gagne of Morse's Sporting Goods

October 5th, 2013


Randy Gagne of Morse's Sporting Goods gets hit with 8 million questions from Dusty and Jay, and handles every single one!  What broadheads should I …

014 2013 Deer Season Kick Off! - Predictions, Gear, Ohio, Safety and More!

September 28th, 2013


Jay and Dusty open up the 2013 Deer Season with a Bang!  Check out the Ohio predictions and be Safe!

013 Suburban Deer Hunting with Rob Lucas from History Channel's Chasing Tail

September 20th, 2013


The new season (both deer and podcast) of Big Buck Registry's Big Buck Podcast  kicks of with a bang! We welcomed Rob Lucas of History Channel's hit reality deer hunting show Chasing Tail! Rob tells all about suburban …

012 Kari and Billy- Whitetail Ridge- Country Music Rising Stars

June 9th, 2013


Special guestsKari and Billy are rising country music stars and creators or Whitetail Ridge, a song that has resonates to the very soul of the Big …

011 Queens of Camo Part 2 of 2 with Candace, Nena, and Hannah

May 10th, 2013


In Part 2 of our interview with the Queens of Camo- Candace, Nena, and Hannah we discuss how to get your daughter to join the hunt, teaching young women how to hunt and about gun safety.  "The hunt isn't just about the …

010 Queens of Camo Part 1 of 2 - Candace, Nena, and Hannah with Jay Scott & the Big Buck Registry

May 10th, 2013


THE Queens of Camo, Candace, Nena, and Hannah join Jay Scott and the Big Buck Registry Podcast in Part 1 of 2.  Candace and Nena join in from Texas and Hannah from New York.  We discuss how the Queens got into hunting …

009 About Tine Outdoors! Josh and Elton Share Their Hunting Tips and Tricks... Dusty Phillips Co-hosts

May 3rd, 2013


Meet Josh and Elton from About Tine Outdoors along with Co-host Dusty Phillips (Chubby Tines Outdoors)! Josh and Elton share everything they know …

008 Jason Hardin's Massive 197" Ohio Big Buck and Farrah Lester's Mouth-Watering Venison Pot Roast Recipe

April 6th, 2013


Jason Hardin shares his secrets in the tell-all story behind his 2012 197" Ohio Big Buck harvest.  The buck was first introduced and pictured on Dusty Phillips' Chubby Tines Outdoors Facebook page and then scored by …

007 How to Tips on Video Taping Your Next Hunt! with Tom Miranda? No! Nathan Biggs of Brow Tine Productions!

March 24th, 2013


Nathan Biggs of Brow Tine Productions shares all his tips and tricks on how to successfully video record your next hunt! Should we use a professional …

006 Deer of the Year Winners! Big Bucks with Shannon Boling, Torch the Ghost Buck, more from Aaron Hill!

March 5th, 2013


In Episode 6 of the Big Buck Registry's Big Buck Podcast,  Jay reveals the new iPhone app to send in a question or a deer hunting story without using …

005 Antleritis! Jim Krueger from, Aaron Hill Iowa Bucks, Notable Twitter Followers!

February 19th, 2013


In Episode #5 of BigBuckRegistry's Big Buck Podcast we learn many tips and tricks from master deer hunter, Jim Krueger of Jim hunts and manages 5000 acres in Minnesota and has learn lots about …

004 New York Antler Outdoors with Joe Servello, Top 10 Florida Buck Phone Registration, Speak Up, Facebook & Twitter

February 11th, 2013


Big Buck Registry's Jay Scott speaks with long time deer hunting expert Joe Servello from New York Antler Outdoors. Larry Tatum phones in a big buck registration on a big Florida buck that is likely to make the Florida …

003 The Jamie Boyd Buck! The Zack McKenzie Buck! The Dusty Phillips Buck! Nominee Roll for 2012 Deer of the Year

February 4th, 2013


In this episode we interview Jamie Boyd, Zack McKenzie, and Dusty Phillips, all Nominees for the Big Buck Registry's 2012 Deer of the Year.  We go deep with each hunter to find out what made their individual hunts …

002 The Dalton Campbell Interview, The Chelsea Hall Interview, New How-to Videos, Contest News

January 22nd, 2013


We interview Dalton Campbell and hear his story about the hunt behind his great buck

We interview Chelsea Hall about her hunt for the big whitetail that she submitted for the 2012 Deer of the Year Contest! Chelsea's …

001 Big Buck House Keeping, 2012 Deer of the Year, The JD Walley Buck, and The Gun Mitt!

January 7th, 2013


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