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The Sportsmen’s Nation is a collection of outdoor hunting podcasts for the die-hard sportsman. These podcasts are jam packed with fun and educational information about whitetail deer hunting that will not only help you in the field, but help scratch the itch when you can’t be in the tree stand. Nine Finger Chronicles, Land & Legacy, DYI Sportsman, Transition Wild, and Southern Ground.

The Sportsmen’s Nation is a collection of outdoor hunting podcasts for the die-hard sportsman. These podcasts are jam packed with fun and educational information about whitetail deer hunting that will not only help you in the field, but help scratch the itch when you can’t be in the tree stand. Nine Finger Chronicles, Land & Legacy, DYI Sportsman, Transition Wild, and Southern Ground.
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The Sportsmen’s Nation is a collection of outdoor hunting podcasts for the die-hard sportsman. These podcasts are jam packed with fun and educational information about whitetail deer hunting that will not only help you in the field, but help scratch the itch when you can’t be in the tree stand. Nine Finger Chronicles, Land & Legacy, DYI Sportsman, Transition Wild, and Southern Ground.

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Episodes

Iowa Sportsman - Improve Wildlife On Your Property with Jessica Graham

7/19/2019
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On this episode, Dan talks with returning guest Jessic Graham of southern Iowa about 5 different projects you can apply to your property to improve the wildlife. Jessica explains that sometimes it's can be as simple as a kiddie pool full of water to help the animals make it through a dry summer or as complex and building a water source like a pond for year-round consumption. Jessica also talks about different species of oak trees that mature faster than your more well know oaks, wind...

Duration:00:49:24

N.F.C. - Elk Hunting Perfection with Ben Persenaire

7/18/2019
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Imagine this, you take your first elk hunting trip at 14 with your brother and parents and find success. Then, a couple years later you draw the same unit, this time an arhery tag, and find succes again. Then a couple years after that you head to Wyoming with you dad with 11 prference points that he has been buying for you since you were a pre-teen and you find success again. But before you head home you decide to stop by Colorado on your way out of town for another elk hunt and find succss...

Duration:01:16:25

Coffee & Deer - Deer and Disease Management in Michigan Part II

7/18/2019
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In this second part of a two-part show, I talk with Chad Stewart and Kelly Straka of the Michigan DNR about wildlife management in the beautiful state of Michigan. Their jobs are challenged by the diversity of habitats in the state as well as the threats of chronic wasting disease and bovine tuberculosis. Part II focuses on how the state manages bovine tuberculosis and chronic wasting disease, and we also get a glimpse into the passion Chad and Kelly have for their work as they share some...

Duration:00:20:05

Southern Ground - Transitioning To Public Land with Seth Minter

7/18/2019
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Thanks for listening to another episode of the Southern Ground Hunting Podcast. Episode 40 was a great conversation with Alabama public land hunter, Seth Minter. Seth is an Alabama transplant, originally from West Texas. The hunting culture is incredibly different in Texas, and Seth admits that it was a culture shock. Perhaps even more difficult was the transition to hunting solely on public land. In this episode, Parker and Seth discuss what led him to make the swap to public and some of...

Duration:01:23:29

Transition Wild - Digital Scouting For Elk

7/17/2019
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If you’re a beginner to elk country and you live 1,000 miles away, chances are you’ll be putting some effort into scouting before you show up to the mountains. Unfortunately, not all of us can drive 30 minutes and dive head first into elk habitat so were forced into doing the next best thing, digital scouting on platforms such as Google Earth and onXmaps. On today’s episode I’m covering digital scouting tips for elk that you can use to help you become a more successful hunter this fall. I...

Duration:00:54:41

N.F.C. - B.S. Session with Ryan O'Malley

7/16/2019
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On this episode of the Nine Finger Chronicles podcast, Dan chats with Ryan O'Malley of Vermont about hunting in the Northeastern part of the United States. The two discuss deer numbers, quality of bucks, hunter pressure, and the terrain features that these animals call home. Ryan then jumps in to how he uses trail cameras on both private and public land between Vermont and New Hampshire to locate the bucks he wants to chase throughout the season. Towards the end of the podcast the guys...

Duration:00:57:06

Land & Legacy - Top Picks for Land & Legacy

7/15/2019
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During this podcast, we take a slight detour from our normal heavy in-depth topics of habitat management and discuss our favorites. It is time that you get to know us beyond our habitat and land management thinking. We share some interesting facts about our preferences from land to life. You can only imagine what we divulge and how the conversation and stories flow from there. We answer questions like favorite hunting trip, species, non-game animal, landscape, shrub, grass, trees, and so...

Duration:01:10:35

Land & Legacy - Planting Seeds for Conservation with Justin Adams

7/15/2019
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During this week's podcast, we sit down with Justin Adams of Pure Air Natives to discuss the practical impact and importance of native landscaping. Conservation is active, so where do you start? Everyone has the ability to impact a different number of acres in the name of conservation. But the important part is that you begin. You can start with your yard. Yes, your yard is a great segway into larger projects on the farm, but get ready for an informative podcast where we walk you through the...

Duration:00:48:28

N.F.C. - Working For The Resource with Justin Jensen

7/14/2019
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On this episode, Dan chats with Justin Jensen about his career path in the Department of Natural Resources. Justin shares the story about having a conversation with his father when he was just 8 years old about becoming a bighorn sheep biologist. Several years later after graduating college he got his first job studying mule deer. Once his contract was up in South Dakota he decided to travel west to Idaho to do similar research on elk. Those studies include, calf mortality rate, predator...

Duration:01:03:31

Iowa Sportsman - 5 Hardest Animals To Hunt In Iowa

7/12/2019
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There are times when we all find a little luck when hunting and walk out of the woods successful. Then, there are times when we walk out of the woods defeated and frustrated with mother nature showing us why certain species of animals have survived as long as they have. In this episode, Dan talks with Joel Johnson about some of the hardest animals to hunt is the state of Iowa. The guys quickly discuss what makes a specific animal hard to hunt. They then get in to the details talking about...

Duration:01:02:59

Pro Talk Outdoors - Facing the Flood with Wes Delks

7/11/2019
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Co Owner of Real World Wildlife Products, Wes Delks, jumped on the show with Dave and JP to discuss the options that hunters have with the record rains in the midwest, and how they may be able to adjust to save their food plots. With Wes' ties to the farming community, the group delve in on consequences that the farmers may face as well.

Duration:00:30:35

Arrow Weight Testing

7/10/2019
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Garrett tested a bunch of different arrow weights from under 400 grains to over 1100 grains and then analyzed the speed, kinetic energy, and momentum. Often there’s a fair amount of debate for which metrics are most important when it comes to choosing a hunting arrow. In this podcast, Garrett and Bobby discuss why they think momentum is the more important metric than kinetic energy when it comes to penetration (although kinetic energy certainly isn’t worthless) and they discuss the results...

Duration:01:08:23

N.F.C. - First Time Hunting Public Land with Micah Thompson

7/9/2019
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On this episode, Dan talks with Micah Thompson of Texas about losing access to a private farm that he has been hunting since he was a kid and how he plans to take on the challenges of hunting on public land. Micah shares how he plans on attacking that specific piece of property with both digital scouting and with boots on the ground. They guys also discuss Micah's expectations for the upcoming season and the difficulties that come with public land bowhunting. Then the conversation turns to...

Duration:00:52:12

Land & Legacy - Maximizing Useable Space On Your Property

7/8/2019
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It's not always about the number of acres you have to manage, but more about the useable space on the property. This could also be understood as suitable acres for bobwhite quail habitat. The bobwhite quail is not a generalist species like whitetail deer, they require specific habitat to be able to survive and reproduce, without it present quail will be extremely limited. In this podcast, we sit down with Kyle and Frank our bobwhite quail consulting biologist to better understand the...

Duration:00:57:55

Land & Legacy - Public Land Habitat Management

7/8/2019
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This week, we step away from private land management and the real estate side of things to discuss public land management. Over the past several years, public land hunting has certainly become more popular and trendy. With that taking place, you tend to hear more opinions about how the state or federal government should be managing the land. So we went straight to a source who works daily for The US Forest Service as a wildlife technician. Chad Keith describes in full detail how areas are...

Duration:00:52:39

N.F.C. - Access Is Everything with John Hudspeth

7/7/2019
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On this episode of the Nine Finger Chronicles podcast, Dan is joined by returning guest John Hudspeth out of Oklahoma to discuss his successful 2018 hunting season. First off, John breaks down his hunting properties and shares he details of why he feel so many quality deer call his family farm home. John then walks us through his seasonal hunting strategy, when, where, and how he hunts. The best part of this entire podcast is when John shares an example of how changing his access route and...

Duration:00:59:03

Transition Wild - Setting Up Your Bow For Western Hunting with Jake Bell

7/5/2019
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Today I’m joined by my friend Jake Bell who is a super knowledgeable bow technician in Colorado. We talk all things related to archery setups and dialing in your bow for western big game hunting. When chasing elk in unforgiving mountain terrain, your bow has to be bomb proof and Jake talks about the things we can do to prepare and to ensure our equipment doesn't fail in the field or let us down during the moment of truth. Elk and mule deer are bigger animals than your average whitetail and...

Duration:01:13:09

Southern Ground - Local Legends Series - Peter Updike

7/4/2019
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Part 3 of the Local Legends series was very special. On the line, Parker is talking with author, public land advocate, & Florida native, Peter Updike. Being raised around the Ocala National Forest, Peter started hunting at an early age. Parker and Peter discuss the early years of his hunting career, and the passion that he developed to chase whitetails around the public woods of Florida. It’s no secret that Florida is not known for it’s large deer population or for producing quality bucks....

Duration:01:06:30

N.F.C. - Epic Stories - The Perfect Season

7/2/2019
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2018 will go down as one of the most memorable hunting seasons for Eddie Johnson of Kansas. Eddie shares the story about chasing an absolute giant whitetail and finally getting an opportunity at the Boone & Crockett buck after chasing him for three straight weeks. Then, to put the cherry on top of an already dream season, he tells us the story of how his 5 year old son shot a beautiful buck on one of the coldest and snowiest days of the late season and the craziness that ensued after the...

Duration:01:06:04

Land & Legacy - Next Level Habitat - Shrubs

7/1/2019
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Time to step up the game of habitat! No more messing around, here are the nuts and bolts or foundation piece of land management to maximize the benefit for wildlife. Shrubs play a critical role in offering benefit on the landscape 24/7 or 365 days a year. Trees and grasses tend to get the glory when it comes to habitat management, but we forgot about the middle ground. Shrubs come into play for non-game birds, game birds, rabbits, grouse, quail, turkey, whitetail deer, and more. Shrub...

Duration:00:56:01