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Dive deep into the world of whitetails with leading expert Mark Kenyon. Each weekly episode covers specific and actionable strategies for the next generation of whitetail hunting addicts. Get your fix through the stories of Mark’s learning experiences as a whitetail hunter and valuable insights prov…

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    Ep. 485: How Playing Favorites with Certain Hunting Styles Can Make You More Successful on Whitetails, With Tyler Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 116:21

    On today's show, Tyler Jones discusses what it takes for him to find success on public land whitetails - whether he is hunting his home state of Texas or on the road as a nonresident.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 484: Rut Fresh Radio 11/24/2021 - Avoiding Orange Armies

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 29:49

    This is the 11/24/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from West Virginia, Montana, Georgia, and Missouri. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  How to Kill a Big Buck at the End of the Rut – Tony Peterson 10 Natural Food Sources Every Deer Hunter Should Know – Mark Kenyon Caliber Battle: .308 Win. vs. .270 Win. – Jordan Sillars How to Kill a Buck in Late November – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 483: Foundations - Wrapping up the General Firearm Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 18:05

    This week on Wired To Hunt Foundations, Tony discusses the dismal—but not only entirely hopeless—outlook for hunters still holding unfilled tags as the general gun season winds down. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 482: Success Stories From "One Week in November"

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 93:06


    This week on the show, I'm joined by Tony Peterson and Spencer Neuharth to break down the strategies and philosophies that led to their four recent big buck kills during the filming of our new whitetail series, "One Week in November," which you can watch episode one of here. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 481: Rut Fresh Radio 11/17/2021 - Hunting the Whitetail Lockdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 31:57

    This is the 11/17/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Illinois, Texas, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  How to E-Scout for the Rut – Tony Peterson What I've Learned Watching Deer Have Sex – Mark Kenyon How to Pull Off an ‘Almost' All-Day Rut Hunt – Tony Hansen What is the Whitetail Lockdown? – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 480: Foundations - Gun Hunt Like a Bowhunter to Kill More Bucks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 18:43

    Today's Wired To Hunt Foundation's show is all about getting into the cover during the general firearms season to hunt like a bowhunter, or at least not like all of your gun-toting competition. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 479: Day-After Analysis of a Whitetail Rut-cation

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 109:10


     This week on the show I'm running solo as I break down my recent 7 day rut hunt in Iowa, analyzing step by step all of my decisions, successes, and mistakes.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 478: Rut Fresh Radio 11/10/2021 - Spencer Kills Two Bucks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 36:13

    This is the 11/10/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Iowa, South Carolina, Ohio, and North Dakota. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  Why Transitions Are the Perfect Rut Setups – Alex Gyllstrom Can You Burn Out a Rut Stand? – Dylan Tramp How to Kill a Pressured Buck During the Rut – Tony Peterson What is the Whitetail Lockdown? – Mark Kenyon Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 477: Foundations - The Beginning of the Rut Grind

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 19:57

    On today's show, Tony explores the reality of when the rut starts to taper off, but you're still chasing that grip-and-grin glory by grinding it out every chance you can. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 476: The Rut Hunting Mistakes We All Make (How to Avoid Them), with Alex Gyllstrom

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 80:14

    On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson talks with Alex Gyllstrom. They discuss Alex's strategy for staying mobile and keeping a positive attitude during the rut. Alex also addresses many of the common mistakes bowhunters make while hunting through the best weeks of November.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 475: RutFresh Radio 11/3/2021 - The Best Time of the Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 35:17

    This is the 11/3/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Kentucky, Colorado, Minnesota, and Arkansas. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  3 Unconventional Whitetail Rut Hunting Tactics – Dylan Tramp How to Hunt the Whitetail Rut in Big Woods – Beau Martonik (this article will publish tomorrow, please link it then) What is the Best Day of the Whitetail Rut? – Spencer Neuharth  The Rules of the Whitetail Rut – Mark Kenyon  Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 474: Foundations - Mastering the Best Part of the Rut

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 19:46

    There is no better week for most deer hunters than the second week of November, but it's still not an easy proposition for a lot of us. This is the crux of this week's show, where Tony lays out the case for how exactly to make the most of each day of the rut. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 473: Bill Winke's Evolving Approach to the Whitetail Rut

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 81:38


    This week on the show, I'm joined by legendary whitetail bowhunter Bill Winke to discuss his best practices for hunting the whitetail rut and how his approach has evolved in recent years as he's shifted from hunting his own properties to new, unmanaged ground. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 472: Rut Fresh Radio 10/27/2021 - The Rutting Moon

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 42:02

    This is the 10/27/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Kansas, New Jersey, Mississippi, and Indiana. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  What You Need to Know About the 2021 Rutting Moon – Mark Kenyon This Strategy Will Help You Kill More Rutting Bucks – Alex Gyllstrom The Pros and Cons of Rubber Boots for Archery Hunting – Beau Martonik 3 Reasons Hunters Fail During the Rut – Tony Peterson Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 471: Foundations - Rut Timing Realities

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 19:05

    Today's show is dedicated to playing a pre-rut and rut strategy according to exactly what day it is, and just what your in-field observations are telling you about the timing of the breeding season. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 470: How the Right Rut Mindset Helps You Kill More Bucks with Brodie Swisher

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 88:27

    This week on the show, guest host Tony Peterson talks to Brodie Swisher. They discus Brodie's strategies for calling during the pre-rut, grinding out long days during the heart of the breeding season, and why Brody never misses a sunrise in the November woods. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 469: Rut Fresh Radio 10/20/2021 - Biggest Buck in Rut Fresh History

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 37:06

    This is the 10/20/21 episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Iowa, Tennessee, Michigan, and Louisiana. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles from Wired To Hunt:  How to Rattle in a Buck on Public Land – John Eberhart The Land Feature Too Many Deer Hunters Ignore – Beau Martonik How to Sight in a Bow in 25 Minutes – Tony Hansen How Adam Hays Finds the Biggest Buck on a Property – Emily Kantner Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 468: Foundations - Don't Jump the Gun on the Rut

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 18:20

    On today's episode of Wired To Hunt Foundations, Tony explores a topic that gets a lot of bowhunters into trouble—thinking that the rut is going to happen long before it actually does. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 467: Building a Ground Game for Whitetails with Travis Glassman

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 115:42


    Today on the show, we're joined by Kansas bowhunter Travis Glassman for a deep-dive on ground hunting tactics for whitetails, including using natural and pop-up blinds, spot-and-stalking, and aggressive silhouette decoy plays. AND, as a special bonus, Dan Johnson of Nine Finger Chronicles joins me for a quick introductory conversation covering our hopes and plans for the 2021 hunting season. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 466: Rut Fresh Radio 10/13/2021 - October Optimism

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 43:37

    This is 2021's seventh episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from South Dakota, New York, Alabama, and Illinois. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles:  How to Make a Horizontal Rub – Mark Kenyon 3 Places to Kill a Buck During the October Lull – Alex Gyllstrom How to Deer Hunt a Staging Area – Tony Peterson How to Kill a Buck in October – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 465: Foundations - Hunt the Right Scrapes, Right Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 18:14

    Scrape hunting is often thought of as being a worthwhile strategy from the bow opener until the rut winds down, but on today's episode, Tony explains why your best bet for killing a buck on a scrape is actually in mid-October. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 464: Finding Whitetails Fast with Levi Morgan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 89:04


    Today on the show, we're joined by world champion archery and bowhunter Levi Morgan to break down his techniques and practices for finding, scouting and hunting whitetails when time is short. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 463: Rut Fresh Radio 10/6/2021 - Beating the October Lull

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 36:28

    This is 2021's sixth episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Oklahoma. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles:  How to Make a Horizontal Rub – Mark Kenyon 3 Places to Kill a Buck During the October Lull – Alex Gyllstrom How to Deer Hunt a Staging Area – Tony Peterson How to Kill a Buck in October – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 462: Staging Areas and Overlooked Whitetail Hotspots

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 19:03

    On today's episode, Tony discusses his strategy for figuring out where the bucks relocate to after a couple of weeks of hunting pressure ushers them into survival mode. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 461: The Art of the "Whitetail Pivot" with Jared Shaffer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 92:30


    Today on the show, we're joined by DIY West Virginia bowhunter Jared Shaffer to explore the art and science of making quick adjustments and hard pivots in strategy when chasing whitetails. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 460: Rut Fresh Radio 9/29/2021 - Opening Day Mentality

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 35:23

    This is 2021's fifth episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Georgia, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Ohio. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. For more content that's relevant right now, check out these articles:  How to Deer Hunt Standing Corn – John Eberhart Everything I Use on DIY, Out-of-State Deer Hunts – Mark Kenyon A Guaranteed Way to Ruin Any Deer Hunt – Tony Peterson The Truth About Frontal Shots on Deer – Dylan Tramp Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 459: Foundations - The Dying Gasp of Summertime Patterns

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 18:35

    On today's show, Tony breaks down what to do when you're unsuccessful on the opener and are now considering laying low unit the rut looms closer. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 458: Secrets to Finding October Whitetails on Pressured Ground, with Zach Fleer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 98:56


    On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson talk to Zach Fleer. They discusses not only why Zach loves hunting public ground in his home state of Missouri, but also how he goes about finding deer concentrations during the first couple weeks of October.  Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 457: Rut Fresh Radio 9/22/2021 - Buck Movement in Rain

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 35:29

    This is 2021's fourth episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Minnesota, Florida, Montana, and Wisconsin. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more.If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: Best Food Sources for Big Woods Whitetails – Beau Martonik How to Kill a Buck in High Wind – Tony Peterson Why September is the Best Month to Hunt Scrapes – Tony Hansen Should You Deer Hunt in the Rain? – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 456: Foundations - Seeking That Opening Week Glory

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 18:14

    Today on the show, Tony discusses the dos and don'ts of opening week, and breaks down how hunters should work off of their summer scouting, but also be open to fresh sign and what it tells us. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 455: Dissecting September Success and Failure with Clay Newcomb, Josh Hillyard, and Justin Michau

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 123:30

    Today on the show, we're dissecting two unique September whitetail hunts -- my public land hunt in the western US, and Clay Newcomb's on private land in Canada -- with the goal of understanding what we did right, what we did wrong, and what we can all learn from these experiences. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 454: Rut FreshRadio 9/15/21 - The September Shift

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 34:57

    This is 2021's third episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. This week he talks to whitetailers from Kentucky, North Dakota, Virginia, and Wyoming. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: How Mark Drury Predicts Buck Movement Based on Wind – Emily Kantner How to Deer Hunt Big Tracts of Public Land – Tony Peterson How to Set Up a Ground Blind that Won't Spook Deer – Mark Kenyon Connect with Spencer and MeatEater Spencer on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 453: Foundations - Big Buck Setups on Moving Water

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 20:10

    On today's episode, Tony talks about his favorite kind of landscape feature -- moving water. Nothing forces deer movement more if you know how to use it, which is the topic of this whole show. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 452: Perfecting the Run-N-Gun Whitetail Strategy with Greg Godfrey

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 86:11

    Today on the show we're diving in to all things run-n-gun whitetails - including advice on the most important qualities in mobile gear, different ascent systems, how to become more quiet and efficient, scouting on the fly, and picking the right tree. Joining us is Greg Godfrey of Tethrd Nation, a diehard mobile bowhunter and saddle hunting fanatic. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 451: Rut Fresh Radio 9/8/21 - Four Dead Bucks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 38:23


    This is 2021's second episode of Rut Fresh Radio! In each show, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: How to Find Bucks After They Shed Velvet How Volume Hunting Could Save Your Season 4 Tools Every Bowhunter Should Own The Best Way to Get Bucks on Trail Cam Without Bait Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 450: Foundations - Standing Water Whitetails and the H20 Connection

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 18:19

    On today's show, Tony discusses some of his favorite strategies for finding secluded seeps, ponds and cattle tanks, as well as how he hunts them. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 449: Master September with Shawn Luchtel, Dave Skinner, Brennan Nading, and Greg Godfrey

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 100:46


    This week on the show, I'm joined by Shawn Luchtel, Dave Skinner, Brennan Nading, and Greg Godfrey, as we discuss what it takes to make the most out of early season opportunities. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 448: Rut Fresh Radio 9/1/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 35:35


    Today on the show, Rut Fresh returns for its sixth season! In each episode, Spencer interviews hunters across the country to get the latest intel on whitetail buck movement. They discuss trends like weather patterns, moon phases, crop status, hunting pressure, sign making, and more. If you want more content that's relevant for hunters right now, check out these articles: How to Kill an Early-Season Buck in the Morning The Best Setups for Killing a Velvet Buck How to Kill a Whitetail Buck on Opening Day How to Kill a Whitetail Buck Hunting Water 3 Mods That Will Improve Your Mobile Setup How to E-Scout Big Woods for Whitetails The Best Archery Advice I've Ever Gotten How to Chum Whitetails Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 447: The Last Essential Work of the Pre-Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 18:37

    On today's show, Tony breaks down the reality of the kind of work that we should have totally squared away in the immediate pre-season, and what to do if you don't feel like you're ready for the opener.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 446: Chasing Public Whitetails from South to North with Tyler Jones and KC Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 93:39

    Today on the show I'm joined by Texas bowhunters Tyler Jones and KC Smith, from The Element, to discuss their experiences hunting public land whitetails from their homes in the South all the way up to the Midwest and Great Plains. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 445: Foundations - Evaluating Your Whitetail Ambush Options

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 19:44

    On today's episode, Tony discusses the stands that we should all have up by now if we have the option to pre-set sites. He also explains what to do if you're a saddle hunter, or if you hunt public land and can't get your stands up ahead of the season. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 444: What Would Zach Ferenbaugh Do?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 109:58

    This week on the show, we're running public land bowhunting specialist Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public through the "What Would You Do?" gauntlet, posing him a series of challenging deer hunting scenarios to see exactly how he'd handle them. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 443: Foundations - Do You Need More Boots-On-The-Ground Scouting?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 17:22

    Today's episode is all about whitetail self-reflection, and whether there is still scouting or treestand work that needs to be done as we creep ever closer to opening day.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 442: What Would Adam Hays Do?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 104:59

    This week on the show, we're running big buck bowhunting specialist Adam Hays, of Team 200, through the "What Would You Do?" gauntlet - posing him a series of challenging deer hunting scenarios to see exactly how he'd handle them. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 441: Foundations - Treat Whitetail Glassing Sessions Like a Rifle Hunt

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 18:45

    On today's show, Tony goes further into the topic of long-range glassing to describe his favorite strategy for laying eyes on bachelor groups that live on pressured ground.  Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 440: What Would Michael Hunsucker Do? (And BONUS Conservation News!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 121:00


    This week on the show, we've got a two-parter. In part one, we're joined by John Gale of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers to discuss one of the most substantial and exciting new pieces of wildlife conservation legislation to be proposed in decades, the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. Then, we chat with Mike Hunsucker of Heartland Bowhunter to see how he'd handle our gauntlet of difficult hypothetical deer hunting situations. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Ep. 439: Foundations - The Long Lost Art of Long-Range Glassing

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 19:33

    On today's show, Tony makes the case for dusting off your binos and spotting scope to glass summertime bucks like we used to before trail cameras became so popular. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 438: How to Get Your Head in the Whitetail Game, with Tim Kent

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 98:14

    On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson talks with New York bowhunter Tim Kent. They discuss how Tim has changed his mental and physical strategies over time to not only fall deeper in love with whitetail hunting, but to stay focused throughout the entirety of the season. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 437: Foundations - Trail Camera Recon Realities

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 22:49

    On today's show, Tony explores the various scenarios we all deal with when it comes to summertime trail camera images and how to stay the course, or adapt to new information as it comes to you. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 436: What Would Jeff Sturgis Do?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 109:57

    This week on the show, I'm joined by Jeff Sturgis of Whitetail Habitat Solutions to run him through a series of challenging hypothetical deer hunting scenarios and see how he'd handle them. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ep. 435: Foundations - Developing a Whitetail Grocery List

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 20:09

    On today's episode, Tony explains why the mid-summer months are a great time to start inventorying available food sources on your deer ground. Connect with Wired To Hunt and MeatEater Tony Peterson on Instagram MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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