Robbie Smith, Sporting Arts Director at Leland Little Auctions and North Carolina decoy collector, joins the podcast with host, Katie Burke, to discuss his journey into waterfowling and collecting North Carolina decoys. The two discuss the importance of mentorship and friendships when beginning your collecting career. Robbie talks about his interest in carvers like James Best and Malachi Waterfield and why their work speaks to him. He also speaks on the insurgence of North Carolina decoys on the market in the last 10 years. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Retired DU Chief Scientist, Dr. Tom Moorman, and DU Canada's Dr. Scott Stephens join the podcast to provide an informative and entertaining recap of recent hunting exploits on the Canadian prairies. “Dry” remains the operative word, yielding low hunting success, scattered ducks, and interesting observations. Dr. Stephens also shares insights from his experimentation with a new decoy tactic…enter the “song dog!” www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by the greatest waterfowl hunter to ever guide for Stanfield Hunting Outfitters, Dave Reese. Dave and his brother Steve have taken over the iconic Randy Bartz Flagman product line and have begun making improvements to the revolutionary concept that Randy came up with years ago. The guys join Dave in the duck blind so we get real time commentary from one of the best to ever do it, they discuss Dave's vision for the future of Flagman Legacy Products, how the migration has been for Dave in Minnesota so far, they look back on Dave's time in Texas and at some of the better pranks that were pulled during that time.
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Congressman Ronny Jackson. Ronny represents the 13th Congressional District for the state of Texas, he is a retired Navy Admiral and former White House Physician. The guys discuss the disastrous policies that have been put into place under the Biden administration, the Department of Justice targeting school board meetings, the United States exit from Afghanistan, and his plans to take back America once Republicans have regained the House of Representatives in 2022.
Former collegiate footballer and current USFWS waterfowl ecologist, Dr. Heath Hagy, joins Dr. Mike Brasher on the DU Podcast to discuss his role in helping the USFWS Refuge System meet habitat needs of waterfowl in the southeastern U.S. What is the role of sanctuary, why are crops grown on Refuges, how are Refuge priorities set, what are the Refuges greatest challenges, and much more, all in one episode! www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Todays episode is all over the place. We talk about dove hunting, squirrel hunting, YouTube and so much more. Josh tells his story about camping over the weekend and doing some squirrel hunting. We then dive into the hot topic. YouTube hunting content creators were getting demonetized and causing some concern. In this episode Josh gives his point of view on the subject. Get more episodes on Patreon here: 10% off Motion Ducks with the code OUTDOORLIMITS TETRA: Choke tubes we use: Dirty Duck Coffee 20% off with code Outdoorlimits20:
APEX Ammunition hit the market in the turkey woods several years back, but the owners had a vision to move these high-performance loads into the waterfowling community. APEX Ammunition CEO Jason Lonsberry joins host Chris Jennings on the DU Podcast to talk about their multiple ammunition offerings for duck and goose hunters, and the pair discuss the technical aspects of TSS, blends, and APEX's S3 Steel loads. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
In this episode of the Midwest Flyways Podcast, Joey and Cal talk about duck hunting opener here in MN, and how our first day of the season got going! They also break down some funny stories and some sketchy trips they've taken. If you aren't using OnX Hunt please start; and use promo code MWF20 for 20% off your membership. If you're in the Midwest check out Kwik Trip, the only gas station worth stopping at! If you have a weird obsession with old Camo, or new Camo like we do then check out CamoRetro. Do us a favor and leave a quick rating of 5 stars! Don't forget to /SHOP
Colin McNair, decoy specialist at Copley Fine Art Auctions, returns to the show to chat with host Katie Burke about the last year of auctions and health of the decoy market. Katie and Colin also express their excitement for the return of decoys shows and the reuniting of the decoy community. They speak on the difference between the silent bidder and the social one and how they both play important roles in the wealth of collectible decoys. Please subscribe, rate, and review the DU Podcast and contact the DU Podcast via email at DUPodcast@ducks.org with recommendations or questions. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Following an epic blue-winged teal hunt in Chambers County, Texas, Ramsey visits with Mr. Gene Campbell at Oyster Bayou Hunting Club. Gene's observations are based on more than a half-century of duck hunting and managing habitat in this fabled region. While good deal of their discussion pivots around habitat management practices (both moist-soil and submerged aquatics)--and y'all will want to hear this-- other topics include blue-winged teal migrational status, avian influenza, black-bellied and fulvous whistling ducks, bag limits, sanctuary and more. A legendary figure in Southeast Texas waterfowling, Gene's insights are invaluably timely. Please subscribe, rate and review Duck Season Somewhere podcast. Share your favorite episodes with friends! Business inquiries and comments contact Ramsey Russell email@example.com Podcast Sponsors: BOSS Shotshells Benelli Shotguns Kanati Waterfowl Taxidermy GunDog Outdoors Mojo Outdoors Tom Beckbe Flash Back Decoys GetDucks USHuntList It's really duck season somewhere for 365 days per year. Follow Ramsey Russell's worldwide duck hunting adventures as he chases real duck hunting experiences all year long: Instagram @ramseyrussellgetducks YouTube @GetDucks Facebook @GetDucks.com
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Tony Stanfield to give their predictions for Thursday Night Game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Seattle Seahawks. Plus, Jeff reads an email from a North Dakota farmer with some tips on how to get permission to waterfowl hunt.
Waterfowl guides hunt every day, they've seen it all. John Pollmann, DU Magazine freelance contributor, joins Chris Jennings to talk about learning special tips and tactics from lifelong waterfowl guides. Pollmann goes into detail about specific tactics some guides use to decoy ducks and geese, as well as sharing some personal stories about hunting with guides. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by the "Python Cowboy" Trapper Mike. Mike hunts in the Florida Everglades for the invasive Burmese Python and Iguana. The guys discuss Mike's fight with a 17' 7" python, his Iguana hunting dog Otto, and the wildest thing he's stumbled upon in the Everglades.
Listen in this week as @dr_duck and @thefowlhunter sit down with Luke Naylor, Waterfowl Program Coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for the second segment of our two-part conversation. We talk everything from moving water in the great greet tree reservoirs of Arkansas to regulations. Be sure to subscribe and rate the podcast and follow the Dr Duck journey all season long on Realtree Outdoors' 365 and social media #enjoythejourney
Last summer, Chêne Gear announced their new waders. Rumors spread throughout the industry about these new waders. Jeff Jones, Chief Product Officer for Chêne Gear joins host Chris Jennings to talk about this exciting new product for waterfowlers. Jones and Jennings get into the weeds about the technical aspects of these new waders and much more. Please subscribe, rate, and review the DU Podcast and contact the DU Podcast via email at DUPodcast@ducks.org with recommendations or questions. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by the owners of Split Reed, a website devoted to delivering premium waterfowl content, Nick Costas and Duncan MacLeod. Nick and Duncan are in Canada waterfowl hunting so the guys discuss how the hunting as been for duo thus far, and how they are managing Split Reed from a different country.
Intense drought and constrained water supplies are causing unprecedented dry conditions in the Klamath Basin in 2021, resulting in minimal habitat for fall migrating waterfowl. DU regional biologists Amelia Raquel and Chris Colson provide an update on the dire conditions, but look forward with optimism to partner-drive solutions and silver linings emerging from the drought. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Season 3 - Episode 4 Fishing Saturday still for walleyes in 80-degree weather in October Best Ways to troll for walleyes…..DEEP Tales from the Chub Tank Finale of the Season Best times to fish for creek chubs Mille Lacs Minute - September 16 - November 30, possession limit is one walleye between 21-23 inches or one fish longer than 28 inches. All other walleye must be immediately released. What's more annoying than trolls on your classified? Headlines TX Outfitter's Business Getting Ruined by Illegal Immigrants https://news.yahoo.com/border-landowner-20-000-acre-205500685.html Purple Paint Now Able to Replace Posted Signs in Pennsylvania https://www.timesonline.com/story/news/2021/09/27/pa-hunters-reminded-follow-purple-paint-laws-during-hunting-season/5885241001/ South Dakota Introducing 3-Duck Limit of any Species or Sex https://www.thepublicopinion.com/story/news/2021/09/17/explaining-south-dakotas-new-three-duck-hunting-license-option/8380270002/ 2nd Half Goose Calls - Short Reed vs. Flute Best Way to Learn to Blow a Goose Call? How thick is the ice on Lake Audubon? Best bibs for all around usage - both hunting & fishing Best Camo Pattern of All Time? Best crockpot recipes for waterfowl revisited Cocoa Pebbles vs. Fruity Pebbles - The final debate
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by one of Zach Shaver's lifelong friends, Riley Rodriquez. Riley is a personal trainer in Abilene, Texas, and owns his own clothing line, "Heathen Training". He is one of the funniest individuals to ever hang around The Big Honker Lodge. They discuss all the hell Zach and Riley raised from high school to their adult lives, and what drove Riley to healthier lifestyle.
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by the winner of Wisconsin State Goose Calling Contest, Chance Wadsworth. The guys discuss Chance's aspirations of furthering his competition calling career and how goose season is going in Wisconsin.
Green-winged teal are the smallest of our North American dabbling ducks with a short neck and small bill. Dr. Mike Brasher and Chris Jennings go into the details about this fascinating species. The pair discuss the species' breeding habits, migrating, and wintering distribution. Prized by hunters for their abundance and as table fare, there's a lot to learn about Green-wings. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Listen on Spotify * Apple Podcasts * iHeartRadio * Pandora * Amazon Podcasts New reviews, Meateater weighs in on RHA’s, and more, plus we’re joined by Cameron Bissell as he recounts his first duck hunt and asks us the questions every new waterfowler would have! Sign up for the All Florida e-mail list – AllFla.org Go to Patreon and become a friend of the show OFFICIALLY here! E-mail Fletcher with Hallett Insurance to get your quote! Double the “L’s” and Double the “T’s” Follow Cast and Blast Florida: Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Website Want to experience a world class duck hunt or fishing charter? E-mail Travis to book today . . . Connect with the gang on social media: Travis Thompson – @travisthompson – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Nathan Henderson – @nhenderson77 – Instagram – Twitter – Facebook Emily Thompson – @lovedaloca – Instagram
On this episode Garrett and Nate sit back and discuss how the early season has went so far and what all has taken place. From recapping hunts, the struggles of getting permission, the decoy trailer and how its been working out so far.
Boudin is a south Louisiana cultural staple and everyone has their favorites. Find fresh-made boudin and you'll find all kinds of uniquely south Louisiana pork delicacies for which the region is truly famous. What is cajun boudin and how does it differ from place to place? How'd it become so deeply rooted in Louisiana culture? Where'd the recipe for one of Ramsey's favorites originate and why's it different than some others? How much boudin sausage is made daily in this rural farming community? What's the best way to prepare it at home? What other parts of the pig are eaten? Roger Laughlin owns Mr. T's in Elton, Louisiana. Following a blue-winged teal hunt, he tells Ramsey about the making of boudin, other smoked meats and favorite duck recipes, sharing an authentic taste of south Louisiana's culture. Question to listeners: who makes your favorite Louisiana boudin? Please subscribe, rate and review Duck Season Somewhere podcast. Share your favorite episodes with friends! Business inquiries and comments contact Ramsey Russell firstname.lastname@example.org Podcast Sponsors: BOSS Shotshells Benelli Shotguns Kanati Waterfowl Taxidermy GunDog Outdoors Mojo Outdoors Tom Beckbe Flash Back Decoys GetDucks USHuntList It's really duck season somewhere for 365 days per year. Follow Ramsey Russell's worldwide duck hunting adventures as he chases real duck hunting experiences all year long: Instagram @ramseyrussellgetducks YouTube @GetDucks Facebook @GetDucks.com
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Sponsored by Flyway Media National Walleye Tour - Going Into Final Day Mille Lacs Minute - Until November 30, the possession limit is one walleye between 21-23 inches or one fish longer than 28 inches. All other walleyes must be immediately released. Waterfowl Opener in 2 Days Can you Field Hunt Ducks without Spinners? Are Duck Decoys Necessary in Fields? Do Temporary Wetlands Exist This Year? No Waders? Snow Goose Hatch Sounds Amazing 2nd Half EHD So Bad in Some Areas that Tags are Being Refunded How Much Ice On Lake Audubon? Final Month or Two of Fishing Ahead Fishing Monday - Jig Raps & Chubs Salmon Going Shallow - Shore Fishermen Time Tales from the Chub Tank Headlines Idaho Hunter Who Disappeared 53 Years Ago Has His Remains Found https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/remains-idaho-hunter-missing-53-years-found-another-hunter-n1279890 Man Shot While Elk Hunting by Another Hunter https://www.pennlive.com/crime/2021/09/pa-hunter-arrested-after-fatally-shooting-man-while-elk-hunting-police.html 6 Native Tribes Sue Wisconsin Over Wolf Hunt https://www.foxnews.com/us/6-tribes-sue-wisconsin-to-stop-november-wolf-hunt Blind Bags - What to Look For? Battle of the Tacos - Which Fast Food is Best?
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by University of Oklahoma meteorology student and avid waterfowl hunter, Daniel Carter. The guys look at the models for this coming winter and speculate on the weather pattern we will see in the United States, and Daniel tells of his passion for chasing ducks, geese, and tornadoes.
Free spirit Tori Loomis grew up across the river from historical Natchez, Mississippi, where she now lives, plying her trade and paying her dues in the service industry. Formally trained in culinary arts, her lifestyle is an immersive combination of art, food and nature. How did culinary arts school conflict with her upbringings, and what valuable skillsets did she walk away with? What's her connection to food, what human connections influenced her? How does eating engage all of our senses? How is cooking as artform, and how does hunting inspire her? How are recipes as instinctual as art? Walking Ramsey through her recipes used preparing lunch, Loomis ties it all together perfectly. Great meals pay tribute to hunting and to the game hunted. As hunting season nears, the gatherin' girl Tori Loomis shares her craft in a way we can all sink our teeth into it. Bon appétit. Please subscribe, rate and review Duck Season Somewhere podcast. Share your favorite episodes with friends! Business inquiries and comments contact Ramsey Russell email@example.com Podcast Sponsors: BOSS Shotshells Benelli Shotguns Kanati Waterfowl Taxidermy GunDog Outdoors Mojo Outdoors Tom Beckbe Flash Back Decoys GetDucks USHuntList It's really duck season somewhere for 365 days per year. Follow Ramsey Russell's worldwide duck hunting adventures as he chases real duck hunting experiences all year long: Instagram @ramseyrussellgetducks YouTube @GetDucks Facebook @GetDucks.com
The Canadian Boreal Forest is an important breeding region for many species of ducks, but it is regularly influenced by wildfire and other disturbances. Moriah Tanguay, a master's student and DU Fellowship winner from the University of Saskatchewan, joins the podcast to discuss how her research is helping answer questions about how these disturbances may affect scaup and scoters, and what it means for DU conservation in the Boreal Forest. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Mark McBride of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission joins the podcast to introduce us to the diverse waterfowl and habitats of the Sunshine State. A wetland rich landscape, supporting numerous species of ducks and home to nearly 15,000 waterfowl hunters, Florida is not to be overlooked. Mark also shares an update on the 2021 early teal season and explains why their regulations differ from most other states. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Colter Barnes who was a contestant last season on the hit survivalist tv show, 'Alone'. Colter lasted 67 days in the wilderness of British Columbia before the production team pulled him for medical concerns. The guys discuss Colter's time on the show, what he would do differently to extend his stay, and what he learned about himself while out in the wild.
Long-time friend and Professional Hunter, Mike Currie, joins Ramsey for a fireside chat about South Africa wingshooting--and whole lots more! Africa hunting conjures images of stalking spiral-horned game animals or fending off charging lions. What was it really like growing up on a South African farm? When did Currie know he wanted to be a PH? What all goes into delivering South Africa hunting experiences? How does hunting the Cameroon jungle differ from South Africa, what is working with pygmies like, and how do pygmies estimate elephant tusk size when visibility is limited to scarcely more than only arm's length? A passionate and colorful storyteller, Currie portrays experiencing Real Africa in part one of this 2-part conversation. Related Topics: GetDucks South Africa Duck Hunting Combo Please subscribe, rate and review Duck Season Somewhere podcast. Share your favorite episodes with friends! Business inquiries and comments contact Ramsey Russell firstname.lastname@example.org Podcast Sponsors: BOSS Shotshells Benelli Shotguns Kanati Waterfowl Taxidermy GunDog Outdoors Mojo Outdoors Tom Beckbe Flash Back Decoys GetDucks USHuntList It's really duck season somewhere for 365 days per year. Follow Ramsey Russell's worldwide duck hunting adventures as he chases real duck hunting experiences all year long: Instagram @ramseyrussellgetducks YouTube @GetDucks Facebook @GetDucks.com
DU's Chief Policy Officer, Zach Hartman, offers an exciting overview of the important role that policy efforts play in helping DU achieve our waterfowl and wetland conservation mission. Despite the many challenges we faced in 2020 and 2021, the year was very successful from a policy perspective, with important wins in NAWCA, the Land and Water Conservation Funds, and numerous state-level issues. We also learn of the value of bi-partisan support for conservation and the role our volunteers play in making it happen. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by former Stanfield Hunting Outfitters waterfowl guide, Mikey Soberano. Mikey shares how he got a lifetime ban from Tinder, his experience guiding spring snow goose hunts, and they discuss his time at Stanfield Hunting Outfitters and what lessons he will take to his next guiding job.
Gary Zahm is a well-recognized waterfowl photographer. He's also a lifelong hunter, and a former California refuge manager for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Zahm remembers the early days of spinners—back before the Mojo Mallard. In this series on the spinning wing decoy controversy, Zahm's input is both insightful and nuanced.
It's that special time of year again, the September blue-winged teal season is underway. Following a typical teal hunt at their South Delta Mississippi camp, Ramsey Russell, Mr. Ian and Forrest remember hunts together from the past 20 years, discussing likes and dislikes about blue-winged teal hunting in a deep south flyway state. Ramsey starts his 2021-22 North American waterfowl tour next week, stay tuned for upcoming stories from the road. Please subscribe, rate and review Duck Season Somewhere podcast. Share your favorite episodes with friends! Business inquiries and comments contact Ramsey Russell email@example.com Podcast Sponsors: BOSS Shotshells Benelli Shotguns Kanati Waterfowl Taxidermy GunDog Outdoors Mojo Outdoors Tom Beckbe Flash Back Decoys GetDucks USHuntList It's really duck season somewhere for 365 days per year. Follow Ramsey Russell's worldwide duck hunting adventures as he chases real duck hunting experiences all year long: Instagram @ramseyrussellgetducks YouTube @GetDucks Facebook @GetDucks.com
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Oklahoma waterfowl hunter, Chris Kaiser. Chris works for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and he ducks around the same area. With the heavy influx of new hunters in Oklahoma, Chris has had to think outside the box and try new tactics to stay one step ahead wary birds and eager duck hunters.
Virginia Getz, DU's director of conservation programs for CA, NV, AZ, and HI, joins the DU Podcast for an in-depth discussion of how drought is impacting the Central Valley of California. Fewer acres of winter-flooded rice and less water for managed wetlands will provide fewer hunting opportunities and likely change waterfowl behaviors and movements. Listen in for updates and insights on what hunters need to know. www.ducks.org/DUPodcast
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by retired American professional race car driver, Rick Carelli. He is now the spotter for Erik Jones in the NASCAR Cup Series. The guys talk about Rick's mentality when racing, his near fatal crash in 1999, what it takes to become a professional race car driver, and how the sport has evolved since his racing days.
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by California waterfowl hunter, Dominic DeLucchi. Dominic's family own prime duck property in California that leads to extraordinary waterfowl hunting. The guys discuss the difficulty that comes with hunting in a liberal state, the lack of water in Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, and what they do on their property to ensure they have the best waterfowl season possible.
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by outdoor legend, Lee Kjos. Lee is one of the most well respected outdoor and waterfowl photographers in the nation. The guys discuss Lee's upcoming trips to chase ducks and geese in Canada this fall, Lee shares his thoughts on the drought in the Prairie Pothole Region and the impact that could have on this fall's waterfowl migration, and they look at the massive growth from Boss Shot Shells over the past three years and their new "Know Your Shot" initiative that challenges waterfowl hunters to take more ethical shots to cut down on the 3.5 million birds that go unrecovered each waterfowl season.
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by professional golfer and avid duck hunter, William Holcomb V. Will recently made headlines after he told a reporter his "three favorite things are Jesus, duck hunting, and golf - in that order." The guys discuss Will's journey to professional golf, his love for duck hunting, and what makes him special on the golf course.