We are riding back from our western shed hunting roadtrip and talking all about our adventures. From finding deer sheds, to seeing elk, Merriam's turkey, pronghorn antelope, to new states for exploration this episode covers everything that happened on our 5 day western shed hunting roadtrip. We are shed hunting Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas!
We are traveling west to Colorado for a 5 day shed hunting roadtrip. We are talking about our preparation and expectations for the trip. This is part one and will be followed by part two in five days when we are returning from our trip!
Today we are interviewing Brady Bradley, a habitat biologist for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Brady is in charge of making habitat management decision on wildlife management areas in southeast Arkansas and has a background in forestry. Brady tells us how he developed his career in the wildlife field, where he worked as a college student, and his current duties as a habitat biologist. We also discuss the importance and basic concepts of forest management for waterfowl.
This week we are talking about habitat management for turkeys. We will break down the year from a turkey's perspective and what different habitat components are necessary to provide high quality habitat for turkeys. Specifically we break down the difference between nesting and brooding cover and how managers can promote both of these cover types.
The last two days have been super exciting in the Mississippi and North Carolina turkey woods! On this episode we cover the story of Mark's North Carolina longbeard and Moriah's Mississippi double with his buddy Hearne. If you like turkey hunting this will be a good episode full of stories and insight!
This week we are explaining the basics of turkey hunting. Whether a first time hunter or young turkey hunter this podcast is made just for you. We go through all the details including basic equipment, calls, basic strategy, and a few classic turkey scenarios. But before we get started we need to talk about Moriah's recent turkey harvest!
We are wrapping up the Whitetail Shed Report series for the spring of 2019. For this last special episode we are talking to Evan Lawler in Missouri, Brady Bradley in Arkansas, and Kyle Sutton in Georgia. These guys have all had exceptional shed seasons and have a lot of strategy and wisdom to share!
This week we are talking prescribed fire again but this time we are going into even more depth. We cover lighting techniques and specific scenarios for them, burning food plots, burning in hills, firebreaks, how often to burn, and burn strategies for specific species. We hope this podcast improves your knowledge of prescribed fire and encourages you to use it to improve habitat quality on your property!
Prescribed fire is the most efficient and effective tool that land managers can use to improve habitat for wildlife species. On today's episode we are talking about fire and how specifically you can begin using it on your property! We start out talking about necessary equipment, site planning, fire weather, and eventually igniting a fire. This is a podcast you definitely will enjoy!
On this Whitetail Shed Report we here from Patrick Pederson in Minnesota, Doody Cook in West Virginia, and Seth Williams in Florida. We hear all about these guy's recent shed hunting experiences and their tips on shed hunting in their respectable areas. We wrap it all up with a Mississippi report and an outlook on the next month.