Hunt The Land
#112 - Answering Questions: Food Plots, Woods TP, Fighting The Chafe,  And Our Archaic Hunting Methods

#112 - Answering Questions: Food Plots, Woods TP, Fighting The Chafe, And Our Archaic Hunting Methods

September 9, 2020

We are answering listener questions on this show about various subjects around hunting like clover food plot establishment, deer sexual segregation, and of course...how we approach emergencies of the fecal kind while hunting.

#111 - Fall Food Plot Plantings

#111 - Fall Food Plot Plantings

September 4, 2020

This week we are discussing fall food plot plantings. Specifically we cover what you should plant, how tow plant it, and when to plant it.

#110 - Can We Accurately Age Deer? A Review Of Science

#110 - Can We Accurately Age Deer? A Review Of Science

August 26, 2020

How old is he? A common question after killing a buck or when deciding whether to shoot him. Today we are discussing the three most commonly used methods for aging deer: tooth wear and replacement, cementum annuli, and aging on the hoof. We share how these methods were developed and what the current body of scientific literature says about their accuracy. See cited papers below.

 

-Tooth Development and Wear as Criteria of Age in White-Tailed Deer

-Aging White-Tailed Deer by Tooth Replacement and Wear: A Critical Evaluation of a Time-Honored Technique

-Physical Characteristics for Age Estimation of Male White-tailed Deer in Southern Texas

-Accuracy and implications of visually estimating age of male white‐tailed deer using physical characteristics from photographs

#109 - Key Takeaways From Our Interview With Dr. Haus

#109 - Key Takeaways From Our Interview With Dr. Haus

August 20, 2020

We are unpacking the top points Dr. Haus made during our interview last week and applying them to our current hunting situations. If you haven't yet, listen to episode 108 prior, as we interview Dr. Jacob Haus about research he did on collared mature bucks on public hunting land!

#108 - Dr. Jacob Haus on Public Land Mature Buck Movement and Hunting

#108 - Dr. Jacob Haus on Public Land Mature Buck Movement and Hunting

August 11, 2020

Dr. Jacob Haus of Bemidji State University joins us to share findings from his graduate research on collared mature bucks on a public hunting area in Maryland. Jacob shares a wealth of knowledge through his observations of real world public land deer movement and answers such questions as why are some bucks so hard to kill? Do bucks choose travel routes based on wind direction? Do bucks bed in the same place repeatedly? Are some bucks unkillable?

# 107 - Michigan Pike Fishing and Bow Season Prep

# 107 - Michigan Pike Fishing and Bow Season Prep

August 6, 2020

This week we are catching up after several weeks away from our normal updates. Moriah shares the stories of his recent fishing trip to northern Michigan and Mark discusses his family farm hunting setups and recent work trip to the farm!

#106 - Deer Hunting 101 Short Course For New Hunters: PT2

#106 - Deer Hunting 101 Short Course For New Hunters: PT2

July 29, 2020

Our deer hunting 101 short course was designed for the first time deer hunter or someone interested in the sport. This is the second part of the two part series and we cover topics such as finding a place to hunt, picking a hunting spot, where to shoot a deer, recovering a deer after the shot, and processing venison.

#105 - Deer Hunting 101 Short Course For New Hunters: PT1

#105 - Deer Hunting 101 Short Course For New Hunters: PT1

July 21, 2020

This is an introductory course on the basics of deer hunting. Today we describe how state agencies manage hunting seasons, how you can become licensed to hunt, and what equipment you will need. Part two covers how you can find hunting spots, shot placement, and meat care.

#104 - Land Management: What Is Natural?

#104 - Land Management: What Is Natural?

July 17, 2020

As habitat managers we frequently make recommendations and choices based on providing habitat characteristics similar to "natural conditions." Today we discuss exactly what is natural across the East and whether this should change the way you approach management decisions on your property.

#103 - Favorite Fishing Trips, Research Memories, And Updates

#103 - Favorite Fishing Trips, Research Memories, And Updates

July 9, 2020

This week we are discussing our favorite types of fishing and fishing trips we would like to take in the future. We also discuss past memories from research and discuss Moriah's recent move to the midwest.

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