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From the Pages of Minnesota Outdoor News Podcasts

Long Show: Important announcements

Full show this week kicks off with discussion about ice conditions on destinations like Upper Red Lake and the latest updates on deer hunting harvest in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Host and Managing Editor Rob Drieslein and Editor Tim…

Daily Update: A CWD first?

Chronic wasting disease suspected for the first time in a wild deer in the Bemidji area.

Long Show: Midterms and natural resources

Kicking off this week’s broadcast, host and Managing Editor Rob Drieslein and Editor Tim Spielman recap the midterm elections and what they mean for natural resources laws and policy-making in Minnesota for the next couple of years. Then,…

Daily Update: Decoying geese

When you're duck hunting, is it possible to get geese to come into your decoy spread simply by calling them with a goose call?


The Great Northeast Podcasts

Great Northeast Podcast: Mobile deer hunting

  Podcast host Dan Ladd flys solo in this episode covering boots-on-the-ground deer hunting tactics. Dan delves into making deer drives and discusses strategies for groups large and small, including how much noise to make (or not), playing…

Great Northeast Podcast: Turkey talk with Mike Joyner 

New York Outdoor News Editor Dan Ladd welcomes Mike Joyner from the Turkey Talk Blog (www.turkey-talk.com) for a discussion on hunting fall turkeys. Mike talks about strategies for finding fall birds, focusing on gobblers rather than hens, and…

The Great Northeast Podcast: Buck talk with Todd Mead

It’s time to talk whitetails and New York Outdoor News Editor Dan Ladd digs into the archives and pulls out a Facebook Live interview from a year ago with author, blogger and New York Outdoor News contributing writer…

Great Northeast Podcast: Wildlife corridors

Erin Bachmeier, of Penn-Environment, talks with host Dan Ladd about Pennsylvania’s wildlife corridor program, including pending legislation that, if approved, would provide funding that would help fish and wildlife avoid conflicts with humans, including on roadways. Bachmeier talks…

The Great Northeast Podcast: Bearly speaking

  New York Outdoor News editor Dan Ladd welcomes Adirondack bear hunter Ben “the bear man” Gadway, who is just coming off another summer of tracking black bears in the Adirondacks with his dogs. Ben talks about what…

The Great Northeast Podcast: Ruffed Grouse Society

New York Outdoor News editor Dan Ladd welcomes Todd Waldron and Nate Kennedy from the Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society. Kennedy, who is the Northeast Region engagement coordinator for RGS, talks about the progress the organization…

The Great Northeast Podcast - August 17, 2022

In this, the debut episode, NYODN editor Dan Ladd interviews retired editor Steve Piatt. Steve talks about his busy retirement schedule and his days with NYODN. He also touches on traveling for hunting and fishing trips, Pennsylvania elk and Lake Erie walleye fishing.

From the Pages of Wisconsin Outdoor News Podcasts

Daily Update: Wolf plan

Proposed state wolf management plan is now available – and here's how you can comment.

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