NDA’s Coffee and Deer

We’re not all habitat work all the time here at NDA. We know the importance of enjoying the fruits of your labor and that’s the primary focus of the Coffee and Deer podcast. The show is hosted by NDA President and CEO Nick Pinizzotto and his long-time hunting buddy and friend Mike Groman and focuses on hunting heritage and conservation policy. Nick and Mike are typically joined by expert guests — from NDA staff to outdoor writers to policymakers — to share hunting stories and discuss important conservation issues impacting deer and deer hunting. We hope you’ll join us for a fun and informative discussion over coffee about all things deer.


NDA’s Deer Season 365

For the serious deer hunter, deer season never ends. That’s why NDA’s Deer Season 365 podcast covers every aspect of deer hunting and deer management— from hunting strategy to deer biology and behavior to habitat improvement and more! Join us every-other-week as we talk with deer and habitat experts from all walks of life to bring you the latest in deer hunting and deer management information.


How to Hunt Deer

Welcome to the “How To Hunt Deer” podcast. This podcast series was designed to educate those who are interested in becoming deer hunters. We cover a variety of topics like where to find deer, how to choose your weapon, and how to process your harvest. All this information will help you be more comfortable and confident in the field while hunting deer. This podcast was created and produced by the National Deer Association and the Sportsmen’s Nation Podcast Network.


Full Episodes

The Ultimate Archery Deer Season Prep With Professional Archer Dan McCarthy

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we are discussing how to prepare your equipment and yourself for the upcoming archery deer season with professional archer Dan McCarthy. We dive into equipment prep, bow string maintenance and replacement, practice routines, and why competitive archery will make you a better bowhunter. If you love …

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Conservation, CWD, and Hunter Recruitment on the Family Farm With Doug Duren

Doug Duren is one of the most dedicated conservationists of our time. He’s an Aldo Leopold fan, and his passion for conservation led him to coining the catchy phrase, “It’s not ours, it’s just our turn.” He is a contributor to MeatEater and is a regular guest on the MeatEater podcast. Doug joins Nick and …

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You’re Managing Deer Sanctuaries All Wrong With Zack Vucurevich

This week we are talking with wildlife biologist Zack Vucurevich of Whetstone Habitat about deer sanctuary areas. We dive into best practices for choosing a location for, creating and maintaining sanctuary areas on your hunting property. Zack discusses some of the ways he often sees sanctuary areas mismanaged and how to avoid those common pitfalls. …

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The Modernizing Access to Our Public Land (MAPLand) Act With TRCP’s Joel Webster

Digital mapping and GPS technologies have revolutionized the ways in which sportsmen and women navigate public lands. By pinpointing a user’s real-time location on the landscape, handheld GPS units and smartphone applications allow hunters and anglers to know exactly where they stand relative to property boundaries and other key landmarks. Unfortunately, when it comes to public lands, …

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Planning Your First Out-of-State Deer Hunt With Mark Kenyon

On this week’s episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we’re talking with Mark Kenyon of Wired to Hunt and MeatEater about planning your first out-of-state deer hunt. We dive into choosing a state and specific hunting area, traveling on a budget, what gear to take and what to leave at home, as well as …

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