NDA Podcasts Get your deer hunting audio fix!

In July 2021, NDA launched two podcasts — Coffee & Deer and Deer Season 365. We are dedicated to bringing you the latest news and information in deer hunting and management through these podcasts. 

Coffee and Deer Podcast

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.

Deer Season 365 Podcast

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.

All Podcast Episodes

A History Lesson on the Progression of Archery Hunting with Jay McAninch

Sep 1, 2021 NDA Staff

Who better to give a history lesson on the progression of archery hunting than the man with more than 50 years of experience behind a bow and who was the leader of the Archery Trade…

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Does Culling Bucks Improve Antler Quality? A 13-Year Test With Donnie Draeger

Aug 25, 2021 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, Brian talks with Donnie Draeger, a wildlife biologist at the Comanche Ranch in Texas, about an intensive 13-year research project Donnie was involved in focused on…

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Beau Martonik on Finding Success Deer Hunting Rugged Public Land in the Northeast

Aug 18, 2021 NDA Staff

Who doesn’t like a big buck story, especially when it comes from a state not known for high-scoring deer? Beau Martonik, host of the East Meets West Podcast and writer for MeatEater joins Nick and…

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Food Plot Myths Busted: Why Your Clover Doesn’t Need Mowing and Brassicas Don’t Get Sweeter After a Frost

Aug 11, 2021 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast we are talking with Mark Turner, a PhD candidate at the University of Tennessee working under Dr. Craig Harper. Mark and Brian discuss some of the…

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Wildlife Biologist Greg Simons on His Texas State Record Mule Deer and Quality Deer Management

Aug 4, 2021 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Coffee and Deer podcast, Nick and “The Doctor” are joined by Greg Simons who shares the story of his Texas state record mule deer, and how Quality Deer Management practices…

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Cellular Trail-Cam Tips and Strategy for Deer Hunting Success With Mark Olis of Moultrie Mobile

Jul 28, 2021 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we’ll be talking with Mark Olis of Moultrie Mobile about the benefits of cellular trail-cameras, some tips for getting maximum performance from your cellular trail cams,…

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Outdoor Writer Josh Honeycutt on Big Deer Stories and Hunting Strategy

Jul 21, 2021 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Coffee and Deer podcast we are joined by outdoor writer and accomplished deer hunter Josh Honeycutt of Kentucky. Josh has written for more than 50 publications and has also been…

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Small Scale, Bow-Range Burning for Better Deer Hunting With Dr. Disturbance

Jul 14, 2021 NDA Staff

In this week’s episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we are talking with Dr. Marcus Lashley of the University of Florida Deer Lab about how small scale fires — or bow-range burning as he…

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