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

Dave Maas Talks Deer Hunting, His Writing Career, and Becoming an Outdoor Writer

Mar 29, 2023 NDA Staff

It’s hard to beat a good, old deer hunting story. Imagine sitting around a campfire with the drink of your choice in hand as you listen to this podcast episode with our guest, outdoor writer…

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Choosing the Perfect Hunting Pack With Zach Scheidegger and Joe Schroeder of ALPS Outdoorz

Mar 15, 2023 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Coffee and Deer podcast, we’re talking hunting packs and what to look for when buying a pack to match your hunting needs. Nick and The Doctor talk with Zach Scheidegger…

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The State of the Deer Address and NDA’s 2023 Deer Report With Kip Adams

Mar 8, 2023 Brian Grossman

In this week’s Deer Season 365 podcast episode, we discuss NDA’s recently released 2023 Deer Report with Kip Adams. Kip hits the highlights of the state-by-state harvest data, including buck and doe harvest, the age…

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Optics for Shed Hunting and Turkey Hunting with Mark Boardman of Vortex Optics

Mar 1, 2023 NDA Staff

Shed antler hunting season is upon us and turkey seasons are opening across the country, which makes this the perfect time to have Mark Boardman from Vortex Optics join the show. Nick and The Doctor…

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Life as a Professional Wildlife Photographer With Tes Jolly

Feb 22, 2023 NDA Staff

On this week’s episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we’re talking with professional wildlife photographer Tes Jolly of Alabama. Tes discusses how she developed her passion for hunting and wildlife photography, what being a…

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Learning All About Deer and Habitat Management Through NDA’s Deer Steward Program

Feb 15, 2023 Brian Grossman

The NDA Deer Steward Program is entering its 14th year of existence and it remains the only deer management certification program of its type in the country. In this episode, Nick and The Doctor are joined…

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Adult-Onset Deer Hunting and the Importance of Being a Hunting Mentor

Feb 8, 2023 NDA Staff

This week we talk with a relatively new deer hunter, Augusto Zimmermann. Augusto is from Brazil and didn’t grow up with a hunting background. Moving to Georgia after college, Augusto stumbled on NDA’s Field to…

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Avoiding Hunting Trip Disasters With Melissa Bachman of Winchester Deadly Passion

Feb 1, 2023 NDA Staff

Traveling out of the local area to hunt is steadily gaining in popularity. While going on a destination hunting trip can be exciting and rewarding, it can be equally frustrating and disappointing if hunters don’t…

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