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

Tips and Tools to Maximize Your Map Scouting With Andrew Maxwell

May 31, 2023 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we’re talking with Andrew Maxwell of The Southern Outdoorsmen podcast all about map scouting. Andrew dives into the various tools he uses to scout a new…

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The Importance of NDA Volunteers and How You Can Get Involved

May 24, 2023 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is blessed with dedicated volunteers and Branch leaders that help deliver our mission to serve as the guardian for wild deer, habit, and hunting. Still, most of our members are not…

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Part 2 of Our Food Plot Masterclass With Mark Turner

May 17, 2023 NDA Staff

In part two of our Food Plot Masterclass, we are once again talking with Mark Turner of the University of Tennessee about food plots. Mark discusses species selection, annuals vs. perennials, understanding seed labels, summer…

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Using Dogs to Detect CWD With Brenna Babiy of Penn Vet’s Wildlife Futures Program

May 10, 2023 NDA Staff

Dogs are remarkable. They’re much more than just “man’s best friend.” When trained, dogs can help humans with a long list of tasks ranging from finding bombs and drugs to searching for lost people, detecting…

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A Deep Dive Into Forage Soybean Varieties for Food Plots With Dr. Luke Macaulay

May 3, 2023 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we’re talking with Dr. Luke Macaulay, a wildlife management specialist with the University of Maryland, about his research on forage soybeans. And while the primary focus…

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Connecting Hunters and Landowners With LandTrust CEO Nic Decastro

Apr 26, 2023 NDA Staff

Let’s face it. Most people don’t enjoy knocking on doors to seek hunting or fishing permission. Not only is it awkward for the asker, but it’s also a disruption to the landowner and sometimes an…

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Can Blackberries Save Fawns? And Other Cool Findings From Coyote and Fawn Research

Apr 19, 2023 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we’re talking with Mike Muthersbaugh and Alex Jensen, who are both researchers and Ph.D. candidates at Clemson University, about the large-scale fawn and coyote research project…

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Improve Your Deer Hunting By Starting a Wildlife Cooperative

Apr 12, 2023 NDA Staff

Do you feel that deer management only extends to your boundary line? Or, that what occurs beyond the border has traditionally been looked upon as the wild west? Wildlife Cooperatives (Co-ops) are changing that mindset. A…

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