BHA Pint Night – Charleston, SC

I’ll be speaking at the SC BHA chapter event 9/23 about whitetail conservation & management. I’m very much looking forward to the opportunity and hopefully will see your there! Public Lands Day Celebration with South Carolina BHA! Looking for a great evening with like-minded folks that share a passion for the outdoors? Join the SouthContinue reading “BHA Pint Night – Charleston, SC”

Southern Outdoorsmen Podcast Video

Whitetails can absolutely thrive on pine farms and natural movement can certainly be patterned. I was honored to record a guest spot for Jacob and Andrew w/ Southern Outdoorsmen Podcast. We covered many, many topics. Check out the interview!

Former TN Wildlife Resources Agency biologist: agency manipulated data on deer disease

By Anita Wadhwani, Tennessee Lookout Published September 7, 2023 at 11:20 AM CDT In a lawsuit filed against the agency, the former employee claims officials misled the public about the rate of neurological disorder in deer, changing protocols to avoid admitting mistakes A state biologist claims he was confronted in his home by law enforcement officersContinue reading “Former TN Wildlife Resources Agency biologist: agency manipulated data on deer disease”

Pass the Torch: a Father’s Day remark

I’ve been fortunate in my life to share time with outstanding mentors and role models that have shaped & crafted my woodsmanship, wildlife conservation & hunting ethics.  As impactful as they all have been, my father has been the most influential. A father is who instills manners, respect, and moral doctrines.  All of which takeContinue reading “Pass the Torch: a Father’s Day remark”

Waffle House style Venison Texas Cheesesteak

Venison is sustainable, renewable red meat and this was obviously the right choice to christen my blackstone griddle. By no means is this an original recipe. It’s simply my favorite dish from the world renowned, Southern culinary institution that is the one and only Waffle House.

WTOC Savannah Afternoon Break

I must say, it was pretty cool to discuss wildlife conservation with a new audience.  I wonder how many viewers had zero knowledge of the extreme population issues quail and turkeys face in the South?  Check out the link below.  I’m certainly no Dan Rathers but I guess that’s obvious.  The link below has the entire clip.

An Open Letter to Whitetail Hunters

Below are hunting related thoughts to consider as we drift into the 2022 season. These talking points are not common knowledge. I learned them from making mistakes and paying attention to the many land stewards that invited me to hunt over the past 3 decades. This is not to sound preachy. I know some ofContinue reading “An Open Letter to Whitetail Hunters”

Wired to Hunt: Episode 529

It was a very rewarding experience to share my story with Mark Kenyon on Wired to Hunt. Mark is a phenomenal interviewer and I’m humbled to have been asked to record with him. I’m not a pro or formally educated wildlife manager. However, I think my experiences and success through failures will resonate with listeners.

Season End Analysis + New Year Projects

Deer season has wrapped up in most of the Southeast and it’s time to analyze last year and plan for 2022. I’m going to run through several habitat and herd management objectives to employ right now. 2021 Season: Food Plots – What worked & what didn’t?  Evaluating and assessing each year is crucial to save bothContinue reading “Season End Analysis + New Year Projects”

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