Trophy Deer Hunting, Scent Control, Our Next Generation and “Hunt Shaming” with Guest Jeff Stewart

November 7th, 2019

Guest Jeff Stewart joins up with host Dustin Warncke for a spirited conversation on how to hunt for trophy deer, starting kids out hunting the right way, how "hunt shaming" is hurting our sport and more. 

Texas Jack's Famous Venison Recipe Book: Bringing Wild Game to the Kitchen (Paperback) 


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Preserving Hunting Memories on a Working Man’s Budget with Host Dustin Warncke

October 24th, 2019

Host Dustin Warncke rides solo this episode and talks about preserving big game hunting trophies and even bowfishing trophies, such as garfish, on a budget. Dustin explores how to how skull cap/antler mounts, European mounts and shoulder mounts are all ways enjoy your hunting memories after the hunt for a lifetime and how Skull Hooker products can help display your euro and antler mounts for a lifetime in your home and office!

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Sunscreen and What You May Not Know About Skin Protection in the Outdoors with Guest Keith Pittman

October 10th, 2019

On this show Dustin sits down with Keith Pittman from Reeler's Shield and Outdoor Tech Wear to talk about skin protection while enjoying the great outdoors. There are many things you may not think about in relation to how clothing and accessories protect your body from the sun's harmful rays. As always, fish and hunt smart and safe while you exploring the wonders of the Texas Outdoor Nation and beyond!



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Airgun Hunting for Whitetail Deer, Backyard Plinking Fun and More with Guest Rick Ward

September 26th, 2019

On this week's episode, Dustin sits down with Rick Ward, AKA The Urban Airgunner, and they talk about hunting deer and other big game with big bore airguns, target practice, youth shooting sports, mental health, the outdoor industry's impact and much more.
This is Rick's second appearance on the podcast and he is a wonderful voice of the Texas Outdoor Nation and beyond.




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Underwater Fishing Cams and Other Technology Improving Fishing Success with Guest Adam Kahn

September 12th, 2019

On this episode, Dustin sits down with Adam Kahn from GoFish Cam on location at their warehouse and they talk about how fishing technology can help anglers achieve more successes in a quicker time frame on the water.


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Hunting, Fitness, Healthy Living & Eating What You Harvest with Guests Erik Mayfield and Gabe Azua

August 29th, 2019

On this episode Dustin sits down with Hero Way Strength & Conditioning's Gabe Azua and Krav Maga instructor Erik Mayfield and the three talk about hunting for organic meat, eating what you kill, the benefits of combining fitness with hunting, great hunting memories and much more.

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Fishing Trends, New Innovations and More at the ICAST 2019 Fishing Show with Host Dustin Warncke

August 15th, 2019

On this episode, host Dustin Warncke rides solo, recording live from the ICAST fishing show last month. He talks about fishing trends, new products, innovative companies and other fun fishing topics related to the fishing industry and what happened at ICAST this year. Thank you as always for watching, reading and listening. Please tell a friend about the show and give us a 5-star rating on iTunes!



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Whitetail Deer Management & Habitat Tips, Exotic Hunting & More with Guest Dr. Mike Wilson

August 1st, 2019

On this episode, Dustin sits down with Dr. Mike Wilson from Wilson Wildlife, based in the Northeast Texas area. We talk about what goes into growing high quality whitetail deer, improving the overall health of a deer herd, native and exotic game hunting, why hunters should get along with each other, and other fun topics.

As president and owner of Wilson Wildlife, Dr. Mike runs a whitetail deer farm and online retail gear store carrying feeders, BBQ grills, tactical gear, and other hunting accessories. As a board certified medical doctor. Dr. Wilson also serves a role as an emergency room physician at a local Tyler hospital.

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Live from the ICAST Fishing Show 2019 in Orlando, FL with Cal, Chester and Dustin

July 18th, 2019

On this episode, Cal Gonzales (TF&G Saltwater Editor), Chester Moore (TF&G Chief Editor) and host Dustin Warncke re-unite in Orlando, Florida at the annual ICAST fishing trade show. The trio shares fun stories, interesting products and enriching conversations about freshwater, saltwater and brackish water fishing adventures. This is the second time the three editors have been together on Facebook Live stream and the podcast simultaneously at this show.


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Fishing, Hunting, Archery and Other Outdoor Fun with Guest Jeff Stewart

July 4th, 2019

On this episode, Dustin sits down with author and TF&G contributor Jeff Stewart and they venture through a number of topics on fishing, hunting, archery, bowfishing, wild hogs and more.

Jeff and Dustin both share the best parts of the Texas Outdoor Nation and beyond and the lifestyle and common threads that connect us to the great outdoors.


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Betionol SD Card Reader for Trail Camera/SLR Camera With 32GB SD Card 

BOG DeathGrip 

BOG Fieldpod MAX 

BOG Fieldpod MAGNUM 

Texas Jack's Famous Venison Recipe Book: Bringing Wild Game to the Kitchen (Paperback) 


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