Winter Catfish Adventures: Using Old School and Modern Fishing Tactics with Guest Jeff Stewart

February 14th, 2019

On this episode, host Dustin Warncke is joined again by Jeff "Cryptohulk" Stewart. The two talk about fishing for catfish during the winter months and some great memories of catfishing many years ago in their youth. From "eater" size to trophy "floor fish" there is something here for everyone. This is a fun filled episode with lots of great content and stories. Thanks again for listening!

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SHOT Show 2019 Tactical and Practical Finds and Wrap Up with Dustin Warncke & Dustin Ellermann

January 25th, 2019

On this special episode, host Dustin Warncke is joined again by TOP Shot Dustin Ellermann at SHOT Show 2019. Both Dustins talk about their experiences at SHOT Show and some of the innovative hero products as well as some things that could have been done better by manufactures. This is a fun filled episode with lots of great content and stories. Thanks again for listening!

Mentioned in this Show:
Winchester Ammunition
Sig Sauer Electro-Optics
Holosun Optics
Desert Tech
COAST Flashlights/Knives/Multi-Tools
Norma Ammunition
Crosman/Velocity/Ravin Crossbows/Centerpoint Crossbows

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SHOT Show 2019 Coverage with Guest Chester Moore & Dustin Warncke

January 24th, 2019

On this special episode, Dustin Warncke and is joined by TF&G Editor-in-Chief Chester Moore as they attend another day of SHOT SHOW in Las Vegas. The two talk about hunting and shooting gear they found and the trends in the outdoor industry as well as some other observations. Chester and Dustin also go off on sidebars and rants like usual on these special podcasts when they are together. Thanks again for listening!
Mentioned in this Show:
Silencer Shop
Barska Optics
MGM Targets
National Wild Turkey Federation
Lanksy Sharpeners
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SHOT Show 2019 Outdoor Gear Coverage with Host Dustin Warncke

January 23rd, 2019

On this special episode, host Dustin Warncke rides solo and covers what he saw from the day at SHOT Show 2019 and some new products and gear innovations from the exhibit hall floor on location in Las Vegas.

Mentioned in this Show:
ALPS Outdoors
Buck Knives
Safe Shoot
Sentry-Live to Protect/Hexmag
Outdoor Edge Knives and Tools
Excalibur Crossbows
Skull Hooker
HYSKORE Shooting Products

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Range Day Finds at SHOT Show 2019 with Guest Dustin Ellermann

January 22nd, 2019

On this special edition of the podcast, host Dustin Warncke joins TF&G Shooting editor Dustin Ellermann at SHOT Show Range Day (Industry Day at the Range). Both Dustin's gained a lot of insight and knowledge from this shooting event and share it on this show.

Mentioned in Podcast:

Norma Ammunition's MHP 9mm and BondStrike

Winchester Ammunition's New 350 Legend

Walther Arms


Franklin Armory

Black Rain Ordaniance

OSS Supressors

Black Hills Ammunition

Crimson Trace

Sol Invectus



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Muzzleloaders For Whitetail: Getting In On Late Season Action and The Thrill of Muzzleloaders with Guest Trever Bryan

January 17th, 2019

On this episode, Dustin interviews Trever Bryan again from the Cast, Blast, Grill, Chill podcast and they two talk about late season whitetail deer hunting, the basics around muzzleloaders, public land hunting and more! Both Dustin and Trever also share some entertaining hunting stories of things they have learned in the field over their respective hunting careers afield.

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Fishing Mashup #2 with Kayaks, Paddle Boards and Okuma Fishing Gear with Guests Ryan Jones and Dave Brown

January 3rd, 2019

In this second installment of the fishing mashup from the Confluence Writers Event in Venice, Louisiana, Dustin sits down with Ryan Jones from Frontier Sales and Marketing and talks personal watercraft like paddle boards and kayaks and all of the innovations that are happening in that realm. Then, later in the show, Dustin is joined by Dave Brown from Okuma for a short segment and they talk about all kinds of fishing and the different Okuma rod and reel options. Thanks for listening and please subscribe. Happy New Year!


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Whitetail Deer Mysteries and Other Fascinating Facts with Guest Chester Moore

December 13th, 2018

In this episode, Dustin discusses whitetail deer mysteries, the different species of whitetail deer in Texas, and much more with Chester Moore, TF&G's Editor-in-Chief. This is a fun and spirited show with lots of educational tidbits and fascinating facts!

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Vapor Trail Scents 33 Pt. Buck and Display Headlamp: Articles of Interest:




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Fishing Fun Mashup with Various Guests from Bubba Blade, Arctic Ice, Nomad Design and Grundens

November 29th, 2018

In this episode, Dustin attends an outdoor writers fishing event in Venice, Louisiana and does an interview mashup with four special guests from Bubba Blade (fillet knives), Arctic Ice (ice packs), Nomad Design (freshwater and saltwater lures) and Grundens (fishing apparel and foul weather gear). This was a live "on location" podcast featuring some of the best brands in the fishing industry and the focus was on how to become a better outdoors enthusiast in the field and on the water.

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Fall Whitetail Rut Hunting Strategies and Bowhunting with Guest Lou Marullo

November 15th, 2018

On this episode, Dustin sits down with Texas Fish & Game Magazine's hunting editor Lou Marullo and talk hunting strategies for whitetail deer and the two share their passions for the pursuit of bowhunting in Texas and beyond.


Lou shares many tips for hunting the rut during deer season and tips and ideas you may not have thought of before to increase your odds on bagging that buck of a lifetime or some meat for the freezer. Whatever the pursuit, this was a fun podcast! Thanks for listening.

Mentioned in the Show:
Grim Reaper Broadheads:  
Gold Tip Arrows and Bolts: 
Lumnok Lighted Arrow/Bolt Nock: 
DB Hunting Ranch/Processing & Taxidermy: 

About the Podcast: The Best of the Outdoors Podcast is optimized to bring listeners the best in hunting, fishing, shooting, bowfishing and other outdoor activities. The show is broadcast across a number of different audio platforms and serves as a source of education and inspiration for all things outdoors. Host Dustin Warncke is a critically-acclaimed author, outdoor writer for TF&G and other publications, video and audio producer, speaker and blogger who has excelled in many areas of outdoor media.

Texas Fish & Game is the largest and most popular outdoor publication in the Lone Star State. No other publication matches our coverage of hunting, fishing, guns, gear, tackle, conservation, outdoor news, and wildlife subjects. Our editorial cadre includes the best outdoor writers in the Lone Star State—all experts in their respective fields. This is the sportsman’s one-stop resource for information and education on Texas’ outdoors.

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