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Podcast Classic: Getting Started – Upland Birds and Waterfowl


Written by: Kathleen Moore

[Note: This is a re-post of a great discussion for beginners, or those just thinking about starting out (like me!) -KM]

Brett is joined by Orvis Shooting Instructor and former co-host Pete Kutzer to answer a question from a listener on how to get started hunting for both upland birds and waterfowl. Lots of details here. Grab a pencil as Brett and Pete cover everything from dog safety to preparing your boots.

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Podcast Interview: State of the Union – Waterfowl Edition with Ducks Unlimited


Written by: Kathleen Moore

Brett Ference interviews Ducks Unlimited‘s Senior Communications Specialist and Producer of DU TV Mike Checkett about the status of the northern prairie region, breeding and population for 2012, effects of the drought and super storms on waterfowl habitat, predictions for the 2012 and 2013 waterfowl season and how you can get involved helping waterfowl and why it is important to everyone who enjoys the outdoors.


Ducks Unlimited is the world’s leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation.

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Podcast Interview: Prepare for Your Next Trip like a Pro


Written by: Phil Monahan

Brett is joined by Orvis Vice-President of Rod & Tackle, Jim Lepage and learns how to plan like a pro for his next hunting trip. They discuss everything from knowing local regulations to meal planning and how to plan for your dogs’ needs, too.

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Podcast: Five Mistakes Beginning And Experienced Shooters Make

In this podcast I sit down with Orvis shooting instructor, Pete Kutzer to review mistakes made by beginners and then mistakes made by more experiences shooters.

When It comes to mistakes, I am an expert. I know I learned a lot in this episode. I think you will learn a lot about how to improve your own shooting, too, no matter what experience level you are.

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Double Barrel Podcast – Training Your Gun Dog Part 4 – The First Hunts


Written by: Brett Ference

In the final episode of the my four-part series with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels, learn how to convert the training to work in the field. Learn common mistakes and how to continue your dog’s success in the field. (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)

I want to thank Mike Stewart for being my guest in the studio for these podcasts! Check out his website at http://www.uklabs.com/.
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Double Barrel Podcast – Training Your Gun Dog Part 3


Written by: Brett Ference

In the third part of the four part series with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels we cover more advanced training techniques and guidelines to continue to shape your gun dog to the ultimate field companion. (Part 1, Part 2)
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Double Barrel Podcast: Training Your Gun Dog Part 2- The First Six Months


Written by: Brett Ference

In this, the second part of a four part series on training your hunting dog (see episode 1 here) of the Double Barrel Podcast, I’m once again joined in the podcast studio by my good friend Mike Stewart of Wildrose Kennels to discuss the all-important first six months of training your puppy. Mike goes into detail about a prgram he calls “Early Starts”.

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Double Barrel Podcast: Training Your Gun Dog Part 1 – The Puppy


Written by: Brett Ference

In the first part of a four part series of the Double Barrel Podcast, Brett is joined in the studio by Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels. In this episode, learn the steps on how to find the puppy that will be right for you and your needs in the field. Mike has some great tips here on what to look for in researching your new gun dog.