Habitat Podcast

By Jared Van Hees

The Habitat Podcast is a podcast for land and wildlife habitat managers, and for hunters who learn and utilize different types of habitat in their hunting strategy. We interview hunters and habitat managers from across the country, picking their brain to learn their success's and failures. We are becoming better habitat managers as our goal.

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    Habitat Podcast #138 - Bill Winke - Habitat TO-DO List July, Fall Food Plots, Brassica Planting, No-Till & Poor Man Plots, Seed Percentages, Kill Plot Locations & Successful Hunt on Brassica Food Plot
    48:55
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    Habitat Podcast #137 - Leon Hank - Neebish Island Habitat, UP Michigan, 500 Acres, Buying Land Young, Food Plots & Timber Management, NDA & MUCC, Great Habitat Tips & State Record Bucks
    1:30:36
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    Habitat Podcast #136 - Chase Burns - Property Ingress & Egress, Where To Add Access, Driveway Construction, Increasing Property Values & Land Entry to Kill Big Bucks
    1:32:27
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    Habitat Podcast #135 - Back 40 w/ Chad Thelen & Brad Harper - Meateater NDA Property Tour, Foliar Fertilizing & Podcast from a Deer Blind
    47:55
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    Habitat Podcast #134 - Dudley Phelps - Herbicides, Quick Ref. Guide, Pre vs Post Emergents, Residual Affect, Selective vs Non, Food Plot Common Questions & Mossy Oak Nativ Nursery
    1:15:44
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    Habitat Podcast #133 - Cody Jarrett - West Virginia vs. Illinois Habitat, Supplemental Feeding, Reasons to Use Cultipacker, Timber Management, Food Plot Techniques & Seed Choices Based on Region
    1:18:29
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    Habitat Podcast #132 - Don Higgins - Summer Habitat Projects, Doe Factories & Food Plots, Drought Tips, Trail Camera Tips, Spraying Beans & Corn, Lester's Feet Foundation
    1:10:06
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    Habitat Podcast #131 - John Furman - Duck Holes & Waterfowl Habitat, Aquatic Plants for Ducks, Cover vs Open Water, Ducks Unlimited, Fertilizing Wet Ground & Attracting Ducks to Local Pot Holes
    1:23:14
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    Habitat Podcast #130 - Matt Zahl - 30 Acre New Property Design, 130" Buck in 3 years, Timber Harvest & Habitat Plans, Building Site, Food Plots & 3 Year Goals
    1:09:33
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    Habitat Podcast #129 - Heather Marlatt - Deer Aging, Cementum vs Eruption Ware, Reasons to Age Deer, How Habitat & Food Sources Relate, Accuracy and How To Use The Deer Age Kit
    1:12:12
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    Habitat Podcast #128 - Blake Mallory - DIY Hunts Out of State on a Budget
    1:16:30
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    Habitat Podcast #127 - Dr. Bronson Strickland - Whitetail Food & Nutrition, Top 3 Habitat Improvements, MSU Extension Role, Native vs Plots, Herd Population or Habitat & Best Landowner Practices
    1:16:05
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    Habitat Podcast #126 - Brian Halbleib & Jared Van Hees - Turkey Season Updates, Spring Habitat Projects & BS Session
    1:10:20
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    Habitat Podcast #125 - Chad Sylvester - Trail Camera Details, Where to Place, Cellular Cams, GPS Features, Yearly Hot Spots, Public Land Scouting & Exodus Outdoor Gear
    1:04:42
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    Habitat Podcast #124 - Dr. Steve Demarais - MSU Deer Lab, Build and They Will Come, Seasonal Nutrient Mismatch, Deer Biology & Behavior & Proper Management Actions
    1:14:30
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    Habitat Podcast #123 - Jon Teater - Manipulating Wind with Habitat, Willow Planting Tricks, Travel Corridors, Switchgrass, Edge Feathering, Conifer Thermal Bedding & Triticale
    1:34:15
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    Habitat Podcast #122 - Todd Shippee - Food Plot Planting Secrets, Trapping = Good Habitat Manager, Deer Bedding #1, Food Plot Tips, Layering Large and Small Seeds, Sacrificial Food Plots, Soybean & Corn Broadcasting, Empire Land Management
    1:35:42
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    Habitat Podcast #121 - Nick Percy - Spring Food Plots, Organic Fertilizer, Screening, Soil Tests, Switchgrass & Pond Health
    58:31
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    Habitat Podcast #120 - Scott Buckley - Spring Tree Planting Tips, Pond EHD Treatment, Shed Hunting, Spring Scouting, Public Land Giants, CRP & Locust Thickets
    1:40:51
  12. 20.
    Habitat Podcast #119 - Chris Dishman - Texas Habitat, Hog Management, Tips & Differences in TX Habitat Management, Tax Exempt Wildlife Program, Flexible Plan, Goals & Observation
    1:25:13
  13. 21.
    Habitat Podcast #118 - Al Tomchko & Sam Carrozza- Spring Habitat Projects
    1:19:25
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    Habitat Podcast #117 - Jesse Knox - Iowa Winter Habitat Projects, Paul Knox aka dbltree Wisdom, Dove, Quail & Turkeys for Sunflowers, Burning Prairie & 2020 Buck Story
    1:12:16
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    Habitat Podcast #116 - Hunter Pruitt - National Wildlife Cooperative, Coop Pros & Cons, Helping Landowner Goals, Joint Habitat Projects & Research
    1:18:21
  16. 24.
    Habitat Podcast #115 - Dr. Jim Brauker - Hinge Cutting Misconceptions Part 2
    1:02:23
  17. 25.
    Habitat Podcast #114 - Dr. Jim Brauker - Hinge Cutting History, Myths & Misconceptions Part 1
    49:12
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    Habitat Podcast #113 - Bucks To Birds - Saving the Ruffed Grouse Campaign w/ Erich Long & Cody Altizer
    1:11:42
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    Habitat Podcast #112 - Phil Holcombe - The Killing Tree - How To Create, Small Property Setup for Big Bucks, Reducing Pressure w/ Access, Precision Volume Hunting, Manipulating Habitat on 9 Acres &  Funneling/Creating Deer Movement
    1:43:12
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    Habitat Podcast #111 - Hunter Fodor - Anti-Hinge Cutting, How to Hire a Forester, Lower Property Tax Programs, Types of Foresters You Can Use, Landowner Goals, Deer Overpopulation & Jared's 8 Acre Logging
    1:38:17
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    Habitat Podcast #110 - Jesse Roush - Evolving Expectations & Property Focus, No More Mowing, Wishing 5 Years Back, Start with Cover, Planting a Cedar Transition & The Ohio Outdoors
    1:06:42
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    Habitat Podcast #109 - Habitat Chat - New HP Group on Facebook
    27:34
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    Habitat Podcast #108 - Lincoln Rohn & Chad Thelen - Winter Habitat Projects, ATV Crimper Update, Frost Seeding, Hinge Cutting, Real Estate Market, Improving Land to Sell, Switchgrass, TSI - Leaving the Tops & Would you Buy This Land Scenario
    1:58:30
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    Habitat Podcast #107 - Josh Sparks - Midwest Whitetail & 41 North Media, December Hunting Strategy, Late Season Food, Transplanting Conifers, Food Plot Backup Plan, Clover Maintenance & Trail Camera Intel
    1:03:15
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    Habitat Podcast #106 - Jared Van Hees & Jordan Hanks - Illinois Rut Hunt Game Plan & Breakdown, Making Aggressive Moves, Habitat Plans, Finding a Hot Doe & Never Giving Up
    1:17:49
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    Habitat Podcast #105 - Adam Lewis - 3 Bucks Down, Huge Ohio Whitetail, Hunting w/ Trail Cameras, Micro Food Plots on 5 Acres & Sound Barrier Buck Bumper Silencing
    1:10:46
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    Habitat Podcast #104 - Frank Brock - Morse Nursery, Deer Magnet Persimmons, Tree Survival Kit, Whitetail Trees on Small Properties & Chestnut Varieties
    57:55
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    Habitat Podcast #103 - Don Higgins - 3rd 200" Buck Named Mel & How Don Hunts November
    44:13
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    Habitat Podcast #102 - Regan Washer - Virginia 8 Point & Habitat, November Hunting Setup, 80 Acres, Tree Planting, Edge Feathering & Food Plots
    50:20
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    Habitat Podcast #101 - Casey Shoopman - Big IL Buck Game Plan, Oak Stand, Downwind of Bedding, Moving Cameras to Gain Intel, Cold Front and Hunting Historical Stands in Pre Rut
    48:03
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    Habitat Podcast #100 - Bill Winke - Midwest Whitetail, Buying, Laying Out & Managing Property, 3 Reasons for TSI, 75% Cover, 3 Buck to 1 Doe Ratio, Mature Buck Hunting Tips, Food Plot Shapes and Specific Buck Behavior
    1:25:13
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    Habitat Podcast #99 - Bob Serafin - 140" PA Buck, Mid October, Cell Cameras, Most Recent Info, Hunting Cold Fronts & First Time in a Stand
    49:57
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    Habitat Podcast #98 - Josh Hardy - October Lull Buck, Acorns & Clover, Most Recent Info, Wind & Thermals, Sign, TSI & Hunting off the Ground
    43:42
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    Habitat Podcast #97 - Steve Bartylla - 2 - Top Habitat Secrets, Hunting Strategy for Early, Mid, Late Season, Habitat Sins, Patterning Bucks in Rut, Hinge Cut Funnels & Making the Shot Happen
    1:23:28
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    Habitat Podcast #96 - Adam Miller - State Land Game Plan 8 Point, Hot Sign, Scouting In Season, Historical Spots and Hunting Bedding Areas
    31:29
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    Habitat Podcast #95 - Jared & Brian - Logging Jared's 8 Acre Woods, Habitat Update, Food Plots, Ohio Leases, Moving Trail Cams & 1st Week of Hunting Season
    1:04:59
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    Habitat Podcast #94 - Steve Bartylla - Big Buck Habitat Secrets, Fully Understanding Sanctuaries, Creating Property Flow, Learning Bedding Areas, Studying Deer & Early Season Brassicas
    1:23:36
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    Habitat Podcast #93 - Al Tomechko - Early Season 8 Point, Morning Hunt Game Plan for Mature Buck, Patterning Deer with Trail Cameras, Blood Trailing Persistence & Proper Stand Access / Timing
    35:24
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    Habitat Podcast #92 - Brent Woodward - Bear Hunting & Habitat, Jared & Brent's Hunting Story & 2020 Hunting Goals
    1:26:22
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    Habitat Podcast #91 - Easton & Cory Franceus - GAME PLAN, Michigan 10 Point, Green Food Sources, Yellow Beans, Acorns & Early Season Alfalfa
    20:19
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    Habitat Podcast #90 - Jim Lombardi - Making Bucks Hunt You, 100% Mock Scrape Success, Mitch Rompola History, Deer Sense of Smell, How To Hunt Scrapes, Where & When on Synthetic Scrapes, Deer Glands & Buck Communication
    1:45:56
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    Habitat Podcast #89 - Zach Boldizsar - Big Woods & Hill Country Hunting, Ohio Habitat Setup, Fall Food Plots, Damming a Pond, Creating Funnels w/ TSI, Doe Harvest, QDMA & Great Hunting Stories
    1:37:03

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