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The Kansas BHA Podcast
101 minutes | 18 days ago
Episode 30 - KDWPT Public Land Guy
Zoom. Man are we glad this guy is on our team. Mike Nyhoff has been with the KDWPT for 40 years as a public lands guy. Currently the Regional Supervisor of Public Lands in Northwest Kansas, his title is just a suggestion. Mike handles everything from statewide special hunts and iSportsman to supervising the managers of various public lands. Listen in as we discuss all things public land and access. Such a great guy with a dedicated career that has made the best of everything we love.
69 minutes | a month ago
Episode 29 - Fort Riley
Zoom. Episode 29 is mission oriented. Well kind of. It's Fort Riley oriented and Fort Riley has a lot of important missions in keeping the world safe. Closer to home Fort Riley offers 70,000 acres of access for hunting and fishing. You just have to work around the guys working with guns and tanks. Have a listen as we talk about these activities on the Fort and how you too can enjoy them. Yes, we do talk about the elk herd and yes Kurt got a little giddy.
94 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 28 - Hunt Stories Part 2
Zoom. It was so good, we did it again. Listen along as board members share stories from the field. From birds to bucks, we cover a little bit of it all. Man I do love hunting season! Get out there folks.
91 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 27 - Stealing Spots and New Experiences
Zoom. Someone stole Kurt's hunting spot! Listen in on how a first time western big game hunter was able to key in so well on good pronghorn hunting that he ended up in Kurt's favorite spot. Nevertheless the encounter started a new friendship and insight into what it takes to make the first trip west for big game.
130 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 26 - Hunt Stories Part 1
Zoom. From the mountains of Idaho to the hills of Nebraska, stories from the field. Seasons started opening in early September and members have been capitalizing, having fun, and creating memories. Have a listen and enjoy. Get out there folks.
68 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 25 - wildHERness
Zoom. Episode 25 is up rolling. We visit with the Founder and Crew to discuss all sorts of stuff related to wildHERness. The tangents add up as we discuss pistol shooting, snakes, and Huck Finn. Have a listen and learn a thing or two about this amazing group of women and their mission to get females involved in the outdoors.
66 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 24 - The 2020 Upland Forecast
Zoom. Fall is upon us and with that comes upland hunting. Jeff Prendergast gives us all the details as part of the upland forecast. More specifically, waypoints of known bird locations, the direction to point your gun, and he explains a known location where the birds clean themselves. It's all in the podcast folks. Seriously, Jeff goes over the forecast for this year, which looks to be fantastic. Waypoints are not promised but we do narrow it down to roughly a 200 mile by 400 mile area. It's hunting season. Get out there folks.
87 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 23 - Game Wardens Return
Zoom. The return of Q&A with our Game Warden friends. We recorded a recent virtual pint night where the Kansas BHA Chapter visited with two Game Wardens about everything you can imagine related to staying on the right side of the law. It is fun an entertaining and of course informative. Enjoy!
117 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 22 - Bird Dog Care
Manhattan, Kansas. In this episode we visit with Dr. Julie Frese regarding all of your burning questions about taking care of field dogs. We take the discussion full circle covering everything from paw pads to what a good dog turd should look like. Kurt even did a bag dump of his hunting vest to review with Dr. Frese what a person needs to carry in the field for their dog. I learned Snickers are for people not dogs. Have a listen, enjoy, and welcome to hunting season everyone!
137 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 20 - WIHA
Zoom. Episode 20 and the 20th anniversary of Kansas WIHA. If you have been telling everyone you don't hunt because you have no place to go, well you're wrong. In this episode Wes Sowards, the Assistant Director of the Wildlife Division of the KDWPT, does a deep dive on the Kansas Walk-In Hunting Access Program (WIHA) with us. With over one million acres annually enrolled, this popular program is a model being repeated in many states. Join us as we talk about the history of the program, how the program works, as well as what's in store for the future of WIHA.
78 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 19 - The Armed Forces Initiative with Morgan Mason
Zoom. Thank you for your service! What better way to do that than through BHA's Armed Forces Initiative (AFI). In this episode we visit with Morgan Mason, the AFI Coordinator for BHA. We talk about his plans for the AFI, how our chapter and others may get involved, and other tangential issues like Kansas bird hunting. Mogan is a Kansas guy, having grown up in Wakefield; and all of us should be super proud to have him at the helm of this. Take a listen, learn something and help out with the AFI if you can.
83 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 18 - CWD in Kansas
Zoom. Episode 18 is now available. In this episode we visit with Levi Jaster, Big Game Program Coordinator at the KDWPT, about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Kansas Deer. This is good information about the disease, the science of CWD, what we can do to prevent its spread in Kansas, and what the KDWPT is contemplating in terms of countermeasures for the future. Subscribe and give us 5 stars.
89 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 17 - Conservation Hero Ed Arnett
Zoom. Episode 17 is ready for your listening. This is a very good episode with a super smart guy. In this episode Kurt and I visit with Ed Arnett, Ph.D.; Chief Scientist at the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. We spend a lot of time talking about grouse, yes prairie chickens are grouse. This is an extremely interesting episode that dives into the politics of conservation, energy development, and just general fun. Enjoy the episode. If you don't learn something you might just be uneducable.
104 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 16 - Boundary Waters
Zoom. Steve Piragis is the owner and operator of Piragis Northwoods Company in Ely, Minnesota near the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). In this episode we visit with Steve about almost everything BWCAW including: the uniqueness of the area, trip planning, bugs, bears, geology, fishing; and most importantly Steve's involvement in Save the Boundary Waters, an initiative to curb a Chilean mining company from potentially putting Wilderness in peril. Great episode and information.
71 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 15 - Brad Brooks
Zoom. In this episode we visit with Brad Brooks of Argali Outdoors. You have probably seen some of Brad's awesome videos on YouTube. Brad also works for the Wilderness Society. Recording these episodes via the wire has resulted in some less than desired audio qualities in a few short sections, but the audio quality is vastly offset by the quality of what is said during this podcast. Brad visits with us about Wilderness, wilderness, his videos, Argali and a number of other topics. Enjoy this episode and please give us 5 stars and subscribe.
128 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 14 - Ty Stubblefield
Zoom. Electronic faces in far away places. We visit with Ty Stubblefield, Chapter Coordinator at HQ and all around fun guy about all things BHA. Some of the topics covered are Ty the myth, the man, the legend; Virtual Rendezvous 2020; Hike to Hunt; bird dogs; Shootin' the Bull; and airplanes. This is a really fun episode and great introduction to one of the most dedicated, conservation minded, individuals we have on the BHA Team.
29 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 13 - Fallen Outdoors Kansas
Fort Dodge, Kansas. In this episode I sit down with Bobby Cole of Fallen Outdoors Kansas. We talk about the mission of Fallen Outdoors Kansas, what they do and how they do it, and how one becomes involved; in addition to a variety of other topics. Veterans are the backbone of our way of life, take a listen and find out how you can thank a veteran through your enjoyment of the outdoors. Please subscribe to our show and give it 5 stars.
62 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 12 - Young and Outdoors
Wichita, Kansas. The future of the outdoors is contained within the youth of the present. We visit with Brittany Waldman of Pass It On Outdoor Mentors and Victor Mercado of Maize High School about what they are doing to get youth engaged in the outdoors. This is a fun discussion about the importance of youth in the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation, how you can get involved and many other related topics. Please subscribe to our show and give it 5 stars.
79 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 11 - Turkey Talk
Emporia, Kansas. We sit down with KDWPT Turkey Biologist Kent Fricke and NWTF Turkey Biologist Jim Pitman to talk all things Turkeys. History of turkeys in Kansas, where have all the turkeys gone, counting turkeys, the future of turkeys in Kansas, habitat and you pretty much name it related to turkeys and it's covered. I guess we never did cover cooking turkeys...maybe a future episode. Enjoy the podcast.
74 minutes | a year ago
Episode 10 - A Fishing Future
Manhattan, Kansas. In this episode we cornered Lynn Davignon, KDWPT Region 1 Fisheries Supervisor, and David Spalsbury, the KDWPT District Fisheries Biologist from Cedar Bluff Reservoir about all sorts of things regarding fishing. The why of creel, length and slot limits; the fishing outlook; fishing opportunities; invasive species and hidden brush piles. If you like your fishing, you will love this episode.
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