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Harvesting Nature’s Wild Fish and Game Podcast

Harvesting Nature’s Wild Fish and Game Podcast

By Harvesting Nature
Join Harvesting Nature’s very own, Justin Townsend and the HN Crew as they guide you through the world of cooking wild fish and game meat, their adventures to obtain food, and the lessons learned along the way.

Harvesting Nature is a media outlet with the main focus to educate and inspire those wishing to live the outdoor lifestyle with a focus of hunting and fishing for food. Follow along with us as we help you Find your Wilderness

Please reach out with questions and comments to whatscooking@harvestingnature.com
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Episode 219: Pronghorn Antelope Taste Delicious
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Show Notes: Antelope Fast Food Shirt Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now Mint Condition: 2019 Antelope Hunting Article Weather First Lite Private Land and Public Land Combo Honey Hole Article 2015 Antelope Article OnX Maps App The Movement of Herds Doubling up Hunters Spooky Herds Hunting Methods Listener Questions about Antelope Antelope are Delicious Gear and Clothing Allen Company Bino Harness Allen Game Bags Hunting Day 3 – Long Stalk Claimed by the Wilderness Article Snake Gaiters Day 1 – Rock Hunting Why the Processor? Day 2 – A Doe Double Episode 215: Liver, Heart, Caul, and Tongue Physical Intensity and Training
01:16:27
November 11, 2020
Adventures for Food: Ep 05 - Face Off with a Cougar
Listen as Chef Randy King comes face to face with a mountain lion on a solo hunt in the Sawtooth Mountains. The pursuit for food has taken us into the wilderness, across rivers, and atop mountains. These journeys have connected us to the wild. It is this connection that allows us to experience the wild places this world has to offer in search for both wild game and adventure. Accompany us on our Adventures for Food.
09:05
November 8, 2020
Episode 218: A Hunter's Connection to Food
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guest Justin Morrissey – Social Media Manager and Digital Media Specialist at the National Shooting Sports Foundation Visit National Shooting Sports Foundation Facebook Visit National Shooting Sports Foundation Webpage Visit the Lets Go Hunting +One Movement Webpage Show Notes: Free Hat Drawing Alligator Hunting T-Shirt Alligator Hunting Long Sleeve Shirt Alligator Podcast Episode Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now Venison Heart Hash How Filming can help your hunting Muskox hunting National Shooting Sports Foundation Professional Outdoor Media Association Cooking Ducks Cooking Antelope People Don’t want to waste meat Venison Diplomat Shirt +One Movement Field to Fork – QDMA Where should beginning hunters start? Ipads for Kids while hunting Disconnect from Tech Sustainability Plus One Pledge Facebook Group Garlic and Soy Venison Jerky Venison Empanadas
01:00:43
November 5, 2020
Episode 217: Hunting Alligators - The Food that Bites Back
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Free Hat Drawing Alligator Hunting T-Shirt Alligator Hunting Long Sleeve Shirt Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now Show Notes: Drawing Tags in Florida Expectations Field Staff Writer Adam Steele OnX Maps Challenges Methods of Take Day 1 Day 2 The Process The Intercoastal Waterway Lobster Tacos Traeger Scout 2nd Night The Return Fishing for Tilapia
59:49
October 28, 2020
Adventures for Food: Ep 04 - The Flintlock Fiasco
Join Podcast Producer Kory Slye on this flintlock hunting adventure in Pennsylvania.  The pursuit for food has taken us into the wilderness, across rivers, and atop mountains. These journeys have connected us to the wild. It is this connection that allows us to experience the wild places this world has to offer in search for both wild game and adventure. Accompany us on our Adventures for Food.
06:21
October 25, 2020
Episode 216: Ice Fishing in Pajamas
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now Special Guest: Barb Carey:  Fishing Guide,  President of Wisconsin Women Fish,  author,  and outdoor educator. Connect with Barb on Facebook Wisconsin Women Fish Northern Exposure: Fishing with the Women Ice Angler Project Show Notes: Squirrel Chili Bear Steaks Adventures for Food Podcast Wisconsin Women Fish Words of wisdom for introducing daughters, spouses, girlfriends into fishing Using food as an introduction to fishing Wisconsin Fishing Bucket List Salmon and Walleye Pike is great for eating North Meets South: Pike Creole Recipe Lake Sakakawea, ND: Freshwater Predators Fish Tacos Ice Fishing Northern Exposure: Fishing with the Women Ice Angler Project Fishing in the moment Guiding and Personal Fishing Virtual Fishing Event - Fish Camp Recipes: Small Mouth Fish Tacos Broiled Walleye with a Pineapple Mustard Rub Trout in Parchment with Thai Basil
01:16:02
October 21, 2020
Episode 215: Liver, Heart, Caul, and Tongue… Yum!
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now New to the Crew Emily and Ryan Long: Founders of The Way We Hunt Visit The Way We Hunt’s Instagram Visit The Way We Hunt’s Youtube Show Notes: Pheasant Philly Cheese Egg Rolls Venison Chili Egg Rolls Venison Bacon Fried Rice Black Bear Burger Cooking Game doesn’t have to be gourmet Venison Diplomat Shirts Men's Shirts Ladies Shirts Harvesting Organ Meats Liver Liver Pate Thoughts on Liver Storing Hearts and Liver Can Livers be Bad? Milk/Saltwater Liver Soak Danielle Prewitt’s Soaking Game in Milk Article Dirty Rice Heart Chorizo Stuffed Heart Danielle Prewitt’s Heart Cleaning Video/Article Duck Tongues and Duck Hearts Venison Heart Stew Flour vs. Corn Tortillas Caul Fat Caul Fat Wrapped Venison Burgers Tongues Alligator Tongues Cleaning Tongues Venison Tongue Sushi Bird, Mammal, and Fish Hearts
01:29:21
October 14, 2020
Adventures for Food: Ep 03 - Stingray in Mexico
Join Field Staff Writer Ara Zada on this fishing adventure down in Old Mexico.  The pursuit for food has taken us into the wilderness, across rivers, and atop mountains. These journeys have connected us to the wild. It is this connection that allows us to experience the wild places this world has to offer in search for both wild game and adventure. Accompany us on our Adventures for Food.
05:37
October 11, 2020
Episode 214: Bird Hunting and Creating Diversity in the Outdoors
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now Special Guest Durrell Smith – Host of the Gun Dog Notebook Podcast and Founder/CEO of Minority Outdoors Alliance, Outdoor Author, Bird Hunter, and Gun Dog Trainer Visit Gun Dog Notebook Podcast’s Instagram Visit Gun Dog Notebook Podcast’s Webpage Visit Minority Outdoor Alliance’s Instagram Visit Minority Outdoor Alliance’s Webpage Show Notes: Curry Sage Grouse Braised Squirrel Chili Crew Updates Why gun dogs? Favorite Game Birds Pan Roasted Dove Stewed Dive with Yams Bacon Wrapped Quail Roasted Quail with Sage and Squash Cornbread Dressing Land Management and Public Lands Minority Outdoor Alliance Recruiting Minorities into the Outdoors Solving Diversity Issues Feel Good to be in the Outdoors How do we do better? Mentors and Mentees Mentoring Programs Sous Vide Pepper Sage Quail Pheasant Rellenos Ruffled Grouse Club Sandwich
01:29:59
October 7, 2020
Episode 213: Becoming a Hunter
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guest Ryan Lisson – Hunting Mentor and Coach, Outdoor Author, Wildlife Biologist, Wild Game Cook, Founder of Zero to Hunt Visit Zero to Hunt’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zero_to_hunt/ Visit Zero to Hunt’s Webpage: https://www.zerotohunt.com Show Notes: Crew Updates Wild Game Mop Sauce Recipe: https://harvestingnature.com/2020/09/21/wild-game-mop-sauce/ Adventures for Food Podcast: https://harvestingnature.com/category/podcast/ Seared Tuna Burger: https://harvestingnature.com/2020/09/25/seared-tuna-burgers/ Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now Grouse is the best Upland Game Herb and Butter Grouse Deer Camp Culture Zero to Hunt Venison Diplomacy Introducing new hunters There is a responsibility to recruit new hunters Advice for new hunters Small game is a great intro to hunting The new emotions of hunting big game The mentor/mentee relationship Joining conservation groups Take Two initiative Venison bone broth: https://www.zerotohunt.com/venison-bone-broth-experiment/ Venison Shank Stew: https://www.outdoornews.com/2020/03/05/venison-shank-stew/ Wild Game Meat Pie: https://www.outdoornews.com/2020/05/28/wild-game-meat-pie/ Citrus Smoked Venison Shanks: https://harvestingnature.com/2020/09/07/citrus-smoked-venison-shanks/ Project Upland Podcast
01:00:33
September 30, 2020
Adventures for Food: Ep 02 - A Deer Tag for the Table
Join Field Staff Writer Brad Trumbo on this hunting adventure to fill a second deer tag on public lands in the Pacific Northwest. The pursuit for food has taken us into the wilderness, across rivers, and atop mountains. These journeys have connected us to the wild. It is this connection that allows us to experience the wild places this world has to offer in search for both wild game and adventure. Accompany us on our Adventures for Food. Reach out with questions and comments to whatscooking@harvestingnature.com
16:12
September 27, 2020
Episode 212: When Lobsters Bite Back
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guest Lauren Sarasua – Freediver/Spearfisher Visit Lauren’s Instagram Visit Lauren’s YouTube Channel Show Notes: Crew Updates Chipotle BBQ Squirrel Dip Wild Game Mop Sauce Recipe Adventures for Food Podcast Harvesting Nature Shop Discount Code: PODCAST20 Shop Now Scuba vs Freediving vs Spearfishing Lion Fish Eating Poisonous Fish Inspiration for Free Diving Eating more Seafood Killing Fish Immediately How to Carry Fish Shark Issues Most Preferred Fish to Target Mahi Ribs Lobster Bites Cooking Whole Fish World Record Amberjack Amberjack Video Yellow Jack Poke Training to Freedive Diving Lake Eerie Spearfishing Equipment Homemade Lobster Stock Cleaning Lobster Seafood Tin Foil Packs
01:19:41
September 23, 2020
Episode 211: No Sunday Hunting???
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guest Tyler Frantz – Outdoor Writer, Founder Natural Pursuit Outdoors Follow Tyler News on Facebook Natural Pursuit Website Show Notes: Tyler’s Intro Eastern Black Bear Hunting Archery and Muzzleloader Double Carry Dual Impact Strategies for Bear & Deer Season Overlap Sunday Hunting 100 Bear Legacy at Camp Pennsylvania Game News Penn Game News: Pennsylvania Deer Hunting, Through the Pages of Game News Favorite Wild Game Favorite Meal Shrimp Stuffed Backstrap Best Tasting Upland Game Bird Fishing During COVID More People are Outdoors Has the pandemic saved outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania and beyond? Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association
01:07:23
September 16, 2020
Adventures for Food: Ep 01 - Backcountry Turkey Hunt
Join Field Staff Writer Shawn West on this backcountry turkey hunting adventure in British Columbia. The pursuit for food has taken us into the wilderness, across rivers, and atop mountains. These journeys have connected us to the wild. It is this connection that allows us to experience the wild places this world has to offer in search for both wild game and adventure. Accompany us on our Adventures for Food. Reach out with questions and comments to whatscooking@harvestingnature.com
19:17
September 13, 2020
Episode 210: Taste of the Wild w/ Evy Gebhardt
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guest Evy Gebhardt – Director of Business Development, Outdoors News Follow Outdoor News on Instagram Follow Outdoor News on Facebook Outdoor News Website Taste of the Wild Website We are launching a new Podcast! Adventures for Food will release on 13 September with bi weekly episodes. Blaze Orange Hats and Caps Show Notes: About Evy History of Outdoor News The Deer Show Junior Pro Team Alaska Living Silver Salmon Salmon Recipes Favorite Wild Game Recipes – Elk Salt Substitutes Honeydew Melon as a Tenderizer Mayo for Searing Meat Taste of the Wild Justin’s Cookbook, Eat Wild Game Tuna Head Soup Corn Bread Waffle and Venison Chili Substituting Wild Game for Domestic Meat in Recipes Beer Pairing Article Sausage Making Recipes Getting Kids into cooking wild game Adult onset hunters Women only outdoor events Embracing success and failures
01:05:27
September 9, 2020
Episode 209: Pairing Beer and Wild Game
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com We are launching a new Podcast! Adventures for Food will release on 13 September with bi weekly episodes. Show Notes: Beer Pairing Article Craft Beer Explosion General Guide Drink what makes you happy The List: Alligator Antelope Bear Elk Dove/Quail Duck Geese Moose Pheasant Rabbit Squirrel Sheep/ Mountain Goat Turkey Venison Wild Pig Recipes: Rabbit Chili Wild Turkey Stir Fry Rendering Fat and Fresh Chicharron MeatEater Venison Shit on a Shingle Recipe
01:06:19
September 2, 2020
Episode 208: Adventurous Hunting and Eating with Josh Kirchner
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Contest:  Virtual Wild Fish and Game Cook-off We are giving away some sweet prizes. Enter your favorite wild fish or game photo for a chance to win. Entry period 24 Aug – 31 Aug Voting Begins 01 September Click to Enter! Special Guest Josh Kirchner – Dialed in Hunter: Josh is an outdoor writer and avid backcountry bowhunter living in the southwest deserts of Arizona. He loves inspiring other people to chase their goals and embrace the whole experience that comes with hunting. Follow Dialed in Hunter on Instagram Follow Dialed in Hunter on Facebook Visit the Dialed in Hunter Website Purchase Becoming a Backpack Hunter Show Notes: Josh’s History Unrealistic Expectations of Classic Hunting TV The Bubble of the Hunting World Adventure Hunting Coues Deer and Black Bear Hunting Bear Meat High Country Mule Deer Family Bonds and Hunting Backcountry Hunting and DIY Hunts Trail Snacks and Coffee Josh’s Book: Becoming a Backpack Hunter: A Beginner's Guide to Hunting the Backcountry Front to Back of Backpacking Hunting Biggest Take A-ways from the Book Recipes: Black Bear Burger BBQ Black Bear Venison Tongue Sushi
01:17:19
August 26, 2020
Episode 207: After the Shot: Meat Field Care
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Contest:  Wild Fish and Game Photo Cook-off Entry Begins 24 Aug – 31 Aug Voting Begins 01 September Click to Enter! Show Notes: Diving and Spearfishing Apparel: Rash Guard, Mug, Stickers, T-Shirts Orange Hunting Hats Dan Renna, Managing Editor Will Liffick, Film Production Manager Favorite Species to Hunt Favorite Species to Eat MeatEater Venison Ribs on the Traeger Field Care and Meat Care Keep Everything Clean Have a Plan for Butchering Caul Fat and Organ Meats Temperature Affects Time Danger Areas “It Tastes Gamey” ☹ Males vs Females Front or Rear of Animal? Hanging vs. Ground work Life Factors Frozen Meat The Primals Freezing, Thawing, Freezing Rigor Mortis Food Consumption Affects Taste MeatEater Meat Scientist Podcast GoWild App Recipes: Antelope Chorizo Huevos Rancheros Dan’s Venison Carpaccio Ara’s Venison Carpaccio
01:30:25
August 19, 2020
Episode 206: CWD - Prion, Bacteria, or Virus?
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests: Steve Sorensen is an award-winning outdoor writer whose column, "The Everyday Hunter," currently appears in the Jamestown Gazette and the Forest Press. He’s written feature articles for many magazines including Outdoor Life, and Sports Afield, and is a Field Contributor to Deer & Deer Hunting. Other magazines include North American Whitetail, Pennsylvania Game News and more. His articles have also appeared in many other magazines and he contributes to blogs for Havalon Knives. Follow Everyday Hunter on Facebook Everyday Hunter Website Show Notes: What is Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Prion Theory Bacteria Theory How is CWD Transmitted? Viral Theory Testing on animals Slow Viruses The affect of CWD on hunting Agriculture concerns and jumping species What do we really know about CWD? Which theory is correct? Awareness and Education? State guidance on testing Use doe tags State restrictions on transportation State guidance on handling procedures What we should do as hunters Steve’s Articles: 5 Answers about CWD Bacteria and CWD Cure: Dr. Bastian Speaks
01:16:18
August 12, 2020
Episode 205: Venison Diplomacy
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests: Gabby Zaldumbide: Hunt to Eat Community Manager Liz Lynch: Hunt to Eat Ambassador Follow Hunt to Eat on Instagram Follow Hunt to Eat on Facebook Hunt to Eat Website Show Notes: Adult Onset Hunters and Anglers Getting into Hunting and Fishing Thoughts on Hunter Education Programs as an adult Continuing Education for Hunters What made you return? Getting others out hunting The intimidation of field processing Tips for hunting mentors Kory’s Article: Preparing Youth for Fall Squirrel Hunts R3: Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation What are we doing well and what can we do better? Embracing failure and dispelling past stereotypes of only success Entry barriers to new hunters Hunter education refresher courses Financial and access equity Engage and create community What is Hunt to Eat? The Community of Hunting International Food and Wild Game Recipe pairing Recipes: Smoked Trout Onigiri
01:30:38
August 5, 2020
Episode 204: Honest Food with Hank Shaw
Special Guests: Hank Shaw: Wild Chef, Outdoor Writer, and Founder of Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook Follow on Instagram Follow on Facebook Website Show Notes: Hank’s culinary and writing background The importance of quality recipes Spicy food and tolerance The beginnings of Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook Why do we hunt rabbits in winter only? Bot Flies James Beard Awards Keep honing your skill Recognize cultural identities and sources of your recipes Indian Fry Bread The evolution of North American Cuisine Why foraging important Chickens vs iguanas in Key West Developing recipes and inspiration Food photography and plating fashion Recommended skills for kitchen proficiency The wobbly bits Cooking Tongue Hank’s new cookbook Recipes: Venison Barbacoa Salsa Arbol (coming soon) Dan Dan Noodles Roasted Rabbit Legs with a Spicy Prickly Pear Sauce Wild Turkey Leg Carnitas Deviled Kidneys Venison Tacos de Lengua
01:40:28
July 29, 2020
Episode 203: Why Take Kids Hunting?
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Listen to this even if you do not have kids. Take someone hunting. It doesn’t matter if they are children or adults… Show Notes: Crew Catch Up Getting Kids into Hunting Buying their first gun How to start them off Take your Kids Hunting Appreciation of wild spaces and wild life Encourage hard work, discipline, and self confidence Prepares them for failure Teaches compassion and empathy Rite of passage Firearm safety Creates lasting memories Continues the tradition of the North American wildlife model Great American Outdoors Act in House of Representatives
01:36:06
July 22, 2020
Episode 202: The Wild Game Cook - John Wallace
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests: John Wallace – Avid Hunter, Angler, and Wild Game Cook Follow on Instagram Show Notes: The Wild Game Cook Favorite Game Meat Mississippi Pot Roast The Neck Roast Writing Recipe Labels for Meat in Freezer Kory’s Storing Method Freezer Lists Steak Sauces Processing your own Game Shrimp Scampi Stuffed Backstrap The Flavor Bible Fishing Time MeatEater Catfish Creole Recipe Fishing Seasons Saltwater Fishing Gar and Carp Paddlefish Snagging Don’t Eat Gar Eggs Storing Fish Storing Game The Stages of Eating Wild Game Thaw and Refreeze Recipes: Venison Shank Grinders (aka sub sandwiches)
01:23:55
July 15, 2020
Episode 201: Freedom Hunters
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests: Anthony Pace – Founder/CEO of Freedom Hunters Freedom Hunters: Follow on Instagram Follow on Facebook Website Show Notes: Foundation of Freedom Hunters Green Chili Deer Roasts Family Pronghorn Hunting Group Hunting Draws, differ state to state Preference Points Increase in tags applications and license sales The motivation behind Freedom Hunters Selection of Attendees Public Land vs Private Land Sponsors and Donations Celebrity Hunters Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Armed Forces Initiative Most memorable trip The future Volunteer Outreach Coordinators Recipes: Antelope Andouille Sausages Tropical Wild Pig Burgers Wild Game Burger Trio – Black Bear, Venison, and Wild Salmon
01:16:35
July 8, 2020
Happy Independence Day and Season 2 Primer
First off, the Harvesting Nature crew and I want to wish you all a safe and happy Independence Day in the US and a happy Canada Day in Canada! We are also using this week for a little break from our normally scheduled podcasts in order to celebrate, get outdoors, and enjoy nature. I hope you find a little time to fire up the BBQ, grab your pack for a hike, or get out on the water for some fishing. I also want to thank the men and women of our military branches past and present. Thanks to you and your families for the sacrifices you have made to our nation. Happy 4th of July! I hope that this next year launches a time of equality, health, and resolve within our great country. For all of you regular listeners, you may have figured out that last week’s episode marked our 20th episode of the podcast. We want to take chance to close out season one and kick off season two next week. We promise that season two is going to be even more entertaining with more awesome guests, adventure tales, and of course wild fish and game cooking conversation. So stay tuned and get ready for another wild season! One last reminder that our current cooking giveaway ends tonight, July 1st. We will be announcing the winner tomorrow, July 2nd, via social media. Don’t worry though, you still have time to enter to possibly win a Weston Meat grinder, a signed Eat Wild Game cookbook, and some badass Traeger sauces and seasonings. CLICK HERE TO ENTER I want to give a quick shout out to all the Harvesting Nature crew for all of the hard work you put in behind the scenes and to all of our guests that have joined the podcast over the last few months. We have all very much enjoyed the great conversation. Cheers to another season! As always we invite you to subscribe on whatever podcast platform you use and to punch those five stars. Leave us a review to tell us your favorite moments from season 1 and what you want to hear in season two!
02:41
July 1, 2020
Episode 20: Life in the Water with Capt Aaron Young
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Podcast Contest: Click the link below to enter for a chance to win a Weston Meat Grinder, an Autographed Cookbook, Traeger Sauces, and Traeger Spices! Enter now until July 1st. CLICK HERE TO ENTER Special Guests: Captain Aaron Young – Dibs on Bottom Adventures Follow on Instagram Follow on YouTube Follow on Facebook Website Show Notes: The Key West Waterman Balancing Charters and Commercial Spearfishing Practice – Bad shots waste meat Getting into commercial fishing Spearfishing outside of the FL Keys Geographical behaviors of fish Positive interactions with Game Wardens Is commercial fishing territorial? Seasonal variations in target fish species Know your fish and sizes underwater Deep drop fishing Cobia sight fishing Beginning spearfishing tips Great white shark encounter Chumming when spearfishing Shark encounters Tarpon fishing Lobster were trash fish Favorite and least favorite fish to catch to eat Yellow jack are underrated fish in the FL Keys Recipes: Homemade Wild Fish Fingers with Tasty Mashed Potatoes Seafood Enchiladas Whole Grilled Snapper
01:12:17
June 24, 2020
Episode 19: Trapping Wild Hogs in Texas - Food or Foe?
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Podcast Contest: Click the link below to enter for a chance to win a Weston Meat Grinder, an Autographed Cookbook, Traeger Sauces, and Traeger Spices! Enter now until July 1st. CLICK HERE TO ENTER Special Guests: Eddie Dickey – Texas Wild Hog Control Website Follow on Facebook Follow on Instagram Show Notes: The evolution of the hog population in Texas Trapping Hogs Trapping live hogs can be sold in TX Which pigs should you eat? Why are populations growing so fast? Trapping process 325lbs boar Dumbing down the sounder Grub worms Pigs are hard to hunt during the day Ghost pigs Trapping is the most effective Most unusual trapping location Pig attacks Opportunistic omnivores Can trapped hogs become a food source? Goose hunting Private property vs. public land hunting Hunting clubs Learning to hunt Favorite recipes Thermal hog hunts Recipes: Wild Boar Holiday Ham Spinach Stuffed Boar Loin with Arugula Pistachio Pesto Wild Pork Sausage with Homemade Rosemary Porter Crust
01:21:22
June 17, 2020
Episode 18: Grow Your Own
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Podcast Contest: Click the link below to enter for a chance to win a Weston Meat Grinder, an Autographed Cookbook, Traeger Sauces, and Traeger Spices! Enter now until July 1st. CLICK HERE TO ENTER Show Notes: Townsend Family Organic Farms Kory’s Garden Raised Bed Gardening Square Foot Gardening Where to buy plants Pest and Wildlife Management Plans Stressful Plants Invite Pests Keep Happy Plants Master Gardener Classes Agriculture Extension Offices Composting How to Compost Hydroponic Gardening Tower Garden Balancing pH in Soil Soil Testing Soil Surveys Fruit Trees Maple Syrup Harvesting Wild Pig Story Great American Outdoors Act Contact your Senators or Representatives Maple Syrup Numbers Fall/Winter Crops Harvesting and Storing Vegetables Fish and Fresh Veggies Recipes: Blue Cheese Venison Meatloaf Dandelion Jam Lamb Meatballs and Dandelion Greens
01:16:05
June 10, 2020
Episode 17: Bear Necessities - Eat the Meat!
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Podcast Contest: Click the link below to enter for a chance to win a Weston Meat Grinder, an Autographed Cookbook, Traeger Sauces, and Traeger Spices! Enter now until July 1st. CLICK HERE TO ENTER Special Guests: Randy King – Chef, Hunter, Angler, Author, Member of SOLO HNTR Team/Podcast Instagram: @chefrandyking Website: www.chefrandyking.com Shawn West – Co-Founder of Get Out and Go Hunting, Hunter, Angler, Writer, Home Cook, Instagram: @getoutandgohunting Website: https://www.getoutandgohunting.com/ Show Notes: Spring Black Bear Hunting Color Phased Bears? Grizzly Bears Preference of Colors for Bears Is COVID affecting Bear Hunting Pressure The Taste of Bear Meat Do Bears Taste like what the Eat? Repopulation Success and Failures Canceling Bear Seasons Managing Populations Eating Grizzly Bear Food Safety with Bear Meat Sous Vide Corning The Evolution of Eating Wild Game Meat Recipes: Sous Vide Black Bear Steak Sandwich Black Bear Burger with Blueberry BBQ Sauce Curried Bear and Rice Backcountry Soup Bear Pemmican Black Bear Bourguignon  Pulled BBQ Bear Rendering Wild Game Fat
01:43:56
June 3, 2020
Episode 16: Hunting and Fishing with Allen Company
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests: Lee Betty – Director of Marketing, Allen Company Jake Randall – Digital Content Manager, Allen Company Show Notes: Colorado Hunting Adjusting Draw Hunts in CO, Second Chance Draw The Zen of Archery and Fly Fishing Hunting Outside of Colorado Long Term Hunt Planning Out of State Hunting Share your Experiences Whitetail is Delicious! Waterfowl Plans Goose Sausage Elk Blue Cheese Meatloaf Craisin and Brown Sugar Meatballs Marinades or Brines for Wild Game Kory’s Turkey Kick Turkey Ramp Frittata Boudin Balls Colorado Fishing New Spearfishing Adventures Shark Stories Public vs. Private Stream Access Allen Company History Hot Allen Products of 2020 The Growth and Popularity of Shooting Sports Staying Connected with the Modern Hunter Veteran’s Pheasant Hunt Postponed until 12 Sept 2020 Connect with Allen Company: Website Facebook Instagram Recipes: Stuffed Venison Steaks with Homemade Chimichurri Seared Duck Breast with Pumpkin Cream Gnocchi Copycat Chick-fil-a Turkey Nuggets Recipe Smoked Venison Taquitos
01:27:41
May 27, 2020
Episode 15: The Turkey Slayer, Bicycle Hunting, and Deciding Out of State Hunts
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Show Notes: Kory The Turkey Slayer Kory’s Turkey Story Wiffing Shots Pattern your Shotgun Turkey Hunting in a Blizzard Turkey Fan Art - @championschoicecalls Do you have to camo your shotgun Hunting and Scouting via Bicycle Gear for Bicycle Hunting Fat Tire Bicycles Hauling Big Game on bikes Moving to a New State and Learning their Hunting Systems Reading Regulations and E-Scouting Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Analyzing Elk Drawings for 2020 Using an analytical approach to entering drawings Shotgun Camo DIY tutorial Recipes: Copycat Chick-fil-a Turkey Nuggets Recipe Hank Shaw’s Turkey Carnitas Smoked Venison Taquitos About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature.
01:32:55
May 20, 2020
Episode 14: Hunting, Cooking, and Technology with Brad Luttrell of GoWild
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Brad Luttrell: Co-Founder & CEO, GoWild Brad is a hunter, angler, father, husband, CEO, podcast host, and home cook. He is a man who wears many, many hats. His passion for the outdoors led him to co-create GoWild a couple of years ago. GoWild is the best social media app for hunting, fishing & the outdoors. period. It is the fastest growing social media and activity tracking platform for outdoors enthusiasts. Brad spends the majority of living the “start-up” life but still holds family and the outdoors dear to his heart. We were happy Brad could chat with us on this episode. Follow Brad on IG: @bradluttrell Follow GoWild on IG: @gowildapp Join the GoWild Community! https://timetogowild.com/pages/download Show Notes: Restless Native Podcast Organizing your Freezer Freezing and Storing Wild Game How To Pulled Meats Cooking with a Thermometer Brad’s Turkey Season Archery Deer Hunting Just Missing Deer Sitting for Turkeys vs Running and Gunning Kentucky Elk Drawing/Hunting Go Wild App Introducing Tech to the Outdoor World Connecting Hunters to Hunters Content Moderation on Social Media The Best Audience for Hunters and Anglers Gearbox: Products, Buildouts, and Sharable Kits Contributions to Non-Profits COVID effects on Outdoors and Homelife Getting Kids into the Outdoors Get Involved with GoWild Recipes: Pheasant Pho
01:49:14
May 13, 2020
Episode 13: Aging Big Game, Kitchen Knives, and Lavash the Cookbook with Ara Zada
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Ara Zada: Field Staff Writer for Harvesting Nature. Born and raised in Los Angeles Ara Zada is a chef, author, TV personality, food stylist and avid bow hunter. He has worked with Outdoor News, PBS, Food Network, ABC, CBS, NBC, TNT, Jaime Oliver Food Foundation and a range of others. His first cookbook ‘Lavash’ was released Oct. 2019. When he’s not cooking, he’s shooting his bow, teaching his kids about the outdoors, training for triathlons and filling any available time with parkour. Follow Ara on IG: @arazada Show Notes: Beginning in the Culinary World Beginning Hunting Wild Boar Hunting and Processing Meat Shortages Comfort in a Full Freezer PA Trout Opener Early COVID 19 affects on Hunting and Fishing Turkey Recipes “Gamey” Tastes What is “Gamey”? Good Field Care Preserves Flavor Aging Big Game Aged Meat vs. Fresh Meat Hanging Deer in Winter Peasant Foods are “In” Recipe Writing Chef Knives and Knife Sets Sharpening Platforms – Work Sharp Treat your Knife like your Rifle Modern Craft Knifemakers Japanese Knives Pairing Meats with Environmental Ingredients Lavash the Cookbook Armenian Culture Lavash the Bread Armenian Food Buy Lavash the Cookbook Follow Lavash the Cookbook Recipes: Prosciutto Wrapped Wild Turkey Cutlets  Mule Deer Carpaccio Spinach Stuffed Wild Boar Loin with Arugula Pistachio Pesto Venison Ricotta Meatballs with Alfredo Tagliatelle Dove & Bacon Popper with Heirloom Tomato Chutney Yellowtail Mango Habenero Ceviche
01:29:10
May 6, 2020
Episode 12: Hunting and Spearfishing in Hawaii and Abroad with Justin Lee
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Justin Lee is a world traveled professional spearfisherman, big game hunter, and outdoorsman. He calls Hawaii home where he has become a steward of the outside world. Justin conveys his hunts and spearfishing adventures through stories in a way that will make you feel as if you were there with him through the hunt to the dinner table. He believes the ultimate way to show respect to your prey is to prepare it with love for your family and friends. Follow Justin’s adventure on Instagram: @bigisleboy24 Show Notes Beginning Hunting and Spearfishing Make the outdoors fun for kids Is hunting popular in Hawaii? Pig hunting Archery hunting Axis deer hunting Sheep and goat hunting Favorite species in Hawaii Mule Deer Hunting Pronghorn Hunting Favorite Game Recipes Seasoning Wild Game Eating Axis Deer Spearfishing and Hunting Commonalities Most Memorable Dive Big fish aren’t always the most memorable Gyotaku – Fish Print Art Training for Freediving Just get in the water Fasting and Holding your breath Carb Loading Hot Tip for Beginning Spearfishing Best Fish Recipes Ryan Meyer’s Film: Spearfishing Hawaii Aquarium Fish - Kole Catch Clean Cook Panama Tuna Fishing Positively Representing Outdoor Culture while traveling Dan Flores Books: American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History
01:34:00
April 29, 2020
Episode 11: A Greenhorn's Guide to Hunting, Cleaning, and Cooking Turkey
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Collin Gruin – The Almost 2020 Turkey Hunter Show Notes Turkey Calls Learning to Call Calling Strategies Fall vs. Spring Turkey Hunting Hunting on Bicycle Location and E-Scouting Strategies Decoys? Turkeys are Smart Shooting the Turkey Planning a Cleaning Method Pluck, Divide, Spatchcock Giblets Pate Gizzards DIY Turkey Mount Displaying your Turkey Fresh Fans on Decoys Wild Turkey Life Cycle T-Shirt Recipes: Click the link to get the recipe Film: The Best Ways to Clean a Wild Turkey Wild Turkey Brie Puffs Turkey Stock Recipe How to Cook Turkey Tail - MeatEater
58:57
April 22, 2020
Episode 10: Food Talk with Danielle Prewett of Wild + Whole and MeatEater
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Danielle Prewett, Wild + Whole and MeatEater Visit Wild + Whole Danielle Prewett is the founder of Wild + Whole and a wild foods contributing editor for MeatEater. Texas is home for Danielle, but her love for the outdoors developed while chasing birds across the grasslands of North Dakota. She has been living off the land for the last several years and is fascinated by the richness of wild game. Danielle strives to portray this beauty by teaching others how to cook and enjoy their harvest. Show Notes Pantry Essentials Planting Gardens Companion Planting Foraging Leek Ramp Pesto Mushrooms Pantry Essentials Go to Oils Dried Ingredients Pantry Randoms Cooking without Recipes Writing Recipes Fat and Acidity Starches Root Vegetables Turkey Hunting Travel Restrictions Working from Home Turkey Recipes Sous Vide Brining Turkey Key West Pink Shrimps Hunting and Eating Iguanas Lobstering and Crabbing Fly Fishing for Redfish Catch and Release vs Catch and Eat Eating Redifish on the Halfshell Recipes: Click the link to get the recipe Grilled Redfish on the Halfshell Coconut Mango Iguana Tacos Venison Tongue Tacos
01:23:31
April 15, 2020
Episode 9: Wild Game Soups, Stews, and Can They Help the Flu?
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Collin Gruin – Resident White Bean Chili Cooker Show Notes Soup vs Stew Bouillon vs Consommé Substitute Stocks for Water Keep Those Bones Stock vs Broth Tougher Cuts vs Tender Cuts of Meat Chili – Soup or Stew? Trash Plates Best Cuts for Soups and Stews Best Meat for Soups and Stews Wild Game Wonton Soup Flu Season is here… Are soups good for illness? Scientific Research about soups The nutrition of game meat Beef vs Venison The Physical Health Benefits of Hunting Is Jambalaya a Soup or Stew? Recipes: Click the link to get the recipe Ground Antelope, White Bean and Kale Soup Rabbit Egg Drop Soup Venison Vegetable Soup Rattlesnake Soup Rabbit Chili Rabbit and Antelope Andouille Gumbo Smoked Wild Trout Soup
01:03:04
April 2, 2020
Episode 8: Spices, Good Food, and Hunting
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Casey Bard – Owner, Tacticalories Show Notes Tacticalories History What does Montreal taste like? Don’t sacrifice or cut corners Elevate food for kids Product launches Is it best to go bigger? Earning a living of off our passions The state of the outdoor industry Hunting safety and children Quality meat Availability of quality food Care about good food, you get what you pay for Committed to spending more time in the woods Winter Strong – Run, Lift, Shoot by Sorinex Outdoors Physical training to hunt Trash plates New outdoor seasonings, marinades, and sauces! 10% off entire order at Tacticalories, using code: harvestingnature Recipes: Click the link to get the recipe Venison Toast with Sage Blueberry Sauce Wild Rabbit Chili Smoked Canada Goose Venison Heart Stew Assault and Pepper Turkey Schnitzel Meateater Rabbit Schnitzel Smoked Pork Butt About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Kory Slye – Harvesting Nature Managing Editor Kory is a lifelong hunter and angler from northwestern Pennsylvania.He enjoys filling his freezer with the wild game and fish that Pennsylvania has to offer.His goal is to show how he has introduced his three young children to the outdoors and fostered their passion for all things wild.Follow him on his journey on Instagram, @outdoorsmandad. Music Yard Sale by Silent Partner
01:33:37
March 16, 2020
Episode 7: Cast Iron Cookware, Campfire Cooking, and Camp Stoves
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Collin Gruin – Harvesting Nature Field Staff Show Notes Cast Iron Cooking Bare Cast Iron Enamel Coated Cast Iron Health Effects Seasoning Cast Iron Cleaning Methods Worst and best ingredients to cook in a cast iron Over the Fire Cooking Building a cooking fire (don’t bring it, buy local) Campfire cooking equipment Primitive Cooking Methods Buffalo Chips Camp Stoves Large gas powered Camp Heating/cooking stoves – wood burning Backpacking stoves C Rations and MREs Recipes: Click the link to get the recipe Venison Scotch Eggs Florida Rum Braised Rabbit Venison Pumpkin Pot Pie A Hunter’s Meal in the Field Pan Seared Goose Breast with Blackberry Sauce About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey. Music Yard Sale by Silent Partner
54:43
March 9, 2020
Episode 6: Catching, Cleaning, and Cooking Fish, Lobster, and Other Water Dwellers
Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Kory Slye – Harvesting Nature Managing Editor Collin Gruin – Harvesting Nature Field Staff Show Notes Catch and release Catch and eat Fishing for enjoyment Trophy fishing Fishing for the experience Noodling Spinning vs fly fishing Cutthroat trout Saltwater fly fishing Mark Kenyon’s new book Bow fishing for carp Ice fishing Does the ice break? Traditional vs electric fillet knives Is saltwater fishing intimidating for beginners? Starting with local guides Spear fishing is hunting under the water Freshwater spear fishing Do you eat fish after bow fishing? Catching, Cleaning, Eating Lion Fish Lion fish Pizza Lobstering in the Florida Keys How to lobster Spiny lobster meat vs Maine Lobster meat Cleaning lobster properly Recipes Click the link to get the recipe Grilled Caribbean Snapper with Couscous and Grilled Vegetables Firing Lime Chipotle Smoked Steelhead Coconut Lobster Mac and Cheese Broiled Walleye with a Pineapple Mustard Rub Walleye Tacos with Avocado Honey Sauce Roasted Tuna Head Ramen Noodle Soup About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey. Music Yard Sale by Silent Partner
01:10:18
February 19, 2020
Episode 05: Braising and Roasting, Cooking Game Birds, Veteran Pheasant Hunts, Dove Poppers, and Better Game Bird Recipes
Email Us: whatscooking@harvestingnature.com Special Guests Kory Slye – Harvesting Nature Managing Editor Show Notes Florida Dove Hunting Exposing Kids to Hunting and Eating Game Kory’s Organization of the Hartstown Veteran Pheasant Huntwith Freedom Hunters How the Hunt Started Sponsors and Community Support Last Year Recap How to Help Veteran’s Outdoor Groups Dove Jalapeno Poppers Braising vs Roasting Braising Tips, Tricks, and Techniques Roasting Roasted Duck Pheasant Pho Hungarian Partridge Parsnip Skin Burns Quail and Cornbread Dressing Recipes Click the link to get the recipe Smoked Whole Venison Backstrap Pheasant Pho Dijon Roasted Hungarian Partridge Roasted Quail with Sage and Squash Cornbread Dressing Special Links: Hartstown Veteran Pheasant Hunt Freedom Hunters Kory’s email: kory@freedomhunters.org About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey.
53:08
February 2, 2020
Episode 4: Hunting, Cleaning, and Cooking Squirrels
Special Guests Kory Slye – Harvesting Nature Field Staff Writer and Managing Editor Collin Gruin – Hunter Abroad and Master Squirrel Spotter Show Notes History of Squirrels in North America Different Species of Squirrels Varieties and Habitats Squirrel Dogs Urban/City Squirrel Populations Palm Trees and Habitats Mad Cow Disease in Squirrels Cleaning Squirrels and Wearing Gloves Tularemia Skinning Methods Burning the Hair Off Taking Kids Squirrel Hunting Air Rifles and Hunting Recipes Click the link to get the recipe Squirrel and Scallion Potstickers with Ginger Dipping Sauce Chipotle Squirrel BBQ Dip Tacticalories Squirrel Noodle Soup About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey. Music Yard Sale by Silent Partner
57:19
January 24, 2020
Episode 3: Everglades Deer, Panthers, Pythons, Iguana Tacos and Swamp Buggies
Special Guests Harry Pickering - Wildlife Conservation Chairman, Everglades Sportsman and Conservation Club Collin Gruin - Hunter Abroad and Master Squirrel Spotter Show Notes History of the Everglades Sportsman and Conservation Club Deer Hunting in the Everglades and Big Cypress Swamp Buggies The Decline of South Florida Whitetail populations Bug Swarms Hunting Pressure Invasive Species - Pythons and Iguanas Florida Panthers Wild Hog BBQ Off Road Vehicle Access Stepping on Alligators Recipes Click the link to get the recipe Coconut Mango Iguana Tacos About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey. Music Yard Sale by Silent Partner
47:23
January 3, 2020
Episode 2: Curing Wild Game Meat
About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. Questions or comments? Email us at whatscooking@harvestingnature.com About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey. Show Notes: Curing Meats Definitions Curing Process Curing Science Jerky is a form of curing Smoking Meat is curing Recipes: Click the link to get the recipe Wild Boar Holiday Ham Tuna Gravlax Corned Venison and Sauerkraut Garlic Whiskey Wild Boar Bacon Music Yard Sale by Silent Partner
41:42
December 15, 2019
Episode 1: Briny Beginnings: Marinades vs Brines for Wild Fish and Game
About the Podcast: We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature. About the Hosts: Justin Townsend: Editor-in-Chief of Harvesting Nature Justin grew up in the outdoors and has maintained his passion for hunting and fishing throughout his journey around the US. As a classically trained chef, Justin infuses his passions for cooking to create delicious wild game meals for everyone to enjoy. After joining the Coast Guard in 2015, Justin now lives in Key West, FL where the island serves as a lily pad for his many adventures on land and sea. Dustyn Carroll: Field Staff Writer and Co-host Dustyn always had a love for adventure and fostered a love for hunting and fishing after his military career began. He found an appreciation of wild game meats through his co-workers and then jumped into the pursuit of wild meat wholeheartedly. Cooking and serving wild game to his family and friends has become pleasurable achievement which he looks forward to at every new journey. Show Notes Get to know the hosts Brines vs marinades Dry Brining Mayonnaise on steaks? “Gamey” Meat Disconnected people Responsible Hunting Recipes Click the link to get the recipe Antelope Sloppy Joe Sliders Venison Pumpkin Pot Pie Homemade Antelope Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce American Venison Scotch Eggs Seared Antelope Steaks with Fried Hominy and Roasted Red Pepper Puree Grilled Mediterranean Antelope Steaks with Hummus and Israeli Salad Music Yard Sale by Silent Partner
50:30
November 30, 2019