Talking Mule Deer Podcast

S5 E1 – Western Hunting & Conservation Expo with Ray Crow and MDF CEO Joel Pedersen

Into 2022 we are racing, headed full steam into the Western Hunting & Conservation Expo! We get WHCE Director Ray Crow and MDF President/CEO Joel Pedersen on the record, talking all things Hunt Expo. WHCE is a huge fundraiser for wildlife conservation ac…

S5 E1 – Western Hunting & Conservation Expo

Into 2022 we are racing, headed full steam into the Western Hunting & Conservation Expo!…

S4 E13 – Mapping the Herd with AZ Biologists Lucas Olson and Jackson Miller

As the year draws to a close we are headed to Arizona, to get updates on how GPS collar data is being utilized to determine how the Mule Deer Foundation accomplishes its project work. Lucas Olson, MDF/Arizona Cooperative Wildlife Biologist is a GIS and m…

Montana Mule Deer with MT Game Division Chief Brian Wakeling, and MDF Regional Director Chris Fortune – Season 4 Episode 11

With Montana archery seasons already in process, and the rifle season racing up, we are going in-depth with MT Game Management Bureau Chief Brian Wakeling, and MDF’s MT Regional Director Chris Fortune. Brian details how weather conditions across the stat…

S4 E10 – 2021 Range-wide Status of Black-Tailed and Mule Deer with Jim Heffelfinger and Joel Pedersen

2021 Range-wide Status of Black-Tailed and Mule Deer with Jim Heffelfinger and Joel Pedersen – Season 4 Episode 10
 
We are excited to bring you the 75th episode of Talking Mule Deer, and we could not think of better guests than MDF President/CEO Joel Pe…

S4 E9 – Randy Morrison MDF Habitat Partnership Coordinator

Randy Morrison, MDF California Habitat Partnership Coordinator – Season 4 Episode 9
 
After a little break from episodes, Talking Mule Deer is back with Randy Morrison, MDF’s Habitat Partnership Coordinator in California. Randy discusses his transition i…

S4 E8 – John Nosler Talks Nosler Ammo and the State of the Industry

John Nosler – Season 4 Episode 8 – June 9
On this episode of Talking Mule Deer, we are joined by Nosler Inc. President and COO John R. Nosler. John starts off with an overview of the history of Nosler and how his grandfather, truckdriver John A. Nosler, …

S4 E7 – BYU Wildlife Ecology Lab with Professor Brock McMillan, Professor Randy Larsen, and Tabitha Hughes

This episode of Talking Mule Deer features Brigham Young University wildlife researchers telling us about their mule deer studies in Utah. Brock and Randy, both avid mule deer hunters, are professors in the BYU Wildlife Ecology Lab and landed at the univ…

S4 E6 – Conservation Crossing with Sam Soholt and Marshall Johnson

This episode of Talking Mule Deer features our conversation with the co-founder of Public Land Tees, Sam Soholt. Sam tells us about how he got his start in the outdoor industry as a photographer and videographer, and about his modified school bus that he…

S4 E5 – New MDF President/CEO Joel Pedersen

New MDF President/CEO Joel Pedersen – Season 4 Episode 5 – April 14
 
Today we have our first Talking Mule Deer conversation with the Mule Deer Foundation’s new President/CEO, Joel Pedersen. Joel tells us about how he grew up hunting and fishing with his…

S4 E4 – Jason Matzinger Talks Shed Hunting, Off-Season Prep, and Hunting with Your Kids

Jason Matzinger Talks Shed Hunting, Off-Season Prep, and Hunting with Your Kids – Season 4 Episode 4 – March 12
On this episode, we are talking with Jason Matzinger, host of Into High Country and an ambassador for the Mule Deer Foundation. Spring brings …

S4 E3 – Idaho Conservation Efforts with MDF state habitat coordinator, Jessie Shallow

Idaho Conservation Efforts with MDF state habitat coordinator, Jessie Shallow – Season 4 Episode 3 
Today we are talking with one of the new conservation staff for MDF, Jessie Shallow, who works through MDF and Idaho Fish and Game to coordinate habitat r…