Each week, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World draws upon outdoor experts from across the country, including those within the Bass Pro Shops family. Rob Keck, Bass Pro Shops’ director of conservation, and his guests provide listeners with the latest information about hunting, fishing and wildlife conservation.
Harrowing Tales of Tree Stand Falls, and How to Avoid Them
September is Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month, as the month that most hunters head back to the woods to hang stands in preparation for the upcoming hunting season. Glen Mayhew, President at the Tree Stand Safety Awareness Foundation, talks about the variety of safety options and considerations that a hunter has whether using a climbing, ladder or lock-on stand, and hear from two survivors, Tim Peters and Mickey Black, who will tell their harrowing stories of life-threatening tree stand falls.
Everything Whitetails! Pursuing, Protecting, and Processing Your Harvest
Learn all about whitetails and the many elements that make pursuing them the crown jewel of hunting, with an icon of the whitetail world, the host of ‘Growing Deer TV,’ Dr. Grant Woods, covering the best ways to process and store your venison, the threat of chronic wasting disease and how to prevent spreading it, how to keep your scent under wraps during a hunt, and more! Plus, Bass Pro Shops Communications Specialist Faith Roane has some exciting announcements for golf enthusiasts and fans in the Memphis area!
Taking Aim at the Ballot Box this November
Dive into the impact of this November's elections on 2nd Amendment and conservation, with the CEO of Hunter Nation, Luke Hilgemann, talking about the "Hunt the Vote" campaign, and Joe Bartozzi, the President and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, covering NSSF’s "GunVote" initiative. Both Hunt the Vote and GunVote are playing big roles to engage hunters, recreational shooters and gun owners to register, and to VOTE!
Saltwater Sportfishing and the Policy that Drives It
Feel the mist of the sea and taste the salt of the surf as we talk saltwater fishing with the President of the Center of Sportfishing Policy, Jeff Angers. The Center for Sportfishing Policy represents our nation’s saltwater recreational fishing industry and the millions of Americans for whom recreational fishing is a way of life. Learn about how the Great American Outdoors Act will benefit fisheries, get the details of a high-tech new device for more ethical release, and hear about where the best fishing is available right now and in the months ahead.
Listen in on History: The Signing of the Great American Outdoors Act
Head to the East Room of the White House, where earlier this month, President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Great American Outdoor Act, the most significant conservation and outdoors legislation in decades. Hear exclusive audio from the signing ceremony, featuring the President, Vice President Mike Pence, Ivanka Trump, Senator Rob Portman, and other lawmakers. Then, the 53rd Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, David Bernhardt joins the show, to explain how this Act is also a job creations bill, and what the first steps will be to turn this legislation into action.
Jeff Foxworthy on the Farm / Hunters Take Over Hollywood with "The Harvest"
The best-selling comedy artist of all time, Jeff Foxworthy, covers his comedy career, passion for the outdoors, how he's spending time on the farm now that he isn't touring, and why he leads a weekly Bible study for the homeless. Then, Jim Liberatore, Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, shares how 45 million hunters and anglers are aiming to bypass Hollywood with a powerful new pro-hunting film called “The Harvest.”