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The Bear Grease Podcast with host Clay Newcomb delivers compelling storytelling through documentary-style episodes exploring the culture, traditions, and history of rural America. He’ll dive in deep with hunters, biologists, anthropologists, and hillbillies to learn about human nature and our ancient connection to the land. Bear Grease explores unique people, topics, and stories that reveal the incredible value of life lived close to the land. Part of the MeatEater Podcast Network.

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    • 4.9 • 1.4K Ratings

The Bear Grease Podcast with host Clay Newcomb delivers compelling storytelling through documentary-style episodes exploring the culture, traditions, and history of rural America. He’ll dive in deep with hunters, biologists, anthropologists, and hillbillies to learn about human nature and our ancient connection to the land. Bear Grease explores unique people, topics, and stories that reveal the incredible value of life lived close to the land. Part of the MeatEater Podcast Network.

    Ep. 3: The Shed Horn Buck of 1962

    Ep. 3: The Shed Horn Buck of 1962

    James Lawrence is a master public land whitetail hunter and his favorite tactic is called "still hunting." In this episode of Bear Grease, you'll hear James' family story and about the buck that altered the trajectory of his life. The story has many twists, turns, and some family drama. For many years, James has been an influential figure in Clay Newcomb's life and he explores why relationships are so valuable. You'll be entertained by a great story, learn some techniques for hunting, and you'll be challenged to build stronger relationships.

    Ep. 2: The Thing About Owl Hooters

    Ep. 2: The Thing About Owl Hooters

    Human inventiveness is displayed in our ability to mimic other animals using only our natural voice. In this episode, we’ll explore the "why" of natural voice calling, how it’s become ingrained in our hunting culture, and talk to a PHD economist to discover if there's really a correlation between an ability to owl hoot and increased overall woodsmanship. We’ll also interview a human voice expert and some of the best natural voice callers around (including one of the world’s best). This episode is literally a hoot.

    • 55 min
    Ep. 1: The Myth of the Southern Mountain Lion

    Ep. 1: The Myth of the Southern Mountain Lion

    There are two types of people in the South -- those who have seen mountain lions and those who haven’t. Supposedly extirpated from the South, the native species has lived on through backwoods lore and many believe they never left. Did they? Clay Newcomb explores the touchy topic by interviewing biologists, investigating two eye-witness sightings, and talking with a psychologist about people seeing things that aren’t real. This is a lesson in biology and human nature, and a great story that gets to the truth about mountain lions in the South. 

    • 53 min
    Introducing: Bear Grease

    Introducing: Bear Grease

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

rodburner31 ,

Take a seat and learn something

I have to say that I’ve very recently heard about Clay and started to listen to the Bear Magazine podcast. I appreciate his perspective and how he’s arrived at them. If you’re interested in listening to someone who’s grounded, and willing to say he doesn’t know the answer. Then listening to his new Bear Grease podcast will definitely be worth an hour of your time.

Ben/CO ,

Huntin Buddies

Please keep bringing it Clay. God Bless!

byway of creeks ,

Add this to your podcast rotation

Excellent podcast! An insightful and unpretentious dive into American hunting culture, traditions, history and storytelling.

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