The Big Honker Podcast is your ultimate authority on all things waterfowl hunting!! The show's hosts are Jeff Stanfield, owner of Stanfield Hunting Outfitters and Andy Shaver, head guide at Stanfield Hunting Outfitters. You will not find a duo more knowledgeable about the hunting industry than these two! Join them as they give you an all access pass into what most hunters dream about, which is to hunt for a living! Not only will they be giving you a peek behind the curtain on what its like to run one of North America's largest outfitters but each episode will be filled with discussions on topics such as scouting, decoy spreads, migration and hatch reports, product reviews, retriever training, calling tips and techniques, as well as tactics they use everyday to make each hunt a success... Couple that with the occasional tall tale from past hunts and special guests interviews from waterfowl industry leaders this show will be a fun ride and a must listen for everyone from the most hardcore hunter to the hunter that only hits the field twice a year.
BONUS EPISODE: NFL Week 3 Pick 'Em - Douglas Spale
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Douglas Spale for their weekly pick 'em contest where the guys choose their winners, locks and upsets for every Week 3 game in the NFL.
Episode #631: Douglas Spale
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by attorney and avid outdoorsman, Douglas Spale. Douglas recently teamed up with Pheasants Forever for the YouTube project, Ripples, that follows Douglas' journey through upland hunting. From being adopted at 18 months to losing a brother this film is touching story about the bonds formed through hunting.
The guys discuss how this project got started, Nevada chukar hunting, good and bad hunting dogs, and hunting all across North America.
Episode #630: Arliss Reed
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by the general manager of Habitat Flats, The Grand, Arliss Reed. Arliss and Habitat Flats are gearing up for waterfowl season and the guys discuss everything that goes on to prepare for the coming flights of ducks and geese. The guys also talk about what makes hunting such a special endeavor, weight loss surgery and staying somewhat healthy during the grind of hunting season, and the hot topic of flooded corn and mallards.
Episode #629: Wade Shoemaker
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by photographer and content creator, Wade Shoemaker. Wade has worked with some of the most prominent brands in the waterfowl industry. The guys talk about what led Wade to pursue a career as a freelance photographer, his plans for the coming waterfowl season, influences in the outdoors industry, and wild sightings in the Louisiana swampland.
Episode #628: Sam Soholt
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by photographer and conservationist, Sam Soholt. Sam is launching the Stamp It Forward project, where he buys Federal Duck Stamps with all of the money that is donated and then he gives the Stamps away with merchandise that is sold at his publiclandtees.com.
They discuss where Sam came up with the idea for this project and how its grown over the past few years, being a professional outdoor photographer, hunters being better advocates for hunting, the censorship of hunting across social media platforms, and why politicians rarely get it right when it comes to hunting and the outdoors.
BONUS EPISODE: NFL Week 2 Pick 'Em - Jason Hart
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Jason Hart to give their predictions for every NFL game of Week 2. The guys pick their winners, locks and upsets from this weekend of games, starting with Chargers vs Chiefs.
I run a lawn care business so everyday I’m mowing I put on your podcast and listen to it while I work all day. It’s gotten me through the last 3 months and I’m hoping I got enough episodes left to get me through the next 3.
Too much pansy ball talk
Curious why hunting has a bad wrap?
If you are ever wondering why hunters get a bad wrap (or people from Texas) listen to this show. Unfortunately they are steepening our uphill battle with their dimwhited and misinformed take on pretty much everything. Luckily, the hunting community as a whole is better than this.