In Episode #14 of The Wired To Hunt Podcast we’re diving into one of the greatest challenges facing hunters today. Getting hunting permission on private land. Stick around because we’ve got some great tips, tricks and stories today, all related to how you can get permission on new properties this year!

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– How I begin choosing a state, county and area to look for hunting properties

– How Dan and I use plat maps and GIS data to identify potential properties to ask for permission

– Why I recommend asking for permission on multiple properties in one day

– The importance of how you interact with landowners when trying to get permission

– How to take a “No” when you ask for permission, and turn it into a “Yes” somewhere else

– What should you wear when asking for permission

– How to use an “elevator pitch” to start a conversation with a landowner about getting hunting permission

– Why asking for permission to hunt something other than deer is a good way to start

– The importance of showing gratitude when you do get hunting permission

– Why Dan is worried about  karma and “spirit animals” possibly haunting him

– And much more that should help you get permission on new properties!

Show Notes, Resources, Links:

– As discussed in the podcast, I cancelled my plans to hunt Iowa and instead decided to explore Indiana, here’s a link to that full story and explanation

– My ranking for North American Whitetail of the Top 20 States for DIY Whitetails

– I also produced a short video covering a few tips for getting permission, some we mentioned in the podcast, some different. You can check that video out at this link

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