Today on the show we are joined by Joe Hamilton, a wildlife biologist and the founder of the Quality Deer Management Association. And we chat with him about conservation, the QDMA, hunting the south, and much more.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– The latest on my Ohio hunts

– Dan’s struggles to hunt more

– My big Holyfield update

– The story of Joe Hamilton’s journey leading up to starting the QDMA

– How the Quality Deer Management Association came about

– What the early years at QDMA were like and the progress that has been made since

– Where the QDMA is headed in the future

– The scoop on Joe’s new book – Firepot Stories

– The hunter’s path and attaining the hunter’s spirit

– Why Hamilton has found so much guidance from A Sand County Almanac

– Thoughts on hunting with dogs in the South

– Southern hunting during the late season

-And much, much more!

Show notes, resources, links:

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