Today on the show we are joined by one of my favorite writers in the outdoor world, Bill Heavey. And we’re discussing lessons learned from hunting failures, native hunter-gatherer cultures, outdoor media and much more.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– How being a father is changing how me and Dan see the world

– Why Dan doesn’t like pigeons

– My latest turkey hunting adventure with the MeatEater crew

– How I filled my 2018 Michigan turkey tag

– How getting a turkey compares to a deer

– How Bill got started hunting and fishing

– Bill’s archery obsession and the story of his first deer

– What it’s like turkey hunting with turkey hunting legends like Jeff Budz and Ray Eye

– Bill’s take on outdoor television

– Advice for talking hunting with non-hunters

– Thoughts on taking an animal life

– How to learn from failure in the woods

– Introducing a child to the outdoors and other thoughts on bringing new hunters into the fold

– Bill’s favorite books related to the outdoors

– What makes a good story?

-And much, much more!

Show notes, resources, links:

– Visit Heavey’s author page on Amazon

Click here to read Heavey’s articles on Field & Stream’s website

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