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Petersen's Hunting Adventures Podcast

Join co-hosts David Draper and Joe Ferronato, along with a rotating cast of the most experienced, successful hunters from around the world, as they relive their most memorable hunts, hardships and adventures in a fun no-holds-barred forum. Just like all our channels, the podcast will entertain and educate with cutting-edge tips and techniques and hard-won knowledge from our experienced staff who have been around the globe in search of hunting adventure. You’ll also get a close look at the latest and greatest gear, and hear from the industry leaders on what’s new in the world of hunting.

What's Going On in Episode #4

This week, David Draper and Joe Ferronato sit down with Andy Moeckel to find out who the man is behind the Flip Flop. They discuss life, Andy's crazy adventures, international hunting, death threats, and some damn good cooking.

Petersen's Hunting Adventures Podcast
Who is the Flip Flop guy?


#17 | Episode 17: Jack Carr

This week, Joe Ferronato is joined by Retired Navy SEAL Jack Carr. These two talk hunting, adventure, writing books, making TV shows, and escaping a fast-paced digital world. Carr tells stories of adventurous hunts from around the world, some of the same trips that inspired writings in his best-selling novels. 

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#16 | Episode 16: Mike Tussey and John Bailey

This week, Joe Ferronato is joined by Mike Tussey of Osceola Outdoors and John Bailey from Eotech. The trio just spent a week pursuing Osceola turkeys and big alligators in South Central Florida. They talk turkey hunting, shotguns, ammunition, red dot sights, rifle optics for gator hunting, and much more. You won't want to miss this adventure. 

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#15 | Episode 15: Brendan Burns

This week, Joe Ferronato is joined by Brendan Burns of Kuiu. The two discuss sheep hunting, conservation, Kuiu's Conservation Direct, sheep transplants, and more. Brendan has is a very accomplished hunter and is an authority on sheep and conservation. You won't want to miss this one. 

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#14 | Episode 14: Off Season Blues with David Draper

This week Joe Ferronato and David Draper talk about the "Off Season," traveling internationally, training dogs, and spring hunts. Even though this time of year isn't considered prime hunting, there are plenty of opportunities to seek adventure around the globe. Go find your adventure. 

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#13 | Episode 13: Steve Opat

This week, Joe Ferronato is joined by Steve Opat. He is an Alaskan resident, adventurer, wonderer, and a true renaissance man. They discuss gear for your Alaskan adventure, moving from the midwest to the final frontier, learning the ground you hunt, understanding how to interact in the woods without alerting surrounding game, and much more. This is one you won't want to miss.  

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#12 | Episode 12: Nick Jones

This week, Joe Ferronato is joined by Staff Sergeant Nick Jones. He is a retired Marine Core Raider that was recently awarded the Navy Cross. They talk about Nick's amazing background and his introduction to hunting. They talk about adventure, learning, the journey of healing, and how hunting is a passionate pursuit that can heal both mind and body. 

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#11 | Episode 11: David Draper

Joe Ferronato is joined by Editor in Chief David Draper. The duo discusses, predator hunting and the stigmas it carries. They also talk about anti-hunting legislation, spring hunting adventures, and international travel. 

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#10 | Episode 10: Brice Suhay and Scott Sladek

This week, Joe Ferronato is joined by Brice Suhay and Scott Sladek to talk about the pursuit of mountain lions with hounds. These three talk about the ethics behind hound hunting, the difficulty of the pursuit, and the achievement of a three-year grind for Joe to get his tom. 

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#9 | Episode 9: John Draper and JJ Reich

This week, Joe Ferronato is hanging out in Kansas hunting whitetail deer. He is joined by John Draper from American Hunter and JJ Reich from Federal Ammunition. They talk about the hunt, ammunition shortages, and good hunting-camp camaraderie.  

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#8 | Episode 8: Colton Heward

This week, Joe Ferronato is joined by Petersen's Hunting Magazine Contributor, Colton Heward. These two go over everything from rifle hunting elk in Colorado's third season, to bowhunting high-country mule deer. They thrive on adventure and won't stop pursuing it. 

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#7 | Episode 7: Brice Suhay

Joe Ferronato is joined by his good friend Brice Suhay to tell hunting stories. Brice was lucky enough to draw a mountain goat tag in Montana this season and the hunt was a great adventure. These two talk about, high mountains, trekking countless miles, scaling cliffs, and finding a billy with worth shooting. They also talk about hunting, camaraderie, tag draws, and much more. 

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#6 | Episode 6: Christian Schauf

Joe Ferronato is joined by the Founder and CEO of Uncharted Supply Co. Christian Schauf. These two talk everything elk hunting, along with the discussions of the latest survival and preparedness gear from Uncharted. 

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#5 | Episode 5: Midseason Recap

David Draper and Joe Ferronato go over their previous hunts and where the rest of fall is going to take them. They discuss successes, failures, and learning experiences. If you like cool hunting stories and want to learn how NOT to make the mistakes they have, you won't want to miss this episode. 

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#4 | Episode 4: Andy "The Flip Flop Guy" Moeckel

This week, David Draper and Joe Ferronato sit down with Andy Moeckel to find out who the man is behind the Flip Flop. They discuss life, Andy's crazy adventures, international hunting, death threats, and some damn good cooking. 

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#3 | Episode 3: Steinbeck Vineyards with RnA Outdoors

This week, we jump back to the middle of August while Joe Ferronato and Kevin Steele were hunting blacktail on the Central Coast of California. They sat down with Lucas Paugh of RnA Outdoors, Jason Morton of CZ-USA, and Ryan Newkirk who manages the vineyard, yes vineyard, they were hunting. They discuss the hunt, cycling the bolt, conservation, herd management, and much more. 

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#2 | Episode 2: Inside Eberlestock

Joe Ferronato visits the Eberlestock headquarters in Boise, Idaho to talk gear, company culture, hunting, and adventure. 

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#1 | Episode 1: Carrying on a Legacy: With Kevin Steele, David Draper, and Joe Ferronato

The pilot episode! In this episode you will meet the team behind the Petersen's Hunting brand. We go over the history of the company and talk about our passion for hunting and tell stories that have driven us to find adventure fueled by our insatiable desire to hunt. 

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