East to West Hunting Podcast
East to West Hunting Podcast
Todd Waldron
The East to West Hunting Podcast with Todd Waldron is a community of hunter-angler conservationists focusing on mentorship and conservation awareness. Our aim to help get you started and keep you going with your outdoor pursuits. We are a voice for average DIY hunters and anglers, the North American Conservation Model and for wildlife & future generations that can’t speak for themselves.
EP:120 - Hunting Alaska with Caleb Stillians of Rise Up
This week, Alaskan guide Caleb Stillians is joining us to share some advice for how to get started hunting in Alaska. Caleb is founder and host of the platform Rise Up - which you can watch on YouTube.  He's talking about growing up in Missouri, how he became an Alaskan hunting guide in his early 20s, and his passion for being a great role model for new hunters. Caleb shares some important gear tips, talks about traveling to and from Alaska, and shares his great perspectives on hunting and life. Thanks for listening, give him a follow on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. You'll be glad you did.
Apr 3, 2021
58 min
EP:119 - Christa Whiteman - An Outdoor Feast Convo by Modern Carnivore
Have you had the chance to check out the Outdoor Feast Podcast by Modern Carnivore yet? Here's the type of great conversations we're having with the Modern Carnivore community. This week, Artemis Ambassador Christa Whiteman from the NY Catskills joins Todd to talk about her incredible 2020 deer season. We're talking about Christa's first buck, the importance of sharing venison with her landowner friend, Wild Woman Apothecary and more. Please also go over to www.modcarn.com and check out the Modern Carnivore Podcast (EP:020) with Ronnell Lynn. Its another great conversation!
Jan 31, 2021
1 hr 27 min
Ep 118: Conservation in the Adirondack Park - A Convo with Drs. Heidi Kretser & Michale Glennon
Dr. Heidi Kretser of the Wildlife Conservation Society and Dr. Michale Glennon of the Adirondack Watershed Institute join us this week to talk about their fascinating ecological and social science research throughout the Adirondack Park. We're talking land use management and wildlife populations. Should we disperse hiking activity outside the High Peaks? What's the impact of working forests? How does increased demand for rural housing impact habitat? Thanks for listening!
Dec 12, 2020
1 hr 9 min
EP 117: A Comparison of Bigwoods Deer Hunting in Maine and the Adirondacks
Its mid-November and we hope you're all out enjoying a safe hunting season. Todd just returned from a 3 day big woods deer hunt in western Maine and he's breaking down how he went about trip planning, creating a hunting strategy and more. He's also offering a comparative analysis of hunting deer in Maine and the Adirondacks - how each rank in terms of deer numbers, remoteness, finding deer sign, logging activity and more. Thanks for listening and enjoy your time in the woods!
Nov 15, 2020
42 min
EP 116: A Holistic Approach to Hunting with Bruce McGlenn
Bruce McGlenn of the Human Nature Hunting School in Washington State joins Todd this week on the podcast. Bruce is a lifelong hunter with 35 years of experience and is a certified Master Hunter and outdoor instructor. We're talking about the role that hunting, angling and foraging can play in healing connections between humans and nature. We're also discussing Bruce's personal journey growing up in the Seattle area, hunting with his family and leaving a professional engineering career to become a hunting teacher. Check all the great work that Human Nature Hunting School is doing at www.humannaturehunting.com
Oct 25, 2020
50 min
EP. 115: Four Thousand Days in the Woods with an Adirondack Guide
We had the opportunity to catch up with Adirondack Guide Jamie Frasier earlier this summer at his Adirondack Mountain & Stream guide and taxidermy shop. Jamie has 36 years of outdoor guiding experience and has spent several thousand days in the woods. He's talking about what its like being an Adirondack guide & sharing numerous tips to get you started on your outdoor journey. Recorded on July 7, 2020 in Igerna, New York.
Oct 20, 2020
42 min
Ep: 114 Advanced Wind Hunting Strategies with Jon Teater of Whitetail Landscapes
Jon Teater of Whitetail Landscapes in central New York joins us again on the podcast to talk about advanced wind hunting strategies. He explains the fundamentals of air movement across various terrain features, thermals, aspect, prevailing winds, seasonal considerations, fog and more. It can take a lifetime of hunting to understand air movement and Jon is sharing his experience with the listeners to help shorten your learning curve. Thanks Jon!
Oct 11, 2020
58 min
Episode 113: Country Singer & Songwriter Adam Sanders - The Intersection of Great Music & the Outdoors
We're excited to be talking with country music singer & hit songwriter Adam Sanders this week on the podcast about the intersection of songwriting & the outdoors. Adam is also a Realtree ambassador and has written huge hits like "Hell of A Night" for Dustin Lynch and "Ain't Worth the Whiskey" by Cole Swindell. He recently released "Drink, Drank, Drunk" and we're talking about everything from early memories of Nashville, to what makes a great song to why hunting should be about exploring your personal relationship with the outdoors.
Oct 5, 2020
25 min
Episode 112: Hunting As A Collaboration with Nature - Tanah Whitemore
Tanah Whitemore, Founder of Sacred Ground International in Pryor, MT joins us this week to talk about hunting as a collaboration with nature. Tanah shares her incredible story about how we can bring respect and honor to the hunter, the hunt, and the animals that sustain us. We talk about how hunting is going through a much needed evolution, The Sacred Hunt, The Hunters Code, The Right of Passage, Jim Posewitz's Beyond Fair Chase, Leopold's Land Ethic, visualization, telepathy, collaboration with buffalo and the land, quantum entanglement and how it all comes together.
Sep 26, 2020
58 min
Episode 111: Talking to Children About Hunting with Matthew Butler
This week, we're talking with children's book author Matthew Butler on having conversations with kids about hunting. After discovering that there wasn't a great children's book resource available, Matt wrote the story "Billy Goes Hunting". We're covering the conversations we've had with our daughters, the importance of validating emotions, why Bambi is so powerful, why the sequel should be called "Becky Goes Hunting", how conversations shift as kids get older, supporting kids' decisions and more.
Sep 15, 2020
58 min
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