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Mark Kenyon

Mark Kenyon

Mark Kenyon is the author of That Wild Country, founder of Wired To Hunt, and host of the industry-leading Wired To Hunt Podcast. He is a nationally published writer, a QDMA certified Deer Steward, and MeatEater's resident "whitetail guy."

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Ep. 414: Where Public Lands Stand with Randy Newberg

Today on the show, I’m joined by the one and only Randy Newberg to explore the current state of affairs of public lands in America and the topics, issues and policies we hunters need to be paying attention to and taking action on. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon  on Instagram...

Whitetail Deer

2021: MeatEater's Year of the Whitetail

Somewhere between 8 and 10 million folks across the United States hunt whitetail deer. That’s well over three quarters of the nation’s entire hunting population. The whitetail is our nation’s most ubiquitous big game animal, the most highly managed, and arguably the most coveted. What does this mean...

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Ep. 413: Aggressive On-the-Ground Tactics for Whitetails with Josh Ilderton

Today on the show, I’m joined by West Virginia bowhunter Josh Ilderton to discuss his aggressive on-the-ground tactics for hunting whitetails. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon  on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop...

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Ep. 412: Swamp Hunting Masterclass with Joe Rentmeester, Doug White, and Andy May

Today on the show we’re back for another habitat specific roundtable with our focus today being how to hunt deer in swamps, marshes, and wetlands, from Wisconsin all the way down to Florida. Joining me is Joe Rentmeester, Doug White, and Andy May. Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon...

Whitetail Deer

How to Make Trail Camera Batteries Last Longer

Here’s a controversial statement: Trail cameras can be absolutely worthless. Here’s a less controversial statement: Trail cameras are worthless when their batteries are dead. This might seem obvious, but every year hunters stick hundreds of dollars-worth of trail cams in the woods and then return...

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Ep. 411: What Would Ben Rising Do?

Today on the show, I’m joined by Ohio whitetail hunting addict Ben Rising to explore exactly how he’d handle some of the most challenging situations and decisions you might encounter in the whitetail hunting world.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon  on Instagram , Twitter , and...

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Ep. 410: Fighting for the Future of Hunting with Clay Newcomb

Today on the show, I’m joined by Clay Newcomb to discuss the murky future of hunting in America, and actionable ways to ensure that this lifestyle and pursuit is around for many generations to come.   Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater Mark Kenyon  on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook MeatEater...

Whitetail Deer

3 Lessons You Can Learn from Whitetail Rubs

I can clearly remember the excitement I felt following in my grandfather’s footsteps some 30 years ago as he pointed out whitetail rubs strewn across the forest surrounding our family deer camp. The bright orange slashes stood out among the trees like red lights in the distance screaming, “STOP! A...

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Ep. 409: Mountain Buck Hunting Masterclass with Johnny Stewart, Beau Martonik, and Andy May

This week, we’re continuing our habitat specific deep-dive series, and today the focus is on mountain country, like the steep country of Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, and beyond. Joining us to dissect how to hunt these regions are expert whitetail bowhunters Johnny...

Whitetail Deer

5 Trees Every Whitetail Hunter Should Know

“Don’t miss the forest for the trees.” It’s a common saying used in conversation when someone is so focused on the details of an issue that they miss the big picture. A similar affliction is present in many a whitetail hunter, but in our case the issue is becoming so obsessed with seeing deer or...