Delta’s “Voice of the Duck Hunter” Podcast

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Stay up to date on HAPI (bird flu)
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Confirmed detections of HPAI in wild birds as part of the current outbreak:

CDC guidance on avian influenza:

USDA guidance for hunters regarding HPAI:

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USGS National Wildlife Health Center HPAI morbidity/mortality surveillance guidance:

Recent review paper on HPAI in wild birds in North America:

How to choose the right call for you
Most hunters carry at least one call with them and you will often find several. We’re answering your questions about topics like calling ducks into your decoys to winning duck calling competitions. Guests Brad Heidel of Delta Waterfowl and Bill Ayer, CEO of Slayer Calls.

Joel Brice sits down and talks with Remington Ammunition’s Joel Hodgdon, Marketing Director and Jon Langenfeld, Se. Engineer in Research Development to discuss all things Remington ammunition such as business structure, ammo shortages, and shotshell engineering. Remington ammunition is back in operation and questions about shotgun shells (shotshells) are answered in this duck hunter podcast.

All Things Duck Dogs
Delta Waterfowl’s Joel Brice is talking duck dogs with guests Chris Akin of Web Footed Kennels and Josh Miller of Riverstone Kennels. If you have ever been interested in dog training or the role duck dogs play in the lifestyle and elements of the hunt, listen in. With long careers in the world of dog training, these guests know the fire and pitfalls of dog training. You don’t want to miss this episode.

Two Tier Regulations
Rocco Murano of South Dakota Game Fish and Parks and Matthew Garrick of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission discuss the two-tiered experimental duck harvest regulations aimed at drawing in new hunters to the sport.

Carrying Capacity of Migrating Ducks
In Delta’s inaugural podcast, Dr. Frank Rohwer and host Joel Brice discuss the habitat needs of breeding ducks, as well as the best ways to conserve habitat to maximize duck populations.

Waterfowl Recruitment, Better Known as Duck Production
Episode 2 digs deep into the most important factors in waterfowl recruitment — aka duck production. Delta president Dr. Frank Rohwer joins host Joel Brice, Delta’s vice president of waterfowl and hunter recruitment, to discuss the key influences on whether duck populations rise or fall.

Waterfowl Research and Education
This week, the “Voice of the Duck Hunter” podcast shares a comprehensive look at Delta’s research and education programs — and the folks who manage them. In both aspects — research and education — Delta has a storied and revolutionary history that continues today.

Delta’s “Voice of the Duck Hunter” Podcast – Meet the CEO of Delta Waterfowl
This week, the “Voice of the Duck Hunter” podcast is joined by one of the world’s leading biologists — Dr. Scott Petrie, CEO of Delta Waterfowl. If ducks are your passion, then you won’t want to miss the entertaining stories Petrie shares from a life spent studying, conserving and hunting waterfowl.

Hunter Advocacy with John Devney
This week’s episode of the “Voice of the Duck Hunter” podcast explores Delta’s Defending the Hunt program — a critical initiative that combats threats to duck hunting anytime, anywhere, while also working to increase access to quality waterfowling opportunities.

2020 Fall Flight Forecast
This episode of the “Voice of the Duck Hunter” podcast explores an exciting topic: the 2020 fall flight, including what hunters can expect to see this season across all four flyways.

2020 Goose Fall Flight Forecast
Episode 7 shifts to geese, providing flyway-by-flyway estimates of the fall flights for Canadas, cacklers, snows, Ross’s, specklebellies and even marine geese. Delta’s waterfowl scientist Dr. Chris Nicolai shares insights from a lifetime of studying — and hunting — Arctic-nesting geese.

Delta Podcast- Q&A, Episode 8
This week’s episode of the “Voice of the Duck Hunter” podcast follows your lead: Delta staff answer a variety of fascinating, listener-submitted questions regarding ducks, duck hunting, waterfowl conservation.

Delta Waterfowl Episode 9
Delta Waterfowl talks to professor Dr. Dave Koons of Colorado and Rachel Kanaziz about the declining trend of hunting and how Delta’s innovating their University Hunting Program. Presenters discuss HunteR3 and other hunting engagement trends.

Delta Waterfowl Podcast Episode 10
Delta Waterfowl talks to Scott Carlson of Carlson’s Choke Tubes, discussing patterning shotguns and choke tubes.

Delta Waterfowl Podcast Episode 11
Delta Waterfowl talks to top experts on hen houses and duck production. Joel sits down with Jim Fisher and Matt Chouinard to take a deep dive into everything “Hen Houses”.

Delta Waterfowl Podcast Episode 12
Joel talks with Mark and Leigh from Modern Carnivore about barriers to hunting and effective strategies with R3 efforts.

Delta Waterfowl Podcast Episode 13
Joel talks with Hank Shaw from Hunter Angler Gardner Cook about barriers to hunting and effective strategies with R3 efforts.

Delta Waterfowl Podcast Episode 14
Joel talks with arctic waterfowl expert Dr. Chris Nicolai and South Dakota’s Tim Brown about all things snow geese.

Delta Waterfowl Podcast Episode 15
We’re talking about Predator Management. Areas that Delta targets for predator removal routinely see 2-to-3 fold increases in the hatch rates of duck nests. Dan Brown is one of the trapping professionals behind the work that is giving waterfowl a better chance at success in their breeding grounds.