QDMA in the Media


Learn more about deer hunting, biology, management and conservation by listening to these podcasts that hosted QDMA staff members as guests.

QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. talks to Matt Dye and Adam Keith of the Land & Legacy podcast.

August 21 – What are the benefits of Quality Deer Management (QDM), and how can you ensure you set realistic expectations and goals for where you hunt? Lake Pickle and Jordan Blissett of Primos Hunting talk to QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. for this episode of the Speak the Language Podcast.

July 25, 2018 – Matt and Adam from the Land & Legacy podcast talk to multiple members of the QDMA staff at the QDMA National Convention to learn why QDMA is “Where Deer Hunters Belong.”

QDMA CEO Brian Murphy (left) talks to the guys from the Primos Speak the Language podcast.

July 23, 2018 – Recorded at the QDMA National Convention, Lake Pickle and Jordan Blissett get their questions about CWD answered by QDMA CEO Brian Murphy for the Primos Speak the Language podcast.

July 12, 2018 – Public land hunting tips come straight from a former manager of WMAs when Mike Higman and Kyle Bennett talk to QDMA Communications Manager Brian Grossman in this episode of Down South Hunting.

June 25, 2018 – QDMA member and volunteer Nathan Unger of Georgia talks to QDMA Director of Communications Lindsay Thomas Jr. about the latest deer science from the Southeast Deer Study Group meeting, plus CWD and the importance of venison donation in this episode of Whitetail Guru.

June 18, 2018 – Our Field to Fork program has been very successful at introducing adults to deer hunting. Our Hunting Heritage Program Manager Hank Forester and Charles Evans of the Georgia Wildlife Federation explain how they conceived and launched the effort in this Primos Hunting podcast.

June 13, 2018 – Quality Deer Management Cooperatives are the topic for this podcast when Matt Ross, our Assistant Director of Conservation, joined Andrew Lenertz on the Nature Calls podcast.

June 6, 2018 – Our Director of Conservation Kip Adams joins Clint Campbell of the Truth From The Stand podcast to talk about the 2018 Whitetail Report, progress toward QDMA’s five-year mission goals, a 13-year-old doe, CWD, and a lot more.

May 10, 2018 – Scouting acorns for public and private land deer hunting strategies, choosing oaks and fruit trees for hunting and habitat improvement, and other topics about trees are covered in this episode of The Element podcast featuring QDMA Director of Communications Lindsay Thomas Jr.

May 7, 2018 – Alex Foster, QDMA’s Wildlife Cooperative Specialist for northern Missouri, talks about whitetail hunting, habitat management, QDM Cooperatives, and the QDMA mission with the White Knuckle Productions podcast.

May 6, 2018 – Kip Adams, QDMA’s Director of Conservation, talks about deer harvest trends based on statistics from QDMA’s 2018 Whitetail Report in his conversation with Jay Scott of the Big Buck Registry podcast.

April 19, 2018 – Public-land deer and turkey-hunting tips and tales, advice on getting involved in 3-D archery and how it can help bowhunters, and QDMA’s five-year mission goals are covered when Brian Grossman, QDMA’s Communications Manager, joins Episode 2 of the new Whitetail Guru podcast.

April 18, 2018 – QDMA shares the latest knowledge from deer research presented at the Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting when Mike Higman interviews QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. for the Down South Hunting podcast. Lindsay’s article in the June/July 2018 issue of Quality Whitetails magazine includes more details about new science from the meeting.

April 16, 2018 – The benefits for deer of prescribed fire are the topic of discussion in this #ForestProud podcast featuring QDMA’s Director of Communications, Lindsay Thomas Jr.

April 2, 2018 – Ryan Furrer, QDMA’s Senior Regional Director and Field Supervisor, talks with John Dudley of the Nock On Podcast.

April 1, 2018 – Lindsay Thomas Jr., QDMA’s Director of Communications, helps out the Big Buck Registry podcast with a short segment on the biology of does that grow antlers. The longer episode is about the world-record doe with antlers.

March 28, 2018 – Ryan Furrer, QDMA’s Senior Regional Director and Field Supervisor, talks with Clint Campbell about how each of us can help recruit new hunters and reverse the recent decline in hunter numbers on this episode of  the Truth from the Stand Podcast.

February 28, 2018 – Lindsay Thomas Jr., Director of Communications, joins Clint Campbell to talk about the QDMA mission, differences in hunting strategies and habitat in the South, food plots, and much more on the Truth From the Stand Podcast.

February 14, 2018 – Kip Adams, Director of Conservation, talks about QDMA’s new Whitetail Report with Christian Berg, editor of Petersen’s Bowhunting magazine, on the Petersen’s Bowhunting Radio podcast.

January 23, 2018 — Kip Adams, Director of Conservation, discusses the strategy, science and fun of determining the right number of does to take where you hunt on this episode of the Land & Legacy podcast.

QDMA’s Matt Ross and several other staff members have served as guests on numerous hunting podcasts.

December 18, 2017 — Anna Mitterling of Michigan, QDMA and MUCC’s Wildlife Cooperative Coordinator, talks about the impact of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in her home state with the Up North Journal podcast.

December 8, 2017 — QDMA founder Joe Hamilton talks with Wired to Hunt about conservation, the QDMA, hunting the South, and much more.

November 18, 2017 — Matt Ross explains how to select-cut trees to improve deer habitat, how to balance the deer herd, and a lot more in this conversation with the Big Buck Registry podcast.

October 30, 2017 — Debunk the myths of QDM and demystify the misconceptions of QDMA when Lindsay Thomas Jr. joins Dave Thomas on the Bowhunter Planet podcast.

October 25, 2017 — Lindsay Thomas Jr. compares deer hunting strategies and culture in the South with those that host Dan Johnson is familiar with in the Midwest, in this Nine Finger Chronicles podcast.

October 17, 2017 — In this Land & Legacy podcast, Kip Adams discusses the recent CWD Symposium and the future of our hunting heritage.

August 28, 2017 — Matt Ross discusses hinge-cutting, clearcuts, and many other timber-management techniques in this Land and Legacy podcast.

August 28, 2017 — Ryan Furrer discusses how air currents, thermals, wind direction, and terrain can impact your deer hunting on this Nine Finger Chronicles podcast.

August 17, 2017 — Matt Ross discusses natural deer forage and all things deer management in The Element podcast.

May 16, 2017 — In this Down South Hunting podcast, Lindsay Thomas Jr. shares the latest in deer research in a wrapup of the recent Southeast Deer Study Group meeting.

April 24, 2017 – Kip Adams, QDMA Director of Conservation, talks deer hunting, the QDMA mission, chronic wasting disease and more with the Up North Journal podcast.

February 16, 2017 — In this Wired to Hunt podcast, Kip Adams discusses QDMA’s 2017 Whitetail Report.

November 5, 2016 — Brian Grossman discusses five ways to ruin a great hunting photo on the Woods and Waters South Carolina podcast.

August 31, 2016 — In this Truth From the Stand podcast, Ryan Furrer discusses the health of Pennsylvania’s deer herd, CWD,  and how to start a successful QDM Cooperative.

March 17, 2016 — Lindsay Thomas Jr. discusses lessons learned while deer hunting the South on this Wired to Hunt podcast.

February 4, 2016 — In this Wired to Hunt podcast, Kip Adams discusses QDMA’s 2016 Whitetail Report.

October 29, 2015 — Matt Ross discusses the science of the whitetail rut on this Wired to Hunt podcast.

October 17, 2015 — In this Whitetail Rendezvous podcast, Matt Ross discusses his role at QDMA, his background and deer hunting.

May 21, 2015 — QDMA’s Michigan Wildlife Cooperative Specialist Anna Mitterling talks about QDM Cooperatives with Mark Kenyon of the Wired to Hunt podcast.

January 29, 2015 — Kip Adams discusses the 2015 Whitetail Report and the state of whitetails in North America on this Wired to Hunt podcast.