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.
September 21, 2020 – In this episode of the Land & Legacy podcast, QDMA’s Kip Adams talks with hosts Adam Keith and Matt Dye about how to use trail-camera surveys and personal observations to determine how many does you should remove from a property each season.
August 23, 2020 – QDMA – What is it? On this episode of the Christian Outdoors podcast, host Pete Rogers talks with QDMA Director of Communications Lindsay Thomas Jr. about Quality Deer Management and the Quality Deer Management Association.
August 19, 2020 – What have researchers learned about white-tailed deer and their habits that can make us better deer hunters? On this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, QDMA’s Kip Adams discusses many of the cool things researchers have learned about white-tailed deer over the years, including home range and core area size, whether the October lull exists, excursions and dispersals, if the moon and weather impact movement, and more!
August 11, 2020 – In this episode, QDMA’s Matt Ross and Hank Forester join host Todd Waldron of The Modern Carnivore’s Outdoor Feast podcast to discuss QDMA’s popular Field to Fork program.
August 11, 2020 – In this Fist Full of Dirt podcast episode, QDMA/NDA CEO Nick Pinizzotto joins host Cuz Strickland to discuss the recent merger of QDMA and NDA and what lies ahead. Wildlife, hunting and conservation aren’t on break during the virus and they still need your support!
August 8, 2020 – Does culling bucks really work? That’s a question the Hunters Advantage Podcast tackled with the help of QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. Many hunters believe culling is a great way to improve genetics over time, but research says otherwise.
July 22, 2020 – In this episode of the Conserve the Wild podcast, host Jason Crighton talks with QDMA’s Nick Pinizzotto and Lindsay Thomas Jr. about the recent merger of QDMA and the National Deer Alliance, what this merger means for current QDMA and NDA members, what changes will be made at the Branch level, and how this union helps deer.
July 9, 2020 – QDMA’s new CEO Nick Pinizzotto talks with Dan Johnson of The Nine Finger Chronicles podcast about the recent merger between QDMA and the National Deer Alliance. Nick talks about where the idea for the merger came from, their new mission, their short and long term plans, as well as if the COVID-19 virus played a role in the merger.
July 9, 2020 – A New Era in Deer Conservation. Mark Kenyon of the Wired to Hunt podcast sits down with QDMA’s Nick Pinizzotto, Kip Adams and Lindsay Thomas Jr. to discuss one of the most significant changes in the deer conservation world in decades – the merging of the Quality Deer Management Association and the National Deer Alliance into a brand new organization.
July 3, 2020 – QDMA Director of Conservation Kip Adams talks with Bruce Hutchenson of the Let’s Talk Deer podcast about all things white-tailed deer.
May 25, 2020 – Has QDM been hijacked? Cody Altizer and Erich Long of the Dear Hunter Project asked this question, then invited QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. to join them and respond. They cover buck-shaming, why it’s okay to like antlers, and the evolution of the QDM philosophy.
May 20, 2020 – So you think you know the rut? The guys at Drury Outdoors’ 100% Wild podcast talk to QDMA’s Kip Adams to settle some common questions about the rut, including moon phase, scrapes, warm fronts, and more.
May 18, 2020 – Do soybeans really grow antlers? Kip Adams joins Matt Dye and Adam Keith to talk about how bucks grow antlers on the Land & Legacy podcast. Get ready for lots of facts about antler growth you probably didn’t know.
May 15, 2020 – Trey Bowman of the Tomorrow’s Hunter podcast is helping shine a light on the struggles of all non-profit conservation organizations during the COVID-19 crisis. In this episode he talks to Lindsay Thomas Jr. about the small things hunters can do to make a big difference.
May 12, 2020 – The Bowga Podcast – like yoga with bows, but no yoga – talks to Matt Ross and Josh Hillyard of QDMA about “creating your whitetail paradise.”
April 30, 2020 – “You can do better” with your deer habitat. Mark Kenyon and QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. talk about habitat improvement, invasive plants, low-impact food plots and more on Episode 350 of Wired to Hunt.
April 19, 2020 – Dr. Brooks Tiller of the Healthy Hunter Podcast talks to QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. about deer diseases and human health, the mental and physical health benefits of hunting, using healthy wild foods like venison for hunter recruitment, and more.
March 30, 2020 – QDMA’s Kip Adams talks aging deer, CWD, herd health and much more with the American Huntsman podcast.
February 13, 2020 – The annual State of the Whitetail Union Episode of Wired to Hunt is a deep dive into QDMA’s 2020 Whitetail Report, featuring QDMA’s Kip Adams talking with Mark Kenyon.
February 10, 2020 – QDMA’s Kip Adams, Director of Conservation, is the guest for the Tomorrow’s Hunter Podcast. They talk about post-season scouting, QDMA’s hunter recruitment programs, and deer policy victories.
February 4, 2020 – What’s new in QDMA’s Deer Steward courses for 2020? Jason Crighton talks to QDMA’s Matt Ross to find out in this episode of Conservation Unfiltered.
January 27, 2020 – Kip Adams covers a little of everything deer when he talks to Mark McKnight on the Bent ‘n Ballistic Outdoors Podcast.
January 27, 2020 – Matt Ross returns for Part 2 of a conversation about the science of deer behavior and management with Christian Babcock of the Hunter’s Advantage Podcast.
January 27, 2020 – Have you ever wanted to learn how to start a Co-Op with your neighbors? In this episode of The Fall podcast, QDMA’s Matt Ross discusses the benefits of a wildlife cooperative and how to start on in your area.
January 13, 2020 – The science of deer behavior and management is the topic when QDMA’s Matt Ross joined Christian Babcock of the Hunter’s Advantage Podcast.
January 9, 2020 – Why is the South’s rut so mixed up across the calendar? QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. shares the science on this question with Tyler Jones and K.C. Smith of The Element Podcast.
December 20, 2019 – Does culling work to improve deer populations? QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. joined Cable Smith of the Lone Star Outdoors Show to discuss results of the latest scientific research out of Texas.
December 17, 2019 – “Creating new hunters through food” is the topic when QDMA’s Hank Forester talks to Jason Crighton of Conservation Unfiltered, the podcast of Conserve the Wild.
December 6, 2019 – QDMA’s Matt Ross killed a buck this year on his QDM Cooperative in New York, and our friends Tyler and K.C. from The Element podcast dialed him up to hear the story of the hunt.
November 19, 2019 – Brandon Butler of Driftwood Outdoors in Missouri traveled to Georgia to hunt with QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. Listen to them talk about the hunt, deer aging, QDMA’s Field to Fork program, and more.
October 30, 2019 – Dan Johnson calls QDMA’s Hank Forester to talk about the Field to Fork program, hunter retention and the overall decline of hunter numbers for the Nine Finger Chronicles podcast.
October 24, 2019 – John McAdams of the Big Game Hunting Podcast talks about the growing success of QDMA’s Field to Fork hunter recruitment program with Hank Forester.
October 7, 2019 – Deer harvest statistics, research, sex ratios, habitat management and more are up for discussion when QDMA’s Kip Adams visits with Christian Babcock of the Hunters Advantage Podcast.
September 27, 2019 – Nathan Unger with the Whitetail Guru podcast dials up Kip Adams to talk about EHD, chronic wasting disease, and the differences between them.
September 19, 2019 – QDMA’s Brian Grossman gives a Southern deer hunting preview and talks about prepping for the season in the South when he joins Mike Higman on the Down South Hunting podcast.
September 13, 2019 – Powderhook’s Hunting 101 podcast talks to QDMA’s Matt Ross to learn the annual cycle of deer behavior and activity to help you become a more successful deer hunter.
September 12, 2019 – Mark Tobin with the Outdoors Today Radio Show gets a 2019 Whitetail Forecast from Kip Adams, QDMA’s lead author of the Whitetail Report.
September 9, 2019 – What are the major deer diseases and how can hunters help protect deer from them? Kip Adams answers these questions for the Rise, Kill, Eat podcast.
September 3, 2019 – QDMA’s Hank Forester talks about the importance of adult hunter recruitment in this convo with Drew Ramage of the Drawn To Wildlife podcast.
September 1, 2019 – Steven Rinella, Janis Putelis and Mark Kenyon of the Meateater Podcast host QDMA’s Matt Ross, Hank Forester and Ryan Furrer for a wide-ranging discussion of whitetail management and the future of deer hunting.
August 29, 2019 – The science behind deer vision is the topic of Episode 035 of the Hunters Advantage Podcast. QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. shares research findings from the University of Georgia Deer Lab on how and what deer see.
August 23, 2019 – Get in-depth information about chronic wasting disease (CWD) from QDMA’s Kip Adams in this episode of The Huntcast.
August 5, 2019 – Fall food plots are up for discussion when Drew Ramage of the Drawn to Wildlife podcast talks to QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr., especially concerning low-cost, no-till food plot techniques.
June 23, 2019 – Hinge-cutting and all things timber management are on the table when QDMA’s Matt Ross, a certified forester and wildlife biologist, talks with the guys at the Land & Legacy Podcast.
May 26, 2019 – The Big Buck Registry podcast invites QDMA Conservation Director Kip Adams back for the second year in a row to talk about QDMA’s 2019 Whitetail Report, a status-check on North American deer hunting.
April 29, 2019 – Lindsay Thomas Jr., QDMA Director of Communications, discusses some of the key topics from this year’s Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting with show host Mike Higman on this episode of the Down South Hunting Podcast.
April 23, 2019 – In a special Arbor Day episode, Conservation Unfiltered talks to QDMA’s Lindsay Thomas Jr. about tree planting for whitetail habitat, including tips on tree selection, planting sites, orchard hunting strategy, and more.
April 12, 2019 – On this episode of the Wired to Hunt Podcast, QDMA Hunting Heritage Programs Manager Hank Forester talks with Mark Kenyon about the decline in hunters, recruiting new hunters, and QDMA’s Field to Fork program.
March 26, 2019 – Kip Adams, QDMA Director of Conservation, discusses shed hunting, food plots, and QDMA’s hunter recruitment programs with show host Brandon Waddell on this episode of the Wilderness Attitude Podcast.
March 21, 2019 – QDMA’s Matt Ross and Tim Russell discuss forestry practices to improve deer habitat with host Mark Kenyon on this episode of the Wired to Hunt Podcast.
February 21, 2019 – QDMA Communications Manager Brian Grossman talks with Moriah Boggess and Mark Turner on this episode of the Hunt the Land Podcast about his position with QDMA and the challenges of sharing deer hunting and management information on social media.
February 7, 2019 – On this episode of the Wired to Hunt Podcast, QDMA Director of Conservation Kip Adams talks with host Mark Kenyon about the state of whitetails across the country in 2019 and a review of the QDMA’s 2019 whitetail report.
January 28, 2019 – Land & Legacy’s “For the Love of the Land” series talks to QDMA Director of Communications Lindsay Thomas Jr. about the history of hunting, farming, forest management and family at Grace Acres in southeast Georgia for this episode in the Sportsmen’s Nation Network.
December 18, 2018 – Tyler Jones and K.C. Smith get the “Big Buck Breakdown” story on a Georgia buck killed in December by QDMA Director of Communications Lindsay Thomas Jr. in this episode of The Element podcast.
December 17, 2018 – Hank Forester, QDMA Hunting Heritage Programs Manager, discusses QDMA’s Share Your Hunt™ and Field to Fork Program with host Nathan Unger in this episode of the Whitetail Guru Podcast.
December 6, 2018 – CWD, hunter recruitment, and habitat work are all discussed by QDMA Director of Communications Lindsay Thomas Jr. on this episode of the Habitat Podcast.
December 4, 2018 – On this episode of the Land & Legacy Podcast, hosts Adam Keith and Matt Dye talk with QDMA’s Assistant Director of Conservation, Matt Ross, about hunter recruitment and mentoring new hunters.
October 18, 2018 – Ryan Furrer, QDMA’s Senior Regional Director & Field Supervisor, talks with Mark Kenyon on this episode of the Wired to Hunt podcast about how wind, thermals, and air currents impact deer and deer hunting, as well as what QDMA is doing to recruit new hunters.
October 16, 2018 – On this episode of The Element Podcast, co-hosts Tyler Jones and K.C. Smith sit down with QDMA CEO Brian Murphy to discuss CWD and what hunters can do to slow its spread.
August 21, 2018 – 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.”
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.
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.