Ep. 392: Mastering December with Don Higgins, Neil Dougherty, Gabe Adair, and Will Brantley
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Today on the show we’re hearing from four different whitetail experts about the challenges and opportunities presented to deer hunters by the month of December. Joining me is Don Higgins, Neil Dougherty, Gabe Adair, and Will Brantley. 

Topics discussed: 

  • The importance of food sources
  • Reasons to love the late season
  • Bad weather for big bucks 
  • Playing the long game
  • Arguments for sleeping in 
  • Late season calling
  • How and when to check cameras 
  • Avoiding burning out your best spots 
  • When to take a late season risk 
  • The crucial roll of bedding 
  • Keeping the faith 


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Warden's Watch
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051 Brian Albert - Maryland DNR
After 28 years, Capt. Brian Albert has retired, but that doesn’t mean he’s done working. Brian spent time in the Air Force and then became a Ranger with Maryland's Eastern Shore. He also worked as a Public Information Officer and was in charge of a criminal investigations division during his career. Despite retirement, Brian is heavily involved with Maryland's International Wildlife Crimestoppers and other conservation organizations. Our Sponsors: Thin Green Line Podcast Copper Pig Brewery Hunt of a Lifetime Maine's Operation Game Thief NH Wildlife Heritage International Wildlife Crime Stoppers HERE'S WHAT WE DISCUSS: * John's New Mic! * Waterways Criminal Investigation * Suicides - Discovered by Hunters, Covered by Game Wardens * Maryland DNR Captain * Executive Director Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers * Cheasapeake Bay * Stripers, Crabs, Turkey, Deer * 40% of the Time on the Water * Rockfish and Striper are the Same Thing * Cast Nets and 77 Rockfish, $500 Per Fish Fine * Eastern Shore MD State Park * Fort Frederick State Park * Marijuana In the Campgrounds * Alaskan State Troopers * Exhausting Hours to Make a Case * An Old Dodge Ram Charger * Farmers Don't Want People Driving in Fields * A Red Dot Target * Suicide in a Kayak * Inner Harbor Baltimore Coverage Area * Freddie Gray Riots * More Positive than Negative, Media Sells the Negative * Participation in Local Events * Jerry Kirkwood * An Out of State Duck Case * Illegal Deer Kill on Out of State Pennsylvania Resident * Stopping the Spread of CWD Find More Here: Website Apple Podcasts Spotify Facebook Twitter Instagram Stitcher Tunein Libsyn Google Play YouTube RSS
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