NDA’s Coffee and Deer

We’re not all habitat work all the time here at NDA. We know the importance of enjoying the fruits of your labor and that’s the primary focus of the Coffee and Deer podcast. The show is hosted by NDA President and CEO Nick Pinizzotto and his long-time hunting buddy and friend Mike Groman and focuses on hunting heritage and conservation policy. Nick and Mike are typically joined by expert guests — from NDA staff to outdoor writers to policymakers — to share hunting stories and discuss important conservation issues impacting deer and deer hunting. We hope you’ll join us for a fun and informative discussion over coffee about all things deer.


NDA’s Deer Season 365

For the serious deer hunter, deer season never ends. That’s why NDA’s Deer Season 365 podcast covers every aspect of deer hunting and deer management— from hunting strategy to deer biology and behavior to habitat improvement and more! Join us every-other-week as we talk with deer and habitat experts from all walks of life to bring you the latest in deer hunting and deer management information.


How to Hunt Deer

Welcome to the “How To Hunt Deer” podcast. This podcast series was designed to educate those who are interested in becoming deer hunters. We cover a variety of topics like where to find deer, how to choose your weapon, and how to process your harvest. All this information will help you be more comfortable and confident in the field while hunting deer. This podcast was created and produced by the National Deer Association and the Sportsmen’s Nation Podcast Network.


Full Episodes

Outdoor Writer Josh Honeycutt on Big Deer Stories and Hunting Strategy

In this episode of the Coffee and Deer podcast we are joined by outdoor writer and accomplished deer hunter Josh Honeycutt of Kentucky. Josh has written for more than 50 publications and has also been a contributor to NDA’s content library. He has a knack for telling the stories behind some of the best deer …

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Small Scale, Bow-Range Burning for Better Deer Hunting With Dr. Disturbance

In this week’s episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we are talking with Dr. Marcus Lashley of the University of Florida Deer Lab about how small scale fires — or bow-range burning as he often refers to it — can improve habitat for white-tailed deer and improve your odds of deer hunting success in …

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Lindsay Thomas Jr. on the Evolution of Deer Hunting Media

  On this first episode of the Coffee & Deer podcast, hosts Nick Pinizzotto and Mike Groman talk with Lindsay Thomas Jr. about how he was introduced to hunting and the great outdoors, his role with the National Deer Association, and how deer hunting media has changed over his career. Thank you so much for …

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Andy May on Aggressive DIY Deer Hunting Tactics and In-Season Scouting

In our very first episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we talk to Michigan hunter Andy May about how he consistently kills big, mature bucks on short DIY public land hunts. Andy dives deep into his entire process from choosing potential public land tracts, how he e-scouts properties, his boots-on-the-ground scouting process, and finally …

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