Pheasants Forever, Upland Hunting & Hunter Recruitment

Outdoor Feast Podcast by Modern CarnivoreIn Episode 4 of the Outdoor Feast Podcast by Modern Carnivore, Todd and Mark are at Pheasant Fest 2020 in Minneapolis. We’re talking with Marissa Jensen and Kurt Bond of Pheasants Forever about the important role that upland hunting plays in hunter recruitment. Marissa is PF’s Education and Outreach Program Manager and Kurt is their Regional Representative in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast States. Marissa shares some stories about why she started hunting and talks about Pheasants Forever’s Women On the Wing program. Kurt is based in the East and talks about upland hunting opportunities in places like Pennsylvania, New York and beyond. We’re talking bird dogs, Women, Wine and Wild Food, and more. Thanks for listening and please follow Modern Carnivore on our social channels to keep in touch.


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This content is funded in part through a grant provided by the Minnesota DNR. Learn more about DNR efforts to recruit, retain and reactivate hunters on their website


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