Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast

Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast
Hunting, fishing and outdoor activities mainly in New Mexico

S3:E16 Live Campfire talk
May 27 • 64 min
Here is last weeks live podcast. Hope everyone enjoys. Kyle and I talked live on Facebook and Instagram about the doldrums of summer.
S3:E15 The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation
May 6 • 116 min
What is the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation? What does it mean? What are the tenets and how do they work? That’s what Kyle and I wanted to find out. Captain Ty Jackson, of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, sat down with us this…
S3:E14 Hunters Helping Hunters
Apr 28 • 53 min
Hunters helping hunters, is conservation. Change my mind. You can’t. This week Kyle and Rodney sat down to talk about what they have been seeing on social media since the draw results came out. There are a few trends specifically, that bother them. Also,…
S3:E13 Tammy Bowhunts!!!
Apr 22 • 68 min
I love having guests on the podcast. And this weeks guest has no shortage of GRRR. She is a great hunter and tells some great hunting stories. For the second time Kyle and I got to sit down with Tammy, of Zephyr Fitness, to talk a little hunting. This…
S3:E12 Live!!!
Apr 15 • 60 min
Wont let us leave the house to record a podcast, fine, we’ll just go live.
S3:E11 Everybody Has a Seat At the Table
Apr 7 • 65 min
Kyle and I often preach that we do not stand together enough as a hunting collective. Too often people get selfish and forget that there are many different interests at stake. Public land hunters, private land hunters, residents and non residents. This…
S3:E10 Speed Goat Tacos!!!
Mar 25 • 60 min
One of our favorite thing to do at Nada Grande Outdoors is to help our Hunt It Forward participant keep their hunting experience moving forward. So for this weeks podcast Kyle and Rodney sat down with Shay and Ryan to help them learn a little about the…
Mar 17 • 67 min
This week Kyle and Rodney sat down with the Tristana Bickford, the Communications Director of the NMDGF. We had an awesome conversation about some of the things happening in and around the Department of Game and Fish here in New Mexico. Come check it out.
S3:E8 I Met Her on Chicken Tinder.
Mar 11 • 86 min
Great food, great company and a great podcast. Kyle and I are joined once again by Harvest Trail Journey and the backyard_butcher to discuss subsistence living, homesteading and hunting. Come join us.
S3:E7 How to disagree
Mar 3 • 59 min
For this weeks podcast we touch on several subjects, but one important subject is in the title, how to disagree. It is pretty important. We cant always see eye to eye, but that doesn’t mean we cant still have a good two sided conversation regardless of…
S3:E6 Proper Field Care
Feb 25 • 62 min
Get it done right in the field. For this weeks episode of the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, Kyle and I sat down with Josh Jensen, of White Mountain Taxidermy. He had some great tips on field care for better meat processing and proper techniques for caping…
S3:E5 The Rule Book…
Feb 18 • 55 min
One thing is for sure, the rules and regs book can get confusing for new hunters. Don’t think that is true? Then go grab one from Arizona or Idaho and try to figure it out. It’s not easy. But not to worry, Kyle and I have sat down with the 2020-2021 book…
S3:E4 Memories
Feb 13 • 97 min
“Misery fades and the memories remain” I hear Kyle say this a lot and I believe he is right. What we do now, for ourselves, for our friends, and for our loved ones creates those memories. Without them where is our purpose? Camping trips, hunting trips,…
S3:E3 A Barbary Hunt Giveaway
Feb 5 • 42 min
Earlier this year we did a Barbary hunt giveaway for a tag we were given on some private property. During the hunt we sat down with the winner, Holt Tilton, our buddy, Gear Junky Jerry, and Russell Wilson to talk about the hunt. We also discussed the…
S3:E2 Why not hunt it….
Jan 30 • 36 min
Yellowstone is a great place. Covered in amazing wildlife and plumb full or tourists. Operating costs and infrastructure are way up there. So Kyle and I have a plan. Come check it out.
S3:E1 Its a Brand New Season…
Jan 21 • 54 min
Season two was a lot of fun. We are hoping season three will be that much better. Hunt it forward, guests, some fun ideas and some really fun trips. Last week we looked back on season two, this week we look ahead to season three. Come join us.
S2:E47 Season Finale!!!
Jan 14 • 50 min
What a season it has been. Thanks to all our listeners who have followed us throughout the year. Thanks to all our guests on the podcast and a very special thanks to our Hunt It Forward Participants. It was a very fun season from bear attacks to hunters…
S2:E46 First Timers, a Hunt It Forward Story
Jan 8 • 63 min
We break in the new year with some new hunters. This weeks episode includes the story of this years Hunt It Forward Hunts with Ryan and Shay. Pronghorn everywhere. What a great hunt and a great story.
S2:E45 That’s My Girl!
Dec 18, 2019 • 75 min
There are a lot of firsts in life, a first kiss, a first love, your first wildlife harvest. This is one of my greatest firsts of all times though, my daughters first deer. I had to choke back some tears as I walked back to the truck alone to get the pack…
S2:E44 Just in Time For Christmas
Dec 12, 2019 • 58 min
Want to know what to get that hunter in your family for Christmas? Want to know how to figure it out? Nada Grande Outdoors has some tips and trick to get it done right this year. Come check out this weeks podcast geared toward picking the right gear for…
S2:E43 California Conservation
Dec 3, 2019 • 59 min
For this episode, Kyle and I break down the problems with feel good biology. Come give it a listen.
S2:E42 Hunters Ed
Nov 22, 2019 • 63 min
Hunters education is an important part in any hunters life. This week Rodney had the pleasure of sitting down with long time Hunter Education Instructor, Matt Flotte. We even did the podcast live on facebook. As a bonus we had a really cool announcement.…
S2:E41 Second Half
Nov 13, 2019 • 57 min
This week, the conclusion to our 2019 New Mexico deer hunt. Come listen in as Kyle, DeeDon and Myself talk about the finish to the hunt.
S2:E40 First Half of a Great Hunt
Nov 7, 2019 • 37 min
Lots of excitement for the Nada Grande Outdoors crew on our deer hunt this year. Come listen in.
S2:E39 A Hard Hunt.
Oct 30, 2019 • 48 min
Sometimes it doesn’t matter how far you walk, how high you hike or how hard you look, animals are hard to find. Especially elk, when they are not bugling. Kyle, DeeDon and myself had a hell of a hard elk hunt this year, but as usual, it was awesome. I…
S2:E38 Trophy Room
Oct 25, 2019 • 47 min
The newest episode of Nada Grande Outdoors podcast has Kyle and I sitting in a great trophy room talking about, what else but trophies. Come listen in as we talk about what makes the cut.
S2:E37 All fun and No Game…
Oct 10, 2019 • 42 min
All fun and no game for the Nada Grande Boys on this episode covering our Antelope hunt in 2019. What a great experience for Kyle DeeDon and I. Success can not be measured by the size of the headgear says every hunter eating tag soup. Come listen in as we…
S2:E36 Guess Whos Back
Oct 3, 2019 • 50 min
After a short hiatus, Kyle is back. Come listen in to this weeks podcast as we gear up for this seasons hunts.
S2:E35 A New Hobby
Sep 19, 2019 • 38 min
Kyle is out for the week so my wife Dana joins the podcast to talk about our new hobby backpacking. Come listen in as we start our journey through the wilderness.
S2:E34 Flying for pigs and a Big ol’ ram.
Sep 4, 2019 • 36 min
Kyle got to shoot a big Barbary sheep and I got to blast a bunch of hogs from a helicopter. Not much else needs to be said about the awesomeness of this trip. Thank you Cher for the great fun.
S2:E33 A Difference of Opinio… Fact.
Aug 20, 2019 • 88 min
Sometimes, a person or an organization thinks it is doing something for the right reasons, but hasn’t actually stepped back and looked at what is really happening. Sometimes, they are looking so hard, they cant even see how wrong they really are.…
S2:E32 80% OF THE TIME
Aug 6, 2019 • 70 min
Kyle and I sat down with the Back Country Hunters and Anglers Southwest Chapter Coordinator, Katie DeLorenzo. What we learned is we do not have to always agree on every position, but it is always good to have the conversations about topics that create…
S2:E31 Welcome to The Harvest Trail Journey
Jul 31, 2019 • 90 min
Kyle and I had the pleasure of joining Erin and Starson Roy for a lovely home cooked meal and a podcast. Both experiences that we will never forget. For the meal, a lovely Elk Osso Bucco with bone marrow spread and for the podcast, we talked about…
S2:E30 Are You Fit to Hunt?
Jul 24, 2019 • 57 min
Kyle and I were lucky enough to spend some time down at the Crossfit Zephyr Gym with @tammy_bowhunts. Aside from her almost killing the pair of us, she taught us a great deal about getting in shape and preparing for a hunt physically. After some good reps…
S2:E29 Hunt It Forward 2019!!
Jul 17, 2019 • 45 min
Hunt It Forward 2019 of the #nadagrandeoutdoorspodcast is now available! … Come join us as we talk to this years #huntitforward participants @hayshay78 and @notthatryanlewis … But wait there’s more! Last years #huntitforward participant and #speedgoat…
S2:E28 Pals, and maybe some field care?
Jul 9, 2019 • 74 min
On this weeks Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, Kyle, DeeDon and I tried to talk about field care and processing of wild game. I know we laughed a lot and I’m sure there is a yo mamma joke or two. What I’m not sure about is how much field care we talked…
S2:E27 Average Joe
Jul 2, 2019 • 56 min
One cool thing about hunting, is anyone can do it. Sure, top of the line gear looks good, can keep you warmer and working out everyday will help you go farther and faster. But guess what, it’s not a must. Time and money are not in abundance with everyone.…
S2:E26 Predator control, NMTA
Jun 25, 2019 • 49 min
Predator control plays a big role in our world of hunting. One of the best forms of predator control is the art of trapping. One way to get into trapping is to join the New Mexico Trappers Association. The NMTA has a rendezvous every year in Alto, NM.…
S2:E25 Marks in the mud
Jun 19, 2019 • 71 min
Tracking, I bet most people out there think they are better at it than they actually are. I know we do. We did a podcast about it anyways and here it is. Come listen in.
S2:E24 One year!!!
Jun 11, 2019 • 61 min
It’s been one year since Kyle and I started the podcast. For the anniversary we thought it would be fitting to do a podcast about the podcast. We talk a bit about our favorite podcasts and what goes into making the podcast. Come listen in.
S2:E23 Early Summer Ramblings
Jun 4, 2019 • 48 min
Kyle and I are ready for fall but alas, we have a long summer to get through before hunting season begins. Lucky for us we love camping, fishing and front porch sittin around a nice fire with the family. Thats exactly what we did on this podcast. Built a…
S2:E22 Archery Prep
May 28, 2019 • 38 min
Kyle and I are starting to get ready for our upcoming Antelope archery hunt. We sit down to talk about what we have planned to get in archery shape. Come listen in to this weeks Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast.
S2:E21 Gear Junky Jerry
May 22, 2019 • 73 min
This week Kyle and I sit down with our good buddy Jerry P. and Steve Ferguson. Subjects discussed include, hunting obviously and gear among other things. Come listen in.
S2:E20 Idaho Recap
May 14, 2019 • 40 min
Kyle and I made trip through Idaho. Fishing, camping, wildlife viewing, kayaking and seeing the sites. Come listen in as we recap an awesome trip.
S2:E19 Kifaru International
May 8, 2019 • 52 min
For this weeks episode, Kyle and I sat down with Dayna Monroe from Kifaru International. We had some great conversation about how to properly wear a pack, a little Hawaiian hunting and how to self start in the hunting world. Come join us for a great…
S2:E18 First Lite
May 1, 2019 • 59 min
Kyle and I had the pleasure to sit down with Tag and Paul from First Lite in Ketchum on our trip through Idaho. Come listen in as we talk about First Lite, first time hunters and some good hunting stories.
S2:E17 Did you say “Two Utes”
Apr 24, 2019 • 87 min
This week Kyle and I are Utah bound. We had the opportunity to sit down with a couple of Utah hunters and take a ride on some Rambo electric peddle assist bikes. Come listen in.
S2:E16 Draw Results, and a long awaited trip.
Apr 19, 2019 • 47 min
Kyle and I are headed for Idaho. This week we talk about draw results and what’s upcoming in our Idaho trip. Come join us!
S2:E15 CWD and Other Wildlife Diseases
Apr 4, 2019 • 86 min
Kyle and I sat down with Wildlife Health Specialist, Dr. Kerry Mower, from the NMDGF to get some answers about CWD and some other wildlife diseases. Come join us on this highly informative podcast.
S2:E14 Steak & Eggs x 10!!!
Mar 26, 2019 • 60 min
Good food, good times and good people. Come Join Kyle and I as we welcome some very special guests to the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, our wives Dana and Annie. This week we are making our mouths water as we talk about camp food, camp cooking and good…
S2:E13 View From the Inside
Mar 19, 2019 • 92 min
This week Kyle and I sat down with Colonel Griego of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish to talk about some of the possible new laws from this years legislative session and how they may affect hunters and the department. Hope you enjoy, Adios.
S2:E12 First Time Applicants, a Hunt It Forward Story
Mar 12, 2019 • 60 min
The Hunt It Forward rockstars are back! Emily and Adrienne join the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast once again, this time to apply for their very first public draw hunt. We take them through the rules and regulations booklet as well as how to use the drawing…
S2:E11 Right, Wrong and In Between
Mar 5, 2019 • 60 min
Sometime just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. Come join Kyle and I, on this weeks Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, as we discuss ethics, morals and laws and how each has its own place in the outdoor world. Also, don’t forget to visit us…
S2:E10 Bucket Mouth!
Feb 26, 2019 • 60 min
On this weeks episode of the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, Kyle and I are talking about bucket list hunts. Whats on your bucket list? Come join us and please send us a comment on Facebook or Instagram with your bucket list hunts.
S2:E9 Cast iron, Canvas and Wool!
Feb 19, 2019 • 59 min
Time for a little lighter topic. This week Kyle and I are gonna talk about a few of our addictions, cast iron, canvas and wool. What can I say, we love the stuff. Come join in and let us know what you think.
S2:E8 May the odds be ever in your favor.
Feb 12, 2019 • 53 min
Here we go again. On this episode of the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, Kyle and I take you through the drawing odds report and harvest report data in an effort to help you increase your odds of success in this years big game draw.
S2:E7 New Mexico Legislature.
Feb 10, 2019 • 60 min
Special release on the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast tonight about the current legislative session in New Mexico and the bills that will affect our outdoor and everyday lives. Come listen in.
S2:E6 Bear Necessities!
Feb 5, 2019 • 102 min
Wow! Just Wow…. What a story. Bridger Petrini, the Owner of Tri-State Outfitters, joins the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast this week and shares with us, his story of a big red bear getting after him here in New Mexico. Hounds and heroes, men and miracles.…
S2:E5 Rules and Info
Jan 29, 2019 • 96 min
Kyle and I go through the 2019-2020 proclamation, page by page and cover some of the important information you might need to know for the upcoming years hunts.
S2:E4 On The Trap Line
Jan 22, 2019 • 90 min
The Nada Grande Boys, Kyle and Rodney sit down with Ty Jackson to follow up on last seasons trapping podcast. This time we go out into the field and put our lessons to the test and set a few traps for coyotes and then we sit down to talk about it. Come…
S2:E3 Land Status
Jan 16, 2019 • 60 min
Kyle and I thought it would be a good Idea to do a podcast on land status following the executive order signed by our new land commissioner, banning coyote contests on state land. Join us as we talk about all the dos and donts on the different types of…
S2:E2 Last Chances
Jan 8, 2019 • 60 min
Bored? Holidays got you feeling all cooped up? Come join the Nada Grande Boys, we have just the thing for you. All sorts of last chance opportunities to hunt here in New Mexico. Kyle and I, do a break down of the remaining hunting opportunities left for…
S2:E1 - Out With the Old, In With the New
Jan 2, 2019 • 56 min
Kyle and I sit down and reminisce about our inaugural season of #huntitforward and the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast. Then we get into what is coming up for season two. Come join the Nada Grande Boys as we begin a new season of Hunt It Forward.
Episode 24: A Hunt it Forward Success Story
Dec 12, 2018 • 153 min
There are many ways to have a successful hunt. From filling the freezer, to getting your eyes on one of the big ones, to just enjoying the time spent in the out of doors. No doubt this #huntitforward hunt was filled with success of all types. It will…
Episode 23: #huntitforward, Nada Grande at the range!
Dec 5, 2018 • 59 min
On this weeks podcast, Adrienne and Emily, our #huntitforward participants, joined us on the range and then sat down with us for our 23rd episode of the Nada Grande Outdoors podcast. Come listen on your favorite podcast listening app.
Episode 22: Proud Papa!
Nov 28, 2018 • 42 min
Kyle and I take my daughter Magdalena on her first ever hunt where we had a close encounter with some turkey. Come join us as we tell the tale.
Episode 21: Lessons learned.
Nov 21, 2018 • 50 min
This week, we give thank for all of our screw ups. Without them, how else would we learn?
Episode20: #huntitforward Part Deux!
Nov 15, 2018 • 55 min
The second installment of the Nada Grande Outdoors #huntitforward “program”. This week we talk about our second participant in #huntitforward and a little about the future of hunting.
Episode 19: Breaking the Curse!
Nov 7, 2018 • 57 min
For episode 19 DeeDon and I, Kyle couldn’t join us, hit the high low country in search of mule deer. In all the years we have hunted together, while together, we have never harvested an animal. Come listen in as we talk about our attempt to break this…
Episode 18: Decisions Decisions!
Nov 1, 2018 • 28 min
On the second half of our elk hunt, the Nada Grande Boys had to make some decisions. While 25 miles from pavement, Kyle at home and DeeDon and I in camp with snow starting to fall, we had to choose between hunting and being snowed in. Come join us as we…
Episode 17: Elk Hunt 2018
Oct 24, 2018 • 43 min
The Nada Grande Boys, DeeDon included, head into the Colin Neblett Wildlife Management Area for our 2018 elk hunt. Join us as we talk about the first day of our three day hunt.
Episode 16: Hunting Stories
Oct 17, 2018 • 54 min
Join the Nada Grande Boys as we tell a few hunting stories. Just some good old fashioned tales about a few hunts we have shared over the years.
Episode 15: First Time Hunter
Oct 10, 2018 • 58 min
This week the Nada Grande Boys get some good hunting stories about , first time hunter, Chet Pharies, long time hunter Mark Maunder and World Champions, Patrick Smith and Trevor Brazile. Kyle and I sat down with Chet, Mark and Patrick as they told us…
Episode 14: Public Hunters Getting Involved
Oct 2, 2018 • 58 min
This week the Nada Grande Boys had to scratch and itch. We needed to get a few thing off our chest about some issues the New Mexico Hunting community is having to deal with. Come join us as we talk a little about public meetings and NMDGF rule changes to…
Episode 13: Modern Mountain Men
Sep 25, 2018 • 59 min
Kyle Jackson , joins his brother Ty for a little bit of trapping talk. Come join us on the Nada Grande Outdoors podcast.
Episode 12: Deer Scouting
Sep 18, 2018 • 35 min
Last week the Nada Grande Boys brought you elk scouting. This week we are taking you along with us as we go scouting for our deer hunt. We drew rifle tags in unit 58 and went on a trip to see what we could find. Come listen in as we talk about it.
Episode 11: Elk Scouting
Sep 11, 2018 • 32 min
This week on the Nada Grande Outdoors podcast, we are talking about scouting. Scouting for elk to be exact. We went into the Colin Neblett wildlife management area on a grouse hunt and looked around for some elk while we were there. Come listen in as we…
Episode 10: #huntitforward
Sep 4, 2018 • 31 min
Join us this week on the Nada Grande Outdoors podcast as we discuss #huntitforward. The Nada Grande Boys share some details on our plan to pay it forward with the #huntitforward concept. Visit our website @ for more details.…
Episode 9: Tribute to Mentors
Aug 28, 2018 • 45 min
Latest episode of Nada Grande Outdoors PodcastMost of us have someone that sparked and fueled the fire that became a love of the outdoors. A Father, an Uncle, an Aunt or they may have not even been related by blood, simply a role model. Mentors come in…
Episode 8: Down to Zero
Aug 21, 2018 • 59 min
On this episode of the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, the Nada Grande Boys Kyle and Rodney discuss getting your rifle, Down to Zero. That is sighting it in. Now, this is basic stuff. We are not teaching you how to get down to a sub inch group at 200 yards…
Episode 7: NRA Whittington Center
Aug 14, 2018 • 84 min
We had a lovely time at the NRA Whittington Center outside of Raton, New Mexico. We had the opportunity to sit down with Josh Adams the Executive Director of the center and took a tour of the museum and the facilities with Robbie Roberts the Curator of…
Episode: 6 Fittin this pizza!
Aug 8, 2018 • 29 min
All about fitness, or the lack there of. In this episode the Nada Grande Boys are talking about the importance of fitness. Is it important? How important? Even more importantly, are you not a true hunter if you’re not a workout warrior? Come join us and…
Epidode 5: Hunt Prep
Aug 1, 2018 • 49 min
Join us as we talk about beginning hunt preparations for our 2018 elk and deer hunts. Scouting and gathering information from maps, google and local intel to help us improve our odds of success. Hopefully some of this information will help you do the same…
Episode 4: The Better Half.
Jul 25, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode the Nada Grande Boys sit down with their better halves. We talk with our wives about the effects hunting can have on the household. Let your wife listen at your own risk.
Episode 3: Red or Green?
Jul 18, 2018 • 41 min
Our state question, Red or Green. As it pertains to hunting we want all green when we are looking at our draw results. What did the Nada Grande Boys get this year? Come listen and find out as we continue our season long podcast.…
Episode 2: Playing the odds!
Jul 10, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode, the Nada Grande Boys, discuss applying for hunts in New Mexico. We cover things from strategy and the factors in choosing hunts to the science and data that will help you be more successful in the draw. We are providing our own strategy…
Episode 1: Nada Grande Outdoors
Jun 16, 2018 • 55 min
A little about us and what we plan to do. Also some history about the NMDGF and the public land draw.