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Category: Sports:Wilderness

If you have an appetite for hunting, fishing, interesting recipes and politically incorrect humor then the Big Wild is right up your game trail!

January 24, 2021

The Big Wild 01/22/21

Chris Britt from Helibacon takes us helicopter hog hunting with machine guns in Texas, Tom Dokken, dog trainer-extraordinaire, shares winter dog tips, Michele Phillips from Bacon Fatte makes Tater Tot hotdish Soup, and Bruce Ross of the Wisconsin Waterfowl Association on non-profit paths in 2021.
 
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January 20, 2021

The Big Wild 01/15/21

Sintia Kawasaki-Yee gives us a look at Sequoia National Park, Pete Robbins from Half Past First Cast gives some advice: Don’t Wait on Trips, Mike Reinikianen of the Minnesota DNR on collecting Black Spruce Pinecones, Buzz Kemper takes us rock climbing in South Central Wisconsin. 
 
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January 10, 2021

The Big Wild 01/08/21

The first new show of 2021!
 
Monica Hendrickson, one of the organizers of this year’s Beargrease Sled Race, previews the event, Don Kirby on what fishing and hunting in 2021 could bring, Michele Phillips shares lighter fare featuring fish to help us keep those New Year’s resolutions, Pete Berthlesen from the Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund gives us good news regarding delisting the Monarch.
 
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January 3, 2021

The Big Wild 01/01/20

Happy New Year!  This holiday weekend, we have an encore episode of the Big Wild.
 
Mike Leonard discusses the historic Modern Fishing Act, Brad White takes us to Ice Fest in New Hampshire, Robin Follette makes roasted poblano chicken chowder, Teresa Stabo previews a free fishing weekend in Wisconsin.
 
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December 29, 2020

The Big Wild 12/25/20

Join us this holiday weekend in The Big Wild! We feature our annual retelling of Whisper, the touching story of a girl and tree who protect each other no matter what, Jack Ferrell joins us for two segments to share wine pairings for wild game, and Gundy has some jokes to keep us laughing through to dinner.
December 20, 2020

The Big Wild 12/18/20

Michele Phillips gives us ideas for holiday recipes just in time for Christmas Chris Meister, Founder of the United States Ice Fishing Association, gets us ready for the season, Clark Wendlandt is the Bassmaster 2020 Angler of the Year, Ted Bonde, President of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association, shares how to get kids into fishing.
 
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December 6, 2020

The Big Wild12/11/20

Lane Walker author of Hometown Hunters Books, a series geared toward the young hunters in your life,  Marge Gibson, Founder of REGI in Antigo, WI, joins us, Doug Turnbull on finding & restoring a sentimental or historical firearm, Nick Harrington from the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks gives us a winter update.
 
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December 6, 2020

The Big Wild 12/04/20

*ENCORE* 
 
Lynne Green from Siren USA on the male vs female shooter, George Meyer from Conservation Leadership Corps joins us, Robin Follette makes frosting for holiday cookies, Dave Weins shares why we might need to kill owls to save owls.
 
This episode originally aired 11/22/19.
 
Happy Thanksgiving!  It's all here in The Big Wild!
December 6, 2020

The Big Wild 11/27/20

L. David Mech on his new book, Wolf Island, and discovering the secrets of wolves, Keith Warnke, WI DNR Division Administrator of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks on WI delisting of wolves, Michele Philips, from BaconFatte.com, shares ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers, Ray Ruiz gets us ready for the ice with ice fishing prep tips.
 
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November 22, 2020

The Big Wild 11/20/20

Dominik Dellasala updates us on deforestation of the Tongass in Alaska, Michelle Phillips shares Wild Recipes from her Bacon Fatte blog, Jordan Rutter from the American Bird Conservancy on human focused repopulation efforts VS. natural repopulation of the Brown Nuthatch, Neil Large of the Arizona DNR takes us to AZ parks for the fall & winter.