Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Podcast

A Weekly Podcast About Hunting, Fishing and Wildlife Conservation

Rob Keck, Bass Pro Shops’ Director of Conservation and host. Listeners can expect tips, news and opinion from outdoor celebrities, lawmakers, outdoor industry legends, hunting and fishing professionals and a host of live shows from Safari Club International, Shot Shows, ICAST and many outdoor associations and foundations.

November 29, 2019

This show is focused on hunting and managing GIANT, record-book black bears. Recorded in the midst of a hunt, step into the lodge with host Rob Keck, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission member Wes Seegars, and one of the nation's top bear guides, Mike Johnson of Coastal Wildlife Consultants, reliving their encounter with a group of massive bears, and more.

November 23, 2019

Host Rob Keck is in our nation’s capital at a meeting of the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council, alongside the 53rd United States Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, discussing his work as a member of the US Cabinet, his fall hunting, and more. Then, hear from other members of the council, including Wayne Hubbard, Host and Producer of the award-winning "Urban American Outdoors", Rob Wallace and Casey Stemler with the US Fish & Wildlife Service, John Devney with Delta Waterfowl, Blake Henning of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Keith Tidball with the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University, and Miles Moretti of the Mule Deer Foundation! 

November 16, 2019

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without turkey, so this show is talking about fall wild turkey hunting with world champion turkey caller and television personality Matt Morrett, and turkey dog specialist Bryan Burhans. Both work for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bryan as Executive Director and Matt as their Marketing Specialist, and both will share with you the best advice on how to bag the gobbler of your dreams, just in time for the big day!

November 9, 2019

We're honoring our nation’s veterans! Just before Veteran's Day, travel to Missouri, and visit with Jessica Hayes, Partner and Program Manager for Bass Pro Shops, talking about the 2nd Annual Veterans Fishing Dreams event. Then meet Tron Peterson of Peterson’s Outdoor Ministries, sharing how his programs like the 11th Annual Heroes Hunting for Hope Deer Hunt, the Lodge of Hope, and others, are getting vets back on their feet.

November 2, 2019

Learn about the very important conservation work being done to preserve our outdoor traditions by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, with its President and CEO, Whit Fosburgh. Hear more about Roosevelt himself, the greatest challenges facing conservation today (CWD, loss of wetlands, pollution/dead zones, access, climate, etc), gridlock in Washington, and wildlife on our motorways. Finally, Bass Pro Shops Communications Manager Katie Mitchell has the latest updates on happenings at Bass Pro and Cabelas stores nationwide. 

October 26, 2019

Visit with three generations of the legendary Drury family of Drury Outdoors. First, hunter and TV host Mark Drury talks about his 6 world titles as a competitive turkey caller, what gear to use during the deer season right now, and what to expect coming up on his shows. Then, hear from Mark's mother Lucille about bowhunting into her 80s, and finally, meet Mark's daughter Taylor, and hear about the father-daughter bonds forged during the hunt.

October 19, 2019

This episode comes to you from the beautiful Childress Vineyards in Lexington, NC, alongside NASCAR Hall of Famer and the Chairman and CEO of Richard Childress Racing, Richard Childress, as well as the President of the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation, Jeff Crane. They'll talk about the excitement of flying around the racetrack, the thrill of pursuing big game across the globe, the important legislative work impacting hunters and anglers, and much more!

October 12, 2019

Host Rob Keck visits with the heads of 6 state wildlife agencies, talking about what you can hunt RIGHT NOW nationwide (and you may be surprised), how easy it is to get licensed and get access to land, and why the next few months could bring some of the best hunting opportunities of the entire year. 

October 5, 2019

Hear from an all-star lineup of conservation A-listers, including Ed Carter, President of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and Executive Director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency, plus Frank Peterson, CEO of the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, and Stephanie Vatalaro, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for RBFF. Together, the trio will discuss the very important work of their organizations, the critical role that older hunters and anglers, and women, play in raising interest in the outdoors, and much more! Finally, Bass Pro Shops Communications Manager Katie Mitchell has the latest updates on happenings at Bass Pro and Cabela's stores nationwide. 

September 28, 2019

Be a part of the adventure, and travel by plane and by horseback through the mountains of British Columbia, sharing in the excitement with host Rob Keck and his hunting buddies as they pursue goat, elk, moose, and more, in this very special episode recorded during the hunt.