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Hunting Matters

Houston Safari Club Foundation Presents “Hunting Matters”

The AWARD-WINNING radio show/podcast featuring Houston Safari Club Foundation Executive Director Joe Betar and Co-Host Ramon Robles. Join them as they engage in conversations with guests from various backgrounds in the outdoor world. Great discussions, news, hunting legislation updates and more!

“Hunting Matters” airs each Saturday, 6am-7am CDT on KPRC AM 950 – Real Texas, Real Talk, a Houston iHeartMedia station, and Houston’s longest running radio station. “Hunting Matters” is also available via podcast on Apple/iTunes, iHeartMedia, Google, Overcast, and Spreaker.

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EPISODES

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February 11, 2023 – Jason Wilson, CEO, Primary & Founder, LUCID Optics


February 4, 2023 – Jake Roach, President & Co-Founder, QuiteKat E-Bikes


January 28, 2023 – Joel Hodgdon, Marketing Director, Remington Ammunition

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January 14, 2023 – HSCF 2023 Convention

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January 7, 2023 – Will Coggin, Managing Director, Center for Consumer Freedom

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December 17, 2022 – Tony Schoonen, CEO, the Boone and Crockett Club

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December 10, 2022 – Annie Farrell, District Biologist (TX, OK, KS, & NE), National Wild Turkey Foundation

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December 3, 2022 – Mark Hennelly, Vice President of Advocacy, California Waterfowl Association

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November 26, 2022 – Kerrie C. Romero, Executive Director – New Mexico Council of Outfitters and Guides

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November 19, 2022 – Jamison Smith of The Gun Cleaners-Houston 

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November 5, 2022 – Justin Dreibelbis, CEO, TWA and TWA Foundation 

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October 30, 2022 – Ted Koch, Ted Nugent, and Larry Weishuhn

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October 22, 2022 – Dakotah Richardson, Beretta Gallery Dallas 

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October 15, 2022 – Land Tawney, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

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October 8, 2022 – Brett Jepsen of Target Rich Environment  

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October 1, 2022 – Sue Tidwell, Author, “Cries of the Savanna” 

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September 24, 2022 – Brandon Maddox, CEO; Silencer Central 

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September 17, 2022 – Mike Arnold, Research Scientist and Outdoor Writer 

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September 10, 2022 – Mario Kalpou of Man Eats Wild

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September 3, 2022 – Monte Long, XS Sights

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August 27, 2022 – Chris Williams, Williams Knife Company 

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August 20, 2022 – Matt Loessin, Vara Ranch

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August 13, 2022 – Jason Lonsberry, CEO, and Jared Lewis, COO of Apex Ammunition

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August 6, 2022 – Aidan Stokes, Aidan The Hunter

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July 30, 2022 – Mike Arnold, Research Scientist and Outdoor Writer 

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July 23, 2022 – John Jones, Lochow Ranch Pond & Lake Management

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July 16, 2022 – Dustin Knutson, Co-Owner, Boyds Hardwood Gunstocks 

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July 9, 2022 – Marcus Hutsen, Patriot Coolers

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July 2, 2022 – PJ Carleton, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation 

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June 25, 2022 – Will deRover, Beartrack Outfitters & Bearbeans Coffee

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June 18, 2022 – Kevin Dougherty, Greater Houston Sports Club

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June 11, 2022 – Ben Masters, Documentary Filmmaker

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June 4, 2022 – Chris Horton, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation 

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May 28, 2022 – Heather Kelly, Heather’s Choice 

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May 21, 2022 – Ross Melinchuk, Executive Director of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA)

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May 14, 2022 – Heidi Rao, TPWD Hunter Education Program & Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program; Part 2

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May 7, 2022 – Larry Weishuhn, Mr. Whitetail

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April 30, 2022 – Heidi Rao, TPWD Hunter Education Program & Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program; Part 1

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April 23, 2022 – Chester Moore, Award-Winning Wildlife Journalist & Conservationist

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April 16, 2022 – Jens Krogh, ice President of Marketing and Product Development, Walther Arms Inc.

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April 9, 2022 – David Sams, Lone Star Outdoor News

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April 2, 2022 – Jeff Birmingham, 2021-2022 HSCF President 

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March 26, 2022 – Susan & David Kalich, HSCF Youth Program Coordinators

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March 19, 2022 – Kyle Smith, Revital Outdoors

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March 12, 2022 – Dr. Seth Lawrence PT, DPT; Life Prescribed 

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March 5, 2022 – David M. Wirth, Co-Founder, Arcflash Labs, LLC

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February 26, 2022 – Harding Bush, Global Rescue

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February 19, 2022 – Adam Whitehead, CEO, Buddy Outdoors

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February 12, 2022 – Dan Forster, Vice President & Chief Conservation Officer, Archery Trade Association

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January 21, 2022 – Jim Willis, Founder & President of the Wildlife Habitat Federation

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January 15, 2022 – John Whitehurst, Sauvignon John Wines

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January 8, 2022 – Cole Cushman, Gun & Trophy Insurance

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December 18, 2021 – Shawn Gray, TPWD Mule Deer and Pronghorn Program Leader

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December 11, 2021 – Tim Herald, Worldwide Trophy Adventures

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December 4, 2021 – Darrell Kainer, HSCF Live Auction Chairperson 

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November 27, 2021 – Jamison Smith, The Gun Cleaners-Houston 

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November 20, 2021 – Lance Hendershot, Hendershot’s

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November 13, 2021 – Ryan Spinks, QuiteKat E-Bikes

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November 6, 2021 – Scott Leysath, The Sporting Chef

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October 30, 2021 – Mike Jaster, Athena Gun Club 

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October 23, 2021 – Steve Hall, TPWD Hunter Education Coordinator

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October 16, 2021 – Dan Pastorini, Former NFL QB

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October 9, 2021 – Brian Gilroy, Wildlife Partners

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October 2, 2021 – Will Morgan, Marketing Director, Outdoor Edge Knives & Tools

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September 25, 2021 – Chris Dorsey, The ‘Brand Father’ Of Outdoor Television

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September 11, 2021 – Mike Arnold, Research Scientist and Outdoor Writer

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September 4, 2021 – Bryan Koontz, Founder and CEO, Guidefitter

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August 28, 2021 – Jim Liberatore, Past President and CEO, Outdoor Sportsman Group

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August 21, 2021 – Hector Villarreal, CEO, LUCHO Holdings Inc.

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August 14, 2021 – Kirk Evans & Emily Taylor, U.S. LawShield

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August 7, 2021 – Eric Miller, Centerfire Rifle and Component Product Manager, Federal and Speer Ammunition

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July 31, 2021 – Jody Simpson, HSCF Gazelles Chairperson 

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July 17, 2021 – Derek Ham, HSCF Sporting Clays Tournament Chairperson 

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July 10, 2021 – Gary Roberson, Burnham Bros. Game Calls

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July 3, 2021 – Willard Franklin III, 4-W’s Fishing 

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June 26, 2021 – Brian Spicer, Host, No Limits Hunting TV Show

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June 19, 2021 – Gray N. Thornton, President, CEO, The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF)

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June 12, 2021 – Carly Brasseux, CEO & Founder, Miss Pursuit

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May 29, 2021 – Andrew Buchanan, Host, This Is Africa 5

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May 22, 2021 – Bruno Rosich, Professional Hunter & Outfitter-Spain 

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May 15, 2021 – Ted Nugent

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May 8, 2021 – John Shepperd, Executive Director, Texas Foundation for Conservation

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May 1, 2021 – Michael Ambrose, HSCF Life Member; SEAL Team 1

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April 24, 2021 – Chip Whittrock, Founder, Sportsmen’s Business Alliance, LLC

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April 17, 2021 – Nelli Williams, Alaska Director for Trout Unlimited &
Tia Shoemaker, Registered Alaskan Hunting Guide

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April 10, 2021 – Andy Techmanski, Founder, FORLOH Technical Apparel

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March 27, 2021 – Dustin Knutson, Co-Owner, Boyds Hardwood Gunstocks

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March 20, 2021 – Trey White, HSCF Convention Chairperson 

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March 13, 2021 – Aaron Davidson, President & CEO, GUNWERKS

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March 6, 2021 – Hon. Bill Brewster, United States Head of Delegation, IUCN

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February 27, 2021 – Mike Boone, Texas Game Warden & Austin Taylor, Program Manager, TPWF’s Gear Up for Game Wardens Program

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February 13, 2021 – David Yeates, CEO, Texas Wildlife Association

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February 6, 2021 – Dr. Matthew Hughes, Engagement Manager, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation; Stewards of the Wild program

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January 30, 2021 – Brad Luttrell, Founder, GoWild 

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January 23, 2021 – Aurelia Skipwith, Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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January 16, 2021 – Pat Murray, CCA

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January 9, 2021 – Evan Heusinkveld, President/CEO, Sportsmen’s Alliance

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January 2, 2021 – Matt Pyle, HSCF President, 2020-2021

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December 26, 2020 – Tim Richardson, Government Affairs Director, Wildlife Forever

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December 19, 2020 – Kevin Paulson, Founder, Huntinglife.com

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December 12, 2020 – Dan Garrison, Founder, Garrison Brothers Distillery

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December 5, 2020 – Blake Henning, RMEF

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November 28, 2020 – JD Burrows, HSCF President

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November 21, 2020 – Kevin Welborn, Director of Marketing, Sales & Guest Services, Joshua Creek Ranch 

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November 14, 2020 – Joe & Ramon

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November 7, 2020 – Hunter & Griff Jaggard, FireDisc Grills 

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October 31, 2020 – Tyler Sharp, CEO, Editor in Chief, Modern Huntsman

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October 24, 2020 – Scott Reynolds, MidwayUSA Foundation Executive Director

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October 17, 2020 – Barret Simpson, Conroe Taxidermy

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October 10, 2020 – Tim Knesik & Mike Tippit, Capital Farm Credit

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October 3, 2020 – Carter Smith, TPWD Executive Director 

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September 26, 2020 – Land Tawney, President/CEO, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

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September 19, 2020 – Lucas Hoge, Country Music Artist & Host, Hoge Wild

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September 12, 2020 – Jeff Birmingham, HSCF President 

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September 5, 2020 – Barret Simpson, Conroe Taxidermy

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August 29, 2020 – Jason Evans, CEO, The Blaser Group

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August 22, 2020 – Rob Wallace, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife and Parks

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August 15, 2020 – Stephen Hunter, NY Times Best Selling Author 

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August 8, 2020 – Jon LaCorte, TRACT Optics 

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August 1, 2020 – Lloyd Love, Outdoor Education Teacher, Pasadena Memorial High School

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July 25, 2020 – Kristi Heuring, Chief Marketing Officer, Everest.com 

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July 18, 2020 – Jeff Crane, President, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation 

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July 11, 2020 – Luke Hilgemann, President & CEO, Hunter Nation

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July 4, 2020 – Rob Neilson, Ashby Bowhunting Foundation

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June 27, 2020 – Chester Moore, Award-Winning Wildlife Journalist & Conservationist

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June 20, 2020 – Zach Stinson, U.S. Marine 

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June 13, 2020 – Jack Carr, NY Times Bestselling Author

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June 6, 2020 – Razor Dobbs, Razor Dobbs Alive 

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Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.