It’s Federal Season
Episode No. 19 - Getting Packed Up

Episode No. 19 - Getting Packed Up

March 18, 2021

Two Minnesota mainstays connect on this episode to talk about their legendary businesses and products. Duluth Pack’s Tom Sega and Federal Ammunition’s President Jason Vanderbrink discuss the increased participation in outdoor recreation, the unprecedented demand for their American made products, and the story behind Tom’s legendary bag.

Episode No. 18 - Ammunition Shortages

Episode No. 18 - Ammunition Shortages

February 18, 2021

It’s one of the hottest topics on consumers’ minds. Federal Ammunition President Jason Vanderbrink answers real shooters’ most frequently asked questions about ammunition availability in this insightful episode of the “It’s Federal Season” podcast.    

Episode No. 17 - Working for Hunters

Episode No. 17 - Working for Hunters

January 21, 2021

Safari Club International has been protecting hunter rights in the U.S. and globally for the past 50 years. Ben Cassidy, SCI’s Director of Government Affairs, joins the podcast to discuss the organization’s mission and its work. An important discussion for hunters worldwide.

Episode No. 16 - Onward and Upland

Episode No. 16 - Onward and Upland

December 17, 2020

With COVID altering the landscapes for many conservation organizations and how they operate, the silver lining is more hunters are out social distancing and the license sales are proof of the increased participation.  Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Bob St. Pierre joins the “It’s Federal Season” podcast to discuss all things upland as well as the importance of the Federal partnership and the organization’s critical mission of sustaining and increasing habitat.

Episode No. 15 - Getting Fit for the Hunt

Episode No. 15 - Getting Fit for the Hunt

November 5, 2020

CrossFit Games founder Dave Castro joins the “It’s Federal Season” podcast to talk fitness for life and for hunting and shooting.  The former Navy Seal says CrossFit is certain to improve your health but can also make you a better shooter.  In the tech talk segment, Product Director Mike Holm talks about trigger time, mechanics, and proper ways to train for hunting seasons.

Episode No. 14 - 2nd Amendment Battle

Episode No. 14 - 2nd Amendment Battle

October 22, 2020

Colion Noir is a tireless advocate for the 2nd Amendment. On this episode, he passionately defends law-abiding citizens’ rights to own and responsibly use firearms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution. Before wrapping up, Noir discusses the importance of the coming election and the need to be heard at the ballot box.

Episode No. 13 - Mallard Mania

Episode No. 13 - Mallard Mania

October 8, 2020

Chad Belding, host of “The Fowl Life,” is afflicted with mallard mania, a lifestyle he says isn’t for everyone. As long as there are seasons open along the many flyways in North America, he’s on the chase. On this episode of the “It’s Federal Season” podcast, Chad talks about the journey of a waterfowl season, gives tips and tactics, and explains why Black Cloud is the only ammunition he loads into his shotguns.

Episode No. 12 - Going to be a Wild Ride

Episode No. 12 - Going to be a Wild Ride

September 17, 2020

With a fiddle in his hand or a Federal bullet loaded in his rifle, Anoka, Minnesota’s own Nick Hoffman has been on a journey that has taken him around the globe.  Hear his amazing story that started from humble beginnings growing up near the Federal factory, to Nashville stardom, to the host of Outdoor Channel’s popular series Nick’s Wild Ride.  Before ending the podcast, get some valuable bullet selection advise from Jared Kutney, Federal’s Director of Product Development.

Episode No. 11 - One Trick at a Time

Episode No. 11 - One Trick at a Time

August 20, 2020

Is there a trick shot that 22plinkster can’t make?  Dave Nash, aka 22plinkster, is among the best when it comes to innovation and imagination when designing tricks with his 22 pistol or long rifle.  Find out more on how he dreams up and executes extremely difficult shots very few will attempt let alone ever make!  22plinkster adds in some humor and advice on shooting for a great episode of “It’s Federal Season.”   

Episode No. 10 - World’s Best

Episode No. 10 - World’s Best

July 16, 2020

Many of us remember our firsts—first whitetail, first love or first car. Federal-sponsored competitive shooter Josh Froelich can top all of that. When he competed for the USA in his first IPSC Shotgun World Shoot, he left France a World Champion. Hear this amazing story and learn more about Josh and his meteoric rise in competitive shooting during this episode of “It’s Federal Season.”

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