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It’s Federal Season Podcast

Listen. Laugh. Learn. Every “It’s Federal Season” podcast pulls from Federal’s nearly 100 years of ammunition manufacturing. Get the latest news, tips from our team of ambassadors, technical info from our in-house ammo experts, and much more.

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It's Federal Season Stories

Every hunter owes their passion for the outdoors to someone who sparked their interest and helped it grow. We tracked down a few of these special individuals. These are their stories.

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Two hunters kneeling by a downed elk

Wild Eats

Savor your hard-earned harvest and enjoy every bite with this collection of easy, exclusive wild game recipes from Federal.

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South Dakota Black Hills

Glassing Western Gobblers

Spring turkey hunting is all about the gobble, but you’re missing out if you’re only using your ears to chase gobblers—especially in open country. Steven Rinella explains how he uses his eyes and optics to fill his tag.

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When Close Is Too Close

Pressing in on the roost during morning and evening hunts will often do more harm than good.

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South Dakota Black Hills

Hunting The Hills

Tag along with MeatEater’s Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis as they chase spring gobblers with Federal Premium 3rd Degree ammunition on an unforgettable hunt in South Dakota’s Black Hills.

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Black Bear walking in green grass

DIY Black Bears

Bear populations are on the rise and a spring DIY bruin hunt should be atop your to-do list.

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Small Calls Get It Done

Everyone in the turkey woods hammers away with loud yelps—and many do it poorly at that. MeatEater’s Steven Rinella reveals his top subtle calls that pull toms in without the risk.

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Steven Rinella talking about 3rd Degree Turkey Loads

All-Purpose Turkey Load Choice

Calling, scouting, decoys—none of them matter if you can’t hit the gobbler they pull into range. It’s why MeatEater’s Steven Rinella chooses Federal Premium 3rd Degree.

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Steven Rinella talking about turkey spots

Build Your Turkey Portfolio

Forget calling. The most successful hunters have one thing in common—scouting intel. MeatEater’s Steven Rinella lays out how to build a portfolio of turkey spots through year-round surveillance.

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