Higher Calling Wildlife

Higher Calling Wildlife is the inspirational voice of wildlife conservation. This program digs deep into the issues affecting most treasured natural resources.

Sports
Wilderness
Education
1
Bajio: Sunglasses.& Saving Sea Flats
Sunglasses.& Saving Sea Flats
20 min
2
Jaws In The Gulf
The Hidden History of Great Whites in Gulf Waters
13 min
3
Reds, Specks & Tarpon at South Padre
38 min
4
Women Hunt
A Look At A Groundbreaking Program
30 min
5
Putting And Keeping Wild Sheep On The Mountain
An Interview With Gray Thornton-President of The Wild Sheep Foundation
49 min
6
Inspiring Interview With The Gale Force Twins
Young ladies produce next-level family-friendly fishing content.
29 min
7
Elk In The American East
Elk Restoration East of The Mississippi
33 min
8
Conserving Africa's Wildlife
Buffalo Kloof And A Heart For Conservation
23 min
9
The Teen Poaching Crisis
Deer Massacres, Eagle Shootings, Dolphin Killings & More Signs Something Sinister Is Happening Among Some Hunting Youth
34 min
10
Tracking Eastern Turkeys: LSU Study Crosses Ove...
LSU Study Crosses Over To Texas
45 min
11
COVID-19 In Whitetails: What You Need To Know
Plus An In-Depth Look At Chronic-Wasting Disease
48 min
12
Poisoning Hogs, Genetic Altering of Sows And Th...
24 min
13
Monster Hogs: Killing Bear-Sized Boars
Killing Bear-Sized Boars & Why Hogs Are Getting Bigger Quicker
57 min
14
Analysis Of A Hog Attack
Pt. 1 Of A Three Part Series On Feral Hog Dangers And Hunting Solutions
29 min
15
The Wild Sheep Pandemic (Public Service Announc...
Host Chester Moore has created and narrated a public service announcement raising awareness to major disease issues facing wild sheep in North America. Written, narrated and edited by Chester Moore. This will air on Newstalk AM 560 KLVI, Higher Calling W...
1 min
16
The Bonefish Of Miami: Flats Slam Ep.3
Anglers travel the globe fishing for bonefish but did you know some of the biggest bonefish can be caught right outside of Miami, Fl. Join Higher Calling Gulf Coast host Chester Moore as he talks with Capt. Mo Estevez about the amazing bonefish action in...
26 min
17
The Majestic (And Frustrating) Permit-Flats Sla...
Host Chester Moore interviews Dr. Aaron Adams, Conservation & Science Director for the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust on the misunderstood and mysterious permit. These flats fish thrill (and frustrate) anglers throughout Florida and the Caribbean and are facing...
30 min
18
Targeting Texas Tarpon: Flats Slam Series Ep. 1
In the beginning episode of Higher Calling Gulf Coast's Flat's Slam Series, host Chester Moore interviews South Padre Island guide Capt. Brian Barrera and they discuss how and where to catch tarpon on the South Texas coast.
27 min
19
Biggest Trout Live In The Gulf? Little Known St...
Host Chester Moore digs into some little known scientific studies that unlock the mysteries of big speckled trout. Did you know a leading university says the BIGGEST trout live in the Gulf? Find out what time of year they specifically note. Also, learn t...
16 min
20
Bruce Shuler On Catching Trophy Trout: Speckled...
Join host Chester Moore as he talks with Capt. Bruce Shuler, one of the top guides and lodge owners ever on the Texas Coast. Learn some high-level, in-depth tactics for catching trophy trout from a lifetime of the fishing Lower Laguna Madre. Higher Calli...
32 min
21
Mark Nichols On Speckled Trout: Speckled Trout ...
Join host Chester Moore as he talks speckled trout tactics with DOA Lures founder Mark Nichols.
44 min
22
Fishing South Padre Island
Join host Chester Moore has he talks the many fishing options at South Padre Island with guides Capt. Brian Barrera and Capt. Luis Flandes. Learn about the areas top-end speckled trout and redfish action as well as it's more exotic options such as tarpon...
32 min
23
Speckled Trout Saga Pt. 4: 7 Tactics For Sabine...
Join host Chester Moore as he gives strategies and locations for catching the Sabine area's big speckled trout from the Neches River to the short rigs.
24 min
24
Speckled Trout Saga Pt. 3: Catching The Mega Tr...
Have you ever dreamed of catching one of the super-sized speckled trout of the Lower Laguna Madre at South Padre Island? Listen to part 3 of the Speckled Trout Saga series from Higher Calling Gulf Coast and listen to an in-depth interview with Capt. Bria...
26 min
25
Speckled Trout Saga Pt. 2: Laguna Madre-Why It ...
Join host Chester Moore and Dr. David Mckee as they talk about the legendary Laguna Madre. Learn about this mysterious ecosystem and why it produces monster trout. What food factor makes trout on average bigger than the Upper Texas Coast? Find out in thi...
30 min
26
Speckled Trout Saga Pt. 1: Secrets of Surf Spec...
In an engaging, in-depth interview with top-selling fishing book author and CCA President Pat Murray, Chester Moore digs deep into the secrets of surf fishing for speckled trout. 
44 min
27
Could Cloning And Gene Editing Fix Feral Hog Pr...
In an interview for the Higher Calling Wildlife podcast, Chester Moore discussed the recent cloning of a black-footed ferret with Ben Novak of Revive & Restore. In the conversation about the use of cloning technology to aid the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
8 min
28
Hog Attack!: Man Attacked By Boar-Saved By Dog!
Join Chester Moore as he talk with a man who has a harrowing tale of being attacked by a wild boar in the woods of East Texas March 13, 2021. Learn about the intense attack, how his dog saved his life and how you can avoid an attack. Subscribe to this po...
21 min
29
Jaws in Texas: Great White Shark Off Texas Coas...
Join host Chester Moore as he discusses expanding great white numbers in Texas waters and the "x-factor" thats making it possible. Also, learn how the "Jaws Effect" has inspired interest in great whites.
13 min
30
Freeze Kill: In-Depth Report on Nilgai, Other E...
Join host Chester Moore as he interviews wildlife biologist Macey Ledbetter of Spring Creek Outdoors (www.springcreekoutdoors.com) who was fresh off a freeze kill survey of a South Texas ranch. Learn how the nilgai population was impacted, the real story...
25 min
31
Coastal Freeze: CCA Changes S.T.A.R. Format
In response to the massive freeze-related fish kill on the Gulf Coast, officials with the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) have made sweeping changes to its annual summer-long S.T.A.R. tournament. Host Chester Moore interviews Shane Bonnot, Coastal...
18 min
32
The Cloning Of The Black-Footed Ferret
Join host Chester Moore as he discusses the groundbreaking cloning of "Elizabeth Ann", a black-footed ferret with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Black-Footed Ferret Recovery Coordinator Pete Grober. Learn how she was cloned from a ferret that died in 198...
12 min
33
Coastal Freeze Kill: The X-Factor (Tarpon, Snoo...
Join host Chester Moore as he engages in a revealing conversation with Aaron Adams, Director of Science & Conservation with the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. Learn how this freeze could impact tarpon and snook in Texas and how freezes like this one can damage...
20 min
34
TX Coastal Freeze Kill-Revealing Interview With...
Join Chester Moore as he discusses the current freeze-related kill of speckled trout and other fish along the Texas Gulf Coast with Dr. David McKee, professor of biology and mariculture and author of Fishes of the Texas Laguna Madre. Learn about the simi...
22 min
35
Jaguar Revival Episode 2: Jaguars In Mexico Wit...
In part two of our Jaguar Revival series, Chester Moore talks with Dr. Rodrigo A. Medellín, Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM about the latest in jaguar research. Learn about the incredible range of the species, how poaching is having an impact and a new proje...
26 min
36
Texas Coastal Trout Kill: Impacts Of The Big Fr...
Chester Moore talks about early reports of trout, snook and tarpon kills along the Gulf Coast as well as fishing closures related to the historic freeze event. Will there be a massive kill? We don't know yet but things are starting to look that way. Than...
12 min
37
Jaguar Revival Pt.1: Jaguars & Genetics
In part 1 of our Jaguar Revival series, Chester interviews his friend Dr. Natalie Schmitt, a genetic conservationist who has helped created a technology that can be crucial for saving jaguars and aiding researchers in pursuit of the most elusive and myst...
34 min
38
Bass, Kayaks and Stream Fishing (With Joseph Sa...
Join host Chester Moore as he interviews kayak tournament angler Joseph Sanderson about kayak bass fishing, new rods from St. Croix and the love of angling from rivers and streams to reservoirs. Subscribe to this podcast for regular updates. Subscribe t...
23 min
39
A Virtual Showcase For Wild Turkey Conservation
Pete Muller of the National Wild Turkey Federation joins the program and discusses the group's forthcoming virtual convention and how NWTF is making a huge difference in wildlife conservation throughout America by restoring turkeys into areas like East T...
17 min
40
Wild Sheep In Oregon (Conserving California & R...
Join host Chester Moore as he talks conservation of California and Rocky Mountain bighorns in Oregon with Oregon Foundation for North American Wild Sheep President Kevin Martin. Subscribe to this podcast for regular updates. Subscribe to the Higher Call...
25 min
41
World Record Speckled: Where Will It Be Caught?...
Host Chester Moore discusses the ultimate in the quest to catch trophy trout-catching record fish from state records to the world record. Hear little known info from each state along the Gulf Coast. Is there a pattern in trophy trout production? Which ar...
22 min
42
The Secret Life Of Speckled Trout: Growth Rates...
Join host Chester Moore in the second in a three-part series on trophy speckled trout. In this episode learn about the life cycle of trout, growth rates, migrational studies and strange harbingers of the presence of trophy trout in an area with guest Sha...
39 min
43
Ultimate Big Trout Secrets (with Pat Murray)
In the maiden voyage of Higher Calling Gulf Coast, host Chester Moore interviews CCA President, fishing book author and former guide Pat Murray about the hidden secrets of catching truly big speckled trout. Higher Calling Gulf Coast will focus on series ...
47 min
44
An 11 Foot-4 Inch Rattlesnake?! Mystery Rattler...
Is there forgotten evidence of an 11 foot 4-inch rattlesnake out there? Chester Moore uncovers a lost gem and digs into another giant rattlesnake story that is far more real than the "fake news" photos circulating on social media in 2020. Subscribe to th...
13 min
45
Florida Fishing Massacre: Sheriff Grady Judd Ta...
The massacre of three fishermen on a remote road in Florida shocked the nation. Polk County, Fla. Sheriff Grady Judd talks about cracking the case and the necessity of self defense for outdoors lovers. Subscribe to this podcast for regular updates. Subs...
16 min
46
Horse Slayings: Is there an American "Bush Meat...
Join host Chester Moore and guest Jeff Stewart as they discuss the mysterious horse killings in Texas. Is there a "bush meat" trade involving horse meat developing in the US? Are other horse killings related to terrorizing the owners? Subscribe to this p...
37 min
47
Who Is Killing TX, Florida and Louisiana's Horses?
Horses are being stabbed, shot and meat harvested mysteriously in Texas, Florida and Louisiana? What is going on and is there a pattern to what's happening in these three states? Subscribe to this podcast for regular updates. Subscribe to the Higher Cal...
15 min
48
Bear Necessities: Getting Educated And Inspired...
Join award-winning wildlife journalist Chester Moore as he talks with Jack Evans of Bear Trust International about bear conservation information and issues impacting bears around the globe. Subscribe to this podcast for regular updates. Subscribe to the...
34 min
49
Less Than One Club: For Those Who Have Not Take...
Join Chester Moore as he speaks with Sydney Broadaway, membership manager of The Wild Sheep Foundation about why joining this organization makes a difference and about the very special Less Than One Club. If you're a wild sheep fan, this is a must listen...
21 min
50
The Growing Threats To Bear Conservation & How ...
Join host Chester Moore as he interviews Logan Young, Executive Director of Bear Trust International and they talk about the overlooked topic of bear conservation and the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Subscribe to this podcast for regula...
32 min
51
The Mystery of Texas' Native Trout & The Import...
Join Chester Moore as he talks with Chris Johnson of Living Waters Fly Fishing in Round Rock, TX as they discuss the mystery of Texas native trout, the Rio Grande cutthroat, Guadalupe bass, the Texas Guadalupe River trout fishery and the Western Native T...
38 min
52
Black Bears in East Texas: Past, Present and F...
Join host Chester Moore as he discusses black bears in East Texas with Dr. Daniel Scognamillo and Sarah Fuller of the Arthur Temple College of Forestry & Agriculture at Stephe F. Austin University. Learn the the history of bears in the region and the cha...
28 min
53
Encountering The Bloody Bearded Man In the Woods
Chester Moore interviews Lou Marullo, master bowhunting education instructor and author of String Theory For Bowhunters, about a crazy encounter with a bloody, bearded man he encounter in a remote set of woods an hour before daylight and tells more tales...
24 min
54
The Texas Turkey Story
Join host Chester Moore as he interviews Jason Hardin, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Wild Turkey Program leader about turkeys in Texas. Learn about ongoing Rio Grande research and even restoration, the hard work of restoring Easterns to the Pineywood...
38 min
55
In Search Of The Mysterious Gould's Turkey
Join Chester Moore and John Millican, president of the Huachuca Gould’s Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and retired Arizona Game and Fish Department Wildlife Manager as they discuss the mysterious and beautiful Gould's turkey of Arizona, N...
34 min
56
Project Remote: The Most Isolated Locations In ...
Join host Chester Moore as he talks in-depth about a special project that identifies and explores the most isolated locations in the United States. This exhaustive program called "Project Remote" is super detailed, exhaustive and inspiring. In the age of...
54 min
57
Animal Rightists Using COVID-19 To Impact Hunti...
Are animal rights activists using the COVID-19 situation to scare hunters and anglers into staying home with false reports of hunting and fishing closures? Learn what three state fish and game departments are reporting plus, learn about the global impact...
36 min
58
COVID-19 And The State of Turkey Hunting & Cons...
Join host Chester Moore as he interviews Becky Humphries, Chief Executive Officer of the (National Wild Turkey Federation) in a deep discussion on COVID-19 and it's impact on turkey hunting and NWTF. Learn how you can help the cause and why Chester's fav...
22 min
59
Coronavirus And It's Shocking Global Impact On ...
Join host Chester Moore as he and Joe Betar of the Houston Safari Club Foundation get deep into the impacts of COVID-19 on wildlife around the world as access is cut-off to hunting, fishing and ecotourism. With no hunting or ecotourism poaching will go t...
32 min
60
Social Distancing With The Utah Cutthroat Slam
Join Chester Moore as he talks with Brett Prettyman, Communication Director for Trout Unlimited's Science, Western Water & Habitat and Headwaters programs. Learn about the four native trout species in Utah, the thrill of pursuing them as part of Utah Cut...
31 min
61
COVID-19 Impact On Hunting & Conservation
Join host Chester Moore as he speaks with Corey Mason, executive director of the Dallas Safari Club about the coronavirus and how it is impacting hunting and conservation efforts globally. Subscribe to this podcast for regular updates. Subscribe to the H...
15 min
62
The Truth About Hog Attacks & The Northern Swin...
Host Chester Moore and author and hog expert Jeff Stewart talk about the grim reality of feral hog attacks and address hogs invading Montana, North Dakota and other states. This is a can't miss show if you're interested in hearing the unfiltered story on...
48 min
63
Dark Outdoors (The Missing Texas 40)
Host Chester Moore discusses unsolved disappearances of people dating back 30 years in a two-county area of Texas with Jerrie Dean of Missing Persons Of America. These tragedies centered on the edges and in some cases in the interior of the Sam Houston N...
36 min
64
Wild Sheep, The Coronavirus & Some Inspiration
How does COVID-19's impact on society relate to a problem wild sheep have been facing for 150 years? Find out and learn why award-winning wildlife journalist and conservationist Chester Moore wanted to seek out the higher calling. Subscribe to this podca...
21 min