Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Podcast

A Weekly Podcast About Hunting, Fishing and Wildlife Conservation

Host Rob Keck, Bass Pro Shops’ Director of Conservation. 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.

Catch new podcast episodes every Saturday at 9:00 A.M. Central Time.

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August 1, 2020
August is National Shooting Sports Month! Hear from guests with the National Shooting Sports Foundation, including Director, Retail, & Range Business Development, Zach Snow, Managing Director, Marketing Communications, Bill Dunn, and Managing Director, Member Services, Mike Vrooman, talking about how the month is being celebrated across the nation, and the way that shooting sports have taken off as an ideal sport for the time of social distancing. Finally, Bass Pro Communications Specialist Faith Roane shares the latest updates and upcoming events at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores nationwide. 
July 25, 2020
Hear from the man that ‘Outdoor Life’ magazine called “the most accomplished big-game hunter of the modern era"; outdoorsman, conservationist and award-winning television host Jim Shockey, talking family, how covid-19 has impacted big game hunting, recounting some of his most hair-raising hunts and close calls, and more! 
July 18, 2020
It’s all about bows, bow fishing, and bow hunting, with John Paul Morris, the founder of the U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship, owner of Oneida Eagle Bows, and a member of the RedHead Pro Hunting Team. Hear about how easy it is to start bowfishing if you've been curious about trying it, and what equipment can take you to the pro level if you're already a bowfishing junkie. Plus, learn about the little-known world of saltwater bowfishing.
July 11, 2020
With 41 years and counting on the TV screen, legendary fisherman Bill Dance has been entertaining fishermen for generations and shows no signs of slowing down. Bill focuses on one of his favorite species, catfish, and introduces listeners to the American Catfishing Association, a brand new organization dedicated to catfish conservation and catfishing, plus shares his best tips for catching HUGE catfish all summer long!
July 4, 2020
Learn about Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri with the Public Relations Manager, Shelby Stephenson and Bryan Nadeau, the Vice President of Conservation Attractions at the Johnny Morris Foundation, Wonders of Wildlife and Dogwood Canyon. Listen in as the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium team fills you in on the latest happenings and experiences to see and absorb on a visit to WOW, plus Bass Pro Shops Communications Manager Katie Mitchell shares the latest updates and upcoming events at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores nationwide.
June 27, 2020
Meet with the host of Fly Rod Chronicles TV, Curtis Fleming, who shares his wealth of knowledge and fun experiences from fly fishing across the globe. Additionally, take a look at the Federal Duck Stamp Program and what it has meant to waterfowl conservation with Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Aurelia Skipwith, and Jerome Ford, the Assistant Director, Migratory Bird Program, plus hear from the winning artist for the 2020-2021 Federal Duck Stamp design, Eddie LeRoy.
June 24, 2020
Wonders of Wildlife is dedicated to teaching kids and families about conservation, and they’re in the running for America’s Best Aquarium by USA TODAY. If you believe in the future of the outdoors, you can vote once per day through July 6th at (  Founded by Johnny Morris, CEO of Bass Pro Shops, Springfield's Wonders of Wildlife ( celebrates hunting, fishing and stewardship of the land and water through 1.5 miles of immersive galleries featuring 4D dioramas and a new 1.5-million-gallon aquarium. Some 35,000 animals representing over 800 species are on display, including zebra sharks, sea turtles and freshwater sport fish. Unique to the aquarium is its collection of historic boats used by fishing legends and celebrities, like Jimmy Buffet, Ernest Hemingway and Zane Grey.
June 20, 2020
Hear about three of the most timely outdoor recreation topics, including COVID-19 and efforts to keep public access open, the #ResponsibleRecreation effort, and the Great American Outdoors Act and how to make your voice heard on the issues related to sportsmen and women, with life-long outdoorsman and President of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, Jeff Crane.
June 13, 2020
If you're itching to break out of the house, plan your family's next camping adventure with husband and wife team Jeremy and Stephanie Puglisi, co-hosts of the "RV Family Travel Atlas" podcast and authors of the "Idiots Guide to RV Vacations" and "See You At the Campground", diving into everything you need to know to plan and execute the perfect summer vacation in a budget-friendly and safe way.
June 6, 2020
Visit with the 22nd Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aurelia Skipwith, covering the role that the USFWS serves, the path that led her to this position, her goals and the work that lies ahead, celebrating Great Outdoors Month, and what it means to be the first African-American Director in the history of the Fish and Wildlife Service. Finally, Bass Pro Shops Communications Manager Katie Mitchell has the latest updates on the Bass Pro NASCAR team, Father's Day deals, and happenings at Bass Pro and Cabela's stores nationwide.