EP 119: The Evolution of Elk Hunting with the Epic Outdoors Crew. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about our own personal approach to getting tags and hunting Elk in the West. Elk hunting has evolved over the years to what it is today. Equipment has changed, management practices have been modified, and hunters have learned how to hunt elk more effectively. Whether you are after an opportunity hunt or a trophy experience, this conversation will help you develop your own strategies and tactics to be more successful in reaching your elk hunting goals.
EP 118: Applying in Nevada, Montana, and Kansas. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we go through the April issue of the Epic Outdoors Magazine and discuss its contents. The April issue covers Nevada, Montana, and Kansas, in depth. From application deadlines to important changes to regulations in each state.
EP 117: Which State has the Best Draw System? In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we discuss the different draw systems in the West–which states have it right, which states need improvement, and what would we change if we could. We talk about the new changes in Colorado for 2019 and how these changes affect our draw strategies. This is a fun episode that will help you better understand each individual state and their draw systems.
EP 116: Mauled by a Grizzly and a Lifetime of Hunting, with Jim Craig. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast Adam Bronson talks with 79 year old Jim Craig. Jim has a wealth of hunting experience and countless stories to share. On one particular hunt Jim had just killed a Bighorn Sheep when he was viciously attacked by a Grizzly bear. Far from civilization Jim spent the night on the mountain with his sheep carcass. That night the carcass was taken by another Grizzly. Jim managed to stay alive and lived to hunt many more trips. Jim has Taken 7 Sheep Slams and today is active in promoting hunting and conservation to the younger generations.
EP 115: Applying in Colorado, Idaho, and Montana. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast the Epic Outdoors staff talks about things to consider when applying in Colorado, Idaho and Montana. Each state is very different and it is important to know each state before applying. Colorado has undergone major changes again this year as far as the structure of their system. Deadlines are approaching quickly.
EP 114: Nevada Department of Wildlife Deputy Director, Jack Robb. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Deputy Director of the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Jack Robb. Jack gives us some insight into the opportunities that Nevada has to offer. The uniqueness of the state is discussed and some of the new regulations are explained. Jack covers the trail cam regulations as well as the new shed hunting law. We also talk about sheep, deer, and elk in depth.
EP 113: A Banner Year in the Making–with Jay Scott. In this unique episode Jason and Adam visit with Jay Scott of the Jay Scott Outdoors Podcast. Jay hosts a conversation about big sheep in Arizona, best units in Utah, and the current weather conditions that are setting up what could be a banner year for horn growth. This episode will help you get to know the Epic Outdoors consultants a little better from an outside perspective.
EP 112: Applying in Utah, New Mexico, and Oregon. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast, Jason and Adam review the contents of the February issue of the magazine. Inside we cover Utah, New Mexico, and Oregon. We cover all the important details that you need to know when applying in these states and while making decisions on where and how to apply. Each state is unique in its system and it is important to understand them if you plan on drawing and hunting quality tags.
EP 111: Epic Outdoors / New Mexico Game and Fish. This week on the Epic Outdoors podcast Jason Carter talks with Craig Sanchez of the New Mexico Game and Fish. There are many new opportunities available as well as a lot of significant changes to be aware of. New Mexico is a great state for both Trophy potential and opportunity. Learn the what changes have been made and how to implement those changes into your own personal hunting strategies.
EP 110: Our Personal Methods in Applying and Drawing Tags. In this episode Jason, Adam, and Jeff, talk about their personal application strategies. Species by Species they break down how they go about applying in each state. If you want to draw more tags and play the game more efficiently this one is for you.
EP 109: Developing a Personalized Application Strategy. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason Carter and Adam Bronson lead a conversations about the importance of formulating a plan and having structure when it comes to applying across the west. They talk about their personal philosophies and how they see things when it comes to applying. Applying in multiple states can be a daunting task without proper understanding of each state as well as ones own personal goals and aspirations. By taking into account all of these factors we can better plan for the future and make the most of our limited years in the field with family and friends.
EP 108: I Married a Hunter. With Jana Carter and Becki Bronson. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason and Adam bring in their wives for a podcast. This episode is full of laughs as the "Hunting Widows" talk about being married to a hunter. They discuss the challenges and the growing pains that were all part of life with a husband that hunts. We hear about both relationships from their beginning as Jason and Adam listen with anticipation to the comments from their wives. If you are married to a hunter you will relate to this episode.
EP 107: Applying in Arizona and Wyoming. January Magazine Overview. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason and Adam review the January issue of the Epic Outdoors Magazine. The January issue is a guide to applying for big game hunts in Arizona (Elk and Antelope) and Wyoming (Sheep, Moose, Goat, Elk, and Bison). This podcast is a broad view of each state referencing the magazine. If you want more detailed analysis of each state and specie that information is inside the Epic Outdoors Magazine and available to all members of our service.
EP 106: Coyote Hunting with Garrett Johnson. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Brush_Wolf_Hunter, Garrett Johnson. Garrett talks with Jason about Garrett's experience in coyote hunting and things he has learned over the years. Garrett shares many stories of recent competitions including National Championships and many others.
EP 105: Big Deer Tips and Tactics with Tony Trietch. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason talks with Tony Trietch about his experiences in hunting big deer. Tony shares some of his insight into how he has learned and become more efficient over the years. Tony also shares some of his favorite stories of bucks he has hunted.
EP 104: Mule Deer Recap with the Epic Crew. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast the Epic Crew talks about this past season of Mule deer hunting. The extreme drought westside had significant impacts on horn growth and it was evident throughout the fall. Many states experienced a year tougher than has been seen in a long time. We recap our personal hunts and talk about the successes and a few failures. We also answer several listener submitted questions on Mule Deer.
EP 103: Desert Sheep Hunting in Arizona. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast. The Epic Outdoors Crew sits down to talk about our recent trip to Arizona to hunt Desert sheep. On this hunt Jason harvested a giant ram that has the possibility of being the largest Nelsoni Desert Sheep ever harvested in Arizona. This is a legendary ram and today Jason and Adam recount the story to us. We also talk about a ram that was taken by one of Adams clients who is 79 years old. This ram completes a 52 year quest for the 4 North American Sheep.
EP 102: Sheep Hunting Q&A with Adam Bronson and John Petersen. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we take questions from listeners about Sheep hunting and provide some answers and insight. Adam Bronson has extensive sheep knowledge from a long history of studies and guiding experience. From how to field judge a ram to diseases that are affecting our sheep herds, Adam will give his point of view and provide some great insight into sheep and sheep hunting.
EP 101: Hunting Back in The Good Old Days, 60 years on the Mountain. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast We talk with Ron Jenkins who has been hunting for over 60 years. Ron tells us stories of the "Good Old Days" when you could buy an over-the-counter Grizzly tag in Montana. He also tells many unbelievable stories including being arrested in Mexico and spending Months in a Mexican Jail. Ron's story is truly unbelievable. Ron also talks about the many changes he's seen in his life in hunting. How things were and how they are today. This is one episode that you don't want to miss.
EP 100: Lessons From Mule Deer Hunting. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast John and Chris Petersen talk about some of the challenges of hunting public land. Sometimes the grind is tough when we aren't having success but the reward of overcoming challenges is worth the pain. We share some stories of times we learned lessons from Mule Deer.
EP 99: The Next Generation of Hunters with Jason Carter and Jeff John. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason, Jeff, and Chris talk about the hunting season so far. Chris was successful in New Mexico on a great bull and Jeff tagged out on a 29" Idaho Mule Deer. Jason and Jeff have been hunting non stop with their kids and have had some great success stories. The younger generation is the future of hunting and its extremely fun to see them growing up in hunting and learning the ropes.
EP 98: Tipping Your Guide with Jason Carter and Adam Bronson. In this episode we cover a topic that we have received a lot of questions about, Tipping your guide. Its sometimes a sensitive subject but we feel it needs to be covered. Some hunters may not know what is standard and what is expected when going on a guided hunt.
EP 97: Living the Hunting Life with Kip Fulks. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Kip Fulks Co-Founder of Under Armour. Kip has now moved on from the corporate world and is living the hunting life. Kip talks about business, life, and hunting, and shares his most recent adventures on the road. Kip also shares his current ventures and gives us some great life advice. "If you love something, pour everything you've got into it. If you don't love it, stop doing it."
EP 96: All About Sheep! Bighorn Sheep Q&A with Adam Bronson. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast We answer listener questions all about Bighorn Sheep. Adam is a former Wildlife Biologist for the state of Utah. Adam received his masters degree in Wildlife management and always had a strong interest in Bighorn Sheep. From where to apply for sheep to long term draw strategies.
EP 95: All about Knives with Outdoor Edge Knives, David Bloch. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk to David Bloch about his company, Outdoor Edge. David started Outdoor Edge as a young college graduate and pursued his dream of making knives. David talks about blade care, sharpening, and replaceable blades.