EP 54: Our History. Past, Present, Future, of the Epic Outdoors Crew. In this Episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast We talk about our history in the hunting industry. Many listeners out there may not know how we got our start. All the way back in 1997 Jason Carter began his journey with his dad, Garth. They started out with a small newsletter of pages stapled together. Those pages were full of information on hunting big game in the Western States. Over time, the small newsletter transformed into The Huntin' Fool Magazine. With growth, staff members were added including John Petersen, Adam Bronson, Chris Petersen, and others. The Service continued to grow with a hard working team behind it. In this episode we talk about parting ways with the old company and starting fresh with Epic Outdoors. We also discuss a lot of what we do here at Epic and help listeners to know what kinds of services we provide.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Gray Thornton, President and CEO of the Wild Sheep Foundation. We talk in depth about Bighorn Sheep,Wild Sheep Foundation and its history, challenges, and successes.
EP 52: Making Every Stalk Count with SIG OPTICS. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Craig Pfiefer of Sig Optics. We go over the product lineup of SIG Optics and take a look at some of the products that are available to make each hunt more successful and every moment count. A hunt can be determined in an instant and having quality gear makes all the difference.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors podcast we talk with Brendan Burns of KUIU. Brendan is a long time elk fanatic with Many giant bulls to his credit. We talk about some of his most memorable hunts as well as Bighorn sheep hunting. We dive into the topics of social media, meat hunting versus trophy hunting and our opinions on the subjects.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Matt Seidel of ONX Hunt. We cover many aspects of mapping and GPS systems in relation to hunting. We go in depth on the products and services offered by ONX and share some stories where technology made a huge difference in the hunt. By utilizing the tools that are available to us we can be much more efficient and effective hunters. This is one you don't want to miss.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down in the studio with "ShedCrazy" Ben Dettamanti. We talk to Ben about his Shed Year as and how the journey has been. We also swap many previously UNTOLD hunting stories that just happened to come up. We talk hunting and spend plenty of time laughing. From Canada to Wild Strawberries sit back and enjoy.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast the Epic Outdoors Crew sits reunites after a long season of hunting across the West. We talk about some of the major highlights of the season and plan for the year to come. We also cover a lot of major projects we have going here at Epic Outdoors and help our listeners understand what we can do to help their individual hunting dreams come true. We share a lot of humor as we reminisce 2017.
Giants Bulls of Idaho with Hoby Gartner. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Hoby Gartner a longtime Outfitter in Idaho. Hoby has a depth of experience in guiding that started in Alaska and has taken him all across the United States. Today Hoby owns and operated Deadline Outfitters in Idaho where he owns a concession on one of the best Elk and Moose units in the State of Idaho. Jason and Hoby discuss Moose, Elk, Idaho, and much more in this episode.
Mule Deer, Lions, Elk, and More with the Whitaker Bros. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Brothers, Jason and Josh Whitaker of Whitaker Brothers Hunting. Jason and Josh grew up obsessed with hunting and have continued down the path throughout life and their careers. They started guiding at a young age and as success grew they built a very successful outfitting business. In this episode we talk about everything from Elk hunting in Mexico to chasing Mountain Lions with hounds. We also dive into an emergency situation the brothers experienced in Mexico. Sit back and enjoy this weeks episode.
Long Range Shooting and Accuracy with Mark Thompson. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with one of the original authorities in long range shooting, Mark Thompson, of Thompson Long Range Shooting School. We discuss long range shooting, accuracy, and many of the factors that can affect a good shot. If you've ever wanted to become a more confident shooter, Mark can help. Mark offers a long range shooting school and has helped thousands of people become more effective shooters.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Jim Reardon of the NRA. We discuss the importance of protecting our gun rights as well as the program known as Friends of the NRA. Jim helps us understand how the NRA is set up and how we can be more involved in raising money and awareness for shooters and hunters.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast the Epic Outdoors crew talks about our schedules and the current hunting season. Adam is in Arizona on the phone while he scouts elk. We also talk about Adams archery deer hunt in Utah where he harvested a 220 inch giant with his bow. This is a busy time of year for us and were looking forward to sharing our successes and failures with you all. thanks for listening.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Petra Hilleberg of Hilleberg Tents. A tent can make or break a hunt when weather becomes an issue. Having a high quality tent built to cater to those of us who will put them to the test is critical. Hilleberg tents are high quality in every aspect. Over the past several years we have put them to the test on hunts across the west. In this podcast we learn more about Hillberg and the history behind the tents that we use here at Epic Outdoors.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Cheston Davis owner of Phoneskope. Cheston shares with us how Phoneskope came about and how it has evolved. From an idea in the field to a successful business. We learn more about how to use a Phoneskope to get better footage and how to make the most of our scouting.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast our host Jason Carter sits down with Cody Rich of The Rich Outdoors to talk Mule Deer. Cody quizzes Jason on tips, tactics, and draws from his experience in Mule Deer hunting. If you like Mule Deer you will love this episode.
In this Episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down in the office with representatives of the Utah DWR, Josh Pollock and Phil Tuttle. We discuss a large variety of topics related to game management including telemetry, the Brianhead fire, migration routes, management, and many other topics of interest. if you have any interest in hunting this episode will be worth listening to.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast the crew at Epic Outdoors discuss their upcoming hunts for 2017. We outline plans for the year and go over scouting so far for the hunts on the schedule. We are also giving away a pair of Under Armour Fat Tire boots. Download the episode and listen for the code to enter. This is a fun light hearted episode to amp us all us for the upcoming hunts.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast our Hosts talk with Ryan Foutz of Kings Camo. Ryan has been a key player in the hunting industry for years and years. Ryan worked at several very notable organizations throughout his career and ultimately landed as a co owner of Kings Camo. Ryan discusses life in the industry and his love of hunting and conservation for future generations.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast our hosts talk with an Oregon outfitter Calvin Halladay. Calvin has been a part of many of the largest sheep to be taken in Oregon in recent years. Calvin has a unique story of his start in the hunting industry. From hunting with minimal gear on a college student budget to becoming one of the top outfitters in the state of Oregon. Calvin attributes his success to a lot of hard work and tenacity and especially great mentors. Enjoy another great episode with Calvin Halladay.
EP 35: Staying on Your Feet with Jim Winjum of Kenetrek. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Jim Winjum of Kenetrek boots. Jim breaks down many of the important factors to consider when selecting the right boot. We also cover many important topics such as preventing blisters, breaking in your boots, and how to get a boot that fits your foot correctly. One of the keys to hunting success is your mobility and that is a direct result of the condition of your feet. Sore feet will end a hunt quickly so listen up and learn how to make the most of a hunt by selecting the right boots.
EP 34: Treed By A Grizzly with John Alderson. In this episode we talk with Epic Outdoors member, John Alderson. After getting to know John, we dive into an unforgettable story of a Grizzly Bear encounter John had while hunting elk in Wyoming. After the bull John shot was claimed by a big boar Grizzly, the bear charges John and forces him to climb a tree to escape. John, barely out of reach of the bear climbs high into a tree where he sits to contemplate his situation. This is an unforgettable story you won't forget.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast our host, Jason Carter talks with Robby Denning about Mule Deer hunting. Robby is the author of a book titled "Hunting Big Mule Deer: How to Take the Best Buck of Your Life." Jason and Robby talk about what brought Robby to this point in life and how he built his Mule Deer Addiction.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason Carter, Adam Bronson, and John Petersen talk about developing a personal application strategy. Drawing tags in the west can be complicated and takes planning and preparation. Jason and Adam help understand the basics of the western states and their draw systems as well as how Epic Outdoors can help you make the most of your time and tags.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason Carter sits down with Bryan Offutt of Under Armour. Jason and Bryan Share stories from past hunts and talk about Bryan's history in hunting and also his background at Under Armour.
In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with a long time houndsman, Josh Horrocks. Over the years Josh has become well known for his hounds and getting it done consistently on Lions, Bears, and Leopards. Along with the hound hunting Josh also runs a successful Mule Deer, and Elk operation. In this podcast full of plenty of humor we talk the ins and outs of Cougar hunting, Bears, Leopards and all things hound dog related. This is a fun, light hearted podcast you won't want to miss.