EP 71: Mule Deer Recovery with Ryan Benson of Big Game Forever. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down with Ryan Benson, President of Big Game Forever. We discuss the Mule Deer Recovery Act in Utah as well as many other important issues in conservation. We talk about the battles in Congress to gain control over our wildlife issues. Game management and conservation is something that we all need to play a part in.
EP 70: Wyoming Grizzly Bear Hunt Proposal with Wyoming Game and Fish. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast our guest is the Chief Game Warden and Chief of the Wyoming Wildlife Division, Brian Nesvik. In this episode we talk with Brian about the proposed Grizzly Bear hunt in the state of Wyoming for 2018. Brian explains the history of Grizzly Bears and the process of restoration that has led us to our current situation with a very robust population of Grizzly Bears. Brian talks us through the super conservative plan of issuing a few tags in the state to begin a management effort that can include a limited harvest of bears. We encourage everyone to go and submit public comment on the issue after educating yourself on the subject.
EP 69: Booking a Guided Hunt. In this Episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we hear from Epic Team members Jeff John as well as Chris and John Petersen. We talk about booking a hunt from a beginners standpoint. We've had a lot of requests for entry level material and we felt this was a great topic to help guys who are unsure about booking a hunt for the first time.
EP 68: Q&A Mule Deer Tips and Tactics with Jason Carter and Adam Bronson. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we continue part two of our first Q&A series. This week the questions are focused on Mule Deer tips and tactics. Jason and Adam read the questions of the first time and answer off the cuff. This is a fun way to get to know Jason and Adam as well as to see the way they think when it comes to Mule Deer strategy.
EP 67: Question and Answer with Jason Carter and Adam Bronson. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast. Jason and Adam take questions from listeners and answer them. The questions range in topic but are answered from the points of view of our hosts. This is a very informative episode that may answer questions that you personally have had. We will continue offering question answer podcasts so if you have a question feel free to DM us on Instagram or Facebook and we will try to work your question in.
EP 66: Applying in Nevada, Montana, and Kansas with Jason Carter and Adam Bronson. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason and Adam sit down and go through the April issue of Epic Outdoors Magazine. The April issue covers Nevada, Montana, and Kansas.
EP 65: Record Book Sheep and Moose in Colorado with Mike Duplan. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Mike Duplan about Sheep, Moose, and Elk hunting in Colorado. Mike has been involved in several of the current World Record animals in Sheep and Moose. We talk about those hunts and what it took to make them happen. This episode will help you learn more about applying in Colorado and preparing for your future hunts.
EP 64: Getting More Tags in Your Pocket with The Epic Outdoors Crew. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down and talk about getting more tags, and hunting more often. Tags are hard to come by these days but if we look a little deeper at other opportunities we can get out there more. Though we may not have world class tags every season we should all be aware of the abundant opportunities to get out in the field.
EP 63: Personal Application Strategies with The Epic Outdoors Crew. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about developing personal application strategies. We discuss what we look at when deciding on states and species to apply for each year. We also look at short term vs. long term strategies. One of the highlights of this podcast is the species by species breakdown on, "Must Apply for states." Anyone interested in building points for big game will benefit from this episode.
EP 62: Big Game Management with Utah DWR. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast Jason Carter and Adam Bronson sit down with Phil Tuttle and Josh Pollock of the Utah DWR. We talk about mule Deer in the state of Utah. History, growth, trends, management, etc. We dive into findings of telemetry studies, and what we are learning through technology in deer management. We also talk about what is being done to bring the quality back on Utahs elk units. This is an extremely informative podcast about big game management and strategies to improve our overall big game health.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast our host, Jason Carter, sits down with John and Jen Rivet. Jon and Jen are longtime outfitters in Canada. They have made a life in hunting together since they were teenagers. They share their unique story of two young kids who worked hard together to build an outfitting business in Canada. We cover a lot of topics from Fishing Tackle to Black Bear hunting.
EP 60: Hunting Giant Mule Deer With Mike Duplan, Jason Carter, and Adam Bronson. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with long time Mule Deer enthusiast and author, Mike Duplan. Mike calls Colorado home and has spent his life in pursuit of giant bucks. Mike is extremely knowledgable on hunting Colorado. If you want to get started in Colorado, or just love mule Deer in general, this episode holds a lot of great information to learn from.
EP 59: Hunt Expo and Conservation with Troy Justensen. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with the current president of Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife, Troy Justensen. We discuss the $5 Expo Tags and where the money goes. We talked about conservation and what projects are happening at the current time. Troy helps us to better understand what is being done and how we can all help and be more involved.
EP 58: Long Range Accuracy with Todd Sholly of Redrock Precision. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down with Todd Sholly of Redrock Precision to talk about shooting and long range rifles. We talk about the new Epic Series rifle built by Redrock and some of the important factors to consider when selecting a rifle for your own hunts.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast our hosts, Jason Carter, and, Adam Bronson, talk with Dave and Jeff Harrow about The hunt expo, shed tours, and optics. Our joint booth with have one of the top Mule Deer shed collections in the world. Come out and enjoy the weekend with us. Feb 8-11 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake
EP 56: Applying in Arizona and Wyoming. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast our hosts, Jason Carter, and, Adam Bronson, talk about the January issue of Epic Outdoors magazine. This issue covers applying in Arizona and Wyoming. We talk about each of these states and share some of the unique opportunities that each state has to offer. Good luck in the draws!
EP 55: Keys to Hunting Success with Randy Ulmer. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast our hosts, Jason Carter, and, Adam Bronson, talk with archery legend Randy Ulmer. Randy is a Hall of Fame Archer/Bowhunter with mountains of experience as both a competitive target archer and a serious bowhunter. Randy tells us about his journey to becoming one of the most recognized archers of our time. Randy, Jason, and Adam share experiences, tips, and advice for other hunters that are looking to be improve their hunting skills. When it comes to archery success, it takes serious dedication and self discipline. Randy shares some of the secrets to his success and some of the things we can all do to be more successful in the field.
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.