In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast. Our Host, Jason Carter, sits down with Jason Hairston, founder of Kuiu to talk about the building of Kuiu. Jason Hairston talks about his history with building Sitka Gear and having to start from scratch again. He talks about the challenges and tough times while chasing his dream. After upsets and pitfalls the brand takes off and leads to current day with new products, innovation, and constant striving for the best gear possible. This episode is a great inside look at a remarkable story within the hunting industry.
In this episode Jason Carter and Adam Bronson of Epic Outdoors talk with New Mexico Outfitter GT Nunn and discuss hunting in New Mexico. GT is one of the premier outfitters in the state and is one of the most experienced as well. He was one of the first to guide in many of the new Bighorn Sheep units and has many world class animals to his credit. Topics covered in this podcast range from application strategies to best units for each species. From Bighorn Sheep to Coues Deer it's covered. Our hosts talk about the history and changes of hunting in New Mexico and new opportunities that have come in recent years. Learn how to maximize your odds in the draw applying with an outfitter and which units are performing well. Youth and Mobility Impaired Hunts, Exotic Species hunts, and unit by unit breakdowns. This is a very informative and in-depth podcast that will help each hunter to ultimately be more successful Hunting New Mexico.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast our host, Jason Carter, sits down with Jon Bair, Chairman of the Utah Wildlife board. Jon and Jason discuss many topics but focus on conservation, and how Utahs system is set up to benefit sportsmen and wildlife. Jon also hits on the Conservation tag program and explains the benefits and challenges of that program. This is a very informative episode to anyone who is involved in hunting the state of Utah.
Jason Talks with Scott Smith of Under Armour Hunt. Jason and Scott talk hunting as we get to know Scott and his background in the hunting industry. Scott gives us insight into some of the new products coming from Under Armour Hunt in 2017 as well as what Under Armour is doing to continue to innovate. In this episode we get a closer look inside the management of Under Armour Hunt and their personal background and love for the outdoors and hunting.
Our host Jason Carter talks with Epic Outdoors staff member Adam Bronson about the state of Utah. Adam is a former wildlife biologist for the state of Utah and provides a unique insight into applying in Utah. If you are applying in Utah this is a very informative and helpful episode. Jason and Adam talk through all big game species that are available in the state. New changes are discussed as well as the current state of the top units. Key opportunities are also highlighted to help our listeners maximize their time and energy in Utah.
In this episode Jason Carter sits down with Todd Sholly of Redrock Precision custom rifles. Jason and Todd give us background on Redrock and how it all began. Todd and Jason discuss several topics related to long range hunting and shooting accuracy. Turret vs. Reticle, Long range tactics, equipment, cartridge loads etc. Redrock Precision is one of the premiere builders of custom long range rifles. This episode will help you think deeper about your approach to shooting and how you can personally improve your confidence, accuracy, and overall enjoyment while shooting your rifle in the field. A hunter is only as good as his equipment will allow him to be. A more educated hunter is a more successful hunter.
In this episode Jason Carter sits down with the President of Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife, Troy Justensen. Jason and troy talk about conservation efforts, and the current situations facing the state of Utah. Troy helps us understand what the purpose of SFW is and how we as hunters and sportsmen can contribute to conservation and help our wildlife. Troy discusses the hard winter in Northern Utah and what has been done to help. Jason and troy also talk about the Hunt Expo and what it does in regards to conservation.
In this episode of Epic Outdoors Adam Bronson interviews Utah DWR Director Greg Sheehan. Recently the state Game and Fish Department closed the season for shed antler collection until April 1st. Adam talks to Greg to clarify the reasons for the closure and also to discuss the health of big game herds in the state. This year our winter has been particularly harsh in northern Utah and Greg sheds light on the decision as well as hunting outlook for this coming year.
Jason Carter, Host of the Epic Outdoors Podcasts introduces the partners of Epic Outdoors and gives a general overview of what we do. Jason outlines what we will cover in our future hunting podcasts. Our podcast is information driven and geared toward providing quality content about hunting the west. Our client is the serious hunter and we strive to provide the best information available to help hunter learn and make the most of their hunting efforts. From DIY hunting strategies to license application tips, we are here to help. Epic Outdoors offers full time hunt consultants with over a decade of experience. Enjoy this introduction to Epic Outdoors. We look forward to the future and helping each other become better hunters and better sportsmen.