The Epic Outdoors Crew talks about gear setup, including bows, guns, and muzzleloaders. They also talk about moisture levels around the West and share a few hunting stories.
Finding Last Minute Hunt Opportunities and NV Dream Tag. Most of the state draws have all taken place and if you still don't have a tag there are several options to try and find something. Although most outfitters are probably booked out there may still be a few openings if you do some digging. There are turnback tag options, and also raffles like Nevada Dream Tag. In this episode we also call Jack Robb, Deputy Director of Nevada Wildlife, and talk about Nevada Dream Tags. The deadline is June 30th so act quick for a chance to win one of these amazing tags.
In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we call the winners of our Spring/Summer Membership Drive Hunt Giveaway. We are sending lucky hunters on som world class hunts from Alaska Grizzly, Dall Sheep to Nevada Elk and Mule Deer. We spared no expense to secure the best hunting opportunities available for western big game. Congratulations to the lucky winners.
Possible Elimination of Nonresident Sheep Hunting in New Mexico. With only 4 members of the typical 7 member comission, and hard pushes from the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, and other special interest groups, New Mexico is moving closer and closer to Closing Sheep hunts to nonresidents. We feel it is very important to reach out to the game commission and let them know how you feel about this.
Our Take on Points Systems. Keeping the Glass Half Full. In this episode we go through things we like and things we would change about each state and thier application process and points systems. We also talk a lot about trying our best to keep a glass half full mentality amid all the negative in the world. We talk with a friend, Clint Lindstrom, and get his take on it all as well.
Talking Nevada with Jack Robb. In this episode we talk with Jack Robb, Deputy Director of Nevada Department of Wildlife. We discuss the draw system in Nevada, Turn back tags, wildlife projects, game transplants, and more.
Talking Archery with Jeremy Eldredge. In this episode we talk with Jeremy Eldredge of Hoyt Archery about bows, new archery technology, bow setups, electronic sights, Carbon, and much more. Special thanks to Hoyt and Jeremy for being a part of our program here at Epic Outdoors.
Hunting with Brendan Burns of KUIU. In this episode we talk with Brendan Burns of KUIU. Brendan gives us updates on the KUIU product line as well as the Conservation Direct projects that have been happening across the west. We also talk a lot about Montana and some of the changes that will be affecting the state due to regulation and draw system changes.
The Changing Landscape of Hunting the West. In this episode we dive into the many changes that are happening around the west. in many cases wildlife boards are being circumvented and legislation is being drawn up as state law. Everyone has an opinion on how wildlife should be managed and people are agressivley trying to get thier agendas passed however they can. In the end we feel that there are no perfect solutions to these issues. No scenario will appease everyone in the hunting community let alone those outside the hunting community. We talk about several states and the proposed changes that are coming down the pipe. If you have an opinion contact your state representatives and voice your opinion.
Colorado Mule Deer in the Gunnison Basin. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with the Gunnison Area Wildlife Manager, Brandon Diamond, as well as Cody Dyce, President of the Gunnison Wildlife Association. These two guests bring different perspectives together and show us all how we can work together to create good relationships between hunters and wildlife management.
How it Feels to Win the Hunt of a Lifetime. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we call the winners of our 2022 Spring Hunt Giveaway. From Dall Sheep to Mule Deer hear the reactions of all the winners.
Hunting South of the Border. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with two hunters who have recently returned from hunting in Old Mexico. Adam Kearney killed a giant Mule Deer in Sonora and Jeff Lester shared his Mexico Coes Deer story that ended with him bringing home a stud buck.
Utah Trail Camera Ban Reaction. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about the recent ban on trail camera use in Utah from Aug 1 - Dec 31st of each year. We also talk about a few other big changes that could affect the way you hunt. Hear our reactions and opinions on these topics here.
Making Your Hunting Dreams a Reality. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about how Epic Outdoors can help you reach your hunting goals. We have the most experienced hunt consultants in the industry and can help you wether its booking a guided hunt or developing a personal application strategy. We thank you all for your support and look forward to another great year of hunting.
Q&A Part 3, Hunting the West with Epic Outdoors. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast, we finish up our Question and Answer series for December 2021. We read from the list of submitted questions without pre planning and answer from within our staff. The questions range from Elk hunting, to Mule Deer tactics, and everywhere in between. Thanks for submitting questions and we look forward to the next opportunity for a Q&A series.
Q&A Part 2, Hunting for Real Estate with Blayne St. James. In this episode we continue with our question and answer podcasts. We answer questions from listeners for any topic related to hunting. We also talk with Blayne St. James about real estate including ranch and hunting properties. St. James Sporting Properties is focused on buying and selling ranches with recreational opportunities across the west.
EP 223: Hunting Q&A with the Epic Outdoors Staff Part 1. In this episode we answer the first round of questions sent in by our listeners for the December 2021 Q&A. There is no specific order or topic for the answers. It is always fun to hear form our listeners and to be able to answer their questions directly. If your question isn't answered remember that this is part 1 and more will follow in upcoming episodes.
Brushes with Death and Brown Bear, Jesse Tatman. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with longtime hunting guide, Jesse Tatman. In October of 2021 while leading his pack horses back to the trailhead another hunter heard the approaching horses, thought it was a bear, and began shooting at Jesse and his horses. Jesse recounts seeing the muzzle blast at close range and the events that transpired. He also shared several charging brown bear stories from years of guiding in Alaska.
Back to Colorado. 3rd Season Report. In this episode we talk about the third season, our reports, and reports we've received from others. We also talk about the 4th season outlook. This is a fun time of year to be hunting Mule Deer. Overall it has been a tougher year in terms of Mule Deer but we are optimistic that the extremely late dates will make a difference.
Colorado Deer Hunting. Reports and Outlook. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about hunting Mule Deer in Colorado and get reports from our staff on the 2nd season. We also talk about the outlook for the 3rd season.
Hunting a New Unit For The First Time. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about hunting a new unit for the first time. There is a lot that we can do to increase our chances for success before the hunt and as we arrive in a new area. Time is critical so anything we can do to gain knowledge beforehand is beneficial. We talk about the details of learning a unit before you get there and then what we personally do when we arrive. From E scouting to glassing we talk about it all. We also call Adam Bronson in the field and get his opinion on the subject.