A Long Hot Summer and Covid Times. In this episode we talk about the current summer and what were seeing out in the field so far this year. 2020 has been a strange and challenging year to say the least. We talk about some of the current events and even call our friend Paul Marshall for some counseling. More to come with Paul in a future episode.
Brand new from Swarovski, the NL Pure with Colby Kroff. In this episode of the epic outdoors podcast we sit down with Swarovski Southwest Territory Sales Rep, Colby Kroff to talk about the all new NL Pure binocular series. We were able to test out the binocular in the office and have a conversation about the new technology in the NL Pure. Were extremely excited to see the 10 and 12 power models as well. We were blown away with the clarity and field of view from the 8 power model. We cant wait to get these in the field on a hunt.
EP 172: Engagements, Trail Cameras, and Hunting Trucks. In this episode we hear about the big news from staff members, Devin Archibald and Wyatt Bowles. Both got engaged recently and have stories to tell. Devin even caught his on trail camera. We also talk hunting trucks and once again talk with Aaron Bronson the truck guru on his progress in finding a truck. This is a light/fun episode full of a lot of laughs.
Nevada Dream Tag with Jack Robb. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Jack Robb about the Nevada Dream Tag opportunities available in Nevada. Getting your name in the hat for more hunts is a great way to up your chances of having a tag in your pocket. Our hunting seasons are limited so by putting our name in more hats we have the chance to maximize those experiences.
Hunt Winner Reactions from the Summer Hunt Giveaway. In this episode we call the winners of our Summer 2020 Hunt Giveaway and surprise them with the news. In this giveaway we had an Alaska Dall Sheep hunt, A Nevada Mule Deer Tag in the coveted unit 231, A trophy elk hunt in Nevada, A Colorado Mule Deer Tag with one of Colorado's best outfitters, A Mexico Coues Deer Hunt, A Texas Barbary Sheep hunt and an optics package valued at over $12,000.
Legendary Bulls of the Acoma with Scott Mabray. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Scott Mabray of Acoma Big Game Hunts. Scott helps us get an in depth look at a place known for Incredible Elk hunting opportunities. We talk about management, harvest rates, how to get a tag, and much more. Any place that has abundant 350" bulls is hard to come by. You will hear about what makes the Acoma stand out as an Elk hunters paradise.
Hunting Grizzly in Alaska. Epic Hunt Giveaway 2020. In this episode we talk with Chris Collville who won the Alaska Interior Grizzly hunt in our last Epic Hunt Giveaway. Chris Recently returned from an amazing hunt with outfitter Lance Kronberger. Our summer membership drive/hunt giveaway ends Friday June 19th at Midnight. Were giving away 6 world class hunts and also a $500 bonus optics package for those who spend $500. With the COVID era odds will be better than ever so get entered for a chance to win the hunt of a lifetime.
From Muzzleloaders to Cellular Trail Cameras. In this episode we start with a call to Muzzleloader expert, Levi Reed. Levi gives us some insight into building a better more capable muzzleloader. We also call Jeff John and get the full review of the new Fusion Cellular trail cameras from StealthCam.
Living for Giant Mule Deer with Greg Krogh. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with outfitter, Greg Krogh. Greg has owned and operated Mogollon Rim Outfitters since 1985. Mogollon Rim Outfitters specializes in Mule Deer and Elk in Nevada and Arizona. After a lifetime of guiding hunters to great mule deer Greg was able to draw his own Arizona Strip Mule Deer tag. Greg tells us the story of the hunt and how he ended up with a 235" buck in his hands. We also talk about Mule Deer in general, behavior, growth, tactics etc.
How to Optimize Your Hunting Season. In this episode we talk about making the most of your fall by looking ahead. The draws are almost all out and we are getting a good idea of what our hunting season may look like for 2020. If we don't have all the hunts wed like, there are still many options. By planning ahead we can even help make a marginal hunting opportunity a success. In this episode we also have a guest appearance from ShedCrazy, Jed Larkin of Under Armour and some words of wisdom from Jana Carter.
Keys to a successful stalk with Remi Warren. In this episode we talk with Under Armour Hunt Athlete, Remi Warren. We talk in depth about the keys to making a successful stalk and following that effort up with a well executed shot. There are many factors we can control and improve in relation to the stalk and the shot. With a little preparation and planning we will be set up for a successful hunt.
Midnight Madness, Nevada Draw Results TONIGHT!!!!! In this episode we confirm with the state of Nevada that draw results will be out tonight 5/20/2020 PST. We also cold call Deputy Director of NDOW, Jack Robb to verify. After the excitement with draw results we then have a fun talk with John about his rocky week. We then cold call a friend Adam Kearney who is a Nevada resident. This episode is guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.
On the Trail of a Monster with Jeffrey Row. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Jeffrey Row, a full time guide and an avid hunter himself. Jeff is featured on our June issue cover with his Giant Arizona Mule Deer. Jeff walks us through the process of drawing a coveted tag, scouting, and harvesting a monster with a bow. We also make some calls to Utah and Nevada to check on the draw process.
Live Every Season Like it's Your Last -Applying in Arizona and California. In this episode we review the June issue of The Epic Outdoors Magazine that covers applying in Arizona and California. We also talk about making the most of the hunting seasons that we have left in our lives. We never know when our last hunt might come but we can make the most of every season and every opportunity in the meantime. Live Every Season like its your last.
The Month of Draw Results and Planning Hunts. In this episode we review the May issue of The Epic Outdoors Magazine. May is the month of draw results where many of us make a lot of plans for the fall. Several States release results and it can feel like a pretty exciting month. We also make a cold call to Aaron Bronson to talk trucks, tires, trailers, and hunting.
Trail Camera 101 with StealthCam. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Chris Dunkin Marketing Manager over the StealthCam brand. We discuss the history of trail cameras, evolution, innovation, and features. If you aren't up to speed on whats new in the trail camera world this episode will fill you in. Technology is quickly changing and it is exciting to see the trail camera industry match those changes.
Bullets, Bears, Cougars, and a Hunt Giveaway. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we unveil our Spring 2020 Hunt Giveaway. We detail all of the amazing hunt opportunities we will be offering in the giveaway. In our cold call section we talk bullets with Mark Thompson of Thompson Long Range and catch up with Josh Horrocks of Horox Outfitting.
Hunting in Nevada with Deputy Director Jack Robb. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with the Nevada Department of Wildlife Deputy Director, Jack Robb. We discuss the state of affairs in Nevada with COVID-19 and some of the changes and challenges that face the state in these unique circumstances. Nevada is one of our must apply for states with an abundance of quality hunts. With the Nevada Application deadline quickly approaching we wanted to get our listeners the latest info straight from the source. We hope you enjoy it.
Gunnison Basin Mule Deer, with Connor Clark. It seems that the battle between opportunity and quality is never ending. Many hunters favor having a special place with exceptional quality thats worth waiting for, others think that higher tag numbers and more opportunity is best. In this episode we talk with Connor Clark who has spent his life in Gunnison around these issues. Connor helps us see his position and shares with us how to reach out and make our voices heard on a subject that is important to hunters.
Are Alaska and Idaho Closed to Hunting? In this episode we look at several states that have implemented some new regulations in regards to the Coronavirus. Alaska and Idaho in particular have made significant changes that you should be aware of. Also we announce our new Optics department here at Epic Outdoors. We are now dealers of Vortex, Zeiss, Leica, and Swarovski products.
Turnback Tags and Last Minute Opportunities. In this episode we make a call to our good friend Clint Lindstrom to discuss turnback tags in Colorado. We also talk a little about last minute opportunities and how to get out on a hunt if you didnt draw a tag. We make a call to Cheston Davis of Pyro Putty and Phoneskope.
Deserted in Alaska. 200 Miles on Foot, with Joe Letarte. In this episode Joe recounts the story of being left for dead in the middle of Alaska's Brooks Range as winter began to set in. Joe was left with a string of horses and mules 200 miles from the nearest road and only one way out. Snow, ice fog, howling wind, and zubzero temps, and hunger, were all part of the journey. This is one you wont forget.
What Do I Do With My Colorado Points? One of the most asked questions were getting right now is how do I use my points in Colorado? Colorado has long been one of the top Mule Deer destinations in the west. The next two years have some incredible season dates. Wether youve been in the points game for several years or youre just getting started Colorado has many options.
Applying in Nevada, Montana, Kansas and Covid19. In this episode we discuss the contents of our April issue of the Epic Outdoors Magazine which include applying in Nevada, Montana, and Kansas. The April issue is available for download now on our website and the printed version will be in mailboxes soon. We answer a few listener questions that pertain to Nevada and cover that state in depth. We also talk briefly on the current situation with Covid19 and what the effects may be to the hunting world and draw odds.
Strange Times, Corona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we discuss the current news of Corona Virus and Pandemic Pandemonium before diving into our March issue of the magazine that covers Colorado, Idaho, and Montana. Crazy times make us long for hunting season.