On this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast; Jason, Adam, Josh and Juicebox (Gen Z) get together and discuss their experience with LARP in the Park and how much social media is actually listening to you. Colorado has been on all of our minds lately as the entry deadline approaches! What is Colorado doing right? What are they doing that isn't our favorite? All of this and more in this episode!
Get your name in the hat for ANOTHER Epic Outdoors Giveaway! Details are in this episode and entry deadline is Sunday March 26th, at 11:59 PM MST.
In this episode the whole Epic Crew gets together and talks through their biggest hunting regrets, whether it be applying for certain units, not applying for certain units or not having the right gear. There's always reason to think hindsight is 20/20 and that is no different when 6 veteran hunters get together. Also in this Episode, the Epic Outdoors March Madness Giveaway is announced! Search Epic Outdoors Giveaway and Use code "muley" to enter! Rules and instructions given in this podcast.
In this episode the entire, and we mean entire, Epic Outdoors Crew get together and call the winners of our 2023 Winter Hunt Giveaway.
In this episode we call up three different Epic Giveaway Hunt winners and have them tell us their stories of winning a premium Mule Deer tag and hunting some awesome bucks. Jason and Adam tell the stories of their first deer kills and what buck fever feels like to them. We also get a chance to hear about why Jason can sit in a treestand for so long without complaining. For those living in states with Trail Camera bans this episode is for you!
In this episode you get all the meat and potatoes of Big Game Hunting in Utah and around the western US in the coming years. Dax Mangus Utah DWR Big Game Coordinator and Wildlife Biologist sits down with the crew and dives into what this year and coming years will look like for deer herds as we pull out of the drought season and what efforts are taking place to ensure survival and longevity of our Deer and Elk herds.
This is not your typical Epic Outdoors Podcast. In this episode we call up our Friends Tyler Gilson and Dusty White to get the inside scoop on their 2022 Utah Mule Deer and the experiences they had do not dissapoint. We also give a shout out to long time Epic friend Chris Lacey, an artist and avid hunter who can paint literally anything he puts his mind to. We also mention the new Utah DWR Guidelines for Shed Hunting/Antler Gathering in 2023. The full press release can be viewed here.
This episode we have a few more members of the crew than we have had lately. Jason, Adam, John, Josh and Logan get together and share stories from past kills and how cool it can be to relieve those hunts years later. Josh talks about the potential drought alleviation for the upcoming year and shares stores of how weather played a role in his days as a Forest Service Fireman. The crew gives Logan dating advice.
Adam and Jason sit down and talk about the possible changes coming this year in Wyoming, as well as what you can do to maximize you hunting potential in Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. We also take a dive into what you'll see from us at the Utah Hunt Expo, so make sure to grab your tickets quick! We also get a much needed update on "Johns Border Patrol Battle" bringing that Epic saga to a close.
In this episode the boys over at Hunt Quiet reached out to us and wanted to talk about Mule Deer and the full scope of what Epic Outdoors offers. We put in a call all the way over to Pensylvannia and had a great chat with Jim Durkin, one of the main hosts of The Hunt Quiet Podcast.
This week the Epic Crew gets an exclusive look at a new rifle announced as part of Fierce Rifles 2023 lineup. John Mogle sits in with us as we take a deep dive into shooting long-range rifles and the importance of trusting your rifle as you head out on your long awaited hunts.
Family Vacations can be stressful and don't always go the way you expect, John tells us about his experience getting his family back to the US. With 2023 being only a few days away the Epic Crew is busier than ever with calls helping hunters plan their Long, Medium and Short Term goals. Don't wait to plan your upcoming hunts with us as new opportinites are right around the corner for the hunt you've been waitng for.
The Epic Trail Cam Contest will be running until January 6, 2023. Listen to this episode or visit our Instagram (@Epic_Hunts) to learn how to enter.
Use Promo Code EPIC15 to get 15% off all PhoneSkope Purchaces until Dec 31, 2022.
In this episode a few of the Epic Outdoors Crew get together on the phone with Jim Winjum, President of Kenetrek boots to talk about his hunting season and his quest to complete the North America 29 using only a bow. With some new additions to the Kenetrek boot line there is plenty to look forward to from them this coming year and the upcoming hunting shows.
In this episode we introduce the newest member of the Epic Outdoors Podcast, Logan Marshall, and discuss the upcoming opportinites for you to get some end of the year action in Idaho and Arizona.
Some call it Thanksgiving weekend, some call it Black Friday, but the one and only Jason Carter here at Epic Outdoors calls it "Freaky Week". Tune in to see what the Epic Outdoors crew is up to this "Freaky Week" and the INSANE amount of mule deer that were taken in the past couple weeks.
Be sure to take a look at our License Application serivice along with out Epic Membership to take full advantage your next hunting season.
It's been a busy few weeks and we are more than excited to be back! In this episdode we get an inside look at the Epic Crew's last three weeks, the good, the bad AND the ugly. While frusterating and difficult, we wouldn't give up hunting for anything.
In this episode, the Epic Outdoors Crew talks about the Arizona Bison Application deadline, followed by a Vortex sponsored question about binocular magnification and a user-submitted question about the best Western state in which to have residency. The crew then calls Wyatt who's returning from a Wyoming antelope hunt and they talk about Wyatt and Devin's antelope hunts. Josh and Devin then talk about their latest invention for saving your place in a hunting blind and the team calls Jeff John to see if he's ready to invest. Lots of laughs go around during this funny segment. Jeff John also gives a Northern Utah Mule deer update and gives his opinion on the state of Mule deer in 2022. Josh rounds things out by presenting another invention idea designed to allow hunters the ability to glass for extremely long periods of time without interruption. Josh also talks about helping Adam on a recent Mule deer hunt where his invention would have come in handy.
Adam Bronson returns from his two Alaska hunting trips and talks about his DIY Caribou hunt and his grueling sheep hunt. The rest of the Epic Outdoors Crew gives updates on their field adventures including elk and Mule deer hunts. They also give an update on how hunters are doing for Mule deer and elk in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico. They also talk about potential changes to Utah limited entry elk hunts. Josh gives an update on Devin's Arizona elk hunt and a creature that stares into their soul. The crew also announces another binocular giveaway.
Jason and John on a late-night edition of the Epic Outdoors Podcast. They cover a 2022 Mule deer and elk update from around the West as well as updates on how 2023 is looking. They call Epic Outdoors member, Bill Heinselman, who tells the story of the hunt for "Big Foot," a giant 270-class Mule deer Bill harvested in Arizona. Bill shares lessons learned as well as tips for hunting giant Mule deer. Jason and Bill also discuss hunting Tule elk and Bill's recent #3 all-time B&C bull. They discuss areas in California that could produce big Mule deer, elk and Bighorn sheep. Bill tells about neighborhood Mountain lions and mysterious cases of missing pets. Jason and John check in with Epic Crew members Devin and Josh who are elk hunting and get the latest update from Wyatt who just finished a successful Mule deer hunt. Wyatt gives a rundown of his feel for the current Mule deer and elk hunts in Utah this fall.
In this episode, the Epic Outdoors Crew gets a visit from Colby Kroff from Swarovski. Colby announces the brand new compact spotting scope from Swarovski. The new ATC/STC blazes new ground for Swaro and delivers a tiny spotting scope with Swarovision optics. The new scope weighs only 2 pounds and is only about 11 inches long. The scope features a 56mm objective and a 17-40x zoom. Mixed in with the regular Epic Crew jokers, Colby goes in-depth into what makes this new product stand out and what situations for which the spotter is perfect.
The Epic Crew checks in with Jason in the field and gets an update on his archery Mule deer hunt. Jason stocks up on some good karma by rescuing some foreign tourists. Jason's story leads into other good karma stories, which then turn into confessions of dumb stuff the Epic Crew has done. Several stories come out that might spare listeners painful experiences. Adam tells about accidentally drag racing his diesel in the car wash and warns about potential car wash dangers. Jason makes a confession about forgetting a hitch pin on his trailer. The Crew then talks about glassing soundtracks and tells stories about being attacked by animals and odd encounters. Adam then talks about getting ready for his Alaska hunts and the importance of making lists. Then Devin Archibald gives an update from the past week. He tells about guiding some newby hunters and cool experiences. Devin then gives an update on his archery Mule deer hunt and talks about lessons each failed stalk can teach hunters. Josh then gives an update on his field activities. The Crew talks about sending their wives in to purchase powder. Adam talks about his new Red Rock Precision Rifle and getting set up for his Alaska hunt.
In this episode, Adam, John, Josh, and Devin check in with Jason who's in the field archery hunting Mule deer. Devin returns from a successful Utah archery Mule deer hunt and tells about at hunt where the stars aligned. Later in the show, Wyatt checks in from the field and gives an update on his hunting conditions.
In this episode, the Epic Outdoors crew kicks things off with a rangefinder giveaway and ends things with a binocular giveaway—listen for details on how to enter. Then things get messy with one "Shizzy" story after another. First up, Josh tells about his black water adventures over the weekend, followed by his truck misfortune. Then Devin follows up with an update on his Nevada Mule deer hunt. Jason tells the story of "Sarge," a 220"+ Mule deer buck. Adam tells about discovering an old broadhead in his 220"+ Henry Mtns Mule deer. When hunting, things don't always go how you plan. The important thing is learning from things when they go wrong.
The amazing story of Adam Bronson's recent Dall sheep hunt where he and his son, Ty, connect on two big sheep within seconds of each other. The crew also answers listener's questions. Some topics include InReach devices, Nevada turn-back tags, financially preparing for hunts, advice for our 20-year-old selves, glassing techniques for sheep vs other game, the best overall hunting caliber, our favorite broadheads, the best tripods for spotting scopes, the chances of getting turn-back tags in Colorado, dream hunts for this fall.
The Epic Crew talks about hunting and hunting properties with Blayne St James and then answers more questions from listeners. Some question topics included deer water habits and needs, types of boots for different hunts, what are the best value hunts available, if we could choose any hunt what would it be, any new positions available at Epic, straight vs angled spotting scopes, what we look for when hunting a new unit, should young hunters get in the points game, and what to do with 0-3 points vs 20 points.
Some of the highlights were, being guidable, regulations on landowner tag systems, how fire effects hunting areas and game, point system in Wyoming, is it worth gaining points for moose in WY, 200" Mule deer vs 400" elk, if you had to choose between Biden and Harris, regulations changes we'd like to see, trail cameras, benefits of having us do your applications, tips for field judging Mule deer, judging deer off of trail camera photos, adding bear hunting information, how to hunt a burn, and Josh's mustache.