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68: Adam Foss

8/13/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly sit down in the studio with Adam Foss. Adam is a well-known and accomplished bowhunter, co-founder of Foss Media, filmmaker and photographer. The main topic of discussion is sheep hunting as Mike and Kelly start to consider their plans and options for 2019. For more on Adam and to check out some of his work, head over to www.foss.media And follow him on Instagram @fossman8 Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is...

Duration:01:10:04

67: Injured Dogs, M. Ovi, Forest Fires & Moose Plans

8/7/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly are in the studio once again to discuss a wide range of topics including injured dogs, M. ovi, forest fires and moose hunting. Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is brought to you by The Wild Sheep Foundation. Become a member at wildsheepfoundation.org This episode was also sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com Send your questions, comments, show ideas and feedback to info@therookiehunter.com

Duration:00:53:22

66: Mark Hall

7/31/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly sit dow in the studio with Mark Hall. Simply put, Mark is passionate about conservation, wildlife and hunting…in that order. He also holds a master’s degree in environmental science, is a Professional Agrologist and a retired Professional Forester. The guys cover a wide range of topics, but focus on what it means to be a modern conservationist in North America. For more on Mark Hall and some great reads, head over to his website...

Duration:01:37:54

65: DIY Backpacking Meals

7/27/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly cover the pros and cons of pre-packaged dehydrated meals and dive deep into preparing your own meals and snacks for multi-day trips in the backcountry. Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is brought to you by The Wild Sheep Foundation. Become a member at wildsheepfoundation.org This episode was also sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com Send your questions, comments and feedback to...

Duration:01:01:37

64: E-Bikes and New Cooking Techniques

7/18/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly are back in the studio to cover a wide range of topics including e-bikes, and some new cooking techniques. They also discuss some ideas for new fitness challenges as they prepare for an October moose hunt and try a new beer with a mixed message... Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is brought to you by The Wild Sheep Foundation. Become a member at wildsheepfoundation.org This episode was also sponsored by North...

Duration:00:49:09

62: Spring Bear Hunt Part II

6/5/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly return with part two of their first spring bear hunt of the season. If you haven't listened to part one, make sure to jump back and listen to that one first. You'll hear the results of the hunt, and some concluding thoughts on what the guys learned from this experience. Connect with the Rookie Hunter and share your thoughts on this episode by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Duration:00:48:42

61: Spring Bear Hunt

5/29/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly head out for their first bear hunt of the season and record from the field. You'll hear their thoughts on what some would consider a controversial hunt, and how their idea of bear hunting has evolved over recent years. Connect with the Rookie Hunter and share your thoughts by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Duration:00:22:53

60: Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

5/25/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly team up with Adam Janke from Beyond the Kill to chat with Land Tawney, Bill Hanlon, Ty Stubblefield and Alan Duffy from Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. Currently, the guys are touring BC and holding pint nights throughout the province. If you're not a member of Backcountry Hunters & Hunters, please consider becoming one by heading over to their website. backcountryhunters.org Membership is just $25. Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to...

Duration:01:21:37

59: Bear Season Has Arrived

5/18/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly set up shop on a mountain side with a few cold ones to discuss the decline of southern BC's caribou, the upcoming fall season, limited entry hunting draws, spring black bear and BHA Pint Nights. Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Duration:00:48:05

58: Aron Snyder & Jeff Lander

4/6/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Aron Snyder and Jeff Lander. Aron is the CEO at Kifaru, host of Kifarucast and Gritty Bowman. Jeff Lander own and operates Primitive Outfitting in British Columbia and Alberta. For more information on Primitive Outfitting go to primitive-outfitting.com Make sure to subscrive to Kifarucast or listen from the website kifaru.net You can find both of them on Instagram @aron_snyder & @primitve This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to...

Duration:01:04:03

57: Ben O'Brien - The Hunting Collective

3/29/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Ben O'Brien. Ben is the host and brains behind the Hunting Collective podcast, is the hunting marketing manager with YETI, and was also the executive editor for Petersen's Hunting among many other hunting related things. For more information on Ben and The Hunting Collective, head over to thehuntingcollective.com And follow his journey on Instagram @bennyob301 This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com Connect with...

Duration:00:56:41

56: Gray Thornton & Chris Barker

3/20/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly travel up to Kamloops BC to chat with Gray Thornton and returning guest, Chris Barker. Gray Thornton serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wild Sheep Foundation. He's an avid hunter as well as salt and freshwater fly fisherman. Gray has hunted and fly fished throughout North America and internationally, including nearly 20 African safaris. He has hunted in New Zealand, Germany, Mexico and Canada and completed his FNAWS with a desert bighorn...

Duration:01:05:23

55: Jesse Zeman - Making an Impact in the Hunting Community

2/5/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly welcome back Jesse Zeman from the BC Wildlife Federation. Jesse gives an update on the state of fish and wildlife in BC, shares his thoughts on how we can make an impact in the community and also touches on the recent ban on Grizzly Bear hunting in the province. For more on the BCWF, head over to bcwf.net Follow Jesse on Instagram: @jz.thinair This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com Connect with the Rookie Hunter crew by...

Duration:01:11:35

54: Mike Hawkridge - Moose Hunting in BC

1/15/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly are joined by Mike Hawkridge. Mike is a guide, outfitter and rancher from British Columbia. In this episode he shares his advice for a successful moose hunt during the rut, gives his thoughts on the controversial ban of grizzly bear hunting, tells us about his experience guiding Joe Rogan on his first moose hunt and also shares an intense story about a close call with a wolf. For more on Mike, head over to bigcountryoutfitters.ca And follow him on...

Duration:01:35:45

53: Grizzly Bears, The Beer Run & Hunting Stories

1/9/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly discuss the ban on grizzly bear hunting in British Columbia, the Beer Run and they also share a compilation of some of their favourite hunting stories from past guests. Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Duration:01:54:55

52: Nathan French

11/29/2017
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly are joined by Nathan French. Nathan is originally from England and moved to Canada in his early teen years. An outstanding and accomplished athlete, he quickly caught on to the Canadian way of living. Loving the outdoor lifestyle Canada offers, he fell in love with the hunting way of life. Now a seasoned hunting guide, you will find Nathan all over the world guiding hunters to their next dream trophy. His love and passion for hunting is contagious. You could...

Duration:01:17:13

51: Eat Wild with Dylan Eyers

11/22/2017
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On this episode, Dylan Eyers joins Mike and Kelly in the studio to discuss his educational programs and workshops that are designed to inspire individuals from larger cities to get out into the backcountry and experience hunting for the very first time. He is also the host of the Eat Wild Podcast and has just released an app under the same name. For more on Eat Wild, please head over to their website: www.eatwild.ca This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to...

Duration:01:00:04

50: Setting Sights on the Future

11/20/2017
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly reflect on the past 50 episodes, chat about the differences between hunting mule deer vs. whitetail, set some goals for the rest of the season and also compete against each other in a 30 day running challenge. If you'd like to join in on the 30 day challenge, download the Nike Run Club app and add Mike & Kelly to your friends list. Just search for Rookie Hunter Mike and Rookie Hunter Kelly or use the hashtag #BeerRun and #RookieRunningClub on instagram to...

Duration:00:59:06

49: A Tough Season Leads To Success

11/7/2017
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly discuss a successful hunt that took place on October 25th. They reflect on the mental struggles of a challenging season, using past mistakes to your advantage, the importance of patience, and how a bit of luck can turn your hunting season around in a matter of seconds. Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Duration:00:58:18

48: Vortex Optics with Reg Wales

11/2/2017
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Reg Wales from Vortex Canada. Reg is a retired soldier and currently a certified firearms instructor as well as Vortex Optics (Canada) Technical Field Advisor. As a former soldier who has operated in theater, a hunter and competition shooter, he passes on his in depth knowledge of rifle scope field use in this easy to learn format that will change the way shooters perform on the range, in the field and on combat operations. For more on Vortex head...

Duration:01:04:54