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77: Self Processing with SITKA Gear's Corey Piersol

10/16/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with SITKA Gear's Corey Piersol. Corey has been processing wild game for a number of years, and takes us through his process of making sausages and snack sticks from home. He also touches on some basic clothing care that'll extend the life and performance of your outdoor gear. If you're interested in picking up some SITKA clothing for your next big hunt, head over to sitkagear.com Please support our sponsors! Become a member of the Wild Sheep...

Duration:01:04:46

76: Last Minute Preparations

10/12/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly get together in the studio to discuss last minute packing, meal prep and final plans before hitting the road and hading north for their British Columbia moose hunt. Please support our sponsors! Become a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation and treat yourself to a knife from North Arm Knives. Send your questions, comments and show ideas to info@therookiehunter.com

Duration:00:35:44

75: Chronic Wasting Disease

10/4/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly tackle Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) after hearing that the disease recently showed up in the province of Quebec. CWD is something that we as hunters need to keep a close eye on, especially today as it continues to pop in new locations throughout North America and even Europe. They also jump into lighter topics including bone broth, a recent hunt and somehow moose testicles manage to make their way into another episode. For more information on CWD please...

Duration:00:43:22

74: Wild Game with Friends

9/26/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly are back in the studio to discuss the results of last week's hunt which involved black bears, rattlesnakes, a good downpour and an injury. They also discuss the joys of cooking wild game for family and friends. Please support our sponsors! Become a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation and treat yourself to a knife from North Arm Knives. Send your questions, comments and show ideas to info@therookiehunter.com

Duration:00:43:07

73: A Trip Into The Backcountry

9/21/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly load up their packs and head for the backcountry in search of mule deer and elk. You'll hear some thoughts from the trail and a discussion while glassing open terrain. Please support our sponsors! Become a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation and treat yourself to a knife from North Arm Knives. Send your questions, comments and show ideas to info@therookiehunter.com

Duration:00:34:35

72: A Ban on Moose Hunting in BC?

9/13/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly discuss opening day, a proposed ban on moose hunting that could impact their October hunt, sighting in their rifles, next weeks' hunt and Kelly's spring bear is finally off to be processed. For more reading on the proposed moose hunting bans, please head over to our website's blog where we've posted related articles. Please support our sponsors! Become a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation and treat yourself to a knife from North Arm Knives. Send your...

Duration:00:46:44

71: Inland BC Oysters

9/6/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly dive into Sober September and discuss a wide range of topics including pigs, moose testicles, and final preparations for hunting season. This episode was 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 show ideas to info@therookiehunter.com

Duration:00:36:43

70: The Jurassic Classic

8/31/2018
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On this special episode, Mike and Kelly packed up the truck with cold beer and recording equipment and headed west to Chilliwack, BC where they attended the Jurassic Classic. The Jurassic Classic is an annual fishing experience on the majestic Fraser River. Various teams from across North American Wild Sheep Foundation Chapters and Affiliate clubs as well as several Safari Club International and other wildlife conservation groups attend each year with the goal of friendly competition and...

Duration:00:43:35

69: Back from the Fraser River

8/24/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly share a few clips from their weekend at the Jurassic Classic. President and CEO of the Wild Sheep Foundation, Gray Thornton talks about why you should become a member, and Chris Barker from the Wild Sheep Society of BC clears up some information on M.Ovi. The guys will also cover some thoughts on their October moose hunt as plans start coming together and the hunt draws near. Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com This episode is...

Duration:00:59:27

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 - A Life of Conservation

7/31/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly sit down 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: Beginners Guide to 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. The granola bar recipe we mentioned can be found HERE 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...

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

63: We Won The Lottery

7/12/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Kelly return to mountain side with the dogs and a few cold ones to discuss their new plans for 2018. 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

Duration:00:44:39

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 Part I

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