EP 89: Question and Answer with the Epic Crew "Hunt Tactics". In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast the Epic Outdoors Crew answers questions submitted by listeners. We cover a wide range of questions but focus primarily on hunting tactics and Mule Deer tips.
EP 88: Chasing a giant 295 7/8" Mule Deer with Chad Roberts. In this Episode we talk with Chad Roberts about his buck in Arizona. This was a saga that spanned many years and hunting seasons before Chad was able to finally get it done. Dedication and a lot of lessons learned along with persistence will help us succeed. This is a true giant.
EP 87: Hunting the West from and Eastern Perspective with Roger Smithson. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Roger Smithson about hunting the west from the point of view of someone from the eastern states. Roger has been applying and hunting the west for nearly 30 years and as someone from the east has a unique perspective on the process.
EP 86: Archery Polar Bear Hunt and Other Adventures With Jim Winjum. In this Episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Jim Winjum of Kenetrek Boots. Jim shares many hunting stories including the story of his archery Polar Bear hunt.
EP 85: Finding Hunting Opportunities. Adam Bronson, Jason Carter, and Jeff John talk about the upcoming hunting season. This year we have a full schedule of hunts and are excited about the opportunities we have. These include youth hunts as well as some long awaited draw tags. There are a lot of opportunities out there for those willing to play the game with persistence as well as strategy.
EP 84: Learning From Giant Mule Deer with Robby Denning and Jason Carter. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast our host, Jason Carter, swaps Mule Deer stories with Robby Denning. We discuss lessons learned from deer that left an impact on us. Wether it be a missed opportunity or a huge success we often learn lessons from Mule Deer. Take advantage of this episode and find out what the take aways are from your hunts in the future.
EP 83: Hunting the Jicarilla Apache Nation with Kyle Tator. In this episode we talk to Kyle Tator the Wildlife Biologist of the world renowned Jicarilla Apache Nation. Kyle goes through the great hunt options that are available on the reservation. There are still great tags available for 2018. The Jicarilla offers some of the best hunting you could ever imagine for trophy elk and mule deer with unbelievable success rates.
EP 82: How to Scout a New Area With Jason Carter and Adam Bronson. In this episode we talk about how to start from square one in a unit and find areas to hunt. When you go somewhere new what do you look for? What kinds of areas will hold animals? We also talk mapping and GPS. This is a great episode for this time of year as we all start hitting the hills.
EP 81: Spring Bear Hunting with the Epic Crew. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down and talk about recent and ongoing spring bear hunts from Jason, Chris, and Jeff. Jason recently returned from hunting Brown bears in Alaska, Chris killed a black bear in Montana, and Jeff currently has a Black bear tag in Utah. We share lots of laughs and enjoy a good conversation on bear hunting.
EP 80: The Call of a Lifetime. Stone Sheep Hunt Winner Announced. Today we called the lucky winner of the stone sheep hunt giveaway to inform him of his good fortune. Todd Gilliland of California was the name on the winning ticket. We called Todd, and after a voicemail and a text message, we were able to pass on the good news. Todd will be Stone Sheep hunting this August with one of our Endorsed Outfitters.
EP: 79 Winning Big in Wyoming with Russ Elms. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Russ Elms. Russ had the unbelievable luck of winning the Wyoming Super Tag Trifecta on the same year that he drew a Wyoming Bighorn Sheep tag in the regular draw. This allowed Russ to hunt two Sheep, a Shiras moose, and an elk, all in one incredible season. This is a situation that will likely never happen again.
EP: 78 Hunting Arizona with Jason Carter and Adam Bronson. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk about applying and hunting in Arizona. Arizona is a state with some of the most coveted tags in the west. With tough draw odds in most trophy units it helps to have a better grasp on how the states system works before you apply. Jason and Adam give a lot of insight into the application process as well as a lot of the better units in the state when it comes to deer and sheep.
EP: 77 Winning a Dall Sheep Combo Hunt. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we call the winner of the Dall Sheep Combo Hunt. After several tries with no luck we finally reach the winner, Dick Bird. This is one of the highlights of our year. Mr. Bird reacts with excitement and enthusiasm as can only be shown by someone who truly appreciates the opportunity of heading north to hunt sheep. Thanks to all our members who participated in referring friends to our service.
EP: 76 Selecting the Right Camera for Your Hunt. In this episode Chris and John Petersen talk cameras. There are a wide range of cameras you could select to take on a hunt. From your cell phone to high end DSLR cameras. There are endless options. In this episode we talk through some of the basics you should consider when selecting a camera.
EP 75: Booking an Outfitter. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we continue our conversation on booking an outfitter. a few weeks ago we started to dive into this subject and here we continue with some important things to remember and things to consider when booking an outfitter. From Mexico to Canada there are always things to be aware of to help avoid problems and to be more geared up for success.
EP 74: Spring Bears, Application Deadlines, and Bucket List Hunts. This week Adam, John, and Jeff, sit down and talk about spring hunting, application deadlines and updates and some exciting hunt giveaways for this spring. We are giving away a Stone Sheep hunt for this summer a well as a Dall Sheep combo hunt for members who join, renew, or refer a new member. We share some bear hunting stories and update everyone on whats going on here at Epic Outdoors.
EP 73: California Hunting and a World Record Ram with Jake Franklin. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast we talk with Jake Franklin of KIKA Guides and Outfitters. Jake is an Outfitter in California and has years of experience guiding on the West Coast. We talk over opportunities, highlights of California, and also hear the story of GOLIATH, the new world record Nelson Desert Bighorn from California taken by Jason Hairston, of KUIU.
EP 72: Hunt Application Deadlines and Alaska Dall Sheep Giveaway. This week on the Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down with Aaron Bronson and talk about his recent Dall sheep hunt in Alaska. We will be gyiving away a hunt with this same outfitter in our upcoming membership drive. We also cover upcoming application deadlines and an overview of our May issue of Epic Outdoors Magazine.
EP 71: Mule Deer Recovery with Ryan Benson of Big Game Forever. In this episode of The Epic Outdoors Podcast we sit down with Ryan Benson, President of Big Game Forever. We discuss the Mule Deer Recovery Act in Utah as well as many other important issues in conservation. We talk about the battles in Congress to gain control over our wildlife issues. Game management and conservation is something that we all need to play a part in.
EP 70: Wyoming Grizzly Bear Hunt Proposal with Wyoming Game and Fish. In this episode of the Epic Outdoors Podcast our guest is the Chief Game Warden and Chief of the Wyoming Wildlife Division, Brian Nesvik. In this episode we talk with Brian about the proposed Grizzly Bear hunt in the state of Wyoming for 2018. Brian explains the history of Grizzly Bears and the process of restoration that has led us to our current situation with a very robust population of Grizzly Bears. Brian talks us...