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The podcast on hunting, fishing, and trapping in Alaska, with an Alaskan perspective

The podcast on hunting, fishing, and trapping in Alaska, with an Alaskan perspective
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The podcast on hunting, fishing, and trapping in Alaska, with an Alaskan perspective




Episode 69: Adam Grenda

In this episode, I get Adam Grenda on the line finally. Adam moved up to King Salmon, AK to fulfill his dream of living in Alaska. He works as a bush pilot and does plenty of flying and exploring on his own. We talk about flying, some of it's hazards, as well as a few stories from Adam. We had a couple technical difficulties, but it was great to catch up with him, and I look forward to our next one! Enjoy! comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com support Tundra Talk at...


Episode 68: Fall in Alaska, Spring in South Africa

In this episode I'm joined by Nick Muche, Jon Shurtz, and Jake King, and we get to catch up on moose season, Nick's archery goat, and my trip to Africa. I wasn't sure what to expect, but it was so much fun, and changes my perspective on some things. Enjoy! Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com you can support Tundra Talk at www.patreon.com/tundratalk thanks, -Tyler


Episode 67: Louis Cusack

In this episode, Louis Cusack joins me again to give an update on his fall moose hunting and brown bear guiding. We talk about where to drop a moose, GPS's, cooking grayling, and what's going on with SCI AK this winter. Enjoy! If you enjoy the podcast, I appreciate your support on Patreon at www.patreon.com/tundratalk Every little bit helps, and the more support I can get from listeners who enjoy the program, the more I will be able to do. thanks! -Tyler


Episode 66: Solo Q and A

In this episode, I catch up on a few Q and A questions on my own, so apologies if it's unbearable, but hopefully with some useful info! comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com, also review on iTunes or whatever platform you listen on, and I greatly appreciate all patreon supporters, every little bit helps! thanks! -Tyler


Episode 65: Jeff Coe

In this episode, I get to sit down and visit with long-time Fairbanks resident Jeff Coe. I met Jeff while guiding for moose, and the guy has seen and done a lot! We talk moose hunting, some trapping, and whatever else comes up. Enjoy!


Episode 64: Sheep Stories 2019

In this episode, Nick Muche, Frank Schultz, and I finally sit down and tell our sheep stories from this season. Enjoy!


Episode 63: Carrie’s Ram

In this episode we get to hear the story of Carrie's first ram and big game animal firsthand. Carrie and Dr Schultz walk us through the whole trip, and it's a great story! Like Tundra Talk? You can help the show by leaving a good review on whatever platform you listen, and if you find the content valuable, you can pledge a small monthly support at www.patreon.com/tundratalk. comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com thanks! -Tyler


Episode 62: Sheep Guiding Season 2019 w Steve Hallenbeck

In this episode I get to catch up with Steve Hallenbeck after his successful assistant guiding season for sheep, and just before he sets off on his personal hunt. Enjoy! Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com thanks! -Tyler


Episode 61: Good Rams and Bad Rain Gear

In this episode, I'm going solo, so bear with me. I recap the sheep hunt I just had and how much fun it was chasing rams around with the bow before I got blown off the mountain. I also talk specifically about my catastrophic rain gear failure, followed by some talk about expensive breathable rain gear, and my opinions, experiences, and frustrations with this experience. This isn't meant to knock any particular company, person, etc...just to point out that everything I feared about using that...


Episode 60: DIY Drop Camp Hunts with Joseph Von Benedikt

In this episode, I'm joined by my good friend Joseph Von Benedikt. Joseph is a long-time and prolific outdoor writer and well-traveled hunter that is no stranger to DIY hunting in Alaska. He offers a great perspective for folks that don't live here, but dream of coming to hunt Alaska. We go over quite a few aspects and tips for planning your hunt, selecting an air charter, and dealing with logistics of getting here, and getting meat and trophies home. Joseph also recently started his own...


Episode 59: Sheep Season, with the Delta Boys

In this episode I'm joined by 5% of the 2019 DS203 tag holders, Frank Schultz, Jon Shurtz, Nick Muche, and Temple Dillard. Of course, we discuss the coming sheep hunt, what we've been up to this summer, and make sure Temple is squared away for his first sheep hunt. Good luck to everyone out there this season, and enjoy! If you enjoy Tundra Talk, and find value in it, you can support the podcast on Patreon. Visit www.patreon.com/tundratalk and sign up! Thanks! -Tyler


Episode 58: Jonah Stewart

In this episode, Nick Muche and I sit down with Jonah Stewart of Jonahs Alaskan Outfitters. We get to hear about what got Jonah to where he is today, and being a bowhunting machine, we get to hear some critical tips for bowhunting sheep. Enjoy! If you enjoy the podcast, leaving a good review on your listening platform helps, and supporting the podcast on Patreon helps even more! www.patreon.com/tundratalk email: podcast@tundratalkak.com thanks! -Tyler


Episode 57: Mike Monnin

In this episode, I'm joined by Mike Monnin, owner of CaptivateM Outdoors and long-time mountain hunter. We talk about sheep hunting, of course, mental toughness, as well as touch on some of the resident-outfitter conflicts, and how everyone needs to come to some sort of understanding. Mike is a wealth of knowledge, and we had a great conversation. Enjoy! comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com You can help support Tundra Talk by joining on Patreon! www.patreon.com/tundratalk...


Episode 56: Jesse Knock

In this episode, I get to talk Southeast AK with my friend Jesse Knock, who lives on Prince of Wales Island. Jesse is a go-getter, and takes full advantage of the country he lives in. We hit on just about everything, from steelhead fishing, spring black bears, to alpine Sitka blacktail deer, and mountain goats. Jesse is a great guy with some fantastic stories and experience. Enjoy! Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com


Episode 55: The Blonde Bear with Nick Muche

In this episode, Nick and I catch up on his spring bear hunting, including the story of the blonde black bear it's taken him 2 seasons to kill. Enjoy! Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com SUPPORT: if you like Tundra Talk and want to support it, you can do that by joining us on Patreon. www.patreon.com/tundratalk Thanks! -Tyler


Episode 54: Spring Bears, Bows, and BS with Matt Herkstroeter

In this episode, Matt Herkstroeter and I talk about our spring bear seasons so far, some of our traditional bow triumphs and struggles, muzzleloaders, and other generally interesting stuff..enjoy! Comments or questions? Email podcast@tundratalkak.com Tundra Talk is now on Patreon! If you enjoy Tundra Talk, you can help support it by pledging just a few bucks a month to help recoup costs and keep the ball rolling! Support has been fantastic so far, but its to the point that costs need to be...


Episode 53: Bears, Boots, and Big Bores with Steve Hallenbeck

My good buddy Steve Hallenbeck joins me in this episode to catch up after a busy spring. We talk spring brown bear and grizzly hunting, sheep and goat hunting boots, sheep hunting plans for fall, and bear defense. Enjoy! Comments or questions? Email podcast@tundratalkak.com Thanks! -Tyler


Episode 52: Sharp Rocks and Grizzly Bears

In this episode, Tom Clum of Rocky Mountain Specialty Gear and I recap an awesome week spent pursuing bears here in interior Alaska. I invited Tom up to hunt and shoot recurves (of course), and although things didn't go according to original plans, it was a hell of a week! Enjoy! Things have been crazy busy lately, but will do my best to get back on a regular episode schedule, thanks so much to all you folks who enjoy listening! -Tyler


Episode 51: Rampages with Lew Bradley

In this episode, I get the pleasure of sitting down and visiting with Lewis Bradley, author of Rampages, one of the most, if not THE most extensive volumes of Alaska Dall sheep hunting stories and information in existence. It was great to hear some of Lew's stories and soak up some of his decades of sheep hunting experience. Enjoy! If you have comments or questions, email podcast@tundratalkak.com thanks! -Tyler


Episode 50: A Ram Worth the Wait with Seth Wietgrefe

In this episode, we're sitting in the boat NOT catching fish, talking about springtime, and of course, sheep hunting. I'm joined by Frank Schultz, Nick Muche, and for the first time, Seth Wietgrefe, who's stories I've heard second-hand for a few years now, and it was great to have him on the podcast! Enjoy! Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com -Tyler