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Welcome to the Backcountry Rookies Big Game Hunting podcast, we are new to the backcountry hunting community, or as some would say "Rookies". Our goal is to educate ourselves as well as other new western hunters and gain the experience we all need to be successful backcountry hunters. As we begin our exciting new journey we want to invite other Rookies, like us, as well as seasoned western hunters to learn and help all skill levels become prepared for their backcountry hunting adventures. In this podcast we cover backcountry hunting gear and equipment, elk hunting, mule deer hunting, antelope hunting , and other western big game species. Brought to you by the Sportsmen's Nation.

Welcome to the Backcountry Rookies Big Game Hunting podcast, we are new to the backcountry hunting community, or as some would say "Rookies". Our goal is to educate ourselves as well as other new western hunters and gain the experience we all need to be successful backcountry hunters. As we begin our exciting new journey we want to invite other Rookies, like us, as well as seasoned western hunters to learn and help all skill levels become prepared for their backcountry hunting adventures. In this podcast we cover backcountry hunting gear and equipment, elk hunting, mule deer hunting, antelope hunting , and other western big game species. Brought to you by the Sportsmen's Nation.

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United States

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Welcome to the Backcountry Rookies Big Game Hunting podcast, we are new to the backcountry hunting community, or as some would say "Rookies". Our goal is to educate ourselves as well as other new western hunters and gain the experience we all need to be successful backcountry hunters. As we begin our exciting new journey we want to invite other Rookies, like us, as well as seasoned western hunters to learn and help all skill levels become prepared for their backcountry hunting adventures. In this podcast we cover backcountry hunting gear and equipment, elk hunting, mule deer hunting, antelope hunting , and other western big game species. Brought to you by the Sportsmen's Nation.

Language:

English


Episodes

Hunting Newfoundland Moose With Guy Fleming

4/7/2020
This week Chad catches up with Guy Fleming. Guy was the first guest to come on the Backcountry Rookies Podcast way back 99 episodes ago. We thought it would be fun to throw it all the way back for episode 100. Guy came on to recap the Newfoundland Moose hunt he went on in 2018. This was a good conversation about lots of hunting. Enjoy the show BACKCOUNTRY ROOKIES Website - https://backcountryrookies.com Instagram - @backcountryrookies Facebook - Backcountry Rookies Group - Backcountry...

Duration:00:50:01

Precision Ammunition with Jake Mushaney of Unknown Munitions

3/31/2020
This week Unknown Munitions is on the show to talk about Precision Ammunition and a few other random topics. Jake Mushaney started Unknown Munitions to create quality precision ammunition with the best quality components to provide to shooters. Jake cranks out some very high-quality loads for you to purchase from the website and he can recreate your favorite custom load. There isn’t much he can’t accomplish at Unknown. Check them out at the links below. UNKNOWN MUNITIONS Instagram –...

Duration:01:12:45

Predator Hunting with Chase McNutt and Cory Cisco

3/24/2020
This week Chad talks with Chase McNutt and Cory Cisco about hunting predators. Chase and Cory have been hunting coyotes and bobcats as long as they can remember and the two of them provide some excellent resources for us to have success hunting them too. They talk about calling techniques and the calls they use, and they also get into how to set up for a good calling stand. We also talk about rifles, shotguns, and calibers for hunting predators. In the end Chase and Cory talk about how they...

Duration:00:59:33

Conservation Conversation with Sam Soholt

3/17/2020
This week Sam Soholt joins us to talk about conservation and the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Sam talks about the origins of the LWCF and how we got to where we are today. He also explains why this year there are some important changes in the works to permanently fund the LWCF and how you can get involved to help. Sam tells us about his Public Land Bus, the transition to the Public Land Van and the adventures he has been on over the last several years. This is a great show, one you will...

Duration:00:41:25

Understanding goHUNT Strategy Articles with Brady Miller

3/15/2020
This week the goHUNT Special Edition show is with Brady Miller, Digital Content Manager for the goHUNT Insider Program. Chad and Brady talk about The Strategy Articles goHUNT puts out each year to keep Insiders up to date with the latest information to assist you with your draw selections. In the end, they talk about historical information and how that can help you too. Give this a listen, go back and check out the other goHUNT Insider podcast we did for all the tips and tricks you need to...

Duration:00:54:09

Arizona Public Land Coues Deer Hunt With Brad Hunt

3/10/2020
This week Chad has on Brad Hunt to discuss the intricacies of hunting Coues deer on the Public Lands of Arizona. Brad was able to harvest a great Coues buck and he tells the story of how he was able to stalk in on his buck. These guys also dive into some of the gear Brad used while hunting in Arizona and the importance of quality optics. BRAD HUNT Instagram - @brad_whunt BACKCOUNTRY ROOKIES Website - https://backcountryrookies.com Instagram - @backcountryrookies Facebook -...

Duration:00:55:34

Surviving In The Backcountry With CJ Steffen

3/4/2020
This week Chad has on CJ Steffen to talk about surviving in the backcountry. Not only is CJ and accomplished western big game hunter but he is also a SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape) Instructor in the Air Force. CJ has learned a few tricks over his years in the military and he shares some of them with us on this show. We cover everything from basic first aid to some of the gear that can help you survive. Enjoy the show. CJ Steffen Instagram - @cjhunts_alot Facebook - CJ...

Duration:01:53:26

Understanding goHUNT Draw Odds With Brandon Evans

3/1/2020
This week the goHUNT Special Edition show is with Brandon Evans, Head of Research for the goHUNT Insider Program. Chad and Brandon talk about Draw Odds and how goHUNT Insider can help inform members when they are putting in for the next draw. They touch on historical data and how it can help Insiders choose the best units for the point totals in the state and for the season they want. Brandon Evans Email – insider@gohunt.com Instagram - @hunt_brando_hunt goHUNT Insider Receive a $50...

Duration:00:31:51

Good Conversation With Team Bad Decision

2/25/2020
Chad talks with Travis Greenwood and Scott Daniels from Team Bad Decision about their 2019 hunting season and what is coming up for 2020. They accomplished a lot and have even more planned for this year. You might remember these guys from a show we did together a year ago when Travis released his book titled “An Evolutionary Tale In Backcountry Hunting” where he talks about their evolution as hunters and the journey they have been on. This week is a chance to catch up with Travis and Scott...

Duration:00:44:04

Building A Successful Nutrition Plan with Kyle Kamp

2/18/2020
This week Chad talks with Kyle Kamp from Valley To Peak Nutrition. Kyle is a good friend of the podcast and we always welcome his input on the show. Chad and Kyle talk about the new “Building A Successful Nutrition Plan” information guide that Kyle produced to help backcountry hunters plan and prepare for the hunt. Kyle is a hunter himself, so he applies what he knows about hammering mountains with his degrees in nutrition to provide this free guide to us. Thanks to Kyle for all of his hard...

Duration:00:44:28

10 Years of OnX with Dylan Dowson

2/11/2020
This week Chad and Dylan Dowson of OnX discuss the 10 year anniversary of OnX. The two talk about where OnX started 10 years ago to where it is today and some of the new additional features you can get. It is amazing to hear the story of a small company working out of a garage that expanded to support a large amount of hunting industry. It's hard to find a person in the woods who doesn't have OnX on their phone. Remember to use the code ROOKIES when you sign up for OnX and save 20%. Dylan...

Duration:00:37:04

Using goHUNT Insider To Increase Your Draw Success with Trail Kreitzer

2/4/2020
This week Trail Kreitzer from goHUNT is on the show to talk about some of the basic functions of goHUNT Insider and how to use the program. He explains how it can assist you in your draw selections to increase your chance of a successful draw for the state you want. Trail shares a little about his hunting background as well as his role at goHUNT. Stay tuned for more shows related to goHUNT Insider and how it can help you in the future. Remember to use the promotion code ROOKIES when you...

Duration:00:39:55

The Power Of Social Media with Johnny Mack

1/28/2020
On this week’s show, Chad talks with Johnny Mack from Washington Backcountry. The two talk about Social Media and the power it can have if you use it to your advantage. Johnny explains some of the relationships he has made through Social Media and how the friendships have developed into hunting partners. They also discuss Johnny’s seminar he will host at the Western Hunt Expo in Salt Lake City. Also, check out Johnny’s podcast, The Soulful Hunter Podcast (especially episode 18). Don't forget...

Duration:00:50:13

Arizona Coues Deer Hunt With Chad And Jordan

1/21/2020
This week Jordan flips the roles on Chad. Jordan interviews Chad about his recent Arizona Coues Deer Hunt. The two talk about the hunt and how it went down as well as some of the gear that was used to hunt, Chads Prime bow set up, sleeping and camping for a week. Thanks to Jordan for this week’s show. Also, Thanks to Jeromy Scoggin and Thomas Wilson for a fun week in AZ BACKCOUNTRY ROOKIES Website - https://backcountryrookies.com Instagram - @backcountryrookies Facebook - Backcountry...

Duration:00:49:09

Developing A Hunting Plan With Mark Livesay

1/14/2020
This week Chad talks with Mark Livesay about developing a hunt plan. Mark owns Treeline Pursuits, a company dedicated to helping hunters get the most out of their hunt. Mark has several in-depth YouTube video covering everything from meal preparation to using llamas. He really does cover a wide variety of topics. We cover many of those topics on this show. Enjoy! Mark Livesay Treeline Pursuits Instagram - @treeline_pursuits Facebook – Treeline Pursuits Youtube -...

Duration:01:02:04

Dan Johnson From Sportsmens Nation Podcast Network

1/7/2020
This week Chad has on Dan Johnson. Dan is the owner, founder, and operator of the Sportsmen's Nation Podcast Network. Chad and Dan talk about the success of the Sportsmen's Nation in 2019 and what we can expect in 2020. The two also talk about the shows you can find on the Podcast network and where to find them. Enjoy the show Dan Johnson Sportsmens Nation Podcast Network Nine Finger Chronicles Podcast The Hunting Gear Podcast Instagram - @sportsmensnation Facebook - Sportsmen's...

Duration:00:44:52

Looking Back At 2019

12/29/2019
This week Chad and Jordan talk about the great year the Backcountry Rookies had and we look at what is coming up in 2020. The team covered a lot of ground over the year and plan to take things even further into the next year and years to come. Thanks for following along with the Backcountry Rookies journey. BACKCOUNTRY ROOKIES Website - https://backcountryrookies.com Instagram - @backcountryrookies Facebook - Backcountry Rookies Group - Backcountry Rookies Nation Elk101...

Duration:00:27:39

Stories From The Season With Justin Rasmussen

12/22/2019
This weeks Stories From The Season Podcast is with Justin Rasmussen from Razco Gear. Justin comes on to talk about an amazing Montana elk hunt he went on in October. After a rough start Justin tagged on a great Montana bull. He tells the story here. Justin is also the founder/owner of Razco Gear who makes some great holster options for hunters. Check it out. Enjoy the show! Justin Rasmussen Instagram - @razcogear Facebook – Razco Gear Backcountry Rookies Instagram -...

Duration:00:31:46

My First Mule Deer Buck With Drew Trujillo

12/17/2019
This week Chad has on Drew Trujillo. Chad and Drew got to know each other after they met at a Backcountry Hunters and Anglers event in Colorado Springs, CO. Drew talks about his journey as a hunter. He talks about being away from hunting while he pursued a career in baseball and life in the big city. Now he is back in Colorado and spending time in the mountains. Drew tells us the story of his first mule deer and how the lessons he learned over the last few years led to his success. Drew...

Duration:00:48:56

Stories From The Season With Bear Taylor

12/16/2019
This weeks Stories From The Season Podcast is with Bear Taylor. Bear and Chad talk about the mule deer hunt Bear was able to go on in Montana. It was a last minute hunt that he was able to take his two boys on and go out with some friends for great hunting and great camping. Bear tells the story of the success and fun they had on the hunt. Bear Taylor Instagram - @the_bear_taylor Facebook – Bear Taylor Backcountry Rookies Instagram - @bakcountyrookies Facebook - Backcountry...

Duration:00:31:40