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Podcasts and stories to inform and inspire your passion for the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Don’t let your present circumstance limit your initiative for the wild.
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Podcasts and stories to inform and inspire your passion for the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Don’t let your present circumstance limit your initiative for the wild.

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Fish Untamed: Ep 6 - Fly Fishing Culture, with Nick DelVecchio

11/14/2019
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Nick DelVecchio is a fly fishing guide and the owner of Wildwood Outfitters out of Franklin, PA. In this episode, Nick and I chat about fly fishing culture, the divisive nature of modern-day fly fishing, and also get sucked into some talk about fishing and fishing regulations in PA. Instagram: @wildwoodoutfitterspa Website:wildwoodoutfitterspa.com

Duration:00:59:37

CCB - Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) Intro

11/13/2019
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Joel Webster of Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership joins Sam on today's Conservation Coffee Break to introduce you to TRCP and discuss the issues that TRCP is currently tackling here in North America. Learn more at thewildinitiative.com/conservation.

Duration:00:11:43

Ep 124 - Lessons Learned From a Successfully Unsuccessful Elk Hunt

11/11/2019
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On his drive back home from Montana, Sam recaps his 2019 fall elk season. In this episode, he covers lessons he’s learned in his time hunting, discusses his thoughts and feelings about the hunt and tells a story or two about his time in the field. Learn more on the show notes page at thewildinitiative.com/124.

Duration:00:42:37

Fish Untamed: Ep 5 - Music and Fly Fishing, with Jeff Troutman

11/7/2019
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Jeff Troutman is a musician, podcaster and fly fisherman based out of Michigan. He hosts the Remote. No Pressure Fly Fishing Podcast. Jeff is also the artist behind a musical album dedicated solely to fly fishing songs. We talk about his podcast, how fishing inspires his music, and plenty of other tangents along the way. Instagram:@remotenopressureFacebook:facebook.com/remotenopressureWebsite:remotenopressure.com“Songs About Fly Fishing” Album

Duration:00:55:05

[BONUS EPISODE] - Sam on Restless Native Ep 77

11/4/2019
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In this bonus episode, Sam joins Brad Luttrell on the Restless Native podcast. FROM RESTLESS NATIVE: “I’m at a low point. I’m in a significant amount of pain with two torn knees, I had just spent six or eight months solely dedicated to this endeavor that effectively ended in abject misery.” — Sam Ayres You may know today’s guest better by his social handle or his podcast name, “Living Country in the City.” That was how I got to know him. Today, those of you who know Sam will be surprised...

Duration:01:24:09

Fish Untamed: Ep 4 - Anticipating a First Summer of Guiding in Alaska, with John Kelly Coffman

10/31/2019
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John Kelly Coffman is a fly fishing guide who has guided for several outfitters throughout Colorado and just got back from his first summer guiding in Alaska. This episode was recorded right before he left for his season up north, and John Kelly talks about his upcoming summer guiding in Alaska. This will be his first year up north, and we discuss his expectations, fishing styles in Alaska, and his new website, Reflections on the Fly. Instagram: @jcoffman214 Website:...

Duration:00:55:25

CCB - 2% for Conservation Intro

10/30/2019
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Kalvyn Herring of 2% for Conservation joins Sam on today's Conservation Coffee Break to introduce you to 2% for Conservation and discuss how they promote opportunities for people to invest their time and money into conservation initiatives. Learn more at thewildinitiative.com/conservation.

Duration:00:15:26

Ep 123 - Jeff Moran: Pulling Elk from the Depths of Hell

10/28/2019
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Jeff Moran, co-founder of Built4theHunt, joins Sam on The Wild Initiative to talk about his recent epic elk hunt. In this episode, they discuss Jeff’s inability to enjoy the outdoors without a goal, the horrors of rifle season on public land, putting in the time to increase your success, packing in and out of some of the roughest elk country in the West, what you envision never quite lining up with reality and the key factors that lead to his success. They also discuss founding...

Duration:01:17:12

Fish Untamed: Ep 3 - Hunting for Hidden Brook Trout Streams in Georgia, with Palmer Henson

10/24/2019
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Palmer Henson is a climber, long-distance runner, and fly fisherman from Georgia. For the past few years, he’s been on a mission to find as many native brook trout streams as he can in the mountains of northern Georgia. His story is truly a unique one and he provides lots of insight about hunting down the elusive wild brookies of the southeast.

Duration:01:19:30

CCB - National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Intro

10/23/2019
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Jason Tarwater of National Wild Turkey Federation joins Sam on today's Conservation Coffee Break to introduce you to NWTF and discuss the issues that NWTF is currently tackling here in North America. Learn more at thewildinitiative.com/conservation.

Duration:00:11:48

Ep 122 - Jack Donovan: The Decline of Masculinity and The Way of Men

10/21/2019
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Jack Donovan, author of The Way of Men, sits down with Sam on the Wild Initiative to discuss masculinity. In this episode, they discuss examining the definitions of masculinity through history and various cultures, how masculinity can only be defined by men, the difference between being a good man and being good at being a man, testing yourself against other men, craving elements of danger in our lives, conserving masculine spaces and time just for the guys and the association between...

Duration:01:03:44

Fish Untamed: Ep 2 - Summer Fly Fishing in Colorado, with Jay Scott

10/17/2019
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The host of the Jay Scott Outdoors Podcast, Jay Scott is a well-known name in the hunting world, but he’s also an avid fly fisherman. Jay spends his summers in central CO chasing beautiful wild trout. In this episode, we discuss Colorado’s heavy snow year, fishing the Roaring Fork Valley, and the world-famous salmonfly hatch. Instagram:@jayscottoutdoorsWebsite:jayscottoutdoorspodcast.com

Duration:00:45:52

CCB - Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA) Intro

10/16/2019
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Ty Stubblefield of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers joins Sam on today's Conservation Coffee Break to introduce you to BHA and discuss the issues that Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is currently tackling here in North America. Learn more at thewildinitiative.com/conservation.

Duration:00:09:19

Ep 121 - Ryan & Hillary Lampers: Living Healthy, Fulfilling Lives as Hunters and Humans

10/14/2019
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Ryan Lampers, the StHealthy Hunter, and "Doc" Hillary Lampers of Hunt Harvest Health join Sam on The Wild Initiative. In this episode, they discuss the idea behind Hunt Harvest Health, staying healthy in order to chase your passions until you're old an gray, hunters leading the charge for healthy eating, the hard work and conditioning required for backcountry hunting and things hunters can focus on to begin improving their health and readiness. Also, in this episode, they discuss launching...

Duration:01:24:48

Fish Untamed: Ep 1 - Conservation through Recreation and the Flyathlon, with Andrew Todd

10/10/2019
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Andrew Todd is the President of Running Rivers and founder of the Rocky Mountain Flyathlon, which focuses on Conservation through Recreation. The Flyathlon combines running, fishing, and beer drinking into a triathlon-style race that raises money for native trout conservation. Andrew is an avid trail runner and fly fisherman, and through his nonprofit, Running Rivers, has raised over $150,000 to help protect the cutthroats of...

Duration:01:07:33

CCB - Wild Sheep Foundation Intro

10/9/2019
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Gray N. Thornton of Wild Sheep Foundation joins Sam on today's Conservation Coffee Break to introduce you to WSF and discuss the issues that Wild Sheep Foundation is currently tackling here in North America. Learn more at thewildinitiative.com/conservation.

Duration:00:13:59

Ep 120 - Katie Burgert: Everything You Wanted to Know About Fly Fishing, But Didn't Know to Ask

10/7/2019
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Katie Burgert of Fish Untamed joins Sam on the Wild Initiative to provide a beginner’s guide to fly fishing. In this episode they cover, figuring out the right questions to ask, finding new terms in videos and podcasts, why you would fly fish instead of spin fishing, essential fly fishing gear, learning to cast, different fly fishing techniques, different flies and their purposes and launching the Fish Untamed Podcast as part of The Wild Initiative Network. Learn more on the show notes page...

Duration:01:09:13

CCB - Ducks Unlimited Intro

10/3/2019
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Mike Brasher of Ducks Unlimited joins Sam on today's Conservation Coffee Break to introduce you to DU and discuss the issues that Ducks Unlimited is currently tackling here in North America. Learn more at thewildinitiative.com/conservation.

Duration:00:13:13

Ep 119 - Brandon Butler: Just Buying a License Isn't Enough

9/30/2019
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Brandon Butler joins Sam on The Wild Initiative at the Professional Outdoor Media Association Conference in Wichita, KS. In this episode, they discuss learning from the scary experiences of our youth, discovering and taking on the challenge of becoming an outdoor writer, how to follow your passion to get into the outdoor industry, working as a conservation lobbyist in the state capital, the workings of Pittman-Robertson and Dingell-Johnson, how to choose conservation organizations to...

Duration:01:12:28

CCB - Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) Intro

9/26/2019
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Mark Holyoak, Director of Communication for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF), joins Sam on today's Conservation Coffee Break to introduce you to RMEF and discuss some of the more pressing issues facing elk in North America. Learn more at thewildinitiative.com/conservation.

Duration:00:07:13