On this episode I am joined by founder of Smith Game Calls Steve Smith. Steve and I discuss how he got into making game calls, we break down the mechanics of the diaphragm call. We talk fall hunts and past Elk calling competitions. For more on Steve go to. SMITH GAME CALLS – Smith Game Calls
On this episode I am joined by the 11 time Elk calling champion and creator of Elk University, Corey Jacobsen. Corey and I discuss his online course, ELK101 what it is and how it can help you become one of the ten percent of successful Elk hunters.
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On this Episode I am joined by 25 plus year Navy Seal, John Barklow. John now works with Sitka and shares his knowledge and experience to help people, not only stay warm and dry, but survive in the backcountry. John and I discuss building a complete clothing system for the backcountry. Checkout John Barklow (@jbarklow)
Sam is the host of one of the best hunting podcast out there, The Wild Initiative. On this episode Sam shares his story on how he got into the industry and the struggles with his first solo Elk trip. For more information on Sam go to The Wild Initiative
Richard Tipper is the president of the CWTF's BC Chapter. We talk hunting turkey at the age of 8, hunting all the sub-species, Covid breaking his spring hunting streak and about the re-establishment of the Eastern Turkey. For more information on Richard and the CWTF go to...cwtf.ca/
Amanda shares here story of how she got into television. We talk about her perseverance and obstacles along the way and still finding time to dedicate herself to wildlife and helping introduce it to others. For more information on Amanda go to.... justhunt.ca/
Rorke tells us what it takes to become a Navy Seal and his time in service which includes his role in the hit action movie Act of Valor. Rorke also shares his amazing hunt with Steve Rinella of the Meateater TV show. For more on Rorke go to... CDR Rorke Denver : Rorke Denver
On this episode I am joined again by Paul McCarney, we finally get to the conversation around animal rights vs animal welfare. We also talk about the seal hunt, spring turkey and the conversation around hunting.For more information on Paul go to www.landscapesandletters.com
On this episode I am joined by Mike Slinkard. Mike share's some hunting stories with us in four countries including an incredible 46 Elk with his Bow. Mike also tells us about the HECS technology and how it works and how it will benefit hunters in the backco For more on Hecs Go to Home | HECS® LLC
On this episode I am joined by Jared Frasier of 2% for Conservation. Jared has survived Covid, Lyme Disease, heart attack and more. Jared explains what 2% for Conservation is and how it all got started. For more information on Jared and 2% go to.... 2% for Conservation (fishandwildlife.org)
On this episode of the Focus Hunting Podcast I am joined by former pro football player and now co-star of the popular TV show THE EDGE, Joe Eppele. Joe and I discuss Pro ball and hunting plus Joe also shares some tips on spring bear hunting. For more information on Joe got to. Joe Eppele
On this episode I sit down and talk with Greg Clements from the Hunting Public. Greg shares with us how The Hunting Public got started. Greg and I also talk whitetail and Elk hunting, plus Greg gives us some great tips on hunting spring Wild Turkey. For more info go to. www.thehuntingpublic.com
On this episode I am joined by Russ Mussio, co-founder of the highly used Backroad maps. Russ shares how getting lost on a hunting trip nearly 30 years ago lead to the creation of one of the most utilized mapping systems today. For more information go to. www.backroadmapbooks.com
On this episode I am joined by Blaine Anthony. Blaine shares his background story, we talk about bear hunting, the border closure, spring bear hunting methods, bear facts and conservation. For more information on Blaine and the Bear Whisperer go to...The Bear Whisperer (bearwhisperertv.com)
On this episode I am joined by Greg Matthews. Greg is an avid outdoorsman, father and husband, Greg and I discuss his book "WILD AWAKENING" which recaptures a horrific Grizzly Bear attacked while hunting Moose in Alaska.
On this episode I introduce Paul McCarney. Paul is a avid hunter and author, his website Landscapes & Letters is full of great information for every hunter and outdoor enthusiast.Paul and talk archery and how the hunting community deals with non and anit-hunters.www.landscapesandletters.com
On this episode I am joined by co-founder and CEO of the GO WILD app, Brad Luttrell. Brad tells us all about his background and how him and a few other created the best outdoor apps available today. www.timetogowild.com
On this episode I am joined by Sheldon Clare, president of the National Firearms Association. Sheldon and I discuss a bit of history of the NFA, we talk about the current ban of over 1500 firearms, how the current government keeps adding to the list, how we as gun owners should be concerned and what we need to do to stand up for our rights as Canadians.
On this episode I am joined by my good buddy Nick Bowker. Nick is an established guide outfitter with over 25 years experience as a guide and a lifetime of experience hunting in the Bedford region of South Africa. His operation is one of the finest you will find anywhere in the world. Nick and I discuss his operation, all you need to know when hunting in South Africa and what type of hunts he offers, we touch on Cecil the Lion and the anti-hunting community in S.A. Nick is one of the finest people you will meet.
On this episode I am joined by fellow Canadian Greg McHale. Greg is one of the baddest guys you will find in the backcountry. Greg's TV series Greg McHales Yukon Wild is the essence of extreme backpack hunting. Besides being one of the most down to earth TV personalities, Greg is an extremely motivating person whose mantra "DO THE WORK" pretty much sums it up. Greg and I discuss fitness and health, little things that each of us can do to improve at least one aspect of our lives. If you are planning a trip into the backcountry his Youtube series is a must watch.
This is an episode I did over with the boys from the Come out Heavy podcast. Devin and Curt Gassoff are a couple stand up fellas who love to share their knowledge knowledge and talk hunting. If you haven't listened to their podcast I highly recommend it and suggest subscribing to it.
On this episode I am joined by Mark Stenroos, founder of the iHunter app. Mark and I talk about what got him all started, his move across country and the iHunter app features.
On this episode I am joined by Alan Duffy and Jakob Von Andrian of the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. The three of us discuss the BHA organization, the chapters right here in BC. We discuss issues that affect BC and our border sharing provinces and US states and how the BHA work in a coordinated effort in address those issues.
On this episode I am joined by Jonathan Fluevog a 14 year vegetarian turned hunter. We discuss veganism, becoming a hunter and his project Forest 2 Table who gives back to conservation.
On this episode I am joined by Kyle Stelter of the Wild Sheep Society of BC. Kyle and I discuss some MOVI, a serious issue poisoning our wild sheep. We discuss fundraising programs for the Society along with what you can do to help.
On this episode I am joined by James Jubran co-founder of Smile Outside. James and I discuss a crazy Elk hunt and Smile Outside, a unique series of books that introduces kids to conservation.
On this episode I am joined by Ben Berukoff owner of Canadian WIldlife Capture ltd. Ben shares with us his epic Sheep hunt and we discuss shooting nets over animals from helicopters.
On this episode I am joined by BC Native and co-host of the TV show Trigger Effect, Dean Trumbley. Dean and I discuss the outdoor TV industry and hunting South Africa.
On this episode I am joined by the Executive Director of the Guide Outfitters Association of British Columbia Scott Ellis.
On this episode I am joined by one of the directors of SCI -BC Interior Dave Ryder.
On this episode I am joined by Ed Henzel with the Central Okanagan Search & Rescue.
On this episode I am joined by Tien Dang co-founder of Outfitter Coffee.
On this episode I am joined by co-host of one of the longest running hunting shows on TV, Backwoods Life.
On this episode I am joined by the Technical Field Advisor for Vortex Optics Canada, Reg Wales.
The Cutbanks Conversation is a podcast that facilitates discussion around hunting. A perspective on the outdoors that recruits ideas, information and experiences from an expansive range of people, organizations, science and philosophy in BC, Canada.