The Hunt Backcountry Podcast

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Sinopse

Backcountry hunters talking backcountry hunting. Join us for lively discussion on a variety of topics related to backcountry, big game hunting. We'll be talking tactics, sharing lessons learned, swapping stories, interviewing individuals from the hunting industry, and getting into the nitty-gritty of our gear lists and bow/rifle setups. Contact us at anytime with your questions or feedback by emailing us: [email protected] Thanks for listening! Mark & Steve

Episódios

  • 372 | Lone Goat, Part 2 with Shane Vander Giessen

    05/10/2022 Duração: 59min

    In the previous episode, Shane told us about his 2021 mountain goat hunt in his home state of Washington. In this episode, Shane is fresh off of his 2022 mountain goat hunt in Southeast Alaska. He harvested a beautiful B&C billy with his bow, dealt with 5-inches of rain in a single day, and learned some lessons throughout the adventure. Tune-in to hear the whole story. Connect with Shane: https://www.instagram.com/lonegoatmedia/ LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 371 | Lone Goat, Part 1 with Shane Vander Giessen

    28/09/2022 Duração: 01h06min

    Shane Vander Giessen has been fascinated with Mountain Goats from a young age. After decades of dreaming for an opportunity, he finally, and fortunately, got the chance to hunt them. What unfolded was a wild adventures; which is often the case when hunting mountain goats. Tune in to hear why Shane is fascinated with the species and what made his pursuit of his first goat so special. Next week, you'll hear about another long-shot opportunity that came Shane's way as he hunted mountain goats in Alaska just a few short weeks ago. Connect with Shane: https://www.instagram.com/lonegoatmedia/ LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 370 | My Custom Rifle — What I Built, What I Learned...

    21/09/2022 Duração: 01h10min

    Mark takes a deep-dive into the custom rifle that he built a couple of years ago. What did he build, what did he change, how has it performed, and what did he learn along the way? To see this rifle, read more about his experience with it, and get links to all of the components, go to: https://exomtngear.com/blogs/article/custom-hunting-rifle-build ASK A QUESTION: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry OR [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 369 | Preserving Memories with Monarch Taxidermy, Part 2

    21/09/2022 Duração: 01h17min

    Taxidermy shouldn't be an afterthought in your hunting plans. In this second episode of our two-part conversation with Stuart Farnsworth of Monarch Taxidermy, we talk about caping tips, field care for your trophy, how to select a form/post for your mount, how to care for velvet, how to get your finished work from the taxidermist, and more. Connect with Monarch Taxidermy: - Website: https://monarchtaxidermyinc.com/ - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/monarchtaxidermy/ LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • MM 149 | Fix Your Feet, Keeping the Family Happy, Too Much Hunting Advice

    19/09/2022 Duração: 40min

    Steve & Mark are back to answer your listener questions on this Monday Minute episode. They discuss how they balance a happy family life and extended hunting trips, what to do when you have too much advice or conflicting advice for your hunt, the best way to prevent and treat blisters and other issues with your feet, and Mark's upcoming mountain goat hunt in Southeast Alaska. LEAVE A MESSAGE FOR THE SHOW: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry PODCAST ARCHIVE: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 368 | Preserving Memories with Monarch Taxidermy, Part 1

    14/09/2022 Duração: 01h11min

    Taxidermy shouldn't be an afterthought in your hunting plans. This podcast with Monarch Taxidermy will help you understand how to work with a taxidermist to preserve your memories of special hunts. We discuss how to transport your trophy to a taxidermist — especially when you are hunting in remote locations (such as Alaska), or if you are looking to use a taxidermist that isn't local to you. Next week, in Part 2 of our conversation with Stuart from Monarch Taxidermy, we will talk about how to work with a taxidermist that isn't local to you, how to select a form/post for your mount, how to get your finished work from the taxidermist, and also answer listener questions that were submitted from Instagram. Connect with Monarch Taxidermy: - Website: https://monarchtaxidermyinc.com/ - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/monarchtaxidermy/ LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • MM 148 | Elk Strategy, Pack Positioning, Pain Prevention, Headlamp Use

    12/09/2022 Duração: 39min

    Steve & Mark are back to answer your listener questions on this Monday Minute episode. They discuss pack dry bags, elk hunting strategies, the use of headlamps and alerting game, pack weight distribution, pain prevention and stretching/mobility in the backcountry, and more... LEAVE A MESSAGE FOR THE SHOW: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry PODCAST ARCHIVE: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 367 | Backpacking for Whitetails with Nathan Killen

    07/09/2022 Duração: 01h04min

    An episode about Eastern Whitetails on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast?...Yes! Our guest, Nathan Killen, is an extremely successful whitetail hunter, specifically targeting mature bucks in the big timber. Nathan uses backpacking to get him into hunting areas that many whitetail hunters overlook, or are simply not willing to hike into. In this conversation we hear about Nathan's strategy on finding and targeting mature bucks, how he executes backpack hunts in overlooked areas, and much more. Connect with Nathan: https://www.instagram.com/mtn_huntr/ Connect with Aaron: https://www.instagram.com/rnfarley/ LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 366 | Before the Hunt — Zoe's Very First Hunt

    05/09/2022 Duração: 01h14min

    We continue the "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Throughout this series, we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have a follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Zoe about her very first hunt. As a brand new hunter, Zoe had some great questions about meat care and processing in the field, understanding elk, checking the wind, getting necessary gear, and more. LEAVE A MESSAGE: speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 365 | Before the Hunt — Rookies Hunting Fall Bear in NM

    02/09/2022 Duração: 01h04min

    We continue the "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Throughout this series, we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have a follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Jeff about an upcoming trip to New Mexico to hunt bears this fall. Jeff and a group of guys are all pretty new to hunting in general, and new to backcountry bear hunting in particular. We speak with Jeff about how he's been planning this hunt, e-scouting, gathering gear, and putting together the logistics required to pull this trip off. LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 364 | Before the Hunt — Dall Sheep in the Brooks Range

    29/08/2022 Duração: 59min

    We continue the "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Throughout this series, we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have a follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Joseph about his Dall Sheep hunt in the Brooks Range of Alaska. As a regular guy from Kansas, Joseph has dreamt of pursuing sheep in Alaska, and now it is becoming a reality. How did he find his outfitter/guide? How did he prepare? What is he unsure of as he heads into this adventure? We answer these questions, and more. LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 363 | Q&A from Steve's Dall Sheep Hunt

    29/08/2022 Duração: 48min

    Tyler Boschma joins us to follow-up on Steve's recent Dall Sheep hunt. We hear about Tyler's perspective on the hunt, as the guide, and also chat through listener Q&A about the hunt. Topics covered include the stress of hunting, spotting scopes, bullet performance, rain gear, how to afford a sheep hunt, and much more... LEAVE A MESSGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 362 | Before the Hunt — Elk Season...Is This THE Year?

    26/08/2022 Duração: 57min

    We continue the "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Throughout this series, we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have a follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Justin about his third season hunting elk, and the continued pursuit to kill his first elk. Justin has such a great perspective on the journey of becoming an elk hunter, how the pursuit has helped him in other areas of life, why the struggle is worth it, and much more. LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 361 | Before the Hunt — Adak Island Alaskan Adventure

    24/08/2022 Duração: 38min

    We continue the "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Throughout this series, we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have a follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Dylan about an upcoming adventure on Adak Island, Alaska. Dylan and his father are headed up to the island this fall and in this conversation, we talk about unique the challenges of hunting Adak, how they are preparing, the logistics involved in a trip like this, and more. LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 360 | Post Hunt: Steve's 13-Year-Old Dall Sheep from Alaska

    22/08/2022 Duração: 01h01min

    Steve is back from Alaska after a tough, but successful hunt for Dall Sheep. Steve hunted with his good friend, and guide, Tyler Boschma. They dealt with delays, setbacks, mistakes, weather, and eventually harvested a gorgeous 13-year-old Dall Sheep. In this conversation, Steve and Mark share the story. Have questions for a follow-up podcast about this hunt?... LEAVE A MESSGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 359 | Before the Hunt — Early Rifle Mule Deer in Colorado

    19/08/2022 Duração: 36min

    We continue the "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Throughout this series, we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have a follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Ryan from Wisconsin. He is headed to Colorado for an early rifle Mule Deer hunt this September. We speak with Ryan about his preparation, training, gear, and what questions he has for us about his hunt. LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 358 | Before the Hunt — Solo Elk & Bear in Idaho

    17/08/2022 Duração: 01h03min

    We are kicking-off a brand new series of "Before & After the Hunt" episodes with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Over the course of this series we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Taylor from Texas. He is headed on his first elk (and bear!) hunt in Idaho this September. Not only is this Taylor's first western hunt, it is his first hunt with a compound bow. We talk about Taylor's preparation, training, gear, and what questions he has for us about his hunt. LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 147 | Jakey Returns. Bow Setups. Flying with Rifles. #InMyExo Giveaway, and more...

    15/08/2022 Duração: 51min

    On this week's Monday Minute Q&A episode Mark is joined by Exo's favorite little brother, Jakey. They discuss Jake's bow setup for 2022, what the Exo in-store experience is like, new gear that they are excited to use this year, packs for women, tips for flying with firearms and hunting gear, and a new Exo giveaway... Resources mentioned in this episode: - #InMyExo Giveaway: https://www.instagram.com/p/CguuSxDv7uw/ - EXS Packs for Women: https://exomtngear.com/exs - How to Fly with a Rifle (and Gear) for Your Next Hunt: https://exomtngear.com/blogs/article/how-to-fly-with-a-hunting-rifle - The Best & Budget Clothing for Hunting: https://exomtngear.com/blogs/article/best-budget-hunting-clothes - XO Skin Boxers: https://www.xoskin.us/Trail-Running/30-XOUNDERWEAR-Liner-Shorts-34-with-2-Way-Stretch-XO-Waist-Band/ - Black Gold Bow Sight from S&S Archery: https://sandsarchery.com/collections/black-gold-sights/products/backcountry-pro-hunter LEAVE A MESSAGE FOR THE SHOW: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry PODCA

  • 357 | An Unbiased Review of Rangefinding Binoculars

    10/08/2022 Duração: 01h08min

    After spending thousands of dollars to purchase and test binoculars, a listener of the show joins us to share his findings. Our guest, Will, specifically set out to determine if he wanted a range-finding binocular, or if he would stick with separate rangefinders and binos. Once he settled on an all-in-one unit, he compared all of the best options on the market. What are the pros and cons of each model he tested, and which one did he end up keeping to hunt with this year? Tune in to find out... LEAVE A MESSAGE: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry or [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • MM 146 | Just Before a 10 Day Sheep Hunt in Alaska

    08/08/2022 Duração: 57min

    Just before they leave for Alaska, Steve and Tyler chat with Mark about their Dall Sheep hunt that is happening this week. They discuss their previous sheep hunt in 2020, the changes they're making for this year, the strategy, gear, logistics, and more. STEVE'S COMPLETE GEAR LIST: https://exomtngear.com/blogs/article/10-day-sheep-hunt-gear-list LEAVE A MESSAGE FOR THE SHOW: https://speakpipe.com/huntbackcountry PODCAST ARCHIVE: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected] Podcast Episode Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

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