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

  • 307 | "Perseverance" — A Listener's Elk Hunting Story

    01/09/2021 Duração: 01h04min

    A listener of the podcast, Matt, joins us to share the story of his 2020 elk hunt. Despite many challenges leading up to, and throughout the hunt, Matt persevered on a tough solo hunt and found success. We break down the pre-hunt planning, how Matt adapted through challenges, what the actual hunt taught him, and what he learned after filling his elk tag while solo hunting. SHARE YOUR EXO EXPERIENCE: https://exomtngear.com/experience This month, in September of 2021, the Exo Experience prizes are from Spartan Precision: https://javelinbipod.com Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • MM 115 | The Exo Experience (A contest, and more...)

    30/08/2021 Duração: 35min

    For all of us at Exo, the experience is the most important part of the hunt. The experience may be the thrill of an elk bugling, the stalking of an unknowing mule deer, an epic sunrise from a mountain vista, the challenge of pushing through difficult conditions and testing your limits, a heavy pack-out at the end of a successful hunt, and even all of the pre-planning that happens leading up to a backcountry adventure. Join us in the Exo Experience contest by sharing the favorite moments of your hunt... https://ExoMtnGear.com/Experience - - - - - On this episode, Steve & Mark also talk about Steve's upcoming Bighorn Sheep hunt, and answer your listener questions on... - Getting over failure and setbacks. - Dealing with the mental struggle and guilt of leaving family for hunts. - If it's too late to start bowhunting at mid-life. - - - - - Share your question for the show: [email protected] View & Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 306 | Rob Gearing of Spartan Precision

    25/08/2021 Duração: 55min

    We thoroughly enjoyed Rob's previous appearance on the podcast and had to get him back for more. In his first episode with us (https://exomtngear.com/blogs/podcast/177), Rob discussed his history as a mountaineer and how he confronted risk, fear, and discomfort. In this conversation, we learn more about Rob's background as a mountaineer, how that background influenced his product design philosophy, the unique benefits of Spartan's product offerings, and some practical tips for shooting in the mountains. *** EXO EXPERIENCE GIVEAWAY *** Visit https://ExoMtnGear.com/Experience for your chance to win some gear from Spartan Precision in the month of September 2021. Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • MM 114 | How To Get Under A Heavy Pack, How Heavy Is Too Heavy?, and More...

    23/08/2021 Duração: 30min

    Steve and Mark answer your listener questions on how to best use and load your pack for upcoming hunts. We talk about techniques to get under a heavy pack and get on your feet, the importance of how you load and organize your pack with gear, and how heavy is too heavy for a multi-day hunt. Resources mentioned in this show: - https://exomtngear.com/blogs/article/how-to-load-your-hunting-pack - https://exomtngear.com/blogs/article/free-hunting-gear-list-spreadsheet Share your question for the show: [email protected] View & Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 305 | The Elk Nut — Paul Medel talks Age, Calling, Pressure, and More...

    18/08/2021 Duração: 01h43min

    One of our favorite guests, Paul the "Elk Nut" Medel, returns to talk about hunting at his age (66), how he trains to hunt elk at his age, how elk hunters should deal with hunting pressure, what elk hunters get wrong on calling, and much more. If you want to hear more from Paul, check out these previous episodes: - https://exomtngear.com/blogs/podcast/036 - https://exomtngear.com/blogs/podcast/037 - https://exomtngear.com/blogs/podcast/093 - https://exomtngear.com/blogs/podcast/138 Get the ElkNut Mobile App: - Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/elknut/id1231479425?mt=8 - Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appforceus.elknut&hl=en Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • MM 113 | Pack Training Stinks, Elk Week Giveaway, UL Pan Head

    16/08/2021 Duração: 27min

    Jake joins Mark & Steve to answer listener questions about pre-season pack training with your hunting pack, some weight-saving options for tripod pan heads, traveling with meat, and more. ELK WEEK Giveaway launches tonight (08/16) on the Born & Raised YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/BROYouTube Resources mentioned in this episode... - https://www.wiserprecision.com/products/nighthawk - https://sandsarchery.com/collections/lightweight-tripods - https://exomtngear.com/blogs/podcast/254 Share your question for the show: [email protected] View & Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 304 | ELK WEEK: Everything Elk Q&A

    13/08/2021 Duração: 44min

    We wrap-up ELK WEEK 2021 with Kody and Trent from Born & Raised Outdoors, as we answer your questions for an "Everything Elk" Q&A session. The ELK WEEK Video & Giveaway launches Monday, August 16, on the Born & Raised Outdoors YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/BROYouTube Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 303 | ELK WEEK: How to use thermals, cover country, and use your limited time...

    12/08/2021 Duração: 35min

    Welcome to ELK WEEK! This is the fourth of five episodes where we answer your elk hunting questions. Steve and Mark sit down with Kody and Trent from Born & Raised Outdoors to tackle the most important and most common elk hunting questions that we have received from you all. In this episode, we talk about how to use thermals, cover country, and make the best use of your limited time in the elk woods. We talk about how to plan your day while elk hunting. If you should select your calling locations based on the conditions. How to work smarter, not just harder, while covering country. And much more. To enter the ELK WEEK giveaway and see the Born & Raised ELK WEEK video (launching 08/16/2021), sign-up to become an Exo Insider... https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Born & Raised Outdoors YouTube: https://bit.ly/BROYouTube Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 302 | ELK WEEK: How to deal with hunting pressure and still fill your elk tag...

    11/08/2021 Duração: 30min

    Welcome to ELK WEEK! This is the third of five episodes where we answer your elk hunting questions. Steve and Mark sit down with Kody and Trent from Born & Raised Outdoors to tackle the most important and most common elk hunting questions that we have received from you all. In this third episode, we talk about how to deal with hunting pressure while elk hunting. We answer your questions about hunting pressure, including... Do you change calling tactics with pressured elk? How much hunting pressure is too much? Can you use hunting pressure to your advantage? To enter the ELK WEEK giveaway and see the Born & Raised ELK WEEK video (launching 08/16/2021), sign-up to become an Exo Insider... https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Born & Raised Outdoors YouTube: https://bit.ly/BROYouTube Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 301 | ELK WEEK: How to hunt elk with a partner, or in a group...

    10/08/2021 Duração: 22min

    Welcome to ELK WEEK! This is the second of five episodes where we answer your elk hunting questions. Steve and Mark sit down with Kody and Trent from Born & Raised Outdoors to tackle the most important and most common elk hunting questions that we have received from you all. In this second episode, we talk about how to hunt elk effectively with a partner or in a group. This conversation will give you tips for caller-and-shooter setups, how to communicate with your hunting partner in the presence of elk, when to split larger groups of hunters into separate groups, and much more. To enter the ELK WEEK giveaway and see the Born & Raised ELK WEEK video (launching 08/16/2021), sign-up to become an Exo Insider... https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Born & Raised Outdoors YouTube: https://bit.ly/BROYouTube Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 300 | ELK WEEK: How to know if you're on the right track...

    09/08/2021 Duração: 24min

    Welcome to ELK WEEK! This is the first of five episodes where we answer your elk hunting questions. Steve and Mark sit down with Kody and Trent from Born & Raised Outdoors to tackle the most important and most common elk hunting questions that we have received from you all. In this first episode, we talk about how to know if you're on the right track as an elk hunter. If you are a struggling elk hunter with limited, inconsistent, or non-existent success in the elk woods, this episode is for you. To enter the ELK WEEK giveaway and see the Born & Raised ELK WEEK video (launching 08/16/2021), sign-up to become an Exo Insider... https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Born & Raised Outdoors: https://bornandraisedoutdoors.com/ Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 299 | Expert Roundtable: Game-Changing Gear

    06/08/2021 Duração: 38min

    What gear truly matters to you and makes the biggest difference in your hunting? If you had a limited budget and were starting all over as a hunter, where would you focus your spending? We answer these questions in the final installment of our 5-part Expert Roundtable series. Roundtable Guests: Jeff Bloomquist, Darin Cooper (https://rentoutdoorgear.com/), Billy Molls (https://billymollsadventures.com/), Charlie Perry, and Steve Speck (https://exomtngear.com) Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 298 | Expert Roundtable: Mistakes That Made Me Better

    05/08/2021 Duração: 26min

    We ask our panel of guests, What lessons have you learned the hard way? Is there a specific story where you made a mistake that you commonly refer back to, or have learned from in a way that changes how you have hunted ever since? This is Part 4 of the 5-part Expert Roundtable series. Be sure to tune in to the previous episodes, and also look for the next and final episode to complete this series. Roundtable Guests: Jeff Bloomquist, Darin Cooper (https://rentoutdoorgear.com/), Billy Molls (https://billymollsadventures.com/), Charlie Perry, and Steve Speck (https://exomtngear.com) Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 297 | Expert Roundtable: The Key to Consistency

    04/08/2021 Duração: 45min

    What is the key to consistency in hunting? For hunters that continue to find success on more hunts than not, what do they attribute that success to? If they were to boil it all down, does their consistency come from their pre-season planning and scouting, their knowledge of animal behavior and hunting techniques, their hunting instincts, or something else? Those are the questions we ask our expert roundtable in today's episode. This is Part 3 of the 5-part Expert Roundtable series. Be sure to tune in to the previous episodes on The Final Moment Mindset and Unconventional Wisdom, and also Subscribe to receive the rest of the episodes in this series. Roundtable Guests: Jeff Bloomquist, Darin Cooper (https://rentoutdoorgear.com/), Billy Molls (https://billymollsadventures.com/), Charlie Perry, and Steve Speck (https://exomtngear.com) Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 296 | Expert Roundtable: Unconventional Wisdom & Tactics

    03/08/2021 Duração: 44min

    What are some hunting tactics or strategies that you use, which may seem counterintuitive, go against conventional wisdom, or be undervalued in common hunting advice? Or, what are some animal patterns and behaviors that you observe which seem to go against common thought patterns that hunters have? What do you do, or how do you hunt, differently than hunters may expect? Those are the questions we ask our expert roundtable in today's episode. This is Part 2 of the 5-part Expert Roundtable series. If you haven't yet, be sure to listen to Part 1 (Episode 295) and then join us in the next Episode (297) as we talk about Keys to Consistency. Roundtable Guests: Jeff Bloomquist, Darin Cooper (https://rentoutdoorgear.com/), Billy Molls (https://billymollsadventures.com/), Charlie Perry, and Steve Speck (https://exomtngear.com) Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 295 | Expert Roundtable: The Final Moment Mindset

    02/08/2021 Duração: 56min

    When the hunt really becomes a hunt and you're in the final moments before a shot opportunity, what is your "Final Moment Mindset"? We answer this question with 5 expert hunters to understand how they effectively perform in the final, and most important, moments of a hunt. This episode is the first of five episodes in our Expert Roundtable series. In the next episode (296), we will ask our roundtable guests about any unconventional wisdom or tactics that they practice in the field. Roundtable Guests: Jeff Bloomquist, Darin Cooper (https://rentoutdoorgear.com/), Billy Molls (https://billymollsadventures.com/), Charlie Perry, and Steve Speck (https://exomtngear.com). Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • MM 112 | Live with Born & Raised Outdoors

    30/07/2021 Duração: 30min

    Steve and Mark sit down with Kody and Trent from Born & Raised Outdoors. The BRO crew shares their secrets to consistency in the elk woods, what lessons they've learned the hard way, and much more. We also share some exciting news about new podcasts, videos, and giveaways to be released in the coming weeks before opening day. Born & Raised Outdoors: https://bornandraisedoutdoors.com/ Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • 294 | Seven Years of Struggle — A Listener Story

    28/07/2021 Duração: 01h05min

    You've invested plenty of time, energy, and money into elk hunting, but what do you have to show for it? If you're a struggling elk hunter, you're not alone. On this episode, we're joined by a listener of the podcast that shares his multi-year journey of elk hunting. We discuss what he's learned along the way and what keeps him going in the midst of the struggle and setbacks. There is a lot to learn and take away from this conversation, including practical tips, a helpful mindset, and some advice for what you should and shouldn't do on your next elk hunt. Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

  • MM 111 | Creedmoor vs PRC, Bow Temperature, Backcountry Power, and More...

    26/07/2021 Duração: 19min

    Steve & Mark answer listener questions, including... Why did they chose 6.5 Creedmoor over 6.5 PRC? What affects will extreme temperatures have on your bow? How much power is needed to recharge electronics in the backcountry? Do they ever use ice axes instead of trekking poles? And how long could they survive in the wilderness on their own? Mark's Article on 6.5 Creedmoor vs 6.5 PRC: https://exomtngear.com/blogs/article/creedmoor-vs-prc Share your question for the show: [email protected] View & Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast

  • 293 | All About Glassing — Optics Gear, Strategies, and Skills

    21/07/2021 Duração: 01h05min

    In this episode, we are joined by our buddy, JD Ponciano. As a hunter, guide, and experienced professional in the optics industry, JD has a wealth of knowledge on optics. He has both intimate knowledge of glassing gear, as well as extensive first-hand knowledge of putting optics to use in the field. We speak with JD about everything from optics selection, to glassing strategies, to optics support and accessories. Search the Podcast Archive: https://exomtngear.com/podcast Become an Exo Insider: https://exomtngear.com/newsletter Contact Us: [email protected]

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