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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Jul 12, 2019

SHOW NOTES:

• Backcountry in Africa

• On the menu: Cape buffalo, hippo, and plains game--particularly big kudu bulls

• Prep and packing

• Shooting practice for success in Africa's bush country

• Buffalo charge stopped at 4 yards

• Big kudu bulls

• Stalking a monster hippo through other aggressive hippos,...


Jul 5, 2019

SHOW NOTES

• Your rifle or bow is the one tool you can't be successful without--so prep it properly for backcountry work, and know how to perform emergency fixes.

• Barrel break-in 

• Action tuning

• Stabilizing sighting systems and accuracy 

• Gun oil in your barrel: Best friend and worst enemy

• Non-oil...


Jun 29, 2019

SHOW NOTES

• Mule deer addiction & the wonderful wives that deal with it

• What makes mule deer different? 

• Critical hunting methods & tools

• Field scoring: The flash glance

• Field scoring: when time is on your side

• Realistic public-land, DIY expectations

• Colton's favorite mule deer cartridge

•...


Jun 22, 2019

SHOW NOTES

• AlpenFuel founder talks inspiration

• Planning for various types of terrain and conditions

• Energy supplements

• Charting your body's needs over the hunts' duration

• Performance food

• Recovery food

• Indigestion, and how to avoid it

• Minimalist stoves and dehydrated meals

• COFFEE!...


Jun 14, 2019

SHOW NOTES:

• Black bear hunt in northwest Montana's deep backcountry

• Special guest: Adam Weatherby

• Special gear: Prototype Weatherby rifle & cartridge

This hunt turned out to be aggressive, eventful, adventurous, and a fantastic success in every possible way. We covered 32 miles in four days, climbed over...