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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Oct 11, 2019

SHOW NOTES

  • Host introduction: Evan Siembida of Siembida Custom Knives 
  • Hunting knife design evolution and performance characteristics 
  • Handle materials and practical advantages 
  • How size, blade shape, and edge geometry affects use 
  • Bushcraft and fire starting 
  • “Spa Treatment” knife restoration...


Oct 6, 2019

SHOW NOTES

• Follow-up on episode No. 40's discussion on worst elk wounders

• Characteristics that make ideal elk cartridges

AUTHORITY

  1. Bullet weight
  2. Frontal diameter
  3. Bullet construction
  4. Velocity

REACH

  1. Velocity
  2. Aerodynamic bullet

• List of great elk cartridges

• LIst of great elk bullets

RESOURCES: 

Web link...


Sep 27, 2019

SHOW NOTES

Making The Shot intro: After all your planning, prep, and hard hunting, everything comes down to one moment where you’ve got to succeed or fail in taking your quarry.

• Two real-life scenarios with heartbreaking consequences, and how they could have been avoided

• Correcting the mistakes before they...


Sep 20, 2019

SHOW NOTES

Backcountry Gear Challenge: fit 10 days worth of gear into 55 pounds

Top-of-the-list item: Tag/Hunting license!

• Sleep systems: Sleeping bag, pad, & tent

• Backpacks: Types and recommendations

• Raingear: Jackets & pants, pack covers, drybags for camera & electronics

• Clothing & footwear: From skin...


Sep 13, 2019

SHOW NOTES:

• Intro: Remington's M700, episode recording, guest Carlos Martinez, 

• Listener questions & comments

• Remington's Custom Shop (also covers Marlin & Dakota)

• Why the Model 700 has such accuracy potential

• How the Custom Shop maximizes performance

• How you can order any configuration you...