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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Jul 23, 2021

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Intro: Pack animals can make or break a backcountry hunt

 

Guest: Tyce Ericson, owner of Utah Bird Dog Training and long-time backcountry hunter and Llama packer. 

 

Advantages of Llamas: 

  • Calm, don't spook easily like horses and mules
  • Stronger than pack goats
  • Easy for beginners to handle and pack
  • Sure...


Jul 16, 2021

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Hunting scenario: What barrel length will you pick? 

 

Short barrels in the Backcountry: How much performance do you give up? 

 

Pros and Cons of hunting the Backcountry with a suppressor. 

 

Best deer and elk cartridges for use in short barrels with suppressors. 

 

Calculating velocity expansion...


Jul 9, 2021

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Topic: How to make one-day hunts successful 

 

  • Q&A section:
    • 7mm-08 & 7x57 as the light rifle in a two-gun combo
    • Switch-barrel rifle compared to a two-gun approach
    • Sitka Blacktail seasons and hunt duration

 

  • THE ALL-DAY, ONE-DAY HUNT
    • Go early and go focused
    • Be adaptable
    • Eat well
    • Stay hydrated
    • Hunt...


Jul 3, 2021

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Topic: Two Rifles To Rule The Backcountry

 

A one-gun hunter is to be respected, but a two-gun battery makes any hunter more versatile and capable. 

 

Q&A: Bear bullets for the .350 Rem. Mag.

 

Picking a two-rifle battery: 

  • Keeping both rifles the same model and configuration
  • Tuning triggers and picking...


Jun 25, 2021

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Topic: Compact Rifles for Beginners and Small-Framed Hunters

 

Up-front Q&A: 

  • Barrel cleaning procedures and products
  • Re-chambering a burned-out barrel
  • Youth rifle cartridges

 

BROWNING'S X-BOLT MICRO COMPOSITE

 

Compact, ergonomic, accurate, and reliable, this outstanding small rifle is not just a...