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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Jun 29, 2019


• 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


• 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


• 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...

Jun 8, 2019


• Introduction: Pros and cons of hunting with match bullets

• Listener's questions: Tok Air Service, DIY drop-camp moose hunt costs, .257 WBY cartridge for deer, vintage controlled-feed rifles for backcountry work, hunting as PTSD therapy, downsides of carbon fiber barrels, and more. 

• History of...

Jun 5, 2019


• O'Conner and mountain rifles

• What makes a true mountain rifle? 

• Weight, Accuracy, & Reliability

• Review-type episode: Kimber's Mountain Ascent in .280 Ackley Improved

• Swarovski's Z5 3.5-18x 44mm BT riflescope

• Less than 7 pounds with scope, sling, and ammo aboard

• Sub-MOA accuracy...