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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 380 | After the Hunt — Texas to Idaho for Elk

Today's episode is another "After" podcast from the "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. In today's conversation, Taylor shares the story of his first elk hunt. On this hunt, Taylor learned important lessons that you can benefit from hearing about...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 379 | Unconventional Success (A Listener Story...)

After an unconventional start to his big game hunting experience, Jim had some unconventional hunting success this past fall. Jim, who is a listener of the show and an everyday hunter from Tennessee, joins us on this episode to share the story of his Montana elk and mule deer hunt from this past fall.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 370 | My Custom Rifle — What I Built, What I Learned...

Mark takes a deep-dive into the custom rifle that he built a couple of years ago. What did he build, what did he change, how has it performed, and what did he learn along the way? He discusses why he chose 7SAUM for the cartridge, what components he used throughout the build, how he selected his builder, and more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 366 | Before the Hunt — Zoe's Very First Hunt

As part of our "Before & After the Hunt" podcast series, we speak with Zoe about her very first hunt. As a brand new hunter, Zoe had some great questions about meat care and processing in the field, understanding elk, checking the wind, getting necessary gear, and more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 362 | Before the Hunt — Elk Season...Is This THE Year?

As part of our "Before & After the Hunt" series, we speak with Justin about his third season hunting elk, and the continued pursuit to kill his first elk. Justin has a great perspective on the journey of becoming an elk hunter, how hunting has helped him in other areas of life, why the struggle is worth it, and more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 358 | Before the Hunt — Solo Elk & Bear in Idaho

We are kicking-off a brand new series of "Before & After the Hunt" episodes with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Over the course of this series we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Taylor from Texas. He is headed on his first elk (and bear!) hunt in Idaho this September. Not only is this Taylor's first western hunt,...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 356 | Reverse-Engineering Success with Anthony Oberti

On this episode of our Reverse-Engineering Success series we speak with Anthony Oberti. He shares the story of an elk hunt that involved unexpected challenges, mistakes made, and eventual success. What are the key things that he did right, and how did he recover from some of the things he should have done differently?

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 354 | Reverse-Engineering Success with Brian ("BMack") McElrea

On this Hunt Backcountry Podcast episode we speak with Brian ("BMack") McElrea from HUSH about an archery elk hunt in Wyoming that he spent years working towards. As you will hear, the hunt was filled with ups, downs, and unexpected moments. Ultimately we learn lessons that helped Brian fill his tag on a great bull.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 352 | Reverse-Engineering Success with Jeff Bloomquist

On this Hunt Backcountry Podcast episode we speak with Jeff Bloomquist about a solo elk hunt where Jeff killed a 327" bull with his bow during an epic rut fest. But as you will hear, the hunt wasn't without mistakes or challenges. We ask Jeff about the most important moments and decisions made that created his success.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 346 | Successful Elk Hunters Do This, Not That...

With decades of experience as a hunter, guide, and outfitter, Cliff Gray has hunted more elk than many of us could ever experience in a lifetime. In this podcast conversation, Cliff shares the common mistakes that struggling elk hunters make, and how the consistently-successful elk hunters make success happen.

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