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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 061 | Hunt, Harvest, Health with Ryan Lampers

In this timely New Years episode of the Hunt Backcountry Podcast, we speak with Ryan Lampers, aka @SthealthyHunter. Ryan is a dedicated do-it-yourself hunter that has been pursuing wildlife in the wilderness for decades. We discuss Ryan's 2016 Nevada mule deer hunt — how it all came together, and how you can hunt deer in NV.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 058 | DIY Backpacking Meals, Late-Season Deer Tactics, Public Land Grab

We cover a variety of topics in this episode with guest, Brad Brooks, of Argali Outdoors. Our discussion ranges from late-season deer hunting tactics, to do-it-yourself dehydrated backpacking meals, to beginner archery lessons, to urgent conservation issues such as the potential transfer of federal lands into state...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 053 | Next-Level Backpacking with "Adventurer of the Year" Andrew Skurka

Andrew Skurka is an accomplished adventure athlete, speaker, guide, writer... and hunter. Andrew provides us with some excellent information on how to take your backpacking to the next level. We discuss gear, food, and more — including many do-it-yourself alternatives to what the market offers.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 006 | Food To Fuel Your Backpack Hunts

In this episode, Mark and Steve discuss the food that they use to fuel their backcountry hunts. They show that a little bit of thought, research, and analysis will allow you to not only ensure you're meeting the nutritional demands of backcountry hunting, but also allow you to do it by carrying no more than...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 040 | 3 Things Wrong With Your Diet and How Diet Affects Hunting Performance

Heather Kelly is an evolutionary sports nutritionist and certified psychology of eating coach. She is the creator of Heather’s Choice backcountry meals. In this episode we discuss what’s wrong with the standard American diet that most of us consume and how our diets affectour hunting performance for better or worse.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 020 | "Cut the Crap" — No BS Nutrition Advice from Dan Staton of ElkShape.com

To hunt hard, to hunt effectively, one must be physically and mentally prepared for the harsh demands of the backcountry. Physical training is critical, but you can't out-work a crappy diet. Many hunters look to workouts and supplements, and afterwards (or if at all), they evaluate their day-to-day nutrition choices.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 016 | "The Most Successful Hunter I Know"

In this episode, we speak with Russ Meyer. Russ is, as Steve puts it, “the most successful hunter I know.” So we talk to Russ about what it takes to be so successful. How has he found consistent success is 30 years of bowhunting?

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 005 | Built for the Backcountry — Mountain Fitness with Rob Shaul

We all know that hunting the backcountry effectively requires a certain level of physical fitness. But how, specifically, should backcountry hunters train? What are the unique challenges that hunters face? How can hunters train effectively without spending hours and hours in the gym?

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 002 | Muley Tactics, Elk Scouting, Rookie Mistakes with Exo Mountain Gear's Lenny Nelson

In Episode 002, Mark Huelsing and Steve Speck sit down with Lenny Nelson, co-founder of Exo Mountain Gear. We discuss a variety of topics and answer listener questions about elk scouting, mule deer stalking, camera gear for filming hunts, and more. We also learn why tandem mountain biking is the best way to train...

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