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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 323 | Rethinking Firearm Storage & Security

Is the "safe" that you're using for your hunting rifle providing the protection that you think it is? Having personally wrestled with these questions, we were interested to speak with Tom Kubinec of SecureIt Gun Storage to learn more about gun safes, and why SecureIt takes a different approach to storage and security.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 321 | The Best Gear We Used in 2021

At the end of each year we like to highlight some of the favorite gear we have used for hunts throughout the year and discuss why those particular items made a difference for us personally. In this episode of the Hunt Backcountry Podcast, Steve & Mark share the best gear they used in 2021...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 316 | American Gear Guide, The Value of Hunting, A Non-Typical Bull

Matt Mullins joins the Hunt Backcountry podcast to talk about the American Gear Guide, his diverse experience in the outdoors and how that relates to hunting, and to share the story of his recent elk hunt where he killed his first archery bull — a non-typical giant in Utah.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 315 | Post Hunt: A Big Goat in BIG Country

Mountain Goats are fascinating animals that live in wildly big and adventurous country. Lee Ricks joins us on the Hunt Backcountry podcast to talk about his recent Mountain Goat hunt from this past fall in Montana. We discuss the story, the uniqueness of the hunt, the lessons learned, and more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 314 | Post Hunt: JvB's Unforgettable Bighorn Experience

Joseph von Benedikt joins us to talk about an unforgettable Bighorn Sheep hunt that he experienced this past summer. This was a truly unique hunt, and you'll hear how the opportunity came about, how Joseph prepared on very short notice, how the hunt went down, and much more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 313 | We Doubled On Elk...Again (The Story & Your Questions)

Steve & Mark just wrapped-up their rifle elk hunt in Idaho and in this podcast they share the story of how the hunt unfolded. They also answer your questions about this hunt, including rifle setups, bullet performance, new packs and gear they tested, and much more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 311 | Post Hunt: Steve's Sheep from the Frank Church Wilderness

Steve is back from the Frank Church Wilderness after a successful, once-in-a-lifetime Idaho Bighorn Sheep hunt. In this conversation we hear about the ups-and-downs of the hunt, discuss the challenges of hunting in "The Frank", provide the play-by-play leading up to the shot opportunity, and much more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 306 | Rob Gearing of Spartan Precision

Rob Gearing from Spartan Precision joins us on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast to talk about his history as a mountaineer, how that background influenced his product design philosophy, the unique benefits of Spartan's product offerings, and some practical tips for shooting in the mountains.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 293 | All About Glassing — Optics Gear, Strategies, and Skills

As a hunter, guide, and experienced professional in the optics industry, JD Ponciano has both intimate knowledge of glassing gear, as well as extensive first-hand knowledge of putting optics to use in the field. We speak with JD about optics selection, glassing strategies, tripods, optics accessories, and much more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 292 | Our Complete Gear List for Backcountry Hunting (6 Years Later...)

We discuss our A-Z gear list for backpack hunts and compare each gear item to what we used to use 6 years ago. We also share our FREE Backpack Hunting Gear List Template (Spreadsheet), which you can use to plan easier and pack smarter for your next hunt.

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