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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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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 338 | Post Hunt: I Killed My First Elk, Then Pushed SOS

"Success in filling a tag does not mean a successful hunt: A first time elk hunter's highs, lows, and valuable survival and hunting lessons." That is a quote from today's Hunt Backcountry Podcast guest, Matthew. He shares the many lessons he learned, and the mistakes he made, on his first "successful" elk hunt.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 328 | Skills, Mindset & Gear to Survive in the Wild

As modern hunters, we have access to all kinds of technology and gear that are beneficial. But what about the knowledge and skills needed to survive in the backcountry? What skills did our ancestors have that we lack? We explore these questions with hunter, bushcrafter, and survival expert, Joel van der Loon.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 325 | Post Hunt: A Father-Daughter Sheep Adventure

This story has it all... Challenge & Adventure, the Exploration of Personal Limits, Dealing with the Unexpected, Making Memories with Family & Friends, as well as both Inspirational & Practical Wisdom. Tune in to this Hunt Backcountry Podcast episode to hear about a special Father-Daughter sheep hunting adventure.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 307 | "Perseverance" — A Listener's Elk Hunting Story

A listener of the podcast, Matt, shares the story of his 2020 elk hunt. Despite many challenges leading up to, and throughout the hunt, Matt persevered on a tough solo hunt and found success. We break down the pre-hunt planning, the challenges of the hunt, and how he ultimately filled his tag and cared for the elk.

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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 305 | The Elk Nut — Paul Medel talks Age, Calling, Pressure, and More...

Paul the "Elk Nut" Medel returns to the Hunt Backcountry Podcast to talk about hunting at his age (66), how he trains to hunt elk at his age, how elk hunters should deal with hunting pressure, what elk hunters get wrong on calling, and much more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 299 | Expert Roundtable: Game-Changing Gear

What gear truly matters to you and makes the biggest difference in your hunting? If you had a limited budget and were starting all over, where would you focus your spending? In this Hunt Backcountry Podcast episode, we answer these questions with five experienced and successful hunters.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 298 | Expert Roundtable: Mistakes That Made Me Better

What lessons have you learned the hard way? Is there a specific story where you made a mistake that you commonly refer back to, or have learned from in a way that changes how you have hunted ever since? In this Hunt Backcountry Podcast episode, we answer these questions with five experienced and successful hunters.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 297 | Expert Roundtable: The Key to Consistency

What is the key to consistency in hunting? What do the most consistent hunters attribute their success to? Would it be their pre-season planning and scouting, their knowledge of animal behavior and hunting techniques, their hunting instincts, or something else?

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