Podcast Category: Mindset
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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