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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 339 | Big Adventures Down South with Stephen West

Stephen West joins us on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast to talk about his work as a guide in Texas and Mexico. Whether it is chasing Aoudad in West Texas, Carmen deer in the Chinati Mountains, or Mule Deer in Sonora, Stephen is a year-round guide that lives for adventure.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 337 | How Rangefinders Work. And Why, Sometimes, They Don't.

This podcast is all about rangefinders for hunting and shooting. We discuss the different types of devices, features, settings, applications, and more. We talk through what separates a $200 rangefinder from a $2,000 rangefinder. The differences in handheld rangefinders vs range-finding binoculars. And much more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 330 | Shane Wise of Wiser Precision

Shooter, hunter, entrepreneur, and all-around good dude, Shane Wise, joins us on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast to talk about how he started hunting (it is pretty hilarious), as well as how he started his business, Wiser Precision. We discuss hunting, shooting, glassing, entrepreneurship, and more...

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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 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 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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