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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 370 | My Custom Rifle — What I Built, What I Learned...

Mark takes a deep-dive into the custom rifle that he built a couple of years ago. What did he build, what did he change, how has it performed, and what did he learn along the way? He discusses why he chose 7SAUM for the cartridge, what components he used throughout the build, how he selected his builder, and more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 363 | Q&A from Steve's Dall Sheep Hunt

Tyler Boschma joins us to follow-up on Steve's recent Dall Sheep hunt. We hear about Tyler's perspective on the hunt, as the guide, and also chat through listener Q&A about the hunt. Topics covered include the stress of hunting, spotting scopes, bullet performance, rain gear, how to afford a sheep hunt, and more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 360 | Post Hunt: Steve's 13-Year-Old Dall Sheep from Alaska

Steve is back from Alaska after a tough, but successful hunt for Dall Sheep. Steve hunted with his good friend, and guide, Tyler Boschma. They dealt with delays, setbacks, mistakes, weather, and eventually harvested a gorgeous 13-year-old Dall Sheep. In this podcast episode, Steve and Mark share the story of the hunt.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 359 | Before the Hunt — Early Rifle Mule Deer in Colorado

As part of our "Before & After the Hunt" series, we speak with Ryan from Wisconsin. He is headed to Colorado this September for an early rifle Mule Deer hunt. We interview Ryan to learn about his preparation, training, gear, and what questions he has for us about his hunt.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 357 | An Unbiased Review of Rangefinding Binoculars

An Unbiased Review of Rangefinding Binoculars — After spending thousands of dollars on binoculars, a listener of the Hunt Backcountry Podcast joins us to share his findings. What are the pros and cons of each model he tested, and which one did he end up keeping to hunt with this year? Tune in to find out...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 356 | Reverse-Engineering Success with Anthony Oberti

On this episode of our Reverse-Engineering Success series we speak with Anthony Oberti. He shares the story of an elk hunt that involved unexpected challenges, mistakes made, and eventual success. What are the key things that he did right, and how did he recover from some of the things he should have done differently?

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 355 | Reverse-Engineering Success with Adam Janke

On this Hunt Backcountry Podcast episode we speak with Adam Janke of Beyond the Kill about a Mountain Goat hunt in British Columbia. As part of our Reverse-Engineering Success series, we will discuss how this hunt involved unexpected turns and key decisions that led to the final moments of success.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 343 | ONE DAY DOUBLE — Recapping Our Spring Bear Hunt

Steve & Mark recently filled both of their bear tags on the first evening of what was meant to be a 4-day backpack hunt. In this podcast episode, they discuss the hunt story, lessons learned along the way, and more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 341 | Meat Care & Preparation, Hunting Alaska, Rifles, and More...

Joseph von Benedikt returns to the Hunt Backcountry Podcast to talk about a wet-aging process for venison and his favorite way to prepare and cook wild game. We learn about his experience hunting Kodiak from a boat this past fall. And, of course, we dive into some rifle-related topics, including bullets and ballistics.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 340 | Custom Rifle Actions with Defiance Machine

This podcast episode is all about rifle actions. We are joined by Mike Lee from Defiance Machine to understand how rifle actions are made, the differences between factory and custom rifle actions, how the action affects accuracy in a rifle system, Defiance's best action for backcountry hunters, and much more.

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