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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 367 | Backpacking for Whitetails with Nathan Killen

An episode about Eastern Whitetails on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast?...Yes! Our guest, Nathan Killen, is an extremely successful whitetail hunter, specifically targeting mature bucks. In this conversation, we hear about Nathan's strategy of targeting mature bucks, how he executes backpack hunts, and much more.

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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 358 | Before the Hunt — Solo Elk & Bear in Idaho

We are kicking-off a brand new series of "Before & After the Hunt" episodes with people just like YOU... listeners of the podcast. Over the course of this series we will be speaking with everyday hunters as they plan and prepare for a specific hunt this fall, and then we will have follow-up episode after their hunt to hear about how the hunt unfolded, the lessons they learned, and more. Today, we are speaking with Taylor from Texas. He is headed on his first elk (and bear!) hunt in Idaho this September. Not only is this Taylor's first western hunt,...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 354 | Reverse-Engineering Success with Brian ("BMack") McElrea

On this Hunt Backcountry Podcast episode we speak with Brian ("BMack") McElrea from HUSH about an archery elk hunt in Wyoming that he spent years working towards. As you will hear, the hunt was filled with ups, downs, and unexpected moments. Ultimately we learn lessons that helped Brian fill his tag on a great bull.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 353 | Reverse-Engineering Success with Garth Jenson

On this episode of the Reverse-Engineering Success podcast series, we speak with Garth Jensen about a multi-year quest with a specific buck in Garth's home state of Utah. This story features lessons on bouncing-back from setbacks, balancing patience and aggressiveness, tracking and stalking mule deer, and more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 350 | Lions, and Trad Bows, and Bears — Oh My!

A new hunter (and listener of the Hunt Backcountry Podcast) embarks upon a solo backcountry adventure and encounters more than he imagined. From a close encounter with a lion that had a deer in its jaws, to harvesting a black bear with a trad bow, this hunt was certainly one to remember. Hear the whole story...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 334 | Answering Your Bear Hunting Questions

Douglas Boze is a passionate bear hunter and author of some great books on bear hunting. He joins us on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast to answer your questions about bear hunting. We discuss spring vs fall bears. Tips and tactics for new bear hunters. How to e-scout for bear hunts. The best bear recipes. And more...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 322 | Will Work to Hunt Elk (A Listener Story...)

A listener of the Hunt Backcountry Podcast, Matthew, joins us to share the story of how he turned free work into a free elk hunt. Matthew volunteered his time and energy to an Outfitter in Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness, and when he earned the right to hunt the Wilderness for himself, he killed his first elk.

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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 287 | Scouting for Success with Justin Crossley

Justin Crossley joins us to talk about his scouting strategy for out-of-state hunts. We talk about e-scouting, how to plan a scouting trip to a new area, how to make the best use of time, glassing strategies, and much more. No matter what species you're hunting, you will certainly learn something from this episode.

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