The Hunters Advantage Podcast was built with the one goal in mind—to help hunters become better at what they love to do. We talk to hunting experts from across the country in hopes that their knowledge will give hunters the ADVANTAGE on their next adventure.
Kip Adams is the Director of Conservation of the Quality Deer Management Association. On this episode we talk deer harvest statistics, deer research, deer sex ratios, deer habitat and management and CWD.
Check them out here- https://www.qdma.com
There aren't many hunting organizations like Team Radical. Kyle Heuerman and his team consistently harvest quality whitetail year after year, many scoring in the Boone & Crockett range. They also have committed to capturing it all on film. I remember in my early teens admiring Team Radical's management focus, commitment to documenting quality hunts, and the ninja skills it takes to pass deer that are consistently over 150 inches. If you're passionate about management aimed at producing world class deer this is the podcast episode for you.
Check them out on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/user/TeamRadicalWebShow
Shannon Kortman is a 28 year old Michigan outdoorsman that was born with Spina Bifida. He has been bound to a wheelchair his entire life, but hasn't let that stop him from enjoying all of God's creation. When discussing the difficulty of hunting and fishing from a wheel chair he promised me that he wouldnt change a thing in his life and reassured that God is good. If Shannon can do it, so can you!
Shannon's favorite verse, Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength."
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FOB Archery or "Fletchings Only Better" was designed by an Aero-Space Engineer and they take a scientific approach to building archery fletchings. I sat down with Luke Hardin a co-owner of the company to dive deep into why you should try FOB fletchings this bow season. We discuss crosswind affects, design, draw and more.
Check them out here- https://fobarchery.com/
This week I am joined by Jack Borcherding. He is the marketing manager at Bear Archery, Trophy Ridge, SIK & Rocket Broadheads and more. We discuss the process of choosing the bow sight that is right for you.
We are headed to Colorado the first week of September to chase Rocky Mountain Elk. In honor of that, we sat down with a successful back country bowhunter from Idaho to pick his back country brain from tips and tricks-- Chris Young.
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Shane Lewellen is the owner of “The Outfit Oklahoma” which is an Oklahoma based outfitter that covers waterfowl, spring turkey and helicopter hog and coyote hunts. In this episode we discuss building an outfitting business and following your passion. Enjoy!
Book a hunt here: http://www.theoutfitok.com/
Poaching, near death experiences, and more. Christian Babcock interviews the United States most infamous poacher, Charles Beaty. He killed 116 deer in a 20+ year span off of the worlds most famous ranches - the King and Kenedy. We are not advocates of poaching, but the stories are nothing short of incredible.
Check out Charles book here- princeofpoachers.com
Christian Williams trains bow hunters on proper form to ensure longevity in archery. His company "Archery Strong" aims to keep bow hunters injury free while steadily improve their accuracy. We talk about bow hunting mechanics, shoulder stability and how his programs are going to make you a better archer.
Check his programs out at https://www.archery-strong.com/
Full company mission statement, " Our mission is to relieve shoulder pain, prevent injury, and improve performance to build the most accurate, injury-proof archers in the woods and on the range. We provide archery specific strength training designed to make you a bulletproof archer. With Archery Strong, shoulder issues will never keep you from filling a tag or competing on the range."
Greg Glesinger is no stranger to harvesting big whitetails. In 2017 & 2018 he harvested back to back 200"+ whitetail bucks. It was an honor to talk to him about whitetail hunting, hunting culture, growing big deer and much more. We will be podcasting again soon for part 2 of this series!
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Lake Pickle is a podcaster, social media marketer and videographer at Primos Hunting. At the age of 21 he decided to chase his dream in the outdoor industry and has been living it for the last 6 years. On this episode we discuss breaking into the outdoor industry, memes and a ton of hunting. Enjoy!
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Bear Archery is one of the biggest archery brands in the world. It was founded by the legendary Fred Bear in 1939. Fred is considered by many to be the pioneer of bowhunting. In this episode I chat with Jack Borcherding, the current marketing manager at Bear. We talk about where Bear has been, where they are going and what innovative products they are pushing in 2019. Enjoy!
Sometimes it doesn't matter how much research, scouting or podcasts you consume. It is often a battle of mental toughness to harvest an Elk. Jason Kurrasch is not stranger to embracing the suck. On this episode he shares with us how he consistently gets it done Elk hunting.
My good buddy Trent and I talk about planning our September Archery Elk hunt. We discuss what we have learned doing throughout our research and how we plan to be successful. Sept 14th we will do a follow up episode to discuss the results!
This is the ultimate podcast for anyone going on their first Elk hunt this fall. I am joined by the Arizona Elk guide & calling legend himself, Steve Chappell. We discuss where to look for Elk, what calls are needed for starting out, Elk patterns, physical fitness and much more.
You can check out Steve's guide service here- https://www.chappellguideservice.com/
Beau is the host of "East Meets West Hunt" podcast. In this episode we discuss OTC Elk hunting for beginners, mountain country gear (shoes, packs, etc.), Physical training, Sitka Gear, and how he got started in podcasting. If you're not from a western state and are interested in making the trip out west this is a great episode to tune in to! Enjoy.
For the last 6 years Land Tawney has served as the CEO of Back Country Hunters and Anglers. Since then the group aimed at preserving and growing our North American public land system has grown from 1000 to 30000+ members uniting as one voice in 45 states. If we want to preserve the public lands that we enjoy today it starts with us as hunters. If you want to learn more about BHA or how to join a chapter in your state you can at their website here- https://www.backcountryhunters.org
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The Public Land Adventure Club aims to stand by Non-profit organizations to fight for conservation and public land saving efforts throughout the country. On the episode we discuss in detail Texas Public Lands, Texas hunting culture and how to chase mature bucks on Public Land. Enjoy!
Braxton is the founder of the brand "Follow His Arrow." He and his wife Jessica Taylor Byers join to form a true central Texas power couple. In this episode we discuss Texas hunting, harvesting a 10+ year old buck and the state of hunting in social media age. Enjoy!
Jay Scott has been a professional hunting guide for 22 years as well as the host of the popular podcast “Jay Scott Outdoors.” He enjoys guiding throughout the Southwest United States as well as Mexico for Coues Deer, Elk, Big Horn Sheep and Gould Turkey. Jay has harvested two 400+ inch bulls in his lifetime. In this episode we talk Elk hunting, Outfitting, Gould Turkey, podcasting and much more.
Gearhead Archery makes some of the most interesting looking archery equipment in the industry including compound bows, cross bows and even slingshots. I sat down with their Director of Operations, Skip Peterson, to get to the bottom of the Gearhead story!
"The only tree stand on the market that can hang on a horizontal limb" - Matt Garis
Out On A Limb Mfg. creates innovative hunting solutions including 360 degree rotating overhead camera arms, horizontal & vertical hanging tree stands as well as bag target stands. They are a local family owned company based in Enid, OK.
If you want to check out their website you can at outonalimbmfg.com
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Jessica and I discussed her founding of followherarrow.com and what it means to her to inspire women and younger generations to pick up a bow and arrow and live fearlessly. Jessica is an Under Armour hunt sponsored athlete, writer and vlogger that enjoys every moment spent in the outdoors with her bow and arrow. Throughout this episode she shares her unique perspective on conservation, making it in the outdoor industry and following her dreams! Enjoy.
Melissa explains her unique story of being attacked by a Cape Buffalo in Tanzania, Africa. She describes the 3 miracles that happened while the Buffalo repetitively charged and attacked her. To God be the glory!
The Accubow is the most advanced archery training system in the world. I sat down with Accubow CEO, Matt Pell, to discuss how Accubow is going to help archers improve their shooting not only in target archery, but for hunting as well. The system also includes a downloadable virtual reality app that will allow users to bow fish, target shoot and hunt a variety of game.
In this episode we talk about social media censorship, the R3 movement and the growth of the GoWild app. If you're looking for a place to socialize with like minded hunters, fishermen and outdoorsmen look no further. You can download the GoWild app on IOS or Android today!
HHA Sports is a leader in single pin archery sight technology. The sight on your bow is a crucial piece of your archery setup. In this episode I sit down with HHA's Director of Marketing & Sales, Scott Bakken, to explain how HHA sights can benefit you as a 3D shooter, indoor shooter or as a hunter. We discuss the importance of pin size, scope size, the difference between HHA and their competitor and more!
Vortex Optics produces some of the highest quality optics in the world. Their product portfolio is vast including spotting scopes, rifle scopes, range finders and yes even RANGE FINDING BINOCULARS. I sat down with Jimmy Hamilton, who serves as the Chief Media Ambassador at Vortex, to dive into why quality optics are an important tool for hunters ranging from the dense forest of the east to wide open spaces of the west. We discussed Vortex's VIP warranty program, scope magnification and much more..
The Go-Wild app is changing the way hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts interact with each other and share information. This app allows hunters to post their content into different "trails" or forums specific to what they are interested in whether that's elk hunting, rock climbing, biking, etc. Check out the Go-Wild app in the app store available on IOS and Android.
" If we're trying to get new people involved in the outdoors we cannot knock the quality of their harvest. If we are knocking each other it makes it that much harder for hunting to grow." -Sean Lundy
This week I talked with Sean Lundy of Drury Outdoors. We discussed the new Drury Outdoors app - DeerCast, the importance of documenting your story on film and building your influence in the outdoor industry. We have an obligation to bring the next generation of hunters into the outdoors to keep this tradition alive.
I hope you all enjoy this episode of the podcast!
Jake and I discuss Cobra Archery's 2019 lineup of innovative releases including the Cobra Switch (Thumb/Back Tension) , Moment (Hook Release), and their youth line called the Bravo Junior. We also discuss how to read a whitetail bucks body language and whats next for Cobra Archery in the coming years. Thanks for listening!
On this episode I chat with Kevin Osborn of Osborn Outdoors. He is a committee member for the 2% for conservation initiative and the back country hunters and anglers association. We discuss our duty as stewards of public lands, hunting public land and a little about the new GoWild app. Let me know what you thought about this episode!
This week I interviewed the Co-founder of MTN OPS, Jordan Harbertson. We discussed the science behind MTN OPS nutritional and supplement products built for the outdoorsman, building a business in the outdoor industry and public land conservation. If you want to check out MTN OPS products you can at www.mtnops.com
Eyad Yehyawi is a passionate bow hunter and author with nearly 30 years of hunting experience. In his book, Crimson Arrows: A Bowhunting Odyssey, he tells his bow hunting story through 27 unique hunts that take place in North America, Canada and Africa. I had the pleasure of interviewing him this week and we talked about his book, bow hunting, hunting tactics, outfitters, faith and more. Let me know what you think and enjoy!