FOCUS HUNTING PODCAST

Join the FOCUS HUNTING Podcast and listen to host's Kevin and Peter talk hunting, gear, guns, shooting, archery with pro's in the industry who share their stories and give tips on what has made them successful hunters.

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Episode #93 FOCAST October Wrap Up
Kevin Toye and Peter VonNeisson chat about their October Hunts
44 min
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Episode #92 Train to Hunt with Kenton Clairmont
Kevin Toye and Peter VonNeisson Chat with Kenton Clairmont, founder of Train to Hunt
67 min
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Episode #91 FOCAST September Wrap-Up
Episode #91 FOCAST September Wrap-Up
69 min
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Episode #90 Credo Outdoors with Mike Edgehouse
Episode #90 Credo Outdoors with Mike Edgehouse
104 min
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Episode #89 FOCAST - Broadheads, Troubled Bears...
Episode #89 FOCAST - Broadheads, Troubled Bears & CO's
71 min
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Episode #88 Greg Poole Part 2
Kevin Toye and Pete chat with Greg Poole about bow tuning
81 min
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Episode #87 Good ol'fashioned Pete Roast with B...
Episode #87 Good ol'fashioned Pete Roast with Brad Clemens
59 min
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Focus on Wildlife Part 2 - Howl for Wildlife's...
Focus on Wildlife Part 2 - Howl for Wildlife's Conservation Center Charles witwam and john stallone
73 min
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Episode #86 Life of a Bowhunter With Sam Davis
Kevin Toye and Peter VonNeisson Chat with experienced Bow Hunter Sam Davis
62 min
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Episode #85 Greg Poole Part 1 Consistency & Han...
"Greg Poole" & "Kevin Toye" talk archery and bow tuning, the power of 3d shooting to become a better hunter, consistent shot making and hand torque.
76 min
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Episode #84 Focast - Rookie Move Kev Toye
Episode #84 Focast - Rookie Move Kev Toye
85 min
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Focus on Wildlife Part 1 - Howl for Wildlife's...
Focus on Wildlife Part 1 - Howl for Wildlife's Conservation Center w/ John Stallone & Travis Hall
55 min
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Episode #83 On Point with Garrett Weaver
Kevin Toye sits down with Garrett Weaver from On Point Podcast.
73 min
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Episode #82 Breaking Down Bear Fat w/Gerard White
Kevin Toye, Peter VonNeissen talk about Breaking down Bear fat with Gerard White
64 min
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Episode #81 Ticks & Disease with Dan Wolff
Tick Man Dan "tick man dan" joins Kevin Toye "Kevin Toye" and Peter Von Niessen "Peter Vonniessen" to chat about ticks and disease
73 min
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Episode #80 Work More Hours with Johnny "Utah" ...
kevin toye chats with johnny Utah Mulligan about working hard getting more done and grizzly bears "kevintoye" "johnnyutah"
62 min
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Episode #79 Focast - Hunting Fence Lines
"Kevin toye Podcast" "Kevin Toye" "Focus Hunting" "focus podcast" Kevintoye" "kevintoyepodcast"
72 min
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Episode #78 The Muley Slayer - Marc Smith
"Marc smith" the "muley slayer talks mule deer" with "Kevin Toye" and "Peter Von Neissen"
58 min
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Episode #77 Big Bear Tactics - Marcus Simmons
"Kevin Toye" and "Peter Von Neissen" talk with "Marcus Simmon" about "Bear Hunting tactics"
72 min
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Episode #76 Master Tuning your Bow with Chris D...
How to properly tune your bow with Chris Dunlop of Elk River Archery
73 min
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Episode #75 Focast - New Hunter
New Hunter "newhunter" Kevin Toye "kevintoye"
57 min
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Episode #74 Elk Calling with Travis O'Shea
Episode #74 Elk Calling with "Travis O'Shea" "elk calling" "kevin toye" "elk bros"
92 min
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Episode #73 Mindful Hunter - Uncut & Unedited w...
Episode #73 Mindful Hunter - Uncut & Unedited with Jay Nichol "kevintoye" "focushunting"
68 min
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Episode #72 FOCAST - Boots, Socks & Liners
kevin and pete talk hunting Boots, socks and liners
79 min
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Episode #71 Spring Bear - Locating, Calling, Ti...
Episode #71 Spring Bear - Locating, Calling, Tips & Tactics with "Doug Boze" "kevin Toye"
75 min
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Episode #70 Black Bear Pursuit with Seth Watts
Kevin chats with Seth watts of black bear pursuits to talk black bears "kevintoye" "sethwatts" "blackbearpursuit" "blackbears"
70 min
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Episode #69 E-scouting 101 Treeline Pursuits w...
Mark livesay "marklivesay" escouting "escouting" treeline pursuit "treelinepursuit"
85 min
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Episode #68 Strut not Rut - Turkey Tips & Tacti...
Turkey Hunting, Focus Hunting, Kevin Toye, Mark Hall, Peter VonNeisson
88 min
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Episode #67 FOCAST - Pete's New Bow, LEH's & Sp...
Pete and Kevin talk Leh, Turkey, Bear, youth hunting and wild sheep and Pete share his experience picking out a new bow "focus Hunting" "Hunting podcast"
75 min
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Episode #66 Tough Conversation with Paul McCarney
Kevin and Pete chat with Paul McCarney regarding issues regarding a moose and caribou closure in Northern BC and touch on how we deal with emotions and staying away from racism
71 min
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Episode #65 Behind the Lens with Nick Trehearne
Kevin sits down with Nick Trehearne to talk photgraphy and hunting
50 min
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Episode #64 Hunters United
"kevintoye" of the "focushuntingpodcast" teams up with some of the most popular "huntingpodcast" out there to discuss wildlife issues. "wildernesslocals" "Mindfulhunter" "eatwild" "talkissheep" "comeoutheavy" "hunthardtalkfree" Beyondthekill"
76 min
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Episode #63 Act Now with Jesse Zeman
Kevin is joined by Jesse Zeman executive director of the BC Wildlife Federation they talk recent issues surrounding possible closures to the Moose and Caribou resident hunting seasons.
37 min
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Episode #62 Howl For Wildlife with John Stallone
"Kevintoye" and "Johnstallone" talk about howl for wildlife
64 min
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Episode #61 Building a Perfect Pack with Alex Rich
Mystery Ranch to discuss what goes into building a perfect pack. Truck Hunting, Elk hunting
53 min
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Episode #60 Hoge Wild with Lucas Hoge
country music star Lucas Hoge sits down with Kevin Toye and discusses his path to stardom. Hunting, fishing and playing guitars. Luke talks about his new TV show Hoge Wild.
44 min
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Episode # 59 Big Ol'Bucks with Brennan Lund
Hunting Big Bucks, wolf calls, whitetail deer hunting, salmon river runs
64 min
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Episode #58 Bad Wildlife Management with Peter ...
"Kevin Toye" catches up with long time friend Peter Von Niessen of Kootenay Outdoor Adventures to chat about troubles facing BC wildlife, archery, bears, elk, deer and a whole bunch more
85 min
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Episode #57 James Jubran Heavy Arrows, Drug Dea...
Kevin is joined by James Jubran of Smile Outside to discuss their new book, hunting Nilgai antelope, Whitetail hunting in Texas, Mexican Drug dealers.
83 min
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Episode #56 Weatherby Rifles with Adam Weatherby
Kevin is joined by "Adam Weatherby" of "Weatherby Rifles" to talk Weatherby "history", youth rifles and the hunting season.
40 min
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Episode #55 Kicked Off Public Land with Hunter ...
"Hunter McWaters" and "Kevin Toye" chat about over coming drug addiction, Caribou Hunting, hunting Kodiak Island.Hunter shares of him and "Dan Staton" almost getting kicked off public land on an Archery Elk Hunt.
49 min
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Episode #54 Quality vs Quantity: Frontiersmen G...
Ex military turned knife maker "Tanner Dannish" sits down with "Kevin Toye" to discuss custom knife making, living in the north, "trophy hunting" and some Elk hunts.
66 min
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Episode #53 No Spring Bear Hunt!
Washington State Cancels spring bear hunting Kevin and guest Doug Boze discuss this decision and debate whether its political or scientific.
50 min
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Episode #52 "Prince of Poachers" Charles Beaty
22 year outlaw, over 122 illegal deer killed, one book another one on the way amazing story from the prince of poachers "Charlie Beaty"
97 min
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Episode #51 Brian Barney
Brian & Kevin discuss balancing work, family and hunting plus they talk bows and arrow set up.
57 min
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Episode #50 SOLOCAST 2020 Late Season Mule Deer...
Recap my 2020 Late Season Mule Deer Hunt
23 min
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Episode #49 High Mountains & Goats
A great chat about hunting high mountain goats, late season mule deer and fall black bear
65 min
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Episode #48 A Hunting Conversation
Paul Mccarney and I discuss forest fires, bears, cooking wild game, ethics and ask the questions am "I" a trophy hunter.
78 min
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Episode #47 Elk Shape with Dan Staton
Great conversation on how to get into "elk shape" with "Dan Staton".
68 min
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Episode #46 Down & Dirty with Baker Leavitt
A conversation with the experts about hunting and the industry
56 min
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Episode #45 Backpacks, Tents & Stoves w/ Kevin ...
Discuss backpacks, tents and stove, bear fences, Caribou hunts and more with Kevin Timm of Seek Outside
77 min
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Episode #44 Moment of Truth w/ Mitchell Payment
TV Host Mitchell Payment of MOMENT OF TRUTH TV and Kevin Toye discuss hosting a hunting tv show as a teenager, deer hunting, bear hunting.
54 min
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Episode #43 Dialed In with Josh Kirchner
Author Josh Kirchner joins me to discuss his book, backpack hunting, black bears, training and archery
82 min
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Hunters For BC w/ Robin Unrau
Founder and President of Hunters for BC Robin Unrau we talk hunting ethics, wildlife habitat, beetle kill and more
55 min
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Episode #42 Hunt2Eat with Mahting Putelis
Explore clothing and recipes with Hunt to Eat co-founder Mahting Putelis
60 min
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Episode #41 Smith Game Calls with Steve Smith
Great Game calls with Steve Smith of Smith Game Calls
43 min
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Episode #40 Elk 101 with Corey Jacobsen
Learn how to become a successful Elk hunter with Corey Jacobsen
79 min
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Episode #39 Survival with John Barklow
Learn clothing systems that will save your life in the backcountry with Sitka's John Barklow
53 min
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Episode #38 No Bait, Just Bears! with Doug Boze
On this episode I am joined by Doug Boze. Doug is the author of "No Bait, Just Bears" and "The Ultimate Guide to Black Bear Hunting". Doug shares some great stories of his years hunting Black Bears and he gives us some tips and tricks on hunting and call...
64 min
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Episode #37 The Wild Initiative
On this episode I am joined by Sam Ayres host of The Wild Initiative Podcast. Be sure to join Sam and his amazing line up of guests. Sam shares his path to becoming a hunter, he tells us about his first ever Elk trip which left him pretty beat up. For mo...
67 min
61
Episode #36 Tipper Talk's Turkey
On this episode I am joined by Richard Tipper president of the CWTF's BC Chapter. Richard gives us a bit of his back story on how and when his obsession with Turkey hunting began and how COVID broke his streak of spring Turkey hunts. We talk about the Ca...
67 min
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Episode #35 Just Hunt
On this episode I am joined by a truly remarkable person, Amanda Lynn Mayhew. Amanda is one of the first females to enter the hunting television industry and helped pave the way for women in the industry today. Amanda shares here story of how she got int...
42 min
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Episode #34 Warrior
On this episode I am joined by former Navy Seal Rorke Denver. Rorke is a New York Times best seller, his two books "Damn Few" and "Worth Dying For" are a must on any bookshelf, Rorke has also starred in the hit movie "Act of Valor". Rorke shares all abou...
50 min
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Episode #33 Paul McCarney
On this episode I am joined by my good bud Paul McCarney. Paul and I have a deep discussion on animal rights vs animal welfare, the seal hunt, turkey hunting and a whole bunch of other great topics that tend to come up in hunting discussions. For more in...
94 min
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Episode #32 Invisible
On this episode of the FOCUS HUNTING Podcast I am joined by Mike Slinkard. Mike share some hunting stories with us which includes successful hunts in four different countries Canada, Africa, New Zealand and the US which includes an incredible 46 Elk. Mik...
54 min
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Episode #31 One Tough S.O.B.
On this episode I am joined by Jared Frasier of 2% for Conservation. As you will hear in this episode Jared has been through a ton in the past few years, but remarkable remains dedicated to conservation. Jared explains what 2% for Conservation is and how...
67 min
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Episode #30 On the Edge w/Joe Eppele
On this episode of the Focus Hunting Podcast I am joined by Joe Eppele. Joe is a former pro football player and now co-star of the popular TV show THE EDGE. Joe and I talk growing up in BC, pro football and hunting, Joe also shares some tips on spring be...
59 min
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Episode #29 The Hunting Public
On this episode I sit down and talk with Greg Clements from the Hunting Public. Greg shares with us how The Hunting Public got started. Greg and I also talk whitetail and Elk hunting, plus Greg gives us some great tips on hunting spring Wild Turkey. For ...
56 min
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Episode #28 Backroad Maps
On this episode I am joined by Russ Mussio, co-founder of the Backroad maps. Russ shares with us how getting lost in the backcountry 30 years ago formed the idea of one of the most utilized map books on the market today. Russ and I discuss some of the fe...
65 min
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Episode #27 The Bear Whisperer
On this episode I am joined by the Blaine Anthony. Blaine has had a huge amount of success in the television industry. When Blaine is not hunting for his highly popular TV Shows, Bear Whisperer and Hitman, he is busy with his production company. Blaine a...
57 min
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Episode #26 Mauled by a Grizzly
On this episode I am joined by author Greg Matthews. Greg is an avid hunter and outdoorsman, Air Force and civilian firefighter, EMT, rescue helicopter pilot, fugitive recovery agent, Ground Zero volunteer, father and husband. Greg and I talk hog hunting...
96 min
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Episode #25 Landscapes & Letter w/Paul McCarney
On this episode I am joined by my good buddy Paul McCarney. Besides being a passionate and dedicated hunter Paul is an amazing author, his webpage Landscapes & Letters is full of great articles that are, in my opinion, a must read for every hunter. Paul ...
74 min
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Episode #24 Go Wild
On this episode I am joined by co-founder and CEO of the GO WILD app, Brad Luttrell. Brad and I chat about some of the big shows that got cancelled this year and last. Brad tells us all about his background and how him and a few other created the best ou...
69 min
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Episode #23 Over My Dead Body
On this episode I am joined by Sheldon Clare, president of the National Firearms Association. Sheldon and I discuss a bit of history of the NFA, we talk about the current ban of over 1500 firearms, how the current government keeps adding to the list, how...
63 min
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Episode #22 Hunt South Africa
On this episode I am joined by my good buddy Nick Bowker. Nick is an established guide outfitter with over 25 years experience as a guide and a lifetime of experience hunting in the Bedford region of South Africa. His operation is one of the finest you w...
39 min
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Episode #21 Greg McHale
On this episode I am joined by fellow Canadian Greg McHale. Greg is one of the baddest guys you will find in the backcountry. Greg's TV series Greg McHales Yukon Wild is the essence of extreme backpack hunting. Besides being one of the most down to earth...
74 min
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Episode #20 Come Out Heavy
This is an episode I did over with the boys from the Come out Heavy podcast. Devin and Curt Gassoff are a couple stand up fellas who love to share their knowledge knowledge and talk hunting. If you haven't listened to their podcast I highly recommend it ...
62 min
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Episode #19 iHunter
On this episode I am joined by Mark Stenroos, founder of the iHunter app. Mark and I talk about what got him all started, his move across country and the iHunter app features. For more information please go to... www.ihunterapp.com www.focushunting.ca  
65 min
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Episode #18 BHA Boys
On this episode I am joined by Alan Duffy and Jakob Von Andrian of the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. The three of us discuss the BHA organization, the chapters right here in BC. We discuss issues that affect BC and our border sharing provinces and US st...
51 min
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Episode #17 Vegetarian Turned Hunter
On this episode I am joined by Jonathan Fluevog a 14 year vegetarian turned hunter. We discuss veganism, becoming a hunter and his project Forest 2 Table who gives back to conservation. For more information... www.forest2table.ca www.focushunting.ca www....
42 min
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Episode #16 FOCUS ON WILDSHEEP
On this episode I am joined by Kyle Stelter of the Wild Sheep Society of BC. Kyle and I discuss some MOVI, a serious issue poisoning our wild sheep. We discuss fundraising programs for the Society along with what you can do to help. For more information ...
44 min
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Episode #15 Smile Outside
On this episode I am joined by James Jubran co-founder of Smile Outside, a series of children's books that introduces kids to the concept and importance of conservation. James explains what inspired the books, he shares a few hunts including a Texas Mule...
52 min
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Episode #14 Net Gunner w/ Ben Berukoff
On this episode I am joined by Ben Berukoff, owner of Canadian Wildlife Capture ltd. Ben and I discuss his thug of a ram he harvested in 2020, we also talk about one of the coolest jobs on the planet, capturing animals from helicopters. For more informat...
54 min
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Episode #13 Trigger Effect
On this episode I am joined by one of the co-hosts of the highly successful TV show, Federal Premiums Trigger Effect, Dean Trumbley. Dean and I discuss the road to hunting television, the process of getting film from field to folks and we touch on huntin...
53 min
85
Episode #12 Who Cares?
On this episode I am joined by Scott Ellis with the GOABC (Guide Outfitters Association of British Columbia) Scott and I discuss the impact guide outfitters have on the hunting industry, the impacts of Covid, Anti-hunters, predators and the Grizzly bear ...
58 min
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Episode #11 Time 4 Change
On this episode I am joined by Dave Ryder from SCI. Dave and I discuss the Whitetail doe open season, Antlerless Elk LEH along with other issue's regarding the BC wildlife and what we need to do moving forward. For more information visit:www.bcinteriorsc...
56 min
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Episode #10- 911 for the Backcountry
On this episode I am joined by Ed Henczel with the Central Okanagan Search & Rescue. Ed shares his knowledge with us and gives us some tips that just might save your life in the backcountry. Be sure to click on the links for more info. www.cosar.ca www.a...
59 min
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Episode #9 A Cup for Conservation
On this episode I talk with one of the Co-founders of Outfitter Coffee, a group of dedicated outdoorsmen who have found a unique way to give back to non-profit organizations. www.outfitterscoffeeco.com www.focushunting.ca www.bcinteriorsci.ca  
46 min
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Episode #8 Backwoods Life with Michael Lee
On this episode I am joined by the host of one of the longest running outdoor shows on TV today. Michael Lee has been the host of the Backwoods Life TV show since 2004. Michael and discuss how he got into TV, how the industry has changed, Michael gives u...
37 min
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Episode #7 VORTEX OPTICS with Reg Wales
In this episode I discuss shooting and optics with on of the best Canada has to offer, Reg Wales. Reg is the Technical Field Advisor for Vortex Optics, a Former Member of the CAF and four time Argyll Sniper Challenge winner. Reg and I discuss his backgro...
72 min