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#81 - Expectations vs. Reality For New Elk Hunters w/Ben Robinson

#81 - Expectations vs. Reality For New Elk Hunters w/Ben Robinson

October 9, 2019

Zach and Ben Robinson talk about their experiences elk hunting and how they compared to their expectations. The two grew up hunting in Ohio and always had dreams of one day hunting elk. The process of planning a trip ended up being much easier than they thought. After the trip, both hunters had things that they wish they would have known going into the hunt. So if you are thinking about making a trip out west these tips may help you out!  

Topics Include: 

-how to plan an elk hunt
-how much an OTC elk hunt costs

-strategies learned while hunting

-Ben and Zach's biggest tips for new elk hunts

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#80 - Big Bucks on Pressured Land w/Dan Infalt, John Eberhart, Tethrd, and THP

#80 - Big Bucks on Pressured Land w/Dan Infalt, John Eberhart, Tethrd, and THP

October 4, 2019

Deer camp during The Public Land Challenge is full of strategy talk. Zach and Aaron sat down with John Eberhart, Dan Infalt, Ernie Power, and Greg Godfrey and talked strategy for finding big bucks on pressured land. Although everyone has different hunting styles the similarities of how everyone hunts may be surprising. Hopefully you are able to apply some of these tactics to your style when hunting big bucks on pressured land.  

Topics Include: 

-in season scouting
-how to adapt to hunting pressure

-hunting specific beds vs. hunting bedding areas

-hunting close to the road  

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#79 - Public Land Challenge! - Michigan Expectations and Plans

#79 - Public Land Challenge! - Michigan Expectations and Plans

October 2, 2019

This episode was recorded during the first night of the Public Land Challenge in Michigan! We discuss expectations, how we prepped for the hunt, and what we are doing now that we are here. 

Topics Include: 

-expectations of MI public land
-how we prepared by cyber scouting

-what our scouting efforts are now that we are here

-what we saw on the first day 

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#78 - We Shot a Bull on a OTC Tag! - Colorado Hunt Breakdown

#78 - We Shot a Bull on a OTC Tag! - Colorado Hunt Breakdown

September 30, 2019

Zach and Ben breakdown the hunt that they had on their first morning in the Colorado backcountry. They had some intense action that has not been released on video yet! 

Topics Include: 

-our perspective of the hunt
-our calling strategy 

-how we read the wind

-stories from the pack out 

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#77 - Elk Hunting Plans From the Mountain!

#77 - Elk Hunting Plans From the Mountain!

September 27, 2019

On this episode, Zach and his buddies, Ben Robinson and Colin Miller, recorded their thoughts on top of a ridge at 10,400 ft on their first day back in the elk woods. Ben and Colin are on their first elk hunt and ask questions about what to expect. They also discuss the preparations they took in order to make sure they were ready for the trip. The three also talk about their approach for the days of hunting ahead.

Topics Include: 

-Ben and Colin's prep for the trip 
-questions from new elk hunters

-setting up camp to hear bulls bugling at night

-how to make hunting buddies

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#76 - Elk Hunt Recap w/Born and Raised Outdoors

#76 - Elk Hunt Recap w/Born and Raised Outdoors

September 23, 2019

Zach, Ted, Kody, and Wes recap their first hunting trip together in the Colorado backcountry. They discuss what they learned, how the hunt compared to their expectations, and if they had success or not! 

Topics Include: 

-what we learned
-how elk hunting compares to deer and turkey hunting
-what success means to us
-how to start western hunting

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#75 - Elk Rut Action w/Born and Raised Outdoors

#75 - Elk Rut Action w/Born and Raised Outdoors

September 20, 2019

This episode we recorded from our camp in the deadfalls of the Colorado wilderness as we cooked dinner. We discuss some of the exciting action we have had and what we expect for the last few days of our hunt!

Topics Include: 

-updates from the hunt
-stories of our encounters
-changing elevation to find elk
-looking for hot sign in the elk woods

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#74 - Backpack Hunting for Elk - w/Born and Raised Outdoors

#74 - Backpack Hunting for Elk - w/Born and Raised Outdoors

September 16, 2019

Recorded from our camp at 10,200 feet in the Colorado mountains, Zach, Ted, Kody, Wes, and Zach Sandau discuss the advantages of backpack hunting for elk. We also recap our recent encounters, why we move locations, and how we avoid hunting pressure. Hunting in the backcountry can be intimidating but we discuss how effective it can be. 

Topics Include: 

-backpack hunting and its advantages
-why we switched units
-stories of recent encounters
-how to get away from other hunters

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#73 - Zach and Ted’s First Elk Hunt w/Born and Raised Outdoors

#73 - Zach and Ted’s First Elk Hunt w/Born and Raised Outdoors

September 13, 2019

This episode was recorded in the mountains of Colorado, before Zach and Ted headed into the woods for their first ever elk hunt. They are joined by Kody Kellom and Wesely Smith of Born and Raised Outdoors and Zach Sandau from OnX. The group discusses expectations of the hunt, common questions about going on your first elk hunt, and how some of the tactics relate to Zach and Ted's experience hunting public lands in the east. This podcast will be the first in a series of podcasts recorded in the field discussing how our trip is going and what action we are seeing!

Topics Include: 

-Zach and Ted's expectations
-how BRO picks a unit to hunt
-pre-hunt questions Zach and Ted have
-what the unit looks like that we are hunting

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#72 - Public Land Ground Hunting w/Jared Scheffler of Whitetail Adrenaline

#72 - Public Land Ground Hunting w/Jared Scheffler of Whitetail Adrenaline

September 9, 2019

Jared has strictly hunted public land, on the ground, for over a decade. This experience has lead him to continued success in numerous states across the country. What makes Jared's style unique is his ability to read an area that he has done no prior scouting on. In this episode, we will discuss Jared's strategy and how his experience has helped him know when it is time to stay in a public area or move onto the next.

Topics Include: 

-when to stay and when to go
-decoying bucks on the ground
-how to find bucks once they disappear into cover 
-why Jared uses traditional archery equipment 

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