Living Country in the City
Summary: Get your dose of flyover state spirit straight from the concrete jungle as I talk hunting, fishing and the outdoors with some of the best folks in the industry.
Living Country in the City sits down with Aron Snyder and Frank Peralta to talk about nearly nothing of value... covering Southpark, cursing on podcasts, CBD oil, Tinder, syphilis, dating in LA, more about cursing, taking dumps at Kifaru, Ben O'Brien resembling a terrorist, the dark side of the industry, shooting at TAC, dry firing bows, wildlife harassment, Asian tourists... and occasionally touch on a few topics that somewhat relate to hunting. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/72.
Living Country in the City sits down with his good friend Weston Snyder to talk about leaving Pennsylvania to hunt the West, taking his first elk, the difficulty of returning to a tree stand after chasing bugles through the backcountry, what contributed to his successes, duck hunting in Utah, hunting exotics in Texas and New Mexico, gear upgrades and hunting celebrities. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/71.
Living Country in the City sits down at the Western Hunt Expo with Shannon Mobbs and Cory Ford of Angry Spike Productions to talk about the lifestyle of being a bowhunter, the infinite varieties of difficult situations bowhunting places you in, the differences between hunting Rosies and Rockies, calling the "non-vocal" Rosies, terrain and other signs to look for, looking for elk in the bedroom and not at the restaurant, playing the wind in the PNW and generally how folks overcomplicate elk calling.
Living Country in the City hops on the line with Jason Carter of Epic Outdoors to talk about the services Epic Outdoors provides, Alaskan brown bear hunts, the joy of hunting regardless of the animal pursued and planning for future hunts. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/69.
Living Country in the City sits down in the SKRE booth at the Western Hunt Expo to talk with the desert mule deer slaying master, Chad Roberts about the rewards of really grinding it out to find and hunt deer all on your own, the signs to look for when trying to locate desert muley habitat, keeping journals and photos to track important information and look for patterns, theoretical vs practical knowledge and common mistakes made by new hunters. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/68.
Living Country in the City sits down at the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo to talk with Lexi Quinn of Life Beyond Limits about the rewards of teaching yourself a skill, working as a wildland fire fighter, the joy of sleeping out in the open, moving from tree stands to the backcountry, the importance of a cup of coffee in the morning and planning this year's draws and hunts. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/67.
Living Country in the City sits down at the Western Hunt Expo with Brian and Jeff Cillessen of Beyond Rubicon to chat about how attitude affects your decisions in both life and hunting, finding yourself in the outdoors, crossing your Rubicon daily, dumping your ex and dating her neighbor, catching the hunting "fever" and holding ourselves to a standard as hunters and storytellers. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/66.
Living Country in the City sits down at the Western Hunt Expo with Jared Fraiser, Executive Director of 2% for Conservation to talk about why Pittman Robertson isn't enough anymore, why we can't hide behind legislation and heroes, why Vin Diesel is such a great actor, money being useless without boots on the ground and how both business and individuals can become accredited by 2% for Conservation. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/65.
Living Country in the City sits down with Corey Jacobsen of Elk101 and Jason Phelps of Phelps Game Calls to talk about harmony among hunters and really dig down into the absolute basics of calling elk and working a diaphragm call and bugle tube. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/64.
Living Country in the City sits down at the Western Hunt Expo with Josh Corbin of Antler Trader and Zero Guide Fees to talk about making guided hunts more accessible to everyone, bringing more business to outfitters, teaching Shedcrazy everything he knows and the idiocy of shed hunting seasons. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/63.
Living Country in the City sits down all the way out in Utah at the Western Hunt Expo to talk to a hometown hunter, Freddy Harteis, the Hollywood Hunter, about merging city and country in an effort to change people's perception of hunters, raising funds for conservation, positive and negative reactions in social situations to him as a hunter, the controversy over African big game hunting and the complexity of hunting beyond just meat versus trophies.
Living Country in the City sits down with Jessica Taylor Byers of FollowHerArrow, after a week of hog hunting, to recap the week and talk about what makes hog hunting perfect newbies, thinking you're about to be eaten bycoyotes, the excitement of releasing on your first animal and the heartbreak of losing it, my scientific process of selecting a blind, bouncing back from missed shots and failed stalks and the lessons learned from the trip. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/61.
Living Country in the City sits down with Jacine Jadreško at the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo to talk about hunting all over the world, her favorite hunts, The Women Who Kill Lions documentary, boyfriends with sensitive stomachs, dealing with anti-hunter backlash and her five hour fight with a giant marlin. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/60.
Living Country in the City sits down at the Western Hunt Expo in the GoHunt booth with Lorenzo Sartini and Brady Miller to talk about the wide variety of hunting opportunities available in the west, where to start when you don't know anything, the inconsistency of tag draws and regulations between states, the three main types of tag draws, deciding what's most important to you, point building strategies and what makes GoHunt such a powerful tool. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/59.
Living Country in the City sits down with Land Tawney, President and CEO of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, to talk about the founding of BHA, the importance of our public lands and waters, BHA's advocacy at the local, state and federal levels, Justin TImberlake wearing camo, opposition to public land access, and the Land and Water Conservation Fund. See the show notes page at livingcountryinthecity.com/58.