EatWild Podcast 14 - Hunt of a lifetime - Roosevelt Elk Adventure

December 13, 2018

Hunting partner Will Varda won the draw for a Roosevelt Elk hunt on the west coast of BC.  In this episode, we talk about the planning, challenges and unexpected success on this once in a lifetime hunt.  Check it out! 

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EatWild Podcast 13 - The long road to hunting success - Elk hunting stories

December 7, 2018

In this episode, I am hanging out my good pals Tome and Will.  They have just returned from their first successful elk hunt.  They both started hunting about five years ago. In this episode, we chat about the journey to becoming successful hunters.  We also cover some lessons learned and strategies for hunting elk in Britsh Columbia.  I hope you enjoy! 

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EatWild Podcast 012: Jody Peck - Bush Cook, Hunting Guide, and Artist - A fresh take on the guide outfitting industry (commercial hunting)

June 18, 2018

This podcast I’m joined by my friend Jody Peck for a chat about the hunting guide outfitting industry.  Jody grew up in commercial hunting camps cooking, guiding and hanging out in the wilderness.  She still cooks for the industry during the hunting season, but spends her offseason as a successful artist working on cool projects.  Jody brings a unique perspective on the guide outfitting industry, new hunters, and life as an artist in the city of Vancouver.

To find out more about Jody Peck and what she’s up to, check out her out here: www.wildnorthernway.com

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EatWild Podcast 011: First Buck Banquet 2018, New Hunter Stories

March 29, 2018

First moose, deer and bear hunting stories. Join us at the dinner table for the annual EatWild First Buck Banquet. New hunters are invited to join the EatWild team for dinner and then everyone takes a turn telling their first successful hunt story.  So stick around and share in the hard work, success, trials and tribulations of these new hunters. Hope you enjoy the episode!

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EatWild Podcast 010: Jesse Zeman on Sheep Hunting and Advocating for Wild Things

February 19, 2018

Conservationist Jesse Zeman of the BC Wildlife Federation joins me for dinner and we are talking about sheep hunting and what you can do to advocate for wild animals and the places they live. 

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EatWild Podcast 009: Perspectives on Hunting, Habitat and Wildlife Management from 1951 to 2017

January 6, 2018
In this episode were hanging out with Pete, Larri and Geoff in the wall tent. These guys have seen it all with over 150 years of collective hunting experience in British Columbia. So stick around and get perspective on the changes in habitat, wildlife populations and hunter success over the past 60 years.  If this podcast moves you,  please join us onJanuary 31st for our “Beers for Wild Things” event to discuss how we can advocate for improving wildlife management and habitat protection.  See you there! 
 
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EatWild Podcast 008: Whitetail Hunting - Talking Deer Hunting, Mentorship, and Getting Lost

December 11, 2017

Join us in the wall tent for at whitetail camp.  I am sitting around the wood stove with my hunting mentors Geoff, Pete, and Larri, and joined by Brother Ben and Shelley and we are talking about how to hunt whitetails, navigating in the woods and our first buck stories.  I really want to thank the old boys for putting up with me putting a mic in the tent, but I think they have so much good stuff to share.  Enjoy!

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EatWild Podcast 007: Drift Hunting - Pro and Cons

September 11, 2017

On this episode I am driving back from a river drift elk hunting adventure with hunting partners Geoff Horsfield, Dave Bornhold, and Matt Fuller.  This is the first time that our crew has done a drift hunt.  A lot of planning went into this trip.  We reflect on the highlights, planning, and the pros and cons of hunting from a raft.  Check it out, and let us know what you think!

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EatWild Podcast 006: Sheep Hunting - Navigation

August 30, 2017

Rick and I are well into our sheep hunt now and we've covered over 50 km of wilderness terrain. We have traveled through some of the most beautiful country I've ever seen and watched a broad range of wild animals in pristine habitat.  In this episode, we talk about how to orienteer and navigate through the mountains, staying dry in the wilderness and a few other fun things.  So stick around and check it out.

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EatWild Podcast 005: Sheep Hunting - No Sheep

August 30, 2017

There are no sheep here!  After three days of hunting, we are coming to the realization that we are not in sheep habitat.  All hunters will experience this at some point where they are hunting an area that is devoid of the target species.  In this episode, we reflect on why there may not be sheep in the area, what are the contributing factors to the lack of sheep in the area, and why there is an abundance of other fritters around.  We also talk about hunting pressure and the effect on wildlife populations and the hunting experience.

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