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90 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 105: Bryan Zabitski of Ten Point Crossbows
I have Bryan Zabitski back on to discuss Ten Point Crossbows (https://www.tenpointcrossbows.com) and the great offerings that Ten Point has for crossbows across various price points.We discuss the models and cover my personal experience with The Wicked Ridge Invader HP and now the Wicked Ridge RDX400 and then we review the line of Ten Points from Titan M1 to the Nitro XRT.From the main Ten Point Crossbows page, access their Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts. You can also access Bryan’s crossbow page here (https://www.facebook.com/bryanzabitski/) called Bryan Zabitski’s Crossbow Country.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 104: Luke Hardin - FOB Archery - Fletching Only Better
In this episode, I get to connect with Luke Hardin, one of the owners of FOB Archery (www.fobarchery.com). FOB Archer (Fletching Only Better) was acquired by Luke and his two partners last year. The FOB replaces the traditional fletching on an arrow to make arrows fly better/truer. If you want to see a great video detailing FOB’s and how they work, please see the video from Lusk Archery Adventures (https://youtu.be/r3thFvkc0iY). John does the most comprehensive review of the FOB.You can follow FOB Archery online at Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/FOBarchery/) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/fobarchery/).Give them a look and decide if they will work for your archery needs. Reach out to Luke or anyone via Instagram, Facebook, or the Contact link on their website.
53 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 103: Jessica Taylor Byers - Follow Her Arrow
In this episode, I get to talk with Jessica Taylor Byers of Follow Her Arrow (www.followherarrow.com). Jessica is an awesome person who is using her love of archery and hunting to spread the word of this great pastime to women and children. Jessica has a great website and you can follow her adventures from her website and her social media channels: Instagram - @followherarrow Facebook – facebook.com/followherarrow Twitter - @followherarrow YouTube – youtube.com/followherarrow She has two hunting movies done so far, one is Marrow and the other is Grounded. Both are on her Youtube channel and well worth the time to watch. Enjoy the episode and feel free to reach out to Jessica in any method that works best for you.
61 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 102: Ron Nixon - Broadhead Nation
In this episode, I talk with Ron Nixon of Broadhead Nation. This is a group dedicated to the promotion of archery hunting around the world. The group is also hunter friendly and welcomes legally harvested trophy pictures of any animals taken by any legal means. The group is family friendly and with members around the world, you can find a great resource to help you if hunting in any areas that you are not familiar with. To access the group, the Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/groups/broadheadnation/
50 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 101: Martin Schindel - Michigan Crossbow Hunters Group
In this episode, I talk with Martin Schindel. Martin and his wife Kelli created the page Michigan Crossbow Hunters on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1412961368933935/). This group is open to anyone that hunts with any type of weapon anywhere around the world. While the group tries to focus on information relevant to Michigan hunters, anyone is welcome to share their hunting exploits around the world. With over 5,500 members and growing, this family-friendly group is a great place to share your love of hunting. In the spring of 2019, a shed hunting get together was done and it made the news. (https://www.facebook.com/FOXSportsDetroit/videos/669626686791167/). Come and check out the group on Facebook.
39 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 100: Britt Longoria-Hunter, Philanthropist, Conservationist
In this episode, I chat with Brittany Longoria. She is an accomplished hunter, conservationist, philanthropist and storyteller. Along with her husband, she has hunted all over the world. Brittany runs her company Rock Environmental, LLC (http://rockenvironmental.com), where she provides philanthropic consulting for nonprofits and donors. Britt works with a variety of companies and sits on the board for a number of companies like Trinity Oaks in Texas (https://trinityoaks.org). We also discuss the treatment of female hunters on social media and why there is such an aggressive attitude directed and women hunters online. Britt was the subject of this backlash when a picture of her with a leopard was taken from her Instagram page and used by anti-hunters. Britt’s Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/brittlongoria/) is a great place to follow her adventures. Britt is telling her story of hunting and conservation for all to enjoy and show the full hunting story.
56 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 099: Joshua C Chadd - Hunting Guide and Author
I talk with Joshua C Chadd, a professional hunting guide and author. Joshua guides for Majestic Mountain Outfitters (https://www.majesticmountainoutfitters.com). As a guide, Josh helps clients harvest sheep and brown bear in Alaska and a number of different animals in Montana. When not guiding for big game animals, Josh likes to write fiction books. His website (https://www.joshuacchadd.com) is where you can see his sci-fi and fiction writing. His current set of books, The Brother’s Creed is available and he will have more titles coming in the future. Follow Josh on his social media pages accesses from his website. Feel free to contact Josh to discuss hunting or writing via his website.
66 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 098: Scott Hunter - Growing Bigger Deer with Top Ten Percent Deer Management
In this episode, I have Scott Hunter back of Top Ten Percent Deer Management (https://toptenpercentdeermanagement.com).Scott, his wife Rikki, and his son Kyle help you manage your land for harvesting bigger deer. They can come in and help you with Food Plots, Scrape Lines, Water Holes, Stand Placement, and Sanctuaries. The proof is in Scott's several free-range Michigan Boone and Crocket Deer took from his managed properties. Whether you have 10 acres or 10,000 acres, Scott can assist you with habitat improvement. Planned for late summer of 2019, Scott and his family are looking to open an archery store in Coldwater, Michigan. There will be more information on this as the opening gets closer. In the first and second quarter of 2020 you will be able to see Scott and the Top Ten Percent Deer Management Crew hunting around the United States for big deer. The times will be Thursday at 11:00 p.m. and Mondays at 5:30 p.m. on the Sportsmen Channel. You can contact Scott directly from the Top Ten Website or by calling (734) 717-1862. You can also view Top Ten Percentage’s social media at: Facebook – Top Ten Percent is @Top10Percent YouTube – Top Ten Percent Deer Management Instagram – @topptenpercent
67 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 097: Brad Luttrell - GoWild App Founder and Restless Native Podcast
In this episode, I talk with Brad Luttrell, one of the founders of the outdoor app GoWild. GoWild is an application for both the iOS and Android platform that is built by outdoors people for outdoors people. This is an app designed to be used by hunters, fishermen, and anyone else who enjoys outdoor activities. Unlike some of the larger social media platforms that remove hunting or fishing content, GoWild is all-embracing of it as are the people that use it. You can go to the Time To Go Wild (www.timetogowild.com) webpage to see many of the current features and future features that are being worked on. There is also a GoWild App YouTube page: (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC35NE3KkYcpullhcpYqZuLw) Brad also does a podcast called Restless Native and you can access the website www.everrestless.com). When the app was released in 2017, there were articles that interviewed Brad and discussed the application. Here are links to them: Petersen’s Bowhunting - https://www.bowhuntingmag.com/editorial/new-gowild-app-gaining-steam/309121 Wideopen Spaces - https://www.wideopenspaces.com/if-you-download-any-app-as-an-outdoorsman-make-it-this-one/
53 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 096: Bryan Zabitski - TenPoint Crossbows
I talk with Bryan Zabitski of TenPoint Crossbows (https://www.tenpointcrossbows.com). Bryan is the Marketing Coordinator and creates lots of great content for the TenPoint Crossbows family of products. Under the TenPoint Family, you have three distinct brands of crossbows. You have TenPoint, Wicked Ridge, and Horton. Bryan covers the history of TenPoint Crossbows and that the company is 25 years old as of 2019. Bryan has created a lot of videos for the various TenPoint crossbow products. These videos are on YouTube and can be accessed using this link (https://www.youtube.com/user/TenPointCrossbows) We spend most of this show discussing the Wicked Ridge(http://www.wickedridgecrossbows.com) family of crossbows. I have a Wicked Ridge Invader G3 and have recently picked up the Wicked Ridge RDX 400. You can use the Wicked Ridge website to access a list of Dealers around the country if you would like to see any of the Wicked Ridge, Horton, or TenPoint Crossbows. You can access TenPoints Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts from their website. Thank you to the following companies that make Outdoor Adventures with Jayson possible: DTO Optics - https://dtooptics.com Buck Fever Synthetics - https://buckfeverusa.com Raxx, Inc. - https://www.raxxinc.com Tall Tines Taxidermy – (616) 723-7970 Top Ten Percent Deer Management - https://toptenpercentdeermanagement.com
57 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 095: John Lusk -Lusk Archery Adventures - YouTube Channel
In this episode, I catch up with John Lusk of Lusk Archery Adventures. Lusk Archery Adventures is a popular YouTube channel dealing with archery hunting. On John’s YouTube page, you can see extensive broadhead tests, his archery hunts, and bow reviews. John’s knowledge of broadhead construction is second to none. You can reach John at the following social media pages: YouTube -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHwOgJaEIyxvxcXSZN76pfg Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/luskarcheryadventures/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/luskarcheryadventures/?hl=en Please subscribe to John’s YouTube channel to stay up to date on his hunting adventures and equipment reviews.
84 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 094: Matt Miller - Tournament Crossbow Shooter
I talk with Matt Miller of Tryin’ Hard Outdoors (facebook.com/Tryin-Hard-Outdoors). Matt is a professional competitive crossbow shooter. He participates in the Archery Shooters Association (www.asaarchery.com) tournaments held around the United States. Matt shoots a Mission SUB-1 Crossbow (https://missioncrossbows.com), an amazing piece of technology fitted with an HHA Speed Dial (hhasports.com/optimizer-speed-dial) to make sure that he can shoot arrows out to any needed distance during either hunting or tournaments. Matt was also at the 2019 ATA show and we talk about some items he saw there and gives us his viewpoint. Then we just talk about hunting. Matt is an accomplished hunter in addition to a competitive archery shooter. He spends a lot of time guiding and marketing hunts for Collins Low Country Hunting Club (www.collinslowcountryhuntingclub.com).
45 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 093: Rich Wilson - Death by Bunjie - Crossbow Hunter
I get to talk with Rich Wilson, the creator of the YouTube channel Death by Bunjie (YouTube). On this channel, Rich tackles using a crossbow for both pleasure shooting and for hunting. Rich shows himself getting acquainted with his crossbow to recent videos where he tackles different hunting scenarios and hunting in different states. You can contact Rich through his Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/deathbybunjie/) and www.deathbybunjie.com with any questions about Bunjie, recording videos, or crossbows in general.
31 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 092: Jeff Welch Co-Owner of DTO Optics and thoughts on my first turkey hunt
Talk with Jeff Welch, owner of Drop-Tine Optics (dtooptics.com)and DTO Outdoors. Jeff and co-owner Austin have brought a great line of Optics to the USA with a value price. Their hope is to keep providing quality optics at a price that everyone can afford. With a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee and a Life-Time Warranty, the guys are looking to make a mark in the large optics field here in the United States and Canada. You can find them on Facebook at @DTOoptics and on Instagram at @dtooptics. Head out, follow this company and get yourself some new amazing optics!
49 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 091: Douglas Boze Author of Ultimate Guide to Black Bear Hunting
In this episode, I talk with Douglas Boze, author of The Ultimate Guide to Black Bear Hunting (Ultimate Guide to Black Bear Hunting). Doug has hunting bears in his home state of Washington, and as it says on Amazon ”Here Boze shares information accumulated from a lifetime of hunting, including: • How to select the best locations for baiting • The best spotting and stalking tactics • The proper shot placement • How to pick guns and loads • The basics of predator calling • How to field dress a bear • And many other trusted tips and tactics With dozens of photographs and diagrams that add to the expertise that Boze provides, The Ultimate Guide to Black Bear Hunting is a must-have for every serious hunter looking to take home a good-sized bear this season.” Besides Amazon, you can find Doug’s other book at lulu.com (No Bait Just Bears! Black Bear Hunting Tactics). As Doug indicates, his Ultimate Guide to Black Bear Hunting is an expanded version of his book No Bait. If you would like to follow Doug online, you can find his on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/douglas.boze) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/bozeandbears/) or by email at email@example.com
79 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 090: Troy Kailbourne - Buck Fever Synthetics - Have the Deer Hunt You
In this episode, I get to talk with Troy Kailbourne, the owner of Buck Fever Synthetics (www.buckfeverusa.com). Buck Fever Synthetics manufactures a line of products to keep your scrapes going year ‘round. In addition to deer attractants, they produce elk, moose, bear, and hog attractants as well as a line of vanishing products to hide your scent during hunting, one for anglers, another for law enforcement offices, and one for athletics, to clean up smelly equipment. We discuss the uses for the product, keeping a mock scrap going all year, and how to use some of the other products in the field or your house, In the year since Troy has purchased Buck Fever, he has spent his time on continuing to spread the Buck Fever story. Follow Buck Fever Synthetics on Facebook (@BuckFeverSynthetics), and on Instagram (@buckfeverusa), and Twitter(@BuckFeverUSA).
44 minutes | 2 years ago
EP 089: Gina Wiseman of EP Adventures TV
In this episode, I talk with Gina Wiseman of EP Adventures TV (epadventures.com). Gina and her husband Scott, along with the rest of the crew film the EP Adventures TV show. We talk the show, her introduction to hunting from her husband Scott and now hosting a show. Scott and Gina work with a number of great companies that we talk about. They will be at the Cabela’s in Grandville, MI (cabelas.com) on 4/13/19 from 1 pm – 3 pm discussing Rage Broadheads, giving away a Shooter Buck Turkey target and talking Michigan Spring Turkey Season. Brands/Products discussed in this show: Rage Broadheads - http://www.ragebroadheads.com Scentlok - https://www.scentlok.com Mathews - https://www.mathewsinc.com Deepwoods Projext - https://www.facebook.com/DeepwoodsProjext/ Carbon Express Crossbows - https://www.feradyne.com/bowhunting/crossbows/ Buck Fever Scents - www.buckfeverusa.com
68 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 088: Doug Kostreva -Owner of Horny Buck Seed - Food Plots 101
In this episode, I talk with Doug Kostreva, owner of Horny Buck Seed (hornybuckseed.com). Doug is an awesome guy, giving his time to discuss food plots and how they can help with your land management to produce bigger deer. Horny Buck Seed produces a whole line of seed to help you feed deer year round. On his YouTube channel (youtube.com), Doug provides an explanation about each seed type that he sells. If you are not having the success you want with your food plots, reach out to Doug or any of the dealers listed on the website to get started with Horny Buck Seed and with some hard work, you could see amazing results.
53 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 087: Judy Usunier of Big Grass Outfitters talks bear hunting
In this episode, I get to talk with Judy Usunier of Big Grass Outfitters. (biggrassoutfitters.com) a bear and waterfowl outfitting service in Manitoba, Canada. Big Grass Outfitters provides full accommodations for bear and waterfowl hunting. Judy and her husband Tom maintain active baits for spring and fall bear hunts. While there is no guarantee of seeing a color phase black bear, in Manitoba you have a high chance of seeing one. You can connect with Big Grass Outfitters on Facebook (@biggrassoutfitters), Twitter (@biggrasslady), and on Instagram (@biggrassoutfitters). Contact on their website on the Contact page or by phone at 204-773-3686 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
104 minutes | 2 years ago
Ep 086: Austin and Jason Jones - Jones Boys Hunting Squad
In this episode, I talk with Austin and Jason Jones, a father-son hunting team from here in Michigan. They call themselves the Jones Boys Hunting Squad and you can find them on Facebook at @jonesboyshuntingsquad. These two are amazing, Austin is confined to a wheelchair, and even with that, he is one hunting machine. He hunts with a crossbow and with the assistance of his dad, Austin hunts lots of different game animals. Austin looks at his target through the scope of the crossbow and directs his dad in aiming and pulling the trigger at the time Austin tells him too. You can see Austin and Jason’s hunts online, Austin does all the editing of videos and posts them to the Jones Boys Hunting Squad Facebook page. Austin and Jason have some great companies that they work with to keep Austin out hunting. Check out: Gearhead Archery(gearheadarchery.com) G5 Outdoors(g5outdoors.com) Ultimate Predator(ultimatepredatorgear.com) Bad River Outdoors(badriveroutdoors.com) Chelsea Taxidermy Studio(chelseataxidermystudios.com) Independent Archer’s Association(michiganiaa.com)
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