59 minutes | Dec 8, 2022
Ep 042: Blayne Andersen Pt. 03
Episode 042: Blayne Andersen Part 3: Blayne is back with Brock and Cody once again. Blayne has proven himself as a successful investor and entrepreneur, and he’s here to share some hard-earned tips. Because of his unique perspective as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, his mindset remains positive even during our tough current market. Blayne also shares some of his Elk hunt highlights and learns some insider hunting hacks from the boys. Listen to find out how Blayne keeps his cool and juggles his responsibilities so you can keep #playingthegame. Show Notes Timecode: 00:00 - 6:11: Current state of the market and job rates. 6:11 - 11:36: A positive perspective on the modern economy. 11:36 - 17:48: Committing to your investments - Seasoned investor mentality. 17:48 - 21:36: How attitude affects returns. 21:36 - 28:20: Market predictions and the effects of oil. 28:20 - 34:14: The world politics behind the market. 34:14 - 40:51: Blayne’s first big hunt. 40:51 - 44:25: Hunting Elk with “Amo” Dan Ames. 44:25 - 47:55: Big game cultivation in the west. 47:55 - 51:46: Hunting in Mexico. 51:46 - 53:38: Using the rut and moon phases to time hunts. 53:38 - 58:37: What makes hunting so valuable?
68 minutes | Sep 10, 2022
041 Brock And Cody
Episode 041: The boys are back from Labor Day weekend and ready to get back after it. In this episode, they break down tips for health and fitness as they get a little deeper into hunting season, and Cody shares the challenges and trials of dealing with bad-form parents in the baseball club scene. Let’s just say there’s a shortage of dignity around some of our baseball diamonds. Stay tuned as baseball and hunting season continue, and our boys keep #playingthegame Show Notes Timecode: 00:00 - 03:54: Intro and the fate of time 03:55 - 05:05: Cody’s daughter is out there getting after it 05:06 - 10:49: Cody’s trailer challenges amongst others 10:50 - 15:06: Brock’s report on 75 Hard 15:07 - 19:47: Cody’s inputs and advice on training 19:48 - 32:38: No lotion, please 32:39 - 39:03: Going to the next level becoming Elite 39:04 - 39:03: LLWS: competing and composure in your youth 39:04 - 42:38: Structure of One Performance teams and competition 42:39 - 50:18: Club tournament baseball is out of control 50:19 - 56:54: There’s no crying in baseball 56:55 - 58:48: Drama in soccer 58:49 - 55:38: Would sports be better without coaches and parents?
68 minutes | Sep 5, 2022
PTG 040 TaylorLoewen
Episode 040: Welcome, Taylor Loewen! Taylor is carrying on a family tradition by operating and sharing the magic and mystique of Canadian hunting through Redwillow Outfitters. Brock and Cody sit down with Taylor as he breaks down the skill and technique required to take down big game animals in the Alberta wilderness and beyond. Great stories abound in this one and will get your heart pounding as we head into the Fall hunting season. Keep #playingthegame! Show Notes Timecode: 00:00 - 04:22: Introducing Taylor Loewen from Redwillow Outfitters 04:23 - 08:56: Western Canadian Moose vs Yukon Moose 08:57 - 10:37: Big Foot vs Jack Link’s 10:38 - 15:34: Bountiful Black Bears 15:35 - 19:26: Brock’s Bear 19:27 - 24:42: Dudley’s trip to Canada with Brock and Taylor 24:43 - 33:01: Brock’s Sprint, Taylor’s shuffle and upcoming hunts 33:02 - 36:12: Taylor’s trip to Africa 36:13 - 40:51: Taylor’s only 25 40:52 - 44:52: Get to Redwillowoutfitters.com for booking 44:53 - 48:47: Also reach out to Tyler for abroad, exotic hunts 48:48 - 59:31: Carrying on the family legacy 59:32 - 63:44: Deer stalkin’ ain’t for the faint of heart
88 minutes | Aug 23, 2022
Ep 039: Tyler Valdez
Episode 038: Welcome, Tyler Valdez! Tyler is a long-time family friend of Cody and is on his way to becoming a Sun Devil. He has been paying his dues on the diamond and in the gym and is ready to make his mark on the storied ASU baseball program. Like many ball players, Tyler loves guns. He’s got great takes on what it’s like today as an aspiring gun owner and also on the college game. Take a listen and imagine what it’d be like to have the whole world in front of you as you’re #playingthegame. Show Notes Timecode: 00:00 - 08:22: Introducing Tyler Valdez 08:23 - 14:01: Tyler’s backstory with baseball 14:02 - 20:30: I’ve got an opinion, but it’s mine 20:31 - 25:02: Go vote! 25:03 - 27:16: Good ol’ baseball fights! 27:17 - 31:42: Transfer portal, bye bye 31:43 - 37:01: ABT, Always Be Training 37:02 - 39:12: Gun laws a changin’ 39:13 - 40:51: Getting outside makes better people 40:52 - 44:52: Cody’s got a new trailer 44:53 - 52:47: Tyler’s got a cous deer hunt 52:48 - 59:31: COVID eligibility 59:32 - 68:44: Baseball players and hunters 68:45 - 70:12: 2nd place is the first loser 70:13 - 73:29: Iggi’s 73:30 - 76:15: Pistols to ARs 76:16 - 80:09: College and calibers
87 minutes | Aug 16, 2022
038 JEFF LESTER
Jeff Lester of Hunt Hard joins the boys for a hard-hitting discussion on the ups and downs of both entrepreneurship and hunting. Jeff has been there and done that in the field and in the grind of business. He’s built a business from the ground up and developed a life philosophy hard-earned that will inspire anyone. Jeff has walked the walked and shows the sacrifices required to make it and #playthegame - 00:00 - 06:22: Home town Eagar, Arizona boy 06:23 - 12:01: Getting Hunt Hard started… It’s not joke 12:02 - 20:30: Designing a pack and meeting market demand 20:31 - 25:02: Foreign Manufacturing vs Domestic Manufacturing 25:03 - 27:16: Value of the Hunt Hard brand 27:17 - 31:42: Economy: The more things change, the more they stay the same 31:43 - 37:01: Sacrificing for something bigger… Is it worth it? 37:02 - 39:12: Saying no and putting family first 39:13 - 44:52: Being present and making time for the big moments 44:53 - 52:47: Hunting vs Family, family should win every time 52:48 - 59:31: Outfitters should specialize in their units 59:32 - 68:44: One-percent of the guides are worth it 68:45 - 73:29: Setting expectations sets people up for success 73:30 - 76:15: Better lucky than good 76:16 - 82:04: Take pride in what you do -
81 minutes | Jul 4, 2022
Ep. 037: The Boys being Boys
Let’s let the boys be boys! Brock and Cody take a minute to catch up with one another as Brock describes his Grand Canyon adventures and Cody gives advice on long-term health and fitness. They each describe some life milestones as they gear up for Summer. There’s a big Summer ahead so let’s keep #playingthegame! - Timecode: 00:00 - 06:54: Rim to Rim: the Backstory 06:55 - 09:56: The loadout: what to bring and what not to bring 09:57 - 11:49: The training, or lack thereof, in preparation 11:50 - 15:06: How we started 15:07 - 19:47: Fuel and hydration discipline 19:48 - 23:38: If I keep going, I’m going to die 23:39 - 26:40: The Devil’s Corkscrew: get ready for the most difficult part 26:41 - 30:03: Taryn’s a great teammate 30:04 - 36:38: Pushing yourself between the ears 36:49 - 40:18: Brock’s pledge to health and fitness 40:19 - 50:54: Cody’s advice on achieving fitness goals 50:55 - 54:48: How we carry habits forward into adulthood 54:49 - 59:44: 75 Hard - helps to have a checklist 59:45 - 63:48: Knees over toes: helpful in knee health and pain prevention 63:49 - 67:32: Sending your kids out of the house 67:33 - 80:54: Let’s let the boys be boys
74 minutes | Jun 27, 2022
Ep 036: Jeffrey Row
Brock and Cody welcome Jeff Row (@jeffrey.row) to the podcast. Jeff has taken and helped many others take some huge bucks from all over the greater Southwest. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the podcast and shares some great stories from the hunt and from the dirt track.Take a listen and get ready to after it! #playingthegame - Show Notes: 00:00 - 05:55: Walk up songs and wakeboarding 05:56 - 08:22: Introducing Jeff Row! 08:23 - 12:51: Trail cameras are donezo in AZ 12:52 - 18:24: Jeff’s introduction into hunting with his dad 18:25 - 23:55: Baseball players as athletes 23:56 - 29:32: ‘The Gram’ doesn’t do the grind justice 29:33 - 35:31: Look out for shoot planes 35:32 - 41:02: Shoes on or off? 41:03 - 48:26: Cliff rose: mule deers’ jam 48:27 - 57:53: The big 200 takedown 57:54 - 73:40: Racing dirt bikes on the Baja!
77 minutes | Jun 16, 2022
Ep. 035- Mark Fillback
Welcome back to the show! The boys sit down with Mark Fillback from the Fillback Family of Auto Dealerships to discuss business, life, and of course, hunting. Straight out of the great state of Wisconsin, Mark brings a unique perspective on business and life with his down home roots. The Fillback Family of Auto Dealerships is in its third generation, and much of its current success is due to Mark. Lots of nuggets in this one, so sit back and study as Mark shares his story and how he keeps #playingthegame. - 00:00 - 10:36: Introducing Mark Fillback and Arizona travels: hikes, baseball, and rodeos 10:37 - 15:22: Fillback Family of Dealerships: First, Second, and Third Generations 15:23 - 20:48: Nuts and bolts of the auto dealership business 20:49 - 25:15: Keeping the store staffed with excellent customer service 25:16 - 29:08: From farm and factory to the sales floor 29:09 - 34:54: Youth coaching: put your money where your mouth is 34:55 - 39:38: Keeping confidence while also living in reality 39:39 - 44:54: Big city, big dreams, and everything in between 44:55 - 48:26: Arizona is great for training baseball and flying 48:27 - 53:14: Big city vs Small town living 53:15 - 58:11: Bonding through Diet Coke and hunting 58:12 - 61:45: Hollywood shenanigans 61:46 - 66:49: Let’s talk more about Diet Coke and caffeine 66:50 - 69:12: TAC: A great time requiring great effort 69:13 - 73:19: Arizona hunting units break down 73:20 - 76:54: Till next time….
60 minutes | May 23, 2022
Ep.034- Mike Schneider
Mike Schneider is back! The boys sit down with Mike and catch up on his world of brand development and taking companies to the next level. Brock, Cody, and Mike discuss the attributes of what it means to be a great teammate and how difficult that can be. Mike Schneider embodies these attributes, and it shows in how sought after he is by some of the best companies within the outdoor recreation industry. Sit back and listen as these overachievers share their hard earned stories from business, family, and sports. #playingthegame - Show Notes 00:00 - 06:46: Lost car keys and salvage titles 06:47 - 09:26: Catching up with Mike Schneider and brand development 09:27 - 13:49: Black Diamond, Coros, and going all day and all night 13:50 - 16:10: Sharpen the saws and refresh, or you’ll break 16:11 - 18:22: Being satisfied and when you’re an idea factory 18:23 - 21:08 Creativity and getting things done when you’re an original 21:09 - 23:34: Weird times mean opportunities for the brave and dedicated 23:35 - 26:35: Cody’s got almost 60 teams! 26:36 - 28:56: You need to have thick skin in the alpha environment 28:57 - 31:44: Punching and picking fights 31:45 - 37:32: Being a good teammate is hard 37:33 - 41:45: Do the right thing and be a good teammate. There’s more at stake than just you 41:46 - 44:49: Leaders do whatever it takes and leading by example 44:50 - 51:50: Cardiff Snowcraft: Product with a Purpose 51:51 - 53:55: VRBO for boats?? 53:56 - 56:42: Hiking the Grand Canyon: Rim-to-Rim
93 minutes | May 16, 2022
Ep. 033- Lonnie Workman
The boys have the great privilege of sitting down with Lonnie Workman of PSE Archery. Lonnie is a bowhunter’s bowhunter and is a great example of following your passion. After a successful career in banking, Lonnie pivoted to his true love, archery and bowhunting. Lonnie worked his way up to the C-Suite at PSE, and according to bowhunting legend, Pete Shepley, “The work ethic, positive attitude, and active leadership of Lonnie Workman… will help take both PSE and the archery industry into a brighter future.” Pete’s words ring true throughout this conversation. Enjoy the listen and keep #playingthegame. - 00:00 - 06:12: Introducing Lonnie Workman of PSE! 06:13 - 09:33: Playing all the sports and the pitfall of sports specialization 09:34 - 12:01: From the backwoods of West Virginia to urban/suburban Florida 12:02 - 12:57: College in Florida/New York and back to West Virginia 12:58 - 18:46: Banking track to Political Consulting and back to banking 18:47 - 23:10: California and sand dunes with motocross bikes 23:11 - 29:14: Banking to the outdoor industry 29:15 - 34:46: Confidence to be the best but humble enough to study and learn 34:47 - 41:41: In Sales and Service, have your phone ready at all times 41:42 - 45:31: Speaking of GOATS… John Dudley 45:32 - 52:11: Teachability is a key prerequisite for archery and bowhunting 52:12 - 58:57: Recruiting John Dudley 58:58 - 64:29: California to Tucson and taking PSE to the next level 65:30 - 68:16: PSE presents the top bow in each price point. 68:17 - 75:32: Carbon all the way, every day all day 75:33 - 80:26: The C-Suite protects the bottomline and the people within the Organization 80:27 - 86:14: Humility of Ladies vs Ego of Males 86:15 - 92:40: Elk hunt in Colorado
101 minutes | May 3, 2022
Ep. 032- Blayne Anderson Pt. 02
Blayne Andersen Part 2: The boys welcome back Blayne Andersen to the podcast. Blayne runs and guns with the best of them. He’s a serial entrepreneur with a unique perspective as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Brock and Cody sit down with Blayne to discuss business philosophy as well gain insight into these current up-and-down capital markets. These tumultuous times demand a clear and rational voice, and Blayne provides the historical context to help us navigate what lies ahead as we keep #playingthegame. - Show Notes: 00:00 - 05:17: The necessity for alternative voices. 05:18 - 08:33: Control what you can control. 08:34 - 18:59: Mentoring not only kids but parents in youth sports. 19:00 - 24:03: Never taking no for an answer. There will always be resistance. 24:04 - 30:54: Pleasing everybody vs Your way or the highway 30:55 - 35:44: Partners and the merit of a trial period. 35:45 - 40:27: COVID: turning a catastrophe into an opportunity 40:28 - 43:54: Cars to trailers and being willing to change. 43:55 - 47:01: Shoes: Be careful who you surround yourself with 47:02 - 58:45: Meeting Michael Jordan and other GOATs 58:46 - 61:17: Creating value and try to make yourself so valuable that it’s impossible for you to go. 61:18 - 71:43: Financial markets: Time in the market beats timing the market every time 71:44 - 78:37: Buy high and sell low: 90% of investors 78:38 - 83:24: Sound financial principles and practices breed success 84:25 - 89:43: Law of Abundance and being charitable equally important for financial success 89:44 - 100:40: What are the true indicators of success? Education - it depends
73 minutes | Apr 29, 2022
Ep. 031: Brock and Cody Again!
Brock and Cody are back! Life keeps moving and changing for the boys. After 20 plus years in pro baseball, Cody takes a leave of absence to focus on certain priorities and new opportunities ahead. Family, business, and of course the great outdoors keep these guys in the hunt and always #playingthegame. - 00:00 - 06:32: Cody’s big transition: Leaving Pro Ball. 06:33 - 12:16: Cody’s plans for the future. Family, baseball, and hunting. 12:17 - 17:13: Luck of the buck is always on its side…. Until it’s not. 17:14 - 19:59: Keeping options open, but family is first. 20:00 - 23:33: Playing the long game with customers and employees. 23:34 - 27:12: Being a good teammate even when you’re on your way out. 27:13 - 33:47: I’m 0 for 20. I’m due. 33:48 - 36:10: Don’t live in the past. It’s about improvement. 36:11 - 45:48: Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors: Ain’t no free lunch. 45:49 - 53:12: Importance of accountants and the nuts and bolts of businesses. 53:13 - 61:17: Mutual expectations = mutual understanding. 61:18 - 64:32: All that glitters isn’t gold. 64:33 - 67:12: Instagram: good and bad. Use it as a tool. 67:12 - 73:17: Investing in the future: stocks, real estate, and podcasts.
67 minutes | Sep 16, 2021
Ep. 029: Brock & Cody Talk Hunting Prep
Nature wins. Always. The preparation and training is what sets apart the good hunters from the great hunters. Brock and Cody in this episode get you prepped and trained for this upcoming hunting season by discussing fitness, shooting, and packing gear. This episode will get your heart pumping as we lean into the Fall and get to chasing big animals. #keepplayingthegame - Show Notes: 00:00 - 05:02: Catching up and sitting water 05:03 - 11:09: What’s in the pack and training to carry that weight 11:10 - 17:40: The pack is different depending on the hunt and fitness requirements are different as well. 17:41 - 22:01: Strength vs Size, Power vs Hypertrophy 22:02 - 27:58: Fatigue makes cowards of us all 27:59 - 35:44: You won’t be able to out hunt your equipment or your fitness 35:45 - 40:22: Shooting prep 40:23 - 47:17: The devil is in the details. Packing and prepping. 47:18 - 58:35: Gear reviews, camo patterns, etc. 58:36 - 67:02: Nature wins. Always.
88 minutes | Sep 7, 2021
Ep. 028: Troy Smith
The only thing better than hunting is the memory of hunting. Troy Smith of @authentictaxidermy creates a tangible artifact of people’s hunting experiences through his taxidermy business. Based out of Arizona, @authentictaxidermy has a national reputation for creating the best mounts in the industry. Troy is a great example of going against the grain, following your passion, and creating a lifestyle and livelihood that everyone should aspire to. Troy is the perfect guest to get you pumped for this upcoming Fall hunting season. #playingthegame - Timecode: 00:00 - 19:47: Introducing Troy Smith and the story behind Brock’s 387 bull elk. 19:48 - 23:28: Complacency kills. Evolving in business. 23:29 - 28:54: The art of taxidermy 28:55 - 32:44: Damn the torpedoes, let’s go to taxidermy school. 32:45 - 37:56: The Troy Smith taxidermy journey. 37:57 - 45:06: Taxidermy creates opportunities for you to be around interesting, like-minded people. 45:07 - 48:28: Hustling with two jobs and then going taxidermy full time. 48:29 - 54:15: Commerce contributes. Everyone has a taxidermy story. 54:16 - 63:38: Tanning is more than meets the eye and other nuances in taxidermy. 63:39 - 69:24: The story behind Troy’s most recent mount, a mountain lion. 69:25 - 73:10: Always be game, Brock’s buffalo. 73:11 - 78:26: Taxidermy humor, neighboring an animal clinic. 78:27 - 82:46: Inside baseball: Arizona hunting and the strip 82:47 - 88:20: Hunting withTaryn and hunting storytelling - Troy's Links: Instagram Profile: @authentictaxidermy Website: https://authentictaxidermyaz.com/
98 minutes | Aug 28, 2021
Ep. 027- Caleb Copeland Pt. 02
Our favorite Redneck Tech geek is back! @copecreative is here, ladies and gentleman, but there’s nothing geeky about Caleb Copeland. He’s your consummate gitrdone-good ol’ boy but with the smarts and savvy of a tech entrepreneur/businessman. The boys sit down with Caleb to discuss baseball, business, and bows. Sit back and listen as the boys tell stories, reminisce, and discuss their future endeavors (hunts of course!) #playingthegame - Show Notes Timecode: 00:00 - 03:33: Catching up and discussing the Rocky Mountains 03:34 - 08:46: Weather, rain, and horn growth 08:47 - 20:34: What’s cheating in baseball? 20:35 - 24:01: Randy Johnson/pidgeon/Cody Ransom story 24:02 - 26:49: Baseball’s greatest gift: the gift of failure 26:50 - 33:34: Weather across the country. Pick your poison. 33:35 - 38:25: Snoring roommates 38:26 - 45:12: Ryer, the leprechaun bike story 45:13 - 52:01: Caleb’s Genesis story 52:02 - 57:52: How the sausage is made 57:53 - 64:47: Emailing Jeff Foxworthy and snowballing from there 64:48 - 69:59: Once kids arrive get ready for time to fly 70:00 - 78:33: Letting kids fail but protecting them 79:34 - 85:12: Retaining and incentivising high performing employees 85:13 - 93:29: Influencer pay 93:30 - 97:40: Crossbow glory
80 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Ep.026- Here’s Jonny!
Here’s Jonny! Jonny Gomes is back with a bow and a brand new project. www.signingdaysports.com takes the baseball recruiting world virtual with a goal of empowering kids and colleges to find one another and creating more student athlete opportunities in the game of baseball. Brock and Cody sit down with Jonny to discuss this new project as well as Jonny’s new hobby, archery, along with the need for a new game: Big League Grocery Shopping. Keep #playingthegame. - Show Notes Timecode: 00:00 - 08:22: Welcoming back Jonny Gomes and a good ol’ Kill Cliff 08:23 - 14:01: Archery and new hobbies 14:02 - 20:30: Beginning bowhunting frustrations and flying squirrels 20:31 - 25:02: Kids doing kid things, great learning situations 25:03 - 27:16: Jonny’s bow is meant for hunting hippos 27:17 - 31:42: Virtual reality and ninjas 31:43 - 37:01: Creating real life baseball experiences in the grocery aisle 37:02 - 39:12: Rugby: football without pads 39:13 - 40:51: Best professional sports position is…. Starting MLB pitcher 40:52 - 44:52: Big RW project in the works! 44:53 - 52:47: Modern kids sports and the benefits of a great coach 52:48 - 59:31: Baseball, recruiters, and Jonny’s new project: www.signingdaysports.com 59:32 - 68:44: Getting kids scholarships 68:45 - 70:12: Your first virtual baseball card 70:13 - 73:29: It all comes back to Kill Cliff 73:30 - 76:15: Big League Grocery Shopping 76:16 - 80:09: Getting Jonny shooting straight
98 minutes | May 28, 2021
Ep. 025- Ryer Porter
This week’s guest reverses roles, takes the headphones off, and puts a microphone in front of his face. We’re pumped to welcome Ryer Porter (@ryer_porter), field producer, designer, podcast producer, and social media manager for @copecreative and @playingthegamepodcast to the show. Ryer breaks down tracking sasquatch and what it’s like to document some of people’s most profound memories. “The Leprechaun '' is a skilled artist but most importantly epitomizes a good dude and is great company for any hunt or adventure. You’ll learn a lot but laugh harder in this one #playingthegame - Show Notes: 00:00 - 06:25: Introducing Ryer Porter, international man of mystery 06:26 - 10:04: Meeting Brock and hunts 10:05 - 23:32: Carrying a camera and looking for sasquatch 23:33 - 25:46: Who’d win in arm wrestling match, Cody or Barry Bonds 25:47 - 46:55: Meeting Brock in Colorado and the life of an adventure videographer 46:56 - 51:37: Dune trips 51:38 - 56:06: Deep sea fishing and sea sickness 56:07 - 60:03: Getting the calorie count right 60:04 - 71:37: Is that Lance Armstrong or Ryer Porter? 71:38 - 75:52: Kids parties and racing bikes 72:53 - 77:13: Ryer Porter II, when is the next episode? 77:14 - 82:07: Future hunts with Cody and Cope Creative 82:08 - 86:33: Working with content creators on hunts 86:34 - 98:15: Talking content on the dunes and making memories -
81 minutes | May 20, 2021
Ep. 024- Greg Krogh
This week’s guest special guest is Greg Krogh. Greg is the owner/operator of Mogollon Rim Outfitters, and he and his outfitters have won the hard-earned reputation as some of the best outfitters in the country. He has forgotten more about hunting and shooting than most of us will ever learn in our lifetimes. The only thing that comes close to matching Greg’s hunting skill is his story telling ability. So sit back, laugh, and learn from Greg and the boys. #playingthegame - Show Notes: 00:00 - 06:31: Introducing Greg Krogh, owner/operator Mogollon Rim Outfitters 06:32 - 10:04: Greg’s start in the guiding game 10:05 - 19:46: Shooting school and shooting kit 19:47 - 26:30: Long range shooting and hunting ethics 26:31 - 31:21: A professional hunting guide uses a hunting guide 31:22 - 46:55: Big Buck story 46:56 - 57:07: Dear measurement matrix and personal measurements 57:08 - 59:19: How to age a deer 59:20 - 67:58: Hunting crowds and cameras 67:59 - 72:01: Cameras and hunting ethics 72:02 - 76:41: Pain and sacrifice to get your trophy 76:42 - 81:22: Closing thoughts 86:10 - 93:33: John’s upcoming hunts 93:34 - 100:47: Desert big game 100:48 - 106:19: In sickness and in health, hunting with your significant other - Contact Greg: Instagram: @greg_Krogh Website: http://www.mogollonrimoutfitters.com - Guest Bio: Owner/Operator of Mogollon Rim Outfitters since 1985 Specializing in Mule Deer and Elk in both Arizona and Nevada
106 minutes | May 5, 2021
Ep. 023: John Barklow
This week’s guest, John Barklow (@jbarklow), is a retired, 20-year Navy Diver, who took his passions, work ethic, and values and turned them into a dream career with Sitka. If you have a goal of turning your passion into a profession, then John’s example will shed light on how to get it done. In short, it’s not easy. But if you’re committed and a good dude, big things can happen. #playingthegame - Show Notes: 00:00 - 10:12: Introducing John Barklow, Navy Diver and Master Mountaineer 10:13 - 14:03: Transitioning from the Navy to Sitka. Live, eat, and sleep mountain gear 14:04 - 17:36: Government employment vs Civilian employment 17:37 - 21:50: The importance of friends 21:51 - 28:57: The value of a spouse (an in-house critic) 28:58 - 35:55: Always looking for the next improvement 35:56 - 43:56: Sitka’s story 43:57 - 49:19: Navigating COVID 49:20 - 56:58: Getting up to Alaska and Canada after COVID 58:59 - 68:58: Posting hunting pictures 68:59 - 77:07: Authenticity in the hunting world 77:08 - 86:09: Would you sit around for $100k 86:10 - 93:33: John’s upcoming hunts 93:34 - 100:47: Desert big game 100:48 - 106:19: In sickness and in health, hunting with your significant other -
71 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Ep. 022- Karma
Karma! The more you give, the more you receive. This timeless principle abounds in business and in life. In this episode, Brock and Cody reunite and discuss their latest events and projects. Brock just returned from the Black Rifle Coffee Charity Archery Event and Cody has started a new baseball project with none other than Jonny Gomes. Catch up with the boys and potentially win a new pair of Jordans. Details to follow! #keepplayingthegame - Show Notes: 00:00 - 04:46: Catching up and loving what you do 04:47 - 16:55: Empower others, get your time back, and be even more successful 16:56 - 25:33: The more you give, the more you get. The BRCC event! 24:34 - 37:16: Boys zero tags for the upcoming year:( They’ll find a way. 37:17 - 40:12: Podcast updates and upcoming guests. 40:13 - 44:26: Cody’s got a new baseball project. 45:27 - 52:26: Youth sports and club sports 52:27 - 57:17: One-sport athletes vs Multi-sport athletes 57:18 - 64:44: Importance of failing and learning to fail 64:45 - 66:33: If you want to play college baseball, you need good grades. 66:34 - 71:04: Bow builds and Jordans on the way.