In this episode, I speak with Matt Miller of Tryin’ Hard Outdoors. Matt is a competitive crossbow shooter in the Archery Shooters Association (www.asaarchery.com) and the International Bowhunting Organization (www.ibo.net). He is also a guide for Collins Low Country Hunt Club (http://www.collinslowcountryhuntingclub.com).
In this episode Matt and I cover a lot of information in hunting, shooting crossbows, tournament shooting and his hunting experience.
You can reach Matt via Facebook (@Tryin-Hard-Outdoors), Instagram (@tryinhardoutdoors), or by email at Matt@tryinhardoutdoors.com.
Matt currently shoots a Mission Crossbow (missioncrossbows.com)
In this episode, I get to talk with Antonio Abraham who is setting up a target and 3D shoot in the Bahamas. This will take place on November 1-4, 2018. The shoot (https://www.bahamas.com/event/bahamas-shoot) is taking place in Freeport at Taino Beach and you will have a number of different resorts to stay at and options for getting to The Bahamas (https://www.thebahamasshoot.com/travel-info).
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Antonio directly at 242-426-8307 or by e-mail at Antonio@bahamasshoot.com. You can also find out more information and register online at www.thebahamasshoot.com.
In this episode, I talk with Justin McFadden of Unchained Outdoors TV (https://www.unchained-outdoors.net/home). The show is in its second season and is available on the Gen 7 Outdoors website, Roku, Amazon FireTV, Chromecast, and Androidtv (https://gen7outdoors.com/unchainedoutdoors/).
We discuss hunting in Pennsylvania, filming your hunt, Nevin’s Hunting Friends (See episode 067 of my show).
Justin and the crew hunt whitetail, turkey, waterfowl, and anything else local that they have an opportunity to hunt. Please check out the show on the Gen 7 Outdoors Channel, and on Facebook (@unchainedoutdoorstv).
Please contact Justin with any questions on the show, hunting, or any of the episodes via Facebook or by email at or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I get to speak with Blake Alma (www.blakealma.com), he is a fireball of activity creating books, blogs, podcasts, and videos related to the outdoor industry. Blake has a new book coming out called An Outdoorsman’s Heart. You can order it from www.blakealmabook.com where he has information on the new book. Please follow him on Facebook and catch his show on the Gen 7 Outdoor Network (gen7outdoors.com).
In this episode, I talk with Daniel Burns, whose son came up with the idea to start Nevin’s Hunting Friends (http://www.nevinshuntingfriends.com). A group dedicated to getting kids with special needs outdoors. Their mission is simple, “to help those kids that have trouble getting into the woods due to their illness”.
Nevin’s Hunting Friends is a 501c3 charity and can be contacted from their website listed above or by the groups Facebook page (@nevinshuntingfriends). You can view past hunts on the GEN 7 Outdoors TV Channel by clicking here.
If you are a manufacturer of hunting or fishing gear, I would encourage you to look at this special needs group and see if you can provide some gear to help keep these young kids in the outdoors.
In this episode, I talk with Aaron Neilson about his business Global Hunting Resources (www.huntghr.com) and his hosting of the TV Show Trijicon’s World of Sports Afield (http://safariclassics.net/tv_shows.html). Aaron and I discuss some of his favorite hunt’s, the hunting industry and how Global Hunting Resources can make your hunting dreams come true and the effect social media has on the hunting industry. Please contact Aaron directly at email@example.com, and let Aaron help you plan out a dream hunt.
In this episode, I talk with Brendan Nel of BoschNel Safaris (https://www.boschnelsafaris.co.za). Brendan is a Professional Hunter with this family-run operation in South Africa. You can hunt all the dangerous big game with BoschNel Safaris as well as numerous options for plains game hunting, fishing, and site seeing.
BoschNel Safaris has a Facebook page(@BoschNelSafaris), and a Facebook group page (BoschnNel Safaris Hunting and Discussion). Please contact Brendan via Facebook or their website to discuss your African hunting trip.
In this episode, I talk with Jeff Budz who has over 97 Turkey Slams. He owns Tag It Worldwide (http://www.tagitworldwide.com), which is his outfitting business. Jeff offers Osceola Turkey hunts in south Florida, as well as hog and alligator hunts. In addition to the outfitting in Florida, Jeff offers clients the opportunity to get a Turkey Slam in one season.
Jeff is a hard-driving outfitter and wants to make sure that you are happy, but also have a realistic understanding of the hunt(s) you will be doing with him or one of his guides. Please call Jeff Budz at 217-502-1304 to further discuss turkey hunting and the opportunities he can help you with.
National Wild Turkey Federation – www.nwtf.org
In this episode, Chris Guikema is back as we are talking elk and mule deer hunting with Compass West Outfitters (http://www.compasswestoutfitters.com). Chris and his wife run a guide service for New Mexico and Colorado. While Chris is based in northern New Mexico, he covers the entire state and Colorado offering elk, mule deer, Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep, and Desert Big Horn Sheep. He can also assist with one of the coveted Ibex and Gemsbok tags that you can be drawn for in New Mexico. You can contact Chris by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (505) 801-7500.
You can also head over to Compass West Outfitters Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/compasswestoutfitters/ and on Instagram at compasswestoutfitters.
In this episode I have a discussion with Owen Eldred, Master Taxidermist of The Wildlife Gallery (https://thewildlifegallery.com). I talk with Owen about becoming a taxidermist, some of his favorite types of work he likes to do and how he got his start in taxidermy.
We also discuss what The Wildlife Gallery can do for people looking to have their hunting memories turned into works of art. The Wildlife Gallery is located in Michigan and able to service anyone in the United States and other areas of the world.
Please contact The Wildlife Gallery at 989-561-5369 to talk with Owen or anyone else on the staff for your taxidermy needs.
Also check out the amazing videos of their work at https://thewildlifegallery.com/videos/
As a show that talks about and discusses the outdoor lifestyle that we all love to participate in, I hope you will consider joining the groups that help to protect wildlife habitat. If you are not a member, look at the following groups to support:
National Wild Turkey Federation – www.nwtf.org
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation – www.rmef.org
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers – www.backcountryhunters.org