Category Archives: Author

Episode 032: Rachel Ahtila hunting guide, spokesperson, and podcaster

I get to interview Rachel Ahtila, an accomplished guide from British Columbia, Canada. She has guided in a number of different places around the world. She has guided in historic ranges where Jack O’Conner( both wrote and hunted aand where Gordan Eastmen( hunted. In this episode, Rachel discusses Scoop Lake Outfitters ( and the process that Rachel went through to become a professional guide.

Rachel discusses her current employer Gana River Outfitters ( and some upcoming hunts.

We also talk about Rachel’s involvement with Weatherby via The Women of Weatherby( It is a program she is proud to be involved with. We discuss Weatherby Vanguard Camilla rife. We also talk about Rachel’s use of the Weatherby Mark V Rifle ( Rachel is using the Weatherby Mark V chambered in the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum(

You can follow Rachel on a number of Social Media channels including Facebook ( and Instagram (

Also, please consider joining groups like the National Wild Turkey Federation ( and Backcountry Hunters & Anglers ( . You can also help me by supporting the podcast through my Patreon account

Episode 029: Nikita Dalke of Extreme Huntress, Blogger, Prostaff Member

In this episode I get to interview Nikita Dalke a 2014 contestant on Extreme Huntress. You can watch the episodes on Carbon TV ( Nikita hails from British Columbia, Canada and is a mother of two and an avid outdoorswoman. She is active in a number of organizations including being on the Board of Directors of the British Columbia chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (

Nikita ( also involved with Ladies in Camo (, a group whose mission is focused on providing women with affordable hunts in an environment that is comfortable for them to learn and grow.

Nikita also has the time to represent Prois Women’s Hunting Apparel ( Nikita also does a lot of writing, including Wide Open Spaces (, Loba Outdoors ( and more recently with Ladies in Camo (

If you would like to connect with Nikita, you can reach her at Instagram (@canadahuntress), Facebook (, and Twitter (, and via her website (