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/

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.

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.

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/

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

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).

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!

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).

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 Synthetics – https://www.buckfeverusa.com

 

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.