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Outdoor adventures with Jason Sacco podcast.

Episode 062: Owen Eldred – Master Taxidermist from The Wildlife Gallery

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

Episode 060: Chris Caffery – Musician and Hunter

In this episode, I catch up with Chris Caffery (http://chriscaffery.com). Chris is a famous musician, playing guitar for the band Savatage (http://www.savatage.com) and one of the founding members of Tran-Siberian Orchestra (http://www.trans-siberian.com/index/home). Not only is Chris a master at the guitar, you will also find him using his bow and crossbow out in the field hunting for whitetail and turkey in his New York home. Chris also likes to fish for the various types of fish found in the waters of New York state.

In addition to his hunting and music, Chris is an entrepreneur and has a line of hot sauces called High River Sauces (http://highriversauces.com).

I hope you enjoy the interview, Chris is an amazingly nice guy like so many outdoorsman. If you want to contact Chris, you can reach out at:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ChrisCafferyMusic

Twitter – @ChrisCaffery

Episode 059: James Reese creator of Bowhunters Of America

In this episode, I interview James Reese, the creator of Bowhunters Of America on Facebook

(https://www.facebook.com/groups/howyalikemenow/about/)

Bowhunters Of America is the largest hunting group on Facebook. It is family friendly with adults and children posting in the group. The group is managed to make sure that everyone is respectful to each other and any of their legally harvested animals.

While the site focuses on bow hunting, it is an inclusive group and you can post/discuss any legally harvest animal taken by any means.

James was able to attend the 2018 ATA Show (Archery Trade Association). Here James was able to see some new gear coming. A number of items are discussed and below are links to all the companies discussed:

Element Arrows (http://elementarcheryusa.com)

Steady Form (http://www.steadyform.com)

NAP (https://www.newarchery.com)

Tooth of the Arrow Broadheads (https://toothofthearrow.com)

Treezyn (https://treezyn.com)

Bowtech (https://bowtecharchery.com)

Excalibur Crossbows (http://www.excaliburcrossbow.com)

Double Bull Blinds (https://www.primos.com/products/double-bull-blinds/)

QAD Rests (http://www.qadinc.com)

Bowshooters Station (http://www.lahuntinggear.com)

Tree Stand Buddy (https://treestandbuddy.com)

Skyline Safety System (https://www.skylinesafetysystem.com)

Lakewood Bow Cases (https://www.lakewoodproducts.com/hunting-cases/bow-cases/)

Hickory Creek Draw-Loc Crossbow (http://drawloc.com)

Plythal Technical Gear (https://www.plythal.com)

Please feel free to follow any of these links. If you purchase anything, let the company know it was a result of this podcast Outdoor Adventures with Jayson and Bowhunters of America Facebook group.

Episode 058: Tollie Jordaan of Tollie’s African Safaris

In this episode I get to chat with Tollie Jordaan of Tollie’s African Safaris(https://www.huntinginafrica.website). Tollie started this hunting lodge in the early 1980’s on family property and has grown the operation to where he hunts about 200,000 acreas for about 30 species. He also has concessions in Zimbabwe to take Leopard and Elephant.

Tollie and his family and staff will take care of all levels of hunters to Africa. Whether this is your 1st trip or 30th trip, between the hunting and sightseeing, Tollie’s African Safaris will make sure you have an amazing trip. Please contact Tollie and his staff via their amazing website to plan your trip to Africa.

Episode 056: Justin Ragazzine – Big Game Hunter

In this episode, I interview Justin Ragazzine. Justin is the youngest person to have completed the Super Slam of North America. This involves taking 29 different big game animals and recording the hunts with OVIS (slamquest.org). This is a huge accomplishment in the world of hunting and Justin details it in his book  Against All Odds (My Quest for the North American Super Slam). You can order the hard copy version from Amazon here or the e-book version from Lulu.com here.

Justin can be reached at Facebook by going here and at Instagram at jragazzine. Please reach out to Justin with any questions on his book or hunting in general.

Episode 055: Kara Wattunen – Walleye Angler

 

I have been on a leave from the show for a few months, and this new episode is great. I talk with Kara Wattunen a tournament-fishing woman from Minnesota. Kara has fished in a number of tournaments including Cabela’s National Walleye Tour (https://www.facebook.com/NationalWalleyeTour/). You can contact Kara via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/karawattunenpromotional/) or on Instagram (@kwattunen).

In this episode we discuss a number of different subjects that Kara is passionate about. Here is a link to further articles that Kara has written on numerous subjects around fishing (https://powrtran.com/blog/harsh-reality-kara-wattunen/).

Episode 048: Amanda Lynn Mayhew – Canadian Hunter

In Episode 048 I get to catch up with Amanda Lynn Mayhew (http://www.amandalynnmayhew.com), a hunter from Canada.  Amada Lynn is currently filming her second season of Just Hunt (www.justhunt.ca) on Canada Hunts East broadcast on Wild TV.  You will find Amanda Lynn all over Canada, either filming her show or passing her passion of hunting on to fellow hunters. To assist with bringing more women into hunting, Amanda Lynn started the Ontario Women Hunters Association (www.owhaontario.com) to promote hunting in Ontario and beyond.  With this, Amada Lynn started Range Days to bring women to local gun clubs to get first hand experience with firearms in a safe and comfortable environment.

Amanda Lynn is also on the pro-staff of Cabela’s Canada making appearances at Cabela’s stores in Canada to promote hunting.

Please reach out to Amanda Lynn via Instagram (@amandalynnmayhewhunting), via Twitter (@amandalynmayhew), or on Facebook (@AmandaLynnMayhew), and her Cabela’s Prostaff Page on Facebook (@ProStaffAmanda).

Episode 047: Lou Marullo Heavy Metal Singer and Bow Hunter

In episode 047 I catch up with Lou Marullo (Eric Adams) co-founder and lead singer of MANOWAR (http://www.manowar.com). When not touring with the guys in the band, you can find Lou traveling and hunting or held up in central New York enjoying down time and practicing his archery skills. If all that is not enough, for 25 years, Lou has been a hunting safety instructor for the state of New York where he teaches new hunters about the game laws in New York. Last but not least, Lou is also the Hunting Editor for Texas Game and Fish magazine (http://www.fishgame.com). Here is a link to some of his articles (http://www.fishgame.com/tag/lou-marullo/). Here is a video Lou recorded discussing The October Lull (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1V56OsHmWdA).

Lou has hunted a number of animals through the year, and a few years ago he mad a hunting DVD with Chester Moore titled Wildlife and Wild Times. Lou also did a Merriam Turkey hunt on the Pine River Indian Reservation and here is a link to the article that discusses the same hunt Lou was on. (http://scout.com/outdoors/hunting/Article/Turkey-Hunting-The-Badlands-101458869).

Also, please consider joining groups like the National Wild Turkey Federation (www.nwtf.org) and Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (http://www.backcountryhunters.org). You can also help me by supporting the podcast through my Patreon account https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=4439533

Also, check out Kill’n Stix Arrow (http://www.killnstix.com)

Episode 046: Cameron Kuenzer of Safari Classic Productions

In this episode I get to talk with Cameron Kuenzer. Cameron is a great example of the people of great character that you will find in the hunting industry. Cameron works for Safari Classic Productions (http://www.safariclassics.net/index.html) in Dallas, Texas. He is both a videographer and editor, working on shows like Dallas Safari Clubs Tracks Across Africa, and Hornady’s Dark and Dangerous.

In this we discuss Cameron’s relationship with Dallas Safari Club(https://www.biggame.org), his love of hunting, and huge desire to help promote hunting to younger kids. We talk about FTW Ranch and the S.A.A.M Shooting School(http://ftwsaam.com).

Also, Cameron grew up with a love of waterfowl hunting and he assists his father with their duck call company Quack Shack Duck Calls (http://www.quackshacktexas.com/home.html).

Contact Cameron through Instagram (cjkuenzer) or through Safari Classic Productions if you would like to discuss filming projects with him.

Episode 045: Season 5 of The Bone Yard Launch

This quick release is about Season 5 of The Bone Yard. This is a great hunting show featuring Calvin Buckler and Jason Acorn. With Season 5, the show is moving to an online format and you can watch it on Twisted Outdoors TV (www.twistedoutdoorstv.com) and also on The Bone Yard website (www.theboneyardtv.com). Keep up with the guys on Twitter (@addingbones) and on Facebook at (@addingbones).

They have some great sponsors at:

Kill’n Stix arrows (http://www.killnstix.com)

Cam Clark Ford (http://www.camclarkford.com)

Bohning Archery (http://www.bohningarchery.com)

Leupold Optics (http://www.leupold.com)

Obsession Bows (http://www.obsessionbows.com)

Weatherby (http://www.weatherby.com)

Subscribe and keep watching the great shows these guys put out.