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Outdoor adventures with Jason Sacco podcast.

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.

Episode 044: Andy Gagliano of The Turkey Hunter Podcast Talkin’ Turkey

In this episode I talk with Andy Gagliano of The Turkey Hunter Podcast. Andy is a passionate turkey hunter and provides some amazing tips/advice for turkey hunters of any experience level. Turkey hunting is of great interest to me and Andy’s time, knowledge, and passion are amazing. Article in which Andy has been featured can be found on the National Wild Turkey Federations (NWTF) website (https://www.nwtf.org/hunt/article/how-to-pick-turkey-tree) on picking a tree, etc.

Andy has a lot of good information on his website at http://iamturkeyhunting.com where you can access all the great information Andy provides/ Check out his show, and website and never miss an episode.

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

Check out Kill’n Stix (www.killnstix.com) for premium carbon fiber arrows.

Episode 043: Cody Rich of The Rich Outdoors Podcast

I get to talk with Cody Rich who hosts the show The Rich Outdoors  Podcast. You can access his website (http://www.therichoutdoors.net). He also owns a company called Powder River Cartridge Company (https://www.powderrivercartridge.com) which makes a variety of unique ammunition lines for historical guns.

Cody can be contacted on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TheRichOutdoors/) and his group page on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/therichoutdoors/). You can also connect with Cody on Instagram at http://instagram.com/therichoutdoorspodcast 

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

Check out Kill’n Stix (www.killnstix.com) for premium carbon fiber arrows.

Episode 042: Scott Haugen, Professional Hunter, TV Personality and Author

In this episode, I get to interview Scott Haugen (http://www.scotthaugen.com), an author and TV personality. While he does not have any shows on the outdoor TV channels, his show The Hunt (http://www.thesportsmanchannel.com/shows/trijicons-the-hunt/)is one of the first two hunting shows to be picked up on Netflix and is also on Amazon Prime(https://www.amazon.com/Hunt-Complete-First-Season/dp/B00HNECSVK).

Scott has a great story to hear with hunting adventures around the world. He has hunted animals around the world including a man-eating polar bear, lions in Africa that had killed men, and a Tiger in Sumatra. Many of Scott’s hunting adventures are discussed in his books (http://www.scotthaugen.com/hunting-books/).

You can reach Scott from his website to order/discuss his books, a hunt booking service he offers, or any other questions you might have for Scott. He can also be found on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ascotthaugen) and Twitter (@scotthaugen).

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

Check out Kill’n Stix (www.killnstix.com) for premium carbon fiber arrows.

Episode 041: Russell Graves, professional photographer and videographer

In the episode I get a chance to talk with Russell Graves (www.russellgraves.com), a prolific photographer and videographer from north Texas. Russell has traveled the state photographing the people and places of Texas, reflecting Texas in all its glory.

In addition to Russell’s photography, on his website you can see the video projects that he has worked on. You can also view his videos on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/GravesAdventureMEdia). And atWildlife Photo Show (https://www.wildlifephotoshow.com), a website Russell has just to display his work.

You can contact Russell through his websites or by connecting with Russell on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/russellagraves) . Russell loves to talk photography with new or established photographers, and he encourages people to contact him to discuss any of his projects or if he can help you start or finish a project you are working on.

If you would like to read any of Russell’s books, go to Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Russell-A.-Graves/e/B001JP260C/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3?qid=1497370756&sr=8-3)

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