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 087: Judy Usunier of Big Grass Outfitters talks bear hunting

In this episode, I get to talk with Judy Usunier of Big Grass Outfitters. (biggrassoutfitters.com) a bear and waterfowl outfitting service in Manitoba, Canada.

Big Grass Outfitters provides full accommodations for bear and waterfowl hunting. Judy and her husband Tom maintain active baits for spring and fall bear hunts. While there is no guarantee of seeing a color phase black bear, in Manitoba you have a high chance of seeing one.

You can connect with Big Grass Outfitters on Facebook (@biggrassoutfitters), Twitter (@biggrasslady), and on Instagram (@biggrassoutfitters).

Contact on their website on the Contact page or by phone at 204-773-3686 or by email at biggrass@xplornet.ca

Ep 085: Jim Shockey talks Hal and Len – Family Memories

In this episode, I spend a few minutes talking with Jim Shockey about his father Hal, his father-in-law Len and the values that were passed down related to family and hunting and what Jim, wants his grandkids to know.

If you are not familiar with Hal and Len, here is a video from YouTube that will leave you laughing. To learn more about Jim Shockey, please go to http://www.jimshockey.comwhere you can learn about Jim’s museum, watch some videos, access all of Jim’s social media, and book a hunt.

Ep 076.5: Scott Wiseman – EP Adventures Big 2018 Contest

Please go to EP Adventures Facebook page to enter yourself in their contest.

facebook.com/epadventures

If you would like to listen to the previous interview I did with Scott, please follow the below link:

Ep 076: Scott Hunter of Top Ten Percent, talks growing bigger deer

In this episode, I talk with Scott Hunter, owner of Top Ten Percent (https://toptenpercentdeermanagement.com).  Scott, his wife Rikki, and his son Kyle help you manage your land for harvesting bigger deer. They can come in and help you with Food Plots, Scrape Lines, Water Holes, Stand Placement, and Sanctuaries.

The proof is in Scott’s several free-range Michigan Boone and Crocket Deer took from his managed properties. Whether you have 10 acres or 10,000 acres, Scott can assist you with habitat improvement.

You can contact Scott directly from the Top Ten Website or by calling (734) 717-1862. You can also view Top Ten Percentage’s social media at:

Facebook – Top Ten Percent is @Top10Percent

Facebook – Top Ten % on the Hunt is @HunterOnTheHunt

YouTube – Top Ten Percent Deer Management

Instagram – topptenpercent

Vimeo – Top 10 Percent

Episode 072: Scott Wiseman – Host at EP Adventures hunting show

In this episode, I talk with Scott Wiseman of EP Adventures (www.epadventures.com). Scott and his hunting crew produce a line of quality hunting videos that you can order from their website or at stores in Michigan like Meijer and Jay’s Sporting Goods.

Make sure to check out EP Adventures really active Facebook page (EP Adventures) and their Instagram page (@epadventureshunt).

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 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 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(http://www.jack-oconnor.org) both wrote and hunted aand where Gordan Eastmen(http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0247647/) hunted. In this episode, Rachel discusses Scoop Lake Outfitters (http://www.scooplake.com) and the process that Rachel went through to become a professional guide.

Rachel discusses her current employer Gana River Outfitters (http://ganariver.com) and some upcoming hunts.

We also talk about Rachel’s involvement with Weatherby via The Women of Weatherby(http://www.weatherby.com/community/women.html). 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 (http://www.weatherby.com/products/rifles/mark-v.html). Rachel is using the Weatherby Mark V chambered in the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum(http://www.weatherby.com/products/rifles/mark-v.html?caliber=281).

You can follow Rachel on a number of Social Media channels including Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RachelMaeAhtila/) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/rachelahtila/?hl=en).

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