EP32: Keith & Kevin, Ripcord

October 10, 2017

In this episode, Lucas and company sits down with the guys behind the rest at their headquarters in Dillon, MT. Keith and Kevin both live and breathe bowhunting, and are 100% committed to USA made products. In addition, Ripcord has been our title sponsor of the RnA Outdoors podcast and we are grateful for their partnership.

"When it comes to fall away or drop down arrow rests, Ripcord is the brand that bowhunter's trust. Ripcord is best known for 100% full time arrow containment, for eliminating bounceback and for ongoing innovation."

Special thanks to our sponsors: First Lite and Ripcord Arrow Rest

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EP31: Ron Jones, Mental Skills

September 26, 2017

In episode #31, I sit back down with friend of the podcast wellness coach Ron Jones and we talk about mental skills training and how that can equate to success in the field archery hunting. This conversation also covers topics related to getting kids more involved in the outdoors and the concerns with our next generation carrying out our duty to protect what we currently have. Ron is a wealth of knowledge and is highly motivated to help people move better.

You can contact Ron directly at: ron@ronjones.org or at his websites www.ronjones.org and http://theleanberets.com.

Special thanks to our sponsors: First Lite and Ripcord Arrow Rest

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EP30: Kristy Titus, Pursue the Wild

September 10, 2017

Kristy Titus is both a TV personality and creator of the new digital series Pursue the Wild which airs on both RMEF’s elknetwork.com and YouTube. She is a huge advocate for many conservation organizations and always goes out of her way to help protect our 2nd amendment and public lands rights. Through these platforms, she shares her adventures and love of the outdoors. Her greatest hope is to inspire others, giving them confidence to tackle the most demanding outdoor activities and shooting sports.

You can contact Kristy at her Pursue the Wild website: http://kristytitus.com/new-page/ 

Special thanks to our sponsors: First Lite and Ripcord Arrow Rest

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EP29: Jason & Lucas, Arizona Elk Scouting 2017 (Part 2)

August 27, 2017

In episode Part #2, Jason and Lucas recap their weekend of scouting in AZ Unit 22N.

Special thanks to our sponsors: First Lite and Ripcord Arrow Rest

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EP28: Jason & Lucas, Arizona Elk Scouting 2017 (Part 1)

August 10, 2017

In this episode, Jason and Lucas travel to central Arizona to do some preseason scouting for elk. Amber Quick (Jason's daughter) was the successful recipient of the one non-resident random early rifle tag in Unit 22N.

Topics covered:

  • Unit 22N: Density of elk, bull to cow ratios, season dates, harvest success rates
  • Digiscouting on Google Earth and OnX Maps, moon cycle
  • Preparation for the hunt, field care of meat
  • AZ weather forecast, monsoon conditions, burn locations

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EP27: Micah Brown, Ramcat Broadheads

July 25, 2017

The most accurate, deepest, penetrating broadheads in the world. That's right, Ramcat Broadheads 'Hit like a ram and Cut like a cat'. In this episode, Lucas phones in Micah Brown to have a pointed discussion about the broadhead that is changing the game. If you have not heard of Ramcat, this show will give you an in depth analysis and technical specifications to help you make the 'Ramcat Leap of Faith'.

Topics covered:

  • History of the Ramcat Broadhead
  • Technical Specs: design, blade types, spin tests, steel material
  • Broadhead types: 100 gr. vs 125 gr., Original vs Diamondback
  • Field testing, experiences, field point accurarcy
  • Where to purchase? Reputable deaers, MAP pricing

You can contact Micah at: m_an_b@hotmail.com or (916) 342-3400

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EP26: Micah Brown, First Lite Pro Staff Coordinator

July 8, 2017

Do you wear First Lite products? Ever wonder the magic behind merino wool? Listen as Lucas speaks with First Lite Pro Staff Coordinator Micah Brown as they geek out on First Lite apparel and what's new for 2017. Micah is a wealth of knowledge behind the brand and provides an in depth review of many products that First Lite produces and what he has in store for the 2017 hunting season.

Topics covered:

  • First Lite journey to coordinating the Pro Staff team
  • First Lite Pro Staff:
    • What makes an ambassador for the First Lite brand?
    • Selection process
  • New in 2017:
    • Corrugate Shorts/Pants, Obsidian Merino Pant, Women's Collection
    • Cipher camo pattern
    • 37.5 Cocona Technology (moisure wicking properties/evaporation)
  • Merino Wool - What it is and the science behind the product
  • Pig Hunting in California
  • What sets First Lite apart from the competition
  • Hunting 2017 season

You can contact Micah at: m_an_b@hotmail.com or (916) 342-3400

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EP25: Jim Reardon, Utah Friends of the NRA Foundation

June 23, 2017

In this episode, Lucas sits down with Jim Reardon, Utah field representative for the Friends of the NRA. Jim organizes 9 fundraising dinner banquets across Utah with volunteer committees that have increased over 50% revenue since last year. His passion for the NRA is obvious during our discussion and has a drive to build the NRA Friends organization across Utah. 

Topics covered:

  • NRA Foundation (501 C3) non profit

    • Volunteer committees... 
    • Where does the fundraising money go? Grants and funding
  • Utah Friends of the NRA Foundation
    • Daily activities as the NRA Field Representative
    • Chartered committees in Utah
    • Political climate in UT
  • HR 621: Utah transfer of Public Lands
    • Chaffetz & Zinke discussion
  • Hunting plans in 2017

If you are interested in joining a volunteer committee, you can contact Jim at (801) 436-4175 or by email: jreardon@nrahq.org

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EP24: Ben Miller, Nick Hager & Jake Johnson - RnA Ambassadors in CA

June 9, 2017

Don't let the introduction fool you as RnA Ambassador Nick 'The D' Hager takes over the microphone and runs the show. Other Dillon natives Jake Johnson and Ben 'The Matriach' Miller join the conversation to talk about their trip to CA, throwing Tyler Houston under the bus, beach life, sea otter hunting, Jake's secret to elk hunting, and Nick's gym routine. Join us for some laughs and good ole Montana straight talk.

Check out our partners at:
Ripcord Arrow Rests... "Bowhunter's #1 selling fall away rest" http://ripcordarrowrest.com
First Lite... "Go Farther Stay Longer" http://www.firstlite.com
Wild Eats Enterprises... "The Relentless Pursuit to Achieve the Extradionary" https://www.wildeats.com 

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EP23: Jason Quick, 2017 CA Application Breakdown (Deer, Pronghorn, Pigs, Bear) Part 2

May 25, 2017

In this episode, Jason and I continue our discussion on the 2017 California Big Game Drawing Application process. The deadline is June 2, 2017. Listen in as we discuss Deer, Pronghorn, Pigs, and Black Bear draw applications for both residents and non-residents. If you are looking to draw a tag in CA, you don't want to miss this show!!!

Topics covered:

  • Deer (Mule Deer, Blacktail, Hybrid Mule/Black)

    • New in 2017 (unit changes)
    • Mandatory Deer Harvest Reporting
    • Tag classifications (Premium, Restricted, Unrestricted)
    • 1st tag vs 2nd tag
    • 2016 harvest report and drawing stats
    • 2017 proposed hunts
  • Pronghorn
    • 2016 draw stats
    • 2017 proposed (apprentice, archery, general method)
  • Black bears (tags, seasons, mandatory skull presentation)
  • Pigs (tags, seasons, top counties)

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