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.

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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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EP22: Jason Quick, 2017 CA Big Game Application (Sheep, Elk) Part 1

May 21, 2017

In this episode, Jason and I breakdown the 2017 California Big Game Drawing Application process. The deadline is June 2, 2017. Listen in as we discuss the Bighorn Sheep and Elk 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:

  • 2017 Licenses and Fee Schedule
  • Nonlead Ammo Update
  • Preference Points in CA
  • Bighorn Sheep
    • 2016 Draw stats
    • 2017 Proposed hunt units
  • Elk (Tule, Roosevelt, Rocky Mountain)
    • New 2017: Units split
    • 2016 Draw stats
    • 2017 Proposed hunt units

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EP21: Brandon Williams, Public Land DIY Outdoorsman

May 7, 2017

We are fortunate to sit down with a friend of the RnA Outdoors Podcast, Brandon Williams. Brandon is an avid outdoorsman, but more importantly is newly wed, and soon to be a father of his first son. His passion for the outdoors and Public Land DIY hunting and fishing adventures is shown through his efforts to support conservation and the 2nd Amendment. This episode helps reinforce the importance of public lands and vitality of this natural resource.

Topics covered:

  • What shaped you into being an outdoorsman and why?
  • California Public Land hunting opportunities
  • Recent drought prior to this year and its effects
  • CA success rates and contributing factors
  • What drove you to start Public Land hunting and what makes you a successful hunter?
  • What are your tactics when hunting crowded Public Lands here in CA?

You can contact Brandon at: bdubb2383@gmail.com.

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EP20: Seth, Paul & Mike, Oredigger Reunion in Reno, NV 2017

April 23, 2017

Once upon a time in Reno, NV.... In this episode, we talk about tagless hunts, arm wrestling, wilderness elk hunts, predator hunting, Jackpot Nevada, and joining the century club. Tune in as we re-live some college experiences and have some fun on the podcast.

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EP19: Krimson Trail, Kodiak Safaris

April 16, 2017

Kodiak Island is rich in history, beauty, and is home to adventurous outdoor activities as well as plentiful wildlife. It's also home to Kodiak Safaris who offers some of the best Sitka Blacktail Deer hunting in the world. Krimson Trail and her parents own a hunting & fishing lodge in Larsen Bay, which is a small village on Kodiak. They provide both commerical fishing, crabbing, and hunting services for all species on Kodiak.

In addition to her passion for the outdoors, Krimson has started her music career with recently releasing her song release of Elements which can be found on all her social medial feeds and website. Find her video here: https://youtu.be/_JlvDqGbOpw

You can contact Krimson at: krimsonmusic@icloud.com or online at http://www.krimsonlive.com.

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