The Bowhunting Podcast
Oh, Canada! Bears North of the Border

Oh, Canada! Bears North of the Border

May 17, 2022

If you’re a bowhunter who likes to travel, few guided hunts offer the action, adventure and affordability of a Canadian black bear hunt. Mike Stroff, host of Savage Outdoors TV, joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss the challenges and high success rates that make spring bruin hunting so exciting, as well as what to look for in a guide and a potential destination if you’re planning your first hunt north of the border.

The Value of 3D Shooting

The Value of 3D Shooting

May 10, 2022

There's no better bowhunting practice than 3D archery, from learning how to accurately estimate yardage and understand shot angles to becoming more familiar with game-animal anatomy and handling high-pressure shots. In this episode, Brandon Waddell from Mountain Archery Fest and John Keene from the Bowtreader 3D Tour of Georgia join Editor Christian Berg to discuss the many benefits of 3D and highlight some unique shooting opportunities.

Don’t Be A Jerk! — Mind Your Manners on the Public

Don’t Be A Jerk! — Mind Your Manners on the Public

May 3, 2022

These days, it seems public-land etiquette is a lost art. From bowhunters intentionally interfering in one another's hunts to stealing trail cameras and treestands, there is an epidemic of bad behavior on public hunting ground. In this episode, contributors Clint Casper and Jace Bauserman join Editor Christian Berg to discuss the problem and what we as bowhunters can do to solve it.

Boat-In Bowhunting

Boat-In Bowhunting

April 26, 2022

With all the mapping technology available today, finding "secret" public-land hotspots is nearly impossible. For some bowhunters, however, canoeing across a lake or boating across a river is the key to escaping the crowds. Accomplish buck slayers Travis Keith and Bob Schwalm join Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss how you can paddle your way to success, what you need to plan for and the challenges that come with boat-in and paddle-in hunts.

DIY Whitetails

DIY Whitetails

April 19, 2022

Whitetails are North America's most accessible big-game species. Outdoor writers Will Brantley and Jace Bauserman join Editor Christian Berg to discuss their favorite DIY deer destinations across America, where blue-collar bowhunters can pursue big bucks for nothing more than the cost of a hunting license and the gas to get there.

Mountain State Monsters

Mountain State Monsters

April 12, 2022

Southern West Virginia isn’t the first place bowhunters look for trophy whitetails, but perhaps they should. The state’s four archery-only counties consistently produce Pope and Young-caliber bucks for hunters willing to put in the work in this rugged, mountainous region. Check out this episode for an overview of this sleeper destination, including its public lands and the secrets to unlocking its big-buck potential.

Rise of the Rut Rig

Rise of the Rut Rig

April 5, 2022

These days, more and more mobile bowhunters are converting vans into "rut rigs," living and hunting out of them for weeks on end. In this episode, rut rig creators Sam Soholt and Zach Owsley explain how they created one-of-a-kind deer camps on wheels. Find out how they found the perfect project vans, the challenges they faced in converting the vehicles and how you can build your own rut rig and spend more time hunting and less time traveling to and from the field.

Tuning With T-Bone

Tuning With T-Bone

March 29, 2022

As one third of the Bone Collector brotherhood, Travis "T-Bone" Turner is one of the most recognized names in bowhunting. Turner is also one of America's foremost experts on bow tuning, and in this episode, he joins Editor Christian Berg and Gear Testing Editor Jon Silks to discuss some of his top tuning tips and provide an update on his ongoing battle with cancer.

Easton Turns 100!

Easton Turns 100!

March 22, 2022

Easton is an iconic name name in archery, and this year the company celebrates its 100th anniversary. Easton Marketing Director Gary Cornum joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss the company’s growth from a small, family-owned archery shop in to the world's leading arrow producer. Cornum also highlights the latest advances in arrow technology and how even Easton's development of world-class Olympic arrows has lead to better bowhunting.

2022 Spring Turkey Preview

2022 Spring Turkey Preview

March 15, 2022

Spring is near, which means gobbler season is here. Mark Hatfield and Peter Muller from the National Wild Turkey Federation join Associate Editor Mark Demko to talk turkey, including current population trends, what NWTF is doing to boost bird numbers and tips and tactics for bowhunting success.

Never Settle!

Never Settle!

March 8, 2022

The best bowhunters never settle, regardless of the challenges they encounter. In this episode, Ohio big buck killer Emily Schaad joins Editor Christian Berg to share her nearly five-month quest to fill her 2021-22 buck tag. Despite incredible obstacles and long odds, Schaad refused to give up, stuck with her plan through more than 70 days afield and finally punched her tag in early February on the second-to-last day of the season.

Shed Season Is Here!

Shed Season Is Here!

March 1, 2022

Now is prime time for shed antler hunting across most of the whitetail range. Shane Indrebo, co-owner of the North American Shed Hunters Club, joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss his passion for shed hunting, his organization’s scoring and record-keeping system for shed antlers and tips for finding more bone!

Do You Even One Stick, Bro?

Do You Even One Stick, Bro?

February 22, 2022

Saddle hunting is all the rage among bowhunters, and no saddle-hunting tactic is hotter than "one sticking." In this episode, Greg Staggs from the Staggs in the Wild YouTube channel joins Editor Christian Berg for an in-depth, how-to discussion of one sticking and how this climbing method can help you be more efficient and effective in the field.

Here’s to the Working Class!

Here’s to the Working Class!

February 15, 2022

Working Class Bowhunter is the biggest podcast in bowhunting. In this episode, Curt Geier and Clint Casper from the Working Class crew join us to discuss their meteoric rise within the bowhunting community and how they've managed to create a digital community for blue-collar bowhunters across America.

Iowa Public-Land Monster!

Iowa Public-Land Monster!

February 8, 2022

Michigan bowhunter Mike Callas traveled to Iowa this past fall for a DIY, public-land hunt, taking a 200-plus inch, 21-point bruiser on his very first sit. Callas joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to talk about how he planned for the hunt, scouted and tagged a true whitetail giant! He also shares his tips to help other bowhunters tag out-of-state trophies.

The Casper Comeback!

The Casper Comeback!

February 1, 2022

After chasing a giant Ohio 8-pointer for parts of five months and more than 70 hunting days, contributor Clint Casper finally dropped the string and tagged his trophy! Casper joins Editor Christian Berg to recount the epic hunt for this monster 8 and shares the secrets to his hard-earned success.

Christmas With Casper

Christmas With Casper

December 24, 2021

It's Christmas Eve, and Contributor Clint Casper joins Editor Christian Berg to recap their fall hunts and share lessons learned along the way. Berg recounts his trifecta of whitetail success in Kansas, Ohio and Pennsylvania, while Casper reflects on grinding for 47 days in the Utah backcountry without punching a tag.

SCI: First for Hunters

SCI: First for Hunters

December 1, 2021

Safari Club International has been a leading voice for hunting for five decades and will hold its 50th anniversary conference in January in Las Vegas. Ben Cassidy, SCI's Executive Vice President of International Government & Public Affairs, joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss the Club's conservation heritage and new initiatives to protect our hunting heritage well into the future.

Ravin‘s Cutting-Edge Crossbows

Ravin‘s Cutting-Edge Crossbows

November 22, 2021

Ravin continuously pushes envelope when it comes to crossbow technology and performance. In 2021, Ravin's R500 became the first production crossbow to shoot 500 fps, while the new R18 features a super-compact, takedown design that you just have to see to believe. Ravin Product Manager Jacob Aldridge joins Associate Editor Mark Demko for a deep five on these new bows and offers a sneak peek at what Ravin has in the works for 2022.

Olympic Bowhunting

Olympic Bowhunting

November 8, 2021

U.S. Olympian Casey Kaufhold became the the second-youngest archer to ever represent America at the Tokyo Games this summer. This fall, she's got her sights set on taking her first trophy whitetail buck. Kaufhold joins Editor Christian Berg to recap her Olympic experience, her silver medal win at the 2021 World Championships and the many parallels between how she prepares for competition and bowhunting.

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