Category: Sports:Wilderness

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October 28, 2020

#42: Mike Hunsucker-Heartland Bowhunter

Antler Up Podcast Episode #42: Michael Hunsucker-Heartland Bowhunter

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 42 of the Antler Up Podcast!

On today’s episode I am joined by Mike Hunsucker from Heartland Bowhunter.  Mike is Co-Host of HB and is an avid hunter.  From Whitetail, Mule Deer, Elk and everything in between Mike is as passionate as it comes to hunting.  In this episode Mike and I talk about his 2020 hunting season, his mentality for hunting the month of October & beyond, straight up successful hunting stories, trail camera tactics and how HB has evolved over the last 13 years.  Enjoy the episode!

In this episode we cover:

  • The start of the 2020 hunting season
    • Early Season Nebraska ( Mule Deer & Whitetail)
    •   Colorado Hunt
  • mentality for hunting the month of October and how it changes based on weather, food and pre-rut
  • stories on successful October hunts
  • hunting cold fronts in October
  • trail camera tactics 
    • cell camera advantages
  • learning from each hunt regardless of notching a tag or not
  • how HB has evolved over the last 13 years
    •  filming with telling a story
    • HB Film school event

 

 

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Heartland Bowhunter

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October 21, 2020

#41: Bert Sorin-Be Legendary(Sorinex Outdoors)

Antler Up Podcast Episode #41: Bert Sorin-Sorinex 

 

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 41 of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode Dimitri and I are joined by Bert Sorin.  Bert was a guest I was extremely looking forward to having on the show.  Bert is the President of Sorinex Exercise Equipment and has accomplished so much in life from hunting, athletics and more.  Bert is a 4 time All-American in Track & Field, husband & father to created Sorinex Outdoors.  Bert brings a lot to the table and we were lucky to talk about fitness & hunting, hunting stories, what it takes to be mentally tough and what it means to be Legendary.  Enjoy!

 

In this episode we cover:

  • Hunting & Fitness: How the role of fitness plays in a hunt
  • Exercises that can help you on a future hunt (stalk)
  • Hunting stories from the field
  • The purpose of Sorinex Outdoors
  • Having the mental toughness in life & in the woods
  • Lessons learned from the field and other hunters
  • Working on being the best version of you
  • Failure is fatal and how you should learn from it!

 

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October 14, 2020

#40: Kip Adams (QDMA)-How to Hunt October & Deer Habitat Management

Antler Up Podcast Episode #40: Kip Adams- Director of Conservation at QDMA

 

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 40 of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode Dimitri and I are joined by Kip Adams with QDMA.  Kip is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to hunting whitetails, especially here in our home state of PA.  Kip is also the QDMA Director of Conservation.  In this episode we dive into a bunch of different topics from the 2020 PA Deer Whitetail report, new changes to the PA 2020 hunting season, deer habitat management, hunting tactics especially during the month of October and a ton more! 

 

In this episode we cover:

  • 2020 PA Deer Whitetail Report
  • Thoughts on Sunday Hunting
  • Hunting Traditions
  • Deer Habitat Management
  • Food Plots/no food plots
  • Hinge Cutting
  • Hunting a buck in the middle of October
  • What to do if you bump a buck
  • How to game plan a hunt based on deer terrain and food sources
  • Hunting transition areas and when to hunt them
  • Scrapes
  • Rubs
  • Age Harvest in PA
  • Partnership with QDMA & NDA
  • Tips and Tactics for PA Hunters

 

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Closing Music by: Jim Ryser

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October 7, 2020

#39: Early Season Strategy w/ Aaron Warbritton-The Hunting Public

Antler Up Podcast Episode #39: Aaron Warbritton-The Hunting Public

 

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 39 of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode Dimitri and I are joined by Aaron Warbritton of The Hunting Public.  Aaron is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to hunting and in this episode we dive into how he got into the hunting industry, early season whitetail strategies, and how hunting aggressively can lead to more shot opportunities. 

 

In this episode we cover:

  • Path to getting into the industry
  • Learning an area to hunt
  • Early Season strategies
  • Process/tactics in finding new sign
  • Out of state & In state
  • Being adaptable as a hunter
  • What to look for while e-scouting timber areas
  • Pressure scouting
  • Hunting close to bedding areas
  • Western hunting success
  • The rest of the 2020 season

 

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September 30, 2020

#38: Looking At Our 2020 Hunting Season!

Antler Up Podcast Episode #38: Looking At Our 2020 Hunting Season (GOALS, EXPECTATIONS & GEAR)

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 38 of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode I am joined by Dimitri  and Mike.  We talk about what we have going on this hunting season as far as our goals, expectations and gear.  We talk about some bucks we have on camera, strategies we plan to use and other 2020 hunting plans.

 

In this episode we cover:

  • Our 2020 Hunting Goals

    • Filming
    • Hunting Strategies
  • Expectations
    • Deer we have on camera
    • Strategies we plan to implement
    • Where we plan on hunting during this season
  • Gear Talk

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September 23, 2020

#37: Talking Gear & Whitetails with Jacob Myers-Southern Outdoorsmen

Antler Up Podcast Episode #37: Jacob Myers-Southern Outdoorsmen

 

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 37 of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode I am joined by Jacob Myers from the Southern Outdoorsmen Podcast & YouTube Channel.  Jacob is a whitetail fanatic and that is always looking to help others improve their hunting abilities.  Jacob is also a gear head like myself and we had a blast talking gear, hunting strategies and a heck of a lot more!  

 

In this episode we cover:

  • How to improve your mobile set up and how it can lead to more success
  • Learning from other hunters to adapt, grow and improve own hunting abilities
  • Hunting the wrong spot? What adjustments to make to be more successful. 
  • When the switch happens to filling more deer tags
  • Hunting stories from successful hunts
  • GEAR, ALL THINGS GEAR 
  • Talking western hunting and gear

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Outro Music by: Jim Ryser
 
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September 16, 2020

#36: Talking Whitetails w/Gregg Farrell

Antler Up Podcast Episode #36: Gregg Farrell- First Lite 

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 36 of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode Dimitri and I are joined by Gregg Farrell of First Lite.  Gregg is a whitetail fanatic and is the whitetail product line manager.  In this episode Gregg shares some great information regarding how to improve deer habitat to get more out of your hunts, hunting ridges and points, early season tactics, picking the right time to hunt and some out of state strategies and a whole lot more!

 

In this episode we cover:

  • How to improve whitetail habitat to better your hunts
  • Hunting ridges & points
  • Running trail cameras to help you decide on when to hunt
  • Importance of entry & exit routes
  • Picking the perfect tree
  • Doe & buck bedding
  • Practicing hunting shooting situations
  • Hunting out of state

 

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September 9, 2020

#35: Casey VanDerGraaf-Social Media, Photography & Prime

Antler Up Podcast Episode #35: Casey VanDerGraaf

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 35 of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode Dimitri and I are joined by Casey VanDerGraaf of Prime & G5 Outdoors.  Casey is a professional photographer & graphic designer and who also has a passion for hunting.  In this episode Casey shares some great information regarding how to get involved in the outdoor industry, the importance of relationships and building your social media platform and we chat about the Prime Black Series bows. 

 

In this episode we cover:

  • How to get involved in the outdoors industry 
  • The role social media plays
  • All about Prime
  • Black Series 
  • 2021 Information
  • What 2020 has in store for Casey

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September 2, 2020

#34: Jason Redd Timber Ninja Outdoors

Antler Up Podcast Episode #34: Jason Redd-Timber Ninja Outdoors

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 34  of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode Dimitri and I are joined by Jason Redd of Timber Ninja Outdoors.  Jason is the owner of TNO and resides in the mountains in North Carolina.  In this episode Jason shares some great information regarding how his fitness helps him become a better hunter in the backcountry, preparing for his Alaska hunt and much more. 

 

In this episode we cover:

  • How fitness improves Jason’s hunting  
  • Preparing for his 10 day Alaska hunt
  • Soaking in the hunting experience
  • About Timber Ninja Outdoors
  • C1 Carbon Fiber Sticks
  • Why Timber Ninja Outdoors was created
  • Nutrition & Hydration in the backcountry
  • Whitetail Run-n-Gun Setup

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Outro Music by: Jim Ryser

Timber Ninja Outdoors

 

 

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August 26, 2020

#33: Trail Cam Strategies & More w/ Rudy Nunez-Tactacam

Antler Up Podcast Episode #33: Rudy Nunez

Hey everyone, welcome to episode 33  of the Antler Up Podcast!

 

On today’s episode I am joined by Tactacam Brand Manager Rudy Nunez. Rudy is is an avid bowhunter that currently lives in Arizona.   In this episode Rudy and I have a pretty laid conversation about his transition into hunting at an early age, his 2020 hunting strategies, the brand new Tactacam Reveal Cell Camera. Rudy was really fun to talk to and hope you enjoy it as much as I did recording. 

 

In this episode we cover:

  • Getting into archery
  • Transitioning to hunting elk from hunting whitetails on the east coast
  • Key features to the new Reveal cell camera
  • 2020 Hunting strategies

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