This episode (066) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio is recorded with a live audience at the Headquarters of Kenetrek Boots in Bozeman, Montana. Joining Randy are Jim Winjum, Founder and President of Kenetrek Boots, and John Barklow, Big Game Product Manager at Sitka Gear. The live audience is asking questions, along with online participants, focused heavily on elk hunting. Topics are heavy with equipment suggestion for archery and rifle elk seasons with plenty more about tactics used for public land elk. Each question is answered by Randy, Jim, and John, all with a different twist and each having a different perspective.
In this Episode of Hunt Talk Radio, Randy Newberg shares the mic with Kit Fischer and Ryan Callaghan. Both these guys are neck-deep in the advocacy of public lands and conservation of native of wildlife species. Kit and Ryan have traveled to Bozeman to talk about many current topics, including hunters conserving that which they may never enjoy, bison history, brucellosis, why we owe bison for the American Conservation Ethic, public lands closed to hunting, agricultural research station stopping hunting, wild sheep struggles, how complex these wildlife topics are, sage grouse conservation, Utah politics affecting the rest of the west, all conservation groups are not the same, Idaho deer, affects of weather, why we engage in conservation, public lands that need protection, and many more.