In this Episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio (EP102) Randy is joined in southern Arizona by friends wildlife biologists Wade Zarlingo (Mearns Quail Expert), Al Eiden (Quail Forever Regional Director), and Kyle Dutro (Arizona Game & Fish Landowner Relations Director). Topics covered are quail management, quail hunting, landowner access programs, Farm Bill for hunters, watering deserts for wildlife, hunting impacts on populations, large landscape management, public land access, conservation volunteers, and other topics pertinent to hunting Arizona.
In this Bonus Episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by Brady Miller of goHUNT.com. Continuing with the mantra that you should hunt elk every year, the guys give a half hour dissertation of the points you need to know about drawing elk tags in Wyoming. Topics covered include point system, regular versus special draw, random draw, draw odds, strategy by point level, general tags, archery options and enough Wyoming draw information to give you a good start in your research. Don't miss the deadline of January 31.
In this episode (101) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by crew members, Marcus and Michael, along with frequent TV guest, Jerry Pritchard. Listeners have asked for the full story of why Randy won't hunt Mexico. He and Jerry explain their night in a Mexican jail, making it clear why they will never hunt Mexico. After that story, other topics include Coues deer hunting, antelope jackrabbits, dove, quail, javelina, Arizona style chili, drawing tags in Arizona, and other random thoughts from a Coues deer camp in the Sonoran desert.
In this short bonus episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy gives an overview of what can be expected in application season of 2019. The focus will be "hunt elk every year," with Wyoming and Arizona as the first states to be considered in this short-term, mid-term, and long-term plan. Joining Randy is Trail Kreitzer of goHUNT.com, explaining the updates found in the new version of the goHUNT INSIDER service. Topics covered are details of Wyoming and Arizona non-resident elk drawings.
In this Episode (100) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy and Matthew have sorted the piles of emails that have come in over the last year, choosing a handful of discussion topics to include corner crossing, civil trespass, gun control folly, 2nd Amendment clarity, grizzly bear delisting, point creep(s), Wyoming elk drawing, how much is too much information, what is "my spot," new hunter conundrum, GPS or Smart phone app, and a lot of tangents that originate from listener questions.
In this Episode (99) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy, Marcus, and Dan discuss listener topics like wildlife not connected to the land ownership, states as wildlife trustees, price gouging non-residents (NR), how much to allocate NRs, what are conservation easements (CE), why CEs are under attack, property rights hypocrites, resignation of Ryan Zinke as Sec of DOI, Utah selling 28K of open hunting ground, the anti-public land movement, and many other topics related to public land and conservation.
In this Episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio (EP 098) Randy is joined by Marcus Hockett and Matthew Newberg to discuss Matthew's recent Wyoming elk hunt, recorded via a YouTube Livestream. Topics discussed include late season elk, winter ranges, reserve WY tags for following year, hunt another's tree stand, public land etiquette, importance of mentors, ethics v. preferences, wound one and you're done, distance and technology, wounding losses, what you want from a hunt, hunt opener or end of season, elk are where you find them, non-lead ammo performance, burning points, and other topics from YouTube viewers.
In this Episode (97) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, we are talking about mule deer hunting. Randy, Marcus, and Micheal all took Montana mule deer two days apart, in different hunts, in different habitats, giving cause to discuss what is happening with mule deer management. Topics include, hunting opportunity v. trophy desires, can you have both, mandatory harvest reporting, limited entry v. general tags, genetics, v. age, crowding, limited cost us hunter numbers, mule deer experts, report from early season elk hunts, bad hunting luck, and many other mule deer topics.
In this Episode (096) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy and his crew discuss how hunters can engage in elections and politics as informed voters. Included is a half hour interview with US Senator Jon Tester. Topics covered include mid-term elections, chameleon candidates, competing priorities when voting, party relevance, trustworthy sources, contacting elected leaders, voting matters, being informed, accountability from those you voted for, trends in politicization, what they say v. what they've done, LWCF, public land funding, and a host of other hunting and access issues swirling around in this election season.
In this episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy and friends are podcasting from their bison camp in the Henry Mountains of southern Utah. Joining Randy are his crew members, Marcus and Dan, previous guest JR Young, and friend Ray White. Randy drew one of two non-resident archery bison tags and the day prior to this podcast filled his tag with a big bull bison. Topics covered include bison hunting, processing a one-ton animal, good luck rules, easy packouts, bison as the sacrificial lamb for conservation, history of bison, genesis of US conservation, strange cuts only from a bison, chefs in hunting camps, and other topics of food and conservation.
In this episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk radio, Randy is joined by Jim Heffelfinger, wildlife science coordinator for Arizona Game & Fish. Topics covered include migration corridors, science for wildlife management, mule deer issues, habitat versus predation, Mexican wolves, ESA, restoring threatened and endangered species, coues deer, deer and more deer, Arizona opportunity hunts, and many topics related to science of game management.
In this episode (93) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by two renowned hunter-scientists who have made their careers studying Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Dr. Kelly Straka and Dr. Krysten Schuler talk about what is known and what is not yet known about CWD. With washed up rock 'n rollers and a few TV personalities impersonating as disease experts, now seems like a great time to let true scientists have a platform to dispel the misinformation being spread about CWD. This podcast is all CWD, what we do know, what we don't know. And the best advice given from these hunter-scientists; keep hunting, even if CWD is in your hunting area.
In this Episode (92) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is in Alaska with cameraman, Marcus Hockett, hunting Dall Sheep. Also there was Tim Burnett of the SoloHunter who joined them for the last three days. Topics covered include details of three intense Dall Sheep stalks, dreams fulfilled, mental versus physical stamina, satisfaction as a function of difficulty, outdoor media platforms, and a host of other topics relevant to a once-in-a-lifetime Alaska sheep hunt.
In this Episode (091) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by his camera crew Marcus Hockett and Tyler Johnerson, and two leading experts on Sitka Blacktails, Jim Baichtal and Dr. Sophie Gilbert. Topics discussed include hunting southeast Alaska, Sitka Blacktail biology, lack of blacktail research, raising awareness, how good can habitat get, man and deer coexisting, management by science, science funded by hunters' excise taxes, appeal of hunting extreme locations, effort provides rewards, how you can help with Sitka Blacktail conservation.
In Episode 90 of Hunt Talk Radio, Randy and Jim talk about how Kenetrek Boots started, the importance and use of proper socks, and Jim's passion for sheep hunting.
In this Episode (089) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio Randy is joined by Brian Cal of the Gritty Bowmen. This is a very unfiltered discussion about the current affairs of public land advocacy, worthlessness of the two-party system, Randy as a party-agnostic, Brian's feedback from of speaking out, inflicting political pain, going on the offense, the Utah doctrine, when silence becomes support, spineless politicians, you can't buy a politician who isn't for sale, drop your party allegiances, and many perspectives on public land politics.
In this episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio (EP: 088), Randy Newberg and Remi Warren finally connect for a long-planned chat, albeit a shorter thannormal episode. Topics covered include public lands in other countries, self-guided experiences in Australia and New Zealand, buying one-way tickets, figure it out, being a lucky fool, is hunting really a job, cancellation lists, solo hunting/filming, digital media, and making success your only option.
In this Episode (087) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by his production leader, Marcus Hockett, and two fanatic hunters who happen to be experts on raptors and hawking, Chris Parish and Leland Brown. Topics discussed include Randy's excitement to hunt small game and birds with raptors, history of hawking, non-lead ammo, superior bullet performance, how to get lead out of the field, voluntary compliance is better than legal mandate, hawks, falcons, raptors, scavengers, hunting birds with birds of prey, small game hunting, bullet fragmentation, terminal performance of non-lead bullets, value of condor studies to hunting conservation, and lots of other cool ideas you want to hear.
In this Episode (086) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by field producer, Marcus Hockett, and frequent guest hunter, Mike Spitzer, recorded at black bear camp on a remote island in southeast Alaska. Topics covered include a lot of bear hunting stories, rain, details and logistic of self-guide Alaska black bear hunts, using a 7mm-.08 for bears, if Remi Warren was right about when bears come out, and many topics that will make you want to go to Alaska on your own black bear hunt.
In this episode (EP:085) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy Newberg hosts a panel of wild sheep experts at the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society annual convention in Denver. On the panel are Kevin Hurley, Dr. Peregrine Wolff, and Clay Brewer, all professional experts who study wild sheep, disease, and conservation opportunities. Topics covered include disease risks, impacts on herd expansion and translocation, transmission from domestic animals, habitat impacts on disease prevalence, and questions from the audience. To learn more about wild sheep conservation, go to www.WildSheep.org
In this Episode (084) Randy fights off a cold to talk elk and new media with Kody and Trent of Born and Raised Outdoors. Topics discussed include Land of The Free project, archery elk hunting, all things Roosevelt elk, why film your hunts, hunting with llamas, hunting new places, collaboration media, YouTube video distribution, calling elk, aggressive elk hunting, public land hunting challenges, getting away from crowds, hiding your favorite spots, decoy rigs, hunting multiple states, over-the-counter tags, hunting 50 days straight, the bull who wants to fight, and many other elk hunting topics.
In this Episode (EP083) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy gets into a deep discussion about conservation commitment and advocacy with goHUNT.com folks Lorenzo Sartini and Chris Porter. Topic discussed include commitment to conservation, regional names for species, fat ducks, winter kill affecting where you applied, human impacts requiring human intervention, volunteering as a lifestyle, doing more is doing more, institutional inertia, mandatory harvest reporting, is hunting conservation, Arizona youth opportunity, habitat without water, babies and hunting passes, point portfolios, safety net hunts, California a hunting state, strategy pays off, elk-goat combo hunt, will Randy ever draw a sheep tag, 2% For Conservation, Nevada Dream Tags, quality versus opportunity, and many more.
In this Episode (082) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is at Mystery Ranch HQ, joined by Luke Boswell and Tim Hoffer. Topics covered include new packs, how packs are designed/tested/tweaked, Mountain Goat hunting, packing out other hunter's bull, field testing, hunter education, commitment to conservation, public land advocacy, good isn't good enough, and many other tangents.
In this episode (081) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by Todd Orr, backcountry veteran, custom knife maker, experienced handgun elk hunter, and most famously, survivor of a grizzly bear attack. Topics covered are grizzly bears, knife making, grizzly bears, hunting public land elk, grizzly bears, how Todd has tagged 28 bull elk, grizzly bears, details of a grizzly attack, bad luck is just bad luck, and many other points to be learned from an experienced backcountry expert like Todd Orr.
In this episode (EP:080) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy Newberg is joined by his crew, Marcus Hockett and Michael Parente to discuss many issues affecting hunters. Topics include YouTube prohibiting firearm content, Bill of Rights, Example of Advocacy, Alphabet Soup of Public Land Acronyms, Civics overview for hunters, Who is the Fed, get mad at the proper person, Facebook stupidity, western states discriminate against non-residents, and many other topics sure to make you mad.