In this Episode (107) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy shares the mic with Damon Bungard of Orion Coolers to discuss his use of blood tracking dogs to recover hit animals. Topics covered include the history of blood tracking dogs, breeding lines, growth of blood tracking in the US, what states are legal, leashed or unleashed, United Blood Trackers Organization, ethics of using dogs for recovery, volunteering for tracking other's animals, and a host of other topics to open the minds of people not familiar with using blood tracking dogs to recover hit animals.
In this bonus episode of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy gives the overview of applying for elk tags in Nevada. Nevada has amazing hunting, with Nevada elk being highly coveted. Topics covered include application deadlines, application strategies, maximizing your license investment, season dates, how the system works, using all your choices, bonus points systems, quality elk and quality experience, and all other issues you need to know to apply for, and hopefully draw, Nevada elk tags.
In this Episode (106) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by prior guest, Johnathan O'Dell, small game biologist, chef, and historian of conservation, specifically in the southwestern states. Topics covered include small game cooking, crane bacon, javelina hams, history of ornithology in Arizona, conservation as an American identity, jackrabbits as big game, panfish for the pan, and a host of other interesting points by the world's most interesting small game hunter.