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A podcast based out of British Columbia dedicated to hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation and the great outdoors.

Episodes 31-45

Episode 45 - Land Tawney Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Land Tawney. Land is the President and CEO of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, a national conservation group based in Missoula, Montana. The BHA looks to preserve North America's outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing through public education and advocacy.

For more information and to become a member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, visit:www.backcountryhunters.org

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com


Episode 44 - Getting Ready To Head North

On this episode, Mike and Kelly go over their packing list as they prepare to head north for their September sheep hunt. Kelly also shares all the details from his Vancouver Island fishing trip as well as a few audio clips he captured with the crew. 

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com


Episode 43 - Ryan Callaghan Returns

On this episode, Mike and Kelly welcome back Ryan Callaghan. Ryan is the Director of Conservation and Public Relations with First Lite and also a frequent guest on MeatEater. 

Check out firstlite.com for more information on First Lite clothing. 

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Episode 42 - ask us Anything

On this episode, Mike and Kelly answer your hunting questions while enjoying a few cold beers in the middle of an apple orchard. They also explain their reasons for changing the logo and catch up after a long hiatus. 

Original outro music by Tiger Moon. Check them out at tigermoonmusic.com 

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com


EPISODE 41 - CHRIS BARKER

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Chris Barker. Chris is a Director with the Wild Sheep Society of British Columbia and has been with the organization for over 18 years. He has been involved in numerous successful programs throughout province and has some great stories about his experiences in the backcountry. 

For more information on The Wild Sheep Society of BC and to get involved, go to: wildsheepsociety.com. Please consider becoming a member. 

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Episode 40 - Adam Janke

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Adam Janke. Adam is the host of the Beyond the Kill podcast and also the editor-in-chief with The Journal of Mountain Hunting; an innovative free monthly e-magazine dedicated exclusively to mountain and wilderness hunting.

For more information on Adam, Beyond the Kill, and The Journal of Mountain Hunting go to:journalofmountainhunting.com

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com


episode 39 - danny coyne

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Danny Coyne. Danny is a member of the BC Fishin’ team which is a group of experienced anglers that are devoted to promoting the sport of fishing with conservation efforts first in mind. He is a Pro Staff Angler for premium fishing brands such as Mack’s Lure and King Fisher Boats. He is also a freelance outdoor writer and has written many articles for publications such as Western Woods & Water Magazine. You can find Danny traveling throughout the province of BC conducting angling seminars on a variety of different fishing methods.

For more information on Danny and BC Fishin’ go to: bcfishn.com

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com


episode 38 - from the campfire

On this episode, Mike and Kelly reflect on a day of bear hunting while sitting next to a campfire in the North Okanagan. 

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EPISODE 37 - SHANE MAHONEY

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Shane Mahoney. Shane is is the President and CEO of Conservation Visions Inc.. A Newfoundland native, he holds both an Honors and a Masters of Science degree in Zoology from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Mahoney has over 30 years experience working primarily as a scientist, wildlife manager, policy innovator and strategic advisor; but also as a filmmaker, writer, narrator, tv and radio personality, and lecturer – all within the scope of the greater conservation world, encompassing both the scientific and professional wildlife communities, as well as NGOs and the hunting and non-hunting public.

For more information on Shane Mahoney and Conservation Visions go to: conservationvisions.com

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com


EPISODE 36 - JESSE ZEMAN 

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Jesse Zeman from the BC Wildlife Federation. Jesse is the Resident Priority Program Manager for the BCWF and an avid outdoor enthusiast from the Okanagan. 

For more information on the BC Wildlife Federation go to: www.bcwf.net

Follow Jesse on Twitter @JZThinAir

This is Episode 4 in our four-part series highlighting the BC Interior Sportsman Show. http://www.bcinteriorsportsmanshow.com

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com


episode 35 - rachel ahtila

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Rachel Ahtila. Rachel is a big game hunting guide from British Columbia and her career has taken her around the globe. She's also the soon-to-be host of her own show, The Full-Curl Podcast which will be available soon.  

For more information on Rachel follow her on Instagram or go to: facebook.com/RachelMaeAhtila

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

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And follow us on Instagram @rookie_hunter_podcast


episode 34 - hank shaw

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Hank Shaw. Hank is best know for his award winning blog Hunter Angler Gardener Cook which features over 1000 recipes. He's also an author with three books available including one of our favourites, Buck, Buck, Moose. 

For more information on Hank go to: honest-food.net

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com

And follow us on Instagram @rookie_hunter_podcast


episode 33 - brian chan

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Brian Chan. Brian is a well known stillwater fly fisherman from British Columbia. He is also a Provincial Fisheries Biologist, author, a frequent guest on shows such as Sport Fishing on the Fly and the co-host of The New Fly Fisher.  

For more information on Brian go to: www.riseformflyfishing.com

This is Episode 3 in our four-part series highlighting the BC Interior Sportsman Show. http://www.bcinteriorsportsmanshow.com

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com

And follow us on Instagram @rookie_hunter_podcast


episode 32 - megan hanacek

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Megan Hanacek. Megan is a biologist and forester from British Columbia. In 2016 she was a contestant on History Channel's "Alone" and spent 78 days in the Patagonia wilderness. 

For more information on Megan go to: www.instagram.com/meganhanacek

This is Episode 2 in our four-part series highlighting the BC Interior Sportsman Show. http://www.bcinteriorsportsmanshow.com

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com

And follow us on Instagram @rookie_hunter_podcast


episode 31 - aron snyder

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Aron Snyder. Aron is the co-host of the Grittybowmen podcast, the chief designer at Kifaru International, co-founder of Rokslide.com, a professional photographer, and all-round expert in backpack hunting, gear and survival.

For more information on Aron go to: www.grittybowmen.com/aronsnyderphotography

This episode is sponsored by North Arm Knives. Go to northarmknives.com

Connect with the Rookie Hunter by going to www.therookiehunter.com

And follow us on Instagram @rookie_hunter_podcast