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Sitting down with a blue collar Oregon dude that has conquered much in his life.  At age 46 Scott can back squat over 400lbs and has harvested 19 elk with archery equipment.  He wasn't always fit and out crushing Train to Hunt challenges, there was a time when he struggled with his weight almost weighing 300lbs.  Scott has an inspiring story of taking control of his life and using elk hunting to find the best version of himself. Today we talk about his fitness journey, his long elk hunting learning curve, and how he approaches elk hunting and fitness year...

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"4 long years of being obsessed with these incredible animals and I finally connected with my first which happened to be this beautiful herd bull. I found this bull on the 11th and it took till Friday the 14th and 3 different setups solo to get him visible and within range. The moment after I shot was surreal. All the different thoughts left me speechless as I worked through what my next move would be. I decided to go get help. By the time I was heading back to trail this bull I had 7 guys coming with, all excited...

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Today we have an electric conversation with Zack Owens better know as @beyond_the_backcountry on Instagram.  Zack's an Idaho guy who hunts exclusively on public land for elk, but his day job has him guiding hunters on a private ranch.  Zack is authentic, unapologetic and full of insight.  We talk about his archery elk hunt with a recurve, his first wolf harvest, and what it is like guiding rookie elk hunters.  We even get into ranch bulls versus public land bulls.  Don't miss this one!  ELKSHAPE PARTNERS Bohning Archery Caribou Gear Game Bags Hoyt Achery Vortex Optics Exo Mountain Gear Option...

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Ryan Lampers of HUNT*HARVEST*HEALTH joins me today and we basically just catch up. Ryan and I met in the Idaho backcountry on an elk hunt. We ran into each other literally in the elk woods, where I shot a bull that he was calling back and forth with, I slipped in and arrowed this bull not knowing that he was the hunter calling from the ridgeline. We became friends, and then we shared a hunt together in Nevada. Ryan is also from WA and the best hunter I know. Ryan consistently kills extraordinary animals in ordinary hunting units. He's extremely...

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