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Rookie Hunter

An entertaining and educational view into the complex world of hunting and conservation from the perspective of two honest BC hunters. Hear their stories, learn from special guests, and get inspired to experience the outdoors.
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Oct 20, 2021

On this episode, Mike returns to the show to interview Kelly and Garrett before they take off on their 2021 moose hunt. You'll also get to hear about a new four-legged addition to the team. 

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Sep 10, 2021

On this episode, Kelly and Garrett are joined by friend and Director at the Wild Sheep Society of BC, Peter Gutsche. Peter describes the Bluetongue virus event currently impacting wild sheep in the Gilpin Grasslands (Southern BC), the importance of conservation and participation, and hunting plans for 2021.

For more on the show head over to therookiehunter.com

Jul 1, 2021

On this episode, Kelly and Garrett catch up and discuss the spring bear hunt, horse training, Traegers, the LEH Limited Entry draw and a shift in their fall plans.  

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Apr 4, 2021

On this episode, Kelly and Garrett discuss the opening of spring bear and turkey, rifles in general, calibers and gear.  

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Mar 18, 2021

On this episode, Kelly and Garrett touch base with Mike. They discuss spring plans, dogs, conservation and hunting in BC, and some ideas for the future.

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Feb 23, 2021

On this episode, Kelly and Garrett are joined by Jesse Zeman, Director Fish and Wildlife Restoration at BC Wildlife Federation, to discuss anti-hunting pressure in relation to black bear and large carnivores. The crew also catch up on the Southern Interior Mule Deer Project, and Jesse and Garrett talk horse programs.

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Feb 11, 2021

On this episode Kelly and Garrett are joined by Chris Barker, Project Chair at the Wild Sheep Society of BC. Chris has served on the board of the Wild Sheep Foundation and has been involved the WSSBC for over 20 years in various roles including President, Treasurer, and Director. Given his dedication to conservation, Chris talks about finally having some time in 2020 to hunt, Garrett seizes the opportunity to chat about horses and gear, and Chris provides an update regarding WSSBC projects across the province.

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Jan 27, 2021

On this episode Kelly and Garrett discuss Oscar, dogs, motion sickness, Garrett's quest for wild cats, horses and horse care, iPhone apps for hunting, and a recap of WSF Sheep Week 2020.

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Jan 13, 2021

On this episode Kelly and Garrett touchbase for the first time in 2021: Garrett and the dogs continue their winter pursuit of cats, cat hunting and social media, shed antlers vs heads, and a thorough discussion about hunting boots and boot selection.

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Dec 25, 2020

On this episode Garrett provides an update on the horses, Kelly and Garrett answer listener questions, talk wall tents and end the year with a Rookie Hunter tradition: a story from our friend in conservation Mr. Shane Mahoney. Happy Holidays and wishing you the best in 2021!

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Dec 20, 2020

On this episode Kelly and Garrett wrap up whitetail season with a couple hunts in different locations, each calling for a different approach. Garrett recaps two hunts with dogs Waylon and Willy, the first hunts of their career. 

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Dec 3, 2020

On this episode Kelly welcomes Garrett as the incoming Rookie Hunter co-host. Garrett describes his background, hunting experience, and passion for all things outdoors. They catch up on their 2020 to date, and discuss what the future may hold including hounds, horses, cougar, elk and plenty of other ideas for 2021.

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Nov 26, 2020

On this episode, Mike and Kelly finally catch up over Zoom to chat about what they've been up to, the challenges and unexpected positive outcomes of a strange year, and most importantly, they discuss the future of Rookie Hunter. 

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Nov 22, 2020

On this special release of Rookie Hunter, Mike shares an episode of Faces of Wildlife which was created for 1Campfire. Find the entire mini series wherever you get your podcasts, or go to 1Campfire.com

On this episode, Mike travels to Victoria, British Columbia to speak with Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation CEO, Brain Springinotic.

HCTF came into existence because its major contributors (hunters, anglers, trappers, and guide-outfitters) were willing to pay for conservation work above and beyond that expected by government for basic management of wildlife and fish resources.

Nov 20, 2020

On this episode Kelly joins Dylan Eyers on the EatWild Podcast to discuss the origins of the Rookie Hunter Podcast, and what it takes to build a successful podcast. They chat about the challenges and opportunities of building community around hunting and we dig into the importance of mentorship.  

 

Mar 30, 2020

On this episode Mike and Kelly are finally back together (sort of) to discuss their hunting plans for 2020. 

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

Feb 13, 2020

On this episode, Mike and Kelly travel to Vancouver for a live show at the Gastown Filson store with Chasing Food Club, Eat Wild and The Hunter Conservationist to explore the topic of "Why is Hunting So Hard". 

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

Jan 15, 2020

We're partnering with Backcountry Hunters & Anglers to bring you a live show at the Vancouver Filson Store on January 30th 2020. We'll be sharing the stage with our friends from The Hunter Conservationist, Eat Wild and Chasing Food Club. 

Tickets are limited and going fast, so click HERE to get yours before they're gone.

See you in Vancouver! 

Dec 2, 2019

On this episode Chris Barker, Committee Member of the Wild Sheep Society of BC, and Secretary on the Wild Sheep Foundation Board of Directors, joins Kelly in the studio to discuss 2019 and an in-depth review of Wild Sheep projects across BC. 

Dec 1, 2019

On this episode Mike and Kelly are joined by good friend Kyle to discuss a successful deer hunt.

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

Nov 23, 2019

 

On this episode Mike and Kelly discuss cooking harvested game and the tabletop discussions that result. Mike travels to Eastern Canada and Chile.

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

 

Nov 2, 2019

On this episode Mike returns from travels in South America to discuss dad life with Kelly, 2019 hunting season, moose, mountain goat vindaloo, mule deer, and turkey fans.

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

Oct 26, 2019

On this episode Kelly joins Adam Janke from Beyond the Kill to discuss kids, priorities, mountain hunting, whitetails and an overall recap of our 2019 hunting seasons thus far.

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

 

Sep 28, 2019

On this episode Mike and Kelly discuss additional lessons learned on the 2019 Sheep Hunt, listener questions, and upcoming hunting plans.

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

Sep 14, 2019

On this episode, Mike and Kelly meet in the studio to cover the second half of the 2019 Sheep Hunt.

Please consider becoming a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation by clicking HERE. To see our complete lineup of SITKA clothing head over to our website and click on the GEAR TAB. And don't forget to check out North Arm Knives.

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