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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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Jun 5, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly return with part two of their first spring bear hunt of the season. If you haven't listened to part one, make sure to jump back and listen to that one first. 

You'll hear the results of the hunt, and some concluding thoughts on what the guys learned from this experience.

Connect with the Rookie Hunter and share your thoughts on this episode by going to www.therookiehunter.com

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

May 29, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly head out for their first bear hunt of the season and record from the field. You'll hear their thoughts on what some would consider a controversial hunt, and how their idea of bear hunting has evolved over recent years. 

Connect with the Rookie Hunter and share your thoughts by going to www.therookiehunter.com

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

 

May 25, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly team up with Adam Janke from Beyond the Kill to chat with Land Tawney, Bill Hanlon, Ty Stubblefield and Alan Duffy from Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. Currently, the guys are touring BC and holding pint nights throughout the province. 

If you're not a member of Backcountry Hunters & Hunters, please consider becoming one by heading over to their website. backcountryhunters.org Membership is just $25.

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

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

May 18, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly set up shop on a mountain side with a few cold ones to discuss the decline of southern BC's caribou, the upcoming fall season, limited entry hunting draws, spring black bear and BHA Pint Nights.  

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

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

Apr 7, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Aron Snyder and Jeff Lander. Aron is the CEO at Kifaru, host of Kifarucast and Gritty Bowman. Jeff Lander own and operates Primitive Outfitting in British Columbia and Alberta.

For more information on Primitive Outfitting go to primitive-outfitting.com

Make sure to subscrive to Kifarucast or listen from the website kifaru.net

You can find both of them on Instagram

@aron_snyder & @primitve

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

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

Mar 29, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly chat with Ben O'Brien. Ben is the host and brains behind the Hunting Collective podcast, is the hunting marketing manager with YETI, and was also the executive editor for Petersen's Hunting among many other hunting related things.

For more information on Ben and The Hunting Collective, head over to thehuntingcollective.com

And follow his journey on Instagram @bennyob301

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

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

 

Mar 21, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly travel up to Kamloops BC to chat with Gray Thornton and returning guest, Chris Barker.

 Gray Thornton serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wild Sheep Foundation. He's an avid hunter as well as salt and freshwater fly fisherman. Gray has hunted and fly fished throughout North America and internationally, including nearly 20 African safaris. He has hunted in New Zealand, Germany, Mexico and Canada and completed his FNAWS with a desert bighorn sheep in February of 2017.

Chris Barker 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.

For more information and to become a member of the Wild Sheep Foundation, head over to www.wildsheepfoundation.org

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

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

Feb 6, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly welcome back Jesse Zeman from the BC Wildlife Federation. Jesse gives an update on the state of fish and wildlife in BC, shares his thoughts on how we can make an impact in the community and also touches on the recent ban on Grizzly Bear hunting in the province.

For more on the BCWF, head over to bcwf.net

Follow Jesse on Instagram: @jz.thinair

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

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

Jan 15, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly are joined by Mike Hawkridge. Mike is a guide, outfitter and rancher from British Columbia. In this episode he shares his advice for a successful moose hunt during the rut, gives his thoughts on the controversial ban of grizzly bear hunting, tells us about his experience guiding Joe Rogan on his first moose hunt and also shares an intense story about a close call with a wolf.

For more on Mike, head over to bigcountryoutfitters.ca

And follow him on Instagram: @bcoutfitter

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

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

Jan 10, 2018

On this episode, Mike and Kelly discuss the ban on grizzly bear hunting in British Columbia, the Beer Run and they also share a compilation of some of their favourite hunting stories from past guests. 

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

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

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