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Ep. 104- With A Pack On, You're Never Lost

Ep. 104- With A Pack On, You're Never Lost

We come to you from 12,157 feet of elevation on top of the South Western Colorado Mountains. Brandon is joined by Team WA member Matt Howell & Host of Living Country in The City Podcast, Sam Ayers.

Episode 99: CPW Bear Study with Matt Thorpe & Adrian Archuleta

Episode 99: CPW Bear Study with Matt Thorpe & Adrian Archuleta

This week we have a special podcast for you all about bears! This is just one of many podcasts we have in store for you with the awesome folks at Colorado Parks & Wildlife. The CPW Area Wildlife Manager Matt Thorpe & CPW District Wildlife Manager Adrian Archuleta join us to talk about the bear study that was conducted in Colorado over the last 5 years.

Episode 58: Team Wilderness Attitude

Episode 58: Team Wilderness Attitude

The team has been busy! Jason DeWeese & Matt Howell join Brandon to catch up since the New Year. They share their recent hunting adventures with their kids and what it was like teaching them all aspects of field to plate, Brandon & Jason talk about their hunts in NM & AZ and what they learned about themselves instead of filling the freezer, and Matt talks about what a solo hunt can do to test you as a person, but what hunting with other people does on a deeper level, to create friendships & long lasting memories.

Episode 51: Matt & Brooke Wright Part 2

Episode 51: Matt & Brooke Wright Part 2

We are back with 2-time Naked & Afraid Expert Survivalist, Matt Wright and his wife, Pack Burro Racer, Brooke Wright. Part 2 is all about Naked & Afraid. Matt talks about how he found out about the show, deciding to apply and getting the news he was heading to the jungles of Thailand.

Episode 47: Colorado Good Ol' Boys

Episode 47: Colorado Good Ol' Boys

This week we sit down with the Colorado Good O'l Boys — Connor Patterson, Parker Fisher & Jon Comiskey — at No Limits Archery in Denver. These young men are perfect examples of having a Wilderness Attitude. They grew up fishing and camping as children and as adults, began hunting big game and water fowl. Their passion for the wilderness is evident in everything they do from teaching youth about the outdoors to starting the CO GOB and sharing their love for the wilderness with others. They share many adventures including their most memorable bird hunt in -25 degree temperatures. 

SHOW NOTES:

:36- Intro Connor Patterson, Parker Fisher & Jon Comiskey.

3:08- Parker & Connor's experience growing up camping & fishing but did not start hunting until they were older. They talk about the point when they were introduced to hunting and their 1st hunting experience and then getting into hunting water fowl & big game animals.

6:40- Jon's experience of always wanting to be a hunter from growing up with a father who hunted and always being around animals because his grandparents were taxidermied their own animals. 

7:52- Coming up with the Colorado Good Ol' Boys and what they envision it to be in the future.

13:05- Keeping their company real, showing the tradition of hunting and the journey of the hunt. They like to show the full hunting experience, not just the trophy.

14:45- Jon's passion for working with youth and getting kids outdoors. It's more than just the hunt, it's creating memories that will last you a lifetime.

17:33- Parker's experience as a backpacking guide for high school students and how cool it is to see them grow over the week they are in the wilderness.

20:21- Connor's favorite memory of the wilderness duck hunting.

21:40- Parker's favorite memory of a 3-man limit duck hunt.

24:36- Jon's favorite memory of taking his little sister on her first duck hunt.

26:43- The most memorable hunt the 3 of them went on together in negative 25 degree temperatures.

36:42- Why they are so fascinated with water fowl hunting.

41:12- Connor & Parker's careers outside of Colorado Good Ol' Boys. How Connor balances his work, marriage, hunting & leading worship at church and how Parker's path to real estate is going as well as how his involvement in youth leadership can be applied to the CO Good Ol' Boys.

45:10- The 7 principals of Leave no Trace that Parker teaches youth.

49:00- Jon's career in Youth Life camps & his vision for his future.

51:36- Jon's close encounters with bear at Young Life camps.

53:10- The endless possibilities for CO GOB and the experience living their childhood dream of working and playing in the outdoors.

01:01- Wrapping up

 

Episode 36: Team Wilderness Attitude

Episode 36: Team Wilderness Attitude

The team has been busy! Tune in to catch up on Brandon, Jason DeWeese & Greg Mumm's successes & failures so far this hunting season. They discuss when it's time to take a break after misses, which broadheads to use to get the best clean shot and the pros & cons of the best & worst new gear and products they have been using. They also talk about their upcoming hunts & getting back into the gym.

Episode 32: Bianca Jane

Episode 32: Bianca Jane

This week we are joined by hunter & adventure seeker, Bianca Jane. Bianca shares how she fell in love with hunting and her memories of growing up in the back woods of Georgia camping and fishing. We also talk about her upcoming whitetail hunt, her many hobbies including off-roading, camping & bowfishing and the many groups she is involved in helping children and adults in need of a positive role model. 

Episode 31: Team Wilderness Attitude

Episode 31: Team Wilderness Attitude

The team (Matt Howell, Greg Mumm, Jason DeWeese & Brandon) catch up over some beers & BBQ. Brandon talks about his encounter with a badger, his recent trip to the ER and fills us in on his elk chasing adventures. Greg & Matt talk about their close calls with some elk and Jason shares how it feels to be out of his walking cast and on the mountain. The team also talks about the current state of hunting ethics with today's technology and what Katadyn & Wilderness Athlete products they have been using to be successful this season.