In honor of National Mule day this past weekend we thought we would celebrate these amazing animals and we have the perfect person to talk all about mules. Rob Johnston has been an outfitter for over 28 years and has developed a passion for mules over the years.
This week we have the pleasure of welcoming Endurance Athlete & Ultra Runner Joe Grant. Joe has been running ultras for over a decade and has a diverse and extensive resume competing in trail and mountain running events all over the world. Joe’s philosophy on life and the knowledge he has gained from his experiences is incredible & he shares it all including some advice to those interested in endurance running & why he thinks it’s essential for the human race to use their feet, to examine life and find their wild.
Dustin Crandall grew up in the outdoors and found a passion for hunting at a very young age. In 2016, Dustin had a life-changing experience that left him wondering if he would ever walk again. Confined to a wheelchair, Dustin began asking himself a critical question, “What am I going to do with my life?” He is here to tell you all about it & why it may be the best thing that ever happened to him.
Ducks Unlimited was founded in 1937 as a habitat Conservation organization, to preserve upland habitats for waterfowl. Now, 81 years later, the organization is continuing their efforts to reach more wildlife, wetlands and wilderness than ever. We are joined by Idaho Ducks Unlimited Regional Senior Director Mond Warren & Director of Fundraising & Volunteer Relations, Tim Fehringer to talk about why their mission continues to be so important.
Want to know how to be a true Idahoan? Well we have Commissioner of the Idaho Fish & Game Southwest Region, Idaho small business owner and father of 4 upcoming Idahoans, Blake Fischer here to tell you how. Blake was raised in the outdoors and is making it his mission for everyone to continue enjoying what he fell in love with, the wilderness. He talks about what he’s doing as Commissioner to get people outside, his thoughts on the declining numbers of people hunting across the country and how those numbers can improve. We also talk about his involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters which led to him being named Big Brother of the Year by BBBS. Blake's Wilderness Attitude is evident in everything he does and he will definitely bring a little more into your life.
If you have read any type of outdoor or hunting magazine, then you are definitely familiar with this week's guest, writer & photographer, Tony J. Peterson. But, you may not have heard one of his craziest hunting stories, where instead of encountering an animal, he encountered a barbed wire fence that left him wondering if he would keep his manhood.
Wild fires can effect everything caught in it's wake, wildlife included. But, it's not all doom & gloom. There is a silver lining to that smokey sky. As strange as it might seem, fires are a natural part of our landscape, in many cases, it's natures way of manipulating habitat and allowing it to thrive for hundreds of years.
Passing down a knife through generations has been an American staple throughout our history and some may feel it is a family legacy being carried on. Well no one feels that more than Chairman & CEO of Buck Knives, CJ Buck, a 4th generation family member carrying on his families legacy of making knives.