Hunt Talk Radio Podcast presented by

Hunt Talk Radio Podcast presented by

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Randy is joined by Gaspar Perricone, hunter, strategist, former Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commissioner, and influential member of Colorado Wildlife Conservation Project, the group fighting ballot initiative 91 in Colorado. Ballot Initiative 91 would prohibit hunting for Mountain Lion, Lynx, and Bobcat in Colorado. In this episode, we talk about how hunters can effectively communicate to the 80% of voters who are non-hunters, strategies for hunters to be effective in policy while being a minority of the electorate, trends toward ballots and […]
Randy shares a mic with Rachelle Schrute. The discussion starts with their stories of advocacy burnout, what causes it, and how Randy overcame it. Other topics include outside pressures, media’s role in hunting, why we care so damn much, and a lot of tangents from Rachelle’s perspectives as a hunter, advocate, and outdoor writer. Remember, find the music and ignore that static. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Randy shares the mic with Tim Sakai and Alex Rich of Mystery Ranch. Topics covered include some elk hunting stories, evolution of the Mystery Ranch Metcalf, Mystery Ranch in the hunting space, MR approach to problem solving, load carriage, identify the problem, R & D, experiments, everyone learns to sew, the Mystery Ranch DNA, accessories, multi-year lead times, change in pursuit of improvement, and a ton of other insights to the Mystery Ranch model for product design and improvement. Learn more about […]
In this episode of Leupold’s Hunt Talk Radio, Randy visits with Ashley Nichole Lewis, a well know angler, guide, historian, and fishing personality to talk all things related to salmon and conservation issues for the Quinault Indian Nation, known as “The Salmon People.” Topics covered include learning to fish from her mother, having to hide from being an indigenous woman, her journey to be a fishing guide, conservation as indigenous people, the Boldt decision, obtaining a PhD in indigenous studies, being […]
Randy shares the mic with Dan Gates of Coloradans for Responsible Wildlife Management. The conversation focuses on the Colorado ballot initiative and how it is being used to widen bans on hunting. Additional topics cover using a 501(c)(4) organization to represent hunters in political fights, getting every hunter to vote, how to message to non-hunters, Randy’s challenge to all non-residents who apply in CO, and a lot of other timely topics related to attacks on hunting and wildlife management. Learn more […]
Randy shares a mic with return guest Heather Douville, and her father, Mike. Mike shares his experiences of growing up in a Tlingit village before Southeast Alaska developed to the levels seen today. Topics include Mike’s lifetime of fishing, hunting, and trapping, for his livelihood, to include deer, halibut, shellfish, salmon, seals, sea otters and perspectives on the Marine Mammal Protection Act and using the landscape sustainably for food. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In this episode (#237) of Leupold’s Hunt Talk Radio, Randy is joined by three members of the Montana Wild Sheep Foundation; Ty Stubblefield, Jack Atcheson, and Kurt Alt. Topics covered include putting more sheep on the mountain, learning from successes and failures, how to increase your odds of drawing a sheep tag, some sheep hunting stories, and a lot of banter from the 2024 Wild Sheep Show in Reno. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In this episode of Leupold’s Fresh Tracks, Randy talks with Brandon and Nate of GOHUNT about the big changes for non-resident hunters in 2024. Topics covered include Wyoming fee increases and new GENERAL elk units, AZ and WY deadlines, how to prioritize and get the tag you want, how much opportunity exists if you want it, having realistic expectations, and a lot of other nuggets to help you go hunting in 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit