Hunt Talk Radio Podcast presented by
LEOPOLD OPTICS –  BE RELENTLESS

Hunt Talk Radio Podcast presented by
LEUPOLD OPTICS –  BE RELENTLESS

Latest Podcasts

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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
Randy sits down with Dustin Diefenderfer, Founder of MTN TOUGH. Randy explains his journey of liver issues, injuries, and the realization that age (Father Time) is winning. Randy first planned to hunt elk until age 65, but with that only 9 years off, the stake has been moved. Randy has been meeting with Dustin and MTN TOUGH to make a plan for a busy travel season and his upcoming sheep hunt in the MacKenzie Mountains of NWT Canada. Mental toughness, physical […]
In this episode of Leupold’s Hunt Talk Radio Randy is joined by Jim Baitchtal, videographer Jace McFetridge, Frank O’Niel of LIndell Boats, and Sam Lundgren. The topics covered are all things related to black bears and other adventures found in Southeast Alaska. Lots of discussion about our most recent black bear hunt that seemed rather luxurious, thanks to Frank and Lindell Boats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode (#233) of Leupold’s Hunt Talk Radio, Randy and Andrew McKean wrap up their four episode series that explores the changing attitudes towards hunting in rapidly urbanizing western states by using political appointments to fill the agenda of those who are against hunting. We summarize what we’ve learned in our research and from our guests. We discuss where this effort is going, how well it is funded, and the importance of hunters getting involved, no matter what state […]
In this episode (#232) of Leupold’s Hunt Talk Radio, Randy and Andrew McKean explore more of the efforts to marginalize hunters and hunting in wildlife management. In this episode we are joined by Tony Wasley, former Director of Nevada Department of Wildlife, now with the Wildlife Management Institute focusing on the relevancy of hunting and hunters in a rapidly changing society. Nevada is one of the most diverse and urbanized states, forcing Tony and his Commission to address rapidly changing demographics, lower participation, […]