Exclusive Interview – ATA CEO Matt Kormann

  Every hunter knows that hunting is fun regardless of what tool you use. Matt Korrmann, the CEO and President of Archery Trade Association (ATA), shares how bowhunting got him to his position. He recounts his journey about becoming the president of ATA and how he finally said yes to presidency. ATA as an organization has a strong vision for the group, and Matt states that the officers exist to serve the group and its…

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Deer Hunting – Mass Pursuit TV – Wilbur “Spanish Mac” Ramos

  Going out to hunt is always about the experiences you gain. Hunting experiences and traditions are best kept when you capture it so you can look back at it someday, and that’s what an outdoor media company is all about. Wilbur “Spanish Mac” Ramos, the owner of Mass Pursuit TV, shares what it takes to run an outdoor media company. He reveals some gold nuggets for everyone who wants to dive into this business…

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#514 Women Deer Hunt Too – Dawn Freeland

[spp-player] Women Deer Hunt Too with Dawn Freeland…I started out doing a radio talk show called Shooting It Straight on Saturdays tan talk1340.com. The show talked about guns, pistols, couple’s, hunting and shooting. They have since changed their format. I appear on local TV Shows for special hunting events and I also do radio interviews. But writing about my outdoors experiences is where my heart is at. Being a female hunter in a male dominated…

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# 513 The original Organic Meat – Venison Chef Derek St. Romain

[spp-player] “I am Chef Derek St. Romain and my whole life is centered around Organic food….Venison. From writing recipes for North American Whitetail’s website, shooting recipe videos for Ingles Market to my past job at Duke Diet and Fitness Center everything I do is somehow related to food. Which leads to my real passion—Backyard Bow Pro http://www.nohungrypeople.org/ and specifically Deer hunting to feed the needy. Backyard Bow Pro Bowhunting for Hungry Backyard Bow Pro is…

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# 512 Initial Ascent with Dennis Stokes

[spp-player] Yes, you can deer hunt with an Initial Ascent pack say Dennis Stokes At Initial Ascent (http://initialascent.com/) innovation is at the forefront of every decision. We benchmark our products on Innovation, Quality, Durability, Functionality, and Comfort. Our products are 100% made in the United States. We are proud, American backcountry hunters who live, work, and play in the adventurous state of Idaho. We test our products extensively with help from our Ascent Team Athletes.…

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# 503 Grandpa Ray Land Management Part 3 – John O’Brion

[spp-player] John, welcome back to the show and let’s talk about the Land Management plan and how it affects deer hunting from Grandpa Ray Outdoors. John: Yeah. If I have somebody where I’m actually stepping on property, hopefully, they’ve had soil samples taken ahead of time. But if they haven’t, that’s one thing that we’ve done at times is I’ve helped people take soil samples as we’re walking around touring the property. Because without a soil…

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# 509 Land & Legacy Food Plot Part 3

[spp-player] Adam Keith: I think it’s one of those things to where let’s boil it down to the root of this of saying, “Okay, here’s my best pitch for you of why should you plant a food plot,” or you’re weighing that out in your head and you say, “Okay, how much money are you willing to spend? Because to actually have a successful food plot, one that’s beneficial and your work is actually rewarded,…

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# 508 Land & Legacy Food Plot Part 2

[spp-player] Well, the marketing people. I was stumbling over my words, but, you know, it’s the greatest thing in the world and we all fall for marketing. You know, a huge buck, gorgeous green field, and you got too have X. If you have X in this bottle, if you put this on your thing, or you plant with Y, you’re going to have…you know, you’re going to have Booners, you know, out the network.…

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# 507 Land & legacy Food Plot Part 1

[spp-player] Bruce: You know, I think about that, and just take us back to when you first started hearing about food plots. I know you worked with, you know, a grant a long time, where you were an intern, and did lots of things from them. But, you know, let’s go down memory lane because, as far as I know, you know, we hunted Eddie’s corn, alfalfa, or beans. Adam: That’s right. I don’t know…

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