69 episodes

John McCann and Mike McRae love to talk hunting, and our podcast is like listening in on an evening in Mike’s basement. It’s a down-to-earth and often humorous conversation, geared toward new or inexperienced hunters. We separate myths from facts, and dig deep into popular opinion on all things hunting. So far we’ve talked about tactics, spotting, building a back country rifle, ammo selection, optics, backpack necessities and layout, conservation, and wild meat care and preparation… just to name a few. We’ve talked with some great hunters already, and have more industry experts lined up. Our goal is to share what we’ve learned, and help you to make your hunt more successful.



Check out Highlander Hunting on Facebook and Instagram, and contact us any time with questions or feedback at highlanderhuntingpodcast@gmail.com.



Thanks for listening!

Mike and John

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    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 112 Ratings

John McCann and Mike McRae love to talk hunting, and our podcast is like listening in on an evening in Mike’s basement. It’s a down-to-earth and often humorous conversation, geared toward new or inexperienced hunters. We separate myths from facts, and dig deep into popular opinion on all things hunting. So far we’ve talked about tactics, spotting, building a back country rifle, ammo selection, optics, backpack necessities and layout, conservation, and wild meat care and preparation… just to name a few. We’ve talked with some great hunters already, and have more industry experts lined up. Our goal is to share what we’ve learned, and help you to make your hunt more successful.



Check out Highlander Hunting on Facebook and Instagram, and contact us any time with questions or feedback at highlanderhuntingpodcast@gmail.com.



Thanks for listening!

Mike and John

    Episode 67 Tajikistan Ibex Hunt with Alex Sheriff

    Episode 67 Tajikistan Ibex Hunt with Alex Sheriff

    It's been a long time since we've recorded!

    Better late than never, here is a fantastic episode where John and Mike sit down with Alex Sheriff.  Alex shares all the wonderful details of his recent trip to Tajikistan to hunt Ibex.

    We hope you enjoy.

    HHP Crew

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 66 2021 Season Game Plan

    Episode 66 2021 Season Game Plan

    It's been a while listeners, Mike and John recorded this episode a while back but we still wanted to post it.

     

    Thank you for the continued support. Stay safe and shoot straight!

     

    Highlander Hunting Crew

    • 51 min
    Episode 65 Going Unleaded for Bears

    Episode 65 Going Unleaded for Bears

    June in Alberta, the morels are out and it's time to put in for your hunting draws.  Mike and John discuss options for the coming season and chat about the plan to hunt new country.  The Covid Crowds are pushing them into a new area. 

    Another topic covered is when hunts don't go as planned.  About tracking a wounded black bear when there's a grizzly sow and her cubs in the area.

    They also discuss their decision to try lead free bullets. Their reasons for this may surprise you!

    *NOTE: Please excuse our rookie recording, the fancy Telsec Microspace recording studio threw the crew for a loop with all the snazzy sound boards and mixers.  Next time you might even be able to hear Mike!! Sharla is sorry she didn't catch it sooner, next one will be awesome!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 64 Hunt the Front: Double Down

    Episode 64 Hunt the Front: Double Down

    This episode of Hunting the Front, the Highlander crew chat about good old fashioned ranchland Whitetail hunting.  How whitetails can hide in plain sight, how to get access, and other tidbits of insight for private land hunting.

    We hope you enjoy the second episode of the Hunt the Front Series.

     

    • 45 min
    Episode 63 New Series - Hunt the Front

    Episode 63 New Series - Hunt the Front

    Welcome Back!

    Hunt the Front, a series highlighting big game hunting on private lands of Alberta.

    We have spent a lot of time discussing backcountry hunting on public land, which we love to do.  But we also hunt farmland. Some of the most productive hunts have been on private land.  Want to see 400+ elk on a hill at first light?  Don't have all weekend to hike in search for game?  Concerned about personal safety?  These are all great reasons to hunt on private land.

    On this first episode in the Hunt the Front Series:

    Elliot the one antlered elk...

    • 1 hr
    Episode 62 Abnormal Elk Season of 2020

    Episode 62 Abnormal Elk Season of 2020

    At long last the guys have managed to carve out some time to record a new episode.

     

    Mike and John sit down in the Highland Arms HQ and recap what turned out to be an unusual, but successful hunting season.

     

    We hope you enjoy this fresh episode and thank you all for your continued support

     

    Highlander Hunting Podcast Crew

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

AB Hunter23 ,

Love the podcast, more please!!

Great podcast guys!! I love the content and it is refreshing to have a podcast with Canadian content. Keep up the good work!

Heisler archery club ,

Great podcast

Really enjoy listening to you guys. I’m a new bow hunter and you guys always have great info for us newbies.
Thanks Derek.

Killerbunny999 ,

Storytelling

Good storytelling, but the politics and homophobia that pops up on your Instagram ruined things.

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