The Hunt For Real is a podcast devoted to DIY hunters who value public land. It’s a pro-experience platform that encourages everyone to get outdoors and enjoy the hunting opportunities available to all of us. If you are a do-it-yourself hunter who wants real hunting information mixed with plenty of entertainment - listen up - because Hunt For Real is for you.
Episode 94: Garrett Prahl- How Buck Bedding Fits Into A Successful Public Land Bowhunting Plan
Minnesota's, Garrett Prahl, is a dedicated public land bowhunter who dedicates much of his year to scouting in order to find fall success. Prahl also hosts the DIY Sportsman podcast and produces content for a YouTube channel under the same name.
Episode 93: Joe Shead- Real World Shed Hunting Advice
Joe Shead is a Minnesota resident who is obsessed with finding shed antlers. He devotes nearly all of his shed hunting time to public land, which puts him in a unique position to offer up tips and tactics for anyone looking to find more antlers no matter where they hunt them. We discuss some basic shed hunting knowledge, talk about what people are doing wrong when looking for sheds, and what factors can make shed hunting easy or harder in certain areas.
Episode 92: Kurt Racicot- Solo Backcountry Trips & The Benefit Of Quality Gear
After relocating from Montana to Alaska, Kurt Racicot realized that the hunting-gear market wasn't servicing the hardcore backcountry hunter well enough. This led him to create Stone Glacier, a company dedicated to producing top-quality products that enhance the overall experience of being truly immersed in the outdoors.
Episode 91: Morgan Mason- Making Montana Memories & Giving Back To Members Of The Military
Morgan Mason is a passionate hunter who served in the armed forces. He's currently working with the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers to create avenues for active and retired military members to participate in more hunting opportunities. Morgan talks about these programs and well as his recent elk hunting success and more.
Episode 90: Jim Watson- What A 9,000-Year-Old Skeleton Can Tell Us About Hunting's History
Dr. James Watson is a Bioarcheologist who recently co-authored a research paper on how widely accepted hunter/gatherer gender breakdowns are likely untrue. He provides a fascinating look into the history of humankind and the role hunting played in our evolution.
Episode 89: Tony Trietch- The Undeniable Value Of Scouting With A Plan Before Every Bowhunt
Michigan's, Tony Trietch, started out as a typical, treestand-style whitetail hunter but eventually fell in love with spotting and stalking out west. Today, he's structured his life to spend as many months as possible not only doing that, but also covering hundreds of miles each season while scouting.