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Join host Matty as he documents his journey to becoming a bowhunter while interviewing specialists within the field to help fast track your bowhunting adventures.

Becoming a Bowhunter Matty | Becoming A Bowhunter

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    • 4.6 • 11 Ratings

Join host Matty as he documents his journey to becoming a bowhunter while interviewing specialists within the field to help fast track your bowhunting adventures.

    Immersed in a life of hunting with Ashlee Strange

    Immersed in a life of hunting with Ashlee Strange

    This week Matty sits down with Ashlee Strange, who shares her incredible story of resilience and determination. From literally being moments away rom dying to thriving in the world of hunting, Ashlee's journey is nothing short of inspiring.  The conversation covers her health battle, her road to recovery, and her passion for hunting that was instilled in her from a young age by her father.  Ashlee also talks about the challenges and rewards of being a female hunter and offers advice for women looking to get into the sport. Plus future ambitions with her own hunting and guiding endeavours. Podcast Topics: Ashlee's health scare and recoveryThe impact of a life-threatening tumorTransitioning from rifle to bow huntingYTG in huntingAdvice for new hunters, especially womenHunters ed. In NZHunting in New Zealand vs. AustraliaConservation efforts and hunting regulationsAshlee's favourite hunting experiencesHave you seen how big a Tahr Bull is? And much more Find Ashlee Strange: Instagram: @ashlee.strange Where to Find Becoming a Bowhunter: Instagram: @becomingabowhunter.podcast Host: @mattyafter Podcast sponsors: @dogandguncoffee https://www.dogandguncoffee.com/ Use checkout code BOWHUNTER for $10 off your next order ✌️ @kayuga_broadheads https://www.kayugabroadheads.com.au/ Use checkout code BAB10 for 10% off your next order ✌️

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Rusa Deer Rut Masterclass with Brad Smith

    Rusa Deer Rut Masterclass with Brad Smith

    Join Matty as he interview bowhunting legend Brad Smith. Brad has helped hundreds of bowhunter to up their game in the bush. Through years of guiding and filming he has studied every animal hunt able within Australia. Today the boys do a deep dive into the Rust Deer Rut. Walk away with in depth knowledge of how to attack your block at any stage of the upcoming rush rut.  Where to Find Brad Smith: Instagram: @bradsmith_bowhunt_downunder Where to Find Becoming a Bowhunter: Instagram: @becomingabowhunter.podcast Host: @mattyafter Podcast sponsors: @dogandguncoffee https://www.dogandguncoffee.com/ Use checkout code BOWHUNTER for $10 off your next order ✌️ @kayuga_broadheads https://www.kayugabroadheads.com.au/ Use checkout code BAB10 for 10% off your next order ✌️

    • 2 hr 18 min
    The Call of the Wild with Donnie Vincent

    The Call of the Wild with Donnie Vincent

    Join Matty as he dives into the wild with renowned hunter, filmmaker, and conservationist, Donnie Vincent. Known for his profound connection with nature and extensive experience as a wildlife biologist, Donnie shares insights that blend adventure with a deep reverence for the natural world. Podcast Topics The transformative power of nature on our mindset.Insights into wildlife behaviour and ecosystem balance.The role of hunting in conservation and personal growth.Challenges and adversity build characterPerspectives on wildlife management and environmental policy.The problem with social media is the lensWhat hunters could do betterThe constant fight that we have to show up forWas that a bear in your tent?  And much, much more. Where to Find Donnie Vincent: Instagram: @donnie_vincent Website: Donnie Vincent Watch his films on https://www.youtube.com/@Donnie_Vincent Where to Find Becoming a Bowhunter: Instagram: @becomingabowhunter.podcast Host: @mattyafter Podcast sponsors: @dogandguncoffee https://www.dogandguncoffee.com/ Use checkout code BOWHUNTER for $10 off your next order ✌️ @kayuga_broadheads https://www.kayugabroadheads.com.au/ Use checkout code BAB10 for 10% off your next order ✌️

    • 2 hr 27 min
    2024 Red Roar Recap with Matty Turner

    2024 Red Roar Recap with Matty Turner

    Join Matty as he recaps his week of chasing red deer in the 2024 roar. This week was full of explorations, learning and a lot of freaking effort — All of which was not a waste. In typical hunting style, it came right down to the 111th hour to have success on this hunt.  Podcast Topics: Slow afternoon into an exciting morningThe damn windThe weird rutWhy’s this happeningHello spikeyNow we’re talking, and yes, I want you to come here. Pick yourself up, the jobs not done yetWhat are you really hunting for? The 11th hour And much more…  Find Matty and Becoming a Bowhunter: Instagram: @becomingabowhunter.podcast @mattyafter Podcast sponsors: @dogandguncoffee https://www.dogandguncoffee.com/ Use checkout code BOWHUNTER for $10 off your next order ✌️ @kayuga_broadheads https://www.kayugabroadheads.com.au/ Use checkout code BAB10 for 10% off your next order ✌️

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Fallow Deer Pre-Rut Hunt Recap with Matty Turner

    Fallow Deer Pre-Rut Hunt Recap with Matty Turner

    In this episode of Becoming a Bowhunter, Matty Turner dives into his recent pre-rut fallow deer hunting adventure, sharing thrilling stories, unexpected encounters ( and HUGE GIFT), PLUS valuable insights from the hunt. While he didn’t capture the voices of the others in camp, he’s preserved what he can with his recap.  Matty recounts the excitement, challenges, and unforgettable moments from the hunt. Podcast Topics: The 5 year anniversary of BABHSurrounding yourself with incredible people makes camp so much fun. Good or bad juju? Too early?My first Croak , I’m a happy man.Insights into deer behavior during the pre-rut seasonCreep’n BucksGrant’s immaculate deer dance And much more…  Find Matty and Becoming a Bowhunter: Instagram: @becomingabowhunter.podcast @mattyafter Podcast sponsors: @dogandguncoffee https://www.dogandguncoffee.com/ Use checkout code BOWHUNTER for $10 off your next order ✌️ @kayuga_broadheads https://www.kayugabroadheads.com.au/ Use checkout code BAB10 for 10% off your next order ✌️

    • 1 hr 12 min
    #121 - On the Hunt with Benny Fensom

    #121 - On the Hunt with Benny Fensom

    This week on Becoming a Bowhunter, Matty sits down with Benny Fensom in a unique on-the-hunt podcast episode.  Benny is a mad keen stick bow hunter and often takes his kids out with him to call in critters.  Benny shares his philosophy on family, the outdoors, and the importance of nurturing a love for nature from a young age. In This Episode: Benny's approach to involving his children in hunting activities.The challenges and rewards of balancing personal hunting time with family time.Anecdotes from the hunt: A real-time hunting session with Benny and Matty, providing insights into their strategies, the excitement of the chase, and the occasional misfire.Reflections on how hunting strengthens family bonds and instills values of patience, responsibility, and respect for nature.The Stalker stick bowBoars busting out in real timeThe perfect amount of time to fox call And much much more. Find Benny Fensom: @benny_fensom Find Becoming a Bowhunter: Instagram: @becomingabowhunter.podcast Hosted by Matty: @mattyafter Podcast sponsors: @dogandguncoffee https://www.dogandguncoffee.com/ Use checkout code BOWHUNTER for $10 off your next order ✌️ @kayuga_broadheads https://www.kayugabroadheads.com.au/ Use checkout code BAB10 for 10% off your next order ✌️

    • 1 hr 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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