242 episodes

The East Meets West Hunt Podcast is your resource for all things adventure hunting. This podcast is for the hunter that loves planning and preparing for the hunt, just as much as the hunt. Whether it's deer hunting for big woods mountain bucks, chasing elk in the Rocky Mountains, and anything in between, we will talk to successful hunters from all over to provide the EMW community with useful knowledge and motivation to continue to live their life through a series of adventures.

East Meets West Hunt Beau Martonik

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    • 4.9 • 437 Ratings

The East Meets West Hunt Podcast is your resource for all things adventure hunting. This podcast is for the hunter that loves planning and preparing for the hunt, just as much as the hunt. Whether it's deer hunting for big woods mountain bucks, chasing elk in the Rocky Mountains, and anything in between, we will talk to successful hunters from all over to provide the EMW community with useful knowledge and motivation to continue to live their life through a series of adventures.

    Backpack Hunting Basics - Backcountry Camping with Lee Harrison // Seek Outside

    Backpack Hunting Basics - Backcountry Camping with Lee Harrison // Seek Outside

    On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by backcountry hunter and Seek Outside employee, Lee Harrison. Lee grew up in Colorado where mountain hunting was a part of him from a very young age. They discuss everything surrounding backcountry camping, including your pack's weight, sleeping bags, different types of tents, weather condition considerations, campsite selection, camp cleanliness, truck camping, and much more!

    Topics:

    Rutstache 

    Seek Outside tents

    Base weight

    Sleeping bags

    Single vs. Double-walled tents

    Floored vs floorless

    Conditions Considerations

    Campsite selection

    Truck camping and “Deer Camp” style

    Camp Cleanliness

    Camp tips and tricks


    Resources:
    Instagram:  
    @eastmeetswesthunt
    @beau.martonik
    @leegitharrison
    @seekoutside

    Facebook:  
    East Meets West Outdoors
     
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/
     
    YouTube:
    Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w
     
    Shop new apparel! 
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop
     
    Amazon Influencer Page
    https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik
     
    Partners and Exclusive Deals:
    Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest
    GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website.
    Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland.
    Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. 
    Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order!
    MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders. 
    TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop.
    SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system.
    Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt.
    Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST
    The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST
    Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout
    Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest

    • 1 hr 47 min
    5 Biggest Backcountry Training Mistakes with Todd Bumgardner // Human Predator Packmule

    5 Biggest Backcountry Training Mistakes with Todd Bumgardner // Human Predator Packmule

    On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by Todd Bumgardner, strength and conditioning coach, author, and founder of Human Predator Pack Mule. He trains Tier 1 tactical operators, backcountry hunters, and everyone in between while hunting all over the country himself. They discuss the 5 biggest mistakes he sees hunters doing while training for backcountry hunts including not recovery and sleep, high-intensity interval training, how to ruck properly, why strength training is important, building an aerobic base, training athletically, dealing with uncertainty, and much more!

    Topics:

    Human Predator Pack Mule

    Not giving yourself enough time

    Recovery and sleep

    High-intensity interval training

    How to ruck properly

    Why Strength training is important

    Building an Aerobic Base

    Too Much High Heart Rate Training

    Training Athletically and Dealing with Uncertainty 


    Resources:
    Instagram:  
    @eastmeetswesthunt
    @beau.martonik
    @todd_bumgardner
    @humanpredatorpackmule

    Facebook:  
    East Meets West Outdoors
     
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/
     
    YouTube:
    Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w
     
    Shop new apparel! 
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop
     
    Amazon Influencer Page
    https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik
     
    Partners and Exclusive Deals:
    Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest
    GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website.
    Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland.
    Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. 
    Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order!
    MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders. 
    TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop.
    SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system.
    Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt.
    Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST
    The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST
    Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout
    Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Mountain Bucks Scouting Camp with Justin Mueller

    Mountain Bucks Scouting Camp with Justin Mueller

    On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by photographer, videographer, and cinematographer, Justin Mueller. The guys recap the Mountain Bucks Scouting Camp and what that’s going to look like for the future. They discuss how it came to be, the presenters, building the framework to apply in the woods, reading sign from different perspectives, the saddle hunting demonstration, building hunt plans, and more.

    Topics:

    Background of the Mountain Bucks Scouting Camp

    The presenters

    Variety of experience levels

    Building the framework and confirming in the woods

    Reading sign from different perspectives

    Saddle hunting demonstration

    Building hunt plans


    Resources:
    Instagram:  
    @eastmeetswesthunt
    @beau.martonik
    @justinmuellerphotography

    Facebook:  
    East Meets West Outdoors
     
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/
     
    YouTube:
    Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w
     
    Shop new apparel! 
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop
     
    Amazon Influencer Page
    https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik
     
    Partners and Exclusive Deals:
    Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest
    GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website.
    Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland.
    Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. 
    Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order!
    MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders. 
    TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop.
    SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system.
    Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt.
    Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST
    The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST
    Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout
    Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest

    • 1 hr 1 min
    I Quit My Job to Hunt For A Living

    I Quit My Job to Hunt For A Living

    On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is going solo to discuss a big move in the future of East Meets West as he transitions from working a regular 9-5 job to being self-employed working in the hunting industry. No one actually gets paid just to hunt, so I decided to break down my journey on how I was able to have the ability to leave my full-time job to chase my dreams. Topics include getting rid of debt, working at an archery shop, outdoor writing, why I started the podcast, investing in my education, how I started to make money, and the future of East Meets West

    Topics:

    Getting rid of debt and planning for the future

    Working part-time at a bow shop

    Getting into outdoor writing

    Why I started the podcast

    Investing in my future and education

    How I started to make money

    Future of East Meets West


    Resources:
    Instagram:  
    @eastmeetswesthunt
    @beau.martonik
    @spartan.forge

    Facebook:  
    East Meets West Outdoors
     
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/
     
    YouTube:
    Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w
     
    Shop new apparel! 
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop
     
    Amazon Influencer Page
    https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik
     
    Partners and Exclusive Deals:
    Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest
    GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website.
    Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland.
    Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. 
    Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order!
    MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders. 
    TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop.
    SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system.
    Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt.
    Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST
    The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST
    Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout
    Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest

    • 32 min
    The Best Deer Hunters in the Country Debate Complex Topics // Spartan Forge Retreat

    The Best Deer Hunters in the Country Debate Complex Topics // Spartan Forge Retreat

    On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by some of the best deer hunters in the country. Levi Morgan, Andy May, Johnny Stewart, Taylor Chamberlin, Garrett Prahl, Lee Ellis, and Drew Carroll come on to have a roundtable discussion about different topics that don’t have as straightforward answer. We discuss executing shots in the moment of truth, Public vs. Private land, fixed vs. mechanical broadheads, favorite time of year to kill a mature buck, what it takes to be consistently successful, personal hunting goals and more.

    Topics:

    Spartan Forge bow shoot off

    Executing the shot in the moment of truth

    DIY-OTC-Public Land vs. Guided-Private Land Debate

    Fixed vs. Mechanical Broadheads

    Favorite time of year to kill a mature buck

    What it takes to be consistently successful

    Personal hunting goals


    Resources:
    Instagram:  
    @eastmeetswesthunt
    @beau.martonik
    @spartan.forge

    Facebook:  
    East Meets West Outdoors
     
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/
     
    YouTube:
    Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w
     
    Shop new apparel! 
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop
     
    Amazon Influencer Page
    https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik
     
    Partners and Exclusive Deals:
    Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest
    GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website.
    Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland.
    Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. 
    Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order!
    MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders. 
    TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop.
    SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system.
    Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt.
    Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST
    The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST
    Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout
    Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Public Land Turkey Hunting Tactics - Scouting, Setup, Calling with Jake Stanisch

    Public Land Turkey Hunting Tactics - Scouting, Setup, Calling with Jake Stanisch

    On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by avid Pennsylvania turkey hunter, Jake Stanisch. Jake is the host of the Apex Fireside Radio podcast and is as diehard as it gets for chasing gobblers in the big woods. We discuss his scouting regimen for big woods gobblers, setup and finding a spot, decoys, different types of turkey calls, key turkey hunting gear, and a breakdown of his favorite turkey hunt.

    Topics:

    Taking kids hunting

    Scouting regimen for big woods gobblers

    Setup and finding a spot

    Decoys

    Different types of calls and what purpose they have

    Key turkey hunting gear

    Hunt breakdown of his favorite turkey hunt


    Resources:
    Instagram:  
    @eastmeetswesthunt
    @beau.martonik
    @spitndrum025

    Facebook:  
    East Meets West Outdoors
     
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/
     
    YouTube:
    Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w
     
    Shop new apparel! 
    https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop
     
    Amazon Influencer Page
    https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik
     
    Partners and Exclusive Deals:
    Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest
    GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website.
    Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland.
    Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. 
    Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order!
    MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders. 
    TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop.
    SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system.
    Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt.
    Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST
    The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST
    Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
437 Ratings

437 Ratings

joelbry ,

One of my favorite podcasts

I’m a Adirondack Mountain hunter. I find this content quite helpful!

RonNie MacK ,

Great detail

New hunter and have been rotating through many hunting podcasts and YouTube videos .
Beau does a fantastic job keeping a mix of people coming who give advice for any level of hunter .
I’ve emailed him asking for specifics and he replied quickly .
If your looking to be a better hunter I’d say subscribe to this even if you live in pa and hit a booner each year

jparthu ,

Awesome Podcast!

Great topics and information. Love the podcast!!!

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