Brian Barney is an outdoor writer for Eastmans. He is an adventure bowhunter that spends over 100 days a year hunting our public lands. He has a wealth of knowledge hunting western big game and has a knack for harvesting huge mind blowing trophies.
284- Bowhunting Bucks and Bulls with Michael Alba
On this episode Brian sits down with Michael Abba. The guys talk over their strategies for public land bulls and what works for them. Then they get into mule deer; planning the stalk and executing, how creative thinking can win the day and about the importance of mule deer scouting and how it can pay huge dividends come season. They also talk over how keen an old mule deer is and how tough it is to outwit one. This is another great episode of Elevated, all about public land bucks and bulls.
283- Spring Bear Recap Solo
In this episode Brian sits down for a solo recording. He recaps his spring hunts, including his thrilling encounter with a giant boar. He talks over the things he has learned this season to help make him better. He also talks about hunts coming up he is excited for. Throughout the episode Brian talks about attacking these hunts with the highest skill set and what makes the difference between success and failure. It's a vintage, solo episode and Brian is fired up. Don't sleep on this one.
282- Human Optimization With Fuel The Pursuit
In this episode Brian sits down with Mike Lum and Ryan Munsey from Fuel the Pursuit. The guys talk over nutrition and fueling the body correctly. They talk over training and what works to prepare for western hunts. Then they get into mental toughness and fortitude. What is it and how to get more of it. All of this information is so important to be able to get the most out of your western hunt.
281- That Archery Life With Santino Castellanos
In this episode Brian sits down with his buddy Santino Castellanos. Santino is a solid dad and works really hard to give positive experiences to his two teenage sons. He talks about his sons first archery bull and a wild encounter where his boys double up with bows on two archery mule deer. Santino is well accomplished with a bow himself. He is a die hard elk and deer hunter and the guys break down his season. There is tons of great bowhunting insights in this podcast.
280- Bulls, Bucks and Bears With Brandon Purcell
On this episode Brian sits down with his buddy Brandon Purcell. Brandon is one of those guys that consistently harvests public land trophies. First the guys dive into his big archery bull that Brian helped with. Brandon was down on archery but instead of throwing in the towel he committed himself to getting better. They also talk over his mule deer season and hunting bear. Brandon has so much experience chasing spring bears and passes on some valuable tips and tactics. Its a great conversation between a couple die hard public land hunters.
279- South to West With Baker Leavitt
In this episode Brian sits down with Baker Leavitt. Baker resides in the south but often hunts the west. He is a character and tells a great story. The guys talk over Elk hunting where Baker tells a story of what its like to kill an archery bull. He also talks about his fear of horses and a horseback hunt. It made for a hilarious conversation on the podcast.
Wealth of backcountry knowledge
Awesome podcast with a great host. Brian brings great guests with extensive field experience and if you listen well, you can learn from their mistakes and heed some of their advice in hopes that you grade out the learning curve some. Clint Casper is always a motivating guest as well! Cheers.
Gets ya pumped
Brian is such a great story teller and tons of relevant info
The optimism is contagious. The knowledge is abundant. The podcast is gold. Thanks Brian.