142 episodes

The Hunting Gear Podcast covers just what the title implies, hunting gear and equipment. Host Dan Johnson interviews a variety of companies within the hunting industry as well as hardcore hunters who rely on their equipment to be successful in the field. From discussions on archery and firearms to clothing and accessories, if you are a hunting gear nut, this podcast is sure to hold your attention. Dan is also is joined by co-host Bob Polanic as they share their own experiences with the hunting equipment they use every season.

Hunting Gear Podcast - Sportsmen's Empire Dan Johnson, Sportsmen's Empire

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    • 4.9 • 52 Ratings

The Hunting Gear Podcast covers just what the title implies, hunting gear and equipment. Host Dan Johnson interviews a variety of companies within the hunting industry as well as hardcore hunters who rely on their equipment to be successful in the field. From discussions on archery and firearms to clothing and accessories, if you are a hunting gear nut, this podcast is sure to hold your attention. Dan is also is joined by co-host Bob Polanic as they share their own experiences with the hunting equipment they use every season.

    New From Exodus Outdoor Gear

    New From Exodus Outdoor Gear

    On this episode of the Hunting Gear Podcast, Dan talks with Chad Sylvester of Exodus Outdoor Gear about what's new in 2023. Chat kicks off the show by talking about their custom made arrow release from last year, and how it has become a popular choice for serious bowhunters. According to Chad there will be additional arrow options in 2023. Later in the episode, Dan has Chad break down their new cell camera offering. Chad talks about what is different about this camera and what is the same compared to their earlier model. It's awesome to see a company like Exodus come up from the bottom and claim their space in the hunting industry. Enjoy and share!
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    • 52 min
    ATA Product Highlights & Recap

    ATA Product Highlights & Recap

    Once a year a majority of the brands in the hunting and archery industries gather under one roof to showcase their products. This is an opportunity for bow shops and other outdoor focused stores to check out the new products and place orders for the upcoming year. The outdoor press and media are also in attendance to cover the show. On this episode of the Hunting Gear Podcast, Dan and Josh Raley recap the recent ATA Show and discuss some of the products and companies that they felt stood out. The guys talks about new technology in trail cameras, new climbing sticks, saddles, and tree stands. While at the show Dan had the opportunity to shoot all of the flagship bows from the brands that attended the show. If you are a gear junkie, this is the perfect episode for you!
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    6 Hunting Gear Recommendations

    6 Hunting Gear Recommendations

    On this episode of the Hunting Gear Podcast, Dan and Nate Thomas of the Missouri Woods & Water podcast each share 6 hunting products they would recommend to other hunters. Three of the products they recommend are for new hunters and three of the products were for seasoned hunters. The guys cover socks, boots and base layers, as well as hunting optics, arrows, and hunting apps. If you are looking for some new gear for the 2023 hunting season, this is the episode for you.
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Graylight Hunting Application

    Graylight Hunting Application

    On this episode of the Hunting Gear Podcast, Dan talks with Marlon Holden of Graylight about a new educational hunting app. Marlon may be best known for his outdoor photography or the fact that he is a big mule deer bucks worst nightmare. Over the last 16 years of bowhunting mule deer in a variety of landscapes across the western United States, Marlon has not only knocked down some giant bucks but has gathered priceless information that he has used in the creation of this app.
    Broken down in to short educational videos, the app focuses on everything from how to locate the best mule deer habitat, the best gear for those types of hunts, how to properly stalk in on those deer, impact of weather, and even breaking down and packing out the animal after the hunt. If you have any interest in becoming better educated mule deer hunt, this is the app for you. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Top Products For The Wild Game Cook

    Top Products For The Wild Game Cook

    On this episode of the Hunting Gear Podcast, Dan invites Nick Otto the host of the Huntavore podcast, to hop on and talk about must have cooking utensils to become a better wild game cook. Nick and Dan talk about the tools you need for properly field dressing and processing your wild game to other implements like meat thermometer, pellets grills, and cast iron skillets. This is an excellent episode of you are interested in becoming better at cooking venison, turkey, or any other wild game.
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    • 56 min
    Must Have Gear For The Southern Outdoorsman

    Must Have Gear For The Southern Outdoorsman

    The weather is different, the terrain is different, and this means the gear that a southern outdoorsman needs should also be different. On this episode of the Hunting Gear Podcast, Dan talks with Rick Hall about must have hunting gear for the southern hunter. The guys discuss everything from the importance of a Thermacell, layering systems for warmer and wet wether, and some of Ricks favorite game calls. This is both an entertaining an educational episode you'll surely enjoy!
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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

FBell-Oh ,

Love the content

I love all of the different guests and topics covered. I’ve bought some of the free discussed on the shows and have been really happy about the purchases. Keep the good content coming.

OleMissEngr ,

Great Podcast

This is one of my all-time favorite podcasts. There is a lot of good information about hunting gear. I really like when Dan and Bob Polanic start talking about their gear and their hunts. It’s like sitting down with two good friends and talking hunting.

Keep up the good work, Dan.

Oppie56 ,

Thank You!!!

Love the podcast!! Great guests and product insight.
Keep up the good work!

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