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The Silvercore Podcast discusses matters related to hunting, firearms, hiking, outdoor adventure and the people and businesses that comprise the community all from a uniquely Canadian perspective.

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The Silvercore Podcast discusses matters related to hunting, firearms, hiking, outdoor adventure and the people and businesses that comprise the community all from a uniquely Canadian perspective.

    Ep. 24: Emergency Preparedness and Becoming a Prepper

    Ep. 24: Emergency Preparedness and Becoming a Prepper

    In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader speaks with Ian Jones from The Canadian Prepper Podcast Podcast and discusses how he got into prepping and what he would recommend to others to have in order to be prepared for any eventualities. If you have a story that would be of value to the Silvercore audience, or know someone who does, email us at podcast@silvercore.ca.  We would love to hear from you! Topics discussed in this episode: Into [00:00:00 - 00:02:09] The Canadian Prepper Podcast. [00:02:09 - 00:02:34] How Ian got into the prepping world [00:02:34 - 00:08:00]Zombie apocalypse [00:08:00 - 00:08:43]Doomsday prepper stereotypes, the realities of preppers & ghosting [00:08:43 - 00:11:29]Best preparation is knowledge and training [00:11:29 - 00:13:15]Approach from people to preppers since COVID-19 [00:13:15 - 00:14:34]Being a prepper and not advertising that you are a prepper, but getting the word out former people to get on the plan [00:14:34 - 00:15:20]Stigma attached to being a prepper & hobbies [00:15:20 - 00:16:33]Where should people start off & security systems [00:16:33 - 00:18:59]Access to water & the Rule of 3‘s [00:18:59 - 00:21:07]Reasonable preparations during emergencies [00:21:07 - 00:23:09]What Ian spends his time learning and education himself on & different skillsets to have [00:23:09 - 00:25:17]What to keep in a vehicle [00:25:17 - 00:27:16]Bug-out bag or bug-in bag  [00:27:16 - 00:29:54]Background in Boy Scouts and being prepared [00:29:54 - 00:30:41]Camping & physical fitness [00:30:41 - 00:32:17]Distilled points for being better prepared [00:32:17 - 00:35:08]Physical fitness & mental fitness  [00:35:08 - 00:38:35]Taccom, Canadian Prepper Podcast & Canadian Patriot Podcast [00:38:35 - 00:40:20]Outro [00:40:20 -00:40:44] Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Silvercore [00:00:10] [00:00:21] [00:00:24] [00:00:31] [00:00:50] [00:01:28] [00:01:37] [00:01:53] Kylmit [00:00:56] [00:01:08]Bradley Smoker [00:01:24] [00:01:33] [00:01:41]The Canadian Prepper Podcast [00:02:04] [00:02:10] [00:39:24]Bill C68 [00:05:37]Krav Maga [00:07:00]Les Stroud [00:07:23]LARPing [00:07:31]Jack Spirko [00:09:12]The Survival Podcast [00:09:14]Slam Fire [00:15:33] [00:16:39]OPSEC [00:14:57]Rule of three’s [00:19:32]TCCC [00:24:17]CGN, Canadian Gun Nutz [00:25:37]Beavers, Cubs, Scouts [00:30:03]Air Cadets [00:30:08] [00:30:10]OFA [00:34:29]Taccom [00:38:46] [00:39:15]Canadian Patriot Podcast [00:39:55]Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @ Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services MerchandiseCORE Training Management Resources (TMR) Blog PageJoin the ConversationWe love and encourage audience participation and feedback.   Be sure to join in the conversation by commenting, liking and subscribing.  If you know others who would enjoy our content, we sure would appreciate it if you considered sharing it with them.  This is the best way for our community will grow and improve.  Want to be a Guest / Speaker on The Silvercore Podcast, or have a suggestion for someone you feel we should speak with?Email us at podcast@silvercore.ca with the following information and we’ll be sure to followup as soon as we can. Name,Area of expertiseCompany (if applicable)3 suggested topics you would be inserted in talking aboutWhy you want to be on the Silvercore Podcast, andContact details.

    • 40 min
    Ep. 23: Blood Tracking with Science Dogs

    Ep. 23: Blood Tracking with Science Dogs

    Brief Summary of Show:Learn how the pro's track an animal after it's shot.In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader speaks with Lindsay Ware of Science Dogs of New England situated in Maine, USA and discusses how she got into tracking animals for hunters with the help of dogs, different signs and evidence to look for when tracking and how you can teach your dog to track as well. If you have a story that would be of value to the Silvercore audience, or know someone who does, email us at podcast@silvercore.ca.  We would love to hear from you! Topics discussed in this episode: Intro [00:00:00 - 00:01:14]How Science Dogs of New England started [00:01:14 - 00:03:33]What breeds are best for tracking [00:03:34 - 00:07:40]Training of dogs [00:07:40 - 00:08:51]Regulations around using dogs for tracking [00:08:51 - 00:12:38]Repeat customers [00:12:38 - 00:15:16] Most common animals found when tracking [00:15:16 - 00:17:05]Tips for hunters to track their own game [00:17:05 - 00:21:13]Tracking with well trained humans as well as dogs [00:21:13 - 00:24:37]Ideal timeframe to track an animal after it’s shot [00:24:37 - 00:30:00]How rain affects tracking [00:30:00 - 00:31:20]Using blood signs in tracking and other evidence [00:31:20 - 00:36:35]What requirements trackers have when tracking [00:36:35 - 00:38:49]Training your own dog for tracking [00:38:49 - 00:42:15]Outro [00:42:15- 00:42:57]  Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Science Dogs of New England [00:00:45] [00:01:26] [00:01:27] [00:03:04]United Blood Trackers [00:12:07] [00:12:33] [00:37:28] [00:39:04] [00:39:24] [00:39:48] [00:40:49] [00:42:28]Tracking Dogs for Finding Wounded Deer By John Jeanneney [00:39:52]Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @ Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services MerchandiseCORE Training Management Resources (TMR) Blog Page

    • 42 min
    Ep. 22: Ineffective Gun Control & the Canadian Gun Ban

    Ep. 22: Ineffective Gun Control & the Canadian Gun Ban

    In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader sits down with Shane Mathieson of Reliable Gun in Vancouver BC. Listen in as they discuss how Reliable Gun got it’s start, the recent OIC firearms ban and how it’s affecting business as well as how COVID has impacted gun sales and more! If you have a story that would be of value to the Silvercore audience, or know someone who does, email us at podcast@silvercore.ca.  We would love to hear from you!Topics discussed in this episode:Introduction [00:00:00 - 00:01:25]Reliable Gun’s start [00:01:26 - 00:06:23]Pheasant Hunting [00:06:24 - 00:09:20]Reliable Gun & Tackle [00:09:21 - 00:11:54]COVID affects on business [00:11:55 - 00:14:02]OIC firearms ban [00:14:03 - 00:20:49]Picking apart the firearms ban legislation [00:20:49 - 00:23:31]Firearms ban affects & banding together [00:23:32 - 00:28:56]Ban of 12 gauge shotguns & politics [00:28:57 - 00:31:09]Shooters are normal people [00:31:09 - 00:34:04]Online consumerism vs. in person purchases [00:34:05 - 00:36:16]Prohibited rifle [00:36:17 - 00:37:35]Insights on the firearm ban & the stigma around firearms owners [00:37:35 - 00:46:58]Statistics & Firearms in the media [00:46:59 - 00:49:36]Interpretations, buyback & grandfathering of firearms banned [00:49:37 - 00:50:43]Hunting as an essential service [00:50:45 - 00:52:06]Raising awareness [00:52:06 - 00:54:27]Reliable Sales [00:54:27 - 00:55:35] Outro [00:55:36 - 00:56:03] Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Silvercore [00:00:00 - 00:01:06]Reliable Gun [00:01:09] [00:01:31] [00:01:47] [00:02:31] [00:03:28] [00:05:51] [00:05:56]  [00:06:32] [00:09:25] [00:17:35] [00:22:57] [00:23:32][00:54:28] [00:55:38]Poldi Bentley [00:02:03] [00:02:11] [00:02:20] [00:02:29]Taka Kuwata, team White Rice [00:05:43]Boy Scouts of Canada [00:06:07]ALS Society of BC [00:06:12]Big Bar Guest Ranch [00:06:45]Lee Enfield [00:09:37]M1 Garand [00:09:38]Section 117.15, criminal code [00:20:55] Walther OSP [00:21:39]Walther GSP [00:21:39]International shooting union (now ISSF) [00:22:01] [00:22:04][00:22:13] [00:22:40]3gun [00:22:09]DCRA, Dominion of Canada Rifle Association [00:22:22] CSSA [00:24:53] [00:25:07] [00:37:35]NFA [00:24:54] [00:25:05]CCFR [00:24:55] [00:25:04] [00:37:48]Marty Hayes [00:27:09]Firearms Academy of Seattle [00:27:10]Meat Eater, Steve Rinella [00:31:47]Accuracy International [00:36:19] [00:36:38]Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @ Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services MerchandiseCORE Training Management Resources (TMR) Blog PageJoin the ConversationWe love and encourage audience participation and feedback.   Be sure to join in the conversation by commenting, liking and subscribing.  If you know others who would enjoy our content, we sure would appreciate it if you considered sharing it with them.  This is the best way for our community will grow and improve.  

    • 56 min
    Ep. 21: New Rules Regarding Hunting During COVID & AMA Questions Answered

    Ep. 21: New Rules Regarding Hunting During COVID & AMA Questions Answered

    In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader sits down with Paul Ballard and they answer questions from our listeners in our first ever AMA, Ask Me Anything Podcast. Listen in as they discuss hunting and fishing during COVID, answer questions submitted for our AMA including advise on GPS vs maps, how much to spend on optics, how to promote more youth getting into shooting sports and hunting, and more! Topics discussed in this episode: Introduction [00:00:00 - 00:01:43]Hunting and Fishing during COVID [00:01:43 - 16:16] AMA, Ask Me Anything [00:16:16] Best way for more youth to get into shooting sports or hunting [00:16:50 - 00:29:40] The possible delay of the Silvercore National Pistol Shoot due to COVID [00:29:40 - 00:31:52]Advise/Recommendations on GPS versus maps [00:31:53 - 00:37:38]How much is too much for optics? [00:37:39 - 00:42:24]Where and when to find the Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis [00:42:25 - 00:45:40]Bridging the gap in the firearms community and those who have no appreciation for hunting or target sports. [00:45:41 - 00:56:24]How to get firearm owners to stand up and say or do something [00:56:25 - 00:58:32]How can I get into hunting? [00:58:33 - 01:07:41]Questions for future podcast & outro [01:07:42 - 01:08:07] Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Silvercore [00:00:00 - 00:01:06]Chilliwack Fish and Game Protective Association [00:06:55], [00:19:22]BC Wildlife Federation [00:08:32] [00:08:45] [00:19:45] [00:43:14] [00:46:21]DS Tactical [00:14:52]Maple Seed Project [00:17:29] [00:18:14]DCRA [00:18:56]BCRA [00:18:57]Hank Shaw [00:24:18]Silvercore National Pistol Shoot [00:29:44] [00:31:22]Drummond Shooting Supplies [00:30:32]Dlask Arms [00:30:37]Kent Outdoors [00:30:40] Poco Military [00:30:41] Reliable Gun [00:30:47]Garmin [000:34:09] [00:35:23]iHunter [00:36:26] [00:45:32]Vortex Optics [0:38:04] [00:38:28] [00:39:36]Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis [00:36:16] [00:42:38] [00:42:58]Ministry of Forest Lands, Natural Resources, Operations, and Rural Development [00:43:54]Limited Entry Hunting Synopsis [00:43:37] [00:44:07] [00:44:23]Limited Entry Hunting [00:44:18]Canadian Firearms Safety Course [00:46:27]Master Hunter Program in Washington State [01:00:52] [01:01:02] [01:01:49] [01:01:55]Waterfowl Heritage Days [01:02:50]Jenny Ly Podcast [01:05:39]Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @ Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services MerchandiseCORE Training Management Resources (TMR) Blog PageJoin the ConversationWe love and encourage audience participation and feedback.   Be sure to join in the conversation by commenting, liking and subscribing.  If you know others who would enjoy our content, we sure would appreciate it if you considered sharing it with them.  This is the best way for our community will grow and improve.  Want to be a Guest / Speaker on The Silvercore Podcast?Email us at podcast@silvercore.ca with the following information and we’ll be sure to followup as soon as we can.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep. 20: Hunting stories from the Mázawakȟaŋ

    Ep. 20: Hunting stories from the Mázawakȟaŋ

    In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Marshall Lowen, a master firearms instructor, Canadian military veteran, master of the hunt and elder in the Metis community. Marshall's Lakota name is Mázawakȟaŋ, which means "many guns".Marhsall shares with us some interesting hunting stories as well as his unique perspective on teaching firearms and hunting to indigenous groups and insight into fostering respect and understanding between indigenous and non-indigenous communities in Canada. Topics discussed in this episode: Introduction [00:00:00 - 00:01:09] Indigenous vs. non-indigenous communities [00:01:10 - 00:14:49]Indigenous community group training & respect [00:14:50 - 00:21:54]Teaching non-indigenous people about the indigenous & possible gaps in understanding [00:21:55 - 00:33:36]Indigenous group hunting & becoming squinted with the indigenous communities to better understand [00:33:37 - 00:37:46 ]Being humble & learning their language [00:37:47 - 00:41:24]Native names, records & dwellings [00:41:25 -00:48:03]Removing pre-conceptions & making culture adjustments [00:48:04 - 00:53:06]Looking after the band & Hunters giving away their first animal [00:53:07 - 00:57:24]Re-gifting, Ton & cleansing [00:57:25 - 01:04:05]Outro [01:04:06 - 01:04:36] Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Silvercore [00:00:08 - 00:00:42]Chilcotin [00:02:38], [00:12:09], [00:23:47], [00:35:23], [00:39:41], [00:40:02]Musqueam [003:33], [00:17:41], [00:21:45]Squamish [00:03:36]Stradivarius [00:05:26]Bill Reed [00:06:58], [00:21:26]Susan Point [00:06:59]Tsilhqot'in National Government [00:12:15]Gitxsan [00:21:02]The Sparrow decision [00:21:45]The Guerin decision [00:21:48]Wet’suwet’en [00:36:07] Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @ Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services MerchandiseCORE Training Management Resources (TMR) Blog PageJoin the ConversationWe love and encourage audience participation and feedback.   Be sure to join in the conversation by commenting, liking and subscribing.  If you know others who would enjoy our content, we sure would appreciate it if you considered sharing it with them.  This is the best way for our community will grow and improve. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 19: The Chasing Food Club

    Ep. 19: The Chasing Food Club

    Brief Summary of Show: In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Backcountry Hunter and Anglers Regional Leader, Jenny Ly about how she got into hunting, ego involved in hunting, her role as a regional leader for BHA and her direction moving forward with Chasing Food Club. If you have a story that would be of value to the Silvercore audience, or know someone who does, email us at podcast@silvercore.ca.  We would love to hear from you!Topics discussed in this episode: Introduction [00:00:00 - 00:01:13] Jenny’s start & interest in hunting [00:01:14 - 00:08:06]First Hunt [00:08:07 - 00:12:24]Dunning-Kruger effect, Ego in Hunting & the term Huntress [00:12:25 - 00:22:10]Monetizing a passion for hunting [00:22:11 - 00:24:42]Goat Balls [00:24:42 - 00:26:57]Chasing Food Club’s future and direction [00:26:57 - 00:29:03]Living in an urban area vs. remote area [00:29:03 - 00:31:00]Jenny’s favourite game dish [00:31:00 - 00:32:49]Biggest challenges facing Hunters [00:32:52 - 00:34:47]Backcountry Hunters and Anglers  [00:34:47 - 00:37:03]Travis’ experience with ego, Jenny’s advise in removing ego in situations & seeing the other perspective [00:37:03 - 00:44:50]Outro [00:44:50 - 00:45:50] Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Silvercore [00:00:21 - 00:01:54], [00:45:18]Chasing Food Club [00:01:34], [00:05:51], [00:22:39], [00:26:57], [00:27:41]Eat Wild [00:05:25]Limited Entry / LEH [00:08:49], [00:08:57]The Rookie Hunter Podcast [00:10:10]Dunning-Kruger effect [00:10:13], [00:12:25]Backcountry Hunters and Anglers [00:21:13], [00:32:54], [00:34:57] [00:35:57], [00:36:54]April Vokey [00:39:41] Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @ Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services MerchandiseCORE Training Management Resources (TMR) Blog Page

    • 45 min

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