Episode 57: Mike Monnin

In this episode, I’m joined by Mike Monnin, owner of CaptivateM Outdoors and long-time mountain hunter. We talk about sheep hunting, of course, mental toughness, as well as touch on some of the resident-outfitter conflicts, and how everyone needs to come to some sort of understanding. Mike is a wealth of knowledge, and we had a great conversation. Enjoy!

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-Tyler

Episode 38: Year of the Sheep with Steve Hallenbeck

Steve Hallenbeck is no stranger to the podcast, but I hadn’t seen much of him since early august, so it was great to catch up and hear about his hunting season. Steve ended up sheep hunting for nearly the entire season, and a mountain goat hunt on top of that. I hope talking sheep hunting isn’t getting old cause we hit a lot of it, as well as gun safety, and some of the hazards we deal with on a daily basis in the mountains. Enjoy!

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Thanks!

-Tyler

Episode 12: Ken and Anna Vorisek

In this episode, I was fortunate to track down Ken and Anna Vorisek, who live here in Fairbanks, and are very passionate and accomblished bowhunters. Amazingly enough, they have each completed the North American Super Slam with their bows.

We talk about bowhunting and the Super Slam (of course), hunting in Alaska, and Ken’s recent desert sheep hunt, but also about pursuing your passions, and how many of these things really are in reach for the “average person” if you set your mind to it.

It was great to catch up with Ken and Anna, and I hope you enjoy as well!

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thanks!

-Tyler

Episode 11: Island Air Kodiak

In this episode, I had the chance to sit down with Eric Howard and Taj Shoemaker at the Island Air Service hanger in Kodiak. Island air is one of a handful of air charter operators on Kodiak Island, and if you are going hunting there, there’s a good chance that you’ll be hiring them to fly you out. Having flown with them and some of the other carriers over the years, I can say that they are a top-notch outfit.

Eric and Taj are two very experienced pilots, with a ton of knowledge of Kodiak. We sit down and talk about some of the dynamics and challenges of flying in Kodiak, as well as good things to know if you are planning on making the trip yourself.

You can follow their goings-on on Instagram (@islandair_adq) and Facebook (Island Air Kodiak). If you want to book a trip, just give them a call!

 

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thanks and enjoy!

-Tyler

 

Episode 10: Spring Goats on Kodiak Island

In this episode, photographer and fellow Alaskan John Whipple and I have just returned from a late season mountain goat hunt on Kodiak Island. The registration goat hunt on Kodiak is one of the most unique goat hunting opportunities out there, and possibly the only place in the world with a bag limit of 2 goats. We talk a little bit about how cool this opportunity is, and give you a recap of our recent hunt. Sit back, and enjoy!

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If you’d like to check out John’s photography, find him on Instagram or facebook, under 49mm Creative, and I encourage you to do so!