Episode 108: Freels in Alaska

In this episode, I’m joined by my dad Britt Freel, as well as my uncles Jerry and Tracy. I get to hear a bunch of stories about the old days, how we came to Alaska, and what it was like growing up in what was then a wilderness town of Fairbanks, as well as hunting moose and caribou, and what “the bus” was like as a hunting camp. Enjoy!

-Tyler

Episode 107: Connor, Christina, and Adam Owen

In this episode, I sit down with Connor, Christina, and Adam Owen to hear their stories from both of the hunts that Christina drew tags for last year, and her transition from southern California to full-blown Alaskan brown bear killer. Enjoy!

comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com

-Tyler

Episode 105: The Clinic. With Dr. Schultz, Seth Wietgrefe, Temple Dillard, and Connor Owen

In this episode, we recorded in Frank’s newly finished man cave and talk about everything from hunting with our kids, to mountain boot insoles, taking time to glass, and how we generally do NOT dress to impress in Alaska. Enjoy!

Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com

-Tyler

Episode 104: Draw Day 2021

In this episode I’m joined by Dr. Frank Schultz and Nick Muche, and we discuss the ADF&G draw tag results for this year. Nick and Frank both had their phones off and look at their results for the first time, and we go from there. Enjoy!

comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com

-Tyler

Episode 103: Coke Wallace

In this episode I sit down with Master Guide Coke Wallace, of Midnight Sun Safaris. Coke has been at the game a long time and it was great to hear about Coke’s background and talk about hunting sheep and moose with horses, predator hunting and trapping in the Alaska Range. Enjoy!

Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com

-Tyler

Episode 102: Dusty Spencer

In this episode I’m joined by Dusty Spencer. We talk about moving to Alaska at a young age and get to hear just a few of Dusty’s great stories as well as some issues surrounding game laws in Alaska. Enjoy!

Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com

thanks!

-Tyler

Episode 98: Bleats, Buck Packs and Busted Bodies, with Brett Evens and JT Morgan

In this episode I get to catch up with Brett Evens and JT Morgan and hear about their week-turned-month long Southeast AK deer hunt turned Covid quarantine, and of course we tell a couple sheep stories as well. Enjoy!

Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com

thanks,

-Tyler

Episode 97: First times, Freezer fillers, and False Narratives, with Jeremy Highfill and Frank Schultz

In this episode I’m joined by Frank Schultz and my buddy and new hunter Jeremy Highfill. We talk about Jeremy’s experiences hunting this year, goat hunting, ice fishing, as well as some discussion of some outdoor companies and personalities’ opposition to possible oil production in area 1002 of ANWR. Enjoy!

-Tyler

Episode 95: Skookum

Skookum, Adjective: “Marked by excellent quality: First Rate”

This episode includes Frank Schultz, Nick Muche, and Johnny Klug. After the previous episode, we set aside some time to answer Johnny’s questions about getting started in bowhunting and archery in general. We also talk about the uniqueness of “deer camp” down in the midwest and northeast, and have a few thoughts about how wildlife organizations could better help Alaska.

Comments or questions? email podcast@tundratalkak.com

-Tyler