Highlander Hunting

Chronicles of Backcountry hunting. Offering tips, instruction, and stories about hunting big game on public land.

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Part 2 of our sit down with Jason from Vortex - the rifle scope edition.

Jason, Mike and John cover the basics of rifle scope construction, materials, and glass used to produce hunting scopes.  They cover magnification and objective lenses, elevation, windage, and parallax adjustment.  Valuable info for the first time scope buyers while at the gun counter, as well as interesting info for seasoned veterans.

Find Jason on instagram - jasons_adventures or email him at jasonmichielsen@hotmail.com.

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Question, comments or stories feel free to email us at highlanderhuntingpodcast@gmail.com

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On this episode of HighlanderHunting Podcast, John and Mike sit down with Vortex Prostaffer Jason to talk binoculars and spotting scopes.  What to consider when buying, what are your options, and what questions to ask at the optics counter to make an informed and educated decision.  

Find Jason on instagram - jasons_adventures or email him at jasonmichielsen@hotmail.com

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May 30th, 2017 by highlanderhunting at 3:50 pm

Ready to get nerdy with Mike and John as they discuss building a hunting rifle and ammo selection.

Lots of topics covered during this episode.  Caliber selection, bullet weights, bullet designs, pros and cons of various calibers, stocks and what to look for, what to know when standing at the gun counter for the new hunter/shooter.

Prepare for information a plenty on Episode 6 of HighlanderHunting Podcast. Enjoy!

Any questions feel free to email us at highlanderhuntingpodcast@gmail.com.

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 This episode is sure to generate some strong opinions and hopefully a positive discussion.  John and Mike meet with Neil the Chair of the new Alberta Chapter of Back Country Hunters and Anglers (BHA).  Their discussion will cover several controversial topics such as their stance on ATV use, the Castle management plan and more. For any questions, comments or stories feel free to email us at highlanderhuntingpodcast@gmail.com.  Thanks for listening!

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May 16th, 2017 by highlanderhunting at 1:31 pm

Here we are on Episode 4! Let's find out what is in Mike and John's hunting day packs.  The guys will cover key items that will help make ones day hunt a sucessful one.  Backpacks, fanny packs, boots, binos, water filtration, first aid, food, water the list goes on.  What works, what doesn't work and why! You have questions feel free to email us at highlanderhuntingpodcast@gmail.com.

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May 9th, 2017 by highlanderhunting at 4:25 pm

On this episode of HighlanderHunting Podcast, four familes come together to share the harvest from the 2016 hunting season here in Alberta.  Interviews with the different hunters men and women recount their hunts that provided the feast for the evening.  Meal preperations and explanations of the excitng "outside the box" recipes.  We shared elk, whitetail deer, mule deer, and blackbear.  For new and not so new hunters, hope you are willing to try something different with your wild meat.

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May 2nd, 2017 by highlanderhunting at 8:51 am

This time on HighlanderHunting, John and Mike discuss the recent DIY Out of Province Turkey Hunt, hunting with kids and more on their philosophy on hunting.

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Apr 25th, 2017 by highlanderhunting at 5:26 pm

First episode will cover the introductions of the hosts John McCann and Mike McRae.  Further discussion reveals the topics of future podcasts and maybe some side talk of the last hunting season here in Alberta.

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