All posts by Nolan Osborne

EP183: M.Ovi, COVID, and Conservation with WSF

In this episode, Adam sits down with Gray Thornton, Kevin Hurley, Clay Brewer and Kurt Alt from the Wild Sheep Foundation. Covering M.Ovi (wild sheep pneumonia), and COVID’s affect on conservation.

Return of the Lieutenant, By Ian Baird

For some people, the intersection of obsession and passion is a mountain top in Southern, BC, while chasing mule deer. I am one of those people. Since my first experience hunting alpine Mule Deer in 2011, I have been hooked, and most of my offseason training and scouting is spent with the sole focus of harvesting a mature buck.

EP182: Beginners lessons in Sheep Hunting with Mike Pedersen

On this episode Nolan sits down with Mike Pedersen of The Rookie Hunter Podcast, to pick his brain about the learning curve of a new backcountry hunter.

Hunting Head On – Colorado Bighorns, By Andrew Schaefer & Bryan Gwinn

He took a bite of grass, looked up, and advanced one step to face the ewe, broadside. I drew and steadied. I went black. Then I saw red. He careened off the ledge, tumbled and skidded down the valley of loose rock that separated us and into a thicket of brambles that caught the ram

EP181: Mystery Ranch’s 2020 Lineup, with Alex Rich

Nolan sits down with Mystery Ranch Product Designer, Alex Rich, to discuss the new Pop-Up series of packs, as well as changes and updates for Mystery Ranch in 2020.

EP180: Booner Billies Only, with Jeff Agostinho

In this episode, Nolan sits down with Jeff Agostinho, a fellow BC Resident, and avid mountain hunter, to talk about Jeff’s recent February Mountain Goat hunt. Cold weather, Long shots, and Booner Billies.

Kyrgyzstan Belek, By Alexander Sharif

The year was 1973. At the age of 12, I accompanied my late dad and uncle to the newly opened wildlife museum in Tehran to see the mountain sheep collection. Amongst the many mounts of Transcaspian Urials, Bezoar Ibex, and other native species, there were two large-bodied rams with extraordinarily massive heads that resembled mules. These were the Argali rams of Mongolia and Tajikistan.

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Beyond The Kill – Episode 6

In Beyond The Kill – The Series, follow Editor in Chief Adam Janke over six episodes as he embraces the Journal’s “Year of The Elk”.

EP179: Intro to Mountain Hunting: Goats in February

Nolan recaps a recent goat hunting trip with JT Crosson, a long time friend, and rookie mountain hunter. This was JT’s first-time backpack hunting, and it was an eye-opener!

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Beyond The Kill – Episode V

In Beyond The Kill – The Series, follow Editor in Chief Adam Janke over six episodes as he embraces the Journal’s “Year of The Elk”.