All posts by Nolan Osborne

EP 215: Quick & Dirty with Wardo: Managing Pain During a Hunt

We’re introducing a new “show within the show” concept that you’ll see pop-up in the BTK feed every week, Quick & Dirty with Wardo. These episodes will be short form podcasts in addition to our regular interviews, focused on one or two topics at a time and covering tips, tricks and advice on injury and pain management, fitness, nutrition, gear and whatever else strikes our fancy.

EP 214: Northern BC Hunt: Gear Review

Adam and Wardo share some gear highlights from their recent Northern BC hunt as well as some lessons and observations from their time in the field.

EP 213: Welcome to the Fold, with Filter Studios

Nolan sits down with good friends Jesse Bone & Tash Baycroft of Filter Studios, and Peter Gutsche to discuss a recent fly-in mountain goat hunt the boys were on. The Filter crew has dipped their feet in the waters of mountain hunting in the past, but this was their first full dive.

A Mixed Bag of Adventure, by Justin Cotton

The wind roared across the alpine lake as my dad carefully loaded his small raft with gear. Nearby, I did the same with my sixteen-foot canoe. Soon we would be paddling down a chain of high-country lakes, heading for a stream that served as the lake’s outlet.

EP 212: Playing with Goats and Bears with Adam Smith

Nolan sits down with Adam Smith once again to listen to Adam’s account of a pretty wild five day “goat-hunt” that was full of hard lessons, tense moments, and a few twists along the way.

EP 211: Return to Civilization with NMO

Adam catches up with Nolan after another guiding season. They talk about some of the worst hunting weather Nolan has experienced, as well as some lessons learned along the way.

In-Season Hunting Strength and Conditioning: How to Set Yourself Up for Success, by Todd Bumgardner

As I type these words, it’s mid-October 2020. Many of us have been hunting for two months now, starting with sheep or caribou in August, moose or elk in September, and now cruising for goats or working to fill whatever tags that are left burning a hole in your pocket.

EP 210: Northern BC Dream Hunt

On this episode, recorded on location lakeside in Northern BC, Adam, Wardo, Lorne and James debrief on their recent adventure that was packed with action, laughs and some serious weather.

EP 209: From Pro Football to Mountain Hunting with Joe Eppelle

On this episode, Adam visits with retired pro football lineman Joe Eppele to discuss the comparisons between football and mountain hunting, luck vs preparation, grit vs fitness, and some of the lessons they’ve learned over the course of their hunting careers.

EP 208: Hunting is Life with CANIS

On this episode, Adam interviews Ryan Efurd, the founder of CANIS, to discuss his path as a hunter, athlete and businessman and how those worlds are inextricably linked.