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Becoming a Proficient Western Hunter - The Hunter's Quest | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 375
01:09:11

Becoming a Proficient Western Hunter - The Hunter's Quest | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 375

Beau Martonik is joined by Hunter McWaters of The Hunter’s Quest. Hunter is a Virginia native who caught the western hunting bug and has learned quickly over the last few years to find success on hunts from New Mexico to Alaska. They discuss his first mountain hunting experience, western hunting gear, the value of adventure, rifle and muzzleloader hunting, hunting stories, and much more! Topics: 00:00:00 - Intro 00:02:17 - Meeting and Evolution in Hunting 00:08:24 - Challenges and Rewards of Being a Content Creator 00:09:59 - Background and Desire to Know the Unknown 00:15:18 - First Mountain Hunt Experience 00:22:23 - The Value of Western Hunts 00:28:39 - Mountain Hunting Boots 00:33:00 - Lessons Learned from the Hunt 00:36:41 - The Value of the Adventure 00:38:54 - The Learning Curve in Hunting and Using Outfitters 00:44:25 - Transitioning to Rifle Hunting and Learning Ballistics 00:53:06 - Expanding Weapon Choices: Muzzleloaders and Archery 00:58:37 - Working with Brian Call (Gritty) and Dan Staton (Elk Shape) 01:00:60 - The Value of Attitude and Personal Relationships 01:05:06 - Hunter's Quest: Podcast and YouTube Channel Listen to the East Meets West Hunt podcast! https://linktr.ee/eastmeetswesthunt Instagram: @eastmeetswesthunt - http://bit.ly/2SBH6AJ @beau.martonik - http://bit.ly/37hfczt Facebook: East Meets West Outdoors - https://bit.ly/3vDWxMx Shop new apparel! https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop Amazon Influencer Page https://amzn.to/2SeXd8z Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest - https://bit.ly/3tKRc68 Timber Ninja Outdoors - Timber Ninja Outdoors builds the most innovative, lightweight, and safe saddle and mobile hunting gear products made in the USA. Use code eastmeetswest for free shipping on all orders! - http://bit.ly/3XUMlLw Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! - https://bit.ly/3hJzzhn Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. https://bit.ly/3RpEkMC CVA - CVA has been America’s #1 selling muzzleloader brand for over a decade. Check out their muzzleloaders, rifles, and accessories for every season and every range. You can use code eastmeetswest10 for 10% off CVA products and accessories. Case Knives - American heritage in your pocket and hunting packs. Case has been around for over a hundred years making knives built to be handed down for generations in Bradford, PA. - https://bit.ly/49MgPX3 MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAU to save 20% on all MTN OPS orders. - https://mtn-ops.sjv.io/AW3611 SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. - https://bit.ly/3ehJfND Sawyer - From the backcountry to the backyard, Sawyer products are there to keep you protected from ticks and all other insects. Lyme disease is no joke and you shouldn't chance it. Check out Sawyer's permethrin, and picaridin, as well as their line of water filtration products - https://bit.ly/3JCIpur Hoyt Archery - Building archery equipment for nearly nine decades, Hoyt makes some of the most innovative and technically advanced equipment for the most serious archers and bowhunters across the globe. Check out the new lineup of bows, accessories, and apparel. - https://bit.ly/3UyjvRo Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. - https://bit.ly/3orbyho Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. - https://lddy.no/q401 Note - I receive a small commission from some of the products purchased at no extra cost to you.
My Top Boots for Deer Hunting - Early, Mid, & Late Season- Gear Talk | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 374
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My Top Boots for Deer Hunting - Early, Mid, & Late Season- Gear Talk | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 374

Welcome to Gear Talk, a new series of the East Meets West Hunt podcast. The Gear Talk episodes will be 10 to 20-minute bonus episodes that dive into specific gear items Beau Martonik uses and why. This episode details his complete hunting boot lineup for whitetail hunting from early to late season. Let us know what gear items you have questions about and want to see in a future podcast! Send inquiries to beau@eastmeetswesthunt.com with the subject line saying Gear Talk. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:11 - Importance of Footwear in Hunting 00:03:30 - Impact of Wet Boots on Socks 00:03:43 - Benefits of Wool Socks 00:03:56 - Lightweight Trail Running Boots - INOV8 Roc-lite 286 - https://amzn.to/45QEqVp 00:06:54 - Mid-Season Whitetail and Elk Boots - Lathrop & Sons Encompass - call/text Stephen's personal number (618)-553-1665 - https://bit.ly/4f2eCd4 00:10:31 - Late Season Boots for Cold Temperatures - Schnee's Beartooth 200g - https://amzn.to/3xF95s0 00:13:25 - Using Boot Covers for Extreme Cold 00:14:47 - Honorable Mentions in Boot Selection - Crispi Wild Rock GTX and Crispi Thor boots Listen to the East Meets West Hunt podcast! https://linktr.ee/eastmeetswesthunt Instagram: @eastmeetswesthunt - http://bit.ly/2SBH6AJ @beau.martonik - http://bit.ly/37hfczt Facebook: East Meets West Outdoors - https://bit.ly/3vDWxMx Shop new apparel! https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop Amazon Influencer Page https://amzn.to/2SeXd8z Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest - https://bit.ly/3tKRc68 Timber Ninja Outdoors - Timber Ninja Outdoors builds the most innovative, lightweight, and safe saddle and mobile hunting gear products made in the USA. Use code eastmeetswest for free shipping on all orders! - http://bit.ly/3XUMlLw Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! - https://bit.ly/3hJzzhn Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. https://bit.ly/3RpEkMC CVA - CVA has been America’s #1 selling muzzleloader brand for over a decade. Check out their muzzleloaders, rifles, and accessories for every season and every range. You can use code eastmeetswest10 for 10% off CVA products and accessories. Case Knives - American heritage in your pocket and hunting packs. Case has been around for over a hundred years making knives built to be handed down for generations in Bradford, PA. - https://bit.ly/49MgPX3 MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAU to save 20% on all MTN OPS orders. - https://mtn-ops.sjv.io/AW3611 SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. - https://bit.ly/3ehJfND Sawyer - From the backcountry to the backyard, Sawyer products are there to keep you protected from ticks and all other insects. Lyme disease is no joke and you shouldn't chance it. Check out Sawyer's permethrin, and picaridin, as well as their line of water filtration products - https://bit.ly/3JCIpur Hoyt Archery - Building archery equipment for nearly nine decades, Hoyt makes some of the most innovative and technically advanced equipment for the most serious archers and bowhunters across the globe. Check out the new lineup of bows, accessories, and apparel. - https://bit.ly/3UyjvRo Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. - https://bit.ly/3orbyho Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. - https://lddy.no/q401 Note - I receive a small commission from some of the products purchased at no extra cost to you.
NDA's Stance on Deer Management & Hunting Opportunities | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 373
01:20:14

NDA's Stance on Deer Management & Hunting Opportunities | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 373

Beau Martonik is joined by Nick Pinizzotto, CEO of the National Deer Association. They spent the morning at Nick’s camp in central Pennsylvania discussing deer management, deer populations, hunting mature bucks, the Saturday Deer Opener, how polling works, opportunity vs. quality, hunter retainment, the public lands initiative, and much more! Topics: 00:00:00 - Intro 00:00:19 - Nick Pinizzotto’s camp 00:05:23 - Too many or too little deer in Pennsylvania? 00:13:04 - Nick’s property management strategy for deer 00:19:18 - Targeting mature bucks is a lonely road 00:29:04 - NDA’s stance on the PA Saturday Deer Opener 00:38:24 - How polling works 00:47:34 - Is there such a thing as too much opportunity? 00:50:37 - Best method for retainment of hunters 01:04:52 - NDA’s Public Lands Initiative Listen to the East Meets West Hunt podcast! https://linktr.ee/eastmeetswesthunt Instagram: @eastmeetswesthunt - http://bit.ly/2SBH6AJ @beau.martonik - http://bit.ly/37hfczt Facebook: East Meets West Outdoors - https://bit.ly/3vDWxMx Shop new apparel! https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop Amazon Influencer Page https://amzn.to/2SeXd8z Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest - https://bit.ly/3tKRc68 Timber Ninja Outdoors - Timber Ninja Outdoors builds the most innovative, lightweight, and safe saddle and mobile hunting gear products made in the USA. Use code eastmeetswest for free shipping on all orders! - http://bit.ly/3XUMlLw Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! - https://bit.ly/3hJzzhn Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. https://bit.ly/3RpEkMC CVA - CVA has been America’s #1 selling muzzleloader brand for over a decade. Check out their muzzleloaders, rifles, and accessories for every season and every range. You can use code eastmeetswest10 for 10% off CVA products and accessories. Case Knives - American heritage in your pocket and hunting packs. Case has been around for over a hundred years making knives built to be handed down for generations in Bradford, PA. - https://bit.ly/49MgPX3 MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAU to save 20% on all MTN OPS orders. - https://mtn-ops.sjv.io/AW3611 SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. - https://bit.ly/3ehJfND Sawyer - From the backcountry to the backyard, Sawyer products are there to keep you protected from ticks and all other insects. Lyme disease is no joke and you shouldn't chance it. Check out Sawyer's permethrin, and picaridin, as well as their line of water filtration products - https://bit.ly/3JCIpur Hoyt Archery - Building archery equipment for nearly nine decades, Hoyt makes some of the most innovative and technically advanced equipment for the most serious archers and bowhunters across the globe. Check out the new lineup of bows, accessories, and apparel. - https://bit.ly/3UyjvRo Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. - https://bit.ly/3orbyho Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. - https://lddy.no/q401 Note - I receive a small commission from some of the products purchased at no extra cost to you.
Mastering October BUCK BEDS: Big Woods Hunting Strategies | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 372
01:14:30

Mastering October BUCK BEDS: Big Woods Hunting Strategies | East Meets West Hunt - Ep 372

Beau Martonik is joined by Johnny Stewart, Jace Allen, and Rendell Erik. These three guys have shot a ton of great bucks on public land all over the country. They break down an area they scouted together, specifically looking at a buck bed and how they would hunt it at the beginning of October. In addition, they discuss buck bedding near access points, midday movement, bed shifts, being aggressive, getting out of your tree undetected, and much more! Topics: 00:00:00 - Intro 00:03:30 - Who is Jace Allen? 00:07:59 - The biggest difference between private and public land 00:11:38 - Breaking down a small chunk of a big area 00:13:25 - Buck bedding near access everywhere in the country 00:23:05 - Do bucks move around midday early season? 00:31:19 - Bucks moving beds based on wind shifts 00:39:55 - Being aggressive from the start vs. working your way in 00:50:55 - A buck’s ego 00:59:36 - First sit in or hunting many days in a row 01:03:25 - Getting out of the tree without spooking deer 01:10:15 - Summer spotlighting Listen to the East Meets West Hunt podcast! https://linktr.ee/eastmeetswesthunt Instagram: @eastmeetswesthunt - http://bit.ly/2SBH6AJ @beau.martonik - http://bit.ly/37hfczt Facebook: East Meets West Outdoors - https://bit.ly/3vDWxMx Shop new apparel! https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/shop Amazon Influencer Page https://amzn.to/2SeXd8z Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest - https://bit.ly/3tKRc68 Timber Ninja Outdoors - Timber Ninja Outdoors builds the most innovative, lightweight, and safe saddle and mobile hunting gear products made in the USA. Use code eastmeetswest for free shipping on all orders! - http://bit.ly/3XUMlLw Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! - https://bit.ly/3hJzzhn Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. https://bit.ly/3RpEkMC CVA - CVA has been America’s #1 selling muzzleloader brand for over a decade. Check out their muzzleloaders, rifles, and accessories for every season and every range. You can use code eastmeetswest10 for 10% off CVA products and accessories. Case Knives - American heritage in your pocket and hunting packs. Case has been around for over a hundred years making knives built to be handed down for generations in Bradford, PA. - https://bit.ly/49MgPX3 MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAU to save 20% on all MTN OPS orders. - https://mtn-ops.sjv.io/AW3611 SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. - https://bit.ly/3ehJfND Sawyer - From the backcountry to the backyard, Sawyer products are there to keep you protected from ticks and all other insects. Lyme disease is no joke and you shouldn't chance it. Check out Sawyer's permethrin, and picaridin, as well as their line of water filtration products - https://bit.ly/3JCIpur Hoyt Archery - Building archery equipment for nearly nine decades, Hoyt makes some of the most innovative and technically advanced equipment for the most serious archers and bowhunters across the globe. Check out the new lineup of bows, accessories, and apparel. - https://bit.ly/3UyjvRo Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. - https://bit.ly/3orbyho Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping. - https://lddy.no/q401 Note - I receive a small commission from some of the products purchased at no extra cost to you.
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