Hunting whitetail on public land has its share of challenges. Knowing where to go, how and when to call, and what tactics to use are the difference between a boring sit in the woods and filling your freezer. Beau Martonik, from East Meets West, shares what he's learned as an avid public land whitetail hunter in Northern Pennsylvania. The region he hunts is some of the most highly pressured public land for hunting whitetail deer. Beau explained his tactics for calling whitetail on public land, whitetail hunting around pressure, grunting, bleating, rattling, snort wheezing calling frequency, and more.
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Home defense and gun storage safety have become even more important now than they ever were before. Guns can be a great asset or a great liability, it all depends on the precautions you take. Mike Larsen, brings 26 years of gun safety and effectiveness training to this discussion. He has served in the United States Navy and is currently a Police officer. In this episode Mike highlights the need to prepare yourself without going overkill, he explains the importance of handling recoil, weight, as well as easy & safe retrieval. He covers his go to home defense firearm and home defense ammunition. He shares how to store guns that are for home defense and how to store guns that are for other purposes. Mike explains why his go to home defense firearm is a handgun and not a shotgun as well as the necessity to add a flashlight to your home defense setup. Lastly he gives his opinion on a fairly divided debate: Should you keep a round in the chamber?