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SOCIAL DISTANCING / ADAM & OLIVIA RETURNS!

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, is addressing cabin fever stemming from social distancing by recording this episode with his kids Adam and Olivia in the beautiful isolation of his home away from home at the Bryant Land Ranch. The three of them share their shared experience of riding ATVs, hunting, and enjoying the fresh air and seclusion of the great outdoors.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 talks about social distancing and turkey season.
  • What are the benefits of contributing to the Bryant Land Show Patreon page?
  • AB3’s kids Olivia and Adam talk about their schoolwork after coronavirus.
  • What are Adam’s favorite things about riding ATVs?
  • What does Olivia love about being at the Bryant Land Ranch?
  • How does Adam feel about hunting?
  • Hunting is not Olivia’s thing.
  • They have a discussion about shooting guns at the gun range.
  • AB3 talks about how much he appreciates sharing the experience of the Bryant Land brand with his kids.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. The Bryant Land Show Patreon page offers exclusive content and branded apparel.
  2. AB3’s kids Adam and Olivia both enjoy riding ATVs. But Olivia doesn’t like to hunt.
  3. BryantLandCountry.com is now a Bass Pro Shop affiliate so look for the links on the website and feel free to make a purchase.

THE YOGA HUNTER W/JORDAN HARVIN

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with New Mexico hunter Jordan Harvin. Jordan Harvin talks about hunting out west, specifically New Mexico, bow hunting, and how yoga is a tool that Jordan uses to be a better hunter.

 

Jordan Harvin talks about hunting out west, specifically New Mexico, bow hunting, and how yoga is a tool that Jordan uses to be a better hunter.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces Jordan Harvin and the changes in sports since coronavirus.
  • Jordan talks about going shed hunting and serving in the Air Force.
  • How did Jordan Harvin get started hunting in New Mexico?
  • New Mexico has a lot of flat plains and mountains.
  • How did Jordan end up becoming a bowhunter?
  • Jordan talks about hunting with his wife whom he knew since the 5th grade.
  • Jordan’s friend Will wanted to get him into archery.
  • How does Jordan see turkey hunting and elk hunting being similar?
  • Is he good at elk hunting?
  • What types of bows are Jordan and his wife hunting with?
  • All of Jordan’s wife’s hunts in 2019 were bow hunts.
  • The best part of bow hunting is being able to pursue at close range.
  • What is it like in New Mexico hunting on private land?
  • Jordan talks about the elk hunting process he and his wife have had.
  • Have they harvested during elk season?
  • Jordan is looking to invest in decoys.
  • Is there small game hunting that Jordan is looking to do.
  • What are the benefits of hunting with a guide?

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Jordan Harvin said he had never been injured before until I was on a vegan diet. This pushed him to get into hunting to acquire his own organic meat.
  2. AB3 says the two things that kill animals, especially male animals, are curiosity and chasing females.
  3. Jordan takes his boots off to add an extra layer of quietness while hunting.

RANDOM PODCAST 1

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, brings forth the first ‘Random Podcast’ episode of 2020, sharing a brief burst of information on his own without a guest being interviewed. AB3 discusses what he means in the introduction of this show by being a ‘proud Gamecock,’ the new inclusion of bass fishing at the high school level in the state of Georgia, and a new podcast about the great outdoors to be on the look-out for called When the Hunt Calls.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 talks about southern college pride.
  • AB3 received his packet from the Gamecock Club, the official booster club of the University of South Carolina which included stickers and a flag.
  • The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) regulates all the sports for the state and has included bass fishing.
  • Past guest Cliff Cadet pushed his live Instagram into becoming a podcast called When the Hunt Calls.
  • Bryantlandcountry.comis your one-stop shop for everything Bryant Land.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. AB3 is a proud University of South Carolina Gamecock fan who lives in Georgia.
  2. Georgia is the fifth state to partner with the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and (TBF) The Bass Federation, including: Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
  3. Cliff Cadet from Urban Archery NYC has a podcast called When the Hunt Callsthat AB3 was a guest on.

NOBLE SAVAGE W/MERRELL LIGONS

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with Merrell Ligons, CEO of Noble Savage camo in Austin, Texas. Merrell Ligons and AB3 talks about the ups and downs of putting together a brand, him putting together his camo pattern and building it up to where it is today. They also talk about turkey season.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces guest Merrell Ligons.
  • Rain is needed for food plots.
  • What made Merrell want to start Noble Savage?
  • Animals inspired the color scheme and design concept for Merrell Ligon’s camo?
  • Does he trust and enjoy the process or does he look at the end result?
  • He was a middle-fielder and a second baseman for minor league professional baseball.
  • Working with a to-do list keeps Merrell going.
  • How long did it take to go from concept to the product in his hand?
  • Was there a time of frustration and concern when building the brand?
  • He talks about creating his business plan and it being a ‘living, breathing document.’
  • Merrell says that he hasn’t had anyone come out negatively against Native Savage.
  • What changes will he make this year based on his testing and his distribution expanding?
  • Patience and feeling burned out when you aren’t seeing immediate results are challenges that arise.
  • Have a network of people you trust around you.
  • Where does he hunt turkey and when is their turkey season?
  • Noblesavagecamo.comhas a newsletter you can sign up for.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. March 21st is the opening of turkey season in the state of Georgia.
  2. Noble Savage is exploring fabrics to help hunters be quieter, more protected from weather, and comfortable in the field.
  3. Kids are a great focus group to test out the apparel.

RELEASE THE HOUNDS W/DELVIN TERRY

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with Delvin Terry from Dayton Ohio, Founder of The Houndsmen of America, helping inner-city kids get involved in the outdoors. Delvin Terry shares his knowledge of running dogs, the types of dogs that he utilizes while hunting, the nutritional aspect of training dogs, what he has learned from his elders, and establishing The Houndsmen of America.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 sends his condolences to Marquis Coastin whose wife lost her battle with cancer.
  • AB3 introduces the guest William “Bubba” Ray.
  • Did Delvin play sports while he was growing up?
  • His father was an avid coon hunter.
  • What types of dogs does Delvin Terry use for hunting?
  • Delvin Terry trains and works the dogs himself.
  • How often is he working with his dogs?
  • How heavy is Delvin into nutrition with his dogs?
  • What types of safety precautions does Delvin take?
  • Delvin shares a story about when his dog was shot.
  • He also uses dogs for hunting birds.
  • What types of competitions is Delvin interested in getting involved in?
  • Delvin Terry explains the brand of The Houndsmen of America.
  • Respect your elders that came before you and learn from them.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Delvin Terry likes a dog that will typically run between a 5-7 speed, sometimes an 8 speed.
  2. Safety precautions are important, such as calling out to your partners to see where they are located to not be in each other’s range of fire and wearing hunter orange.
  3. In Ohio, you aren’t allowed to run deer dogs.

FEBRUARY RECAP

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, offers a tightly-packed episode by himself where he discusses his desire to do an entire episode in a Q&A format, and his experience being a guest on the Shedding Light Stories podcast. AB3 also talks about previous February 2020 episodes of the show and the guests that he interviewed, as well as his thoughts on the upcoming turkey season.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 talks about having the chance to be on the Shedding Light Stories huntingpodcast.
  • Travis Williams, the host of Shedding Light Stories podcast, was honest about not knowing any black hunters and was open and willing to learn more.
  • Check out the previous February 2020 episodes: “Life w/ Marquis Coaston,” “Flooded Timber Revival w/Jonathan Wilkins,” and “Power Circle Outdoors s/ William “Bubba” Ray.”
  • AB3 talks about why he is looking forward to the turkey season opening up in March.
  • What are AB3’s turkey hunting experiences over the last few years?
  • AB3 discusses the turkey shows that he wasn’t able to attend.
  • Share your pictures of turkey season preparation by tagging The Bryant Land Showon Instagram at @OfficialBryantLand.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Shedding Light Stories is an Ohio-based podcast sharing stories from various hunters regarding their hunts
  2. AB3’s goal for 2020 is to kill two turkeys with a bow.
  3. March 21st, 2020 is the start of turkey season in the state of Georgia.

POWER CIRCLE OUTDOORS W/WILLIAM “BUBBA” RAY

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with William “Bubba” Ray, Founder of Power Circle Outdoors. William “Bubba” Ray talks about his life and experience in hunting in Texas, establishing the Power Circle Outdoors, how his father has been involved in his interest in hunting, getting industry sponsorships, producing videos, competing and going professional, and what it has been like for him being a black professional fisherman.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 talks about the current rain in Georgia and introduces the guest William “Bubba” Ray.
  • William “Bubba” Ray discusses his focus on fishing and hunting.
  • He started hunting when he was 8, but his fishing obsession came in as a teenager.
  • People that don’t hunt tend to wonder why hunters aren’t afraid of the woods.
  • What are the skills that William “Bubba” Ray has learned to not get lost in the woods and remain aware of his surroundings?
  • When did Bubba start working in the outdoors for a living?
  • How did William “Bubba” Ray deal with naysayers while he was working towards his profession?
  • He talks about getting industry sponsorships.
  • William “Bubba” Ray discusses experiencing racism in the fishing world.
  • AB3 and William talk about the comradery elements of hunting.
  • What have been some of Bubba’s experiences with duck hunting?
  • What is Power Circle Outdoors and what is it all about?
  • Who is the main team at Power Circle Outdoors?
  • AB3 talks about the strong video production quality of Power Circle Outdoors.
  • How has Power Circle Outdoors overcome the learning curve of producing videos?
  • AB3 shares video advice he has learned from his professional television background.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Common sense will get you through most things when hunting in the woods.
  2. Keep a compass and remember your landmarks when you are in the outdoors to prevent yourself from getting lost.
  3. Power Circle Outdoors is a group of amateur and professional black outdoorsmen in Houston, Texas.

FLOODED TIMBER REVIVAL W/JONATHAN WILKINS

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with Jonathan Wilkins, owner of Black Duck Revival, a former church transformed into a hunting lodge in Brinkley, Arkansas. Jonathan, a returning guest to the show, has a discussion with AB3 about his first duck hunting trip and his best hunt, how he started Black Duck Revival, changes in water levels, and expanding your duck hunting knowledge base.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces the guest Jonathan Wilkins.
  • Has Jonathan made any changes to Black Duck Revival?
  • Jonathan talks about going on a flooded timber hunt with AB3.
  • What about Jonathan’s best hunt sticks out to him?
  • Keep learning and applying your knowledge.
  • It is gratifying to be able to pass down knowledge that you learned.
  • Jonathan talks about being a black hunter.
  • What does success look like to Jonathan Wilkins?
  • Jonathan talks about changes in water levels.
  • What types of water gages does Jonathan check?
  • What will the Black Duck Revival for January 23-26th 2020 be like?
  • Was it hard to blindly reach out to people for the Revival?
  • People know deep down whether they have earned something or not.
  • Does he have plans for another Revival?
  • Nothing but struggle is not a receipt for growth.
  • Jonathan Wilkins talks about fishing in his area.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. There is a reward within itself to improving from being a novice hunter to intensifying your knowledge.
  2. Your standards for success will evolve and keep changing.
  3. Access plays a big role in people getting involved in duck hunting.

LIFE W/MARQUIS COASTON

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with Marquis Coaston who runs True Visions Camo. Marquis Coaston talks about how he put together his camouflage line and promotes it, his experience hunting down in Florida, his wife Jennifer who is battling cancer, and setting up the Jennifer Coaston Cancer Benefit Raffle in her honor where he is raffling off an AR15 that has been wrapped in his True Visions Revelations camo pattern.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 addresses the death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant. .
  • AB3 introduces the guest Marquis Coaston.
  • Marquis Coaston talks about his wife Jennifer’s battle with cancer.
  • Marquis talked about fundraising for her treatments.
  • What type of work does Marquis do?
  • How  did the raffle for Jennifer get going and what is being offered?
  • When her health was more solid, was Marquis’ wife into hunting too?
  • How did Marquis meet his wife?
  • Did he grow up hunting?
  • Where did his strong faith in God come from?
  • What are the general hunting conditions like in Florida?
  • What is his favorite thing to hunt?
  • Marquis talks about almost killing a really large deer.
  • What is Marquis’ take on lemon spray?
  • Does he turkey hunt and hog hunt?
  • Marquis Coaston talks about creating True Visions Camo.
  • How can people participate in the raffle?

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Marquis Coaston’s wife Jennifer has been diagnosed with cervical cancer August 2018 and has been through chemotherapy and radiation and has had many complications.
  2. Marquis stands by lemon shield spray to mask his smell for hunting.
  3. Hogs are hard to kill. Their wounds heal up fast and they have a lot of fat and thick skin.

YOUR GOOSE IS COOKED W/BRIAN GRIFFIN

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks with Brian Griffin from Porters Outdoors in McHenry, Illinois in a conversation that focuses on goose and duck hunting. Brian Griffin talks about how he got involved in goose hunting, his involvement with Porters Outdoors, his goose calling abilities, and his experience with competitions

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces the guest Brian Griffin.
  • What goes into making Brian Griffin the serious goose hunter that he is?
  • Does he have a relationship with farmers?
  • Brian Griffin talks about the goose call that he uses and his strategy.
  • A lot of Porters Outdoors’ fields are wide open spaces.
  • How do the neighbors feel about them going hunting nearby?
  • How did Brian’s dad influence him into becoming a goose hunter and competing in contests?
  • Does he keep his calling separated for competitions?
  • Brian provides sample goose calls and ducks that he really uses in contests.
  • AB3 and Brian talk about the group that they were goose hunting with.
  • Did he start with a word or a phrase for goose calls?
  • Brian discusses his decoy spread.
  • Where do geese come from and where do they go typically in the United States?
  • Brian talks about the window for duck hunting in Illinois.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Brian Griffin has about 17 years of competitive experience.
  2. Brian’s spread for most of the goose season is his 6×12 enclosed trailer with 15 dozen full-bodied DOA decoys.
  3. A lot of times when there is snow on the ground, there are geese in the field and a lot of them go to sleep after they are done eating.