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DEER, GRILLING AND DELIVERIES

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, has a solo episode without any guests where he discusses deer season and how to get prepared for deer season. AB3 also shares some guest comments, personal experiences, and he goes through “Your Deer Season To-Do List” by Terry Madewell from Game & Fish magazine.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Show, is a mapping technology app that helps you in the field to mark your stands, trail cameras, and trees you plan to climb.
  • Open land deer season opens in August in South Carolina and closer to deer season.
  • AB3 shares an audio clip from previous guest Eric Morris about a lack of outdoor shows by black producers.
  • AB3 discusses the bad experiences with delivery services
  • Game & Fish magazine has an article called“Your Deer Season To-Do List” by Terry Madewell.
  • What is AB3’s thoughts on scouting for glass?
  • Check your stands, blinds, ,and check blind sights.
  • Practice scene control and eliminate it as much as possible.
  • Check your regulations before you go out.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.
  • Support onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Showat onxmaps.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Perform rifle maintenance by cleaning, make sure your scope is good, and check your ammunition supply.
  2. Knock on doors to add hunting areas to make sure you have permission to be on hunting grounds.
  3. Load and organize your pack now so that you are ready to go when deer season starts.

ERIC MORRIS: NON TYPICAL OUTDOORSMAN

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Eric Morris of N.onT.ypical Outdoorsman TV and Producer & Host for Non Typical Outdoorsman TV. Eric Morris talks about having his N.onT.ypical Outdoorsman TV on a mainstream channel, reasons why the stereotype that black people don’t hunt persists, and how he deepened his love for hunting and mentoring people in the outdoors.

 

Episode Highlights: 

 

  • onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Show, is a mapping technology app that helps you in the field to mark your stands, trail cameras, and trees you plan to climb.
  • AB3 talks about being sponsored by Traeger Grills.
  • How did Eric Morris get involved in hunting?
  • SteveWhat was Eric Moss’s college experience like?
  • Has he ever thought about coaching trap and skeet teams?
  • How did he end up teaching hunter’s education?
  • Where does the perception that black people don’t hunt come from?
  • What is Eric’s favorite forms of hunting and season?
  • Eric Morris talks about making N.onT.ypical Outdoorsman TV.
  • People will tell themselves things to make themselves feel more comfortable.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.
  • Support onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Showat onxmaps.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Avoid heat strokes by getting your outdoor work done early in the morning or in the early evening and
  2. Eric Morris started Black Wolf Hunting Club with a mission to create chapters all over America to get more minorities to get involved in hunting and fishing.
  3. Eric Morris likes to hunt deer, dove, duck, quail, bear, hog, and pheasant.

STEVE HAYES: THE PROFESSOR

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Steve Hayes The Professor, a camera operator when AB3 was directing high school football games in Georgia, teaching video production at Georgia State, his freelance video work, working in news, and his experience filming outdoors stories.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Show, is a mapping technology app that helps you in the field to mark your stands, trail cameras, and trees you plan to climb.
  • AB3 explains a situation that happened on his property.
  • AB3 introduces Steve Hayes.
  • Steve Hayes talks about his family members’ connections to Cornell University and farming.
  • They talk about deer drive and hunting with dogs.
  • Steve Hayes does a lot of pheasant hunting.
  • Cooking should be taught in high school.
  • What drew him towards working in television?
  • Steve Hayes worked in news at an ABC television affiliate in Rochester, NY.
  • What are some of the outdoors stories he reported on?
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.
  • Support onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Showat onxmaps.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Steve Hayes’s father got an agriculture degree from Cornell University.
  2. People come from all over the world to fish for salmon in Rochester, New York.
  3. The number rule of turkey hunting is to remain still and be unobserved because turkeys will pick up on anything.

KENDALL STRICKLAND: STRICKLAND HERITAGE FARMS

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Kendall Strickland, Farmer, Hunter, Fisherman, Marksman, and Owner-Operator of Strickland Heritage Farms and the Owner of Strickland Pride Produce. Kendall Strickland talks about his experience from Illinois to Georgia and starting his farm, his love of fishing, and the produce and cattle that he raises on his land.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Show, is a mapping technology app that helps you in the field to mark your stands, trail cameras, and trees you plan to climb.
  • AB3 introduces Kendall Strickland.
  • Where in Illinois is Kendall Strickland from?
  • How did Kendall become a farmer?
  • Kendall talks about his experience with land ownership.
  • What does he have on his farm?
  • How much work is it when working with chickens?
  • What has been Kendall’s experience with cattle and livestock?
  • What does he think about goats?
  • He talks about the inspiration behind his fruit and vegetable stand?
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.
  • Support onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Showat onxmaps.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Kendall has had people he knows hunt on his property. But it is not something he allows often to preserve his property.
  2. He originally wanted at least 6-7 acres. He ended up with just under 15 acres.
  3. Kendall Strickland’s farm currently has 2 cows, 20-something muscadine plants, an orchard with plums and peaches, vegetable patch,

JOSH CRUMPTON: SPOKE HOLLOW OUTFITTERS

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Josh Crumpton, Owner of Spoke Hollow Outfitters in Wimberley, Texas, about 40 minutes outside of Austin, Texas. Josh Crumpton talks about how his racial identity came front and center during the response to George Floyd’s death, how he learned hunting and fishing, and what he does at Spoke Hollow Outfitters.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces Josh Crumpton.
  • Josh Crumpton talks about traveling to Idaho.
  • AB3 reads Josh’s George Floyd letter.
  • What pushes Josh to write his letter?
  • When did Josh come to hunting and fishing?
  • Josh Crumpton talks about what it was like when he first learned to hunt and butcher meat.
  • How did he get to creating and sustaining a ranch?
  • Take the opportunity to own your own land.
  • Josh also has a 9000 acre ranch in West, Texas.
  • What is the BHA?
  • Josh Crumpton talks about deer hunting and conservation.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Josh taught himself how to fly fish at the age of 12.
  2. He was in his 30s when he taught himself how to hunt.
  3. Josh is the third generation owner of his ranch and his kids will be the fourth.

WADE TRUONG AND RACHEL OWEN: ELEVATED WILD

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Wade Truong and Rachel Owen, Founders of Elevated Wild. Wade and Rachel are a couple that talk about their shared passion for hunting and cooking, creating Elevated Wild, how they began their journeys, and they describe the types of hunts they enjoy in Virginia.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • Does AB3 hunt on public land?
  • AB3 shares his advice for African Americans hunting on public land.
  • AB3 introduces Wade Truong and Rachel Owen.
  • What are Wade’s inspirations for recipes?
  • Where did Wade’s parents come from and what was their experience like moving to Virginia?
  • Was Wade’s hunting self-taught?
  • What got Rachel Owen involved in hunting and cooking?
  • Rachel Owen talks about being a forager.
  • What are their favorite types of hunts?
  • What defines their hunting lifestyles?
  • Which animals do they hunt in Virginia?
  • What is their secret to cooking ham?
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Wade likes having decoys involved in hunting, ‘counterfeiting a scenario’ and tricking an animal on their own terms.
  2. All the emotions and sweat equity associated with hunting and earning the food are wrapped up into Wade’s passion for hunting.
  3. Anything that you cook for 200 degrees for a long time is going to end up dry

TREY FAILS: DREADED OUTDOORS

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Trey Fails, Founder of The Dreaded Outdoors. Trey Fails talks about what Minneapolis is like now after the response to the murder of George Floyd, his work as a diversion case manager and his hunting videos, his experiences with bow hunting, and hunting within city limits.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces his guest Trey Fails
  • Trey Fails talks about Minneapolis post-George Floyd
  • What does his work as a diversion case manager consist of?
  • Trey Fails discusses his series called Within the Limits. 
  • Trey talks about killing a buck that was around 150lbs.
  • What were the rules for hunting within city limits?
  • How did Trey go about shooting his videos?
  • What kind of bows and arrows is Trey Fails using?
  • Did Trey bow hunt in high school and college?
  • Is he making a transition into fishing competitively?
  • How do the best 5 fish competitions work?
  • What would be his advice for someone starting out bass fishing?
  • What is his personal best for bass fishing?
  • Does he fish on a regular basis?
  • What are the next steps that he is trying to get accomplished for the rest of 2020.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Trey Fails filmed a series called Within the Limits about the deer hunting program within city limits.
  2. Trey Fails killed two deers in one day with a bow, including his first buck with a bow.
  3. See if you can throw parallel to the bank when you are frogging or top water fishing.

CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH AND FATHER’S DAY

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks about Father’s Day, three great gift ideas, and three bad ideas for gifts that you shouldn’t buy. AB3 also discusses his own father and the celebration of the Juneteenth holiday.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 speaks about the bittersweetness of Father’s Day for him with his kids, and how being that he lost his dad it carries some sadness with it.
  • Buy your dad or husband a bow, a rifle, or a shotgun for Father’s Day.
  • Buy a Traeger grill for your dad or husband for Father’s Day.
  • Buy your dad or husband a gift card for $50 or better for an outdoor store that he likes for Father’s Day.
  • June 19th, 2020 will be the date for this year’s Juneteeth holiday.
  • AB3 explains the importance of the Juneteeth holiday.
  • Don’t buy your dad or husband a tie or slippers for Father’s Day and in general.
  • Don’t buy your dad or husband a card for Father’s Day and in general.
  • Don’t buy your dad or husband a gift that is really for you for Father’s Day and in general.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Hunting is not an activity that AB3 shared with his dad.
  2. AB3 considers Traeger grills to be the top-of-the-line ‘Cadillac of grills.’
  3. Juneteeth is an annual holiday to celebrate the last of the enslaved African American being freed.

ISMA TALLEY: SHE FOWLIN’

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Isma Talley, a passionate duck hunter and Alabama football fan, Isma Talley talks about her love of duck hunting and college football, her experiences hunting in Alabama, Texas and Mississippi, and going after wood ducks, geese, and turkeys.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 speaks about The Bryant Land Show not being a place for politics.
  • AB3 introduces his guest Isma Talley.
  • Isma and AB3 talk about college football.
  • Where did Isma grow up and what was her upbringing like?
  • How early was she exposed to duck hunting?
  • She went on a deer hunt while she was in the Army.
  • Isma started duck hunting after she got out of the military.
  • When she was deer hunting, she was strictly gun hunting.
  • What would she say is her favorite style of duck hunting?
  • They discuss hunting in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi.
  • What has been Isma’s experience hunting wood ducks.
  • AB3 talks about using his shotgun.
  • They discuss Sandhill Crane hunts.
  • What turns her off with deer hunting in Texas?
  • She shares a story about turkey hunting experience and her favorite states for duck hunts.
  • What is her take on hunting on public land and guided hunts?
  • Does she have aspirations to build her own outdoor brand?
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. When wood ducks fall in a timber hole it is very hard for them to get back out.
  2. Illinois is great for goose hunting.
  3. Isma Talley likes hunting in Texas for waterfowl but not deer.

BRANDON GOODWIN: STUDENT FOR LIFE

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Brandon Goodwin, a dedicated student of the outdoors, who literally started a brand called The Hunting Student. Brandon Goodwin shares what he has been learning as a hunting, his open-minded approach to learning, his love of being out in the country, his recent deer hunt, and his experiences hunting in California.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 gives his condolences to James ‘Bub’ Jackson Jr. who passed away recently.
  • AB3 introduces his guest Brandon Goodwin.
  • Has Brandon had plans changed because of COVID-19?
  • Brandon and AB3 talk sports.
  • What did he learn on his recent deer hunt?
  • How was Brandon’s geese and duck trip in Arkansas?
  • What are his thoughts about sitting in a blind?
  • Set your mind to what you want to achieve because anything is possible.
  • What type of shotgun does Brandon use?
  • Brandon discusses the taste of racoon.
  • What does Brandon have coming up when things get back to some form of normal?
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

 

  1. Brandon Goodwin’sfirst deer kill was a mule deer.
  2. With meating processing becoming difficult during the pandemic, many people are looking at hunting in a more positive way.
  3. Apply the techniques that work best for you and that you are comfortable with.