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MYISHIA RENEE: GLITTER AND GILLS

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Myishia Renee, self-proclaimed ‘girly girl’ who is highly experienced when it comes to fishing. When she isn’t busy making custom wine glasses, she is pulling out catfish and bass from the waters of the Bay Area in California. Myishia Renee talks about her favorite fish, the bait that she prefers to use, and her fishing techniques.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces his guest Myishia Renee.
  • How did Myishiaget started with fishing?
  • Does she prefer bank fish or fishing in boats?
  • Has she ever noodled for catfish?
  • How did Myishia learn about the different types of fish?
  • What made Myishia Renee put her love of fishing out on social media?
  • What times does she prefer to go fishing?
  • Myishia Renee shares humorous stories about making time for fishing.
  • What is the biggest bass and the biggest catfish that she has ever caught?
  • If she catches an 8-pound fish she would get it mounted.
  • Has she thought about tournaments and fishing competitively?
  • She has been asked to be on the TV show Survivor.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Myishia Renee prefers bank fishing with two poles.
  2. Myishia freezes her fishing bait to avoid the strong smell and she uses medium shrimp as bait for catfish.
  3. She likes to fish early in the morning before the sun comes up and night fishing when the sun comes down.

ARROW BUILDING W/KYLE DAVIDSON

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Kyle Davidson, Owner of DCA Custom Arrows in Noblesville, Indiana, offering custom tuned and built arrows based off the bow’s IBO (speed rating), shooter’s draw length and draw weight. Kyle Davidson discusses how he mixes engineering, ingenuity, and a lot of creativity into building some of the best arrows for the archery world.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces his guest Kyle Davidson.
  • As a mechanical engineer, what made Kyle take what he knew and apply it to constructing arrows?
  • What is RND?
  • What was Kyle’s research and development process like?
  • People seem to spend all kinds of money on archery equipment except for arrows, which is the part that actually hits the target.
  • AB3 and Kyle share memories of tinkering with archery equipment.
  • There are many variables that affect how well you are shooting your arrows.
  • How did Kyle Davidson get involved in tournaments?
  • Kyle loves to spend time experimenting on arrows.
  • What is the difference between mechanical blade versus a fixed blade?
  • If the arrow is curving while it is flying, it won’t drive into the animal.
  • Kyle talks about the force and diameters of arrows.
  • What are some ways to test arrows?
  • About 80% of Kyle’s shots are either 9 yards or 100 yards.
  • They talk about getting started with bow hunting and buck hunting.
  • Could he see himself transitioning to working on arrows full-time?
  • The world unfortunately is full of products that over promise and under deliver.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. A well-tuned arrow is more accurate than just an expensive arrow.
  2. Kyle Davidson has somewhere around 30 patents.
  3. Mechanically speaking, Kyle finds the Iron Will flying broadheads to be superior.

WESTERN CONTOURS W/GUY DUPLANTIER

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Guy Duplantier, an accomplished elk hunter host of the Western Contours podcast. AB3 and Guy Duplantier compare southern and western hunting styles, how Guy goes about elk hunting, and how he began creating his Western Contours brand.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 introduces his guest Guy Duplantier and they talk about elk bugles.
  • Guy shares his story of hunting a doe that started his hunting obsession.
  • How did Guy Duplantier get started hunting elk?
  • They discuss the quality of Guy Duplantier’s videos.
  • Guy says that he will never miss an elk season again.
  • He discusses public land hunts and DIY hunts.
  • What are the average ranges for bow hunting elk?
  • COVID-19 is having an impact on hunting seasons.
  • How often does he shoot his bow and with which equipment does he use?
  • What made him start the Western Contours brand?
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. As far as bow hunting, AB3 prefers to shoot at a range of 15-20 yards.
  2. You need strong lung capacity for high altitude hunts.
  3. Many common traditional values like honesty, respect, and praying over your meal as a family are often common hunters.

HUNTIN’ MAMA W/BIANCA JANE

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Bianca Jane in honor of Mother’s Day, a woman who balances hunting, motherhood, and nursing, during these unpredictable times of COVID-19. Bianca also talks about bowhunting, bowfishing, hunting stingrays, mule deer, and moose.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 sends a special shout out to Woodsman5150 for leaving comments.
  • AB3 discusses hunting-themed Mother’s Day gifts.
  • Bianca Jane was featured previously on episode 6.
  • How has COVID-19 affected Bianca’s life?
  • Bianca talks about working towards her NWTF Grand Slam.
  • What is it like hunting in Florida?
  • How did Bianca Jane get interested in bowfishing?
  • What is it like hunting stingrays?
  • Bow fishing offers a lot of opportunities.
  • What is the difference between a compound bow and a bowfishing bow?
  • What makes for a better bowhunter?
  • Does she aim for headshots?
  • Elk, Texas white tail, and mule deer hunts are on AB3’s hunting agenda.
  • Bianca talks about hunting mule deer and moose.
  • What does mule deer meat taste like compared to white tail?
  • She describes a trip in Pennsylvania during Halloween.
  • The first deer AB3 killed were in Wisconsin.
  • Traveling and bowhunting are topics that Bianca Jane will be writing about.
  • AB3 is looking forward to going on an axis deer hunt and an elk hunt.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Stingrays have small brains the size of a quarter. Unless you hit that, they are going to live. Their body is mostly cartilage.
  2. The difference between a compound bow and a bowfishing bow is you have an infinite draw on the bowfishing bow so you can make those quick shots without going to full draw.
  3. Remember water refraction when bow fishing when taking your aim.

FOLLOW THE RECIPE 2

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, comes through with the second installment of Follow the Recipe to finesse your way through some delicious meals. Follow the Receipt Part 1 from episode 67 covered what you could do in the kitchen after you go hunting for deer and hog meat. This time around, AB3 covers ducks, turkeys, and geese.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 is going to dive into recipes for ducks, turkeys, and geese.
  • How does AB3 like to season and prepare wild turkey breast?
  • AB3 talks about smoking wild turkey breasts.
  • He injects Tony’s Cajun Butter in different spots of the turkey to marinade it.
  • Goose is red meat so you have to cook it like you would a red meat.
  • AB3 shares the three ways that he prepares geese.
  • How does he like to cook his duck meat?
  • Italian dressing works well with duck meat because it has its own oil already to help with the moisture and to keep the flavor.
  • How does he approach roasted duck?
  • AB3 is looking forward to going on an axis deer hunt and an elk hunt.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Turkey is a meat that gets really dry really fast. Smoking turkey breasts is AB3’s favorite way to do them.
  2. The three ways AB3 likes to prepare geese are: Dr. Pepper and orange juice marinade, Lawry’s Hawaiian Sauce marinade, and on an old-fashioned grill.
  3. You can use duck meat for a deer/duck gumbo, you can breast the ducks out, pan searing, grilling, and marinade with Italian dressing.

FOLLOW THE RECIPE

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, shares cooking recipes and ways that he personally likes to cook deer meat and hogs, giving you many delicious ideas for seasoning meat, burgers, spaghetti, taco meat, stuffed shells, pastas, and roasted deer meat.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3’S favorite meat to eat is deer meat, 100% pure, uncut.
  • He likes to get the back straps whole off of the deer, wash them, season them to taste the flavors with Mike’s Seasonings.
  • Which seasonings does AB3 use for deer back straps.
  • AB3 likes medium-well to well-done when he pan sears or throws the deer back straps on the grill.
  • He discusses multiple things that you can do with ground deer.
  • AB3 has made his own double-decker double cheeseburgers with ground deer.
  • Several years ago, AB3 was down in the low country of South Carolina on a hunting trip at the Low Country Hunting lodge and had stuffed shells.
  • Spaghetti and pasta are great with deer meat.
  • Sausage can be done hundreds of ways with deer meat.
  • Summer sausage in strips was a hit with AB3’s son’s baseball end-of-the-year cookout.
  • AB3 shares his experience with deer meat roasted in a crockpot.
  • The meat processor that AB3 trusts with his meat is Big Buck Deer Processing in Eatonton, Georgia.
  • The number one thing AB3 likes to do with hog meat is pulled pork.
  • How does AB3 prepare and season his pulled pork?
  • AB3 talks about grilling wild pork and using his smoker.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. With ground deer you can do burgers, spaghetti, taco meat, stuffed shells, and pastas.
  2. Flavored breadcrumbs are a great way to spice up the taste of deer burgers.
  3. For stuff shells, cook the deer meat up, get the thick shells that you can stuff and boil them, take the long pan and put the shells in and stuff the meat in, use Rago green pepper veggie-style sauce, cheese, and bake it.

WINGBONES AND ROADTRIPS W/LAFAYETTE TROWELL

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Lafayette Trowell, 2X Turkey Hunter Grand Slammer. The discussion with Lafayette Trowell goes down several interesting roads, from traveling to go on hunts to how using a turkey wing bone call has upgraded his success level as a turkey hunter.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 explains what a turkey hunting Grand Slam is.
  • Lafayette Trowell discusses what is involved in accomplishing a grand slam and how he did it twice.
  • How did AB3 blow up the barrel of his shotgun?
  • How does Lafayette Trowell’s scope work with his shotgun?
  • Is he a box call or a slate call on the hunts that he has done by himself?
  • How did he start using a wing bone call?
  • AB3 shares what he has read about wing bone calls.
  • Lafayette Trowell shares a turkey hunting story.
  • His father, who struggled with cancer, told him to try new things while he is still young.
  • How does he pick his outfitter and book his hunts?
  • Does he handle his own sleeping arrangements during hunts?
  • Every guided trip he has gone on he has killed what he came to kill?
  • AB3 discusses having a great experience duck hunting in Oklahoma.
  • Killing a mallard and a peasant is on Lafayette Trowell’s bucket list.
  • Duck hunting tends to be more fun in groups.
  • Many of the birds that Lafayette Trowell has called in have been late in the season.
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. It took Lafayette Trowell three years to get two Grand Slams in turkey hunting, which is when you kill one of all the subspecies of turkeys.
  2. Lafayette Trowell uses a wing bone call and a little box call in case turkeys are close by.
  3. Research the outfitters that you like, look them up, find someone who has used them before, and read the reviews first before approaching them.

LOVING THE OUTDOORS W/CRYSTAL EGLI

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, talks about how he has been keeping busy during coronavirus and states that have shut down their borders to out-of-state hunters. He interviews his guest Crystal Egli. She talks about attending the Black Duck Revival Summit in Brinkley Arkansas, fishing, hunting, and diversity representation in the outdoor community.

 

Episode Highlights: 

  • AB3 talks about states closing their borders to out-of-state hunters.
  • AB3 has been binge-watching outdoor shows on the My Outdoor TV app.
  • Crystal Egli discusses the Black Duck Revival Summit and what the premise was of the event.
  • Crystal Egli never duck hunted before the Black Duck Revival Summit.
  • She didn’t bring callers because she was told there would be professional callers at the Black Duck Revival Summit.
  • Crystal talks about eating a raccoon.
  • What drew her to the outdoors and influenced her to get involved in hunting and fishing?
  • What is diversity like in the part of Vermont where Crystal Egli is from?
  • When is the first time that Crystal Egli decided to hunt?
  • How did Crystal get over her fear of firearms?
  • She has experienced online aggression in hunting Facebook Groups.
  • How did her first turkey hunt go?
  • Crystal Egl discusses her peasant and goose hunts.
  • What type of video editing work has Crystal done?
  • What is the next thing Crystal plans to do?
  • Look for the Bass Pro Shop links on BryantLandCountry.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. States that have closed their borders to out-of-state hunters due to coronavirus include: Nebraska, Texas, and Georgia has a shelter in place order.
  2. Crystal Egli taught her fishing even though he is a vegetarian and doesn’t like to fish.
  3. Crystal Egli’s outdoor Facebook Group is called Hunters Like You.

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.