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GERALD ANDERSON: OUT OF THE BOX

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Gerald Anderson, Host of The Morning Smoke CLT podcast out of Charlotte, North Carolina Out of the Box. Gerald Anderson discusses his knowledge of cigars, including the differences between how they are made, the myths about cigars, humidors, and cigar lounges.

 

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 joined the Buckwild Hunt Club.
  • AB3 introduces Gerald Anderson who talks about his college experiences.
  • What made Gerald Anderson get into cigar culture?
  • Is he more of a social cigar smoker or relaxing with one on his own?
  • Gerald Anderson explains the difference between different cigars.
  • Upper tier cigars that are $10 each or more are aged tobacco and smoke smoother and burn slower.
  • What is the truth about Cuban cigars?
  • Where are the best places typically to buy quality cigars?
  • What part does the humidor have in the cigar process?
  • Gerald Anderson discusses cigar lounges.
  • Eat first before you smoke cigars.
  • What advice does Gerald Anderson have regarding good cigars?
  • Gerald talks about his podcast and feedback he has received.
  • 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. Gerald Anderson’s fascination with cigars happened 10 years ago at a friend’s whiskey party, paring different drinks with different cigars.
  2. Hand-rolled cigars use whole leaves, they smell better and smoke better than machine-made, and the smoke isn’t as toxic for you because there are no chemicals; just wrappers, tobacco, and fire.
  3. Cigarettes are about 90% chemicals and 10% tobacco. Cigars are 100% cured tobacco.

LATOYA MITCHELL HODGES: BLACK GIRL WITH A GUN

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Latoya Mitchell Hodges, who also happens to be related to one of AB3’s closest friends when he moved to Atlanta. Latoya discusses how she was first introduced to guns, developing her knowledge and experience with them, and the importance of being responsible as a gun owner.

 

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.
  • Latoya Mitchell Hodges talks about her Christmas cookie tradition.
  • Where did her interest in guns come from?
  • What was it like shooting her first gun?
  • Latoya Mitchell Hodges talks about gun safety AB3.
  • Has Latoya ever felt that by having a gun she is somehow inviting some element into her life that wouldn’t normally be there?
  • How did her dad feel when Latoya got her first gun?
  • Latoya Mitchell Hodges talks about different guns she has interest in.
  • Does Latoya have any interest in competing or hunting?
  • 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. Gun owners have to be ok with the fact that if they pull their gun out of their holster, they are making a decision that they are going to fire their gun, and possibly kill someone.
  2. When carrying a gun, retreat is always an option. Don’t invite trouble.
  3. Owning guns isn’t just a right, it is a responsibility.

BRYANT LAND DAY

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, delivers a solo episode without any guests where he talks about the path he took to get the Bryant Land brand started, telling stories with video, learning about merchandise, and discovering podcasting.

 

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.
  • Deer season opened in South Carolina with bucks only.
  • AB3 tells the story of how the Bryant Land brand began and what Bryant Land Day?
  • What made AB3 start Bryant Land?
  • AB3 has been working in the media since his sophomore year in college.
  • AB3 talks about the lesson he learned when he first got merchandise made.
  • What is next for Bryant Land?
  • 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. Bryant Land merchandise is currently 40% off by going to bryantlandcountry.com/shop and use the coupon code “Bryant.”
  2. The earlier days of Bryant Land began with two video shows that he independently produced.
  3. AB3 is looking to film some deer hunts, along with turkey and hog hunts in 2020.

SEVIN CARTER: 7th CENTURY OUTDOORS

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Sevin Carter, Founder of 7th Century Outdoors, in Durham, North Carolina. The discussion gets right into hunting and taking down big deer. Listen to the stories of how Sevin Carter shot the two deer that got him featured in Sportsman’s Guide.

 

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 deer hunter Sevin Carter.
  • North Carolina and South Carolina are underrated for their deer hunting.
  • Sevin spent time in Texas and Arkansas and wishes he had a chance to hunt in them.
  • How did Sevin get a chance to start hunting?
  • They talk about Dick’s Sporting Goods no longer selling guns and hunting gear.
  • What are the stories behind the two deer that got Sevin Carter featured in Sportsman’s Guide?
  • How high up in the air does Sevin like to hunt?
  • What does Sevin Carter have planned for 7th Century Outdoors?
  • Support onX Hunt, a sponsor of The Bryant Land Show at onxmaps.com.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Seven Carter started hunting at around age 10 with squirrel hunting.
  2. Seven shot two deer that made it into the magazine Sportsman’s Guide.
  3. There is always something to be learned from each hunt.

RYAN TAYLOR: HUNTIN’ AND TRUCKIN’

AB3, Host of The Bryant Land Show, interviews Ryan Taylor, avid deer hunter, truck driver, and creator of Whitetail Thrive. Ryan Taylor talks about how he got involved in deer hunting, overlapping his truck driving career with his passion for deer hunting, and he shares tips from his expertise in bow hunting.

 

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 Ryan Taylor, who talks about truck driving.
  • Has Ryan Taylor been able to hunt while he is on the road as a truck driver?
  • Did he grow up hunting or come to it later in life?
  • How did he get into bow hunting?
  • Which type of bow does Ryan Taylor prefer?
  • What heights does Ryan Taylor like to ideally hunt at?
  • How do your thermals play a role in hunting?
  • If the wind isn’t right then Ryan isn’t going to bother using his stand.
  • The first two weeks of deer season is the best time to hunt big bucks.
  • What pushed Ryan to get involved in self-filming?
  • 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. Ryan Taylor learned bow hunting on his own with the help of YouTube tutorials.
  2. Ryan never moves his bow sight from 30 yards, and shoots between a range of between 20-40 yards.
  3. Your thermals are when your scent is being carried up. In the morning your thermals will drop, but they will rise during the day.

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.