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Aug 11, 2021

In this episode Mark is joined by Dr. Lee Foote and Matt Besko, a couple of wise guys. The gang talks in depth about COVID-19 in deer, CWD getting into cows and monkeys, coyotes biting people, crime sketches for coyotes, coyotes with personalities, massive poaching penalties, illicit sea cucumber trade, the illicit...


Mar 1, 2020

In this episode Mark and Curtis are joined by Al Duffy, Chair of the BC Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Bill Hanlon, the Co-Chair. The guys provide their perspectives on the controversial and nebulous subject of ethics and fair chase in hunting.  Topics and questions discussed include defining what ethics...


Jan 15, 2020

In this episode, Mark and Curtis are talking with British Columbia’s provincial wildlife veterinarian, Dr. Helen Schwantje. Helen explains how she secured herself a full-time position as the head of wildlife health in the province. Other topics the gang chats about include captive conservation breeding programs as a...


Dec 15, 2019

In this episode, Mark and Curtis are at the Big Ranch near Sparwood, BC with BC Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Chapter Board Co-Chair, Bill Hanlon and his giant cape buffalo. Bill tells us about the history of BHA and how British Columbia became a chapter.  We also learn about the surge in membership growth occurring...


Aug 19, 2019

In this episode, Mark and Curtis are at the University of Saskatchewan to discuss the growing problem of invasive wild pigs in Canada. Topics covered include leaky farms, the difference between wild boar versus wild pig, whether hunting is helping control wild pigs, where wild pigs are found in Canada, whether