Today on The Wired To Hunt Podcast we’re joined by Donnie Vincent, adventure bowhunter and filmmaker most well known for his 2013 epic whitetail film The Rivers Divide. In this episode we’re going to be chatting about some of Donnie’s greatest adventures and discuss how he’s chased whitetails and other big game through some of the most extreme conditions and circumstances that hunting can throw you. This is one of my favorite interviews we’ve had yet, so sit back and enjoy.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– The backstory on Donnie Vincent’s epic hunt for a Boone & Crockett buck in North Dakota, including stories not told in his film The Rivers Divide

– What the greatest challenge Donnie faced while hunting the 6.5 year old buck known as “Steve” over many years and through extreme conditions

– What unique piece of new technology Donnie uses when hunting big bucks

– Tips for handling long hours on stand and large numbers of consecutive days in the woods

– Donnie’s opinion on hunting all day for whitetails and the importance of being on stand during mid-day

– Some philosophical thoughts on making the decision to kill an animal

– How Donnie learns from his failures and applies it to future hunts

– The greatest lesson Donnie has learned from a hunting failure

– Donnie’s thoughts on dealing with a missed shot or wounding a deer, both from a mental standpoint and then in regards to getting back out there and improving

– How Donnie handles hunting in extreme weather and conditions, for example a December hunt in North Dakota during in -30 degree temps!

– Why Donnie recommends that every whitetail hunter should try hunting some kind of different big game at least once

– Donnie’s single greatest piece of advice for a whitetail hunter going on his first non-deer big game hunt out West or up North

– And much more!

Show Notes, Resources, Links:

– For one-stop shopping on all things related to Donnie, visit 

– Click the following link to learn more about Donnie’s celebrated 2013 film The River’s Divide

– Visit Donnie Vincent’s Facebook page for updates on his adventures and latest projects

– Be sure to check out the trailer for Donnie’s new adventure film series – which looks amazing – Adventure Film Series trailer

– We discussed how Donnie, Dan and I all use Ozonics – if you’re interested in a little more on this topic check out my recent article – Does Ozone Really Work For Controlling Human Scent?

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