Today on the show we’re joined by Josh Boyd, an outdoor writer, US Forest Service employee, and avid big game hunter from northern Montana. And we’re diving into Josh’s experiences and lessons learned hunting big whitetails in the hills and mountains of the rocky mountain west.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– Who Josh Boyd is

– What kind of work is Josh doing for the Forest Service

– A Forest Service employee’s perspective on the land transfer movement

– The story of Josh’s 180 class western whitetail buck

– Shed hunting in the mountains

– Where mountain bucks bed

– Identifying deer travel routes in mountainous terrain

– Access and exit in this type of habitat

– A look at the whitetail opportunity out west

– Advice for finding deer in wooded mountainous terrain

– Identifying food sources in the mountains

– Scrapes and rubs

– How rattling and calling works out west

– Advice for guys wanting to try their first western hunt

-And much, much more!

Show notes, resources, links:

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