The Most Successful Hunter I Know — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 16
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The Most Successful Hunter I Know — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 16

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In this episode, we speak with Russ Meyer. Russ is, as Steve puts it, “the most successful hunter I know.” So we talk to Russ about what it takes to be so successful. How has he found consistent success is 30 years of bowhunting?

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Topics discussed include…

  • Physical fitness for hunting performance and longevity as you age.
  • The importance (and dangers) of experienced hunters mentoring new hunters.
  • The special sentiments of hunting with your children.
  • Some of Russ’ keys to hunting success:
    • knowing your hunting area intimately
    • finding and hunting areas that other hunters won’t pressure
    • patience vs aggressiveness
    • calling vs stalking
    • positive mindset and confidence
    • realistic expectations
    • capitalizing on encounters and opportunities
  • And, conversely, common mistakes that keep hunters from being success
  • Russ’ work with Outdoors International

“I’d rather hunt where there are a couple of elk and no people, than hunt where there are 50 elk and 5 people.” — Russ Meyer

Learn more about Russ at GotHunts.com