On today’s episode, Elliott and I are joined by Ramsey Russell, GetDucks.com. We discuss everything from his Duck Hunting Travels and much, much more!
Following another fast-paced green-winged teal hunt, Ramsey is joined by Chad Yamane, Fried Feather Outfitters to discuss Utah waterfowling opportunities. Chad is a duck hunting guide in Utah that specializes in swan hunts. They discuss the ins and outs of Utah duck hunting, how different species key in on certain habitats and how they transition as winter progresses. Part 2 of a 5-episode Ramsey Russell Worldwide Utah series, Chad provides another facet of Utah’s uniquely diverse duck hunting.
During an amazing 10-day exploratory duck hunt in northern Utah, Ramsey Russell met with Pacific Flyway DU Development Director, Jessop Boden. What makes the Great Salt Lake Basin in Utah the prized keystone of the entire Pacific Flyway? What issues are threatening the incredible, waterfowl-rich wetlands associated with the Great Salt Lake? And waht can be done to ensure its conservation? Really great Ramsey Russell Worldwide episode. Lots of great info about the Great Salt Lake and the beginning of a special 5-part series .
Ramsey Russell meets with Ryan Reynolds of Ryan’s Outdoor Services, Ontario Canada Goose Hunting. Ramsey and son, Forrest, took a long weekend to hunt Canada geese in the famous Ottawa Valley. After the hunt, Ramsey shared a cup of coffee with Ryan, a Canadian waterfowl expert and Wildlife Habitat Canada board member. Canada is modernizing migratory gamebird regulations. The guys talk about some of the common sense proposed changes that are taking place. It makes for an interesting Ramsey Russell Worldwide episode, to say the least. Here’s hoping it soon happens in the US, too.
Ramsey Russell is joined by Terry Denmon from MOJO Outdoors, the most recognizable brand name in waterfowling. They talk about the story of MOJO. What was it like in the early days when spinning wing decoys were hotter than crack, were selling in the back alley and you could get more money for one? Where is MOJO headed? And do they even get around to talking about the story of Spoonzilla, the most interesting decoy in the world? We learn a lot about the man behind the curtain, his thoughts on the future of hunting and conservation. Awesome episode from Ramsey Russell Worldwide!
After a great fried catfish dinner, Ramsey Russell and Jeff Foiles visit across the table at Foile’s Rok Outdoorz shop. Jeff had just returned from organizing the First Annual Tim Grounds Memorial Duck and Goose Contest. What feedback Jeff has received since telling his story on the End of The Line podcast? The guys frankly wonder about federal migratory bird statutes. Where does Jeff go from now that his side of the story is out there? The guys also have a short discussion about why the waterfowl ammo game is suddenly changing in an exciting way. Another great Ramsey Russell Worldwide episode you don’t want to miss.
Ramsey Russell sits on the back patio for a visit with friend Brandon Cerecke, of Boss Shothells. Who is Brandon Cerecke? What inspired Boss Shotshells’ superior copper-plated bismuth? Why is customer service so important? Ramsey and Brandon cover all that info and a whole lot more on this episode of Ramsey Russell Worldwide.
Ramsey is in North Dakota hunting with Nick Marcyes of Dirty Bird Outfitters. While there, he sits down and talks with Nick about the overall conditions in North Dakota, what to expect if you are coming there this fall, and why landowners are passing on allowing access to hunters this fall. Nick is a very smart duck and throws a lot of knowledge about waterfowl and North Dakota hunting in this Ramsey Russell Worldwide episode
While chasing white geese together in Saskatchewan, Ramsey Russell is joined by his long-time friend Brian Mason to discuss sinkbox hunting in Nova Scotia. Traditional sinkbox waterfowl hunting was a huge part of our US waterfowling heritage, stretching back to the market hunting years, but quickly was outlawed in the early twentieth century. There are still a few places in Canada that it remains legal and deadly style hunting technique is effectively used. Nova Scotia sinkbox hunting is Brian’s specialty. Sit back and enjoy this incredible Ramsey Russell Worldwide episode.
In this edition of The End Of The Line podcast, Ramsey Russell visits with Brennan Hudson, Alberta Waterfowl Outfitters, to discuss specklebelly geese, their migration, how waterfowling has turned into a numbers game and why it may not be so good for the sport. Another great Ramey Russell Worldwide episode from Ramsey out on the road!