Jan 11, 2016
Part 1 of 3-Join Western Big Game Hunting Guide Jay Scott as he talks with professional hunter Bryan Martin of Asian Mountain Outfitters and Hunting Editor for Western Hunter Magazine. In this Part 1 episode we discuss rifles, rifle scopes, backpacks, clothing, tents, boots, socks, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, mountain hunting, shooting positions, MOA, proper rests, bad weather conditions, trekking poles, shot placement and much more!
Jan 14, 2016
Part 2 of 3-Join Western Big Game Hunting Guide Jay Scott as he talks with professional hunter Bryan Martin of Asian Mountain Outfitters and Hunting Editor for Western Hunter Magazine. In this Part 2 episode, we discuss rifles, rifle scopes, backpacks, clothing, tents, boots, socks, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, mountain hunting, shooting positions, MOA, proper rests, bad weather conditions, trekking poles, shot placement and much more!
May 10, 2016
On this episode of Gritty Bowmen, Aron Snyder, Anthony Spencer, and myself hang out with the veritable, authentic, what-you-see-is-what-you-get, sheep hunting adventurer Bryan Martin of Asian Mountain Outfitters. Bryan has hunted all over the world–from Canada and the U.S. to the Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and more. On this episode of Gritty Bowmen we discuss rugged mountain hunting–our topics range from dealing with such things as swamp butt to whether or not women are as tough as men. A fair warning: things get dicey in this podcast–Bryan is a little like Donald Trump–not too worried about saying things that offend people. And Bryan isn’t shy about his opinions either. Like I said, what you see is what you get–Bryan is direct and too the point. We have attached a copy of Bryan’s gear list to the show notes on our website for this podcast episode. You can learn more about Bryan and Asian Mountain Outfitters at www.asianmountainoutfitters.com
September 22, 2017
On this episode, Adam is joined by Bryan Martin, owner of Asian Mountain Outfitters, and one of the most experienced and knowledgeable mountain hunters in the industry today.
Bryan’s experience in the guiding and outfitting world is vast, and on this show Adam and Bryan dig into the surprisingly accessible international opportunities available to the adventurous mountain hunter.
Bryan has traveled all over the globe in pursuit of a vast array of wild sheep and goat species and this episode is packed with information and insights that may have you re-writing your bucket list!
If adventure is what you seek and you have any interest in international hunting this is can’t miss content with one of the best in the business!
February 12, 2017
Topics covered: How did you start in hunting/guiding? Where did your passion for hardcore backpack hunting come from? The “Gear Guru”… Let’s dig into your pack and gear… Most important aspect to backcountry backpack hunting? Weight? Quality? What can’t you live without on a long range pack in? Does your pack or gear change based on length in the field? Feet are most important: Boots? Sock set up? Prevention blisters/climbers feet Trekking poles — absolutely necessary or live without them? Optics of choice? Spotters vs Binos… Tripod/head set up Dealing with Altitude sickness (bad cases, treatment, prevention) What other trade shows do you have planned? Close calls — falling, capsized boats, grizzly bears… Lessons learned?
March 16, 2018
On this episode, Adam is joined by Bryan Martin for his second appearance on the podcast. He is the owner and founder of Asian Mountain Outfitters and in the simplest sense, is a hunting consultant. Part guide, part outfitter and part booking agent, he brings an immense amount of knowledge and experience to serving his clients’ needs…and this week’s show.
Bryan has guided and outfitted around the world for nearly 20 years and has personally been on over 100 mountain or backcountry hunts. He is undoubtedly one of the most experienced and accomplished mountain hunters alive today.
On Bryan’s first episode, we did a worldwide review of the sheep and goat opportunities available to the adventurous hunter, but on this episode, the focus will be on ibex. Bryan will explain his recommended destinations, outline the climactic and logistical realities of hunting in each country, and cover what to expect on the hunt itself if you were to book one of these highly affordable international hunts.
Bryan and Adam also spend time discussing the gear and skills required to be successful on these challenging expeditions.
And as a final note, what makes these hunts so appealing is not only the reasonable cost and the epic adventure involved, but the fact that in any given year you can easily fit one of these hunts into your schedule. So, if you didn’t draw that tag you were hoping for, plans fell through on another mountain hunt, or you have some money burning a hole in your pocket and can’t wait years to find an opening in North America, Bryan can get you lined up for a Central Asian hunt on relatively short notice.
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