Empower Outdoors Podcast

Ep 23: Empower Outdoors 1 Year Anniversary!

Ep 23: Empower Outdoors 1 Year Anniversary!

Empower Outdoors co-host, Phil Stepp is back on the show to help recap our fall hunting seasons and celebrate Empower Outdoors' 1 year mark!

Ep 22: GoWild, An App Created for Hunters and Outdoor Enthusiasts

Ep 22: GoWild, An App Created for Hunters and Outdoor Enthusiasts

…With the right approach, our devices can be utilized for good; to share our outdoor lifestyles and to learn from and encourage one another. That’s the kind of digital community GoWild has built…

Ep 21: Ladies Midwest Meetup - Benefits of an All Female Fishing Trip

Ep 21: Ladies Midwest Meetup - Benefits of an All Female Fishing Trip

If you’ve ever been curious about what it would be like to attend an all ladies fishing or hunting trip, this episode will give you a pretty good idea. Even if you’re a guy, you’ll find value in this conversation and be able to to share with your wife/girlfriend or daughter why they should be on the lookout for ladies trips, too. And, let me tell you, the benefits of an all ladies trip is more than just a full pan of fish…enjoy the episode!

Ep 20: Hunting, Conservation, and Getting involved - with Special Guest, Allison Rauscher

Ep 20: Hunting, Conservation, and Getting involved - with Special Guest, Allison Rauscher

If you’re a hunter, without even knowing it, you’re contributing to conservation. Each year, equipment, ammunition, licenses, tags and fees that are purchased in order to hunt contribute to conservation efforts. Sportsmen and women have contributed more than $14 billion to conservation since 1937. In this episode, Allison Rauscher joins the show to discuss how hunting is conservation and how to get involved in local conservation chapters.

Episode 19: Living a Hunter's Dream, Meet Cara Harper

Episode 19: Living a Hunter's Dream, Meet Cara Harper

In this episode, Cara talks about her 2018 hunting season. She and her husband have been living in their camper traveling the country hunting; essentially “living the hunter’s dream”…

Ep 18: Antelope Hunting and Accessibility to the Outdoors

Ep 18: Antelope Hunting and Accessibility to the Outdoors

Lundvall is also passionate about accessibility to the outdoors. After a ranch accident in 1999 left her paralyzed, she made it her mission to redefine her life by helping others who may have similar circumstances. Lundvall shares her perspective of hunting in her action-track chair and how she preps for a hunting trip.

“The important things about accessibility that people have to realize is that it ends up being a lot more work for people with disabilities, but its so worth it in the long run. And that really starts with the prep,” Lundvall said.

Ep 17: The Woman Angler and Adventurer

Ep 17: The Woman Angler and Adventurer

Angie, who is a Minnesota native, discusses how she has found a way to follow her passion for fishing in Tennessee. She also discusses her podcast mission…

Ep 16: Creating Hunting Memories Lasting Generations

Ep 16: Creating Hunting Memories Lasting Generations

In this episode, Duluth Pack President, Tom Sega joins the show to share the Duluth Pack story and their legacy of outdoor and hunting products. Sega and Duluth Pack are not newbies in the hunting world. In fact, at 136 years old, the brand is the oldest, hand-crafted canvas and leather bag and pack maker in the USA.

Ep. 15: WhitetailDNA with Alex Comstock

Ep. 15: WhitetailDNA with Alex Comstock

In this episode, Alex shares how he is personally prepping for season, finding great spots on public land, and how he has been successful in gaining access to private land. He also shares the story of his massive North Dakota buck as well as his goals within the outdoor industry. You won't want to miss this one!

Ep. 14: Women of the Wild Midwest

Ep. 14: Women of the Wild Midwest

In this episode, Lindsey Mitchell of Women of the Wild Midwest joins to show to talk about an all-women's event coming up this September 2018 near La Crosse, WI. Learn all about the event and how to attend or get involved.

Ep. 13: Media Strategist & Outdoorswoman, Gabriella Hoffman

Ep. 13: Media Strategist & Outdoorswoman, Gabriella Hoffman

Gabriella Hoffman is a media strategist living in the DC Metro area. She is also an avid angler, gun enthusiast, and new hunter.

Ep. 12: Scott Einsmann, Digital Manager for the ATA

Ep. 12: Scott Einsmann, Digital Manager for the ATA

In this episode, we chat with Scott Einsmann, Digital Manager for the Archery Trade Association. Scott shares tips for getting started in archery, working through target panic, how to avoid bad habits, and much more.

Ep. 11: Meet Outdoorswoman, Katie Van Slyke!

Ep. 11: Meet Outdoorswoman, Katie Van Slyke!

In this episode, Katie shares about her background with hunting, horses, and farming as well as her passion for makeup. With her massive social media following, Katie explains a little bit about her life in the spotlight and how she embraces the positive and negative that comes along with it. 

Ep. 10: Hunting & Fishing with the Wounded Warriors Guide Service

Ep. 10: Hunting & Fishing with the Wounded Warriors Guide Service

In this episode of Empower Outdoors, we talk to Paul Pedersen, who served 27 years in the 148th fighter wing in Duluth, MN. Pedersen is an avid hunter and angler, who is a board member and volunteer for the Wounded Warriors Guide service…

Ep. 8: Kayak Bowfishing, Tips from Kaitlin Woodward

Ep. 8: Kayak Bowfishing, Tips from Kaitlin Woodward

“The problem with going for 70 (draw weight) though, is that you blow through the fish and then your arrow would fly out the other end. And you want something that's going to just go half way, so that the arrow doesn't go all the way through it.”

Ep. 6: Meet Lady Angler, Nicole Stone

Ep. 6: Meet Lady Angler, Nicole Stone

“We all have textbook knowledge, especially if we want to take fishing to the next level. But having that knowledge and using it as a guide versus relying on it are two different things. And when you’re not catching fish, you have to throw out what you know and we willing to just find the fish."