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Deer Hunters Wanted.  

May 25, 2015

We can think of no better way to pay tribute to our good friend Lane Benoit than to dedicate our 100th Episode to one of the greatest deer hunters that ever lived. 

This is Part III, a Tribute to Lane Benoit, This Original Interview from May 31, 2014

In the Episode We Discuss:

  • Lane's First (and only) Podcast
  • "Podcast"- a term that means "Bait for Trout Fishing"
  • The Life of a Mountain Man, A Cabin and a Trout Pond Called Home
  • The Legends of Deer Hunting
  • 3 Brothers and 5 Sisters
  • It Wasn't About Horns, It was About Body Weight and More Meat
  • It's Veal My Boy, Veal
  • The Vermont Deer Slaughter
  • Learning How To Track a Buck
  • Deciding on a Site for the Benoit Deer Camp
  • A Big Track Doesn't Mean Big Rack
  • The Last Decade and a Half of Bigger Racks More than Big Bucks
  • The Snow, the Essential Element 
  • Rivalry Between Brothers
  • Deer and Deer Hunting 2008- The Best Deer Hunters in America
  • Them Hollywood Types
  • Casper the White Suburban and the Making of an Real Off Road Vehicle
  • Hunting with a Cameraman and Head Butts
  • Hunting and Hiking to Prepare for Deer Season
  • The 30.06 Sideways Cartridge- Why It's Important
  • Hal Blood and the Big Deer of New York, Not The Same as Maine
  • New Technology- GPS and Smartphones
  • Food, Deer Drag, Fire Starter, Rope, and Bullets
  • When To Speed Up and When to Slow Down
  • "Crunching Up on Them"- The Sounds of Dry Leaves to Approach a Deer
  • Worst English Student, The Next 12 Months, and a Book

Part I (Saturday) is a collective of friends and field associates that share their insights of Lane Benoit- Hal Blood, Richard Bernier, Steve Beckwith, Tom Blais, Matt Trombley, and John Klucky join us. 

Part II (Sunday) was recorded over dinner, feasting on Lane's last buck with Paul Dupuis (Lane's last camera man) at his cabin in central New Hampshire with the North American Tracker crew. 

And finally, Part III (Monday) is a remaster of the original interview that we did with Lane, just under a year ago.

We will miss our deer friend. Hopefully we'll hunt with him again someday.

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