Episode 289 Grueling New Mexico Mountain Lion GR Sitka Mountain Gloves

May 25th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

Clint Casper shares an unforgetable adventure chasing his New Mexico mountain lion. I hope you enjoy the show.

Gear Review

Gear Item: Sitka Mountain Glove

Cost Manufacturer: $89.00

Cost Amazon (if applicable): $89.00

Specs:

  • Weight: 9oz
  • Length (If it adjusts tell from what length to what length): NA
  • Material (carbon, aluminum, other): FABRIC DETAILS
    - High Gauge Nylon with Seamless Knit Liner

Product Likes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Comfortable
  • Surprisingly waterproof
  • Leather type palm
  • Length of cuff

Product Dislikes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • No fastener for wrist

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 8

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): Yes

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): Yes

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A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

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Zach Herold

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Episode 283 SFTRZ Crawling Into The Lions Den Literally GR Sitka Kelvin Active Jacket

May 11th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

This week Justin Davis is on the Podcast. He shares three stories that are likely to keep you on the edge of you seat. 

Story 1: Giant Mule Deer Buck with his bow

Story 2: Hunting with Assholes

Story 3: Crawling Into the Lions Den LITERALLY

Instagram: @justin_davis_11

Gear Review

Gear Item: Sitka Kelvin Active Jacket

Cost Manufacturer: $289.00

Cost Amazon (if applicable): $289.00

Specs:

  • Weight: 13.7oz
  • Length (If it adjusts tell from what length to what length): NA
  • Material (carbon, aluminum, other): FABRIC DETAILS
    - Shell // 20 denier stretch Nylon Ripstop w/ DWR Finish (40g, 100% Nylon)
    - Liner // Breathable Polyester Mesh Lining treated with Polygiene

Product Likes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Lightweight
  • Elastic cuffs
  • Chest pockets
  • Great under layer

Product Dislikes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • No Hood
  • Side pockets don’t zip
  • Not warm enough to not carry something heavier like the kelvin light hoody.
  • I don’t see a use, when I can kill two birds with one stone and take the kelvin light hoody.

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 8

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): No

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): No

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Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

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Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Zach Herold, Courtney Levesque, Steven Dahn, Cale Staton, and Hannah Herold

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Episode 286 SFTRZ Second Chance Elk GR Sixsite Gear Cimmaron Base Layer

May 18th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

Mike Clifton share the adventure of his second chance elk. I hope you enjoy the show. 

Gear Review

Gear Item: Sixsite Gear Cimarron Base Layer

Cost Manufacturer: Top: $114.99 Bottom: $114.99

Cost Amazon (if applicable): $99.00

Specs:

  • Weight: Light
  • Length/Size: S-2XL
  • Material: Polartec® Power Wool™

Product Likes:

  • ¼ zip
  • True to fit

Product Dislikes:

  • A little itchy on bare skin.
  • Not that warm

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 9

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): No

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): No

Don’t forget to subscribe to our eMagazine at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

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More from us:

Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

I know I said it above, but you don’t want to miss out on our eMagazine, subscribe at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Zach Herold

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Episode 280 SFTRZ 61 Kodiak Island Hunt with Yahsti GR 51 Kifaru 1000D Organizer

May 4th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

Giant bears, sitka black tails, Tim Gillingham, and unfortunate events makes this hunting story a must listen. I hope you enjoy the show!

Instagram: @yahstin_n_lady

Gear Review

Gear Item: Kifaru 1000D Organizer

Cost Manufacturer: $65.00

Cost Amazon (if applicable):

Specs:

  • Weight: 9.5oz
  • Length/Size: 9"w x 1.5"d x 7.5"h
  • Material: 1,000d Cordura, water proof interior coating

Product Likes:

  • Waterproofing
  • Organization
  • Easy access
  • Connection to bag

Product Dislikes:

  • Some of the tab loops are to wide for the malice clip. Therefore when you try to tighten the bag down it puts pressure on the clip itself rather than the fabric and the bad which isn’t good.

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 10

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): Yes

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): Yes

Don’t forget to subscribe to our eMagazine at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

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More from us:

Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

I know I said it above, but you don’t want to miss out on our eMagazine, subscribe at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Cale Staton, Hannah Herold and Zach Herold

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Episode 277 SFTRZ 60 And Then He Got Arrested Sheep Hunt with John Stallone GR 50 Kifaru Argali Bag

April 27th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

In this episode John Stallone shares the wild adventure that his Arizona sheep hunt brought to the table. I hope you enjoy the show. 

Instagram: @johnstallone

Gear Review

 

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Episode 274 SFTRZ 69 Benton Christensen Stomper Utah Bull GR 59 Sitka Thunderhead Pant

April 20th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

Benton Christensen shares the adventure of his Utah bull. After 20 plus years of applying it all pays off in a big way. 

Gear Review

Gear Item: Sitka Thunderhead Rain Pant

Cost Manufacturer: $269.00

Cost Amazon (if applicable): $269.00-$272.00

Specs:

  • Weight: 22.45 oz
  • Length (If it adjusts tell from what length to what length): NA
  • Material (carbon, aluminum, other): FABRIC DETAILS
    - Brushed Polyester Knit Face 
    - DWR Finish
    - Brushed Polyester Knit Backer

Product Likes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Heavy duty
  • Quiet
  • Full Length Leg Zips

Product Dislikes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Holds water
  • Only one pocket

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 8

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): Yes

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): Yes if they go home every night to let clothes dry.

Don’t forget to subscribe to our Monthly Newsletter at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

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More from us:

Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

I know I said it above, but you don’t want to miss out on our Monthly Newsletter, subscribe at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Cale Staton, Hannah Herold and Zach Herold

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Episode 271 SFTRZ 68 5 Misses Later GR 58 Sitka Ascent Shirt

April 13th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

No one likes to miss once let alone 3 or more times. In this story Bruce has a hell of a time sticking an arrow is this buck, but let's be honest, anyone that has hunted long enough has been there. 

Instagram: @hunt_crazy

Gear Review

Gear Item: Sitka Ascent Shirt

Cost Manufacturer: $169.00

Cost Amazon (if applicable): $135.00-$171.00

Specs:

  • Weight: 4.7oz
  • Length (If it adjusts tell from what length to what length): NA
  • Material (carbon, aluminum, other): Fabric Details
    - Torso & Upper Arms // 20 denier stretch woven Nylon Ripstop treated w/ Polygiene (40g, 100% nylon)
    - Key Areas // Quiet Knit Polyester Grid Jersey 
    - Underarm // Breathable Polyester Mesh

Product Likes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Comfortable
  • Lightweight
  • Breathable
  • Great Fit
  • Tight fitting where it needs to be
  • Chest vents/pockets

Product Dislikes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Sometimes it would be useful to have a hood.

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 9

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): Yes

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): Yes

Don’t forget to subscribe to our eMag at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

www.archerymaniacs.com Live Life at Full Draw with the Herolds

More from us:

Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

I know I said it above, but you don’t want to miss out on our Monthly Newsletter, subscribe at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Cale Staton, Hannah Herold and Zach Herold

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Epidose 268 SFTRZ 67 Busted Arrows, Missed Shots, and a Hell of a Big First Archery Buck GR 57 Loc Outdoors Bow Sling

April 6th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

Listen in as I recount the story of my first archery buck. A 29 3/4 inch wide mule deer with a two inch kicker and great eye guards. The story is worth the listen. I hope you enjoy the show. 

Gear Review

Gear Item: Loc Outdoorz Chub E’ Plus Wrist Sling

Cost Manufacturer: $29.99

Cost Amazon (if applicable): $26.00-$88.00

Specs:

  • Weight: NA
  • Length (If it adjusts tell from what length to what length): NA
  • Material (carbon, aluminum, other): 100% Machined aluminum G3 bracket

Product Likes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Sling material stiff enough to hold sling up.
  • Vibration dampeners
  • Adjustment screws for sling size
  • Flat side to sit against bow riser

Product Dislikes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • None

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 10

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): Yes

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): Yes

Don’t forget to subscribe to our eMag at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, gear reviews, and more.

www.archerymaniacs.com Live Life at Full Draw with the Herolds

More from us:

Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

I know I said it above, but you don’t want to miss out on our eMag, subscribe at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Cale Staton, Hannah Herold and Zach Herold

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Episode 265 SFTRZ 66 Death By Heart Attack GR 56 Petzl Elite

March 30th, 2018

Storie From The Red Zone

In this Episode Yahsti Perkinskiller shares the "Death By Heart Attack" story. I hope you enjoy the show.

Instagram: @yahsti_n_lady

Gear Review

Gear Item: Petzl e+Light

Cost Manufacturer: $29.95

Cost Amazon (if applicable): $29.85

Specs:

  • Weight: 26g
  • Length (If it adjusts tell from what length to what length): NA
  • Material (carbon, aluminum, other): Plastic

Product Likes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Extremely lightweight
  • Small size can fit anywhere
  • Great emergency backup or camp light
  • Different modes
  • Ball joint adjustment for angle of light

Product Dislikes: (short list so you have points to hit when you discuss it):

  • Nothing

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 8

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 9

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): Yes

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): Yes

Don’t forget to subscribe to our eMAG at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

www.archerymaniacs.com Live Life at Full Draw with the Herolds

More from us:

Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

I know I said it above, but you don’t want to miss out on our eMAG, subscribe at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Cale Staton, Hannah Herold and Zach Herold

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Episode 260 SFTRZ 65 Unexpected Arizona Buck with Logan Beckstrand GR 55 Tenzing TZ 1140

March 16th, 2018

Stories From The Red Zone

Logan Beckstrand recaps his 2017 archery season. He share a couple of his hunts and some useful tips and tactics he put in place to make them successful. I hope you enjoy the show.

Instagram: @bowhnt1

Gear Review

Gear Item: Tenzing TZ 1140 Bow Sling Pack
Cost Manufacturer: $129.99
Cost Amazon (if applicable): $85-$90

Specs:

  • Weight: 2lb 3oz
  • Length/Size: 1140 cubic inches 17”x12”
  • Material (carbon, aluminum, other): 2-layer brushed Tricot fabric with a soft PVC backing, this pack features Dyneema® strength panel reinforcement in high stress areas

Likes of the product:

  • Quiver mount and range finder pocket. Perfect location for both.
  • The amount of pockets and size are just right for a day pack.
  • Water bladder compatible.
  • Sling style makes it easy to put on with one hand.

Dislikes of the product:

  • Only thing I don’t like is the bow holder. It was no use to me. I never could get it to hold my bow and feel comfortable with it not falling.

Ergonomics (Scale 1-10): 10 location of quiver mount and range finder compartment was perfect location.

Ease of use (Scale 1-10): 10 sling style was great to put on with one hand. Number of pockets and size of pocket were perfect for me.

Toughness (Scale 1-10): 10 Pack is 2 years old and other than some blood and dirt it is in perfect shape. Zippers and clips are high quality and seams are double stitched.

Do you get what you pay for? (yes or no): Absolutely

Would you Recommend it to a friend? (yes or no): Already have too many people.

 Don’t forget to subscribe to our Monthly Newsletter at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

More from us:

Website: https://www.archerymaniacs.com

Instagram: @ArcheryManiacs

Facebook: ArcheryManiacs1

A special thanks to:

Gannett Ridge Sporting Equipment

Dark Energy Tech

Kifaru International

I know I said it above, but you don’t want to miss out on our Monthly Newsletter, subscribe at Archery Maniacs it is full of stories, tips and tactics, recipes, gear reviews, and more.

Thank you for tuning in, and we hope you enjoyed the show. As always, shoot straight, keep ripping, and live life at full draw.

Steven Dahn, Courtney LeVesque, Cale Staton, Hannah Herold and Zach Herold

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