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TUP Podcast Episode 16: Most parenting advice is bulls&$*

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TUP Podcast Episode 16: Most parenting advice is bulls&$*

 
 
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Most parenting advice is bunk because every child is unique, but that isn’t going to stop Editor-in-Chief Nate Granzow from weighing in on when he thinks the best age is to start a child hunting. He and Karl go on to talk about their forthcoming backcountry elk/bear hunt in Colorado, bullet choices (and why Nate

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TUP Podcast Episode 15: Shoot another hole in the boat to let the water out

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TUP Podcast Episode 15: Shoot another hole in the boat to let the water out

 
 
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Arguing with TUP’s founder, Karl Hylle, is no fun. The guy should have been a lawyer. TUP Editor-in-Chief Nate Granzow finds this out the hard way in this episode when trying to make the argument that solid bullets—a throwback to another era of hunting—are still among the most versatile options available to today’s hunters. Karl

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TUP Podcast Episode 14: When hunts go wrong

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TUP Podcast Episode 14: When hunts go wrong

 
 
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Turns out the old battlefield quotation “no plan survives first contact with the enemy” applies to backcountry hunts, too. Despite his best efforts at planning, training, and preparedness, TUP Founder Karl Hylle found himself battling blizzards, washed out trails, overflowing rivers, and uncooperative game on his hunting trip to the Idaho backcountry wilderness. Meanwhile, Editor-in-Chief

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TUP Podcast Episode 13: A backcountry pack dump

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TUP Podcast Episode 13: A backcountry pack dump

 
 
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What does it take to survive for eight days while hunting in the mountains? Turns out, quite a bit. The tricky part, though: You’ve got to carry it all in on your back. TUP Founder Karl Hylle has been backcountry hunting for years and does a full-on pack dump in this episode, detailing all the

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TUP Podcast Episode 12: Nervous ticks

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TUP Podcast Episode 12: Nervous ticks

 
 
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The TUP editorial staff goes on an end-of-season turkey hunt and ends up covered in ticks and surrounded by coyotes. Editor-in-Chief Nate Granzow gives a few quick tips on avoiding tick-borne illnesses (tips he admits he should have followed himself) while TUP Founder Karl Hylle ridicules him for his continued inability to use a diaphragm

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TUP Podcast Episode 11: Oh (brother), Canada

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TUP Podcast Episode 11: Oh (brother), Canada

 
 
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In this episode, Editor-in-Chief Nate Granzow is reunited with his lucky knife he thought was gone forever after losing it in the field last deer season. “It was my first fixed-blade knife. It’s nothing especially fancy, but it’s a nice, dependable knife. I’m really pleased to have it back.” TUP Founder Karl Hylle talks about

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