BJM's Greg Poole hosts the NEW podcast series "On the Spot" with his first guest Paul Tedford while in the Netherlands during the Kings of Archery JVD Open to discuss the first indoor event of the new season. Greg and Paul discuss his preparation and Paul gives us details about the amazing event from a competitors perspective.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by accomplished Traditional archer, Kifarucast host and Pack expert from Kifaru Aron Snyder to talk about some of his TRAD adventures this year including harvesting a Wolverine! Greg and Aron also talk about what pack he uses and the gear he brings along for high country multi day hunts. Aron also explains why he prefers the Zeiss Harpia 95 spotting scope in the field in addition to how the AAE TRAD vanes have changed the way he is able to hunt.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by legendary Huntress, Mother, wife and industry icon Tiffany Lakosky from the Crush TV to discuss her gigantic 2019 Yukon Moose and what it was like having her husband Lee by her side for the entire hunt. Greg & Tiffany also discuss how they began their hunting career along with the ups and downs of life in the outdoor industry and who they have managed to balance raising kids with all the daily pressures they face. Tiffany also gives us an update on her health and she discusses the custom AAE "IamanElk" vanes.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by legendary hunter, conservationist and family man Lee Lakosky from The Crush to talk about his most recent buck named "Wednesday", the most elusive and hard to pattern buck Lee has ever challenged himself against which also happened to be the biggest of his career. Greg and Lee discuss the set up on this particular farm and lee goes into great detail on his tactics when it comes to setting up food plots, wind directions and what kinds of nutrition he uses to grow and keep the animals on his farms happy and healthy.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by professional archers Jack & Sharon Wallace to discuss their signing with PSE archery together for the first time! The crew discusses the process involved with Sharon changing bow companies after 13 years in addition to the different PSE bows she tried before making her decision. The technical differences between each platform and the testing that Jack & Sharon did coming to the decision is discussed in detail and they give us their thoughts on the future.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by professional archer & Mother of 2 amazing boys Samantha Morgan to discuss motherhood, her shooting career, hunting and her new project "Flip the Farm" available on the Mossy oak Go app. Greg and Sam also discuss her amazing talent at interior decorating and how she can develop that skill set moving forward.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Bone Collector's T-Bone Travis Turner to discuss all things whitetail hunting including bow set up, tuning fixed & Mechanical broadheads. Greg & Travis also get into his involvement with Whitetail Unlimited and their efforts to stem the tide of declining hunting license sales. Travis also discusses how much he loves the time and effort he puts into farming and other hunting prep.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Professional archer and Vegas Champion Christopher Perkins to discuss his indoor tuning process and what he focuses on that allows him to remain at the top of the leader board. Greg & Chris also discuss the issues he faces shooting for American companies and domestic prize purses while being a Canadian resident.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Entrepreneur, Hunter, Fitness champion and owner of Bowmar Archery Josh Bowmar to discuss the new "Nose Button" he released to discuss how the new product will help archers be more accurate. Greg and Josh also discuss shooting at distance, haters and how Josh & his wife Sarah deal with the stigma of social media "Influencers" despite the fact they where hunting and competing in Physique competitions before SM blew up.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by industry icon and professional hunter Gregg Ritz from Huntmasters to discuss the ups and downs of public land hunting and the additional pressures making a TV show adds to the equation. Greg and Gregg also discuss the next generation of hunting ambassadors including his own daughters and Gregg gives his thoughts on what we as a hunting community need to do for hunting to continue as part of our heritage. Gregg also gives a couple pieces of advice for new or up and coming hunters.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by former Alaskan hunting guide and creator of the incredibly successful Facebook page "Target Archery Unlimited" Dave Madden to discuss why he started the page and how he has managed to keep the page free of the typical nonsense online forums are prone to. Greg and Dave also talk hunting in Alaska including Levi Morgans awesome Dall sheep and how Sheep hunting differs from other AK hunts.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by professional shooter and owner of Impact Archery in Las Vegas NV Charlie Roof to discuss how he has managed to create such a thriving business during these difficult archery times. Greg and Charlie discuss how he got into archery and what he learned from prior shop experiences that allowed him to pull in 35-4-% of his shop revenue from range time! Charlie also details an amazing Range monitoring program called Range-Pro every dealer needs to look at.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the 2019 IBO SOY and owner of a NEW archery shop in Shoals Indiana Joby Shaw to discuss his 2019 season. Greg and Joby will also be discussing Joby's career thus far, how he has managed to build himself into a professional 3D archer in addition to how the other 3D pros helped shape him into an archer that is able to handle all of the pressures associated with being a pro. Joby discusses the business model he intends to implement for his new Archery shop called "Shaw's Auto & Archery".
BJM's Greg Poole is joined the 2019 ASA Classic & SOY champion Danny McCarthy to discuss his season this year and the struggles that come along with shooting professionally with travel, hotels and the amount of time away from home. Greg & Dan also discuss his 2019 ASA SOY win and the emotion video he made recognizing the unprecedented 12 year run of Levi Morgan and how Dan Felt being recognized in return as Levi's most feared competitor. Dan also gives some great pointers on shooting/judging 3D.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Mike Pollard of the OPA to discuss the 2019 event.Greg and Mike discuss the uniqueness of the event and how when Mike and Levi Morgan began the process they wanted to create a challenging and fun event that would set the bar for archery world wide. Mike also goes into detail about how much work and preparation goes into putting on an event like the OPA hosted at the amazing Seven Springs resort
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by long time professional Female archer Paige Pearce to discuss women's growth and pay in archery along with the factors that are involved economically. Greg and Paige also discuss how women's archery has changed over the years and what women can do to continue raising their market influence and participation.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Sweet Spot archery inventor Donnie Thacker to discuss the recent announcement that Sweet Spot is going customer direct. Greg & Donnie discuss the technical and sales support aspects and how Donnie wanted to have faster turnaround and response to customers needs in addition to dropping the price of the new Pro 2 by $100. Donnie explains that the technological nature of the product made relationships between him and his customers more critical then most other products on the market.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Dale Perry of Evolution Outdoors to discuss his latest American made broadhead designs. Greg and Dale discuss his previous broadhead company and the process people might not fully understand of a business being purchased by a large private equity firm.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Steve Anderson to discuss his recent win at the Gator cup in addition to his unique methodology about setting up and tuning bows. Greg and Steve also discuss some things new archers want to keep in mind when deciding to get involved in tournament archery. Steve also details him and his wife Linda's plans to start their own Archery academy.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the 2019 World Archery Stage 3 in Turkey GOLD medal winner in the Men's Compound Jimmy Lutz. Greg and Jimmy discuss why he got into archery 2 1/2 years ago and how he has risen up the rankings so quickly after suffering a serious injury at the family business.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Women's professional archer and 2019 Redding champion Linda Ochoa-Anderson to discuss her victory at the coveted event in addition to her smashing the record with an incredible 1533. Greg & Linda also talk about her move to the USA from Mexico and how her training changed as she now coaches herself along with how her coaching experience will play a role in her's and husbands Steve Anderson's future plans. The continued growth of women's archery is also discussed and how the number of women shooting at an incredibly high level will benefit the growth of all female classes.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Ryan Erickson from the MAP monitoring software company Track Street. The ATA has endorsed Track street for any members looking to protect the value of their brand. Greg & Ryan discuss the issues facing the archery industry in regard to MAP protection and how companies can learn about the process. Ryan also explains how to deal with Amazon whether you sell on or to the worlds largest online marketplace.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by legendary archer Levi Morgan to discuss the proposed new drug testing and change of Proctor call process at the ASA. Levi explains how drug testing is welcomed with open arms but the implementation was not well thought out and didn't offer archers time to comply.Greg and Levi also discuss the change in Proctor calls and how the new rule was abused at the very first event. According to Levi the ASA has quietly rolled back the Proctor rule to what it was previously.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by ATA President Matt Kormann to discuss the issues facing the Archery industry and the Trade show. Greg & Matt discuss potential changes to the trade show, MAP monitoring and enforcement using Track Street, The ATA's dedication to dealers and what the ATA can do to adress the ever growing Amazon issue.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Female professional archer Paige Pearce to discuss the latest organization trying to implement drug testing and how the notification timeline wouldn't allow effected archers time to comply. Everyone agrees drug testing is needed but the implementation must allow for compliance.