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MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine

Mia Anstine shares adventures, advice, fun facts, and survival tips in the modern-day Wild West. She's a mom, hunting guide, and writer living on a Colorado ranch. TUNE IN because you never know who her guests will be, what obstacles can be overcome, or the inspiration that will be shared.
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Jul 22, 2024

In this episode of MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine, we chat with Chris Tymeson, SCI's western state and local liaison. The conversation offers a comprehensive look into the intricacies of non-resident hunting impacts and conservation efforts. Tymeson also shares the joys and challenges of finding fishing areas at each location where he travels.

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Jun 26, 2024

Join host Mia Anstine as she welcomes Martin Lukačko, a dedicated professional with a passion for concealed carry and a rich background in airsoft and firearms. Together, they dissect the elements that make Falco Holsters a top choice for personal safety and defense. From leather to Kydex and hybrids, discover how each material contributes to the comfort, retention, and overall safety of your holster.

Learn more and find important links at MiaAnstine.com

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FALCO Chest Holster video -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yTj1ygk4Pc

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May 28, 2024

In this episode, Jason Schaller, also known as the Rogue Banshee, joins us. Jason brings a wealth of knowledge from his extensive background in competition, firearm safety, and gunsmithing.

Join us as Jason shares fascinating stories about his journey, from growing up with firearms to becoming a respected gunsmith and YouTube creator. We discuss the challenges and strategies of maintaining firearms, especially in harsh outdoor conditions, and explore Jason’s recommendations for gun care products. Plus, we'll hear personal anecdotes about Jason's favorite firearms, his experiences in competitive shooting, and how he creatively manages to produce content in a social media censored world.

Whether you're a seasoned gun owner or new to the world of firearms, this episode is packed with insights, practical advice, and inspiration. So, tune in, and listen to Jason Schaller on MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine!

LINKS:
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/theroguebanshee
Webpage - https://trb.fyi/
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/theroguebansheemedia
Freedom Crew University - https://www.freedomcrewuniversity.com/

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

 

May 21, 2024

In this episode, Mia is joined by "Hazel the Hunter" author Kristin Gentile. Kristin shares the world of Hazel, a young girl whose story intertwines the joys of a little girl and her journey to hunting adventures. Listen as we explore gun safety, perseverance, and inclusivity in hunting through the text. We'll also learn about the book's journey from concept to publication. Stick around for valuable advice for aspiring writers and some great resources on hunting and safety.

Important Links:
Hazel the Hunter book -- https://mia.limited/Hazel
MAC Outdoors bonus episode, Ladies Hunting Camp -- https://mia.limited/MACLadiesHuntingCamp

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Apr 18, 2024

This is a heartwarming and inspirational episode of MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine. She shares "An Ode to a Mountain Horse" and introduces you to a friend who is like family. In this special installment with "Healing America's Heroes," Mia is thrilled to welcome Eddie Crane, the founder of a veterans group that uses equine and fly-fishing therapy to impact first responders and veterans positively.

Important Links:

https://healingamericasheroes.org/
An Ode to Geronimo -- https://miaanstine.com/2018/04/13/go-rest-high-on-that-mountain-old-geronimo/

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Apr 14, 2024

Ignite your passion for the outdoors and homesteading in this week's episode. Jen O'Hara of LIVinOutdoors is joining Mia to share insights on a lifestyle deeply connected with nature. Important Links: LIVinOutdoors on Carbon TV -- https://mia.limited/LIVinOutdoorsTV LIVinOutdoors shop -- https://mia.limited/LIVinOutdoors Gunsite GwG Ruger Rendezvous Recap -- https://miaanstine.com/2023/04/05/mac-outdoors-podcast-100/ SUPPORT THE SHOW! Use discount code MACO10 at WSI Sports — https://mia.limited/WSI Use discount code ANSTINE ast Tarnkappe — https://mia.limited/tarnkappe Mia’s Amazon Storefront — https://www.amazon.com/shop/miaanstine MAC Outdoors apparel and gear – https://mia.limited/1 Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Apr 2, 2024

This week, we're thrilled to bring you exclusive insights from none other than Mark Holyoak, the Director of Communication at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF). Mark shares the excitement over RMEF's upcoming 40th-anniversary celebration. We dive into conservation success stories, elk trivia, and community building. We also hear about Mark's outdoor fun during his personal time. 

IMPORTANT LINKS:

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation -- rmef.org
@rmef_official on Instagram
@RMEF on X (Twitter)
@RMEF1 on Facebook

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Feb 18, 2024

Learn about challenges and opportunities for women in the realm of hunting. Kelly and Mia discuss how women can find more support and empowerment through Texas Women's Outdoors (TWO).

Kelly shares her personal journey from hunting with her father to passing on the legacy to her own son and now fostering a nurturing environment for women in the outdoors with the TWO organization.

Anticipate a heartfelt conversation on the cultural variances in women’s involvement in hunting, how Kelly’s organization is breaking barriers, and tackling financial hurdles to make the great outdoors accessible to all women.


Important Links:
Texas Women’s Outdoors — https://www.texaswomensoutdoors.com/
Texas Women’s Outdoors Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/texaswomensoutdoors
Butcher Solutions episode 122 — https://miaanstine.com/2023/10/22/mac-outdoors-podcast-122/
SCI Chapters — https://my.safariclub.org/chapter/locator/
Questions to Ask When Booking A Guided Hunt — https://mia.limited/nahuntguide

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MAC Outdoors apparel and gear – https://mia.limited/1
Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Feb 11, 2024

This week's episode features the inspiring founder of Uncharted Outdoorswomen, Erin Crider, who joins host Mia to have an impactful conversation about her organization and on the vital role of hunting and fishing in conservation efforts.

Erin discusses the indispensable contribution that money from hunting and fishing licenses provides for conservation programs in Colorado and beyond. She also speaks candidly about her experiences with nonprofit boards and the pivotal role of education for informed voting on conservation issues. A strong advocate for empowering women in outdoor activities, Erin details her endeavors in breaking down barriers and enlightening others on these crucial topics.

Important links for this episode:
Uncharted Outdoorswomen -- https://unchartedoutdoorswomen.com/
MAC 111 Trapping with Skye -- https://mia.limited/MAC111
SCI Chapter Finder -- https://mia.limited/SCIChapters
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MAC Outdoors apparel and gear – https://mia.limited/1
Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Feb 6, 2024

Provider Outdoors CEO Jennifer Dums joins us on MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine this week. Jennifer is an empowering force in hunting, a passionate outdoorswoman, and a mentor to many. Today, she shares with us the profound significance of the gear we wear, hunting and taxidermy, and the lasting memories they hold.

Jennifer promotes the involvement of women in hunting, fishing, and ranching. She's also the state coordinator and representative for Prois, a women's hunting apparel company.

Join us as we learn about events she's organized over the years and her vision for future events. We'll also touch on her impressive personal journey in outdoor activities and the joy she finds in providing her own food through these endeavors.

Lake Superior chapter SCI — https://sci-lakesuperior.org/
Provider Outdoors — https://www.provideroutdoors.com/
Prois Hunting — https://www.proishunting.com/
Becoming an Outdoors Woman — https://mia.limited/BOW
Women’s Empowerment Award — https://www.facebook.com/events/1529164804500209
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MAC Outdoors apparel and gear – https://mia.limited/1
Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Jan 29, 2024

This episode features the remarkable Britt Longoria, a woman unafraid to challenge perceptions and tackle the complexities head-on, from conservation to cultural expressions in hunting. We dive deep into a thought-provoking conversation with insightful perspectives on hunting as a conservational activity and the power of personal stories.

Important Links:
Britt Longoria - BrittLongoria.com
Safari Club record book - https://safariclub.org/record-book/
How To Talk About Hunting book - https://mia.limited/NRATalkHunt
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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Jan 19, 2024

Today, we're taking a deep dive into the heart of hunting and conservation with the CEO of Safari Club International and the Safari Club International Foundation, Laird Hamberlin. In this episode, we unravel the fabric of conservation efforts, debunk myths about hunters merely seeking trophies, and showcase the crucial role hunting plays in wildlife management.

We'll discuss why conservation isn't just a word but a practice that hunters are deeply committed to—fueling growth and maintaining balance in animal species worldwide. Laird also tells us about SCI's battles on both federal and state levels, their strategic partnerships, and the critical need to counter false narratives with scientifically backed data.

Important links:
Safari Club International -- SafariClub.org
Hunter Advocacy Action Center -- SafariClub.org/HAAC/

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Jan 12, 2024

Today, Mia welcomes Robyn Sandoval, the executive director of A Girl and A Gun Club (AGAG). Robyn shares the incredible work being done to make shooting and hunting events more accessible and educational for women. She dives into the unique opportunities provided by her organization, such as sniper schools, special nights focused on gun-girl topics, and their successful annual pheasant hunts.

The pair also touch upon the advocacy work with Women for Gun Rights and the significance of maintaining our Second Amendment rights across different states.

Robyn emphasizes the value of personalized firearm training and discusses how A Girl and A Gun fosters a supportive, ego-free community that's been a rock for her, especially during tough personal times. It's a community that welcomes women from all backgrounds and encourages members to share and learn from one another.

Important Links:
A Girl and A Gun Club -- https://mia.limited/AGAG
International Defensive Pistol Association -- https://mia.limited/IDPA
Connie Brooks on MAC Outdoors -- https://mia.limited/MAC96
Women for Gun Rights -- https://mia.limited/WGR
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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Jan 8, 2024

On today's episode," we dive into hunting, conservation, education, and mentorship with Laurine Wolf, the deputy director of education and humanitarian services at the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF). She shares upcoming events specifically designed to build camaraderie among women, including target shooting, waterfowl hunting, field dressing, and meal preparation.

Important Links:
Safari Club (SCI) -- http://safariclub.org/ https://safariclubfoundation.org/
Safari Club Foundation (SCIF) -- https://safariclubfoundation.org/sables/membership-committees/
Episode 83, Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt -- https://miaanstine.com/2022/12/28/mac-outdoors-podcast-83/

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Dec 25, 2023

Today, Mia’s changing it up a little with a live episode.

Dec 18, 2023

Join Mia Anstine in the latest episode of MAC Outdoors with special guest Amy Ray from Sisterhood of the Outdoors. Amy shares the details of the events and history of her company and ways for women to "Become the sportswoman you always wanted to."

In this episode, Amy invites listeners to join Sisterhood Outdoors' upcoming events, providing an overview of the booking process and payment options available. Whether you're interested in shooting events, big game hunting, turkey hunting, or fishing, Sisterhood Outdoors has something for everyone. Amy also addresses common concerns that women may have about booking hunts, offering reassurance and helpful advice.

Amy also talks about her journey to running a women's adventure company and her partnership in testing and perfecting women's hunting gear. She shares her experiences with her favorite hunting boots, emphasizing the importance of finding gear that works well and fits comfortably. If you're looking for outdoor gear recommendations, Amy's insights are sure to offer valuable guidance.

Be sure to tune in to this insightful episode on the MAC Outdoors podcast and discover the latest in outdoor gear and hunting events. Listen as Amy Ray and Mia Anstine discuss everything outdoors and gain valuable insights to enhance your outdoor experiences.

Explore the podcast episode now to discover the world of outdoor gear and hunting events with Amy Ray and Mia Anstine.

IMPORTANT LINKS AND REFERRED PRODUCTS:
Sisterhood Outdoors — https://www.sisterhoodoutdoors.com/
Booking a guided Hunt — https://mia.limited/nahuntguide
Recommended gear — https://mia.limited/SOORecommended
Schnee — https://mia.limited/schneeswoomen
SCI — https://safariclub.org

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Mia’s Amazon Storefront — https://www.amazon.com/shop/miaanstine
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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Dec 11, 2023

Brittany Boddington is teaching and empowering women at the She Hunts Skills Camps. In today's episode, you'll learn about the camps. Learn some whys of choosing a hunting rifle. Plus, Brittany shares stories of a couple of her favorite hunting adventures.

Important Links can be found at https://mia.limited/boddington129

Dec 4, 2023

In this episode of MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine, host Mia visits Gustavo Molina, co-founder of Tarncap Gear, a company specializing in concealed carry apparel for men. Gustavo explains the concept behind their apparel, inspired by the "gray man" archetype, and how their products aim to provide a cloak of invisibility for those carrying concealed firearms. 

Visit Tarnkappe and use the code ANSTINE  to receive a discount on your order by using Mia's affiliate code, https://mia.limited/tarnkappe

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Nov 27, 2023

Today, Mia is visiting with World Champion archer Joella Bates. The pair delved into an extraordinary journey with gold medal triumphs and a relentless commitment to health and fitness. Joella shares a story of how to become a champion. You'll also hear about the dynamic world of archery hunting, including Joella's stories of hair-raising adventures that have defined her career.

Important links for this episode can be found at -- https://mia.limited/MAC127

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

 

Nov 13, 2023

In today's episode, Mia is diving into a treasure trove of gift ideas from her Amazon Storefront. Get some ideas and inspiration for gifts tailored for outdoor enthusiasts who love to embrace a healthy lifestyle, foraging, hunting, fishing, shooting, and savoring life.

Important Links:
Website -- MiaAnstine.com
Shop gift ideas and see the entire lineup -- https://www.amazon.com/shop/miaanstine
Shop MAC Outdoors' limited apparel -- https://mia.limited/1
Watch Mia Anstine's YouTube -- https://www.youtube.com/c/miaanstine

 

 

Nov 6, 2023

Welcome to another episode of MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine! In today's episode, we have Rikki Folger, a talented wild game chef and the owner of Wild and Foraged. Mia and Rikki discuss the ins and outs of cooking with wild game, sharing helpful tips and delicious recipes for all the hunting enthusiasts out there. Rikki is coming to us from a wilderness base-camp in Colorado and additionally shares plans for her own hunting adventure. (SPOILER ALERT! Rikkis tagged her first mule deer!) But that's not all! Mia also shares a gear list for women's hunting gear from First Light, which supports the podcast production if you purchase anything through the Amazon link. So grab your headphones and get ready to dive into the world of wild game cooking and adventure with Rikki Folger on MAC Outdoors!

Important Links:

Rikki's website, Wild and Foraged -- https://wildandforaged.com/
Rikki's Instagram -- https://www.instagram.com/wild_and_foraged_/
First Lite Camoflauge -- https://mia.limited/FLWomen
Keng Yang episode on MAC Outdoors -- https://miaanstine.com/2023/04/19/mac-outdoors-podcast-102/
Bobcat Chorizo -- https://miaanstine.com/2022/04/04/savory-bobcat-chorizo-field-to-table-cooking/
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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Nov 2, 2023

Welcome back to another episode of MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine. In today's episode, Charles Whitwam joins us to dive into the intriguing topic of wildlife management, including mountain lions and Catalina Mule Deer. We explore the controversy surrounding the proposed eradication of 2000 mule deer on Catalina Island and the ongoing ban on mountain lion hunting in California. We discuss the different perspectives of stakeholders, including hunting lobbyists, conservation organizations, and island residents.

Join us as we delve into the complexities of wildlife management, the importance of community engagement, and the need to bridge the gap between non-hunters and the hunting community. Get ready for a thought-provoking discussion on this hot-button issue. Grab your earbuds and tune in to MAC Outdoors with Mia Anstine, where we explore the wild world of hunting, fishing, shooting, and country lifestyle.

Donate to CRWM -- www.savethehuntcolorado.com
Howl for Wildlife -- https://www.howlforwildlife.org
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Oct 30, 2023

Learn about Elegant and Armed concealment options, plans and products this week on MAC Outdoors.

Learn more and find important links at https://miaanstine.com/2023/10/29/mac-outdoors-podcast-123/

Elegant & Armed -- https://www.elegantandarmed.com/

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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Oct 23, 2023

Today, Mia joins Sierra Jepsen, the founder of Butcher Solutions, to discuss and compare the best cuts of meat. Whether you're buying from the store or processing your own, there's much to learn about meat's science.

Important links for this episode:
YouTube 35:00 mark -- https://youtu.be/PJsYIM9xTNo?si=sOEP_lrdTIGGKozc&t=2095
Butcher Solutions -- https://butchersolutionsllc.com
Sierra Jepsen's Butcher Solutions Instagram -- https://www.instagram.com/butcher_solutions_llc/
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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

Oct 16, 2023

Learn the secrets to having the best meat on the table and in your wild-game recipes. What you do from start to finish will impact the flavor of your hunting reward.

Important links for this episode:
Shop field-to-table cooking — https://mia.limited/shopftt
The gutless method of field-dressing an elk -- https://mia.limited/fielddresselk
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Self-Defense Radio Network – https://mia.limited/SelfDefenseRadio

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