Fresh Tracks Weekly

Fresh Tracks Weekly

Fresh Tracks Weekly is a weekly show that dives into sportsman's issues, conservation topics, and a general update about what's going on here at Fresh Tracks!

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  • Hunters Not Needed? | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 46)

    We have a quick recap of some weekend bighorn sheep scouting which is proving to be a fun but tough experience.

    A few news headlines including the Nevada's latest reports on the decline of mule deer and bighorn sheep.

    Chronic wasting disease has now been confirmed in a road killed deer in Flor...

  • Sheep Scouting, Bear Hunting and Dog Training | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 45)

    This week for the deeper dive we talk a little bighorn sheep scouting, hear about Michael and Jace's recent bear hunt and Blake's progress on bird dog training.

    Michael also gives us the lowdown in the fishing corner recapping a little walleye outing along with improving trout conditions.

    For ...

  • Randy Leasing an Oil Well? | Fresh Tracks Weekly EP.44

    This week we’re talking about a few recent headlines concerning public land and public access.

    We give a quick update from a weekend of paddlefish fishing along with picking up a few catfish.

    For news we have updates on the Wyoming corner crossing case and how Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks ...

  • HUGE Ruling in The Wyoming Corner Crossing Case | Fresh Tracks Weekly EP.43

    Randy Gives an update on what the crew has been up to. Michael has a fishing report from Fort Peck. Marcus is back from his bear hunt and Randy gives some news updates. This week for the deeper dive, the crew discusses the recent ruling in the Wyoming corner crossing case.

  • Odds of Drawing a Sheep Tag | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 41)

    Big news. Marcus drew a bighorn sheep tag in Montana. A lot of excitement and plans going into the upcoming season but also reeling back and talking about the status of bighorn sheep in Montana along with Shiras moose and mountain goat. Many people wait a lifetime to draw one of these tags and un...

  • Open Season on Wild Horses? | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 40)

    This week we get an update on all the turkey hunting Marcus and the crew has been doing, a fishing corner from Michael, and a deeper dive into invasive species as a whole and what impact they have on native species.

  • Hunting Myths | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 39)

    Montana turkey season started out great, filling a couple tags on opening day! We cooked one of the birds in a couple of different ways to make some office lunches this week.

    Michael finally got his boat out so gives us the fishing update in which he landed a few nice walleye, bass, trout and pi...

  • What is Killing all The Mule Deer? | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 38)

    It's spring in Montana! By spring I mean it's turkey and bear season!

    Michael fills us in with all things fishing as he's been getting more excited about gear for walleye and bass than he is fly fishing for trout.

    For news, we have an update on the two Montana bills that are competing over the ...

  • Antelope or Pronghorn | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 37)

    This week Randy is taking over Fresh Tracks Weekly to give his thoughts on a few things going on in the legislative world.

    There has been a movement to add the right to hunt, fish and trap to state's constitutions to try and ensure these activities can continue into the future. Randy gives an up...

  • How Winter Kills Wildlife | Fresh Tracks Weekly Ep. 36

    Two new national monuments have been designated. What does that mean for public access and management?
    A grizzly bear reintroduction is back on the table for the Northern Cascades mountains in Washington.
    Three different bills have been introduced before congress to delist wolves nationwide and t...

  • Private Land - Public Hunting | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 35)

    This week Marcus discusses wildlife news, Michael gives us his fishing corner, and the deeper dive is on private land public hunting opportunities in the west!

  • How Many Elk do Hunters Kill? | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 34)

    This week we're starting out with a quick recipe for slow cooked pronghorn shoulder made from a Nevada antelope and chukar stock.

    Michael recaps his recent steelhead fishing trip to Idaho which ended up being substantially more successful than last year.

    We revisit the discussion of renewable e...

  • Shed Antler Hunting Kills Wildlife | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 33)

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    Multiple bills are attempting to redistribute funds that are supposed to go to Habitat Montana. Significant tax revenue from the legalization of marijuana was supposed to be directed to a fund in that is used to purchase high quality wildlife habitat and conservati...

  • The Almost Death of Randy Newberg - Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 32)

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    Due to a lack of stories and lack of time, we are skipping the news segment and doing a quick office kitchen tour instead.

    We hear Michael's fishing update and get a sneak peek and future video of some packraft floating and fishing.

    For the deeper dive, we hear ...

  • Can We Hunt Grizzly Bears Next Year? | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 31)

    A little fishing update to start off the episode as Michael is still out there swinging bugs.

    For news we start off with talking about environmental groups suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service trying to get them to place Arctic Grayling on the endangered species list. It's a never ending sag...

  • $725,000 Mule Deer Tag | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 30)

    We have a new in the field Fishing Corner from Michael where he runs through his process of winter nymphing for trout.

    A few news articles this week include the announcement of the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service to launch a 12-month status review on whether or not they should delist grizzly bears fr...

  • "Clean" Public Land Energy | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 29)

    This week we catch up with Michael on some sub-zero temp fishing reports.

    Oregon is trying to amend its constitution to include the right to hunt and fish, which would make them the 24th state to do so if successful.

    The boundary waters recently received protections from hard rock mine leasing ...

  • Cows with Collars, Wild Pigs in MT? & Talking Elk | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 28)

    Short episode this week with Michael and Randy out of the office. Just a few news segments to recap.

    Legislation in Kansas to provide free deer tags and defund the game and fish.

    The roadless rule has been restored on the Tongass National forest in Alaska, what does this mean for wildlife and ...

  • Legalize Corner Crossing? | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 27)

    We start with a recap from the weekend's chukar hunt where some tasty, cheat grass-filled, non-native upland birds were chased down by a bird dog in the cliffs.

    We hear from Michael's fishing corner where we hear about the new rod he just broke.

    News segments include three grizzly bears that c...

  • Media Has Ruined Hunting | Fresh Traks Weekly (Ep. 26)

    This week we talk about a recently published study looking at the Greater Yellowstone Elk Herd and how much they rely on private land in the winter. Much of the land they utilize in the winter is still unprotected.

    Conservation easements have recently seen pushback over concerns of land being f...

  • We're Back! | Fresh Tracks Weekly Ep. 25

    A Legislative storm of fish and wildlife-related bills are being drafted in Montana and likely in your state as well. Randy gives us a preview of what's to come in Montana in one of the segments of Fresh Tracks Weekly. Hopefully we can get a weekly update as both good and bad bills are brought fo...

  • Last Episode... It's Hunting Season | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 24)

    This is the last episode for the foreseeable future. Hunting season is starting for us and we won't have time for the weekly show. We catch up with Michael in the Ohio edition of the fishing corner and jump into a few news items. The Center for Biological Diversity along with some other animal we...

  • Bison Ruining a Way of Life? American Prairie vs UPOM | FT Weekly (Ep. 23)

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    Another busy week for the Fresh Tracks crew as we gear up for the upcoming season.

    Michael has been getting some incredible dry fly action fishing the last couple weeks and fills us in over at the fishing corn...

  • Wolves are Wolves | Fresh Tracks Weekly (Ep. 22)

    It's a busy week for the crew, finishing up edits from last season while prepping for the next hunting season.

    Wolves being the charismatic megafauna that they are often pop up in national news feeds along with many hunting related news feeds. The reason they gain so much attention is often for ...