East Meets West Hunt
East Meets West Hunt
Beau Martonik
The East Meets West Hunt Podcast is your resource for all things adventure hunting. This podcast is for the hunter that loves planning and preparing for the hunt, just as much as the hunt. Whether it's deer hunting for big woods mountain bucks, chasing elk in the Rocky Mountains, and anything in between, we will talk to successful hunters from all over to provide the EMW community with useful knowledge and motivation to continue to live their life through a series of adventures.
Ep. 271: Rut Stuff - Public Land Calling Strategies and Still-Hunting with Zach Ferenbaugh // The Hunting Public
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public. Zach’s style of ground hunting whitetails is unique and effective. They discuss overlooked hunting spots, identifying hot sign, how far to push, still-hunting on the ground, and realistic calling techniques that work even in highly pressured areas. This is part 1 of 2. Topics: Beau's Late October hunting update Overlooked hunting spots When looking for hot sign, how far is too far? Still-hunting on the ground Why you should always carry your bow when scouting Rattling, Grunting, and Bleating on Public Land Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @zach_ferenbaugh @thehuntingpublic Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Nov 1
1 hr 28 min
Ep. 270: The Best Big Woods Rut Hunting Setups - Pt. 2 with Johnny Stewart, Mason Martonik, and Joe Martonik
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by Johnny Stewart, Mason Martonik, and his dad, Joe Martonik. These are some of the most accomplished big woods deer hunters during bow season, and the discussion is focused on the pre-rut/rut time frame. Specific topics include their favorite dates to hunt during the rut, barren does, perfect rut hunting setups, doe groups vs. funnels, logging cuts, 1 thing to help you better your odds during the rut, and much more. Part 2 of 2.   Topics: Favorite dates to hunt during the rut Barren does Perfect rut hunting setups - find a doe group or sit funnels? Are clearcuts always the ticket? 1 thing to help you better your odds during the rut Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @thejohnnystewart @masonmartonik Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Oct 27
54 min
Ep. 269: Making the Most of Scrapes and the Pre-Rut/Rut in the Big Woods with Johnny Stewart, Joe Martonik, and Mason Martonik
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by Johnny Stewart, Mason Martonik, and his dad, Joe Martonik. These are some of the most accomplished big woods deer hunters during bow season, and the discussion is focused on the pre-rut/rut time frame. Specific topics include Johnny’s public land West Virginia buck hunt breakdown, what to do when you aren’t finding sign, late October strategies, the best time of the day for activity, top scrape locations to hunt, how to figure out where to hunt, having confidence in it, how much you should rely on trail cameras, and much more. Part 1 of 2. Topics: Johnny’s public land West Virginia buck hunt breakdown What to do when you aren’t finding sign Late October strategies Best time of the day for activity during pre-rut and rut Top scrape locations to hunt How do you know where to hunt and build confidence in it during the rut How much should you rely on trail cameras Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @thejohnnystewart @masonmartonik Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Oct 25
1 hr 27 min
Ep. 268: Big Woods vs. Farm Country Deer Hunting with Arron Bleise // BONUS Episode from the Fall Podcast
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined as a guest on the Fall podcast with Arron Bleise. This is a bonus episode that was repurposed from the Fall podcast to share with the EMW audience in regards to keeping your head in the game throughout the season, wind information, micro terrain features, October scrapes, weather fronts, gun season, mobile vs. staying put, and more! Topics: Keeping your head in the game throughout the season Wind in the face or to the back when moving  Wind in the mountains vs. flat country Micro terrain features Mid-October scrapes  Weather fronts  Gun hunting the big woods October mornings Hunt the same spot or move often Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @thefallpodcast Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Oct 21
1 hr 32 min
Ep. 267: Late October Cold Front Leads to Big Pennsylvania Mountain Buck - Listener Success Story with Shawn Nicholson
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by podcast listener and Pennsylvania hunter, Shawn Nicholson. Shawn sent in a story for Mountain Buck Monday about a big Pennsylvania mountain buck he shot in 2020 that anyone can learn from. They discuss his biggest struggle learning to hunt the big woods, how archery has helped him in life, using logging cuts to find bucks, and closing the deal on a giant 10-point checking scrapes. Topics: Most significant struggle learning to hunt the big woods How archery has helped deal with life Using logging cuts to find bucks Closing the deal on a big 10 checking scrapes Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @nicholson724 @724outdoors Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Oct 18
53 min
Ep. 266: Early October Hunting Recap - Illinois and West Virginia
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is going solo to break down his recent hunt on some of the best private farm country in Illinois, followed by a scouting trip to the rugged mountains of southern West Virginia. Topics: Illinois - Quietkat Hunt Learning from someone with 25+ years of experience in hunting mature deer Green soybeans and acorns were hot food sources Snorting back and forth with a buck Finding water and a nice buck Southern West Virginia Scouting Trip Glass in the mornings and scout afternoon/evenings Day 1 consisted of walking different levels of ridges on the sides of valley fills looking for white oaks dropping Day 2 covered other points and dropped some cameras Day 3 found the holy grail spot with 4 ridges converging at one spot with a large community scrape Finding the does Why the southern West Virginia mountains are different than other areas in the Appalachian range Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Oct 14
29 min
Ep. 265: How Weather Affects Deer Movement and Aggressive Hunting Strategies with Christian Bond
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by Oklahoma deer hunter, Christian Bond. Christian continues to be successful year after year on giant bucks. They focus on topics surrounding barometric pressure, weather fronts, doe populations, aggressive rattling, still-hunting, and much more! Topics: How Christian built a life around being able to hunt often How vital is barometric pressure Post-weather fronts Doe population affecting rut activity Pressure vs. weather Aggressive rattling Still-hunting on the ground Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @bondchristian007 Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Oct 11
1 hr 52 min
Ep. 264: Deer Hunting Fresh Sign vs. Historical Data with Andy May and Garrett Prahl
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by Andy May and Garrett Prahl (The DIY Sportsman). This recording came from a Spartan Forge Instagram Live event back in the summer but is relevant to the beginning of October. They discuss relocating bucks in the fall, how to hunt an area with too many acorns, following a specific buck through the whole season, using the journal feature in Spartan Forge, hunting off instinct vs. data, doe groups, and much more. Topics: Relocating bucks in the fall that you found during the summer How to hunt an area early season that’s covered in acorns How to follow a specific buck throughout the entire season Using the journaling feature in Spartan Forge Hunting off instinct vs. data Historical data with doe groups Hunting in high deer density areas early season Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @bowhuntingdad @diy_sportsman Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Diamondback Truck Covers - Diamondback makes the most rigid truck bed covers on the market for hunters, outdoorsmen, contractors, etc. I use the HD cover capable of holding up to 1,600 pounds on top of it and is impossible to break into. MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Oct 4
1 hr 19 min
Ep. 263: 21 Days in the Montana Backcountry - 2022 Archery Elk Hunt Recap
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by Justin Mueller in the backcountry of Montana to recap their 21-day archery elk hunt. This experience was filled with the highest of highs and lowest of lows. They discuss locating elk in the heat, Tim’s bull, being patiently aggressive, opportunity at a once-in-a-lifetime bull, weather-affected movement, a gear rundown, and much more. Topics: Locating elk in the heat Tim’s bull Getting in the middle of the herd Opportunity at a once-in-a-lifetime bull How weather affected elk bedding and movement Gear I loved and gear mistakes Foggy bull encounter Seek Outside Goshawk 4800 pack Miscellaneous gear rundown New East Meets West Deer Camp Apparel Collection Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @justinmuellerphotography Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Sep 27
1 hr 30 min
Ep. 262: Why You Should Hunt Buck Beds in October with Greg Litzinger
On this episode of the East Meets West Hunt podcast, Beau Martonik is joined by the Bowhunting Fiend, Greg Litzinger. Greg is well versed in hunting the big woods, mountains, swamps, farm country, and everything in between. They discuss Greg’s aggressive October hunting style, locating early season buck bedding, mature vs. immature buck bedding, how to hunt tight to the beds, scent control, food source shifts, and many more listener questions. Topics: Greg’s aggressive October hunting style Locating early season buck bedding Mature buck vs. immature buck beds How to hunt tight to buck beds When to go all in vs. being patient Tree selection details Scent control Food source shift in beginning of October Why big tracks matter Resources: Instagram:   @eastmeetswesthunt @beau.martonik @bowhunting_fiend Facebook:   East Meets West Outdoors   Website/Apparel/Deals: https://www.eastmeetswesthunt.com/ YouTube: Beau Martonik - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJon93sYfu9HUMKpCMps3w Amazon Influencer Page https://www.amazon.com/shop/beau.martonik   Partners and Exclusive Deals: Spartan Forge - Check out the Spartan Forge app for deer movement predictions based on millions of data points for your area, as well as incredible GPS mapping! Save 20% with coupon code eastmeetswest GoWild - is a free social community built by hunters, for hunters. Use the code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off of all hunting gear on the website (including Tethrd Saddle hunting equipment). Maven Optics - Top-quality binoculars, spotting scopes and rifle scopes for your hunts from east to west. Use the code eastmeetswest-gift to get a free gift with your next order! Elk Crossing Getaway in the PA Wilds - You can rent out my personal AirBNB property in the heart of the PA Wilds as a hunting camp, watch the elk with your family, go hiking, fishing, and anything else outdoor-related. Send us a message on AirBNB and say you heard about it on the podcast to save 10%. TETHRD - Tethrd builds the highest quality, lightweight, and innovative saddle hunting gear on the planet. Use the coupon code EASTMEETSWEST to save 10% off Tethrd saddle hunting gear in the GoWild App Gear Shop. SITKA GEAR - Use this link to help support the podcast and build your own performance hunting apparel system. Exodus Trail Cameras- Save 10% off Exodus trail cameras and gear by clicking on the link. Code automatically applied at checkout Seek Outside - Save 5% off the American-made, lightweight tents and outdoor gear by using the code eastmeetswest Big Truck Farms - They embrace the mindset of hard work and the outdoor lifestyle on the farm with an “Earn a Beer” mentality. They support and host archery shoots, donate to veterans, and make damn good beer. Visit “The Farmhouse” in Parkton, Maryland. Heather's Choice - Healthy, great-tasting, dehydrated meals for the backcountry. Use code eastmeetswest to get free shipping.  Garmin - From lifesaving devices to smartwatches, and range-finding bow sights, Garmin builds products to help you on the hunt. Treeline Academy - Save 20% off the Elk E-Scouting Masterclass with code EASTMEETSWEST The Elk Collective - Save $15 off the Elk Hunting virtual course to become a better elk hunter with code EASTMEETSWEST MTN OPS - is the leader in providing science-based supplements to help you train inside and conquer more outside. Use the code BEAUFREESHIP for free shipping on all orders.
Sep 20
1 hr 32 min
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