This podcast celebrates Pete Shepley who is the oldest living owner of a compound bow company. PSE Archery just celebrated 50 years and Pete tells stories of where the compound bow industry started and the different things he’s seen since sanding his first compound risers under a tree in his front yard close to where I shot my first archery tournament. Pete is a living legend and one of the few left to tell stories of the greats like Fred Bear, Tom Jennings and Earl Hoyt. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
PC 253 is a podcast dedicated to my thought process for the peak whitetail season success. As we near the pre-rut here in the Midwest I talk you through my philosophies on the whats, wheres and why’s!
PC 252 is with Jocko Willink and we talk about the ups and downs in the elk mountains and also in life!
PC 251 is with Joe Rogan, Jocko Willink, Andy Stumpf, Cam Hanes and Brock White. We sit around a camp table and talk bowhunting. Theres too many great topics to remember them all. Get Some!
PC 250 picks up where 249 left off answering questions from all of YOU! Topics include- “New to Archery” bow choices, arrow tune variations, eye dominance, changes to the archery industry, decoy and calling tips and tactics, how to make quicker shots in hunting situations, Sitka whitetail system options, grilling tips, how to get over target panic, my most memorable hunts, and the decisions of hunting private and public lands for a new bow hunter.
Podcast 249 is long podcast dedicated to answering a few hours worth of questions from the Nock On Nation. Topics include- Updates from Sure Loc, warm weather whitetail tactics, favorite indoor set ups, ladder stands, beginner mule deer tips, preferred arrow point weight, tools for home tuning, tree saddles, how to kill a deer when your neighbor has the food, single pin VS multi pin, nock fit, Traeger life, my longest slump, update on nock on strings, shaking when holding at full draw, new sitka fanatic set and how to get permission to hunt.
In this podcast I guide you through my thought process for Opening season through September. I give you some tips on strategies, gear choices and things that boost success. I also recap some of my first hunts so far and what I did well and what I did not.
Podcast 246 is with an amazing dude John Timar- a few of his accolades are -COO of Kill Cliff, Navy SEAL(Team 8), 5 Years as DOD and intelligence adviser, Successful Start Up Tech Entrepreneur, BJJ brown belt and an Archery White Belt. We talk about his quest to growing brands, growing as a person and rebuilding families lives through the Navy SEAL Foundation
PC 245 is with an iconic figure to bodybuilding Frank Zane. Frank is a longtime friend and a pioneer in the mind/muscle connection in sport. He been a mentor to me for well over a decade and has an unlimited wealth of knowledge on Mind, Body and Spirit. This podcast goes into some memorable events that changed his life while on his quest to defeat Arnold Schwarzenegger for Mr Universe and also win 3 Mr Olympia awards. There are numerous life lesson for any competitor, business owner or employee looking to find positive paths in life.
This podcast is a deep dive into archery and competition mindset with one of the most interesting people you will ever meet, Dr Peter Attia. There’s no short way to describe his accolades in life. He’s a Dr, Boxer, Race Car Driver, Prolonged Health Junky, Fitness Guru, Dad, Swimmer of the Hawaiian Islands, Endurance Cyclist and currently transforming into a Archery Fanatic. He spent five years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland as a general surgery resident.He spent two years at the National Cancer Institute. Currently Peter is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity. He has a super scientific podcast called The Drive. I couldn’t think of a better person to coach archery while drafting life lessons. He has experience and wisdom that will change who you are as a person.
PC 243 is with the Leadership Icon Jocko Willink. He was commander of SEAL Team Three's Task Unit Bruiser during the Battle of Ramadi. Although he needs no formal introduction he is co-author of the books and
PC 242 is a great podcast with Mat Best, Jim Miller and Bert Sorin. We joke around while also focusing on motivating topics on performance in competition and of course mustaches!
PC 241 is a semi live podcast with Evan Hafer, Andy Stumpf and John Barklow. We are on stage at the Total Archery Challenge in Utah and talk about the fun on the mountain, how to shoot a tactical archery course and high level technique. If you are looking for high level tutorials this is the perfect podcast.
PC 240 is the first installment of the “Industry Icons” Series. My guest is CEO Jeremy Andrus who has an amazing story of how he progressed through success and failures in business to grow two amazing brands- Skull Candy and now Traeger. This podcast is a truly inspiring message about how to better yourself and your business.
PC 239 is an impromptu call to the winner of the VIP contest for the Total Archery Challenge. As we ramp up for this big event I called Jared Comstock to tell him he won the free trip to Utah courtesy of Kill Cliff. I let him ask questions on preparing for this event and gear choices we should consider on the mountain.
PC 238 is with a longtime friend Scott Eastman who has been embedded in the archery industry for decades. We talk about our beginnings in archery and what we have seen as the years have unfolded. We also talk about the importance of integrity, longevity and why shooters and companies continue to grow and fail. Scott’s an elite level free diver and spear fisherman that is equally decorated as a mountain hunter.
This podcast is focused on learning some basics about mobile hunting camps. After 42 years I finally decided to purchase a hunting rig and relied on my good friends Brad and Brock White. We tell some fun stories about old hunting camps, new mobile camps, old timers who slept on the ground, bows loud enough to wake up the neighborhood and some beginner mistakes we make as archers. My new camp hauler is amazing and I couldn’t be happier with how much these guys help. If you’re in the market their business is RowleyWhite.com 480-252-2237
PC 236 is a super in depth podcast about backpacks and the design behind them. John Barklow is an industry mogul in extreme survival and hunting. He’s spent decades around some of the most elite hardcore designers and companies. He sits down with me to explain his reasoning behind every aspect of the Sitka Hauler Packs and how you can load them for a backcountry hunt. As a little added bonus I give you some stories of the baby dud of the hunting world.
In this podcast Joe Rogan and I recap a crazy week in Hawaii hunting the Axis Deer. We also dive into some positive enlightenment of archery wisdom, self improvement, comedy, embracing failure and much more !
Podcast 234 is a long overdue podcast with Cam Hanes. We talk about what we learned from our hunt together and speak about the experiences we’ve had behind the bow. Cam is a leader in motivating people to be better everyday and our recent hunt opened my eyes about who he is. We talked about what we learned from each other in the bowhunting field and what others can learn from us as well. It was a good opportunity to show the importance of supporting everyone who supports hunting.
Podcast 233 is with my buddy Chris Dunkin who is very active in the whitetail community. We talk about summer preparation of new hunting spots, set up strategies, game cameras, hearing loss, tree stand set up and safety, trouble shooting errors and small tweaks to maximize success.
PC 232 is an awesome No BS podcast with Aron Snyder. We talk about arrows and tuning priorities. We brainstorm and collectively simplify a list rating arrow quality importance from 1-10!
PC 231 is with Dusty Fillion, Trevor Thompson and Andy Stumpf. We sit and recap the things we learned from the past week of hunting. We go over common mistakes that affect success in the field. We also talk about what these back country adventures can do for training and teaching you to be a better hunter.
PC 230 is with Andy Stumpf, Wesley Wes Mantooth and The Ragin’ Asian Tony He. We spend our last morning on the mountain podcasting about an amazing week in BC. We talk about first time hunting and what several guys learned from being in a completely new environment with bows and bears.
PC 229 is a podcast focussing on getting back on the grid from a brief disconnect from podcasting. Dudley talks about the past several weeks including gear setup for bear camp, a BC backcountry adventure, new products I’m working on, bows on budgets, getting ready for the Total Archery Challenge and much more!
PC 228 is with John Barlow who is no stranger to good podcasting. We talk about his experiences in the field for our spring hunt and then we discuss shot execution and mastering his shot. We go over many gear choices for shooting your best and also some tips on overcoming target panic.
PC 227 is with my good friends Andy Stumpf, Wesly Wes, Andrew Ehard and my Dad. We recap the first several days of a turkey camp here in Iowa and tell some funny stories of the past.
PC 226 is a random phone call to Randy Groenwold who was very disciplined with the School of Nock series and continual posting of his progress. I decided to reach out and do a random podcast with an everyday guy that I’ve never met to talk about what he learned through the process and what the Nock On Nation means to him
PC 225 is with good friend Mike Slynkard and we talk through many different tactics for hunting turkeys. We discuss everything from hunting from a blind to sitting in a lawn chair. Then we transition into turkeys and elk and how they relate in communication. Lastly we go into details about sealing the deal on a turkey tag and what’s the best arrow configuration to take with you.
PC 224 is all about Traeger grilling 101 with Chad Ward of Whiskey Bent BBQ and my good buddy Tyler Stark. This podcast is recapping an amazing 3 weeks of Nock 2 Fork with pig killing and grilling with several groups of friends and we are the last to be awake while we talk about the essentials to being a grill pro.
I am joined by professional snowboarder Mark Carter, YETI’s in/house video producer Ben Saterlee, and YETI hunting specialist Sloane Brown (Sloaner). We recap a recent film endeavor combining two opposite sports starting from day one to success in the field. We dive into Mark’s first day bowhunting, my first time snowboarding and where we ended up after a few days. We conclude by discussing small game conservation areas and urban dictionary’s.
This podcast has some legitimate pros of their crafts sitting around a table in Oklahoma. We talk bowhunting, bettering yourself, gear reviews, learning to learn and how to just better a better friend. Lineup includes Torsten Luth, Andy Stumpf, Evan Hafer, John Barklow, Trevor Thompson and Clay Forst.
PC 220 is coming at you from hog camp with Leadfoot Thompson, Andy Stumpf , Clay Forst and myself. We talk all about what you can do to be a better hunter amongst many other hot topics.
This podcast is with an awesome friend Trevor Thompson. We talk about his past 10 months learning to shoot a bow, his experiences as a Navy SEAL and how they relate to being successful in other arenas. We also talk about self discipline and how to be better at anything you put your mind to. I dig into Trevor’s past and find out what made this former art major decide to head to the Navy and fight for the country. Trevor is currently a Free Range American- working photography for Black Rifle Coffee Co, Base Jumping, Wing Suiting, Rucking, Bow Hunting and documenting life. You can follow him on Instagram @thompson_parasports
On this podcast Dudley and John Barklow talk through winter archery training and the experiences from the School of Nock series. John Barklow is a gear tech guru and has a vast knowledge of survival skills and backcountry hunting. Each year he dedicates the winter months to improve his archery and we talk through his recent endeavors.
PC 217- Covers Training Routines and Variations with my good buddy Andy Stumpf. We discuss overtraining, training methodology, mental approaches, learning the surprise shot and debate High level Rifle Shooters VS High level Archers. Find Andy on Instagram @AndyStumpf212 or on the Cleared Hot Podcast
PC 216 Recaps my past week test driving the Hoyt Helix. I also talk about newbies to archery, polishing your skills to get your 300, my opinions on bows and different brands.
PC 213 is a positive podcast focussed on momentum and mapping out how to properly commit and execute a perfect shot. I apply it not only to archery but other aspects of life and sport. I also talk about the mental side to seizing the moment and how to win.
PC 211 is a podcast to teach you to make sense of what deer see, hear and smell. It’s an amazing conversation with the highly educated and experienced Dr Karl Miller who specializes in whitetail. Dr. Miller is a research scientist and professor of Wildlife Biology at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia. He and his graduate students have authored hundreds of scientific articles, book chapters, and technical reports, and he has co-written or co-edited five books. He, and his research team, have also presented more than 600 lectures at scientific meetings or continuing education events.
Podcast 210 is with good friends Andy Stumpf Navy SEAL retired and Evan Hafer of Black Rifle Coffee co. This podcast helps tie together Veterans and Gun users who want to transition into archery. Of course we get off topic and screw around as well !!
PC 209 is with Auburn Univeristy President Steve Leath whom I’ve bow hunted with for many years. Steve and I talk about our love for the outdoors and how archery brought us together. We continue on to discuss the important topics of conservation, bowhunting ethics, camp stories and our responsibilities as hunters fort he future of our primary passions.
PC 208 is with fellow Nock On Nation member Matt Newton. We talk about lifestyle changes Matt made to better his life as an archer, hunter and everyday person. We discuss his recent coaching session and things he learned while shooting at the School of Nock.
PC 207 is a podcast paving the way for archery excellence. I talk with longtime friend and mentor Randy Ulmer about multiple aspects of mastering archery. For nearly two hours we talk theories to coaching, mental techniques and shooting processes that have changed the game in archery. For those who don’t know Randy Ulmer is a monumental figure to archery and has been inducted into the Bowhunters Hall of Fame and the Archery Hall of Fame for his achievements both as a hunter, competitor and mentor.
PC 206 recaps the week 1 assignment of the School of Nock.
We talk about the method to my madness in this training session of 4 and how it affects your shooting long term. I also answer questions on training distances, release types and what’s best for you, eye dominance and more.
PC 205 is the "pre-school" talk about the upcoming School of Nock teaching sessions coming up on our social media and nockonarchery YouTube channel. Hunting season is winding down and its the best time to ramp up our shooting skills so we talk through some of the details i'll be working with you on. We also jump into talks about rhythm and routines that help you on the shooting floor and in the field.