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Into The Wilderness with Byron Pace

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The world is so much more than what we know, and only through understanding it better can we make informed decisions. This podcast aims to bring impactful, entertaining and insightful conversations from a global array of guests. From explorers to renowned scientists and just good people, they all ha… read more

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February 22nd, 2024


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#241 Sean Viljoen: The Conservation Film Company

February 12th, 2024


Recorded while filming a conservation project in Chad, Byron sits down with fellow film-maker Sean Viljoen to talk about story-telling and filming documentaries.

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#240 Arthur Petherbridge: The Wild Order

January 16th, 2024


In the first show of 2024 I bring you Arthur Petherbridge, founder of The Wild Order. We talk about our connection with food and how he is trying to help people to bridge the gap modern life and wild sources.

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#239 Ivan Carter: Zambeze Delta Safaris

December 5th, 2023


In this episode, I am diving back to the series 'From the Field', which started in episode 200. So much of the full interviews undertaken during that …

The British Uplands Podcast: Episode 6/6

September 26th, 2023


In the final epsiode of this series, co-presenters Byron Pace and Sarah Roberts sit down with producer David Shanks to reflect on the conversations from the previous few weeks.

This is not a sit-down studio interview …

The British Uplands Podcast: Episode 5/6

September 18th, 2023


A unique ecosystem, a rare habitat for wildlife, and a crucial carbon store, the UK’s uplands are all of these things… we’ve spent the last four episodes learning about how they are changing and what that might mean. …

The British Uplands Podcast: Episode 4/6

September 12th, 2023


It’s October, and the red deer rut is well underway. The biggest, strongest males are vying for position to pass on their genes, and as the leaves turn to the browns of autumn, and the salmon push on upstream to spawn, …

#235 Hanna & Jonas: Biking 4 Biodiversity

September 6th, 2023


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The British Uplands Podcast: Episode 3/6

August 28th, 2023


Earlier in the year, I travelled into the hills, following lines of smoke drifting down the glens. It’s muirburn season, where gamekeepers like Will …

The British Uplands Podcast: Episode 2/6

August 21st, 2023


Our carbon-rich peatlands are now exposed to a changing climate and the impacts of human intervention. Many want to see more trees in the uplands, but why aren’t there already?

In episode 2 of the British Uplands …

The British Uplands Podcast: Episode 1/6

August 11th, 2023


A landscape thousands of years in the making, facing an uncertain future.

Britain’s uplands and the peat beneath it form one of the most unique, …

#231 Vincent van der Merwe: Land of the cheetah

August 8th, 2023


In this episode I am diving back to the series 'From the Field' which started in episode 200. So much of the full interviews undertaken during that …

#230 From the Frontlines: The Robin Hurt Wildlife Foundation with Derek Hurt

July 26th, 2023


This is From The Frontlines, a series presented by Rocky Talkie, bringing you conversations from people working on the coalface of conservation efforts around the world. This week I speak with Derek Hurt from the Robin …

#229 Mark Haldane: Zambeze Delta Safaris

July 18th, 2023


In this episode I am diving back to the series 'From The Field' which started in episode 200. So much of the full interviews undertaken during that …

#228 From The Frontlines: John Banovich, Annette & Alex Oelofse

June 27th, 2023


You are about to hear the second in the series 'From The Frontlines', presented by Rocky Talkie. In this series I get in the field with people making a tangible difference to wildlife conservation on the ground

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#227 From The Frontlines: Alex Oelofse

June 9th, 2023


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In the first episode of this new series, speaking to people on the frontlines of conservation around the world, I sit down with conservationist Alex Oelofse. From the …

#226 Willem Briers-Louw: Living with lions

May 22nd, 2023


The full length conversation with conservation biologist Willem Briers-Louw, originally recorded as part of the three part series 'From The Field' …

#225 Part 2 - Luke Oppenheimer: Have camera will travel

April 14th, 2023


Part 2: Luke Oppenheimer is a writer and photographer exploring the unreported corners of the world, telling the stories of rarely heard voices in …

#224 Part 1 Luke Oppenheimer: Have camera will travel

March 11th, 2023


Luke Oppenheimer is a writer and photographer exploring the unreported corners of the world, telling the stories of rarely heard voices in the …

#223 Living with Nature: Gloria Goni

February 23rd, 2023


This week we jump back into the Living with Nature series we ran last year, presented by Swarovski Optik. You can download #197 to pick that up from the start. We have tweaked the questions a little, but I am really …

#222 Being a Steward of the wild: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department & Foundation

February 9th, 2023


Tyler sharp, editor in chief of Modern Huntsman joins me in a conversation with David Yoskowitz, the Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and Katie Spurgin, the Engagement Officer for the …

#221 Casey Anderson: The Grizzly guy

January 24th, 2023


Casey Anderson — or grizzly guy as he is on his social platforms — is a naturalist and filmmaker creating shows as a producer and host for Natgeo, the BBC and Discovery Channel to name just a few. He runs a wildlife …

#220 Lyndsie Bourgon: Tree Thieves

January 9th, 2023


Lyndsie is a writer, oral historian and 2018 National Geographic Explorer. In this show, we discuss her new book Tree Thieves, investigating the …

#119 Dr Nick Fox: Falcons, beavers and cultural heritage

December 5th, 2022


I speak with Dr Nick Fox OBE. He is a wildlife biologist, a falconer, a farmer, and a conservationist, sitting on numerous boards, from the Bevis …

#218 Swarovski Optik Ambasador Event: Trinchera Ranch

November 21st, 2022


A chance to take a look inside a Swarovski ambassador event at Thrincher Ranch in the fall of 2022, and hear from an inspiring mix of creatives and outdoor advocates as they take emotionally on the importance of nature …

#217 Sarah Roberts: Tight Lips Sink Ships

November 3rd, 2022


In episode 217 I am joined by my good friend Sarah Roberts for a deep dive into a story she wrote in Volume 9 of Modern Huntsman. The story, which …

#216 Bobby Neptune: A life in the sky

October 17th, 2022


We chat to photographer and film-maker Bobby Neptune. Bobby’s fascinating life has led him from the depths of refugee camps to the skies above the great migration in Kenya. It was an incredible and moving conversation, …

#215 Natalie Rhea: Musings of an emerging turkey hunter

October 2nd, 2022


Natalie Rhea is a writer, film-maker and photographer who has spent the last few years exploring the great outdoors through her connection with food, and that has led her to both hunting and fishing. In this episode, …

#214 Alex Bescoby: The Last Overland

September 20th, 2022


Alex studied politics and history at Cambridge University, and has spent much of the last decade working, exploring and living in South East Asia. He …

#213 Ben Masters: Deep In The Heart

September 2nd, 2022


This week I am joined by the brilliant storyteller and filmmaker that is Ben Masters. We talk all about his incredible new feature film, Deep in The Heart, and tackle a host of controversial topics which cross the …

#212 Danny Christensen: Wild TV premier - The Urban Huntsman

August 18th, 2022


Danny is a photographer, philosopher, hunter, naturalist, conservation, chef, farmer, and now TV host on Wild TV. In this episode we talk about his journey to bring the great outdoors to people, making nature and our …

#211 Rob Green: The great bear debate

August 5th, 2022


Rob Green is a conservation journalist and photographer from Montana, and in a recent contribution to Modern Huntsman volume 9, he wrote extensively …

#210 Tecovas Outpost: Josh Crumpton

July 21st, 2022


Episode 210 is the third instalment of the Tecovas Outpost series, bringing you stories of the wilderness from the American west, from people who live, breathe and work on the land. You can read articles related to this …

#209 Ethical Wildlife Tourism

July 6th, 2022


In this episode, something different. A few months ago I was asked to host an episode of UNpacked, tackling the question: what is ethical wildlife tourism? This is that investigation, originally released by

#208 Lloyd Morse: Food sourcing and the joy of venison

June 18th, 2022


In the early part of 2022 I headed north of Inverness in Scotland to join Lloyd Morse and Sam Thompson in search of deer; deer which was destined for the plate of customers in The Palmerston restaurant in …

#207 Living with Nature: Sarah Roberts

May 26th, 2022


Swarovski Optik presents: Living with Nature. In this episode, I chat with friend Sarah Roberts. A woman of many talents, she's a children's writer, TV presenter, environmental journalist, and has an incredible article …

#205 Living with Nature: Charles Post

May 12th, 2022


Swarovski Optik presents: Living with Nature. In this show, I catch up with a friend and previous guest, ecologist Charles Post. Many regular …

#206 Tecovas Outpost Ep2: Malou Andersen-Ramirez. Ranching with nature

May 12th, 2022


This is episode 206 and our second episode of the Tecovas Outpost series. If you want to hear the first episode in this series, go back to Ep.195 and the brilliant interview with Matt Skogland from North Bridger Bison, …

#204 From the Field: Mozambique ep3/3. Leopards and lions

April 14th, 2022


From the Field is a special series of immersive podcasts, combining field recordings and interviews to bring you with us, as we tell stories of some of the most fascinating conservation initiatives from around the globe.

#203 Living with Nature: Jillian Lukiwski

April 1st, 2022


Swarovski Optik presents: Living with Nature. In this episode, we hear from Jillian Lukiwski, who some of you may know as the Noisy Plume from her social media accounts and website. She is a farmer, writer, …

#202 From the Field: Mozambique ep2/3. Landscape conservation & anti-poaching

March 17th, 2022


From the Field is a special series of immersive podcasts, combining field recordings and interviews to bring you with us, as we tell stories of some of the most fascinating conservation initiatives from around the globe.

#201 Living with Nature: Melissa Cristina Marquez

March 4th, 2022


Swarovski Optik presents: Living with Nature. In this episode we hear from Melissa Cristina Marquez. She is a marine biologist specializing in shark …

#200 From the Field: Mozambique ep1/3. The cheetah reintroduction

February 16th, 2022


From the Field is a special series of immersive podcasts, combining field recordings and interviews to bring you with us, as we tell stories of some of the most fascinating conservation initiatives from around the globe.

#199 Living with Nature: Lindsey Browne Davis

February 3rd, 2022

Swarovski Optik presents: Living with Nature. In this episode we hear from Lindsey Davis. A friend of the show, she is contributor to Modern Hunstman

#198 Sam Thompson: sika deer and how not to be a hunting douche

January 20th, 2022


From being a hunting douche, to the virtues of sika venison and going on a DIY black bear hunt. Sam Thompson is back on the show to kick off 2022 the …

#197 Living with Nature: Ben Lizdas Swarovski Optik

January 6th, 2022


Host, Byron Pace, gives a brief run-down of his projects from last year before getting into the first in a new series presented by Swarovski Optik: Living with Nature. Once a month you get to hear from a spectrum of …

#196 Mike Robinson: Sustainable, wild food sourcing. Deer / conservation / management / cooking

November 10th, 2021


Mike Robinson is a Forloh ambassador, hunter, fisherman, restauranteur, deer manager and TV host to mention just a few things. In this episode we discuss sustainable food sourcing, using wildlife as a resource and how …

#195 Tecovas Outpost Ep 1: Matt Skoglund, North Bridger Bison & regenerative grazing

November 3rd, 2021


In the first episode of an ongoing collaboration with Tecovas, the Outpost Series brings you gritty stories of the American West from the people who …

#194 Addison Edmonds: The legacy of Gunner the dog. Hunting / dogs / birds / life stories

September 1st, 2021


This episode is part of our ongoing collaboration with Gunner Kennels, kicked off by a moving conversation with the company founder Addison Edmonds. …

#193 Conservation Roundtable Ep6: Climate change targets, bison management & conservation politics

July 17th, 2021


In the last of six conservation roundtable episodes, Byron is joined by Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, and Ford Van Fossen, conservation and content manager at First Lite …

#192 Conservation Roundtable Ep5: Invasive species, sage grouse & nuclear disaster wildlife recoveries

July 3rd, 2021


In the fifth of six conservation roundtable episodes, Byron is joined by Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, and Ford Van Fossen, conservation and content manager at First Lite …

#191 Conservation Roundtable Ep4: wildlife trade bans, venison markets & the impacts of human altered landscapes

June 22nd, 2021


In the fourth of six conservation roundtable episodes, Byron is joined by Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, and Ford Van Fossen, conservation and content manager at First Lite …

#190 Conservation Roundtable Ep3: Rock climbing conflicts, do fish feel pain & wild horses as ecosystem engineers

June 14th, 2021


In the third of six conservation roundtable episodes, Byron is joined by Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, and Ford Van Fossen, conservation and content manager at First Lite …

#189 Dr Mark Elbroch: The Cougar Conundrum. Mountain lions, conservation, hunting, conflict

June 9th, 2021

Dr Mark Elbroch is the lead scientists for Panthera's Puma Program. If you want to understand mountain lions this is the show to listen to and he the …

#188 Conservation Roundtable Ep2: Wolf management, dam removal & genetic degradation in salmon

May 25th, 2021


In the second of six conservation roundtable episodes, Byron is joined by Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, and Ford Van Fossen, conservation and content manager at First Lite …

#187 Conservation Roundtable Ep1: Bison culling, species reintroduction & fence management

May 19th, 2021


In the first of six conservation roundtable episodes, Byron is joined by Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, and Ford Van Fossen, conservation and content manager at First Lite …

#186 Dr Cathy Mayne: Rewilding ourselves. Scottish deer management to sustainable living

May 5th, 2021


Dr Cathy Mayne is an ecologist based in Scotland. We tackle the prickly topic of rewilding, the implications for how we manage deer and our …

#185 Jake Willers: From wildlife sanctuary to National Geographic presenter. Conservation / documentary / film making / lions / bears

April 19th, 2021


Jake Willers is a wildlife documentary filmmaker and National Geographic presenter. He transformed his career from working at the family wildlife park in England to presenting wildlife documentaries around the world. …

#184 Simon Parker: An adventurous life of a travel writer. Sustainability / conservation / cycling the world / the education of living

April 5th, 2021


Simon Parker is a journalist, radio and TV presenter, and travel writer, who has lived a restless life forever in search of adventure.  Having travelled half the world's countries, he has reported for numerous major …

#183 Laura Zerra: Surviving the wilderness. Persistence hunting / vegetarian / knife forging / nature / naked and afraid

March 23rd, 2021


Laura Zerra is most well known from the TV show Naked and Afraid, but there is so much more to who she is. From that the art of letter writing, to hand forging knives and leaving her own bloody footprints in the snow, I …

#182 Dr Steven Rosenzweig: Understanding regenerative agriculture. Conservation / EPIC / climate change / ecosystem health

March 8th, 2021


What is regenerative agriculture and why is it important? We speak to the senior soil scientist at General Mills, Dr Steven Rosenzweig, about the …

#181 Adeline Fox: Preserving land, water, dark skies and cultural heritage with the Big Bend Conservation Alliance.

February 23rd, 2021


Adeline Fox is the president of the Big Bend Conservation Alliance. Originally established to fight against a proposed gas pipeline cutting across …

#180 Jess Johnson: From wolves to the Grand Teton National Park wild goat controversy. Conservation / hunting / America / wild sheep

February 16th, 2021

Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, joins me to discuss the recent controversy surrounding mountain goat management in Grand Teton National Park. We hear the nuances of the …

#179 Jake Muise: Harvesting wild meat in Hawaii. The Maui Nui story. Conservation / invasive species / venison / food / ecology

February 9th, 2021


Jake Muise is the co-founder of Maui Nui Venison based in Hawaii. He has turned the problem of an invasive species, the axis deer, into a business …

#178 James Glancy: From Royal Marine to documentary film-maker. Conservation / wolves / military / poaching / wildlife

February 2nd, 2021


James Glancy is a former British Royal Marine turned documentary film-maker. He has a passion for conservation and storytelling, and currently working on film projects for National Geographic and Discovery Channel. From …

#177 Tyler Sharp: From wolves in Yellowstone to the black cowboys who help forge the West. Conservation / Modern Huntsman / whales / Cameroon / photography / survival

January 27th, 2021


Editor in Chief of Modern Huntsman, Tyler Sharp, joins me around the table in Montana to talk about the contents of volume 6: the resilience issue. …

#176 Bill Roden: Insights from the outdoors industry. Hunting / fishing / marketing / advertising / writing

January 20th, 2021


Bill Roden is the Chief Marketing Officer for Modern Huntsman. We discuss the outdoors industry, how it interacts with the community and take a view …

#175 Dr Mark Scherz: The importance of species in conservation. Madagascar / herpetology / frogs / evolution / DNA / barcoding

January 13th, 2021


For the first show of 2021 we are joined by herpetologist and evolutionary biologist, Dr Mark Scherz. We dive into the reasons why naming species is …

#174 Women in the Wilderness. The feral horse problem. America / conservation / adventure / documentary

December 14th, 2020


For the final episode of the year, I am joined by a team of three women about to embark on an amazing adventure across the wilderness of North …

#173 Science Shorts: Dr Richard Thomas. Global wildlife trade. Conservation / poaching / pangolin / tigers / elephants

December 7th, 2020


Dr Richard Thomas is the director of communications for Traffic, a non-governmental organisation focused on the sustainable use of wild resources through international trade. From tigers in the U.K. to abalone in South …

#172 Peter Carr: From gamekeeper to journalist and global conservationist. Hunting / conservation / Africa / lions / illegal trade

November 30th, 2020


Editor-in-Chief of Sporting Rifle, Peter Carr, comes back on the show to talk about his life, transitioning from skipper to gamekeeper to journalist, and now international conservationist. From the British countryside …

#171 Science Shorts: Christine Figgener Ph.D. Sea turtle conservation. Biology / biodiversity / Costa Rica / environment / plastic pollution / evolution

November 23rd, 2020


Marine biologist, Christine Figgener, Ph.D. joins us to discuss the complexities of sea-turtle conservation. From their evolutionary history to …

#170 Rob Nelson: Stone Age Man. Tackling the natural world. Wolves / species conservation / fire ecology / Chernobyl / film-making

November 16th, 2020


Rob Nelson from joins us for an epic show. From 'radioactive' wolves to fire ecology, dead chickens in your pillow, species …

#169 Science Shorts: Sarah Roberts on the world's largest iceberg. Conservation / Antarctica / South Georgia / penguins / climate change / global warming / whales

November 9th, 2020


There is a giant iceberg travelling towards South Georgia, two times the size of Luxemburg, and we are bringing you the latest, with science journalist Sarah Roberts. What will be the impact of one trillion tonnes of …

#168 Amanda Monthei: A landscape of fire. Conservation / environment / fire-mitigation / fire-management / wildfire / climate change

November 2nd, 2020


This show is all about fire in the landscape. From wildfire to a managed fire, from indigenous burning to decades of inappropriate forest management …

#167 Science Shorts: Lauren Redmore Ph.D. Human, elephant co-existence. Africa / Botswana / conservation / wildlife / conflict

October 25th, 2020


What can conservation programs learn from wildlife, human co-existence? I speak with Lauren Redmore, Ph.D. about her research into elephant interactions in the Okovango Delta in Botswana.

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#166 Lindsey B. Davis: From vegetarian to hunter. Ecology / indigenous knowledge / permaculture / citizen science

October 19th, 2020


We kick off with an update on the Modern Huntsman Field Outrider photography competition, before diving into a deep conversation with writer, citizen scientist and board member of the Outdoor Alliance, Lindsey B. Davis. …

#165 Show update

October 15th, 2020


A quick update on the Into The Wilderness podcast hosted by Byron Pace.

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#164 Science Shorts: Professor David Beerling. Can basalt answer our soil health and climate change problems? Carbon / environment / global-warming

October 12th, 2020


We are sticking with the theme of climate change from two weeks ago, but turning our attention to a potential solution for removing carbon dioxide …

#163 Nick Baker: Exploring the natural world. Conservation / wildlife / Isle of Wight / nature education / science communication

October 1st, 2020


Joined by naturalist and TV presenter Nick Baker, we weave our way through his journey to becoming a wildlife presenter, un-pack our dissociation with nature, discuss the wonder of observing animals, and hear about his …

#162 Science Shorts: Dr Nina Friggins. Are trees always the answer to climate change? Carbon / sequestering / emergency / Scotland / science / soil / heather / moorland

September 26th, 2020


After our fascinating discussion last week with Dr Jason Goldman about sea otter reintroductions to the west coast of Canada, we are shifting from …

#161 Danny Christensen: The Urban Huntsman. Food sourcing to hunting public lands and high-end fashion photography

September 17th, 2020


One wouldn't associate a high-end fashion photographer in New York with the world of hunting, fishing and wild food sourcing, but that is Danny …

#160 Behind The Lens: Teddy Robb. Country music.

September 11th, 2020


Singer-songwriter Teddy Rob joins us on Behind The Lens, to tell us how the great outdoors, hunting and fishing, has helped to shape his music and career. We hear his latest single, Heaven on Dirt, and find out a little …

#159 Mansal Denton: psychedelics, hunting and rebuilding a life after prison

September 3rd, 2020


Probably the most spiritually charged podcast we have put together, I speak with Mansal Denton: author, podcaster, hunter, entrepreneur, and a man who found himself locked up in prison. We dig deep into the mindset …

#158 Lorne Ramoni: From the view of an African hunting outfitter

August 20th, 2020


Professional Hunter, Lorne Ramoni, gives us a deep dive into running a safari hunting outfit in Africa, and how conservation and community engagement go hand in hand with the controversial topic of trophy hunting. 

#157 Behind The Lens: New World Cartography

August 13th, 2020


Today we have not one, but three guests on the show. Editor and Chief of Modern Huntsman, Tyler Sharp, joins me to speak with the guys at New World …

#156 Sarah Roberts: Shark research, swimming with crocodiles, children's education and Blue Peter.

August 6th, 2020


Today I talk with TV host and eco-journalist Sarah Roberts about her journey from studying animal behaviour to writing environmentally focused children’s books and appearing on Blue Peter. We dive deep into the plastics …

#155 Science Shorts: Dr Fabian Leendertz

July 30th, 2020


In today’s episode, we discuss how to protect the great apes from succumbing to the current SARS-CoV-2 virus and what that means for how we support …

#154 Peter Christie: Our pets, from cats to fish and how they impact the world.

July 23rd, 2020


I interview Peter Christie, author of Unnatural Companions: Rethinking our love of pets in an age of extinction. We get deep into the impact of our cats and dogs on the natural environment, the food they eat, what they …

#153 Behind The Lens: Elias Carlson & Tito West

July 15th, 2020


In Behind The Lens I have the privilege of getting into the heads of some incredible creatives. From filmmakers to designers and writers, we hear the stories behind the stories. In this episode, I am joined by Tito …

#152 Catherine Semcer: Wildlife trade, incentives for conservation & free-market environmentalism

July 9th, 2020


My interview today is with Catherine E. Semcer, a research fellow at the Property and Environment Research Centre. Most of her work there focuses on …

#151 Science Shorts: Alaska opens hunting for bear cubs and wolf pups. Jess Johnston reports.

July 2nd, 2020


In this episode, I talk with Jess Johnston about the recent headlines seen around the world, highlighting the legislative changes in Alaska which …

#150 Dr Amy Dickman: Humanity and sustainability in conservation, lions, National Geographic, trophy hunting & women in conservation

June 25th, 2020


This is an eye-opening discussion to the very heart of what makes conservation work. Dr Amy Dickman is a Caplan Senior Research Fellow at Felid …

#149 Behind The Lens: Derek Malou

June 18th, 2020


Welcome to the into ITW podcast, and our monthly series Behind The Lens, where I speak to photographers, filmmakers and creatives from around the world about breathtaking imagery and film, and the stories behind them. …

#148 Merlin Becker: Otterburn research, fire ecology, mountain hare populations & sustainable land management

June 11th, 2020


I sit down with Merlin Becker, who previously worked for the GWCT at their model research farm in Scotland. We discuss methods of sustainable land management tackling a wide spectrum of topics: from the Otterburn …

#147 Science Shorts: Mercury in our oceans with Professor Yanxu Zhang

June 4th, 2020


In this week's show, digging into the science of conservation, we look at the environmental issue of mercury in our oceans. Speaking with Professor Yanxu Zhang, we discuss how mercury gets into our atmosphere eventually …

#146 Ryan Youngblood: Dodging bullets, civil war, conservation conflict, documentary film-making & charging elephants

May 28th, 2020


Oh my, what an amazing conversation. I chat with filmmaker Ryan Youngblood as we journey through just a little bit of his life and career. From hunting and conservation in the Central African Republic, to working in …

#145 Behind The Lens: Max Lowe

May 21st, 2020


Joined this episode by the extraordinarily talented film director and photographer Max Lowe, we start by discussing his current film project: a documentary of his families story in a way never exposed before. Then, we …

#144 Conor Knighton: National Parks, John Muir, bison, Alaska & finding yourself

May 14th, 2020


I am joined by Conor Knighton, who has just released his book Leave Only Footprints, chronicling his journey of discovery through the National Parks of North American. After learning about his background in TV, we dig …

#143 Science Shorts: Marine conservation & fish stocks with Daniel Skerritt

May 11th, 2020


We dive into the complex world of marine management and conservation, discussing fish stock declines with Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Daniel Skerritt, from the Fisheries Economics Research Unit at the University of …

#142 Professor Adam Hart: The Trophy Hunting question.

April 30th, 2020


This week we go trophy hunting with a scientist. Well, not really, but we certainly dig into the complex nature of conservation, and discuss the realities implementing mechanisms for environmental protection in Africa, …

#141 Behind The Lens: Tito West & Tyler Sharp

April 17th, 2020


In an introduction to a new series, taking a behind the scenes look at images, film and writing, with the creatives who made them happen, Byron Pace sits down with Tyler Sharp and Tito West. This honest, reflective …

#140 The great lead debate: lead ammunition, toxicity, birds of prey, shooting community

April 16th, 2020


Pulling in interviews with multiple guests, I dig into the great lead debate. Some weeks back the UK shooting organisations announced a planned …

#139 ITW Shorts: COVID-19 support exclusions for fieldsports

April 9th, 2020


Ross Ewing joins me from the British Association for Shooting and Conservation to discuss the current support available for the shooting industry in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the Scottish Government …

#138 ITW Shorts: Tyler Sharp. Freelancer Fund, Mission for Masks, COVID19, Modern Huntsman

April 9th, 2020


With Modern Huntsman launching two initiatives to help people during this time of crisis, Editor in Chief, Tyler Sharp, joins me on this week show to talk about establishing the Freelancer Fund, and a joint initiative …

#137 Levison Wood: The Last Giants, isolation, elephants, poaching, terrorism & African conservation

April 2nd, 2020


Renowned British explorer, Levison Wood comes back on the show to talk about his new book, The Last Giants, chronicling the evolution and history of …

#136 Science Shorts: Sea otters return. Western science meets indigenous knowledge.

March 26th, 2020


Welcome to ITW shorts, the first in a new series of short shows, diving into the world of wildlife science and conservation. We are escaping today, …

#135 Dr Linzi Seivwright: deer management, kinship theory, grouse and the climate emergency

March 19th, 2020


With heated debate on the deer working group report, and a potential sweeping shift in how we manage the Scottish landscape for deer, I am joined by …

#134 Alex Rodgers: Upland conservation, Northern Ireland, carbon capture, grouse, curlew & land restoration

March 5th, 2020


I speak with the only full-time gamekeeper in Northern Ireland, Alex Rodgers, about an ambitious project to restore a moorland to its historic, …

#133 Dr Rebecca Wade: River naturalisation, conservation, ecosystem services, Antarctica & women in STEM

February 21st, 2020


We deep drive into fluvial systems, naturalisation, integrated catchment management and all things related to the conservation of our waterways. I am joined by Dr Rebecca Wade, senior lecturer in environmental sciences …

#132 Ben O. Williams: ecosystem conservation, fish, upland birds & Brittany spaniels

February 6th, 2020


From a snowy Montana, we interview Ben O. Williams, a legend in upland bird hunting, and author of numerous books. From Yellowstone biologist to his …

#131 Maya Van Rossum: environmentalism, fracking, river-system conservation

January 22nd, 2020


May Van Rossum, the longest-serving River Keeper in the nation, joins us for a fascinating conversation around environmental protection; from river systems to fracking, and living in a more environmentally conscious …

#130 Sam Thompson: trophy Hunting, literature & UK conservation

January 12th, 2020


The first show of 2020, we have Sam Thompson back on. Deer Stalker, manager, all-round good guy and a listener favourite. We tackle a New Year Q&A before chatting through some of the issues ahead, including the …

#129 Chris Conroy: the River Garry restoration project

December 19th, 2019


In a slight departure from our normal format, we are ending 2019 with a podcast recorded in the field with Chris Conroy, Director of the Ness District Salmon Fishery Board. Detailing the River Garry restoration project, …

#128 Nicole Qualtieri: women of the west, Modern Huntsman

December 6th, 2019


From the depths of Montana, we sit down with Nicole Qualtieri at Modern Huntsman HQ. Joined by Tyler Sharp, we talk with Nicole about her role as …

#127 Corin Smith, Fish Farming, Atlantic Salmon & The Future of Angling

November 21st, 2019


Corin Smith is back on the show to catch us up on the State of Salmon farming, in Scotland and globally. We look at the role of recreational fishing …

#126 Valentine Thomas, Spearfishing, Ocean Conservation, Life Paths, Free Diving, Sharks, Modern Huntsman

November 7th, 2019


Valentine Thomas is known as a spearsfisher and proponent of ocean conservation but previously found herself as a certified lawyer and in Canada, before moving to London to work in finance. Searching for a life path …

#125 Charles Post, Ecology, Salmon, Climate Change, Big Horn Sheep

October 24th, 2019


Back on the show again, we sit down with ecologist, storyteller and film-maker, Charles Post. As the ecology editor of Modern Huntsman, he tells us …

#124 Jess Johnson, The American West, Conservation Hunting, Sheep, Caribou, Artemis Sportswoman.

October 10th, 2019


Recorded in Montana at the Modern Huntsman HQ, we sit down with Jess Johnson, guest editor of volume 4 and legislative liaison and advocacy …

#123 Mariska Bijsterbosch, DRC & Elephant relocation

September 25th, 2019


Coming to you from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Byron sits down with Mariska Bijsterbosch, a wildlife para-professional at Wildlife Vets …

#122 Dr Ray Jansen, Pangolin, Rhino, Ivory & Grouse Management

September 12th, 2019


Dr Ray Jansen is a Director of the African Pangolin Working Group, the Chairman of the APWG and a member of the IUCN Species Survival Commission …

#121 Jason Goldman, Ecotourism, Trophy Hunting, Conservation, Modern Huntman

August 29th, 2019


From eco-tourism to trophy hunting, Africa to Tajikistan, this show comes to you from the CIC conference in Namibia. Byron sits down with Jason …

#120 Brad Christian, Sitka, Bow Hunting, Conservation, Film & Story Telling

August 22nd, 2019


We are back in Bozeman Montana, the heart of the hunting world, sitting in Sitka HQ chatting with Brad Christian. As Brand and Creative Lead at the company, we dive in deep to the testing process within Sitka, as well …

#119 Alex Oelofse, Game Capture, Conservation, Photographic Tourism, Namibia

August 8th, 2019


Diving deep into the complexities of wildlife management in Africa, Byron speaks with Alex Oelofse in Namibia. With an incredible heritage in hunting, conservation and game capture, this is as open and pragmatic as …

#118 Jack Evans, The Meaning Of Life, World Travel, Bear Trust

July 25th, 2019

We are back in Montana with this show, speaking with Jack Evans about hunting, the meaning of life, and finding yourself. It’s a deep episode, which may make you challenge and question your own life.   

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#117 Jonny Stage, Lindsey Elliot, Sandgrouse Travel, Kilimanjaro To The Arctic Circle, Modern Huntsman Vol 3, Land Rovers

July 11th, 2019


First up we hear a short intro for Lindsey Elliot on her contribution to Modern Huntsman volume 3, before diving into a chat with friend and owner of …

#116 Arabia with Levison Wood, Early Life, Traveling The World, Human Conflicts

June 26th, 2019


We travel to Discovery Channel HQ to interview explorer Levison Wood on this weeks show. Digging into his early life and military career, Levison recounts his adventures over the last decade, including walking the Nile …

#115 Byron Pace, Cara Santa Maria, Hunting, Conservation & Africa

June 13th, 2019


Coming to you from Namibia, this is a swapcast with Cara Santa Maria, on her podcast - Talk Nerdy. She interviewed Byron a few weeks back about …

#114 Dr Craig MacIntyre, Salmon Farming, Aquaculture, River Health, Tree Planting, Environmental Impacts, Esk Rivers , Protecting Rivers & Environment

May 30th, 2019


It’s a fishy business this week as we chat with Dr Craig MacIntyre, Director of the Esk Rivers and Fisheries Trust and District Salmon Fisheries Board. We begin discussing salmon farming and its impact on the natural …

#113 Bear Trust, Logan Young & Jack Evans on bear conservation

May 16th, 2019


This weeks show is all about bears. We touch on all species around the world, but focus particularly on the management concerns of bears in North …

#112 Francois Meyer, Saving Pangolin, African Pangolin Working Group, Conservation in Africa

May 2nd, 2019


On this week’s show Byron is with Francois Meyer, a brilliant photographer and scientist working on the ground with the African Pangolin Working …

#111 Max Lowe, National Geographic, Early life, Becoming a Photographer , Exploring The World, Adventure Not War (Skiing in Iraq), Film Making

April 18th, 2019


Known for his ability to depict human stories in the most untouched reaches of the world, Max Lowe excels at capturing story through his search for adventure and narratives unheard. From his  home in the mountains of …

#110 Eduardo Garcia, Early Life Hunting & Fishing, Becoming a Chef, Falling In Love With Food, Charged, Yeti’s Hungry Life, Overcoming Challenges, Montana Mex

April 4th, 2019


He shouldn't be alive today, but he is, and an honored guest on the show. Eduardo Garcia has lived the most remarkable story of triumph over …

#109 Sir David Attenborough, Mark Purrman-Charles, The Year Of The Salmon, Scottish Invasive Species Initiative, Invasive Species Control

March 21st, 2019


To kick start this weeks show we have Sir David Attenborough talking about the year of the Salmon and the challenges this keystone species faces. We were lucky enough to work with him in London to make a film for Salmon …

#108 Brett Seng, Fishing Guide In Montana, Learning To Bow Hunt, Making a Basement Range , Becoming a Photographer, Ants, Yellowstone Park

March 7th, 2019


In our second show recorded in Montana, we are joined by international fishing guide and professional photographer Brett Seng (@brettsengphoto). Laid back, easy talking, we had a blast chatting with Brett about the …

#107 Byron and Darryl in the USA Final Show, Bison Hunt, Shooting Range

March 1st, 2019


We close this American tour with this final episode with Byron and Darryl ! Do not fear we will be bringing out the podcasts we have recorded over the next few months.

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#106 Ben O'Brein, Meateater, North America Conservation, Hunting In the World

February 21st, 2019


On this weeks show we bring you our first guest from our trip to the USA. We bring you Ben o'Brein for the second time on our show straight from the Meateater studio. On this show we discuss North America Conservation, …

#105 Byron and Darryl in the USA, Police Dogs, Seattle, Gun Range, Driving to Montana, Yellowstone National Park, Tyler Sharp

February 11th, 2019


Byron and Darryl continue there adventures across the USA. Seattle is rounded off by two days spent with long term podcast listener and Kings County Sheriff dog handler Devon Stratton. We then drive to Montana, kicked …

#104 Sam Thompson, Safety On The Hills, Rewilding, Organisations, British Game Alliance, Pangolin Rescue

February 7th, 2019


Back by popular Demand, Sam Thompson returns to the show. Always a great conversation, we spin off on a variety of tangents. Beginning with the use …

#103 Byron and Darryl in the USA, Seattle, Filson

February 6th, 2019


We asked if you wanted short shows from out trip to the USA with the two of us and you overwhelmingly said yes! So here we are, the first show from the USA.

#102 Matt Gibson, Life Experience, Hunting Around The World, Jim Shockey's Camera Man, The Educated Hunter Podcast, Ultimate OE

January 25th, 2019


We are joined by Matt Gibson, hunter, teacher, guide and cameraman. Co-founder of Ultimate OE and the Educated Hunter Podcast, Matt is a passionate hunter, who started his career as a guide in New Zealand. Through many …

#101 Kadie Smith, Becoming A Designer, Being Self Employed, Modern Huntsman, Being Creative, Dropcap Design

January 10th, 2019


We are back for 2019, and begin the year with something a little different, discussing the design ethos and journey of Kadie Smith. She is the lady …

#100 Sarah Farnsworth-Godley, Kit Round Up, Chamois in Austria, Photography and Thermal Imaging, Roads in The UK

December 19th, 2018


Last show of the year, we start by wrapping up with kit suggestions from our personal use over the last 12 months. We also chat with award winning photographer Sarah Farnsworth about recent work and geek out a bit on …

#99 Jim Shockey, Franz-Albrecht on Wildboar Fever & Brother Film on Red Bull & Film Making

December 13th, 2018


We have a double whammy on this show. First up Jim Shockey and Franz-Albrecht talk on cultural exchange, the importance of film and the MOTV platform …

#98 Tyler Sharp, Modern Huntsman VOL 2, Editing a Large Publication, Photography, Public Lands, Visiting Scotland, Gamekeepers & Estates

November 29th, 2018


Tyler Sharp, the man behind Modern Huntsman, is back on the show, recounting his time in Scotland, as well as giving a full run down on volume 2. …

#97 Mark Ripley, Long Range Shooting, Vermin Control, Shooting Journalism, Thermal Vision, Night Vision, Hunting Gear, Black Friday Deals

November 21st, 2018


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It’s all about kit and long range hunting in this extra show. We chat with journalist Mark Ripley about the things to …

#96 Corin Smith, Salmon Farming, Economics, Ethical Treatment of Fish, Industry Practices, RSPCA Assured

November 14th, 2018

On this weeks show we talk about all things salmon farming with Corin Smith. Corin has been a professional fishing guide across the globe since …

#95 Ed Stafford, Adventures For A Lifetime, Walking The Amazon, Mental Toughness, Naked And Marooned, Into The Unknown

November 5th, 2018


It’s all about adventure this week, as we are honoured to have explorer and previous Adventurer of the Year Ed Stafford on the show. We talk about his new book, Adventures for a Lifetime, as well as his journey from …

#94 Atlantic Salmon, River Biodiversity, Tracking Fish, Population Decline, Salmon Farming, River Bio Security, Getting Into Fishing

October 18th, 2018


Delving under the surface this week, we welcome Mark Bilsby, CEO of the Atlantic Salmon Trust, and Will Peake, a ghillie on the river Dee on onto the show. Most of our conversations centre around Atlantic Salmon and the …

#93 Shooting Ban In Wales, GWCT, Government Decisions, Looking At the Facts

October 11th, 2018


Worldwide we see government decisions impacting on wildlife and habitat management in negative way, often driven by personal agendas and moral …

#92 Norwegian Moose Hunting, Community Food and Hunting, Clothes In The Mountains, Thunderbirds, Will Conor Mcgregor win?

October 4th, 2018


On this weeks show we chat about Darryls week long adventure in Norway following the opening of the moose hunt. We explore how community hunting …

#91 New Zealand Tahr, Tahrmageddon, Wildlife Management, NZ Hunter Magazine

September 25th, 2018


Our most time sensitive episode yet, you need to listen to this. We interview Greg Duley, editor of NZ Hunter Magazine, and a man who has been at the …

#90 Ulrik Ørskov, Veterinary Studies, Game Capture Zambia, DNA Film Festival, Elk Calling, Tahr New Zealand, Bow Hunting

September 20th, 2018


Joining us for the second time on the show, veterinary student and avid hunter Ulrik Orskov brings us stories from Africa and North America, as he jams hunting into every spare moment. We hear about his research being …

#89 Ben O’Brien, Nepal Mountains, Working at Altitude, Culture, Monuments, Public Lands, Yeti

September 6th, 2018


From the mountains of Nepal to the hustle of Boismen in Montana, today we cover a huge range of topics with Ben O’Brien. Host of the Hunting …

#88 News Update, Pangolin Extinction, Plastics & Micro Fibres, Saving Africa’s Lions, Online Abuse In The Countryside, Fake Photography

August 23rd, 2018


We wrap up the news from the last few months, with a few stories and adventures for good measure. From technologies to clean up the environment, to …

#87 Jenna Gearing, Traveling South America, Knowing Your Food, Fine Art, Persuing Your Passion, The Passion For Hunting, Life Lessons

August 9th, 2018


We have Jenna Gearing in the hot-seat this week, chatting about her journeys in South America, hunting and how she got into the fine art of …

#86 Kuran Ireland, Valuing Wildlife, Wildlife Management Around The Globe, New Zealand Ethics, Ultimate OE, Hunting Gap Year, The Educated Hunter

July 26th, 2018


The last show recorded in New Zealand, Byron joins Kuran Ireland after a couple of days hunting pigs and fallow. One half of the team behind Ultimate OE, Kuran runs training and placement experiences, giving young Kiwi …

#85 Simon Whitehead, Ferreting, Filming Ferrets, Catching Rabbits, History of Rabbits within the UK, The Food Chain, Ahead Of The Game with Scott Rea, UFC Mentality

July 12th, 2018


On this week’s show we have Simon Whitehead one of only two full time rabbit catchers in the UK. We talk about how it all begun, the stresses of …

#84 Joseph Peter, Hunting in New Zealand, Ethical Standards, Heli Hunting, Mountain Hunting, Managing Your Pack Weight, Tahr Hunting, What clothes to wear in the Mountains

June 28th, 2018


On this weeks show we are discussing all things New Zealand. The show was recorded in two parts in a mountain hut in the south island. Byron and Joseph cover a huge array of topics including Heli hunting, the ethical …

#83 Charles Post, Honey Bees, Ecologist, Environment, Healthy Ecosystems, Plastics, Sustainable Food, Film Making

June 14th, 2018


This week we have Charles Post on the show. Charles is an ecologist, storyteller and filmmaker drawn to stories anchored to the confluence of …

#82 Kim Hughes GC, Bomb Disposal, Life in Afghanistan, Receiving the George Cross, Following Your Dreams, Joining The Army, Hunting on MOD Land

May 31st, 2018


On this week’s show we have Kim Hughes GC. We begin by talking about his book ‘Painting The Sand’. He was awarded the George Cross in 2009 following …

#81 DNA Film Festival, The Future of Hunting, Working Together, The Wildlife Comes First, Inspiration from Danish Hunters

May 23rd, 2018


On this weeks show we bring you all the speech’s from the DNA Film Festival from Byron Pace, David CP, Devan De Lange, Sam Thompson with the theme being the future of hunting. You also have the chance to win a pair of …

#80 Tyler Sharp, Modern Huntsman, Public lands, Black grouse, Scottish Land Management, Northern Shooting Show

May 17th, 2018


Tyler Sharp joins us on a very late night at the end of a super busy week. Editor and chief of Modern Huntsman publication, this is his second …

#79 Mark Newton, lise ailin lorentzen, Rigby Rifles, Hunting in Scotland, Jim Corbetts Rifle, Moose Hunting, Growth of Women Hunting in Norway, Conservation

May 1st, 2018


On this weeks show we speak to Mark Newton, MD of John Rigby and Sons, all about their fantastic adventure to Blair Atholl last year, as well as …

#78 Davey Hughes,Rob Gearing, Spartan Precision Equipment The Beginning,  Bear Hunting , Buffalo Hunting, Conservation , Fishing Patagonia , Spartan Bi pods

April 19th, 2018


From the Swazi man to Mr Spartan, we have have two guests for you this week. First up a return from Davey Hughes, the man behind Swazi clothing, talking bear hunting, charging buffalo and generally being entertaining us …

#77 Tomo Svetic, Mike Day, Hunting In Europe, Following Your Dreams, The Island And the Whales, Ibex Hunting, Hunting Guides

April 4th, 2018


Not one but two guests this week, we pick up the show with Tomo Svetic from Artemis Hunting. All around good guy, we have known him for many years. He is a podcast listener, but more importantly is one of the most …

#76 Jim Shockey, Uncharted, Vegan Movement, Cultures Around the Globe, Educating The Public

March 13th, 2018


Coming to you from the IWA Outdoor Classic, we catch up with Jim Shockey. Respected the world over for his story telling, experience and ethics, we delve into his on-going film projects and discus the future of hunting. …

#75 Robbie Kroger, Blood origins, Hunting History, BP oil spill

March 8th, 2018


From a snowy Scotland, in this show we bring you the man behind the Blood Origins project. A film series focused on the core of the stories behind what makes us the people we are. Importantly, what has made us hunters. …

#74 Remi Warren, Bear Attacks, Solo Hunter, Early Life, Hunting Guide, Shed Hunting, Working Hard

February 22nd, 2018


We get stuck straight in with the first hand account of a of a bear attack from Remi Warren, known from his appearances in Solo Hunter and Meat Eater …

#73 Big Bags Days, Driven Shooting, Game Meat, Country Food Trust, Shooting Ethics, Hunting Scotland By Train

February 8th, 2018


Never afraid to look at the controversial issues within the hunting community, we tackle the issues of large-bag driven days in the UK, hearing from Charlie Brownlow on his self imposed restrictions. Debating the issues …

#72 Phil Massaro, Dallas Safari Club Show, Bear Hunting, Conservation, Hunting in Africa, Hunting Regulations, Harry Selby

January 25th, 2018


We talk with a rising star in the world of hunting journalists, as we bring back on our friend Phil Massaro. Giving us the low down on the Dallas Safari Club show, he runs through the highlights and the people he met, …

#71 Deer Stalking, Deer Managment, Community Ownership, Natrual Resourses, Forestry Commision

January 11th, 2018


It's the new year, and we have been listening to you fine people. We had many requests for a podcast on deer and their management, and that is what …

#70 Woodcock Special, Conservation, GWCT, Shooting Woodcock, Understanding Woodcock

December 20th, 2017


Woodcock arouse a stirring emotion, probably more than any other on the game species list in the UK. So what is the reality of the population and …

#69 Shooting Woodcock, Polar Bears, Soay Sheep, Capercaillie, Night Vison, Thermal

December 15th, 2017


It’s a Christmas special, bringing you news from around the globe and a special interview from a night vision demo with Scott Country International. From insecticides to soay sheep, woodcock to capercaillie and dying …

#68 Product Show ,Hunting Gear, Boots, Jackets , Stoves, Drones, GPS , Radios, Knifes, 4x4 Tyres , Rifles, Ammunition

December 12th, 2017


On this weeks show we cover the gifts you want/need for Christmas. After the very popular show we brought out last year it has returned for another …

#67 Extreme Hunting In Nepal, Mountain Fitness, Blue Sheep, Tahr, Altitude Sickness, Byron and Darryl are Back Together

November 30th, 2017


Returning from Nepal, we hear from Byron with hunters Simon Barr and Matt Fowler after 3 weeks in the mountains chasing blue sheep and Himalayan …

#66 Thermal imaging, Black Friday, The big bug decline, Farmed salmon, Capercaillie Decline, Trump and trophy hunting

November 23rd, 2017


 This week we are talking about thermal imaging and it’s various uses and also recent affordability with budget hand held units . We bring you the latest deals from Scott country as well as some of the latest news from …

#65 Sarah Farnsworth Award Winning Photographer , Fieldsports Photography, Canon vs Nikon, Camera Lenses, Knowing Your Camera, Scotland’s Beauty

November 16th, 2017


On this week’s show, we bring you the award-winning photographer Sarah Farnsworth. Known for her spectacular pictures in prestigious magazines such …

#64 Journal Of Mountain Hunting, Hunting Bears , New Zealand Hunting, Hunting Food and Fitness

November 3rd, 2017


We dive in deep with Adam Janke from The Journal of Mountain Hunting on preparation for our own mountain hunting in New Zealand next year, and hear his take on the restrictions to Grizzly Bear hunting in British …

#63 Modern Huntsman, The Future of Hunting, Conservation, Kick Starter Launch, Letter of Complaint

October 19th, 2017


This week we hear from the guys behind the Modern Huntsman and how they want to change the hunting narrative. Very much after our own hearts, it’s a fascinating discussion on their backgrounds and how it led them …

#62 RSBP & GWCT face to face, Hen Harriers, Mountain Hare, Illegal Persecution, Grouse Moor Management, Habitat Management , Working Together

October 5th, 2017


This is where change happens. We have a face to face, open, honest discussion with the head of the GWCT (Adam Smith) and RSPB in Scotland (Duncan Orr-Ewing). Tackling issues around management and what conservation …

#61 Phil Massaro, Rigby Rifles, Bear Hunting BC, DNA Film Festival, Hunting in Africa, Hunting Politics, Conservation, Double Rifles

September 21st, 2017


On this weeks show we speak we speak to Phil Massaro professional gun writer, you might remember him from our brief chat at IWA a few shows back. We jump straight into Rigby rifles, double rifles, the ethics about …

#60 Byron in Africa, Around The Campfire,. Rhino Trade, Big Game Hunting, How To Safari, What You Don't Know About African hunting.

September 6th, 2017


This week we find ourselves in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. You are missing one of your hosts, Darryl Pace for this show, but Byron is on hand with good friend and professional hunter, Devan Delange, for an informal …

#59 Chris Conroy, Wild Salmon, Eel, Pink Salmon , Loch Ness Fisheries, Fish Habitat

August 10th, 2017


In this episode we bring you one of the biggest stories in fresh water fisheries in recent years, with the arrival of large numbers of Pink Salmon to the UK. We speak with the man who heads up the Ness Fisheries Board, …

#58 Shane Mahoney, North America Model, Wild Harvest Initiative , Trophy Hunting, Pollinators, Species Survival, Collaborative Working

August 10th, 2017


The long awaited podcast with Shane Mahoney is finally here, and we promise it will be worth the wait. Very relevant to recent discussions in the U.K. regards trophy hunting, this podcast is a captivating journey …

#57 The future for hunting, avian flu, Shane Mahoney, role of social media

July 26th, 2017


We deliver the last speeches and discussions recorded at the symposium prior to the Council for International Conservation general assembly. First up, we hear from Shane Mahoney again, looking at the importance of …

#56 Banning Firearms on Trains, Bring Back Lynx, Food Consumption, Escaped Salmon, Animal Rights

July 24th, 2017


On this interim podcast we cover all the latest news from across the globe. Everything from Scotrail banning firearms on trains, bringing back Lynx to the UK to locals saving an elephant out at sea off Sri Lanka.


#55 Land Management, Deer Management, GWCT Game Fair, Land Reform, Fieldsports in The Community, Community Empowerment, SNH

July 13th, 2017


First up you hear from us, talking on recent goings on, upcoming events and what we are up to and have been up to. Then we head over to the GWCT Game Fair for a case study discussion on community land use and access to …

#54 CIC Conference, Shane Mahoney, Marco lambertini & more, WWF, Climate Change, Poaching, Hunting Perception, PETA, Born Free, Water Fowl Conservation

June 29th, 2017


A few months back Byron attended a hunting symposium at the opening of the CIC generally assembly. This week we bring you selected speeches from this event, as well the latest highlights from our previous guest, Diggory …

#53 Affordability of Hunting, Organisations Working Together, Food Connection , Hunting Abroad , Duncan Thomas, Jules Stoddart, David Ewing ,Kyriacos Kythreotis, Rory Kennedy , Northern Shooting Show,

June 15th, 2017


We are back for a panel debate recorded live at the Northern shooting show, but with a whole host of new topics and guests. We talk on an array of …

#52 Louise Gray, The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat, Halal Meat, Where your meat comes from, Slaughter Houses, Hunting

June 1st, 2017


Discussing the ethics of food production, we have Louise Gray on the podcast this week. Author of The Ethical Carnivore and a newspaper columnist, …

#51 NSS Debate, Sarah Read, Alex Stoddart, Rachel Carrie, Dom Holtam, Patrick Gilbraith, Social Media, Thermal For Hunting, Deer Management, Shoot Days

May 14th, 2017


A full panel debate recorded live at the Northern shooting show, we talk on an array of topics including the use of thermal for hunting, the role of …

#50 Donald Barry, Food Production, Deer Farming, Efficient Agriculture, Jame Hutton Institute , Sheep Farming, Farming, Land Management

May 4th, 2017


We bring you this show from the hills and fields of the highlands, well almost, right on the highland fault anyway. Joined by Donald Barrie, manager …

#49 Davey Hughes, Marcus Bjarneroth, Swazi Clothing, Garmin, Hunting Cloths, Hunting Safety, IWA

April 17th, 2017


This week we have two guests from the last of our interviews in IWA Germany. We are joined by Davey Hughes, owner of Swazi clothing, and Marcus Bjarneroth from Garmin. We discuss hunting experiences, and dive into a …

#48 Pedro De Ampuero, Marc Newton & Others, Mauser, Realtree, Blazer, Aimpoint, Rigby , Kuiu, Kryptek, Bushnell, Polycase Ammunition , IWA Outdoor Classics

April 6th, 2017


We are back in IWA, Germany first catching up with Pedro De Ampuero from Kuiu, talking on his adventures around the globe. Then we go on a wonder around the show, finding out about the latest developments from Bushnell, …

#47 Phill Massaro, Food Detachment, Sale of Public Lands, Trophy Hunting, Hunting Gear & Technology

March 23rd, 2017


For this week’s show we are in Germany at the IWA Outdoor Classic. Amongst the many people we met, Phil Massaro joined us for an extended interview. …

#46 Ivan Carter, Saving Wildlife, Conservation, Chimpanzee Trade, Poaching, Ivory Trade

March 9th, 2017


Ivan Carter is a previous guest on the show, and this time he is back to talk with us about specific conservation initiatives. We talk in depth about how important it is for hunters to support conservation out with the …

#45 Ulrik Orskov, Hunting Boar With A Bow, Being A Hunting Vet, Hunting New Zealand, Bow Hunting, 1080 Poison

February 23rd, 2017


This guy is the real deal. A hunter to the soul, and yet a student of veterinary science at the same time. Taking life with one hand and giving it …

#44 Ivory Trade, Planet Earth II ,Upset Vegans, Tree Planting, Salmon Farming, RSPB Conflict, Sterilising Deer, Eating Plastic

February 16th, 2017


We are catching up with the last few months news today, covering topics from vegan-upsetting nursery rhymes to the serious topics of the Ivory trade …

#43 Scott Rea, The Scott Rea Project, Butchering, Game Food, Knives, Building a Youtube Channel, Lettuce Shortage

February 8th, 2017



On this weeks podcast we have Scott Rea on the show. Many of you may already know him from his Youtube Channel – The Scott Rea Project. Scott is a …

#42 David Wright, Roy Lupton, Birds of Prey, Fieldsports channel, First Time Hunting, Filming The Hunt, Land Management & Ethics, Anti Hunters

January 23rd, 2017


Joining us from the hills, recorded in an estate cottage with the fire burning and the dogs talking, we meet up with David Wright, the man behind the camera on Fieldsports Channel, as well as one of the stars of the …

#41 Roger Lait, Air Rifles, HFT Masters, Fieldsports Channel, Formula E, First Aid, Chris Packham, Air Gun Licencing

January 12th, 2017


#41 Roger Lait, Air Rifles, HFT Masters, Fieldsports Channel, Formula E, First Aid, Chris Packham, Air Gun Licencing


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#40 Back To School, What is Hunting? Grouse Shooting, Trophy Hunting, Wildlife Management, Fishing, Goodbye 2016

December 29th, 2016


This is the last show of 2016 and it’s a very special show brought you from St Joseph’s Collage. We are joined by first year pupils talking on a …

#39 Long Range Shooting, Vegan Friendly Money, GP Charges, Man Punching a Kangaroo , Hunting With Thermal & Drones

December 15th, 2016


This was taken from our second ever live Youtube show where people could join in. We discuss a huge array of topics inculding Long Range Shooting, …

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#38 SGT Andrew Mavin, Wildlife Crime, Poaching, Illegal Persecution, Police Policy’s, Bats, Badgers, Salmon, Raptors

December 1st, 2016



On this week’s show we speak to Andrew Mavin Scottish Wildlife Crime coordinator , we go into to less well known wildlife crimes such as tampering with bats and damaging fresh water pearl mussels to the more common …

#37 Recommended Products & Things For Life (Or Christmas), Hunting Gear, Camping Kit, Knives, Thermal Imaging, Watches, Books and Podcasts

November 30th, 2016


Disclaimer- We have not been paid to talk about or advertise any of these products this is our own opinions.

On this December special show, we bring you products that either Darryl or Byron use or have used! We talk …

#36 Andrew Gilruth, GWCT, Banning Driven Grouse Shooting, Wildlife Conservation, Mark Avery, Woodcock, Chris Packham

November 17th, 2016


A long-awaited podcast with head of membership, marketing and communications from the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Andrew Gilruth. We tackle the big question of driven grouse; the benefits as well as negatives …

#35 Adam Janke, Journal of Mountain Hunting, Hunter Athletes, Beyond the Kill, Clothing Systems, Hunting Fitness

November 3rd, 2016

This week we have Adam Janke editor in Chief of the Journal of mountain hunting and host of the Beyond the Kill podcast. We get the background of Adams life and learn how the Journal and the podcast was born. We go into …

#34 Tested to the Edge, Hunting Moose, Man Eating Bears, Survival In The Wilderness

October 20th, 2016


This week we are in Sweden, we bring you a huge array of guests talking about their hunting experience Tested to the Edge. We talk surviving with no food, limited shelter and hunting to eat in a survival situation. We …

#33 Tail Docking ,Norwegain Adventure, Chris Packham , Man Eating bears, Fenn Traps, Beavers Wanted, News

October 17th, 2016


It’s the news this week, Byron and Darryl are back now … well almost they are on the Isle Of Skye. We are catching up with  current news covering tail docking, wild fisheries review, air gun licencing, Chris Packhams …

#32 The Pace Brothers Background Story

October 6th, 2016


On this week’s show we bring you a special podcast where we learn a bit more about the hosts Darryl & Byron Pace. This is taken from the Beyond the Kill FM show recorded earlier this year. Contact the show

#31 Chronic Wasting Disease, Deer Management

September 22nd, 2016


On this weeks show we are bringing you this show from Norway. We talk about the very serious topic of Chronic Wasting Disease.   This show is brought to you by Scottish Association for Country Sports - SACS

#30 Ivan Carter, Conservation, Poaching , Trophy Hunting , Carters WAR, Hunting Africa

August 24th, 2016

There are few people doing more for global education where hunting and conservation is concerned than this weeks guest. It is a with great pleasure we are able to bring you an interview with Ivan Carter. With a …

#29 Sean Conway, Worlds Longest Triathlon, Cycling The World, Land Rovers, Adventure , Exploring & Motivation

August 23rd, 2016


Sean Conway is a remarkable individual, recently completing the world’s longest triathlon. His stories and view on life are truly inspiring, and sure …

#28 Catching Lynx, GWCT Debate, Golden Eagles. Glorious Twelfth, Grouse Shooting, Rewilding Britain, March of The Gamekeepers

August 11th, 2016


This month we go crazy with no less than 8 guests. First we bring you a first-hand account from Colin Arthurs on the capture of the escaped lynx from …

#27 Diggory Hadoke, Vintage Guns, Hunting Ethics, Piers Morgan, Hunting Conservation

July 28th, 2016


On this week’s show we have Diggory Hadoke, hunter, vintage Gun collector, conservationist and the man who recently locked horns with Piers Morgen on …

#26 Eden, LACS, Drone Hunting, Pokemon GO & Vegans, Facebook Live

July 23rd, 2016


 On this week’s Interim show we are Live on Facebook while recording. Byron and Darryl discuss news topics over the last few weeks covering League against cruel sports, Snaring, Pokemon GO, Drone Assisted hunting, Lion …

#25 Part 2 - Gun Security, Firearms licencing from police HQ, Rifle & Calibre Restrictions. Public Safety

July 15th, 2016


This week we get unprecedented access to the highest level of firearms licensing in Scotland, interviewing Chief Inspector Fraser Lamb, Andy …

#25 Part 1 - Firearms licencing from police HQ, Rifle & Calibre Restrictions. Public Safety

July 15th, 2016


This week we get unprecedented access to the highest level of firearms licensing in Scotland, interviewing Chief Inspector Fraser Lamb, Andy …

#24 David CP, Ballistics, Bow Hunting, Train As You Hunt, Brexit , Hunting New Zealand, First time hunters.

June 29th, 2016


This week we have our first ever return guest, and until quite recently the most downloaded guest of all time. We are Joined by David Carsten Pederson discussing his recent trip to ULFBORG with Byron, as well as talking …

#23 The Islands and The Whales, Cycling South America With No Money, Whale Hunting Culture & Heritiage with Mike Day & Laura Bingham

June 15th, 2016


Interviewing a break through film maker and adventurer, this week we bring you Mike Day followed by Laura Bingham. Mike has recently released his …

Airgun licencing in Scotland Explained, Airgun licence Q&A - Extract

June 2nd, 2016


Everything you need to know about Airgun licencing in Scotland in one easy place.

#22 Air Gun Licencing Scotland. Northern Shooting Show live, Conservation & Hunting Ethics

June 2nd, 2016


Jam packed with goodness we start this weeks show by speaking with Alex Stoddart, director of SACS, explaining exactly what you need to know about with regard to the new air gun licensing in Scotland. We announce the …

#21 Donnie Vincent, Early Life, Conservation, Big Game Hunting, Trophy Hunting, Meat Eating

May 18th, 2016


On this weeks show we have Donnie Vincent. The man behind some of the most cinematic and beautiful hunting films around. We learn where it all …

#20 Marina Gibson Fishing, Fly Fishing, Trout & Pike, Fisherwoman, Catch and release

May 4th, 2016


This week its all about fishing, we speak to the amazing Marina Gibson that just lives for fishing. We talk about fly fishing in the UK and abroad as well as getting her back story to where the passion begun and …

#19 Eagle owls, RSPB, Piers Morgan, Trophy Hunting, RSPB

April 28th, 2016


No guests on for this interim podcast. Byron and Darryl discuss the last three weeks of news. The subjects are vast, from eagle owls and the RSPB, to Piers Morgan, wind turbines, venison and the IUCN report on trophy …

#18 Cai Ap Bryn talks wild cooking, ethical hunting and beavers, Fieldsports Channel, Field To Plate

April 21st, 2016


Joined by Cai Ap Bryn, hunting chef from fieldsportschannel, this week we eat what kill, do some cooking, and dive into beavers. We tackle trophy hunters and challenge the supermarkets branding meat under made up …

#17 Lynx trial & reintroduction Scotland, sheep farming, deer stalking

April 6th, 2016


The week we get all serious, digging into the facts, non-facts and numbers around the consultation report for the re-introduction of Eurasian Lynx to …

#16 Charlie Jacoby, Youtube, anti-hunters and defending country persuits, Fieldsports Channel

March 24th, 2016


This week we have the man, the myth the legend that is Charlie Jacoby, the voice and face behind Fieldsports Channel. We discuss an array of topics from the perception of hunters in the media, to this years game fairs, …

#15 Michaelka's Hunting, Female Hunters, Conservation, Anti-Hunters, Social Media

March 10th, 2016


One of Europe's most well known female hunters, star of Fieldsports Channel and social media champion, we speak to Michaelka Fialova about hunting, conservation, anti-hunters and the impact female hunters are having on …

#14 British Shooting Show, Guns , Lyme Di sease, Optics & more

February 24th, 2016

In this episode we are at the British Shooting Show talking with as many of the exhibitors as possible. The list is extensive, ranging from top rifle and shogun manufactures to ammunition and optics . There is also some …

#13 Josh James The Kiwi Bushman Interview, Hunting New Zealand, 1080 Poison, Hunting Ethics, Big Game Hunting, The Kiwi Bushman

February 11th, 2016


*Explicit* This week we are with Josh James the Kiwi Bushman. We talk about his new show ‘Kings of the Wild’ on Discovery Channel, as well look back to his childhood finding out where it all begun. We discover the roots …

#12 Land Rover, Chris Pratt, Sperm Whales, British Shooting Show

February 3rd, 2016


This week you are joined by only Byron and Darryl on a mountain top and in the studio! They talk about the last Land Rover Defender, the threat red squirrels are under as well as washed up sperm whales in the UK. Chris …

#11 Tail Docking , Firearms Licensing, John Muir Trust

January 27th, 2016


This show has been brought to you one week early. This is the last part of our live show where we talk with guests that have called into the studio about a huge array of topics . Next week we have a short show with just …

#10 Live Show! Female Hunters, Social Media, Anti's, Hunt SABS & Ricky Jervais

January 21st, 2016


On this weeks show we bring you the live show that was broadcast at the start of January live on YouTube. You can watch the whole show below on …

#9 Lead shot, air-rifles, semi-autos, conservation & trophy hunting,News about the podcast

January 8th, 2016


Its a new year! Thanks to all our listeners (which has been in the thousands) We will be out every two weeks across all platforms. Visit Podcast - Into The Wilderness on Facebook for more information! In this weeks …

#8 Lead shot, air-rifles, semi-autos, conservation & trophy hunting

December 17th, 2015


In this weeks podcast we have a Danish guest and magazine editor joining us. After hearing his experiences surviving on a deserted island, we tackle the lead shot debate, the proposed band on semi-auto rifles, female …

#7 Migratory fish, Wild Fisheries Review, Beavers and Predation, Esk River, Fisheries Trust

December 3rd, 2015


This week we go all aquatic, looking at inland water ways. We talk about migratory fish, fresh water mussles, beavers, predation including seals and …

#6 Danish Hunting, Hunting Ethics , Bow Hunting, Ricky Gervais Punches Us, Always Hunting & Zeiss, David CP

November 19th, 2015


Part 2 of a two part special with David Carsten Peterson on hunting ethics, film making, bow-hunting and the emotional and moral challenge of taking life. We delve deep and get answers. We discuss the responsibilities …

#5 David CP , Ricky Gervais Punches Us, Hunting Ethics , Bow Hunting, Always Hunting & Zeiss

November 5th, 2015


Two part special with David Carsten Peterson on hunting ethics, film making, bow-hunting and the emotional and moral challenge of taking life. We delve deep and get answers. We discuss the responsibilities of hunters …

#4 Exploring Antarctica, Royal Navy Divers , Adventure , Shackleton

October 21st, 2015


On this weeks Podcast we will speak with Kris Cunningham a Royal Navy Mine Clearance Diver who is going on the Antarctic Endurance 2016 expedition. We will find out what drove Kris to join the Navy all the way through …

#3 Deer Management, Professional Deer Stalking, Venison, Non Lead Ammunition

October 8th, 2015


In this weeks Into The Wilderness podcast we have professional deer stalker and trainer as well as the Factor of Dalhousie Estate. Our topics will be focused around deer management, touching on venison as a food source, …

#2 Chris Packam, Killing Pandas, Red Squirrels

September 29th, 2015


We discuss killing pandas, wiping out red squirrels and the question over Chris Packam.

#1 Driven Grouse Shooting, Trophy Hunting, Gamekeeping, Bruce Cooper, Nathan Little, Game Management

September 17th, 2015


This is the only podcast from the U.K. to tackle country issues, hunting, fishing and wildlife management. This is the place to hear debate on the latest issues. We will introduce you to the very people at the …

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