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Overdrive Outdoors Podcast

Overdrive Outdoors

A podcast centered around the great outdoors. We will cover topics from hunting and fishing to trapping, reloading, cooking/grilling, and more.

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ƎV Skull Works with Elizabeth Visser
2d ago
ƎV Skull Works with Elizabeth Visser
This week we talk to Elizabeth Visser, owner of ƎV Skull Works. Elizabeth tells us all about the company, why she started working on skulls and how it has gone so far. She tells us about her quick turnaround time, and the costs for work on certain species. She also tells us about how to properly care for an animal you intend to bring in, as well as what you will need to provide with your animal. Thank you so much Elizabeth for taking the time and thank you ALL for listening! Check out ƎV Skull Works at and check out all the photos of her work!
ƎV Skull Works with Elizabeth Visser
2d ago
ƎV Skull Works with Elizabeth Visser
This week we talk to Elizabeth Visser, owner of ƎV Skull Works. Elizabeth tells us all about the company, why she started working on skulls and how it has gone so far. She tells us about her quick turnaround time, and the costs for work on certain species. She also tells us about how to properly care for an animal you intend to bring in, as well as what you will need to provide with your animal. Thank you so much Elizabeth for taking the time and thank you ALL for listening! Check out ƎV Skull Works at and check out all the photos of her work!
Summer coyote hunting SUCCESS! With Chris, Clinton and Keith
16-06-2022
Summer coyote hunting SUCCESS! With Chris, Clinton and Keith
This week, Josh and Kevin talk with the guys from Dusk to Dawn Outdoors, Chris Kreiner, Keith Thelen, and Clinton Taylor. The guys all discuss the last week of coyote hunting across our state of Michigan. They talk about sounds and sequences they had the best luck with, and we get some insight on what stage the coyotes are in throughout the state. They also discuss.. Rifle calibers/optics/ammunition Suppressors Coyote behavior Moving on vocal coyotes A to Z game calls Double tapping a coyote with a 243 and more! Thank you all for listening!
Mangy Dog TV with Joey Hartley
09-06-2022
Mangy Dog TV with Joey Hartley
This week, Josh sits down with Joey Hartley of Mangy Dog TV. Joey was fresh off a trip to Kansas with his decoy dogs and talks about how his hunt there went. He talks about the breeds of his dogs and why he chose them, and tells us a little about the training that is involved. They talk about how Joey got his start coyote hunting and how his hunting has evolved through the years. Joey talks about his favorite coyote hunting caliber, and all the different calibers he has used through the years. And finally, Joey tells us all about Mangy Dog TV, why they started filming hunts, and all the ways to watch! We appreciate you all for listening, please leave a rating or review wherever you listen to podcasts, and be sure to check out Mangy Dog TV on youtube, facebook and instagram! Hunter Outdoors HuntWise SiOnyx
Foxin' in the UK- Jason Jones
02-06-2022
Foxin' in the UK- Jason Jones
This week, Kevin sits down with Jason Jones from the United Kingdom. Jason is a fox hunter in the UK, and has been hunting for around 10 years. Jason talks about the average size of the UK red fox, and some of the laws he has to follow just to be able to hunt. They then get into the topic of firearm ownership and the process they have to go through just to OWN a firearm. Kevin and I both agree, it doesn't sound fun. We appreciate you all for listening! Please give it a share, a like, a review if you could! If there are any suggestions for what you want more of please continue to send those as well. Thank you all.
Fireside chat with Kevin- 50 cal coyote
26-05-2022
Fireside chat with Kevin- 50 cal coyote
This week, Josh and Kevin sit down for a "fireside chat" and cover all sorts of topics. We start by complaining about the heat and the bugs that come with summer hunting, and Kevin tells us his preferred bug repellant to use (and how to properly apply it).We talk about kayaks, fishing and we rant about the anti hunting crowd. Kevin then tells us all about his recent coyote hunting, including his bucket list coyote kill, with his 50 cal. Kevin has wanted to get a coyote with that rifle for as long as I have known him, but the opportunity has not presented itself. Kevin tells us all about the build of the rifle, the bullet weight and the impressive amount of powder behind it. He runs us through the hunt, how he set up for safety, and how the rifle performed at the distance the shot was taken. This week is all over the place, but worth the listen. We appreciate you all. THANK YOU for listening!
Panfishin' with Ray Dancer- Michigan Outdoors Report
19-05-2022
Panfishin' with Ray Dancer- Michigan Outdoors Report
This week, Kevin and Josh talk with Ray Dancer from Michigan Outdoors Report. Ray is an avid fisherman and has been for years, recently targeting panfish and walleye. Ray talks about his winter crappie that got him a "Master Angler" award, and then he talks about some of his spring crappie techniques. They talk about crappie spawn habits, baits used for certain situations, as well as recent weather changes and how they have effected the fishing. Ray also spent some time down at the Detroit River, jigging for walleye, and he gives us some information about how how they approach that style fishing. Ray then tells the guys about all the current things going on over at Michigan Outdoors Report, which can be found at as well as you all for listening! We hope you are all enjoying the nicer weather, and getting out there enjoying the outdoors!
Turkey Talk with Kevin, Jeremy, and Mike
12-05-2022
Turkey Talk with Kevin, Jeremy, and Mike
This week, Kevin sits with Jeremy Kennedy and the President of West Michigan Wildlife Association, Mike Luttrull. The guys discuss the different ways you can hunt turkey, in a field, sitting in a blind, or like Mike prefers, the run and gun style. The guys talk about what kind of weather they prefer hunting in, and what times of day they prefer to be out there. They talk about scouting, what they look for and how they prepare for the hunt, including "putting them to bed". The guys talk about some recent success they have had, Kevin and Jeremy talk about their awesome double, and Mike tells us all about the youth hunts he has been involved in through the West Michigan Wildlife Association. He also tells us how a child can be chosen to come on a hunt with WMWA. This episode was helpful to ME(Josh) because I do not try for turkey and when I have, I have failed. The turkeys are smarter than I am, so its nice to be able to listen and take down some info from 3 guys who have gotten it done in the field. Hopefully you can take at least a little information out there with you the next time out as well! Be sure to check out the WMWA at and check out Breckens turkey video at you all so much for listening. Be safe, have fun out there.
Timber Freak Game Calls with Sean Purcell
05-05-2022
Timber Freak Game Calls with Sean Purcell
This week, Kevin and Josh sit down with Sean Purcell of Timber Freak Game Calls. I personally have used a Timber Freak grunt for the last 3 seasons and can honestly say it is the best sounding grunt call I have ever used. Sean tells us about how he took ownership of the company, and then decided to expand it to more than just grunt calls. Now he is developing waterfowl calls, predator calls and more! Sean talks about tuning a call, and how different materials can make all the difference in sound. Sean also tells us about his time spent with his dad, Gary, in Alaska targeting moose. He tells about what that hunt meant to him and how that was his dads bucket list hunt. We also talk about Iowa deer hunting, and Kevin and Sean school me on some bear hunting information. Huge thank you to Sean for taking the time to record with us, and a huge thank you to all of you who have followed with us along the way. We appreciate you all, and look forward to bringing you more content as the days go by. Be sure to like and subscribe to this podcast, and also leave us a review! Thank you all so much.
The Fight for Centerfire at Night with Bob Abbott
28-04-2022
The Fight for Centerfire at Night with Bob Abbott
Are you a Michigan predator hunter who enjoys going hunting at night using your centerfire rifle? This episode is for you. Josh and Kevin sit down with Bob Abbott, owner of Hunters Custom Mounting Solutions and front man in the fight for centerfire at night. Bob goes in depth about what it took to get the law changed from rimfire or shotgun only, to centerfire at night. Bob talks about how long the process took and why we wanted the change to begin with. Bob also talks about how many people got involved, collecting signatures to help the cause, and some of the crazy things he heard from some "higher ups" about why centerfire at night was a bad idea. This episode digs deep into what it might take for YOU to make a change you want to see. Bob then tells us about Hunters Custom Mounting solutions. He tells us about the products he makes, including mounts for battery packs to power your night hunting optics, and mounts for your infrared illuminator dimmer switches. He then tells us about some of the plans he has for the year and more of the services he offers. If you haven't yet, check out www.hunterscustomsolutions.com to see everything he has to offer, and also check out for all the current laws and regulations for hunting predators in our home state of Michigan. Thank you all so much for listening!
Time to GoWild with Brad Luttrell
21-04-2022
Time to GoWild with Brad Luttrell
This week, Josh and Kevin are joined by Brad Luttrell, founder of the social media platform GoWild. They talk about what Brad enjoyed outdoors growing up, which really didn't have much to do with hunting at all. They talk about how Brad finally got into hunting whitetail at a later age, and how his past seasons have gone. Brad then talks to them about the GoWild platform. He tells them about what it took to create GoWild, and issues they experienced along the way, including negativity from others in the hunting community. Brad tells them about the rewards system, which we have personally used and it is pretty sweet! To finish it off Brad talks about the future. We get some info about the Send It Slam they have planned for July, a family oriented archery shoot/meet and greet. We appreciate you all for listening, and we appreciate Brad for taking the time to record with us! Check out GoWild at the link below and find Overdrive Outdoors!
From Michigan to Florida with Keven Williams
14-04-2022
From Michigan to Florida with Keven Williams
This week, Josh and Kevin sit down and talk with long time friend Keven Williams. Keven grew up in Michigan, but recently moved down to Florida. In this episode, we dive deep into some of the differences Keven has seen in the outdoors from here to there. He tells us all about gator hunting and how he likes to prepare them for the table. We talk about iguanas..something I never imagined going hunting for. He explains the problems they cause and why the state needs to manage the population. Last but not least, we go into some details about fishing in Florida. Keven tells us about fishing for certain kinds of sharks, and what they use for bait. We talk about the goliath grouper, one that I have to imagine would be a blast to catch on an ultralight! Thank you all so much for listening! If you can, please hit share, subscribe and leave us a review and check back every Thursday morning at 8am est for the latest episodes! www.predatorhunteroutdoors.com www.huntwise.com @Just_Keven67 youtube
Predator Academy with JD Piatt
07-04-2022
Predator Academy with JD Piatt
This week, Kevin sits and talks with JD Piatt of Predator Academy and IcoTec game calls. JD has been predator hunting for a long time, starting in 1982 going after fox. JD tells us all about his start into predator hunting, going from red lights, to day calling, and then getting into night calling with thermal and nightvision. They discuss tactics through the year, what changes he might make to his calling sequences and how he would approach certain situations, like having them howling in front of you but not coming to the call. JD tells us about what raising pet coyotes has taught him, and I was surprised at his answer. JD is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to coyote hunting, so give this one a listen, let us know what you think and please, if you don't mind, give us a rating and review on whatever podcast platform you choose to use. This will help us get this information out to many more people across the board and allow us to continue bringing free information to you! Be sure to check out Predator Academy on youtube and social media, and as always, THANK YOU for listening!
Coyote hunting Q&A with Mike and Jake- Lights, wind and more!
31-03-2022
Coyote hunting Q&A with Mike and Jake- Lights, wind and more!
This week, Josh and Kevin talk to 2 coyote hunters that are trying to learn the ropes. We reached out on social media, specifically looking for newer hunters to come on and talk with us about some of the situations they have seen, and ask us any questions they might have. We talk a lot about using lights for coyotes, still a very effective way of hunting coyotes, especially on a tight budget. We also get into some talk about wind direction, how we set up to play the wind, scent control and much more! We want to thank Jake and Mike for spending the time recording with us, and as always, thank you ALL for listening!
Matt Schalk- Hand calls, setups and more!
24-03-2022
Matt Schalk- Hand calls, setups and more!
This week, Josh and Kevin sit and talk with one of Overdrive Outdoors first staff members, Matt Schalk. Matt is a fellow MI predator hunter, and we have all learned from each other as the years have gone by. Matt, like many others, started hunting coyotes in daylight, but eventually started investing into night hunting. We discuss that transition period, and we talk about some of the gear he would recommend for people just getting started coyote hunting. Matt also talks about his experience using hand calls, and how changing over to an ecall changed his setups and success rates. We of course get into some story telling from hunts that we have shared together, experiences that keep us coming back and much more! As always, THANK YOU for listening!
Scattered Thoughts Cartoons with Tim "Spike" Davis
17-03-2022
Scattered Thoughts Cartoons with Tim "Spike" Davis
This week, Kevin sits down and talks to Tim "Spike" Davis of Scattered Thoughts Cartoons. Tim tells us about his life growing up, where he was raised and where he lives now. He talks about what he does for a job, and how he got into cartooning. You have probably seen a few Scattered Thoughts Cartoons floating around social media, and Tim explains how he comes up with his cartoon ideas. Of course, there is some coyote hunting talk mixed in as well! Thank you all once again for listening!
Jon Collins - Coyote hunting tactics from January until December
10-03-2022
Jon Collins - Coyote hunting tactics from January until December
This week, Josh and Kevin sit down and talk with Mr. Jon Collins of Foxpro Hunting TV. If you haven't seen his videos, Jon does a great job getting coyotes killed, on film, and in daylight. We wanted to pick his brain about how he adapts to seasonal changes in the coyote world, from breeding season to winter hunting. He also goes into some of the details about working in the industry and filming for Foxpro Hunting Tv. Living the dream is an understatement! This is another information heavy episode with plenty to learn for both the beginner and experienced coyote hunter, so get your notebooks and click play! We appreciate you all, thank you for listening.
Your first class at Predator University with Tony Tebbe
03-03-2022
Your first class at Predator University with Tony Tebbe
This week, Josh and Kevin sit down with the one and only Tony Tebbe. If you don't know who Tony is, he owns/operates Predator University out of New Mexico. He produces TT Signature sounds for your electronic caller as well as hand calls for your lanyards. Tony tells us all about seasonal changes in the coyotes world, as well as how his tactics change with the changing seasons. He tells us about when and how he uses vocals, when he changes from mostly vocals to mostly distress, and what vocals mean to him. Tony tells us some of his favorite hunting memories both good AND bad, and then tells us how and why he started making his living off coyote hunting. These tactics are great for the beginner AND the experienced caller, so get out your notebook and a pen and give it a listen! And as always, THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!
Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association with Mark Earl
24-02-2022
Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association with Mark Earl
This week, Kevin and Carl are joined by Mark Earl of the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association. Mark tells us about his role in the MTPCA, and talks about membership numbers this year. He tells us about fur sales and how fur auctions work, and then gets into the current hot topic, wolves. As always, we appreciate you listening!
Buck Wells-Coyote hunting with vocals!
17-02-2022
Buck Wells-Coyote hunting with vocals!
This week, Kevin talks to Buck Wells from Wyoming Buck has years of experience hunting coyotes and this episode goes in depth with some of the things he has learned from spending time with coyotes. They talk coyote vocals and how to use them in your hunt. They talk about challenge howls, fights and pup distress, plus much much more. Get your notebook and a fresh pencil, hit play and enjoy! As always we appreciate you all for listening!
Chris Yazzie of Ambush 360
10-02-2022
Chris Yazzie of Ambush 360
This week, Kevin talks to Chris Yazzie of Ambush360. Chris tells us a little about where he is from, the game animals he chases and the coyote population. They also discuss Ambush360, how it came to be and what they provide to the predator hunting industry. Long lasting, quality built battery packs for your electronic callers is one of them. As always we appreciate you all for listening!