Top 5 Tips for Baiting Bears On Public Land

As citizens of the United States, we are blessed with the opportunity to hunt the land that we commonly own- our public lands. As a hunter and conservationist, harvesting bears is an important aspect of sound wildlife management practices. Having the ability to construct a bait site on public land- where it is legal, is a great way to hunt bears. Click the link below to read my article in Guns America #Hunt365 for my top 5 tips for baiting bears on public land that have worked for me.

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NWTF Crooked River National Grasslands Habitat Restoration

Thanks to conservation work, spearheaded by hunters, the western states host abundant populations of wild turkeys. We all know that growing wildlife populations require quality habitat to sustain populations.

The National Wild Turkey Federation and it's members are dedicated to ensuring that all wildlife have the necessary habitat to flourish on or public lands.

Join Kristy Titus in this episode of Pursue The Wild, Tips From The Wild where she showcases how NWTF and it's members are working hard to restore the Crooked River National Grasslands Habitat in Oregon. To learn more about the National Wild Turkey Federation go to www.nwtf.org.

Cranberry Balsamic Roasted Wild Turkey

There is nothing more rewarding than coming home from a successful hunt and providing your family a home cooked meal with your harvest. And, there is nothing that pairs with Wild Turkey better than cranberries.

Brought to you by The National Wild Turkey Federation, join Kristy Titus's latest episode of The Wild Kitchen where she prepares Cranberry Balsamic Roasted Wild Turkey breast from the Volume 2 of the Wilderness Athlete Wild Kitchen Cookbook.

Where Traditions Begin- Through The Eyes Of A Child- Season 2 Pursue The Wild

Where Traditions Begin-Through The Eyes Of A Child Presented By The National Wild Turkey Federation

There is an inborn wonder seeing the world through the eyes of a child. It takes us to a place where the extraordinary is found and we see the magic of wild places. Join Kristy Titus in this episode of Pursue The Wild from Season 2 where she teams up with The National Wild Turkey Federation and Huntin' Wives to bring 12 year old Gold Star Kid, Joee to Oregon for her first turkey hunt. This is where traditions begin.

Conserve. Hunt. Provide. Together, we will save the habitat and save the hunt.

Grow Healthy Deer- Rack One Xcellerator

There is no off season for deer and now is the time to provide the best habitat that promotes healthy herds and jump starts new antler growth. XCellerator by Rack One is the apex when it comes to deer minerals. In this episode of Tips From The Wild, Kristy Titus shares how to use Xcellerator to grow healthy deer.

Muzzleloader Whitetail with Jordan Squared

There is nothing better than hunting a place that makes you feel like you are part of the family. Taking a break from the norm to laugh at each other and joke. Join Kristy Titus once again in Nebraska for a late season muzzleloader whitetail hunt on the Budd Ranch with her best friend Jordan Budd and Jordan Adams of Running Water Hunting.

Out Of The Cage with Gladiators Unleashed- Season 2 Pursue The Wild

In this episode of Pursue The Wild from Season 2, Kristy Titus hits the gym to train with her friend, professional fighter, MMA coach and host of Gladiators Unleashed, Luke Caudillo. The connection between fitness, being a competitive athlete and hunter are one in the same. The level of physical fitness required to hit the backcountry day after day under heavy load, the mental fatigue, and level of determination that it takes to be successful on the mountain.

Hunters are the original athletes. But not everyone was raised being in the outdoors. Often, it takes someone like a coach or mentor to introduce them and show them our incredible outdoor lifestyle. Luke is taking professional MMA fighters out of the cage and introducing them to hunting and shooting sports. Be sure to subscribe to Luke's digital series, Gladiators Unleashed and follow along on the journey of MMA fighter to hunter.


Central Oregon Sportsmen's Expo

The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show is the largest in the region. And this year the show celebrated its 20th year! Thanks to Central Oregon’s gracious support the Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show continues to grow and evolve as the ebb-and-flow of exhibitors and exhibits changes with the passing years. 2019 was no different with LOTS of new things to see and do. 

Also, thank you to everyone who stopped by my Pursue The Wild booth for the second year in a row. My sister Lesley and neice Haley both came out to give me a hand and have some fun at the show for themselves. It was a great weekend and we are already looking forward to the 2020 expo.

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California Sharpshooter PRS Match

It was a great weekend shooting the California Precision Rifle Series match. This was my first match of the year having taken the fall off for hunting season. Overall for a warm-up match I finished out alright by beating my previous top finish by two places finishing out at 37th.

My was better than ever with my Ruger Precision Rifle chambered in 6mm Creedmoor which shooting lights out. I did add an ARCA rail to the forend of my rifle which really added performance and ease of snapping in and out of tripods quickly and allowed quick detach of my bipod. My rifle was topped with my Nightforce Optics ATACR 7-35x56 scope shooting Hornady 108gr ELD Match.

This match was my top placing finish to date at a national match. My goal is to always finish in the the top 50th percentile of shooters which I constantly maintained. As always, I owe a huge thanks to my coach Jake Vibbert. And thank you to my entire squad- Jake Vibbert, Paul Dallin, Gregory Harris, Morgun King, Ji Zhang, Garret Preece and Jeremy Swanson.

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Turkey Hunting: What’s In Your Pack?

Turkey season has arrived which means we are packing up our gear in preparation to hit the field. In addition to our tried and true turkey essentials, it’s not too late to make a few additions of some great new products, just in time for turkey season. Click HERE to read my latest article for GunsAmerica #Hunt365.

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Overcome Train To Hunt

One can never understand the power of a community until they are part of one that is devoted to a lifestyle and gives us purpose and meaning. Train to Hunt unites us for one common goal- to prepare us for the back country.

In this episode of Pursue the Wild from Season 1, Kristy Titus takes you through her personal journey to Train To Hunt from knee reconstruction to overcoming all obstacles, taking the finish line with her partner Krista Magnussen who has also overcome her own physical challenges to compete. Train To Hunt- simply the purpose that inspires us to overcome whatever it is in life that is holding us back. This episode is dedicated to always being your best self, giving 110% because you don't cross finish lines with excuses.

Her Inspired Journey- EP 011 - Pursue the Wild

My latest podcast on Her Inspired Journey Podcast with Courtney LeVesque is LIVE on Sticher, Podbean, Google Play and Spotify. The episode is full of good tips on healthy eating, sticking to goals, keeping cheats “clean” and giving yourself grace through the process. We also talk about some of our favorite Wilderness Athlete supplements, the 28 Day Challenge, growing up hunting and more!

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Courtney LeVesque brings raw, and authentic inspiration to women pursuing their dreams, enjoying the outdoors, and balancing life. With a combination of solo and featured guests you can find topics on motivation, health and fitness, hunting, preparing for backcountry treks and more. Tune in every Monday for a new episode and a weekly dose of encouragement.

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Hunt Expo 2019

After four busy days, the 2019 Western Hunting & Conservation Expo (Hunt Expo) closed on Sunday February 17 after over 54,000 people passed through the Salt Palace Convention Center. 

For the second year, Kristy had her Pursue The Wild booth featuring her signature jewelry by Montana Silversmiths, information about her digital series, Pursue The Wild and more. 

Titus made appearances at the Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls booth promoting her Pursue The Wild elk calls, The Wild Frenzy, Wild Fury and NEW Wild Thang, plus the Cabela's and Mule Deer Foundation booth. 

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The Wild Sheep Foundation Convention and Sporting Expo better known as "The Sheep Show®" is an outdoor and mountain hunting expo. The exhibit halls feature more than 400 exhibits, including Kristy Titus's Pursue The Wild booth featuring information on her digital series, jewelry by Montana Silversmiths and more.

Whether participating in backpack races, evening banquets, incredible live auctions, sheep hunt raffles, or a cruise through hundreds of outdoor industry exhibitors, attendees found themselves surrounded by like-minded conservationists at every turn.

There are some people that are completely selfless and give their heart and soul for the betterment of others. Every year, Nevada Grassie offers his time and talent to support his brothers in arms. This year Kristy along with the support of Nightforce Optics was honored to contribute to Nevada with his custom 300 blackout, "A Warriors Legacy." The walnut stock was hand carved along with the gorgeous carved dall sheep horns. Proceeds benefited both Wounded Warrior Outdoors and The Wild Sheep Foundation. 

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Great American Outdoor Show SeminarEarly Season Elk Tactics – Create the Frenzy

Titus’s seminar, “Early Season Elk Tactics – Create the Frenzy” discussed pre-rut and peak-rut archery elk hunting strategies along with both cow and bull sounds featuring her Pursue The Wild series of elk calls the Wild Frenzy bugle tube, Wild Fury diaphragm and Wild Thang external reed cow call. 

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Great American Outdoor Show Seminar "Making The Shot Of A Lifetime"

Kristy Titus, NRA Certified Instructor, hosted a positional shooting seminar at the The Great American Outdoor Show, Making the Shot of a Lifetime in Harrisburg PA. 

Titus's seminar, Making the Shot of a Lifetime, discussed positional shots in hunting scenarios. “Positional shooting is a skill that is often overlooked by most hunters, and has surely contributed to many passed shots on trophies that otherwise could have been easily made with a little bit of training,” said Titus.  “I took attendees through the basics of how to gain stability from almost any position you could come across while afield.” 

Discussing how to build a solid shooting position from the ground up, fundamentals of marksmanship to include natural point of aim. Other topics covered, selecting a natural object for a support, how to properly use shooting sticks and tripods and more.

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Wild Sheep Foundation Convention Seminar "Making The Shot Of A Lifetime”

Kristy Titus, NRA Certified Instructor, hosted a positional shooting seminar at the The Wild Sheep Foundation National Convention Making the Shot of a Lifetime along with Sean Murphy, Director of Commercial Training at Nightforce Optics. 

Titus and Murphy's seminar, Making the Shot of a Lifetime, discussed positional shots in hunting scenarios. “Positional shooting is a skill that is often overlooked by most hunters, and has surely contributed to many passed shots on trophies that otherwise could have been easily made with a little bit of training,” said Titus.  “Sean and I took attendees through the basics of how to gain stability from almost any position you could come across while afield.” 

We discussed how to build a solid shooting position from the ground up, fundamentals of marksmanship to include natural point of aim. Other topics covered, selecting a natural object for a support, how to properly use shooting sticks and tripods and more.

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Kansas Elk Numbers Rise

Kansas is well-known as home to a thriving population of whitetail deer but is also home to a small population of free-ranging Rocky Mountain Elk.

In this episode of Tips From The Wild, Kristy Titus shares how elk populations have been restored to the Kansas Flint Hills. And the efforts that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has done in the area to benefit all wildlife, including the growing elk population.