Welcome to Kifarucast! The official podcast of Kifaru International. Your source for backcountry hunting, fishing, archery, nutrition, and camping information! Join our host Aron Snyder as he welcomes a wide variety of guests from all walks of life and knowledge bases to talk shop, swap stories, and have great conversations.


June 1, 2023 49 mins

Aron welcomes long time friend Brian "Bam Bam" Marshall to the podcast.  Bam is one of the founders of Wishes for Warriors, a non-profit group focused on getting veterans back into the outdoors, whether that's hunting, fishing, camping, snowboarding and so much more.  Bam is also a retired Marine, devoted family man, avid hunter, and even an amateur gardener!  Its a great talk between old friends and awesome to hear what Bam has be...

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Aron welcomes long time friend Kevin Estela back to the podcast.  Kevin is a part of FieldCraft Survival, and is primarily focused on the training division located in Aberdeen, North Carolina.  Kevin is a wealth of knowledge in the outdoor and survival space and he and Aron have some exciting news to share. They will be doing a cooperative training class at the FieldCraft North Carolina location, with Aron being the key guest speak...

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May 18, 2023 65 mins

Aron is joined by long time super friend Sloane Brown.  If you dont know Sloane, you've probably been living under a rock the past several years.  You might know Sloane from his years at Yeti, but now he is involved with numerous amazing companies including Born Primitive, Turtlebox, and Montana Knife Company.  And boy do him and Aron have exciting news to share!  Sloane shares his story with us and where he got his start and his j...

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Aron is joined on the podcast today by old friend Ryan Gentry and Cole Johnson from Black Horn Guide Service.  Black Horn Guide Service operates out of New Mexico for the array of big game species including elk, antelope, mule deer, aoudad, ibex, and oryx.  They cater to the working class hunting, offering affordable options for hunting the Land of Enchantment.  

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May 5, 2023 89 mins

Aron is joined in studio today by the one and only Ike Eastman.  A little bit of a different podcast today, Aron is in the hot seat with Ike asking those hard hitting questions.  Not really, but you get to hear a little more about Aron and his upbringing and his rise to become one of the most respected opinions in the hunting industry.  You get to hear a little about his childhood, military service, what he did before Kifaru, and w...

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April 27, 2023 36 mins

Aron welcomes videographer and photographer Hunter Phelps to the podcast.  Hunter has followed some big names in the industry around with a camera.  Him and Aron talk shop about cameras, equipment, how Hunter got started in the industry and some of the adventures he has gone on.  

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April 13, 2023 51 mins

Aron welcomes Alpine Ranch to the podcast.  They are the producers of some restaurant quality meals for the backcountry.  They use fresh, clean , organic ingredients which pack the highest protein and calories per ounce.  Meals are freeze dried and not dehydrated which better preserves the flavor of the quality ingredients they use.  Was great having them in the studio for our 470th episode!  Make sure you stock up and get some in ...

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April 6, 2023 62 mins

Aron welcomes professional archery Jacob Marlow to the podcast.  Jacob is a highly accomplished target archer from Florida and shoots for Elite Archery & Black Eagle Arrows.  He recently won the 10K Championship Shoot Off at the 2023 Vegas Shoot! Him and Aron swap stories from the trail and their experiences in the target archery world.  Great listening to these two accomplished archers.

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March 30, 2023 117 mins

Aron welcomes longtime friend Mike Duplan back to the podcast.  Mike is a newly retired firefighter, guide, dedicated family man and hunter!  The wealth of knowledge and experience between these two definitely makes for an incredible conversation!  This is one you won't want to miss.

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March 23, 2023 98 mins

Aron welcomes Danny Farris back to the podcast.  Danny is the owner of Ultimate Predator Gear, the ultralight decoy system and they have proven to be invaluable in the field on more than one occasion. Aron and Danny were recently down at Top O Texas Outfitters pursuing some incredible Aoudad rams! Join us as these two recap this amazing trip down to Texas!!

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Aron welcomes good friend Bill Vanderheyden from Iron Will Outfitters back to the podcast.  Bill has recently come out with a new arrow combination as well as a new exclusive vane.  Bill has worked closely with local universities to study arrow flight and what they found is all put into these new arrows.  From tip to tail, these are fine tuned from the findings of the study.  Take a listen and find out what makes these arrows so sp...

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March 9, 2023 40 mins

Aron and Luke go over the dates and details for the 2023 Best of the Best.  They also do a little catching up since with everything going on in each others lives.  Luke is preparing to head to London for the UFC 286 to be in Justin Gaethje's corner and Aron is staying busy here at Kifaru with a variety of new upcoming products!  Great time catching up with these two!

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March 9, 2023 88 mins

Aron welcomes the amazing Brooke Bartleson aka Brooke Little Bear to the podcast.  Brooke is an Alaska Bear Viewing Guide and incredibly accomplished photographer.  Her and Aron talk shop on bears, wildlife, photography and adventure.  Follow along with her adventures and view some of her work on instagram @brookelittlebear and at

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March 2, 2023 96 mins

Aron welcomes Jay Vallotton to the podcast.  Jay is an Emotional Health Guide, Pastor, and runs a men's discipleship program called BraveCo.  They have a good conversation going over mental, physical, and spiritual health. Jay works with men from all walks of life from business executives to military special operations soldiers in making sure they are where they need to be mentally.  Not your typical podcast, but its definitely one...

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February 24, 2023 8 mins

Aron goes over the details of the 2023 Korbin's Archery Glassing Camp in Riverton, Wyoming.  Spots are filling up quick so make sure you call down to Korbins Archery and get your spot reserved for this amazing opportunity.

Call Korbins Archery at 432-955-6059

Dates: May 18th, 19th, & 20th

Cost of Camp: $3500 (meals included)

Option to purchase bow from Korbins Archery and have a new bow built and tuned by Aron Snyder, Korbin Willi...

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February 23, 2023 52 mins

Aron welcomes professional CrossFit athlete Spencer Panchik to the podcast.  Spencer is an elite level athlete having competed in numerous CrossFit competitions and has recently found his way into the the world of hunting.  Aron and him talk exercise, outdoors, and his brothers who are also elite fitness athletes as well!  Great listen from these two guys!

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February 21, 2023 43 mins

Aron welcomes Bill Thompson from Spartan Forge to the podcast.  They dive into what Spartan Forge is and how it got started.  They go over what makes this app different from all the others, and how Bills service in the military helped build this new innovative app for mapping, scouting, and so many other tools that will help the hunter be successful in the field.  Be sure to check out the Spartan Forge app! 

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February 16, 2023 71 mins

Aron welcomes Dr. Andy Galpin to the podcast.  Not one of our typical podcast guests, Dr. Andy is a Professor/Scientist, PhD Human Bioenergetics & Muscle Phys, Elite Athlete Coach at Cal State Fullerton.  They dive into diet and nutrition, exercise, fitness, and maintaining the healthy balance in life.

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February 14, 2023 58 mins

Aron welcomes fellow photographer and outdoorsman Ryan Haines to the show.  Ryan is an incredibly talented photographer, videographer, bowhunter, and outdoor creator hailing from the great state of Oklahoma. You may have seen some of his work on the IG, or also in the Kifaru Ad on the pages of Bowhunter magazine specifically the whitetail edition!  These two talk shop on photographing adventures and the outdoors. 

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February 9, 2023 72 mins

Aron welcomes long time friends Andrew Munsell and Shawn Greathouse to the podcast.  Andrew and Shawn are the owners of Hamskea Archery, along with Tim Gillingham. Hamskea makes not only some of the worlds most rugged and reliable bow rests on the market, but they also make peep sights, target pins, and sight leveling tools.  The third axis level has saved Aron's bacon more than once while guiding clients.  These three reminisce ab...

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