Welcome to Back at the Lodge with Jim Braaten and Michelle Scheuermann. We guarantee this will be unlike any other "outdoor" podcast as we discuss the relevant topics for todays outdoorsman and woman with insider knowledge and shared experiences.
Post-SHOT Wrap-up and comparison to PGA Show16/02/2016 Duration: 01h05min
Jim and Michelle sit down at the House of Coates once again to download Michelle's experience at SHOT Show 2016. Plus, Michelle attended the PGA Show in Orlando immediately after, which she shares pros and cons compared to SHOT. And, Jim & Michelle discover their podcast has been turned into a drinking game! Tune in to create your own fun.
Pre-SHOT Show with Guests!13/01/2016 Duration: 01h07min
Michelle and Jim have invited two guests with them this week - Matt Addington of MattAddington.Com photography and Matt Johnson - sales rep in the digital outdoor space. This pre-SHOT show discussion includes revisiting first experiences of SHOT and the overwhelm, expectations both personally and professionally, how to have a successful show and finally, what will be hot at the show. Plus stick to the end for the team's big game picks.
Last Minute Christmas Gifts & New Year Goals for Jim & Michelle21/12/2015 Duration: 39min
With only a few days before Christmas, Jim shares nonmaterial things to give - while Michelle is more materialistic with her ideas. Lastly, they share their goals for 2016 for both the podcast and personally and we are all sad Jim is NOT making SHOT Show this year....
Back at the Lodge - Answering Mail03/12/2015 Duration: 18min
This week, Michelle reads an email from a writer looking to talk to someone about "Animals losing their way on to the road." Jim tells a funny story about silly questions people ask and those 1980 deer whistles are discussed.
Stop the Divide & We are Running a 5K at SHOT Show!11/11/2015 Duration: 24min
Jim has a bone to pick with the current atmosphere of hunters essentially picking on one another online. Yep, its another social media dissection of how we all can help our lifestyle by bringing each other up versus tearing one another down. Also, Michelle announces she's hosting a 5K at SHOT Show with the infamous Cam Hanes & Julie McQueen!!
How do People Become a Personality in the Outdoors?09/10/2015 Duration: 31min
In this episode, Jim asks how do people become a "personality" in the outdoor industry in this day and age? And then Michelle & Jim tackle the age-old 'pink camo' debate that certainly received a lot of light this past May when it was introduced in Wisconsin legislature.
That One Lion and More Social Media Pet Peeves/Insights18/09/2015 Duration: 24min
Michelle and Jim recorded this a month ago before some of the news that has come to light on Dr. Walter Palmer and the hunt. Michelle and Jim dive deeper into the reaction against Palmer and the hunt in general. Michelle asks if writing op eds on hunting is helping the hunting community overall? Or are they just going after the spotlight for themselves? (There is no right or wrong answer) And that everyone who talks to media should have media training. Then Michelle & Jim try Periscoping while podcasting for the first time. While only one of their friends stays with them on Periscope, Michelle talks about her lack of love for Twitter and a shift to Instagram.
Turkey Hunting and Michelle's Social Media Pet Peeves27/08/2015 Duration: 12min
Intro to Back at the Lodge13/08/2015 Duration: 30min
Why Back at the Lodge and why Jim Braaten and Michelle Scheuermann? Get the crazy two's bios and history, including how they met over a single PR pitch.