In the podcast "Behind the Glass" we’ll highlight all things hunting, shooting and outdoor related. Hosted by well-known outdoor personalities, Ron Spomer and Kevin Wilson, along with Dean Capuano from SWAROVSKI OPTIK.
Listeners can look forward to insight from the biggest names in the industry as well as some SWAROVSKI OPTIK staff.
On this episode of Swarovski Optik Behind the glass, Dean Capuano Director of Communications , Clay Taylor, Senior Naturalist Markets Manager and Chris Denham of Western hunter magazine discuss The Legend - EL binocular since 1999 it literally has changed the landscape of the binocular market and has grown to become the standard by which all others are judged by.
Josh Cluff from HS precision and Gary Turner of Talley rings and bases talk with Dean Capuano of Swarovski Optik about product and how technology has changed over the years. The 3 business partners and close friends also share some great stories from the field through the years!
Co-hosts Kevin Wilson and Dean Capuano are joined by renowned whitetail hunting expert, Adam Hays III. As an esteemed deer hunter and TV personality, Adam is one of few bowhunters in North America who have taken several 200-class bucks under fair chase conditions. You’ll want to pay close attention, as Adam shares a wealth of knowledge and expands on his very personal approach to hunting smarter, not harder. Great discussion ensues around rut cycles across Canada and the U.S., various hunt strategies, regional disparities in timing of the estrus, and how to use Adam’s popular Moon Guide App, to increase your odds in the woods. Loaded with information for both gun and bowhunters alike, this is another episode you don’t want to miss.
Chris Denham and Nate Simmons of Western Hunter TV talk with Dean Capuano about Western Hunter and Swarovski Optik Quests television and their experiences. Behind the scenes talk of television shows - the filming, the crew, locations, the hunt etc. The ups and downs of filming hunting shows, keeping it real and entertaining even when it doesn’t go as planned.
In this first episode we’ll be getting to know the hosts. With over 45 years of writing and photographing the outdoors, Ron Spomer is an avid Hunter and Conservationist. Kevin Wilson is an Outdoor writer and Professional outfitter/guide and owner of Alberta Hunting Adventures in Canada.
Co-hosts Dean Capuano, Ron Spomer and Kevin Wilson talk about their long history in the outdoor industry. Ron talks about how he grew up in small town America on farms, his love for the outdoors and his first writing assignments. Kevin shares his childhood stories about Alberta, Canada and his love of wild spaces and nature. Dean Capuano talks about his family and their love of the outdoors and fishing and how he started at SWAROVSKI OPTIK in Rhode Island.
BEHIND THE GLASS is available on all platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Amazon Music.