The Silvercore Podcast

The Silvercore Podcast

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Join Travis Bader, the founder of Silvercore and host of the Silvercore Podcast, as he delves into matters of interest relating to hunting, firearms, outdoor adventures and the people and businesses that comprise the community.


30: Silvercore Behind the Scenes
Sep 15 • 57 min
This episode is a little different from every other Silvercore Podcast to date as Travis Bader is interviewed by Agron Bajraktari on what it takes to succeed in operating a successful business in todays market. Travis talks about starting Silvercore,…
29: Tales of borrowed guns and pirate ships
Sep 2 • 59 min
Brief Summary of Show:In Episode 29 of the Silvercore Podcast, Travis speaks Ryan Steacy, a six time National Service Rifle champion and technical director for International Barrels and they talk about the current state of service rifle, how to get into…
Ep.28: Pro Hunter vs Pro Guide, Hunting African and North American Game
Aug 19 • 31 min
Travis speaks with longtime friend and Silvercore instructor Darren Maughan. They discuss Darren’s experiences as a professional hunter, preparing for an African hunt, firearm and calibre selection, the differences between North American and African…
27: The Cure for Canada’s Gun Ban
Aug 5 • 80 min
Brief Summary of Show: In Episode 27 of the Silvercore Podcast, Travis speaks with Tony Bernardo of CSSA about what the Canadian Shooting Sports Association does for Canadian firearms owners. They speak on how the OIC has been used before and what the…
26: How To Tips from New Hunters and Finding a Dead Body
Jul 22 • 49 min
In Episode 26 of the Silvercore Podcast, Travis speaks with 3 new hunters about thier incredible stories as they learn the ropes in adverse conditions. What these hunter discovered will stay with them for the rest of their lives.
25: Where to Hunt and Shoot with the iHunter App
Jul 8 • 63 min
In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis sits down with Mark Stenroos who is the creator of the iHunter mobile app which allows hunters to see where crown land is in their area. Based out of Calgary, AB iHunter has made its was through all the…
24: Emergency Preparedness and Becoming a Prepper
Jun 24 • 40 min
In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader speaks with Ian Jones from The Canadian Prepper Podcast Podcast and discusses how he got into prepping and what he would recommend to others to have in order to be prepared for any eventualities. If…
23: Blood Tracking with Science Dogs
Jun 10 • 42 min
Brief Summary of Show:Learn how the pro’s track an animal after it’s shot.In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader speaks with Lindsay Ware of Science Dogs of New England situated in Maine, USA and discusses how she got into tracking…
22: Ineffective Gun Control & the Canadian Gun Ban
May 27 • 56 min
In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader sits down with Shane Mathieson of Reliable Gun in Vancouver BC. Listen in as they discuss how Reliable Gun got it’s start, the recent OIC firearms ban and how it’s affecting business as well as how…
21: New Rules Regarding Hunting During COVID & AMA Questions Answered
May 13 • 68 min
In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader sits down with Paul Ballard and they answer questions from our listeners in our first ever AMA, Ask Me Anything Podcast. Listen in as they discuss hunting and fishing during COVID, answer questions…
20: Hunting stories from the Mázawakȟaŋ
Apr 29 • 64 min
In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Marshall Lowen, a master firearms instructor, Canadian military veteran, master of the hunt and elder in the Metis community. Marshall’s Lakota name is Mázawakȟaŋ, which means “many…
19: The Chasing Food Club
Apr 22 • 45 min
Brief Summary of Show: In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Backcountry Hunter and Anglers Regional Leader, Jenny Ly about how she got into hunting, ego involved in hunting, her role as a regional leader for BHA and her…
18: The Science of Violence with Dr. Geoffrey Thor Desmoulin
Apr 15 • 46 min
Brief Summary of Show: In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Spike TV’s, Deadliest Warrior host, Geoffrey Desmoulin and they talk about how he became interested in firearms, his role as a court expert in a multitude of…
17: Is Hunting and Fishing Considered Essential During the COVID Pandemic
Apr 8 • 51 min
In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Eat Wild founder and BC Parks employee, Dylan Eyers. Join us while we discuss the current COVID-19 Pandemic and its affects on business and our planned hunting trips.We also recount…
16: Firearms, optics and equipment for new hunters
Apr 1 • 68 min
In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Silvercore pro staffer and hunter extrordinaire, Paul Ballard to discuss gear for new hunters. There are so many options to choose from it can be overwhelming, particularly to someone…
15: Insider Pro Tips from Jimmy Hamilton of Vortex Nation
Mar 26 • 46 min
In this podcast Jimmy Hamilton from Vortex Optics and The Vortex Nation Podcast, talks about the history of Vortex Optics, the what you get in the different product lines, optics selection, field maintenance, pro-tips and what to expect from Vortex in the…
14: Hunting stories from the Captain of the Hunt
Mar 26 • 92 min
Silvercore has several contest and giveaways running right now and here is a reminder to check out the Silvercore.ca website to learn more about the current Glock gear giveaway as well as the postal match which is free to all Silvercore members across…
13: If you aren’t happy with how you performed yesterday, do better!
Feb 26 • 37 min
In this episode, Staff Sgt. Mark Horsley talks about world class coaching technique, reaction time and mental strength. This episode is brought to you by GLOCK. Listen to this episode to learn how to win some sweet GLOCK swag or check out Silvercore.ca.…
12: Beware the man with three guns
Feb 12 • 70 min
In this episode, sponsored 3 gun shooter Taka Kuwata takes you through the sport of 3 gun competitions as well as how to become a sponsored shooter and the duties and responsibilities surrounding sponsorship. Taka speaks about exercise, and diet that he…
11: Ethics and Insider Tips on How to be a Hunter in Todays Urban Society
Jan 29 • 87 min
In days of old, if you wanted to learn to hunt you would ask a friend or relative to show you. In todays society not everyone has the opportunity and learning to hunt can be rather intimidating if you don’t have someone to show you the ropes. Thats is…
10: Moose underwear and other hunting stories
Jan 15 • 92 min
What happens when a group of hunters, with very different backgrounds and hunting experience, embark on a week long shared moose hunt. In this episode, Paul Ballard regales us with sage hunting advice, Rob Wilson discusses when it’s appropriate to put…
09: Now you’re bleeding too bear!
Jan 1 • 108 min
Silvercore has been providing bear safety training to industry professionals, both in person as well as online, for many years, but this marks the first time that I have had the opportunity to sit down and speak with someone who survived a horrific…
08: Train your Brain to WIN! 2 of 2
Dec 18, 2019 • 76 min
Alright, here is the much anticipated part 2 of the Train your Brain to WIN series with Ryan Steacy. In part one, I sit down with Ryan to discuss his mental management practices that have allowed him to be the National Service Rifle Champion 5 years in a…
07: Train your Brain to WIN! 1 of 2
Dec 4, 2019 • 35 min
Do you want to hit your target every time? Whether that’s a literal target or a personal or professional goal, in this podcast, Ryan Steacy will describe a mental management program that will help you win in any aspect of your life. Learn the secrets that…
06: How are you going to intimidate me with words?
Nov 20, 2019 • 48 min
Silvercore Podcast Episode - 6 In this episode I talk with Mark Horsley who has recently returned from Australia where he and his shooting partner won silver in their division at the world PPC championships. Mark is a Staff Sergeant with a local police…
05: Yoga Socks at the snipers hide
Nov 6, 2019 • 37 min
Join me as I talk with Graeme Foote about Project Mapleseed, a Canadian version of the American Appleseed marksmanship program, as well as his recent competition in the Snipers Hide cup.Graeme is a talented photographer and the owner of…
04: Now you see me, now you don’t.
Oct 24, 2019 • 65 min
In this episode I get the privilege of speaking with Guy Cramer, the CEO of Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corporation. Guy has created camouflage patterns for militaries all over the world as well as many popular hunting lines. If you have been to a hunting…
03: The man who refused to wear pants
Oct 10, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode I am joined by Murray Gardner, a 9 time national International Practical Shooting Confederation champion, firearms instructor and firearms, range and ballistics consultant. We talk about what it takes to be a 9 time champion, how IPSC has…
02: We aren’t making barrels in our basement…
Sep 23, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode, I sit down with Ryan Steacy, the technical director for International Barrels, IBI Inc.Ryan talks about how he got involved in the shooting industry, some of his unique experiences as a competitive marksman and how IBI makes it’s high end…
01: What’s old is new, two hillbillies from Chilliwack
Sep 6, 2019 • 55 min
In this, our very first episode, I sit down with Nicholas Bolton and Paul Ballard, two retired police firearms instructors and we talk about:- Becoming a firearms instructor- Tips on reducing stress when shooting- The difference between police and…