Justin chats with Zach Hanson, a hunter, trapper, and the author of Turning Feral. They discuss Zach’s journey from cushy suburban lifestyle to a life in the wilderness of Idaho. They dive deep into off grid living, eating racoons, the culinary use of beaver, drawing the line of morality, and so much more!
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Zach Hanson is a hunter, trapper, author, husband, and father. His latest book, Turning Feral: A Modern Journey of Hunting, Trapping, and Living Intentionally in the Wilderness, is about his journey from a cushy suburban lifestyle to a life in the wilderness of Idaho, learning to hunt, trap, and live off the grid. In his journey, he was able to break free from the trappings of the modern rat race and experience a wild and wonderful life on his own terms.
Turning raccoons into hats
Eating raccoon, otter, coyotes
Korean soup, cajun bites, and spicy chili
Introducing Zach Hanson
Living off the grid in Idaho
What’s in Zach’s freezer now
Homemade cocktail stirrers
Plans for the rest of the season
Involving kids in the outdoor adventures
Building up preference points for the kids
Finding the line of morality
Going hunting for the first time
Coming for the food