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Dec 20, 2018

Vanguard's Chief Photographer Bill Konway joins us on this edition of the podcast.

Bill tell the story of how he became a professional photographer and what it's like to work with Vanguard.

He also describes some of his favorite shoots and photographic subjects.  

Then, he talks about what makes a good photo and has...


Nov 20, 2018

This month on the Vanguard "Raise Your Glass" podcast we're talking with Bob Kaleta, the Product Marketing Manager for Optics, Hunting and Outdoors.

First, Bob describes a recent hunting trip when his son was able to shoot his first buck.  Bob says it was a very rewarding adventure for both of them.

Then Bob turns his...


Oct 17, 2018

Vanguard Managing Director Tom Beecher joins us on this edition of the podcast.

Tom tells the story of a successful handgun hunt for antelope, then has details of a grueling elk hunt.

Tom had two close encounters with nice bulls, and thought his hunt might be over, but then scored on this beautiful New Mexico bull with...


Sep 21, 2018

We're looking at the retail side of the outdoor business this month on the podcast as host Mike Avery talks with Bill Freet, manager of Shooters Outfitters in Traverse City, Michigan. Bill describes what it takes to run a successful store and how their partnership with Vanguard has helped business. We also talk about...


Aug 25, 2018

Tom Spisz talks about the growth of target archery and how it can prepare archers for bow season. Tom also discusses the gear necessary to be a top tier shooter and how to get started in the sport.