The Big Woods Bucks Podcast

Come explore the big woods and timber in North America with Master Maine Guide and deer tracker Hal Blood. Listen to Hal and co-hosts and Maine guides Lee Libby and Joe Kruse as they unlock the secrets to big woods whitetails. Each episode will provide insights into the tried and true system Hal has used for the last 40 years to hunt big woods bucks. Listen to Hal's legendary adventures and learn how to apply a lifetime's worth of lessons from the big woods to your own hunting and outdoor adventures.

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124 | “Making the Case for Wool”

Thursday, April 13, 2023
124 | “Making the Case for Wool”
  • Our special guest, John Glidden founder of Minus33 and Chairman of the Board, is truly an expert in all aspects of wool from shearing the right sheep to softening to the skin to explaining how it keeps you warm even when wet.
  • The Glidden family has been in the wool business for 116 years and specifically John has approximately 50 years of experience.
  • Why merino wool is extremely soft to the skin compared to older scratchy wool.
  • Why it doesn’t shrink like wool from years ago.
  • The importance of understanding layering your clothing for any woodsman.
  • All-inclusive one-time outerwear is warm in more extreme conditions but how do you cool down?
  • Minus33 sock design prevents blisters because?
  • Sleeping bags help dry your clothes, help them feel fresh for the next day.
  • Difference between reground vs virgin wool.
  • Don’t forget to use the discount code for your onX membership. Go to on and enter discount code bwb for 20% discount. Please keep important feedback. Please use the link below. The Big Woods Team…


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