Last Pass Episode 1 • Giants
Mario and the crew get invited to head back up to Saskatchewan Canada from Kyle at Weatherby for an early season hunt with Tyler at Saskatchewan Goose Company. Loads of fun, big honkers, some early season ducks and some great new items from FA and Weatherby. T-shirts, light hoodies and bug spray ...
Last Pass Episode 2 • It's Happening
We are back in Canada to chase early season birds on a few ag fields and a first for some of the crew as we hunt a small “Sippy Pond” full of ducks as they head from food to water. Some of the Weatherby dealers from Canada are with us as we get things going in The North. We sat around all summer...
Last Pass Episode 3 • Monguls in the Fog
Early season honkers even in Saskatchewan can be tricky depending on the weather and temperature. An early morning light fog gets the honkers as close and, in our face, as possible and the shooting is fast and the piles get big quick. The guys from Weatherby and some of their distributors joi...
Last Pass Episode 4 • Sunrise Cranes
Our exit from Saskatchewan got extended another day as we spotted some Sandhill Cranes in a field on the way back to the lodge from our afternoon duck hunt. The cranes should have migrated through that area, but with the warmer weather some were still coming through. Only one thing to do. Stay ...
Last Pass Episode 5 • Baltic Sea Puddle Ducks
This trip has been planned for about 5 years and now that covid is somewhat behind us and we can concentrate on finally visiting our great partners in Europe. Our FA International distributors are a big part of our business and we wanted to get some of them together in Sweden at WildExperience.fi...
Last Pass Episode 6 • Vikinga Gaesir (Viking Geese)
Our roots go way back with a special friend in Iceland we have grown to know, and love called “THE VIKING”! Kjartan Lorange has been a friend of Mario’s for almost 20 years. He is a true hardcore waterfowler, sportsman and businessman. You get to look deep into how they met, what their relatio...
Last Pass Episode 7 • Varisjahtia Ruotsissa • Crow Hunting Sweden
There is nothing that gets Mario from Final Approach more fired up than chasing crows and, in this hunt, it goes one step further. Hooded crows, Jackdaws, Wood Pigeons, and Seagulls in Sweden get hammered in this crazy episode as we put out our FA Hooded Crow decoys, wood pigeon decoys and more....
Last Pass Episode 8 • Greylags In The Wind
This episode we get another day in the land of fire and ice. Epic hunt in extreme winds puts the Greylag geese and Barnacle geese on the deck. Tons of up close and personal action with decoying birds right in our face as the hang in the wind. The Viking and the Grayriver guys show us what hunting...
Last Pass Episode 9 • Montana Madness
In this episode we are hunting a place they call the “Hot Tub”. This is a warm water slough hidden in the middle of some agriculture and one of the rivers that the birds use heavily to migrate. The temps are frigid! It is in the teens and low single digits and most of the water around is froz...
Last Pass Episode 10 • Montana Madness Part 2
In this episode we are hunting a corn field in layout blinds. We have a great hide but have to constantly fight the incoming snow on our decoys as birds are working our spread. We have every decoy out for numbers…..HD Honkers, new Live Honkers, new Live Lessers, Live FB Mallards and of course o...
Last Pass Episode 11 • Montana Madness Part 3
In this episode we are hunting a place they call the “Hot Tub” AGAIN. It was so good, we had time to rest it and hit it again on our trip. This time we go from beautiful sunshine and cold to blowing snow and downright miserable cold temps. This is a warm water slough hidden in the middle of s...
Last Pass Episode 12 • Greylags in the Swath
This is what made Final Approach the company it is today. Layout blind hunting in a field for geese. The only difference is we are shooting Greylag and Pinkfoot geese in Iceland. This is an in-your-face episode with decoying geese up close and personal. The Knockout blinds are hidden in barley sw...
Last Pass Episode 13 • 2 Shot
The contest is simple, you get 2 shells per person and when your done, your done. There are 9 different states and 2 countries represented at the Goshen County Wyoming 2 Shot goose contest and this is our first year attending. Mario teams up with Tyler from Saskatchewan Goose company and our fri...
Last Pass Episode 14 • The Big Blind
This episode is something not everyone can experience. A giant blind on the Platte River with heat, comfortable chairs and breakfast cooking in the background. The Platte River is such a wild river with parts of it only 30 feet wide to this part which is much wider than most folks think at about...
Last Pass Episode 15 • Saskatchewan Blues
The spring migration is on and the birds are stalled out at one of our favorite spots with Tyler at Saskatchewan Goose Company. It did not start that way though as we were all supposed to go down to Southern Sask. to chase whites with a different Tyler at Prairie Sky Outfitters, but all the bird...
Last Pass Episode 16 • Snows on the Hill
Believe it or not Nebraska has snows and a good number depending on where you are chasing them. The Whiskey Sloughs guys put us on a giant snow feed and as any snow hunters know, you're going to get them or they are going to get you. It is what it is so the only thing you can do is get up, put ou...
Last Pass Episode 17 • On the Snow Line
As the snows fight the snow line every year it turns into a “perfect storm” or a “should have been here last week” event. If you are in the right place at the right time when they get stopped it could turn into the best hunting of your life. his year they got caught because there was no open wate...