Dave Mead is a passionate bowyer, family man, and primitive bowhunter. We talk about his bows and the building process, which happen to be built with natural materials sourced only from grass, wood, and animals. Other topics covered are hunting, bow building workshops, fitness, and we also get some listener questions answered. To see more of Dave’s work, visit his website www.meadlongbows.com. You can also find Dave on Instagram and Facebook by searching for @meadlongbows. Enjoy!
Rick Spicer was able to join us for this week’s episode. Rick is an avid outdoorsman, wilderness skills practitioner, bowhunter, and teacher of outdoor skills. We talk all things bowhunting, gear, and dig into a few woodsmanship skills every hunter needs to know. Skills topics discussed in this episode are map work, navigation, and fire starting. We know you’ll love it. Expect to hear more from Rick in the near future. For more information on the Brewha Bushwhack visit www.brewhabushwhack.com. Links for references mentioned will be posted below. Enjoy!
Pac Rat Outdoor Center: https://packratoc.com/
Cal Topo Mapping: https://caltopo.com/
Hendrie Javier of Kashtuk Bowcraft joined us this week to talk about primitive bow and arrow building, hunting in sunny Southern California, flintlocks and more! Please check out Hendrie’s bows, flintlocks, and other gear at www.kashtukbowcraft.com. You can also find Hendrie on Facebook and Instagram by searching for Kashtuk Bowcraft!
We also talk about our fundraiser for our buddy Chris Sekol who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Please check out the Go-Fund-Me (https://www.gofundme.com/f/primitive-pursuit-supporting-our-tribe) account and donate today! 100% of proceeds will go to Chris and his family to help where we can with bills and unforeseen expenses. A lot of great companies have come together for this. Thank you all! Enjoy!
This week on the Primitive Pursuit Podcast, we were fortunate enough to get on the phone with Chad Graham to talk about his venture making custom Wudaraz and beautifully crafted spliced fletchings. Chad is a big believer in FOC… Fir Or Cedar! We discuss an array of topics around bowhunting to include shoots, travel, and bowfishing. Be sure to follow Chad on Instagram by searching for @chopperchad71. Enjoy!
We have started a Go-Fund-Me for our cancer fighting brother Chris Sekol, a traditional bowhunter, avid outdoorsman, and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers supporter. Chris is currently battling stage 4 cancer. He has been in and out of the operating room, and staying strong. Please help us by donating to Chris in order to cover medical expenses and other things life will be throwing at him as he continues the fight. Every bit helps! ALL proceeds will go to Chris and his family. This guy is one of the strongest, baddest dudes we have ever met. He WILL beat this! To stay in the loop with Chris, follow him at @endless_mountain_archer on Instagram.
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This week, Aaron and Mike catch up on what they’ve been up to so far in 2019. Topics covered are the Traditional Bowhunters Expo in Kalamazoo, their 2019 hunts, and the support of our brother fighting cancer. Please keep an eye out for the upcoming Go-Fund-Me page to support our brother Chris Sekol who is currently fighting the ultimate fight. Chris, we love you brother. Keep fighting. For updates, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook by searching for @primitivepursuit.
Aaron was lucky enough to be joined by Dave Brinker for this week’s episode! You may know Dave for his music and his work with Sitka Gear. Listen in as we discuss Daves life in both traditional and modern bowhunting, his passion for music, and his future plans. Pick up Dave’s latest album, Made Out West, available on iTunes. Give Dave a follow on Instagram by searching for @davebrinker_. Enjoy!
It was great to catch up with Donny Dust to see what he’s been up to! After a break from social media since August of 2017, Donny has been doing lots of amazing things. Earthroaming, hunting and fishing, film life, and he even released his first book! We discuss all of this and more. Please follow Donny on Instagram and Facebook. Also, pick up a new copy of his book, Scavenger by clicking HERE. Enjoy!
This week we were fortunate enough to finally catch up with author and comedian Billy Hoffman (W.C. Hoffman). Billy was a huge help in getting Primitive Pursuit off the ground. You may know him from his book series “Twins of Prey”. Billy is a man of many talents, and we are extremely appreciative to have had some of his time. Listen along as we discuss the struggle between modern and traditional archery tackle, and all of the amazing things that Billy has accomplished. Be sure to check out his books at www.wchoffman.com. As always, if you love what you hear, please leave us a review!
Chad joins us this week to give us the details from his fall hunts. He found huge success in various states this fall. We talk Pronghorn Antelope, Bear, Deer, and bow/arrow set-ups. Listen closely for a chance to win a Holm-Made Traditional Longbow or Recurve. You can follow Chad on Facebook and Instagram by searching @chadholmholmmade. Thanks for listening; enjoy!