Ethan Yazel, National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association – PP071

We’re Back! In this week’s episode, Chris and Mike talk to Ethan Yazel, the media manager for the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association. We’re extremely excited to be working with Ethan. He dives into his life, growing up with the NMLRA, and all of the details about the organization. As per usual, we found a couple rabbit holes but we tried our best to keep it on the tracks. Make sure you visit the links below to become an NMLRA member and to tune into the Muzzle Blasts Podcast!


Muzzle Blasts Podcast:



Mark Harrison on Self Filming and things… and stuff – PP070

This week Chris and Mike are joined by Mark Harrison of Omnivore’s Homestead and Quivers. We talk mainly about self-filming hunts, including the gear, tactics, and methods of editing. If you’ve been considering filming your hunts, this is a must listen. We also dive into the usual rabbit holes which was a blast. Other topics discussed are Mark’s hunting season/upcoming plans, his body and poses on social media, mummification of critters, and much more! To see what’s available at Omnivore’s Homestead and Quivers, be sure to follow the links below. Enjoy!

Website & Store:




Catching Up: Johnny Karch of 3Rivers Archery – PP069

Just in time for your holiday travels, Johnny Karch from 3Rivers Archery joined Chris and Mike for some catching up. He’s been busy and has had a very successful season with more to come! We talk about his 2019 season, upcoming hunts, what’s new at 3Rivers, and more! Be sure to get in on the Black Friday special for free shipping on orders of $49 or more to the lower 48 through the link below! Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Enjoy!





Them Boys From New York, Al Fagan & Al VonGunden – PP068

We met “Them New York Boys” at the Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous in 2018. We’ve kept in touch ever since. Al VonGunden and Al Fagan are amazing guys, hardcore bowhunters, and buddies to the end. They also make us look like total novices on the 3D range! We had a great time catching up with them and can’t wait to see them in 2020. Be sure to follow them in Instagram by following the links below. Enjoy!

Al Fagan –

Al VonGunden –

All Out Flintlocks with Justin Burk – PP067

This week we’re joined by Justin Burk to talk all things Flintlock. Justin is a champion shooter and accomplished hunter with these fascinating rifles and smoothbores. We cover all the basics of loading, tuning, shooting, and hunting with these primitive longrifles. To follow Justin and find more information on traditional muzzleloading be sure to follow the links below. There’s a ton of great info on here so grab something to write with, sit back, and don’t flinch!

Justin Burk Instagram:

National Muzzleloading Rifle Association:

Track of the Wolf (Supplies):

The Possible Shop (Supplies):

Bob Mayo, Ace Archery Tackle – PP066

This week we were joined by one of the nicest guys out there, Bob Mayo of Ace Archery Tackle. Bob is an avid outdoorsman, Vietnam veteran, and traditional bowhunter with a past that runs deep in the traditional archery lifestyle. We talk about Bob’s life growing up, the history of Ace, bowhunting, and of course we nerd out on broadheads. If you’re interested in buying some broadheads, points, or gear from Ace Archery Tackle be sure to listen closely and follow the links below at checkout for free shipping to the US lower 48 until November 6th, 2019. Enjoy!

Ace Website:

Ace Phone: (815) 692-6263

Charles T. Lamb – PP065

This week Mike talks with Charles “Charlie” T. Lamb. Charlie is an author, traditional bowhunter, and Marine that served in the Vietnam War. This was a great conversation about bowhunting, writing, and life as a grunt. You can order Charlie’s book in the links below and find him on Facebook. Charlie is a great story teller and an amazing guy, so we know you’ll like this one. Enjoy, God speed, and Semper Fi.

A Bowhunters Tales:

Charle T. Lamb Facebook:

Ray Fletcher, RiverBend Longbows – PP064

This week we talk with Ray Fletcher of RiverBend Longbows. Ray is an all out sportsman that dabbles in a little bit of everything, but has an absolute passion for hunting with his longbows. We talk about bowfishing, chasing game in Iowa, and of course…bows! Check out the links below if your interested or want to learn more about RiverBend Longbows. Enjoy!




Flyin’ Into the 2019 Season – PP063

This week the Primitive Pursuit crew gets caught up on what they’ve been up to, season preparations, tactics, and more. We’ve been waiting for months and season is finally here. We couldn’t be more excited! Be sure to give us a follow on Instagram and Facebook by searching for @primitivepursuit. Also, send us those awesome photos of you on your pursuit! Best of luck out there and enjoy the episode!

Billy Phillips, Traditional Falconry – PP062

Ask and you shall receive… Chris and Mike talk Falconry with our amazing guest, Billy Phillips. We don’t think we could have found a better guy for this. Billy is a true steward of a dying breed of sportsman, the Falconer. If you’ve ever wondered what falconry all entails or simple just enjoy the outdoors or hunting, this episode is a MUST for you to listen to. Be sure to follow Billy on Instagram to keep up with his season and passion. Links are posted below for more information on Falconry. Enjoy!

THE RED TAIL HAWK, By Liam J. McGranaghan:

North American Falconry & Hunting Hawks – 9th Edition:

Virginia Falconers’ Association:

American Falconry (Magazine):

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