Adam White, Northern Broadheads – PP031

G’day mates!  We go international on this one and check in with Adam white, owner and visionary of Northern Broadheads, from the land down under.  Adam is a south pacific sportsman through and through.  We talk traditional archery, bowhunting, and of course broadheads.  Check them out at and follow this amazing company on Facebook and Instagram.

Back Country Hunters and Anglers, Daniel Farrar – PP030

Mike speaks with local Virginia resident Daniel Farrar, Board Member of the Capital Region’s Backcountry Hunters and Anglers (BHA) organization.  They talk about Daniels expectations of his upcoming season, which is also his first year in the woods with traditional archery equipment.  So if you’re new to the game, this is a good one for you.  They also discuss blue laws  and access in the Capital Region, Deer hunting, and many other outdoor topics.  You can follow your local BHA on facebook and instagram or by visiting their website,  Enjoy!

Idaho Elk Re-cap – PP029

After a 13 day trip clear across the country for a DIY public land elk hunt, there is much to discuss.  Aaron and Mike talk learning points, gear reviews, and experiences from the trip.  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram by searching for @primitivepursuit.  If you love what you hear please leave us a review!  If you have any questions or would like additional information from Mike and Aaron, please reach out via email to  Enjoy!

Aaron’s Ontario Bear Hunt – PP028

After our short hiatus, we’re finally ready to report the news of Aaron’s 2018 black bear hunt in Ontario!  Aaron was able to have his dad tag along on the hunt.  They were able to enjoy baiting, bowhunting, and fishing together along with a great group of people.  All of this took place at Bear Creek Outfitters thanks to guide and fellow bowhunter Dusty Brodhagen.  Listen along as we reflect on this amazing hunt.  Please check us out on Facebook and Instagram by searching for @primitivepursuit!

Pre-Season Ramblin’ – PP027

Tag along this week as Mike and Aaron cover pre-season expectations, strategies, gear, and do some general BS’ing about bowhunting.  As we post this, Aaron is in Ontario, Canada waiting for a black bear, and Mike is one week away from his first backcountry Elk hunt.  Please leave us a review on iTunes to qualify for your chance at winning one of our HAAS ultralight backpacking alcohol stoves.  Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook by searching for @primitivepursuit.  Enjoy!

Correy Hawk, The Organic Archer – PP026


This week Aaron and Mike chat with Correy Hawk, better known on social media as @organic_archer.  Correy shares some of his knowledge with us on the building, maintenance, tuning, and shooting styles on self/primitive bows.  Other topics we discuss are large and small game hunting, flint knapping, and fitness.  Please follow Correy on Instagram by searching for @organic_archer.  Also, if you want to keep up with Primitive Pursuit between episodes, follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay in the loop!  Thanks for listening – enjoy!

Season Prep with Jim Dean (Jimmy Tarps) – PP025

This week we brought Jim Dean of Jimmy Tarps back on to talk about preparations for the upcoming hunting season.  We talk about equipment/set-ups, scouting, rucking, and dig deep into backcountry meal prep.  If you’ve been considering doing your own meal prep and dehydrating for backpacking, backcountry hunting, or extended trips, this is a good one for you!   Check out what Jim has to offer by visiting their Facebook, Instagram, and Ebay page by searching @jimmy_tarps on each site or app.  Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review – Enjoy!

Ron Rohrbaugh, LifeCycle Gear – PP024

Ron Rohrbaugh, founder of LifeCycle Gear and author of “A Traditional Bowhunters Path”, along with Glendon Allwood of Hunt Domain Podcast, join us during the Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous (ETAR) to talk bowhunting, community, and conservation.  If you’re interested in the LifeCycle Gear products or would like to pick up a copy of Ron’s book, visit his website at  Also, be sure to check out the Hunt Domain Podcast; available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or on Glen’s website at  Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram by searching for @primitivepursuit to see what we’re up to between episodes and don’t forget to leave a review!

Donny Dust, Paleo Tracks – PP023

Follow along as we discuss and learn primitive and survival skills with our guest Donny Dust!  Donny, a Marine Veteran, runs the company Paleo Tracks.  He teaches survival, bushcraft, and primitive skills to his students around the United States.  Follow Donny on Instagram and Facebook by searching for @paleotracks.  Please leave us a 5 star review and excuse us for a few audio issues you may hear (shuffling and pops), but we promise – there is gold in this episode!  Enjoy!

What the Ruck? – PP022

Join us as we dive into what rucks/packs we’re using this year and what they’re stuffed with.  Expect several in depth reviews of gear we’re currently using for backcountry adventures, our expectations of these items, and suggestions for your upcoming season.  Feel free to email us at with any questions you have!  Please leave us a 5 star review on your listening platform of choice!  Enjoy!

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