Clay Hayes – PP016

Tune in for this week’s episode with guest Clay Hayes!  Clay is an avid bowyer, traditional bowhunter, and true outdoorsman.  We discuss self-bows and arrow making, foraging, hunting with pack goats,  and what Clay’s been up to recently.  Check him out on Facebook and Instagram and subscribe to his Youtube channel.  Also, check out Clays website,  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @primitivepursuit.  If you like what you hear, please leave us a 5 star written review to qualify for the  $100 3Rivers Archery Gift Card Giveaway!

Andy Ponce, Addictive Archery – PP015

Listen along as we interview Andy Ponce, owner and operator of Addictive Archery, during his trip to the Western States Traditional Rendezvous.  Andy is best known for his custom arrows that he makes in North Western Oregon.  Andy’s support and dedication to the traditional community is unwavering.  He is also an accomplished hunter, a family man, and an amazing storyteller.  You can find Addictive Archery on the web at  Also, look for Andy on social media, both Facebook and Instagram, by searching for Addictive Archery.  Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review!  Follow Primitive Pursuit on Instagram and Facebook!  Enjoy!

Jim Dean, Jimmy Tarps – PP014

Listen along as we talk backcountry hunting, camping, and food with this week’s guest, Jim Dean.  Jim is an accomplished bowhunter, backcountry adventurer, and owner of Jimmy Tarps.  He finds himself at home in the wild areas of Oregon chasing bulls with a traditional bow and has plenty to share with us all.  You can find Jim and Jimmy Tarps on Instagram and Facebook (@jimmy_tarps).  Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Instagram by searching for @primitivepursuit or at our website,  If you love what you hear, let us know by leaving a 5 star review!  Enjoy!

Turkeys and Trad-life with Drew Kohlhofer – PP013

Join us as we talk turkeys and tradlife with Drew Kohlhofer of Selway Archery!  Drew has been immersed in traditional archery and bowhunting throughout his life.  To see exactly what Selway Archery does, please visit their website at  You can also follow Selway Archery on Instagram, @selway_archery, or on Facebook.  Please follow Primitive Pursuit on Instagram and on Facebook by searching for @primitivepursuit.  If you love what you hear,  please leave us a 5 star review!

Clay Newcomb, Bear Hunting Magazine – PP012

Join us as we interview Clay Newcomb, the 2018 Badland’s Film Festival “Short Film” winner for his film “Ursa De Terra.”  Clay is the owner of Bear Hunting Magazine where he is also a writer and publisher.  He is a highly reputable and accomplished traditional bowhunter who loves all things to do with bear hunting.  Be sure to visit Clay’s website to see some of his amazing photography.  You can find Clay and Bear Hunting Magazine on Instagram @clay_newcomb and @bearhuntingmag.  Follow Primitive Pursuit on Instagram and Facebook.  Shoot us a message with any questions and please leave a 5 star review!

Jason Samkowiak – PP011

Join us as we talk bowfishing, traditional bowhunting culture, and some recent news in both the conservation and archery world with our amazing guest, Jason Samkowiak.  You may know Jason from his podcast, Traditional Bowhunting and Wilderness Podcast or from his Youtube channel.  If you don’t currently subscribe to them, we strongly suggest it!  You can find Jason on Instagram @jasonsamkowiak.  Be sure to follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and check out our website,, to keep up with the latest updates on guests and to see what we’re up to!  Please leave us a 5 star review and enjoy!

Randy Cooling – PP010

Grab a pen and paper because this one is noteworthy!  We were able to chat with Randy Cooling about traditional bowhunting and all things shooting.  You may know Randy from Masters of the Barebow by Traditional Vision quest.  You can find all of the Masters of the Barebow movies at 3Rivers Archery.  Be sure to follow Randy’s adventures afield!  You can find him on Instagram @randy_cooling.  Thanks for listening!  Don’t forget to subscribe and leave us a 5 star review!  You can find us on Instagram, Facebook, or on our website

Chad K. Slagle – PP009

Tune in and listen along as we interview writer, musician, and traditional bowhunter Chad K. Slagle!  Chad’s talents and abilities have taken him down quite a few amazing dusty roads.  We were fortunate enough to discuss a number of topics with Chad including primitive archery, music, tiny-house life in Colorado, and of course, traditional bowhunting.  You can find Chad on Instagram @chadk.slagle and his music on iTunes, Google Music, and others.  This episode was possible thanks to our partners at 3Rivers Archery Supply and at Holm-Made Traditional Bows.  Look for us on InstagramFacebook, or on our website!  Please leave us a 5 star review!

Johnny Karch, 3Rivers Archery – PP008

Join us as we shoot the breeze with guest Johnny Karch of Three Rivers Archery Supply!  If you’ve ever searched for anything online in regards to traditional archery, you’ve most likely come across or visited their website.  Johnny and his family have done wonderful things for the traditional archery and bowhunting community by supplying those hard to get items with efficiency and wonderful customer service.  In addition to his accomplishments professionally, Johnny is an avid bowhunter enjoying gator, hog, whitetail, and turkey hunting.  We appreciate you listening!  Please let us a 5 star review!  Follow us on Instagram and Facebook!

Aron Snyder, Kifaru International – PP007

This week we had the pleasure of talking to the man who got Aron Cowhy into traditional bowhunting and traditional archery.  Aron Snyder is an accomplished bowhunter, gear connoisseur, and backpacker.  We discuss Aron’s experiences as a traditional bowhunter, some back country hunting, and shooting.  Be sure to check out Kifaru Cast and follow Aron on Instagram.  You can also find us on Instagram @primitivepursuit and on Facebook.  Please leave us a 5 star review!  Thank you for listening!

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