Robin Conrads

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The secret to life is a bad memory and a good sense of humor.

Arrow Making: Painting, Cresting and Fletching

In this video Grizzly Jim, from Merlin Archery, talks us through how he makes his own arrows, from preparing the shafts to painting cresting and fletching them. Enjoy!

Arrow Making: Painting, Cresting and Fletching2019-10-11T14:47:16-06:00

Stay Safe in Your Climbing Tree Stand

Lancaster Archery brings us this helpful video showing P.J. Reilly covering eight basic safety tips to consider when using a climbing tree stand. Several of the tips can apply to any style of tree stand, such as the safety harness and picking the right tree. [...]

Stay Safe in Your Climbing Tree Stand2019-09-13T13:47:35-06:00

Campfire Chat with Andy Ponce

Andy Ponce was kind enough to chat with Kerri Doyle recently about his business, Addictive Archery, and his involvement with Compton Traditional Bowhunters and Traditional Archers of Oregon. Andy, and his wife, Heather, are also raising two great kids in the traditional archery world.

Campfire Chat with Andy Ponce2019-09-30T10:11:41-06:00

How to Use a Compass and Map

Krik of Black Owl Outdoors thoroughly yet simply explains how to navigate with just a compass and a map. Regardless of why and how you spend your times in the great out of doors, you should at least know the basic of map and compass navigation and basic orienteering. [...]

How to Use a Compass and Map2019-09-13T11:11:43-06:00

Campfire Chat with Nancy Doran

Nancy Doran is a wildlife biologist for the State of Maryland. She and her late husband, Dave Doran, owned Archery Past for many years, and Nancy is also very active with the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program.

Campfire Chat with Nancy Doran2019-09-06T10:31:57-06:00

Digital Issue: Oct/Nov 2019

Featured Articles Halloween Reversal by Kirby Kohler Prescription Filled by Mark Nelson And One for All by E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. Tom, Stick, and Hairy! by Dennis Dunn Winter Break by T. J. Conrads Backcountry by Doug Borland The Way We Were The Aging of Robin Hood by Wayne van Zwoll [...]

Digital Issue: Oct/Nov 20192019-09-11T16:04:30-06:00

A Traditional Archery Utah Elk Hunt by Tradgeeks

Matt Davis, Kevin Merrow, and Mark Kephart head to Matt's home state of Utah in 2018 for a four day elk hunt with two tags and their tradbows. "The highs and lows will always make the most vivid memories, and this hunt did not disappoint. There are so many reasons we [...]

A Traditional Archery Utah Elk Hunt by Tradgeeks2019-08-26T11:57:46-06:00

Campfire Chat with A. Preston Taylor

T. J.'s guest in this episode is A. Preston Taylor. He's written some great articles for Traditional Bowhunter Magazine, and he's dedicated a lot of his time to tracking wild animals and hunting the North Coastal area of California.

Campfire Chat with A. Preston Taylor2019-08-19T11:19:59-06:00

Fred Bear Recurve Elk Hunting

These old video are so much fun to watch. In this one, Fred Bear and a few friends are hunting elk in Wyoming.

Fred Bear Recurve Elk Hunting2019-07-03T09:05:34-06:00