Robin Conrads

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

Keep Your Cooler, Cooler!

To help foods stay frozen in your ice chest, freeze a brine solution in a reusable container and place it into the chest. A frozen brine solution is slower to melt than ice and will keep food frozen longer.Fill a clean milk jug with water, leaving about 1" of space for expansion. Add [...]

Keep Your Cooler, Cooler!2019-07-03T09:05:35-06:00

Digital Issue: Aug/Sep 2019

Featured Articles Black Bears with Attitude by E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. The Haul Road by Tom Vanasche Up on the Tuya by T.J. Conrads The Final Hour by Bob Smith Backcountry by Greg Munther Going High The Ground Game by Rean Steenkamp Klipspringer the Hard Way To Skin a Cat by Various [...]

Digital Issue: Aug/Sep 20192019-08-08T12:35:17-06:00

How to Use a Compass

Navigation is one of the Ten Essentials and most outdoors people take a compass with them on every adventure. But how do you use them? In this REI Expert Advice Video, they teach you what you need to know to navigate easily, safely and with confidence. Watch to learn the parts [...]

How to Use a Compass2019-09-09T11:16:36-06:00

Outer Limits Part 2

Part 2 of the conversations aboard the Outer Limits boat with Homer Ocean Charters. T.J. and Kerri are aboard the Outer Limits, a charter boat for hunting and fishing excursions based in Homer, Alaska. Roark Brown, owner of Homer Ocean Charters, invited them and a few other traditional bowhunters to relax and fish [...]

Outer Limits Part 22019-07-03T09:05:37-06:00

Traditional Bowhunting Turkey

In this video, Clay Hayes is bow hunting wild turkeys in the Idaho mountains with Matt Schuster, the current President of the Professional Bowhunter's Society (PBS). Although turkey hunting is a challenge no matter what weapon or method you choose, hunting turkeys with a traditional bow and without a blind is [...]

Traditional Bowhunting Turkey2019-07-03T09:05:37-06:00

A Shot From the Past—Chet Stevenson

This article was written in 1990 by the late Dave Doran of Bend, Oregon. I first met Chet in 1975. I had heard about him from Larry D. Jones. We were mostly interested in making and hunting with yew bows, so Larry said I should meet him since Chet had taken quite a [...]

A Shot From the Past—Chet Stevenson2019-07-03T09:05:38-06:00

A Chat with Homer Ocean Charters

A bit of change from our chats about traditional bowhunting, T.J. talks with the owners of Homer Ocean Charters about the fishing, hunting, and bear watching packages they offer.

A Chat with Homer Ocean Charters2019-07-30T16:47:28-06:00

Anatomy of a Traditional Archery Shot

In this video from Kifarucast, Aron Snyder is joined by Tom Clum of Rocky Mountain Specialty Gear, to talk about the shot sequence and things that can make you a better archery shooter. For a more in depth explanation and coaching from Tom, watch an excerpt from his video Solid Archery [...]

Anatomy of a Traditional Archery Shot2019-07-03T09:05:39-06:00

Digital Issue: Jun/Jul 2019

Featured Articles Opening Day by T. J. Conrads The Luck of the Shoe by Dale A. Klug When Your Bugle is a Bell by Wayne van Zwoll Thirty-two Years by Marv Clyncke Have a "Doe" and a Smile by Kirby Kohler The Ground Game by E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. Built for [...]

Digital Issue: Jun/Jul 20192019-07-03T09:05:40-06:00