Campfire Stories2019-05-05T11:46:38-06:00

Campfire Stories

A collection of stories about hunting with traditional bows.

Some are new stories, and some were published in past issues of Traditional Bowhunter® Magazine.

A Crazy Stalker

“Are you nuts?” my buddy, Dave, asked. It was not a rhetorical question. I got the impression that he was legitimately concerned about my mental health. He did not smile and was obviously [...]

52 Years in the Making

The morning temperature was a brisk 2 degrees F, but, by afternoon we were treated to a HEATWAVE. Temps had steadily risen throughout the day and had now reached a sweltering 23 degrees [...]

Time Doesn’t Stand Still

A second is a very small amount of time as measured in some sports activities such as track and field, swimming, etc. Archery is not typically thought of in these terms. Some archers [...]

Three Days in Texas, Two Javelina, and One Lucky Hat

The box arrived on Tuesday, the night before we were scheduled to leave for a hunting trip to Texas. It was an afterthought for my husband Dave, who said, “Did you see this [...]

Incredible Journey—Mountain Goat in Montana

I only needed to make another 20 feet before I should be able to see where the goat had gone. I was scrambling to gain my footing on the steep scree when a [...]

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