Campfire Stories2021-01-12T15:20:40-07:00

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.

Friends in Low Places…NOT!

Many years ago legendary bowyer and hunter Dick Robertson wrote an article focused on defining what constitutes traditional bow hunting. No doubt the article ruffled some feathers in the traditional bow hunting community. [...]

Spring Training

"Dad, I think I’m ready,” Victor said one morning after shooting his recurve. “Is that a fact?” I asked with a tinge of incredulity. Lately, he had been neglecting his archery practice, preferring [...]

Hunting Between the Vines

The Santa Cruz Mountains, which run north-south just to the west of the Silicon Valley and south of San Francisco, are pinched in between the tech capital of the world and the Pacific [...]

Across The River

There aren’t many bridges in the backcountry. Travel around much there and you’ll eventually have to cross some flowing water to get where you want to go, a process that can range from [...]

The Beauty of Archery

The largest area of growth within the bowhunting community is the female contingent. Lady archers are coming on strong. That’s no surprise to me. As a fan of competitive archery, I’ve seen some [...]

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