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.

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 [...]

Scent, Sight, Sound and Sixth Sense

A cow elk drifted silently past, her spring calf romping along behind. Head down feeding, she was within longbow range. I watched, breathed, and relaxed as she made her way out of sight. [...]

Home Sweet Home: Picking a Backcountry Camp Site

I have no idea how many nights I’ve spent camped out in the field, but it’s a lot. Most of them were pleasant and highly enjoyable, either because I was engaged in exciting [...]

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