All posts by Tradquest

Making Bowhunting Better Episode 2 with DJ Zor



In this episode we sat down with DJ Zor Arizona backcountry hunters and anglers co-chair. We talk about the great American conservation model and what we as sportsman and women do to help support that model. We talk about public lands and the issues facing us in modern times compared to those times at the turn of the century. We also talk about traditional bowhunting of course as DJ has recently made the switch and is very passionate about bowhunting and the great outdoors we are blessed with and with helping keep it that way. Listen up and get involved…enjoy!!


Episode 59 Terry Lightle The Nocking Point



In this episode we sat down at Comptons with Terry Lightly the owner of the nocking point. We had a great time talking traditional archery, hunting, and traditional hunting season opportunities in Oklahoma. Terry is a great guy and if you need set up for anything traditional archery check him out at thenockingpoint.com.


Episode 57 Bryce Olson, The Tradquest for the North American 29



In this episode we sat down with Bryce Olson at the Compton Rendezvous. Bryce is on his way to completing the super slam with traditional equipment. He shares some great stories about his adventures so far, from Polar Bears to Mt Goat….enjoy! This was our first live podcast so there was a little audio feedback we do apologize.


Episode 56 Steve Byerly A Midwest Elk Hunter



In this episode we sat down with Steve Byerly at the Compton Traditional Rendezvous.  I just happened to meet Steve as he came by our booth and talked bowhunting. I quickly realized that this guy was a stud and I had to sit him down to tell some of his story.  A blue collar brick mason who loves to bow hunt and has taken over 100 big game animals including 3 of the sheep species, Mt goat, elk, whitetail and on and on.  Enjoy!


Episode 55 Barry Wensel and Mike Mitten, Brothers of the Bow



In this episode we got to sit down with Barry Wensel and Mike Mitten at the Compton Traditional Rendevous.  Legends of traditional bowhunting for sure they should not need an introduction. These guys are an absolute riot and we talked most things bowhunting…from solo hunting to whitetails and a little Paul Schafer in there too:) Both of them have new videos out so make sure to pick them up at Brothersofthebow.com and Herdbullproductions.com.


Episode 54 Dave Couch, A Walk in the Woods



In this episode we talk with Compton Traditional Bowhunters archives chairman Dave Couch. Dave is a hunting fool so of course we talk some bowhunting! We also get into the organization he is passionate about and what the Compton archives are all about. Dave Hewitt joins us for the intro and we go over the events for next weeks Compton Rendezvous in Michigan. Enjoy


Making Bowhunting Better Episode 1 with Jim Akenson



In this episode we talk with Jim Akenson about what we as bowhunters can do at our state level to help make a difference in the decisions being made about our hunting opportunity. We also talk some Oregon bowhunting history and how our traditional seasons were started. Enjoy