All posts by Tradquest

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


Episode 52 Aron Snyder on Spring Bear and backpack hunting for newbies



In this episode we talk with Aron about his recent bear hunt in BC. We also cover an intro to backpack hunting. We get a lot of listener questions on this subject so we figured we would get the backpack hunting guru on to answer your questions. Enjoy!


Episode 50 Doug Borland



In this episode we talk with the man, the myth, the legend, Doug Borland. We talk about exploration floats down Alaska’s wild rivers. He tells the story of the Moose John river with Jay Massey. And we also talk about his epic hunting excursions in Russia. Enjoy!!


Episode 49 Scott Koelzer Montana Mountain Man



In this episode we sit down with Scott Koelzer of Montana.  Scott is a living legend and has hunted everything from Grizzly Bears to Mule deer with a Silvertip Recurve. He was a hunting partner of Paul Schafer so of course we talk about that and he shares some great stories. Scott spends 200 days a year in the field and is an absolute stud so listen up!!!


Episode 47 Bryan Burkhardt Alaska Moose DIY



In this episode we talk Alaska Moose hunting with Bryan Burkhardt. Bryan has been going on diy trips up to Alaska for 10 years and has taken some incredible moose. We talk logistics, tactics and of course we get some stories on what its like to have these giant beasts in longbow range. Enjoy


Episode 46 Connie Renfro First woman to take the Colorado Big 8



In this episode we talk with Connie Renfro of Colorado. Connie is an incredible hunter and the first woman to take the Colorado big 8 with a bow. We cover a lot in this one and tell some good stories that will give you the feel for what kind of hunter Connie is…she is the real deal. We also talk about what it is like to be a woman bowhunter and how to raise our daughters and convince our wives to get out there with us:)