All posts by Tradquest

Episode 43 Harold Fahrenbrook Elk, Buffalo, and bowhunting politics

In this episode we talk with Harold Fahrenbrook of Colorado. Harold is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to hunting with a recurve. Harold is a blue collar guy who trades his time guiding in Alaska and has taken 20 of North America’s 29 species with his recurve. He is also very passionate about trying to make a difference in some of the issues facing bowhunters today. We talk bowhunting of course but also get into what the future might bring, how to keep kids interested in the great outdoors, and some creative ways to give bowhunters more opportunity.

Episode 42 Marvin Clyncke Hunting High Country Mule Deer

In this episode we sit back down and talk stick bow hunting with Marvin Clyncke. If you don’t know Marvin go back and listen to episode 28, Marvin is a true living legend. In this episode we talk specifically about hunting high country mule deer with the stick bow. You will not find a more experienced bowhunter on this subject, and Marvin was able to dig deep and give a few of his tips and techniques he has used over the last 50 years.

Episode 41 Chris Parrino Grizzly Bear Hunting

In this episode we talk bear hunting with Chris Parrino. Chris has been on some incredible adventures and in this episode he shares a couple of those with us. Chris loves hunting big bears and has taken many grizzly bear, black bear, and a polar bear with his recurve.

Episode 40 Ryan Callaghan Dir Conservation & Public Relations for Firstlite

In this episode we talk with Ryan Callaghan, the director of conservation and public relations for firstlite. We talk public lands, access and his new role for Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. We also get into the ups and downs of his Tradquest of course. Enjoy

Episode 39 Jeff Lander of Primitive Outfitting

In this episode we talk with Jeff Lander. Jeff operates Primitive Outfitting in British Columbia and Alberta Canada. Jeff has been guiding and traditional bowhunting for a long time. We discuss traditional archery, the outfitting business, and todays new social media world. Enjoy

Episode 38 Surewood Shafts

In this episode we sit down with Steve, Bob, and Carson the owners of surewood shafts.  These guys are good friends of ours and they have been making some great arrow shafts for years! We talk wood arrows and Oregon archery history. Andy Ponce of addictive archery joins us for the intro and we draw the name for our arrow giveaway.  Enjoy

Episode 37 Yote Robertson Sheep Hunter

In this episode we get the pleasure of sitting down with Yote Robertson of Robertson Stykbow. Yote is an adventurer who moved to Alaska at a young age to hunt and guide in the last frontier.  Yote is a die hard sheep hunter and has taken 3 Dall Sheep with a longbow! You will enjoy this one!

Episode 36 Brian Morris Wild Hog Hunting California

In this Episode we talk about pig hunting in California with Brian Morris. Brian has killed over 100 pigs with a stick bow and he shares some tactics and great stories about hunting these beasts with a stick bow. If you were looking for something to do in the off season it sounds like pig hunting is it!!!!!!

Episode 35 Aron Snyder Alabama Whitetail


In this episode we sit down and talk with Aron Snyder. We had Aron on a couple episodes back with Ryan Avery and we had a blast getting to know both of them. In the short time since then Aron has decided to hunt with the traditional bow for the 2018 season. And in this episode we talk to him in his Alabama whitetail camp where he is already finding success with the stickbow.

Episode 34 Mark Penninger Kodiak Goat Hunt

if you have ever dreamed of hunting mountain goats with the stick bow then this episode is for you. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Mark Penninger and sharing his adventures on his Kodiak island goat hunt. Living up on the mountain, sleeping under a tarp in a bivy sack, and getting within spitting distance….this episode will inspire you to plan your next adventure!!!