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Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 14 Dan Jackson



On this episode Adam is joined by Dan Jackson, they spend the first half discussing Dan’s journey as a bowhunter, and his progression to traditional archery. The also discuss his pursuit of Bighorn Sheep and backpack hunting in foothills and Rocky Mountains of Alberta. In the second half Dan shares his experience this past fall hunting Bighorn Sheep in the historical significant Canmore archery zone. A high pressure low percentage hunt he took on carrying a recurve not to dissimilar to the one carried by histories greats like Fred Bear when he hunted the same mountains. Dan’s passion for achieving his personal goals is inspiring and we at NTP hope you all enjoy this conversation as much as we did


Northern Traditions Podcast with Donny Dust – Episode 3



On this episode of the Northern Traditions Podcast, Travis talks with primitive skills instructor Donny Dust. Donny has been practicing and pursuing the skills of our ancestors for many years and is an expert on the subject. They talk about flint knapping, making primitive tools, hunting mindsets,  and how primitive skills can be implemented in the modern hunting context. Donny is a wealth of information which shows through in the stories he shares about his walk-abouts in southern Colorado. Adam and Travis hope you enjoy this episode and that you can take away some new ideas to implement in your own outdoor adventures.

Northern Traditions Podcast with Bert Frelink – Episode 2



On episode two of The Northern Traditions podcast Adam was joined by longtime friend and mentor Bert Frelink from southern Alberta, Canada. Bert has been a Bowyer for several decades, and builds stunning selfbows, custom wood arrows, and laminated longbows and recurves through his company Quartermoon Longbows. On this episode Bert walked Adam through the process of building a selfbow, from wood and material selection, to tools required, all the way through to proper selfbow care, as well as a few stories along the way. Travis and Adam hope you all enjoy this podcast, and look forward to any feed back.


Northern Traditions Podcast Intro – Episode 1



Welcome to the Northern Traditions Podcast. Adam and Travis thank you for tuning into our podcast as we just start up. In this episode we discuss our reasons for starting a podcast, get into a little background about ourselves. You know, its an intro episode. We are very excited to start releasing episodes, for we have been working on a few for some time.

To get a hold of us feel free to email at: northerntraditionspodcast@gmail.com   We appreciate any insights you may have on this and episodes to come. If you have audio experience, tips would be appreciated to enhance our quality.