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  • (Premier Issue) Includes: Secrets in the Stone Bows from the White Woods A Tale of Two Bows Iceman Found with Yew Bow Vindicated Calling Predators In Extra Close Seeking the Savage Life Joining Billets Hunting with Bows of Yew and Osage An Interview with Gregg Rudd Make a Tree Fly, Part I
  • Back to the Primitive Campfire Another Choice: Rattan How to Construct a Turkish Horn Bow The Old Hunter: Nice Tree The Lowly Bowstring The Archer's Heart Seeking the Savage Life: Why to Bring Your Wife Hunting Memories Confessions of a Stave Dealer Tracks and Trials Lessons Learned by an Apprentice Bowyer Make a Tree Fly, Part II
  • Mountain Goats as Pack Animals Stringboard for Continuous Loop Bowstring The Crooked Stave: A Parable The Bowyer's Rhyme Camp Bois d'Arc Predator or Prey? Quarry Blanks Medieval Hunting and the Longbow Osage Longbow: Easy as 1, 2, 3 Black Cherry Bows Snakeskin Tanning Make Your Own Tillering Board Medicine Man: Oak Tannin Make a Tree Fly, Part III
  • Vine Maple: The New Yew Wood? Cutting Fletching with a Knife Sinew String Canadian Black Bear Do-it-yourself Tapered Shafting Iceman: Still a Guessing Game Old Bushelhead: The Plan The Nocking Block Legal Arrow Points Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge Primitive Shafts/Modern Man Medicine Man: Cottonwood Secrets Make a Tree Fly, Part IV
  • Includes: Amazon Bow Bending Osage Graphic Tillering Revisited Turkey Wing Bone Calls Primitive Moose Setting Up Shop From Steel to Knife Interview with Idaho Bowyer Hari Heath Plight of a First-Time Bowyer Canadian Dilemma The Development of the Bow in America Medicine Man: Osage Orange
  • Volume 2 Issue 2- Single Issue Includes: Primitive Arms Race Improving Stone Bow Collecting Cordage from a Stinging Nettle Plant Thoughts on the Iceman Practice to Perfection Red Cedar & Hickory Recreational Longbow From Nuts to Soup The Bent Shaft Hand-Rubbed Oil Finish Crafting Hornbeam Bows Fast Flight of Natural Material Medicine Man: Hawthorne Primitive Pricing
  • Volume 2 Issue 3 Off-set Limbs Cut Stock: Affordable Alternative Properties and Design of Primitive Buckskin Stefano Benini: A Report from Italy Hide Glue Insights The Don Lewis Story: Poaching in Paradise The Simple "D" Bow 2nd Stage Lyme Disease Agony & Ecstasy: Bow Bench Plans Atlatl Construction Using Entire Critter: Shake a Leg Snake! Snakeskin Backing Ash: 1st or 2nd Choice? Painting Indian Arrows Medicine Man: Hickory
  • Volume 2 Issue 4 Includes: Learning to Care for Your Bow All Wood Composites, Part I Spine, Balance Point, and Arrow Weight The Ghillie Suit Back to the Stone Age Llove Affair with Llamas Rawhide Backing a Bow Memories From Acorns to Bows Bowhunting Caribou Tips on Building the Wooden Recurve Bow Paul Klopsteg: Archer to Remember Medicine Man: Pine Primitive Archery Rendezvous
  • Volume 3 Issue 1 Includes: Saskatchewan Bruin The Primitive Road Asymmetry at Play: The Japanese Bow Pignut Hickory What is Primitive? - Survey Limbow Hornbeam Bow Postscript Bowyer's Basic Tool Kit Recreational Longbow Roses for Better Arrows Arrows Hissing out of History Archer's Paradox All Wood Composites, Part II John Strunk School of High Standards Medicine Man: Elm
  • Volume 3 Issue 2- Single Issue Includes: Birch Bark & Bows Protecting Your Wood Bow Finding the Proper Board Stave The Passing Warrior Bow Backing: A Fresh Look Maurice Thompson's Poems Abo Fishing Using The Entire Critter: Getting A Head Red Mulberry: Excellent Bow Wood Bowhunting, "Made In Italy" Medicine Man: Ash
  • Volume 3, Issue 3 Juniper Bows A Place to Return Pick Handle Bow Get a Load of Them Legs Poor Man's Spine Tester Playing Your Bow The Fine Art of Arrowmaking The Missing Art What is Primitive? Survey Results Hot Box Wood Dryer What Kind of Bow Does the President Shoot? Medicine Man: Hackberry
  • Volume 3 Issue 4 Prairie Dogs Penobscot Bow A Traditional Champion: Gilman Keasey Phoney Fish: Bow-Fishing Practice Firewood Pile Longbow Black Locust Bows Needle in the Basin Bull Hidatsa Archery Making Them Snug Nature's Way Longbow Boar Hunt Horn Nocks Our Future: Beyond the Shop Medicine Man: Mulberry
  • Volume 4, Issue 1 Texas Javelina Bow Design Basics Linda Brackenbury-On Strings Quality Shafts-in Quantity Plague: A Present Danger A Pair to Draw To The Tiny Trophy Snake Bow Hickory Backing A Hunting Tale For Russell Embossing Leather Primitive Hunting A Unique Bowyer's Bench Lesson from the Past Preparing Arrow Feathers Borers! Borers! Borers! A Bowhunter's Witness Grandpa, I Want Medicine Man: Willow
  • Volume 4, Issue 2 Clear Creek Encounter Bowhunting for Cottontails Archer's Shop: Cherry Bark Backing Medicine Man: Maple The Primitive Bowyer Using the Entire Critter, Part 3 Talking Cedar Spruce as a Bow Wood Ungava Bay Caribou Hunting Recreational Longbow Part 3 The Bow, the Buck, & the Irony
  • Volume 4, Issue 3 Black Walnut Longbows Conversations with Jay Massey Sticks 'n Stones and a Unicorn Goat Using the Entire Critter, part 4 No Meat Legacy in the Woods The Legend of Arthur The Ancient Hunter's Dilemma Archer's Shop: Trade Blanket Quivers Medicine Man: Sweet Gum The Wonderful World of Wenge Black Locust: Trash or Treasure Weather Signs Madrone: A New Bow Wood Stinging Nettle as a Bow Handle Wrap
  • Volume 4, Issue 4 The Saami-Bow The Oleander Bow Finishing the Poor Man’s Arrow All Wood Compsite: Bow Building 101 Wood Backed Snake Bow Medicine Man: Black Locust Seminole One Fletch A Long and Honorable Tradition Using the Entire Critter: Part 5 Bow Building’s Day Number Eight and the Ugly Stick Straightening Cane Two Sticks and Twine
  • Volume 5, Issue 1 Buffalo Horn and Deer Antler Points The Versatile “38” Myth vs. Fiction The Stave Warmer The Recreational Longbow Stick and String Southeastern Indian Two Fletch Medicine Man: Thistle An American Tradition Archer’s Shop: Bamboo Backed Bows The Old Geezer Other Arrows Try Another Kind of Primitive Hunting A Simple Back Quiver Dogbane Bowstring Off-Handed Buck
  • In this issue: Tribute to Jay Massey Magenta, but a Promise Kept The Only Woman in Craft Guild Bye Bye Bowhunting Cupid Bow Arrows for the Rain Michigan Archery Season’s #1 Typical Harvest Primitive Hunting Strategies Medicine Man: Persimmon Incredible Edible Arrows Easy Arrowheads Opening Day Archery Season Recycling 3-D Targets Bow Building Bench Marshall Rendezvous AtlAtl Championship
  • In this Issue: What Do These Arrows Tell Us About Primitive? “Sorta” Primitive Arrows the Easy Way Practical Primitive Photography Modern Cases for Primitive Archers Rawhide without the Middleman Cane Inserts Introducing Norma J. Pinney Beauty is in the Eye of the Bow Holder Medicine Man: All-Thorn Forget the Trophies Sticks & Stones: Can They Break Bones? Stalking the Wild Mushroom Flintknapping Questions and Answers Birch Bark Quiver
  • In this Issue Primitive Micro Blades Let’s Get Back to the “Bowsics” Primitive Archer Tips Tillering by the Numbers Follow the Grain Mongolian Bow Quick Knock Medicine Man: River Cyprus Boars, Dogs, and Boat Paddles The Revival of “Old Hic” The Scraper Hunting the Ghost Spine Tester Stick & String: Compound Interest
  • This issue includes: Mongol & Magyar Limbs Survival Is No Accident The “Fake” Snake Bow Yak: The Alaska Bow Hunt Part 1: Eskimo Bows Pinyon Snake-Skin Backing Self-Beam Balance Creek Moccasins Yes! Brother Bowyer: There Is An 11% Federal Excise Tax for You “It’s Got Caribou Written All Over It“
  • In this issue: Part 2: Eskimo Bows Broken Arrows . . . Or Are They? Stalking a Deadly Gopher and Other Humorous Versions of the Truth Billet Splicing Corn Stalk Shoot The Straight-Handled Draw Knife Yaupon Understanding Old Bows Fletching Alternatives Cleaning Your Feathers Snake-Skin Backing Bark Bow Backing
  • In this Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3 The Gar Quiver Southeastern Indian Four Fletch Part 3: Eskimo Bows Sycamore The Toil of Tillering The Mongolian Iron Arrowhead Primitive Corner A Tale of Two Bowyers How to Grow Your Own Osage Trees To the Snowshoe Hare Our Certificate The Secret to Great Nocks Stress Management Snowshoe Goats
  • In this Issue Primitive Porky’s “Powder Puff Style” A Turkish Bow without Horn How to Build a Take Down Self-Bow without the Metal Sleeve The Metal Cone Arrow Point Antler Mounting River Gorge Hoorah The Recreational Longbow Mesquite Getting a Bow to Bend Uniformly Slickum Stick How Fast Should My Bow Shoot?
  • Volume 7, Issue 1 The Gendawa: A Primitive Bow from Indonesia “Yew Wood” and the Missus Spruce Weight Matching Your Arrows the Old Fashioned Way Simply Footing The Lost Art of Tillering the Penobscot Bow Turkey Hunting An African Bow and Arrows? The Flemish Splice String Southern Arrowwood Alternative Natural Shafting Saxton Pope’s Quiver
  • Volume 7, Issue 2 In the Palm of My Hand Guide for the Wannabe Real, Black Walnut Stain Individual Measurements: Laying Out a Bow - Primitive Style Eskimo Armed Conflict Redbud The Fall Fighting to Protect Our Heritage Worth Taking a Closer Look 3-Deee!!!
  • In this Issue: Bows of the Kalahari Bushmen 48-Year Hunt The Osage Buck Port Orford Cedar Tying Off Your Arrows Medicine Man: Plantain Straight as an Arrow A Stave By Any Other Name The Arrow - Part One
  • In this Issue Bows of the Kalahari Bamboo Composites You Can’t Make an Unbacked Bow of Sassafras Bow Handle Z Splice The Grayson Collection Let’s Make Bone Broadheads Arrow on the Bow Hunting Rabbits Medicine Man: Chestnut Bickerstaffe English Longbows Cow Horn for Bows Synergy at Play:A Little Yumi Our Last Stone Age Man Full Circle
  • Volume 8, Issue 1 Medicine Bow High-Cast Straight Stave Bows Native American Archery Tackle Roving at Red House The Enigma of Side Horns Short Bows, No Stacking The Arrow on the Workbench Shopdust: The Paraffin Finish It Works For Me: Dressing up a PVC bow case Medicine Man: Pecan Back Trails: Excerpts from a Bowman’s Journal
  • In this Issue: The Therapy Bow An Asian Archery Clinic The Speed Game Bone Bellied Composite Bow A Kinship Alaska Caribou Hunting The Red Bow Crooked Bows Shopdust: Shop Tips from a Master Boywer Shopdust: Thinking Glue Design & Performance: First Time Bow Tips It Works for Me: Making Your Own Varnish It Works for Me: Cooking Tips Medicine Man:Elderberry Back Trails: Dan Crocker’s Awakening Back Trails: The MO Bow Meet
  • In this Issue The Osage Gobbler Slate, the Other Stone Arrowhead A Bowyer’s Tribute to the English Elm Backyard Bow Woods Bowmaking 101 Ancestral Anglers Making an Archer’s Thumb Ring Book Reviews The Stove Pipe Steamer Seeing Bows Bend Drying Wood Beech A Son’s First Hunt
  • In this Issue More on Bamboo The Bow from Stellmoor Late Season Blacktails on Kodiak Island And You Thought Osage Staves Were Only Expensive! “Teacher” Before the Bow MO Jam 2000 Back a Bow with Rawhide Book Review: Roving Handbook The Wood Bending Jig The Principle of Complements Pawpaw From a Roving Archer’s Journal
  • Volume 9, Issue 1 Issue 1 First Kill by Billy Berger Texas Shoot-Out at the Callaghan Ranch by Keven Statwick The False Arch of Archery by Leonard Wurman Lumber Yard Gem by Richard Saffold with Rebecca Saffold For the Birds by Garry Shumacher Where Spirits Dwell by Rick Williamson DEPARTMENTS Design and Performance: Backing Bows by Tim Baker Book Review: Encyclopedia of Native American Bows, Arrows & Quivers, Vol. 1 by Jeff Collins Medicine Man: Soapberry by T.R. Zimmerman It Works For Me: Tips From our Readers Home Shop Helpers by Paul Mazan Back Trails: Choices by Noelle Naiden
  • Volume 9, Issue 2 The Monmouth Battlefield Arrows by George Lott The Pleasure of Process by John Sturtevant Making Linen-Backed Longbows from Boards by Philip Silva Our Worst, Successful Hunt by David Hoye The Old English Warbow, Part One by Pip Bickerstaffe Maurice Thompson by Cliff Huntington DEPARTMENTS Shopdust: Reaction Wood: by Dean Torges It Works for Me: Take-Down Bow Bench by Bob Linksvayer Medicine Man: Retama by T.R. Zimmermann Book Reviews: Wild Adventure & The Atlatl Design and Performance: Bow Wood by Tim Baker Backtrails: A Love Rekindled by Phil Nichols
  • In this Issue: The Medieval Fletcher by Chris Jury The International Horse Archery Festival by K.I. Koppedrayer Finding, Felling, and Fetching by Cliff Rhodes New Bows, Stress, and Durability by Paul Comstock Maurice Thompson, Pt.2 by Cliff Huntington The All-Bamboo Laminated Bow by Stefan Seitz Unsolicited Opportunities by John Sturtevant DEPARTMENTS It Works for Me: Do It Yourself Rawhide by Kevin Statwick Shopdust: Dimensions of a Hunting Bow by Dean Torges Medicine Man: Tallow by T.R. Zimmerman Design and Performance:Bow Wood, Pt.2 by Tim Baker Reviews: Hunting the Bamboo Backed Bow by Paul Comstock Backtrails: The Aging Bowhunter by Micky Lotz
  • In this Issue The Old English Warbow, Part Two by Pip Bickerstaffe Bow Talk in Bhutan by K.I. Koppedrayer & Tsewang Nidup Just a Doe by John Sturetevant Maurice Thompson, The Man and the Legend, Part III by Clifford Huntington Bow Building Tools, Old and New by Cliff Rhodes Hunting with a Vegetarian by Greg Blanchet DEPARTMENTS From the Technical Side - Comparing Bows by Adam Karpowicz It Works for Me - Rawhide Bowstring by Mike Yancey Medicine Man - Sumac by T.R. Zimmermann Local Interest - Primitive Clubs & Shoots Reviews - The Heritage of the Longbo Backtrails - Small Adventures in Bowhunting by Phil Nichols
  • Volume 10, Issue 1 FEATURES The Archers of Agincourt - An unsentimental look at the battle by Gene Langston Hadzabe - The Last Archers of Africa by Emmanuel Martin MoJam 2001 - The latest report by Keven Statwick Guaranteed Tactics for Seeing Wildlife by Keith Bishop Tillering with a Table Saw - A 10-step guide by Phil Silva The Good Husband - Some of us need this one! by John Sturtevant Will Thompson - The other Thompson brother by Cliff Huntington The Old English Warbow, Part III - Final of a three-part series by Pip Bickerstaffe The Rabbit Hunt - Good things come in furry packages by Bob Krout DEPARTMENTS It Works for Me - Roving with RATS by Duane Spangler Medicine Man - Agarita by T.R. Zimmermann Shopdust - The Squirrel Chronicles by Dean Torges Backtrails - A Love Rekindled by Phil Nichols
  • Volume 10, Issue 2 FEATURES A Pellet Bow from Nepal - Not all bows shoot arrows by K. Koppedrayer & Kumar Rai Hog Wild Lady Bowhunter - Pretty woman meets ugly, hairy beast by Mickey Lotz Tips for Gathering Osage - A little goodwill goes a long way by Fred McVey The Otzi Mystery - Through a mirror, darkly by Gene Langston Building a Solid Hunting Bow for the First Time - What you need to know for your first bow by Sam Stephens Selfbows and Bushy Tails - Keep looking forward by Lou Becker Callaghan 2001 - Pictorial update from hog heaven by Sam Stephens A Gift From the Gods - The greatest gift is patience by Bill Dayton DEPARTMENTS It Works for Me: Improvised Survival Points - Some sharp ideas by James Ballou Master Tracker Series: Using Your Bow to Trail an Animal - First installment of a new series by Ty Cunningham Medicine Man: Gum Elastic by T.R. Zimmermann Shopdust: The Squirrel Chronicles: Letters to the City - Dean reports on a squirrely subject by Dean Torges Backtrails: The Rules - Not all rules have to be written by Winthrop Staples
  • In this Issue: FEATURES Junior and the Scorpion King Mounted Archery from the Ground Up Egyptian Archery Desert Rabbit Hunt Bowyery of the 1930's A Few Horse Tales The Otzi Mystery Solved? Tying Trades DEPARTMENTS It Works for Me: Two Finger Targets Master Tracker Series: Eight Rules for Tracking an Animal Medicine Man: Catawba Reviews: The Traditional Archery Handbook and Traditional Vision Quest Backtrails: A Tool of Little Significance
  • In this Issue FEATURES Caribou Jigging for Arrows Primitive Pike Flintknapping: Today’s Ancient Craft Some Musings on Japanese Archery A Bowyer’s Follies All Tied Up Rendezvous 2002 Kwaday Dän Ts’inchi DEPARTMENTS Medicine Man: Creosote Reviews: Kay’s Thumbring Book and Encyclopedia of Native American Bows, Arrows, & Quivers; Vol. 2 It Works for Me: Using a Pattern to Trim Feathers with Scissors Master Tracker Series: Understanding the Seven Steps Backtrails:The Noble Craft
  • Volume 11, Issue 1 FEATURES Death in the Hedges: Poitiers by Gene Langston Making That Flint Arrowhead by Roger Warmuskerken Sharpening Broadheads With A File by Dean Torges Classical Archer by Suzanne Yonker Burnt Offering by Mark St. Louis Vine Maple by Curtis Brisky Leather and Lace by John Sturtevant Winter Survival Bow by Doug Theiner Breaking the Slump by Reg Darling DEPARTMENTS Medicine Man - Hercules’ Club by T.R. Zimmermann It Works for Me by Mickey “The Ferret” Lotz Master Tracker Series - Understanding the Seven Steps Using the Key Word T.R.A.C.K.E.R. Part II by Ty Cunningham Backtrails: Brotherhood of the Bow by Kevin Brooks Poet’s Corner: New Glow by Homer Luther
  • Volume 11, Issue 2 FEATURES Takedowns for the Frugal Bowyer by Rusty "Trashwood" Craine and Mike "Wingnut" Westvang Diane Crow Dog: An Elder Talks About Lakota Bows by K.I. Koppedrayer and Mike One Star A Simple String Keeper by Brian Halblieb English Archery in the Hundred Year's War by Peter McLaren Simple Is Good by Mickey Lotz Bert Grayson, Archery's Historian by Jack Harrison So Let's Make an Arrowhead by John McPherson Homemade Arrow Shafts by Keven Statwick DEPARTMENTS Medicine Man - Buckthorn by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef - Venison Scaloppini by Bill Campbell It Works for Me - Using a Guide to Cut the Nock or Point Ends on a Shaft by Cliff King Bow of the Month - by Don Berg Me and My Bow - First selfbow by John Mitchell Master Tracker Series - Understanding the Seven Steps Using the Key Word T.R.A.C.K.E.R.Part II Continued by Ty Cunningham Backtrails - The Boneyard by John Wiehe Poet’s Corner: The Gathering by Bryant Wils
  • Volume 11 Issue 3 FEATURES Let's Make an Arrowhead. pt. 2 by John McPherson The New England Primitive A Skills Gathering by Will Sampson A Primitive Flax Bowstring by Duane Spangler Build it And They Will Come by Navio Occhialini Patching Bow Limbs by Dean Torges So Ya Wanna Build a Curly Bow? by Dale Yessak DEPARTMENTS White Holly by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef - Fajita Meat by Bill Campbell It Works for Me - Hawaii's Bamboo Arrow by Mike Sakamoto Bow of the Month - by Don Berg Master Tracker Series - Understanding the Seven Steps Using the Key Word T.R.A.C.K.E.R.Part III Continued by Ty Cunningham Backtrails - Too Old To Hunt?by George Henrich Poet’s Corner: The Tool by Chip Cavin
  • In this Issue FEATURES Let's Make An Arrowhead, pt.3by John McPherson Lacquered Nodes, Cherry Bark Finishes and Other Things by K.I. Koppedrayer Horse Archery and Momma by Elizabeth McGhee Handicapping the Odds by Dean Torges The vikings by Gene Langston The Tillering Board by Michael Barham Splicing Footing Arrows by Bruce Kann DEPARTMENTS Medicine Man -Wild Black Cherry by T.R. Zimmermann It Works for Me - The Simple Self Nock by Mickey Lotz Bow of the Month - by Don Berg Me and My Bow - Lauren's Bow by Jeff Baugrud Primitive Chef - Fallen Fowl with Apple Walnut Chutney by Bill Campbell Master Tracker Series - Who's the World's Best Tracker? by Ty Cunningham Backtrails - Getting Close by Darren Higgens Poet’s Corner - Her Woods by Homer Luther
  • FEATURES Wildcat at Home by Maurice Thompson Manitoba Black Bear by Mike Yancey A Fire in the Snow by Phil Nichols Building Your Own Flight Bow and Tackle by Dan Perry Shoes and Stumps by George c. Tsoukalas Booger and the Turkey by Jock Elliot Leopard Spots by Dean Torges Birch Back Canoe by John Lindman The Warwick Bowman by Elaine Saunders Rawhide Back Quiver by Marc St. Louis DEPARTMENTS Medicine Man - Medicine Stick by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef - Turkey Cutlets, Potatoes, Glazed Carrots by Bill Campbell It Works for Me - Horseweed Arrows by Kris Tuomala Bows of the Month by Don Berg Bows of the Month Winners - by Don Berg Bows of the Year, 2003 Me and My Bow - Arca de Oso - A bear bow by Elmer R. Ford Backtrails - Companionshipby Doug Fulkerson Poet's Corner - Viewpoint by Homer Luther
  • FEATURES A Friendly Battle on a Sunny Afternoon by John Edgerton A Piece of Wood by Gene Winter Somali Archery by Charles E. Grayson M.D. Tutankhamun’s Bow by K.I. Koppedrayer Assembling the Birch Bark Canoe by John Lindman DEPARTMENTS Master Tracker Series Principles and Virtues of the Scout Tracker, part 1 by Ty Cunningham Medicine Man - Supplejack by T.R. Zimmermann It Works for Me - The Simple Trade Point by Mickey Lotz Bows of the Month by Don Berg Primitive Chef - Black and Bleu Pork, Roast Sweet Potatoes and Honey Bourbon Butter by Bill Campbell Backtrails - The Empty Quiver by John Nail Poet’s Corner - Arrow Songby Clay Ladrow
  • In this Issue: FEATURES The Atlatl Story by Jock Elliot The Cherokee Corn Stalk Shoot by Michael Barham A Rattan Kid’s Bow by Dean Torges Grouse Attack! by Jack Bowers How to Build a Sheep Horn Bow by Tom Lucas The Paddle Bow by Phil Silva Backed Bow by Charles E. Grayson,M.D. Wa Jam by Duane Spangler Boning by Kay Koppedrayer DEPARTMENTS Master Tracker Series Principles and Virtues of the Scout Tracker, part 2 by Ty Cunningham Medicine Man - Honey Locust by T.R. Zimmermann It Works for Me - Perfect Flight from Primitive Arrows by Billy Berger Bows o fthe Month by Don Berg Primitive Chef - Marinated Planked Salmon with Roast Garlic and Dill Aïoli with Lyonnaise Potato Packets by Bill Campbell Backtrails - Return to the North Fork by Reg Darling Poet’s Corner - Wormwood by Gary Houston
  • In this Issue FEATURES Stone Age Bows by Marvin Gerrish, Jamie Leffler, George c. Tsoukalas The Gar Quiver by Clint Mitchell Billet Splicing by Charlie Valenta Short Bows, No Stacking by Adam Karpowicz Crooked Bows by Paul Comstock Bowmaking 101 by Jim Hamm Leather and Lace by John Sturtevant Winter Survival Bow by Doug Theiner Another Tale of Bamboo Composites by K. Koppedrayer Patching Bow Limbs by Dean Torges DEPARTMENTS It Works For Me Snake Skin Backing by Ron Kulesa Medicine Man ® Red Bay by T.R. Zimmerman Primitive Chef ® Lake Perch with Apple Butter Cheddar Cheese and Onion Hash Browns with Horseradish Flavored Sauce by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner Winter Count by Wayne Brian
  • FEATURES The Simple D Bow by Mickey Lotz Eskimo Bows, Arrows, and Quivers by Charles E. Grayson, M.D. The California Bow by Billy Berger Hunt or Die by Noah Wrightwell Hunter in Sheep’s Clothing by Justin Henry Robin Hood, William Tell, and Friends by John R. Edgerton Mechanically Challenged by Zack Taylor The Golden Age of Bowmaking by Jim Hamm DEPARTMENTS Medicine Man ® – Tree Bine by T.R. Zimmerman Bows of the Month – June, July, and August 2004 by Don Berg It Works For Me – Making Your Own Target Bag by Brian Sorrell Primitive Chef ® – Bacon and Venison Wrapped Sausage - Potato Pancakes and Braised Red Cabbage by Bill Campbell Backtrails – The Moose John by Lon Sharp Poet’s Corner – Winter Count by Wayne Brian
  • FEATURES Arrows From Stone or Not by George C. Tsoukalas Hunting Jackrabbits with Ferroulithic Points by George Kramer Wanasapi: The Buffalo Hunt by Jay Redhawk Bow Harmonics by Adam Karpowicz First Selfbow Buck by Roger Marconi Tale of the Whitewood Hunter by Tom Phillips The Metamorphosis of a Bowhunter by Kenny Dellinger Lakota Arrows and SomeTools for Making Them by Kay Koppedrayer Making a High-Performance Selfbow by Marc St. Louis Lakota Bows: What They Say When You Take the TIme to Listen by Kay Koppedrayer Black Ghost of the Forest by Mike Sakamoto DEPARTMENTS It Works For Me - Stop That Point from Popping Off! by Mark L. Scott Medicine Man ® - Juneberry by T.R. Zimmermann Bows of the Month - September, October, November, December and Bow of the Year by Don Berg Primitive Chef ® - Chili Rubbed Bison with Red Eyed Gravy Sweet Potato Hash and Chayote Sqaush by Bill Campbell Backtrails - Poacher Caught Red-Handed by Jack Mills Poet’s Corner - A Tree Half Cut by Homer Luther
  • FEATURES Asian Archery by Stephen Selby Groundhogs and Hand -Crafted Broadheads by Lou Becker South Africa With a Long Bow by Fred Kasch, Ph.D Want to be a Better Bowhunter? Take a Target Shooter to Lunch by Jim Hamm Shear by Charles E. Grayson, M.D. The Albanian Sunrise and the Stuff of Legends by J. Mark Hord Simple Snakeskin Arrow Cresting by Mickey Lotz The Sakian Gorytus by Vladimir Karasov and Jack Farrell Splicing Osage and Yew by Gary S. Davis DEPARTMENTS Bows of the Month by Don Berg It Works for Me The Back Quiver and How to Make One by John G. Beckwith Medicine Man ® Cinnamon by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Gingered Duck with Stirfried Vegetables and Jasmine Rice by Bill Campbell Backtrails The Legacy by Robert Streeter Poet’s Corner Mammoths on My Mind by Charles Fox
  • FEATURES Book Review: In the Wake of the Jomon by Ed Ingold My First Black Bear by Charles E. Grayson M.D. Retracing the Footsteps of Ishi by Kevin Brooks The Bear Sending Ceremony by Jon Turk More than Meat by Mickey Lotz Snaggeltooth and the Indian Bow by Warren Johns New Mexico Hunting with the Ancients by Mike Yancey DEPARTMENTS Hunting Magic and Bent Sticks by Tony Kinton Master Tracker Series Trailing White Tail Deer: Part 1 by Ty Cunningham Bows of the Month by Don Berg It Works for Me Splined Self Nocks by Nick Theodoratos Medicine Man ® Sugar-leaf by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Herb Encrusted Venison Cutlet with Fettuccine Alfredo by Bill Campbell Backtrails My Dream and a Lesson by Tim Collett Poet’s Corner Settling of the Fall by Eric Littlepage
  • FEATURES Bhutanese Targets by Kay Koppedrayer The National Flight Shoot 2004 by Alan Case Consistency-Matching for Wood Shafts by John Edgerton Mounted Archery at Seven by David Gray Collecting Archery Memorabilia Searching and Solving the Secrets of Robert Hogg Nisbet by George Lott DEPARTMENTS Hunting Magic in the Bent Stick That First Whitetail by Tony Kinton Master Tracker Series Trailing Whitetail Deer: Part 2 by Ty Cunningham Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Madrone by T.R. Zimmermann It Works for Me Not Just Another String Keeper by Duane Spangler Primitive Chef ® Hog Wild over Tournament by Bill Campbell Backtrails Bows of the Horse Warriors by Don Dyrland Poet’s Corner Unassuming by Homer Luther
  • FEATURES My Son’s First Bow by Jonathan Hall The Deer Zach Missed And The Squirrel He Hit by J. Chris Smith First Time Bowyer by Nathan Secker How It All Began by Conner Herrington My Grandson’s Bow by Jim Simonson A Modern/Primitive Takedown by Marc St. Louis Sinew...Simply Magic by Mickey Lotz An Archer Named Pest by Darcy Gaudet Going Primitive by Wade Beck DEPARTMENTS Hunting Magic In The Bent Stick Passing On A Skill by Tony Kinton Bows Of The Month by Don Berg Master Tracker Series Tracking: Passing It On by Ty Cunningham Medicine Man ® Alder by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Holiday Yule Log by Bill Campbell Backtrails The Legend Of Black Elk by Hunter Lee Poet’s Corner The Ravine by Charles Fox
  • FEATURES They Speak Archery... With a German Accent by Kay Koppedrayer The Hardest Game by Mickey Lotz How to Make Your Own Laminated Arrows by Marc St. Louis Prickly Pear Cactus by T.R. Zimmermann First Annual Bending Bow by Nikki & John Wetzel Turkey Hunting 101 by Tony Kinton The Purist by Donald Thurman Splined Self-Nock Jig by Nick Theodoratos Don’t Touch the Young Wild Animals by Tom & Joanne O’Toole True Story of a Jaguar Hunt by Charles E. Grayson Bois d’Arc: A Brief Biography by Gary Lantz DEPARTMENTS Hunting Magic in the Bent Stick Logic, Sentiment, and Potential Outcome by Tony Kinton Book Review The Horn of the Hare by Ed Ingold A Closer Look Product Review by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month and Bow of the Year by Don Berg Medicine Man ® White Oak by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Dutch Oven Turkey Braise with Biscuits by Bill Campbell Backtrails The Resurrection of Self-Determination by Daniel Schindler Poet’s Corner Fur Coat by Homer Luther
  • FEATURES Hunting through Medieval Literature by Dore Ripley Problem Bow Stave by Charles E. Grayson A Murder of Crows, Crécy: 26 August 1346 by Gene Langston Witnessing the Experience of “Passing it On” by Sarah Wysocki From the Cayugas to MOJAM: The Eastern North American Community Bow Project by Steve Parker Target-less Practice by John R. Edgerton MOJAM ‘05, A Photo Essay by Tony Kinton Going Primitive in Connecticut by Will Sampson 2005 Flight Shoot by Ed Ingold DEPARTMENTS A Closer Look Product Review by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Hunting Where Are We Going? by Tony Kinton Medicine Man ® Fringe Tree by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® The English Pasty and the French Cassoulet by Bill Campbell Backtrails Respect for all Creation by Charles LeBlanc Poet’s Corner Primitive but Good by Nick Carr
  • FEATURES Lakota Sioux Capture Another Lost Art by Jay Red Hawk & David Gray Simplified Bowhunting by Mickey Lotz The Power of Stone by Marc St. Louis Fish Skin Backings by Tim Ott Bowfishing Gear by Tim Ott Backing a Bow with Gar Skin by David Frana Better/Safer Hunting. Got GPS? by David Ittner Estrella Archery Competition by John R. Edgerton West Virginia Black Ash Baskets by Jim Eaves DEPARTMENTS Hunting Is There Yet Promise? by Tony Kinton A Closer Look Product Review by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Master Tracking Series Six Indicators of Scout Tracking by Ty Cunningham Medicine Man ® Swamp Locust by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Grilled Lemon Butter Trout by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner Geezer Camp by Señor Gezzer Backtrails Circle of Life by Michael Huff
  • FEATURES Tiller it in the Wild! by Robert H. Miller Black Powder, White Smoke, and Feathered Shafts by Dick Weaver Making Arrow Naturally by Mickey Lotz Guided Deer Hunt 30 Miles From Home by Mike Yancey Competing in Naadam by Luigi Kapaj How to make a Primitive Arrow by John McPherson Arrow Poisons by Charles E. Grayson Long Bows Were Given Their Name For a Reason by Jim Hamm DEPARTMENTS Hunting Going Primitive by Tony Kinton A Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Burn Bark by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Chicken Florentine by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner The Seed by Eric Littlepage Backtrails On Marrying a Bowhunter by Hunter Lee  
  • FEATURES Birds, Boys and Building Selfbows by David Neils Making Your Own Frogstickers by Calen Weidner Shooting in the English Longbow by Al Partridge Late Season Whitetails by Mike Yancey Saltwater Curing by Richard Longbow When the Javelin Beat the Bow by Gregory Detweiler Annual Tennessee Classic by Suzanne Edwards & marie Luther Lucky 13! by Jamie Burleigh The Campfire by Gep Jonas DEPARTMENTS Hunting The Hunter by Tony Kinton A Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Bitter Orange by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Holiday Fruit Tart by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner It’s OK by Doug Jackson Backtrails Fad, Fashion, Fantasy and Authenticity by Stephen Selby
  • FEATURES The Lemonwood Bow - My first foray into wood composites by Jonathan Hall Hog Wild in Texas by Roger Marconi Los Arcos - What’s revealed in the details by Kay Koppedrayer Osage, Bamboo, and Tennessee Hogs by Tony Kinton The Roots of Primitive Archery by Lou Becker A Lifetime of Achievements...Dr. Charles E. Grayson by Jason Smith Progressing Back by Herb Higgins My Big Selfbow Buck by Leroy Lemire Wintu Archery by Charles E. Grayson,M.D. DEPARTMENTS Hunting - The State of Hunting in the U.S. by Tony Kinton A Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® - Bar-Berry by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Double Drunken Pork Tenderloin by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - Gray Ghosts of Autumn by George D. Stout Backtrails - Reflections of a Hunter by Keith Bishop
  • FEATURES Flint and Feathers by Mike Huston How to Create a Badger Skin Back Quiver by Steve Sell Primitive Bowstring by John McPherson The Perfect Dog by Noah Wrightwell Seven Secret Steps to Smoother Sinew by Leonard Rosenkrans Western States Traditional Rendezvous by Duane Spangler The Devil’s Engine by Bruce R. Gordon A Reflex Deflex Glue Up by Jim Boswell Texas Shoot Out – Photo Essay by Tony Kinton Japanese Arrows by Charles E. Grayson,M.D. Bill’s Place by Tim Ott DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Hunting: Financial Value and Legislative Decisions by Tony Kinton A Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Medicine Man ® - Rock Medicine: Sinus Allergy Medicine Leaf Tea: A War Drink by T.R. Zimmermann Bows of the Month, Bows of the Year by Don Berg Primitive Chef ® - Fricassées of Rabbit With Pearl Onions and Sugar Peas by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - The Last Arrow by S. Nolen Backtrails - Reflections from a Workshop by Luke Vender Vennen
  • FEATURES A Relatively Big Deer by Mark Lyga Memories Carved in Stone by Tim Ott A Greenland Bow by Charles E. Grayson,M.D. The 2006 North Horde Mounted Archery Clinic by Barb Leeson Backing Your Bow with Buffalo Hide by Richard Longbow A Superb Arrow by Edwin Woods Archery Philosophy by Stew Pollock, MD Arrow Taper Jig by Nick Theodoratos Wicked Little Indian Bow by Robert H. Miller Age Old Story Continues to Entrance by Amy Carey Flight Shooting by Kay Koppedrayer DEPARTMENTS Hunting -Plan Early, Plan Wiselyby Tony Kinton A Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Medicine Man ® - Limestone by T.R. Zimmermann Bows of the Month, Bows of the Year by Don Berg Primitive Chef ® - Summertime Steak Salad by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner- Bowstring’s Twang and Hiss of Arrow! by David Middelton Edelen II Backtrails- The Deer Camp Recipe by Ken Bingham
  • FEATURES Primitive Bowhunting by Tom Laurent Japanese Cane Arrows by John Borgeson Birch Bark Quiverby Marc St. Louis Ainu Archeryby Charles E. Grayson,M.D. My African Bowhunt by Calvein R. Bell Footsteps by Mike Huston Ipe Revisited by Richard Saffold Washakie: An American Legend by Ed Ingold Osage Obsession by Curt Haag An Archery Club of the 1950s by Ralph Haner DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Bowhunting’s Roots by Tony Kinton A Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Medicine Man ® - Cattail by T.R. Zimmermann Bows of the Month, Bows of the Year by Don Berg Primitive Chef ® - Smoked Whitefish Spread, Morel and Bean Soup & Apple Tart by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner- Autumn by Curtiss Cardinal Backtrails- I Have Been Making Arrowheads by Jeffrey Beyl
  • FEATURES A Fine October Morning by Curt Haag Coming of “Age” with a Primitive Bow by Paul Sylvain Colorado Elk Hunting by Mike Yancey The Story of Elkie by Pat Bennan Is Deflex Really That Bad? by Robert H. Miller Character from the Heart by Forest Shattuck So You Want to Make Bush Arrows - This is How I Do It by Ted & Cindy Kramer Barham Clamp by Gary Ashmore Big Bulls, Little Bears, and Cell Phones by Mike Huston In the Spirit of Pope and Young by Ron Prusinski DEPARTMENTS Hunting Rules and Regulations by Tony Kinton Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Peppergrass by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Salmon Koulibiac by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner The Hart by Brian Lindsey Backtrails The Fuel of the Fire by Luke Vander Vennen
  • FEATURES There is Only One “First” Bow by Robert H. Miller Japanese Bows and American Boys by John Borgeson Two Bows by BILL MARSH Throwin’ Rocks at ’Em by Mickey Lotz My Jumbo Bongo by Steve Slade Juniper – Nature’s Forgotten Gift by Billy Berger The Perfect Hunt by Tony Kinton Cody’s Dream Bow by Justin Snyder The 2007 Primitive Archer Online Southern Community Bow Project by Steve Parker Northern Community Bow Project by Dane M. Donato Traditional Summer by Don Gill

    DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - How to Become a Better Hunter By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Jatoba as Bow Wood By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Elderberry By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - City Boy Meets Country Breakfast By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - The Archer By HUGH RIDENOUR Backtrails - Bowstrings and Heartstrings By MIKE HUSTON

  • In this Issue FEATURES 2007 Baltimore Bowmen Traditional Classic By Lee Vivian Memories By Roger Marconi Quick And Easy String By Marc St. Louis The 2007 Korean International Horseback Archery Competition By Barb Leeson World Traditional Archery Festival, Korea 2007 By Kay Koppedrayer Living With The Wood Bow By Mickey Lotz Awakenings By Tom Mills Medieval Boar Hunting In The Present Day By Paul D. Wilburn DEPARTMENTS Hunting Rules and Regulations Part 3 by Tony Kinton Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Cleavers by T.R. Zimmermann Book Review The Traditional Bowyer's Bible by J. D. Duff Primitive Chef ® Dutch Oven Turkey Braise by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner The Bowman by Robert H. Miller Backtrails Grandpa's Walking Stick by Chad K. Slagle
  • In this Issue FEATURES MOJAM 2007 – An Osage Experience By Duane Spangler Easy, Fast and Simple Arrow Fletch By Mickey Lotz Cinnamon and Cedar By Mike Huston Jr. Timber Turkeys By Curtis Haag Medicine Bow Antelope By Mike Yancey Wyoming’s Living Legend: Jerry Bowen By Mike Yancey How to Avoid Tick-Borne Diseases By Gary L. Benton The Nicest People or A German’s Adventures at the 10th Annual Tennessee Classic By Marius Fara The Meare Heath Bow and the Land of the Summer People By Hilary Greenland Shoot a Wimpy Bow By Robert H. Miller

    DEPARTMENTS Hunting Rules and Regulations Continued by Tony Kinton Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month and Year by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Thistle by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Asian Style Seared Duck Breast by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner The Taking of the Bow byThomas O’Shea Wheller Backtrails I Have Been Making Arrows By Jeff Beyl

  • In this Issue FEATURES Primitive Bowhunting– It’s for the Birds! By Mickey Lotz Putting Bird Points to the Test By Billy Berger Hogs By Charles E. Grayson Hawgs Eat Corn: A Primitive Pack Hunt By Jim Boswell This is One Nifty Little “Little Bow” A Primitive Archery Derringer By Philip Silva Whitetails on the Wind By Mike Huston Jr. Long-Range Stump Shooting By Robert H. Miller Milkweed Cordage By Rollie Johnson Thomas Mills Makes “Johnstone” Arrow Points Pasadena Resident Teaches How to Make Arrowheads From Old Toilets By Christopher Nyerges DEPARTMENTS Hunting Rules and Regulations Continued by Tony Kinton Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Plantain by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Thyme for Dinner! Marinated Grilled Chicken with Couscous, Asparagus and Spinach-Strawberry Salad by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner In the Spear Time by Ryan Pomplun Backtrails Clem’s Birds by Chad K. Slagle
  • FEATURES A Different Kind of Javie Hunt By Mickey Lotz An Experimental Crossbow: An Evolving Project By Marc St. Louis Caddo: A Remarkable People By Richard Williams Hunting the Guava Self Bow: My Journey into Crafting Wooden Bows By Manny Padroni Aiming By Charles E. Grayson Slippery Elm, Slippery Grain, Part One By Johnathan Hall Twisted-Sister and the Ugly Stick By Robert H. Miller Primitive Woodworking and Figuring Out the Toothing Plane By Johnathan Hall ArCANE Knowledge: River Cane and its Traditional Uses in Native Southeastern Cultures By Steve Parker How to Make Primitive Paints By Billy Berger DEPARTMENTS Hunting Passing it On by Tony Kinton Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Crickets by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® A Meal in One: Hearty Breakfast Strata by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner Shaper of the Stone by Ryan Pomplun Backtrails Black Friday by Chad K. Slagle
  • FEATURES Cutting Your Own Bow Wood by Mike Yancey The Tale of Ugly Stick by Bill Marsh Twin Arrows by Mike Huston, Jr. Aiming,Part 2 – Bracketing by Charles E. Grayson A Slippery Elm Bow, Part 2 By Johnathan Hall The Axe and the Arrow By Richard Longbow Applying a Cane Grip By Johnathan Hall Glass Buttes Knap-In by Dave Cheney The Roundel: A Classical Medieval Archery Target by John Edgerton Stick and String by Gordon Davis DEPARTMENTS Hunting Calling Game by Tony Kinton Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month by Don Berg Book Review Mounted Archery in the Americas by Kay Koppedrayer Medicine Man ® Wild Potatoes by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Lagunita Ale Warm Cheese Dip by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner Hunting with Simple Things by Jason Spencer Backtrails The Mountain by Steve Parker
  • FEATURES Defining Times By Beau Baggett A Kid’s Bow: Not For One…By One By Luke Elliott A Christmas Trade By Dana Montgomery Hickory Self Bows By Mark Baggett Primitive Kids in Japan By John Borgeson Let’s Gain Some Weight By Yuma Joseph Sobkoviak Making Kids’ Bows By Duane Spangler The Process of Natural (Son-in-Law) Selection By Ken Bingham Kids’ Bows By Don Berg MOJAM Left Me Wantin’ Mo’ Jam By Barbara Kreis The Journey By Ralph Renfro Making Longbows into Ministry By Roger Thomas DEPARTMENTS Hunting Planning for the Dark Continent by Tony Kinton Closer Look Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Water Beetle by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® Mince Meat Stuffed Holiday Chicken by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner Johnie of Braidislee Backtrails The Perfect Place by Jimmy Blackmon
  • In this Issue FEATURES Antelope Hunting with Mike Yancey By Mike Yancey The Continuation of a Legacy By Billy Berger Traditional Bow Tuning – The Bare Shaft Method By Robert Hust Broken Arrows and Torn Feathers By John Borgeson Back to the Future: Bowhunting Legends By Dan Little Primitive Cordage from Japanese Plants By John Borgeson A Czech’s Perspective By Marie Ingold Pushing the Limits of Bowmaking By Billy Berger The Spirit Soars - Sage Wisdom for the Arrow-Making Neophyte By Ron Prusinki Tillering the Soul By W. Alexander Roche Jr. DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Calling for Turkeys by Tony Kinton Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Wheat-Grass by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Cajun Style Game Dinner with Red Beans and Riceby Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - Wild Grace by Elmer Ford Backtrails - Pappy’s Workbench by Chad K. Slagle
  • In this Issue FEATURES Shoot a Skinny Arrow by Robert H. Miller Bunnies, Boys, and Bows by Mike “Hawk” Huston The Art of Making Primitive Arrows by Billy Berger Itazipa Glogli: Bringing Back the Bow by Jay Red Hawk Splicing- The Short and Long of it by Marc St. Louis Squirrel Hunting with a Rock by Chris Cade Primitive Archery at the Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous by Yuma Joseph Sobkovial Primitive Supplies for the Primitive Archer by Ryan Leech “Wicked Good Fun” Stump Shooting in Downeast Maine by Paul Sylvain Rose City Archery by Dave Cheney DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Choose Wisely by Tony Kinton Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Bows of the Month and Year by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Horehound by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Hearty Liver Spread by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - The Owl and the Archer by Nicola Carr Backtrails - Hunting Stillness by Nicola Carr
  • In this Issue FEATURES Archery In The Bible by Yuma Joseph Sobkoviak Bagdad Beauty by Sgt. Keith Gibson The Fluid Art Of Fletching With Pitch by Neil Wilhelm A South American Bow & Arrow by Billy Berger A Hunt With Aunt Jamima by Mark "Pappy" Baggett Viking Archery by Eric Roth Journey Completed by Yuma Henrik Thurfjell Bears Without Bait by Bill Lentz The Making of ’Ita Zipa Ptehe Tatanka’ - Buffalo Horn Bow by Thomas Ressler A Plains Style Bow - Made in Japan by John Borgeson DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Ready For Fall Food Plots by Tony Kinton Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Mulberry Pyramid Bow by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Sage Bush by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Pheasant Strudel by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - Shorty McGraw by George D. Stout Backtrails - Traditional Bowhunters Of Germany by Nicola Carr
  • In this Issue FEATURES One Of The Great Ones Is Gone by Kay Koppedrayer Hunting Hogs With Rocks by Chris Cade Florida Bobcats by Charles E. Grayson Why I Hunt Primitive by Billy Berger Collecting And Processing Deer Sinew by Mickey Lotz Pondering The Penobscot Bow by Wally Robson Deer Hunting For Bushy Tails by Mickey Lotz Whistling Arrows by Charles E. Grayson The Island by Chad K. Slagle DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Planting Those Fall Plots by Tony Kinton Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - White Ash For Backing Strips by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Devil’s Club by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Bourbon Braised Pork & Beans With Cheddar Skillet Spoon Bread by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - Don’t Give Up by Page Brennan Backtrails - Centuries and Shavings by Steve Parker  
  • In this Issue FEATURES Ghosts Of The Dark Timber: Part I by Mike Huston High Performance Deflex Recurve by Marc St. Louis A Thanksgiving Hunt Close To Home by Gordon Davis The Lethality Of The Primitive Bow by Billy Berger Daybreak by Jay Redhawk The Bows And Arrows Of Papua New Guinea by Dr. Ed Ashby Hunting Mulies With The Master by Mike Yancey Guided Hunts: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly by Billy Berger Board Bows by Mark Baker DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Using Those Plots by Tony Kinton Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Adjusting String Tracking by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Fringe Lichen by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Venison &Amp; Eggs With Handy Hash by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - An Archer&Rsquo;S Hunt by Gavin Kinkade Backtrails - The Call Of Autumn by Jimmy Blackmon  
  • In this Issue FEATURES Ghosts Of The Dark Timber: Part II by Mike Huston Primitive Archery's Lessons On Stone Tool Use by Billy Berger Three 18th-Century Longbows by Hugh D.H. Soar Boy Scouts And Wood Bows by Mark (Pappy) Baggett H.A.T. (Horse Archery Tips) Part II by Jay Redhawk The Bows And Arrows Of Papua New Guinea Part II by Dr. Ed Ashby Leather Feathers by Winston Macdonald Kids And Stones by Jamie Leffler The Best Gift Of All by Tony Kinton The Matriarch by Chris Cade DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Reflections And Projections by Tony Kinton Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Yew War Bow Advice by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Medicine Man ® Junco by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Inside-Out Turducken With Turkey And Cranberry Sausage Stuffing by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - The Paraclete Bow by M.L.L. Backtrails - Ashes To Ashes, Dust To Dust: A Memorial Shoot by Jimmy Blackmon
  • In this Issue FEATURES Ghosts Of The Dark Timber: Part III by Mike Huston Treasures of the Smithsonian: Part I by Billy Berger Archery Targets by Steven Gregersen H.A.T. (Horse Archery Tips) Part III by Jay Redhawk How To Process Your Own Deer by Mike Yancey A Special Day at the Zia Spinal Cord Injury Center by Janet J. Escobedo Building Authentic Ottawa Bows by Rich Rousseau The Mary Rose Bowstring by Duane Spangler Book Review: Ottoman Turkish Bows: Manufacture & Design by Frank Reinshagen The Stick That Twanged by Robert H. Miller DEPARTMENTS Hunting - The Time Is Now by Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Eastern Hop Hornbeam as Bow Wood by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Medicine Man ® - Maidenhair Fern by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Bleu Cheddar Burger with Chorizo Beef, Chipotle Mayonnaise, and Navajo Fry Bread by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - The Great Hunt by Wells Warren Backtrails - The Unusual Suspects by Chad Stagle
  • In this Issue FEATURES Stone Head Gobbler by Tony Kinton Treasures of the Smithsonian: Part II by Billy Berger High Performance R/D Bow by Marc St. Louis Mughal Arrows by Kay Koppedrayer Small Game Hunting Is Big Time Fun by Billy Berger Start Frei at EOCHA 2009 by Barbara Leeson Eye Candy Cane by Tim Ott A Homemade Plains Style Bow Case and Quiver by John Borgeson Traveling Bow Bench by Bill Marsh DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Turkey Time by Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Heat-Treated Wood by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Medicine Man ® - Spiny Buckbrush by T.R. Zimmermann Primitive Chef ® - Beef with Peppers, Onions, and Vermicelli by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - Spring by Charles Fox Backtrails - Sacred Meat by Chad Stagle
  • In this Issue FEATURES A Sharing of Passions by Stacy Huston Dinosaur Hunting with a Selfbow by Steve Parker Treasures of the Smithsonian: Part III by Billy Berger Ain't Much of a Bow by Mickey Lotz How to Collect and Process Sinew by Mike Yancey The Nearly Perfect Bow or The Joy of Fully Quarter Sawn Wood by Rich Rousseau Olympic Horse Archery by Jay Red Hawk Knapadonia by Duane Spangler Spine Tester from Scratch by Ron Prusinki Where Friends Come Together by Gerrod Hampel Book Review: The Raven's Gift by John Turk DEPARTMENTS Hunting - What Now by Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - ERC War Bows by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Primitive Chef ® - Poached Salmon with Horseradish, Lemon, and Dill with Warm Potato Salad by Chef William E. Campbell Poet’s Corner - The Celt by Charles Fox Backtrails - The Moment by Alan Nicol
  • In this Issue FEATURES The Hawthorn Bow Buck by Ryan O'sullivan Confessions Of A Deviant Feather-Fastener by Steve Parker Treasures of the Smithsonian: Part IV by Billy Berger Make Your Own Rawhide by Mike Yancey Two Bow-Makers And An Ottoman War Bow by Kay Koppedrayer The Perfect Deer by Mickey Lotz Thundering Sassafras by Adam Keiper Like Father, Like Son by Nikki Wetzel New Take On Tuning Arrows by James C. Davis Early Season Success In Middle Tennessee by Jimmy Blackmon How It All Started by Wally Robson DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Packing The Pack Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Short Bows by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Don Berg Primitive Chef ® - Double Bean Pork with Fresh Tomato Chutney, Vermicelli Rice, and Salty Lime-Butt by Chef William E. Campbell Poet’s Corner - Distance by Charles Fox Backtrails - A Step Back by Scott Stanberry
  • In this Issue FEATURES The Final Frontier by Russell Thornberry Different and yet the Same by Pappy (Mark Baggett) Treasures of the Smithsonian: Part V by Billy Berger Once Upon a Time in the West by Winston Macdonald (Broken Arrow) Fair Warning by Perry P. Perkins Making the Flemish Splice Bow String by Steven Gregersen The Quest of Hunting Whitetails with Primitive Bow & Arrow by Thad Beckum Jr. My Bows of Distinction by Mark Baker Memories of a Deer Hunt by Marc St. Louis DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Safety in the Treetops by Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Yew Warbow by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Josh Baty Primitive Chef ® - Chicken with Jicama Salad and Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms by Chef William E. Campbell Poet’s Corner - The Ice Man by Charles Fox Backtrails - Old Oak by Clay Hayes
  • In this Issue FEATURES The Great Hunt By Kay Koppedrayer Slat Bows By Duane Spangler Treasures of the Smithsonian: Part VI By Billy Berger A Classic Bow: The American Longbow By Ron Prusinski Glenn St. Charles: A Tribute to my Bowyer Teacher By Charles W. Palmer Making a Whitewood War Bow By Marc St Louis Froggin' in the Dark By Clay Hayes The Obsidian of Annadel (Sonoma Co.) and Napa Valley By Sterling Sam Book Review By Kay Koppedrayer Special Bows By Mickey Lotz DEPARTMENTS Hunting - Gift Giving Time By Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews: Holiday Gift Ideas By Tony Kinton Ask PA - Bamboo Backings By Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com By Josh Baty Primitive Chef ® - Holiday Beef Wellington By Bill Campbell Poet's Corner - Authenticity By Robert Miller Backtrails - Measuring Success By Chad K. Slagle
  • In this Issue FEATURES A Season to Remember by Jimmy Blackmon Micro-Mini Food Plot by Horace Worcester (Hacksaw) Hot Georgia Pork by Eddie "Mullet" Parker Making Rawhide: The Dry Scrape Method by Andy & Kathy Miller Marines Train on "Old" Weapon System at Modern Simulation Facility by John Borgeson Yes, but WILL it Fly? by Robert H. Miller Our Community Shines! by Pat Brennan 2008 New England Primitive Skills Gathering by Dane M. Donato Book Review by Kay Koppedrayer Shellac: The Primitive Polyurethane Finish by Jonathan Hall DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - 2011: Reflections from the Past, Hope for the Future by Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - High Performance Self Bows by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Josh Baty Medicine Man ® - Slippery Elm by Steve Parker Primitive Chef ® - The Scotch Egg Breakfast with Buttermilk Biscuits, Tomato Chutney and Sausage Gravy by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - Bow & Creek by Charles Fox Backtrails - The Essence of Instinctive Classical Archery by Manuel Sebastian Cervantes
  • In this Issue FEATURES Archery Accoutrements: A Home for Your Knife by John Borgeson Reliving History on Thunder Island by Duane Spangler Tee Up and Shoot by Tony Kinton The Beaker Bowmen by Rodney Phillips Lost Souls by Jon Houk How to Make Pine Sap Glue by Billy Berger Ozarks Bowin’ & Spikin’ by A. J. Hendershott Book Review by Ed Ingold DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - What Is It? by Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Heat Tempering a Back Bow by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Josh Baty Medicine Man ® - Evening Primrose by Steve Parker Primitive Chef ® - Two-In-One Meal French Onion Soup and Braised Beef Shank by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - A Draft of a Thought by Homer Luther Backtrails - A Bowyer’s Letters Beyond the Veil: Red River by Jimmy Blackmon
  • In this Issue FEATURES Arrowhead by Cosette Gray Going to the Source: Bamboo Harvesting by Kay Koppedrayer Hunting with Ugly Points by Billy Berger If I Was A Cowgirl, I’d Tip My Hat by Nikki Wetzel Lost City Museum by Mike Mackessy Paddling to Primitive Archery by Adam Keiper Plains Horse Archery by Jay Red Hawk In Search of the Elusive Zen by Robert H. Miller The Thrill of Doing it the Hard Way by Brian Mcferron DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - That In-Between Time by Tony Kinton A Closer Look - Product Reviews by Tony Kinton Ask PA - Request for Advice by Marc St. Louis Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by Josh Baty Medicine Man ® - Sassafras by Steve Parker Primitive Chef ® - Flank Steak Roll and Crispy Salad by Bill Campbell Poet’s Corner - As It Has Always Been by Homer Luther Backtrails - A Bowyer’s Letters Beyond the Veil: #2 by Jimmy Blackmon
  • In this Issue FEATURES A Dream Come True by BYRON PADGETT Courses for Horses by BARB LEESON Beginner’s Luck by JOHN GOSSETT Sharing the Passion by BILLY BERGER Primitive Class - Regular Flight Bow by MARC ST LOUIS Traveling Light on the Iron Horse by WINSTON MACDONALD Small Game Blunts by MARC ST LOUIS Bows and Baby Boys by KAY KOPPEDRAYER DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Aging and the Complexities of Life by TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews by TONY KINTON Ask PA - Stave Preparation by MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - by JOSH BATY Medicine Man - Whitch Hazel by STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef - Chicken & Pork All In One Meal by BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - A Primal Yearning by SHEA W. ARNOLD Backtrails - A Bowyer’s Letters Beyond the Veil: Logan’s Barrage by JIMMY BLACKMON
  • In this Issue FEATURES A True Challenge By David Bond Tonkin Bamboo Bow By Marc St. Louis Bow Fishing: 1492 By A.J. HENDERSHOTT Lone Star State of Mind By BARB LEESONN How to Remove Sinew from a Deer By BILLY BERGER Blue Chip Stamps MIKE MACKESSY From Back Roads to Wall Street By MIKE HUSTON Watered Steel Arrowheads By KAY KOPPEDRAYER The Lemonade Stand By SHERRY BOSWELL DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - The Grandest of Seasons By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON Ask PA - Wood Bending Advice By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by JOSH BATY Medicine Man ® - Black Walnut By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Pig Dinner South-of-the-Border Style By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner -The Ash Bag By HOMER LUTHER Backtrails -The True Hunt By KEVIN BROOKS
  • In this Issue FEATURES The Late Seaso By MICKEY LOTZ The First Annual Primitive Archer Bow Trade By JOSH VANCE Making Bamboo Arrows By KAY KOPPEDRAYER Tools of the Trade By MICKEY LOTZ WaJam 2011 By DUANE SPANGLER Making A Greenwood Bow By JOHN BORGESON Al Faris: International Mounted Archery in Jordan By DAVID GRAY My Pickaxe Handle Bow By JOHN ERIC HOARE IBO World Championships 2011 By JIMMY BLACKMON DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Whitetails: On The Decline By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON Ask PA - Heat Bending Osage By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by JOSH BATY Medicine Man ® - Sumac By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Breaded Indiana Venison By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - Just One of Those Things By HOMER LUTHER Backtrails - One Hunter’s Journal By TONY KINTON
  •   In this Issue FEATURES Wyoming Wilderness Elk Hunt By MIKE YANCEY Plains Indian Arrow Reproduction By JOHN BORGESON 4th Annual Central Oregon Bowyers Gathering By NIKKI WETZEL How to Make Your Own Hide Glue By MIKE YANCEY The Selk’nam Indian Archery of Tierra Del Fuego By JOHN AND CECILIA BORGESON Black Bear Gets a Haircut By WINSTON MACDONALD Mongol Arrowheads from Russia and Poland By KAY KOPPEDRAYER Homemade Whistling Arrows By DUANE SPANGLER DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Management and other Matters By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON Ask PA - New Bowyer By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by JOSH BATY Medicine Man ® - Viburnum By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Russian Style Borscht By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - How to Choose a Juniper Bow By HUGH RIDENOUR Backtrails - Are We Losing Our History By MICKEY LOTZ
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    FEATURES More than Medals: WTAF 2011 Korea By JAY RED HAWK The Spangbow By DUANE SPANGLER The Primitive Blunt By JAMIE L. BURLEIGH Partially Primitive By MATT TRAYNOR Crossbows, Compounds, Traditional or Primitive? By TIM LEWIS Be One With Elm By ANNE-MARIE SMITH & MARC ST. LOUIS For the Love of Stone By BILLY BERGER Ol’ Hickory and the Hunter’s Moon By BYRON PADGETT Dad, Can I Build a Bow? By CLINT ANDERS Return to Primitive Hunting By WINSTON FOSTER

    DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Changes: Better or Worse? By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON Ask PA - Homemade Bow Scraper By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Flowering Dogwood By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Roast Skirt Steak and Andouille Sausage Kabobs with Fried Sweet Potatoes, Seared Eggplant, and Vegetables By BILL CAMPBEL Poet’s Corner - Tiger By KATHRYN LANE Backtrails - Man’s Innate Desire to Display Trophies of the Hunt By F. H. KNEBEL

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    FEATURES Whitetails on the Wind II By MIKE “HAWK” HUSTON A Stranger in a Not-So-Strange Land By BY KAY KOPPEDRAYER Flint: How and Where to Find It By BILLY BERGER U.K. Social Archery in Early Times By HUGH SOAR Making a Plains-Style Quiver By MIKE YANCEY Knapping the Poor Man’s Flint By BILLY BERGER Locating and Using Funnels By L. WOODROW ROSS And A Bow in China By JIM ORRICK My First Trad Deer By KELLY GILLESPIE Fire, Friends, and Fur By DAVID THOMPSON

    DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Passing It On and Offering Instruction By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Burnishing Bows By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Stinging Nettle By STEVE PARKER Book Review - 58 The Sound of the String by Brad Isham By ED INGOLD Primitive Chef ® - Steak Tartare with Chipotle and Cilantro & Toasted Corn, Black Bean and Tomato Salad By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - The Skinning Shed By HOMER LUTHER Backtrails - A Forgotten Assembly By TONY KINTON

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    FEATURES The Time It Went Right By PRESTON TAYLOR Bow Making at the Laughing Coyote Project By NEAL RITTER Nature’s Beautiful Gift By MICKEY LOTZ From Humble Beginnings to Hollywood By BILLY BERGER Making Two Tools For Assembling Bow Billets By CHARLES W. PALMER Pestilence and Pleasure By TONY KINTON Coloring Feathers By JOHN AND CECILIA BORGESON A Crescent-Shaped Arrowhead By KAY KOPPEDRAYER Hunting Fox Squirrels with a Primitive Bow By BILLY BERGER

    DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Thoughts on Hunting: A Struggle for Words By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Blue Beech By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Milkweed By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - I Love Bacon By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - The Bowyer’s Wife’s Ballad By ANNE-MARIE SMITH Backtrails - Lost and Found By MIKE HUSTON

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    FEATURES Bow Making Weekend at the Stull Preserve By MATT WIRWICKI No Net Loss By TIM LEWIS How Hard Is It? By MICKEY LOTZ Pre-Spring Arrow Fling By TONY KINTON Insights of a Modern Day Caveman By BILLY BERGER Journey of 100 Bows By RYAN GILL Localized Steam Bending By MARC ST. LOUIS Revered Fetishes, Grisly Trophies & Blood Money By FRANK KNEBEL Harvesting Milkweed Fibers By JOHN BYBEE

    DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Thoughts on Hunting: A Struggle for Words By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Blue Beech By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Milkweed By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - I Love Bacon By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - The Bowyer’s Wife’s Ballad By ANNE-MARIE SMITH Backtrails - Lost and Found By MIKE HUSTON

  • In this Issue FEATURES When Hunters Go A-Warring By NILS VISSER Finding Arrowheads, Making Arrowheads By KAY KOPPEDRAYER Living in Guaraní Land By JOHN BORGESON Milkweed Bowstring By JOHN BYBEE The Swiss Connection—Part I By JAY RED HAWK Off-Season Carp By TIM LEWIS The North Georgia Knap-In and Primitive Skills Festival By BILLY BERGER Selfbows and Hand Tools By RYAN GILL The Triangle or Fitz-Rauf Target By JOHN R. EDGERTON DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Vanishing Turkeys By TONY KINTON A Closer Look - Product Reviews By TONY KINTON Book Review - Straight and True: A Select History of the Arrow by Hugh D.H. Soar By ED INGOLD From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Weekend Project: Target Bow By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Tulip Poplar By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Spaghetti Squash Primavera with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Breaded Chicken By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - Down Wind Danger By HOMER LUTHER Backtrails - Where Eagles and Gods Roam By MIKE HUSTON
  • In this Issue FEATURES Afghanistan War Bow By IAN WALKER K.I.T.H. By EDDIE McCANN A Slightly Different Two-Piece Takedown By MARC ST. LOUIS Fiberglass Takedown Handles By EDDIE McCANN Life Is Good at the 15th Annual Tennessee Classic By MATT WIRWICKI Collecting Archery Items – Getting Started By LARRY CLEMONS First International Folk Archery Tournament: Ledu, China 2012 By KAY KOPPEDRAYER OJAM: The World’s Largest Bow-Building Jamboree By MIKE YANCEY The Swiss Connection—Part II By JAY RED HAWK DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - High or Low: Choosing Your Station By TONY KINTON From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Birch Bark Backing Over Sinew By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Persimmon By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Robust Meatloaf Meets the Terrine Pan with Smashed Root Vegetables By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - Just a Broken Arrowhead By CHARLES FOX Backtrails - Are Ethical Regulations Ethical? By TIM LEWIS
  • In this Issue FEATURES A Bow for Bo By ANNE-MARIE SMITH AND MARC ST. LOUIS Iowa Indian Artifact Show By BILLY BERGER Rewards In Small Packages By TONY KINTON Raising Cane and Other Archery Supplies By A. J. HENDERSHOTT A Collapsible, Foldable, Stowable and Transportable Shaving Horse By GARETT BEATTY A Year With Osage: Birth By TONY KINTON Making the Cahokia Point By BILLY BERGER Plains Arrow Experiment By JAY RED HAWK DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - The Hunter's Dream By TONY KINTON From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Weekend Project: Target Bow By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Bows of the Year - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Medicine Man ® - Brambles By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Poached Salmon Roulades with Couscous and Beurre Blanc with Capers By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - Bow Camp By CURTISS CARDINAL Backtrails - Spirit Bear By MIKE (HAWK) HUSTON
  • In this Issue FEATURES Product Review: Atlatl-Darts By TONY KINTON Meet Outdoor Author Cliff Jacobson By ADAM FOX Hunting with a bow you made yourself By ROGER MARCONI One Shot One Arrow By KAY KOPPEDRAYER The Perfect Hunting Camp By TONY KINTON Easy Steps to a Purty Selfnock By GARETT BEATY Bring it in close! By RYAN GILL Year of the Osage II: HOGS By TONY KINTON Stone Vs Steele By BILLY BERGER Swiss International Horse Archery By JAY RED HAWK DEPARTMENTS Hunting Column - Romance Rekindled By TONY KINTON From the Pit - Flintknapping FAQ By PATRICK BLANK Ask PA - Life Span of a Wooden Bow By MARC ST. LOUIS Bows of the Month - From www.primitivearcher.com by CIPRIANO RIVERA Puzzle Corner - I Love Archery By PRIMITIVE ARCHER Medicine Man ® - Willow By STEVE PARKER Primitive Chef ® - Tournedos of Beef Marsala for Two with Sautéed Golden Beets By BILL CAMPBELL Poet’s Corner - Dreams of a Big Cat By CURTISS CARDINAL Backtrails - Old Men, Young Horses By JIM DAVIS
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