On this episode of Gritty Bowmen Aron Snyder and I talk about the gear we used on our 2016 elk hunt. We share what worked and what didn't.
On this episode of Gritty Bowmen we hear part one of Aron’s first elk hunt with the recurve bow. The highs and lows and the funny stuff in between. After a long 10 day hunt with multiple opportunities they finally got it done. Aron shares the story of his success and whether or not he will continue shooting a Trad bow or switch back to a Compound.
On this episode of Gritty Bowmen we hear part one of Aron’s first elk hunt with the recurve bow. The highs and lows and the funny stuff in between. Aron talks about the difficulty of switching from a Compound to a Traditional bow and the one that got away.
Zoom H6 On this episode of Gritty Bowmen we hear part one of Aron’s first elk hunt with the recurve bow. The highs and lows and the funny stuff in between. Aron and Brian talk about their camera gear, podcasting gear and more.
Featured on this podcast:
Canon 17-40mm Series Lens f/4L
Fish Eye Lens
On this episode of Gritty Bowmen we hear part one of Aron’s first elk hunt with the recurve bow. The highs and lows and the funny stuff in between.
On this episode of Gritty Bowmen we hang out with Matt Davis and Casey Harbertson of MTN OPS at the Total Archery Challenge in Big Sky Montana. Matt has been shooting a recurve bow for a few years now and he’s doing his best to convert everyone he meets to #Tradlife. BONUS FOOTAGE: Casey, Matt & Brian have a little shooting practiceat the end of this podcast.
EPISODE 161: What’s In Aron’s Pack? Reckoning
Please DO NOT call the Kifaru Office asking about this pack until approx. Sept. 26 when Aron gets back from hunting. Thanks!
Featured on this episode:
Hoyt Buffalo Carbon Core Quatro Limbs
Black Eagle Vintage Arrows 350 spine
Cutthroat Broadheads 250 grains
Pants - First Lite Corrugate Guide, Kanab 2.0
Shirts - Rokslide World’s Okayest Hunter, First Lite Aerowool Half Zip long sleeve top,
Jackets - First Lite North Branch Soft Shell
Assess the area and time of year you’re going. 1 extra set of socks, 1 extra set of underwear, try to wear base layer upper merino wool. 1 pair of pants I wear in. Fleece layer over that and a puffy jacket and a rain jacket over that. Good quality synthetic or merino clothing.
Kifaru Backpack *Not released yet*
“The Reckoning” Ranger Green Color
14mm 2.8 lens Canon wide angle
Silica Packets to help with moisture
Alaska Guide Creations Binoculars Harness
Lens Pen, Petzl elite headlamp, Havalon knife, Exotac Matchcap, extra blades, tags & ribbon, Windicator, 10x42 Razor HD Vortex Optics, Autolock buckles, FHF range finder case, Vortex Range Finder
Kifaru Ultralite Pullout: Tyvek Cloth, pillow & Sleeping pad, *previously packed in Kifaru Tut & Poles, Thermarest Neo Air Xlite
Kifaru Pull out: Backup camera gear, lens wipes, hurricane blower, SD cards in waterproof case.
Backup broadhead case,
Large Kifaru Pull out: First Lite ultralite puffy jacket, dirt biscuits, First Lite Halstead fleece, ultralight rain jacket, rain pants and a baselayer.
Kifaru Pull out: Stove, Spoon, Evernew stove, Soto windmaster stove, Sea to Summit Waterproof bags for camera gear,
Kifaru Pull out Extra small: Toothbrush, toothpaste, contact lens solution & case.
Gitzo tripod traveler, Outdoorsman micro pan head,
Kifaru Nalgene Bottle, Human Gear CapCap lid, Phelps Game Calls Ezestrus, *Top Secret Jason Phelps Game Calls*,
Firstlite Neck Gaiter & Beanie Hat & Gloves
Hydrapak water bladder, Platypus,
Kifaru Pack “The Woodsman”
Squeeze Call, Sony RX100 Point & Shoot,
Kill Kit, TAG bags Pristine Ventures, Food, wetwipes, TP,
Archery Kit: bowstringer, wax, judo tips, glue, backup string, stringer,
FIRST AID: Migraine pills, bandaids, kit for patching, tenacious tape by Gear Aid, chopstick, elk in heat, Garmin 401, compass, Black Diamond headlamp, Hardy face paint at Rocky Mountain Specialty Gear,
Battery Pack: Dark Energy #destructiontested
Steripen Classic, fire starter kit, compression gauze, MTN OPS Enduro,