18 episodes

Travis and Adam are excited to share their passions through The Northern Traditions podcast. This podcast will be focused on a Canadian perspective on traditional bowhunting and wilderness skills. We hope to bring forward new guests and topics from our own experiences and lives in northern communities and wildernesses.

Northern Traditions Podcast Travis Bower and Adam Brennan - Wilderness Skills and Bowhunting

    • Sports
    • 5.0, 20 Ratings

Travis and Adam are excited to share their passions through The Northern Traditions podcast. This podcast will be focused on a Canadian perspective on traditional bowhunting and wilderness skills. We hope to bring forward new guests and topics from our own experiences and lives in northern communities and wildernesses.

    Northern Traditions Podcast E.p. 18 Rye Johnson

    Northern Traditions Podcast E.p. 18 Rye Johnson

    On this episode Adam was joined by Alberta outfitter and Northwest Territories guide Rye Johnson. Rye and his brothers are accomplished hunters with impressive resumes hunting trophy Dall’s and Bighorn sheep, as well as some of the most impressive mule deer and and mule deer country this world has to offer. This episode highlights the tips and tricks Rye finds helpful within his pursuit of sheep and deer. This episode is a must listen for anyone looking to hunt the north for sheep or the west for giant mule deer.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Northern Traditions Podcast E.p. 17 Ryan Kohatsu

    Northern Traditions Podcast E.p. 17 Ryan Kohatsu

    On this Episode Adam caught up with Ryan Kohatsu. Ryan has hunted Hawaii extensively and has an impressive list of traditional and modern bowhunting experiences. Ryan’s passion for Hawaiian hunting comes through in this episode as his exposes Adam and the listeners to some of the management practices currently being implemented in Hawaii. Ryan discusses in detail each species of game animal, and their availability to hunters. He addresses each islands specific species and hunting opportunities, all of this done with his local knowledge and experience to help future bowhunters land in Hawaii with the best opportunity possible to find success. We at Northern Traditions are happy to have created this relationship with Ryan. We look forward to future recordings with him and gathering for a hunt in the not so distant future.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 16 Nick Di Francesco

    Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 16 Nick Di Francesco

    On this episode Travis talks with Nick Di Francesco of Blackwater Bushcraft. Nick was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. He got a kick start into the outdoors by working for the world renowned guiding company Red Lake Outfitters. Nick credits many of his skill and comfort in the woods to his time working as a guide in northern Ontario. Since his time there, he has been ever expanding his skills in the back country. He enjoys the woods through canoe trips and trips where he brings just minimal gear. His attitude is on point and is a humble man for how much he truly does know. We hope that you can hear the love of the woods this guy has when he talks, and that you can implement that same attitude in your own forests. Nick is a true ambassador for the woods and we truly appreciate him for coming on the show.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 15 Kevin Kossowan

    Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 15 Kevin Kossowan

    For this episode Travis is joined by Kevin Kossowan, Albertan native and founder of From the Wild. The two talk mostly on Kevin’s online show, From The Wild. In this series Kevin has traveled across Canada, hunting and foraging to create amazing culinary dishes. He takes out renowned chefs on extended day hunting trips, that truly produce some amazing table fare. Their crew puts together amazing meals from the local ecosystem based on solid woodsmanship. Cooking, foraging, ecology, adventure, camps, hunting and grouse are all topics of this episode. Kevin is a wealth of knowledge in regards to Wild food and the dude can put up some amazing camps. We hope you enjoy this episode and that it may give inspiration to your own dinner plate.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 14 Dan Jackson

    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

    • 2 hrs 41 min
    Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 13 Jason Cox

    Northern Traditions Podcast e.p. 13 Jason Cox

    On this Episode Adam was joined by Jason Cox, of Colorado. Jason is an avid wildlife photographer and Traditional bowhunter. Jason shares his experience hunting buffalo, elk, and a recent trip to Africa. They also covered some of his photography and some of the interesting species he is able to photograph seeming out of his back door. Jason did an amazing job painting the picture of each hunt through his story telling style. Oh and it didn’t take long for the heroes of archery’s past to come up.

    • 1 hr 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Ian Feir ,

Keep it up!

Just through my first one with the back catalogue in front of me, pure listening enjoyment and happy to see some Canadian single string content!

Lootie002 ,

Fantastic

Great to hear a Canadian bowhunting podcast! Shout out from Saint John, New Brunswick!

FranklinKay ,

Great job

I really enjoyed it!

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