Pacific Northwest Bowhunting

A passion for bowhunting, making stuff, and wild game

What's inside

Knowledge sharing & mentoring

Tom Ryle with Roosevelt bull elk

I had some great bowhunting mentors and feel compelled to share knowledge and help others get the most from their own outdoor pursuits. It's high time to recruit the next generation of conservationists.

How can I help you?

Design, build, test

Leather bow quiver

I enjoy designing and making my own traditional bows, accessories, and anything else that piques my interest.  I'm also glad to help others bring ideas to life through sketches, models, or prototypes.

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Wild game

Wild game kabobs on Traeger grill

I'm obsessed with processing wild game, sausage making, curing & preserving, cooking/smoking meat and fish, and sharing tips to get the best quality product from your harvest.

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Recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3)

Participation in hunting and recreational shooting has been generally declining since the 1980’s. Hunting license sales produce valuable funding each year for wildlife conservation and habitat restoration, while hunter expenditures generate billions of dollars annually for the national economy and support hundreds of thousands of jobs.

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