The Thinking Woodsman

Check out our friend The Thinking Woodsman and his podcast covering a issues and perspectives surrounding bowhunting, fishing, gear, second amendment, archery, hunting rights, home food processing, backpacking and all manner of outdoorsmanship. Join him as he has some fun and advances the interests of outdoorsmen.

  • The Thinking Woodsman Show – Episode 22 11/01/17
    A deer literally coughs up a lung. A cop rolls up on me as I’m shooting my rifle and I’m launching a new product called the Buck-Thirty alarm clock! The November show is as … The post The Thinking Woodsman Show – Episode 22 appeared first on The Thinking Woodsman.
  • The Thinking Woodsman Podcast – Live from the Missouri Outdoor Communicators Adventure 10/01/17
    Learn from outdoor pros on this month’s show! We’ve spun up the Select Archery Mobile Studio and landed at basecamp in beautiful historic St. Joseph Missouri. St. Jo was the end point for the … The post The Thinking Woodsman Podcast – Live from the Missouri Outdoor Communicators Adventure appeared …
  • The Thinking Woodsman Podcast – Episode 20 09/01/17
    Recorded live from the Gateway Greenheads Ducks Unlimited Banquet, it’s the September episode of The Thinking Woodsman Podcast! Join the fun as we visit with a cavalcade of guests, each one more special and … The post The Thinking Woodsman Podcast – Episode 20 appeared first on The Thinking Woodsm …
  • The Thinking Woodsman Presents Shootin’ The Breeze – Eclipse Edition 08/12/17
    While the notion of the upcoming solar eclipse on August, 21 has everyone going a little crazy, we’re getting practical and giving you the science. Join NASA Certified Subject Matter Expert Joe Schaper and … The post The Thinking Woodsman Presents Shootin’ The Breeze – Eclipse Edition appeared fir …
  • The Thinking Woodsman Podcast – Episode 19 07/29/17
    This August show is a fact…from science. Join me this month as we: Visit with Joe Allen from the HuntCo about his near fatal treestand fall last year. Review the Garmin fenix 3 HR … The post The Thinking Woodsman Podcast – Episode 19 appeared first on The Thinking Woodsman.
  • The Thinking Woodsman Presents Shootin’ the Breeze – Episode 6 Fit to Hunt 07/15/17
    As outdoorsmen, we want our gear to perform at its peak, but those expectations don’t always hold true for our most important piece of equipment …our bodies. Join Jeremy Koerber from Fit to Hunt … The post The Thinking Woodsman Presents Shootin’ the Breeze – Episode 6 Fit to Hunt appeared first on …

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About the Thinking Woodsman

Does your uniform include a flannel shirt or fly fishing vest, or a bucket hat festooned with spinners and store bought flys? Mine doesn’t either.

Somehow though, the notion of a woodsman has been co-opted by popular culture to depict someone on either end of a contrived continuum. On one extreme is the sporting goods department mannequin and the other, a sketchier version of the Unibomber.

We can’t allow these misconceptions to persist.

The woodsman is an active participant in nature, and one who, in our society is most in tune with natural cycles.  We cherish and revere the fish and game we pursue.  Our souls are tethered to the ground we hunt.  Our eyes recognize patterns lost on others.  We are not a stereotype.  We are simultaneously more ancient and  more modern than any of our contemporaries can know.  You just got on a health kick fueled by Whole Foods and their organic, free-range, no antibiotic  meats?  That’s great.  I put an arrow through mine and processed it in my kitchen last week.  Not bragging, but let’s not pretend that “clean” eating is some new invention.

At The Thinking Woodsman, we want to expose the true spirit of hunters, fishermen and other passionate “outdoorists” in an honest and winsome way.  The “Confluence of Humor and Conscience”.  We’re not better than others, we’ve just found better ways and want to share.  We’re advocates. We’re thinkers and we try not to take ourselves too seriously.  We have an intimate love for the outdoors and want more people to love it too.

If you want onboard, you’re in the right place.  Join us as we influence and inform a conversation that’s been happening without us for too long.