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Writer David Petersen?

Messages posted to thread:
Carolinabob 12-Jun-18
Earl Mason 12-Jun-18
Pa Steve 12-Jun-18
Carolinabob 12-Jun-18
tradmt 13-Jun-18
two4hooking 13-Jun-18
Riverwolf 13-Jun-18
Kodiak 13-Jun-18
HighLife 13-Jun-18
elkster 13-Jun-18
BACKYARD 13-Jun-18
SlowBowInMO 14-Jun-18
tradmt 14-Jun-18
Knifeguy 14-Jun-18
From: Carolinabob
Date: 12-Jun-18




Does anyone know if he is still writing? I know that when I was flat on my back from this dog gone stroke, he lost his beloved Carolyn, lost track of him after that.

From: Earl Mason Compton's Traditional Bowhunters
Date: 12-Jun-18




Don't know what his status is, but I seen a new DVD of his Listed in the three Rivers catalog.

From: Pa Steve
Date: 12-Jun-18




I believe Dave is enjoying the peace and quiet of SW Colorado. Ever since Carolyn passed and he stopped writing the Campfire Philosopher in TB magazine he hasn't been heard from much. I really miss his writing the Campfire Philosopher because his replacements aren't anywhere close to Dave when it comes to writing ability. His DVD On the Wild Edge is excellent and highly recommended as well as all of the books he has written. They can be found on his website.

From: Carolinabob
Date: 12-Jun-18




Yes, I agree all his books are excellent, most I purchased from his website and he autographed them. Vid Wild Edge is great.

From: tradmt
Date: 13-Jun-18




When he was campfire philosopher I would go straight to the back of the mag to read it first thing. It ain't the same!

From: two4hooking
Date: 13-Jun-18




Yes, one of my favorite writers. Hope he is doing well.

From: Riverwolf
Date: 13-Jun-18

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tradmt:When he was campfire philosopher I would go straight to the back of the mag to read it first thing. It ain't the same!

100% agree ! Dave is a gift with his observations , point of view , and writing style....

Wish him the best at whatever direction his path takes him .Thank you David for your insight , contributions in writing , video , and most importantly Conservation . For without "IT" , we have "Nothing" ....Best my friend !

From: Kodiak
Date: 13-Jun-18




I like him.

He used to post here back in the day. I liked his non-PC style.

From: HighLife
Date: 13-Jun-18




Of course it's not the same different writers. With that said JRW has written a few articles that have been spot on and some that have had me taking a pause at how I relate too life and hunting.

From: elkster
Date: 13-Jun-18




The current campfire philosophers have vast experience, but Peterson taught college writing courses.

From: BACKYARD
Date: 13-Jun-18




His video is great. Have read most of his writings and have learned from them all.

From: SlowBowInMO
Date: 14-Jun-18




Always enjoyed his writing immensely despite his liberal bent. Sorry to hear of his loss.

From: tradmt
Date: 14-Jun-18




"Of course it's not the same different writers"

Uuuummmm,.....yeah. Dave is just more my kind of people, I related better to him and his hunting.

From: Knifeguy
Date: 14-Jun-18




Losing a spouse has an immediate impact on your life. I wish nothing but the best for Mr Peterson. Lance





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