Series: The Ouachita Bushcraft & Survival Show

Episode 09: Ray Shelley Part 1

In this episode, Steve sits down with western re-enactment enthusiast Ray Shelley. Steve and Ray first met when Ray was his chief of police from his time serving on the police force. They talk about re-enacting, hunting, Fort-Smith’s illustrious western history, and surviving the wild west. The Ouachita Bushcraft and Survival Show is brought to…

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Episode 08: Eddie Price

In this episode, Steve has Mena Police officer Eddie Price on the show. The two of them discuss hunting (specifically bow hunting), as well as the changes in bow hunting through the years. Price has been bow hunting for years and is very experienced in tuning, along with competition archery. The Ouachita Bushcraft and Survival…

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Episode 07: Tom Oar

In this episode, Steve sits down with Mountain Man Tom Oar. Tom was a fan-favorite star of the History channel’s show ‘Mountain Men’, where they gave viewers a glimpse into the lives of people who live off-grid. Though Tom was a successful bull-rider in his youth, he now spends his days on the show demonstrating…

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Episode 06: Morris McCann

In this episode, Steve sits down with long-time friend Morris McCann. McCann is an accomplished musician, opening for and playing with big names such as Toby Keith, George Jones, and even Merle Haggard. Along with his music, though, Morris’ passion also falls with homesteading and bushcraft. As a student under Cody Lundin, he’s walked with…

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Episode 05: Mike Lowe- Part 2

In this episode, Steve Stillwell continues his conversation with Mike Lowe, from our previous episode. In this installment, Steve and Mike talk about the importance of faith and psychology in a survival situation, experience in military survival training, and the 5 essential survival foods to find in the wild.

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Episode 05: Mike Lowe

Mike Lowe was one of the many talented survivalists featured on the History Channel Show ‘Alone’. In this episode, he talks about his experience with the show, his homestead, bushcraft ingenuity, wilderness cooking and more.

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Episode 04: Lindsay Persico

Lindsay Persico was one of the featured survivalists on the History Channel show ‘Alone: The Beast’ where she, along with two strangers, were dropped in the wilderness together and were told to survive with minimal gear. They talk about bushcraft, the experience on the show, hunting, and fitness.

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Episode 03: Ray Livingston

Ray Livingston was one of the featured survivalists on the History Channel show ‘Alone’. Known for his spiritual and philosophical approach to survivalism, he feels a deeper connection to nature than many people in the business. In this episode, Steve and Ray talk about the audition process for the show, what led him to bushcraft,…

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Episode 02: Cody Lundin

Cody Lundin, world-renowned survivalist, author, survival skills instructor and former long-time co-host of the survival show ‘Dual Survival’, joins Steve Stillwell in this Episode of The Ouachita Bushcraft and Survival Show. Steve and Mr. Lundin talk about the thermal limits of the human body, diseased rodents, teaching survival classes, and even bare-handed fishing. 

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Episode 01: J. Wayne Fears

Our host Steve Stillwell kicks off his pilot episode by interviewing one of the most prolific outdoors writers, Mr. J. Wayne Fears. Mr. Fears is a very accomplished author, having published over twenty books, and thousands of articles. In this episode, Steve and Mr. Fears talk about being stranded in the wilderness, encountering rattlesnakes, survival…

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