Ryan Gill’s approach to Bowyery has forever been that of quality rather than quantity. His unwavering goal and commitment to the craft of both primitive building and hunting has been to emphatically and unequivocally train to become the best wood bowyer, primitive builder, and contextual primitive hunter in the modern world. A life’s mission built upon steadfast commitment and practical application to ensure the best product, warranty and longevity for serious primitive archers and hunters. Ryan has built over 375 custom bows of the highest quality, with an astonishing track record of only 4 cases of warranty. Ryan has also lead the experience and educational charge with 46 big game primitive kills with natural materials hunting implements and stone projectiles to better understand and produce the elite in hunting implements. Currently authoring his 5th and largest book, and the only one of its kind, on the deep contextual secrets and science of primitive archery. Ryan has not only built the largest most respected Primitive Hunting business in the world, but also works in conjunction with prestigious universities and private firms of archaeology as both a consultant and a reproduction artist all while giving freely, massive amounts of inspiration and education to primitive enthusiasts world wide through his writings and hundreds of free instructional videos.
Although he has been building bows for multiple decades, since 2020, Ryan has been averaging One bow built per week to ensure the proper amount of time is allotted to ensure the best bow possible leaving the HuntPrimitive workshop without ever feeling the strains to rush an order. We currently keep very few bows in stock as the current custom build list is about 10-12 weeks long. Those that wish to experience a Ryan Gill custom bow are encouraged to place their order on the bow model pages listed on this website. Within each bow model page, there are many ways to customize your very own bow, exactly the way you would like it. Keep it simple, clean, and primitive with the Cherokee inspired or HuntPrimitive Models, or build an elegant Osage Hunter custom adorned with snake skins, a variety of tip overlay materials, beaver tail leather grip and turquoise inlay. Every Ryan Gill Custom bow sold at HuntPrimitive includes a best-in-industry 5 year full replacement warranty, and a free repairs warranty for life. When you join the HuntPrimitive Tribe of bows, arrows, and stone projectiles, you join with the confidence in knowing you are taken care of and shooting the best hunting implements in the world.