I’ve been uploading traditional archery, bow hunting, and bow building videos for over five years now! In an effort to upload great hot-to videos and archery hunting films on a regular basis I’ve set up a crowd funding page on Patreon. Of course all my content is free but, if you sign up as a […]

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Hunting Elk with a recurve bow on Idaho’s public land backcountry is a tough game. Some times it’s non stop action, sometimes it’s a waiting game. But, intense action or not, there’s always something to learn and experience. On Day 5 of his public land elk hunt, Clay discusses the peculiar feeding habits of nuthatches […]

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Bow hunting Elk with recurve self bow. Day 4 of our public land DIY traditional archery elk hunt was heart pounding to say the least. We found a fresh set of elk tracks early in the morning and followed them through the snow for several hours until we caught up with the elk herd. The […]

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The third day of our DIY elk traditional bow hunt brought more of the same shifty winds and poor weather. But, when the weather conditions aren’t good for finding a bugling bull elk, there’s always time to remember past hunts and contemplate the natural world around us. Here, Clay talks about an interesting stalk from […]

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On day 1 of or traditional bow hunt we found the bulls bugling but didn’t pressure them to hard due to the wind not being good for where they were at. Day 2 brought much of the same with poor weather conditions, shifty winds, and pretty low odds of getting into bow range of an […]

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Bow hunting Elk in September is the thing we plan our whole year around. Bugling bulls, crisp mornings and cold mountain air bring us back year after year to hike countless miles, climb mountains, and endure freezing temperatures for just a chance. Day 1 of our 2017 traditional archery elk hunt started off great with […]

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Hunting season is upon us. Here’s a little taste of what’s to come for our 2017 Traditional Bow Hunting Elk series. I’ll be uploading a new hunting video every Wednesday this fall. We had a great season, called in a great bull and got some great elk hunting footage. This elk season I was carrying […]

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Join Clay Hayes as he spot and stalk hunts late season whitetails with his traditional bow. This is just a flat out fun hunt. Unlike our elk hunting, where you may get only one or two opportunities a season, this area is just chock full of deer so it’s not the end of the world […]

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Join Clay and the Twisted Stave crew as they bowhunt muleys in Idaho’s backcountry with traditional archery gear. www.twistedstave.com

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