. In this entertaining collection of stories, Clay Hayes takes readers on adventures across the country.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves.CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - I made my first “real” bow when i was in high school, after getting a copy of the Traditional Bowyers Bible in the mail more on this in a moment. We’ve been carrying the bow for maybe five thousand atlatls and spears before that, and pushing the plow for maybe two thousand. Although i’d get several shots a day I never did hit one on the fly but I remember that fall fondly nonetheless.
There are still unanswered questions and we’ll cover many of them here. I’d probably made more than a dozen bows of various woods before I ever saw a piece of Osage. We have been hunters forever. Go cut it down and get started. Experts say that humans have been around for some fifty thousand years. What we think of as civilization is a new experiment in the eyes of Father Time.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves. #ad - This book is an attempt to share some of what I’ve learned over my years of bow making. They both drew about 50 lbs if I recall. People often ask me where they can find a bow stave and, invariably, I tell them to use what they have close by. Some of what you’ll find here, you’ll find nowhere else. We are built to run, to pursue big game on the open savannas, to kill and eat them.
A Traditional Bowhunter's Path: Lessons and Adventures at Full DrawStackpole Books #ad - As a professional wildlife biologist, Ron Rohrbaugh Jr. Specific shooting techniques for hunting situations, including the pros and cons of various bow styles and arrow shaft materials · advice on using the wind, and dealing with the stresses of “buck fever” · The latest information on equipment and arrows, hunting bedding areas, creating effective scent trails, ways to set up effective ambush sites for big game, and understanding why and how deer move · Discussion of controversial topics, such as baiting and trophy hunting Stackpole Books.
A Traditional Bowhunter's Path: Lessons and Adventures at Full Draw #ad - This guide to traditional bowhunting with a longbow or recurve combines the best of both worlds for beginners and veteran bowhunters. Also provides valuable information on wildlife ecology and behavior that is instructive for all those interested in increasing their success with archery tackle. How-to chapters share hard-earned wisdom that will help you perfect your skills and get close to your game, chasing big game in the American West, while engaging stories tell of the author’s experiences hunting white-tailed deer in the east, and trekking to South Africa in search of Greater Kudu and other plains game.
Throughout, the author highlights archery’s traditional spirit by exploring the history and craft of bowhunting and chronicles the challenges faced by today’s bowhunters in continuing their important role as hunter-conservationists.
Hunting the Hard WayDerrydale Press #ad - Howard hill brings to life all of these images with exciting stories about the thrill of the hunt, oneness with nature, and the adventure of the great outdoors. Stackpole Books. Archery conjures up many images―robin Hood, the American West, wild safaris in Africa, and the simplicity of nature on a brisk October morning.
Hunting the hard way, considered by many to be the most sought-after archery title, is now back in print and full of the thrilling escapades of a bow and arrow purist.
Life and LongbowsCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - What images pop into your head when you hear the word “longbow”? a swash-buckling robin Hood and his Merry Men? Legolas, the elfish archer from The Lord of the Rings trilogy? Green Arrow, the crime-fighting, comic book bowman? These were the images that often popped into Nick Viau’s head whenever he heard mention of the term.
Through hill, nick discovered the longbow and was thrilled to find a community of present-day enthusiasts still shooting and hunting with it. Life and longbows isn’t your average hunting book. Then, the stress of a busy work week thrust him deep into the pages of an archery-infused comic book, where he was introduced to Howard Hill, at the age of 27, the famous longbow-wielding archer and hunter.
Life and Longbows #ad - . It is a memoir of self-discovery that watches Nick grow from a wide-eyed, adventure-seeking dreamer to a seasoned archer and bowhunter. He’d been attracted to all things bow and arrow throughout his youth but wasn’t sure why. Before long, he had one of his own and was looking to join them. Stackpole Books.
Beginner's Guide to Traditional ArcheryStackpole Books #ad - Easy-to-understand instruction for traditional archery covers both target shooting and bowhunting Includes the author's exclusive tiered training program for instinctive shooting with in-depth advice on selecting bows, and this handy, and accessories The popularity of traditional archery has exploded in recent years, arrows, readable guide serves as the perfect introduction for anyone looking to break into the sport.
Beginner's Guide to Traditional Archery #ad - . From selecting arrow shafts to refining your form to entering your first tournament, it explains in straightforward, no-nonsense prose how to get started. Used book in Good Condition. Whether you've never shot an arrow or are making the move from compound bows, you're certain to benefit from the author's time-tested training program for instinctive shooting, which develops a foundation of shooting skill through repetition.
Traditional Bowyer's Bible Volume 1CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Traditional Bowyer's Bible Volume 1 #ad - Invaluable information for anyone interested in the age-old lure of archery. Used book in Good Condition. The emphasis is on the history of these weapons and methods for building them from scratch, just as they were made before the advent of firearms. Stackpole Books. The traditional bowyer's bible is a remarkably in-depth analysis of the wooden bow from its construction to its correct use by leading experts in the field.
Wooden Bows: What I Wish I'd Known When I StartedIndependently published #ad - Veteran bowyers and newcomers alike will appreciate his invaluable insights. Jim hamm co-author, editor, and publisher of The Traditional Bowyer's Bible series shares the secrets he's learned from a lifetime of bowmaking. Used book in Good Condition. Stackpole Books.
by Allen - Precision Archery, Nocking PliersThe Allen Company 15850 #ad - Allen’s precision nocking Pliers are designed for installing all sizes of nocking points and retainer clips without damaging the string. Fits into your quiver pouch or bow case. Design is simple to use. Small and lightweight, pocket, these pliers fit into your quiver pouch, or bow case – without compromising quality or durability.
by Allen - Precision Archery, Nocking Pliers #ad - Small and lightweight. Used book in Good Condition. Steel construction with comfort grip coated handles. Easily install all sizes of nocking points and retainer clips without damaging your bowstring. Made with steel construction and polymer coated handles, the pliers make quick work out of changing out your nocks.
The American Longbow: How to Make One, and Its Place in a Good LifeStephen Graf #ad - Steel construction with comfort grip coated handles. It will take you through the entire process of building a bow, from design to construction. In addition, it explores both the philosophical and concrete reasons why making your own bow will add to the story of your good life. In this book you will find easy-to-follow instructions for making your own American Longbow from scratch, and advice on how to shoot it.
Small and lightweight. Fits into your quiver pouch or bow case. Easily install all sizes of nocking points and retainer clips without damaging your bowstring. If you've ever thought about making your own bow, this book is a good place to start. Used book in Good Condition. Design is simple to use. Stackpole Books.
Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & GPS, 3rd Edition Mountaineers Outdoor BasicsMountaineers Books #ad - Over 100k copies sold the official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the wilderness this new third edition is a major and complete update of the popular textbook: Improved throughout for clarity, maximizing battery life, and Global Positioning System GPS receivers Updated declination maps for the United States and the world declination changes over time and compasses must be adjusted for a specific location to provide correct readings Much-expanded GPS chapter, and using the GPS function on a “smart” phones along with a description of their limitations Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques Recommended websites, altimeters, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, apps, compasses, and practice problems listed at the end Updated descriptions of the most current maps, "skills check" mini-quizzes, and other sources of useful navigational information Stackpole Books.
Easily install all sizes of nocking points and retainer clips without damaging your bowstring. Wilderness Navigation. Used book in Good Condition. Design is simple to use. Steel construction with comfort grip coated handles. Small and lightweight.