One more thing, I'm also interested in osage orange and wild plum blanks.
Thanks buddy, I have several twisted sticks, they are mainly what I look for when stick hunting.Jim, that twisted knob stick is COOL!
I really do appreciate that information, thanks a bunch.I usually harvest them with just my folding saw. I probe around the sapling with the blade and try to cut the roots about 6-8 inches from the base. The topsoil is really thin here, so no need for a shovel. Sometimes I'll pull or push the tree side to side a bit to see where the roots are by where the moss lifts up, then cut them.