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Survival Fishing: 10 Ways to Catch Fish in an Emergency

(UPDATED) Fish live and thrive in most large bodies of water and many alpine lakes, ponds, and rivers. Knowing how to catch fish in an emergency can save lives. Some of these methods are illegal, however in an emergency when your life is on the line, survival comes first.
Survival Hunting: High Powered Slingshots and Primitive Skills

Madison Parker is a Navy SEAL instructor, survival school instructor, and designer of a handmade slingshot proven in the field -- and proven with his trainees. Survival is always having a "Plan-B." This slingshot can be your "Plan-B" for that day you run out of bullets or simply want to hunt in silence, without alerting anyone to your presence.
Survival: Hunting and Trapping Small Game

Small Game Hunting and Trapping

Small game animals are plentiful in most wilderness areas: Mammals, rodents, waterfowl and other game birds. Here are a few proven methods for hunting and trapping small game that can save your life and provide an on-going food source in a survival situation.
Elk Hunting - When Elk Are Hard to Find

Hunting big game like elk, moose, and deer is a proven way to survive in the wilderness long term. Today, the majority of people have no big game hunting skills, and so most people can't survive for very long in the wild. If you want to learn survival, learn the secrets to finding and hunting elk -- specifically when elk are hard to find.
The Top Ten Edible Insects in North America

Challenge for every person is a survival situation -- starve or eat insects and survive? Insects are plentiful. Many are safe to eat. Many are nutritious. Here are a few bugs to know about and how to to catch and prepare them.
How to Survive in America's Mountains

How to Survive in America's Mountains

For the inexperienced, surviving in the mountains is a killer. Add snow and cold temperatures and you have a sure recipe for disaster. Like the American mountain man from past centuries, learn what it takes to live and survive in a snow-capped mountain range.
12 Ways You Can Be Seriously Injured in the Wilderness

Wilderness Injuries, Injured in the Wilderness

What to Do to Prevent and Avoid Serious Injury in the Wild. Lightning Storms. Forest Fire. High Water. MORE. Mistakes to Avoid that Take Lives Every Year. Includes Survival Tactics of Native Americans. Animal Attack. Snakes. Mountain Lions. Taking Out a Predatory Grizzly Bear. Included: Inexpensive Survival Gear AND Specific Uses in Survival.
Shocking Wolf Attacks - Surviving a Wolf Attack

Wolf Attacks

Wolves are back after successful re-introduction efforts in multiple parts of the U.S. Booming numbers of Northern Gray Wolf packs are bringing increased clashes with humans and the occasional horror stories.
How to Find Water in the Wilderness

How to Find Water in the Wilderness

Fresh drinking water might be right under your feet -- in the mountains, forest, and desert -- and you may not even realize it. Learn how insects, wildlife, and reading the terrain can reveal multiple sources of water. Learn how a solar still, solar furnace, and Giant Fresnel Lens can all be tools for providing safe drinking water -- anywhere.
How to Survive in the Desert

Dangerous for the unprepared, easier for the equipped. Find food, water and shelter in the desert. Learn the secrets of Arab desert nomads and Desert Indians from the American Southwest. Route finding, map reading, water procurement, hidden springs, wells, and underground rivers. Hunting tips and wild edibles and insects.
How to Find True North Without a Compass
Lost in the wilderness or fleeing through hostile territory, knowing how to navigate without a compass is an essential survival skill.
Survival: Native American Methods for Catching Fish

Native American fishing methods and techniques

Fish traps, clam gardens, spear fishing, nets and traps for catching seabirds, crabbing -- tidal zones and coastlines offer up a bounty of food in a time of survival. Learn the secrets of early Native Americans.
Emergency Food Storage and Primitive Methods for Food Storage

In this article we're going to look at emergency food storage that you are advised to tackle today, as well as primitive methods for food storage (that you'll rely on after a widespread disaster) to keep you and your family alive.

Wild Food - Foraging for Food and Edible Plants
National forests, national parks, and remote areas of wilderness can provide several sources for wild foods. Foraging for wild food is a learned skill. Here's an introduction to foraging, as well as specific reommendations for identifying edible plants and knowing which ones to avoid.
Top 10 Survival Supplies
Don't leave home without any of these items. Survival in any situation -- whether you find yourself in the mountains, remote wilderness, desert, coastal region, or even an urban environment after a natural disaster has taken place -- comes down to what a person knows, as well as what kind of survival supplies are on hand. Read about the top 10 supplies essential to survival... and survive!
Surviving in the Cold: Starting a Fire in Wet Conditions

Starting a Fire in Wet Conditions

Getting a fire started in the rain or up in the mountains after a recent snowfall can be next to impossible. Better have a plan if you want to survive in the cold next to a warm fire.
How to Survive an Avalanche

Learn how to recognize the necessary conditions for an avalanche, then how to survive an actual avalanche - or even avoid it altogether.
Survival Food: Baiting Small Animals, Large Game, and Predators

Placing bait in order to draw wildlife is often illegal; in a survival situation the law can take a back-seat so that you can feed yourself and others when food is scarce and you may be miles from the nearest town. Native Americans and other tribal peoples around the world have successfully used baiting techniques and you can also.
Survival: How to Cross Rivers, Streams, and Rapids
Jesus walked on water. Unfortunately, that's not going to work for most of us. Here are techniques to consider for crossing a fast moving river or rapids in a survival situation.
How to Survive in the Wilderness When You're Lost
It's easy to lose your life when you get lost in the wilderness. Mountains, river delta, jungle, it all comes down to knowing the same basics if you want to survive...

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