(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to recognize the necessary conditions for an avalanche, then how to survive an actual avalanche - or even avoid it altogether.
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.