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How to Make a Fish Trap (Video)

How to Make a Fish Trap (Video)

When you are hunting and foraging for your food, it’s important to try to use more than one method for acquiring sustenance. Last week we talked about setting snares for small game, which is a great way to supplement what you can get hunting or fishing. A fish trap, like a snare, is a great way to passively catch food while you are trying other methods. They have been used by many cultures around the world for centuries to lure unsuspecting fish to their (delicious) doom. In this video, skilled survivalist and YouTuber Survival Lilly weaves her own fish trap […]

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Static Fish Trap

Static Fish Trap

  Life is dependent upon water, so when you find a source of water in the wilderness, chances are it’s a good place to look for your food too.  There are numerous designs for fish traps, and in this article, we’ll be talking about a static funnel fish trap.    How it Works A static funnel fish trap works by channeling or funneling the fish from the open body of water, into your trap, and making it difficult for them to find the one way back out.  Fish aren’t that smart, it’s basically like building a fence maze in the […]

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