Tips for Survival Fishing   

Tips for Survival Fishing  

  In some areas, fishing will be the most reliable means of obtaining meat in the wilderness.  It can be done with little, and even no specialized gear.  Here are some tips for success while survival fishing.   Set passive traps whenever possible. This way you can spend your time and energy on other essentials like gathering firewood, building shelter, or signaling for rescue.  Some traps to consider are pipe traps that you could improve using trash bottles that are often found in and around the water, the trigger snare fish trap, and the funnel trap or “Indian fish trap”. Paracord, […]

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Indian Cucumber

Indian Cucumber

It is possible to walk right past food in the forest without ever knowing it.  Not every wild edible is as noticeable as a tree full of ripe apples.  One such plant that might be passed by without taking note of it despite its edibility is Medeola virginiana, better known as Indian cucumber. The edible portion of Indian cucumber is the tuberous root which tastes somewhat like a cucumber, hence the  name. It does not require cooking to be edible, though since it grows in the dirt you probably do want to clean it thoroughly before eating it. Though the […]

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Black Walnut   

Black Walnut  

  It’s always nice in survival when you can get more than one use out of material you gather or from one plant or animal.  Black walnut is a perfect example of this. It can be used medicinally, as well as provide food, and in long term survival it can even be used to help tan hides.  With all of these uses, black walnut is not a tree that you want to be unfamiliar with.  It grows in all but a dozen of the most Western states, and in parts of Canada.  Here is how to use it for medicine and […]

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The Ultimate Survival Food & More

The Ultimate Survival Food & More

Pemmican is a dehydrated survival superfood that is nutritionally complete and incredibly long-lasting. It is made with nothing else but lean meat, tallow, and berries. It was invented by the North American Plains Indians, as a way to store the meat through the winter. It quickly caught on with early Frontiersmen and even British explorers who prized the high nutritional value and portability of pemmican. It’s effortless to make, and you can do so using ingredients that are easy to find and equipment you already have in your kitchen. The recipe for pemmican is from the book ‘The Lost Ways’, […]

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4 Tips to Get More Vegetables Out of Your Garden

4 Tips to Get More Vegetables Out of Your Garden

The ability to grow your own food is one of the most important elements of survival. Whether you’re growing vegetables in a kitchen garden now to save on your grocery bills, or you need to grow them in a survival situation, you’ll want to know a few simple tips to get more out of any home garden. Get Deeper Soil With Raised Beds Raised bed gardens almost always yield more fruits and vegetables because they have deeper, looser, and richer soil. When you build raised beds, you’ll give your plants more room to grow deeper roots, and they’ll then be […]

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Foraging For Beginngers

Foraging For Beginngers

Did you know that the first grocery store only opened its doors 100 years ago? Before then, people bought their food largely from local producers, or they hunted, grew, or found their own. Many people today are getting back to hunting and growing large portions of their food stores, but the practice of foraging hasn’t gained the same kind of popularity. This is a shame, because knowing how to forage for food is not only an essential wilderness survival skill, it’s also a great way to supplement your family’s diet with organic food. Identifying edible wild food is easily done […]

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The Suburban Chicken Blueprint [eBook]

The Suburban Chicken Blueprint [eBook]

Click the image below to download your complimentary copy of The Suburban Chicken Blueprint. Inside You’ll Learn: Why raising chickens can be the best and easiest way to reduce your grocery bill and eat healthy How to raise chickens in almost ANY environment How to keep your chickens happy and healthy Countless timesaving tips and tricks And much, much, more… Download The Suburban Chicken Blueprint   If you want all the hard stuff done for you, click here Having problems downloading or printing? First make sure you have adobe .pdf reader. You can download that free here: get.adobe.com/reader/ Try “Right-Click, Save […]

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