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Top 10 Best Shots-Wild Boar Hunting (Video)

Top 10 Best Shots-Wild Boar Hunting (Video)

Boar hunting is no joke. Boars can weigh hundreds of pounds, have sharp tusks that can do serious damage, and are a lot faster than you’d think, really. If you’ve ever watched boar hunting videos on YouTube, you probably know what kind of crazy stuff can happen on a boar hunt, and how graphic boar attacks can be. Boars aren’t afraid to run full force towards anyone or anything threatening them, and many hunters have been seriously injured by those deadly tusks. So, you’ll probably find these 10 awesome boar hunting shots as satisfying and exhilarating as I did. Boar […]

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Learn the Animal Dangers in Your Area

Learn the Animal Dangers in Your Area

If you are planning for bugging out and surviving, you need to know as much as possible about the environment where you will be traveling and where you will be settling in your bugout location. This includes knowing things about the terrain, the average temperatures through the year, rainfall, and the locations of lakes and streams. The more you know about the area, the easier it will be to train and to prepare to survive in that area when needed. One of the things you need to do is learn about the various animals in the area that could pose […]

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Safety in Bear Country

Safety in Bear Country

In a survival situation, one is much more likely to die from hypothermia or dehydration than from animal attack, but that’s not the case for backpackers.  Backpackers should have the gear necessary to protect them from the elements and a water filter keeping them safe from the two biggest dangers of the wilderness.  They also have food on them, which is why they will be at a greater risk for bear attack.  Whether surviving or backpacking, here are a few tips for safety while in bear country.   Never Bring Food to Camp Never bringing food to camp doesn’t just mean […]

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Catching Squirrels Without Bait

Catching Squirrels Without Bait

The downside of most traps is that they require bait.  In a survival situation, you might not have any food that you want to sacrifice, or you might not have any food at all.  One trap that doesn’t require any bait to function effectively is a squirrel pole.   Here’s how to make one: First, observe your surroundings.  Locate and area of high squirrel activity, preferably a tree that houses squirrels. Next, gather some 8 to 12 foot logs that are about as wide as your arms. Then, put nooses on the log.  Wire is preferable, but cordage will work.  […]

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Distinguishing Between Safe and Dangerous Prey

Distinguishing Between Safe and Dangerous Prey

The last thing you need when hunting in a survival scenario is getting injured or sick from your would be prey.  Knowing the physical characteristics of safe prey and potentially dangerous animals is a vital bit of knowledge that can keep you safe from further danger in an already precarious situation.  These are just a few animals that are good survival food, but resemble dangerous animals that you should avoid or use greater caution.   Scorpions All scorpions can be eaten, but some have venom that can be dangerous if you are stung.  The easiest way to visually differentiate between […]

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Avoiding and Surviving Animal Attacks

Avoiding and Surviving Animal Attacks

Humans are at the top of the food chain due to our intellect and social structure, not necessarily our physical prowess.  When you are in the wilderness, or even outdoors in your neighborhood, you can come in contact with animals that have the potential to kill you.  Here are a few tips on how to avoid, or if necessary how to survive an attack from some potentially deadly predators.   Dogs You don’t have to be in the wilderness to come face to face with a deadly animal.  You could be jogging on the sidewalk in your neighborhood as usual […]

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