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5 Top Tips and Tactics For Successful Urban Deer Bowhunting

January 31, 2017

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5 Top Tips and Tactics For Successful Urban Deer Bowhunting

Did you know that the deer can live virtually anywhere, including the urban areas surrounded by cities and crowds of people? Over the past few years, the populations of these adaptable ruminants have been on the rise in many cities. You’ll even hear cases of the animals raiding gardens and flowerbeds, and running in front […]

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Survival Fishing In An Emergency Situation

January 19, 2017

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So you have decided to build your wilderness survival skills set and are wondering how to add fish to the menu?  You are in luck, this is the article for you!  I am going to go through several different survival fishing scenarios using various levels of preparation to give you some ideas of what you […]

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Hook Your Emergency Water Storage Tanks Into Your Plumbing With This 1 Clever Trick

December 28, 2016

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Water is life. As a prepper, as an outdoors person, and even as a human, this fact has been drilled into our heads over and over. It’s a cornerstone of the “Rule of Threes.” Three days without water, and the human body starts to suffer the consequences. Water has a big place in our preparations, […]

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More Food from the Wild and Your Yard – Graft Fruit Trees!

December 12, 2016

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I once did a horticultural analysis of a property way out in the scrublands. The owner had good clean water, no real neighbors, a great location… and hot, fast-drying, mineral-poor sand that was really, really bad for gardening. There was no couching it. I had to tell him: this area just won’t cut it for most of your planned annual […]

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Top 7 Mistakes To Avoid When Harvesting Rain Water

December 5, 2016

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Harvesting rain water should be a priority for any serious prepper or gardener. Did you ever go on a long hike, then find yourself parched with thirst? The need for water catches up with you quickly. If the city water or your well shut down for a week, would you be able to survive or […]

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Roll Your Own Cigars

November 24, 2016

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If you don’t see tobacco as important to survival, I feel for you. I’ve been growing it for years (and you can too) and during the worst days of the crash, when I was unemployed, watching friend after friend go broke and seeing folks lose their homes right and left… a good cigar was one […]

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