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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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FACEOFF: What’s The Most Important Desert Survival Skill?

September 14, 2016

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What's The Most Important Desert Survival Skill

Picture yourself alone beneath the blazing sun. You can feel the beginning of a sunburn and it’s only 11AM. Cursing yourself for forgetting a hat, you take another swig from the single bottle of warm water you grabbed from your car, cringing at the oily plastic taste. It’s already 3/4 empty.  You start to wonder […]

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Build Your Own Paiute Deadfall Trap for Desert Survival

September 2, 2016

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The Home-made Survival Trap for Staying Fed

While doing research for an awesome upcoming post on desert survival, I came across Shawn Woods, a seriously cool YouTuber who makes primitive weapons, braids his own rope, hunts frogs with an arrow sporting a head he hand-knapped from an old Jack Daniels bottle… this guy is intense! We often focus on finding water in […]

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Guineas, Bugs, Ducks, Coons and Rabbits: Experiments In Raising Meat

August 31, 2014

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A few weeks ago, we had a raising rabbits post here at by Ted R here at The Prepper Project. At the same point he was writing that article, I was acquiring some rabbits of my own. Call it Providence, or serendipity, or Fate… but it was good timing. I appreciated hearing Ted’s thoughts on tasty […]

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Five Good Survival Knives

July 12, 2014

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I’ve liked knives ever since I was a kid. I’m not a knife collector, per se, or a true knife aficionado. I don’t have expensive blades in cases, swords on the walls or a subscription to Blade Magazine. (Though now that I check out their website… NO… must… resist…) Anyhow – I’m a gardener. Gardeners are […]

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You Could Learn a Lot From a Hippie

February 22, 2014

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Remember the initial mass rebellion against the banking system that launched the Tea Party? At early events, you’d see everything from “End the Fed” signs to “Fair Tax Now!” to “God Back In America” to “My Kid Isn’t Your ATM!” Then, shortly after, we had the rise of Occupy Wall Street. In the beginning of […]

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