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DIY Fishing Limb Line Float + How to Use for Catfish

DIY Fishing Limb Line Float Updated to Add How to Use for Catfish A great way to get some passive fishing done while you are busy doing other activities. Particularly important if it is post SHTF. You will be so busy staying alive that taking time to catch dinner will need to be a quick …

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DIY 5 Gallon Bucket Fish Trap

DIY 5 Gallon Bucket Fish Trap This is a neat update on the native American Primitive Funnel Fish Trap made with a 5 gallon bucket rather than woven twigs. It is a great way to passively catch fish. No sitting with a rod and reel which is fun, but not as productive. You can only do …

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DIY Self Sustaining Passive Fish Trap

  DIY Self Sustaining Passive Fish Trap Now this is my kind of fishing! If you are in a survival situation or you have survived the SHTF event and are attempting to keep yourself and family fed while working to keep other aspects of your camp/home going this is awesome. You may enjoy rod and …

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Basic Guide For Winter Fishing

Basic Guide For Winter Fishing Other than staying warm in winter weather, finding food in a survival off grid scenario would be one of the biggest challenges for the survivalist. Like people animals slow down and move on to warmer climates if they can when the snow falls and the temperature drops. This is why …

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Primitive Survival Fishing Methods

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Primitive Survival Fishing Methods One of the best natural resources we have for surviving in the parts of the country that have rivers and lakes is fish. Quick protein and if you know what your doing or better yet are prepared fairly easy to obtain. If you have your bug out gear or get out …

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Cleaning and Filleting Fish

Cleaning and Filleting Fish One food source if you live in an area with lakes or rivers is fish. (Deep sea fishing or ocean fishing are a whole different sport and food source) Not only are they healthy for us they are an excellent survival food in a crisis situation. Unless the disaster has contaminated the …

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DIY Cigar Survival Fishing Kit

DIY Preparedness: Cigar Survival Fishing Kit Many folks include fishing gear as part of their bug out, get home, and 72 hour bags. Your normal sport fishing kit however, is a little on the large size to carry in your emergency bags. There are just so many other items that are perhaps a higher priority, If your trip …

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DIY Primitive Fishing Spear

DIY Primitive Fishing Spear When I first saw this, I thought what a cool primitive fishing spear! After reading the instructions though I realized it would take more skill in wood working than I personally possess. But for those who are good with their hands, at wood working, or very patient and determined this appears …

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Setting up a Fishing Rod

Setting up a Fishing Rod Many of us grew up catching fish  using the “Huck Finn” method  with stick, string and attached bobber and hook! Now there is some really nice gear you can purchase or make yourself to do some serious fish hunting! A necessary skill for all types of fishing although varied by the kind of fish …

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DIY Primitive Funnel Fish Trap

DIY Primitive Funnel Fish Trap If your left without a rod and reel in a SHTF scenario learning how to make a primitive fish funnel could literally be a life saving skill. It could provide you will a much needed source of protein and could be a fun family thing to learn now! A fish …

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