Category Archive: Bushcraft

Learn about the old age old skill of bushcraft. Bushcraft blends so well with SHTF and emergency preparedness.

Making The Right Fire Type In The Wild

Making The Right Fire Type In The Wild When you get stranded in the wild, the ability to start and maintain a fire is a significant psychological factor. It will help you survive and push further no matter how dire the situation looks. Being able to raise a shelter and build a fire provides you …

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How To Build And Catch Animals With A T-Snare Trap

How To Build And Catch Animals With A T-Snare Trap Knowing how to catch animals in an emergency situation is just key to surviving and having enough food to feed your family. The T-snare trap is one of the easy traps to build and is very effective at catching small to medium and in some …

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The Best Bushcraft Knife: Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF

The Best Bushcraft Knife: Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF What is your favorite knife for bushcraft? It is surprising how many people have different tastes when it comes to a tool as simple as a knife. We strode out to determine the best bushcraft knife using our own experience and the input from those …

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How To Start a Fire With a Dead Lighter

How to Start a Fire With a Dead Lighter To survive in the wild, you must be able to keep yourself warm, keep yourself fed, and keep yourself protected. Fire helps you accomplish all of these things. There are countless survival stories of people relying on fires to stay alive. Fires are something that man …

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Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips

Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips People all across the country enjoy the recreational activity of camping. Whether that’s “glamping” in an RV or backpack hiking and camping, there are some really great survival lessons that can be learned on longer camping trips. The definition for “longer” means more than one just one or …

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3 Reasons New Homesteaders Fail

3 Reasons New Homesteaders Fail Failure can come in all forms and isn’t always a bad thing. If you think about it, all of the things we use that makes our lives “easier” came about through a lot of trial and error (aka failure). Homestead failure, on the other hand, can have some pretty devastating …

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How And Why To Eat Rat Meat

How And Why To Eat Rat Meat Now, I know some of you will be reading this saying, easy, I can do this… but the majority of you are thinking … hell NO… but if SHTF and you have no money, rats will be everywhere in the city, because of death and lack of litter …

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Post Disaster Communication for Newbies

Post Disaster Communication for Newbies During and after a disaster, information is at a premium. The chaos that disasters bring can make getting any solid information almost impossible. Disaster communication is very different from when you were a kid, playing on walkie talkies or maybe CB radios in your vehicles. The rules are different, the …

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What’s the Best Survival Tool? 16 Preppers Reveal It All!

What’s the Best Survival Tool? 16 Preppers Reveal It All! One of the biggest questions I get a lot is, “What’s the best survival tool and why?” This is a fair question. After all, people want to buy something that will get them out of serious trouble when the time comes. Let’s think about that …

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Get Rid Of Ticks – Guaranteed!

Get Rid Of Ticks – Guaranteed! After a long day hunting turkeys my son and I were pulling ticks off of us left and right. Later that week I fell into an article about Powassan which is a new virus carried by ticks that is even more dangerous than Lyme. Its a terrifying feeling. The …

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