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How To Use A Survival Cache

How To Use A Survival Cache - The survival cache can save you money by turning any area into a bug out location. They can also effect space by increase your storage area. Suddenly, if it can be buried it can be cached. That makes a huge difference.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. There are a ton of tools that you can use in your survival arsenal.  Most preppers will use these tools to maximize the areas that …

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Why Don’t We Fish More?

Why Don't We Fish More? - Fishing is by far the best way that you are going to get your hands on real protein in a survival situation. Hunting is going to take so much time and could prove unsuccessful. Unfortunately, many preppers are not versed in trapping as it can be very effective as well.

When you talk about wilderness survival or even urban survival there is one food source that is around in mass. It’s a captive food source that most people won’t spend time going after. I am talking about fish. Most big cities were built on rivers that are filled with catfish and other species. Fishing is …

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Buying Water Filters for Preparedness

Water is one of those things that you just cannot gloss over.

Water is one of those things that you just cannot gloss over. To truly be prepared, in terms of water, you should look to have several answers from catching water to storing it in the home. This will assure you that you have access to clean water at any point. That water you collect or …

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Finding your Way Back to Safety

Finding your Way Back to Safety - Plan your trip, tell people where you are going and be sure that you stay on course. Always carry a map and even more important, know how to use that map and a compass. If you follow these basics it will be a lot harder to get lost.

Thousands of people get lost in the woods every single year. Its just part of going in there. The world of adventure is also sending more people into the great expanse then ever before. Now, that is a good thing but its one that comes with consequences. For many Americans stuck in cubicles, they think …

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Organizing your Food Storage Pantry

Food storage is a many faceted subject.

Food storage is a many faceted subject. There are a ton of things that happen when you start heading down the path of preparedness. One such thing is shelves start to get full. Even if you are putting away just a little bit of money each week for this, you will quickly find that your …

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The Power of Wild Trapping

How long have humans been trapping? Long before we had metal traps. Its likely that primitive trapping methods go back thousands if not tens of thousands of years.

How long have humans been trapping? Long before we had metal traps. Its likely that primitive trapping methods go back thousands if not tens of thousands of years. Its a powerful method of food procurement that has gotten us this far in civilization. While many are quick to turn to food storage and hunting as …

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Fun Canned Foods for Preppers

While many people think about things like canned peas and corn, there are some very interesting buys out there for preppers.

While many people think about things like canned peas and corn, there are some very interesting buys out there for preppers. Now, an article like this could border on ridiculous if you are not careful but the truth is, there are some seriously beneficial canned foods out there that you might not know about. While …

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A Preppers Dillema: Managing it All

he catch 22 of prepping is an interesting one. In the early days of your preparedness journey you might have kept yourself up at night worrying about all the things you needed to be prepared.

The catch 22 of prepping is an interesting one. In the early days of your preparedness journey you might have kept yourself up at night worrying about all the things you needed to be prepared. Well, once you get all of those things you need it turns out you could just stay up all night …

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Are you Prepared for the Next Big Winter Storm?

Why aren't we prepared for snow. For those areas that have any potential for snow and ice, we need to be prepared for it.

Why aren’t we prepared for snow. For those areas that have any potential for snow and ice, we need to be prepared for it.  The beauty of preparing for snow is that it is pretty straight forward.  Still, every year we see people who are struggling to find salt, shovels and the whole bread and …

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Frugal Food Storage Tips

There can be a lot of resentment in the prepper community. It comes from the idea that some have more than others. its as old as time itself.

There can be a lot of resentment in the prepper community. It comes from the idea that some have more than others. its as old as time itself.  Its often the fact that those who don’t have as much as others blame money but actually don’t put in the effort or the thought. That might …

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