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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.

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. 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 …

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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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Gifts for the Self Sufficient Gardener

Are you the self sufficient gardener or are you the person buying for the gardener?

Are you the self sufficient gardener or are you the person buying for the gardener? There are a number of great gifts out there that you can either ask for or you can get for a person who is the green thumb. Gardening is like a virus. Its starts small but then it infects you! …

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Animals on the Urban Homestead

The urban homestead is an interesting little side note to the sustainable living movement.

The urban homestead is an interesting little side note to the sustainable living movement. For many it would seem harder to build an urban homestead on your current property than it would to sell your home a start a full scale homestead elsewhere.   Interestingly enough, many people are going to have a much easier …

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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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Self Defense with a Blade

There are many things that states can be pretty unclear about.

There are many things that states can be pretty unclear about. Do you know what your state laws are when it comes to carrying a blade? While having a firearm is a great method of self defense, the right knife can affect a situation, as well. One of the best ways a knife can be …

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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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