What do we require as humans to survive? We require nutritious food, clean water, and adequate shelter. These are basic human essentials that we have used since our forefathers began hunting and gathering. We need to gather such things to stay alive. In the hunter-gather course, you learn how to survive off the land when you begin to hunt and gather. Why do we require them? Food and water are required for survival. We cannot survive without them. We need shelter to safeguard ourselves from different components. We will not survive
So you have watched YouTube. You have learned some primitive traps. You have even set some squirrel poles in your backyard and have killed some mice with deadfalls. Now you feel you are ready to go into the wilderness for an extended stay to test your trapping abilities. You’re going to live off the land from what nature provides. I think that is great. You are doing exactly what you should do to hone your skills. In this article I am going to try to help you along
How to Build Your Own DIY Survival Fishing KitWhen living off the land, something we have to seriously think about is where are we going to get our food if we are to be in the wilderness for an extended period of time (more than 72 hours). One possible answer is fish and should be your top food priority if you have sufficient resources in your area. Survival fishing is the answer in many areas for all your food needs, and our instructor Josh Hamlin survived on fish
A lot of people look at Armadillo as some kind of taboo food for consumption unless it's under extreme survival circumstances. Well I’m here to tell you that not only is it safe but it also tastes great. If you like pork then you’ll like Armadillo as well! They are basically just armored pigs that live in the ground and they are super easy to catch. For fun a lot of people try to sneak up on them and pick them up, which is very easy to do.
A Survival Crossbow By Joshua G. HamlinWe, at Sigma 3, recently posted a video on how to make a survival crossbow. I would love to take credit for inventing this crossbow, but I cannot. I looked at some early crossbows for ideas, and converted them into one I could make primitively. For one, I tie the bow to the stalk instead of nailing it. To do this, a hole must be cut through the sides of the stalk so that the cordage doesn’t pass over the area where the
This is a priority breakdown of how one should set out to start a survival situation with almost no gear and their knife! First Day- Build a shelter the first morning and get the shelter to a comfortable level of warmth for your climate. It must be dry, warm, and provide a place to store things. Custom debris hut is usually first choice in most climates in our area. I will make sure that my shelter is located reasonably close to a water supply. While I am gathering shelter
Hey Everyone,This is gonna be another round of 'As the World Turns', starring Robert in the woods. Well we went out this last weekend from Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon. Got to do a lot of things, so I'll just start from the beginning. It was a hot night this last Friday and the bugs/humidity were out in full force. We made a fire and got our beds ready. After prepping camp we decided to go forage a bit before dark. The wild edibles were quite scarce and