Emergency Kit Basics

I get asked, “what should I have in a (Insert Emergency Here) kit?” more than any other question. While every geographical location has its own unique threats (be it natural or man made disasters), the basic items that I’m going to list here today will apply to all Emergency Kits. First, I’d like to go […]

Hunting and Fishing for Survival/ Self Sufficiency Part Four: Skills

There are several skills that can help you to be more successful at hunting and fishing. Most of them apply to both endeavors to different degrees, with the main exception being scent control which applies exclusively to hunting. These skills are: Patience, Mental Discipline, Cover/ Concealment, Situational Awareness (Power of Observation), Noise Discipline, Scent Control, […]

Hunting and Fishing for Survival/ Self Sufficiency Part Two: How to Find Fish/Game

While this article can’t possibly cover every species in every area, these guidelines can increase the probability of you finding fish/ game to harvest for food… “Higgy” Let’s start off with locating “edge” habitat. Edge is where two or more different terrain features or types of habitat come together. It may be where woods meet […]