Category Archives: hunting

Hunting Wild Hogs with a Trashcan

A few years ago, I was down by Hollister in Northern California with a bunch of half crazy 4-wheel drive enthusiasts.  Now we were in an area with lots of wild hogs.  They were quite plentiful and some of the … Continue reading

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Hunting Quietly Without Attracting the Attention of Your Neighbors

I have been giving some thought lately on hunting quietly.  By that, I mean to hunt without attracting the attention from your neighbors that a normal gunshot would make.   Unless you live way out in the country, a gunshot will … Continue reading

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Snares are Easy and Inexpensive to Make

  A while back, I wrote a post on trapping and mentioned that I would show you how I make my snares.  Now first I want to mention that before you use snares check the Fish and Game regulations in … Continue reading

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Bolas are a Good Way to Silently Hunt Small Game and Birds.

Bolas ( sometimes called bolos) have been used as a weapon for hunting and protection by many different societies throughout   history. They were used by the Australian Aborigines and have been found in Pre-Columbian settlements, in South America.  They were … Continue reading

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YoYo Fishing Reels Can be Used for Fishing, Snares or Warning Devices

I have had YoYo fishing reels for well over twenty-five years.  The ones I have are so old they are labeled White Auto-Fisher.  For years, they seemed to have disappeared from the market, now all of a sudden they are … Continue reading

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Animal Trapping can be a Useful Survival Tool

  Animal trapping has been used to gather food for most of human history.  It is just in recent years that it has been banned.  I live in California which has strict laws on animal trapping.  Leg traps and body … Continue reading

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Butcher Knives, How little You Really Need to Butcher a Large Animal

I have wanted to write a blog for some time on what butcher knives are required to process large animals.  Now this is an area in which I am definitely not an expert.  It has been a while since I … Continue reading

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Binoculars, Everything You need to Know to Buy a Good set

The other day I was talking to people about binoculars and found out how little the average person understands the differences in them.  In a TEOTWAWKI situation, a good pair of binoculars may turn out to be an extremely important … Continue reading

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Hunting Blinds Can Make Excellent Camouflage

Today I was setting around looking at a Cabela’s advertisement for hunting blinds.  This got me to thinking of all the potential uses of a good blind.  Properly made hunting blinds can give you good camouflage while hunting for game.  … Continue reading

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Cooking Rattlesnakes

In the area in which I live there is a good source of meat that many people refuse to eat, but that I think is delicious.  I am talking about rattlesnake.  Now I know you always hear that it tastes … Continue reading

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