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1. Making Pemmican: The Ultimate Survival Food

You may find yourself facing a survival dilemma, and making pemmican is a good way to solve that. In survival scenarios, you must have a consistent source of protein.

This means a great deal of hunting, fishing, and trapping. What do you do to preserve your meat? Without refrigeration, the food will spoil and rot within hours.

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Anytime you take more meat than you can eat in one or two sittings, you must have a way to preserve that meat. Making pemmican survival food is an excellent solution… Click to read more

2. 18 Survival Gear Items From The Dollar Store

Running low on survival gear and even lower on your budget? Never turn down the dollar store and you might be surprised at the amazing items you’ll find! There’s no denying that prepping for and stocking up on your survival supplies can quickly become costly.

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But never fear! That’s why we’re here. You can save money (and time) by snagging some crucial survival items at your local dollar store. You’d be surprised how many survival tools they actually carry… Click to read more

3. Camping Made Simple: Camping Hacks

Surviving the family camping trip requires more than food, water, and shelter. In order to return from the wilderness with your sanity intact, not to mention keep whining to a minimum, you need to keep your little zombies comfortable.

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The best way to do this is to get organized, and getting organized starts with packing the car. Here are some hacks that will inspire you to get creative on your trip! Click to read more

4. 11 Surprising Survival Uses for a Tin Can

In my last article, we learned that bushcraft and survival skills have a lot to do with the ability to improvise. Items that we would not even give a second thought to under normal circumstances and would in all likelihood be discarded as rubbish can become valuable and even lifesaving commodities in a survival situation.

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Take a tin can, for example. We usually just toss it once it’s empty. But a tin can can have umpteen uses in a survival situation and should never be thrown away! Click to read more

5. Cattails Survival Uses

Surprisingly enough, cattails can be a great survival resource. It doesn’t matter if you are caught in the wild or even in the city; there is one plant, if you can find it, it will provide you with an entire pantry’s worth of supplies.

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It is the simple cattail. It is said, cattails are the supermarket of the wild. One cattail fact says archeologists have actually found samples of this plant on ancient grinding stones dating back nearly 30,000 years… Click to read more

6. Fish Like a Redneck 26 Wacky Fishing Tips

Here are wacky fishing tips for you so you can fish like a redneck. For ease of execution, you need to keep in mind that fishing is an art.

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And just like all artists, fishermen all have their own set of tricks to get the job done. With this in mind, we compiled a list of these redneck-approved fishing tips that we bet your fishing buddies have never seen… Click to read more

7. 15 Unconventional Venison Recipes To Try This Hunting Season

These out-of-the-ordinary venison recipes will allow you to use the bounty of your hunt to your full advantage. There’s no reason to just stick to the basics year after year when there are so many recipes you can make with this versatile meat.

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These venison recipes are not only healthy and nutritious, but tasty and varied enough to please your whole family… Click to read more

8. 11 Natural Ways To Rid Your Home of Roaches For Good

Take a shot at these ways to rid your home of roaches without using harsh chemicals! Applying these natural ways to get rid of cockroaches is a longer process than when using hazardous pesticides.

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But for the sake and safety of your family and pets, taking it one step at a time is all worth it. Besides the roach exterminator cost can really take a dent in your budget. In this article, we will share with you the natural ways to rid your home of roaches slowly but safely… Click to read more

9. 3 Survival Knives You Need From Blade-Tech Industries

On the lookout for survival knives? Blade-Tech Industries focuses on what their customers need in blade technology. They supply members of law enforcement and the armed forces, as well as hunting enthusiasts and survival experts.

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Blade-Tech Industries is ever-increasing its research and development. As an American manufacturer, Blade-Tech Industries puts its country first and supplies only the best. With this in mind, here are three of Blade-Tech’s best survival knives… Click to read more

10. Tent vs. Hammock Camping: And The Winner Is…

The issue we have to settle: tent or hammock? Camping hammocks have exploded in popularity in recent years, but are they all cracked up to be? Over the past year, I have been toying around with my camping hammock to see how it measures up to my tent.

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The results might surprise you. Before trying hammock camping for yourself, check out our guide to basic hammock camping… Click to read more

11. The Do’s and Don’ts of Building Your First Rain Barrel

Last spring, I finally asked my friend, Bob, who does handyman work, to help me build some rain barrels. I had actually acquired two food-grade 55-gallon drums from the meat shop. It’s just a couple miles down the road, but they had been living in my greenhouse waiting patiently for installation.

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Make sure you use food-grade barrels, not barrels that may have contained toxic substances. We decided to place the DIY rain barrel system under the stairs so they would be out of the way, but still close to the greenhouse and garden… Click to read more

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Editor's Note: This post was originally published on August 8, 2018, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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