How to Make a Fishhook From Natural Materials

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May 12, 2015 / Comments (2)


  • While having back-up supplies of tools is great, you may not always have access to them.  Sometimes you need to know how to make a tool yourself.

How to Make a Fishhook From Natural Materials

When you’re in a survival situation and need food, fish can be a lifesaver.  They’re often easier to catch than big game, especially if you don’t have a gun on hand.  But what do you do if you don’t have your poles and tackle-box?  Watch this video to learn how to make a fishhook from natural materials.

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2 Responses to :
How to Make a Fishhook From Natural Materials

  1. gnome_man says:

    That would have to be a very big fish to strike that hook. Is your fishing line strong enough? Of course, it doesn’t hurt to try – if you’ve got the energy to do so.

    Emergency survival is a case of priorities properly set. Here, in sunny Southern California, where what isn’t a desert is heavily built up, there isn’t much water and there isn’t any fish. Anyone in a crisis situation here needs to get WATER more than anything else. Then, food.

    Unfortunately, both will be extremely rare.

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