Automatic Fishing Reel

Automatic Spring Loaded Fishing Reel for use in a Survival Situation The Mechanical Fisher, also known as the Yo-Yo is an automatic fishing reel, consisting...

15 Uses For a Survival Blanket

1. Keeping Warm: The Basics If you’re using your blanket to keep yourself warm–or, perhaps more critically, to keep a child or other family member...

How To Make Charcloth

To make a spark that can light a fire, all you need is flint, tinder, and some good old fashioned friction. It’s a fire-making...

Top 5 Survival Knots With Videos

Knot tying might not cross your mind when you’re thinking about skills you would need to survive in the wilderness, but knowing different knots...

Upside Down Fire

This past weekend The American Survivor Family hosted a barbecue for some close friends.  One of the highlights of this was testing out an...

7 Aspects of Bushcraft

1.   The Blade The Cutting blade, the most important tool to the Bushcrafter. It is as important as the sword is to a warrior or teeth...

Fire Building Basics

Building a fire is one of those things that you might sort of know how to do, but don't really have to do it...

5 Signs That Reveal a Possible Attack

Situational awareness is an important tool in your survival arsenal. Most of the time, simply seeing the danger that lies ahead can give you...

Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

In an emergency situation where regular water service has been interrupted – like a hurricane, flood, or water pipe breakage – local authorities may...

Rainwater For Survival

Rainwater is an excellent source of free water, or so you’d think, right? Apparently not, though. For example, some Western states including Utah, Washington...

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