9 Ways To Start a Fire Without Matches

There is a primal link between man and fire. Every man should know how to start one. A manly man knows how to start...

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...

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...

Pressure Points To Control Arterial Bleeding

Overview Pressure points can be used in an emergency to reduce circulation to areas in the body. By reducing bleeding, you can enable a patient...

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...

17 Wild Edibles You Can Find In The City

When foraging for wild edibles there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, make sure you always know the plants you...

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...

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...

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...

How To Read a Map Like an Old-Timer

A dangerous norm is emerging. The widespread adoption of navigation systems is dumbifying the American navigator, making them incapable of reading a map, much...

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