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The Best Survival Spear: Our Top 5 Picks for Hunting, Fishing, and Self Defense

The spear has been used for hundreds of years to hunt down food and fight for survival. In modern day, things are no different! A spear is an indispensable tool in any survival kit. Whether you need the weapon for hunting, fishing, or self-defense purposes, adding a survival spear to your emergency arsenal will significantly …

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Survival Fishing Kit

In a survival scenario, it’s critical that you have access to a steady food source. Although you may have a certain amount of dry food stored away in your survival food kit, supplies only last for so long. A survival fishing kit is one of the most important survival tools to have on hand, as …

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How to Tie the Fisherman’s Knot

As its name implies, the fisherman’s knot is ideal for fishing. Anglers use it primarily to attach two separate lengths of fishing line together. You can use it with two lines of similar or differing diameter. Although the fisherman’s knot can be used with strands of almost any diameter, including rope, it’s most effective on …

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How to Tie the Fishermans Bend

The Fishermans Bend—also widely known as the Anchor Bend—is not, strictly speaking, a bend at all. That is, it doesn’t attach two separate ropes together, which is the modern definition of a bend. Rather, the fishermans bend is a hitch: a knot that fixes a rope to another object. (Back in the day, a “bend” …

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