Hunting, Trapping and Fishing

Questions and Answers with The Wolf Pack : Suggested Optics for a .338 win mag Remington Rifle?

by Guest Blogger - February 12, 2014 • 24 comments

Question from Lorenzo, Hi my name is Lorenzo I was looking for tips and suggestions on buying a scope for my new .338 win mag Remington rifle. I would like to know what’s your opinion on putting a Leopold Mark AR Mod 1 6-18×40 mm on it. I’m planning to use it for my bear […]

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Harvesting Game for Sustainable living after SHTF, the big myth.

by M.D. Creekmore - December 2, 2013 • 89 comments

This is a guest post by Sam K and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. Like several of the wolf pack readers, I am an avid hunter. The wife and myself usually harvest 4-6 deer a year to fill our pantry with canned venison, and our 2 freezers. We also hunt and trap a wide assortment of small […]

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Secrets of foraging for food in the great north…

by M.D. Creekmore - October 25, 2013 • 28 comments

This is a guest post by Donna in MN and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. In a crisis where you are forced to leave your home, or run out of stored food, it is good prepping to acknowledge the edible wild food in your surroundings. Your garden could be raided as well as a break-in to rob […]

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Questions and Answers With The Wolf Pack : Control of rats other pests in a post-shtf scenario

by M.D. Creekmore - September 20, 2013 • 43 comments

Question from Anti-zombie Watched a documentary on the “Black Plague” which was caused by a bacteria transmitted through rats (or their flees). I constantly battle mice and the occasional rat on my farm and have kept them at bay through various brick poisons, cats, traps, etc. I was thinking how when TSHTF normal pest control […]

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A fire starter for any occasion

by M.D. Creekmore - September 9, 2013 • 28 comments

This is a guest post by Richard G and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. Fire and Life No discover since the beginning of time has been more important to the development of mankind, then the discovery of Fire. The simple presence of a fire added to the routinely “normal” day in the outdoors instantly adds the feeling […]

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Trail Camera Pictures Taken About 150 Yards Behind my House

by M.D. Creekmore - July 1, 2013 • 16 comments

Note that the date listed is 2011 – it’s wrong, the pics were taken over the weekend. For some reason the date did not set correctly, probably because I messed up when trying to set it…

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Getting Set Up to Trap…

by M.D. Creekmore - June 3, 2013 • 22 comments

This is a guest post by JSW and entry in our non-fiction writing contest. As though I don’t have enough already, it’s raining cats and dogs. What a spring evolution! At least the garden got in just in time for the first watering (now if only God will weed it as well). But it’s a perfect day for […]

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A homemade mosquito trap that really works!

by M.D. Creekmore - April 19, 2013 • 97 comments

A homemade mosquito trap that really works! By hze1955 Items needed: 1 cup of water 1/4 cup of brown sugar 1 gram of yeast 1 2-liter bottle HOW: 1. Cut the plastic bottle in half. 2. Mix brown sugar with hot water. Let cool. When cold, pour in the bottom half of the bottle. 3. Add […]

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Catching Mr. Whisker’s

by M.D. Creekmore - April 10, 2013 • 19 comments

This guest post by Harold D and entry in our non-fiction writing contest. Well old Mr. Whisker’s has become a target of fishing in the last five years or so. When I started fishing for them forty or so years back, people would just look at you. Now if they see that you have a stringer full, […]

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How to Make a 60 lb PVC longbow for less than $10

by M.D. Creekmore - March 25, 2013 • 32 comments
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Don’t buy a rifle scope without reading this!

by M.D. Creekmore - February 8, 2013 • 27 comments
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This guest post by  Robert (livinglife) and entry in our non-fiction writing contest. I’m an ex-military Airborne Scout, shoot a lot and hunt a quite a bit so I get lots of questions about scopes (slang term is glass). The old rule of thumb was a scope should cost about half of what your gun did in […]

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Deer hunting after the Obama gun ban

by M.D. Creekmore - January 22, 2013 • 39 comments

Very funny… pic. Click the link below to view.

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Making your own fishing jigs for fun, survival and profit

by M.D. Creekmore - October 17, 2012 • 10 comments

This guest post is by M. Roberts and entry in our non-fiction writing contest . Jigs are a type of fishing lure which can be described as a large single hook having a painted lead head near the eye along with several strands of silicone attached to the head to form a skirt. They are intended to be used […]

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Five silent weapons (or tools) that will knock your socks off

by M.D. Creekmore - October 12, 2012 • 90 comments

Silent weapons, no, not the kind of silent weapon used by CIA spooks or KGB assassins to dispose of targets during the cold war or the type screwed onto the barrel of a long-range sniper rifle, with cross hairs zeroed on the heart of a charismatic evil leader or the ex that continues to suck at […]

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Wilderness / TEOTWAWKI Survival Trapping : Basic powered trap (non-baited)

by M.D. Creekmore - June 8, 2012 • 41 comments

This guest post is by SurvivorDan and entry in our non-fiction writing contest . Before we begin with a discussion of the construction of the most basic primitive/minimal* tension trap; a quick look at the ethics of primitive trapping. Modern trap use is legal as long as you obey the local laws, licensing, seasons, limits, etc. Primitive trapping is […]

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Survival fishing techniques bank lines

by M.D. Creekmore - May 31, 2012 • 33 comments

This guest series is by Zach of Bank lines are a form of fishing similar to trot lines. For those that do not know about trot lines, they are a way to fish without being present watching the pole. Below is a diagram of what a bank line usually looks like. To make a bank […]

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Basic Deer hunting tips and advice for survival

by M.D. Creekmore - March 21, 2012 • 30 comments

This is a guest post and entry in our non-fiction writing contest  by Paul B So you decided to try hunting and being the prepper type you went all in for the big package. You have got the shotgun and will be a part of the orange army that heads out the first week of December to try […]

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Survival Falconry: A Neglected Ancient Skillset

by M.D. Creekmore - March 16, 2012 • 26 comments

This is a guest post and entry in our non-fiction writing contest  by  Chet R Falconry is strictly regulated by the federal and state government agencies, namely the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and state wildlife agencies. Any attempts to develop skills outlined,discussed in this article, at this time, should be done in accordance with Federal […]

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Do you Plan to Live off of the Land When the SHTF? – So Will Everyone Else!

by M.D. Creekmore - January 17, 2012 • 56 comments

This is a guest post and entry in our non-fiction writing contest  by Colonel D from Nashville I’m intrigued when I read in various books, blogs or hear others speak of how they plan to “live off the land”. My first thought is good luck with that one everyone else will have the same idea. The […]

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Spring Beaver Trapping for Survival

by M.D. Creekmore - January 6, 2012 • 55 comments

By Bruce “Buckshot” Hemming In my end of the world novel “Grid Down Reality Bites” there is chapter on spring beaver trapping. I thought your readers would like to learn how to do these 3 methods of trapping beaver. Last spring I taught a 3 survival minded individuals how to trap beaver. We used #4 legholds […]

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