Silent Weapons – well maybe not completely silent but silent enough to not draw attention to yourself… The value of silence under certain survival conditions could literally mean the difference between life and death for the survivor. Taking game silently could be essential in keeping your location secret and avoiding potential threats, or frightening away […]
This is an entry in our current non-fiction writing contest by Happy Camper. Camping tips… This is my master list for camping that I would like to share with the Wolf pack, I am convinced that this is an evolving list, it will never be perfect because the people we camp with and the places we go will always […]
This is an entry in our current non-fiction writing contest by Trina Schmidt, Ed.D. Learning to Forage for Food! Being able to go outdoors and see a plant and know that it is edible is a valuable survival skill. However, for many, eating wild plants sounds unthinkable and even a bit crazy. A few years ago I might […]
by Bruce ‘Buckshot’ Hemming
Being a Modern Mountain man I have traveled all over and have had some very unique experiences in my lifetime. I snared a wild pig in Hawaii, trapped arctic blue fox in Alaska, trapped monster sized mink in North
Dakota, and had some hair rising Spring beaver trapping in Upper Michigan. Nothing gets the blood flowing like tracking a bear down that stole your beaver, trap and all. While your only defense is a single shot .22 rifle. Looking for adventure takes on a whole new meaning when you see the trap, the beaver half eaten, and you are wondering where Mr. Bear is?
Through my many adventure and love of nature I have matured. Now I spend time researching about the early Mountain Men and the Native Americans and how they survived. The modern prepper I think will find
these facts very interesting. One journal I read talked about an 8 man group that came down from Canada to the Wyoming territory to trap beaver and other furs worth cash money.
They become stuck in a valley when heavy snows sealed off the pass with 11 foot tall snow drifts. The other big game animals in the area had already left. These men had to survive until the spring melt. How did they survive to tell their harrowing tale of plight and misery? By trapping beaver. The traps were able to feed them until the spring melt came.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]