A Day In The Life Of Tim MacWelch

Editor’s Note: Tim MacWelch is New York Times Best-Selling author of Prepare for Anything and is the survival writer at Outdoor Life. Father, husband, author, teacher, and perpetual student? There are a lot of facets to my identity during the…
My Hunter’s War

When I was 14-years-old, I would set up several modified rat traps for the purpose of trapping squirrels for both meat and fur. I accidentally ended up trapping a chipmunk instead. I feeling sorry for the unwanted kill, decided to…
The Two Stick Deadfall Trap

Don’t have paracord, string, or wire to trap small game in a survival situation? No problem! You can construct the two stick deadfall traps using only natural materials. You will need a large rock and two sticks, hence the name.…
The Basic Paracord Survival Snare

If you ever find yourself in a survival situation without cordage or wire, you may have a problem. However, you can avoid that problem by wearing a paracord bracelet when you are leaving home. You could also replace your shoe laces…