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Improvised Hunting Weapons: A Waterproof Pocket Guide to Making Simple Tools for Survival (Pathfinders Outdoor Survival Guide)by Dave Canterbury
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Well-known outdoor expert Dave Canterbury offers basic techniques and essential information for primitive wilderness survival in this new heavy-duty pocket guide series from Waterford Press. Perfect for throwing into an overnight pack or brushing up on skills before an expedition, these waterproof, rip-proof guides can be used on their own or in conjunction with one another, similar to the method used in Canterburys unprecedented Pathfinder System. Covering everything from what to include in a survival kit and improvised tracking techniques to signaling for rescue and building shelter, this collection is ideal for outdoor adventurers of any skill level and provides indispensable wilderness information for all situations.
Including the simplest tools to manufacture on the fly as well as weapons that can be created using suggested items from the Building a Survival Kit guide, this manual shows how to use available resources to construct appropriate hunting devices for securing food in an emergency situation.
Improvised tools and weapons will improve your chances in a survival situation. Survival expert Dave Canterbury provides a simple review of the types of weapons you can use to secure game and how to create them. From using simple slingshots and bolas to creating fishhooks and bows and arrows, this waterproof, folding pocket guide could save your life if stranded in the wilderness. Also includes information on the handling, preparation and preservation of wild game. Made in the USA.
In an emergency survival situation, could you secure food? With this do-it-yourself guide, you can learn how to use the simplest items to help you hunt, fish and gather. Includes tips and techniques for manufacturing more complex tools and weapons using the basic inventory from 'Building a Survival Kit'. Co-authored by noted survival expert and woodsman Dave Canterbury, this is one of a 10-part series on survival skills.
About the Author
Dave Canterbury is a professional hunting guide and tracker with more than 20 years of combined military and civilian survival experience. He is the owner of the Pathfinder Training School in southeast Ohio, cohost of the Discovery Channel show Dual Survival, and the co-owner of Self Reliance Illustrated Magazine. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. James Kavanagh is the author of more than 350 pocket guides on nature, science, travel, and languages. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Raymond Leung is the illustrator of more than 350 pocket guides on travel and nature. He lives in British Columbia.
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