Survival posts take me back to my childhood. I was a avid hiker and explorer. My dad was a park ranger and I used to spend hours roaming the woods we lived on. it was my interest in wilderness survival that shaped me and lead me to prepping.
The mindset to survive in the woods and the mindset to survive a disaster is very similar, actually I would say the survival mindset is the same. Its like the response Daniel Boone once gave when asked if he ever got lost. Daniel replied “I’ve never been lost, but I once spend 3 days a bit bewildered about my current location”.
It does not matter about the location, what matters is the will to survive coupled with the skills to solve problem and the knowledge to recognize solutions.
Fishing is something that I don’t really like to do, but only because I am not good at it. Few things excite me more than having a fish on my line, but few things bore me more than waiting for that fish.
My problems are because I am pretty ignorant of the skills needed to fish, so when I find articles on how to fish I read them eagerly.
I have heard many arguments in regard to the serrated vs straight edge knife dilemma. The truth is that there are pros and cons of both types of knife edges, and the choice of which type is better largely depends on the function you expect it to serve and the situation you will be using it for. For slicing, I would recommend a serrated edge, but for push cutting you should choose a knife with a straight edge. Continue reading “Serrated Vs Straight Edge Knives”→