Trapping and Snaring Wild Game
There are several reasons why snaring or trapping game is the preferred method in a survival situation. You may very well have a firearm but discharging a weapon may reveal your location and scare off the game in the area and you may need to conserve your ammunition for self-defense.
While food is not your first priority when you realize you are lost or you are a “bug out” situation, it is important to your survival nonetheless. You need the energy from calories and the physiological effects of food cannot be underestimated in a survival situation. Being successful with snares and traps will give you the confidence to survive under the harshest of conditions. [Read more…]