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The ability to turn the woods around you, and maybe some cordage, into a trap that can actually feed you is near mythical. I think a lot of preppers have an idea about how this process works but I don’t think many are well practiced. For one thing, it’s kind of ugly to take the life of another creature and by snare it can be ugly. Still, building this things is incredibly exciting. This article offers 26 snares that catch wildlife of all shapes and sizes.
If you are a bit squeamish about hearing the cries of a mammal entrapped in a snare don’t fret. There are also some great traps in here for catching fish. One of the reasons fishing is so popular is because fish don’t scream. Can you imagine how few people would fish if they cried like mammals?
You will enjoy this article as it has great hand drawn art of these traps and the instructions are thorough as well. Of course, the rub is that you can only get good at making traps by making them. Now whether you decide to use them or not is up to you.