Nester reveals practical methods & techniques that he has applied on extended survival courses over the past 20 years. This innovative book explains & illustrates essential methods for harvesting, preserving, & cooking small game, fish, & edible plants. Photos; 8.5x11 inches, 76 pgs.
Have you ever wondered how to walk into the wilderness and harvest your own food? Are you interested in integrating healthy, wild plants into your diet while reducing food costs? Do you want to learn the time-tested methods for living off the land in case you become stranded in the wild or face an emergency where the grocery selves are empty?
This book will teach you how to:
* Harvest and prepare edible plants from you own neighborhood
* Select a survival firearm for hunting small game (the key to feeding yourself in the wild)
* Put together a low-tech fishing kit for catching panfish
* Carve, set, and use traps that actually work in a survival situation
* Make delicious jerky and preserve meat the old-fashioned way
Recapture the excitement of wandering on the land unencumbered while harvesting nature's bounty. This book is ideal for beginning and advanced students of wilderness living.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Tony Nester is the founder of the highly respected survival school, Ancient Pathways, in Flagstaff, Arizona. He has taught classes for military special operations units and the National Transportation and Safety Board, and served as a technical consultant for the movie Into the Wild. He has been featured on NBC News, the Discovery Channel, and the New York Times and writes a popular monthly column for Outside magazine.