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« on: December 10, 2015, 06:21:03 AM »
No, really!  These are actual traps to catch stuff in the wild.

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« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2015, 08:55:58 PM »
Useful stuff!

Do you remember that these (and others) used to be featured and explained in the Boy Scout Handbook?
Not any more, I betcha.

They used to be in FMF manuals, and in Army and Air Force manuals too
I've still got a copy that was given me by a Vietnam-era, Recon Marine friend.
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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2015, 09:30:36 PM »
Yes, I remember.

Was a cub scout.

Was a boy scout.

I'm pretty sure my Ranger Handbook has one or two of these in the survival section.

The Ranger Cadre at Harmony Church and at Camp Frank D. Merrill gave live demonstrations of some survival devices too.
The one I was most impressed with was a series of thin lines spaced in a choke point of a stream, so that fish would get caught by their gills when drifting downstream. It was brilliant!

I hope I can remember how to set that up, IF I ever need to.

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