Category Archives: Reading Room

Useful Wild Plants of the United States and Canada by Charles Francis Saunders

Keeping with the theme of knowledge that will help you survive incidents like Hurricane Sandy I’m presenting a Scrbid version and linking to a .pdf of an excellent book detailing useful plants that are common and can be easily foraged, … Continue reading

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The Hunter and Trapper by Halsey Thrasher

Another old time book of woods-bumming wisdom saved from obscurity by the Internet. This book is written by a Blacksmith who grew up hunting and trapping in the late 1800s and early 1900s. He gives advice on trapping and hunting … Continue reading

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Free Trapping Books on Kindle

I love having a Kindle because it allows me to not only have hundreds of books on tape but Amazon has a lot of free downloads available. I just found some great old school trapping books that are available for … Continue reading

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Dave Canturbury and Cody Lundin Have New eBooks Out

The Dual Survival stars each have ebooks out for the Kindle that are great deals. Cody Lundin has a book out called Cody Lundin’s Disaster Survival Kit which is a 72 page discussion of bug out bags and what you … Continue reading

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Saxton Pope’s Yahi Archery

Another great find on Scribd. Saxton Pope is the father of traditional archery in this country. This is one of his works which should be of interest to people interested in the bow and arrow. Pope Yahi Archery

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