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Methods for Signaling Search-and-Rescue Teams

When you’re in the wild and need help, you send out a signal –- basically anything to get noticed. A good signal not only gets the attention of search-and-rescue teams but also of people [more…]

Worldwide Distress Frequencies and Phone Numbers

To call for help in an emergency situation, you can use any radio transmitter you have access to, and you can tune it to any frequency to call for help. When in need of rescue, the law gives you unlimited [more…]

Wilderness Survival For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you’re ever caught in a wilderness survival situation, knowing some navigation methods, ways of signaling for help, and how to use various radios and worldwide frequencies will increase your chances [more…]

Different Kinds of Floats and Bobbers

All anglers have, at one time or another, fished with a float. Floats, commonly called bobbers, work and are fun. Watching the little taps as a fish starts to nibble at your bait and then seeing the float [more…]

Part of the Series: Fishing Tackle: 5 Things Every Angler Needs to Know

The Anatomy of a Fishing Hook

The invention of the fish hook changed history. More effective than spears or bare hands, fish hooks allowed humans to fish deeper water and opened the door for so many things, including, many centuries [more…]

Part of the Series: Fishing Tackle: 5 Things Every Angler Needs to Know

Different Types of Fishing Hooks

Beginners often get bogged down when selecting fishing hooks, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Know this: Some hooks work better than others with particular baits or plastic lures that require rigging [more…]

Part of the Series: Fishing Tackle: 5 Things Every Angler Needs to Know

Tying the Fisherman's Knot

The real name of the Fisherman's knot is the Improved Clinch knot. But way back when, many people called it the Fisherman's knot because every angler knew how to tie it, and it was often the first knot [more…]

Part of the Series: Fishing Tackle: 5 Things Every Angler Needs to Know

Picking the Right Sinker for Your Fishing Line

Sinkers, almost always made of lead, are designed to get your lure or bait in front of the fish. Often, this process involves getting your offering to the bottom of the lake or stream and keeping it there [more…]

Part of the Series: Fishing Tackle: 5 Things Every Angler Needs to Know
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