Category Archives: Primitive Foraging (MEAT)

Survival Style techniques for acquiring meat in the most primitive ways possible.

How to Find and Gather Freshwater Clams and Mussels

A step by step instructional guide on how to find and gather Freshwater Clams and Mussels. Mussels, clams and other bivalves are aquatic filter feeders that line many of the world's banks and shorelines from marine seas and oceans to freshwater rivers, lakes and streams. This article will be focusing upon those found in freshwater.…
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How to Dig Crawfish From Their Burrows

A step by step instructional guide on how to unconventionally catch crayfish using only your hands. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Step 1: Locate a Crayfish Burrow Crayfish will make burrows (underground tunnels) at various times depending upon the season as well as the water availability of their pond/lake/creek/river. You will find these burrows by looking for mud mounds…
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How to Cook, Gather, and Eat Beetle Larvae (Grubs)

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Step by step instructions for going about primitively cooking and eating Giant Grubs (Longhorn Beetle Larvae) Disclaimer: Creatures were harmed and consumed in this instructable. I will say that they struck the first blow by killing my entire forest full of 100+ year old grandfather Elms and Hackberry. Dates carved into the…
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How to Kill, Skin, and Cook Rattlesnake

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] The video below shows the step by step process of taking a live snake, killing, skinning, gutting/cleaning, and cooking it over a campfire in a primitive manner.  Rattlesnake is common fare for some, though most don't have a clue as to how to go about them.   [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col="12"]…
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