How to Build a Fish Trap to Provide Food in a Survival Scenario
It’s a pretty crazy world we live in these days to say the least. Although you don’t like to think about it, the chances are greater than ever that you will find yourself in a survival situation after a massive terrorist attack, a catastrophic natural disaster or the next world war. Most amateur survivalists have plans to hunt and gather the precious food they need to survive if they find themselves in a SHTF scenario. This is great but one of the surest ways to provide for you and the others in your group is by fishing.
Why should you be able to catch fish in a survival scenario? It’s because fish can usually be found in abundance no matter where you end up after a SHTF event forces you to relocate. Oceans, rivers, lakes, ponds and streams can usually provide you with protein rich fish to eat if you know how to catch them.
Chances are you will not have time to pack your favorite fishing reel and rod in the event a disaster takes place and you need to leave your home in a hurry. That is why a small amount of fishing line and some hooks should be an essential part of any survival pack that you have assembled for yourself.
Don’t sweat it if you don’t have fishing line and hooks with you because fishing traps are easy to make from what nature provides or from the garbage that you will most likely find somewhere near you. We will show you how to build one type of fishing trap that is made using everyday plastic bottles.
How to Make a Bottle Trap to Catch Fish
You can make this same bottle fishing trap out of many different sizes of bottle. We will tell you how to catch bigger fish in a trap that is made out of a 2 liter plastic bottle.
Here are the tools and materials you will need to get this done: