Books: Survival - Tracking, Trapping, Wayfinding & Primitive Skills

Buckshot�s Modern Trapper�s Guide

For Extreme Safety, Survival, Profit, Pleasure

By Bruce "Buckshot" Hemming

   This definitive guide is unsurpassed in its content, coverage, and hands-on expertise. Whether you�re a suburbanite or country dweller wanting to trap pests or predatory animals you will be successful if you follow this book�s advice. If you want to trap for food or make a living this book is for you, too. "Buckshot" makes a good case as to why trapping is environmentally helpful if you want to give this book as a gift to a "trapper unfriendly."

177 pages

BK-BMTG  -  $15.95


Fur, Food, & Survival

An Experts Guide to Trapping

   The most complete book ever written on the subject of trapping! Whether you trap for sport, fur or food, or if you just want to be prepared for a survival situation this text is guaranteed to be the most complete and detailed currently available, covering virtually every modern trapping method, as well as snaring and deadfall methods useful in survival situations.

172 pages

BK-C558  -  $17.95

Ragnar�s Ten Best Traps

by Ragnar Benson

   Catch even the craftiest critters with the trap lore perfected over generations. Ragnar has culled his all-time favorite traps that are easy to build, easy to maintain and guaranteed to work! Detailed illustrations show you how to build a floating duck snare, den trap, live-mouse set, campfire set and fish trap, to name just a few. And with Ragnar�s expertise at hand, you can avoid the baits and sets that don�t work and never have.

136 pages

BK-3283  -  $15.95


The Trapper�s Bible

Traps, Snares & Pathguards

by Dale Martin

   The traps, snares and pathguards detailed here can be constructed out of the most basic materials, keeping your expenses down and your net profits up. Includes pest snares, large animal snares, and transplant traps, plus camp alarms that alert you to intruders and deadly pathguards that could save your life.

72 pages

BK-4069  -  $13.95

Tan Your Hide

by Phyllis Hobson & Steve M. Edwards

   Fur hats and mittens, leather vests, belts, knife sheaths, & wallets. These are just a few of the things that you can make by home tanning and hand-working your own furs and leathers. In Tan Your Hide!, Phyllis Hobson explains just what you need to tan your own leather and fur, and all the steps involved in doing it right. The end result is a handsome and durable homemade article that will last for many years. The cost? Very little - mainly your own labor and a few simple tools. And once you have tanned your furs and leathers, Steve Edwards explains how to make basic leather and fur products, with patterns that you can follow for certain success.

144 pages

BK-TYH  -  $11.95


A Field Guide to

Animal Tracks

by Roger Tory Peterson, Olaus Johan Murie

   Includes descriptions of the habits, habitats, tracks, signs, and ranges of all the mammals of North America. More than 1,000 illustrations show individual tracks, different track patterns, animals in their habitats, droppings, and gnawed trees - every type of clue the tracker needs.

375 pages

BK-FGAT  -  $18.00

It Does Not Take a Brain Surgeon to Brain Tan

The Easy Way to Tan Leather & Furs

by Patty Laughing Wind

   The author spent several years researching different methods of tanning to learn an effective, yet simple technique; she found this method an easy way to get consistently good results.

6 p - B&W photo instructions

BK-BSBT  -  $5.95 $4.95

Naked Into The Wilderness

by John & Geri McPherson

   Book #1 has been claimed by both novice outdoors-man and the professional woodsman to be the ultimate in "how-to," do-it-yourself, primitive skills instruction book.

   The second volume is more into advancing and applying all the wilderness skills and is complete by itself.

Volume 1    BK-NW1  -  $24.95

Volume 2    BK-NW2  -  $24.95


Books By John & Geri McPherson

Deer From Field to Freezer (1)

Makin� Meat - 1 (2)

Makin� Meat - 2 (3)

Primitive Tools (4) Brain Tanning (5)

Primitive Wilderness Containers (6)

Primitive Fire & Cordage (7)

Primitive Wilderness Cooking (8)

Tools: Making & Using (9)

Semi-Permanent Shelters (10)

BK-JGMP-( )  -  $5 each

Mountainman Crafts & Skills

A Fully Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Living and Survival

by David R. Montgomery

Filled with valuable information for hobbyists, survival enthusiasts, family campers & everyone who enjoys outdoor life. It is the essential illustrated guide to wilderness living and survival. How to make your own clothing, shelter, and equipment are all covered in step-by-step detail. Learn how to make and use hunting tools and utensils, wild game traps, mountainman clothing, powder flasks and horns, tents, deer-horn jewelry, and much more. Wilderness survival skills are also covered, with instruction geared at both novice and expert. Learn how to trap wild game, tan hides, shoot with black powder, make a fire, and cook a hearty meal with only the barest of essentials.

240 pages

BK-MCS  -  $14.95


The Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook

by Glenn Randall

   Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass and altimeter route finding. This handbook has been expanded and updated to include the latest information on Global Positioning Systems (GPS) receivers. This concise and authoritative guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using an altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering the GPS - the device revolutionizing backcountry navigation.

BK-OBMCH  -  $12.95


Wilderness Wayfinding

How to Survive in the Wilderness As You Travel

by Bob Newman

   The first truly complete easy-to-follow guide to finding your way in the forest, mountains, desert or any wild environment. Let a pro teach you about maps and compasses, land navigation, building emergency shelter, finding food and water, forecasting weather, administering first aid and much more.

160 pages

BK-7602  -  $16.00

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