Watch: How to Make a Spring Pole Fishing Rig for Survival


Watch: How to Make a Spring Pole Fishing Rig for Survival

In a survival situation, food is important. Fishing can be a great way to feed yourself, but if you spend all your time hunkered on the shore, how will you find or build shelter, purify water for drinking, gather firewood, etc?

This video shows how to rig up a fishing pole so that when a fish tugs at the line, it triggers your setup, which yanks on the line to set the hook.

Pretty cool.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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