A: In a survival situation, the animals you trap can supply life-sustaining proteins to get you through a rough situation. Shooting your food is not usually as practical as trapping it with an inexpensive snare. If you don’t have any experience, start with a book on hunting and preparing wild game.
Animals not only provide food but other useful materials… if you know how to prepare them. They even come with their own tanning supplies to you can make leather for pouches and other things without using anything but a knife and the animal itself. Don’t worry, we explain how to do this in this article.