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Know-How: Carry These No-Fail Fire-Starters

The last thing you need is another writer telling you that dryer lint with a little candle wax can get an emergency fire going, or that pine pitch is a natural fire-starter.

First Look: SOLKOA Hunter Mountain Survival Kit

I was on one of those “middle of nowhere” hunts last year, where I barely avoided a bad fall that could’ve busted an ankle—or worse. If that had happened, I wondered, could I have held on until help got there?

How to Start a Fire When Everything is Wet

Here’s how to build a fire when you need it most.

25 Things Every Hunter Should Know

Everything from offroad driving to backcountry first-aid—25 skills you just can't do without.

Survival Gear: 5 Must-Have Items for Backcountry Hunters

Be sure to have these essential items with you on your next backcountry hunt to prevent bad luck from becoming a crisis.

How to Build a Packable Survival Kit

It never hurts to prepare for the worst. Here are the best items to include in even a minimalist survival kit that should be part of every hunting pack.

Must-Have Hunting Camp Gear

Be it the backcountry or the back forty, this collection of gear makes camp more comfortable for all.

Should Hunters Carry a Survival Kit?

What simple steps can hunters take to prepare themselves for unexpected “survival” situations?

Turkey Hunting: Sleep in For Success

The ideal strategy for bagging a gobbler is being at the right place at the right time. Here’s why that time might be hours later than you think.

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