A mess of little fish can make a big meal.
All you need is some hooks and line. Nature provides the bait and the pole.
The survival “catch of the day,” using a vine as a stringer.
A mess of little fish can make a big meal.
Fish heads and wild greens make a nourishing survival soup. Remember, though, that I said nourishing, not delicious.
Scale your catch so you can eat the cooked skins too. Most of a fish’s fat is in and under the skin, and you don’t want to waste a scrap in an emergency situation.
Cook your catch on a traditional “greenwood grill.” A good bed of coals and some fresh cut green sticks provide you with charcoal and a grill.

It’s a good idea to practice with your minimalist gear, because it does take a little getting use to.