Survival Fishing

Difficulty: Intermediate


By Sigma 3 Survival:

Event Description

Survival fishing is always the way to go for food procurement, given that you have a body of water with a good amount of fish. Fish are by far the easiest meat source to procure in most survival situations and a fishing kit is much lighter than most land trapping kits. If given a good fishing kit you can almost be guaranteed to eat well in most environments around the world, even if there is no water around. Because unlike many land traps, there are numerous ways to use fishing kits to catch land mammals. This class will show either the novice or the master survivalist several unique methods for catching fish with a variety of lightweight tools, as well as demonstrating the primitive fishing methods.

Students will learn basket traps, automatic fishing pole primitive trap, gorge hooks, and many more primitive methods for catching fish. You will also learn several uses for Yo Yo traps, improvised fishing poles, how to use conibears to catch fish, etc.  Students will also learn how to put together a fishing kit for a bug out bag that will catch fish anywhere in the world. Everyone will have the opportunity to clean and eat the fish they catch if they so choose! This is an awesome course and highly recommended for those interested in learning how to catch fish fast and efficiently! And you should plan on some good eating if you attend cause we know how to catch em and cook em! Us country boys know how to survive!


Food and Water:  Water will be provided but you will need to provide your own food of your choice. We recommend quick field expedient meals such as Wise Food, Survival Cave Food or MRE’s. They can quickly be made at our primitive camps and won’t slow down the learning process. You can ship these meals to the course location if you don’t want to carry them. We will store them until you arrive.


Length: 2 days/1 night


Minimum Recommended Equipment:  Fixed blade knife preferable a mora style knife, outdoor clothing, boots, folding saw, paracord, overnight camping gear, small backpack. Check Recommended Items List for more details!


Fishing Gear:  You may bring a fishing pole and a small fishing tackle box, otherwise you will be using strickly primitive gear.  We will have survival fishing tackle kits for you on site to purchase if you so desire.   

Instructor: Jason Marsteiner


Overnight Camping: Your welcome to spend the night before and night after the course at our camp!

Length: 3 days/2 nights


Airport and Bus Stops: If you are arriving by bus or plane, we can pick you up. Contact us to make arrangements.



Cost: $95

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Colorado Mountain Man Survival


Colorado Springs, CO |

 719-684-4147 | Contact Us


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