My Dirt Time The Adventures of Tom Sciacca

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This is a fishtrap

My Dirt Time I didn't make this. Marty did. He had a couple of them hanging around. They're pretty neat and I bet would be a great survival skill to remember. The are obviously pretty easy to make. The idea is that you point the small end upstream while the stream flows into the open end. Of course you will need to secure it in place so it doesn't float away and it stays put. Apparently fish can't swim backward. Therefore, when a fish swims into the trap and can't back up, it stays there until you retrieve the trap, full of fish of course. I have not tried it, but if you're in a survival situation and you have several methods of food gathering such as land traps and snares, water traps, a fishing line, wild food gathering and anything else you can think of, you just might make it.

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