What Is The Best Survival Take-down Bow?

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Choosing the right survival weapon can be a difficult choice. Do I take the 25lb M60 with 5lbs of ammo, or the much quieter and easier to pack, 2 lb survival takedown bow? I know some of you will still end up carrying the heavy weaponry but for this short review we will be comparing two of the most popular …

550 Paracord Giveaway


Win 100 FT of High Quality Paracord! Simply enter your name and email below and you’re entered: It’s time for a giveaway! This week we are giving away 100 feet of USA made 550 paracord. If you are not sure what to do with paracord, then check out this quick video by Craig Caudill.

Dan’s Depot 2.0 – Some New Changes Coming in 2015


We get a lot of folks asking what we have been up to for the last 6 months. So here is a quick update with some exciting news. Online Retail Opening Soon! It’s been over a year since we have had our online store open for business. So we are excited to get things going again. We love selling survival …

Frog gigging for sustenance, survival, or simply good eatin’


My son and I spent a few hours picking up our legal limit in frogs last night.  I did quick search to see if I had ever covered the subject in one of our blog pieces here and lo and behold…nope! That is a mistake, because frogs are incredibly tasty and easy to get (with some practice).   I tried …

Independence Day “Rescue Me” Give Away

We are pleased to nnounce the opening of the give away contest for a “Rescue Me” module on Dan’s Depot Forums. Follow the link for entry criteria. We look forward to everyone’s entry and wish all good luck and Godspeed. http://www.dansdepot.com/forum/threads/independence-day-rescue-me-give-away.4277/

Edible and Medicinal Plants for beginners – How to get started


Wouldn’t you like to be able to find nutritious, tasty, and healthy food for free most anywhere?  I thought so In this video I get to take a walk with my most favorite person in the whole world, my wonderful and beautiful wife Jennifer.  In the last few months she has started going out with me to help make our …

5 Tips To Avoid Ticks

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It is certainly that time of year again.  Nature Reliance School instructor Tracy Trimble was the first of our bunch to get ticks on him this year, over two weeks ago.  I got my first one on me this past Friday.  If you are spending more time outside with the warmer weather, you need to start taking precautions to avoid …

ResQMe Device Review and Giveaway

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We did a blog piece earlier in the week in which we reviewed a simple device that will help extricate yourself from a vehicle.  The thought is you may have been in a wreck and found yourself unable to open the door, whether it be because the door is jammed or maybe even in water. Water pressure on the side …