Product Description Are you planning a trip to the wild and great outdoors? Have you wondered how you would survive if the trip became dangerous? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this guide is for you! The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide has the essential knowledge that campers, canoeists, hunters, hikers, anglers, and everyone who spends time outdoors needs to live through a short-term survival situation. This how-to manual shares all you need to know about many nature survival skills, including: Trip planning Survival kits Search and rescue Handling bad weather Making shelter Emergency signaling Dealing with insects Safe drinking water This guide is small enough to easily fit into a camping pack. Bring it with you, and you’ll have the information you need to make it through any outdoor venture, planned or not. About the Author J. Wayne Fears is a wildlife biologist by training who has organized big-game hunting camps, guided canoe trips, and run commercial getaway operations. Former editor of Rural Sportsman magazine, he has written more than more than twenty books on a variety of subjects ranging from cabin building (including How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woods) to survival ( The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide) to cookbooks (including The Complete Book of Dutch Oven Cooking), and more than four thousand articles for major outdoors magazines. A member of the International Dutch Oven Society and an accomplished writer and skilled outdoorsman, Fears lives in Cross Creek Hallow, Alabama.