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by 20787 · 10 minutes ago

In paleo times, we probably spent a fair amount of time wandering around looking for resources, be it food, water, or materials for toolmaking or shelters. Perhaps time was even spent collecting materials for artistic endeavors like cave... (more)

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zohar 0 · July 25, 2010 at 5:54 AM

Great observation. Grok didn't live an environment filled with so many consumer goods, but it is still in our genes. Part of the Paleo/Primal exercise plan is to do a lot of walking around outdoors, preferably not over-dressed so that one can... (more)

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by 509 · 11 minutes ago

I'm going to a class today about hunting and field-dressing deer (in Manhattan!). I'll obviously have some expertise on the subject by this evening, which I'll happily post. Meantime: Does anyone have some good venison hacks? Favorite parts for... (more)

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Fearsclave 0 · March 13, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Here's how to cook venison. First, you need to: a) acquire a suitable gun or bow. b) acquire enough proficiency with said weapon to consistently place your shots into a 6-8" circle at the ranges you'll be hunting at. c) learn where deer keep... (more)

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by 1213 · about 23 hours ago

My first experience with a bow was at camp a couple decades ago as a child and it involved terrible plastic things, no instruction, and major failure. I'm great with firearms, but I kind of wanted to dial it back away from gunpowder and such and... (more)

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wes90 0 · July 17, 2013 at 6:54 PM

I'm a bit confused as to whether you are in GB or not. Regardless, taking up archery is a fine sport. If you intend to hunt deer I recommend a draw weight of at least 45 pounds. For just target shooting 25-30 pounds is fine. You might want to go... (more)

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by 45 · about 23 hours ago

I want to start hunting for food, I don't really want to spend money on a gun and I live in CT were gun control is becoming stricter after sandy hook. Im thinking about making my own hunting equipment. Does anyone have advice for making spears... (more)

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jessica_11 0 · April 25, 2013 at 3:02 PM

kill humanely by buying a gun and PRACTICING, A LOT. take shooting lessons, take the gun and hunting courses that the state provides, most of these classes teach excellent hunting ethics and things you may not consider. know that most people... (more)

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by 15400 · about 23 hours ago

A friend of mine, an archaeologist, told me about Ghenghis Khan and his diet. Apparently, while being pregnant, his mother ate only meat (his father had herds of some animals, not sure). They lived in Mongolia, where all the animals are... (more)

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CD 0 · August 30, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Christopher McCandless tried... I think he only made it 4 months before death by starvation. Part of the problem is that we (1) Do not pass down the skills necessary to live off the land; (2) No longer have land to live off of.

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by 25 · about 23 hours ago

From the Third Chimpanzee: ???The mystique of Man the Hunter is now so rooted in us that it is hard to abandon our belief in its long-standing importance. Today, shooting a big animal is regarded as an ultimate expression of macho masculinity.... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · August 21, 2012 at 7:29 PM

How does he reconcile that view with the idea idea that many megafauna went extinct due to human over hunting? What's the point (pardon the pun) of inventing stone tools for butchering and killing, if you are not going to use them? What about all... (more)

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by 1026 · about 24 hours ago

I'm very interested in hunting, but I have no experience at all! Who here hunts? Is it difficult? Does it pay off? Where do you hunt? Cuz I wanna look like these guys : In other words, just tell me about your experiences with hunting! (more)

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Chris_27 0 · February 21, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Ok, assuming you're in middle America- most people hunt with guns. You will not look like that just walking/standing around with a gun, which is what hunting mostly is nowadays. There are bow hunting seasons for a number of animals,... (more)

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by 1025 · about 24 hours ago

Ok, this is kind of a complicated question and I'm pretty ignorant about this, but please chime in if you are familiar with this subject. I was watching Hogs Gone Wild on netflix, and granted the drama is probably amped up for TV, but they explain... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · February 01, 2012 at 10:42 PM

I eat the heck out of wild hog. In fact, Monday I just finished off 4lbs of leftover wild pig from my hunting partner's cookout last Saturday. The biggest problem with hogs is that they are a lot like us, they breed wantonly, don't really care... (more)

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by 3443 · about 24 hours ago

I've always thrown out the spinal bones of the deer I harvest due to concerns over chronic wasting disease. Am I being overly cautious? There have been no confirmed cases in my state; however it isn???t far from states/provinces where there have... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · November 03, 2011 at 12:43 AM

I can only point you to the Centers for Disease Control for advice on this. I had not thought about this question before due to living in the UK. This recently updated page by the CDC has some good information and a number of links: Chronic... (more)

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by 693 · October 21, 2014 at 3:11 AM

I just watched a very interesting Ted talk by Christopher McDougall, author of "Born to Run". Here's the link to the video. (I've also read the book which is very interesting) His whole thing is about barefoot running, but the setup is what I... (more)

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Kruno 0 · February 06, 2011 at 2:57 PM

There is big difference in hunting 2 times per week (probably different runner every hunt) and resting / low intensity for rest of the time and running 1+ hr 5+ times per week with 8+ hr jobs.

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by 19220 · October 21, 2014 at 3:10 AM

You can watch arctic explorer Brue Parry eat it in the far north of Greenland. It is a well made programme. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00xjyfx/Arctic_with_Bruce_Parry_Greenland/ You can watch it for the next three weeks online. ... (more)

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James_3 0 · January 21, 2011 at 3:16 PM

Things like this are why I'm glad I'm alive in this day and age. I don't HAVE to eat the funky stuff. Squeamish? Maybe, but day by day in every way, I'm glad I can eat steaks and not have to eat eyeballs and internals...

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by 1005 · October 20, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Is it safe/legal to hunt critters like rats or pigeons and other "urban game"? or is it best to be avoided since they might be dirty and eat SAD garbage (but then when you think about it, most commercial animals also eat a diet of SAD garbage) or... (more)

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hackadoodle82 0 · January 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM

why not? You can make a cheap coop if you have a window sill. http://voices.yahoo.com/urban-agriculture-raising-pigeons-8678251.html yeah rabbits and guinea pigs are an alternative. because you can keep them in cages, but honestly if you... (more)

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by 1786 · October 20, 2014 at 3:47 AM

hello, everyone, hope someone can point me to a right direction. i live in SF (the mission) and buy all my meat via co-ops, butcher shops, or online - everything grass fed/pasture raised etc. but it's not enough. problem 1 is that so much of the... (more)

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polynesian_metal 0 · December 03, 2012 at 12:53 AM

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by 11581 · October 20, 2014 at 3:36 AM

Do you garden or raise some of your own animal food? What do you grow or raise? How much of your diet does it account for? Also - do you gather, hunt or fish? Do you eat the weeds (the edible ones) in your yard/garden? Does this contribute... (more)

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Divrgurl13 0 · June 05, 2012 at 4:13 PM

I live in a very, VERY rural area in Vermont. Both my husband and I hunt for game birds, turkeys, and deer. We fill all of our tags every year and stock up the chest freezer. We also fish plenty and there is always ample supply of local fish. ... (more)

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by 5808 · October 20, 2014 at 3:34 AM

I know there is a low-carb cruise, but is there a paleo cruise? It would be really cool to go on a cruise that features different paleo/ primal meal options, like a strict Whole9 buffet section, a "safe starch" section, and maybe like a GAPS... (more)

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Karen_P_ 0 · May 09, 2012 at 11:04 PM

I've been thinking how cool it would be to have a Paleo summer camp. Like a lodge in the middle of nowhere where you could just be all Paleo for a week with good food, movement/exercise workshops, lectures, and such. FWIW, I think Mark Sisson's... (more)

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by 78417 · October 20, 2014 at 3:23 AM

To me this is the true litmus test of Paleo. Some of us are natural born due to genotype Hunters and really would kill an animal for food in order to survive. I must admit, I would only likely kill a rabbit, squirrel, deer etc-- not sure if I... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 28, 2011 at 7:27 PM

I have killed....and I will kill again...

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by 22913 · October 20, 2014 at 3:06 AM

What are your favorite resources for learning how to live off the land in the wilderness, trapping, hunting, safe foraging, shelter... Modern caveman camping

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Primeape 0 · September 29, 2010 at 12:14 AM

I would recommend the Tom Brown books. These have stories along with a guide to living with the earth, medicinal and edible plants, the science of tracking and much more. Tom grew up around a displaced apache indian who had taught him everything... (more)

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by 4306 · October 19, 2014 at 3:42 AM

http://theweek.com/article/index/228280/discovered-facebook-for-cavemen Shared hunting tips :)

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TruthinessInc 0 · May 23, 2012 at 6:09 AM

I think the Caveman idea of a "Poke" would be a hell of a lot different then the Face Book equivilant. Truth.

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by 2328 · October 19, 2014 at 3:41 AM

i was wondering if people love turkey legs, thighs and wings as much as i do... i notice they don't get much love in the paleo world and i don't really know why. also i have tons of wild turkeys running around my yard and would love a free meal... (more)

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MoBee_1 0 · May 06, 2012 at 7:35 PM

Your Fish and Game department can tell you what the season is for turkey. You will also have to take a hunter safety course before they will issue a hunting license. Be aware that if you hunt the flock that is close to your home they will leave... (more)

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by 270 · October 19, 2014 at 3:12 AM

I enjoy hunting and think it's a great way to get high quality meat. It's also a great way to experience primal instinct in its greatest form. I was just wondering if anyone else on the forum takes up hunting. What are people's thoughts on... (more)

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total_fing_hippie 0 · April 27, 2011 at 4:33 PM

I am a hunter I didn't grow up with it. Being from the city with parents that didn't even have drivers licenses. I started getting interested in it when I was still a vegan as a ethical way to eat meat. This led me to things like traditional... (more)

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by 85 · October 16, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Hello Warriors! So...I need some recommendations. I've been buying duck, bison and elk when I can - but I REALLY want meats from my childhood - venison and rabbit! YUM! However, I am having a REALLY hard time finding a way to obtain these since I... (more)

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Divrgurl13 0 · December 31, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Learn to hunt!!! I grew up in a family that did not hunt and took classes, read books, and picked it up myself. Now I get plenty of game birds and squirrel and usually one deer! It gives me plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors and reconnect to... (more)

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by 1013 · October 15, 2014 at 3:57 AM

Are there any current or aspiring Paleo Hunters in the San Francisco Bay Area? What do you hunt? I'm not talking about mushrooms or oysters.

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jessica_11 0 · April 08, 2013 at 4:33 AM

alls I got is mushrooms brother....

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