OUTLINE

1. FISH. In a mountainous region, fish are normally an abundant resource. Not only are they a food source, the "left overs" provide an excellent bait for traps and snares.

a. Fishing locations. (MSVX.02.13a) Fishing in mountain streams is generally best done with a hand line. When fishing these streams, always look for these places to fish.

2. FISHING EQUIPMENT. Depending upon your location, resources available to you, type of water source, and type and/or size of fish, certain fishing equipment may be needed.

a. Expedient hooks. (MSVX.02.13b) Although hooks should be carried in a survival kit, the survivor should be able to construct additional hooks if the situation arises. Expedient hooks are made to become lodged in the throat of the fish. Below are a few examples.

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