Sure, we all set certain precautionary measures in place, just in case of an emergency, but have you figured out a strategic plan for if, or when, you fall overboard and into frigid, icy temps? Our resident survival expert and Author of The Ultimate Bushcraft Survival Manual, Tim MacWelch, says that immediate action is required in this type of life threatening situation. Tim explains that hypothermia and shock can overtake the human body in a matter of seconds and if you don't have someone to help drag you out, or dry clothes to change into, fire to warm you, a hot beverage, and so on, your chances of living another 10 minutes is rapidly declining. Tim will outline several basic steps that all hunters should take before they leave for their next great waterfowling adventure, and how we can all ready ourselves for the unmanageable.
For more on Tim or to find out about his survival classes visit www.AdvancedSurvivalTraining.com. Tim is also Outdoor Life's Survival Blogger and you can check that out at www.OutdoorLife.com/survival and he now teaches online survival classes at www.OutdoorLifeU.com.