Hunting with an atlatl isn't only a cool party trick, it can also be one of the easiest survival weapons to craft.
Matt Graham has more than 20 years of experience with living off the land and he does a great job of showcasing those skills in a variety of ways, including Discovery's show "Dual Survival".
In one episode of "Dual Survival", Graham shows off just how easy it is to make and then go hunting with an atlatl, and it's a skill that would be very handy to have.
The atlatl is one of very few weapons which can be crafted quickly and with minimal effort. If you know how to use it, it can be just as effective as other primitive weapons that can take days to construct.
In a survival situation or just for a long term camping excursion, being capable of hunting with an atlatl will make you part of a small but well adapted minority.
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